Mike Oppenheim

Company Self-Employed
Address Vancouver, BC Canada
URL http://www.mikeopmusic.com
Instruments Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Theory, Ear Training, Mohan Veena; Indian classical music
Musical Styles Rock/Pop, Alternative, Metal, Blues, Slide, Jazz, Punk, Reggae, World, Acoustic/Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Classical, Experimental, Fingerpicking, Hybrid Picking
Skill Levels Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Personal Statement

I am happy to teach students of all ages and skill levels any styles they may wish to learn. I hope to share the love of music with others and bring the joy of making music to as many people as possible. For more on my teaching philosophy and for playing samples please check out my website: http://mikeopmusic.com

Teaching Details

Teaching Experience 5 Years
Teaching Location Home Studio in North Philadelphia. Silver Music Studios in Drexel Hill and Broomall. CEG Academy on North Broad Street. George's Music in Springfield.
Musical Influences Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed, Doc Watson; Celtic, African, and Indian music; Leo Kottke, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, Johnny Winter, Jimi Hendrix
Performing Experience I currently play solo guitar for private functions. I also play for the R&B singer Elle.
Education & Training I've played guitar for 19 years. I completed an MA in Ethnomusicology from the University of British Columbia in August 2012. I have played banjo and mandolin since 2007.