Experience: Dan has been playing guitar for over 10 years, at the age of just 18 years old Dan crossed paths with legendary Canadian guitarist Glen Drover who upon seeing Dan play offered to give him private lessons. After just 6 months Glen was quoted as saying "you got it man, not much more I can do". Dan has been teaching guitar to students at any age/level for 3 years and understands that everybody learns differently and at their own pace. He will accommodate the individuals needs to best fit their learning style.
Credentials: Dan is currently set to release his debut instrument album which features high profile musicians such as Glen Drover (Megadeth, King Diamond, Testament and Hail), Chris Poland (Megadeth, OHM) and Patrick Hemer (Horizon). Dan has been featured in Guitar Justice magazine as well as appeared on public radio stations all over Canada and the U.S. Dan's opened and shared stages with such acts as Helix, Headpins, George Thorogood, Honeymoon Suite, Platinum Blonde, Prism, April Wine and many more. Through these experiences Dan has had the pleasure to be endorsed by Godin Guitar's, SIT Strings and In Tune Guitar picks.
Teaching Techniques: Dan offers lessons for all musical styles and directions. Dan has the ability to teach theory such as chords, scales/modes, songs as well as techniques such as hammer on's/pull offs, legato, alternate picking, tapping, sweep picking , sweep tap combinations, artificial harmonics, string skipping and more. Dan understands that theory isn't for everyone and some students just want to learn songs and solos and Dan is here to help with that.
Cost/location: Dan charges $25.00cad for half hour sessions or $30.00cad for full hour sessions. Those prices are for one time lessons only if you are booked for two or more lessons a month you are automatically eligible for a discount. All sessions are private and can be given in the students home if Dan's in your area (Barrie, On). If you aren't in Dan's area (Barrie, On) not to worry lessons can be done in all parts of the world via a free Skype account, all you need is a guitar, computer, internet, webcam and a free Skype account.
Payment Options: Dan accepts cash or cheque at the end of each lesson for one time lessons, if you are a regular student who books two or more lessons a month you are eligible for a discount and must book and pay for them up front.
Cancellations: Dan asks for 24 hours notice for cancellations but understands that last minute obstacles arise and will simply reschedule with student.
What you need: All you need for lessons with Dan is a guitar of choice, could be acoustic or electric. For those doing online lessons you will need a guitar, computer, internet, webcam and a free Skype account.
How to sign up: Sign up is easy all you have to do is email Dan Grawbarger and he will discuss the option that best suites your needs, the email he can be reached at is firstname.lastname@example.org.