Guitar Instruction by Terrence Farrell
renowned guitarist Terrence Farrell is accepting students for
all levels of guitar instruction in the Monterey Bay area, Salinas,
Santa Cruz and the San Francisco Bay area. Farrell brings with
him a lifetime of achievements as a concert guitarist, recording
artist and guitar teacher. He has performed around the world and has
taught the guitar on three continents. It is this wealth of experience
playing (in every venue imaginable) and teaching (private, public
and master classes) that he brings to students of all ages whether
they're as young as 6 or as young at heart as 76.
Terrence is great at tailoring guitar lessons to each student's needs,
desires and technical abilities, keeping a mind's eye to creating
sound musical knowledge for a lifetime, all the while learning
the guitar is a joy!
you so much for visiting our school on Monday. Once
again you entertained and educated masterfully. The
students really enjoyed the assembly and several of
them have asked me about you: I think you piqued their
interest in guitar."
Terrence has given Master Classes at major
universities in the United States, Europe and Asia. He is an Associate
Member of the Royal Schools of Music, teaches at California State
University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) and enjoys a Lifetime teaching
credential from the California Community Colleges.
He has performed in every U.S. state save two and on every continent
Several of his students have gone on to become
professional musicians, but his main thrust is to teach his students
the skills needed for them to enjoy playing the guitar.
Types of Guitar Lessons
of Guitar Instruction
Ages of Guitar Students
Guitar Lesson Duration and Schedule
1/2 hour - weekly
3/4 hour - weekly or bimonthly
1 hour - weekly or bimonthly
Tutoring and exam preparation
(ABRSM and college preparatory) as needed
Personalization for Individual Guitar Students
Guitar Technique Taught
Lessons are taught with
the basic right hand technique of the classical guitar (finger
picking). That technique can then be applied to classical, flamenco,
folk, blues, fingerstyle jazz, popular or whatever style of
guitar music interests the student.
Locations for Guitar Instruction
Available Days for Guitar Lessons