Guitar Instruction

Guitar Instruction

Brian Ivan has been teaching and performing on guitar for many years.  He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Wayne State University concentrating in Classical Guitar Performance.

Brian’s purpose is to teach guitar and music theory in a professional manner in accordance with his training and experience.  He desires to help each student make consistent improvement and maintain high standards for his or her playing.

Students will have the opportunity and will be encouraged to participate in guitar ensembles and recitals.

Lessons are available in these areas:

  • Rock
  • Country
  • Folk/Fingerstyle
  • Jazz and Blues
  • Worship/Church Songs

Advanced Studies in:

  • Music Theory
  • Chord Construction
  • Sight Reading


Brian uses a standard curriculum and repertoire for all students which offers:

  • Proper posture and technique that creates beautiful tone and equips the student for long-term success.  (Each not should have a beauty of its own!)
  • Listening examples for guided practice at home and the development of aural skills.
  • Rich and beautiful teacher/student duets that offer much gratification early in the student’s development.
  • Beautiful and expressive solo repertoire.

Brian will drive to you!

Contact Brian at for more details.

Lindsey Clair

Lindsey Clair is a homeschooling mother of three daughters. She is married to her best friend Ron since 1999! Lindsey possesses a degree in Child Development and just completed her BS degree in business marketing with a social media concentration. She is currently a professional blogger and social media manager. Lindsey is also a trained musician in the areas of piano and vocals. Her hobbies include reading, shopping, blogging, and hanging out with family and friends.