Mike moved to Southern California from the Philadelphia area, where he has been a full-time teaching and performing musician for most of his career. After studying at Temple University as a jazz major, he instructed private guitar, drum, bass, and vocal lessons at George’s Music in North Wales, Pennsylvania from 2004 to 2014. During that time he directed their rock class program. Mike continues to perform all over the region with the band Renown Muzic and his solo-acoustic act along with freelance sub-work on drums, bass, guitar, and vocals.
With over 10 years of teaching experience, Mike utilizes a friendly, encouraging, customized teaching approach. Because he is a seasoned performer, he is fully equipped to help his students prepare for jazz, orchestral, and rock bands. Mike is works with all age groups from beginner to advanced levels.