Interested in learning how to play guitar?

Chris offers weekly 30-minute or 1-hour lessons to students of all ages and skill levels, and musical goals. Chris has years of performing, recording, writing, composing, and teaching experience to help you find your own musical voice. Study simply as a hobby for fun, or towards a possible career in the music industry. Chris can help you learn at your own pace and set achievable goals that are both fun and fulfilling. Learn to read music and tablature, refine your music theory, or just learn your favorite song. Chris will give you the tools you need, and help you find the confidence to reach your goals. Want to learn how to write a song, make an arrangement and record it? With his recording studio and teaching studio all located in the same place, you can learn all facets of music creation. Don’t live in Grande Prairie? No problem, Chris can offer lessons over Skype or FaceTime. These are also possible for parents who feel this is safer due to COVID 19. See my Covid Policies in the enrolment form below. Please fill out the online enrolment form below to sign up for lessons with Chris now!


Guitar instructor with professional experience

During his time as a regular performer and audio engineer at BJ’s in Grande Prairie, Chris was approached by Grande Prairie Regional College to teach guitar for their music programs. Chris had already been teaching privately as well as playing and engineering at BJ’s, but decided to take the job at GPRC. The position at GPRC evolved into teaching music technology and recording courses, as well as playing a prominent role in the development and creation of the Recording Studio at the college. Chris taught in the Fine Arts department from 2006 until 2015. He also managed the recording facilities there from 2009-2013. Chris taught an ensemble class at GPRC and helped students write and record full length albums of their original music at GPRC from 2008-2011. During his years as studio manager, he worked on a number of projects with clients at the GPRC studio.