Dave attended the McNally-Smith music school where he studied Jazz and fingerboard Theory. he also studied under Grammy Award winning recording artist Mike Elliot. Having studied guitar for over 35 years now, Dave also has extensive knowledge of Rock and Blues. He is extremely well versed in all music styles and suits the individual needs and requests of every student with determination and a wonderfully kind and nurturing nature. Dave joined The Guitar Shop in 2013 and resides in Northfield, MN on a 55-acre farm with his dog, Wally.