Mike is a professional Guitar Teacher and Performer of 25 years experience in the Twin Cities area. As a recipient of the Jazzbird full-ride scholarship at Arizona State University he was trained in Jazz and Classical music. He has experience teaching acoustic finger style, rock, folk, jazz and classical. He currently has students ranging at all levels including beginners to touring professionals. Other professional experience includes being the current resident composer for Harmon Design Inc., and has performed in many situations including recently with Grammy award winner Randy Brecker and The Century Big band. In 2002 He composed and recorded an LP of his own music. Mike is a devoted family man and gets great joy and satisfaction from teaching.