PRIVATE LESSONS

Whether you’re into rock, blues, jazz, metal, country or classical guitar – just starting or just looking to increase your skill set; you’ll have the support of the Peninsula’s most renowned guitar instructors to help you develop your full potential as a musician.  Let them help you achieve whatever your goal is, be it to play in a band, work as a freelance musician, or simply to make the guitar an important part of a musical life. 

Currently during this phase of Covid 19, Karl Moffitt is the only instructor offering in person lessons at the cafe.  All safety measures are in place to assure a clean, safe & protected environment for a great lesson session

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KARL MOFFITT

INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED VOCALIST & MUSICIAN

Karl, originally from Yorkshire, England, is recognized as a top vocalist & musician. As a session singer & guitarist, he has backed up artists such as Low Rawls, Peter Noone, the legendary Ray Charles & Rod Stewart to name a few.  Karl has also worked with internationally acclaimed musician, writer & producer, John David. With the numerous bands he's a part of, Karl brings true professionalism, musicianship & vocals to the stage with every show.

He teaches guitar, ukulele, keyboard, harmonica and banjo, in all genre of music as well as voice lessons.

karlmoffitt@hotmail.com/ 360.551.6776

ROGER FERGUSON

NATIONAL FLATPICK GUITAR CHAMPION

Roger has over 40 years of playing, teaching & exploring acoustic music of all kinds.  He teaches guitar, mandolin, fiddle, ukulele & bass in many styles. His expertise lies in acoustic Americana/roots music, i.e. folk, Country, Bluegrass, Traditional Jazz, Blues, & other styles.  Known for his relaxed, genuine teaching style, he can inspire yet not be intimidating.

Roger won 1st place in the National Flatpick Guitar Championship in 1979, placing in the semi-finals on mandolin as well.

Many of Roger's lessons have been published in guitar Player Magazine. One was selected for the book, "Licks & Lessons from the World's Greatest Guitar Players & Teachers". He has written & recorded for many  PBS nationally televised, award-winning documentaries.

flatpickrog@gmail.com | 360.649.2707.   

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CRAIG ALDEN DELL

U.S. INVITATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION WINNER

As a world class Classical guitarist, Craig is a 58 year veteran of performance, including styles of Contemporary Concert, Impressionist, and Flamenco guitar.  He also teaches contemporary styles, i.e., Blues, Rock and World music.

Having won 1st place in the U.S. Invitational Guitar Competition in 1976, he has toured extensively throughout the world.  He has given two performances at Carnegie Hall to critical acclaim of the New York Times.  Also, Craig has performed numerous guitar concertos as a featured soloist with various symphony orchestras.

Craig has studied formally in the Tarrega School, being a graduate of La Escuela Razonada de la Guitarra at the University of Barcelona under the direction of Maestro Emilio Pujol and assistant, Hector Garcia.  Mr Dell has also studied Classical Guitar from master guitarist, Christopher Parkening, and received personal career guidance from Maestro Andres Segovia.

In the Flamenco style, Craig learned from El Sarasate from Seville, and has performed for and studied technique from the legendary Sabicas.

cadnatural@gmail.com | 360.286.1864