Lessons


Exclusive Master Level Private Music Lessons, Equipment Tutorials, and Studio Space Consultations

“ A great mentor is one who aims for others’ ability to surpass their own.”
-Philip T. Sudo

Private Music Lessons for:

  • Classical, Acoustic, and Electric Guitars
  • Electric Bass
  • Piano, Keyboards, Synthesizers (Vintage, Analog, and Digital)
  • Audio Engineering: Tracking, Recording, Mixing, and Mastering


Professional focused mentoring in the styles of:

  • Spanish Classical Guitar
  • Ragtime/Western Swing
  • Old-Time Country, Bluegrass, and Folk
  • Blues
  • Rock n’ Roll
  • Jazz
  • Funk
  • Reggae
  • Dance/Electronic
  • Loop-based production
  • Sample-based production
  • Live Performance Training


Extensive professional audio engineering/recording experience.

I can help you out with technical questions concerning the proper use of any Analog and Digital Studio Equipment including:

  • Pro Tools
  • DAW Plug-ins
  • Reason 4-11
  • The use and proper placement of Microphones (Condenser/Ribbon/Dynamic/Omni/etc.)
  • Audio Recording/Engineering/Mixing/Mastering Questions
  • PC Hardware/Software
  • Computer Troubleshooting
  • Computer Programming (C++, C#, Visual Basic, BASIC, Python, Gamemaker)
  • Graphic Arts (Aesprite, Photoshop, Dreamweaver)
  • Mackie, Allen & Heath, Soundcraft Analog and Digital Mixers
  • Guitar/Bass Amps & Pedal Effects (Proper Signal Chain order)

I specialize in teaching Adults & Children(at a discount).

$100 per hour
(10% of each session goes to my sponsored children at Compassion.org)

For more information please contact:
ed [at] paintcanrecords.com

(Private lessons are in South Hills Area, Pittsburgh only. However, some of my higher profile clients and students prefer to fly me out to their rehearsal spaces and studios which I am willing to do)

UPDATE:
Please note due to high demand as of 4/1/2019
I can no longer accept any new clients at this time.
Thank you for your interest!

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