Guitar and Bass Teachers

Michael Andrew

Guitar

EDUCATION
Berklee College of Music

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
20+ years
Pingry School, Summit Board of Education, private instruction

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
Active singer-guitarist-performer and resident of Basking Ridge, NJ

FAVORITE GENRES TO TEACH
Singer-songwriter, American Standards, Beatles, Folk & Blues picking, Rock, Jazz Band, and Country. Michael also helps prepare students for auditions and entrance exams.

Michele Fiorindo

Guitar • Bass • Ukulele • Mandolin

EDUCATION
Kean University

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
20+ years
Public school educator; private instruction; leader of guitar program at Arts School in Newark

FAVORITE GENRES TO TEACH
Classical, Jazz, rock, blues, country, Brazilian music

Daseul Kim

Electric Bass • Upright Bass • Guitar • Ukulele

EDUCATION
William Paterson University

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
14+ years teaching many styles of electric and upright bass

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
Performed with Vincent Herring, Eric Alexander, Bucky Pizzarelli, Jimmy Heath and Steve Nelson; has also been a member of PJ Rasmussen Boardwalk Jazz Band

FAVORITE GENRES TO TEACH
Rock, jazz, classical

Paul Krautheim

Guitar

EDUCATION
Berklee College of Music

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
20+ years teaching guitar privately

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
Co-leader and guitarist with the Swing Guitars Quintet since 2005; toured with Evil Teens Records’ group Pen Pal; performed at CBGB’s, The Knitting Factory, Brownie’s, the Crossroads Theater, and many other New York/New Jersey venues. Prior to teaching, Paul worked for MTV for four years.

FAVORITE GENRES TO TEACH
Jazz, finger-style guitar

Anthony Sanacore

Guitar • Bass • Ukulele • Mandolin • Banjo

EDUCATION
The New School and Piero’s School of Music
Taught by Jack Wilkins (Jazz studies at the New School and Manhattan School of Music); and Kevin Gallagher (award-winning classical guitarist and professor at Columbia University)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
20+ years teaching guitar privately

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
Was a member of Young and Fabulous, performed at Woodstock and the Kiss Expo, and No Future, played over 300 shows in the New York area at such venues as The Lion’s Den, CBGB’s, The Scrap Bar, Mother’s, Obsessions, Connections, Love Sexy, and the Birch Hill Nightclub.

FAVORITE GENRES TO TEACH
Rock, jazz, and classical