School Guitar Programs
“I learned how to play the guitar! I never would have thought I could.” Jenny, age 13
"You have made me a better jazz artist…I was inspired by you." William, age 14
“The thing I liked about Michael Miles is that I’ve never been able to play a guitar, and he started my foundation ... I can’t wait to learn more when he comes back for 8th grade. Jack, age 13
Miles has taught hundreds of professional music teachers how to use the guitar in the classroom. His university classes always fill and his methodologies have been met with grand enthusiasm. To supplement guitar programs in schools, Miles also will come to schools to work as guest instructor, for single day workshops or for extended residencies addressing all skill levels as needed.
LECTURE DEMONSTRATION TOPICS
GUITAR TECHNIQUE TOPICS
Guitar students in Lincolnwood, Illinois have also been introduced to banjos, ukuleles, and mandolins.
FEEDBACK FROM MUSIC TEACHERS
"Michael Miles was seemingly very low key, but underneath was very encouraging and powerful. In my wildest dreams, I never imagined being able to do all the things we did. This class far exceeded my expectations." - J.D.
"Michael is a great representative for music education and why we teach." - L.C.
5th Grade students from Lincolnwood, IL perform their composition, "If Abraham Lincoln Were Alive Today."