Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo Teachers

Frank Rowland

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TRAINING:

Acoustic, Classical, & Electric Guitar

Bachelor's Degree: BA in Music


ABOUT FRANK:

Frank Rowland began playing the acoustic guitar at the age of thirteen and moved on to electric guitar one year later.  Since then Frank has discovered a passion for classical music and the beauty and technicality of the classical guitar. A two-time winner of the Washington Regional Solo & Ensemble competition, Frank has gone on to study with Professor David Feingold at Western Washington University.  Frank has also performed numerous solo recitals and in the Western Guitar Orchestra. Frank graduated from Western with a Bachelor of Arts in Music in the spring of 2017 and has since maintained a steady series of performances with the Bellingham based progressive metal band Tetrachromat.  Frank currently teaches in Whatcom and Skagit counties.

Dave Lyon

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TRAINING: Acoustic, Classical, Electric , & Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo

Bachelor's Degree: Music Education

Master's Degree: Transpersonal Psychology


ABOUT DAVE:

Dave has a BA in Music Education from Eastern Washington University (where he studied trombone with Rich Obregon) and a Masters in Transpersonal Psychology.  He continues to teach low brass but since graduating from Eastern in 1990, he began studying the guitar more seriously.  Studying with world class teachers, Milo Peterson, Chuck Israel's, and Jamie Findlay.  He then began noticing the connections between all stringed, fretted instruments and currently performs and teaches guitar, bass, ukulele, mandolin and banjo.  Dave teaches in Whatcom County.