andrew becker, guitar
Andrew Becker received a Bachelors degree from the prestigious jazz studies program at the University of Oregon. He is a sought-after performer, having been invited to numerous events including the Reno Jazz Festival. There, he received several awards including 1st and 3rd place for large and small jazz ensembles, and for Outstanding Musicianship in 2 consecutive years.
Mr. Becker has maintained a large and varied private studio since 2005. He has experience working with students aged 5 to 60 at all skill levels. Mr. Becker teaches acoustic & electric guitar, electric bass, jazz combo, and ukulele. His teaching goals include teaching students the fundamentals of music (rhythm, harmony, melody, tab notation, standard notation, listening, and improvising) through repertoire.
He teaches for RCMA at the Catlin Gabel School and in students' homes and is often a faculty member at our summer camp guitar and ukulele classes.