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Dr. Michael Simmons

Dr. Michael Simmons has over 25 years of teaching experience and remains active as a professional freelance performer. He teachers Acoustic & Electric Guitar (all styles), Electric Bass, and Ukulele. Michael is the Upper School Music Director at the Woodlynde School where he directs rock and performance ensemble and teaches music technology, theory, and instrumental courses. Dr. Simmons received his B.M. in guitar performance from the University of the Arts, M.M. in guitar performance and music history from Temple University, and D.M.A in music education from Boston University. In addition, Michael is a Pennsylvania Certified Music Specialist II and received Kodály training at West Chester University.

Here is what a few of Michael’s students have to say about taking guitar lessons:

“Mike Simmons is the best music teacher I’ve ever had. I’m 40 and have had guitar lessons in Australia as well as several places in the US. Mike stands head and shoulders above the rest. I cannot recommend him highly enough.”

David B.
Accepting New Students:

Yes – Ages 8+
Beginner to Advanced

In-Person Lessons:

(On site at Taylor’s)
Wednesday 4:00-8:00
Saturday 9:00-1:00

Remote Lessons:

By Appointment


30 min – $33.50
45 min – $49.75
60 min – $66.00
(Lesson fees are paid monthly)

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