Andrew Johnson is a passionate and precise guitarist well known in the Greater Philadelphia area. He has received his Bachelors of Art as a Classical Guitar Performance Major and Jazz Minor at West Chester University. While at WCU he studied under the guidance of Grammy Award Winning Guitarist David Cullen, who is a frequent guitarist at the Kimmel Center's Philly Pops. Andrew is now in LA to pursue a masters degree at CalArts and teach.
Mr. Johnson is a professional educator with a collective 6 years of experience teaching numerous genres of music such as classical, jazz, latin, funk, r&b and pop. Andrew has the ability to teach guitar, piano, bass, drums and ukulele to all age ranges. He believes that learning to play an Instrument helps build fundamental skills such as multitasking, discipline, focus, motivation, dedication and accountability. He has full confidence that whether you are a child, teenager or adult it can be a fun, thrilling and rewarding experience.
Andrew guides his lessons in a way that contributes to intrinsic motivation and student ownership of learning by providing choice and guidance in course of study. Flexible and dynamic curriculum built around the fundamentals of single-line melodies, chords and rhythm. He has earned his reputation amongst his students and parents as a patient, kind and personable teacher. Andrew strives to make each lesson challenging and enjoyable in a way that is fully focused on student-centered instruction.