Hello everyone we are very pleased to announce Mike O is available for lessons on Piano, Drums, Ukulele, Voice, and Music Production! Now is a great time to get started on that instrument you've been wanting to learn and even better we come to you.... online!
Mike comes from a varied and vast array of musical experiences. He has a Bachelor's of Music in performance from UNC Wilmington and a Masters of Music in performance from the University of Maryland. A highly trained performer on Piano, Drums, Ukulele, and Voice give Mike an edge in his teaching abilities.
Mike began playing at an early age on both piano and drums and started performing at age 14. Later he studied voice in college and picked up the banjo as another instrument to have in his repertoire. Currently he spends a good deal of time teaching and writing but also working in production on Ableton. As a writer, arranger, and performer Mike has recorded and written for 10 albums and played as a freelancer on countless more. His studies have exposed him to Classical music, World music, Jazz, Contemporary styles, Pop, Rock, Bluegrass, Americana, Funk, R&B, and Hip Hop. Notable performances have included the Kennedy Center, Strathmore and Presidential Luncheon.
A music teacher with 30 years of playing experience open for lessons with new students on piano, drums, ukulele, and voice all styles and levels. This ability to switch between instruments and incorporate modern techniques of music making are essential to his teaching philosophy. From beginner to advanced styles Mike can cover the gamut of musical goals for any age.
Mike teaches extensively in the DC area and have been helping music students for the last 10 years to achieve their goals and have fun playing music. All the lessons are virtual for now through Facetime, Google Meet, or Zoom.
Lessons offered currently on the following instruments:
Writing and Production
Please use the contact form below to get in touch about scheduling and pricing!