Michael Witt teaches a limited group, dedicating his full energy, catering every lesson to students' needs. He has worked with a wide variety, ages 8 to 93, averaging 2,500 hours a year instructing. The student-instructor bond has proven to be a long term experience, lasting for years, but also encourages curious, spontaneous drop-ins. Instruction approach entails a balance of the students' preferences and enrichment in the areas of necessity; be it technique, practice routine, repertoire, theory, performance, accompaniment, dynamic, etc. He transcends growth between students, music and their families, building relationships that create a musical experience for a lifetime.
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Guitar by Michael Witt
Before completing his degree in music Michael Witt studied with Brendan Bayliss of Umphrey's McGee and Dean Wachs at Indiana University in his hometown, South Bend, IN. He then completed his degree in Classical Guitar at the University of North Carolina- Greensboro where he studied guitar with Mark Mazzatenta and was also a part of the Miles Davis Jazz Program. His varied repertoire and versatile skills lead him to perform and instruct a wide variety of genres for many different audiences. Mike has studied Master Classes with the L.A. Guitar Quartet, Christopher Parkening, and Odair Assad, among others, and has performed for countless audiences on the classical and electric guitars. He is now directing guitar instruction programs in Santa Barbara, CA and performs in several regions of the country.
Images this page courtesy of Santa Barbara Wedding Photographers
Kelsey Crews Photo; excluding lesson room images.
“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.”
— Lao Tsu