has been the Director of Guitar Studies at Academie Musique of Central Texas since August 2013. Mr. Harbison has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Azusa Pacific University. He taught music K – 8 in the public schools in Texas for 18 years. He was the first to start a classroom guitar program in the public schools in Temple ISD at Lamar Middle School. Mr. Harbison is a certified Suzuki guitar instructor for beginning and advanced courses through the Austin Classical Guitar Society. He currently is assistant director of Mariachi at Temple High School responsible for guitar, vihuela, and guitarrón. Mr. Harbison also performs with a local Classical guitar ensemble, the Cloverlea Quartet, which performs a wide variety of repertoire.
Prices include ALL registration fees
12 Private Suzuki guitar lessons and 45 minutes/week group lesson
30 minute lesson $355 45 minute lesson $480 60 minute lesson $605
THE SUZUKI METHOD
Traditional guitar for beginners through advanced is offered to students ranging in age from 6 to adults. Popular guitar books published by Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, Berklee School of Music, etc. are used.
BASS and JAZZ GUITAR
Beginning Bass guitar instruction is offered for players age 11 and up. Basic fingering, 1st position notes, right hand picking techniques, and scale patterns are taught at this level. Jazz guitar is taught by a Temple College professor. Teacher recommendations are preferred.