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Matt Savage

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo, Piano, Drums, Voice, Harmonica, Accordion, Recording Arts

Matt has been giving guitar lessons, piano lessons, and forming kid-bands for 15+ years. A graduate of our very own Butte Community College Music & Business Studies Program, Matt is knowledgeable and professional in his craft. As a teacher, he is patient, reliable, and experienced. Having taught over 1000 students since he first began giving lessons, there are literally hundreds of local families who have been touched by his kind and encouraging teaching style. Throughout his years as a teacher - and a father of three - he has learned many valuable lessons through his relationships with his students & their families. He wants to teach you well, and is genuinely saddened by the lack of progress some of his students have experienced with other teachers. His empathy drives his desire to share and constantly improve. The positive feedback he has generated over the years throughout our music community in Chico and throughout California is a testament to his work ethic and caring approach.

Matt’s greatest desire is to teach his students so well that they will experience a lifetime of enjoyment through music, and the life experiences it brings you. During lessons you’ll focus on your favorite songs, breaking them down with music theory - so not boring with Matt! You’ll soon understand the secret code of song construction, recognizing these patterns in every piece you play. Through this process you’ll be able to dive into why music works the way it does, paving the way to creating original songs. It’s no coincidence that Matt comes from a long line of code-breaking Masons, and he LOVES living up to the reputation. Many of Matt’s students have gone on to tour the country - indeed the world - recording albums & other musical projects.

Matt Savage: Guitar lessons, piano lessons, banjo lessons, harmonica lessons, drum lessons, songwriting and more!