Watch VIdeos of Music Teacher at McMusic Lessons & Performances play the guitar and piano. The music teacher writes and performs music in a variety of styles. He has studied the classical guitar and piano as as well as rock, jazz, blugrass and various other genres. Some of his major musical influences include Phish, Frank Zappa, Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Hendrix, Rush, Guns & Roses, The Doors and more. In college his interests gravitated towards music theory and composition, taking to the works of J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Franz Schubert, and others. Though the guitar is the music teachers primary instrument, he has extensive knowledge and experience performing classical piano. He has written original compositions, songs, and piano sonatas in college and as an amateur freelance composer.