Having been a teacher both in studio and privately for over ten years I have taught hundreds of students on a variety of different instruments with guitar as the main focus. My teaching approach has always been to create a strong foundation of basic skills while working from a place of mindfulness that creates positive practice habits. Combining conversations about band theory, music theory, music history, and instrumental techniques has helped me create a strong connection with many students over the years.

I am based out of downtown Hamilton, Ontario where I have a rehearsal space/teaching studio that could be used for in-person lessons, and have a flexible schedule for live online video lessons.

Lessons available for guitar, drums, piano, bass, song-writing, and music theory.



Former students and parents


"Be it in guitar or percussion, Max aided my children in developing a genuine interest in music and confidence in playing an instrument. Max teaches with patience which helps students feel comfortable."

Kellie H.
(Mother of three students)