Jesse offers private and group instruction to anyone who is interested. He has served as an instructor at workshops and festivals across the U.S., including the Shasta Music Summit, the Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival, and Djangofest Northwest, and is also an experienced private instructor.

Jesse can provide useful instruction in many musical subjects at any level that is comfortable for the student. Lessons are directed towards what most drives and inspires the student, and what strategies most effectively help in attaining long-lasting results. The goal is to form a love and understanding of music while growing coherence in creativity, performance, and overall musicianship.

The musical subjects include any or all in:

  • Fiddle styles
  • Jazz and Swing Violin
  • Mandolin
  • Improvisation
  • Vocals
  • Arranging
  • Composition
  • Music Theory
  • Performance Psychology

Lessons are available in person and over Skype or FaceTime.