Musician's Workshop

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Go to Lessons in Guitar, Bass, Voice, Drums and Piano

Lessons in Guitar, Bass, Voice, Drums and Piano

With one-on-one lesson instruction, you have the opportunity to receive the maximum level of musical training from the top music educators and performers in the music industry today.

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Retail

From lesson and song books, guitar straps, strings, and many other accessories, to acoustic and electric guitars, basses and ukuleles, Musician’s Workshop has what you’re looking for! Check out the Shop link in the menu to see some of what we carry.

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Rock Ensemble Classes

Fine-tune your skills and take your abilities to a whole new level with our Rock Ensemble classes. The Children’s Ensemble and Rock Ensembles are held multiple times per year and culminate with a live performance!

About Us

Here's a little info about us.
Music is our passion, let us share that with you.

Musician’s Workshop is a music learning center and music retail store offering music lessons in: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Voice, and Rock Ensemble Classes. All of our faculty and staff are highly trained, degreed instructors with years of professional and teaching experience in both the classroom setting and with individual instruction. With one-on-one music lessons, you have the opportunity to receive the maximum level of musical training from the top music educators and performers in the music industry today. Fine-tune your skills and take your abilities to a whole new level with our Rock Ensemble classes, or work with our faculty to help prepare for the rigorous admission standards and auditions required by highly competitive music schools and conservatories. Whatever your interests, Musician’s Workshop has an instructor that can help achieve your individual goals and transform your abilities to immeasurable heights.

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OUR STAFF

Hover over each photo for a small bio and click the Faculty link in the top menu for more on each of our staff.

Michael Tahlier

Owner and Guitar instructor
A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Michael has been an influential member of the music scene for over 20 years! Michael is owner of Musician’s Workshop and Director of the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay’s Rock Academy. His styles range from Contemporary, Blues, Jazz, Rock, and many others!

Brandon Hunt

Guitar, Bass, Drums and Piano Instructor
Brandon Hunt is a guitarist, pianist, bassist and percussionist with several years of education and performance experience. A graduate of DePaul University, Brandon is well versed in all styles of music, including jazz, rock, blues, funk, and pop. He lives in Chicago, performs in several bands, and has toured nationally.

Lara Jenkins

Vocal Instructor
Lara Jenkins is a talented and gifted teacher who has been singing all of her life. Music has always been her passion and her love for jazz prompted her to get a BA in vocal performance from Columbia College and she completed most of her coursework for a MAT degree from Concordia University.

Ricardo Pedroza

Piano Instructor
Ricardo Pedroza has taught piano and music theory at Instituto Petropolitano de Ensino(Brazil), Colombia Adventist University, Antillean Adventist University(Puerto Rico). More recently, he has served as music teacher at Hinsdale Adventist Academy. He currently works as accompanist at Downers Grove South High School.

Eric Thompson

Guitar Instructor
Earned his Bachelors in Music with an emphasis in Jazz Studies in 2008 from Northern Illinois University. There he studied privately for 5 years with guitarist Fareed Haque and for 2 years with trumpeter Art Davis . He has also formed his own small groups, performing in and around the Chicago area.

Rob Fletcher

Drum and Piano Instructor
Rob had his first encounter with a junior drum kit at age 6 and began to take lessons in percussion at age 10. In 2009, Rob pursued his Bachelor in Music at DePaul University in Chicago, graduating in 2013. With experience touring the U.K./EU and North America, he continues to work closely with Chicago-based indie bands.

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