My name is John Holt. I own and operate the Holt Guitar Studio out of my home studio in Mechanicsville, VA.
I have been teaching people how to play the guitar for over 10 years in classical, blues, jazz, folk, country, bluegrass, worship, and rock guitar styles. To view my performance history and samples of my playing, please see my visit www.johnholtguitar.com.
While I have many adult students that I greatly enjoy teaching, I specialize in working with children and adolescents. With many of my young students, I teach the guitar using the Suzuki guitar method and I am a registered teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
Before opening the Holt Guitar Studio, I taught at numerous institutions including UNC School of the Arts, as part of a graduate assistantship, Piedmont Virginia Community College, and The Catoctin School of Music.
Previous students of mine have gone on to earn performance awards and acceptances into music programs at universities around the country. The most important quality that I try to instill in all of my students is a great work ethic and the ability to set and accomplish goals. I know they leave my studio with the ability to work hard and be successful in whatever they pursue.
For more information, you can use the contact section, or call the studio at 804-442-7701.