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Ukulele, Guitar & Harmonica Instructor: Jon Spivack


Let's have fun playing music! Are you interested in playing Guitar (acoustic or Electric) or Ukulele ? If so, are you: --A beginner with no musical experience? --A Parent who has played music in the past? --An Adult, a Homemaker, a Student, or a Professional in search of a fulfilling new hobby? --An Educator wanting to work on finger-picking, lead guitar, music theory or ear training? --A serious Student wanting to sharpen skills? --A Grandparent, Camp Counselor, Babysitter, Daycare Provider, Teacher or? Then please allow me to help you achieve your musical goals.


My name is Jon Spivack, and I am a parent ,an educator, and a musician who has been teaching and performing in the Sacramento area for over 25 years. I have a B.A. in Biological Sciences, a Master of Arts in Special Education ,and multiple teaching credentials. I have taught in a wide variety of settings, both in the classroom and as a private instructor in in the studio ( including The San Juan Unified School District). I also co-founded Learning Quest, a company that creates and markets educational materials for students. My new Jazz/Folk/and Blues CD, BRANCHING OUT, is now available on CD Baby.


Together we can work on the skills that will get you playing and learning while having a good time. We can: -- LEARN to strum and finger-pick; play solos and duets. -- PURSUE band skills, ear training, and music fundamentals. --WORK on music- reading and the basics...become literate in the language of music so you can learn independently! --USE scales, licks, and arpeggios to create your own songs and / or lead ideas. --SING AND PLAY simple, entertaining songs for FAMILY, CHURCH, or CLASSROOM . --EXPLORE chords and progressions -simple to advanced.