Guitar Lessons

  • Experience: 40+ years playing, 30+ years teaching all ages and all levels.
  • Areas of Expertise:
    • Brazilian - Bossa Nova and Samba, Baden Powell, Marco Pereira, Garoto
    • Fingerstyle - Folk, Traditional fingerpicking, Blues, Pop, Accompaniment for singers, Jazz
    • Theory
    • Reading music
    • Songwriting

My teaching style is relaxed and patient while tailored to your desires and needs. I offer private lessons at my home studio in SW Portland near Lewis and Clark College and at the Multnomah Arts Center (MAC) in Multnomah Village.

Call MAC’s office at 503-823-2787 to schedule lessons with me at MAC, or email me at for lessons in my home studio.


Student Praise

“Ronnie believes you can play anything you want, and he will help you get there.” – MRP

“Ronnie's a great teacher and really showed me what I needed to work on to improve my playing.” – BG

 “Ronnie is not only talented and skilled, but patient and encouraging.” – AMK

“Thanks for teaching me so much so patiently.” – AK

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