John Rupert Guitar

John started teaching at Alamo Music Center in 1988. He started playing guitar at the age of seven. "I started taking lessons at a local music store very much like Alamo Music." He is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.

He teaches numerous styles of contemporary music. He feels that one of his strengths as a teacher is open mindedness. He appreciates a good song, no matter what the style, and is willing to teach it to his students. John's teaching incorporates ear training, music theory, and reading music notation. He also likes to teach the creative side of music, encouraging students who are interested to compose their own music.