Mickey teaches electric and acoustic guitar as well as electric and upright bass. Mickey studied under Berkelee guitarist Mike Gallagher who instilled a love of music that Mickey now passes to all of his students. Mickey performs with many different groups in a variety of styles. He has performed many notable venues on the east coast, most recently including the Trocadero and the Kimmel Center. Mickey is well versed in music theory and focuses on ear training and modal theory and he is able to teach music theory lessons to individuals who do not play a stringed instrument. Mickey is able to play and teach a wide range of musical styles from metal, jazz, and acoustic/folk to rock, hip-hop, funk and reggae. He is able to teach all ages from 7yrs to adults and all levels from beginners to advanced musicians.

Mickey’s teaching strengths revolve around his philosophy that he likes to tailor every lesson to the student’s individual areas of improvement to help each and every student become the best musician he or she can be.