Garry Ball

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Garry Ball, Teacher

Garry Ball, Teacher
Garry Ball, TeacherGuitar & Songwriting Instructor
Garry Ball has been teaching guitar for over 30 years to kids and adults alike. He is also a singer, songwriter, and performer.
  • Acoustic Guitar, all skill levels
  • Electric Guitar, all skill levels
  • Ukulele
  • Songwriting
  • Group Classes: Guitar & Ukulele
Garry has taught at several music studios in the Miami Valley.  He plays at local coffee houses and wineries, in addition to private parties.  He has been a BMI song-writing member since 2010, releasing his first CD Frozen Smile in 2013.  His second project, Marble Heart, was released in early 2014.  His music has been influenced, mentored, and coached by Peter Bradley Adams, Luke Brindley, Dana Cooper, Michael Fracasso, Tim Kimmel, Darden Smith, and Brooks Williams.

He has taught and led song-writing workshops in our area since 2010.  He enjoys teaching individual lessons on acoustic and electric guitar, ukulele, and songwriting and group classes for guitar, ukulele and songwriting.  Garry loves all styles of music and teaches everything from Blues to Country to Folk to Rock to Jazz.  He teaches various methods and styles according to the needs and wants of his students, including: finger-style, flat picking, open tunings, and more.  Music is Garry’s life and he’s passionate about sharing this love of music with students of all ages.

Garry is available Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at the studio.

He is also available for lessons in the student’s home.  Please call for availability.

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Performances

Jun
3
Sat
Songwriter Workshop @ Bella Musica
Jun 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

For any aspiring songwriter looking for a little direction and inspiration, this class will present the process of writing songs from beginning to end. Topics will include how to start – finding inspiration, what to write about, defeating writer’s block, improving lyrics, song layout, and more!

Jun
10
Sat
Songwriter Workshop @ Bella Musica
Jun 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

For any aspiring songwriter looking for a little direction and inspiration, this class will present the process of writing songs from beginning to end. Topics will include how to start – finding inspiration, what to write about, defeating writer’s block, improving lyrics, song layout, and more!

Jun
17
Sat
Songwriter Workshop @ Bella Musica
Jun 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

For any aspiring songwriter looking for a little direction and inspiration, this class will present the process of writing songs from beginning to end. Topics will include how to start – finding inspiration, what to write about, defeating writer’s block, improving lyrics, song layout, and more!

Jun
24
Sat
Songwriter Workshop @ Bella Musica
Jun 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

For any aspiring songwriter looking for a little direction and inspiration, this class will present the process of writing songs from beginning to end. Topics will include how to start – finding inspiration, what to write about, defeating writer’s block, improving lyrics, song layout, and more!

Jul
1
Sat
Songwriter Workshop @ Bella Musica
Jul 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

For any aspiring songwriter looking for a little direction and inspiration, this class will present the process of writing songs from beginning to end. Topics will include how to start – finding inspiration, what to write about, defeating writer’s block, improving lyrics, song layout, and more!

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Testimonials

Thanks to Garry for teaching my son Nicholas. It was the best idea to send him to Bella Musica. He loves his teacher, Garry, and his lessons. And, bonus, he stopped playing minecraft and started playing his guitar instead – every time he has free time! Thank you, Garry!
Lesya G., Dayton
I love Garry! He made sense out of a lifetime of guitar music for me. Very friendly staff, excellent location. A+ experience!
Abbie R., Miamisburg

I feel like I am learning a lot and he is so patient with me. I really enjoy coming to class every week!

Melanie D.