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Teacher Profile: Neil Mattson

Teacher Profile: Neil Mattson

Neil Mattson Guitar, Bass, Ukulele Neil is a guitarist, composer, educator, and the founder of Montavilla Guitar Studio, a destination for anyone seeking support on their musical journey. Neil has...

Counting and Clapping Rhythms

Counting and Clapping Rhythms

Practice Challenge Week 2 Counting and Clapping Rhythms This week’s practice challenge will help you learn how to read and play common rhythms written in standard music notation. There are several...

My Practice Space

My Practice Space

Recently I found out that a student of mine had been taking lessons with me for a number weeks and had yet to invest in a music stand for his home practice. This is not ideal—a musician needs a...

Neil Mattson of Montavilla Guitar Studio is the most patient, positive, and skilled instructor! I had little previous experience, other than loving music. In just 10 weeks I have learned more than I had ever thought possible!  I am resurrecting a long neglected dream and loving every minute of it!

Mary B.

Portland, OR

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