Specializes in

Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Ukulele, Rhythm, Harmony, Technique

About Cory

Cory is a Pacific Northwest native and has been teaching, performing and producing music full-time in Renton for the past thirty years. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Evergreen State College in Olympia. For the last twenty-two years he has taught at A Sharp Music Company while performing regularly around the Pacific Northwest with The Cory Wilds Band. He has mentored many promising students who have followed in his footsteps and found success in their own musical career.

Cory teaches a wide variety of styles and the necessary techniques to play them. Styles include Rock, Blues, Metal, Jazz, Country, Pop, Modern Finger Style, and Traditional Finger Picking. Lessons are offered on Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar, Bass guitar, and Ukulele. The lesson curriculum includes Music Theory and the necessary rudiments of Rhythm and Harmony. Cory encourages students to develop a personalized repertoire that reflects their taste and skill set. He coaches composers and provides real-life skills and strategies for performers as well.

The teaching mood is relaxed and fun. Using multimedia keeps students engaged and a light atmosphere makes for a comfortable learning environment. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Students can
choose between in-person lessons at the studio or virtual lessons online. From beginner to pro, come share new musical ideas and take your playing to the next level. Unlock your musical potential!

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$ 40 per half-hour lesson

$ 80 per hour-long lesson.

Contact Cory

You can contact Cory for availability and lesson times by using the contact form below, or calling him directly at 206-226-3823.