Saint Louis Guitar Lessons

Private Guitar Lessons with Matthew Von Doran




Learn the skills you need to play the music you love

Be empowered through one-on-one sessions

Increase your potential as a musician & guitarist with a personalized curriculum

All levels of instruction… from complete beginner to complete professional

Practice effectively with a holistic accelerated goal-oriented approach:
– increase your motivation
– utilize proven time management skills
– sharpen your focus & concentration
– build confidence

  • develop an effective mindset

Learn how to absorb more material at a deeper level in a shorter amount of time

Invest your time & energy in an approach to learning which ensures measurable (definable) improvement

You can explore any & all styles of music:

Rock, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Country, Metal, Hip Hop, Folk, Reggae, Classical,  & more

Ages: 14 years old & up

Flexible scheduling


Three effective ways to study…

1. One-on-One private guitar sessions in my Saint Louis loft studio:
• Centrally located in the downtown Saint Louis Locust Business District
• Guitars, amplification & all materials provided for the session

2. Online Guitar Lessons using Skype or iChat
• You can take video web guitar lessons wherever you are in the world!
• All you need is a computer with a web camera, an internet connection, and Skype or iChat account.

3. Phone Sessions:
• Get clear & informative counseling on any & all musical subjects
• Music career consultation.
• Be assisted in goal clarification & effective success strategies.


Flexible Scheduling!

It’s easy to find the right program for your lifestyle… Each session is 70 minutes long and can be scheduled at any frequency that is convenient for you… Once a week, Once every two weeks, Two hour sessions once a week, Three times a month, etc.

Immediate Improvement… Guaranteed!

 It’s easy to get started!… just contact Matthew & set up a FREE phone consultation to discuss the details of your musical goals, as well as pricing & scheduling options.

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Phone: 314.395.2366


Matthew Von Doran

 Over thirty-five years of experience worldwide: composer, performer, clinician, educator

Creator of The 99 Decisions Guitar Program, a comprehensive online instructional video course for guitar that utilizes a holistic approach to teaching effective strategies for time management, setting goals, building confidence, & maintaining a positive mindset

 Ten years as instructor @ the GRAMMY Foundation’s Summer Music Career Camp in Los Angeles, California, working with industry notables such as Ryan Seacrest, Nick Jonas, Earth, Wind & Fire, Ricky Minor, David Foster, and more

  Current faculty member specializing in Music Theory and Songwriting at The ex’treme Institute, in Saint Louis, Missouri

 Teaching residencies at The Center of Creative Arts (COCA) & The Sheldon Theater in Saint Louis, Missouri

 Toured North & South America with Latin Pop band, La Quinta Estacion, ending with winning a GRAMMY for Best Latin Pop album 2010

 Released an acclaimed Modern Jazz album of original compositions, In This Present Moment,

featuring Jimmy HaslipPeter Erskine, Larry GoldingsBob SheppardJames Genus, and Terri Lyne Carrington

 Extensive recording session work for numerous artists across numerous genres

  Achieved two academic degrees:
– Musicians Institute (GIT), Los Angeles, California, Performance Degree
– Citrus College, Azusa, California Associate of Art Degree

 Endorsed by Godin GuitarsTom Anderson GuitarsMesa Boogie AmplificationElixir Strings, & Levy’s Leathers