Guitar Lessons

Main Street Music provides guitar lessons for children and adults age 6 and up. No commitments are necessary beyond the first lesson. it's a great opportunity to come in, meet your teacher, take a lesson and decide afterward if you'd like to continue. Please scroll below to read more about our teachers. CLICK HERE to find out more information about scheduling your first lesson. If you'd prefer to call us you can reach us at 856 478 0098 or feel free to email us at info@mainstreetmusicmh.com. We hope to hear from you soon!

Bill Corvino, guitar teacher for Main Street Music
Bill Corvino

Bill Corvino is best known in recent years as the lead guitarist for singer/songwriter Moot Davis. He has performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe with him, as well as on Moot's critically acclaimed 2014 CD "Goin' in Hot", recorded in Nashville and produced by Country/Americana session ace Kenny Vaughan.

 

He graduated Cum Laude from the prestigious Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor of Arts in Guitar Performance. Bill combines this academic background, as well as years of experience performing and recording Country, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Reggae and Gospel with groups such as the Kelli Campbell Trio, Bocco Socks, Jimmy Heffernan, The Drifters, The Penguins, Paul Evans, George Rabbai, The DTM Project, The Dovells and many others to effectively teach guitar lessons to all levels of students.

 

From beginner to advanced, from young to old, Bill helps each student to reach his or her individual goals. He has taught music for over 12 years at Mercer County Community College and the Conservatory of Musical Arts in his home state of New Jersey.

Ed McCabe

Ed McCabe teaches guitar, ukulele, mandolin and bass for Main Street Music. He is a dedicated and knowledgeable guitar instructor with more than 30 years of successful private lesson instruction experience. He has taught students of all ages and abilities throughout the years, formerly at Freehold Music/Toms River Music, and for the past decade at Ocean City Arts Center and Cygnus Creative Arts Center (Egg Harbor Twp.).
 
Ed has worked as a professional band guitarist through the years, performing with Borzoi, High Society, and Trilogy; and members of New York Rock Ensemble, E Street Band, South Side Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Steely Dan and many more. He studied jazz harmony with Vincent Corrao; worked as a session musician for Lifesong Records in NYC; worked with producers Bruce Tergeson (Cream), Tom Dowd (Allman Bros.), and Cashman & West (Jim Croce).

EdMcCabe, guitar teacher for Main Street Music

Ed teaches a wide range of styles including rock, jazz, contemporary, and acoustic. He provides individual instruction for all ages and levels. Ukulele, mandolin and bass also taught. He features personalized lesson plans including song charts of student’s own choosing. All acoustic and electric styles taught including music theory and notation.

John Szachewicz, guitar teacher for Main Street Music
John Szachewicz

John Szachewicz has been teaching drum and guitar lessons and performing for over 15 years.  He uses a variety of method books to build fundamentals and reading skills, and works with his students to focus on the genres that they are most interested in to develop their playing.  

John studied drum set with Brian Farr, guitar with Dave Hartke, and graduated from Rowan University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s in Music Education after studying with Dean Witten and Bill Trigg.  He has been playing and touring throughout the country with the rock band Kid Felix since 2011, and is a drummer for Philadelphia-based wedding band Bachelor Boys Band.  In addition to his Kid Felix and wedding work, John has performed in the Philharmonic Orchestra of Southern NJ, various musical productions, and done session work with other cover and original bands.

John also has over 10 seasons of experience as an instructor and director with several award winning marching band and indoor percussion programs. Whether his students are beginners that are brand new to music, or more experienced players looking to hone their skills, John’s experience allows him to create an individualized lesson plan for growth and success.

Andrew Farace

Andrew Farace is a graduate of Musicians Institute of Contemporary Music in Los Angeles California. There he studied various styles of playing, recording and performing.

Andrew has been playing guitar for almost 20 years and has been teaching professionally for 12. He has a passion for teaching and helping students reach their individual goals on the instrument. Whether it is learning their favorite song, or writing their own Andrew can help.

He specializes in contemporary teachings that make lessons fun and educational. Not only will the student learn songs, but also covered in the lessons are scale, chord, and rhythmic studies. This helps to get the student confident to be able to just pick up, play and really enjoy the instrument.

The styles that Andrew teaches include include Rock, Blues, Funk, Acoustic, Pop, Fingerstyle, Metal and many others. Andrew teaches guitar and bass for Main Street Music.

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