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Guitar and Bass Lessons with Rick Genge

Rick Genge has over 40 years of teaching experience with students of all ages playing a wide variety of musical styles. He began taking lessons on accordion at age 8 then switched to guitar at 12 and also played trumpet and flute in high school band. Rick then studied classical guitar, music theory and ear training in Toronto at the Royal Conservatory of Music for 5 years.

Rick offers lessons in acoustic, classical and electric guitar as well as bass guitar, ukulele, songwriting and ear training. Through the years, he has performed in folk, country, blues and rock bands.
Rick is a singer and songwriter who has recorded his own music and produced CDs for other musicians as well. He’s currently working on his 7th album. Rick tailors his teaching to suit each student’s ability and areas of interest.


What I offer:

  • over 45 years of teaching experience
  • instruction for all ages, and all proficiency levels
  • instruction with most styles of music
  • finger picking and tapping
  • classical (Royal Conservatory of Music exams)
  • music theory
  • ear training

You can learn to transcribe songs by ear. Learn your favourite songs at your level. You will learn faster with the help of close-up video of me playing your song for you to view at home. Enjoy the focus attention of one-on-one personalized lessons.

Lesson  Costs

Beginners: $25 for 30 minutes weekly.
Tailored to your goals and level of experinience.

Intermediate: $30 for 30 minutes weekly.
You will learn to play with drums and bass. Includes an introduction to recording.

Recording Engineering: $75 per hour
Record your original songs with engineer / producer Rick Genge.

You’ll find more students performing on our YouTube site!