Why Us?

  1. FREE Introductory Lesson – The first lesson is always free allowing you to come see the studios, meet the teacher, and gives time for the teacher to get to know the student!
  2. Instructor is a Full-Time Guitar Instructor– Mark has played the guitar for over thirty-three years and having taught for over 22 years!
  3. Pricing is Affordable. (Call for specials)
  4. Month-to-Month Enrollment– At Mark Veldevere Guitar Studios, there are never any contracts to sign! Payments are made Month to Month and can be made by cash, check, direct deposit using Check or Credit card, Paypal, or on the Square Market!
  5. Students Can Choose Which Styles and Songs They Wish to Learn – At Mark Veldevere Guitar Studios students can learn Rock, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Punk, Country, Bluegrass, Fingerstyle, Classical, Metal, Pop, Latin, Reggae, Ska, etc.
  6. No Cookie-Cutter Approach – Some teaching studios teach everyone the same materials no matter what the student’s age, ability, and musical preferences. Because each student is different all lessons are customized to the students age, ability level, and musical aspirations.
  7. All Levels and Ages! – Students range from four to 70 years old and range from absolute beginner to advanced!
  8. Music Theory and Sight-Reading is Taught and Emphasized – Student are recommended to attend group theory classes once a month where they learn music theory and how to write music! Students who learn to read music have a distinct advantage over those who do not!
  9. There are Two Locations to Choose From – The main location is Cottonwood Heights and the other is located in West Jordan!
  10. Recitals – There are two recitals each year where students can perform pieces they have been working on! While not required, it is highly recommended!
  11. Students Can Learn on Either Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Ukulele, Bass Guitar, or Mandolin – Students need to bring their own instruments but the studios are equipped with amps, etc!
  12. Students Lessons Can be Recorded if Desired – The studios are equipped with a recording device that can record the lesson to either a CD or an SD card! HD video recording of the lessons can be arranged as well! Students are also welcome to record the lesson on their phones, tablets, etc. This helps so that when the student gets home he can listen to the lesson, or parts of it, again!
  13. Library of 7000+ Songs – Students can choose from over 7000 songs from hundreds of artists in every style! If a student wants to learn a song that is not in the library the teacher can transcribe it for them or download and print it out for them.
  14. Clinics and Masterclasses – Several times a year we are proud to have some great and special artists come and perform and teach the students. These include Michael Dowdle (Award winning session guitarist and composer), Rich Dixon (Award winning session guitarist and composer), Chris Proctor (National Fingerstyle Champion and former Taylor Guitars Clinician), Jesse Thurgood (Award winning songwriter), etc!
  15. Family Discounts are Available
  16. We Can Accommodate Families with Multiple Students – Sometimes families will have several individuals wanting to learn different instruments! The Cottonwood Heights location has different teachers teaching everything from Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Drums, Trumpet, Trombone, etc.