Music Teachers in Ahwatukee
Rob Plier (M.A. Music) is a professional guitarist with a primary concentration in classical and fingerstyle guitar. He began teaching guitar in 2009. He also teaches bass guitar, ukulele and piano. He has experience working with students of all ages and skill levels and has successfully prepared students for recitals and auditions into 4 year music programs at the collegiate level.
In addition to classical guitar, Rob is well versed in playing and teaching Rock, pop, jazz, folk, heavy metal and punk rock guitar.
Rob began studying guitar at age 13 and throughout his teen years performed as a guitarist for various punk rock and heavy metal bands. In his later teen years he began to study folk guitar.
At age 19 Rob began to study classical guitar under the tutelage of Sanjay Mishra, a highly reputable guitarist who released an album with Jerry Garcia called “Blue Incantation”
Later, he went on to receive his master’s degree in music with a concentration in classical guitar performance at Radford University under the direction of Dr. Robert Trent.
Rob Plier has performed as a soloist at the 2016 Radford University international Guitar Festival and continues to actively perform both as a soloist and with bands.
In addition to performing, Rob Plier is a songwriter and composer. His most recent solo album “Saguaro” was released on Bandcamp in August 2020.