Ridenour Academy offers top-rated guitar lessons to an array of practicing or aspiring musicians of all
ages and skill levels across Murfreesboro TN. Our guitar lessons for beginners (the opening act) are
designed towards assisting the student in attaining proper guitar technique while learning their favorite
tunes. This program will show learners how to hold a guitar pick correctly, learn basic chords and lastly
know how to tune the guitar. Once you become familiar with the guitar, you will be trained on our main
stage popularly known as the “Alley”. Here you are taught how to maintain eye contact, stage blocking/
movement, use of props, how to interact with other band members, mic technique, and facial
expressions. After going through a series of beginners showcases, you can be allowed to take advanced
guitar lessons (also known as the headliner program). Students under the headliner program are given a
chance to hone their guitar skills by tackling advanced sets of music and given more opportunities to
showcase in the upcoming events. From the moment you signup, we will assign you a highly-qualified
guitar instructor to help you set definite goals, develop songs designed for guitar proficiency and
showcasing purposes.

Our guitar classes are customized to meet the student’s preferences and
objectives in terms of musical styles because we know that everyone has a different taste on what
he/she regards as “good music”. Our guitar teachers are available to train you anytime at our studio
and also at your preferred venue if you opt for private lessons. If you are searching for a guitar lessons
instructor in Murfreesboro TN, that will offer high returns on investment in terms of acquired skills,
then Ridenour Academy should be on top of your list!



Eric Moosekian

(In-person or Skype)

Eric Moosekian is a professional bass, mandolin, recording, and guitar instructor with more
than ten years of experience. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Audio production
(major) and music theory (minor) at MTSU. Eric is experienced in several genres, including rock,

jazz, country, metal, funk, and many more. He specializes in teaching music theory, ear training,
and helps students to be creative in music.

Zach Zettle

(In-Person or Skype)

Zach Zettle has been playing guitar for more than 13 years, within several genres, and has an
infectious passion for music. Zach attended a music college where he learned music
composition and theory. His favorite styles are country, rock, jazz, and blues. Zach currently
performs in country cover and pop-rock bands. He wants to instill that passion for playing guitar

and love for music to all his students.

Lou Piccinetti


Lou Piccinetti is an accomplished guitar instructor with over 10 years of teaching experience. He
discovered his passion for the guitar when he was just 12 years old and continued to play
professionally while in high school. After high school, Lou was appointed the general manager
of F sharp music in Coral Springs and later on became their headteacher. He has more than 30
years of experience in the music industry with notable achievements like establishing the Floyd
experience band and Coral Springs music that offered opportunities for kids to learn and grow
their music skills in a conducive environment. Lou has taught intermediate, beginner and
advanced guitar lessons at Ridenour since 2017. He has worked with upcoming or performing
musicians of all ages on learning improvisation, chord theory, technique, live performance, and
of course, ear training. Lou has a soft spot for young musicians and thus established a Youth
Rock Band in 2007 to encourage and mentor them to achieve their musical dreams. He can
teach Bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar as well as different genres and styles. Get guitar
lessons from an experienced and highly-qualified instructor today.

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