Music – Guitar
Ronnie has 40+ years of playing experience, as well as 30+ years experience teaching private lessons. He studied at the Crane School of Music (State University of New York, Potsdam), Mt. Hood Community College and Portland State University.
For the past 20 years, Ronnie has also performed extensively as a solo artist and with his band. His debut CD, bossamba, was released in 2000 and received rave reviews.
Ronnie has taught guitar to adults in his home studio and at Artichoke Music since 1983. In 2003, he became an instructor at the Multnomah Arts Center, where he has enjoyed teaching children and mentoring young talent. Recently, Ronnie created a program called “Fun with Brazilian Music: Brazilian Rhythms.” This program is the first in a series under the umbrella name “SoundZ Fun!”, a series of all-age, interactive events that inspire learning and fun through music and sound.