Luke Aaron Mayer Resume

      Name: Luke A. Mayer

Date of Birth: 23/05/1979

Candidate Notes: Self – motivated , passionate guitar teacher and concert guitarist,
with ability to identify areas of strength and weakness of students.
I possess 12 years of experience as a private guitar teacher in
addition to one year of instructor for classical, blues, jazz and
flamenco guitar in 2 music schools in San Francisco and Berkeley, CA
. I have extensive knowledge of classical music (theory and practical) as
well as several other musical genres, such as : Jazz, Rock and Pop

Nationality: Austria and USA

Country of residence: USA

Languages: German, English

Marital status: Single

Education: Master of Arts, University of Music, Arts and Drama
“Mozarteum”, Salzburg, Austria, 2008

8 semesters of guitar pedagogy at the University Mozarteum

Professors: Prof. Matthias Seidel, Prof. Marco Diaz Tamayo,
Prof. Isabell Sievers-Pazur

Masterclasses : with Eliot Fisk, Alvaro Pierri, Pepe Romero,
Manuel Baruecco, Leo Brouwer,
Maximo Diego Pujol, “Hagen Quartett”

Carreer History:

Guitar instructor: January 2010 - to date

Employer: Zambaleta World Music School, San Francisco, California
Guitar classes and private lessons. Blues-, jazz-,classical-,
brazilian- and flamenco guitar

Guitar instructor: September 2009 - to date

Employer: Berkeley Academy Of Music in Berkeley, California
Teaching private Lessons to children an adults. All levels.

Private guitar teacher: 1998 – to date

Up to 15 students a week, children and adults, beginners and

Concert appearances: 2000 – to date

In Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and USA

2006 & 2008

Appearances as classical guitar solo artist at the prestigious
“Salzburg Summer Festival”

Translations: 2005 - 2009

Numerous translations for the administration of the University Mozarteum
and the Salzburg Summer Festival. English - german, german - english

Cruises: June – September 2005

Solo performances on the cruise ship MS Mozart between Vienna and

Competitions: August 2005

Semi – finalist at the international guitar competition
“Forum Gitarre Wien” in Vienna, Austria

Substitute guitar teacher: Oct. 1999 – July 2000

Employer: Music School “ Kreuzkirche” in Freilassing, Germany

Updated:  June 6, 2010

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