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Bill Pierce Guitar Lessons | Bangor Maine Skype Lessons

WHAT DO MY  IN PERSON AND ONLINE VIA ZOOM/FACETIME/SKYPE  LESSONS PROVIDE YOU AS A STUDENT? Every style, every level! Beginners are always welcome. My approach to your learning is based on getting the beginners playing songs and assist you with the eons of online materials that can be overwhelming! Intermediate players: we take care of the business by working on technique, improvisation, scale mastery, chord construction/understanding, theory,  and ear training. Advanced players, we work on whatever you need help on. RSI issues,  chops, versatility, shred subjects such as, sweeping, efficiency picking, alt picking.  Metal, Rock,  Blues, Jazz, Classical, Country,  Singer-Songwriter,  and Composition.  SIGHT READING!!!!  Email or Text today for more info.   Covid19 can not stop our music journey!

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WHATS NEW WITH BILL?

Spring is here! April 2021 update. New happenings. I am tweaking my live online music performance setup. I upgraded to M1 mac so now I have the means to stream insanely great vid and digital sound for live performances. I am working on exciting cover songs by Malmsteen, Paul Gilbert, and Satch as well as the ones I am known for. (Eric Johnson, Charlie Daniels, Dire Straits, etc) The students are my lifeline during this canceled music pandemic we all live in. I am grateful to all of you! The students have done some amazing things such as Nick from Plymouth has memorized Fuzz Universe by Paul Gilbert. Thomas or "T" from Hampden Maine has absorbed Eric Johnsons Cliffs of Dover at age 16!  Bassist Rylee of Carmel Maine has excelled at the 1st Berklee Bass book and continues to remotely play with her School show choir band.  The adults are doing really well too. Like Joe from Eddington catching the groove on Walk This Way. Brett from Dedham has released his first solo cd. Teaching is how I travel the journey of music with all of the students. BANDS? I have some cover gigs booked finally! See the live music page for dates and venues.

About Me

Bill Pierce is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, composer, teacher and live performer from Bangor Maine. He is well known in the guitar community and has extensive live playing experience touring in the New England area.  Currently, Bill is working on his epic releases, NOMAD OF THE NORTH. His 5th album. It will be by far the best music of his career and the cd comes out Dec 21, 2021. He was featured in Guitar World Magazine in 1993, Face Magazine 1994, Bangor Daily News 1993, guitar 9 2002 and Guitar 2000 Magazine in 2003. His music has been featured on WZON, Z62, WTOS as well as numerous Indie Net Radio stations. His music is filled with beautiful melodies and intense rock vibes that have earned him his place in the guitar and shred communities. If you like Van Halen, Jeff Beck, David Gilmour, Gary Moore, Eric Johnson, and Scott Henderson, you will like Bill's music. Bill has taught guitar, bass, composition and songwriting full time since 1988. His students are in every genre of music. He currently teaches 35-45 students per week. His students range from hobbyists to major label artists such as Trivium's Corey Beaulieu and Johnny Hiland (Steve Via's Label). He also has extensive studio experience with album credits such as Roc Babi, No Damn Yankees, Man vs Himself, Scott Huges, Refugee, Mark Saintonge, Adrian Matthew, Loyd Brown and many others. Bill also has 35 years of live performance experience in Regional North East bands like Shyboy, The Altarboys, Man Vs Himself, 80 Something, Side Kick, The Kelly Parker Band, Nashvegas, Joyride, Circus and Cobalt Blue. Outside of music Bill is a Longboard Surfer. He loves the health and fitness lifestyle.  He lives in Holden Maine and Small Point Maine with his wife Norma Jean as well as their 2 dogs and 3 cats.