Jackson Peters

Jackson Peters is a seasoned guitarist with extensive musical experience spanning over twelve years which includes a plethora of contrasting genres and ensembles. Since picking up guitar at 7 years old and electric bass at 10, he has studied with many notable figures such as Jeff Castleman (Duke Ellington), Bill Carrothers, Casey Palbicki, Steve Peplin, Andrew Wozniak, Solomon Parham, Patty Darling, Dave Hagedorn, among others who have helped shape his musical understanding and interpretation.

In addition to performing with many award winning pit orchestras, both in academic and professional settings, Jackson has performed with other large ensembles including MMEA All State Jazz Band, Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands, and the Two Sundays Big Band. Outside of large ensemble work, he primarily stays busy with many other small groups spanning a vast range of genres including jazz, rock, blues, fusion as well as improvised music.

In his free time, Jackson also enjoys spending time with his friends (also including his cat Lester), making scale models, and playing video games with his brother. He has also recently found an interest in digitizing rare vinyls.

GUITAR | BASS | MUSIC THEORY


Geographic areas served

Jackson is available for in home lessons within 20 miles or Chaska, at the Opus Studios in New Hope and St Louis Park, and virtually.


Rates

  • $35 / half hour lesson
  • $50 / 45-minute lesson
  • $60 / hour lesson
  • $5 more per in home lesson

Attendance policy

Lessons canceled without 24 hour notice will still be charged and no make-up lesson is entitled to the student (exceptions include family emergencies, illnesses, etc.). Students who cancel a lesson more than 24 hours in advance will not be charged and are entitled to a make-up lesson. If Jackson must cancel, a make-up lesson may be scheduled with no additional cost.


Teaching Philosophy

Through the many teachers he has studied with, Jackson realizes that there is no universal approach to teaching that will work for every student. That is why he adopts a very personalized approach to his teaching strategy that considers his students’ goals and motivations for learning the instrument all while creating an engaging environment that keeps his students excited to learn music.