Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy
Past and Present Students Are Teachers At
Berklee College Of Music
Music and Arts
Make N Music
Frederick Rock School
Duet with Music
Sloan School of Music
Barbara Ingram School of the Arts
Cumberland Valley School of Music
St. Johns at Prospect Hall
St. Maria Gorett
Carroll Community Collegei
Hagerstown Community College
Frederick Community College
La Guardia Community College
Carroll Community College
San Francisco Conservatory
Why Study at Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy in Frederick, Maryland?
Maurice Arenas is a featured instructor on TrueFire alongside Tommy Emmanuel, Robben Ford, Stu Hamm, Carl Verheyen, Sonny Landreth, Pat Martino, Steve Vai, Dweezil Zappa and Larry Carlton.
Matt Rossa is a resident instructor and clinician at Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy with 18+ years playing and performance experience, and 6+ years teaching experience. He is signed under Prosthetic Records with his band Exist, which has an active biannual touring cycle as well as semi-annual album release cycle. Matthew is an Xotic Effects & Guitars artist, a Gravity Picks artist, and a featured artist by John Page Guitars. His training comes from Maurice’s studio in jazz, blues, rock, music theory, and various fingerstyle methods. Matthew enjoys teaching a wide array of musical styles on guitar for all ages, and always looks for fun and inspiration for each student.
Laurie Arenas comes from a musical family where she began singing and playing piano at the age of 5. She also began studying flute in the fifth grade. She continued her schooling participating in concert band, marching band, solo and ensemble, all county chorus, all county band, the Frederick Flute Choir, and Jazz band. During her studies at Bridgewater College, Laurie participated in concert band and took private lessons in both piano and flute, for which she had a scholarship. Laurie has been a soloist for worship, weddings, funerals, directed church youth choirs and musicals as well as directed adult choirs and Christmas cantatas. Laurie was a member of the FCOB Praise Bands Living Water and the 538 Band as a lead vocalist / worship leader where she performed most weekends for worship as well as other area concerts and performances.
Laurie is passionate about music and loves sharing both teaching and performance. She is happy to teach students of all ages and encourages students to learn the proper skills while still retaining their own unique musical tastes and goals. Laurie specializes in worship vocals, broadway, pop, and classical and basic piano techniques.
Vol 5 - Chords and the CAGED System
Vol 6 - Advanced Fusion Concepts
Vol 2 - Arpeggios and Sweep Picking
Vol 4 - Technique and Speed Development
Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy
Past and Present Students are Professional Musicians In
Vol 3 - 2 5 1 Progression
Vol 1 - Soloing Basics
Tommy Dorsey Band
Duffy Kane and Freedom Train
Jeff Loomis Band
Dillinger Escape Plan
August Burns Red
Maru Martinez Faust