​​​Maurice Arenas

Hale bushlow

Army Band

Marine Band
Navy Band
Tommy Dorsey Band
Duffy Kane and Freedom Train
Jeff Loomis Band
Dillinger Escape Plan
August Burns Red


Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy 

Past and Present Students are Professional Musicians In

  • We provide quality musical equipment for our students to learn with and are always updating it for the best possible learning experience.
  • We provide a clean and friendly atmosphere for learning.
  • Maurice Arenas is an instructors instructor. His best students are instructors in this area as well at many colleges and music schools and conservatories all across the country.
  • We teach all the fundamentals of music to help a student go to a music school or conservatory.
  • Some of our students have gone to schools like Juilliard, San Francisco Conservatory, Mannes School of Music, Berklee and many more.
  • We offer programs for students to learn and perform in master classes with some of the worlds best guitarists
  • We offer recitals, group clinics and master classes for all our students. 
  • We accept all levels, from complete beginners to advanced musicians, semiprofessional and professional musicians as well.
  • We help you achieve your musical goals while having fun and not neglecting the most important fundamentals of music.

​Why Study at Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy in Frederick, Maryland?

you can Study With One Of The USA's Top Music Instructors

"go Where The Pros Go"

Now you can also study with Maurice Arenas Online

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Vol 4 - ​Technique and Speed Development

Vol 6 - Advanced Fusion Concepts

Music and Arts
Make N Music
Carpenters World of Music
Frederick Rock School
Duet with Music
Barbara Ingram School of the Arts
Cumberland Valley School of Music
St. Johns at Prospect Hall
St. Maria Goretti
Hagerstown Community College
Frederick Community College
La Guardia Community College
Tune Up Philly
Shenandoah Conservatory
Denver University
San Francisco Conservatory

Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy 

Past and Present Students Are Teachers At

Vol 1 - Soloing Basics

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.

Vol 3 - 2 5 1 Progression

Maurice Arenas' 

"The Art of Fusion volumes 1 - 6"

Hale Bushlow is an instructor at Maurice arenas Guitar Academy with over 47+ years playing experience and over 20 years teaching experience (Hale has been playing guitar since age 8). As an instructor he is well versed in Classical, Fingerstyle, Country. Pop, Metal, Jazz, Blues and Rock on Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar and Bass Guitar. His diversity in styles also adds emphasis on Improvisation, fingerboard knowledge, the CAGED System, Nashville Numbers and Advanced Music Theory. Hale enjoys teaching all levels and is very friendly and helpful with beginners first starting out. Hale's biggest maxim is to make sure the student learns all the fundamentals including proper playing technique.

  • Electric Guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Electric Bass
  • Uke
  • Banjo
  • Mandolin
  • ​Music Theory

  • Music Theory
  • Nashville Numbers
  • Composition / Songwriting
  • Proper Playing Technique / Kinesiology
  • Improvisation / Lydian Chromatic Concept
  • Fingerboard Knowledge / CAGED System
  • ​Sweep Picking, Hybrid Picking, Advanced Playing Concepts

Vol 2 - Arpeggios and Sweep Picking

Vol 5 - Chords and the CAGED System