Teaches: Oboe, English Horn, Bassoon, Ukulele, Dulcimer, Steel Guitar, Cello, Banjo, Guitar, Bass, Upright Bass, Mandolin, Violin, Fiddle, Viola, and Dobro
Bruce Wurst began playing piano and guitar at the age of three. It was quickly apparent that he was a music prodigy. He started his teaching career here in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area in 1980 and came on board with Harmony House Music Academy in 1987.
Bruce holds over 250 first place trophies for banjo, guitar, fiddle, and mandolin, and also holds numerous first place trophies for different bluegrass bands. Bruce performs throughout Arizona, the western United States and western Canada in different bands and on many different instruments.
He is a certified fiddle judge and judges competitions in the local area. He is a national banjo champion and an eight-time Arizona state guitar champion.
Bruce teaches many instruments, including banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, violin, viola, cello, electric and string bass, ukulele, dobro, steel guitar (including pedal steel), and several others.
When he is not teaching music, Bruce is tuning and repairing pianos, teaching woodworking, providing flight instruction at local airports, and hosting amateur astronomy events in the Phoenix area.
Scotty Spenner started playing guitar at ten years old and was performing professionally by the time he was nineteen. He has over thirty years of teaching experience.
He has performed at clubs, concerts, and festivals throughout the United States and he studied music at the University Of South Dakota for four years during the early nineties.
Scotty has taught in the Phoenix metropolitan area since 1997 and teaches guitar, mandolin and ukulele to students of all ages and skill levels.
Scotty has extensive teaching and performance experience in Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Bluegrass, Folk and Ragtime styles. He is well-versed in theory and teaches advanced chord theory.
He performs in the Phoenix metro area weekly with the Irish Rock/Celtic punk band the Saints Of Eirinn, with his blues band True Flavor Blues, and performs regularly with Phoenix blues legend Big Pete Pearson.
Learn guitar at Harmony House
We’ve been serving Phoenix since 1971. In that time, our instructors have taught countless students of all ages how to play guitar. If you’re looking to learn guitar, trust Harmony House with your guitar lessons. Give us a call at (602) 493-1234.