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Mike Kanter


Music Major 1973-1975. Private Instructor since 1982. Professional working musician for 35 years. Playing all styles of music including Jazz, Rock, Fusion, Top 40, and Commercial. Everything from trios to big bands. Also has played for a number of shows and musicals and years of studio experience.  

Mike has a very musical, practical, and enjoyable teaching approach using his years of experience to help his students reach their goals. Expanding his student’s knowledge of different musical styles while building proper technique and a strong foundation. 

Mike has studied with:
Chuck Memphis – Peabody Conservatory
George Gaylor – Baltimore Symphony
Jack Bell – Atlanta Symphony
Dave Tucker – Glen Miller Orchestra
Dave Gimbel – Stan Kenton/Hank Levy
Dennis Chambers
Scott Peaker
Mike has performed with:
Carl Filipiak
Ben Sherman
Joe Decara
Koi Chiam Orchestra
Rock Island Express
And many others with 35 years of playing experience