Guitar Lessons

"Ben is always kind, patient and encouraging. He is dedicated to his students' enjoyment of and success in music."

Cristy C. 






Eric Meuer teacher guitar lessons at Da Capo Music Studio

Eric Meuer

Eric Meuer is a musician who studied classical and jazz guitar at the University of
Evansville, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music.

While at the University of Evansville, Eric performed in several small and large
ensembles including choir, pep band, jazz band, and the University of Evansville’s
Classical Guitar Trio, while also furthering a passion for composition, arranging, music
history and literature. Eric has performed at Carnegie Hall, Victory Theater, and several places in and around
the Chicagoland, Washington D.C., and Nashville areas.

As a guitar instructor, Eric has been teaching consistently since 2017, providing
personalized one on one and ensemble instruction for students ranging from 5 through
adulthood. He shares his knowledge and passion of technique, theory, and
performance with his students while utilizing a motivational and flexible, yet structured
teaching style.

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Ben Westfall

Ben Westfall is a fingerstyle guitarist and graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he earned a BM in Classical Guitar Performance. He has over 15 years of experience teaching private guitar lessons to hundreds of guitarists from ages 3 to 85, approaching 30,000 lessons. Ben is an expert in guitar technique and music theory, and he shares his passion for the history, performance, and theory behind music with his students. His students have successfully auditioned at top music schools throughout the country. He has an innate ability to connect with students of all ages as he passes on the centuries-old fascination with the guitar.

Ben was a featured artist at the 2008 and 2011 Mills Brothers' Scholarship Fundraising Concert, alongside Broadway star Matt Bogart. He can also be heard on New York-based songwriter and playwright Todd Almond's album, "Mexico City." Most recently, Ben appeared alongside Broadway singer Mike Eldred, accompanied by the Ohio Valley Symphony, performing original arrangements of John Denver classics. 

Ben is currently the arranger and guitarist for Wind & Steel,  a flute and guitar duo that performs music ranging from classical and film music, to pop and rock. 

Ben is an active member of his community in Elburn, Illinois, and is a wonderful father to his two sons, Keiton and Nolan.


















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