After graduating from Columbia College, Will received a scholarship to attend the School of Music at San Francisco State University where he completed a Bachelor’s degree in classical guitar performance. 

Over the years, Will has studied with retired Columbia College professor John Carter, and San Francisco Conservatory professor Lawrence Ferrara. Today, he continues to perform in Tuolumne County and beyond while passing on a love of music to private guitar students in his studio. Will’s globally-informed style reflects the diverse nature of the guitar. A grounding in classical technique has allowed him to expand his repertoire beyond traditional guitar works to include a blend of American jazz, gypsy swing, and Brazilian folk styles. 


Will is a great instructor!!! Very attentive, willing to listen, and always on time! He mixes music history and music appreciation along with hands on learning in a way that keeps the student engaged. My 9 year old has definitely grown his love for music through will and looks forward to his lessons each week!!!

Will is a driven and dedicated professional. His focus and passion for music shines through whether he is playing a song or helping teach and develop musicians. Will's calm demeanor and attention to detail is highly evident when he is patiently working with other people.
- Chanda Jenson 

Will is patient, open, listens well, and pays attention to people. As a musician he loves to learn and understand the nuances, historical and musical, when engaging with new genres. I would highly recommend working in any capacity with Will. He works well with others, and goes above and beyond to help in any capacity.
- Michelle Martinez