Robert Mades

Robert grew up in South Elgin, and after living many years in South Dakota, is now back in South Elgin, Sugar Ridge where he has lived for the last 12 years. He began playing guitar at age 16. His main musical styles include, Rock, Blues, Metal, Praise and Pop. Playing experience ranges from rock bands, worship bands, and honing his craft for the last 40 years. His teaching style is to work directly with each student to determine goals and develop a customized plan to build on. He can teach by chord charts or tablature. Robert is passionate about the guitar and feels it is both a beautiful and expressive instrument, hoping to pass that love of guitar on to his students. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Judson College, an Associate’s in Electronics and Music Theory.