Dustin is a mainly self taught guitarist with nearly 20 years of playing experience. He currently plays in a metal band and has been teaching guitar for 8 years, specializing in beginners and teaching/coaching advanced skills like sweeping picking. Dustin is a huge fan of guitarists like Jason Becker, Paul Gilbert, Eddie Van Halen and John Petrucci, focusing a lot of his playing to emulate their songs and styles. Dustin was born and raised in Wayne’s World! (Aurora, Illinois) but currently resides in Mesa, Arizona where he enjoys hiking, Muay Thai, and rock climbing.