George Gecik has been teaching guitar for over 50 years. He holds a BA Music from Kent State and has nearly completed his Masters in Music from Youngstown State. George studied classical guitar with Sophocles Pappas, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Aaron Shearer and participated in Narciso Yepes Master Classes in Paris, France. He has been on the faculty at Youngstown State University Dana School of Music, Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community College and is currently teaching at Willoughby School of Fine Arts and Lakeland Community College, in addition to the BW Community Arts School. George loves to teach people of all ages and see them learn. The styles he teaches include Classical, Jazz, Fingerpicking, Flatpicking, Blues. When he is not making or teaching music, George likes to race sailboats for fun.