George Seccombe has been teaching music for more than 15 years. His teaching
goal is to help you discover and express your own unique musical
voice, and provide you with the foundation you need to take your
music in any direction that calls to you.
In addition to a full schedule of private students, he also
assists two local elementary schools with their guitar programs, and
has earned the trust and appreciation of their music program
A full-time professional musician since the age of 19, he has
experience in a broad variety of musical styles.
He played lead guitar for many years in classic rock and blues
bands and country bands throughout the Northwest and British
Columbia, and has shared the stage with country legends such as
Little Jimmy Dickens and Freddie Fender.
George took lessons from the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Nokie
Edwards of the Ventures, and also studied jazz with Al Turay, a founding father
of the Seattle jazz scene. His first teaching position was at Al’s
George also enjoys classical guitar, and performed in Classical
Guitar Master Classes with Christopher Parkening.
Rounding out his varied interests, George studied violin and
played fiddle in a country band.
These days George concentrates his energies on teaching, and is
one of the founding members of Alpine Music Studios, which opened in
May of 2006, where he currently teaches full-time.
George is dedicated to life-long learning, and continues to study
and deepen his knowledge of musical theory, practice and the best
ways to share his knowledge with you.