"Help students reach their full potential by developing their natural abilities as a musician."
About The Teacher
Mike Reardon is a guitarist currently living in Bloomington Indiana who focuses mainly on performing, teaching, composing and arranging. He has been playing music since the age of 8 and studied with Ernesto Bitetti, Dave Stryker and Sergio Assad at the Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington
Master’s Degree: Music Performance – Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Bachelor’s Degree: Music Performance – Youngstown State University
In 2019 and 2020 he went to the Dominican Republic and Haiti to help teach along with other teachers and professors from Indiana University. He has recorded two CD’s “Modern Music for Guitar” and “Trio” which are available now online. In 2020 Michael was named as a finalist in the Wilson Center International Guitar Competition in 2020 and in 2022 placed 1st in the Charleston International Music Competition, the Bach International Music Competition and The Golden Classical Music Awards. Michael’s compositions have premiered at the Boston Guitarfest and the Northwest Guitar Festival. Mike has also collaborated with or shared the stage with many talented musicians such as Rick Ward and Billy Beck from the Ohio Players, Teddy Pantelas, Patrick Zimmerli, Jeff Hamilton, Tamir Hendelman, Michael Spiro, Wayne Wallace, Rachel Caswell and has opened for nationally acclaimed artists such as Rik Emmett. He has performed at the House of Blues, Hard Rock Cafe, The Chatterbox The Buskirk Chumley and other historic venues.