HomeWedding MusicLinksPicturesStudentsMusic for HireTestimonialsFAQsRatesContact Us

710 Trisdahl Court | Rushford, MN | info@goodguitarlessons.com

This site  The Web 


New Introductory Offer

First three months half price!



Suzuki guitar for ages 3-7.  Smile

Traditional lessons for ages 8 and up.

Adult learners welcome!





Can't decide if lessons are for you? Wondering if it is worth the drive to Rushford to study guitar? If so, we invite you to observe a lesson and decide later. Just email Kerry at info@goodguitarlessons.com to set up an appointment. It's free!!!  

Click here for specific directions from your location.

Click the following links to hear some of the different styles that Kerry teache

Christmas Music (Note: files may take awhile to load)
Angels We Have Heard On High
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Silent Night
Jingle Bells
Jolly Old St. Nicholas
The Friendly Beasts
We Wish You A Merry Christmas



Music Style Samples

Wait for Music Sample to Load fully.
To move to the next Sample you can push the "next button".
This player works best in Mozilla Firefox.


For Sale

Sheet Music




  Purchase all your music supplies at SheetMusic Plus. 

Beginning students should purchase the Hal Leonard Complete Edition Method Book.  Click on the book to go to SheetMusicPlus to purchase.

As you progress in your playing you may be asked to purchase additional books.  The Jazz Guitar Soloing Concepts is routinely suggested.  Click on the book to go to SheetMusicPlus to purchase.

Learn how to solo over virtually any chord progression using only pentatonic chord scales.  Your solos will be melodic because every scale note is "right" for any chord that you encounter. There are no "avoid" notes. This book/CD package is theoretically sound, easy to implement, and best of all, it's designed specifically for guitar."




Show a print version

Suzuki ensemble plays "Twinkle"!


Who is Kerry Klungtvedt?

Kerry is a jazz, classical and finger style guitarist. His influences include Django Reinhardt, Chet Atkins, Andreas Segovia and Joe Pass. He has also taught guitar in several colleges in Southeastern MN and Western Wisconsin. Kerry is also a Suzuki Guitar instructor, a specialized program of instruction for children ages 3-7. He is available for weddings, dinners and other special occasions. He holds two degrees in Music from Winona State University, with additional studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.


Parents must accompany their children to lessons and classes until they are 18 years old.

Students should strive to attend each week’s lessons. For best results, the student should attend 90-100% of the scheduled lessons.  Students are rewarded with additional lesson time and performance opportunities for faithful attendance. Make up lessons are often available but not guaranteed--please ask!

Please let the teacher know ASAP if you cannot attend your lesson. Absences for illness, snow days, or bereavement are acceptable. "I didn't practice much this week" is never an excuse not to attend your lesson.  24 hour notice is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

NO SHOWS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. Please call or email in the event of an absence.

MeanTone Guitar Studio provides a guitar starter pack that might be attractive to students just getting started.


Seth Himmelhoch CD

Seth Himmelhoch is a classical guitarist and teacher based in Teaneck, New Jersey.

As director of guitar studies at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ, Mr. Himmelhoch has taught guitar to many talented young musicians and has overseen a yearly guitar festival which has presented such artists as Benjamin Verdery, Nicholas Goluses and many more. Mr. Himmelhoch is the founder and director of the Suzuki guitar program at the JCC/Thurnauer School of Music in Tenafly, NJ and he also serves on the Guitar Development Committee of the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

Mr. Himmelhoch holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree from the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Carlos Barbosa-Lima. His other teachers were Jeffrey Meyerriecks, Rob Winter and Dennis Coleman. He has performed in master classes for Manuel Barrueco, David Leisner, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Guido Santorsola and Jesus Silva.

To purchase his new cd, “Recital” send a check or money order for $16.50 including $15 for the CD and $1.50 for shipping to:

Seth Himmelhoch
542 Sagamore Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Make the check or money order out to Seth Himmelhoch.


Show a print version