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Warren Backer – Backer Guitar Studios

Warren Backer has over 30 years of experience playing and teaching guitar. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Martin Luther College (New Ulm, MN), and a Master’s degree from the University of North Texas. He studied over ten years and performed with Minneapolis jazz guitarist Paul Renz. Warren also holds a Professional Certificate in Jazz Guitar from Berklee School of Music (Boston, MA). He organizes and leads three contemporary worship bands at his home church. Warren currently teaches in Burnsville and performs solo, in worship bands, and with 651 Jazz of Rosemount, MN.

Warren was a guitar instructor at Brown’s Music (New Ulm, MN) during his high school and college years. As an elementary school teacher, he gained techniques in music education in grades 1-8. Through his studies and experience, Warren has acquired the skills to teach any music style in which a student is interested. He focuses on letting students play the songs they want to learn and keeping them engaged and challenged in lessons.

Warren specializes in teaching beginners.  Whether a beginner or more experienced player, Warren will help you have fun playing guitar and achieving your guitar-playing goals!