Mathew Dixon began his study of the guitar 23 years ago. For the last 15 years, he has taught thousands of students the joy of playing. Many of his students have gone on to perform professionally in bands and have become instructors themselves. Aside from private instruction Mathew was also the Director of Music at New Braunfels School of Music.
He first started performing in bars and night clubs in Southern California at age 16 and has worked with an array of bands over the years performing musical styles spanning Blues, Jazz, Rock,Reggae, Folk, New Age, Classical, Flamenco, Country, and Metal. Mathew has put in countless hours working as a studio musician for multiple labels. His compositions can be heard in several sound tracks for multi media products, film, and commercials. He owns and operates his own independent label, Rio Verde Music, where he records his own self-produced CD’s and those of talented local artists. In 2010 Mathew was inspired to launch GUITARMONKS.COM with the intention of sharing his vast knowledge with guitarists of all playing levels and styles around the world.