Bill Swick currently teaches guitar for the twelve-time Grammy award winning Las Vegas Academy of the Arts and is the guitar task force chair for Clark County School District. Swick has served as faculty of Drake University and University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
"Bill Swick is one of the leading pedagogues in the world of guitar education. His accomplishments, experience, and expertise are incredibly diverse and it is a privilege to share in his unique wisdom through this new publication. This book is an important guide for the classroom music teacher and a much needed methods book for collegiate guitar education."-Matt Denman, Director of Guitar Studies at Oklahoma City University, Director of Education at the Guitar Foundation of America, and Director of the Celedonio Romero Guitar Institute"Bill Swick is the acknowledged master of guitar program development and pedagogy. It is a gift to classroom guitar teachers that he has written and preserved his knowledge in this new book. I read each page with great interest towards improving my own classroom teaching. I recommend it as a desk reference for all guitar teachers."-Steve Eckels, author of Teaching Classroom Guitar