KEN STEIGER

KEN STEIGER

A 1992 Musicians Institute Honors graduate, Ken Steiger gathered wide-ranging film score, radio, and TV experience before becoming a teacher at MI, where he offers new explorations in rock/metal guitar, and intense lessons on the latest techniques of modal shred guitar improvisation.

Ken’s current activities include his Instra-Metal shred guitar project, Project Steiger, featuring special guests Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, KISS) on keyboards, Virgil Donati (Steve Vai) on drums, and Tony Franklin (Whitesnake, Jimmy Page) on bass. Ken is also known as a “guitar coach for the stars,” most recently on the Warner Bros. movie Rock Star.

At MI, Ken currently teaches the Metal LPW, Metal Guitar, and Private Lessons, specializing in speed picking, arpeggios studies, string skipping, advanced modal improvisation, and advanced rock rhythm guitar.