Mike Maurer began playing guitar at a very early age, studying with Jock Bartley of national hit sensation, Firefall. Receiving a Degree From CU, Denver, Mike was a natural at guitar and infatuated with the blues. Not wasting much time, Mike received national merit winning a youth talent showcase in New Orleans. After his Debut release, Chasing Pearl, Mike toured extensively, sharing the stage with acts such as Johnny Winter, Tab Benoit, Earth Wind and Fire and many more.
Aside from endorsements and regional awards, Mike has been teaching classes and private music lessons for guitar, piano, ukulele, voice, harmonica and bass in the Denver metro area and Los Angeles for 15 years, with a passion and dedication to the growth and progress of his students. His recent student achievements include scholarships to Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory among others.
University of Colorado 06, Music Education