Lee Rothenberg, Guitar


After finishing his studies at Northwestern in 2004, Lee decided to pursue a career in music education as well as performance. With over 5 years of teaching experience, and 10 years of playing experience, Lee is able to teach a multitude of styles including rock, metal, blues, and jazz to all ages of students. Lee takes each student very seriously and is able to adapt his teaching techniques for all levels and interests. "I like to use the various songs I teach as a vehicle to communicate the important concepts of music, like harmony, melody, and time, " says Lee. Currently, Lee is very active on the Chicago Jazz scene, playing venues such as the Green Mill, Jazz Showcase, and Pete Miller's, both as a freelance guitarist and leader.