Mike Rizk

Performer – Music Teacher – Composer

Learn Guitar

Have fun or simply get better faster

Singing Backing Tracks

Sing along to some of the most popular songs of all time

Learn Piano

Have fun and develop a passion

Guitar Backing Tracks

Jam to guitar backing tracks in all keys

Live Music

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Guitar Shop

Get a Guitar and Guitar accessories from someone who knows guitars

Mike Rizk

About

Mike Rizk is a full time musician and Spanish guitarist based in Sydney who has been playing and teaching people how to play guitar and piano for over 30 years, he holds an Australian Associate in Music. He plays all styles of music (Jazz, Rock. Blues, Contemporary etc.) however over the last few years has specialised in Spanish Guitar and as a result his guitar style of choice has evolved into what he calls ‘Spanish Guitar Fusion’ which is a combination of Spanish Guitar, Flamenco, Jazz, Classical and Contemporary music. Mike has performed and recorded in Australia and Europe with various artists and has taught many guitar and piano students to play all styles at different levels. He has written and produced original compositions for multimedia projects including television and is currently composing and working on some interesting projects in the art space of Sydney. Mike gives guitar and piano lessons from his Sydney Potts Point studio for all ages (incl. children) and levels teaching all styles and tailors classes to suit the guitar and piano students specific needs. Home classes and online music tuition can be provided where requested. Mike is available to perform at various events such as Weddings, Corporate Functions, Birthdays, Markets, Festivals, Restaurants, Bars etc. and can perform session work with singers and bands. Mike can write compositions for songwriters, television and other multimedia projects. Mike is also the creator and founder of Perth Guitar Lessons providing guitar lessons to people all over the WA area and featuring up and coming including established Perth bands

Personal Info

Spanish Guitarist Sydney & Guitar and Piano Teacher Sydney

  • +61 412355996
  • mike@mikerizk.com
  • www.mikerizk.com
  • Potts Point, Sydney, Australia

Musical Services

Performance

Performances in nature consist of a Spanish fusion combining Spanish Guitar, Flamenco, Jazz, Classical and Contemporary music. Mike specializes in corporate events, private parties, wedding ceremonies and for wedding reception arrival. Sets can vary in length depending on requirements and can be broken into parts such as meals, wedding guest arrival, after vows etc. Singers, dancers, DJs and other musicians are available depending on the nature of the event and upon request. Mike is also available for other functions and events including restaurants. Event requests can be small or large and venues indoor and/or outdoor. Availability for session work and live performances can be organised and other musicians sourced where needed. If you need help planning music for an event get in touch and I’ll be able to assist with all requirements.

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Composition

Have your own guitar, piano/keyboard or band composition made for songs, websites, short movies, television, video games or special moments. Compositions available as electronic, audio or both and can be tailored to suit any need. Re-working of songs is also available. Production, mixing and mastering all done for you in local Sydney studios. Mike Rizk is also in the ongoing process of creating Guitar and Singing Backing Tracks which can be used by students to practice improvisation, singing and by musicians looking for backings for gigs. To see what backing tracks are available please go to Shop Guitar Backing Tracks and Singing Backing Tracks

All Backing Tracks are Instant Download meaning as soon as tracks are purchased an email will be sent with a download link. All you need to do is simply click on the link and get your tracks. All songs will be in MP3 format. It’s as easy as that. No need to register, login etc. Payments can be made via PayPal or Credit Card.

Music Tuition

Mike has taught guitar and piano (reviews) from various music schools in Europe, Australia and is now based in Sydney. He has been playing music for over 30 years and has been a guitar, piano teacher for the last 20 years. Mike holds an Associate in Music (AMusA). All face to face music lessons are taught in his Sydney studio based in Potts Point and home tuition can be arranged upon request. Mikes guitar and piano lessons are structured, progressive and available for all ages, levels and geographical locations face to face or via Skype. All music styles taught include theory and classes are tailored to suit your specific needs. Whether you play electric or acoustic Mike will find a tuition course that’s right for you (guitar info) (piano info). for music classes via Skype you’ll need:

  • A webcam and decent microphone
  • Viable audio speakers-headphones
  • Payment via Paypal
  • Your instrument (guitar or piano)

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Guitar Shop

Quality guitars and accessories for the absolute beginner to the most advanced player

Singing Backing Tracks

Get instrumental versions of some of the worlds most famous songs and sing along

Guitar Backing Tracks

Good quality guitar backing tracks for download. Some free some paid. Great for all guitarists

Forum

Do musicians make mistakes performing?

A question was asked from one of my students whether I make mistakes while performing and that has prompted me to write this article. Firstly I'd like to point out that musicians make mistakes all the time. Its very hard to consistently play any piece perfectly %100...

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How to use a Capo

Hi Mike, I have a few songs that require a capo and am hoping you can tell me how a capo can be used in guitar and why these songs want a capo added Thanks B

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Tutorials