Mike Rizk

Performer – Music Teacher – Composer

Learn Guitar

Have fun or simply get better faster

Karaoke Songs

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

Make your event stand out

Guitar Shop

Get a Guitar and Guitar accessories from someone who knows guitars

About Mike

Mike RizkMike Rizk is a full time musician and Sydney Spanish guitarist who has been playing and teaching people how to play guitar and piano for over 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Music and is an Associate in Music (AMusA). He plays all styles of music (Jazz, Rock. Blues, Contemporary etc.) however over the last few years has specialised in Flamenco/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 students to play all styles of music 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 in collaboration with other musicians has recorded thousands of well known songs which are licensed and can be purchased from this site. Mike can also produce bespoke songs for budding musicians who have the lyrics but need help with the music.

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, cocktail hour and wedding receptions. 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 lessons) (piano lessons). 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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Backing Tracks
We have one of Australia’s largest collections of backing tracks available. All our backing tracks have been composed in our Australian studios using real audio and fantastic musicians meaning you only get the best quality. The quality is so great in fact that we’ve sold to all corners of the globe and continuously get requests to produce more. We also give you the full vocal backing track sample which you can listen to multiple times ensuring the song you are about to purchase is right for you.

We update our backing tracks frequently however occasionally there may be a song you want that we don’t have, if so then please reach out as there is a good chance we’ll be able to create it giving you the best quality backing track possible. We are also able to compose bespoke music on the fly, we only need the time signature, style and key. Yes, it’s that simple.

Our backing tracks can be downloaded as soon as purchase is made meaning no messy logins, registrations or further contact is required, making life for our fellow musos easy!

Guitar Shop
All our instruments are sourced in Sydney and come with a 12 month guarantee. At the moment we are only shipping Australia wide. We are able to provide discounts on some products so if you see something you like that’s not already discounted please get in touch and we’ll see what we can do.

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

Skype Guitar Lessons

Skype Guitar Lessons Skype guitar lessons are available worldwide from my Studio in Sydney, Australia. Learn the arte of guitar from the luxury of your own home via your own personal professional online guitar teacher Why Skype Guitar Lessons? Nothing will...

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Recording Acoustic Guitar

Recording Acoustic Guitar The purpose of this article is to describe the various methods I’ve used for recording acoustic guitar in relation to my style of music (Classical/Flamenco). It will also be applicable to other styles of Acoustic Guitar. I'll...

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Guitar Chords for Beginners

Basic guitar chords to get you playing Guitar Chords for Beginners In this article I'll be displaying beginner guitar chords every beginner guitarist should know. No prior musical knowledge is required. Learning these chords will be a starting point to...

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