BRUCE WURST has been teaching stringed instruments since 1980 in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. He has been with Music Masters since its inception. He holds over 250 first place trophys for banjo, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and holds numerous first place trophys for different bluegrass bands. He performs throughout Arizona, the Western United States and Western Canada in different bands on many different instruments. He is a certified fiddle judge and judges competitions in the formentioned areas. He is a National Banjo Champion and an eight time Arizona State Guitar Champion.
Bruce teaches Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Violin, Viola, Cello, Electric and String Bass, Ukulele, Dobro, Steel Guitar (including Pedal Steel) to name a few. He also teaches arranging and composition and incorporates it back into the instrument the student is learning. Bruce teaches all levels from Beginner through Professional including Competition playing on all the different instruments. He teaches all styles of music and the techniques of each style. When he is not teaching music he is either tuning pianos, repairing pianos, teaching woodworking or flight instruction at the different airports in North Phoenix.