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My mother found me at the family piano picking out the melodies from the records she listened to during the day when I was three.

I’m one of the lucky ones: I’ve been a musician all my life.

– Scott Ainslie

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Upcoming Events

  1. Summer Acoustic Music Week (SAMW-Week I)

    July 12 - July 18
  2. Folkstage with Rich Warren

    September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Fox Valley Folk Festival

    September 6 @ 11:00 am - September 7 @ 6:00 pm

Acoustic Guitar Lesson - Robert Johnson Blues Lesson with Scott Ainslie - Part 1

Scott Ainslie demonstrates Robert Johnson-style slide playing in Open A tuning. This is part 1 of Ainslie's lesson in th…

Well-Educated and Passionate
My students saw a man who was passionate about his music and were exposed to variety of musical instruments. They heard about the history of the Blues. Ainslie combined the idea that musicians can be well-educated and be passionate about music at same…
Teacher Evaluation
United Arts, Raleigh NC 2014