About PMW

About the Studio:
Palos Music Workshop
Palos Music Workshop is a professional music lesson studio located in Palos Park, IL offering one on one instruction for guitar, bass guitar and drums. Beginner instruction in mandolin and banjo also available. All ages and all levels are taught from beginner to advanced. We take a rounded approach to learning music, exploring technique, music theory, ear training, reading standard notation and tablature, improvisation and more. Lessons are individually tailored to suit each student’s interests and abilities and cover all musical genres.

About the Instructor:
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Ernie Hendrickson is a professional recording artist, songwriter and touring musician with over 20 years of teaching experience. His songs have been played on radio stations from coast to coast and his music can be found on Pandora, iTunes, Spotify and others. With a Bachelor’s degree in music from ISU, he is a classically trained guitarist with a diverse musical background, having spent time playing in blues, jazz, bluegrass, folk and rock settings. Ernie is a writer and performer first, but feels that part of the role of any musician is to teach, and in that way the circle is complete. He enjoys working with students of all ages and backgrounds in learning the magic of the musical language.