Cole Porter

Acoustic Guitar, Ukulele, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Loog Certified Guitar, Lead Guitar, Blues Guitar, Metal Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Fingerstyle Guitar, Classical Guitar, Mandolin, Slide Guitar, Rock Guitar, Neo Soul Guitar
45 Reviews
300+ lessons booked on Lessonface
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Base Fee: $24.00 / 30 Minutes

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Cole is a professional guitarist who studied music and graduated from Western Kentucky University with an emphasis in classical guitar and jazz under Professor John Martin. He has played guitar for 19 years in a variety of styles ranging from classical, jazz, blues, rock, metal, finger style, and many others. Cole has been a studio session player and gigged regularly since starting. He has also studied under the phenomenal jazz-fusion guitarist Dani Rabin from the band Marbin and Kieran Johnston from the Scotland metal band Perpertua. He has studied jazz improv under trumpeter Dr. Marshall Scott. Also has learned much from Grammy Award winner guitarist Greg Martin. He has worked with artists, audio engineers, and producers such as Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry), John King (Sixth Floor, South Bound, Sons of the Revolution, Mud River Revival), Kenton Embry (Nashville Session player and touring artist), Russell Brooks (The Schools, 00 The Rabbit, Solo artist), David Barrick(BarrickStudios), Jason Simpson (Colter Wall). Has shared the stage with Cage The Elephant, Morning Teleportation, Derick St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), Moon Taxi, Sleeper Agent, and others.

Cole Porter composer, arranger and also play a variety of other instruments as bass, piano, ukulele, mandolin, percussion, and extended range guitars. Also familiar with several music production softwares such as Finale, Cubase, Garage Band, and Protools. 

Cole has an extensive knowledge of music theory which he applies to lessons, as well as ear training, harmony, solfege and sight reading just to name a few and depending on the wishes of the student. At his alma mater was a member in the guitar ensemble, guitar quartet, jazz band, and classical solo guitar. He also participated in music theory, jazz improv, orchestral arranging, piano, choral arranging, form & analysis, conducting, aural skills, music drama, and music history.

All ages and skill levels welcome!


The goal at Prestige Guitar is to keep the lessons fresh, interesting, and to ultimately guide the students to educate themselves as they gain experience and familiarity with the instrument. With lessons that are tailored to the styles our students wish to pursue, we can build upon their strengths and focus on opportunities to improve weaker areas. Every student is unique. For some, music becomes a passion, others, a new hobby.  Whatever the goal, Prestige Guitar is here to help!


Depending on the wishes and skill level of the student. Lessons will be personalized to the student and what is needed to achieve their goals. Please contact me if you have any questions.

Reviews of lessons with Cole Porter

Really nice teacher and patient.
Gretchen Stoltz, Verified Student
June 30th, 2020
Being that I have background knowledge in theory and formal music training, I appreciate that he's taking his time to help me apply my knowledge to this new instrument I'm learning. I'm really motivated after every lesson to practice on my bass guitar every chance I get to while utilizing the resources he sends me to help reach my personal goals. Very patient and, overall, a great teacher!
Verified Student
June 16th, 2020
Cole was very good for my style of learning - I am an older (much older) student with no music experience. He was patient and eas to work with.
Jeff Neyland, Verified Student
May 5th, 2020
Cole was very encouraging toward my 6 year old and catered the lesson to his abilities. My son is excited to have another class with him!
Michele Flagen, Verified Student
April 29th, 2020
Lesson was very helpful and informative! Cole did a great job explaining!
Amar, Verified Student
April 23rd, 2020
A terrific instructor that has this 47 year old excited about diving deeper and expanding knowledge in acoustic guitar.
Larry Shilling, Verified Student
April 15th, 2020
Cole was great! He was patient and encouraging, My son loved his lesson!
Gretchen Van, Verified Student
April 1st, 2020
Cole was very helpful and catered the lesson to fit my needs as a beginner. He used great online tools to support the lesson that made it easier for me to read music in multiple formats. He also emailed me “homework” to practice on my own!
Allison Donohue, Verified Student
March 27th, 2020
Great experience, will repeat & sign up for classes.
Verified Student
September 8th, 2019
Great, informative lesson. Cole explained exactly what I was hoping we'd go over and sent over helpful diagrams after the lesson.
Verified Student
August 9th, 2019
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