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Miguel Burney



What do you love about music?
It’s like a multiverse, there are so many ways to analyze music and many ways to observe a concept and each are unique to the individual musician.

What are your top 5 desert island albums?
Metropolis Pt.2 – Dream Theater
Give me the night – George Benson
Choose your weapon – Hiatus Kaiyote
Black Panther Album – Kendrick Lamar
Jazz Samba Encore – Stan Getz

Do you play in a band or currently perform?
I currently play in a new upcoming local band called Funk-Shui, we are a old and new school funk/fusion band



Fort Wayne native Miguel Burney has been a guitar teacher, performer, and instructor for more than 10 years. He got his start by taking guitar lessons from a local guitar instructor named Taras Fossett. Since then, Miguel has performed all over the Midwest and East Coast. Miguel has a diverse musical background ranging from fusion jazz to metal, shred guitar, R&B, blues, and gospel music. He has directed music in churches, has won solo awards in jazz competitions, and has taught guitar lessons to students of all levels and age ranges both locally and internationally. In his spare time, he loves composing piano pieces and studying advanced music theory to further his musical understanding. Despite having a passion for performing, Miguel’s deepest desire is to teach. He believes that teaching leads to discovery which leads to a musician’s unique voice. Miguel’s goal is to help you find and fall in love with your melodious musical voice and take your passion for music to uncharted levels.