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Thank You for your interest in private lessons at Bounty Music! We thank you for the opportunity to serve you. The following information and teacher biographies give you a glimpse of what we offer…

Our instructors use Zoom to provide a safe, personal, helpful, and enjoyable learning environment, where students can experience the fun of music at their own pace. Different teachers offer different teaching methods from beginner to advanced. They teach any style of music, while using modern teaching methods, personalized exercises, current songs and positive reinforcement to help the students obtain their musical goals and dreams…

Studies show that music education can dramatically contribute to a child’s ability to learn, think and create. Much like participating in a sport, music lessons can teach discipline and team building skills. Music lessons, however, offer several distinct benefits, including a more flexible practice schedule and the ability to continue playing long into adulthood and old age. It may provide a more realistic career path and a great opportunity to earn a lifetime of part time income. As a parent, you are in a unique position to contribute to your child’s success both now and in the future. The gift of music can help you deliver!

Contact Bounty Music today for more information on professional music lessons.

Call or Text 808.871.1141 or email:

Tom Conway

Tom has been teaching guitar at Bounty Music for 24 years and has extensive experience in many styles. As a performer he has worked with Willie Nelson, Willie K, Alice Cooper and many more. Tom has been featured in Guitar Player and Vintage Guitar as well as being the subject of feature articles in the Maui News and MauiTime Weekly.

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Tom Teaches Guitar

Private Zoom Lessons are $35 Per Half Hour


Joel Katz

Joel Katz M.S. Ed. brings to Bounty Music his 35 years experience as a performing musician, award winning audio engineer, and 12 years teaching and developing instrument performance classes at the University of Hawaii.

       Joel is a winner of Hawaii’s prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano award and offers lesson curriculum in Ukulele, Guitar, Bass, Popular Piano, and Hawaiian Lap Steel Guitar. Consultation in home recording setup is also available. 

Lessons with Joel will give you access to his years’ of developed on-line song lessons and instructional videos that accompany your lesson program. 

          “I have taught hundreds of students to play and anyone who follows my song-lesson progression will improve and learn to play. Simply playing is not the same as practice. Practice is a repetition of doing skills correctly and leads to the most progress, all while having fun.”

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Joel Katz Teaches Ukulele, Piano, Guitar, Bass, and Hawaiian Lap Steel Guitar

Private Zoom Lessons are $35 Per Half Hour

Joy Renée

Vocal Joy. Joy Renée has been trainging voices for over 20 years and performing as an artist even longer. She works with all ages, all levels, and all genres. Her expert guidence will help you match pitch more accurately, build your range, add stamina, strength, and agility so that you can discover & build your own vocal artistry. 

Joy Renée Teaches Vocal Training 

Private Zoom Lessons or In Person Are $45 Per Half Hour. 


Anthony Pfluke

Anthony plays Hawaiian, contemporary, reggae-influenced, and his own original songs, and whether playing for an intimate wedding ceremony or a festival audience, his performances are both exhilarating and inspiring. Anthony accompanies his moving vocals with adroit musicianship on ‘ukulele and slack key guitar, bringing a full sound with his live looping. Also, he was featured at the first Drive In Concert series at the MACC, as well as other MACC dates, including a livestream from the Castle Theater. Previously, he played weekly at venues such as Nalu’s and Fleetwoods. Anthony was commissioned by Kimokeo Kapahulehua to write a song for the launch of Mo‘okiha O Pi‘ilani, Maui’s own traditional Hawaiian voyaging canoe. He is one of the Aloha ambassadors for the Lei of Aloha and has released a single of his “Ku’u Lei Aloha,” the first of two songs he’s written to accompany the Lei of Aloha on its various journeys of healing around the world.

Anthony Pfluke Teaches Advanced To Beginner Ukulele, beginning to intermediate slack key guitar, and beginning standard guitar.

Private Zoom Lessons are $35 Per Half Hour

Marcus Johnson

Bassist Marcus Johnson hails from Wisconsin. After many years based in California, he made Maui his home in 1984. In over forty years as a bassist, he has performed, recorded, and routed with countless jazz luminaries including George Benson, Jon Hendricks, Donald Harrison, Delfeayo Marsalis, Tom Scott, David Benoit, Howard Roberts, Joanne Brackeen, Emil Richards, Danny Gottlieb, Larry Coryell, John Handy, Art Lande, Narada Michael Walden, Lenny Castro, Tom Malone, Lou Marini, Peter Sprague, and many more.  Marcus has also performed and recorded with a wide variety of popular artists, ranging from Willie Nelson to Michael Buble to the Fifth Dimension, and too many more to name. He has recorded with a who’s who list of many of Hawaiian music’s greatest artists; most notably extensive touring and recording work with Amy Hanaiali’i & Willie K. He was a co-founder of the popular jazz group Gypsy Pacific. His work on upright and electric bass spans many different genres, from straight up jazz, to classical and show orchestras, commercial tv, movie, and radio work, popular/dance bands, and anything else that presents itself. He stays busy on his island home and abroad with a wise variety of live and recorded performances, as well as a teacher, arranger, and producer.

Marcus Johnson Teaches Upright & Electric Bass From Beginner To Advanced.

Private Zoom Lessons are $35 Per Half Hour

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Harry Troupe


Harry Troupe is a musician with over 40 years of experience. He has played in bands since High School. He is currently a solo and duo performer on the west side of Maui. Harry teaches guitar and has taught through the pandemic using Zoom. Harry has acquired a lot of songs over the years by performing. He can teach beginners (12 years and up), advanced, and people that just want to learn songs. Including; The Eagles, Beatles, Jimi Hendrix,
Blues and oldies, etc. He was an employee, then Manager at Bounty Music from 1991-2001 and has lived on Maui for 30 years. Harry Troupe performs at Lei Lani's for 14 years, Cheeseburger in Paradise for 24 years and Aston Kaanapali Shores for 5 years. He is self-taught and can't read music but can teach you how to play guitar.

Harry Troupe Teaches Guitar Ages 12 and Up.

Private Zoom Lessons Are $35 Per Half Hour. 

Kanoa Kukaua

Kanoa Teaches Looping Beginner to Advance, Beatmaking & Music Production Beginner to Intermediate.

Private Zoom Lessons are $35 Per Half Hour.


Patrick DeHart

Patrick DeHart is a well-qualified & inspirational instructor of the saxophone, flute, and clarinet. His personal musical education began at the age of twelve and spanned seven years of weekly private lessons from Don Raffell.

(Saxophonist with Johnny Carson's Tonight Show Orchestra)

He studied music and pursued his music degree at San Francisco State University. Patrick has played with, as well as written for many of Hawaii's greatest musicans before returning to the mainland to further his education.

Patrick Teaches Saxophone, Flute, & Clarinet.

Private Zoom Lessons are $35 Per Half Hour.

Alan Stevens

 I have been working as a professional musician on Maui for the past 9 years and have been playing guitar for over 30 years. Each student will get a personalized lesson plan based on there individual needs. My commitment to you as a teacher is to give you the tools and information you need to learn how play guitar and understand music. I look forward to doing my best to help you learn guitar what ever your level is. 

Alan Stevens Teaches Guitar 

Private Zoom Lessons Are $35 Per Half Hour. 

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MaryLou Dempler

MaryLou Dempler loves to teach students for 7 years and up to read and play music using the ukulele to discover the world of music. MaryLou has over 40 years of teaching experience. She is the author of the Mel Bay “Easy Ukulele Method Book I and II” & “Easy Baritone Method Book and Sacred Music for the Ukulele”. MaryLou has produced 4 CD's that are in the Ukulele Hall of Fame and is a featured artist in the HBO documentary ''Mighty Uke''.  With all her experience, MaryLou will have you playing in no time!  

MaryLou Dempler Teaches Ukulele Ages 7 Years & Up.

Private Zoom Lessons Are $35 Per Half Hour

David Graber

David Graber is originally from Winnipeg Canada. He earned a diploma in jazz studies performance from Grant MacEwan college in Edmonton and a music degree in jazz studies/performance with distinction. He has received the Edmonton Jazz Society Scholarship, and the Margaret Locke Scholarship for strings. He has also taught at National Guitar Workshop on the west coast. 

He has performed in many music and jazz festivals in North America and Hawaii. 

David Graber Teaches Bass For Any Age.

Private Zoom Lessons Are $35 Per Half Hour

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