About Me


Hi, I’m Rick Fincke.  I have performed in bands since I was 17 and have been teaching music  for over 40 years.  I specialize in Guitar, Ukulele, & Mandolin.  I teach all levels from beginner to advanced, with students of all ages ranging from elementary school to retired seniors.  All of my instruction is tailored to the individual student, and I try to keep the lessons fun while expanding both the student’s knowledge and physical skills.

All lessons are at Guitar Haven, 1873 S. Patrick Dr., Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937.  Lessons are Monday through Thursday from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm (EDT). 

Store Lesson Policy: Single lessons are $22.00 per half hour                                  Monthly Tuition—4 half hour lessons—$80.00  (Payment is due the start of each month)                     Same Day Cancellation:  A mutually convenient make up lesson is scheduled. “No Call, No Show” the lesson is forfeited. “Act of God” lesson credit is at teacher’s discretion.

For additional information or to schedule a lesson you may contact me by phone (text or call) at (321) 305-2934 or by email at rickfincke3@gmail.com.  Please browse the pages linked in the menu bar above.  There is material available for each of the instruments I teach.  If you would like to see me in action please click on performances in the menu bar and come to a show!   Click here to go to the Rick Fincke YouTube Channel.

 Disclaimer: The songs available on this site are not meant to be note for note transcriptions.  They are written up as lessons to help learn & spread  “The Gospel of Guitar.” Many fine books and websites are available to someone interested in note for note transcriptions.

Picture courtesy of Bill Simpson (https://simpson765.myportfolio.com)