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Guitar Lessons with Shawn Persinger

In addition to being an accomplished performer and composer, Shawn is also a highly respected teacher. Shawn is currently accepting private students in his studio in New Haven, CT and via Skype. He also teaches a group class on The Music of The Beatles. For information regarding rates and availability please e-mail: PresterJohnMusic[at] Qualifications, Experience, and Accolades. – Writer …



VIDEO     AUDIO     SHOWS     FACEBOOK Join the Mailing List   For bookings email: PresterJohnMusic(at) Described as “James Brown meets Pink Floyd at an Ozzy Osbourne Dance Party” 11twelve13 feature the unique talents of James Anderson on drums, Joe Casillo on bass, and Shawn Persinger (a.k.a. Prester John) on guitar, vocals, and effects. 11twelve13 provide funky …


All Upcoming Live Appearances

Shawn Persinger plays many shows, in many different forms. Here you will find: 1) Shawn solo, 2) Prester John Duo, 3) The Luck Pushers, 4) Emily B. (Art Punk), 5) Guitar Clinics, 6) Shawn Teaches the Music of The Beatles. NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2017 November 4th BEST VIDEO Hamden, CT Seating at 7:30, Show at 8pm $5 Cover …


Shawn Persinger is Prester John

 VIDEO     AUDIO     SHOWS     PRESS     FACEBOOK     CONTACT I am a… Guitarist: From weird to mainstream – which can make building (and maintaining) an audience a challenge but has rewards far greater than fame and fortune (though I’m not turning down fame and fortune). Composer: Kitchen Sink Composer (see above for building and maintaing …