Carl Janzen

Carl Janzen


Guitar Instructor

Carl Janzen is a professional freelance guitarist who is known for his versatility. He is versed in many styles including rock, pop, blues, jazz, R&B, folk, classical, country and bluegrass. He has been teaching and playing the guitar professionally for over 15 years and is also proficient on other instruments such as bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and the 5-string Banjo.


He graduated from the jazz stream of the Mount Royal University Music Performance program in 2009 while earning several scholarships to aid in his studies. Over the years he has also had the opportunity to study with some major figures in jazz such as saxophonist Ralph Bowen and guitarists John Abercrombie and Peter Bernstein. Since receiving his diploma he’s been performing in countless productions including engagements with the Stampede Grandstand show, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Theatre Calgary as well as performing and recording with many local Calgary singer/songwriters.

Private Lesson Rate: $79.00 per hour, $39.50 per half-hour.