San Diego Guitar Teacher Mike Ruggirello

Mike has been playing guitar since 1988, Teaching guitar since 1996, & writing/recording music for the last 20 years. Mike has recently released a new single with his and Jason's band FuseBox.

Ruggirello has taught at a variety of locations. Nine years for Guitar Trader San Diego, One year at Rock 'N' Roll San Diego , & taught a Master Clinic for "GWP"(Guitar Workshop Plus) held at San Marcos state university. Stew Hamm, Paul Gilbert, and Rhonda Smith were alongside him.

Mike also started/branded "SD3" a model that Mike came up with after gaining experience from the prior clinic.

Seasoned veteran/author/recording artist/and lifetime achievement award from San Diego Music Awards Wayne Riker...Tommy Collins well renowned jazz guitarist & music teacher were alongside Ruggirello at UCSD performing at an exclusive venue.

Mike is endorsed by Suhr Guitars/Amps/pedals, Mad Hatter Guitar Products, Curt Mangan Strings, Flying V Leather and Henretta Egineering.

Bart Mendoza (musician/columnist) has written a page on Mike in the Peninsula Beacon (Local newspaper) -

Ruggirello also has been in the "PB" three other times working with Mark Langford of Rock 'N' Roll San Diego. Mike & his culmination of endorsements have been interviewed many times on WS. Radio (Gurlz Talk Rawk & the Gear Page) world's leading Internet radio station.

Guest instructor for "Guitar Jamz" (internet personality) & privately (at home studio) a well as gigging around town with FuseBox.

Mike has shared the stage w/ Craig Goldy, Tony MacAlpine, Gary Hoey, Michael Angelo Batio, Jake E. Lee, & Uli Jon Roth. Solo album "Vol.1" is sold on all major audio platforms.

Currently conducting a live-streaming interview on Facebook & YouTube called "Theory Thursday" it is always "Live" at around 7:00pm Pacific time. The weekly feed has converged with Boogie magazine where he gets to write a monthly column to support Theory Thursday.

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