Our mission is simple.
Teach the world to play.

Since 2010, Method Teacher has provided curriculum that has taught thousands of students to play guitar through virtual schools all across America.

Our Team

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David Hoge

Senior Designer

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Jon Crumpacker

Account Manager

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Jay Hicks

Senior Developer

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Carlos Silva

Senior Developer

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Who We Are

Our Team

Our authors wrote and developed the best-selling young beginner's guitar method book in America. Our technology developers have over 30 years of experience in the e-learning industry.

Our History

Method Teacher was born when a music teacher met an e-learning developer. Four years later we launched our first course. The rest is history.

Our Focus

Our focus is giving educators the framework and tools they need to offer applied music education at their school, whether online or brick-and-mortar.

Our Team

Jon Crumpacker

Co-Founder/CEO

Jon does lots of things. Tons of fantastical great things. So many great things that you'll get sick of great things after doing business with him.

David Hoge

Co-Founder/Author

David is a founding member of Method Teacher and has co-authored each of the virtual and blended guitar courses offered through the Method Teacher catalog. He also co-authored over 40 guitar method books through the FJH Music Company, Inc., including the best-selling FJH Young Beginner Guitar Method series and the award-winning Everybody’s Classical Guitar 1. David earned a degree in music performance from the University of Georgia and has studied with some of the world’s finest guitarists.

David began his guitar-teaching career while in college, and continues to teach at his guitar studio in Tallahassee. Over the years, David has had numerous students who have auditioned successfully into highly-rated college music programs. Many of David’s former students have played in successful bands (including Iron and Wine, and most recently multi-platinum selling rock band, American Authors).

Peter Sanders

Co-Author/Editor/Content Specialist

Jay works with Method Teacher as a co-author, editor, and content specialist. He has co-authored each of the virtual and blended guitar courses offered through the Method Teacher catalog, and currently leads content development for upcoming courses including Music Technology/Sound Engineering 1, and Ukulele 1. Jay holds a B.B.A in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University, a B.A. in Music Theory from Charter Oak State College, and an M.M. in Music Education from the University of Florida.  He teaches elementary and middle grades general music, music technology, guitar, band, and chorus at Madison Creative Arts Academy, a K-8 Public Charter School in Madison, Florida. He holds professional teaching certificates from the State of Florida in Music (K-12), Exceptional Student Education (K-12), and Computer Science (K-12).  Jay is the Musical Director for the theatre program at North Florida College, where he is also an adjunct guitar instructor.

Contact Us

Please reach out for general questions and specific inquiries. We'd love to hear from you!