Bryan A.

Bryan A.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL

About Bryan A.

Background Check: Last verified 07/01/2013
Bryan passed a background check on 07/01/2013 that included the following:
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Male Ages Taught: 4 to 99
Female Ages Taught: 4 to 99


Bryan A. makes a living as a teacher, concert guitarist, performance artist, transcriber, studio artist, and composer/arranger. In addition to his private guitar and piano studio, Bryan is currently on strings faculty at Sherwood at Columbia College. Past collaborators and patrons include Halcyon Theatre, Inaside Chicago Dance, Steppenwolf Theatre, Northwestern University, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Southport Performing Arts, Devonshire Cultural Center, and Court Theatre. Bryan's guitar style is operatic, influenced by rock, alternative, folk, blues, jazz, pop, punk, R&B, hip-hop, and metal.

*** Lesson Details ***
Bryan is highly experienced in teaching ages 4 and up. Present and past faculty positions include Northwestern University, Sherwood at Columbia College, Southport Performing Art Conservatory, and the McGaw YMCA.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Students must have their own instrument. Published materials will be recommended by Bryan as lessons progress.

*** Specialties ***
music, all styles of guitar, music theory
Classical guitar, rock, folk, blues, jazz, pop, punk, metal

Photos and Videos

Bryan Albert practicing in his home studio

Student Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by I've only had two lessons but so far Bryan has been super! His lessons are packed with good clear instruction. I'm slightly more than a beginner and he was able to jump in with lessons that challenge me yet aren't overwhelming! So far so good. :) December 21, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Teacher!! Bryan has been a wonderful instructor and very patient. I hope to learn much from him in our future lessons. December 3, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by very positve highly recommend very knowledgeable and has extensive technical training but doesnt force any style ---allows a guitar player to develop their own style and sense of creativity--great instructor! October 4, 2008