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Victor N. Mattapan, MA

About Victor

I am a currently a student of Berklee College of Music with Major on Voice and Electives on the classical guitar. I am studying Contemporary Writing and Performance as profession and it is always my pleasure to teach people everything I have learned so far. I understand I can't just start uploading every details I have learned in school to my students that is why I have already prepared fun style of teaching. Every single moment with me is fun. *** Studio Equipment *** Digidesign Pro Tools 10, Reason, Logic, Mbox Pro.

Larry K. Taunton, MA

Electric guitar includes :
reading music. harmony and theory, lead and rhythm techniques.
all styles.

About Larry

Teaching since 1987 Larry K.has had great success with his students some even have had the chance to move on to movies and theater and perform professionally as Larry had for 20 years. Some have even sung with stars such as Martina McBride live during a concert. As did Missy Hanrahan. Larry takes great pride in investing in his students and helping them to attain a level of excellence! LKVS also works toward helping students get represented well by helping them create there own audio/video demos. Encouraging them to write there own music, Larry even co-writes songs with students to help them find there own musical identity.

Tony M. New Bedford, MA

This course will vary depending on the students interests. For beginners we will cover the basics of the instrument and begin reading music. For intermediate and advanced player we will be digging into more improvisation and theory.

About Tony

I received my first guitar eighteen years ago and have been playing seriously for thirteen. Seven of these years I have been teaching a variety of students from different skill levels and ages. Currently I teach at Double Bar Music in Westport, MA Mondays and Fridays and will be directly a guitar camp this summer at the South Dartmouth YMCA. I also provide in-home lessons seven days a week. Throughout the years, I have always discovered more artists that capture my attention and infused their playing into my own to create a very broad and varied musical style. In addition to writing and performing my own material I have also worked in ensembles and backing bands that played genres such as blues, rock, jazz, metal, funk, pop, country, reggae, hip-hop, and more. Music is what I love and to ...

Rene L. New Bedford, MA

I'll take you through all you need to know to get a good grasp on the fundamentals of the instrument, and then we'll build our way from there depending on your personal goals.

About Rene

I enjoy introducing beginners to guitar, and giving them what they need to reach their own unique musical goals. I also teach intermediate players. My own taste in playing style is wide-ranging, but to name a few genres: Blues, Rock, Jazz, Folk.

Brad K. Rumford, RI

I have been writing, recording, and performing for almost ten years on both acoustic and electric guitar.

About Brad

I am a professional audio engineer and instrumentalist. I have a B.S. in Sound Recording Technology from DePaul University in Chicago. I currently hold two weekly teaching positions; low-brass instructor at Woonsocket High school and low-brass instructor at Hendricken High School in Warwick, RI. I am also a tenor section leader/cantor at St. Augustine's Church in Providence and I also perform acoustic guitar and bass guitar on Sunday evenings at St. Brendan's Church in Riverside, RI. In addition, I am also a freelance recording engineer. If you'd like to see my resume, please contact me.

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