Dan Richards

Dan R.

Van Nuys, CA

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About

Dan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2008

Dan is a highly experienced guitarist, having worked with some of the top names in the music industry. As lead guitarist for British Boyband One Direction, Dan has performed on 4 world tours at such venues as Madison Square Garden, The Rose Bowl, Wembley Stadium to name a few.

Alongside touring, Dan has performed on many top television shows, such as Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel and David Letterman to name a few.

Dan also has a Masters Degree in Music Performance and Composition from the London College of Music and has taught at a variety of musical institutions and privately.

Experience

Lead Guitarist for One Direction
Sep 2011 - Present
Sony

Perform as British Boyband One Direction's guitarist, having so far performed live to over 8.5 million people in venues ranging from theatres to stadiums.

Dan has also features in the 2014 film one direction film 'This Is Us'.

Education

Masters Degree in Music Performance and Composition
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
London College of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Grade 5 Music Theory
Jun 2004
ABRSM

ABRSM Grade 5 Music Theory Qualification.

Photos & Videos

Dan performing on the Today Show
Performing on Good Morning America
Performing at London's O2 Arena.

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Performing One Direction's 'One Thing' acoustically.
'Where We Are' Stadium Tour 2015

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Radio One Live Lounge performance of 4/5 Seconds.
performing 'Steal My Girl' on Good Morning America.
Photo by Dan R.

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'You and I' performed a Radio One's big weekend.

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