Dylan Torrance

Dylan T.

Metairie, LA

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Dylan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6+ and special needs

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A local New Orleans musician at heart, Dylan has studied under modern legends such as Michael Pellera, Jason Marsalis, Steve Masakowski, Ed Peterson, Brian Seeger, Hank Mackie and many others. He has his Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Performance from the University of New Orleans. Currently Dylan plays guitar and bass around New Orleans in many groups. He has been teaching students within countless styles of music including jazz, rock, blues, r&b, gospel, flamenco, latin jazz, country, and more. His students have performed in a wide variety of settings that range from jazz ensembles to classical recitals to rock and blues shows. He can teach beginners, intermediate students, and advanced players.

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Certified Guitar Instructor
Nov 2015 - Present
Guitar Center

Latin Guitarist
Feb 2014 - Present
Hector Gallardo's Cuban Jazz Trio

This trio performs many Latin Jazz standards from Cuba, Brazil, and other Latin American countries.

Jazz Guitarist
Jan 2012 - Present
Solo and Group Performances

Dylan regularly plays solo and group jazz performances at various venues, clubs, and restaurants.


Bachelor of Arts: Jazz Performance
Aug 2009 - May 2013
University of New Orleans
High School Performing Arts Degree
Aug 2007 - May 2009
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

3 Reviews

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Dustin Sep 15, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Dylan is by far the best instrumentalist and music instructor I know. If you want to learn how to play the guitar, he is the man for the job.

Andrew Sep 9, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

I had been hesitant to take lessons because of all the free resources online, but Dylan put that completely to rest after just one session. Dylan has an incredible musical repertoire and a vast knowledge of all things guitar and theory. So few guitarists really understand how to read music but, at my request, Dylan has been teaching me in an accessible, organic way. He's helped me develop good habits so that I don't have to back track, and all in all is an awesome guy. From video game music to rock to classical this guy knows everything. I feel like I progress as a guitarist after every session we have. He's absolutely the best.

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Heather Sep 9, 2016
Classical Guitar · Online

Incredible teacher, very knowledgeable. I'm a college student and wanted to start a new hobby. I've always wanted to play guitar since high school. He was very helpful and will definitely come back for more lessons!

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