Ed Diaz

Ed D.

Meriden, CT
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Lesson Details

Country Guitar

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Country music from Johnny cash and Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton to Brad Paisley and newer country in both lead and rhythm situations/
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About

Ed delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 90 and special needs

Teaching since:
February 2002

*** Travel Equipment ***
Student just needs a guitar and amp if electric.
I travel with a laptop/portable studio.

*** Specialties ***
Classical, Jazz, Rock, Metal, World, Electronic etc.

Experience

Music Instructor
Mar 2003 - Present
Ridgefield Music

Taught guitar and Bass here for years

Private Music Instructor
Feb 2003 - Present
North Haven Music Center

Taught lots of people lots of instruments always loving what I do. Guitar, Bass, piano, Ukulele, banjo, dulcimer etc...

Private Music Instructor
Feb 2002 - Present
JC Music

Taught a huge variety of instruments to people of all ages from children to professional musicians. Guitar, Piano, Bass, Mandolin, Banjo etc...

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Music Completed in 2008
Sep 1999 - Present
Western CT State University
Music Education
Sep 2004 - May 2010
Western Connecticut State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Professional Proficiency
Spanish
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

BA in Music
Jun 2008
WCSU

I have a Bachelors in Music from WCSU and have studied with some of the finest professors in the area.

Awards

Bachelor of Arts in Music
Jun 2007
Western Connecticut State University

Affiliations

National Association for Music Education
Sep 2002

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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Photos & Videos

Japanese style guitar using electric bow, and slide, as well as regular guitar techniques
Here is a video I'm in from a band I was in at the time .
Here is me toying with a new guitar device that hammers the strings instead of plucking them. First day I had it :)
A GREAT place to take lessons, record, edit, and learn how its ALL done.

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At the studio for a session
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2 Reviews

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Jenifer Sep 23, 2017
Ukulele · In studio

Ed has been inspiring me to move forward, takes risks and keep moving forward with my learning. Saturday classes are fun!

Christine J. Sep 30, 2015
Classical Piano · In home

Wonderful first session. So nice to begin lessons again. Ed was very professional and enthusiastic.

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