Joshua Brown

Joshua B.

Riverside, CA

About Joshua B.

Joshua teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2004
Last sign in: Last week


My name is Josh and I have considerable experience teaching students of all ages. I worked as a substitute teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District for four years. I taught middle and high school students in classes that included special education, Spanish, English, science, math, and social science (history). Afterwards, I earned my M.A. and Ph.D. in music at the University of California, Riverside. I currently work as an adjunct professor at Chapman University in Orange, California. My goal is to facilitate the learning process by presenting materials in a manner that is both easily understandable and enjoyable. For my guitar students, I aim to foster musical and personal growth by introducing students to artists, genres and cultures that are new to them.

Photos and Videos

Here I am playing flamenco guitar at a friend's wedding.


Adjunct Professor

Jan 2016 - Present
La Sierra University

Lecturer in Ethnomusicology & Popular Music

Aug 2014 - Present
Chapman University



Sep 2008 - Aug 2014
UC Riverside


Sep 2000 - Jun 2004
UC Santa Barbara

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Fulbright Research Grant

Apr 2011
Fulbright Institute of International Education
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1 Review on Joshua B.

Alyson S. Aug 11, 2016
Classical Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Excellent instruction by a very polished teacher
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