Silvio Vega

Silvio V.

Brooklyn, NY

Lesson Details

Guitar

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experienced Guitarist of 15 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! Throughout the years I've gained an in depth knowledge of the guitar and I've developed a vast selection of teaching resources to make sure I can create the perfect lesson for you! I specialize in teaching Jazz, Rock, Blues, Metal, Funk, Folk, Country and Pop. I hope to see you soon!
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About

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Silvio delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 9+

Teaching since:
August 2007

I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a 2 year Performance certificate and have been performing and teaching ever since.

I perform regularly as a member of New York based Indie Pop group, Salt Cathedral (formerly il Abanico). Some highlights include official showcases at SXSW, NXNE, North Side, and Sony BMI summer nights, a music video on MTV, and features in CBC and the Los Angeles Times. In the last few years, I've played hundreds of shows across the U.S and Canada in locations such as New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Atlanta, Orlando, and Toronto and toured alongside bands including Hundred Waters (OWSLA), Freelance Whales (Mom+Pop) and Bomba Estereo (Sony).

*** Lesson Details ***
My lesson are personally customized to the students specific need. I have a vast collection of teaching material I've accumulated and created myself along with the experience of teaching beginners to advanced players in many different styles to be able to design the perfect lesson plan for you!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Fender Amplifiers
Fender Electric Guitars
A Francisco Manuel Diaz Flamenco guitar
Various Steel string acoustics
Various Recording equipment

*** Travel Equipment ***
An electric, steel string acoustic, or nylon string guitar and a small amplifier if needed. as well as all necessary materials for the lesson.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching Rock, Jazz, Blues, Funk, and Pop music on both electric and acoustic guitar.

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Experience

Guitar Instructor
Oct 2014 - Present
School of Rock

At School of rock I am a guitar and rock band instructor. I teach students of various age and skill level. I also direct rock band performances.

Guitar Instructor
Jan 2013 - Aug 2014
Bach to Rock

At Bach to Rock I was a guitar and band instructor. I taught a wide range of guitar styles with students of various age and skill level. I also directed band classes which involved me teaching students how to take the knowledge they learned from there private lessons and apply it to a group setting.

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Education

2 Year Guitar Perfomance Certificate
Jan 2010 - Aug 2011
Berklee College of Music
Guitar Perfomance
Jan 2010 - Aug 2011
Berklee College of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

2 Year Guitar Perfomance Certificate
Sep 2012
Berklee College of Music

Awards

North American Scholarship
Dec 2009
Berklee College of Music

Photos & Videos

A solo by Scott Henderson I transcribed then performed.
A solo by Jeff Beck I transcribed then performed.
Showcase in L.A. @Starbar
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3 Reviews

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Lucas S. Oct 24, 2014
Guitar ·

I've known Silvio for many years and I always learn something new every time I hear him play. He is a very talented and dedicated musician/instructor with a broad knowledge of many different styles of music. You can't go wrong taking lessons with Silvio. Highly recommended!

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Kyle E. Oct 24, 2014
Guitar · In home

Silvio is a long time friend and a great musician. He has a strong work ethic and is one of the most knowledgeable musicians I know. He has copious experience playing and teaching to all ages. If I ever wanted to learn guitar, I would choose Silvio.

My name is Kyle Egan and I approve this message.

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Nick L. Sep 26, 2014
Guitar · In studio

Silvio was a co-worker of mine at a music school in Florida. I highly recommend Silvio as a guitar teacher. He is great with both children and adults. Extremely knowledgeable and also willing to work with all types of students. Cannot go wrong with this guy!

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