Nicholas De Anda

  Nicholas has been composing and performing on various instruments for over ten years. He is studying musics of the world at San Francisco State University. He is most proficient on guitar, piano, saxophone, and drums; and plays several more instruments. Nicholas also teaches the Drums!

 

Nicholas has been composing and performing on various instruments for over ten years. He is studying musics of the world at San Francisco State University. He is most proficient on guitar, piano, saxophone, and drums; and plays several more instruments. Nicholas also teaches the Drums!

Bryan Albert

Former faculty member at Northwestern University and Columbia College Chicago, Bryan is conveniently available in San Francisco and the Bay Area to teach guitar and piano lessons in your home. Bryan has coached advanced students to successful music school auditions, and is particularly apt in teaching classical foundation to 6-8 year olds. Bryan has a unique approach to classical guitar that incorporates folk, blues, rock, pop, and jazz, while remaining true to the traditional methods of Francisco Tarrega and Andres Segovia.  A touring musician and music educator, Bryan Albert steps outside the box to entertain classical guitar aficionados and casual music lovers alike. A solo guitar repertoire consisting of traditional classical and jazz standards, contemporary arrangements, and Mr. Albert’s own compositions, paired with the rich tone of Bryan's voice and dry witted crowd interaction, audience members are taken on a journey through the life and times of a career entertainer. 

Former faculty member at Northwestern University and Columbia College Chicago, Bryan is conveniently available in San Francisco and the Bay Area to teach guitar and piano lessons in your home. Bryan has coached advanced students to successful music school auditions, and is particularly apt in teaching classical foundation to 6-8 year olds. Bryan has a unique approach to classical guitar that incorporates folk, blues, rock, pop, and jazz, while remaining true to the traditional methods of Francisco Tarrega and Andres Segovia. 

A touring musician and music educator, Bryan Albert steps outside the box to entertain classical guitar aficionados and casual music lovers alike. A solo guitar repertoire consisting of traditional classical and jazz standards, contemporary arrangements, and Mr. Albert’s own compositions, paired with the rich tone of Bryan's voice and dry witted crowd interaction, audience members are taken on a journey through the life and times of a career entertainer. 

Lorenzo Arreguin

  Lorenzo is an exceptionally talented guitarist and drummer who has completed his studies at San Francisco State University, where he earned his Degree in Jazz Studies. He picked up guitar and drums at an early age, studying music theory and technique with individuals such as Tommy Armstrong-Leavitt (smartguitaronline.com) and Brian Schlegel.  His versatile skills have allowed him to perform with a wide variety of bands and musicians. Lorenzo’s diverse musical tastes and creative teaching methods allow him to tailor every lesson to each individual. He is adept at teaching the necessary fundamentals of music and technique while incorporating the musical interests of his individual students. 

 

Lorenzo is an exceptionally talented guitarist and drummer who has completed his studies at San Francisco State University, where he earned his Degree in Jazz Studies. He picked up guitar and drums at an early age, studying music theory and technique with individuals such as Tommy Armstrong-Leavitt (smartguitaronline.com) and Brian Schlegel.  His versatile skills have allowed him to perform with a wide variety of bands and musicians. Lorenzo’s diverse musical tastes and creative teaching methods allow him to tailor every lesson to each individual. He is adept at teaching the necessary fundamentals of music and technique while incorporating the musical interests of his individual students. 

Phil Surtees

'Phil studied Clarinet and Piano under the Royal School of Music in the UK, and played 1st Alto Sax with the prestigious Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra. He  then proceeded to study Music and Performing Arts at University in London. After university he played in two successful bands touring the UK and Europe before moving to San Francisco to become a composer, songwriter and sound designer for theatre.'

'Phil studied Clarinet and Piano under the Royal School of Music in the UK, and played 1st Alto Sax with the prestigious Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra. He  then proceeded to study Music and Performing Arts at University in London. After university he played in two successful bands touring the UK and Europe before moving to San Francisco to become a composer, songwriter and sound designer for theatre.'