HELLO, MY NAME IS BRYAN. I TEACH GUITAR, BASS, AND MUSIC THEORY
My Name is Bryan McKeon, I have been playing music - on one instrument or another - since I was 9 (I'm 30 now = 21 years). I chose guitar and bass guitar as my main focus around age 12. I have been in a handful of local bands and played live festivals and concerts in the philadelphia area. I have been teaching for about 8 years and formerly taught at AZ Music in Morrisville, PA.
You can come to my home studio, or I can travel to your home for lessons (extra fee's for time and travel)
Single LessonsThis is the price for lessons (guitar, bass, and music theory) when you pay per lesson.
Weekly LessonsThis is the price for weekly lessons (guitar, bass, and music theory) paid monthly in full at the beginning of each month.
What age should I consider getting my child music lesons?Of course every child is different, but I reccomend not starting children with lessons until at least age 7. Buy them a guitar first, let them try it out on theire own and see how they react. The last thing you want to do is scare your kid away from learning music by forcing it upon them. If your child has shown interest in learning start them at an age when they are able to grasp concepts and remember what is taught to them.
How long does it take to learn how to play guitar?Guitar, as with any instrument, takes a lifetime to master. With that being said, after about a month of weekly lessons and daily practice you should see some mild improvement such as being able to strum simple chords. Six months into weekly lessons with daily practice and it's safe to assume you will be able to play some simple songs, know a few scales and be able to strum on rhythm. The key to learning music and instruments is patience, dedication, and time.
What are the benefits of learning an instrument and understanding music?Aside from the awesomeness of knowing how to play an instrument there are other benefits of learning an instrument. Science has shown that musical training can change brain structure and function for the better, improve long-term memory and lead to better brain development for those who start in childhood. A University of Montreal study, slated to appear in the February issue of the journal Brain and Cognition, shows that musicians have significantly faster reaction times than non-musicians.
I had Bryan teach me guitar and music theory for aroind 3 months. Not only did he teach me, but he also let my 6 year old son sit in on the lessons and helped him learn as well. So we got lessons for 2 people lessons for the price of 1! Bryan is very professional and knowledgeable when it comes to music and guitar.