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Brian Hayes


Teaches Guitar, Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele

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Teaches at:
Areas of Instruction

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Brian Hayes, Classical Guitarist (solo performer)

Current Projects

Expanding classical guitar repertoire, solo classical guitar arranging and transcribing, speed picking transcribing


Completed a two-year degree at Seminole State as a classical guitar major with a piano minor, additional jazz studies at Valencia College, 23 years informal study of blues, rock and metal, 3 1/2 years Flamenco Guitar private study with Juan Serrano

Favorite Bands

Agustin Barrios, Blind Blake, David Allan Coe, The Beatles, Motörhead, Guns n' Roses, Violent Femmes, The Misfits. Alice in Chains, Megadeth

Favorite Instruments

Guitar, mandolin, bass, ukulele, banjo

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Musical Interests

Roots Blues, Rock, Grunge, Gypsy Jazz, Speed Metal, Classic Country, Classical Guitar and Flamenco

Performance Experience

Over 25 years in electric, acoustic and nylon string guitar in the styles of rock, blues, speed metal, classical and flamenco

Specialties / Genres Taught

Rock, Blues, Jazz, Speed Metal, Country, Classical Guitar and Flamenco

Teaching Experience

23 years

About Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes has over 20 years experience as a private music instructor in the Greater Orlando area, teaching students of all ages. With his beginnings in rock, blues and metal, Brian has developed his teaching methods for all styles and levels of guitar, in addition to teaching bass, piano, mandolin and ukulele. Brian received his degree from Seminole State College as a classical guitar major with a piano minor, followed by a study of flamenco guitar with the great flamenco guitarist, Juan Serrano and later pursuing a study of jazz at Valencia Community College. He's published two guitar teaching methods in addition to many arrangements for solo guitar. Brian currently performs as a solo classical guitarist both in concert and for a variety of special events throughout the state of Florida.
Sanford Music & Arts 407-321-4750 Sanford FL