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About Dan Virata

Dan Virata
Dan Virata
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Riverside, CA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Guitar, Percussion
Education: Bachelors of Music in Music Education- University of Redlands Associates in Fine Arts- Riverside Community College
Performance Experience: Classical and Jazz Guitar with RCC Guitar Ensemble Concert Percussion with University of Redlands Orchestra and Wind Ensemble Solo and Ensemble Percussion with University of Redlands Percussion Ensemble Guitar, Bass and Drums in many local rock and pop bands in Southern California!
Teaching Experience: Guitar/Drum Instructor at Freelance- 2011-present Drumline Instructor at March Middle School/VVUSD- 2013-present Guitar/Drum Instructor at Music & Arts Center- 2021-present Guitar/Drum Instructor at Musik Planet Studios- 2011-2020 Drumline Instructor at Martin Luther King High School 2011-2013
Teaching Philosphy: My goal as teacher is to develop a strong foundation of musical techniques and fundamental knowledge that will allow students to flourish and develop long after they've left the classroom. I emphasize rhythm and theory, efficient playing technique, awareness of posture and tension in the body, and smart rehearsal habits.

Get to know Dan Virata

Guitarist and percussionist with over 15 years of playing experience and 10 years of teaching experience.
Dan Virata teaches at:
3560 Riverside Plaza Dr Suite 408
Riverside, CA 92506
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