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      About Dylan

      Dylan Dimas Barnes
      Dylan
      Music Teacher, Professional
      Location: East Hartford, CT
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Theory, Ukulele
      Education: Berklee College of Music, Accolades include winning multiple scholarships for college, competing in the national NAACP Act-So competition and winning the bronze medal in music composition in his second year at the program.
      Performance Experience: Performance history includes playing in weddings throughout the northeast, Sunday services for the Fellowship Christian Church, and dozens of club gigs in the Boston and the greater Hartford area.
      Teaching Experience: 4 years
      Teaching Philosophy: Dylan believes in teaching his students the music they love while also introducing them to the theory behind it. His teaching style is designed to inspire and motivate his students to achieve their musical goals, whether they're beginners or advanced players.

      Get to know Dylan

      Meet Dylan Barnes, a professional guitar player with a passion for music education. Originally from Long Beach California, Dylan honed his skills while studying at Berklee College of Music under the guidance of some of the top Jazz guitar players in the industry, including Tim Miller, Bruce Foreman, Freddie Bryant, and Norman Zocher.

      Dylan has an extensive performance history, having played at weddings across the Northeast, provided music for Sunday services at Fellowship Christian Church, and performed at numerous club gigs throughout Boston and the greater Hartford area. His accolades include multiple scholarships for college and a bronze medal in music composition at the national NAACP Act-So competition in his second year.

      As a teacher, Dylan's approach is informed by his own musical journey. He believes in teaching his students the music they love while also introducing them to the theory behind it. His teaching style is designed to inspire and motivate his students to achieve their musical goals, whether they're beginners or advanced players.

      If you're looking to improve your guitar skills and learn from a seasoned professional, Dylan is the right choice for you. Contact him today to book your lesson and take the first step towards your musical journey!

      Dylan teaches at:
      989 Farmington Ave
      West Hartford, CT 06107
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      50 Main St
      East Hartford, CT 06118
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