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LESSONS AT THE MUSIC MAN BRIGHTON, Ml


The Music Man offers lessons seven days a week, on a variety of musical instruments including: guitar, bass, drums, piano, saxophone, clarinet, voice and more. Our talented instructors have taught thousands of area students in our safe and friendly atmosphere. No matter what your age or experience, you can start playing and having fun today.


Our instructors have years of teaching experience wi th students at all levels, from beginner to advanced players. When you take lessons with us, we are going to start at your level and move you forward. If you're a true beginner. we'll start there. If you have experience, we will take you to the next level-and beyond!


Our lessons are all individualized and tailored to each student's needs. If you want to learn to play a specific song. sty le of music, solo, or even music theory, those choices are available here at The Music Man. We will teach you standard notation, tablature, or how to play by ear. If you want to learn a song from a particular artist, bring your sheet music or cd and we'll show you how it's done!

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Anthony Vittorio DePollo 

Instruments Taught:

- - Banjo

Years Playing:

- - 15 Years

Years Teaching:

- - 5 Years

Styles Taught:

- - Bluegrass, Country, Outlaw , Americana - - TEACHING APPROACHES I use the study of bluegrass music and the style of Earl Scruggs banjo playing to influence my students' lessons.

Musical Influences:

- - Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck, Bill Monroe

Professional Experience:

- PAST GROUPS The Flatheads The Danger Band The Alcohonkies CURRENT GROUP Glenbrooke

How You Got Started Playing:

- - My younger brother started guitar lessons and each week I made him teach me what he learned. After a month or so, he gave up and I took over the lessons. I started taking lessons at The Music Man shortly thereafter. Then, after a few years, I started working at the store.

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Danny McGarry 

Instruments Taught:

- - Keyboards, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Guitar, Bass, Violin, Drums, Trumpet, Trombone

Years Playing:

- - 50+ Years

Years Teaching:

- - 25+ Years

Styles Taught:

- - Rock, Classical, Jazz, Country, Blues TEACHING APPROACHES I like to approach students individually, according to their likes, dislikes, natural abilities, and desire to practice. As they progress, I try to bring in music that they enjoy because, at the end of the day, it's supposed to be fun.

Musical Influences:

- - Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Igor Stravinsky, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Elton John, Herbie Hancock

Professional Experience:

- PAST GROUPS I have played in concert with Johnny Paycheck and The Ink Spots. I opened for Marshall Tucker and a variety of country and Irish groups. CURRENT GROUPS Dr. Hyde Steel Ivory

How You Got Started Playing:

- - School Band.

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Bill Welsh 

Instruments Taught:

- - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

Years Playing:

- - 30 Years

Years Teaching:

- - 20 Years

Styles Taught:

- - Rock , Blues, Jazz TEACHING APPROACHES Repetition of musical phrases, basic music theory, understanding the patterns of the fretboard in different ways. I like to help students understand the why and not just the how of playing the instrument.

Musical Influences:

- - George Benson , Rick Emmett, Santana, SRV

Professional Experience:

- - CURRENT GROUPS Dr. Hyde, Bandura Gypsies PAST GROUPS Octavia, Doghouse, Mr. Hyde, Washtenaw Community College Jazz Combo

How You Got Started Playing:

- - Watching my cousin's boyfriend play guitar at a young age, I knew I had to play guitar.

Don't wait! Call and sign-up to take lessons today!


THE MUSIC MAN

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5757 WHITMORE LAKE ROAD, SUITE 1200

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BRIGHTON, MI 48116

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MUSICMANBRIGHTON@GMAIL.COM

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(810) 227 - 9440

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