Welcome to Crozet Arts, Greg C. Brown, our new Guitar instructor!

We would like to welcome our new guitar instructor, Greg C. Brown, to Crozet Arts! Greg is taking over for Daniel McCarthy, whom we would like to thank for eight years of teaching at Crozet Arts. We wish Daniel nothing but the best. He will be missed!

Greg will begin teaching our next session of guitar lessons, which begin on November 9th. Please e-mail office@crozetarts.org if you would like to schedule a lesson time.

A little bit about Greg:

Performer, composer and recording artist Greg C. Brown has released over 25 CDs either under his own name, his band Age of Fire or various projects. He has performed in Europe, across the United States and Canada. Brown is a member of the Guitar Foundation of America, the Charlottesville Classical Guitar Society, the College Music Society, Chamber Music America and the Society of Composers, Inc. He taught guitar at Mary Baldwin College from 2004-2006, and other private institutions for 10 years and is currently teaching privately in his hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia, where he resides. He is a graduate of the Music, Video and Business program at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and has a Bachelor’s in Business from City University in Bellevue, Washington with a specialty in Music Industry. He is currently working towards his Master’s Degree in Music Composition at the Vermont College for Fine Arts. His music can be been heard on TV, Film, Video Games and radio stations around the world.  His music has even been transcribed into Braille. Mr. Brown’s recordings are distributed globally through The Orchard, and purchased and streamed wherever music can be downloaded or streamed. His compositions are available through Les Productions D’Oz and J.W. Pepper.

Brown received formal instruction from various teachers, performers and composers, including Pepe Romero (California State University, San Diego), Benjamin Verdery (Yale), Douglas James (Appalachian State University), Keith Stevens (James Madison University), Christopher Berg (University of South Carolina), Thomas Patterson (Arizona State University), Martha Masters (Loyola and President of the Guitar Foundation of America), Eden and Stell Duo (UK) and Anthony Glise, who was nominated for a Pulitzer-prize for composition. His musical interests move beyond the borders of the US, across Europe and into Asia; Brown cites such diverse influences as Beethoven, Eddie Van Halen, Paganini, and the countless composers of traditional Spanish, Flamenco, and Eastern music.

Category : Uncategorized Posted on October 28, 2021

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