David Paul Torres is a concert guitarist born in Los Angeles, California. His love for both the aggressive sounds of amplified guitar and the natural elegance of classical guitar has helped refine his approach to playing, performing and writing music. His performances have ranged from the intimate crowds of the Whisky-a-go-go, to larger audiences of Rockstar Mayhem Festival, where he and his band Ophiuchus played to a crowd of over ten thousand fans. Classically, he has performed masterclasses for guitarists Celin Romero and Ana Vidovic, and was one of the opening performers for Ana Vidovic’s concert in Los Angeles concert in 2017 and Pepe and Romero at the Warner Grand Theater 2018
My greatest pleasure is to give back what I have learned to others. It has taken me a long time to acquire the knowledge and skill that I possess. I’ve been blessed that I taught by some master teachers and I can cut down the time, frustration and confusion of learning the guitar and pieces. It brings me great joy to see my students learn to express their emotions through the guitar. I feel personally invested in each student that I teach and care about them realizing their musical endeavors.
David is very calm and patient, knows guitar and has been able to help with with the holes in my knowledge/playing. WE are just starting so stay tuned........ bad joke eh?
David is by far the best guitar teacher I have ever had (and just an all around awesome guy)! I picked up the guitar after almost a decade of not playing and he helped me refresh on the basics and took my playing to the next level. While other teachers had me playing music that didn’t excite me, David would always make sure to ask me what I want to play and bring me something I would be excited about. He continues to challenge me every lesson without making me feel discouraged. Look forward to my lessons every week!
He's a really great teacher very patient and kind. One of my favorite things is that he understands that everybody doesn't learn same and takes the time to find the best way to teach you. Two thumbs way up.
He has shown me guitar in a way i never thought possible.. legendary!
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I’ve studied classical guitar with Pepe Romero and have performed several classical guitar concerts and events. I’m also an accomplished electric guitarist having won the battle of the band and have also played at several big venues. I’m also a senior in college for my bachelors in music.
$60 an hour
I started teaching from being encouraged by my private teachers to do so.
I work with students that study classical guitar and electric guitar under me. Skill levels range from beginner to advanced. The youngest student I teach is 11 and the oldest is 70 years old.
Opening up for Pepe and Celino Romero at the Warner Grand Theater in February 2018.
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