Music Lessons With Brody

Music Lessons With Brody

5.0 (5)
1 employee
5 years in business

About this pro

What separates me from most teachers is that I focus on PLAYING and DOING. My goal is getting my students to be playing their favorite songs and having my students create a genuine connection to their instrument and to music itself.

I will give suggestions on songs, but I encourage my students to pick songs that drives them. Songs that the students will love to play and have a great time doing it. 

What I enjoy most about teaching is seeing the progression of a student. Especially when my students are excited to learn a their favorite songs from their favorite bands. 

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San Anselmo, CA 94960
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5 Reviews


  • Theresa Hall

    Brody supports his student in following their passion for specific songs or genre. He is a kind and motivating teacher. As his student I have learned a lot. He has also been able to modify our lesson during this time of social distancing so i can continue my lessons and learn

  • Lola Hall

    I feel lucky I was able to find Brody during this time of social distancing so I could further my guitar skills. He is a knowledgeable about teaching and open to helping me learn songs of my choosing

  • Paul Kelemen

    I recommend Brody, because he is a trustworthy and capable music teacher for as long as I’ve been a student for him. He is very good at both letting me work at my own pace on learning new songs and also helping me find and learn new ones once I’ve finished one. I feel that he’s been very accommodating for my schedule and when I am able to take lessons in the week.

  • Sean Lyon

    Brody is an excellent music teacher! He really makes learning and playing fun. I was able to play some of my favorite guitar riffs and bass lines in the first few weeks of lessons. He also is very knowledgeable about music culture and this helps students feel connected to rock and roll lineage. If you want to learn keyboard, synths, guitar and bass, music production and song writing... and have a good time doing it, go see Brody!

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

The first lesson will be focused on what the student is interested in. His/her personal music choice, and styles. We will pick a song that is easy but one that the student will enjoy playing. 

This first lessons will focus on technique and correct posture.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Teachers Brody has studied with:

Sonny Walker

Guitar, bass, drums, improvisation, music theory, songwriting and music production.


Juliana Kohl

Classical and contemporary piano, songwriting and music theory.


Lee Dynes

Jazz guitar, improvisation, and music theory.


Sean Lyon

Computer music production, mixing, and mastering.


Stanford Jazz Institute Classes

Guitar, piano, improvisation, music theory, and music history.

2016 June-July

2017 July-August

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Each lesson over online is $45 for 45 minutes or $60 for 60 minutes.

Travelling to student is $60 for 45 minutes or $75 for an hour

How did you get started teaching?

I have always had a passion for music since I started playing when I was 7 years old. By age 14 I had my own Rock band and we wrote original songs. In order for my band mates to play the songs I had to teach it to them. That is when I realized that I enjoyed teaching music. 

My neigboor became my very first guitar student. 

My passion also became teaching music as well as playing.