Dylan Baker Music

Dylan Baker Music

1 employee
6 years in business

About this pro

My name is Dylan Baker, I teach professional, private guitar lessons for the Salt Lake City area.  I offer well rounded and diverse instruction that emphasizes proper technique, instrument handling and tone production.  I teach a wide range of guitar styles ranging from electric to acoustic guitar.  

I have developed a very effective teaching method for my students.  Through a combination of professional music instruction and a personalized teaching curriculum, you will be learning from one of the best guitar instructors in the Salt Lake Valley

Below is a list of my qualifications and teaching experience.

  • Bachelors Degree from The University of Utah with an emphasis in Instrumental Music Education
  • Professional Teaching License Issued by the Utah State Office Board of Education
  • Guitarist in the Jazz Program at the University of Utah, Jazz Guitar Ensemble 1
  • Cellist in the Utah Campus Symphony at the University of Utah
  • Student Taught at Cottonwood High School & Mountain View  Elementary 
  • Electronic Music & Ableton Live Certification issued by the world renowned "Dubspot" school. located in New York City 
  • Successfully Taught Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Concert Band & Guitar Ensembles
  • Performed in several bands ranging from Jazz, Soul, Singer/Songwriter and Reggae music
  • Counselor at the Boys and Girls Club in Sugarhouse for over 3 years (experience in teaching and organizing activities for kids between the ages of 5-12 years old)
  • Over twelve years of playing experience on the guitar, and eight years of teaching experience.

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Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I teach each student dependent on their interests in music, with an strong theoretical base in music theory.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I graduated with a bachelors degree from the University of Utah with an emphasis in Music Education.  I obtained a prefessional teaching license issued by the Utah State Office Board of Education in 2012.

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

$30 per 30 minute lesson.

How did you get started teaching?

I stated teaching 10 years ago, I am very passionate about teaching others the concepts and skills I have learned.  I enjoy seeing my students become more proficient on their instrument.

What types of students have you worked with?

Adults and children of all ages.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I really enjoy my student recitals, it's an excellent way to have my students demonstrate their skills and musicianship.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Their are a variety of instructors to choose from, however, I possess a strong background in Music Edcation from the University of Utah.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

How serious are you about becoming a proficient guitarist.  Practicing guitar takes a lot of practice, patience and determination.  If you have a willingness those three things, I can help you become a great guitar player.