Our Guitar & Bass Instructors
Sean Mulholland (guitar, bass, ukulele)
hailed as an ‘emerging artist’, has been a featured performer throughout the country. He began his studies with Christopher Ladd at the Hartt School, where he later attended for his Bachelor of Music degree. Mulholland now holds a Master of Music degree from the Thornton School of Music, studying under Grammy award-winning LAGQ member Scott Tennant. Through these programs, Mulholland has performed in masterclasses for world renowned musicians such as Pepe Romero, Oscar Ghiglia, Jason Vieaux, Paul Galbraith, and Richard Provost. He has presented solo concerts around the country, including a featured performance at his alma mater’s ‘Hartt School Guitar Festival’. Mulholland has been involved in numerous premieres of new music, such as ‘4 Moods and Coda’ by Roland Dyens and ‘Hemingway’ by Andrew York. In addition to being an accomplished soloist, Mulholland is a founding member of the Orpheo Quartet and the SC Guitar Duo. These ensembles have been featured groups around California including a radio broadcast performance for LACMA's 'Sunday's Live' series at the Bing Theater. Additionally, the Orpheo Quartet was the recipient of the 2016 ‘Classical Guitar Ensemble’ award from the Thornton School.
Thursday 10:30-4pm, Saturday 1:00pm-5:00pm
Ken Nagatani (guitar, bass, ukulele)
Received both a Master of Music and a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Manuel Barrueco, and completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Southern California in 2006 as a student of William Kanengiser. While at USC, he was the recipient of the Mary Pickford Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Classical Guitar and the Jack Marshall Memorial Scholarship. Ken has been active as a teacher and performer in Los Angeles area for the past 17 years, and is currently an adjunct instructor at East Los Angeles College, Long Beach City College, and Glendale City College.
Fri 1:30pm-7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm