Guitar | Draper

Adrian was born in Ventura, California and moved to Salt Lake City at the age of 14. Now at the age of 23, he has been playing guitar for 10 years. He is currently studying Jazz Performance and Jazz Composition at the University of Utah. Alongside his proficiency in jazz guitar, Adrian grew up with a love and passion for music. While first learning, he found enjoyment in all styles, and he strived to learn all that he could in all areas of music, not just one specific genre. Although Adrian’s main instrument is guitar, he also an accomplished bassist, drummer, performer, songwriter, audio engineer, and studio musician. On top of performing weekly, his main outlet is playing bass in the Indie – Pop band Cinders. In their first year of being a band they have accumulated millions of streams world wide, put out two albums, toured the country, and sold out venues nationwide. With over 5 years of teaching under his belt, Adrian is able to teach all styles of guitar. He loves teaching people who love to learn, and can get you to be not only the best guitarist you can be, but the best musician.

“Music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”
- Billy Joel
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