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Jon Gillin Playing Guitar

Contact info

5585 Erindale Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80918, USStudio Address

Silversound GuitarOrganizational Affiliation

About the Artist Facilitator

Jon is a graduate from the University of Colorado with BA in Music and Technology, and has recently returned from Ireland after completing a Masters in Music. Jon has been teaching guitar for over ten years. He has studied a wide variety of music, including contemporary and modern classical guitar, jazz, rock, instrumental metal, each genre has a distinct influence on his own personal style.

He has studied and played with some of the best teachers in Colorado and Nashville, including session guitarist John Pell, Alan Joseph, and Dave Devine. His classical guitar teachers include local teacher Dale Miller, Jeff LaQuatra (UCD), and international touring and recording artist Colin McAllister (UCCS). Jon played in a variety of ensembles at UCCS including the honors Jazz and honors Electro-Acoustic ensembles. His performances with numerous guest composers has led him to a deeper appreciation for vast array of genres and has equipped him for working in the ever changing world of music.

Knowledge of recording programs, such as Logic and Pro Tools, and compositional tools such as Max/MSP allow Jon to bring music production to the forefront of his teaching and performing.

In 2016 Jon founded Silversound Guitar with fellow UCCS graduate Mark Young. After making music together throughout college Jon and Mark  wanted to be able to offer the same experiences that changed their lives to the community where the grew up. Silversound guitar aims to give a community vibe that is welcoming and offers the students a safe and relaxed place to learn music on their timetable.

  • Virtual and/or remote Experiences available.
Level:
Experience Level 1 Beginner
Experience Level 2 Intermediate
Type:
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Group/ Public Group - Open to Community
Group/ Private Group - Military/Veteran Only
Age:
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