Private Lessons in Guitar and ukulele, bass
Program Director/designer of E.A.S.T. School
Group Guitar programs 1994- 2014
guitar, vocals , bass, theory,
sing and play lessons
A professional musician , singer and educator for many years, Richard has extensive experience with students of all ages and levels. Richard will cater to any musical style, beginner to advanced.
His guitar method books "Modenomics I " and "Modenomics II " is in common usage amongst student jazz enthusiasts, making the leap from intermediate to advanced levels.
' As a matter of fact, Richard’s book/CD title
“MODEnomics” is one of the best-selling
publications our store has ever carried.' 12th fret
Modenomics I & II NOW available at 12th fret
A graduate of Humber College of Music he
specializes in adult guitar lessons and prep. for auditions for entry into post secondary &
university level music programs .
Richard also teaches the fine art of playing guitar and singing !
" Thank you for being a great teacher this year and the past 6 years. You have taught me so much and I'll be sure to not for forget it. I'll miss our lessons next year while I'm away .
guitar, ukulele, beg. piano
Nick first picked up the guitar at the age of 10 and began taking lessons immediately with Toronto-based guitarist & Beach Music Studio Faculty teacher Richard Smyth.
After attending the University of Toronto earning Double major for English & Philosophy, Nick decided to pursue a degree in music- at Humber College where he currently attends and has studied with Kim Ratcliffe, Ted Quinlan, and Reg Schwager.
Nick currently produces, plays sessions, and gigs with local Hip-Hop and R&B artists, with some of his works being available on music platforms such as Apple Music and Spotify.