968 Washington Street / Route 138 - Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
Phone: 781-344-8772 - Fax (24 Hours): 781-344-2591 - eMail: info@stoughtonmusic.com

SATURDAY:    OPEN 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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Scott Purslow has been playing and teaching guitar for over twenty years. He has a liberal arts degree and has over fifty musical theater productions including a week at the Wang Center in Boston. He played the guitar and drums as well as small percussion. Scotts style is based on rock, metal and blues. Books for potential students include the easiest way to learn guitar by Robert Tarchara and the Hal Leonard and Mel Bay music book series.

Scott plays guitar in his rock band Keel Haul and Atomic playboy, guitar lessons for beginners to advance. He recommends 30 minutes practice time per day, 3 to 4 days a week.

Brad McCarthy

For over 20 years Brad has played guitar professionally both live and as a session guitarist. He's a Berklee grad with a degree in Music Production and Engineering. Currently, he's a music producer/engineer/songwriter at his recording studio, Stillpoint Sound. Over the years he has taught hundreds of guitar players from young beginners to skilled performers looking for new ideas. Lessons are individualized with a practical approach to music theory with an emphasis on learning new skills and techniques through popular songs. Brad teaches from the perspective that there's music is in everyone.

Killian Kerrigan has a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree from Bridgewater State University. His degree focused on music performance and composition. Killian's playing experience includes pop, rock, metal, jazz, and classical. He is currently composing original music. Killian teaches from the "Easiest Way to Learn Guitar" by Robert Tarchara. Lessons focus on theory, musicality, and developing confident guitar playing.

Ralph Rotondo

Education: UMass Lowell, Bachelor of Music (Jazz Studies) 1986, cum laude

Private Studies: Harry Chalmiers, Alex Radulescu, Lenny Stelos, Jerry Bergonzi, Charlie Banacos, Attila Zoller, Harvey Diamond

Experience: Ralph has over 3 decades of teaching experience! He is classically trained in the tuba and has mastered the 7-string guitar. Ralph's mastery of the 7-string combines his knowledge of both tuba and guitar into one instrument. He has taught at many public and private music schools, including the Lawrence Academy, Lincoln afterschool programs, Hanscom Air Force base schools, the Groton School and taught ensembles and lessons for Creative Arts for Kids in Reading. Ralph also has experience in web development and programming. Ralph is an extremely versatile guitar player, especially in classical guitar and modern fingerstyle techniques of Joe Pass, George Van Eps, Tuck Andress and the classical guitar techniques that have evolved in Brazilian and Afro-Cuban music. Ralph regularly gigs in jazz groups, as well as on his own in a solo jazz guitar setting. He has rejoined the teaching staff at Stoughton Music Center after a successful IT career enabled him to raise a stepdaughter and now works doing what he has always loved, teaching and performing in the Greater Boston area.