Brian Rivers provides the very best in guitar instruction. Brian loves working with all ages and abilities and has worked with thousands of guitar players, songwriters and musicians to become the performers they have always dreamed of becoming. Brian is a licensed Ohio music educator, award winning guitarist and graduate of the College-Conservatory of Music with a degree in Music Education. Brian has extensive performance and recording credits and experience as both an acoustic and electric guitarist. Brian's home studio, Rivers Music LLC in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Cincinnati, OH. In addition to guitar lessons, Brian also teaches, bass, recording, songwriting, improvising, and music theory. Brian will help you to set goals and then give you the techniques and tools to achieve your goals.
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Wednesday, July 22 - 2:15 - 2:55 with Tracy Walker at the Cincinnati Zoo, 2400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220
Brian is a musician's musician with over 30 years of professional experience and credits. He regularly performs with Cincinnati's very best musicians and songwriters at concerts and music festivals. Brian values artistry and musical excellence in everything he does. In his regular role as sideman and accompanist, Brian is known for his artistic sensitivity and creative contributions that support and bring out the very best in an artist and song.
Friday, Sept 11 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm with Tracy Walker at The Symphony Hotel, 210 West 14th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Friday, Sept. 18 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm with Tracy Walker at Mecklenburg Gardens, 302 East University Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45219 513-221-5353
Friday, Oct. 9 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm with Tracy Walker at The Symphony Hotel, 210 West 14th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Saturday, Oct. 17 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm with Tracy Walker at Mecklenburg Gardens, 302 East University Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45219 513-221-5353
Friday, Nov. 11 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm with Tracy Walker at The Symphony Hotel, 210 West 14th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Friday, Dec. 11 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm with Tracy Walker at The Symphony Hotel, 210 West 14th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Industry Sponsors and Partners...
Brian is a proud to be a partner with Taylor Guitars. Brian plays a Taylor 916CE guitar because it is simply the very best acoustic/electric guitar available! When Brian visited the factory in El Cajon and learned about Taylor's commitment to quality and sustainability and Taylor learned about Brian's background and vision for the future of guitar education a partnership was born! Thanks to Taylor Guitars for their continued support and fantastic products!
If you have ever seen Brian play you know that Reverend guitars are his guitar of choice! Brian can be regularly seen playing either his Jetstream 390 or his Club King RT. Thank you to Reverend guitars for their continued sponsorship and wonderful products! Check them out: http://www.reverendguitars.com
As a DR artist, Brian has been a long time user of DR strings and endorses and recommends DR strings to all of his students and guitar playing friends! Thank you to DR strings for their continued sponsorship and support.
Working on my new music books
My guitar method book is about ready to send to editors. I am currently working on graphics, photos and videos! I hope to be announcing a promotional tour by the end of 2015!