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Bass Guitar

Andrew Freed
Teaches Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Born into a musical family, Andrew Freed took to playing music at a young age. Not so many years later, he was performing in bands and attending music camps that allowed him to play with musicians from all over the world, fueling his love and passion for music. This passion, which continued through his teen years, carried him to Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland where he studied Jazz Performance. Freed teaches bass, guitar, and upright bass and currently performs in prominent bands around the Baltimore/DC area. Specializing in technique, visualization, ear training, music theory, jamming concepts, and songwriting, Freed's mission is to develop challenging and achievable goals for his students and give them the tools they need to get there. He also is very active on social media where his videos have exceeded 3+ million views. Check him out on Facebook, Youtube, or Instagram: Andrew Freed Music
Todd Shelar
Teaches Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday

BS in English and Classical Guitar Performance from Frostburg State University. Todd has been playing guitar for over 20 years and he has 15 years worth of teaching experience. Specializes in Classical Guitar, but also teaches Rock, Punk, Pop, Indie, Funk, and Folk guitar.

Studied rock and blues with Andy Jones, Jazz and classical with Scott Elliott, had master classes with Paul Galbraith and the Brazilian Guitar Quartet. He currently studies with guitar great Paul Wingo.

Todd has over 15 years performing experience in a variety of styles, including big band Jazz ensembles, classical chamber ensembles, folk bands, and many original rock bands and musical projects. Todd is currently active in his band Fevers, his solo project Pergola, as a solo classical guitarist and as part of a flute and guitar duo called the Greenspring Flute and Guitar Duo.
Todd teaches beginners bass guitar, ukulele, mandolin and cello, as well as classical guitar ensemble and music theory. Todd welcomes students of all ages, backgrounds, skill levels and looks forward to collaborating with you on your musical journey.itar Quartet. Has over 10 years performing experience in a variety of styles. Also teaches bass guitar and mandolin.