The Guitar Studio of Grady Sloan


Grady Sloan is celebrating his 25th year as an instructor of children and adults


  • He has been a registered Suzuki Guitar instructor since 1998.


  • His students have been featured at The Junior Bach Festival and Classical Gala West.


  • In 2000 and 2001 he taught at the Los Angeles Suzuki Institute.


  • From 1999 to 2006 he served a Suzuki apprenticeship under master teacher Frank Longay.


  • Bachelor of Music degree in Guitar Performance from California State University, Northridge where he studied with Ronald C. Purcell


  • Master of Music degree in Guitar Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he studied with David Tannenbaum. 


Grady's training includes:


Suzuki Guitar Foundation 1A  1998, 2002, 2005

Suzuki Guitar Foundation 1B  1998, 2002, 2005

Suzuki Guitar Unit 2  1999

Suzuki Guitar Unit 3   2000

Suzuki Guitar Unit 4   2001

Suzuki Guitar Unit 5   2002

Suzuki Guitar Unit 6   2003

Suzuki Guitar Unit 7   2004

Suzuki Principles in Action  2015


Orff Introduction and Applications for the classroom   2014