The Guitar Studio of Grady Sloan


Grady Sloan is celebrating his 28th 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 (1993) in Guitar Performance from California State University, Northridge where he studied with Ronald C. Purcell


  • Master of Music degree in Guitar Performance (1999) 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 Guitar Unit 8   2016

       Suzuki Guitar Unit 9   2016

       Suzuki Principles in Action  2015


       Orff Introduction and Applications for the classroom   2014