Bob Shann earned a B.A. Degree in music performance from State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is a full time musician and has been performing and teaching in the Washington, DC area for many years. His experience teaching is conveyed in the classroom with a commitment to encourage the student(s) to excel. He also has a deep understanding of music theory and can work with students not only on classical technique but also with learning improvisation playing the blues and jazz.