About: Sean Satin
Instrument you teach: Guitar
BM, Classical Guitar Performance, Manhattan School of Music
MA, Teachers College, Music Education, Columbia University
Where are you from? Brooklyn, NY
Favorite age group to teach: All
Favorite style of music to teach: Classical, rock, and heavy metal
Favorite piece of music: Bach – Chaconne
Favorite food: Lobster
Favorite color: Red
Do you have a pet? (Describe them) Two very large cats
What’s your favorite musical memory? Seeing John Williams (guitarist, not the movie guy!!) play and meeting him.
What do you like best about teaching music? Knowing that I am a part of passing down a great tradition is important to me! Music has always been a part of life from the first rumblings of the creation of the planet; I will do my best to help make sure it stays that way.
What is your favorite composer or musician? J. S. Bach
What is the first piece of music you ever learned? Stairway to Heaven
How many hours a day do you practice? Three to four hours
Accomplishments: I have played extensively throughout NY—from The Knitting Factory to Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center! I am music director for the music teen camp at MSM and Columbia. I received departmental scholarships.
Fun Facts: I play all styles of music—from classical to heavy metal. I am a huge Kiss fan—I have seen them 23 times in concert!