Sal Bermundez teaches guitar, ukelele, piano, and violin. He started his piano studies at the age of 6 at the Catholic University Conservatory of Chile. Sal grew up in a family of working musicians. His father taught him to play the saxophone, the transverse flute, and other wind instruments. He studied trumpet and trombone with his uncle. Sal enjoyed performing with the local marching band. At the age of 14, Sal started studying classical guitar at the conservatory.
In 2001, Sal moved to New York City where he continued his classical guitar education with Michael Dadap, a Philipino Orchestral Conductor, with whom he worked honing his guitar skills and earned an AA in Liberal Arts.
Between 2006 and 2013 Sal attended the City University Of New York where he studied guitar and worked on a Bachelor of Music Education. He also taught in Brooklyn ISB, PS 121 and other educational institutions in the Tristate Area (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York).
While at the Aaron Copland School of Music in NYC, Sal was exposed to Choir Singing/Conducting, Orchestral Instrument-Playing/Conducting and again Band instruments. This was all part of an intensive NYS Music Teacher Certification Program.
After leaving NYC in 2014, Sal earned his BA in Music from University of North Texas and is now pursuing a Master of Music in Classical Guitar Performance.
Sal enjoys volunteering at Stargate Farms and practicing guitar. He is a committed, creative teacher who enjoys communicating with students, and parents, as well as, creating many logistical opportunities for his students to perform in front of live audiences and in recitals.
Mr. Bermundez loves teaching children of all ages, and considers it his lifetime passion.