Dean has been performing and teaching guitar for over twenty years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in guitar performance and a master’s degree in music education from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
Dean has extensive experience with a wide variety of guitar styles including rock, blues, classical, pop, metal and shred. He also has a broad knowledge of music theory, ear training, reading and improvisation. Dean employs a variety of methods to help his students realize their individual goals and visions.
Dean has taught music in the Haverhill public schools since 1998 and is currently the director of the middle school band program. He also performs on the local club scene with his cover band “The TAKE.”