Colin Farnsworth teaches Piano, Voice, Guitar and Bass Guitar Lessons. He serves Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Littleton and Lakewood CO locations. First, Colin will ask some questions about your background and skill level, as well as your goals. Next, he will create a custom program to help you reach those goals. Also, he will create a balance between learning the technical sides of music, with your favorite songs and styles. In this way you get to apply what you learn in songs that are familiar. This approach helps you have more FUN while learning the important skills and info you need. If you are looking for Piano, Voice, Guitar or Bass Guitar Lessons in the Greater Denver area, read on!
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First, Colin is a Denver-based artist/composer/producer/audio engineer. After beginning guitar lessons at the age of nine, Colin’s love for sound and music deepened immensely. Also, while in high school, he studied flamenco and jazz guitar with Denver legends Miguel Espinoza and Mitch Chmara. Finally, he studied the Highland bagpipe with Michael Lancaster, and composition techniques with Reggie Berg.
After graduating from Denver Academy in 2012, Colin attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. During his two years of attendance, he refined his knowledge of music theory, harmony, and arranging. Also he too classes with notable faculty members such as Paul Del Nero, Gates Thomas, and Winston Maccow. In addition, he continued his guitar studies there as well by studying jazz and R&B styles with Thaddeus Hogarth, Ken Taft, and Jon Damian. Subsequently, Colin was also was a member of Jon Damian’s Creative Workshop ensemble. This ensemble touched on the use of avant-garde ideas and unorthodox methods of composing music.
After two years of study at Berklee, Colin transferred to the University of Colorado Denver. Subsequently, he earned a bachelor’s degree from the school’s Recording Arts program in 2018. While studying at CU Denver, Colin stepped to the other side of the glass to learn music production and audio engineering. In addition, during this time that Colin launched his indie-rock project The Ursidae by releasing a full length LP in September 2017. Throughout the course of his college years, Colin also was a guitarist with Denver band 1892, which played such venues as The Gothic Theatre and Herman’s Hideaway.
Currently, Colin is continuing work on The Ursidae, along with several other self-directed indie projects. Colin offers up his services to independent artists in need of songwriting, arranging, instrumentation, mixing, and mastering. See his site here: crfsound.com