Originally from Torrington Conneticut, Rick Lopez began playing music at 17 years old. With heavy influence from classic rock and blues he began teaching music in 2003. After attending the Hartford Conservatory for the Arts to focus on Jazz performance, Rick had opportunities to perform in various off broadway productions including Godspell, Crazy For You and 42nd Street. Rick went on to be a Music Director for the Carnival Cruise line and also play guitar in their ship board orchestra. Rick has also recorded commercials for Dunkin Donuts as well as a few music education books. Rick recently had the chance to tour and perform with the London west end production of ABBAmania.
Rick creates a fun atmosphere for learning while helping students play the music that they like. Rick has helped students of all ages achieve success. Many of his students have went on to major in music at the university level and also become professional musicians. If you are looking to learn pop, rock, blues, funk or jazz then Rick is the teacher for you.