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Kevin Brown, M.M., B.M.

Suzuki/Prep Guitar


CSA Instructor since 2013

Kevin Brown has over fifteen years of teaching experience and has taught students ranging from young children to adults. He teaches both Suzuki and traditional methods and has experience in a wide variety of guitar styles including classical guitar, jazz guitar, pop/rock guitar, guitar for contemporary church music, and more. 

Kevin is an active performer. He has presented solo classical guitar recitals. As a jazz guitarist, he has performed at some of Chicago's finest venues including the Green Mill, the Jazz Showcase and the Chicago Jazz Festival. He has also performed with jazz icons such as Benny Golson, Phil Woods, and Jeff Hamilton. Additionally he provides music for private events including weddings, banquets and parties. 

Kevin Brown resides in West Chicago, IL with his wife and three children. 

DePaul University

M.M. Jazz Studies: Jazz Composition 

Wheaton College Conservatory of Music

B.M. Guitar Performance 

Every Child Can 

Suzuki Guitar Teacher Training Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, book 1 review and practicum 

  • Suzuki Association of Americas