Bass Program Director
Bryan Lu | Bass
Born and raised in Penang, Malaysia, Bryan is a talented multi-instrumentalist, composer/arranger that is now based in the Boston area. Bryan’s musical journey started with the Piano at a young age and eventually branched out to the Ukulele, Guitar and Bass Guitar. His immense talent and dedication to music have landed him a spot at a local TV talent show at a young age and eventually earned him a scholarship to study at the prestigious Berklee College of Music where he received his Bachelor Degree in Music. Since coming to the Boston, Bryan has been active in the New England area as a performer/composer/arranger/music director with various projects including notably his original band, Math Class and the Boston Taiwanese Festival. As a teacher, Bryan believes that a sense of purpose and fun drives the process of learning. He aims to connect with his students personally and owning their interests and goals thus accommodating each and every student's needs.
Chris Poon | Bass Program Director
Christopher Poon is an experienced teacher who has taught private students and was a faculty member of the Institute of Vocational Education in Hong Kong, where he was a lecturer for the music technology program. Chris graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor Degree in Music, double-majoring in Guitar Performance and Contemporary Writing & Production. Jazz Guitar has been his main focus in the recent years, but he enjoys playing other styles of music on the guitar as well, such as Pop, Rock, Latin, and Folk. Chris has developed his own curriculum-based, goals-driven and progressive guitar course utilizing renowned teaching materials from the Berklee College of Music and Musician Institute that covers both guitar playing and music theory.