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Welcome to Bradley School of Music

Bradley School of Music is the trusted choice for music instruction. We specialize in teaching & performance on guitar, vocals, piano, drums, and bass. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned professional, Bradley School of Music will help you reach your musical goals. Community involvement, monthly Jam Sessions, and Master Class events are a few of the ways students get involved with Bradley School of Music. We are a community of musicians that have devoted our lives to music, and we are dedicated to sharing that passion with you.

    • Patrick Bradley

      Patrick Bradley

      Patrick began playing guitar at age 12. Upon graduating with honors from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, he began his professional career as a studio musician…

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    • Orestes Vilató

      Orestes Vilató

      Born in Camagüey, Cuba in 1944, multi-percussionist Orestes Vilató is one of the most influential figures in the world of Latin percussion. His unique style on the Cuban timbales…

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    • Nick Kaufman Student of the Month! Dec 2015

      Nick Kaufman Student of the Month! Dec 2015

      “Nick did a great job showing his ability to groove on a difficult song. He has been attending all BSM events for the past several months and his involvement is really paying off. Keep it up Nick!”

      -Patrick Bradley

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    • Cameron Kvech Student of the Month! Nov 2015

      Cameron Kvech Student of the Month! Nov 2015

      “Cameron took a big step forward this month in her confidence both on stage and in the lessons. It’s great watching her come out of her shell and make notable progress. Great job Cameron!”

      -Jason Heninger, BSM Instructor

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    • Nate Elwood Student of the Month! October 2015

      Nate Elwood Student of the Month! October 2015

      There were several amazing performances at this month’s jam but Nate stood out with three songs showcasing a huge improvement in his technique and soloing. Great job Nate!”

      -Chris Hansen, BSM Instructor

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    • Lucas Simoes Student of the Month! September 2015

      Lucas Simoes Student of the Month! September 2015

      “Lucas was just awarded student of the month in May so he really had to step up even more than before to be considered…”

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    • Andrew Miller Student of the Month! August 2015

      Andrew Miller Student of the Month! August 2015

      “Andrew showed incredible work ethic this month. He played his first improvised guitar solo over his original song ‘Dio’ with great success! He continues to demonstrate his desire to grow as a musician. Good job Andrew!”

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    • Adult Jam Bradley School of Music 18+

      Dec 217-9 p.m.
      1042 Brown Ave Lafayette CA
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      The jam session is part of the Bradley School of Music Program. The jam session allows students to get professional performance experience. So come on out to our Lafayette location and listen to students jam with owner Patrick Bradley, legendary Orestes Vilato of Santana, and other local professionals and instructors of Bradley School of Music.

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    • Family Jam Night

      Feb 224-6 p.m. 7-9 p.m.
      1042 Brown Ave, Lafayette CA 94549
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      The Family Jam Night gives students the chance to perform on stage with top Bay Area musicians and Bradley School of Music teachers. Students realize their short term goals by performing in front of a live audience every month.

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    • Open Counseling

      Feb233-6 p.m.
      1042 Brown Ave, Lafayette CA 94549
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      Open Counseling is a “drop in” tutoring session available for students during Jam Week. During these sessions, students can work with the instructor on a topic of their choice and/or jam with other drop in students and teachers.

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