David Irelan helps students develop their musical creativity through recording arts and instrument specific classes. He earned a bachelor’s degree in jazz studies from the New School University where he specialized in guitar. Since 2006 David has taught and mentored in a wide variety of education programs. He has taught guitar and music classes in private and public school programs to students ranging from K through 12. David also tutored English and math for LAUSD for two years. He is an active guitarist, songwriter and producer in the LA music scene. When not pursuing music, you will usually find David hanging out on the side of local rock climbing crag. After being raised in rural mountains in New Mexico and the Redwood forest of Northern California, he enjoys most things outdoorsy.