Dave Couture started studying guitar and began private instruction in 1982. He has been teaching and performing guitar for the past 20 years. Dave´s professional education and training includes, studying at The Berklee College of Music in Boston, Jazz Improvisation with The Band Directors Academy at Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC. Private Instruction from several prominent teachers, such as Dan Bowden, Julien Kasper, Jim Kelly, Dave Newsam, and Brett Willmott. Dave has attended numerous clinics/workshops with Gene Bertoncini, Paul Gilbert, Fred Haas, Vinnie Moore, and Jack Wilkins.
Dave is the Assistant Music Director at The Bedford Youth Performing Company located in Bedford NH, where he teaches private guitar and bass lessons. He also teaches various band ensembles. Some of his other responsibilities include organizing concerts clinics and summer music camps and workshops. Dave is the creator of the “Guitar Skill Level Curriculum”. Dave performs professionally as a soloist and with various ensembles. He is a freelance guitarist and bass player with a diverse repertoire.
Available for gigs, sessions, or clinics. Click HERE to contact Dave.