DIRECTOR OF GUITAR DIVISION
As a native of Western New York, Bryan Karijanian developed his style studying under some of the best instructors in the area. Bryan began teaching at age 17 and in 1994 went to The Musicians Institute in Los Angeles where he immersed himself in the styles of classical, blues, classical and progressive rock.
After graduating he returned to New York and played in the modern rock band Velour. During that time Bryan recorded several albums and toured in support of artists such as the Goo Goo Dolls and Everclear.
Bryan has written several guitar instruction books which are the featured guitar instruction curriculums at the Music Factory. He is also the director of the Guitar Division for The Music Factory.
Interesting facts about Bryan Karijanian
Hometown: A: Buffalo New York
Dog or Cats? A: I’m a dog person…
Favorite band? A: Led Zeppelin
Favorite food? A: Sushi
Favorite Junk Food ? A: Ben and Jerry’s oatmeal cookie chunk
If you could get on a plane right now and go anywhere, where would it be? A: Costa Rica
Favorite Movie? A: Fear and loathing in Las Vegas
Favorite Tv show? A: Any of Anthony Bordain’s shows
Guilty pleasure tv show? A: shipping wars
Fun fact: At one time Bryan owned a Chicken Wing restaurant in San Diego called “Buffalo Sauce and Surf”