Jack Tierney

Richmond

Jack Tierney has been playing and studying the guitar since 2002. Like many young guitarists, he began by studying the classic rock guitarists of the 60s and 70s. During high school he attended intensive programs at Berklee College of Music and Interlochen Center for the Arts, where he
became acquainted with jazz music. He is currently studying jazz guitar performance at VCU.

Jack has performed professionally in various jazz, pop and rock outfits, and as a singer/songwriter in Richmond and the DC area.

As a teacher, Jack tailors the structure of his lessons to the needs of each particular student, while ensuring that the essential aspects of technique, rhythm, and harmonic vocabulary are included. His specialties include jazz, pop, music theory, songwriting and improvisation.