Founder of The Sound Academy, Daniel Larson is a classically trained guitarist.  He received a scholarship to study at the Conservatory in Santiago de Compostela, Spain; a course started by Segovia to promote the performance of Spanish music. He went on to study with guitar virtuoso Denis Azabagic at Roosevelt University where he earned his Masters Degree in Music.

In addition to classical guitar, Daniel has always loved to play rock, blues, and folk music.  He has played in a variety of different rock bands over the years, performing frequently in venues across the country. His current band, “Big Syn” is planning to go on tour in 2017.

Daniel has over 12 years of teaching experience.   He has developed a proven teaching method that is highly effective, and highlights the pleasure in creating music.    He caters to all ages, musical interests, and experience levels.