Sean Williams began playing guitar at age 12 after finding a guitar in his parents garage. He immediately became intent on being a “rock star“. Following high school Sean moved to Boston to attend the Berklee College of Music where he studied jazz performance and composition.
After a brief stint in Seattle, he returned to his home state of CA to pursue a career in the music industry. Since returning to the Bay Area, Sean has established himself as top call musician for club dates, corporate gigs, weddings, musical theater and recordings for various projects. Sean Williams is a member of the San Jose based Latin group Tortilla Soup, original rock band Pockit, as well as working throughout the Bay with various jazz creations under his own name.
Teaching has always played a large part in Sean’s musical life. Sean has been teaching full-time for 5 years, working with students of all ages. His focus is on making guitar lessons fun, as well as covering all areas necessary to develop into a well rounded and creative musician.
Sean Williams is comfortable teaching pop, rock, folk, jazz, classical, blues, songwriting, theory, reading and ear training on either acoustic or electric guitar. Sean strives to incorporate all these components into his lessons so that each student has a firm understanding of basic musical concepts as well as a wealth of ideas on how to make playing music a fun and fulfilling creative endeavor.