School of Rock Baltimore’s music teachers are experienced musicians devoted to helping students attain musical proficiency. From singing to drums to guitar, our Baltimore music instructors inspire and teach students to perform live.
Sean McFarlandGuitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, piano Teacher
Sean McFarland is a composer from Baltimore, MD who writes music dealing with the human experience. He has studied under a wide variety of composers including Stuart Saunders Smith, Linda Dusman, Roger Reynolds and Ian Power. Currently, Sean is a Master of Music candidate in Music Composition at The Peabody Conservatory working with Michael Hersch. There, he is attending as a recipient of the Philip D. Glass Endowed Scholarship.
An avid collaborator, Sean has previously created works with Rhymes With Opera and Black House Collective in addition to writing multiple pieces for dance. He has also written for some of America’s most distinguished performers, including Gleb Kanasevich and the JACK Quartet.
Outside of composing, Sean is an eccentric multidisciplinary guitarist who performs styles ranging from gospel music to free improvisation, while maintaining a private studio of students. Thoroughly entrenched in the DIY ethic, Sean works with The Undercroft and other organizations to promote and preserve independent music in Baltimore.