Shawn (Chewy) Chua
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Violin, Ukulele, Mandolin, Stand Up Bass, Piano and drum Instructor
As we look for the best players to be Rock House instructors we also look for musicians that are teachers with commanding communication skills. Not every great player is a great teacher. It is another skill set to be able to present information in a fun and exciting manor. Shawn encompasses both aspects; in addition to being a top-level musician his colorful personality makes it fun to learn. Another one of Shawn’s great assets is the number of instruments he is a master at. The list includes, guitar, bass, piano, violin, upright bass, ukulele, mandolin and drums just to name some. He is also a music theory guru and recording engineer. Shawn has been a performer and recording artists for over 20 years and continues to show his musical excellence preforming across the east coast.
University of Connecticut - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Classical Guitar Performance Major. Including Music History, Harmony, Composition, Guitar and Chorale Ensembles, and Master Classes. Minored in Anthropology.
The Recording Workshop - Recording, Mixing and Mastering Program Included Live and Studio Techniques, Recording History, Producing, Mastering (from 2-track tape, Cutting Lathe, DAT, CD), Management and Record Industry (Touring, Promotion and Merchandise), Pre and Post for Audio and Video including Music Production, Foley, and Editing, Audio Physics, Mechanics and Manufacturing, Audio Retail and Distribution. Technical Support, Pro Tools Certified, Fluent in Both Analog and Digital realm.
Guitar Center and Sam Ash - Pro Tools Recertified, All Software Related. Logic Certified. Digital Performer, Ableton, Reason, Cubase, Nuendo certified up to 2009. Guitar Set Ups and Repairs.