Brent Weaver

Guitar, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher

Brent Weaver

SAA Member


Saint Paul, MN
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Brent Weaver has a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from California State University Sacramento in 1980. He worked as a guitar and elementary school music teacher in Nevada City California for several years. In 1996, Brent received his Master of Music in Music Education degree with a Kodaly emphasis from Holy Names College in Oakland, California. Soon after, he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and began teaching at MacPhail Center for Music.

Brent has studied with Jose Rey de la Torre, John Majors, Alan Johnston, Jim Flegel and Eve Weiss. He has appeared in master classes with many distinguished artists most recently with Eduardo Fernandez, Carlos Perez and Alieksey Vianna. Brent teaches traditional classical guitar and Suzuki guitar, elementary school music, preschool and music theory classes through MacPhail. He has completed training in Suzuki Books 1-5 with Andrea Canon and David Madsen.