Mr. Robert Steven Nance

Guitar, Bass Teacher

Robert Steven Nance


Oakland, CA
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Robert Nance is an active performer and teacher in the Bay Area. With his focus in contemporary chamber music, Robert’s work has been featured at the Kenney Center, Lincoln Center, NPR, and WNYC.  Mr. Nance, along with his group Mobius Trio, is the dedicatee of over a dozen new works for the guitar by composers from around the world; recent commissions include Samuel Carl Adams and Grammy Award Winner Sergio Assad.  As a solo performer, he has given concerts all over the world in San Francisco, New York,Washington DC, Germany, Holland, Denmark, and Italy.

Robert Nance is a certified Suzuki Method instructor has been teaching privately throughout his career. His studio features guitarists of all ages and skill levels. Whether they are young beginners, college-bound students preparing for auditions or adults seeking to expand their relationship with music, Robert’s students come away with a developed repertoire and an enhanced ability to communicate musically. His students also develop a solid technical command of the guitar as well as practical sight-reading and music theory skills all of which are applicable to other styles.

Mr. Nance holds a Bachelor’s Degree from New York University, and a Master of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.