Helping Students reach their Potential as Guitarists


The focus is on fun material, strong foundations, good technique, and helping each student become the kind of guitarist they want to be.


Gabriel Olin has been teaching, writing, recording, and performing in the Bay Area for 30 years, and plays a variety of guitar styles, including rock, blues, folk, and country. Previous classes he has taught at Freight and Salvage include Beatles Guitar and Acoustic Rock Guitar. He has a strong theory background, with a classical music degree from U.C. Santa Cruz. Gabriel has taught students who go on to play in working bands, and he also has a special affinity for beginners learning to play music for the first time.