Samuel McLain

Artist Teacher, Pop Guitar
Conservatory of Music


B.M., M.M., University of Redlands


Samuel McLain is a professional guitarist and educator. His early guitar teachers include Bruce Hunter and Mike Sawitzke. He holds a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance from the University of Redlands where he studied under the tutelage of Stuart Green. Samuel performs regularly throughout California as a soloist and Flamenco dance accompanist. In addition to being an active performer, Samuel maintains a thriving private studio and teaches guitar at San Jacinto Valley Academy.

Courses Taught at Redlands

Applied Classical Guitar
Applied Pop Guitar

Areas of Expertise

Classical Guitar Literature and Pedagogy
Flamenco Guitar (Solo and Dance Accompaniment)
Pop Guitar