Professional Experience (Vince Lauria IMDB Information)
2007 Denny Laine session player
2007 Park City Seminar Speaker Sundance Film Festival
Composer for TV show "So You Wanna Be An Actor" with award winning director Don Barnhart (Saved by the Bell, Benson) and starring Daniel Baldwin & Terasa Livingstone
Winner of the prestigious “Clio Award”, he composed the winning melody for the “Made in the Shade” jeans commercial.
His music instructional system is used at “ Berklee School of Music” in Boston the top music school in the world.
Over 1000 original compositions in his music library
Staff instructor at “Grove School of Music” in Los Angeles California where he was also a technical advisor for “Guitar World Magazine” the largest guitar magazine in the world.
Vince has worked with the following artists:
Academy Award winner Timothy Hutton
Hall of Fame recording artist Dave Marks of “The Beach Boys”
Shawn Guerin Recording Artist
Jazz Great Richie Cole
Chris Shalon ABC Television Special
TV / Film musician Dan Ferguson
Emmy Award winner Jimmy Danelli (Winnie the Pooh)
Mark Mc Clure (Apollo 13, Superman, Back to the Future)
Nathan Bexton (Go, The Iron Man)
Musician 1980 - Present
Solo & Group performances
Author of fifteen instructional guitar and bass books. Session recordings and live performances
Entertainment Tonight, Walt Disney Productions, PBS Television and numerous live concerts.
Movie / TV composer for “Bonanza Music Library”
Authored “Learn to Burn on Rock Guitar” guitar
instruction series for Mel Bay Publications
Authored “Riff Dictionary” used as sub text
at “Berklee School of Music” in Boston
Music Instructor Southern CA
Instructor at “Grove School of Music”.
Created and taught music curriculum.
Workshops in live performance, music theory,
harmony and application. Private and group tutor.
President “Lauria School of Music” 1988 - 1995
Technical adviser “Guitar World Magazine”
Endorsements: Peavey amplifiers & Fernandes guitars
2007 Master Class- 2 time Emmy Winner- Hummie Mann
2006 Master Class - Composer - Conrad Pope
Pro-Tools and Samplitude software training 2005-2006
Rapport Leadership Graduate - 2002
Mac School 1995
GIT, Berklee School of Music and Grove School of Music 1984 - 87
Doctorate Music Courses 1984 - Malcolm Seagrave
Private Classical Guitar Study 1980 - 1984