Guitar instruction is available as both private lessons and our group Guitar Ensemble.
Art A. Braendel
Art was born and raised in Eagle River and has been involved in music since early childhood. He got his first guitar in 1964 and has been playing ever since. He played in rock & roll bands in the 1960’s, and has worked in church music programs and served as interim music director. He attained an Associate of Arts degree from UAA with emphasis in vocal performance and an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Science. He has performed in many church seasonal presentations as both cast member and vocal performer. He performs in music and theater productions at the Academy. Art also works on sets, sound, lighting and construction. He is currently Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Alaska Fine Arts Academy. He is an Army veteran and retired senior fire officer with the Anchorage Fire Department.
“I want to pass on to others the skills, vision, and joy of performance in the Arts.” – Art Braendel