Guitar Performance and Instruction

Brandon Mendez is a California-based guitarist whose abilities encompass a variety of genres and styles, making him one of the most eclectic musicians performing today. From classical to rock and all the way to jazz he is always sure to leave the audience craving more of his delicate yet compelling playing style.

In addition to his international performance experience, Brandon has been providing music for private events, such as weddings and private dinners, for years. Furthermore, Brandon also serves as a part-time music professor at Shasta College located in Redding, CA.

Under scholarship, Brandon received his Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance, studying with Steven Thachuk and Grammy award winning guitarist John Dearman.


Brandon has years of experience teaching group and individual guitar lessons to beginning, intermediate, and advanced leveled students. Brandon has taught students ranging from age 6 to 90 and can effectively communicate goals and expectations with any student. In Brandon’s lessons, he likes to focus on what his students wish to accomplish on the instrument. Brandon finds ways to teach his students about crucial topics such as proper guitar technique, music theory, music notation, ear training, practice etiquette, and more, all while playing songs that they love! Brandon has the knowledge and experience to get you playing how you have always dreamed of, so book your lesson today!
Lessons start at $20 per half hour!


With years of experience providing beautiful ceremonial and reception music for weddings, Brandon Mendez will help create the perfect musical atmosphere you have envisioned for your special day! Brandon has performed for dozens of clients all over California, with previous clients including university presidents and philanthropists/millionaires. Now catering towards the entire Northern California region, Brandon is fully prepared to perform any tune that you request in advance, in addition to performing selections from his substantial repertoire list.

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+1 (559) 720-5116
Northern California