teaching

Flynn taught classes in Music theory, history, and performance for many years at Keene State College. He is presently on the faculty of the Brattleboro Music Center (VT) and Elm City Music (NH) as the mandolin instructor. His teaching resume also includes Visiting Lecturer at Bridgewater State College (now "University") and Northern Essex Community College; guitar instructor at Augusta Heritage Center (WV), Swannanoa Gathering (NC), The Ashokan Center (NY), Brian Wicklund's Fiddle Pal Camp (MN, WI, MA), guitar and mandolin instructor at the Music Emporium (MA), and major bluegrass and folk music festivals in the Northeastern US.

Flynn is a former student of John Renbourn, Davey Graham, Scott Nygaard, Kevin Richards, and Bill Titley (steel-string guitar); Stephen Gordon and Paul Binkley (classical guitar & mandolin); and Agustín Fernandez, Frank Denyer, Alvin Curran, Pauline Oliveros, and Allaudin Mathieu (composition). 

Private lessons also available in western MA and southern VT: general acoustic guitar and mandolin, folk, bluegrass, Irish traditional music, beginning classical guitar, composition and theory.

please email for rates and availability.