Our online tools make booking, managing your schedule and paying for lessons easy and hassle-free.
Easily search and compare teachers in your area, including past student reviews and background checks.
If you're not completely satisfied, we'll help you find a new teacher or refund any unused lesson credits.
By JP S. - New York City Guitar Teacher
As the busiest city in the United States, New York City has some of the most exciting and challenging opportunities for aspiring guitar artists. So depending on what you want, and how hard you are willing to work for it, living and working here provides one of greatest opportunities you can find in this country!
I live and work mostly in upper Manhattan, but occasionally have gigs in the Village or other places around town. I teach most of my private guitar lessons in NYC up here in Inwood, and while a little noisy at times; this is a way more low-key area than the rest of the island. Plus, on a beautiful spring day we have up to three different parks in easy walking distance from the A train to take our practice outside. My personal favorite is Fort Tryon, with several different unique spots to get the creative juices flowing.
I specialize in rhythm players and singers/songwriters. We work hard to learn the basic techniques and how to tap into your creativity to write songs that really matter to you. If they matter to you, they will matter to someone else. As an instructor, it’s also important that my beginner students understand the history of the styles of music they want to play as well. For example, did you know that just about every form of American popular music (particularly guitar-based music) has its roots in traditional Blues of the early 20th Century? It’s true! We explore how all the pieces fit and what comes before to get us into the future!
My lessons are fun, individually paced and geared to what you want. Sign up with a New York guitar instructor today!
Learn how to play guitar. Learn how to read music. Play classical, jazz, pop or folk. Strum and accompany yourself or solo with your electric electric.
I have a unique understanding of the guitar, and teach mostly through the works of The Beatles
Although it depends on the student
Students who study guitar with me will learn guitar technique, sight-reading, music theory, and songs from a variety of genres. I tailor each lesson based on the musical interests of the student and focus the content of the lessons based on the goals of the student. I aim to give the students a solid foundation in technique and music theory applicable to guitar in order to help the student progress as much as possible. We will work together to achieve your musical goals.
Rhythm guitar, picking patterns and reading notes on the guitar are all taught.
I will break down the nuances of learning the guitar in a friendly, clear, and articulate manner. We will discuss various concepts of the acoustic guitar in the styles and songs you enjoy most.
Compare hundreds of teachers based on the criteria that matter to you, including background checks, age and experience.
When you've found the perfect match, schedule your lessons online using the teacher's real-time availability.
Your teacher will welcome you with a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.
Zero travel time is great for a busy schedule.
Typically priced lower than local lessons.
Online students stick with lessons as long as local students.
Take your voice to the next level. Download free video tutorials to start singing like the star you are!
Getting Started with Music Lessons guides you through selecting a teacher & preparing for your first lesson.
Kickstart your guitar playing. Download free video tutorials to learn about chord progressions, strumming, and more!