Maria Pulgarin

Maria P.

New York, NY
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Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

We have more than 10 years of experience teaching piano to adults and children 3 and up. Our method is designed to help you identify the notes, learn to read music and play music by ear as well. Wether it’s classical, pop, or jazz that you’re interested in we will help you reach your musical goals!

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Maria teaches



Maria delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 6+, males 7+ and special needs

Teaching since:

I am a professional musician graduated from the National University of Colombia and with a MA in live performance from the University of San Jorge (Spain). I teach all styles of guitar, I also teach piano, ukelele and vocals and have more than 10 years of experience teaching children and adults. If you want to learn to sing and comp for yourself with the guitar or play instrumental solo guitar, I am the one to learn from :)
I look forward to meeting new students with a great passion for music!


Jun 2017 - Present
Central Park Music

Guitar instructor
Feb 2017 - Present
Guitar center


Masters in Live Performance
Oct 2019 - Present
San Jorge University (spain)
Bachelor’s in Music with a major in Jazz
Feb 2010 - May 2016
National University of Colombia
Technical degree in music and Basic Pedagogy
Feb 2004 - Jun 2009
Youth Symphonic Orchestra Foundation


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Scholarship: Summer Guitar Sessions
Sep 2016

I received a scholarship to attend Berklee's Guitar sessions

National Grant for Music Reasearch "Creole Mandolin of Providencia Island "
Apr 2015
Ministry of Culture of Colombia


Full tuition scholarship
Oct 2016
Berklee College of music


Women In Music
Jan 2019

Women In Music is a non-profit organization with a mission to advance the awareness, equality, diversity, heritage, opportunities, and cultural aspects of women in the musical arts through education, support, empowerment, and recognition. Our seminars, panels, showcases, achievement awards, and youth initiatives celebrate the female contribution to the music world, and strengthen community ties.

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Photos & Videos

Playing with my Quintet at Starr Bar in Brooklyn

Playing with my Quintet at Gin Fizz Harlem

This video was recorded at the National Museum of Colombia, playing classical guitar and some of my original compositions with my group
This is an arrangement of the great American standard Tenderly!
This is my original composition “Jalao de Chango”
Playing Some classical guitar “ Fantasía “ by Gentil Montaña
Playing with my quintet at Starr bar

Playing outdoors in Colombia!

Performing with with my ukelele student Sophia!
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3 Reviews

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Ruchie K. Jul 1, 2019
Guitar · In home

Maria is wonderful!! She's a very talented teacher! Patient, kind and very positive. We hired her to advance our daughter's guitar skills and look forward to great results.

Chayie R. Feb 18, 2019
Acoustic Guitar · In home

She's great ! Really nice !!

German Nov 1, 2018
Acoustic Guitar · In home

Maria is a great musician, with lots of experience despite her young age. Has a very nice way to teac music to kids and adults.
Will not hesitate to recommend her.

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