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The Best Guitar Tutors in New York

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Riley M.
60/hour

Woodhaven, NY

Experienced Music Pro Available to Give Lessons

I have been playing guitar for over 20 years and am well versed in many styles and sounds. I have performed live consistently since the 90's and have credits as a guitarist on hundreds of recorded songs. read more

60/hour
4.9 (62)
119 hours tutoring Guitar out of 132 hours
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I have been playing guitar for over 20 years and am well versed in many styles and sounds. I have performed live consistently since the 90's and have credits as a guitarist on hundreds of recorded songs. read more

Jay V.
80/hour

Brooklyn, NY

Comprehensive Music Education

I have a BFA in Jazz Performance on guitar. For over 10 years I have played with groups from all over the world, have toured with world class musicians and have performed on a regular basis. read more

80/hour
5.0 (8)
34 hours tutoring
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I have a BFA in Jazz Performance on guitar. For over 10 years I have played with groups from all over the world, have toured with world class musicians and have performed on a regular basis. read more

Benjamin Y.
60/hour

Brooklyn, NY

BM Bass Performance

Bass Guitar instructor for 6 years. Double Bass instructor for 6 years. read more

60/hour
5.0 (17)
37 hours tutoring
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Bass Guitar instructor for 6 years. Double Bass instructor for 6 years. read more

Gill W.
100/hour

New York, NY

Working Guitar Instructor/Performer

I am a working guitar instructor/performing with over ten years teaching and playing guitar, both electric and acoustic. I currently perform original and cover songs weekly at local restaurants and have two guitar... read more

100/hour
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I am a working guitar instructor/performing with over ten years teaching and playing guitar, both electric and acoustic. I currently perform original and cover songs weekly at local restaurants and have two guitar... read more

Cole B.
50/hour

Brooklyn, NY

Guitar Instructor

13 years of experience with the guitar. Bachelor's of Music from New England Conservatory - studies with Joe Morris, Hankus Netsky. Additional education from Oberlin College, Savannah Music Festival (studies with Julian Lage and Bryan... read more

50/hour
5.0 (4)
5 hours tutoring Guitar out of 8 hours
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13 years of experience with the guitar. Bachelor's of Music from New England Conservatory - studies with Joe Morris, Hankus Netsky. Additional education from Oberlin College, Savannah Music Festival (studies with Julian Lage and Bryan... read more

Gary H.
45/hour

New York, NY

Professional Musician and songwriter

I have been studying guitar for 35 years. I have been performing in bands for 32 years. I have used my knowledge in theory to advance as a very well respected songwriter. I have a vast understanding in hiw to play and expand the sounds of a... read more

45/hour
5.0 (2)
2 hours tutoring Guitar out of 3 hours
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I have been studying guitar for 35 years. I have been performing in bands for 32 years. I have used my knowledge in theory to advance as a very well respected songwriter. I have a vast understanding in hiw to play and expand the sounds of a... read more

Kelly M.
30/hour

East Greenbush, NY

Beginner basics, note reading, and fun!

I started teaching beginner guitar lessons in early 2014 as I was enjoying teaching my niece how to play. I have been playing guitar since 2006 and mandolin since 1996, studying with a master musician. I use the Mel Bay Modern... read more

30/hour
4.9 (132)
217 hours tutoring Guitar out of 252 hours
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I started teaching beginner guitar lessons in early 2014 as I was enjoying teaching my niece how to play. I have been playing guitar since 2006 and mandolin since 1996, studying with a master musician. I use the Mel Bay Modern... read more

Brandon V.
75/hour

Brooklyn, NY

Fun, Easy-Going Guitar Lessons for All Styles and Ages!

I truly love teaching people of all ages and levels and am extremely passionate about passing on my love of guitar and music to everyone. I strive to make the lessons fun and loose but with structure and great take-aways to work on! Hope to... read more

75/hour
5.0 (5)
24 hours tutoring Guitar out of 24 hours
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I truly love teaching people of all ages and levels and am extremely passionate about passing on my love of guitar and music to everyone. I strive to make the lessons fun and loose but with structure and great take-aways to work on! Hope to... read more

Martin L.
40/hour

Brooklyn, NY

Berklee College of Music - Guitar, 10+ Years/Teaching Experience

I've studied Guitar Performance major at Berklee College of Music. I have previously taught students ranging from children to elders, in various guitar styles including jazz, rock and pop. While at school, I focused on improving... read more

40/hour
4.0 (4)
8 hours tutoring Guitar out of 9 hours
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I've studied Guitar Performance major at Berklee College of Music. I have previously taught students ranging from children to elders, in various guitar styles including jazz, rock and pop. While at school, I focused on improving... read more

Matt L.
60/hour

New City, NY

Professional Guitar Teacher

I am a guitar teacher, performer and aspiring audio engineer. My musical influences range from classic rock artists like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd to more modern music such as Snarky Puppy, Vulfpeck and Primus. Learning to... read more

60/hour
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I am a guitar teacher, performer and aspiring audio engineer. My musical influences range from classic rock artists like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd to more modern music such as Snarky Puppy, Vulfpeck and Primus. Learning to... read more

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New York Guitar Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

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