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Guitar Lessons NYC New york

Guitar Lessons in
NYC New york

Musika has been offering NYC New york Guitar Lessons since 2001. Our guitar teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

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Featured New york Guitar Teachers

Ben A

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I am a guitarist/pianist/vocal coach living in Astoria, Queens. Aside from teaching privately, I am also an Adjunct Faculty at Nassau Community College, and work as a Conductor throughout the New York area

Howard F

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Howard played drums for seven years (1975-1981) for renowned singer/songwriter Harry Chapin whose hit records include "Cat's In The Cradle" and “Taxi”. During those years with he performed over 900 concerts with Harry Chapin and made numerous appearances on national TV shows including The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Midnight Special, Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, The Merv Griffin Show, and The Mike Douglas Show. Howard also recorded 7 LPs with Harry Chapin including the gold & platinum LP "Greatest Stories Live". Howard has had over 20 books on drumming published by Warner Bros. Music, Hal Leonard Music, CPP Belwin, and the Cherry Lane Music Co. His studio is well equipped for lessons on drumset, guitar, piano, and bass guitar. A comfortable, friendly waiting room adjoins the studio.

Vincent T

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       I have studied with several professional, performing musicians, but most of my learning has come from books, magazines and listening. Listening is, quite simply, the best teacher you can have, provided you do it properly. I have played music since age eight, in school bands, jazz bands, blues, and rock bands. I also have written songs since age 10, and recorded numerous cd's of original music in various styles. I am currently the frontman in the Jersey Shore Blues Rock Tribute Band. I also play solo piano at hospitals and nursing homes. I work music as a full time job, and have never had a second thought about being a musician. I have studied numerous instruments and musical styles, as well as writing, recording, performance, history, criticism and theory.

Trifon D

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Trifon was born in Pleven, Bulgaria. He graduated from the National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2002. As a student he performed for local and international jazz festivals, jazz clubs, recorded for the Bulgarian National Radio and Television. While studying in Frankfurt, Germany between 2002 and 2004, he was a member of a trio opening jam sessions every Wednesday in the world famous Jazz Keller. Trifon moved to New York in 2004 and graduated from the Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music. Currently living in NY and performing throughout USA and Europe. Trifon has performed at numerous Jazz Festivals, clubs, TV and Radio shows true out the world as well as Broadway shows in NYC. He has also performed with world-renowned musicians such as Randy Brecker, Earl McIntyre, Renee Manning, Nat Adderley Jr, Tommy Campbell, Tony Lacatosh, Duane Eubanks, David Amram, Dion Parson, Theodosy Spasov, Zoran Madjirov, Antony Donchev etc.

Summer L

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I'm a pianist and guitarist residing in Brooklyn, NY as an active performer and educator. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with degrees in Professional Music (emphasis in piano performance) and Music Production and Engineering. I began studying piano at a young age, and have since developed a solid foundation in classical, jazz, pop, rock, and folk styles.
 
 

Why Choose Musika

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Convenient

People are busy these days, we get that. So we work around your schedule, giving you the option of taking lessons right in the comfort of your own home.

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Risk-Free Trial Lesson

We stand behind our teachers. If you are not 100% satisfied with your trial lesson, the lesson is FREE. Go ahead give it a try, you really have nothing to lose.

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Musika Qualified Teachers

Our instructors have been hand-picked for their high standard of musical excellence & love of teaching.

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No Hidden Fees

We are straightforward folks here at Musika. You pay for lessons, that's it. Choose from our pay as you go monthly billing or opt for a set of lessons.

 

More Information About Guitar Lessons

As a preference, younger students should start off by learning on a half size or three-quarter sized acoustic guitar. If they are able to hold it comfortably, older students could start off using an electric guitar. A brand new student model guitar can be purchased for about $150 to $200. An electric guitar will also need accompanying amplification as well as guitar cables, which will incur additional costs. It is important a student enjoys playing their instrument - so higher quality guitars are recommended as they are easier to play.
Musika specializes in individually tailored, one-on-one guitar lessons in the comfort of your home. Whether your child learns in the studio or at home, the quality and content of each lesson will remain exactly the same. Home guitar lessons reduce the burden on parents to transport their children and equipment to their lesson, which saves time and money and helps to integrate lessons into busy work schedules. Musika prides itself on creating fun, engaging guitars lessons in an environment that students feel comfortable and familiar with - important conditions for their musical development.
Beginners will work on core skills such as fretting notes, strumming chords, and playing simple songs on one or more strings. Once students know the basic open chords, they can begin to play their favorite songs! Teachers will cover sight reading and music theory, and can even teach students how to compose their own songs. More advanced topics might include jazz or blue improvization, guitar soloing, or classical guitar repertoire.
We recommend that students looking to start guitar lessons have a clear goal in mind - such as learning to play a few of their favorite songs. When you start lessons, a teacher will help you unlock the skills required to reach your goals. Keep in mind that you might not be able to start off with the exact song you want to learn - it could take months of study and practice to learn all of the notes and chords required to turn your dream into a reality.
Consider starting guitar lessons around age 6, and when a student shows lots of interest in playing the guitar. Young kids will do better with a half or three-quarter size guitar, while kids 12 and up can handle a full size acoustic or an electric guitar. If you are starting students at a very young age, just remember that they must have a minimum amount of hand strength and will have to practice every day!

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