Student Portal

View your schedule, cancel a lesson, access resources, sign up for a show or event.

Welcome to New York City Guitar School. Learn how to play guitar in NYC Guitar School's Guitar for Absolute Beginners. Live and love guitar with lessons, electives, rock bands, camps, events, student shows and open mics for all levels and all ages.


  • It's so nice to come to a place where there are such welcoming people to help me learn guitar and remember why I love music.
    Jensen, Fashion Designer
  • I would recommend anyone to come here because you have so much fun learning to play the guitar. It's a very friendly atmosphere--I just keep coming back.
    Jackie, Legal Secretary
  • I think I learned more in 10 weeks at NYC Guitar School than I did in an entire year of trying on my own.
    Brad, Media Relations
  • There are lots of places where you can find great guitarists, there are lots of places you can find great teachers, but these are awesome guitarists who love to teach.
    Janine, Public Relations
  • These are the first classes in my life that I look forward to all week!
    Seth, Producer/Director
  • Awesome Experience!
    Harvey, Technology Consultant
  • The school rocks...it's a lot of fun!
    Gerry, Producer
  • I really like the staff. The staff is the friendliest I've seen in 12 years of advanced education.
    Todd, Lawyer
  • It's fantastic. It's changed my life, actually. Probably the best thing that's happened to me in New York is finding this school.
    Premal, Project Manager
  • This is one of the happiest and most fulfilling aspects of my life!
    Cynthia, Self Employed
  • After failing with uninspired private lessons, my Absolute Beginners group got me through the first ten weeks, and the next ten, and the next ten...NYC Guitar School rocks!
    Edward, Programmer

Adam Kryzan

Adam comes to us from Calgary, Canada via Boston as a recent graduate in songwriting and performance
[...] Read More

Aden Brooks

Aden Brooks is a New York City-based musician and educator. He received his Masters Degree in trombo
[...] Read More

Aki    Ishiguro

Aki Ishiguro has been playing and practicing for more than 11 years. He still remembers the first le
[...] Read More

Anthony Hollock

Anthony has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, London’s West End, as well as various theaters arou
[...] Read More

Austin   Mendenhall

We are excited to welcome Austin to the teaching staff of New York City Guitar School! Austin plays,
[...] Read More

Brittany Brook

Brittany Brook is Montana-raised folk artist and performer with a Big-Sky-Country heart for teaching
[...] Read More

Cameron Morris

Fostered by Greenville South Carolina’s hidden rock and metal scene, Cameron found his way to the gu
[...] Read More

Charlie Looker

Charlie Looker has been teaching guitar since 2004 to children and adults of all skill levels, in ma
[...] Read More

Christian Cepeda

Christian is a professional musician and instructor from Long Island, NY. He received his Bachelors
[...] Read More