Get Started Now. Brooklyn and Midtown teachers come together with their respective bands to celebrate the 30th birthday of legendary NYCGS teacher Michelangelo. Check out some of the highlights. The Good Good Mississippi Cotten anacortes La Huerta
Get Started Now. Suke Cerulo is a veteran teacher at NYC Guitar School and the author of our Lead Guitar Curriculum! Check out his new album and get the exclusive (below) on how that whole thing went down!
Get Started Now. Austin's band Snowmine is blowing up right now with their new self-produced album Dialects. Visit their website for a sneak peek! While you're there, learn how to donate to their fundraising campaign to help support new music from this awesome Brooklyn-based band. Also, check out this interview with Snowmine recently featured in the Village Voice. They talk about the band's cho
Get Started Now. This all NYCGS Staff band (anacortes) features NYC Director of Online Services Shane Chapman, Brooklyn's Woody Quinn, Emilio Tostado and new drum teacher Ricky Watts all getting pelted with snow balls in Prospect Park after the blizzard this weekend. Catch them all at Union Hall in Brooklyn on January 23rd!
Get Started Now. Looking for a fun summer evening? Join all your guitar playing friends as we head out to the beautiful Staten Island Yankees stadium for some Friday night fun! A group of NYC Guitar School students will be playing the National Anthem to kick off the ball game, plus we all get discounted group tickets and get to hang out together as a massive guitar playing crew. All students, fami
Get Started Now. -Now Only $14 a month! Our online classes are now only $14/month! What?! I know. It's crazy. Tell your friends! -Guitar for Near Beginners... Finally! After hours of shooting, editing and uploading Guitar for Near Beginners is now available (in beta) to the world! Log in and check it out! -Feedback There is now a feedback button on every video lesson. Was there a typo in the title
Get Started Now. Once again, hundreds of guitarists invaded Union Square on the longest day of the year to celebrate music, summer, and fun! The Spanish Channel kicked off the party! Guitar World, Guitar Mash, and Guitar Center co-hosted...and we had a guest appearance from members of Judas Priestess. ROCK. The massive jam was truly the highlight of the day. We saw old friends and made new ones, t
Get Started Now. We have exciting news!! This is our first ever guitar intensive for adults and we have officially confirmed our guest seminar teacher for the camp. Alex Skolnick, the lead guitarist of well-known metal band Testament (and a jazz guitar enthusiast) will be teaching a guitar seminar as part of the program! We have also confirmed Arlene's Grocery as the venue for the final concert on
Get Started Now. The secret to becoming a great guitar player is to practice your guitar, however sometimes it feels like you just don't have enough time. When you do have time, it can be hard to know exactly to work on. The truth is that if you have just 20 minutes, you can treat yourself to a full practice session that covers everything you're currently working on. And just like after a good w
Get Started Now. Our amazing instructor Suke Cerulo has the chance to play in Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival at Madison Square Garden!!! If he wins Ernie Ball's "Play Crossroads" contest, the grand prize is a 30 minute set mainstage at MSG during the Crossroads festival, an Ernie ball endorsement of guitar and strings ($10,000 value) and a feature in Guitar World magazine. The contest is judge
Get Started Now. "To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?" -Michael Jackson Feel. Groove. Pocket. Tightness. These are words often used to describe the quality of drummers, but strong rhythmic sensibility is a skill all great muscians need to hone. When I first started learning guitar, sometimes I would have
Get Started Now. New York Guitar School teacher Tony Calabro filmed the newest video for his band InAshton at the NYC Guitar School EAST (our new upper eastside location). Congratulations, Tony!!! It rocks!!!!!