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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

Julia Weldon

Julia Weldon is a Brooklyn based teacher, songwriter and nationally touring indie-folk pop artist. S
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Justin Gaynor

Justin has just reached his 10th year anniversary of teaching guitar. Since his time studying with J
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Ti - one of our Suzuki early childhood certified teachers

Katty Mayorga

Katty Anna Mayorga began her guitar studies in Guatemala at the age of 6, concentrating in Latin Ame
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Kenji   Shinagawa

Kenji comes to us from many avenues of the world. In Osaka, Japan, he first learned about music, and
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Kenta Shimakawa

Born and raised in California, Kenta Shimakawa started guitar at the age of 14 and since then it has
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Koby  Williamson

A graduate of Mannes College’s classical guitar program, Koby has been studying the guitar for 16 ye
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Kyle   Tigges

We are so pleased that we convinced the amazing Kyle Tigges to join our staff! Hundreds of students
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Kyle Green

Born in a small town in the Midwest, Kyle grew up listening to a diverse range of music. Through his
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Landry Levine

Born and raised in Arlington, Texas, Landry came north to study drama and philosophy at Vassar Colle
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