Eliane Delage has been playing the guitar since the early 80's when she started learning the guitar in São Paulo, Brasil.
She's been in several bands ranging in style from Funk, Brazilian Music, Hard Rock, Blues, and even Metal!
Her passion is shredding on the electric guitar, but she also fingerpicks an acoustic guitar beautifully.
Her training as a musician consists of many, many years of private instruction, school instruction, and way over 30,000 hours of practice!
She attended the Guitar Institute of Technology (I,G&T) in Sao Paulo, Brasil, graduating in 1989. Eliane also studied Audio Recording at the Musician's Institute (MI) in Hollywood, CA. She is an accomplished guitarist, composer, and sound engineer!
Besides being a great musician, Eliane is a remarkable teacher; extremely patient and friendly.
In 2009, Eliane was featured in the Daily News as one of “NY’s Guitar Heros” due to her extensive work teaching Rock Guitar for Kids and Teens!
Eliane has been teaching at NYC Guitar School since 2007. She loves teaching children, teens, and adults. Eliane has over 20 years of teaching experience and her specialties include private lessons, each level of the Beginners Classes, Lead Guitar, Brazilian Guitar, Rock Guitar for Kids and Teens, Adult Rock Band and Summer Camp.
In the Summer of 2010, Eliane successfully directed NYC Guitar School Rock Camp.
Eliane is the founder of Happy Hour Guitar (www.happyhourguitar.com), a great practice session where students turn their guitar learning into guitar playing.
In May of 2012, Eliane and her students were invited to perform at the United Nations as part of Children’s Day of Turkey. She was honored along fellow teachers on stage by the Ambassador of Turkey!
Queen Tribute “Bohemian Rhapsody” and Guitar Bites at Arleneʼs Grocery “Back In Black”
Elianeʼs Funk Band “Above and Beyond” at Cafe Go-Go in 1995
Lick of the Month - "Alright Now" - Eliane Delage
Delage shreds it up! "Crazy Train" Solo!
Eliane rocks "Walk This Way"!