Ten week group classes for all levels and styles, backed with online resources and a best selling curriculum.
Our friendly staff will match you with a great teacher based on your goals, level and schedule. Beginners welcome.
Progress from Absolute Beginner to Advanced Beginner and beyond into Electives, Ensembles and Rock Bands.
Guitars provided for free in our studios.
Over 40 student shows and events per year. As you learn, join jams, bands and camps.
Or we will come to your Manhattan home, office, or school.Start Playing Guitar Now FAQs
Our Midtown school is located at...
The Recording & Rehearsal Arts Building
251 West 30th St. 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Take It To The Next Level
Deepen your skills and make friends
Private lessons are available in our Midtown, Upper East Side, Queens, Brooklyn and Westchester locations or in your Manhattan home or office. Group classes happen in Midtown, the Upper East Side, Queens and Brooklyn.
The first step is to set up a trial lesson. We'll ask you about your experience and interests and suggest one of our expert teachers for a single, no-obligation trial lessons.
Most small group classes meet once per week at the same time for ten weeks. Books are supplied, and for beginner classes, so is lifetime access to our comprehensive online classes.
We have the best makeup policy in America. If you miss a class you can either make up the material online, sit in on another session at no charge, or take a discounted private makeup lesson.
That depends on you. Group classes students appreciate making friends and the motivation which comes from keeping up with their classmates. Private students like one-on-one attention focused on their interests and abilities, and control over their schedule. Many students take both.
Guitars are available for FREE use in our studios. Economical guitar rentals are available so that you can practice at home.
You will probably be playing your first song withn a week! Our proven curriculum and effective teachers will give you all the tools you need to progress. Most students who practice at least three times per week can play a song by heart in front of other people within 10 weeks.
Studio private lessons are $80 each, but when you pre-purchase five at a time they are discounted to $53.50-$63.50 depending on the time of day. Your first “trial” lesson is always just $50, and unused lessons can always be returned for a full refund for any reason.
Most 10 week group classes are $349, including a book, online resources and a 100% money back guarantee.
Don't worry! Our teachers are patient and supportive, and we have a top notch curriculum to help beginners gently achieve confidence and competence.
You are welcome to bring your guitar, but you do not need to. Guitars are available for the use of students during the lessons.
We have left handed guitars available for your use, and lots of experience teaching left handers.
Yes! Experience extra motivation and fun by learning together with a friend for only an extra $10 per private lesson, or just sign up for a group class together.
Yes! Attractive gift certificates are available for any number of lessons.