Details and FAQ’S
Q: Where will my lessons be located?
A: Private studio lessons are available in our Midtown, Upper East Side, Queens, Brooklyn and Westchester locations. For your convenience, we also offer in-home lessons at your Manhattan home or office and even online lessons with the same expert teachers!
Q: How do private lessons work?
A: The first step is to set up a trial lesson which you can now do online! Click here to get started or Call or e-mail our friendly staff. We’ll ask you about your experience and interests and suggest one of our expert teachers for a single, no-obligation trial lesson.
Q: What does an online lesson look like?
A: Online lessons are exactly the same format as in-person private lessons with the exact same teachers — only you get to play from the comfort of your own home. Instruction is real-time and all you need is your guitar, Internet connection, a computer, or a mobile device.
Q: How long are lessons?
A: Private lessons are 45 minutes long. (Group classes meet for one hour sessions.)
Q: How much is tuition?
A: The trial lesson is discounted and runs from $50 to $60 depending on location. After the trial you can continue with individual lessons at $80 per lesson, however most of our students take advantage of our discounted lesson sets. Complete pricing is shown below:
TRIAL LESSON. $50 for studio or online lesson. $60 for home lesson.
STUDIO AND ONLINE LESSONS. Individual 45 Minute Studio or Online Lesson: $80. Discounted block rate for pre-paid sets of ten=$72.00 each. Discounted block rate for on-going sets of five=$68.50 each.
HOME LESSONS (Anytime at your Manhattan home or office). Individual 45 Minute Home Lesson: $90. Discounted block rate for pre-paid sets of ten=$81 each. Discounted block rate for on-going sets of five=$73.50 each.
Q: What are on-going sets of 5 lessons?
A: Any time you run out of credit, your credit or debit card will automatically run for a new set of 5 lessons…but this is not a contract! You can stop lessons at any time and receive a FULL refund of unused lessons. This is our most discounted lesson package. Do you prefer to pay with check or cash? …or do you prefer not to be on auto-renew? You can also purchase a prepaid set of 10 lessons at a 10% discount. Just call our friendly staff to find out!
Q: What if I’m a complete beginner?
A: Don’t worry! Our teachers are patient and supportive, and we have a top notch curriculum to help beginners gently achieve confidence and competence.
Q: Do I need to bring my guitar to the school?
A: You are welcome to bring your guitar, but you do not need to. Guitars are available for the use of students during the lessons.
Q: Can I take lessons with a friend?
A: Yes! Experience extra motivation and fun by learning together with a friend for only an extra $10 per lesson.
Q: What if I don’t have a guitar?
A: Economical guitar rentals are available.
Q: Do you have gift certificates?
A: Yes! Attractive gift certificates are available for any number of lessons.