Guitar Lessons in Upper West Side, NY
Mastering the ability to play in the style of greats like Keith Richards, Angus Young or Zakk Wylde doesn't have to be a dream. You can do it! Like with any project, the first thing to do is gather the necessary tools. To reach your goal you'll need patience, persistence, and last but not least guitar lessons!
Recital Opportunites Every Spring!
Come play the guitar at our annual spring recital. We just had a great one on June 13th.
If you want to see some videos of the NY Spring Recital please click here.
We'll get to know a little bit about what you're looking for musically and schedule wise, and match you with the guitar teacher in NYC that will be best.
The guitar teachers working with Encore Music Lessons are at the top of their game, with years of teaching experience and knowledge.
Guitar lessons are important for reaching your goal. To get started you can call us or fill out the Inquiry Form to get a response within 24 hours.
- Classical Guitar Lessons
- Jazz Guitar Lessons
- Blues Guitar Lessons
- Rock Guitar Lessons
- Folk Guitar Lessons
Top 5 Reasons to Choose Encore Music Lessons
- Students in the Upper West Side area have the option of taking guitar lessons in the comfort of their home or in a teacher's studio.
- Students of any age or level of ability can take guitar lessons in any musical genre or style.
- Registration is Free: It costs nothing to sign up!
- No Term Contracts: There's no commitment so you can stop the guitar lessons when you want, without being penalized.
- Request a Upper West Side guitar teacher yourself from our Teacher Directory, or simply let us know your preferred schedule and we'll connect you with an instructor that can accommodate you.
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Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz Performance (BFA ), The New School University 
Influences: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery, Pat..
Education: Master of Music: Jazz Studies and Performance (Guitar) (MM), William Paterson University 
Influences: Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Bill Frisell, The Green Arrows, Balla et ses..
Education: Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance (BM), New England Conservatory of Music 
Influences: Pat Metheny, Jim Hall, Joe Pass, Ben Monder, Kurt Rosenwinkel, John Williams,..
Education: Master's of Music in Jazz Studies (MM), University of North Texas 
Influences: Jimi Hendrix, Wes Montgomery, Pat Metheny, John Scofiled, Mike Stern, Stevie..
Education: Bachelor of Music in Professional Music on Guitar (BM), Berklee College of Music 
My daughters, ages 5 and 7, love Krista! They eagerly look forward to their twice a week lessons. Krista brings fun and enthusiasm to each lesson. We are thrilled with the progress the girls have made learning beginning piano and theory.Sandra - New York, NY Teacher: Krista G.
About the Guitar
Guitars can be constructed to meet the demands of both left and right-handed players. Traditionally the dominant hand is assigned the task of plucking or strumming the strings.