In order to deliver the very best service possible, we researched the areas where most of our students live and now we focus our availability in those areas specifically. If we can't travel to your area, we hope that you'll consider traveling to our fun and friendly Midtown studio!
Upper West Side
From 50th St. to 116th St.; between the Hudson River and Central Park West.
Upper East Side
From 50th St. to 96th St.; between 5th Ave. and the East River.
From 14th St. to 50th St.; between 1st Ave. and 9th Ave.
From Canal St. to 14th St.; between Greenwich St. (NOT Ave!) and 1st Ave./Allen St.
From Vesey St. to Canal St.; between Greenwich St. (NOT Ave!) and Broadway.
Financial District / Battery Park City
South of Chambers St.; between Battery Park City and Water St.
"From the moment I walked in the door, everyone was so warm and welcoming, I already felt like I fit right in. Matt works with my personal pace and shows me how to play songs that I love to hear and sing, it's like jamming with a good friend! I am always excited to go home and practice and I am always looking forward to my lessons every week, I already feel like a rockstar."
Nicole, Fashion Designer
"You will know people care about you, if you talk to someone on the phone at the school or as soon as they open the door."
Hector, Derivatives Trade Support
"NYCGS is terrific. Outstanding, professional teachers supported by the greatest staff. If you've got the desire, they will teach you how to play guitar."
Jay, Real Estate Attorney
"Five years ago I bought a guitar and took private lessons...but I didn't practice because it wasn't fun and I didn't feel like I could do it...then I came here and after the first class I could play something...that made me absolutely joyous."
Tal, Singer Songwriter
Yael, High School Teacher
"I'm so much better than when I started."
Danny, Television Director
"The website doesn't lie. You can really learn to play in this class."
"I would say it is a must-do if you want to learn guitar."
"I have come to love guitar very much."
"Friendly teachers, responsible, totally dependable, and you'll learn tons."
Dina, NPR Correspondent
"Another way of learning--helping me improvise from what I already know to do something different."
"The NYC Guitar School has great teachers who are patient, talented and supportive. It's proved to me that no matter how long in the tooth you are you can still learn to play guitar!"
Grace, Entertainment Consultant
"It's learning guitar by having fun--playing as you learn."
"New York City Guitar School is the place to go to learn, learn, learn."
"It's an investment in my artistic development"
"It's really exciting to learn something new every lesson."
"Learning the guitar here has made me love music more than I already did!"
Rose, Singer / Songwriter
"The structure of the guitar lessons encouraged me to practice, and turned me into a guitar player in ten weeks!"
Scott, Real Estate Sales
"The Guitar for Near Beginners class is great! It really reinforces the fundamentals of the absolute beginners class, while increasing my confidence and my repertoire."
"It just works. I've taken lessons here for 2 and 1/2 years!"
"My teacher and I both love Pat Metheny. My teacher is very entertaining and knowledgeable. And the staff is great!"
"I love to play guitar here with Brett. I am addicted."
Josh, Art Director
"NYC Guitar School gave me the confidence that I could never have practicing alone."
"It's really wonderful. It's one of the highlights of my week."
"Attending the school allowed me to realize that I could actually play the guitar and have fun doing it."
"I'm learning a lot and having great fun! I love the class."
Cristina, Graphic Designer
"Makes me feel like a rockstar."
Bobby, Social Worker
"This school rocks!"
Dan, Computer Programmer
"I feel very lucky to have found this program. I tried learning twice before from other programs and this one shows you to make music from the very first class. It's great!"
Carol, Life Coach
"This is the thing I most look forward to every week."
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!
Harvey, Technology Consultant
The school rocks...it's a lot of fun!
I really like the staff. The staff is the friendliest I've seen in 12 years of advanced education.
"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!"