In-home music lessons. Manhattan and Brooklyn. Any age. Any instrument.

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Teachers Are in a Class of Their Own

Our in-home music teachers are some of New York City’s most talented, educated, and inspiring instructors.

  • They are graduates of the top schools such as Berklee College of Music, Manhattan School of Music, The Julliard School, NYU Steinhardt Jazz program, and Columbia University music program.
  • Each teacher has several years of experience and believe learning music should happen in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
  • Upon request, we send an in-home teacher to give instruction in a foreign language: Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Hebrew, German, Flemish, Russian and Dutch.
  • Most of our teachers are multi-instrumentalists — they can teach several instruments to a family or a small group. Want to learn to sing and play the guitar? Our instructors can teach both.
  • Our music instructors are experienced in teaching children of all ages (including special needs and/or musically gifted kids), and adults of different proficiency levels. In each case, they create a personalized lesson plan that meets individual needs.
  • Our music instructors not only teach to play an instrument or give vocal lessons, but also awaken joy and creativity, which, in turn, will motivate their students to keep learning.

Meet our teachers

Hey Joe Guitar’s music teachers are a diverse group of the most talented, ambitious, and inspiring New York City musicians and singers, including guitarists, singers, pianists, horn-blowers, flute players, accordionists, and drummers. They share a passion for teaching and pass their enthusiasm for music and singing on to their students. They are some of the most innovative and exciting instructors you’ll ever meet – exactly the kind of well-educated and experienced people you want teaching you, your family and friends.

The Languages We Speak:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Mandarin
  • Japanese
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Portuguese
  • Catalan
  • Queen’s English

Some of our hobbies:

  • World Travel
  • Badminton
  • Dressage
  • Poker
  • Fencing
  • Chess
  • Wreck diving
  • Bridge
  • Rowing
  • Organic farming
  • Poetry
  • Bushwacking
  • Lacrosse
  • Ski Jumping

In the past we have:

  • Opened for The White Stripes
  • Toured Ukraine with a local rock band
  • Played on Letterman
  • Hung out with Ringo Starr
  • Signed a record deal
  • Performed at Carnegie Hall
  • Sang at Central Park’s SummerStage
  • Played on Chelsea’s High Line
  • Toured with Broadway’s Mamma Mia
  • Strummed guitar for a Thai princess
  • Rocked out at CBS’s holiday party with Katie Couric
  • Played with Sean Lennon on his first-ever NYC gig

When we say that Hey Joe Guitar has the best teachers in NYC, we mean it! Please contact us so we can pair you with the right instructor to match your needs – for music, not for bushwacking! Would you like to work with us? See our current employment opportunities.