Any age. Any instrument.

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What We Do

Welcome to New York City's best music school: Hey Joe Guitar.

Thanks for stopping by – we are so happy you found us! Please, make yourself at home and linger a while – "leaf" through all the pages, and get to know us and our school.

You probably have lots of questions about our Manhattan and Brooklyn in-home music lessons, and we invite you to discover the answers on this user-friendly website. On our FAQ and other pages, you will find everything you’d want to know about us – not only the usual information about our school, teachers, culture, and policies, but also loads of compelling, engaging (and sometimes funky) content about instruments we teach and general music-related topics.

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With Brooklyn Music Lessons, You’ll Catch Many a Tune! What is your favorite TV commercial? OK, we admit that this not the kind of question you might be asking yourself, but bear with us. There is a reason why we … Continue reading

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Our Neighborhoods

We roam all of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Riverdale!

Whether you’re on the Upper West Side or TriBeCa, the Upper West Side or Battery Park City, Brooklyn Heights or Boerum Hill, our music teachers come to your NYC neighborhood.

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Our Manhattan and Brooklyn music lessons are terrific, but don’t just take our word for it!

Our son, Miles, has taken guitar and voice lessons with James for two years. He's learned theory, chords, and many songs... Read More

- Kelley A
Upper West Side

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Gift Cards

Give The Gift of Music with Hey Joe Guitar Gift Certificates

Birthdays? Holidays? Or just because? Our shiny gift certificates can be sent by mail (or email). Buy a 5-pack of lessons or a monthly membership for your loved one.

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NYC for Visitors

Welcome! If you want to find a music school that gives guitar lessons while you are here, look no further!

Whether you come to our city for business or pleasure, from another country or another state, why not take advantage of your stay to learn to play the guitar. The aptly named Hey Joe Guitar music school has a special program for visitors and occasional residents.

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Our Charity

The CWB Foundation for Children & Music brings music lessons to schoolchildren in New York’s economically disadvantaged neighborhoods

Hey Joe Guitar not only donates $5 from its every lesson to the Foundation, but it also “contributes” its own teachers. As a result, each year hundreds of underprivileged kids experience the joy of participating in a music program.

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