Anthony Dom is a Brooklyn-born session guitarist and jazz band leader who recently graduated from SUNY Purchase College’s Jazz Program at the Conservatory of Music, where he honed his craft and emerged as a standout talent in the world of straight ahead jazz and bebop. Under the guidance of his mentor, Professor Pasquale Grasso, and other masters such as Jon Faddis and Eric Alexander, Anthony deve
Vicky Alvarez is native to Asunción, Paraguay and moved to the United States in 2012. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in music with a concentration in classical guitar performance from SUNY Purchase College. Vicky’s goal is to share her music with those who need it and broaden her horizons by traveling and meeting people from communities she has never been to before. She is currently completing
Jarrett Shedd grew up in a musical family where the guitar was used as a common accompaniment to daily life in Amarillo, TX. This same city has been used as inspiration for songs such as “Amarillo by Morning” and “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66.” He began his formal music education by studying the electric guitar privately with Jerry Thompson. Jarrett later attended Amarillo College under the instru
Louie Leager is bassist, guitarist, and composer from Portland, OR. Since moving to New York in 2017, Louie has toured worldwide, recorded on over a dozen albums, performed with a wide variety of artists in multiple styles (Jazz, Rock, Blues, Folk, Hip-Hop, Country, Brazilian), and has taught students all along the way. Louie has shared the stage with jazz greats such as Christian McBride, Roy Har
Gabrielle is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the Bronx who has been gigging as a professional musician in NYC since age 16. She grew up as a student of New York City Guitar School herself, and began as a teenaged intern before rising through the ranks to become a full time vocal coach and guitar teacher. Gabrielle studied Vocal Performance at Hunter College with a concentration
Katty Anna Mayorga began her guitar studies in Guatemala at the age of 6, concentrating in Latin American pop music on acoustic guitar. She also studied electric bass, mandolin, ukulele and banjo, but fell in love with the classical guitar. At the age of 18 she decided to concentrate solely on classical guitar and in New York, she began her studies with Peter Press (accomplished classical guitaris
An expert in all things rock, Michelangelo brings over 15 years of teaching experience to the Brooklyn Guitar School. A childhood learning the music of rock greats such as Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and Guns N’ Roses brought him to Berklee College of Music, where he received his BM in Guitar Performance. He loves teaching all styles and levels, specializing in classic rock, pop, heavy metal,
Lenny is an accomplished finger picker and applies this technique to both folk and blues. You could say he wrote the book on finger picking—literally, since he is the author of the book "Finger Style Basics for Guitar", which is published by the Guitar School.