Private Music Lessons: Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Piano, Ukulele, & Voice 7 days per week

Private Music Lessons

Guitar, Bass, Piano, Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele, and Voice 

$60 Per Hour - $30 Per ½ Hour

*10 Pack Pre-Pay Save 10%!   
$54  Per Hour - $27 per 1/2 Hour

*10  Pre-paid Discount Pack  may only be used for lessons and are non-refundable
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Student All Ages Recital


Professional Musicians give individual lessons in  all styles of music from beginner to advanced. The instructor gears the lesson towards the needs of the individual student, teaching a basis of theory in the style of music the student is interested in.  

Call 617 876-0687 to schedule a lesson. 

A deposit of one lesson is required to make an appointment for the first lesson. 
Sign up for one lesson at a time.
Lessons are paid for the day they are taken.
The initial deposit pays for the last lesson.

24 Hour cancellation notice required. Call by 6:00 PM the night before the scheduled lesson and there is no charge to cancel or change. Canceling or changing on the day of the scheduled lesson requires payment for the lesson time reserved. 

Individual lessons are given at Guitar Stop®, during store hours, 
Monday thru Saturday 10- 6,  Wednesday and Thursday 10 - 8 and Sunday 12-6. 

Guitar Stop® is located at 1760 Mass Ave. in Cambridge in between Porter & Harvard Sq., between Lancaster St  (UPS Store on the corner) &  Linnaean St (Rite Aid Pharmacy on the corner)


Instructors:

Travis Pullman     Eric Gaudette     Catherine Capozzi     Alex Oster     Tali Freed     Henry Vacherweill     Wendy Ultan

  Travis Pullman: Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Ukulele & Banjo

Travis is a guitarist, composer and recording engineer.  He graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2002.  His style is unique, with Jazz, Country, Blues, Bluegrass, and Roots Rock flavors.  His recent projects include The Pullmans Country Blues / Western Swing, performing with the Somerville Symphony Orkestar.


Travis Pullman Guitar Lead with Somerville Symphony Orkestar
Into the Wood Chipper live at the Rosebud in Somerville, MA


Performance at Guitar Stop's 50th Anniversary Celebration
Travis Pullman Guitar
Richie Tally Bass



  Eric Gaudette: Guitar, Bass, Piano, Ukulele, Mandolin & Banjo

Eric began playing the trombone at 10, but found stringed instruments were a better outlet for his creativity.  Primarily a guitarist, Eric also plays piano, bass, mandolin, banjo and ukulele. He has performed as part of a duo, He +He, in bands and for musical theater and classical ensembles. After graduating with a Bachelor's of Music in classical guitar performance from the Boston Conservatory he has devoted his time to writing music and teaching. His musical styles include: Rock, Blues, Jazz and Classical.


Eric plays both lead and rhythm guitar parts on this improvisational piece


Eric Gaudette Boston Conservatory College Recital




  Catherine Capozzi: Guitar, Bass & Ukulele

Catherine’s styles include classical, rock, pop, funk, blues, jazz, punk & surf.  Her song  “Acid Django” is featured on the History Channel’s show American Pickers. Catherine was featured in Guitar World Magazine as one of the “Female Guitarists You Should Know”.  She recently collaborated with Christina Goh (France) on a project, "Hors Format- Oversize" released on Plaza Mayor LTD out of London.  Her work on indie film soundtracks garnered "Best Score" awards for "Blood of the Tribades' and 'Magnetic'.   In 1993, Catherine won the Red Special Guitar contest judged by Queen’s Brian May.  She’s performed in New England and Europe with bands including: Axemunkee, Darling Pet Munkee, All the Queen’s Men, & Ziaf.


 3 Minutes with Catherine Capozzi


'Burn the Barn' -Axemunkee/Catherine Capozzi solo guitar




   Alex Oster: Guitar, Bass & Ukulele

Alex started performing at an early age, focusing on Punk, Grunge, & Alternative Rock. He has played bass & guitar at many venues in New York & Boston, including TT the Bears, the Knitting Factory, the Precinct, & Arlene’s Grocery, with the bands At The End of the World & The Scatter Gang. Today, he performs as a Folk Singer/ Songwriter with Tali Freed & The Mandolin.

 
Accepting students as young as 5 years old  

Alex displaying a Guild Jumbo Jr bass
 

Alex Oster Guitar, Tali Freed Piano & Vocals,  Original Song "Skipping Stones" 
Guitar Stop Winter Recital 12/2016

 Tali Freed: Voice & Piano 

Tali is a local Singer /Songwriter from Pennsylvania.  She graduated from Berklee College of Music, where she studied voice.  Tali sings lead & background vocals in bands and on recording sessions, focusing on contemporary styles.  She has also played keyboard, mandolin & violin in various bands and for her own music.  She is a veteran of a professional touring Theater Troupe.
Accepting students as young as 5 years old 



 Henry Vacherweill: Guitar, Bass, Piano, & Ukulele

Henry is currently studying classical guitar performance at The University of Massachusetts: Lowell. Henry has performed as a violist in the chamber group “Watch City String Quartet”, as well as lead vocalist for the rock band “Volume One”. His musical styles include Classical, Rock, Pop, Blues and Jazz.

Accepting students as young as 5 years old 


Mango Tree performed at  Guitar Stop's 2017 Winter Recital


Wendy Ultan: Violin, Piano, Guitar, & Ukulele
Wendy Ultan recently moved to Boston having completed a BFA in Jazz studies from CUNY, CCNY.  She is a passionate performer who loves combining multiple influences into improvisational music.  Her styles include Jazz, Classical, World Music, and Blues.  Her teaching experience includes time at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, the Boy’s Club of Harlem, Robertson's Violin shop NM, and Traverse City Guitar Company teaching strings, piano, & theory.  

Her playing experience includes orchestral work with the Harlem Festival Orchestra and the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, solo and ensemble performances at the Public Theater, Walker Art Center, Casa del Popolo, Suoni del Popolo, and the Kitchen, as well as performances in festivals in NY, Venezuela, and Canada.  Her awards include the Rockefeller Foundation Grant, Jerome Foundation, McKnight foundation and the Minnesota Composers Forum.  She has also appeared as composer and performer on multiple recordings and multi-media productions. 
Accepting students as young as 5 years old     

Guitar Stop Instructors provide private lessons at 1760 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge MA
Please call 617 876-0687 to Schedule a Lesson