Chris Conly Guitar Studio is New York's premier private lesson studio for Acoustic and Electric Guitar, 5-String Banjo, Tenor Banjo, Ukulele and Mandolin, since 2007.

Your one stop shop for fretted instruments, lessons + accessories!


Chris Conly – a Maine native, Berklee Grad, and Brooklynite since 2007 – offers a unique, student-focused approach to teaching music.

Song-based lessons get beginner students to enjoy playing right away.

More advanced players are encouraged to transcribe, compose, improvise, and to build on current skills, songs and concepts.

Regardless of level, Chris is a patient, enthusiastic and motivating teacher, who makes learning fun and rewarding.


They say you are the company you keep, and Chris has worked with many notable students, across a spectrum of disciplines, like: