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Since 1986, String Sound Studios has provided affordable customized in home music instruction on Guitar, Piano, Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Voice, Percussion–virtually all instruments! Our local, well-qualified teachers must do a live interview, and will help with preparation for NYSSMA, recitals, college auditions, and more! Customers enjoy price guarantees and flexible scheduling, as well as discounts for lesson times over one hour.

We are based in East Setauket (Three Village area), and serve all of Long Island with in-home and virtual lessons. So leave the music teaching, book ordering, and driving to us!

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COMING SOON: The First Two Courses in Our Blues ‘N Clues Series!

Beginner Blues Guitar Course

Professionally designed with the novice guitar player in mind, this awesome course will teach you the basics of the blues genre. And it’s a great followup to our Pure Beginner Guitar Course!

Included with the Beginner Blues Guitar Course:

  • Play Along Backing Tracks – in both Video and downloadable MP3 format
  • Sheet Music – in downloadable PDF format

This course also covers strum patterns, capos, double stops, and more! Each lesson contains zoom in features so you can make sense of all the riffs and chords.

Midway Blues Guitar Course

Ready to really get your chops flowing? The tailored curriculum of this course specializes in soloing techniques and is the perfect followup to our Beginner Blues Guitar Course!

Included with the Midway Blues Guitar Course:

  • Play Along Backing Tracks – in both Video and downloadable MP3 format
  • Sheet Music – in downloadable PDF format

This course also covers slides, hammer ons, pull offs, blue notes, and proper fretboard movement. Each lesson uses our famous zoom in feature so you can get a look at all the intricacies of that fretting hand.

Our Pure Beginner Ukulele Video Course is Now Live!

My Pure Beginner Ukulele Course is professionally designed to take you to the next level. The videos specialize in holding, picking, and fretting the ukulele.

Included with the Pure Beginner Ukulele Course:

  • Play Along Backing Tracks – in both Video and downloadable MP3 format
  • Sheet Music – in downloadable PDF format

This course also covers tuning, positioning, basic chord progressions, and simple licks. Each lesson contains a full-screen version along with a companion zoom feature.

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Are you ready to play like the pros?

Start learning today with my Pure Beginner Guitar Course! The course is professionally designed to take you to the next level. The videos specialize in holding, picking, and fretting the guitar.

Included with the Pure Beginner Guitar Course:

  • Play Along Backing Tracks – in both Video and downloadable MP3 format
  • Sheet Music – in downloadable PDF format

This course also covers tuning, positioning, basic chord progressions, and simple licks. Each lesson contains a full-screen version along with a companion zoom feature.

Get Started Today!

Testimonials

Michael is an excellent organizer and leader. He is a superb musician and a very professional colleague.

John M. – Babylon, NY

Michael taught all four of my children to read and play music, and he has taught me guitar for many years. He has been a feature in our house on and off for 20 years. Besides being a very talented musician and teacher he brings a wealth of music knowledge to his students. He is extremely reliable and trustworthy.

G. Smith – Huntington, NY

Michael is an excellent instructor and great musician! He is very accomplished and versatile in not only a wide-array of genre’s of music but also in the multiple instruments he plays as well. He makes the lessons fun and enjoyable while also challenging. I highly recommend Michael for anyone trying to learn music.

John T. – Huntington
Pure Beginner Guitar
Ukulele Lessons
Coming Soon!

In addition to private lessons, we offer video courses on these select instruments.