• 1250 Boston Post Road
  • Guilford, CT USA
  • Tu-Fr: 11-6 & Sa: 11-5
  • 203-458-2525

  • All of our guitars are available by phone (203-458-8353), email, and DM. Free shipping and delivery (for nearby residents). We are here to answer all your questions.

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Education

Guitar Camps and Workshops
Music Colleges and Universities
Music Teaching and Instruction - Instructors Online
Music Teaching and Instruction - Eastern Connecticut Music Teachers & Small Schools
Music Teaching and Instruction - Western Connecticut Music Teachers & Small Schools
Schools for Guitar Building and Repair
  • Acoustic Guitar Construction Training

    Design, construct, assemble, finish, and set up your own guitar. March-May, Sept-Oct, Oct-Dec, (888) 884-2753

    Tugaske, SK Canada
  • American School of Lutherie

    Professional seminars and hands-on training for luthiers of all levels in very small, intimate classes. Year-round, consult website, (503) 292-2385

    Portland, OR
  • ARC Guitar School & Workshop

    Workshop for repairs and restorations and available for training. 308 Railroad Avenue.

    Winters, CA
  • Finocchio Guitars

    Seven-day hands-on guitar-making workshop. Learn by doing. March, April, May, June, Aug-Sept, (610) 258-5154

    Easton, PA
  • Galloup School of Lutherie

    Electric, acoustic, classical and archtop building and repair. Journeyman: June-Aug; Masters: June-Dec; Technicians: June and Aug, (231) 796-5611

    Big Rapids, MI
  • Hana Lima ‘Ia

    A ukulele-making class for constructing a tenor ukulele. June, (808) 847-1541

    Honolulu, HI
  • Hot Strings

    Basic instruction in guitar construction and design taught by Jamie Boss in Milford CT. Also: DVD instruction videos, (203) 877-9044

    Milford, CT
  • Leeds Guitarmakers’ School

    Basic and advanced instruction in guitar construction and design taught by professionals in the field.

    Williamsburg, MA
  • Marc Adams School of Woodworking

    Guitar making with John Ressler; inlay and engraving with Grit Laskin. Making an Acoustic Guitar: April; Inlay and Engraving, Sept, (317) 535-4013

    Franklin, IN
  • Martin Beck School of Lutherie

    One-on-one and one-on-two guitar-building courses. Phone for dates, (250) 723-2960

    Vancouver Island, BC
  • Midwest Guitar School Guitar Building Classes

    Learn to build your own dream guitar. Year-round, (314) 962-8822

    Kirkwood, MO
  • Northampton Community College

    Design your own playable model guitar with the experts.

    Bethlehem, PA
  • Phoenix Guitar Company

    Shop designed for one-on-one instruction. (480) 664-6315

    Scottsdale, AZ
  • Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery

    Comprehensive courses in acoustic, electric, bass guitar, and amplifier construction and repair. (602) 243-1179

    Phoenix, AZ
  • RockyGrass Academy

    Intensive four day bluegrass instruction with masters of genre in inspiring outdoor setting, unique mandolin-building experience as well. July, (800) 624-2422

    Lyons, CO
  • Summit School of Guitar Building and Repair

    Intensive hands-on courses in guitar building and repair. (250) 757-9903

    Qualicum Beach, British Columbia
  • The American Archtop Guitar Workshop

    A seven-day archtop-building workshop held at the Nazareth Guitar Institute. April, July, Oct, (570) 992-4956

    Nazareth, PA
  • The Chicago School of Guitar Making

    1240 N. Homan Avenue, (773) 489-4830

    Chicago, IL
  • Totnes School of Guitarmaking

    Students handbuild their own instrument in a 12 week full-time course. May-July, Sept-Dec, Jan-Apr, (44) 1803-865255

    Totnes, Devon, England

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Musician Resources

Artist Services
  • SoundExchange

    Collects and distribute digital performance royalties for sound recordings.

  • SoundCloud

    Connect with fans, share your sounds, and grow your audience.

  • Bandcamp

    Sell directly to your fans with total control over your music and pricing.

  • CD Baby

    Digital music distribution and promotion.

  • TuneCore

    providing independent musicians the tools they need to release their music, grow their fan base, and stay in control of their careers.

Financial Resources for Future Musicians / Scholarships, Tips and Money Management Secrets
Gigging Resources - Entertainment Backdrops & Stagesets
Gigging Resources - Musician Agents
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Guitar & Musical Instrument Insurance
Guitar Building Supply
  • Luthier’s Merchantile

    Materials for building and repairing stringed instruments.

    Windsor, CA
  • Morgan Henry

    Home based studio, lessons and set-up services.

    Alexandria, VA
  • Stewart-MacDonald

    Everything for building and repairing stringed instruments.

    Athens, OH
Guitar Sheet Music, Music Books and Music Videos
Instrument Amplifier Repair and Restoration
Online Guitar Tuners
Recording Resources - Album Artwork & Packaging
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Records & CDs
Smartphone Apps
  • Audio Memos

    Simple Recording Apps, With Adjustable Sound Quality.

  • Audiostar

    Multitrack Recording App.

  • BeatMaker

    A way to work out beats and rhythms, sequenced for entire songs or simple shorts.

  • Blue Mikey

    External Mics & Audio Interfaces for the iPhone.

  • Brando Mini Capsule

    External Mics & Audio Interfaces for the iPhone.

  • ClearTune

    A tuning app that is also an effective tool for singers and pitch tool for fretless players of bass, cello and violin.

  • Concert Vault

    Library of live concert footage from the 1960s onwards.

  • Fender Tune

    Guitar Tuner + + Chords, Scales & Metronome from Fender

  • Guitar Toolkit

    Guitar chromatic tuner, metronome and chord library.

  • iReal Book

    Contains most or all of the chord charts for the hundreds of tunes in the Real Book series. They can be instantly changed to the key of your choice.

  • iTalk

    Simple Recording Apps, With Adjustable Sound Quality.

  • MiniSynth

    A 48 key, 4 octave keyboard for the iPhone with the ability for recording, playback and audio file exporting.

  • Multitrack DAW

    Multitrack Recording App.

  • Pandora

    A kind-of personalized radio station on the iPhone: You enter the song or artist and Pandora creates a custom soundtrack.

  • RecordStudio

    Multitrack Recording App.

  • Sonoma FourTrack

    Multitrack Recording App.

  • Speakeasy

    Simple Recording Apps, With Adjustable Sound Quality.

  • Wire Works GuitarJack

    To Record and Listen At The Same Time on the iPhone.

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