Guitar: Introduction to Guitar, Age 5 – 8

Place: 520 8th Avenue New York, NY 10018

Children learn basics of how to play the guitar through fun games and activities.


Group guitar classes (age 5-8) offer instrumental instructions for young beginners. No prior experience needed. In this class, students will learn basics of playing the guitar such as how to hold their instruments, how to pluck single string with a pick, how to use left hand and more. By the end of this course, students will acquire the ability to play 1-3 strings individually without looking. In addition, students will learn where the note C, and D notes on the B-string and will be ready for playing simple melodies. This is the first part of a four-course series.

Guitar Case

Students are required to bring their own instrument.
Guitar rental is available for $30 for introduction class and $35 for beginner class.
Pick up is available at the first session. Must return at the last session.
Contact us for a list of retailers for instrument purchases.
No refunds will be issued after the first class.
All refunds are subject to a $25 administration fee.
No make up lessons is available for this class.

Minimum: 3 students
Maximum: 6 students



guitar classes nyc for kids

Date: Saturdays
Starting Date: September 21, 2019, 10am-10:45am
Class Dates: September 21, September 28, October 5 and October 19, 2019
Session: 4
Price: $128
Faculty: Kenji



Date: Saturdays
Starting Date: November 9, 2019, 9am-9:45am
Class Dates: November 9, November 16, November 23 and December 7, 2019
Session: 4
Price: $128
Faculty: TBA



Kenji Haba - Willan Academy of Music

Kenji Haba

Kenji is a founder of Willan Academy of Music in 2015. The eastern and western cultural experiences influenced him to be a unique and creative teacher. Kenji was raised in Japan, and came to US in 2001. Kenji believes that the learning of music is not simply to develop musical and technical skill, but to help develop students’ character through the study of music.

He is an active performer of contemporary music, with over 20 pieces of music written for and premiered by him, including works featured in classical guitar magazines in Japan as well as the US. He found an award-winning guitar-cello ensemble, Duo Anova, Duo Anova made its debut at prestigious Carnegie Hall presented by Composer’s Voice.