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Emily Easterly

Guitar Guitar teacher and singer/songwriter Emily Easterly first got serious about being a musician when she discovered the Beatles at age 13. Writing and recording on a 4- track tape machine in her bedroom was the most important of activities at the time. She has since self- released four albums of her own material (take a listen at and has toured and played all over the US. called her work "a mix of D.I.Y. attitude, guitar proficiency, and songwriting skills modeled after Cat Power and Exile in Guyville-era Liz Phair." Emily attended the University of Miami, Frost School of Music and received a BA in guitar performance. She has been teaching privately for the past nine years in all the cities she has lived including Miami, FL, Richmond, VA New York, NY and now Asheville, NC!

Lessons with Emily

Emily is a responsible, reliable and patient teacher. She believes music lessons should be fun and informative and always wants the student to feel comfortable. She works well with children and adults alike and will tailor each lesson to the student. Emily has experience in teaching acoustic and electric guitar, ranging in styles from rock, folk, blues, finger picking and beginning classical. She likes to encourage students to learn to read notes, guitar tablature as well as learning to play by ear. Learn more about Emily at: