Ballet, theater, art, music, yoga classes in Crozet, western Albemarle, near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Summer Guitar/Ukulele


with Daniel McCarthy

Dates TBA

* Please e-mail to determine a day/time for your lesson before enrolling. *

 Private, semi-private & group lessons are available.
Please e-mail with the age & level of the student,
and indicate if you prefer a private or group lesson.

For ages 7 – adult


Groups of 3 or more:  $90 + $4 registration = $94
Semi-private:  $100 + $4 registration fee = $104
Private:  $125 + $4 registration fee = $129


Instructor Daniel McCarthy will show you correct playing technique, how to read music, and basic guitar maintenance to equip you with basic knowledge and skills to play your favorite songs, learning in an enjoyable and supportive group setting.  Instruction materials will be provided; all you need to bring is your guitar and a desire to learn and have fun!  Daniel has a Masters degree in music, has over 10+ years of teaching experience, and is currently the guitar teacher at The Covenant School and the music teacher at Renaissance School.


Daniel McCarthy is an experienced classical and jazz guitarist with an extensive educational background and experience in performance. He earned his Bachelor’s in Music (Magna Cum Laude) from James Madison University studying classical guitar with Mr. Keith Stevens and his Masters in Music Performance from Appalachian State University studying classical guitar with Dr. Douglas James and jazz guitar with Mr. Andy Page. He also taught classical and jazz guitar at ASU as a graduate assistant. He has performed (as featured soloist) at the L’off Jazz Festival in Montreal, the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, and the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Locally, Daniel has given notable classical guitar recitals as a guest artist at JMU and the Charlottesville Classical Guitar Society. In addition to his experience as a performer and teacher, Daniel has arranged pieces for guitar and was commissioned by composer Jane Roman Pitt to arrange for two guitars her “Songs of the Season”, a piece originally composed for piano.  Daniel is currently an adjunct faculty member at Blue Ridge Community College, teaches guitar at The Covenant School, and performs regionally in Will Overman Band.

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