GUITAR CRAFT ACADEMY NASHVILLE

MASTER GUITAR CRAFT
CREATE WORKS OF ART
IN THE MUSIC CITY
MI’s Guitar Craft program offers comprehensive training in guitar design, construction and maintenance of both electric and acoustic guitars.

You’ll learn through direct experience, under the guidance of first-rank professionals, how to analyze and solve the problems encountered by working luthiers. As a final project, you design and build your own instrument.

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SUMMER SHOT 2019
JUNE 24-28th
Nashville, TN
OPEN HOUSE
SEPTEMBER 14th
10am
CLASSES BEGIN
FALL: OCT 7th

NASHVILLE GUITAR PROGRAMS

GUITAR CRAFT / LUTHIERY

TWO ACADEMIC QUARTERS

AMP BUILDING WORKSHOP

November 16th and 17th, 2019

PRIVATE LESSONS

WEEKDAYS, BY THE HOUR

SUMMER SHOT 2019

JUNE 25th to 29th, 2019

Tech Tip from Marty Lanham: Stay Humidified

(Marty Lanham is an instructor at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville.) As the summer ends and we prepare for cooler weather, it's important to pay attention to the effect that heat in our homes can have on acoustic instruments. Low humidity can cause instrument...

Student Spotlight: Nicholas Worch

After picking up the drums at age 9, Nicholas Worch quickly realized that drum kits aren’t the most portable instruments. Yet, when he switched to guitar a few years later, his drum style became an influence on his chugging, beat-driven guitar playing,...

Product Spotlight: Premium Tool Kit from Music Nomad

If you're looking for a comprehensive guitar maintenance and repair tool kit, Music Nomad's Premium Guitar Tech Screwdriver and Wrench Set is a great choice. It's designed specifically for guitars and comes with 18 screwdriver bits, 7 hex wrench sizes, a...

Playing Tip from Ryan Madora: Know Your Instrument

Ryan Madora is a bass performance instructor at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville.) Each instrument has character — the tonal possibilities, setup and overall feel of the instrument will inspire you to play a certain way. I enjoy knowing what each instrument in...

Student Spotlight: Dave Sabella

Dave Sabella comes to Guitar Craft Academy with an entire career already under his belt. After working in the advertising industry his entire professional life, he’s branching out into a new career as a luthier. Even as he’s still learning the basics of guitar...

THE MISSION

Musicians Institute’s Guitar Craft Academy Nashville is dedicated to inspiring excellence in the art of guitar building and design, while preparing students for careers in the music industry.

By providing hands-on instruction from top professionals in a state-of-the-art educational environment, we give students the skills necessary to achieve their goals. We strive to develop a diverse array of talented individuals who can enrich the global community by contributing their expertise and craftsmanship.

COURSE CATALOG

Program requirements, course information, and further GCA details.

QUESTIONS

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READY TO ROCK?

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APPROVAL AND ACCREDITATION
Musicians Institute Guitar Craft Academy Nashville is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Musicians Institute Guitar Craft Academy Nashville, please visit http://www.tn.gov/thec/topic/authorized-institutions-data.