student album volume 6 collage


to all the students who

participated in

Guitar Lessons Ithaca

Student Album Vol. VI!

At Guitar Lessons Ithaca, we’re thrilled to celebrate the achievements of our talented students who participated in the annual Student Album, Vol. VI!  Recording a piece of music is more than just capturing sound—it’s a powerful testament to your musical abilities and artistic expression.  We firmly believe in the philosophy that “it’s not what you know, it’s what you can do,” and making a recording is where this philosophy truly comes to life.

Our students who contributed to Student Album Vol. VI can take immense pride not only in showcasing their creations to friends and family but also in the remarkable growth of their musicianship.  Through this experience, they honed unique skills, such as selecting or composing a meaningful piece, integrating various musical parts, making arrangement decisions, playing in sync with a backing track, and mastering the intricacies of recording, editing, and mixing using a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW).

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to each student who embraced this challenging and creative endeavor.  Their dedication, willpower, focus, and persistence shone through in every note and arrangement.  These students exemplify what it means to be successful musicians, and we invite them to reflect on their achievement with pride.

For those who are not yet students, consider the profound experience awaiting you at Guitar Lessons Ithaca.  We believe in learning by doing, facing challenges head-on, and expanding your musical horizons through joyful experiences.  Like diving into the water to truly understand swimming, our approach emphasizes practical learning over theoretical concepts.

Congratulations once again to all the students who contributed to this outstanding album!  Share your musical journey with friends and family, use it as a benchmark for future progress, and remember the wise words of David Bayles: “The seed of your next artwork lies embedded in the imperfections of your current piece.”  Embrace the imperfections and let them guide you to even greater musical heights.

Celebrate your achievements, students!

To stream:

click a specific song title

To download:

  • to download the whole album, click “download” in the player window above (enter $0 or any donation amount)
  • to download one specific song, click the link below, select track, click “free download,” then right-click on the word “download” and select “save link as,” then choose where to save it on your computer; download one specific song

Ameen Ismail

Bryce recording Student Album VI

Bryce Cutter

Carol recording Student Album VI

Carol Wing

Chad recording Student Album VI

Chad Pennington

Colton recording Student Album VI

Colton Turcotte

Colwyn Gulliford

Dano recording Student Album VI

Dano Matera

Heather recording Student Album VI

Heather Boob

Hilary recording Student Album VI

Hilary Greenberger

Jackson recording Student Album VI

Jackson Imakyure

Joey and Rachael recording Student Album VI

Joey Durgin & Rachael Tissot

Jonathan recording Student Album VI

Jonathan David

Lexi recording Student Album VI

Lexi Massicci

Matt recording Student Album VI

Matt Murray

Mike recording Student Album VI

Mike Tracy

Patrick recording Student Album VI

Patrick Moylan

Taylor recording Student Album VI

Taylor Moon

Tony recording Student Album VI

Tony Cabassa