Congratulations to all the students who participated in Guitar Lessons Ithaca’s 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 Cutter

Carol Wing

Chad Pennington

Colton Turcotte

Colwyn Gulliford

Dano Matera

Heather Boob

Hilary Greenberger

Lexi Massicci

Jackson Imakyure

Joey Durgin & Rachael Tissot

Jonathan David

Matt Murray

Mike Tracy

Patrick Moylan

Taylor Moon

Tony Cabassa