About Red Hook Guitar

Erin Hobson is a partner in an independent record label and publishing company and an accomplished singer, songwriter, guitarist, who has been teaching private and group lessons for 20 years. Erin has studied with amazing guitarists, like local legend Steve Gravino, before attending SUNY New Paltz for Jazz Performance with Tom Dempsey and Mark Dziuba. She later moved to Los Angeles, CA where she studied wth Jazz greats Ron Eschete and Ted Green and eventually landed her first teaching job at Instrumental Music in Thousand Oaks, CA. 

Erin is a warm, approachable person, who truly cares about her students and helping them to achieve their goals, big or small. She is especially patient with young children and beginners.

Catch Erin performing locally with The Compact, an original band with an eclectic repertoire. For more information about The Compact, and seeing Erin live, visit www.the-compact.com.


Lesson rates are $25 for a half hour and $50 for an hour. 


Erin currently offers guitar, bass, mandolin, and ukulele lessons through Mark's Music Centers old location in Rhinebeck, NY Monday through Thursday and in Red Hook on Fridays and Saturdays only. She is teaming up with her good friend and fellow guitar teacher, Karl Allweier to open a music school in Rhinebeck. Details to be announced soon! 

Skype lessons are available for students who can't attend sessions locally. I currently teach people in the Mid West and beyond via Skype. Message me for more information!

Instruction Offered

Sight Reading, Basic and Advanced Music Theory, Chord Construction, Chord Melody, Lead Guitar, Scales and Modes, Improvisation, Acoustic Finger Style. I cover anything in the genres of Folk, Funk, Jazz, Blues, and Rock. Lessons are catered to the individual student and their musical taste and skill level. Beginners and hobbyists are welcome.

Keegans erin oct 2017
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