Guitar in Schools

Bringing quality music education to new and diverse students. By the thousands.

Since 2001, ACG has built Education Systems serving thousands of students locally, nationally, and internationally. Our Education Systems include curriculum development, teacher training,  district-level strategy, standards development, and adjudication. We also focus additional resources on High Priority Areas and individuals. Our current High Priority Areas include Title I Schools, Juvenile Justice Centers, and Braille learning systems. Services we provide to these areas include in-person and virtual classroom consultation and direct instruction, free individual lessons, performance engagement with guest artists, instrument acquisition, scholarships, and individual advancement opportunities (performances, career assistance, and internships).

 “I have taught every kind of music one can imagine: band, choir, orchestra, musical theater, music appreciation, music history, music theory. I have never seen kids so absolutely on fire for music as my guitar students.  ACG is a huge part of this. The support I have gotten over the past 7 years has been invaluable to both me and my students.”

Susan Rosanc, Music Educator, Travis High School

“The number one benefit of the classical guitar education program has been the opportunity to address cultural diversity through a rigorous art form. We have seen increased student, family and community engagement with the particular program. Austin Classical Guitar has done an incredible job of increasing quality and access to a new art form that has allowed a diverse option for our students.”

Greg Goodman, Director of Fine Arts, Austin ISD

“Tony, my teacher, never fails to find different ways to approach obstacles, and teach me how to overcome them. He’s taught me how to properly practice in a structured way. He’s provided lots of encouragement. He’s helped me fix issues in my technique. Overall Tony is such a good, patient, warmhearted person.”

Elijah Flores, Student at Crockett High School, Javier Niño Scholarship Winner


2020 ACG Education Report classroom teacher resource

Let’s Play: Braille lifelong learning system

PLAY: A Celebration of ACG Education

2020 National Teacher Summit in review


We welcome inquiries from teachers, parents, school administrators, current or potential sponsors or partners, and media personnel. Contact us today.