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Ray Suhy

Electric Guitar, Metal Guitar, Blues Guitar, Rock Guitar, Audition Prep from Berklee Alumni, Lead Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Fingerstyle Guitar, Songwriting
54 Reviews
200+ lessons booked on Lessonface
Featured Teacher on Lessonface Since September 2014
Ray Suhy of Six Feet Under teaches live online guitar music lessons at Lessonface

Lesson Fees

From: $30.00 / 30 Minutes


I have been teaching guitar for over 25 years. I started teaching almost as soon as I began playing as I wanted to make music with my friends. I grew up playing classic rock and metal and gravitated towards jazz in my teen years. I attended Berklee College Of Music and The New School Jazz Program. I also studied jazz improvisation and theory privately with Charlie Banacos for 10 years. I currently tour and record with the bands Six Feet Under (Metal Blade Records) Cannabis Corpse (Season Of Mist Records) well as other various projects in various genres.

I'm very passionate about helping you grow as a musician and am eager to pass along all of the tricks and tips I've discovered over my years of playing and learning. I still practice constantly myself, striving to find the most efficient ways to play and teach new techniques. We'll cover everything from fretboard knowledge, basic to advanced theory, soloing approaches in all styles, strategies for learning alternate picking/sweep picking and other advanced techniques, arpeggios and scales, learning your favorite songs as well as breaking them down to see how their constructed, fingerpicking/folk styles, note reading and many other topics. Sign up today and let me help you get to that next place in your playing!

I formulate a unique method for each student based on their strength and what they need to work on to overcome their weaknesses. Everyone learns differently so I try and formulate lesson plans that will help everyone grow as a musician. Whether you're applying for music school, trying to improve your technique or just want to learn how to play some of your favorite tunes, I have many ways to help you get to those places!

Reviews of lessons with Ray Suhy

Ray is very knowledgeable and is getting me on the right track to really learning the guitar.
Alexander Stone, Verified Student
January 20th, 2019
Ray is an extremely knowledgeable instructor! Great lesson. Thanks!
Jeff Bartelt, Verified Student
December 23rd, 2018
Ray is an excellent teacher. He is prepared and engaging. I'm learning a lot quickly.
Verified Student
November 1st, 2018
Great instructor! Really helping me take it to the next level. Challenging yet confidence-builder!
Jeff Bartelt, Verified Student
October 28th, 2018
Awesome, exactly what I was looking for.
Verified Student
October 2nd, 2018
Wonderful lesson! Finally understand modes!!
Jeff Bartelt, Verified Student
September 23rd, 2018
Ray listened to my goals and structured a great lesson around this. Ray is very clear and concise with his instructions.I had a few questions that I haven't been able to find answers to on Youtube and Ray quickly answered them.
Sean Miller, Verified Student
September 2nd, 2018
Thanks for the personalized approach!
Jeff Bartelt, Verified Student
July 29th, 2018
Great lesson as always! Thanks Ray!
Jeff Bartelt, Verified Student
August 12th, 2018
Great teacher I really enjoyed the learning experience from him the man def knows his craft and look forward to learning further from him.
Alec Burgan, Verified Student
July 12th, 2018
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