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30 Water St
Newburyport, MA 01950


instruction composition production


curtis studio

30 water st. newburyport, ma. 01950 - 978.499.3993 -

private instruction in guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, songwriting & composition


Please call for current rates


tuesday: 9 - 8

wednesday - friday: 9 - 6:30

saturday: 9 - 2


payment for each semester is due the week prior to the beginning of the semester. This payment locks in your lesson time. New students can sign up for 4 lessons before committing for the entire semester: here's what you need to do.

  • arrange a lesson time with john
  • note the lessons you will be able to attend on the provided calendar
  • return the "studio copy" of the calendar with your payment -you can choose to make 1 or 2 payments, if you choose 2 payments include a post dated check that will be deposited half way through the semester
  • make checks payable to: John Curtis

make - ups

Your paid lesson time is a commitment that I take seriously. I cannot reschedule missed or forgotten lessons.

I do offer 1 make up lesson per semester on a make up monday near the end of each semester. The make up day is noted on your calendar.