Genuinely Innovative-May Be Considered Groundbreaking Don Williamson JAZZ REVIEW Inimitable PM NYC / PAPER MAGAZINE Impressive, Intense TIME OUT NY Sten Hostfalt Takes The More Rigid Confines Of The Guitar and Transforms it, Showing Just How Far an Instrument Can Be Bent and Altered to Meet a More Experimental and Adventurous Need - Taking You On A Journey To A Place Where Anything is Possible John Kelman ALL ABOUT JAZZ Another Angle On Exploring Tone Colors That You Will Not Want To Miss Grego Applegate Edwards CADENCE MAGAZINE Highly Logical in A Completely Different Way JAZZ NOW Virtuosic For Sure Joe Maneri Highly Exceptional Jimmy Giuffre
LocationNew York, NY
Willing to teachAdvanced students only.
Sten Hostfalt (b. Lulea, Sweden 1962) is an internationally
acclaimed musician, composer and guitar virtuoso with 20 years of major
press/media documented activity alongside leading names in music world
wide. And a veteran Music Educator, teaching professionally since 1985.
A Former Guitar teacher at Queensborough Youth Conservatory Of Music,
Dept. Of Continuing Education at Queensborough Community College City University
Of New York CUNY ( LEGAL DISCLAIMER there is no affiliation between
Sten Hostfalt/NYC Guitar Studio and Queensborough Community College and
City University Of New York CUNY) - and a NYC Board of Education reg. vendor,
catering to students at Juilliard Music School, Columbia University and NYU, as well as
coaching some of the most proficient musicians in music of today, appearing at
Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall and major festivals worldwide.
Mr. Hostfalt is an alumni of and clinican at New England Conservatory of Music
(M.M. Composition '95, G.D. Performance '94, Invited clinican '92)
Berklee College Of Music (B.M. '94 Outstanding Musicianship Award '91,
honors, Invited clinican '06 ) And since 2001 a faculty member of The
Royal College of Music in Stockholm, KMH Kungliga Musikhogskolan
With numerous students active as professional musicians and educators in
their own right. Sten Hostfalt conducts his own Uptown, Manhattan New York
City based creative music workshop NYC Guitar Studio. That while catering to
students in a wide variety of styles and on all levels of proficiency ages 9 and
up, notably also is one of very few institutions in the world today, offering
systematic studies of the application and interpretation of microtonal music.
NYC GUITAR STUDIO,
560 W184 St apt. 701, New York NY 10033
NY Transit: A or 1 train to 181 St.
phone: (1) 347-546-0092
1996 Gibson ES-165
Sten Hostfalt Custom made solidbody
(Modified 1984 Fender Stratocaster body,
Warmoth neck, EMG pickups, Kahler bridge)
1997 Fender Jazz Bass
Oscar Schmidt Ukulele
Vintage Polytone Mini-Brute amp ( '15 speaker )
Roland 60 Keyboard Cube amp ( f. backup or stereo )
2 Lexicon LXP-5 processors
Pro Co RAT & Boss DS-1 Distortion
Boss GE-7 Equalizer, AKAI Headrush 2, Boss Volume Pedal.
( guitar) D' Addario Chromes 0.13,
( bass) La Bella Deep Talking Flats
(mandolin) D' Addario J-80
Dunlop 207 picks
cables: Whirlwind and ProCo.
additional: Sharp MiniDisc player, Apple G4 laptop, Behringer
Pro Line guitar stands
Manhasset music stands
Mighty Mite parts
Levy's straps & cases.