Elysa Hochman

Guitar, Suzuki in the Schools Teacher, Parent

Elysa Hochman

SAA Member


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Elysa has a Masters in Music & Music Education from Columbia University Teachers College with New York State PreK-12 Music Certification. Elysa is the founder of New York Guitar Academy. She is published under Melbay Publications for 2 books: “Classical & Flamenco Guitar Solos & Etudes” book with 22 pieces for the beginning to intermediate players and “The Book of Rumba Strums” with 27 songs to teach strumming patterns and chord progressions. Elysa is a professional performing guitarist with performances at Lincoln Center, US Open Finals, celebrity events and more. Elysa has released 2 instrumental albums that include original songs & arrangements in the classical and flamenco genre under her guitar ensemble name “Jay & Lee Rumba Flamenca.” Elysa has been featured on the Kelly Clarkson Show, Good Morning America and many other media outlets for her family guitar quartet named the “Quarantined Quartet.” She released an EP with “Quarantined Quartet.” Visit her music school page at: www.NYGuitarAcademy.com for student videos and class offerings. Visit her music page at: www.RumbaFlamenca.com for performance videos.