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Sylvie Abate

Online (Worldwide)
In-Person Lessons (
Albuquerque & Rio Rancho)

Online & In-Person Locations

Location: Northewest Albuquerque, NM

Contact: 978-320-7604

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Sylvie holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Guitar Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music.  She has taught guitar lessons at the Cleveland Institute of Music Extension Division, the Norwich Guitar Academy, Millers River Music School, and Christ Church School of the Arts.

Sylvie is experienced in teaching guitar, bass and ukulele to students of all ages, levels, and styles.  She is a member of the Music Teachers National Association and the Guitar Foundation of America. Sylvie also holds a Music Therapy Certification from the University of New Mexico and enjoys teaching adaptive lessons to students with different learning styles. Sylvie teachers all students to find the joy in learning music and believes that every student can learn to play the guitar if taught correctly. 

Sylvie has performed throughout New England in various folk group and orchestras. She was a member of the Providence Mandolin & Guitar Orchestra and the Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra  She also played guitar with the guitar, flute, and voice trio, Celticity, and with the folk group the BeeKeepers. 


Sylvie is an accomplished finger-style guitarist and folk songwriter.​ She is a 2019 Global Music Awards "Gold Medal Winner" for "Best Lyrics" and "Best Songwriter", a 2018 Independent Music Award Nominee for "Best Compilation Album", and a 2017 Akademia Award Winner for "Best Folk EP."   

Sylvie's Songs has over 45,000 song plays on ReverbNation, the world's leading digital music distributor.  Several songs have aired on college radio (70 stations) across the United States. She has been featured on Woman of Substance Radio, HerSong Radio, and World National Indie Radio.

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