Experienced in a wide range of musical settings and drawing from diverse influences, Peter Caruso is noted for his versatile and imaginative playing style. Since arriving in the Northwest he has performed in most of the area's great venues. He keeps a busy teaching schedule and is active with both the Seattle Classic Guitar Society and the Seattle Jazz Guitar Society in promoting community awareness and involvement.

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • Musicians' Assn of Seattle Local 76-493 AFM, Seattle Classic Gtr Society, Seattle Jazz Gtr Society

Serviced Areas

  • Seattle Metro

Payment Options

  • PayPal, Personal Checks, cash, Venmo, Zelle

Contact Details

  Person Peter Caruso
  City Kirkland, WA
  Zip Code 98033
  Address 203 Market St
  Phone Number (206) 227-1573

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Peter Caruso


I hold a bachelor's in music for Arizona State and went on to study at Eastman School of Music. I've been honored to record or share the stage with some great musicians, including Bill Dobbins, Natalie Cole, Jiggs Whigham, Larry Schneider, Rufus Reed, Roger Williams, Buddy Catlett, Frank Lacy, Emerald City Mandolin Quartet, and members of the Seattle Symphony. I have also been a member of several theater company orchestras, including national productions of Evita and Man of La Mancha.

Products & Services

Guitar lessons - beginner to advanced

Guitar lessons - beginner to advanced

Learning guitar, like any instrument, takes some attention. That's part of the fun. We can find so much pleasure in that time we spend practicing and hearing ourselves improve!

Whether you're already an advanced player or just getting started, I regard each student as an individual. No two people have the same needs or aspirations so I don't use a set program.

We can focus on any genre or playing style you choose. I have a huge library of sheet music, books and other materials to draw from, so we can put together a good attack plan.

Customer Testimonials

Working with a teacher is a personal thing. It's a relationship of sorts. That being said, on the Eastside I think most highly of Peter Caruso whom you might know from classical circles, where he is equally adept. He's a musician's musician with a real sense of the music behind the notes on the page. One thing I particularly appreciate about Peter's teaching is that he customizes his approach depending on your individual needs and his suggestions are down-to-earth practical. Come in with a boat load of questions and you'll leave with a boat load of answers, and then some.