* Steve Zeik - Guitar Instructor *
Steve was born in Tarrytown New York in 1962.
He began playing guitar around the age of ten after picking up his sister's
guitar. He also played trumpet through high school and made first chair in
several all county band festivals.
Around age 16 he began to develop his passion for the instrument studying
privately for the next five years with two of the areas best teachers.
Practicing countless hours a day Steve developed his technique and soon
began to play in bands performing in clubs like the Gemini and The legendary
Some of his biggest influences have been Eddie Van Halen, Jimmy Page,
Vinnie Moore, Joe Pass, George Benson and Yngwie Malmsteen.
In 1985 Steve graduated from SUNY Albany with a bachelors degree in
Computer Science and spent many years working in that field.
In 2002 Steve became very interested in teaching guitar and began teaching
again. He is presently teaching guitar full time and really loves seeing his
students grow as musicians and guitarists.