Eliane Delage, a highly regarded music coach and guitarist based in NYC, has impacted the lives of countless students and bands. As a faculty member at NYC Guitar School and Avenues, the World School, she brings her expertise to both aspiring musicians and professionals.
Eliane is the creative force behind EDGE (Eliane Delage Guitar Ensemble), a diverse guitar community, and Happy Hour Guitar, a guided jam that fosters a fun and supportive atmosphere for busy professionals to come together and play. Hailing from São Paulo, Brasil, Eliane began her musical journey at the age of 10 and turned professional at 17.
In addition to her teaching role at NYC Guitar School, where she has directed various programs and earned recognition as one of "NY's Guitar Heroes" in 2009, Eliane is an accomplished guitarist, composer, and sound engineer. Her extensive musical background includes the Guitar Institute of Technology (I,G&T) and the Musician's Institute (MI), along with several albums and singles to her name.
Eliane's remarkable talent earned her the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall as a featured artist, showcasing her unique arrangements and compositions. She's set to return to Carnegie Hall in 2024 with her captivating performance of "Aquarela do Brasil" for guitar and pandeiro.
Eliane's 2023 production, "A One Woman Guitar Show," offers an intimate look into her personal journey of pursuing a career in music in Brazil. Through heartfelt storytelling and virtuoso guitar performances, she forges a deep connection with her audience, inviting them to be part of her captivating musical narrative. This unique show premiered at Rockwood Music Hall in the summer of 2023 and continues to enchant audiences throughout the NYC cabaret and music circuit.