ArtistWorks Adds New Gift Card Options for Holidays

Online Music Lessons with Celebrity Instructors a Perfect Gift for "The Person Who Has Everything"

Dec 08, 2014, 06:00 ET from ArtistWorks, Inc.

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtistWorks, the leading online learning platform, today announced a broad selection of gift card and gift certificate options for its 26 interactive music and fine art schools. Both digital gift certificates and physical gift cards are being offered, with pricing options for membership packages ranging from 3 to 12 months.

ArtistWorks' online music lessons cover beginner, intermediate and advanced level techniques, and are best known for their unique Video Exchange® Feedback Platform. At-home learners choose from 100s of online lessons, and then exchange personalized video correspondences with world-renowned teaching artists such as Paul Gilbert, Nathan East, and Bryan Sutton, as well as Mike Marshall, Tony Trischka, and John Patitucci.  Currently, tens of thousands of members in nearly 100 countries have improved their playing within ArtistWorks' unique learning communities.

"The ArtistWorks gift card is probably the coolest gift you can give to someone interested in learning to play a musical instrument," said Grammy award winning bassist John Patitucci, "The video exchanges shared between students and instructors make this a truly personalized learning experience."

"We welcome all levels of players, regardless of their experience and offer a wide range of instruments and styles," commented ArtistWorks CEO Patricia Butler, "so whether they play jazz, blues, rock, pop, classical or bluegrass, there's literally something for everyone." 

To keep pace with requests from its online community, ArtistWorks added the following new schools in 2014:

ArtistWorks gift cards are available for purchase through and the website.

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About ArtistWorks, Inc.
In 2008, former AOL executive David Butler set out to finally master jazz guitar. With no acceptable teachers in his area, he and co-Founder Patricia Butler built a revolutionary online system to enable anyone to get direct feedback from a master teacher anywhere in the world. 

Today, ArtistWorks, Inc. is the leader in a new generation of online learning platforms. This "new generation" Video Exchange® Feedback Platform enables world-renowned artists and musicians to "teach the world" by presenting their artistic legacy in the form of HD video lessons and direct feedback to subscribing students. Using simple web cams, smart-phones, tablets and video cameras, students are able to submit practice videos and receive individualized video feedback and instruction – creating a constantly evolving two-way, online learning experience.

ArtistWorks currently offers online learning sites with world-class artists such as: Paul Gilbert (rock guitar), Martin Taylor (fingerstyle guitar), Jason Vieaux (classical guitar), Andreas Oberg (jazz guitar), Jeannie Deva (singing), Nathan Cole (violin), Jeffrey Khaner (flute), William Caballero (French horn), David Bilger (trumpet), Ricardo Morales (clarinet), Nathan East (electric bass), John Patitucci (jazz bass), Howard Levy (harmonica), DJ Qbert (DJ), Christie Peery (piano), Luis Conte (percussion), as well as the ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass with Tony Trischka (banjo), Missy Raines (double bass), Bryan Sutton (flatpick guitar), Andy Hall (Dobro), Mike Marshall (mandolin), Darol Anger (fiddle), Chuck Loeb (jazz guitar), and Justin Bua (art), as well as Hugh Sung (popular piano) and Keith Wyatt (blues guitar) launching December 2014.

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