Nick Grinlinton

GuitaristComposerEducatorAspiring Runner

Masterclasses

Having taught guitar lessons since his high school days, Nick has worked in multiple settings including one-on-one coaching sessions, group lessons and masterclasses. Currently, Nick extends out from solely teaching guitar to offering clinics on music theory, improvisation, ensemble performance and composition via masterclasses. In 2011, he began writing an assortment of articles on music education in his blog, “Musings. Having taught children and adults, Nick is passionate about sharing many great lessons he has received thus far in his career.

For more information to book Nick for a masterclass or a residency, please see the contact page.

Nick Grinlinton plays guitar

Latest Musings

  • Six Simple Details to Improve Running

    January 3rd, 2024

    Runners tend to focus most on improving race times and fitness. However, many disregard simple details that yield significant improvements to our health and well-being. Here is a list of six actions, which have nothing to do with actual training, yet will help optimize a training program. 1.) Skin care: Put sunscreen on before outdoor […]

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  • How I Improved as a Runner in 2023

    November 16th, 2023

    I will always remember 2023 as the year I made subtle, yet important improvements to progress as a runner. Past year’s experiences and study helped bring to fruition a well-designed training program. Simplicity and balance were the key ingredients to helping me improve in an organic way. Also, the acceptance of responsibility, both on and […]

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  • My 2023 NYC Marathon Recap

    November 7th, 2023

    Marathoning is an intriguing, yet scary proposition. Since starting my competitive running journey off of a bet nine years ago, I have always wanted to master running the marathon distance. Albeit not perfect, I took some positive steps to make my goal become more of a reality during this year’s New York City Marathon.  Towards […]

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  • 8 Weeks Out – My 2023 5th Ave Mile Experience Leading to the Marathon

    September 11th, 2023

    “Speed through strength.” This sums up my experience running the 2023 edition of the New Balance 5th Ave Mile while in marathon training mode. For the previous 11 weeks, I’ve been working a lot on my endurance and my lactate threshold. As I transition to my final eight weeks of more specific marathon training, this […]

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