Dan Cross

  • Professional guitarist and private instructor with experience teaching and playing numerous styles of music
  • Wrote hundreds of articles over the course of 18 years for ThoughtCo, focusing largely on learning to play the guitar


Dan Cross, a professional guitarist and private instructor living in New York City, has experience teaching and playing numerous styles of music. Cross wrote hundreds of articles over the course of 18 years for ThoughtCo, mainly focusing on learning how to play and master the guitar.


Dan Cross graduated with honors from the jazz studies program at Mohawk College in Ontario, Canada. He also spent a year in the applied music program at Humber College in Toronto.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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