Current Project:

Etudes.co - Music Ed. Connected.

About Me:

Ross Phillips is a versatile guitarist in Austin, Texas, focused on performing, teaching, and sharing his love of music with his community. He offers private and classroom guitar instruction, and currently serves as Founder and CEO of etudes.co, an online music education startup bringing high-quality tools and interactive videos to thousands of music students worldwide.

With over 20 years experience on his instrument, and more than 10 years teaching music, Ross brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to his students, and skill and artistry to his performances.

Learn more about Ross, and sign up for individual or group guitar lessons right here on the site. If you have an upcoming wedding or event and would like to know how to book Ross, contact him here.

Content Stream:

  • First little gig in Austin - glad to be back at it!
    October 7, 2017
  • BigFest in San Marcos with my dad tonight. As he always says, "It was good for us!" ... #bigfest2017 #bigfest #music #festival #singersongwriter #sanmarcostx #sanmarcos #cheathamstreetwarehouse
    June 24, 2017
  • Recently submitted this piece as part of an audition packet for the US Army Strings Band. Only had a few days to prepare, but decided to go for it! This is a fun little piece called "Valse Bluette" by Riccardo Drigo. Enjoy! -- #usarmyband #classicalguitar #musician #accompaniment #orchestral #orchestralmusic #guitar #audition #guitarlife #classicalguitarist
    June 15, 2017
  • Headlining a concert under some flowers tonight... I especially like that pink one! . #classicalguitarist #classicalguitar #guitarlife #guitarporn #musician
    April 7, 2017
  • Whaduya know... in Brownsville viewing Jason Vieaux! #guitarfest #jasonvieaux #brownsville
    March 25, 2017
  • Round 2 tonight. Slightly different gig...
    March 18, 2017
  • Come enjoy some great Mexican food, and pretty good guitar tonight at @vidamiacuisine! Playing till 8:30.
    March 17, 2017
  • Austin BBQ cook off tonight. Playing with my buddy Jonathan Herridge for his cooking team the Dirty Swamp Cookers. Should be fun!
    March 5, 2017
  • Feels great to be back at @vidamiacuisine tonight! Having fun as always!
    February 25, 2017
  • Simplify: Guitar. Amp. Delay. (and beer...)
    January 27, 2017
  • Busy Tuesday night out at the park!
    December 7, 2016
  • At Bill Green's studio in San Antonio with my dad today. Finally opening the vault on Mundo Earwood's old tapes, which we had converted to digital files years ago. Really, really cool stuff!
    November 17, 2016
  • Giggin...
    October 22, 2016
  • After reaching the Great Lakes over a week ago, I finally arrived at the Gulf of Mexico today, just in time to see this. I'll head back toward Texas tomorrow - a day earlier than planned, but not a day too soon. This has been all I hoped it would be, and now I'm ready to be back home to see my kids and incredible wife! Mile count: 4281
    September 29, 2016
  • Turns out Kansas City bbq still comes with Texas toast. Amazing!
    September 18, 2016
  • Dubuque, Iowa - last town before Wisconsin. Couldn't be a more beautiful day to ride!
    September 18, 2016
  • Somewhere in Oklahoma... Still rockin!
    September 17, 2016
  • I got my name on the marquee! And, yes, "Ross Phillips" is both my real name AND my stage name. Its an act I've been working on for a while now. Looking forward to a little food and a lot of fun (and Dr Pepper) @vidamiacuisine! #sologuitar #rockandrollfantasy #fridaynightlive
    September 9, 2016
  • The setup tonight! Blessed to get to share the gift of music with my friends at @vidamiacuisine once again! #classicalguitar #musiclive
    August 26, 2016
  • The setup... #sologuitar @vidamiacuisine
    August 5, 2016