Sydney Music Teachers

Elias Bartholomeo

Elias Bartholomeo

Brighton-Le-Sands NSW, Australia

Guitar Lessons | Online Lessons

  • Pricing: 30 mins - $50, 1 hour - $75
  • Styles: Fingerstyle, Blues, Jazz, Country, Contemporary, Travis Picking, Acoustic (rhythm and lead)
  • Suitability: 15+


Elias Bartholomeo brings over three years of private teaching experience to aspiring guitarists seeking comprehensive instruction. A distinguished fingerstyle guitarist, Elias is recognised for his versatility across genres, including blues, jazz, country, contemporary, bluegrass, and western swing, both on acoustic and electric guitar.

A full-time musician, Elias has made significant contributions to the Australian music scene, regularly performing at country music festivals and venues throughout Australia.

In addition to his teaching commitments, Elias has released multiple self-published EPs, showcasing his dedication to his craft as a guitarist. His professional journey has been enriched by collaborations with esteemed musicians, including sharing the stage with Tommy Emmanuel and opening for Boy and Bear.


  • Battle of Bluegrass (Junior) – Winner
  • Battle of Young Stars (Senior) – Winner
  • HogsStar Talent Quest Final – Top 3
  • Burwood’s Got Talent 2019 – Winner
  • Cabra-Vale Diggers Talent – Winner
  • Bankstown Search for a Star – Winner
  • Talent Development Project 2020 Graduate
  • Tamworth Country Music Festival Buskers – Finalist


30 mins – $50
60 mins – $75

Check out some of Elias’ work

Elias Performing with Tommy Emmanuel

Elias & JJ – Benny Hill

Tommy Emmanuel – It’s Never Too Late (Elias Bartholomeo cover)


Teaching Info

What to bring

  • Your guitar, electric or acoustic

Styles Taught

  • Fingerstyle
  • Flatpicking
  • Soloing
  • Rhythm Playing
  • Country
  • Blues
  • Jazz
  • Gypsy Jazz
  • Bluegrass
  • Instrumental Covers
Contact Elias Bartholomeo