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Top 10 guitar teachers in Madison, AL

Students agree: these Madison guitar lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
G. Mus-ic

G. Mus-ic

5.0(3)
2 hires on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves Madison, AL
Shelley W. says, "Gary has taught my daughter on the guitar for 3 years. She enjoys her lessons and is progressing with her love of music and the guitar." Read more
Ron Jeffrey's Custom Guitars

Ron Jeffrey's Custom Guitars

5.0(1)
4 hires on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves Madison, AL
Travis W. says, "I have been playing guitar for almost 20 years. Ron has been instrumental in showing me new techniques, music theory and explaining how to play in specific genres with great style. I thought I knew what I was doing but there is always someone that can further your intellect! If you’re looking for a total pro get with him and schedule lessons it has been a game changer! His guitars are also one of a kind." Read more
Murfreesboro Academy Of Music

Murfreesboro Academy Of Music

5.0(2)
Offers online services
9 hires on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Madison, AL
Melissa K. says, "Response time is great, they reach out ASAP after initial contact" Read more
The Maitland Conservatory

The Maitland Conservatory

New on Lessons
Top Pro
11+ years in business
Serves Madison, AL
The Mission of The Maitland Conservatory is to provide students with skills that will promote teamwork, leadership, motivation, and pride while preparing the them for careers in the non-traditional Arts domain, in an educational environment consistent with evolving technologies and the global market place.
The Madison Music Academy

The Madison Music Academy

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves Madison, AL
There are many options in the Madison area to take your child to learn music. What are you really paying for? Madison Music Academy is a fresh approach to teaching children Piano, Ukulele, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Voice, and Acoustic Guitar. While you are researching the possibilities for music lessons in the Madison Alabama area, please read why Madison Music Academy is an excellent choice for parents who want to give their child the best musical education that Madison, Alabama can provide. Madison Music Academy is now offering Online and In-Home music lessons....
Wendy Kyle Mcgee

Wendy Kyle Mcgee

New on Lessons
Serves Madison, AL
The Providence Music Method: The methods and techniques used at Providence have been gleaned from some of the top music teachers and musicians in the world. Students will use music and materials from a wide variety of publishers. Typical classes or lessons for piano or wind instruments will include the following: demonstration and practice of good playing technique scales, chords, and exercises to develop technique ear songs and improvisation, so the student may apply all of the above to making music reading musical notation counting and playing rhythms, and movement to rhythm reinforcement of all of the above through workbooks or computer s...

Your Guitar Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do guitar lessons cost near me?

Guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per lesson, depending on if they last 30 minutes or up to 1 hour. If it's a one-on-one lesson, it'll cost around $45 to $70 hourly. Learning guitar in a group is cheaper at $25 to $35 per session.

If you're taking lessons every month, it adds up to $170 to $315 with the typical prepaid discount.

Are guitar lessons worth it?

Guitar lessons are worth it since only a professional teacher giving you live feedback can guide you to learn faster. A good instructor helps you understand your mistakes and prevents you from developing bad habits.

Learning guitar by yourself takes a lot longer and won't prepare you as well to play in public.

At what age should I start guitar lessons?

Children can start guitar lessons from the ages of 6 to 10, or when they can comfortably hold the guitar and press the strings. Adults can start guitar lessons at any age, provided they practice regularly and patiently.

How many guitar lessons do I need?

The number of guitar lessons you need varies according to your goal and your practice routine. For many people, it typically takes about 2 to 6 months to play a simple tune. Mastering the guitar like a professional can take anywhere from 4 to 10 years.

What do you learn in guitar lessons?

In most guitar lessons, you can expect to learn:

  • How to correctly position your fingers to play chords
  • How to tune your guitar
  • How to play various scales
  • New techniques for plucking and strumming
  • How to read sheet music.

Are online guitar lessons good?

Online guitar lessons cost $35 to $55 per hour and are good for getting personal instruction from skilled teachers worldwide. Take advantage of flexible scheduling and immediate feedback while learning new guitar-playing styles. Plus, you can easily record lessons to review their advice later.

How do I find the best guitar lessons near me?

In order to find the best guitar lessons for you, look through nearby teachers listed here on the Lessons website. You can also ask for teachers at local music stores or community colleges.

Before you hire a guitar teacher, make sure to:

  • Check out prices from at least 3 different teachers.
  • Read their reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Ask for a list of their current or previous students that you can talk to.
  • Talk to other parents about the teacher's reputation with their children.
  • Make sure you get a written agreement and schedule before your first lesson.
  • Avoid making a big payment upfront for a month of lessons until you're comfortable with the teacher.

What questions do I ask when choosing a guitar teacher?

To find the right guitar teacher, you can ask them these questions:

  • What kind of music degree do you have?
  • How many years of experience do you have in teaching guitar?
  • Can I have a free trial lesson to see if your teaching style helps me?
  • What is the average age of your students?
  • Will you assign me finger exercises as homework?
  • How often should I practice between lessons?
  • What textbooks do I need, and where can I buy used ones?
  • How many guitar-playing styles are you an expert in?
  • Can you modify your teaching style to suit my learning abilities?
  • What should I bring to our lessons, and how long is each one?
  • Can I get a copy of our schedule, agreement, and payment terms?
  • What is your policy if I have to cancel a class due to an emergency?
  • Can I choose some of my favorite songs to learn on the guitar?

Reviews for Madison guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Madison area.
Shelli R.
My son has done so well with learning guitar with Mr. Gary. And my little girl loved ukulele lessons with him. We highly recommend guitar lessons through him.
G. Mus-ic
Kathryn M.
It is always a relief to find the things I want to do within a reasonable distance from my home, and one of the several locations for lessons with Mr Weinberg is only 15 minutes away. He is a wonderful musician and is very intuitive on which aspects I need more clear instruction on, and which come more easily for me. This may sound like an obvious part of teaching, but it is not a given with all music instructors. Having that extra attention has gotten me off to a very solid start with no time wasted during the lessons. I'm thankful to have found Mr Weinberg, he is a gem in the music world. Give him a try, I promise you will be pleased with the lessons, and with the outcome.
Murfreesboro Academy Of Music
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