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Gilbert Guitar Lessons

BonnieLouArt

BonnieLouArt

5.0 15 Reviews
My students repeatedly take top awards in state and local competitions.
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William's Guitar Studio

William's Guitar Studio

5.0 13 Reviews
Are you interested in learning to play the music you love, using techniques that are actually healthy for your hands?  My instruction promotes efficient, ergonomically sound, time-tested playing techniques.Do you want to play well?  Then you need to learn to practice well.  Quality practice coaching will make a profound difference in your ability to learn and play music effectively, but it takes time. That's why I offer full hour lessons at a reasonable price. I offer training for acoustic as well as electric (steel and/or nylon string) instruments and provide instruction in popular music styles as well as formal classical. I ... View Profile
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East Mesa School Of Guitar

East Mesa School Of Guitar

5.0 8 Reviews
OUR TEACHING APPROACH: We implement a revolutionary approach of learning guitar based on each student's individual playing goals and use customized teaching techniques to help them reach those goals as quickly as possible. By knowing what to learn, what order to learn, as well as practicing for maximum results, students are able to learn and reach their playing goals much faster. WHERE OUR GUITAR CLASSES TAKE PLACE: Commercial teaching studio located in East Mesa. STYLES TAUGHT: Rock, Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Metal, Jazz (Our programs are based around popular music styles not classical guitar) PLAYING LEVELS AND AGES: We teach all p ... View Profile
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Phoenix Guitar Lessons

Phoenix Guitar Lessons

5.0 8 Reviews
My teaching approach: I studied music in college, but I also have a teaching degree. Everybody learns differently and at a different pace so I customize my lessons to each student depending on their goals. I try to make my lessons fun by teaching the songs and styles that the student enjoys. I have a great approach to music theory and improvisation and in addition I hold free jam sessions once a month for my students. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio located in South Scottsdale. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, ... View Profile
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Kirk's Studio For The Performing Arts

Kirk's Studio For The Performing Arts

5.0 7 Reviews
Kirk's Studio for the Performing Arts is the Valley's premier studio for musical instruction. We offer two convenient locations in Scottsdale and Desert Ridge. We teach piano, voice, guitar, drums, band and orchestra instruments to students of all ages in private and group environments.Our faculty is second to none. We offer performance opportunities that you simply will not find anywhere else. We work with young, first-time beginners all the way through advanced students looking to make a career as a performer or musician. Our students perform regularly at nursing homes, malls and traditional recitals. One of the highlights of the year ... View Profile
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Music Man Inc.

Music Man Inc.

5.0 5 Reviews
As a composer of music, I teach with the goal of enabling a student to express, learning to feel rhythm and sing pitch, not only to read music, but also to become inventive.  To invent, you need a good foundation of playing technique and a level of comfort with the instrument.  I utilize basic classical technique when teaching PIANO AND GUITAR, yet I encourage playing of popular as well as classical songs. I teach piano to 5 year olds and older, and guitar to children entering 3rd grade and older.  I teach acoustic guitar; note reading and playing, quickly learning and using simple chords to play known songs, often of the stud ... View Profile
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Joy In Music

Joy In Music

5.0 4 Reviews
I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I have been studying music since the age of 9 years. I began learning to play the flute through the public school music program. I continued playing in school bands and in 1968 I wanted to learn to play the guitar, like the Beatles! In high school I taught myself to play classical guitar by playing through some music books with guitar fingerings. When I was 16 years old I became interested in learning to play the piano and began with chords on the left hand and simple melodies with the right one. My senior ... View Profile
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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Best Guitar Lessons

Best Guitar Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
With 40 years of musical training I have developed a very simple, fun and accurate method for imparting to the pupil high level skills that can be utilized for a lifetime of musical excellence in a very short period of time. Everything is explained and demonstrated down to the finest details and in most cases documented in video format for ease of use in home study. My customer reviews can be viewed at Bestguitar.biz
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Point Studios

Point Studios

5.0 2 Reviews
I am an exceptionally good teacher. I offer the most comprehensive lessons available. I am a full-time, professional teacher with over 27 years, and over 47,000 hours teaching experience. I teach in a very methodical and logical way, and I can help students reach their potential more quickly than anyone else. This saves a lot of money and frustration! Fundamentals and functional skills are emphasized. Students develop skills in a way that maximizes fun by learning songs they love. I am an expert song transcriber, and my scores are the easiest to read and the most accurate available. I can help everyone from beginners to touring professionals. ... View Profile
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Arizona Music Lessons

Arizona Music Lessons

4.5 2 Reviews
I have been teaching around the valley for years. I have taught through many music schools in the valley, and I have taught at students homes as well. I teach Guitar, Bass guitar, Ukulele, and Piano lessons. I have gone to school for music performance and have taken lessons from many great instructors. The styles of music that I have studied are Rock guitar, Classical guitar, Flamenco guitar, Jazz guitar, and many more. I focus on helping students achieve their goals when it comes to the instrument they are wanting to learn. ... View Profile
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Alex Sanders Music Lessons

Alex Sanders Music Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I am a musician from Phoenix who has been teaching for since I was 15. I have experience playing in musical theater pits, bands, classical ensembles, and have history touring and studio work. I have experience teaching students of all ages. Whether you’re wanting to become a professional level player or just looking for a fun hobby to work on I can show you the tools to put you on the right track towards your goals. I studied music performance at ASU with my primary instrument in guitar.  ... View Profile
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Guitar, Bass And Drum Lessons With Matt Friedland

Guitar, Bass And Drum Lessons With Matt Friedland

5.0 2 Reviews
Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Matt was self-taught in bass guitar and drum set before studying guitar at the Settlement Music School in Jenkintown, PA and the Music Training Center in Philadelphia, PA. After moving to Arizona, Matt studied jazz guitar, drum set, improvisation, composition and music theory at Mesa Community College while serving as the on-campus music theory tutor.  Following his studies at MCC, Matt was accepted into the Arizona State University School of Music and earned his degree in Jazz Guitar Performance. Matt's musical styles include jazz, rock, blues, funk and pop.  He has performed with a varie ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons With Jay Cleveland

Guitar Lessons With Jay Cleveland

5.0 1 Review
I provide guitar lessons to both children and adults from my home studio in Tempe. I have 30 years experience as a guitar instructor, music educator, and music therapist. Please contact me at 602.819.7431 or [email protected] Thank you.
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Sandy Hathaway

Sandy Hathaway

5.0 1 Review
I have been teaching Guitar, Voice and Songwriting for over 15 years.
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Chris Marotta Acoustic/Electric Guitar Lessons

Chris Marotta Acoustic/Electric Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I have been playing and writing music since I have been in High School (before 2011). My playing styles and experience include classic rock, punk rock, metal, alternative, and some reggae and country influences. I have been teaching close friends and family members the methods of playing and creating music for a few years now and I am looking to expand and teach others. Depending on the student's experience level, topics to be covered in the lessons will vary. For beginners, lessons will include hand positioning and conditioning, fretting technique, chord structure, scales, rhythm training, and music theory (learning notes and basic song ... View Profile
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Doug Ballance

Doug Ballance

5.0 1 Review
20 years teaching experience, but not only in private lessons.  Doug has also served as a certified classroom teacher, with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts & Performance, highly qualified in music, as well as theatre and visual art. * Peoria Unified School District * Tempe Union High School District * Skyline Education * McKnight Music Academy Doug is also a prodigious artist, with practical experience in many disciplines.  He has fronted several local bands, performing, recording, touring - but that's not all. * Lead & harmony vocals, electric & acoustic guitar (lead & rhythm), bass guitar, harmonica, keyboards, mu ... View Profile
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Don Wood Guitar Mentor

Don Wood Guitar Mentor

5.0 1 Review
As a professional studio musician and performance artist, I am well versed in music theory, chord theory, ear training and the circle of fifths.   My goal is to help you become comfortable with your instrument, increase your skill level and ultimately to teach you how to teach yourself.
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Rod Bre Guitar Lessons

Rod Bre Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Rod lives in Phoenix, Arizona and has been teaching for more than 10 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of North Dakota, and teaches using various methods, so you’re sure to find what works best for you. He even wrote two instructional books that he offers for free with the lessons. My influences are: My influences are mostly rock. But I enjoy and play country and pop as well. I'm a profession guitarist and have studied most genres. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I teach at three location. All are listed on ... View Profile
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David Van Schoyck Guitar Lessons

David Van Schoyck Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I’m a lifelong professional guitar player with 20 years teaching experience; children and adults. Lessons are individualized and goal oriented, designed to get you playing ASAP.For schedule availability you can contact me at 480 812-8852, or email me at [email protected] best investments you can make right now are investments in yourself and your improvement, and the education of your children.   Lessons are $75 per month which gets you a 1/2 hour lesson once a week. Typically that works out to 4 lessons, but if the month happens to have a fifth week, that lesson y ... View Profile
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Manu Aube Guitar Lessons

Manu Aube Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Hi, Beginners are very welcome. Intermediates and advanced also. I currently teach from ages 7 and up. My student progress quickly and effectively. References are available upon request. I have great gears to teach (drum machine, computer, ear training...) I can teach modal improvisation, leads,etc I play professionnal. See you ! My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Phonix area- Tempe- Scottsdale Guitar Techniques: Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Performance, Vocal Accompaniment, Fingerpicking, Open t ... View Profile
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Chris Forenz Guitar Lessons

Chris Forenz Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Play, play, and play some more! I try to keep my student's hands on that guitar as much as possible. The articulate movements and coordination it takes to just play are controlled by muscle memory. And, we only develop muscle memory through repetition. For this reason, I am an advocate short amounts of daily practice. Formally playing music for over 20yrs. Guitar, over 15yrs. Gigging pro, 10yrs My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Musicians Discount in Mesa, Mcknight Guitar Co. in Chandler, and my home studio in Chandler Guitar Techniques: L ... View Profile
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Dan Wilson Guitar Lessons

Dan Wilson Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I work on the Individual's level teaching both physical and the academics. Using easy to learn Music lessons with a short quiz after each on chord/note play. Every effort is made to make the lesson fun with results the student can take home. My influences are: Clapton, Croce, Harry Chapian, Beatles, Dillon, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Dwight Yokum. and many others My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Phoenix, Arizona My location is Central Phoenix, North I will also come to you Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Finge ... View Profile
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Ed West Guitar Lessons

Ed West Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Customized Lessons to individuals wants and needs. You pick the songs and areas of study you want to learn. From Ground Zero to Guitar Hero and anywhere in between I can take you there!! I have been a fulltime Musician since 1979 and I have taught thousands and thousands of Lessons since then!! My formal background is from High School, Git, Grove School of Music, Juliard, The Music School etc. My guitar lessons take place in: in the teacher's studio or student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: 1. Home studio by williamsfield and higley,Gilbert 2. Alma school & Guadalupe 3. Gilbert & Warne ... View Profile
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Roger Paull Guitar Lessons

Roger Paull Guitar Lessons

My guitar lessons take place in: either your home or my studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: In home lessons northwest valley and at Boogie Music (35th Ave & Cactus) in Phoenix. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Performance, Vocal Accompaniment, Fingerpicking, Open tuning, Rhythm guitar, Lead guitar
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Don Maloney Guitar Lessons

Don Maloney Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have taught thousands of guitar lessons to students of all ability levels. I perform regularly both solo, and in groups. My approach to teaching is geared towards each student. I understand that music is vast, and what each student wants to learn and accomplish can vary greatly. I focus on teaching each student what will make them a better musician, and help them achieve their goals. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and ... View Profile
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John Chavez Guitar Lessons

John Chavez Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: LEARN TO PLAY FROM A WORKING MUSICIAN Instructor has 30 yrs playing experience & performs regularly across Arizona. Organic, fun & practical approach will have you playing in no time! Start ENJOYING the guitar instead of just studying! All skill levels. Week to week or packages available. Beginner course includes custom set of chord cards. Advanced lessons for those ready to start soloing. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Valleywide: Instructor's home studios in NE Phx & Central Phx, West Valley studio or students home ... View Profile
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Ron Black Guitar Lessons

Ron Black Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Variety of music styles... Approach is unique... mix of building traditional foundation ... understanding music, chords and music flow (progressions) along with the best tips from how" self taught " musicians learn to play music". Play along with great music tracks,... the results is to be able to "really play" more quickly, be motivated, have fun at this ... make it a great experience!! My influences are: Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Mark Knopler, Buddy Guy, Larry Carlton, Mick Taylor, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Slash, Chet Atkins, Jesse Cook, Norm Brown My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar Lessons with me ... View Profile
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Gal Drimmer Guitar Lessons

Gal Drimmer Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Improve your playing with the latest guitar techniques!!! An up-to-date teaching system to develop solid musical and technical foundations. Learn the fastest ways to achieve speed and control, secrets to make your practice time really count and how to structure a solo like a pro. Advance guitar technics - speed picking, sweep picking, two hands tapping, alternate picking, chicken pickin’, flat picking, double stops, scales, arpeggios, improvisation over chord changes, chord melody, chord substitutions, theory, harmony, scales, modes & chords all over the fretboard, ear training and let’s not forget the Shred!!!!!!!!! My ... View Profile
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Kimberly Steele Guitar Lessons

Kimberly Steele Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I am a PRO player/PRO teacher with 15 years teaching in music studios and privately. 25 years writing/recording/performing experience with a degree in music. Experience in schools teaching general music and class guitar (k-12). I enjoy sharing with young people my passion for music. My influences are: Stevie Ray Vaughn, Steve Vai, The Edge, Taylor Swift (oh yes!), great songwriters and players who make sonic textures with their instruments to add to the atmosphere of the songs. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: call or ... View Profile
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How much do guitar lessons cost?

The average cost for guitar lessons is $40 per hour. Available for all ages and all skill levels of guitar playing, the pricing of individual or group guitar lessons can start as low as $20/hour. Teachers charge based on their location, years of teaching, levels of knowledge and expertise, and travel time (if applicable). Lessons can last from half an hour to a full hour, and are priced accordingly.


How long does it take to learn guitar?

If you just want to learn a few chords to strum along to some songs, then learning to play the guitar really isn't that hard for most people. Many students are able to learn a few chords and get a decent strumming pattern going after a few weeks. If you've had prior experience playing an instrument, you can expect to pick it up after just a few lessons.


Should I take guitar lessons online or in person lessons?

Private in person guitar lessons with a skilled instructor that is focused on you, your interests, and your progress is the most sought after experience and hard to replicate online. Plus, you tend to learn faster in person. On the other hand, online guitar lessons are quickly becoming popular. The selection of teachers is not limited to those in your geographical area and you can communicate via video in real time with your teacher in the comfort of your home. When filling out your request on Lessons.com, we recommend you select both online and local options, then compare your options and see what works best for you.


How old should children be before starting guitar lessons?

A child as young as 4 can begin to learn if they are really motivated and have a patient, creative, and devoted teacher. However, we've found almost all kids under six are too young to benefit from formal guitar lessons, as they require dexterity and levels of concentration children their age can't provide. That being said, lessons do not need to be formal right off the bat, and can just provide a fun introduction. Also, your child may benefit from using a ukulele to start, as it's smaller and easier to learn, but very similar instrument.