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Top 10 classical guitar lessons in Peoria, AZ

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Traveling Music Lessons - In Person In Your Home!

Traveling Music Lessons - In Person In Your Home!

7 hires on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Peoria, AZ
Michelle Marie Y. says, "Easy to schedule, the teacher is great with kids... they are flexible too, which is hard to find." Read more
Peoria Guitar School

Peoria Guitar School

Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Peoria, AZ
Michael G. says, "Prior to starting guitar lessons at Peoria Guitar School, I had received 2 years of instruction at Guitar Center. Not only did I get a full hour for the price of a 30-minute session at GC, but the instruction was also much more clear and easier to comprehend. I had struggled with music theory and instructor Tommy made it very easy to connect the dots that GC had failed to make. Now I have a firm understanding of the fretboard, modal patterns, chord progressions, and scales. I also fine-tuned my strumming and fretting techniques. Tommy has also been very flexible during the pandemic by offering video conference lessons and safety measures in the studio. A+++++" Read more
William's Guitar Studio

William's Guitar Studio

Offers online services
20 hires on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves Peoria, AZ
Dana L. says, "I’ve been studying classical guitar with William (at his location) for about 6 months. Initially, he helped me find an instrument that would meet my needs and taught me how to care for it. I’d call him a connoisseur of classical acoustic guitars! He knows how they should sound and has valuable guidance to provide for beginning guitarists like me who may not be as able to see or hear the differences. I’m glad I got his advice before making a commitment / investment on a particular instrument. I am 46 and have a musical background (I already play both piano and trombone). William has very effectively adapted his teaching to fit with the skills I already have. In some cases that means speeding up and in other cases going back to basics to make sure I have the fundamentals down. His knowledge of music and musical instruments enables him to very effectively describe to experienced musicians how the guitar is different from what they are used to and what they’ll need to pay attention to. William has been very focused on the details of correct technique, preferring to slow down and work specific things rather than moving on or cutting corners for the sake of getting through the method materials. If you want to learn how to play completely, correctly, efficiently and without hurting yourself William is your teacher. One of the things I appreciate the most is William’s patience. He’s a stickler for correct technique so he doesn’t let errors slide, but he corrects in a way that is both helpful and encouraging. There’s no bit of guidance that he’s given me that, when I put it into practice, doesn’t dramatically help my progress. I’ve learned in a very short time to really listen to him. He knows what he’s talking about. I can wholeheartedly recommend William to anyone wanting to learn to play guitar. He’s one of the best music instructors I’ve ever had! I’m happy to answer anyone’s questions on my experiences with William or this review." Read more
Jeremy Avalos Guitar Lessons

Jeremy Avalos Guitar Lessons

Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves Peoria, AZ
Marie H. says, "I have been taking guitar lessons from Jeremy Avalos since Jan. 16, 2020. In the beginning my father-in-law was taking lessons with me. He is now 95 years old and has wanted to learn to play the guitar ever since he was a young man. Due to his eyesight and memory problems he had to stop. I was really impressed with Jeremy's kindness and understanding and desire to teach him. He was very patient and took extra time to help him. I was very nervous in the beginning, because I was afraid of making many mistakes. It wasn't long before my confidence grew and I am now feeling more confident in my ability to play for myself and my family. I am very impressed with Jeremy's teaching skills, his compassion and patience. I look forward to learning more from him. I highly recommend Jeremy to anyone interested in learning to play the guitar!! He is very knowledgeable and a very talented guitar player!! Sincerely, Marie Hurst " Read more
Music For The Ages

Music For The Ages

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
16+ years in business
Serves Peoria, AZ
My teaching approach: My desire is to help each student achieve their goals by making music fun & applicable to their needs and situation, directing them towards proficiency and self-sufficiency. I taught private guitar lessons and in many music stores for over 40 years, guitar courses in college for 6 years, in a performing arts charter high school for 4 years, and in elementary/middle school for 8 years. My influences are: Too many to mention, but you can start with the folksingers from the 50's to the 60's, the rock.pop, and blues players from the 50's to today. Chet Atkins, Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow, Noel Paul Stookey, George Harrison, Er...

Your classical guitar questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do classical guitar lessons cost near me?

Most classical guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per session for durations of 30 to 60 minutes. One-on-one lessons typically cost between $45 and $70 per hour, whereas group sessions are a more affordable option at $25 to $35 per class.

For those who prefer a digital classroom, online lessons cost $35 to $55 per hour. Monthly ongoing instruction costs $170 to $315 with a prepaid discount.

Why should I take classical guitar lessons?

You should take classical guitar lessons if you have an acoustic guitar and want to learn how to play classical concertos or Spanish-style music with fingerpicking.

Classical guitar lessons teach you how to:

  • Use nylon-string guitars and strum with the fingers instead of a pick
  • Develop your fingers to focus on complex fingerpicking techniques
  • Understand classical music theory and sight-reading

At what age should I start classical guitar lessons?

Children generally begin their classical guitar journey between the ages of 6 to 10, or as soon as they can hold the instrument well with enough hand strength to press the strings. Adults of all ages can master the instrument with the correct guidance and consistent practice.

How many classical guitar lessons do I need?

The number of weekly classical guitar lessons you need will depend on your personal goals and dedication to practice. A beginner might grasp a simple song within 2 to 6 months, but acquiring proficiency like a professional requires 4 to 10 years on average.

How do I find the best classical guitar lessons near me?

You can find proficient classical guitar tutors nearby by looking at the listings here on the Lessons platform. Sometimes teachers ara available through local music stores too.

Before hiring your tutor, always:

  • Obtain quotes from a minimum of 3 teachers and clarify what they teach.
  • Review feedback about them on Google and the Lessons site.
  • Request a reference list of their past students.
  • Ask fellow parents about their children's experiences with the tutor.
  • Secure a written agreement and schedule prior to the first session.
  • Make small initial payments to gauge the tutor's compatibility before committing to a full month.

What questions do I ask when choosing a classical guitar teacher?

Ask these pertinent questions to help you pick a classical guitar teacher:

  • Did you study music formally, and what qualifications do you have?
  • How many years have you been teaching classical guitar?
  • Could I have a trial lesson to see if your teaching method works for me?
  • What is the typical age range of your students?
  • Which model of acoustic guitar should I purchase?
  • Will you assign homework, and how much practice is required?
  • What type of strings are best for beginners?
  • Which books should I buy for learning classical guitar?
  • Can you accommodate different learning styles?
  • What essentials should I bring to class, and how long is each session?
  • Can I have a written copy of our class schedule?
  • What is your policy for missed classes?
  • Am I allowed to suggest songs that I would like to learn?

Reviews for Peoria classical guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Peoria area.
Andy H.
Traveling Music Lessons made scheduling lessons so easy. Super quick response- friendly and so helpful! Our teacher was great!
Traveling Music Lessons - In person in your home!
John L.
It is a great experience learning guitar from an experienced and knowledgeable guitarist. There are several impressive features in taking lessons from Tommy. He accurately evaluates where you are in your current knowledge and understanding and then starts from there. I have played off and on throughout my life. After retiring a went back to playing my Gibson Hummingbird and then realized I missed having an electric guitar. I got a Les Paul and really enjoyed it, but realized I was stuck in my limited knowledge and skill. Last fall I got a flyer regarding the Peoria Guitar School and decided I would finally do guitar lessons again. At 70 I started again with Tommy in January of this year. I have been able to get the basic theory, skill, and motivation to enjoy playing again. Tommy has a kind gentle teaching style that includes learning new material and developing your playing techniques that motivates you to want more and progress. I highly recommend him as a teacher/mentor regardless if you are a beginner or an advanced experienced guitarist. Thanks for your help Tommy.
Peoria Guitar School
Mike Z.
I am 48 years old and started taking lessons from William a few months ago. William is very patient and thorough. I have learned more in these few months than I have in all the years I have been trying to teach myself. I would highly recommend William if you are looking for a guitar instructor, regardless of your background or specific music style interest.
William's Guitar Studio
Jeremy is a patient and kind instructor. I have taken uke lessons for a year with him. He listens to what I would like to learn and understands how to teach adults. I liked him so much that I bought lessons for my God daughters who are 13 and 10 years old. Even ADHD didn't deter Jeremy from teaching guitar and uke. Because of the Pandemic, we switched to online lessons, Jeremy is just a good in person or online.
Jeremy Avalos Guitar Lessons
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