Find a acoustic guitar lessons in Burbank, CA

Find acoustic guitar lessons in Burbank, CA

Find acoustic guitar lessons in Burbank, CA

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Top 10 acoustic guitar lessons in Burbank, CA

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Shred With Ben - Guitar Lessons With Ben Cohen

Shred With Ben - Guitar Lessons With Ben Cohen

Top Pro
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves Burbank, CA
Alycia C. says, "Ben is very well versed in his craft. He makes sure his students feel comfortable with his lessons & helps his students achieve their goals. He is a top notch professional & is worth every penny. " Read more
Traveling Music Lessons, CA

Traveling Music Lessons, CA

Offers online services
29 hires on Lessons
21+ years in business
Serves Burbank, CA
Colin F. says, "They come to you and make learning so convenient! It's the best way to learn any instrument. They have the best list of instructors and are so easy to work with!" Read more
Rhonda Wachtel Music Classes

Rhonda Wachtel Music Classes

Top Pro
11 hires on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves Burbank, CA
Katherine B. says, "Ms.Rhonda is an incredible teacher who loves what she does. She knows what a gift it is to have music as a form of expression and is dedicated to teaching that gift to everyone who crosses her path. She truly cares about her students and her community. We love Ms.Rhonda!" Read more
Buena Vista Music Studio

Buena Vista Music Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
2+ years in business
Serves Burbank, CA
Graduate from a Berklee College Partner and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. I teach Guitar, Piano and Ukelele.
Valley Cat Music

Valley Cat Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
13+ years in business
Serves Burbank, CA
UKE ONLY * Hi ~ I'm a professional singer, performer, and children's music teacher, and I enjoy teaching ukulele to kids and adults (7+), especially to people who think they can't play guitar because it's too big (I also play guitar and find uke a lovely alternative) or to older beginners. I'm open to teaching via Zoom or at my studio (outdoors or indoors). I'm into folk, Americana, pop, rock, alt., and rhythm/percussion.

Your acoustic guitar questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do acoustic guitar lessons cost near me?

Most acoustic guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per session for 30 to 60 minutes. Private class prices are $45 to $70 per hour and give students the most attention. Group guitar lessons cost $25 to $35 per session for a collaborative learning environment with less personal attention.

Subscriptions for ongoing lessons are available from $170 to $315 per month.

Are acoustic guitar lessons worth it?

Acoustic guitar lessons are worth it because the structured teaching style motivates students and enhances faster progress. A private instructor also helps to prevent the development of poor techniques common in self-taught musicians.

What age is good to start acoustic guitar lessons?

You can start acoustic guitar lessons for children from ages 6 to 10 years old while adults can start lessons at any age. The journey of mastering the guitar is dependent on your dedication to practice and your teacher's qualifications.

How many acoustic guitar lessons do I need?

The amount of acoustic guitar lessons you need will depend on what you want to accomplish and how frequently you practice. Learning a simple song takes 2 to 6 months on average. However, mastering the guitar like a professional musician takes 4 to 10 years.

Is there a difference between electric and acoustic guitar lessons?

There are many differences between electric and acoustic guitar lessons because these instruments have unique features.

An electric guitar requires you to learn:

  • How to use an amplifier
  • How to work with effects and foot pedals
  • What makes a wide range of sounds for rock, metal, blues, or jazz
  • Techniques like power chords, palm muting, and note bending

However, learning to play an acoustic guitar is simpler because it doesn't connect to amplifiers or cables. Acoustic guitar playing uses different finger techniques to make a resonant sound suitable for folk, country, pop, and blues music.

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

To find the most suitable acoustic guitar lessons, you can peruse the list of nearby teachers here on the Lessons website. Also, don't overlook the potential of local music stores for guitar lessons.

Before settling on a guitar teacher, it's crucial to:

  • Review the prices from at least 3 different teachers.
  • Examine reviews about them on Google and Lessons.
  • Ask for references from other students they've taught.
  • Consult with other parents to gauge their children's experience with the teacher.
  • Get a written schedule and contract prior to the first lesson.
  • Evaluate the teacher's compatibility before signing up for a full month.

What questions do I ask when choosing an acoustic guitar teacher?

To choose the best acoustic guitar teacher, it helps to pose these questions:

  • What music-related degrees do you have?
  • Is there an option for a complimentary first session to see if we're a good fit?
  • What is the extent of your experience in teaching guitar?
  • Which type of acoustic guitar would be most appropriate for me to practice on?
  • What's the average age range of your student base?
  • Will you assign finger drills for me to practice outside of lessons?
  • How much independent practice do you recommend between classes?
  • Which specific textbooks should I get?
  • How many styles of guitar music can you teach?
  • Could you adjust your instructional methods if I'm having difficulties?
  • What should I bring to our classes?
  • How long is each session?
  • Could I get a copy of our class timetable, agreement, and terms of payment?
  • What is your protocol to cancel a class due to an unforeseen circumstance?
  • Is there flexibility to add some of my favorite songs into the curriculum?

Reviews for Burbank acoustic guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Burbank area.
Christine R.
Ben is an outstanding music educator and mentor. My son, Isaac, started with him a year ago and has grown by leaps and bounds. Ben is knowledgeable, supportive, and patient, and he approaches each lesson and question with the utmost professionalism. He has worked consistently with Isaac toward his college and career goals by pushing and challenging him to not only improve on his preferred style, but also has encouraged him to branch into different musical genres to make him a more well-rounded artist. We feel so fortunate to have found Ben, and we cannot say enough about how much we appreciate his involvement in Isaac’s musical journey.
Shred With Ben - Guitar Lessons with Ben Cohen
Jo Y.
My daughter is learning new skills so I really appreciate the time my teacher is spending to develop these new modalities while she is young. Highly recommend.
Traveling Music Lessons, CA
Miriam P.
As a senior citizen returning to piano, I am so glad that I found Rhonda. She is patient, knowledgeable and fun to work with. Definitely a 5+ star.
Rhonda Wachtel Music Classes
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