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Top 10 acoustic guitar lessons in Los Angeles, CA

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Traveling Music Lessons, CA

Traveling Music Lessons, CA

5.0Exceptional(6)
Offers online services
34 hires on Lessons
21+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Marcola C. says, "My teacher Hatem E. is excellent, patient, and perceived. I feel like I am getting more than my money's worth." Read more
Chris Rockaway

Chris Rockaway

5.0Exceptional(7)
7+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Enrico K. says, "I have been taking guitar lessons with Chris for seven months and I can confidently say that he is the best teacher I have ever had. He is very experienced in playing and teaching guitar, and he has a personalized approach that suits my needs and goals. He is located in a convenient area, and he is very flexible with scheduling. He communicates clearly and effectively, and he always gives me constructive feedback and encouragement. He has helped me improve my skills and confidence in playing different genres of music. He has also taught me a lot about music theory. He has a passion for music and teaching, and he always makes the lessons fun and engaging. He is not only a great teacher, but also a great mentor: I enjoy my weekly lessons with him. I highly recommend Chris to anyone who wants to learn guitar or improve their musical abilities." Read more
Glendale, CA Guitar Lessons

Glendale, CA Guitar Lessons

5.0(3)
1 hire on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Chris S. says, "I am an older guy who has actually been playing guitar since my teens. But like many, I didn't play much at all throughout most of my life. Got back into it a few years ago, and decided to get serious about upgrading my skills. Sort of an old dog learning some new tricks. Randy is a great teacher! He is patient and perceptive. He doesn't just regurgitate a formulaic set of lessons, but he really looked at the skills I already had, then tailored his instruction to build on that. He showed me several techniques that were superior to what I had been doing, and designed a practice regimen that targets my particular goals. I'm already playing MUCH better, and it's only been four weeks. And I feel like there is great potential progress in my future. Randy Garcia is an excellent choice if you want guitar instruction!" Read more
Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises

Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises

4.9Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
47+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Tony L. says, "Very kind thoughtful and knowledgeable. Very supportive and offered helpful useful and inspiring encouragement" Read more
Phil V | Guitar & Bass Lessons

Phil V | Guitar & Bass Lessons

5.0Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
10 hires on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Jose C. says, "He's extremely talented at what he does and is very patient with his students. He notices mistakes very quickly and helps you correct them immediately to assure your best guitar playing. I've had a lot of fun learning with Phil and I'm excited to learn more!" Read more
Elite Musique, LLC

Elite Musique, LLC

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Rena B. says, "My daughter has connected with her teacher and has in turn gained confidence which has lifted her general mood and well-being. She looks forward to her weekly lessons and enjoys playing her piano in her spare time, creating new music each week!" Read more
Lessons With Todd

Lessons With Todd

5.0(2)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Anna C. says, "My son was very engaged during the trial lesson with Todd and we are continuing with lessons with him. He was kind and knowledgeable and had a good background with classical piano as well as other genres to expand my son's interest. He shared solid teaching philosophy and we hope that he will inspire our son with a different approach to lessons than he's had in the past." Read more
Elite Musique

Elite Musique

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Elite Musique is a classical music education company that provides students with opportunities to help showcase them when the college application process begins. All students are classically trained, but choose which genres of music to focus on. All of our teachers are college educated and are not only masters of music, but masters of education as well. Our teachers and students are encouraged to think outside of the box. Their goal is to create their own unique musical signature....
Lorenzo Breda

Lorenzo Breda

New on Lessons
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Hi, my name is Lorenzo Breda and I am a professional guitarist and media composer. My amazing journey into music led me to earn a degree in Jazz Guitar at the Conservatorio Vivaldi in Italy and a more recent one in Jazz Composition and Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Throughout my career, I have played with several artists, ranging from pop to jazz, refining my skills and fulfilling my passion for being on stage. Additionally, I am currently active in the scene as a composer for media, which has helped me to develop my music production and composition skills. In my role as a teacher, I have learned how to share all my k
Joe Manuel

Joe Manuel

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
22+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Denise R. says, "Joe has worked with my daughter for sometime and she is now playing 2 instruments (piano and guitar). He has taught my daughter the fundamental concepts of music theory which is very vital. This allows the students to learn the musical grammar to be able to communicate musical ideas effectively. Joe is positive, patient and encouraging, but Joe will call you out when you don’t practice, which in my book is great because my daughter knows she needs to be ready when meeting with Joe. He is also flexible to work around our schedules when possible. He is truly amazing music instructor. This picture shows one of her very first practices." Read more

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 Los Angeles acoustic guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Los Angeles area.
Colin F.
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!
Traveling Music Lessons, CA
Victor G.
Hes very knowledgeable in all genres and knows how to start you off as a new student or even a seasoned player. I love that i can come in and choose whatever genre i want to learn and come out with scales and exercises to make me such a better player. Patient and very friendly. No teacher like him. Truly the best! Thank you!!
Chris Rockaway
David E.
Randy works with you, super knowledgeable, nicest person, patient, and answers all the questions. Can't recommend enough.
Glendale, CA Guitar Lessons
Jimmy L.
He is very concerned about making sure your creative vision comes to life in the best way possible. He has incredibly insightful advice but never tries to insert his ego into your project. He genuinely cares about his clients and wants to see them succeed.
Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises
Mark N.
Phil has been great giving our son guitar lessons for several months now. He's patient and customizes each lesson for our son, focusing on the style of music/songs he likes to play. Phil communicates well, is friendly and really cares about passing on his knowledge.
Phil V | Guitar & Bass Lessons
Erin L.
Todd's extensive knowledge and genuine passion for music make him an outstanding teacher! I really appreciate his ability to make piano lessons both enjoyable and effective. My son always came home from lessons excited to show me what he’d learned that day- which is really saying something! Todd's kind nature and patience creates a warm, welcoming learning environment that puts both kids (and parents!) at ease. If you're searching for a piano teacher who can inspire and educate your child, while keeping things fun and engaging, Todd is the perfect choice!
Lessons With Todd
Frankie M.
He is a very knowledgeable, informative, and inspiring Teacher. His voice is amazing! Also a kind and patient teacher. Which is helpful when learning a new skill. Really great at communicating and explaining the techniques.
Joe Manuel
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