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Find guitar lessons in Newport Beach, CA

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Top 10 guitar teachers in Newport Beach, CA

Students agree: these Newport Beach guitar lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
George Margo Guitar Lessons

George Margo Guitar Lessons

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
48+ years in business
Serves Newport Beach, CA
My teaching approach: Classical & Flamenco Book metronome My influences are: Spanish guitarists and classical guitarists 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: open Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Jamming Skills, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises Your first guitar lesson with me might include the following: 1st lesson if taught in my home is 1/2 price A guitar lesson with me might entail the following: I hour lesson each week The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following: One who listens, practices daily and h...
Elite Musique, LLC

Elite Musique, LLC

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves Newport Beach, 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
Truly Grand Music School And Supplies

Truly Grand Music School And Supplies

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves Newport Beach, CA
Wonderful teacher 35+ YEARS experience great with kids. Lessons customized to your interests. Been singing since 5 years old solo and in choirs Music Degree CSUF and MTAC certified. I also teach piano guitar and violin as well as singing
JC Guitar Lessons

JC Guitar Lessons

5.0Exceptional(5)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
14+ years in business
Serves Newport Beach, CA
Rachel C. says, "My 4 children have been taking lessons with Jake for the last year. They have practiced singing, playing the guitar, music rhythm on the bongos, and even writing their own songs! Jake is very knowledgeable about music, and truly enjoys teaching others about all facets of music." Read more
Elite Musique

Elite Musique

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves Newport Beach, 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....

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 Newport Beach guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Newport Beach area.
Art Y.
Great rapport with the kids. Inspired learning and made it fun .
JC Guitar Lessons
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