Find a electric guitar lessons in San Gabriel, CA

Find electric guitar lessons in San Gabriel, CA

Find electric guitar lessons in San Gabriel, CA

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Top 10 electric guitar lessons in San Gabriel, CA

Students agree: these teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Traveling Music Lessons, CA

Traveling Music Lessons, CA

5.0Exceptional(5)
Offers online services
29 hires on Lessons
21+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, 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
Myks Music

Myks Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, CA
Avant gard musician for over 25 years. Mixing many styles to blend for new avenues of sound exploration.
Glendale, CA Guitar Lessons

Glendale, CA Guitar Lessons

5.0(3)
1 hire on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, 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
Lessons With Todd

Lessons With Todd

5.0(2)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, 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, LLC

Elite Musique, LLC

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves San Gabriel, 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
Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises

Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises

4.9Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
47+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, CA
Tony L. says, "Very kind thoughtful and knowledgeable. Very supportive and offered helpful useful and inspiring encouragement" Read more
Elite Musique

Elite Musique

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, 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....
Anthony Cortez Guitar Lessons

Anthony Cortez Guitar Lessons

4.9Exceptional(13)
13 hires on Lessons
Serves San Gabriel, CA
George L. says, "Anthony has a very personable demeanor and is very invested in you learning the guitar. His lessons are very informative and he’s always open to taking it in the direction of your choosing. He also leaves you practice material so that you're always engaged. If you put in the work you can truly improve your playing with Anthony’s guidance. I could not be more pleased with his professionalism and candor and recommend him to all players regardless of their skill level. " Read more

Your electric guitar questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do electric guitar lessons cost near me?

Electric guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per session with lengths of 30 to 60 minutes each. Private tuition costs $45 to $70 per hour, while group sessions are more wallet-friendly at $25 to $35 per class.

  • For ongoing classes, you'll pay $170 to $315 per month with the prepaid discount.
  • Online lessons cost anywhere from $35 to $55 per hour and let you jam with a teacher from the comfort of your own home.

Are electric guitar lessons worth it?

Electric guitar lessons are worth it if you want to learn more at a faster pace, develop a better technique, and get customized instructions to improve your style. Only an experienced electric guitar player can understand how to help you improve, so don't settle for a general guitar instructor.

What age is good to start electric guitar lessons?

A good age for kids to start electric guitar lessons is from 6 to 10 years old. Another indication they're ready to learn is whenever they're physically able to hold the guitar and have the hand strength to press the strings.

Adults of all ages can also start electric guitar lessons at any time. With the right guidance and consistent practice, anyone can master the electric guitar.

How many lessons does it take to learn electric guitar?

The number of lessons it takes you to learn electric guitar depends on your goals and how much time you dedicate to practicing those epic solos. Playing a simple tune might take 2 to 6 months of weekly classes.

If you're aiming to rock out like a pro, expect a time investment of 4 to 10 years.

Are acoustic and electric guitar lessons the same?

Acoustic and electric guitar lessons aren't the same because these are two entirely different instruments with unique equipment features.

Learning to play electric guitar requires:

  • Knowing how to use an amplifier and pedals that create sound effects
  • Understanding how to adjust the speaker connection
  • Knowledge of genres like rock, metal, blues, and jazz
  • Special techniques like power chords, palm muting, and string bending

Learning to play an acoustic guitar means you focus on classical, folk, country, pop, or blues music. A pick is optional in acoustic lessons, and you don't need amplifiers or cables. Acoustic teachers also place more emphasis on fingerpicking patterns.

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

You can find the best electric guitar lessons nearby to suit your needs by checking out our teacher listings her on the Lessons website. Your local music stores are also great places to start when scouting for the best guitar instructors.

Before making a decision, you should:

  • Compare prices from 3 different teachers and ask what their lessons include.
  • Check out their reviews on Google and Lessons.
  • Request for a references list of past students to verify their track record.
  • Ask for opinions from other parents on what their kids think of the teacher.
  • Obtain a written schedule and contract before the first lesson.
  • Pay for a couple of sessions to see what you think before fully committing to a month's worth of lessons.

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

Ask potential electric guitar teacher these questions before hiring:

  • Did you study music in school, and what qualifications did you earn?
  • How long have you been teaching electric guitar?
  • Can I sample a lesson to gauge if your teaching style suits me?
  • What's the average age of your students?
  • What type of electric guitar would you recommend for me?
  • Will you assign homework, and how much practice should I put in?
  • What resources or books would you recommend for learning electric guitar?
  • Can you adapt your teaching methodology if I'm struggling with a concept?
  • What should I bring to class, and how long does each session last?
  • Could I get a copy of our timetable and contract terms?
  • What's your policy regarding missed classes due to unforeseen circumstances?
  • Can I choose some songs that I'd love to learn?

Reviews for San Gabriel electric guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the San Gabriel area.
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
David E.
Randy works with you, super knowledgeable, nicest person, patient, and answers all the questions. Can't recommend enough.
Glendale, CA Guitar 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
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
Tony L.
Really patient and knows how to work on improving your skill no matter what level you are.
Anthony Cortez guitar lessons
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