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Bhardwaj Music Academy

Bhardwaj Music Academy

4.5 8 Reviews
at Bhardwaj Music Academy, we believe music is not only a skill, but also an attitude towards life, a way of thinking, a method to express, and a companion along the journey. Through music, people discover themselves; through listening, people understand each other: music brings people together. Based on these beliefs, BMA won’t only be focusing on techniques, but also on keeping and developing student’s passion, discovery and communication. We create a customized lesson program that will ensure maximum results at a pace that works best for student’s goal. Visit - www.BhardwajMusicAcademy.com Email - [email protected] ... View Profile
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Jon Swann Music Lessons

Jon Swann Music Lessons

5.0 7 Reviews
My service stands out because I recognize the individuality and unique interests of each student. We collaborate to find music that they are interested in, and I build a curriculum based on their passions and my expertise.
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FluentGuitar Lessons

FluentGuitar Lessons

5.0 5 Reviews
My teaching approach: I am a classical guitarist and mandolin player. After earning my degree in music, I have taught and performed all over SLO County and the SF Bay Area. Through years of performing, I have learned what works and what doesn't when it comes to playing music. The most important lesson learned is to have fun. My influences are: My influences include Roland Dyens, David Russell, Paco de Lucia, Luis Bonfa, the Assad brothers, Tony Rice, Chris Thile, and many more. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: students' homes in all of San Lui ... View Profile
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Derek Bomback

Derek Bomback

5.0 1 Review
Providing customized and fun music lessons for all ages and levels.
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Treide Jams

Treide Jams

Ive learned especially lead and will be able to help you understand skills of lead guitar and rhythm. You will be able to improvise a nice, clean solo off the top of your head when i'm done...
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Hunter Cohen Guitar Lessons

Hunter Cohen Guitar Lessons

My service comes from the heart of a lifelong and working professional musician. With my focus on the guitar, I offer knowledge, tips, and structured practice routines that I have developed over my years of playing and also acquired from the best musicians in Los Angeles under whom I study. I also offer onlince lessons via Skype/FaceTime/other video chat apps for everyone's convenience :)
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Lightning Joe's Guitar Heaven

Lightning Joe's Guitar Heaven

We are the home to over 1,700 vintage, used, and new guitars and fretted instruments. Family owned and operated since 1983. We provide free lifetime set-up maintenance for all new instruments, and have a full service repair department for all other guitars. Lessons are available for guitar, bass, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, violin, voice, and other instruments. Our mission is to provide personal service to all of our customers with our expertise in instruments and the widest selection on the Central Coast. ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Want to learn how to play the guitar? Go from knowing nothing about the guitar and learn to play songs everbody loves with this free course.
12 lessons 1.5 hours All levels English
Guitar Chords

Guitar Chords

Learn the best guitar chords, how to read guitar chords, and how to play guitar chords. Easy step-by-step lessons for beginners. Want to check out the lessons?
33 lessons 6.5 hours All levels English
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Frequently asked questions

How much do guitar lessons cost?

The average cost for guitar lessons is $40 per hour. Available for all ages and all skill levels of guitar playing, the pricing of individual or group guitar lessons can start as low as $20/hour. Teachers charge based on their location, years of teaching, levels of knowledge and expertise, and travel time (if applicable). Lessons can last from half an hour to a full hour, and are priced accordingly.


How long does it take to learn guitar?

If you just want to learn a few chords to strum along to some songs, then learning to play the guitar really isn't that hard for most people. Many students are able to learn a few chords and get a decent strumming pattern going after a few weeks. If you've had prior experience playing an instrument, you can expect to pick it up after just a few lessons.


Should I take guitar lessons online or in person lessons?

Private in person guitar lessons with a skilled instructor that is focused on you, your interests, and your progress is the most sought after experience and hard to replicate online. Plus, you tend to learn faster in person. On the other hand, online guitar lessons are quickly becoming popular. The selection of teachers is not limited to those in your geographical area and you can communicate via video in real time with your teacher in the comfort of your home. When filling out your request on Lessons.com, we recommend you select both online and local options, then compare your options and see what works best for you.


How old should children be before starting guitar lessons?

A child as young as 4 can begin to learn if they are really motivated and have a patient, creative, and devoted teacher. However, we've found almost all kids under six are too young to benefit from formal guitar lessons, as they require dexterity and levels of concentration children their age can't provide. That being said, lessons do not need to be formal right off the bat, and can just provide a fun introduction. Also, your child may benefit from using a ukulele to start, as it's smaller and easier to learn, but very similar instrument.

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