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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 11 Reviews
Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken cared of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn ... View Profile
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Smoky Hill Music

Smoky Hill Music

5.0 6 Reviews
My lessons are customized to the individual students goals and interests.  -Playing professionally since 1983. -Teaching locally in SE Aurora since 2004. -Patient, fun teaching style with students of all ages. -Multi-instrumentalist: guitar, bass, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, pedal steel guitar. -Multi-genre: Offering specialized instruction in many music styles:  Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Folk, Fingerstyle and more... -Music producer:  I've produced song demos and album projects for songwriters, soloists and bands in my home recording studio. - Songwriter: My original rock instrument ... View Profile
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Littleton School Of Music

Littleton School Of Music

5.0 5 Reviews
Come see why we have been teaching private lessons, rock band lessons, songwriting, and confidence for over 10 years. We have several methods that are our very own along with many that are long-standing. You want music teachers that are fun and friendly. Meet our qualified staff of engaging and fun teachers who are ready to listen to what you want the most out of playing music. We approach everyone differently as everyone has a different goal of desire in music. Come see our two-story space, fully-loaded with comfortable waiting rooms, kitchen, bathrooms, and several teaching rooms that are fully-equipped for private lessons and group classes ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons With Nicholas Keith

Guitar Lessons With Nicholas Keith

4.8 5 Reviews
Are you looking for a qualified teacher who’s available to provide tailored lessons for your needs? I offer personalized lessons and instructive services to students in the Denver area and online to anyone. I love what I do and have taught people of all ages and experience levels, always maintaining my commitment to help others discover and reach their full potential.
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Arvada Guitar

Arvada Guitar

5.0 4 Reviews
I have been a musician my whole life and therefore I understand many different aspects of musicianship beyond simply playing or teaching guitar.  But I am also a patient, caring teacher who communicates ideas and techniques to my students in a way they understand.  I am not rigid in my approach to teaching and I treat each student like the unique individuals they are.  My students often stay with me for 6,8 10 years and former students return to me because I provide a resource to them that they cannot find anywhere else. ... View Profile
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Step It Up Performing Arts

Step It Up Performing Arts

5.0 4 Reviews
 Step It Up Performing Arts was founded in 1996 on the principles of fostering the gift of artistic performance in our community. Our focus is not on competition but on the total performance education and well-being of our students. While we don't focus on competition, we don't discourage it. Some of our students have auditioned and been accepted to Denver School of the Arts, The Russian Ballet,  and recently, an invitation to audition at Julliard. Step It Up Performing Arts has developed a unique and powerful dance and performance educational program for toddlers to adults. Our students not only learn great technique, the ... View Profile
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Conservatory At Home

Conservatory At Home

5.0 4 Reviews
Conservatory at Home offers high-quality and fun music lessons without the stress of sitting in traffic. Our top-rated and experienced teachers come to your house to provide music instruction.
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Music Lessons By Bill LLC

Music Lessons By Bill LLC

5.0 4 Reviews
Teach guitar, bass, drums plus classical piano.
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The Fresh Experience

The Fresh Experience

5.0 4 Reviews
I am a professional musician.  I play Lead & Rhythm guitar, Bass guitar, some keyboards, compose songs and, teach and perform.   I have been playing guitar since Nov. 1967. I have worked on the road, in studios in LA, CA and Denver, CO.  I have a very solid foundation in Music Theory as well as Multi-track recording. I currently have two CDs out worldwide.  "Fresh Life" and "A Pearl of a Moment".  I post my music that I've written and perform on my SoundCloud  https://soundcloud.com/the-fresh-experienced   As of May 9th, 2018, the above website has been "hit/listened to" 19,068 times worldwide.  My ... View Profile
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Jengo Studios

Jengo Studios

5.0 4 Reviews
One of the greatest joys is to see a student learn and grow in their quest to learn an insrtument or voice. The student will learn theory, history,notes explore different genres of music . I have been teaching in the Denver area since 1990. I have a degree in Piano Performance and have been a performer. and I have directed many musicals.  I also hold a State of Colorado Teaching Liscense.  My students have gone on to music schools, my choir has sung for the last 4 years at the Denver Nuggests games. My website is www.jengostudios.com ... View Profile
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Strum2TheBeat Guitar & Drum Lessons

Strum2TheBeat Guitar & Drum Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
I am a local CERTIFIED TEACHER here in Colorado. I currently have about 35 guitar and drum students in the Denver area. Taught in Public Schools for 11 years. My lessons are driven by 3 simple goals for each student. 1. Learn Songs You Want to Play! 2. Simplify Lessons to Your Skill Level! 3. Make Learning Music Fun! PRICES $25 for 30 Minutes $35 for 45 Minutes $45 for 1 Hour Group Lessons - $25 Per Person Per Hour I also am a LIVE MUSIC PERFORMER. So, I often get my students playing with me at local restaurants and coffee shops within a few months if they would like to. I also have a helpful youtube channel with guitar tutorials posted often ... View Profile
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Sollohub School Of Music

Sollohub School Of Music

5.0 3 Reviews
Simply put, we only hire the best teachers. A school of any kind is little more than its staff so the process in picking our instructors is very thorough and rigorous. Having been in the teaching profession and music environment for so long, we are confident that there are the very best instructors to be found anywhere under one roof. We've done all the leg-work for you in finding the best teachers in Denver. We are highly educated ( all college educated in music), experienced( all 10+ yrs as a teacher), and have the best character qualities of patience, enthusiasm, and professionalism. ... View Profile
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Music Magic Productions

Music Magic Productions

5.0 2 Reviews
ERIC ROBERTS is an accomplished guitarist and bassist as well as composer, and has been playing professionally since the age of 16. He holds a B.A. in Music from Ithaca College and a Master’s in Music from the University of Miami. He has enjoyed a successful career playing in Broadway shows, backing up name entertainers such as Chuck Berry, The Fifth Dimension, The Drifters, Bob Hope, Joan Rivers, Anthony Newley, Maureen McGovern, Chita Rivera, the Smothers Brothers, Chubby Checker, Bobby Rydell, Danny Ganz, recording with the Orchestre Suisse Romande, performing solo guitar concerts, giving music workshops, and providing music for ever ... View Profile
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Bartle Guitar Studio

Bartle Guitar Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
I am a classically-trained guitarist who teaches popular, traditional, and classical styles to students ages five to adult. In addition, I teach music theory and keyboard theory. Students have three performance opportunities per year in conjunction with the Foothills Music Teacher Association.  My studio is located adjacent to the I-70/Youngfield exit in Wheat Ridge. I look forward to teaching you soon!
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Courtside Records

Courtside Records

5.0 2 Reviews
Steven Cleveland is the founder of Courtside Records, a music studio based in Greenwood Village. He is a member of the band, Ping Trace, lending his expertise and experience with electronic music production, synthesizers and soft synths to the group. His work with Ping Trace has captivated international record labels, with two releases on Black Hole Recording/Magik Muzik in 2011, and their most recent release “Resolution” in July 2012 on Spanish deep house label, Flame Records. Steven has been working with electronic music production since 1995 with Cakewalk Pro 5. He soon added Cubase to his arsenal, along with Sonic Foundry&rsqu ... View Profile
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Lyle Long - Morado Musicworks

Lyle Long - Morado Musicworks

5.0 2 Reviews
My teaching approach: Real world experience that makes all the difference in effective and enjoyable lessons. I am accepting students who want to expand their ability on the guitar. My patient and enthusiastic approach will encourage your own relationship with the instrument I love. My influences are the great guitarists that have impacted music & the guitar. 37 years playing with over 28 years teaching experience. My influences are: Jeff Beck Jimmy Page Allan Holdsworth Eric Johnson Robben Ford Jimi Hendrix Pat Metheny Ty Tabor Steve Lukather Michael Landau Scott Henderson Mike Stern Larry Carlton Oz Noy Warren Haynes Eddie Van Halen Gar ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons With Pat

Guitar Lessons With Pat

5.0 2 Reviews
I teach a practical guitar method that will get a beginner student playing songs quickly and can bring intermediate players to the next level. You will understand chord and scale relationships and learn basic music theory as it applies to the guitar. I can show you how to sing and play guitar at the same time. I teach acoustic guitar and electric blues guitar as relates to the blues scale. I have been playing guitar since the 1960's and am currently in a Denver Retro-Grass playing both resophonic and acoustic guitar. I have worked both professionally and semi-professionally in bands and as a solo performer. ... View Profile
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Patrick Beck

Patrick Beck

5.0 1 Review
I have 20 years of experience playing the guitar and prior to that I played the violin. I have taken classes with Steve Vai, Sonny Landrith, Eric Johnson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Morse, St. Vincent, and many others. I teach how to use music theory and ear training to learn and song on the guitar. Also will teach how to learn basic and advaced skill sets to make you an all around great musician. From improvisation to soloing and chord theory I will teach you many different techniques to grow as a person and guitarist.   ... View Profile
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Isaac Clark Guitar Lessons

Isaac Clark Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I have played guitar for 18 years in multiple genres. I am trained in music theory and have a degree in the field. I have played professionally both live and in studio. My goal is to help you play the type of music YOU want to learn. This can be anything from Country Western to Death Metal. Wouldn't it be cool to realize how easy some of your favorite songs are? I am still amazed myself how simple most tunes really are. 
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Travis Chastain Guitar Lessons

Travis Chastain Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My teaching approach: My teaching style is guided by one philosophy. No one is untalented and everyone can learn. As a Master of Music student at the University of Denver, with 7 years teaching experience and over 13 years of practical experience on the guitar, I know the importance of technical freedom and You inner poise in achieving one's potential. I offer a fun, enthusiastic, and encouraging learning environment predicated on achieving physical ease and personal growth as a musician at any age, level, or genre. My influences are: John Williams, Julian Bream, Lorenzo Micheli, Andres Segovia, the Assad Duo, Solo Duo. My guitar lessons tak ... View Profile
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Chodosh Guitar

Chodosh Guitar

5.0 1 Review
Hi, I'm Michael Chodosh of Chodosh Guitar. I have been teaching guitar for many years to many happy students ( http://chodoshguitar.com/student-comments/index.html ), I have performed for many bands touring the country including playing lead guitar and being a singer/songwriter for the band Cherry Veil. We always start studying the student's style of music right away, even young beginners. Whether into rock, blues, jazz, country, classical, or any style, we will cover how to play those songs that will bring our student towards thier goal. On top of that our students have come to expect lessons including; scale studies, chord studies and (if t ... View Profile
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Dave Brown Music Lessons

Dave Brown Music Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I've written two books on theory and fretboard logic. I know the instrument in and out and I know the easiest paths for a student to reach their goals.
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Ray Baiocco , Guitar,Bass, Banjo Instructor

Ray Baiocco , Guitar,Bass, Banjo Instructor

5.0 1 Review
I have a BA in guitar performance; I am a full time musician! My career has always been Music. I can teach ALL styles as well as lmprovization, reading, and composition.  Emphasis is on enjoyment, learning only music that appeals to the student! I am actively employed as a playing musician in the Denver area.
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Wes Collette

Wes Collette

5.0 1 Review
I have taught 100s of students over the last 20 years. I feel that I relate to my students no matter what their age is. In other words, I remember what it's like to learn on guitar and if I can play, anyone can do it. 
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Andy's Music Lessons

Andy's Music Lessons

Andy is a guitarist and teacher located in Denver. He received his Bachelor's of Music with an emphasis in Jazz Guitar Performance from the University of Northern Colorado. He has taught for multiple music lesson companies. In addition, he writes music related articles that have been featured in blogs and in magazines such as Classical Guitar Magazine. He has recorded, toured, and performed with many groups in a variety of genres. In lessons, he strives to help his students reach their musical potential in a fun and supportive environment. ... View Profile
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Bagpiper & Guitarist Michael Lancaster

Bagpiper & Guitarist Michael Lancaster

Michael has been teaching private bagpipe and guitar lessons for 20+ years and has also taught guitar at the University of Colorado at Denver School of Music for the past 12 years. Outside of teaching Michael performs at 275+ functions a year and runs his own recording studio where he composes and records music for film, video and commercials. Guitar Lessons An upbeat and quick approach to learning the guitar. Lessons are custom tailored for each student and are designed to give students a working knowledge of the guitar, a fundamental understanding of guitar technique, and a well-rounded repertoire. Learn the fundamentals and techniqu ... View Profile
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Colorado School Of Music

Colorado School Of Music

The Colorado School of Music is committed to providing the finest music lessons in Denver and the surrounding area. We offer private lessons for both instruments and voice, featuring instructors that specialize in many different styles. From beginner to advanced, we welcome students of all ages and ability levels. Our goal is to provide students with a comfortable yet challenging learning environment where they can study styles of music they desire to learn. Quality music education is our only business. ... View Profile
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KJZ Music

KJZ Music

Lesson Details Daytimes or evenings are available Our instruction area is spot on. The store and studio provide an exceptional learning environment and contain amplifiers, acoustic, electric and bass guitars. We have the latest technology in keyboards, and the use of drum machines make the lesson more fun utilizing the feel of being in a band. We are conveniently located just off Hampden Ave. and Tower Rd. The teaching style is laid back and comfortable. Focus is on teaching students how to teach themselves The basics: music theory, music reading, chords, chord progressions, melody, harmony, technique etc... Don't look too hard for a teac ... View Profile
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Zach Vinton's Guitar Lessons

Zach Vinton's Guitar Lessons

Hi, my name is Zach Vinton, I'm 23, and I have been a guitar fanatic for 8 years. I specialize in Rock and Metal rhythm playing, lead playing, as well as songwriting. I've played in Local/National bands for over 6 years and have performed across the country. Guitar playing is my passion and I want to inspire others the same way that I have been inspired. My goal for my students is to bring about confidence in their basic abilities such as chord strumming, picking technique, fretting, vibrato technique etc, as well as building confidence in learning music "by ear". I try to push my students but also exercise patience and try to instill ... View Profile
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Vince Cirrincione Guitar Lessons

Vince Cirrincione Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: My goal, as a guitar teacher, is not to have the student mimic me, but to help the student find and develop their own unique artistry. Yes, music is an art, and art is a form of expression, from Rock and all of its subgenres, to Classical, and everything in-between. The first steps toward expressing yourself through music are good technique and a firm grasp of music theory. I don’t make any false claims like “you’ll be a rock star in a few weeks”. You need to learn to walk before you can run, and run before you can sprint. My influences are: Too many to mention. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Gu ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

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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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Aurora Guitar Lessons

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Aurora Music Lessons

Andy Whitehead · Aurora, CO


What or who inspired you to start teaching?

I am fortunate to have studied with excellent teachers and musicians throughout middle school, high school, and college. They have led by example on how to be the best musician you can be. I strive to inspire my students in the same way that my teachers have inspired me.

What do you love most about your job?

I love having the opportunity to play music with students and to help them with any difficulties along the way.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have taught 5 year olds to 60 year olds as well as students with different disabilities. I have enjoyed teaching students that have a wide range of interests from metal to jazz.

Tell us about your passion for teaching

Because music is so life giving, I hope to equip students with skills that will allow them to experience music in a deeper and more meaningful way.

What advice would you give aspiring students?

I would like to tell aspiring students to pursue the music you love and don't give up at it!
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