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Top 10 guitar teachers in Bridgeport, CT

Students agree: these Bridgeport guitar lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Guitar Lessons Fairfield, LLC

Guitar Lessons Fairfield, LLC

5.0(1)
7 hires on Lessons
14+ years in business
Serves Bridgeport, CT
Petra D. says, "It is rare to meet an instructor as inspiring as Dennis. I am a guitar novice and am enjoying the patient, professional and encouraging instruction with every lesson I have taken. Dennis tailors his approach and methods to my capabilities and he truly listens to my ideas and goals. His amazing guitar skills combined with his personable teaching style make every lesson an exciting and rewarding experience." Read more
Davey T

Davey T

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Bridgeport, CT
Real musician with experience in learning to read understand various forms of music pertaining to melody, harmony ,theory and technique
Continuo Music At Home

Continuo Music At Home

5.0Exceptional(16)
Offers online services
29 hires on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves Bridgeport, CT
Kimberly M. says, "Mike is amazing with my son, Jack. He looks forward to each lesson and love to practice what they work on every day in between! I am starting my 8 yr/old daughter today with him, as well!" Read more
Hillwood Music LLC

Hillwood Music LLC

5.0Exceptional(13)
Offers online services
7 hires on Lessons
34+ years in business
Serves Bridgeport, CT
Corbett S. says, "If you're looking to learn the guitar and master the fundamentals that will last you a lifetime, Tod is the instructor for you. He has tremendous knowledge in every aspect you need; chords, scales, rhythm, learning the fretboard, improving your left and right hand technique, etc. Further, he is extremely accommodating with scheduling and always understanding hat sometimes life happens! His instruction has provided me with all the tools I need in a fun and challenging way. I could not recommend him more!" Read more
Guitar Lessons By Joey R

Guitar Lessons By Joey R

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
42+ years in business
Serves Bridgeport, CT
I have been playing and teaching guitar for over 35 years. All of my lessons are individually customized. I will take you from where you are to where you want to be, giving you all the tools you need to expand your talent. Together we will work to get you to the next level, to become the guitarist you've dreamed about!
Adam Sweet Teaches Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar And Banjo

Adam Sweet Teaches Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar And Banjo

5.0Exceptional(11)
Top Pro
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
38+ years in business
Serves Bridgeport, CT
Keith H. says, "I never thought at the start of this journey that I'd be playing classical music on a mandolin, but often, it really fits, and in general, it's helped to develop a kind of musicianship that I find I can apply to anything else I want to play. Adam is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic instructor about music and music history. He supports a number of group projects (focusing on several different styles including classical, Celtic, and Klezmer) for students, which are an excellent way to learn." Read more
Blue Kazoo Music Productions

Blue Kazoo Music Productions

5.0(1)
Offers online services
26 hires on Lessons
15+ years in business
Serves Bridgeport, CT
Binyamin L. says, "The teacher was really experienced,I am very pleased I will continue having lessons." Read more

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 Bridgeport guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Bridgeport area.
Maria R.
It’s super convenient!!! Mike is a brilliant guitar instructor. I am so thrilled with this experience. 🙏🏼 Thank You, Maria
Continuo Music at Home
Robert P.
Tod has a great breadth of knowledge when it comes to the guitar and music theory. Don't get me wrong, guitar theory and technique books and online videos are great. However, having an actual guitar instructor like Tod helps me fill in the blanks and figure out not only what I should focus on in my practice but how I should practice to improve my understanding of guitar theory and technique.
Hillwood Music LLC
Wes A.
Adam is a very knowledgeable music teaching, proficient with several instruments. He is patient, and adjust lessons to the student's needs. I had him as a mandolin teacher for seven years and was very happy with his teaching.
Adam Sweet Teaches Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar and Banjo
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