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Top 10 guitar teachers in Stamford, CT

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Ray Simonelli Music Services

Ray Simonelli Music Services

New on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Stamford, CT
I am a lifelong musician with a passion for live music. In addition to performing with various music acts, I've been teaching Beginner Guitar courses for adults through the Stamford Public School system, and I'm starting a teaching job in March 2019 for children with the Norwalk Recreation & Parks Department. I'm also a live music performance coach working with singers, and I'm a drum circle facilitator as well. Please visit my website for more details at: My joy in life is in helping people get started on their music journeys. I love watching the progression of the improvement in students over time....
Reelin N Rockin

Reelin N Rockin

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
38+ years in business
Serves Stamford, CT
Musician with 40 years of playing in various bands while attending 2000 concerts during that time ranging from jazz (chick Corea Pat Matheny), classic rock (Van Helen Robert Plant Eric Clapton allman brothers Carlos Santana Jeff Beck The Who springsteen Stones Neil young) Innovative Rock Frank Zappa yes Peter Gabriel REM) Blues based (Stevie Ray Vaughan Robert Cray BB King buddy guy Marcus king) pop rock Elton John and many of the newer bands that are playing today including twiddle pigeons playing ping-pong disco biscuits, Umphreys McGee's, green sky blue grass Billy strings railroad earth jam bands like phish moe and of course my favorite g...
Davey T

Davey T

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

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?

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