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Top 10 kids guitar instructors near you

Students agree: these guitar lessons for kids are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Herndon Guitar Lessons

Herndon Guitar Lessons

4.0(1)
Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
Daniel B. says, "He's easy to talk from and very patience with me -Dan " Read more
Ron Turner Guitar Lessons

Ron Turner Guitar Lessons

5.0(4)
Offers online services
7 hires on Lessons
17+ years in business
Rick A. says, "Extremely knowledgeable and very patient!" Read more
The Piano Company

The Piano Company

New on Lessons
38+ years in business
80% of our customers are referrals no commissioned salesmen family owned company recognized for outstanding customer service see website at Pianoco.com
NoVa Guitar Lessons

NoVa Guitar Lessons

5.0(1)
Top Pro
2 hires on Lessons
18+ years in business
Krysti C. says, "I have been going to guitar lessons with Dirk for over a year now. I tried guitar lessons once before -- and the instructor and I just didn't "click". I am a 38-year old woman, who loves to sing and have always wanted a way to accompany myself -- I love cheesy music (read: boring ballads) and have zero aspirations of being a rock star (although I have played at one open mic). Dirk has been the perfect instructor for me -- he is the right balance of helping you find inspiration in songs that you actually enjoy and also providing structure and exercises to increase your playing ability. He is fun, and patient, and supportive! He always has suggestions for songs that I may like -- and he's usually spot on! I'll also surprise him with songs that I want to try in lessons -- and he'll sit there and work them out with me on the spot. He's also been super patient with me -- as an adult learner, guitar obviously isn't my primary focus. Life gets in the way sometimes -- and Dirk has never once pushed. He has gently reminded me of my guitar goals in a way that is exactly what I need to get me on track when I have been distracted (sometimes missing 1-2 months of lessons). I drive 45 minutes from Arlington, VA to guitar lessons -- and I ALWAYS look forward to it (even when I'm embarrassed if I haven't practiced as much as I should have)! His joy for the instrument and music in general is infectious. If you want to pick up the guitar, definitely give Dirk a shot -- he's absolutely wonderful!" Read more
Let There Be Rock School

Let There Be Rock School

New on Lessons
3 hires on Lessons
14+ years in business
Performance based music lesson school. Take private lessons or join our performance program and play shows. We offer in person lessons and online virtual lessons. We have been in business since 2010. Watching our students grow musically and achieve the goals they set out to accomplish makes what we do worthwhile.
Seidenman's Guitar

Seidenman's Guitar

5.0Exceptional(8)
32 hires on Lessons
17+ years in business
Connor M. says, "Steve has played a tremendous role in the progress I've made as a guitar player. Lessons with him are enjoyable, rewarding, and low stress. He is a good listener; he pays attention to my playing and my questions, and provides valuable feedback. The work he gives me between lessons is always challenging, but reasonable, keeping me motivated and keeping the momentum going on improving my technique and musicality. He plays beautifully and seems to genuinely enjoy discussing all things related to music and the guitar." Read more
Epic Musical Journey

Epic Musical Journey

5.0(2)
Offers online services
13+ years in business
Carrie C. says, "Ben is a great teacher - his music selection is based on kids interests and what they like. He’s patient and does a great job on zoom with virtual lessons!! My son loves to play the guitar and loves his Zoom lessons with Ben each week! He’s always got something new to share and teach!" Read more
Ray Baiocco , Guitar,Bass, Banjo, Uke Instructor

Ray Baiocco , Guitar,Bass, Banjo, Uke Instructor

5.0(3)
Offers online services
12 hires on Lessons
58+ years in business
Carter W. says, "A bonafide master of the guitar! He teaches it in a way that is digestible, challenging, and exciting for any skill level looking to elevate their playing to the next level. The time, dedication, and passion for all things music he provides his students is without equal. If you have considered taking lessons at all you won’t find a better instructor than Ray!" Read more
Catherine Evergreen

Catherine Evergreen

5.0Exceptional(6)
Offers online services
8 hires on Lessons
15+ years in business
Oma J. says, "Ms. Catherine has had such a positive impact on my son’s cello playing abilities. She’s dedicated and always shows up on time. She takes her time to show him the correct techniques and makes sure his posture is correct. She gives him tips on how to succeed for when he’s practicing or playing on his own. He loves playing his cello now thanks to the confidence the lessons are providing. Thank you!!" Read more

Your Kids Guitar Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do guitar lessons for kids cost?

Guitar lessons for kids cost $35 to $70 per session, starting at 30 minutes and lasting for up to 60 minutes for advanced students. Private guitar classes cost $45 to $70 hourly. Group guitar lessons cost $25 to $35 per session.

Save money by pre-booking ongoing guitar lessons for a lower cost $170 to $315 per month.

Are guitar lessons for kids worth it?

Guitar lessons are definitely worth it for kids in order to boost a child's confidence and give them a fun, creative outlet.

Other benefits of guitar lessons for children are:

  • Guitar lessons can build a child's self-esteem.
  • Learning to play guitar can help kids learn patience and focus.
  • These classes help kids learn skills that encourage them to make friends in a band.

What is the best age to start guitar lesson for kids?

The best age to start guitar lessons for kids is from 6 to 10 years old. Your child might be able to start sooner once they can hold the instrument easily and press on the strings well.

What to expect during a guitar lesson for kids?

During a guitar lesson for kids, you can expect the teacher to:

  • Check the child's posture and grip on the guitar
  • Demonstrate the basics of the guitar like strumming, picking, and chords
  • Introduce kids to reading guitar tabs and musical notes.

As the lessons progress over time, the child will learn to play more complex chords and songs with more confidence.

How many guitar lessons do children need?

Children need as many guitar lessons as it takes to help them play confidently or reach their personal goals. The number of guitar lessons a child needs to play well varies greatly depending on their practice habits and natural musical ability.

Some kids might start to play simple songs after a few months of weekly lessons, but others might need a year or more to feel comfortable with the instrument.

How do I find the best guitar lessons for kids near me?

Find guitar lessons for kids near you by browsing the teacher listings here on the Lessons website. You can also ask local music schools for recommendations or if they offer virtual guitar lessons.

Before you pick a guitar teacher, remember to:

  • Look at prices from 3 different instructors and ask which styles they teach.
  • Read comments from others about them on Google and here on Lessons.
  • Ask for a list of other students they've taught to chat with their references.
  • Talk to other parents to see what their kids think about the teacher.
  • Get a written schedule and contract before the first lesson.
  • Pay a little bit at a time to see if the teacher is a good fit before booking a full month.

What questions to ask when choosing a guitar teacher for kids?

Find the best guitar teacher for your kid by asking the teachers:

  • How long have you been teaching kids?
  • Did you study music in college?
  • What ages do you like teaching the most?
  • Can we try a lesson at a cheaper price to see if my kid is ready for the guitar?
  • What kind of practice guitar should we buy?
  • What's your way of teaching, and can you adjust for different learning abilities?
  • What books do we need, and how much do they cost?
  • How much time should my kid spend practicing?
  • Will you give homework?
  • Can we see a list of your references?
  • What should my kid bring to class?
  • How many kinds of guitar music and styles do you teach?
  • Can we have a copy of the agreement and the payment schedule?
  • What happens if we need to cancel a class?
  • Can my kid choose some of their favorite songs to play?

Reviews for Ashburn kids guitar instructors

Recent success stories from people in the Ashburn area.
Jim M.
I have been working with Ron for over 10 years. He is a great teacher and I have improved my skills in all areas. Ron is great to work with with vast knowledge and skills. He has the ability to help you understand even the most difficult skills and styles.
Ron Turner Guitar Lessons
Lasha S.
Quick response time. Very professional, offered a lot of options
Seidenman's Guitar
Jaclyn R.
We've been working with Ben for nearly 3 years and my kids are excited every week to practice and attend lessons! He's innovative, engaged, and endlessly patient, which makes each week an adventure. He is extremely organized and his own talent allows him to use both traditional materials and original adaptations for specific skill levels and different instruments. He truly listens and modifies each individual's curriculum to their ability and interest--it's simply amazing!! I cannot say enough positive things about Ben--I am so thankful to have found him and to witness the growth in my kiddos both as musicians and creative thinkers.
Epic Musical Journey
Chuck A.
You can tell he knows his stuff right when you sit down with him. Professional, polite, clean, nice neighborhood with a great setup on his porch. Really good guy.
Ray Baiocco , Guitar,Bass, Banjo, uke instructor
C S.
She provides consistent positive feedback and patiently works through challenging lessons with multiple approaches!
Catherine Evergreen
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