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Students agree: these guitar lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Seidenman's Guitar

Seidenman's Guitar

5.0Exceptional(8)
35 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
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
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.
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
Music Spectrum School For The Arts

Music Spectrum School For The Arts

5.0(2)
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
11+ years in business
Best value in the highest quality music, art and dance instruction Inspiring the creative spirit in others
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
Samguitar

Samguitar

5.0Exceptional(6)
1 hire on Lessons
39+ years in business
Y.Chang says, "My experience with Sam Kang was really beneficial to me. I came into the first class without holding a guitar once ever before, but Sam Kang was so patient and smart in his methods of teaching me that I knew how to play really hard (and uncomfortable) chords right away! I would thoroughly recommend him to any beginners looking for a very kind and thorough guitar teacher!" 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
Brett Lemley Music

Brett Lemley Music

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
35+ years in business
Mallku L. says, "Very experienced teacher. Two enthusiastic thumbs up. " Read more
Umair Iqbal

Umair Iqbal

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Hi, my name is Umair and I've been playing guitars for good 16 years now. I've played many local stages and have worked with great musicians internationally and around DMV. well as of teaching any art, I believe in observing the interest of my clients musically. For example, the bands, songs and musical pieces, solo artists you like and then try to guide them to their goals according to their pace of learning. I believe that every individual learns differently and I try to make the learning joyful for my clients as compare to teach them more theoretically. I think if you consider my facilities, I would try more you to be able to express y

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 Ashburn guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Ashburn area.
Lasha S.
Quick response time. Very professional, offered a lot of options
Seidenman's Guitar
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
Mark L.
My instructor is excellent. He plays guitar professionally for a variety of styles and has an effective teaching manner. He is patient and encouraging, and has been adaptive to when I have a physical challenge for that needs accommodating for a few lessons.
Music Spectrum School for the Arts
Soobin P.
He is really devoted for his students and truly wishes for his students to succeed in learning how to play a guitar. Not only that, he gives brief history about music and guitar every lessons, which leads you to gain more interest in guitar and music. He is really passionate about what he's doing and will always be there to support you. Very well-educated and well-organized curriculum for the best learning experience!
Samguitar
Monica R.
Brett Lemley keeps the lesson stress-free. As an adult learner, he keeps every week challenging at my level & provides helpful tips and review as necessary. I look very forward to my lesson every week. Taking up trumpet is an activity that I do to keep my brain working by learning something new and Brett makes the lesson an enriching experience. He makes definite effort to try to help the student with any sticking points.
Brett Lemley Music
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