Find a classical guitar lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL

Find classical guitar lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL

Find classical guitar lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL

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Top 10 classical guitar lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL

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Aaron Service Guitar Lessons

Aaron Service Guitar Lessons

5.0Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
7 hires on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
Marc R. says, "I've been taking lessons with Aaron for over 2 years and I feel my playing and technique has greatly improved. I started out with a rudimentary understanding of music and music theory but now have a much better grasp of it. While I still have plenty of miles left to go on my musical journey, Aaron has set me up with good fundamentals and techniques. He's also a great jazz guitarist if you're looking for that too. " Read more
Four Winds Vocal Artistry

Four Winds Vocal Artistry

5.0Exceptional(5)
Offers online services
26 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
Tammy C. says, "Kelli Ann is amazing!! Never having a singing lesson in my life she made me very comfortable. Extremely knowledgeable about all genres of music. Learned a lot about my voice. Bravo!! : )A++" Read more
Inspiration

Inspiration

New on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
I try to inspire students to want to play. It’s hard to first learn , it hurts your hand and your ego 😀 perserverance, practice, and inspiration gonna win every time.
Veritas Music & Learning Center

Veritas Music & Learning Center

New on Lessons
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
Veritas Music and Learning Center, founded in 2010, is located in Gurnee, Illinois, and caters to the surrounding areas. They specialize in providing high-quality music lessons, special music classes, and a variety of educational services. These include day-time academic classes for homeschooling families, study assistance, and ACT prep. They strive to offer a diverse and inclusive learning environment that caters to a variety of student needs.
Brad Conroy Music

Brad Conroy Music

5.0Exceptional(28)
Offers online services
8 hires on Lessons
25+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
Daniel C. says, "Brad is awesome. He is really funny and passionate about the music he teaches, and is really skilled too. It's been an absolute pleasure learning from him for so long! He is really understanding and pushes you as a musician to play difficult classical pieces, but his fun demeanor makes practice not feel like a "chore". He is overall just a great guy and really easy to talk to. "Put 'er in D" :)" Read more
Personal Progress

Personal Progress

5.0(2)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
Ian G. says, "Improves my technique and always gets me into better shape for the season. It is also a great way for me to get an intense workout without losing much time in my schedule. " Read more
School Of Rock Arlington Heights

School Of Rock Arlington Heights

New on Lessons
26+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
At School of Rock Arlington Heights, we teach kids how to rock audiences, melting faces with stellar performances and technical ability. One-on-one instruction is just the beginning, because we get kids playing on stage as quickly as possible. Our immersive method motivates them, speeds up the learning process, and has benefits beyond learning an instrument. Not only do kids collaborate with students of similar interests at School of Rock Arlington Heights, they get to work with an amazing network of artists and perform at legendary concert venues. Examples include CBGB's, The Trocadero, The Knitting Factory, The Whiskey, The Roxy, The Experi...
Protege Arts, LLC

Protege Arts, LLC

New on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
We offer high quality music lessons in Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison & surrounding suburbs and you need not leave the house-we come to you! We try to impart our love of music to students. We try to design lessons around student needs and goals, there's so much reward in passing on the passion for music.
Henry's Guitar Lessons

Henry's Guitar Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
10+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
I love making personalized materials for my students, whether it be arrangements of songs from your favorite show or video-game, or transcriptions of great guitar parts you've always wanted to learn. I always try to be patient and my goal is always that you walk away with something new to work on, feeling empowered and able to work on it. If I can successfully progress a student according to their skill level and needs, then I feel I have made a difference! I always feel like when I am teaching, I am getting a rare chance to hone what I know, by learning the best ways to teach it. Every person has a different way of learning and understandin
Ken Becker Music

Ken Becker Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
20+ years in business
Serves Buffalo Grove, IL
I understand that everyone has a different path in music, with different goals and visions for themselves. I provide my students with the motivation and skills to achieve their goals, and inspire them to play. I have been part of jazz ensembles, metal/rock bands, orchestras, wedding bands, among many others, along with extensive experience on tour, writing and producing music, and studying music/audio academically. Whatever it is that inspires my students, I know how to coach them to see their vision come to fruition and become the best version of their musical self possible!...

Your classical guitar questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do classical guitar lessons cost near me?

Most classical guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per session for durations of 30 to 60 minutes. One-on-one lessons typically cost between $45 and $70 per hour, whereas group sessions are a more affordable option at $25 to $35 per class.

For those who prefer a digital classroom, online lessons cost $35 to $55 per hour. Monthly ongoing instruction costs $170 to $315 with a prepaid discount.

Why should I take classical guitar lessons?

You should take classical guitar lessons if you have an acoustic guitar and want to learn how to play classical concertos or Spanish-style music with fingerpicking.

Classical guitar lessons teach you how to:

  • Use nylon-string guitars and strum with the fingers instead of a pick
  • Develop your fingers to focus on complex fingerpicking techniques
  • Understand classical music theory and sight-reading

At what age should I start classical guitar lessons?

Children generally begin their classical guitar journey between the ages of 6 to 10, or as soon as they can hold the instrument well with enough hand strength to press the strings. Adults of all ages can master the instrument with the correct guidance and consistent practice.

How many classical guitar lessons do I need?

The number of weekly classical guitar lessons you need will depend on your personal goals and dedication to practice. A beginner might grasp a simple song within 2 to 6 months, but acquiring proficiency like a professional requires 4 to 10 years on average.

How do I find the best classical guitar lessons near me?

You can find proficient classical guitar tutors nearby by looking at the listings here on the Lessons platform. Sometimes teachers ara available through local music stores too.

Before hiring your tutor, always:

  • Obtain quotes from a minimum of 3 teachers and clarify what they teach.
  • Review feedback about them on Google and the Lessons site.
  • Request a reference list of their past students.
  • Ask fellow parents about their children's experiences with the tutor.
  • Secure a written agreement and schedule prior to the first session.
  • Make small initial payments to gauge the tutor's compatibility before committing to a full month.

What questions do I ask when choosing a classical guitar teacher?

Ask these pertinent questions to help you pick a classical guitar teacher:

  • Did you study music formally, and what qualifications do you have?
  • How many years have you been teaching classical guitar?
  • Could I have a trial lesson to see if your teaching method works for me?
  • What is the typical age range of your students?
  • Which model of acoustic guitar should I purchase?
  • Will you assign homework, and how much practice is required?
  • What type of strings are best for beginners?
  • Which books should I buy for learning classical guitar?
  • Can you accommodate different learning styles?
  • What essentials should I bring to class, and how long is each session?
  • Can I have a written copy of our class schedule?
  • What is your policy for missed classes?
  • Am I allowed to suggest songs that I would like to learn?

Reviews for Buffalo Grove classical guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Buffalo Grove area.
David H.
I contacted Aaron because of the description of topics of instruction he listed in his ad for lessons. They were exactly what I've been looking for. The main item I've been looking for is music theory. I don't want to just learn how to play a piece of music. I want to know how the song was created and why the chords progress the way they do. And Aaron is guiding me on my path step by step. So far he as the patience of a saint dealing with this late to the party student. And I plan to test his patience by continuing to ask my main questions for everything.......Who, What, When, Where & Why?
Aaron Service Guitar Lessons
Kaitlin C.
Kelli Ann was very sweet and super easy to talk to! I was super nervous but she made me feel comfortable and welcome :)
Four Winds Vocal Artistry
Xavier B.
He's the best.
Brad Conroy Music
Becca A.
Coach Joshua has been outstanding with our family! Started with general fitness for my husband and I but ended up teaching our son boxing aswell. It's been such encouraging experience and coach has really surpassed expectations.
Personal Progress
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