Find a classical guitar lessons in Carol Stream, IL

Find classical guitar lessons in Carol Stream, IL

Find classical guitar lessons in Carol Stream, IL

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Top 10 classical guitar lessons in Carol Stream, IL

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Justin Kellerman's Guitar Academy

Justin Kellerman's Guitar Academy

New on Lessons
5 hires on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves Carol Stream, IL
Guitarist, Composer, and Recording Artist offering private lessons. In person, or via Skype/Zoom. I have taught many, ranging from Children, up to Professional Touring Musicians. I've been involved in musical projects featuring current or former members of Meshuggah, Scar Symmetry, Nocturnal Rites, Necrophagist, Alkaloid, Blotted Science, Triptykon, Obscura, Exist, Soulfly, Borknagar, Serenity, Pathosray, November’s Doom, and The Skull. What do you get? Beginner to Advanced training in: -Technique -Theory -Composition -Song Writing -Music Business -Recording -Production I teach all genres of music Metal, Rock, Jazz, Blues, Classical, Cou...
Four Winds Vocal Artistry

Four Winds Vocal Artistry

5.0Exceptional(5)
Offers online services
26 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves Carol Stream, 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
Music With Pat Wilt

Music With Pat Wilt

5.0(4)
Offers online services
5 hires on Lessons
33+ years in business
Serves Carol Stream, IL
Rita H. says, "Pat shares her abundant musical knowledge in a way that I am able to absorb. Scheduling is easy and has been flexible, given my very busy schedule. I feel that she's genuinely helped me grow in my abilities since I've been taking lessons." Read more
Acoustic Guitar And Ukulele Lessons

Acoustic Guitar And Ukulele Lessons

5.0Exceptional(41)
Top Pro
52 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Carol Stream, IL
Lavisse S. says, "Explained concepts, understood limitations of my ability and was nice." Read more
Beginner Ukulele, Guitar, Electric Bass Lessons

Beginner Ukulele, Guitar, Electric Bass Lessons

New on Lessons
3 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Carol Stream, IL
- 17+ years experience - I am friendly, patient, organized and knowledgeable. I tailor my lessons to meet my students current level, and I challenge my students to reach the next level of their playing *see my reviews on lessons.com and my website - www.happystrumming.org :) I have had the opportunity to play a variety of instruments - ukulele, acoustic guitar, electric bass guitar, mountain dulcimer, mandolin and tin whistle. Currently I play in duet groups with a fiddle players. In that group I play guitar, mountain dulcimer, mandolin, and/or tin whistle along with the cajon drum and tambourine. I also play electric bass and ukulele in

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 Carol Stream classical guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Carol Stream area.
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
Anne C.
Pat is a marvelous musician and a very down-to-earth and understanding friend in the time I have known her. My third-grade granddaughter loves her as a teacher.
Music With Pat Wilt
Tom K.
Monica is an excellent teacher. This is my first endeavor learning guitar and Monica has helped me to make considerable progress, In addition, she is both patient and accommodating in her teaching approach.
Acoustic Guitar and Ukulele Lessons
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