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J&B Music

J&B Music

5.0 13 Reviews
We offer the area’s highest quality music instruction.  Students of all ages and ability are welcome here!  Our instructors have years of experience as well as formal training.  We also offer guitar and amp repair, as well as the area's largest selection of new and used vinyl records.  Another reason J&B Music is the best around is our annual (optional) student recital!
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Acoustic Guitar And Ukulele Lessons

Acoustic Guitar And Ukulele Lessons

5.0 10 Reviews
- 10+ years experience  - Learn foundational skills and more while playing  your favorite songs! - All ages welcome!! I have had the opportunity to play a variety of instruments - ukulele, acoustic, electric and bass guitar, mountain dulcimer, banjo, and most recently lap steel guitar. I've played with various groups - church bands, a traveling band that played at healthcare facilities and nursing homes, and currently a ukulele band that plays at festivals, malls, and around town. As a teacher and musician, I enjoy helping people learn a new fun skill!!   ... View Profile
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West Side Music Center

West Side Music Center

5.0 4 Reviews
Our motto “Musicians Serving Musicians” is not just a slogan but a way of life at West Side Music Center. Everyone from the owner to our sales staff to our instructors to our repair technicians are active musicians with a passion to provide our customers the best, most knowledgeable service possible; whether they are complete novices or seasoned pros themselves. Our goal is to offer the area’s finest musical education program, outfit budding musicians with the best quality gear at a fair price, and develop close, personal relationships with our clients. ... View Profile
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Musical Expressions Of Illinois

Musical Expressions Of Illinois

5.0 3 Reviews
From the day we opened in 1989 we have always hired the best educated teachers so that our students receive the best education possible.  28 years later that is still our mantra and we are going strong with over 25 college degreed teachers available to teach you Monday through Saturday.
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Tony's Rock Guitar Studio

Tony's Rock Guitar Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
Searching for reliable classical guitar teachers in your area? This professional provides private guitar lessons for students from beginning to intermediate skill levels. They have gained several well-rated reviews from previous clients.
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Eric Thompson Music

Eric Thompson Music

5.0 2 Reviews
I started teaching in 2000. I have been playing for 23 years. I teach most styles including rock, jazz, country and blues. I also teach ukulele and beginner bass guitar. I graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2008 with a Bachelors in Jazz Studies under a in state full tuition scholarship. I studied privately with guitarist Fareed Haque (Joe Henderson, Dave Holland, Sting, Garaj Mahal) for 5 years and with trumpeter Art Davis (Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles) for 2 years.  While in college and after graduation I performed with my own jazz groups in Chicago and Southern Wisconsin. You can expect to learn in a fun and focused environme ... View Profile
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JD's Guitar And Ukulele Experience

JD's Guitar And Ukulele Experience

5.0 2 Reviews
I teach all ages and have instructed 100s of students in over 20 years of teaching. Additionally, I teach and perform professionally on a weekly basis, which means the instruction my students recieve is coming from a place of full-time, real-world experience. As a full time musician and music teacher, I am constantly working on improving my skills both in terms of playing my instrument and in refining the delivery of my knowledge to my students. ... View Profile
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YPAC Yorkville

YPAC Yorkville

5.0 1 Review
Welcome to YPAC! We offer classes and private lessons in music, dance and theatre. You can find a place in our arts community by enrolling in any of our large selection of classes. Dance, music and theatre classes are available for all age and skill levels. And you can find us now in 2 locations - Yorkville and Plainfield! When you step into our center, you will be welcomed into an arts community noted for its positive atmosphere. YPAC is a place where people grow, develop and give back to their communities by sharing their art and talents. Learn more about our dance classes, music lessons and theatre classes on our website. Sign up for a Fre ... View Profile
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Black & White Music Services, Inc.

Black & White Music Services, Inc.

For your needed quality music lessons for children, let this company help you. This professional also teaches music theory. This firm has pros who will provide advanced guitar lessons.
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Garage Band U

Garage Band U

Garage Band U is one of the companies that provide local guitar lessons and guitar tutoring. This pro develops the pro musician in you with his quality guitar theory lessons. This professional private guitar teacher provides interactive and enjoyable local music lessons for children and adults.
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Midwest Music Academy, Inc.

Midwest Music Academy, Inc.

Tom is willing to offer intermediate guitar lessons. If you want to find one of the best-rated companies that offer reliable local music lessons, check out and try Midwest Music Academy, Inc.. They provide music theory and guitar lessons at a fair rate.
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Tom Mesich Guitar Lessons

Tom Mesich Guitar Lessons

This professional studio offers quality guitar lessons for both individuals and groups. Look no further and just check out this professional. Their interactive guitar lessons are available for all ages and skill levels.
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Midlothian Music

Midlothian Music

Learn how to play the guitar through the affordable guitar lessons of Midlothian Music. Try Midlothian Music Lessons, a guitar teacher who teaches skills and corrects flaws in playing techniques. He is among the best music teachers in the area, Orland Park.
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School Of Rock Plainfield

School Of Rock Plainfield

Jason Fein's guitar studio is one of the top local music schools in the area. In addition to guitar lessons, this professional also does writing and arranging music. Aside from guitar courses, this pro also helps students learn music theory.
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Burns Music Studio/Guitar Lessons

Burns Music Studio/Guitar Lessons

I have a Masters degree from DePaul University and Doctorate in music from the University of Illinois and have been a professional guitarist for 30 years. I have my own guitar studio and initiated the Guitar Programs at Moraine Valley Community  College and Visible Music College. I have been teaching guitar at the college level for for over 20 years. I play almost all styles of guitar and have recorded with many well known artists.
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School Of Rock  Mokena

School Of Rock Mokena

School Of Rock Mokena is one of the leading guitar training companies that provide professional guitar lessons. Kathleen Gentile is the right choice. They have been in the business for 7 years.
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The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

Trying to search for a pro in your area who offers acoustic guitar lessons? This professional also teaches music theory. This professional also offers advanced guitar instruction.
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Scott Johnston, Classical Guitarist

Scott Johnston, Classical Guitarist

This expert offers some of the best guitar lessons for kids and adults. Why don't you give this pro a try? He is among the best music teachers in the area, Aurora.
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Down Home Guitars

Down Home Guitars

Down Home Guitars is a stringed instrument music store and full service music school located in beautiful downtown Frankfort, IL. We have a staff of 19 quailified and experienced instructors and we currently teach over 300 students per week Monday through Saturday. offer lessons in different styles on almost any instrument including guitar (acoustic & electric), bass, piano, violin, viola, drums & percussion, voice, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, woodwinds (saxaphone, clarinet, flute), dobro, pedal steel and more.   We offer all school recitals twice per year and offer other performing opportunities as well. Our Band Camp class ... View Profile
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HIx Bros.Music

HIx Bros.Music

We offer a clean, safe and educational atmosphere in which to learn regardless of age or skill level. Our teachers have experience, educational backgrounds, and professional musicianship and are eager to share their knowledge, skills and talents with you. Whether your goal is to become a professional player, play as a hobby, or supplement your school's instrumental program, we can help you reach your potential. Lessons consist of one private 30 minute lesson per week, held at the same day and time each week.  ... View Profile
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DeMont Guitars

DeMont Guitars

This service provider conducts fun and professional local guitar lessons for adults and children with a complimentary session. Check out DeMont Guitars today. DeMont Guitars started offering electric guitar lessons 8 years ago.
Dave Bowers Guitar Lessons

Dave Bowers Guitar Lessons

Dave Bowers is a reliable guitar teacher who provides unique professional guitar lessons. This professional provides private guitar lessons that focus on the acoustic style. His lessons cover the guitar basics, sight reading, and more.
Guitar Lessons With Kevin M Buck

Guitar Lessons With Kevin M Buck

Kevin Buck is a guitar teacher who builds your confidence in playing. Check out Guitar Lessons With Kevin M Buck. Their guitar courses include motivational and performance coaching.
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Cambridge Studio

Cambridge Studio

Ashley Wenzel is among the guitar instructors who offers private lessons to students of all ages. This instructor has been teaching guitar lessons for 5 years. They give students the chance to perform in recitals.
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Jerri Nance Guitar Lessons

Jerri Nance Guitar Lessons

Do you want to hire someone who offers some of the top guitar lessons? They have many years of experience in the industry. Their best guitar teachers will provide acoustic guitar lessons, beginner guitar lessons & more.
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Minooka Music Studio

Minooka Music Studio

Learn how to play the guitar with Minooka Music's guitar instruction. This instructor has been teaching guitar lessons for many years. This studio is among the local music teachers who have many years of guitar playing experience.
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Evolution Music Orland Park

Evolution Music Orland Park

Evolution Music is a guitar teacher who offers easy going acoustic guitar lessons. Choose the professional interactive guitar lessons of this pro. He provides guitar lessons for children and adults who want to learn the instrument.
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Mikky James Hunter's Rockstar Training Program

Mikky James Hunter's Rockstar Training Program

Hey, I'm Mikky James Hunter, and I love to play guitar.  Do you know somebody who wants to learn the fundamentals of rock music?  Are you yourself interested in learning the basics of the magical power of rock and roll?  Give me a call, I will teach you how to melt faces in no time.  I'm no classically trained Yngwie Malmsteen (although I still love those sweep picking arpeggios on Black Star, c'mon who doesn't?), but I can play some solos that will leave you wanting more.  I come from a humble background (that means broke as a joke, for the laymen out there) but I DO know how to help people understand the basics of m ... View Profile
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Bristol Grove Music

Bristol Grove Music

Glen Osness offers in-home guitar lessons for advanced and intermediate students. This pro teaches finger placement, tuning, guitar chords, string replacement, and strumming. This instructor also provides advanced and beginner lessons and music theory classes.
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Courses & Guides

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Want to learn how to play the guitar? Go from knowing nothing about the guitar and learn to play songs everbody loves with this free course.
12 lessons 1.5 hours All levels English
Guitar Chords

Guitar Chords

Learn the best guitar chords, how to read guitar chords, and how to play guitar chords. Easy step-by-step lessons for beginners. Want to check out the lessons?
33 lessons 6.5 hours All levels English
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Frequently asked questions

How much do guitar lessons cost?

The average cost for guitar lessons is $40 per hour. Available for all ages and all skill levels of guitar playing, the pricing of individual or group guitar lessons can start as low as $20/hour. Teachers charge based on their location, years of teaching, levels of knowledge and expertise, and travel time (if applicable). Lessons can last from half an hour to a full hour, and are priced accordingly.


How long does it take to learn guitar?

If you just want to learn a few chords to strum along to some songs, then learning to play the guitar really isn't that hard for most people. Many students are able to learn a few chords and get a decent strumming pattern going after a few weeks. If you've had prior experience playing an instrument, you can expect to pick it up after just a few lessons.


Should I take guitar lessons online or in person lessons?

Private in person guitar lessons with a skilled instructor that is focused on you, your interests, and your progress is the most sought after experience and hard to replicate online. Plus, you tend to learn faster in person. On the other hand, online guitar lessons are quickly becoming popular. The selection of teachers is not limited to those in your geographical area and you can communicate via video in real time with your teacher in the comfort of your home. When filling out your request on Lessons.com, we recommend you select both online and local options, then compare your options and see what works best for you.


How old should children be before starting guitar lessons?

A child as young as 4 can begin to learn if they are really motivated and have a patient, creative, and devoted teacher. However, we've found almost all kids under six are too young to benefit from formal guitar lessons, as they require dexterity and levels of concentration children their age can't provide. That being said, lessons do not need to be formal right off the bat, and can just provide a fun introduction. Also, your child may benefit from using a ukulele to start, as it's smaller and easier to learn, but very similar instrument.

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