Gurnee Guitar Academy

Gurnee Guitar Academy

Offers online services
Offers online services


The Gurnee Guitar Academy is the BEST and MOST MODERN place to take your guitar lessons anywhere! You will learn to play your favorite songs on guitar FASTER than with any other teachers.

You will be PLAYING a song by the end of your first lesson! GUARANTEED.

You get access to PROFESSIONAL teachers at your lesson online and 24/7 from your phone when you join our online guitar club, The Great Hall.

The Great Hall gives you 24/7 access to me and your teacher. You write, we write back. You film a video playing your FAVORITE songs. We'll watch them and guide you FASTER to EXCELLENT playing. 16 hours a day we're with our phones and guitars. We'll reply to ALL your guitar questions and playing.

You don't have to wait a whole week to fix your playing. As SIMPLE as a text to your teacher and you'll SAVE time and get BETTER NOW!

The Gurnee Guitar Academy also has the BEST recitals. When you learn a song you want to play on stage you can play at the Impact Fuel Room on their professional stage with a LIVE BAND, light/smoke show, PRO soundman, and PRO photographer to capture your moment as a ROCKSTAR!

The SMILE on your face when you...

ACED your first guitar lesson.

PLAYED your first song.

ROCKED your song on stage.

GAIN MORE skills on guitar.


Hired 1 time
2 employees
7 years in business
Serves Gurnee , IL
Offers online services

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Musical styles

Rock, Country, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Classical, Recommendations available

Guitar style

Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Ukulele, Banjo, Recommendations available

Has instrument

Student who have a guitar, Student who don't have a guitar, but are planning to purchase one

Years experience

No formal training, No formal training; some self-taught experience, 0 – 2 years experience, 2 – 4 years experience, 4+ years of experience

Able to read music

Students who can read music staff, Students who can read guitar tabs, Students who cannot read music

Lesson length

30 minutes, 60 minutes

Student's age

11 – 13 years old, 14 – 18 years old, 19 – 25 years old, 26 – 45 years old, 46 – 65 years old, Over 65 years old

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    Frequently asked questions

    We will teach you how to play a song on your FIRST lesson.

    You tell us what you want to PLAY and we'll come up with a plan to reach your goals.

    AJ Hanson (Owner of GGA) - Two Bachelor's in Music from Carthage College in Classical and Jazz Guitar. 20 years experience teaching. AJ teaches, guitar, bass, ukulele, mandolin, banjo, and recording.

    Sophie Shulman -Sophie took guitar lessons from AJ Hanson for several years. She then recieved a full scholarship to study music at Carthage College. She is currently enrolled in the music program at Carthage is ready to get you to PLAY guitar!

    You can choose from three lessons packages each with it's own benefits to help with how you learn.

    Bronze - $150 per month

    Silver - $180 per month

    Gold - $210 per month

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    Services offered

    Bass Guitar
    Music Theory