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Evansville Guitar Lessons

Matt Laurence

Matt Laurence

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I'm a professional musician in Nashville, and there's a lot of shortcuts that I would teach beginners/intermediate players that would save a lot of time. I went to school for music (as many others did) but I still didn't get the full story. I have experience playing all contemporary styles of music like pop, rock, R&B, blues, country and gospel.  After graduating school in 2013, I've been playing professionally for 7 years. Since moving to Nashville, I've had the opportunity to study at Victor Wooten's Center for Music and Nature and had to chance to share stages with Victor Wooten, Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band, sax), Oteil Burbri ... View Profile
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Keaton Oliver Guitar Lessons

Keaton Oliver Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I'm a pretty laid back and go with the flow type of teacher. i require a student who is willing to practice and has a love for the guitar. Im willing to teach any genre of guitar and any specific song or artist that my students would like to play on guitar! i have about 8 years of serious playing under my belt with about 3 years experience teaching friends and family, some for pay and some not, with great results from the people that i have helped! My influences are: Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Page, Jimmy Hendrix, Black Keys, Smiths, Slothrust, My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Gu ... View Profile
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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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