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  • Luigi Grasso Guitar Instructor

    Luigi Grasso Guitar Instructor

    Boston, MA 02128

    5.0 (6)

    LESSONS IN YOUR OWN HOME Experience the convenience of music lessons in your own home. Luigi travels to the homes of students throughout the Boston and MetroWest area. He teaches all ages and customizes each lesson to the student's age, ability and interests and is always professional, patient and fun! Lessons are typically 60 minutes in length. He currently has 25 students. READING MUSIC AND TABS He stresses proper musical notation but also teaches students to read tablature for songs where the riffs are more easily learned in that system. Of course, regular practice is necessary to successfu
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  • William Buonocore

    William Buonocore

    Brockton, MA 02301

    5.0 (5)

    As head of the guitar department at Boston Conservatory for 20 years, and head of the classical guitar programs at UMass Lowell and UMass Dartmouth for almost 10 years, I have worked with students of all levels including those of very high caliber. This experience has helped me to analyze just about every possible technical issue and I am able to pinpoint problems and offer suggestions to resolve the issues in a very efficient and targeted manner.Through my training and experiences playing with top notch musicians for many years I am able to craft stylized interpretations of many different sty
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  • Alex Rubin Guitar Lessons

    Alex Rubin Guitar Lessons

    Cambridge, MA 02139

    5.0 (5)

    Alex is a Boston-based guitarist and educator. He is currently a member of the music extension faculty at Wellesley Public Schools and, since 2016, has toured nationally and internationally as the guitarist for the April Verch Band. After completing an undergraduate neurobiology degree at Cornell University in 2011, he returned to the vibrant Boston music bluegrass scene, studying privately with Berklee professor John McGann and teaching multiple instruments at Wellesley Public Schools. In 2014, Alex started the folk duo, No Bones About It, which has performed around the northeast, including p
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  • Jamie Balmer Guitar Studio

    Jamie Balmer Guitar Studio

    Dedham, MA 02026

    5.0 (4)

    I aim to empower guitarists of all abilities to make the best music they can.  I teach guitar lessons at my home studio in Dedham, MA, and at Music Maker Studios in Boston. I'm also on the music faculty at the Solomon Schechter School of Boston.  My students play classical, electric, and steel-string acoustic guitar. All my students have the opportunity to perform in an annual recital, usually held in late-May or early-June.
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    Best of 2018
  • Maestro Musicians Academy

    Maestro Musicians Academy

    Lexington, MA 02421

    4.8 (4)

    Founded in 2013 by Daniel Broniatowski, D.M.A., the Maestro Musicians Academy specializes in pairing up the perfect teacher with you or your son/daughter. Our Boston Music School has campuses in Brookline, West Newton, and Lexington, MA. In addition to possessing qualifications from the top conservatories and universities in the world, our faculty members are hand-picked for their unique abilities to interact with students tailored to their learning styles and goals.  We believe that music is all about communication. Music is a language that touches us on an elemental level and there
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    Best of 2018
  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    Boston, MA 02108

    5.0 (3)

    Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuri
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  • Stoughton Music Center

    Stoughton Music Center

    Stoughton, MA 02072

    5.0 (3)

    Since 1988 Stoughton Music Center's Music School has been offering quality private lessons and group ensembles to students of all ages from Stoughton and surrounding towns. We employ experienced, college educated and trained, friendly and patient music teachers. All of our music lessons and ensembles are geared to the individual and group needs of our students while strongly emphasizing the proper and correct musical training. The owner/founder of Stoughton Music Center ROBERT TARCHARA authored a highly acclaimed guitar instruction course which is taught by our guitar teaching staff.
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  • Randy Vera Scene Perfecting Music

    Randy Vera Scene Perfecting Music

    Brighton, MA 02135

    5.0 (2)

    Massachusetts singer-songwriter Randy Vera was a finalist for the 2012 John Lennon Songwriting Contest as one of three candidates in the "Jazz" category. His songs appear on National TV in PBS’s "Roadtrip Nation" and ESPN surfing, and his other placements include VAS Entertainment’s acclaimed surfing film “Innersection” and Ferro Films “The Mean Of Green” (2012). Randy is currently recording with 12 time Platinum Producer Anthony J. Resta (Twilight Films Soundtrack, Elton John, Collective Soul), and he maintains a busy performing schedule. When Randy isn't p
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  • Evan Carley Music Lessons

    Evan Carley Music Lessons

    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

    5.0 (2)

    I am a professional upright and electric bass player located in Southern New England. I have years of experience as an educator, recording artist, and performer. I am currently pursuing my degree in Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. I can be found playing with a variety of bands and musicians across all genres. Carley is a member of the Boston based Wedding Band “Speechless,” the modern jazz group “Puppet Club”, and various freelance work. Some of his notable collaborator include Ed Tomassi, Dino Govoni, John McKenna, Francisco P
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  • Guitar Lessons

    Guitar Lessons

    Newton Centre, MA 02459

    5.0 (2)

    I love to make music with my students as soon as possible. Even though I think that theory and technique is important, the most important thing is experiencing the uplifting feeling of being in a creative process together with someone.

  • Ed O'Brien Guitar Lessons

    Ed O'Brien Guitar Lessons

    Peabody, MA 01960

    5.0 (1)

    My teaching approach: Custom-tailored lessons for all ages.  All levels and styles taught. Beginners always welcome! Learn guitar, bass, banjo or ukelele from an experienced professional: - Featured instructor in GUITAR PLAYER magazine! - Over 20 years experience teaching all styles of music: rock, blues, jazz, classical, country, etc. - Bachelor’s Degree from Berklee (B.M.) - Master’s in Education (M.Ed.) - A Certified teacher by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Published author and in-demand session player Lessons take place at 2 studio locations: Peabody (conveniently lo
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  • Intuitive Guitar

    Intuitive Guitar

    Stoughton, MA 02072

    5.0 (1)

    Intuitive Guitar teaches you how to teach yourself! Learn guitar with Frank Murphy of Intuitive Guitar. He will teach you in a way that you find your own voice on the guitar. He offers country, jazz, metal, rock, shred, and blues guitar lessons. Call now for inquiries and reservations!

  • Angel Irizarry

    Angel Irizarry

    Boston, MA 02119

    5.0 (1)

    I've been teaching guitar since a while ago and it's a great experience seen how all the students grow throught the classes.  I graduate from The National Coservatory os Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. and now I'm half way in my Berklee carrer as a Jazz Composer. I've seen many processes  a student can learn in a practical/theorical way and I'm excited about sharing that knowledge 

  • Nat Simpkins Music

    Nat Simpkins Music

    Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944

    5.0 (1)

    Hi, my name is Nat. I have been a Music teacher for 30 years and have been playing music since I was 8 years old. I am an enthusiastic teacher and I love teaching for so many reasons. The way I teach is simple, I teach my students how to play correctly while having fun. Whether you are a beginner or someone with a few years experience, take lessons with me and I promise that you will get better and enjoy your lessons. I look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your goals!
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  • Needham Music And Dance

    Needham Music And Dance

    Needham, MA 02492

    5.0 (1)

    We only hire instructors who have a Berklee, Concervatory, or like degree.  We pair students with the appropriate instructor for maximum effectiveness and enjoyability.

  • Lexi Havlin Guitar Lessons

    Lexi Havlin Guitar Lessons

    Cambridge, MA 02138

    My teaching approach: I have been teaching guitar to all different levels and ages for over 10 years now. I graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2005 with a degree in Guitar Performance. I am the guitarist in the band Zili Misik; we play a mixture of world music styles such as reggae, caribbean, and west african. I also play indie rock, folk and blues. I love teaching and have worked with beginners-advanced students ages 4-60. My influences are: I have many influences ranging from Grant Green to Jerry Garcia to Joni Mitchell to Ernest Ranglin and many more. My guitar lessons take plac
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  • Derrick Campbell, Guitar Teacher

    Derrick Campbell, Guitar Teacher

    Dedham, MA 02026

     I’ve been playing the guitar for twenty-eight years now, and studied with a variety of teachers including Bob Ferguson and Michael Harris. I began teaching guitar lessons when I was a sophomore at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. I graduated with a B.A. in Communications and then moved to the Boston area in 1997 and began working full time as a guitar teacher within a few months. Since then, I’ve also played in a variety of original and cover bands, and written a number of songs of my own. I also play in a cover band called Element 78 that plays rock and modern countr
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  • LB Music School

    LB Music School

    Medford, MA 02155

    My teaching approach: Each student is unique in their goals and what they would like to learn. Lessons are created to help the student get the most out of their guitar playing. Worksheets or workbooks will be used to help the student learn various guitar techniques, song, etc. Music Styles: Pop Guitar, Rock Guitar, Folk Guitar Instrument Types: Acoustic guitar My influences are: Influences are artists like Sheryl Crow, Brandi Carlile, Pat Benetar, Heart, Melissa Etheridge, Natalie Merchant, Aimme Mann, Melissa Ferrick. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Open tuning, Finger
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  • Karen DeBiasse Voice And Music School

    Karen DeBiasse Voice And Music School

    Somerville, MA 02145

    Anyone Can Learn With My Method It is completely untrue that some people are "born to sing or play an instrument" while others are not. Using my method, the most "tone deaf" can learn to sing perfectly in tune, the most nasal or unappealing sound can be transformed into the most beautiful resonant tone, and someone with "no talent" can become better than anyone out there. With this superb method when you finish singing your voice will feel better than when you started! All it takes is desire, patience, perseverance, and above all, practice. I also have a unique and very patient teaching st
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  • Brad Ringuette Guitar Lessons

    Brad Ringuette Guitar Lessons

    Danvers, MA 01923

    Being an alumni of both Berklee College of Music and Musicians Institute, I have come to develop my own curriculum drawing heavily from both colleges and also a few other very good resources as well. Students will get the best of both of those curriculums. I will listen to what your expectations and goals are and will support and encourage you so you can hit your goals and push you to the next level. I tailor my teaching techniques towards both the students interests and needs. I like to think of my teaching style as being fluid. I find how the student learns best and then I build from there.
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  • Predrag Simovic Lessons

    Predrag Simovic Lessons

    Revere, MA 02151

    International Berklee graduate and teacher with over 15 years of experience in teaching live and online, as well as performing. I am offering private lessons (I travel to your location), online/webcam (Skype or ooVoo) as well as in studio lessons (You travel to my studio location in Somerville). I teach jazz, rock, blues, funk, fusion, country, fingerstyle as well as harmony and theory, ear training, composition, improvisation, sight reading, arranging and orchestration. I am offering customized lessons and plans that will fit each student needs perfectly. The key idea is for you to enjoy
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  • Music Is Natural

    Music Is Natural

    Peabody, MA 01960

    Music Is Natural is a fun, natural way of learning to play guitar and compose songs. I have 30 years' experience as a guitarist singer-songwriter, in and around the Boston area. I understand how frustrating it can be with traditional music lessons, and have created a simple natural approach. I offer the comfort and convenience of in home lessons, as well as teaching from my residence. Lessons are for beginners of all ages.

  • Ben Cohen Guitar Lessons

    Ben Cohen Guitar Lessons

    Brighton, MA 02135

    My teaching approach: I am a Berklee College of Music graduate, specializing in rock and heavy metal, but am experienced in playing and teaching a diverse range of other styles as well. I play guitar for internationally touring video game metal band Powerglove, as well as progressive metal band Lattermath. I generally teach using Guitar Pro for music/tab notation, and I use the Amazing Slow Downer so that students can practice songs at a slower speed. I can also teach 7 and 8 string guitar if that's something you're interested in! Some of my influences are: Steve Vai, John Petrucci, Guthrie Go
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  • John Greene Guitar Lessons

    John Greene Guitar Lessons

    Cambridge, MA 02138

    My teaching approach: I teach guitar skills in the context of playing songs with the material getting gradually more advanced as the student builds these skills. My guitar lessons take place in: in the teacher's studio or student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: my home in Somerville and students within a 25 mile radius Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Scales and Exercises

  • Andy Berman Guitar Lessons

    Andy Berman Guitar Lessons

    Cambridge, MA 02138

    My teaching approach: I've been a professional guitarist since high school, and have attended Berklee and New England Conservatory. I have had performances in styles ranging from jazz to classical to rock, etc and have won various guitar competitions over the years. I try to help the student achieve the goals they have, and explain things cleary. I've been teaching a while and try to cater to the student interests. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Mus
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  • Tony Watt Guitar Lessons

    Tony Watt Guitar Lessons

    Cambridge, MA 02138

    My teaching approach: Award-winning flatpicking guitarist Tony Watt has performed at bluegrass festivals throughout the United States and Europe, on the Grand Ole Opry, and elsewhere. He has been featured in Bluegrass Now Magazine and Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, and toured and recorded with Nashville-based Cages Bend, east Tennessee-based Meridian, and most recently with Rounder Recording artist Alecia Nugent. Tony currently performs with his band, Southeast Expressway, and with Leigh Gibson, guitarist for The Gibson Brothers. Tony teaches guitar and mandolin lessons in Albany, NY, Cambridge,
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  • Bilgehan Tuncer Guitar Lessons

    Bilgehan Tuncer Guitar Lessons

    Cambridge, MA 02138

    My teaching approach: Highly effective lessons. 1. Years of experience not only playing and recording but TEACHING 2. Very easy going and fun personality 3. Berklee Graduate and also a Chemical Engineer so very methodical 4. I organize student concerts so YOU GET TO BE ON THE STAGE when you are ready. 4. I have tons of books and music whoch is all in digital format 5. I record videoclips for each student. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I teach at my studio in east boston, right across the Airport T stop, park
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  • Aaron Larget-Caplan Guitar Lessons

    Aaron Larget-Caplan Guitar Lessons

    Dorchester, MA 02125

    My teaching approach: I am a hands on teacher and focus on sound production, posture, comfort and ease of motion, body geometry, repertoire and note reading, basic flamenco techniques. Performance opportunities through student recitals and possible outside performances for more advanced students. My method comes from 8-years with Dmitry Goryachev, and at the New England Conservatory w/ Eliot Fisk & David Leisner. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My private studio in Dorchester; Student's resi
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  • Quincy Cotton

    Quincy Cotton

    Cambridge, MA 02138

    My teaching approach: The pursuit of playing the electric guitar is extremely open-ended and fun. Since there isn't a wrong way to play, I aim to simply highlight a student's strengths and try to help them grow based on what they enjoy about the instrument. There is no limit to what can be done or what you can learn. I've been a classically trained musician from the age of 6, and have had college level training in music theory and performance. I am a very extreme advocate of developing your ear before anything else. This is far and away any musician's most useful tool and skill. My influence
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  • Back Bay Guitar Lessons

    Back Bay Guitar Lessons

    Boston, MA 02116

    Performing and Teaching Guitar in the Boston Area since 2005 My name is Buddy Jones originally from Phoenix, AZ; I have been a professional guitarist for 21 years. I graduated from Berklee College of Music on a Music Performance based Scholarship. I teach beneficial, practical, and fun musical techniques for the guitar. My primary focus is setting students off on the right foot and helping them stay on track with their goals. I love to teach and see students grow on their instrument. I zero in on each students learning style and teach to best accommodate it. Proudly, I have guided students
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Boston Guitar Lessons

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Boston Guitar Instruction

You’ve probably read about some of the activities the Boston Classical Guitar Society has sponsored more than once and yearned to play a guitar well. Or perhaps your kids loved the guitar they saw in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts – the one that dates back to 1680 – and have been begging you to teach them ever since. The good news is that you and your children can learn how to play the guitar well thanks to finding a qualified, local guitar teacher at

It’s so quick, you can sign up in seconds, and totally worth it. No matter what you want to learn the guitar for, you can find a teacher on for all levels of guitar playing, with various prices per hour that can fit your budget.

Not only do we offer lessons at a studio close to your house, you can have a Boston guitar teacher come to you, so you can avoid going out into the sticky Boston summer or freezing winter weather. We also offer Skype lessons, so you can keep your slippers on and strum in your comfort zone. Most of our teachers can teach beginner to advanced guitar pupils, and even teach based on the genre you’d like to play in.

Have lessons that are as inspiring as the fact that you’re in a guitar-loving, food-loving, music-loving city. Just go to’s guitar page, enter your zip code, and find a teacher today!

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