Find a electric guitar lessons in Malden, MA

Find electric guitar lessons in Malden, MA

Find electric guitar lessons in Malden, MA

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Top 10 electric guitar lessons in Malden, MA

Students agree: these teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Traveling Music Lessons- Boston- In Home/In Person

Traveling Music Lessons- Boston- In Home/In Person

5.0(2)
7+ years in business
Serves Malden, MA
Nate C. says, "Having your teacher come to you is so convenient! I never realized taking guitar lessons could be this easy!" Read more
Hub Guitar Boston

Hub Guitar Boston

5.0Exceptional(13)
Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves Malden, MA
Sitong Z. says, "I have been taking guitar lessons with Grey for a year now, and I would recommend him to anyone, either a beginner trying to get started with guitar or an experienced player looking to improve and refine their playing. He has a very professional set of teaching approach and always comes up with practical advice in theory, techniques, ear training, etc. He is a great teacher, an amazing guitar player, and overall just an awesome person to chat with." Read more
Marina Guitar Lessons

Marina Guitar Lessons

5.0(4)
Offers online services
5+ years in business
Serves Malden, MA
Monika U. says, "She is always kind, even with me, a beginner, she makes the lessons interesting, makes funny plays, she is a great teacher ;-)))" Read more
Bob Wolfman Guitar/Bass/Voice

Bob Wolfman Guitar/Bass/Voice

5.0Exceptional(24)
Top Pro
Offers online services
43 hires on Lessons
41+ years in business
Serves Malden, MA
Ian D. says, "I first took lessons with Bob Wolfman back in 1994, after spotting a flyer near my school. I called him on a whim, seeking someone who could adeptly teach both technique and theory, especially in blues and jazz guitar. Bob was a revelation—his fingers and brain worked at lightning speed, and I always left each lesson feeling enriched with new knowledge. After graduating, I stopped taking lessons, but the pandemic prompted me to reconnect with Bob for online lessons. Decades later, I am thrilled to find that Bob's charm, personality, and talent for guitar instruction haven't changed a bit. For anyone aspiring to become an accomplished, well-rounded guitar player, I wholeheartedly recommend Bob. His expertise spans over the years and adapts with time, making him an excellent choice for both beginners and seasoned players. You definitely won't regret it!" Read more
Gordon Fromm

Gordon Fromm

New on Lessons
Top Pro
Offers online services
22+ years in business
Serves Malden, MA
My teaching approach: I'm interested in teaching students the things they really need and want to learn. I can create customized lessons based on the students interests and musical direction. I also incorporate the use of music technology into lessons and practice routines. Please contact for a more in depth explanation of my teaching resources. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Lexington, Woburn, Winchester, Arlington, Burlington, Bedford, Waltham, Reading, Cambridge, Boston Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Production, Song Writing,...

Your electric guitar questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do electric guitar lessons cost near me?

Electric guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per session with lengths of 30 to 60 minutes each. Private tuition costs $45 to $70 per hour, while group sessions are more wallet-friendly at $25 to $35 per class.

  • For ongoing classes, you'll pay $170 to $315 per month with the prepaid discount.
  • Online lessons cost anywhere from $35 to $55 per hour and let you jam with a teacher from the comfort of your own home.

Are electric guitar lessons worth it?

Electric guitar lessons are worth it if you want to learn more at a faster pace, develop a better technique, and get customized instructions to improve your style. Only an experienced electric guitar player can understand how to help you improve, so don't settle for a general guitar instructor.

What age is good to start electric guitar lessons?

A good age for kids to start electric guitar lessons is from 6 to 10 years old. Another indication they're ready to learn is whenever they're physically able to hold the guitar and have the hand strength to press the strings.

Adults of all ages can also start electric guitar lessons at any time. With the right guidance and consistent practice, anyone can master the electric guitar.

How many lessons does it take to learn electric guitar?

The number of lessons it takes you to learn electric guitar depends on your goals and how much time you dedicate to practicing those epic solos. Playing a simple tune might take 2 to 6 months of weekly classes.

If you're aiming to rock out like a pro, expect a time investment of 4 to 10 years.

Are acoustic and electric guitar lessons the same?

Acoustic and electric guitar lessons aren't the same because these are two entirely different instruments with unique equipment features.

Learning to play electric guitar requires:

  • Knowing how to use an amplifier and pedals that create sound effects
  • Understanding how to adjust the speaker connection
  • Knowledge of genres like rock, metal, blues, and jazz
  • Special techniques like power chords, palm muting, and string bending

Learning to play an acoustic guitar means you focus on classical, folk, country, pop, or blues music. A pick is optional in acoustic lessons, and you don't need amplifiers or cables. Acoustic teachers also place more emphasis on fingerpicking patterns.

How do I find the best electric guitar lessons near me?

You can find the best electric guitar lessons nearby to suit your needs by checking out our teacher listings her on the Lessons website. Your local music stores are also great places to start when scouting for the best guitar instructors.

Before making a decision, you should:

  • Compare prices from 3 different teachers and ask what their lessons include.
  • Check out their reviews on Google and Lessons.
  • Request for a references list of past students to verify their track record.
  • Ask for opinions from other parents on what their kids think of the teacher.
  • Obtain a written schedule and contract before the first lesson.
  • Pay for a couple of sessions to see what you think before fully committing to a month's worth of lessons.

What questions do I ask when choosing an electric guitar teacher?

Ask potential electric guitar teacher these questions before hiring:

  • Did you study music in school, and what qualifications did you earn?
  • How long have you been teaching electric guitar?
  • Can I sample a lesson to gauge if your teaching style suits me?
  • What's the average age of your students?
  • What type of electric guitar would you recommend for me?
  • Will you assign homework, and how much practice should I put in?
  • What resources or books would you recommend for learning electric guitar?
  • Can you adapt your teaching methodology if I'm struggling with a concept?
  • What should I bring to class, and how long does each session last?
  • Could I get a copy of our timetable and contract terms?
  • What's your policy regarding missed classes due to unforeseen circumstances?
  • Can I choose some songs that I'd love to learn?

Reviews for Malden electric guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Malden area.
Tess H.
Traveling Music Lessons has been awesome. Our teacher is great and it's so convenient they come to you. 10/10. That's my son rocking out :) :) :).
Traveling Music Lessons- Boston- In home/In Person
Benjamin C.
I've been taking guitar lessons with Grey for exactly 2 months and I'm thrilled with my experience and progress. I tried, in vain, to learn guitar on my own for several years and finally decided to take a different approach. After our lessons together, I can play many songs I've always wanted to learn. Grey customizes each lesson based on your learning goals. He identifies your weaknesses and develops a plan to strengthen them. I feel fortunate to have an instructor like Grey who is knowledgeable, patient, and friendly. Whether you're a beginner like me or more proficient, I cannot recommend Grey highly enough. If you're thinking about guitar lessons, choose Hub Guitar!
Hub Guitar Boston
Karin S.
Marina ist an excellent teacher. She explains clearly and it was easy to understand how to play Ukulele. She was always motivating me and I was very enjoying this course. Highly recommended !!!
Marina Guitar Lessons
Joe C.
Reposting my review due to some grammar errors! My experience with Bob Wolfman has been fantastic. I’ve gotten so much better at playing the guitar and I’ve learned more in the past 3 months with Bob than all my previous years before studying with him. As an almost intermediate player, I didn’t have a lot of music theory knowledge, and couldn’t improvise very well. Learning music theory with Bob was actually fun, and he explains things that initially seem super complicated in a way that’s easy to understand. Not only that, but now I’m applying the theory I've learned from Bob in actual music, and being able to implement things he taught me on the fly. This has given me a ton of confidence as a player. In addition to the music theory, my chord vocabulary and licks I can play on the fly have astronomically increased as well. I can’t recommend Wolfman’s School of Music enough! If you’re at all serious about learning to play guitar, work with Bob!
Bob Wolfman Guitar/Bass/Voice
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