Find a guitar teacher in Marlborough, MA

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Top 10 guitar teachers in Marlborough, MA

Students agree: these Marlborough guitar lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
New City Music Studio

New City Music Studio

5.0(1)
Top Pro
Offers online services
13 hires on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Marlborough, MA
We have been professional music instructors and performers in the New England area for over 20 years. We’re excited to bring our expertise and love of teaching to the Marlborough, MA area. Our goal is to help students become well-rounded musicians. We provide a fun, creative and modern environment where students of all ages and abilities can gain skills as well as an appreciation and enthusiasm for music!
Ron Sorgman

Ron Sorgman

New on Lessons
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves Marlborough, MA
I provide basic instruction and introduce students to basic guitar including proper tuning, chords, progressions, strumming and songs for beginners from 10 years old and up. I have over 30 years experience in performing guitar and vocals. My method is patience and encouragement. You can only learn by practicing often on your own.
Russell Chud Music Lessons

Russell Chud Music Lessons

5.0Exceptional(6)
Offers online services
Serves Marlborough, MA
Adam G. says, "Russell does a terrific job of tailoring the lessons to the specific needs of the student and adapts the work as the needs change. Also, he does a great job of keeping it interesting by working on music that the student is into." Read more
Performing Arts Center Of MetroWest

Performing Arts Center Of MetroWest

New on Lessons
6 hires on Lessons
41+ years in business
Serves Marlborough, MA
We offer instruction in music, theater, and dance in private and group lessons all in one location. Our faculty members are highly regarded members of their specialized fields; many have PhDs and Masters in their specialities. This is a family-friendly as well as adult-friendly atmosphere for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced student alike. PAC was founded in 1983 and stays true to its community roots.
Karen Amlaw Music

Karen Amlaw Music

New on Lessons
Top Pro
2 hires on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Marlborough, MA
Since 2005, Karen Amlaw Music (KAM) has been offering quality music instruction to students from MetroWest and beyond. Proud to be recognized by Hulafrog as the area's Most Loved Music Lessons three years in a row and nominated as a Top Music School by Baystate Parent in 2018, KAM now has offerings for young musicians as well as the young at heart - age 4 to adult - in bass, guitar, piano, ukulele, violin, and voice / singing. In addition to private lessons KAM offers Kids on Keys for 4 - 8 year olds and Intro. to Singing with age appropriate music for 2nd through 5th graders. KAM's over 140 students include multiple young artist competitio...
Adam Sweet Teaches Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar And Banjo

Adam Sweet Teaches Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar And Banjo

5.0Exceptional(11)
Top Pro
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
38+ years in business
Serves Marlborough, MA
Keith H. says, "I never thought at the start of this journey that I'd be playing classical music on a mandolin, but often, it really fits, and in general, it's helped to develop a kind of musicianship that I find I can apply to anything else I want to play. Adam is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic instructor about music and music history. He supports a number of group projects (focusing on several different styles including classical, Celtic, and Klezmer) for students, which are an excellent way to learn." Read more
Adam Sweet

Adam Sweet

5.0(1)
Offers online services
38+ years in business
Serves Marlborough, MA
Kelly N. says, "I have been learning with Adam for almost a year. He is very professional and is skilled at giving just enough instruction to keep me progressing without being overwhelming. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in trying out the fiddle or violin" Read more

Your Guitar Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do guitar lessons cost near me?

Guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per lesson, depending on if they last 30 minutes or up to 1 hour. If it's a one-on-one lesson, it'll cost around $45 to $70 hourly. Learning guitar in a group is cheaper at $25 to $35 per session.

If you're taking lessons every month, it adds up to $170 to $315 with the typical prepaid discount.

Are guitar lessons worth it?

Guitar lessons are worth it since only a professional teacher giving you live feedback can guide you to learn faster. A good instructor helps you understand your mistakes and prevents you from developing bad habits.

Learning guitar by yourself takes a lot longer and won't prepare you as well to play in public.

At what age should I start guitar lessons?

Children can start guitar lessons from the ages of 6 to 10, or when they can comfortably hold the guitar and press the strings. Adults can start guitar lessons at any age, provided they practice regularly and patiently.

How many guitar lessons do I need?

The number of guitar lessons you need varies according to your goal and your practice routine. For many people, it typically takes about 2 to 6 months to play a simple tune. Mastering the guitar like a professional can take anywhere from 4 to 10 years.

What do you learn in guitar lessons?

In most guitar lessons, you can expect to learn:

  • How to correctly position your fingers to play chords
  • How to tune your guitar
  • How to play various scales
  • New techniques for plucking and strumming
  • How to read sheet music.

Are online guitar lessons good?

Online guitar lessons cost $35 to $55 per hour and are good for getting personal instruction from skilled teachers worldwide. Take advantage of flexible scheduling and immediate feedback while learning new guitar-playing styles. Plus, you can easily record lessons to review their advice later.

How do I find the best guitar lessons near me?

In order to find the best guitar lessons for you, look through nearby teachers listed here on the Lessons website. You can also ask for teachers at local music stores or community colleges.

Before you hire a guitar teacher, make sure to:

  • Check out prices from at least 3 different teachers.
  • Read their reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Ask for a list of their current or previous students that you can talk to.
  • Talk to other parents about the teacher's reputation with their children.
  • Make sure you get a written agreement and schedule before your first lesson.
  • Avoid making a big payment upfront for a month of lessons until you're comfortable with the teacher.

What questions do I ask when choosing a guitar teacher?

To find the right guitar teacher, you can ask them these questions:

  • What kind of music degree do you have?
  • How many years of experience do you have in teaching guitar?
  • Can I have a free trial lesson to see if your teaching style helps me?
  • What is the average age of your students?
  • Will you assign me finger exercises as homework?
  • How often should I practice between lessons?
  • What textbooks do I need, and where can I buy used ones?
  • How many guitar-playing styles are you an expert in?
  • Can you modify your teaching style to suit my learning abilities?
  • What should I bring to our lessons, and how long is each one?
  • Can I get a copy of our schedule, agreement, and payment terms?
  • What is your policy if I have to cancel a class due to an emergency?
  • Can I choose some of my favorite songs to learn on the guitar?

Reviews for Marlborough guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Marlborough area.
Michael G.
What I like most about Russell is that he is such an enthusiast and encyclopedic savant of modern and classic folk, rock, blues and country. If he doesn't know the song from memory, he'll fire it up on his phone and figure it out in real time. And he readily adjusts to what you want and need. If you just want a partner to play with, that's fine with him. If you want to go deep on music theory, he's there for you as well.
Russell Chud Music Lessons
Wes A.
Adam is a very knowledgeable music teaching, proficient with several instruments. He is patient, and adjust lessons to the student's needs. I had him as a mandolin teacher for seven years and was very happy with his teaching.
Adam Sweet Teaches Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar and Banjo
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