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The Note Factory

The Note Factory

5.0 11 Reviews
My name is Mike Zampi and I teach music instruction in Columbia and Severna Park in Acoustic, Electric, Instrumental, Folk, Open Tunings, Jazz, Lead, Blues, and Rock guitar.I also teach bass, drums, percussion, steel drums, ukele, vocals, lyric writing, production, engineering, and songwriting.I've been teaching music instruction for 28 years and my goal is turn each student into a musician by reading music, understanding note values, and learning the art of playing by ear.  I have been a professional musician for 46 years and have released seven personal CDs and two DVDs.  I have also produced and engineered 100's of regional music ... View Profile
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Larry Hoffman Music

Larry Hoffman Music

5.0 3 Reviews
I teach all Levels and Styles of folk, blues, and jazz guitar as well as all levels of music theory. My fees are $60 an hour / $35 a half-hour Details of my program: I teach students to understand the instrument --and music --in such a way as to prepare them for whatever styles of music they choose to play. I will teach you how to play and improvise over songs of all styles, as well as how to create your own arrangements of songs that you choose, in any idiom, as well as creating your own songs. SONGS -- students choose the songs that they most want to play, and I coach them as they create individual arrangements. Songwriting and arranging is ... View Profile
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EW Guitar Lessons

EW Guitar Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
My name is Earle Wood and I give private guitar lessons to people of all ages in the Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Fort Meade and Annapolis area.  If you’re a beginner, I can help you get started and teach you how to play the songs you love. If you’ve already been playing guitar a bit but want to hone your skills, I can do that too! I’m here to help you become a better guitar player. I can teach at your home or you can come to my studio. My studio is centrally located in Glen Burnie, a town in northern Anne Arundel County, just south ofBaltimore. I serve the areas around Baltimore ... View Profile
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Jason Free Guitar Lessons

Jason Free Guitar Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
My teaching approach: I'll help you set up musical goals, and give you customized exercises and weekly challenges until you achieve them. My approach is based on creativity and self competition. I offer help preparing for auditions, recording, songwriting, soloing, improv., music theory, sight reading, performance, fretboard logic, chord and scale systems, guitar maintenance and repair. All ages and styles welcome. Children 5 years and older. Your first lesson is free, or get six lessons for the price of four. My influences are: I love all music. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with m ... View Profile
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Apollo Music Production, LLC

Apollo Music Production, LLC

5.0 2 Reviews
We offer lessons in recording, mixing, guitar and bass! 
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Inner Sound Music Lessons & More

Inner Sound Music Lessons & More

5.0 2 Reviews
We are a locally owned and operated family business with children of our own in the local school system. Our goal is to provide quality instruments and fantastic musical instruction in a clean, safe learning environment. We aim to provide you with a one-stop shopping experience for all of your musical needs, from a guitar pick or clarinet reed to instruction on the instrument of your choice, we aim to have it in here.
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Guitar Lessons With Karen Goldberg

Guitar Lessons With Karen Goldberg

4.0 1 Review
GUITAR LESSONS WITH KAREN GOLDBERG Since 2000, I've taught both electric and acoustic guitar, Mondays-Saturdays at my home in Reisterstown. I have a Bachelor's degree in Teaching from Towson University. I ask folks to set up and pay for lessons by the month (minimum of 4 per month,) I teach what I call recreational guitar; learning to play the songs and styles you like, and incorporating some music theory as we go. I make sure that our lessons retain the joy and fun that music can inspire, while learning to play an instrument. ... View Profile
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Zachary Grim Lessons

Zachary Grim Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Teaching Philosophy My goal as a teacher is to help my students play music and achieve their individual goals while getting the best possible sound from the guitar. After a solid musical foundation is established, I have found that technique is learned best when in tandem with repertoire that supports it. While I encourage my students to explore various and any genres of music, I do request that my students are open to learning technique as it equips the student with the skills necessary to tackle any genre of music. Student Materials Materials that are required for a successful experience in both lessons and practice include: An instrument, ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I offer private guitar and bass lessons for all levels, from beginners to the advanced. My students are taught music theory and receive excellent instruction in fretboard knowledge providing the baseline skills necessary to achieve their musical goals. As your instructor, I will personalize your lessons. If you are unsure of what direction you want to take, I can help you discover what suits you. My methodology includes breaking down the complexities of music playing and technique into smaller, more manageable exercises. I encourage developing a balance between the technical and the creative aspects of playing the guitar. Learning music helps ... View Profile
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American Music Studio

American Music Studio

5.0 1 Review
Hello! I'm Brett Workman, owner of American Music Studio. We’re an Annapolis Maryland based Virtual Music Studio, mixing music lessons and recording services to offer a 21st century approach to learning music. We give lessons in Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Voice, Song Writing, and Digital Production.  We’d like to start you off with a Free Trial Lesson. This let’s us get to know what your goals are so we can pair you with the right teacher and begin putting together the materials and songs for future lessons. After your trial you may choose from the following classes... If you have any questions at all regarding wh ... View Profile
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Andrew Waldron Guitar Lessons

Andrew Waldron Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I teach exactly what the student wants to know to stay interested. If they just want to learn to strum a few chords or if they want to join a band learn leads or write, I can guide them in all those areas. My influences are: Pat Metheny, Steve Morse, Mike Stern, Joe Satriani, Eddie Van Halen My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Columbia; Laurel; Ellicott City; Elkridge; Clarksville Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Musi ... View Profile
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Mark Beauchemin Guitar Lessons

Mark Beauchemin Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Getting his start in the power-pop band SR-71, Mark Beauchemin made a name for himself with his melodic ear and intense stage presence. Their debut album Now You See Inside (RCA) produced by Gil Norton (Pixies, Foo Fighters) went gold on the legs of the first single 'Right Now.' After two years of touring capped off by opening for Bon Jovi, and a second release, the band dismantled. Taking some time off and concentrating on writing and recording Mark got the call to audition for Vanessa Carlton. It was immediately obvious that he was the perfect choice for the Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/pianist. After appearing o ... View Profile
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Daniel Amodio Guitar Lessons

Daniel Amodio Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Learning is supposed to be fun. I employ a teaching philosophy to keep students interested and motivated! No matter how old or young. I have over 6 years of working and teaching experience in the music industry. My experience ranges from playing and teaching, to recording and music business. I have operated a recording studio as an engineer, and been on the opposite side; as a recording musician. I have worked in music retail and management; but have also been in bands and done marketing. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My Home in Pasadena, ... View Profile
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Randy Austin Jr. Guitar Lessons

Randy Austin Jr. Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Experience has taught me that students "take it in" many different ways. I hone my approach to the student in front of me. I do encourage all to read some, be it tab. or trad. notation. I've played rock.C&W, jazz & show gigs and currently lead a church band. I also run a project studio. Also teach lap-steel guitar, songwriting, & keyboard for ham-fisted guitar players! My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio, Towson Md. Guitar Lessons with me take place in the follown, Recording and Production, Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Vocal Accompanimen ... View Profile
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Frank Grocholski Guitar Lessons

Frank Grocholski Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have been teaching and performing professionally for 13 years. Over that time I have been lucky to travel all around the world to entertain. When it comes to teaching, I like to keep a very fun and relaxed environment and have my students perform! I was the head guitar teacher at The School of Rock for 2 years. Check out my site for full bio!!! My influences are: The Beatles, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, SRV, Led Zepelin, Steve Vai, Dream Theater, Rush, Yes, Zappa (All), Chet Atkins, Brad Paisley, Iron Maiden, Warren DiMartini(RATT), Michael Ripoll, Peter Thorn, and many many others..... My guitar lessons take place in: ... View Profile
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Trevs Guitar Lessons

Trevs Guitar Lessons

Hello, I am 17 years old. I've Been Playing guitar for 9 years now. I have accomplished many goals with my guitar. I have gotten into two arts school, Barbara Ingram school for the arts, and I'm attending Baltimore school for the arts as a senior. I am very polite and nice! And I love to teach!
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Eric Balli Guitar Lessons

Eric Balli Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have played guitar for 22 years and have taught for 8. I play hard rock/heavy metal, church/praise music, and classical guitar. I communicate well with students and work great with kids (suggested age of 12 and older). My influences are: My guitar heros are diverse and include Hendrix, Steve Vai, Andy McKee, Julian Bream, David Russell, and Perf de Castro. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Ramstein AB, Germany. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Song Writing, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, ... View Profile
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Ryan Raines Guitar Lessons

Ryan Raines Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Practical skills and understanding. This is a careful balance of technique and music theory. I sum up years of theory class into three easy steps and combine that with practical examples. I enjoy teaching all ages of students, children as well as older adults, and try to cater each lesson to the student’s goals using recording technology and various instruments to simulate real situations. My influences are: All the music I have ever heard has influenced me in some ways. I am a lover and student of all genres of music, from Pop to Heavy Metal to Reggae. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the stud ... View Profile
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David Huber Guitar Lessons

David Huber Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I graduated from James Madison University in 2002. At JMU I studied music theory and classical guitar performance. Upon graduating I took a guitar teaching job at Beverly's Music Emporium in Bel Air, MD. There I had many guitar students of all ages. I left Beverly's in 2006 to start my own teaching studio in Baltimore City. My teaching approach is geared to the student's preferences. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, ... View Profile
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Michael Cassidy Guitar Lessons

Michael Cassidy Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Self Expression By giving a clear understanding of music to my students and expanding their technical ability, I have helped many of them achieve freedom of expression, and IÕm sure I can help you. Michael Cassidy My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection ... View Profile
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Jasons Music Center

Jasons Music Center

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Great teachers make great players! Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Music Styles Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, R & B Guitar, Metal Guitar, Pop Guitar, Jazz Guitar
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Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe

Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: we offer half hour private lessons once a week. we tailor the music instruction to the desires of the student. if you want to learn lead, then we teach you lead. if you want to learn rhythm, then we teach you rhythm. all of our instructors are professional music instructors who also perform music live in the baltimore area. Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar Music Styles Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, Folk Guitar, Country Guitar, Alternative Guitar, Bluegrass Guitar, Classical Guitar, Pop Guitar, Jazz ... View Profile
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Bill's Music

Bill's Music

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Please visit our individual instructor's bios by clicking on Lessons and then clicking on Meet the Instructors on our billsmusic.com website. Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection Music Styles: Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, Folk Gui ... View Profile
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Mark Koons Music Instruction

Mark Koons Music Instruction

Mark Koons is a guitarist and music educator in Baltimore, MD.  His recent performances include the pit orchestra of Dominion Stage’s Carrie: The Musical, the D.C. Rock n’ Roll Marathon, and the Mother's Day celebration at James Charles Winery & Vineyard.  As an educator, Mark is a contracted music instructor in Maryland and Northern Virginia.  He is also a jazz guitar and jazz bass coach for Loudoun County Public Schools.  This summer Mark continues graduate study at Loyola University Maryland, simultaneously pursuing his classroom teaching certification and Master of Arts in Teaching.  Mark is ... View Profile
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Tom Lawrence Music

Tom Lawrence Music

I have 30 years experience teaching guitar and have taught over a thousand students how to play. I have refined a method that gets results quickly and makes learning fun. 
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Lutherville Music School

Lutherville Music School

Lutherville Music School features patient, university trained instructors, comfortable studios with high quality instruments. Comfortable waiting area with free WI-Fi for parents. We teach lessons on the most popular instruments, PIANO-GUITAR-VOICE-DRUMS-FLUTE-VIOLIN We also feature a ROCK SCHOOL/BAND program for students who want a more rock/pop experience.  No long-term contracts and convenient scheduling, with sibling discounts. Our on-site Recital Hall insures ample performance opportunities.  Our goal is for you or your child to enjoy the process and result of making music.  ... View Profile
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Jay Powser Guitar Lessons

Jay Powser Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I'm a professional musician currently offering private instruction in Guitar, Bass, and Mandolin. My curriculum is quite unique; I have a formal outline available to anyone interested. Just contact me via email. My approach tends to be focused more on creativity and music itself, rather than recital. I teach all levels; starting from the basics to the highest levels of technique and theory. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I currently live in Parkville, MD, and teach out of my home Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Song ... View Profile
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Music & Arts

Music & Arts

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: At Music & Arts, we believe that private lessons are the building blocks to a lifelong relationship with music. Our strong commitment to music education is fundamental to our business, and we work hard to find instructors who are experts in their field/instrument. Today we teach over one million lessons each year at Music & Arts. Lessons are customized to each student’s interest and abilities. Instructors are pre-screened for your safety and undergo a thorough background check Lessons are fun and offer students with multiple perform ... View Profile
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Scott Montgomery Guitar Lessons

Scott Montgomery Guitar Lessons

My name is Scott Montgomery and I'm the guitarist for pop rock band 3PM. We have done two Vans Warped Tours, east coast touring, and have recorded three full length albums with a platinum record producer. When I'm not on the road I love to teach lessons at home, and I can teach through Skype 365 days a year. From being in a band for 5 years I have lots of different types of experience and I like to pass this experience onto my students. I was in the same position as beginners at one point and I pushed myself so hard to get great results and I like to do the same with everyone else who wants to learn guitar, music theory, songwriting, and more ... View Profile
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Gary Slavinsky Guitar Lessons

Gary Slavinsky Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have been gigging since 1973 and recently opened up for Josh Groban. I am a conservatory grad and a board-certified music therapist. My job as a teacher is to assess how you learn and to use the teaching methods that work for you. If you are a beginner or a working musician, I can move you along toward your goal, using the music that you love. I teach Piano and Bass as well. Special needs? Yes! My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises ... View Profile
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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.