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Durham Guitar Lessons

Cary School Of Creative Arts

Cary School Of Creative Arts

5.0 15 Reviews
Choose this music teacher if you want to learn the guitar basics. Let this expert educate you. Just hire Tom Hutchison who provides guitar learning for beginners, as well as lessons for mandolin and banjo.
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Backwoods Music Studio

Backwoods Music Studio

5.0 11 Reviews
Learn how to play acoustic guitars at Backwoods Music Studio. Rob Little is a professional musician who provide a broad variety of music classes for children and adults. This pro has gained several awesome customer reviews.
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Owen Hurter Guitar Lessons

Owen Hurter Guitar Lessons

5.0 7 Reviews
Improve your music skills and take guitar courses from this team. This instructor offers beginner and intermediate acoustic guitar lessons. This guitar instructor has been in the guitar tutorial industry for several years.
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Da Capo Al Coda

Da Capo Al Coda

4.3 3 Reviews
Da Capo Al Coda is formed by professional instructors and performers with the goal to inspire through positive and upbeat teaching styles, and encourage our students to reach their goals. Our studio has an artistic atmosphere; with beautiful practice rooms; and dedicated, experienced, and fun to work with instructors. DCAC studio is conveniently located steps away from a variety of restaurants, dentist, grocery store, physical tehrapy offices, the Southpoint Mall, and more in case you need to run some errands while your child is having a lesson! To learn more about DCAC studio visit our website, or stayed tuned to updates or demonstratio ... View Profile
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Wall Of Sound Music Center

Wall Of Sound Music Center

5.0 2 Reviews
Instructors are full-time musicians. We teach guitar, bass, drums, piano and vocal. We also have a band program. 
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Pennington Music

Pennington Music

Choose Philip Pennington to provide lessons in bass guitar for beginners. Philip Pennington is a professional who offers acoustic guitar lessons for beginners. This instructor has been offering local music lessons for many years.
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Richard LaReno Guitar Lessons

Richard LaReno Guitar Lessons

Spare yourself from going to random local music schools by hiring Richard. Aside from interactive guitar lessons, they also train their students to read music and guitar tabs. Their rates are reasonably priced.
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High Strung School Of Music

High Strung School Of Music

Gail Stewart is one of the top private music teachers in Durham. They offer private music lessons and playing musical instruments such as the guitar. Gail is one of the best guitar teachers who offer creative lessons, designed for individual needs and goals.
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Progressive Music Center

Progressive Music Center

Playing guitar doesn't have to be complicated. Progressive Music Center is a good choice. This pro also specializes in teaching home guitar lessons to children and adults.
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FALLS RIVER MUSIC

FALLS RIVER MUSIC

Do you want a guitar instructor who will cater to your specific interests and goals? Look no further and just hire this specialist. This pro has gained several awesome customer reviews.
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Z Street. Productions

Z Street. Productions

Zachary Steele provides guitar playing lessons in fun learning sessions. Zachary Steele specializes in acoustic guitar classes. This instructor also provides guitar theory and music reading courses.
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Hamptown Music Institute

Hamptown Music Institute

Ivan Hampden is one of the seasoned guitar tutors who will help improve your skill and talent. Ivan teaches students how to play their favorite songs. Ivan is one of the most talented guitar instructors who uses methods that are tailor-made to each student's needs.
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The Raleigh Music Academy

The Raleigh Music Academy

Thinking of hiring for some of the private music teachers in Raleigh who can help you with advanced guitar lessons? They also offer group classes and music workshops. This professional instructor also provides a stress free and fun class.
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SnakkDaddy Productions

SnakkDaddy Productions

Originally hailing from Chicago, Jay now makes his home a bit further south and east--in Raleigh, North Carolina. Jay is currently on a live haitus after seven years with regional powerhouse LOVE TRIBE. Jay also maintains a full teaching schedule, does the odd session, and is in the midst of authoring a book detailing fresh, logical, and concise theoretical and technical approaches to advanced lead guitar improvisation. Recent recording activities include a track on the Guitar Nine instrumental album, "Alien8 Yourself". In addition, Jay continues to bash away at the composition of "Hangman's Hand"--a rock opera/concept album that he hopes to ... View Profile
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Alderman Music Studios

Alderman Music Studios

Catherine Alderman handles enjoyable music classes for children and adults of any level. This instructor provides beginner acoustic guitar lessons. They also have music theory lessons.
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Melody Makers Studio

Melody Makers Studio

If you want to have quality guitar playing skills, hire musician Virginia Drill. This pro can help you with that. Hire this company now.
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10-4 Music

10-4 Music

Get quality classical guitar lessons from the pros of 10-4 Music. This provider also offers music theory and ear training sessions. This talented professional will teach you how to play this instrument.
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Give To Live Guitar Studios

Give To Live Guitar Studios

Improve your music skills and take guitar courses from this team. Check out Give To Live Guitar Studios today. Give has been studying and playing the instrument for many years.
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Music Beyond Measure Studios

Music Beyond Measure Studios

If you need to hire a devoted music teacher, check out this expert. This instructor offers beginner and intermediate acoustic guitar lessons. They specialize in teaching blues guitar lessons.
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Beautiful Music  Studios And J Michael Pope

Beautiful Music Studios And J Michael Pope

Hello, My Name is J Michael Pope. I have been teaching private music lessons for over 46 years.  I beileve in working with each student to find thier individual capacity for music expression and then assisting the passion and growth of that ability. Here is a video that covers most of my philosophy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ox9BupL4Mh0&t=16s
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Ben Palmer Music

Ben Palmer Music

Learn guitar the fun and easy way at Ben Palmer Music. Consider hiring Benjamin Palmer. Benjamin Palmer started offering electric guitar lessons 28 years ago.
Quarter Note Music

Quarter Note Music

Quarter Note Music is one of the best rated companies that offer local guitar lessons for beginners. They teach professional guitar lessons to a range of clients in Apex. Quarter is dedicated to assist students reach their goals.
Notasium Music School

Notasium Music School

Notasium has a separate area where young kids can take classes with a more focused musical curriculum and private lessons when they’re ready to learn an instrument all the way up to advanced levels. Whatever the age or ability, Notasium™ has something fun and musical for your child. Every couple of months, students are encouraged to perform on the Notasium stage for friends and family to show the progress they have made! ... View Profile
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Curtis Stith Music

Curtis Stith Music

My name is Curtis Stith. I'm a professional musician and music teacher. I do in-home lessons for kids and adults. My teaching philosophy is to foster and protect the joy that is inherent in music, especially in children. I use resources and teaching methods that keep students engaged, and interested, so that they can learn in ways they enjoy. I also strive to teach kids how to take initiative in their own learning experience, and over time I work towards achieving a lesson that is directed more and more by the student, as they become more comfortable being responsible for their musical education. When I was taking music lessons myself, I ... View Profile
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Mike Buckley Music

Mike Buckley Music

I have made it my mission to be a well-rounded musician and person. I believe that your life experiences in terms of travel, history, art, and personal relationships are a huge factor in learning more about music. I taught myself guitar as an early teenager, but soon after started taking private lessons with a great musician and later friend. Many of my teaching methods are based off how he taught me and prepared me for music school. I attended many clinics in high school, performed in the jazz combo for which I received the Louis Armstrong award, and performed with my own rock band outside of school at various clubs and outdoor events in tow ... View Profile
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Heritage Music Studio

Heritage Music Studio

Heritage Music Studio has been offering classical guitar lessons for beginners in Wake Forest for several years. Dan is a professional music teacher with many years of experience. This studio is among the local music teachers who have many years of guitar playing experience.
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Courses & Guides

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
Guitar Lessons

How much do guitar lessons cost?

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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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