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Raleigh Guitar Lessons

Cary School Of Creative Arts

Cary School Of Creative Arts

5.0 15 Reviews
Get Ready to Rock in our Music Department! CSCA offers instruction in literally any style of music from Rock, Jazz, and Fusion to Contemporary and Classical. 
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Backwoods Music Studio

Backwoods Music Studio

5.0 11 Reviews
Rob LittleI’ve been performing and playing guitar for over 40 years. Like many musicians my age I remember watching the Beatles on a small black & white TV in my parents bedroom and the impact it had on my desire to play any instrument. In 4th grade my parents enrolled me in the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music playing the trombone.  I learned the importance of music theory and musicianship in a formal brass band setting.  I continued playing Trombone, but a friend let me borrow his Sears "Stella" guitar and I was instantly hooked.  I was living and breathing all styles of music at a very young age and loving it. Ini ... View Profile
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Owen Hurter Guitar Lessons

Owen Hurter Guitar Lessons

5.0 7 Reviews
My teaching approach: I love to meet the students where they are at. The music they love is the music we will work on an from second lesson on you will start playing the music you love. My goal is to encourage you to be all you can be and to achieve all your goals! My influences are: Any creative musician. My guitar lessons take place in a studio at my home in Morrisville or in a location close to Briarcreek. I teach songwriting, chords, rhythm, soloing, theory, etc. I teach pop, rock, country, alternative, Christian Contemporary.  ... View Profile
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Alex Gordez Guitar Lessons

Alex Gordez Guitar Lessons

5.0 6 Reviews
I teach how to play Classical, Flanenco, Latin and Gypsy music with full jazz theory background . Any level. And that includes professional musicians as well.  Learn to play from the master. 
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Simpson School Of Music

Simpson School Of Music

5.0 4 Reviews
I use professional grade instruments, shape my approach to the needs and goals of the students, and am genuinely passionate about my time spent teaching music.
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
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, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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Clayton School Of Creative Arts

Clayton School Of Creative Arts

5.0 3 Reviews
We offer lesssons for just about every instrument as well as Visual Arts classes for all ages. Our Cary Studio has 15, 5 star ratings like this:    "Great music teachers. Best experience with voice, piano and digital recording lessons, my daughter is learning and improving her singing and piano every month, what I like the most is the friendly environment where my daughter is able to express herself choosing lessons that are not boring at all so she keeps interested at all times. Thank you Ms Dina, Mr Justin and Mr Tom." Maria M. In our music department we offer: Piano, Digital Keyboard, Guitar, Voice, Drums, Violin, Brass and ... View Profile
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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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SunFlower Studio

SunFlower Studio

5.0 1 Review
Are you looking for a music teacher for yourself or your child? My rate is $15/half hour or $25/45 minutes, $30/hour. Lessons are held in my home studio (112 Carrousel Lane, Cary, NC 27513). My musical background is in classical piano and classical guitar, though I also play other instruments including ukulele, violin/fiddle, viola, tin whistle, and zither (and offer exposure and exploration on any or all of those instruments as well upon request). I will be happy to show you the curriculums I am familiar with. Alternatively, you may have fun going to a music store (or Amazon) to select a different one. You may choose a repertoire book of yo ... View Profile
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Shane Bullis Music Instruction  (at Harry's Guitar Shop)

Shane Bullis Music Instruction (at Harry's Guitar Shop)

5.0 1 Review
I have served the public since 1996 with many satisfied customers.
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Guitar Lessons For All Ages

Guitar Lessons For All Ages

5.0 1 Review
I like to use student’s taste in Music and modern songs to teach lessons to help keep students entertained and enjoying their lessons.
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On The Move Music

On The Move Music

Music is my heart felt passion, and I thoroughly enjoy the opportunities of sharing my musical knowledge and experiences with my students. I am a degreed music teacher, who travels to teach in Raleigh and surrounding areas including Knightdale, Wendel, Garner and Clayton- having taught in these areas since 2007. I first began teaching guitar and piano during my music studies at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS. At the university and after receiving my degree in music education, I have taught and performed in various musical settings and venues which has included the genres of classical, jazz, blues, rock, folk an ... View Profile
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John Short Guitar Lessons

John Short Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I teach mostly rock based licks from the major,minor,blues,and pentatonic scales.I like Gibson les pauls and marshall amps,and some of my influences include Zakk Wylde,Slash,James Hetfield,Jimmy Page,Jimmy Hendrix,and the list goes on. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Guidance In Equipment Selection ... View Profile
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Corey Hoeppner Guitar Lessons

Corey Hoeppner Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I cater to each students individual learning style and their musical tastes. I am very patient and easy to get along with, and my students have fun during their lessons. My influences are: too many to list, all styles of music My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Raleigh and surrounding towns. i live in garner near johnston county Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Vocal Accompaniment, Slide ... View Profile
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Robert Grant Guitar Lessons

Robert Grant Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Versatile performer, recording artist and teacher in private lessons for over 30 years, Bob Grant brings his passion for sharing the joy of music everywhere he brings his instrument. My influences are: Influenced by Eddie Van Halen, Jimmy Page, Tony Iommi, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix and Robert Johnson to name a few, my journey in music began. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Everyday - Anytime Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jammin ... View Profile
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FALLS RIVER MUSIC

FALLS RIVER MUSIC

We offer private 30-min weekly Music Lessons for a variety of popular Instruments, and have excellent professional Instructors with a passion for sharing their Musical gifts and knowledge with their students.  Our instructors all have extensive experience as porfessional Musicians and many have Music Degrees as well. All of our Teachers have a genuine desire and passion for helping their students succeed and realize their musical goals. We are conveniently located in N Raleigh near the 540 with lots of parking, a comfy lounge with free WIFI, and instruments for sale and rental as well. ... View Profile
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Randy Reed Guitar Lessons

Randy Reed Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Working to bring out the natural abilities of my students, helping them perfect the art of performing and giving them the confidence to know what works best for them to support their own stylistically correct renditions of music. My influences are: Segovia, Bream, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Stravinsky, Joni Mitchell, Peter Gabriel, Bossa-Nova, Leo Brouwer, Ponce, Barrios, Pop, all Classical periods, Modern etc. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Classical Guitar and beginning and folk guitar styles Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Finger ... View Profile
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Daniel Coleman Guitar Lessons

Daniel Coleman Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Easygoing. patient , encouraging. Professional performer, music degree as guitar major. All ages welcome. Guitar hero songs are taught. Read notes or tab. From rock to acoustic bluegrass or open tuning, I will help you. 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, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection ... View Profile
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Mike Nicholson Guitar Lessons

Mike Nicholson Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have been playing guitar since 1976. I started teaching in 1981. I am proficient in rock, blues, folk, pop, country. I also teach bass, beginner drums and mandolin. My influences are: Jimmy Page, Brian May, Ritchie Blackmore, Tony Iommi, Roger McGuinn, Steve Jones, Ace Frehley, Dave Gregory, Rick Nielson, Keith Richards, Rich Robinson, Robert Fripp, Steve Howe, Cliff Gallupp, Scotty Moore, Chet Atkins, Brent Mason, James Burton, Vince Gill. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Any day but Friday and Sunday. Guitar Techniques: Lead g ... View Profile
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Su Leone Guitar Lessons

Su Leone Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Each lesson is tailored to the student's needs -- one-on-one instruction (or shared lessons) by a state-certified music teacher -- music reading skills and exposure to many styles -- children and adults welcome -- piano, flute, violin and recorder instruction also available My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: In my N. Raleigh studio: $25 per 30-minute lesson weekly At your Raleigh home ... View Profile
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Brad Newell Guitar Lessons

Brad Newell Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Studied at NC Shool of the Arts and Berklee in Boston. Practical experience in rock , jazz, and bluegrass groups, as well as classical guitar and singer songwriter performances. My teaching approach starts with a bedrock of music info that everyone needs to know, and then adresses the type of music the student wants to learn in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: 1850 Markham St. ( Off Ninth in Durham) Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompani ... View Profile
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Nabeel Kandah Guitar Lessons

Nabeel Kandah Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: For pure beginners, we start out learning the most important open-string chords and then develop a sense of rhythm - strumming patters, classic chord progressions, folk-guitar styles - then we move to movable bar chords - root 6, root 5 and root 4. We master various blues guitar chord progressions and styles and then learn important rock scales to prepare for soloing and improvisation. My influences are: British classic rock, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Ritchie Blackmore, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, the Beatles. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the f ... View Profile
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Larry Burlison Guitar Lessons

Larry Burlison Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Hip, fun, and useful guitar lessons. Acoustic and Electric. Reliable full-time guitar teacher with 30+ students a week. Over 10 years of teaching experience. Years of experience on stage in original touring Hard Rock bands. Teacher's current band has an international release, reviews, and recent writeups in Premier Guitar Magazine, Decibel Magazine, and Vintage Guitar Magazine. Lessons are once a week in your home. Save time. I come to you! Great for home-schoolers or during track out! Affordable prices. Flexible payments and flexible lesson times. My influences are: Ritchie Blackmore. Yngwie Malmsteen. Adrian Smith, ... View Profile
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Trent Boswell Guitar Lessons

Trent Boswell Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: You'll learn a combination of practical application (learning songs) and mechanics (scales, theory, ear training, chord construction, sight reading, etc). We'll spend time showing you how to jam with other people effectively and write your own material (if you want to). You'll learn relaxation skills to conquer fear of playing in front of others as well. It will be challenging and a lot of fun. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises ... View Profile
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Tim Carless Guitar Lessons

Tim Carless Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Email for specific details. 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, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection
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Paulo Lopes Guitar Lessons

Paulo Lopes Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: As experienced teacher, I recognize that each student is an individual with their own unique musical sensibility and learning capability. Building on their interest and level of commitment, our gentle approach patiently explores students' potential to enhance their creativity, composition skills, and music perception. My deepest hope is that our students will cultivate a lifelong love and appreciation for music. My influences are: http://playmusicnow.us/teachers/paulo.html My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Music Explorium 5314 Hwy 55, Su ... View Profile
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Jason Derrick Guitar Lessons

Jason Derrick Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: My teaching approach is very student-centered- I teach what my students want to learn! Additionally, my teaching is very song-based, in that, I use songs to teach fundamental concepts rather than a bunch of drills and exercises. I believe, especially for beginners, it's critical to keep motivation at a high level, as that is what will ultimately keep beginners from burning out early. Learning guitar is not particularly easy, but I firmly believe anyone with the right guidance and dedication can learn to rock! More about me here: http://www.tarheelguitar.com/my-teaching/teaching-philosophy/ My influences are: My influe ... View Profile
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Progressive Music Center

Progressive Music Center

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Since 1992 our guitar lessons have offered tailored curriculums designed for beginning, intermediate & advanced guitar students for all ages. We are a Fender Certified teaching program and we use the latest technology in equipment & teaching methods, making our lessons one of the country’s most recognized industry leaders in music lesson innovation. Members of NAMM, MENC & GAMA. Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 9PM Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM Closed Sunday Guitar Techniques: Le ... View Profile
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Progressive Music Center

Progressive Music Center

Progressive Music Center has a 20 year history and we are considered an industry trend setter with best practices and methods. We are also nationally recognized by our trade organizations for outstanding service in the music lessons field.
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Mark Nashland Guitar Lessons

Mark Nashland Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I've been playing the guitar for about 5 years now. I've played in a few bands, and jamed out at my friends house numerous times. I've also had two years of guitar ensemble classes at my school. My method of teaching will be a fun easy environment. I will teach my students whatever they want within reason. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: In my house in Apex NC Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Finge ... 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.