Find a guitar teacher in Passaic, NJ

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Top 10 guitar teachers in Passaic, NJ

Students agree: these Passaic guitar lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
The River Music Lessons

The River Music Lessons

5.0(1)
Offers online services
5+ years in business
Serves Passaic, NJ
Sarah J. says, "Sebastian is an amazing teacher, I highly recommend learning from him. He takes the time to meet you where you are and is very patient with new students. Sebastian is extremely talented and I am excited to continue lessons with him!!" Read more
Philip J Mateo Music

Philip J Mateo Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves Passaic, NJ
Hello there! My name is Phil and I am a professionally trained and licensed music teacher! I received my degree in 2020 from NJCU. I am specialized in Classical and Pop Guitar and Music Theory/Composition up to the Undergraduate level. I also have experience music production! I am dedicated, flexible, and always available! Please do not hesitate to ask a question!
Michael Hilgendorf

Michael Hilgendorf

New on Lessons
Offers online services
6+ years in business
Serves Passaic, NJ
Hello all! Thank you for your interest in studying with me. I am a conservatory trained jazz guitarist currently residing in NYC, where I perform regularly as a sideman in the city's jazz scene, as well as in the pop/rock scene. Education is one of the most beautiful and essential components of being a well-rounded musician: It is our duty as musicians to take the skills we've developed and pass them on to the next generation, supporting them and giving them the courage to develop themselves, no matter what level. Because of this passion, I always carve out time to take on students of all ages, skill levels, and backgrounds! Here are some
Mark Fabian Enterprises

Mark Fabian Enterprises

5.0(2)
4 hires on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves Passaic, NJ
Kimberly P. says, "Mark has a very engaging demeanor. My son connected with him right away. My son has made amazing progress after only a few lessons. Mark clearly loves the guitar and it shows in the way he teaches. I couldn't be happier." Read more
Davey T

Davey T

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Passaic, NJ
Real musician with experience in learning to read understand various forms of music pertaining to melody, harmony ,theory and technique

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 Passaic guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Passaic area.
Randa H.
Works with student and optimizes experience
Mark Fabian Enterprises
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