Find a electric guitar lessons in New York, NY

Find electric guitar lessons in New York, NY

Find electric guitar lessons in New York, NY

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Top 10 electric guitar lessons in New York, NY

Students agree: these teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Silvan Joray

Silvan Joray

5.0(2)
2 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Vincent M. says, "The lessons with Silvan were very helpful for me. He understands perfectly how to bring the student closer to playing the guitar technically and musically. Silvan picked me up from my score and opened up ways for me to progress. I am very grateful to him for that." Read more
Easy Guitar Lessons

Easy Guitar Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves New York, NY
The main objective of the Private Customized Lessons, at all levels, is to have fun in a relaxed atmosphere which will encourage the student to realize his / her Full Potential. My Teaching Method is simple - through your instrument of choice, you will learn how music is constructed and applied. Along with this, various Techniques will be learnt that are able to be utilized in any style. You will build skills in Improvising, Rhythm, Melody, Dexterity and more, which will give you freedom to create and / or play anything. Basically, learn and understand all the rules then feel free to break them. Songwriters are welcome to come and thrash out...
Daniel Moreno Music

Daniel Moreno Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
I love teaching students who are passionate about honing their musical skills. My goal is to pass along all my years of training and studying music and making it a fun and easy process. Ive performed in venues all over New york City from Arlenes Grocery to the Morgan Library,Frick Collection, and Carnegie Hall. I hold a masters degree in musical erformance from The Mannes College of Music at The New School.
Samuel J Roland

Samuel J Roland

4.0(1)
Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Dennis J S. says, "Easy to work with very flexible" Read more
Philip J Mateo Music

Philip J Mateo Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
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!
Davey T

Davey T

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

Your electric guitar questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do electric guitar lessons cost near me?

Electric guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per session with lengths of 30 to 60 minutes each. Private tuition costs $45 to $70 per hour, while group sessions are more wallet-friendly at $25 to $35 per class.

  • For ongoing classes, you'll pay $170 to $315 per month with the prepaid discount.
  • Online lessons cost anywhere from $35 to $55 per hour and let you jam with a teacher from the comfort of your own home.

Are electric guitar lessons worth it?

Electric guitar lessons are worth it if you want to learn more at a faster pace, develop a better technique, and get customized instructions to improve your style. Only an experienced electric guitar player can understand how to help you improve, so don't settle for a general guitar instructor.

What age is good to start electric guitar lessons?

A good age for kids to start electric guitar lessons is from 6 to 10 years old. Another indication they're ready to learn is whenever they're physically able to hold the guitar and have the hand strength to press the strings.

Adults of all ages can also start electric guitar lessons at any time. With the right guidance and consistent practice, anyone can master the electric guitar.

How many lessons does it take to learn electric guitar?

The number of lessons it takes you to learn electric guitar depends on your goals and how much time you dedicate to practicing those epic solos. Playing a simple tune might take 2 to 6 months of weekly classes.

If you're aiming to rock out like a pro, expect a time investment of 4 to 10 years.

Are acoustic and electric guitar lessons the same?

Acoustic and electric guitar lessons aren't the same because these are two entirely different instruments with unique equipment features.

Learning to play electric guitar requires:

  • Knowing how to use an amplifier and pedals that create sound effects
  • Understanding how to adjust the speaker connection
  • Knowledge of genres like rock, metal, blues, and jazz
  • Special techniques like power chords, palm muting, and string bending

Learning to play an acoustic guitar means you focus on classical, folk, country, pop, or blues music. A pick is optional in acoustic lessons, and you don't need amplifiers or cables. Acoustic teachers also place more emphasis on fingerpicking patterns.

How do I find the best electric guitar lessons near me?

You can find the best electric guitar lessons nearby to suit your needs by checking out our teacher listings her on the Lessons website. Your local music stores are also great places to start when scouting for the best guitar instructors.

Before making a decision, you should:

  • Compare prices from 3 different teachers and ask what their lessons include.
  • Check out their reviews on Google and Lessons.
  • Request for a references list of past students to verify their track record.
  • Ask for opinions from other parents on what their kids think of the teacher.
  • Obtain a written schedule and contract before the first lesson.
  • Pay for a couple of sessions to see what you think before fully committing to a month's worth of lessons.

What questions do I ask when choosing an electric guitar teacher?

Ask potential electric guitar teacher these questions before hiring:

  • Did you study music in school, and what qualifications did you earn?
  • How long have you been teaching electric guitar?
  • Can I sample a lesson to gauge if your teaching style suits me?
  • What's the average age of your students?
  • What type of electric guitar would you recommend for me?
  • Will you assign homework, and how much practice should I put in?
  • What resources or books would you recommend for learning electric guitar?
  • Can you adapt your teaching methodology if I'm struggling with a concept?
  • What should I bring to class, and how long does each session last?
  • Could I get a copy of our timetable and contract terms?
  • What's your policy regarding missed classes due to unforeseen circumstances?
  • Can I choose some songs that I'd love to learn?

Reviews for New York electric guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the New York area.
Connor C.
Easy going, brilliant Instructor. Easily identifies any problems and has given me good feedback and practice regimes. Incredibly punctual and responsive as well has helped make music theory seem less like a far reach subject for myself.
Silvan Joray
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