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Cleveland Guitar Lessons

Thrive Arts Center

Thrive Arts Center

5.0 8 Reviews
Our music lessons encourage, foster and nurture a young musician’s personal growth. Instructors are trained to understand your child’s learning style and personality for a true student-centered experience.  Each instructor was invited to join our Thrive Arts Family because of their passionate commitment to quality, consistency, collaboration, and valuing each student's individual learning style, whether young child or adult.  ... View Profile
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George Gecik Guitar Lessons

George Gecik Guitar Lessons

5.0 6 Reviews
I have over 40 years teaching experience.  Am adjunct professsor at Lakeland Community College and Cuyahoga Community College.  I was head of the guitar department for 15 years at Youngstown State U. Dana School of music.  Owned and ran an entertainment agency over 20 years.  Playing in one of the many bands I booked. Teach reading, classical, jazz, blues, fingerpicking, flatpicking, theory, and more.  Find me on Facebook and Linked In.  I can send you videos of some of my students ... View Profile
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McMingus Guitar Instruction

McMingus Guitar Instruction

5.0 3 Reviews
Teaching is its own reward so getting a chance to help someone learn the thing I'm most passionate about is the most important to me. I actually care and I truly want my students to succeed. 
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Marc Cipollone, Guitar Teacher

Marc Cipollone, Guitar Teacher

5.0 2 Reviews
My goal as a guitar teacher is to share the knowledge and understanding of music with students and transform them into confident musicians, all while teaching them how to feel the music, not just hear it.
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Portage Music Lessons LLC

Portage Music Lessons LLC

5.0 1 Review
James McGurer is an experienced music teacher in Northeast Ohio for 3 years. James graduated from the Atlanta Institute of Music in 2013 with a degree in Guitar Musicianship. He has played many large venues such as The House of Blues, Peabody's, Kent Stage and many more. James has played in other local classic rock bands, has a solo country project and a metal project. James is very laid back and really goes the extra mile out of the classroom to prepare lesson plans for students. His main goal is to make you the best guitar player you can be and fix technical issues that can be problematic down the road. ... View Profile
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Great Lakes School Of Music

Great Lakes School Of Music

5.0 1 Review
GLSM offers music lesson and classes for ages 3 and up!  We have regular performances, flexible scheduling and easy payment options!  We're conveniently located near I-271! Do you dream of selling out stadiums with your voice or guitar skills? Well, you’re in luck! Great Lakes School of Music located in Mayfield Heights, Ohio offers music lessons and voice training to residents from Chesterland to Cleveland. We offer a fun place to learn musical skills, as well as make lifelong friends! ... View Profile
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Avon School Of Music

Avon School Of Music

5.0 1 Review
Full instruction in all instruments and voice for all ages and skill levels, theory classes, optional recitals.  Many of our teachers are award-winning with post-graduate degrees.  All of them relate very well with students.
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Josh Nebozuk Guitar Lessons

Josh Nebozuk Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Specializing in guitar, bass, and drum lessons, I'm a 25 year old Cleveland native, been playing since age 11 and teaching since age 18. A student of the blues, I've played in many different styles of bands, and regularly play solo acoustic gigs. I have a love for everything that grooves, from funk to punk rock and back again. My students enjoy personalized lesson plans, brought to their front door. I personally guarantee you will be up and running after our first session together. My influences are: Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson, Jaco Pastorius, Jerry Garcia, Miles Davis, and Flea. My guitar lessons take place in: The ... View Profile
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Paul Harvey Guitar Lessons

Paul Harvey Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Fun is key and you won't be buried in scales and repetitive exercises. Students are encouraged to work outside of their comfort zone when practicing. Students are exposed to chord basics from day one with the goal of completing a goal song in the first several weeks. The first half of each lesson focuses on new skills, while the second half of the lesson is used to break down goal songs to apply learned skills. My influences are: Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Who, R.E.M., Matchbox 20, Third Eye Blind, The Fray, BB King and more every day. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me ... View Profile
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James Flood Guitar Lessons

James Flood Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I provide students the tools they need to most successfully attain their goals for the guitar, whether those goals are very modest, very ambitious, or somewhere in between. Helping students achieve what they are most enthusiastic about is what is most rewarding to me. To help reach these goals, I give students a foundation in sound guitar technique and general musical skills, as these are both paramount to bringing out the best in the student’s potential. Trained in the Aaron Shearer tradition of classical guitar technique, I emphasize minimizing tension to achieve greater precision, speed, fluidness, good tone, stamina, ... View Profile
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Taylor Netzler Guitar Lessons

Taylor Netzler Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have a unique style of teaching that I have developed from my experience teaching students and learning from master guitarists such as Neil Zaza. I have alot of experience working with younger children, I taught guitar clinics at Lakewood High to middle-schoolers and founded the LHS guitar club. I play in many bands, such as Waterband, Outlaws I&I (Reggae), 70 Lewis, and others. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Cuyahoga County (Lakewood, Westpark, Fairview, North Olmstead, Rocky River, etc.) Guitar Techniques: Guidan ... View Profile
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Brett Ridgeway Guitar Lessons

Brett Ridgeway Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Anyone can make music...regardless of age, musical ability or knowledge! Many never try to play an instrument because they have a fear of music or the inability to read standard notation. Yet traditional music was not taught by reading standard notation. My influences are: I teach beginner and intermediatte guitar rather than styles and influences. I teach good basics and fundamentals. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Twinsburg, Willoughby, Northfield Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Performance, Jamming Skills ... View Profile
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REAL FUNdamentals Of Music System - Lessons Customized To Each Student

REAL FUNdamentals Of Music System - Lessons Customized To Each Student

I offer the highest quality music lessons at the most affordable price can and I have had great success teaching all students from youth to adult with over 3,000 lessons taught. REAL FUNdamentals of Music is my unique teaching method and system that is customized to each student's needs. The method emphasizes: 1) building strong instrumental skill sets and fundamentals through active playing instruction, 2) building short-term to long-term lesson plans and skill sets, and 3) delivering each lesson agenda that is tailored to each student's pace, goals and interests in songs, artists and genres, all in a way that makes learning and le ... View Profile
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Fairmount School Of Music

Fairmount School Of Music

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: The Fairmount School is a coalition of professional musicians from diverse backgrounds of musical styles that include classical, folk, jazz, blues, flamenco, bluegrass, rock heavy metal, R&B and Gospel. Our instructors offer lessons on guitars, banjo, clarinet, saxophones, flute, trumpet, trombone, drums, piano, violin, string bass, ukulele and voice. During certain semesters, a drum and a guitar teacher offer a Rock Class. Our Flamenco guitar teacher has a Flamenco class for some of his advanced students who are interested. Gui ... View Profile
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Great Lakes School Of Music

Great Lakes School Of Music

We accept students from age three and up! For quality music lessons in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, Great Lakes School of Music is the premier choice for music instruction! We offer private lessons, partnered lessons, and early childhood music education. Our music teachers are experienced, undergo background checks, and have degrees, so you can rely on our experienced staff.
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Royalton Music Center

Royalton Music Center

Royalton Music Center’s nationally-recognized lesson program is here for you. Royalton Music Center is dedicated to providing the best in music education that we can offer. We currently bring together over 40 degreed instructors who teach more than 650 students every week.  Our specialists have years of teaching experience and are also performing professional musicians. In addition to private lessons, we also have numerous playing opportunities offered throughout the year including master classes, recitals, group classes, and ensembles. ... View Profile
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The Music Settlement

The Music Settlement

More than 100 years of providing music instruction to Northeast Ohioans, including music enrichment for babies and children, private lessons from ages 3-99, and ensembles for most levels of experience. Named "Best Music Instruction" by Cleveland Magazine the past two conescutive years!
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Music Therapy Enrichment Center, Inc. (MTEC)

Music Therapy Enrichment Center, Inc. (MTEC)

Music Therapy Enrichment Center, Inc. (MTEC) was founded in 2001 and provides the highest quality services, making music accessible to people of all ages and abilities. Our qualified professionals focus on building relationships with each individual and organization we work with. MTEC…Bringing Music to Life! Individual Music Lessonsfor Piano, Guitar, and More For children and adults of all ability levels Free Lesson Evaluations Pre-Music Lessons Traditional Music Lessons Adapted Music Lessons ... View Profile
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Lakewood Music Academy

Lakewood Music Academy

You or your child have many gifts, but few are as beautiful as the gift of music. For more than 10 years, Sharon Marrell and the Lakewood Music Academy teaching staff have helped children and adults harness their passion and talents, and brought families together through the power of music.In 2008, Sharon opened her storefront in Lakewood, Ohio, to begin a community-based outreach to musicians in her area. When children learn music at Lakewood Music Academy, many parents have seen improved school test scores, increased social interaction,  and more. In addition to pre-school music classes and classes for young children, the Academy gives ... View Profile
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Brian Artea Guitar Lessons

Brian Artea Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I've been teaching and making money playing guitar since the age of 14. I have been teaching for 28 years and am one of the best guitarists in Lakewood, Cleveland, Ohio. You will be able to play something cool after your first lesson. I charge $25 an hour. I am currently the guitar instructor for the Lakewood, Ohio Community Recreation & Education. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I teach guitar from my production studio. I'm a total pro from A-Z. Guitar Techniques: Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theo ... View Profile
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Jimmy Beam Guitar Lessons

Jimmy Beam Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: As a kid taking lessons, i realized how the stores milked my parents, taught me slow and kept me coming, Which was good in the long run. The shops would have tubas and violins and other stuff and just too noisy, here you are good to go. You will 0nly hear music. I teach to all ages, one of my students got into jazz band. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location 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 ... View Profile
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Jeff Powers Guitar Lessons

Jeff Powers Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I like to teach the student first by ear. I show songs that the student loves so they quickly and in a fun manner learn how to play. Then, if they are interested we start learning all the finer aspects of guitar playing like improvisation finger picking theory etc My influences are: I started playing guitar very young so I've had many influences form Andre Segovia to Wes Montgomery but it was hearing Jimi Hendrix that sparked a lifetime love for the guitar. Later I studied Classical guitar and received a degree from the Cleveland Institute of music...during that time many top classical guitarist influenced me. Then I h ... View Profile
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Garay School Of The Arts

Garay School Of The Arts

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: We believe every student is unique and offer our music lessons in that very format. Everyone is catered to according to their goals and needs.
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Kidsguitar3

Kidsguitar3

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Kidsguitar3 was created to help children learn a simple method of playing the guitar, starting on two strings and adding strings as they improve. Many kids quit early on in lessons because starting on 6 strings is difficult and doesn't make sense. This is a free online beginners course for children ages 4-10. Teachers and parents can utilize these 24 short videos to help thir kids learn guitar. Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: This is a free online curse. All videos can be found on my YouTube channel, no ... View Profile
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Musicians Heaven Guitar Lessons

Musicians Heaven Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Our teachers have degrees and able to teach all musical styles. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Cleveland / North Royalton Area 10300 Royalton Rd. North Royalton, OH 44133 Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Performance, Fingerpicking, Open tuning, Rhythm guitar, Lead guitar ... 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.

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Cleveland Guitar Lessons

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Cleveland Guitar Instruction

Dale Seaman · Cleveland, OH


Featured Instructor

Each guitar student (or their parents) has the right to expect his or her guitar teacher to approach the guitar lesson experience with the same amount of enthusiasm that propels any of us to learn guitar, and Dale Seaman, the latest guitar teacher from Cleveland, Ohio near Akron, to join Lessons.com has that enthusiasm in spades. Check out Dale’s profile, and you’ll see for yourself that he brings a spirit of music and enjoyment to his guitar teaching:

“During your lesson time my goal is to make you the best musician you can be. Every student is different, and, as a result, everyone’s individual lesson will be different. I want you to learn something new every lesson, and I would be thrilled if you left every lesson having learned something new and wanting nothing more than to go home and play.”

Guitar Teacher Dale Seaman Is Teaching Guitar In Cleveland Ohio

Dale will teach you guitar in his Cleveland studio or in students’ homes nearby. Teaching acoustic, electric, and bass guitar, Dale works with his beginning through advancing guitar students on a full range of styles and techniques, including rock, blues, jazz, country, fingerpicking, improv and jamming, as well as reading and music theory, and we think you’d do well to take a close look at his profile and contact him to discuss getting started with guitar lessons that look to be fun, rewarding, and effective.

There’s no doubt in our mind that Dale is inspired by the process of teaching and learning.
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