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Altoona Guitar Lessons

Allen Jones Guitar Lessons

Allen Jones Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Our aprproach to you lesson will depend on your skill level, What you have learned and where you want to be in 6 months My influences are: Eric Clapton, Blues players, classic rock, sothern rock. I like it all My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: CustomGuitarWorks 1216 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Suite 8 Altoona, PA 16602 Guitar Techniques: Reading Music, Scales and Exercises, Guidance In Equipment Selection, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar Your first guitar lesson with me might in ... View Profile
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Kevin Howard Guitar Lessons

Kevin Howard Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have been playing on stage for over 20 years, I have song writing, recording, studio, and theory experience. I can teach you what you need to know to stand out as a bass player in a band. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, 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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Jason Brown Guitar Lessons

Jason Brown Guitar Lessons

I am very experienced in teaching beginning children (great with kids) and advanced adults. HAVE FUN and learn to play.Beginning to advanced levels.All styles including rock, jazz, blues, country, r&b, lead guitar, finger picking, music theory, real book, chord melodies and reading. Electric & Acoustic.The guitar neck is a map and if you learn the map, you can play any style.Learn to become a complete guitar player or just wow your friends around the campfire. Jason ... View Profile
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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

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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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