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Top 10 guitar teachers in Lancaster, PA

Students agree: these Lancaster guitar lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Quarter Bend Guitar Studio

Quarter Bend Guitar Studio

2 hires on Lessons
18+ years in business
Serves Lancaster, PA
Take a look at what the Lancaster Newspaper had to say: Everyone has the ability to develop the skills to play an instrument! If you can walk and send a text message at the same time, you already possess the finger dexterity as well as the internal rhythm necessary to unleash your inner guitarist. Quarter Bend Guitar Studio is a private guitar learning environment that is individually tailored to the needs of each student. Because all skill levels and age groups are accepted, curriculums are developed ...
Devorick Music Lessons

Devorick Music Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Lancaster, PA
I play bass professionally with many groups and have toured the country. I’m a recent graduate from Lebanon Valley College (class of 2020) with a degree in both music and audio/music production. My focus is on general musicianship and healthy technique that ensures the student stays curious and may play for years. I’m happy to teach and develop any burgeoning musician at any age or skill level.
Handmade Music LLC Guitar/Piano/Bass Instruction

Handmade Music LLC Guitar/Piano/Bass Instruction

1 hire on Lessons
30+ years in business
Serves Lancaster, PA
Jennifer C. says, "He was professional, personable and very knowledgable about his craft. I thoroughly enjoy the lessons, and I would highly recommend Mr. Tony Rivera as a guitar instructor." Read more
Ron Turner Guitar Lessons

Ron Turner Guitar Lessons

Offers online services
7 hires on Lessons
16+ years in business
Serves Lancaster, PA
Rick A. says, "Extremely knowledgeable and very patient!" Read more
James Lipka Guitar Lessons

James Lipka Guitar Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Lancaster, PA
As a graduate of Berklee College of Music I have a strong background in not only guitar playing but music theory, harmony, and ear training. I dont just teach guitar, but also the foundational skills to make you a very well rounded musician. I have been gigging professionally for over 10 years and know what it takes to get to get someone to that point. I also take the mechanical elements of playing very seriously. Many of my students have come to me thinking that they lack "talent" when in reality, there is an issue in their posture or hand position,etc. that is holding them back without them even realizing it. I teach all ages and have had ...

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 Lancaster guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Lancaster area.
David S.
I liked the group class ,it is a little intimidating but it teaches me to play along,other classes did not have that.though its hard to ask Questions when you don’t want to hold others up.but everyone was a beginner at one time.thanks ,made a fine choice of studio to learn!
Quarter Bend Guitar Studio
Jim M.
I have been working with Ron for over 10 years. He is a great teacher and I have improved my skills in all areas. Ron is great to work with with vast knowledge and skills. He has the ability to help you understand even the most difficult skills and styles.
Ron Turner Guitar Lessons
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