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Philadelphia Guitar Lessons

Kloss Studios Co. Inc.

Kloss Studios Co. Inc.

5.0 16 Reviews
With a Bachelor's Degree in Music, Sue Kloss has taught voice, piano and music theory in the Abington area since 1989. Whether you are young or old, Kloss Studios offers private lessons tailored to your individual needs. College-bound students from Kloss Studios have received hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for music degrees. Music instruction at Kloss Studios is an excellent complement to core-schooling curriculum for homeschoolers and cyberschoolers. Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE ... View Profile
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Adam's Guitar Lessons

Adam's Guitar Lessons

5.0 11 Reviews
Hello! I am offering private guitar lessons. With me you will get quality lessons at an affordable price, with flexible hours. I will come to you so it's hassle free, or... we can take the lessons at my place in Voorhees, N.J. Whatever is easier for you. I have over 16 years of playing experience, and also have experience touring around the world with Grammy award winning artists. I'm college, high school, and privately taught. I also give a demonstration class once a year at the Annual Arts For Teens Festival at Rutgers university. I am currently teaching at a performing arts school in South Jersey (which I have been teaching at for 7 years) ... View Profile
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Jake Garrison Guitar Lessons

Jake Garrison Guitar Lessons

5.0 7 Reviews
I am a lifelong performing guitar player and teacher that specializes in teaching people to improvise. My favorite styles of music include rock, jazz, funk, and folk.  I have taught beginners to advanced players how to develop their improv skills I have my own home music studio we can work with or I will travel to you! You can check out my original material here! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sCUEj64w3o0 ... View Profile
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Brian Cassidy

Brian Cassidy

5.0 7 Reviews
I cut my musical chops at the famed Musicians Institute in Hollywood California. I have 20 years of playing, teaching, recording, and performance experience. I and have been fortunate enough to tour the country from coast to coast and showcase my skills for industry giants such as Ahmet Ertegun, Debbie Harry, Obie O'Brien Steve Van Zant, and Jon Bon Jovi.  Iʼve shared the stage with the likes of Slash, Kid Rock, Cypress Hill, and The Deftones.  Through these experiences Iʼve learned the art of preparation, knowledge, and execution of both live and studio performances. ... View Profile
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Wanamaker Lewis Guitar Lessons

Wanamaker Lewis Guitar Lessons

5.0 5 Reviews
My teaching approach: I am a veteran performer/teacher. I've played the Keswick and Sellersville Theatres and even Carnegie Hall. I have 3 albums out. I've taught many guitar and banjo classes. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Fingerpicking, Improvisation, Scales and Exercises
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Marshall Biever Music

Marshall Biever Music

5.0 4 Reviews
I have been teaching guitar for ten years. I've been performing in bands of various genres since the age of thirteen, and in addition to taking private lessons throughout high school, I studied guitar for two years at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Currently, I'm on and off the road with my own bands The Lion and the Badger and my solo projects.Generally speaking my approach to teaching begins with a focus on rhythm and technical ability before moving on to theory. I prefer to work on music that my students are already familiar with and have a passion for, so I ask my students to bring music they would like to learn to their less ... View Profile
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Resonance School Of Music

Resonance School Of Music

5.0 3 Reviews
Interested in Music Lessons? We at Resonance School of Music know as parents and consumers you have many options when it comes to your choice in a suitable music school. Not only are our instructors highly trained and skilled, but our facilities offer beautiful newly reconditioned instruments, modern technologies, an in-house music library and the latest in recording and music production capabilities. Our studios are comfortable, spacious and complete with everything needed to ensure your best experience. Our goal as a studio is that our students needs, dreams and wants as a musician come first. This involves making sure students are suc ... View Profile
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Curtain Call Music Lessons

Curtain Call Music Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Hello!  Does your child love music and have a curiosity to learn?  Does your child wish they could play or sing their favorite songs from the radio? Does this struggle keep them from making music?  We are Curtain Call Music Lessons, and we strive to help every child find their inner musician! What would it be like to for your child to be able to reach those high notes?  What is it worth to you to see the confidence in your child as they not only play and sing their favorite tunes, but to also understand them?  With over 10 years of professional performance and teaching experience, we can help your child unlock their p ... View Profile
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Culciar School Of Music

Culciar School Of Music

5.0 3 Reviews
Constant encouragement and motivation are given to my students at each lesson. I recognize even the smallest effort made by the students in practicing and doing homework and encourage them to do more through positive reinforcement. I love seeing the smile on my student’s faces at the end of each lesson! I help our students build self-confidence through constant positive feedback and recognition of their effort. I help them find out their own potential and build on their strength. I build out the best in our students! Lessons every day of the week:  I know life can be crazy. I will work around your hockey games, skating ... View Profile
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Matty McCann Lessons

Matty McCann Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Customized teaching is the key to success. We all learn differently. It is important to be able to identify and work with each student's unique learning style. Also, my lessons are not boring and tedious; They are exciting and you will love to learn. Because I LOVE to teach!
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George's Music

George's Music

5.0 3 Reviews
We operate a truly personalized lesson experience. Lessons are private sessions focused on the students specific goals. We have a diverse teaching staff that covers all styles of music so whether you are just starting and looking for someone to get you going or an advanced student looking to refine your style, we have a pro instructor to guide you. Our professional facility is clean, safe, and stocked with quality gear. Our teachers go through all background and FBI clearances to maintain a safe environment for our students. Our facility is based in our full service retail store making it convienient for all of your musical needs and emergenc ... View Profile
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David Joel Guitar Studio

David Joel Guitar Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
I'm a former Berklee College of Music Instructor with my master's from New England Consrevatory and my bachelor's from Berklee. I've been a professional musician for 38 years, writing and playing all kinds of music - classical, rock, pop, world music, blues, jazz, jazz fusion, etc ;   ) The approach I offer to guitar and music instruction is extremely methodical, thorough and fun! Teaching for almost 35 years, I've learned and observed the necessity for students to really learn their basics - reading sheet music, learning excellent technique, all essentail chord forms, music theory and its application, scales, Blues, soloing, solo guitar ... View Profile
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Zack Devine Music Instructor

Zack Devine Music Instructor

5.0 2 Reviews
I have 24 years experience on guitar, 19 years voice experience, 10 years piano experience, and over 20 years of experience in music theory. I am currently studying through Berklee College of Music's online degree program for my bachelor's degree in guitar, working with the best teachers in the world, to become the most knowledgeable, well rounded teacher I can be. 
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Nathaniel Twer Guitar Lessons

Nathaniel Twer Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Learning guitar is one of the best things I've ever done and sharing that experience with others is just pure fun for me. I've been teaching for several years and I'd love to do it as much as possible.  My teaching theory revolves around SONGS picked out by the student and making sure they stay engaged and have FUN. The most important thing about learning guitar is that the student is still playing a year from now, not that they know every scale and chord in existence.  So if you want to become a musician quickly and learn to play your favorite songs I would love to be your teacher! ... View Profile
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Georgia E Gregory Interdenominational School Of Music

Georgia E Gregory Interdenominational School Of Music

5.0 1 Review
Our music school provides music instructions in piano, keyboard, organ, voice, guitar , percussion and dance for ages 2 yrs and up. Our classes are held Tuesdays 2-8 pm, Wednesday's 2-8 pm, Thursday's 2-8 pm and Saturdays, 9am-3 pm. We welcome new students and offer many special discounted packages or scholarships with proof of the free lunch program. We have been in our community 18 1/2 years and served over 2000 students. 
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Absolute Music School

Absolute Music School

5.0 1 Review
 An absolute music school we teach guitar voice piano drums and bass    We have a been in operation for over 30 years and customize our lessons to see our students   We are very community  Service oriented and give our students the opportunity to perform at different functions  review teaching as  a privilege And also work with children with learning disabilities
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A&G Music Center

A&G Music Center

5.0 1 Review
Our accomplished staff has over 20 years of professional experience in the music industry and they are sure to help you find the right instructor for you! We staff experienced, professional teachers, offering music lessons for guitar, bass, piano, brass, woodwinds, music theory, composition, drums, & percussion for beginners to professionals. Here at A&G, you will learn in a private, comfortable environment.
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Scott's Music Lessons

Scott's Music Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I have been teaching Bass, Mandolin & Guitar for more than 25 years. I teach seminars with musicians improvising throughout the northeast with The Wernick Method (bgjam.com Classes & Camps). I have performed throughout the US. Some of my students have had great success becoming professional musicians. I have a natural tendency to encourage my students musically. I am able to get them to start playing songs immediately. I keep it fun while teaching the techniques needed for the students to excel rapidly. I operate a musical website BackstageView.com ... View Profile
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Fox Chase Music School

Fox Chase Music School

5.0 1 Review
We only have degreed profesinal full time musicians. They are dedicated to teaching students on the highest profesinal level possible. Our students get to perform in public at many veneues such as: local restaurants, retirement homes and hospitals.  This experience of performing helps to build confendence in our students. With each new performance parents and family can see the progress of their children. 
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Shredlessons

Shredlessons

5.0 1 Review
Learn to shred quick and easy!!!! My techniques will have you dropping jaws in no time. Speed picking, sweep picking, string skipping, arpeggios, legato. Don't waste time with false promises and posers. This is the real deal !
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Chris Jackowski Guitar Lessons

Chris Jackowski Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My name is Chris, I live in Philadelphia and have a lifelong passion for playing guitar. I have been playing for 12 years and teaching lessons for the past 5 years. I will help students acquire a wide vaiety of musical knowledge and touch upon various genres. From rock, blues, country, or jazz, I can help you learn the style of music you most desire! Please dont hesitate to contact me. I look forward to getting started!
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Steven LaFashia Guitar/Audio Instruction

Steven LaFashia Guitar/Audio Instruction

5.0 1 Review
I have been so fortunate to be involved in the music industry for the past 28 years. I spent the majority of the 2000's touring in a rock band and am very grateful for that experience. I have been teaching since 1995 and love to share my knowledge with students. I am equally comfortable teaching either guitar/music theory or audio production as they have been my two focuses since I began my journey in music at age 14. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals in music and sharing everything I have learned over the course of my journey. ... View Profile
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Practical Guitar Lessons

Practical Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I have been playing guitar for over 20 years and play out professionally every week solo.  I have lead worship at my church as well and have performed guitar, vocals, bass and drums on many recordings.  I have performed at venues such as Lincoln Financial Field, Wegmans, Manny Browns and many more.  To keep updated with my schedule, please visit Facebook.com/jasonfreyacoustic.
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Mount Laurel School Of Music

Mount Laurel School Of Music

5.0 1 Review
The Mount Laurel School of Music is South Jersey's BEST choice for private lessons! We cater to all ages, styles, and levels of experience, offering instructional programs for the following: voice and performance, piano, guitar, bass guitar, brass and woodwinds, violin and viola, as well as studio recording workshops!
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Main Street Music

Main Street Music

5.0 1 Review
We provide customized lessons to our students so that they get what they want out of the instrument. We provide lessons for piano, voice, drums violin, viola, guitar, electric bass, mandolin, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trombone, euphonium, tuba, songwriting, and composition.  Our instructors have extensive experience not only performing on their instrument but teaching as well. We are a dynamic, fun and engaging lesson studio that loves to see our students enjoy learning music. You can read more about our lesson studio on our website, www.mainstreetmusicmh.com. We look forward to hearing from you! ... View Profile
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Silver Music Studios

Silver Music Studios

5.0 1 Review
Silver Music Studios has been an active private music studio since 1996. we have a dozen qualified, fun, friendly and knowledgable staff of guitar, voice, piano, ukelele and electric bass instructors on hand.  Lessons are typically held once a week in one of our convenient, quiet and comfortable studios. Free and easy parking at each location, Broomall and Drexel Hill, PA.  Silver Music Studios has been voted Best Instrumental Instruction in the area for 4 years running. Come see why. ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons With Pat McMahon

Guitar Lessons With Pat McMahon

5.0 1 Review
Guitar lessons with Pat McMahon are for New & Beginner, to Intermediate Level guitarists.  Lessons provide an open minded approach That allows the student to learn what they want to learn, weather it be their favorite song, or a structured lesson plan to progress skill level. I want my students to be inspired to play and get started on what gives them that inspiration right away. 
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John Gorbe's Guitar System

John Gorbe's Guitar System

Hi, My name is John Gorbe. I'm an endorsed, professional guitarist in Northeast Philly. I have over 20 years experience teaching guitar to students of all levels, ages and styles. I'm flexible in my approach and will work with your schedule to make you the best guitarist you can be! I also have a unique ranking system I developed to give you goals to reach along your musical journey. If you have any questions please contact me. Also check out my youtube channel to learn a little more about what I do: http://www.youtube.com/johngorbe ... View Profile
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Top Tier Guitar Studio

Top Tier Guitar Studio

Nick has been teaching in the South Jersey area for 14 years and opened Top Tier Guitar Studio in 2008. Education includes a B.A. in Music with majors in Classical Guitar and Music Theory. All ages and styles are welcome to come learn. Nick has been teaching guitar lessons to students of all ages and skill levels for several years, and holds a B.A. in Music for Classical Guitar Performance as well as in Music Composition. Nick has taken several of his students from complete beginners to college-level performance ability in little more than a year of study, and has never had a student leave without achieving drastic improvement. Music Styl ... View Profile
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Medford School Of Music

Medford School Of Music

Hello everyone. My name is Jim and my wife is Michele. We are the owners of Medford School of Music. With more than 33 years of musical experience, the staff at Medford School of Music are qualified to teach you all about the instruments you've always wanted to learn about through our music lessons. Medford School of Music is not cold and stuffy like most music institutes are believed to be. We are able to be much more casual, laid back, and just plain fun, so that your music can come naturally. Music should always be an uplifting and positive experience, which is the atmosphere we try to create within our school. Stop in today to start exp ... 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
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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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Philadelphia Guitar Lessons

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Philadelphia Guitar Instruction

Don Kimenker · Philadelphia, PA


Featured Instructor

Don Kimenker is teaching electric, acoustic, classical, and bass guitar to all levels of students in the Philadelphia, and on his profile Don clearly demonstrates his experience and thoughtfulness inherent in his guitar teaching by describing what a guitar lesson with him might entail. I concentrate on a few things:

a.) agreed direction and check in with you
b.) enjoyment level, especially for kids
c.) good mix of songs to technique material


A 30 minute lesson is made up of reviewing the previous week’s materials and moving on to new and satisfying stuff for the student. I try to mix theory with specific ways to apply the theory so it’s less confusing. Lesson culminate into optional annual recital.”

Don Kimenker Gives Guitar Lessons That Broaden His Students' Knowledge and Perspective in Philadelphia

The team at Lessons.com is often gratified that our site attracts guitar teachers who take their music, their guitar playing, and their guitar teaching so seriously, and what we see on Don’s profile certainly fortifies our feelings. Taking a close look at how much care he’s put into describing his guitar lessons is sure to give you the same feeling we have. What he says about the positive effects of learning music, particularly guitar, is another example of his sincerity and dedication:

“I think all students are ideal. Everyone is different and has different time available for practicing and lessons. My opinion is that any exposure to music is good for a person – any person. I believe strongly that music advances a person’s ability to think in life as it opens up pathways in the brain that might have otherwise been closed or diminished.”

Every guitar student, or his or her parents, have the right to expect nothing less from a guitar teacher than what Don Kimeneker brings to his guitar teaching, and we hope you’ll check out his profile to find out more.
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