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Olson Guitar & Music School

Olson Guitar & Music School

5.0 9 Reviews
I can teach you whatever you want to learn on the guitar!  You can learn pieces as well as music theory, music skills, composition, and more.  I incorporate all of these aspects into your lessons so that you get the best experience out of playing music.    
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James Snider Music

James Snider Music

5.0 6 Reviews
My students love a lot of different styles of music so I try to keep it exciting for each student and what they want to learn while introducing standard that will peak their creativity and skills. I completed my music degree at Lee University and continue to play music and teach in the greater Chattanooga area. Helping my students advance musically is my passion!
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Buzz Kiefer

Buzz Kiefer

5.0 5 Reviews
In addition to learning for pleasure, many of my clients have proceeded to high-level careers in the music industry: Misty Loggins - Songwriter/Performer for Co.Motion Entertainment Jamie Rogan - Drummer and tour manager for Billy Currington Victor Brodin - Bassist for Dokken, Chely Wright, Leanne Rimes and more Lauren Simmons - Singer for Toby Keith Mitchell Curtis - Guitarist, Miranda Lambert, Joe Nicols and more I teach private lessons in guitar, vocal techniques, songwriting and anything related to music or words I also do consultation and coach ensembles and soloists in popular styles (pop, rock, soul, R&B, country, theater, etc.) A ... View Profile
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Piano And Guitar Lessons, Performances By Yana Sorokina

Piano And Guitar Lessons, Performances By Yana Sorokina

5.0 4 Reviews
Welcome to a Music Studio at Woodbine Station (East Cobb, GA)! I offer Private Piano and Guitar Lessons for children and adults: Online, In Studio, In Home. My Lessons are tailored to your level of experience, interests, and preferences. I have over Twenty Years of Experience Teaching in Boston, NC, SC, TN and Atlanta. References and Testimonials are available. I teach MANY GENRES OF MUSIC: I. JAZZ Theory and Improvisation Method: Learn HOW MUSIC WORKS! - Traditional Jazz and Real Book - Enjoy playing Standards in various styles: Latin Jazz, Ballads, Swing, Blues, Be-Bop, Show Tunes. - Learn everything about Scales ... View Profile
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A Higher Note LLC

A Higher Note LLC

5.0 2 Reviews
Not every performer can instruct. Not every instructor can perform. I've been performing since middle school (earlier if you count church choir) and engaged the music theater and dinner theater world professionally and semi-professionally for several years. I've performed solo and with bands for audiences of thousands, as well as small gatherings, receptions, congregations, weddings, and a host of other venues. I've also invested the time, energy and expense in learning not only the crafts of vocal performance, leading, playing, and the like, but - particularly in the area of voice - the I've learned best practices for optimal, healthy singin ... View Profile
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Jon Colston

Jon Colston

5.0 2 Reviews
I have been teaching since 1988, I have taught 1000's of students. Some have go on to have music careers of their our. I use specialized software to teach with, so the learning continues outside of the lesson.
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Gordy Nichol Productions

Gordy Nichol Productions

Hello! I'm Gordy Nichol. I've taught music instruction for over 30 yrs and I teach beginners all the way up to advanced musicians. I teach guitar styles of all kinds including electric, upright bass, pedal steel guitar, and even dobro. Also I am well verses in different styles of music as well as reading and music theory. I like to say, that I want you to become a musician not just play an instrument. It's a lifelong journey of entertainment and fun and I look forward to helping you! ... View Profile
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Brian Beise Guitar Lessons

Brian Beise Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I am a professional tutor and teacher as well as a working musician. My students choose the songs they want to learn to play, using their songs of choice as stepping stones to real versatility. My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Student's homes in Greater Chattanooga area Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Jamming Skills, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing ... View Profile
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Matt Laurence

Matt Laurence

I'm a professional musician in Nashville, and there's a lot of shortcuts that I would teach beginners/intermediate players that would save a lot of time. I went to school for music (as many others did) but I still didn't get the full story. I have experience playing all contemporary styles of music like pop, rock, R&B, blues, country and gospel.  After graduating school in 2013, I've been playing professionally for 7 years. Since moving to Nashville, I've had the opportunity to study at Victor Wooten's Center for Music and Nature and had to chance to share stages with Victor Wooten, Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band, sax), Oteil Burbri ... View Profile
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Geoffrey Lamberts Guitar Lesson

Geoffrey Lamberts Guitar Lesson

My teaching approach: On the first lesson I work on the absolute basics and make sure the student knows how to hold the guitar, hold a pick, etc... I play an electric guitar and the student may have an electric or acoustic. I do my absolute best to tailor the lessons to the students needs so each lesson is slightly different. My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: greater Knoxville area. Call to see about your location. Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Performance, Jamming Skills, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises ... View Profile
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Joshua Mitchell Professional Guitar Lessons

Joshua Mitchell Professional Guitar Lessons

Hello my name is Joshua Mitchell. I am a guitar teacher with over 10 years of experience and an education from Berklee School of Music (Boston). I started my own business teaching out of my personal studio here in Chattanooga and offer a wonderful and spacious learning atmosphere with professional equipment, learning technology, and more. What good is it to know how to play a lightning fast lick if you don't know how to apply it to an original song? My students get a balance of all aspects of the instrument from technique to how music works and everything in between. Why? Because I want you to be an incredible guitarist! And most of all I wan ... View Profile
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Professional Private Guitar Lessons

Professional Private Guitar Lessons

My name is Michael Biehn. I'm new to living in the area, and I'm looking for students of all ages. I can teach any style, but I prefer rock, country or blues. I do both acoustic and electric.My rates are $100 every four weeks, and lessons are 30 min. long. I always have shows booked all over Chattanooga, so if you'd like to see and meet me before talking about lessons just contact me and I will let you know where my next local shows are. ... View Profile
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Peter Wesson, Guitar Teacher And Coach

Peter Wesson, Guitar Teacher And Coach

Playing since eleven, Peter has taught guitar and bass professionally in Rockwood, Harriman, Oak Ridge, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. He teaches all major styles and takes beginner through advanced-intermediate (bass- beginning). From Peter to All That Want to Play: Do you want to learn how to play the guitar? Do you think, "I'm just not very talented at music, but I would love to play"? Have you learned how to play a few chords, but don't know where to go from here? Are you between the ages of 5-200 (I guess if you're an ancient vampire you're out of luck...)? I can help take you where you want to go musically. Just not musical? No ... View Profile
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Karen Gadbury Guitar Lessons

Karen Gadbury Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Classical guitar instruction based on teachings from the British Conservatory of Music in Spain. My influences are: Nico Angel, Arlington School of Music, Scott Johnston formerly from LA Guitar Quartet, Mary Akerman, Atlanta area, Mario Abril UTC and Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: In my studio Ooltewah, TN 37363 Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Performance, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises ... View Profile
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Chandler Cutt Guitar Lessons

Chandler Cutt Guitar Lessons

Hi there! My name's Chandler Cutt and I've been a musician for ten years. I have performance experience in electric and acoustic guitar, bass guitar, trumpet, ukulele, mandolin, and piano. I've played in various jazz and rock groups since I was 12. You can hear some of my guitar and piano work on soundcloud.com/fish-island. I teach my students how to smartly place complex chord structures and rich melodies into their playing, opposed to mindlessly playing as harshly and quickly as capable. Regarding bass, I teach my students how to properly walk the chords of a song and to carry a steady rhythm. ... View Profile
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Sharla June Music Lessons

Sharla June Music Lessons

Music is the thread that runs through everything I have done in my life. I've been a working musician for 38 years and a teacher throughout that time. I love playing guitar and ukulele and I love teaching others how to play! I also love singing and songwriting. Figuring out what makes a student tick, what excites them, what will make them want to play longer--these are my strengths as a teacher. We talk about theory, but only in context, and I work to help students learn that the music they love was not born in a void. It connects to a rich musical past.  ... View Profile
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John Culp Guitar Lessons

John Culp Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have a degree in classical and jazz guitar, have extensive experience in many styles, emphasis on understanding theory and reading, real musicianship focused on real mastery of the instrument. 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: I live in North Chat, and have recently moved to Tenn. so I will come to you for now, studio soon. Guitar Techniques: Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Vocal Accompaniment, Fingerstyle, Rhythm guitar, Lead guitar, Song Writing, Recordi ... 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.
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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?
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How much do guitar lessons cost?

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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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