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Harrisonburg Guitar Lessons

Anna's Guitar Lessons

Anna's Guitar Lessons

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My focus is teaching classical guitar, Brazilian music, and basic chords. I'm a graduate student at guitar performance at JMU, bachelor in guitar at UNIRIO (a Brazilian federal university) since 2014. During the last 5 years, I received more than 8 prizes in music competitions around Brazil. I've been playing guitar for 17 years already and being a concertist since 2012. I played in several concert halls in Brazil, also recently in a music festival in Finland.I had classes with Uruguayan guitarist Maria Haro, also master classes with Odair Assad (Brazil), Denis Azabagic (Bosnia-USA), Pedro Rodrigues (Portugal), and others.I've ... View Profile
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Adrian Nother Guitar Lessons

Adrian Nother Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: University Music major Graduate. Teaching style has been described as fun and laid back. My goal is to teach my students to teach themselves. My influences are: Wow too many to name all--here's a few...Jimmy Page, David Gilmore, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vauhgn, Santana, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Malmsteen, and many more. 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: MorningStar Music and Music and Arts Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises ... 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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