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Guitar Voice Instruction

Guitar Voice Instruction

New on Lessons
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
32+ years in business
Serves Tacoma, WA
I've been teaching full time since 1992 while teaching independently off and on for a few years before that, while working and managing music stores, composing, producing & performing original music, after going to college for audio engineering. I specialize in teaching young children 3-4 up to the 80 year's old plus. customize my lesson plans to the students needs not a standard method book. love to teach original composition and creativity while encouraging students to learn how to record their songs along with production value @ any age. all students learn differently, and as a teacher it's part of my job to figure out how each student l...
Famous Music Lessons

Famous Music Lessons

Offers online services
7 hires on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Tacoma, WA
Paige B. says, "She is an amazing teacher!! I learned so much, and she made me feel so comfortable and confident that I could achieve my goals!! As well as learning so much, the lessons are fun and she makes things easy to understand. I love my lessons and it is the highlight of my week. I am so happy to have found a great guitar, and voice teacher!! " Read more
Cory Wilds Guitar Instruction

Cory Wilds Guitar Instruction

New on Lessons
Offers online services
35+ years in business
Serves Tacoma, WA
I operate my own teaching studio called A Sharp Music Studio in Renton WA. I have thirty eight years of full time teaching experience. I obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music. I have played thousands of live performances as well. I personalize my approach to each student’s taste and needs. Let me share my tools and experience with you. Empowering students with the language of music is paramount!

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2 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves Tacoma, WA
Jeffrey says, "Our son began Suzuki violin when he was 5 years old with Miss Betty at MAI. He is now a member of the Atlanta Symphony Talent Development Program, the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, and is a student in the University of Indiana String Program. It all began with the Music & Arts Institute and Ms Betty!" Read more
Ruben Watson Clarinet,Saxophone, Piano, Brass Lessons, Life Coach, Public Speaker

Ruben Watson Clarinet,Saxophone, Piano, Brass Lessons, Life Coach, Public Speaker

Top Pro
Offers online services
15 hires on Lessons
28+ years in business
Serves Tacoma, WA
Colleen R. says, "Ruben has been teaching my granddaughter clarinet this school year and it’s been a great choice. He is so positive, encouraging and given her so much confidence. Not only is he an excellent teacher, but just a really wonderful person. Thanks Ruben." Read more

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 Tacoma guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Tacoma area.
Our son's career was inspired in part as a result of several years of immensely enriching and educational instruction from MAI.
Tracey L.
Positive encouraging and suggestions are on point
Ruben Watson Clarinet,Saxophone, Piano, Brass lessons, Life Coach, Public Speaker
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