Do you want to learn how to play guitar? If your answer is yes, you have come to the right place. We have the best guitar tutors near you ready to get you started learning chords and tunes in a fun and easy way.
Our private guitar tutors work with students of all ages adapting their teaching style to your objectives and interests. Your tutor will be able to give you a comprehensive learning experience that includes the basic chords and chord progression, the history of the guitar, its body parts, and many playing techniques. You will also get valuable tips and advice that can make your learning faster and help you see the results you are hoping for.
Whether you’re a complete beginner, an intermediate player, or even an advanced student, you can find a guitar tutor that can meet your requests. Check out our tutors’ profiles to see what their specialties are, their backgrounds, as well as feedback from previous students. All this will help you choose the best guitar tutor near you and finding the right fit is the first step on the path to achieving your goals.
What type of music do you want to play on the guitar? You can choose from the many styles including acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, classical guitar, blues, jazz, rock, and country. Whatever direction you want to take you can get started with the support and encouragement of our guitar tutoring experts. What are you waiting for?
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Michael B. Nashville TN.
Giving curiosity direction
Starting something new or figuring out how to take it to the next level can be difficult to identify. I have been teaching since I was 16 to children in Elementary school, later in college I worked as a museum guide to educate people and help them make their own ideas of contemporary art, and lastly I became a tutor for Berklee College of Music, aiding students with software and hardware solutions. There is always a way to learn something and make it fun, otherwise, it won't stick as well! I ... Read more
Grammar, Spanish, Music Theory, Writing, English, TOEFL, Ear Training, General Music
Andy C. Orlando FL.
Guitar teacher: Beginner to Intermediate. "Have fun-learn a lot"
I learned how to play guitar at age 10. I can remember the early challenges I overcame and I enjoy helping early learners tackle these challenges is good form. "Have fun and learn a lot" is what you can expect. Also loads of encouragement! I have experience teaching young students to adults. What I can help with is quick recognition of an issue along with an immediate correction. Also, no one needs harsh correction. Since I have made all these mistakes, I know its no big deal- we just fix ... Read more
Ear Training, General Music, Guitar
Michael H. Rancho Palos Verdes CA.
Mobile Academic Instruction - Personalized lessons in math and science
Hello, my name is Michael, and I am a currently licensed teacher with a California clear credential and over 8 years of classroom experience. I have experience tutoring almost every subject and grade level, although I specialize in teaching math and science: algebra, geometry, algebra 2, trigonometry and pre-calculus, biology, physiology and physics. I also have a passion for music. Prior to my classroom teaching career, I spent over a decade as a professional musician writing, recording and ... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Prealgebra, Trigonometry, Anatomy
Alexandra L. King Of Prussia PA.
I am a native Russian speaker. I learned English (for beginners) at school. Then I mastered it through fellowship and living in the States for 22 years. I have been teaching Russian for 19 years. I taught different ages from 5 to 70. I am comfortable teaching group of students as well as to give private face-to-face or online lessons. I have taught Russian at a language school, a language camp, 2 years at a High School and Adult Night School. Even though I am not a teacher by education, t... Read more
Guitar, Phonics, Russian
Evan W. La Crescenta CA.
Top-Rated Test Prep (SAT / ACT / ISEE / HSPT / SCAT) & Academic Tutor
I am an experienced (5000+ hours) tutor certified in over 30 subjects and have ranked in the top 1% of all Wyzant tutors for the last several years. I'm a college graduate of Tufts University, Medford, MA and have passed my CBEST having worked with children for the past 15 years. I have taught in all environments in ratios of 1:1 to 8:1. Some examples have included home-schooling, tutoring at Huntington Learning Center and teaching SAT Math and Geometry in classroom environments (Top Learnin... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American History, Biology, Vocabulary, Grammar, General Computer, Geometry
Ihor S. Rego Park NY.
Guitarist and Songwriter with 17 Years Experience
Hi, I'm Ihor. I have 17 years of experience playing guitar and writing songs. Have you always dreamed of playing guitar or writing your own music? Are you looking to bring your talent to the next level? Whatever the case may be I am here to help you get there! As a kid I was inspired to play guitar after hearing guys like Jimmy Page, Alex Lifeson and Muddy Waters. I've always had a great love for music, especially rock'n'roll and blues, which is why I am so eager to share my passion with othe... Read more
Danny B. Weyers Cave VA.
Experienced, Personable, and Clear Physics and Math Tutor!
Hi there! I am Danny. And a I am passionate about teaching! I have spent the past twenty years teaching Math and Physics courses at a public high school in Virginia. As these courses are the bedrock of so many fields of expertise and further study at the collegiate level, I know that it is essential for students to be well-grounded in these subjects. Therefore, I have dedicated my career to developing methods that are effective at training students how to "think" like a mathematician or ... Read more
Algebra 1, Geometry, Physics, Guitar
Ariana Y. Palo Alto CA.
Experienced Tutor and Guitar Teacher w/ Music Degree
Hi, I'm Ari! I'm 28 years old and have a Bachelor's degree in music as well as over 2 years experience teaching private guitar and music theory. I also have over 15 years experience tutoring and working with youth ages 5-18yrs, and I have experience working with students who have learning differences. Although I studied music more formally in college, I started my journey in music learning guitar on my own before getting tutors who introduced me to a whole new way of learning music. While I ... Read more
Reading, General Music, Guitar
Julia F. Rochester NY.
Professional Vocalist and Music Instructor; Top 10% on Wyzant 2020
Hi, I'm Julia! I am a professional vocalist, actor, and music instructor based in New York. Have you always dreamed of taking voice lessons? Are you an experienced artist looking to hone your craft? Perhaps you're a parent who's searching for fun and encouraging music lessons for your child? No matter where you are on your musical journey, I'd love to work with you! I hold a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from the world-renowned Eastman School of Music, where I studied with Grammy aw... Read more
Music Theory, General Music, Guitar, Piano, Theater, Voice (Music)
Leo R. Needham Heights MA.
Licensed Math Teacher - SAT/ACT & K-12 Academic Math Subject Tutoring
I am a Massachusetts licensed mathematics teacher, and tutor of 9+ years - including SAT Math and English for The Princeton Review. Since 2010, I have tutored students in Standardized Tests (SAT, ACT, GRE, ASVAB, GED), K-12 Math, Chess, Martial Arts, and even Guitar. I write custom practice problems and create worksheets so students can benefit from additional assignments. My SAT, ACT, GED (High School Equivalency Exam) tutoring is focused on a two tier approach: content and strategy. I teac... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Microsoft Excel, General Computer, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Learning how to play guitar
Whether you’re young or not, playing the guitar bestows you with a great feeling of pride and self-confidence, and it’s as well an outlet to your creativity. Sadly, it’s common for beginners to give up after the initial months when self-learning starts to get hard and the results are not as they had expected. This is the problem of following videos and tutorials that have not been designed especially for you. Students find it hard to deal with regular practice, which is fundamental to achieve success while learning how to play the guitar. Your tutor will empower you to master your struggles and transform them into strengths.
Music can be very rewarding, especially at a personal level. As a musician, you spend a lot of time with your instrument to the point of developing a deep relationship with it. Your guitar will transform into your best friend. Melodies and lyrics become a way of bearing your soul to the world. But, you can only do this if you are confident and work hard to gain the skill that is needed to play the guitar well. It’s easy, just find a guitar tutor among our highly trained teachers.
Why is it a good idea to hire a Guitar tutor?
Getting a private guitar tutor will help you achieve your goals much faster than if you were browsing for online guitar tutorials. Teaching yourself tends to get old after a while since no one is there to answer your questions or give you feedback. With a guitar tutor, you will be constantly motivated and moving forward, facing fun and interesting challenges adapted to your level and skills.
If you want tailored lessons that are especially focused on the techniques and styles you want to learn, you need a guitar tutor! You’ll also benefit from personalized feedback and your teacher will adapt the content and teaching method to you, either you’re an adult or a kid, a beginner, or well-acquainted with playing the guitar.
Guitar tutors can have a significant role when it comes to kids. Playing an instrument may help them unlock their creative side and discover a passion. And, here is where a guitar tutor has a fundamental role, motivating them and teaching them while exploiting their curiosity.
Last but not least, private tutoring is fun! One-to-one lessons are carried out in an entertaining, dynamic, and engaging way that will leave you longing for more. Browse among our guitar tutors, and give it a go today!
Benefits of getting a Guitar tutor
Having a private guitar tutor means that you can learn whenever it’s convenient for you, adapting your lessons to your busy timetable, university classes, or family commitments. Your tutor will keep you committed and will guide you step by step, offering feedback and support to improve and continue your learning in a fun and compelling way.
The main benefit of having a one-to-one guitar tutor is that you receive personalized instruction. This is customized to your level, what you want to learn, and how you better get the hang of what you are being taught. What is more, having a guitar tutor means that you can ask all sorts of questions and get relevant answers that will help you learn faster. A private lesson is the best environment to practice complex techniques and experiment with the creative side of you.
Another benefit of guitar tutoring is that it helps to create an exercising routine that will definitely pay off. Every lesson, your tutor will set up a series of challenges for you to improve and move forward towards more complex and exciting techniques. There has never been a better time to start learning the guitar.
Jeff is an amazing guitar tutor
Jeff is a great musician and a very clear tutor. He helped me get started and I went from being a beginner to finally playing the songs I’ve always wanted to play! He explained the basics in a very simple way that helped me overcome my frustrations with the guitar. His advice was always on point and he set up challenges that helped me see my improvement from week to week. He is one of the best guitar tutors and I hope I’ll continue to improve.
Anne is patient and great tutor
Anne is super patient and very sweet. When I was looking for lessons I wanted the best guitar tutor, but I was afraid because I get very demotivated when I make mistakes and learning guitar you are meant to make many! But she was always positive and helped me get over every challenge. Her method was comprehensive and covered many things that I had not even thought of. I feel now confident enough to play for my family and friends! Thank you, Anne!