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Manchester
£20/hr
Ansels
(2 reviews)
1st lesson offered free !

Reliable, structured and fun classes in acoustic guitar, ukulele and cello performance, Manchester.

Music learning can be challenging, but it’s also a lot of fun. Trying to incorporate a wide range of teaching aspects from technique to music theory and performance, I help students to find personal achievement in a professional and organized environment, developing confidence and independent learning skills.

Manchester
£20/hr
Bradley
(1 review)
1st lesson offered free !

Marketing Student Offering Laid Back Guitar Lessons - Manchester (8 years experience)

I am offering laid back classes for the individual/group looking to get started in guitar but do not necessarily want to get bogged down in all the theory. I will go over basic chord structures and progressions with you and will learn songs alongside you.

Manchester
£18/hr
James
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar Student at BIMM Manchester offering to help inspire you to pick up that guitar that hides in your loft

I love to approach the guitar from a different angle with all of my students. I use alternative methods such as open tunings to help beginner and intermediate students approach the guitar more creatively. This helps them feel good about how they sound and become inspired to play more. The more you play the better you get.

Manchester
£15/hr
Phil
1st lesson offered free !

Music Production Student Offering Guitar Lessons to a high level in Manchester

I base my lessons upon gaining basic skills and learning some melodies at first and then progress on to learning music theory however i will always split lessons up so that me and the student will go through something they're excited to learn and practice.

Manchester
£18/hr
Federico
1st lesson offered free !

Interested in learning Guitar or Bass ? I can share a 10 years experience, really easy going

The teaching method depends completely on the student, I would generally take it easy but if I see a strong response we'll be working hard ! I'm still learning myself so I never get bothered in going through concepts someone still needs to learn.

Manchester
£20/hr
Thomas
1st lesson offered free !

Music Lessons from a Music Graduate who loves Music: Guitar, Bass, Composition, Theory, Improvisation...

I teach guitar and bass to all levels of ability and can cover almost any style. Filthy funk bass lines, atmospheric guitar improvisation, the fundamentals of jazz or blues, composition and music theory, performance psychology and anything else besides: I can help you explore any aspect of music.

Manchester
£20/hr
Michael
1st lesson offered free !

University student offering lessons in guitar and music theory. Your passion my knowledge

I teach beginner to intermediate for guitar or music theory. I start with the basics of guitar playing, then guided by where in music a student is passionate, give them step by step help to progress towards what interests them but with a firm understanding of broader concepts of music.

Manchester
£25/hr
Famie
1st lesson offered free !

Innovative, passionate and highly skilled guitarist based in Manchester, specializing in acoustic and electric

I base my classes on what the student wished to gain from the lessons (This can be theory, Technique, Improvisation or educating on tone). I aim to make lessons fun and musical. Lessons will usually focus on implementing techniques to a song rather than just working on technical exercises all the time.

Greater Manchester
£20/hr
Rob
1st lesson offered free !

RSykes Guitar Tuition, Manchester City Centre, GCSE'S & A-Levels in both Music and Music Tech

Enthusiastic, hard working, dependable and knows what it is like being a music student and from personal experience what the do's and don'ts are. I believe in a very practical method of teaching, getting the student playing soon but at there own speed.

Greater Manchester
£30/hr
Owen
1st lesson offered free !

Masters classical guitar student at Royal Northern College of Music offering lessons in Manchester, UK.

My approach will differ depending on what each individual student wants to achieve. For a student that seriously wants to play classical, I would enforce the same technical and musical framework that I was brought up on. For students who are looking for something more relaxed, I can easily adapt to what they’re looking to get out of lessons.

Manchester
£17/hr
Jake
1st lesson offered free !

RNCM student offering guitar and theory lessons in Manchester (or online). 8+ years experience.

I make lessons engaging and enjoyable to best facilitate learning. Flexible teaching style; tailored to individuals' needs.

Manchester
£15/hr
Hector
1st lesson offered free !

Economics Student and part time musician offering acoustic, electric and bass guitar lessons in Manchester

I base my classes on the students music preferences. I listen to what kind of music you want to be able to play in advance then will teach relevant technical skills and practice methods so you can shred those songs you've always wanted to learn.

Manchester
£15/hr
Thomas
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar/theory tuition (manchester city centre) - any genre, any level - friendly tutor

I am very passionate about music and the theory that encompasses it, I love teaching. I can teach any genre and I would be happy to teach you anything you wanted to learn. I have a very broad understanding of a music which helps me to get a feel for the different musical directions that all my students are wanting to go in.

Manchester
£25/hr
Mike
1st lesson offered free !

Experienced qualified teacher available to teach guitar theory and skills including performance at starter improver and more advanced level to children and adults Based in Didsbury South Manchester. P

My methodology is based on essential foundation skills carefully adapted to an individuals personal needs, age, aspirations and capabilities.

Manchester
£20/hr
Lee
(1 review)
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar & Music Teacher Manchester - Degree level, been in a signed band to Virgin Records & have taught guitar in schools previously for over 4 years. I am able to teach any age and any group size: Ac

The whole lesson is designed for you! It will be your goals, guided by me, that will lead the lessons, but I will vary with with things to help improve you and make you a great musician, not just an instrumentalist. I have over 18 years of guitar & music experience. I have a passion for creating in music, not just learning.

Manchester
£20/hr
Igor
1st lesson offered free !

Professional Classical Guitarist offers private guitar lessons in Manchester. All levels and ages.

Experienced, professional classical guitarist and fully qualified music teacher with many years of performing and teaching experience in several music schools in Europe, available for guitar tuition in Manchester. My classes are open to children, teenagers and adults, both beginners and advanced players.

Manchester
£20/hr
Pippa
1st lesson offered free !

Recent graduate in Manchester, can travel. Very good knowledge of various subjects.

Teaching music is all about resilience and positive encouragement, I have a lot of experience working in an educational setting alongside teachers and teaching assistants. Academic learning, for me, is all about building a good foundation on the subject and being able to structure your work well to get your point across in an eloquent yet clear and concise way.

Manchester
£10/hr
Dian
1st lesson offered free !

A Private guitar lessons. Professional guitarist with a master degree and over 15 years of experience in teaching and concerts.

In my lessons you will learn techniques, scales, technical exercises. It will help you to get know the guitar and be feel free to play any type of improvisation. With my lessons you will learn the songs structure and how to play everything you ever wish with lightness! You will learn analysis, improvisation, tabular playing, note playing. Lessons are online by web camera.

Manchester
£20/hr
Borna
1st lesson offered free !

Enthusiastic guitar teacher with 13 years of playing experience offering guitar lessons

I like to offer students lessons with a fun and unique learning program and I teach all levels from beginner to advanced. I am happy to teach students of all ages and am willing to adjust the format of the lessons in order to suit the students specific needs.

Withington
£25/hr
Dan

Dan - Withington - Guitar

Hi, My name is Dan and I am a guitar tutor based in Withington. I have over 15 years teaching experience covering all styles, ages and abilities. I am friendly and easy going and will do my best to make sure you progress. - Which subject(s) do you teach? I teach the electric and acoustic guitar. I can teach for fun, or to work towards grades. I teach all styles, ages and abilities.

Chorlton
£22/hr
Sophie

Sophie - Chorlton - Guitar

Artist working in Manchester. I'm working on interactive digital artworks that activate lights and sounds through movement, sound and touch. I also have a lot of experience with video installations. I have played acoustic guitar for 10 years. - Which subject(s) do you teach? Fine Art and Acoustic Folk Guitar. - Tell me about your qualifications.

Central Manchester
£20/hr
Philip

Philip - Central Manchester - Guitar

I have been playing drums for over thirty years. I am familiar with a wide variety of styles, including rock, blues, post-punk, jazz, rhythm and blues, reggae, ska, funk, soca, calypso, salsa and samba. I also play acoustic guitar. - Which subject(s) do you teach? I teach drum kit and acoustic guitar (folk). - Tell me about your qualifications.

Manchester
£20/hr
Eryk
1st lesson offered free !

Professional bass player with 15 years of experience, lessons at home or in the studio.

My teaching method is based on individual profiling and requirements in line with the current skill level of the player. I do also provide insight and explanation of the nature of harmony and music theory in general in conjunction with song writing techniques and attention to the natural setting of the instrument within the band.

Greater Manchester
£20/hr
Calum
1st lesson offered free !

Calum Abrey: Bass Guitar Tutor In Manchester! 9 Years Experience and Currently Studying Bass In University

Hi there, My name is Calum and i am looking to teach some students the bass guitar! I am 20 Years old and though i am originally from London i am currently living in Manchester and intend on staying.

Stockport
£15/hr
Jack
1st lesson offered free !

Chilled Guitar Tutoring for beginners who are looking for a fun teacher

My teaching method is to keep the student entertained by teaching songs and riffs but also i teach the theory behind things such as scales and the CAGED system. I take my time with each student and i am patient to no end.

Stockport
£19/hr
Paul
1st lesson offered free !

Want to learn to play acoustic guitar ? Friendly and experienced tutor available : )

Freindly , humourous and practical beginner and intermediate guitar techniques - non technical , easy to grasp and user friendly . You can get a sense of my teaching style by watching my 'guitar club' song from 2 years ago when I was teacher in China.

Longford
£25/hr
Francesco

Blues/ Jazz/ Rock Guitar Teacher Manchester (Whalley Range, Salford, Stockport)

Please check my internet site out to understand more about me. There is a 'Teaching' link where you can read about my syllabus in details. - Which subject(s) do you teach? The following are the musical genres I love to play and to teach about: Blues, Jazz, Rock & Roll, Soul, Funk and Reggae. I like to think of them as Roots music.

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Where to find guitar lessons in Manchester


You can learn how to play the guitar pretty much anywhere in the UK. And, naturally, this is no less true for Manchester. Whether you want to take a stab at teaching yourself, via online videos, or prefer taking regular guitar lessons with a private instructor, you’ll see that your options are endless.


In Manchester, you can find acoustic guitar lessons, classical guitar lessons, electric guitar lessons, and so much more! No matter where you live in Greater Manchester, you’ll be able to practice this beautiful instrument. There is a plethora of different music schools and personal instructors scattered throughout the area and ready to give you lessons, no matter your level.


If you’re looking to start playing the guitar in Manchester, the first thing you need to do is choose your preferred learning method. You have two main options: taking face-to-face lessons with an instructor, either in a group, at a music school, or one-on-one in your own home, or taking online lessons. Let’s take a look at the different options below.


Private guitar instructors in Manchester

If you decide to opt for the more conventional route, you’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of options. The process is simple. All you have to do it check out the personal ads on sites like Superprof and choose the instructor that best suits your needs and learning objectives. Once you’ve made your choice, just contact them! Whether you prefer to take private lessons at home or study with them in their studio, the choice is up to you, based on your chosen instructor’s availability.


Most personal instructors are scattered around Manchester and Greater Manchester, including Salford, Stockport and Prestwich. But, besides geographical area, what should determine your choice of instructor should be their availability and, more importantly, the chemistry. Since you’re likely to be taking lessons about once a week, it’s crucial that you get along with your instructor, so that you feel comfortable during your lessons and are more open to improvement.


Online guitar lessons in Manchester


In today’s digital age, learning how to play an instrument can be done just about anywhere and even without a teacher, thanks to online videos, tutorials, and all of the free sheet music that’s available on the internet. All you have to do is get yourself a guitar and start browsing!


You can find free online guitar lessons on several different discussion forums, where you’ll be able to perfect your music theory skills and learn how to read sheet music and guitar tabs. Once you’ve mastered the theoretical part, you can make your way downtown to check out the different music stores around the city, such as Forsyth Music Shop. Inside, you’ll be able to leaf through a large variety of songbooks and music theory books to help you advance and start practising, no matter your level.


You’ll find books on musicology, on the history of the guitar, and all sorts of sheet music and guitar tabs, from The Beatles to your favourite pop songs. All according to your level, of course. Online, you’ll also be able to find some free sheet music to practice with, before diving into more complex guitar tabs.


Also, don’t forget the basics: a good guitar adapted to your level and preferences (electric, bass, classic, etc., depending on your preferred style).


Why learn to play the guitar in Manchester


As the birthplace of Oasis, The Smiths, and The Bee Gees, Manchester boasts of a rich and thriving music scene. The city has hosted bands and artists in many different genres and continues to be a melting pot for music today, attracting new bands and independent record labels that have recently made Manchester their home. A perfect place to learn how to play the guitar and, who knows, even kick-start your new musical career.


From jazz to electronic, without forgetting classical, music in Manchester can easily accommodate new musicians in all genres, whether you want to learn how to play classical guitar, electronic guitar, or even the bass. Once you’ve chosen your instrument, you can start thinking about how you want to start learning. Do you prefer to be taught by a private guitar instructor that can come to your home for an hour a week, or do you prefer to take group classes and practice your performance skills simultaneously?


There are, of course, pros and cons to both, which is why it’s important to weight your options. Some instructors, like those that you can find on the Superprof platform, understand that initiating guitar lessons can be a huge investment and offer their first lesson for free! That way, you can test out the lesson, as well as the instructor’s teaching method, before committing to more regular lessons.


While you’re probably excited to start tackling your favourite guitar riffs, it’s important to start with the basics. By starting with music theory, you’ll learn everything you need to know to be able to read sheet music and understand even the most complex guitar tabs. By mastering the theory and the different chords, you’ll see that you’ll start playing songs and improvising in no time.

Guitar culture in Manchester

Manchester boasts of a wide variety of music schools and independent instructors that provide guitar lessons throughout the city. Whether you’re starting off as a beginner, or you’d like to perfect your skills to try to make it as a professional guitarist, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Manchester. Starting with the Royal Northern College of Music, one of eleven national conservatoires in the UK.


The conservatoire’s School of Strings hosts the acoustic guitar curriculum, which gives students the opportunity to study and explore the richness of both classical and contemporary music for guitar. Students benefit from weekly one-on-one lessons, and group sessions, where they develop their chamber music and ensemble skills, as well as many performance opportunities.


Attending the conservatoire also has an important benefit. Because it hosts a variety of different specialities and instruments, there is a big opportunity for cross-school collaborations. Besides the School of Strings, you will find the School of Composition, the School of Keyboard Studies, the School of Vocal Studies and Opera, the School of Wind, Brass and Percussion, Conducting, Popular Music and Academic Studies. A host of different masterclasses also give students the opportunity to learn from some internationally-renowned instructors. All in all, everything you need to succeed.


Guitar lessons in Manchester music schools


Being the dynamic music hub that it is, Manchester harbours a wide variety of different music schools and independent music instructors. Whether you’re looking for one-on-one tuition with an expert guitarist, or you prefer to join group lessons to perfect your performance skills, you have plenty of options in Manchester.


If you’re interested in learning to play the guitar, but also curious about other instruments and playing in an ensemble, the music schools are likely the best path for you. With students learning the piano, the saxophone, the drums and the guitar, among others, you’ll be surrounded by different musical styles and sounds. Most schools propose one-on-one tuition, including an hour of private lessons a week, and ensemble courses, where students can practice playing to an audience.


The Chetham’s School of Music and the British and Irish Modern Music (BIMM) Institute are two such schools, each offering a musical education at varying levels. Both schools follow a yearly schedule, accepting students in September for a full academic year, and both require an audition.


If you’re not ready to commit to a more well-rounded musical education, you can check out some of the other music schools in Manchester, such as the Maunders School of Popular Music (MSPN), which offers one-on-one and group lessons to students who are looking to improve their guitar skills, but who aren’t necessarily seeking a degree in music. The MSPN offers 30-minute and 60-minute lessons in the evenings and on weekends, to fit in your busy schedule, and they are open to beginners.


You can also find a plethora of independent tutors offering their knowledge and skillsets online, whether it’s through their own websites or via platforms like Superprof, where over 35 personal guitar instructors are waiting just for you!


With an average rate of 20£ an hour, and the first lesson offered for free, getting a personal tutor has never been so easy (or so easy on your wallet). The advantage of studying with a private instructor is that, for a whole hour, they’ll be entirely focused on you. You get to choose the style and some of the songs you want to play, and your instructor will be following closely along to correct your mistakes along the way.


Of course, before you jump to stringing different chords together to form a song, your instructor will be starting with the basics of music theory.


Practice makes perfect, and you’ll see that, by practising the different chords and repeating the different rhythms, you’ll quickly make good progress. The beauty of playing the guitar is that it’s such a versatile instrument that there will always be something new to learn. Whether it’s discovering a new genre or improving your improvisation skills, you’re sure to benefit from your guitar for a very long time.