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Quedgeley
£22/hr
Richard
1st lesson offered free !

Experienced, versatile guitarist available, I can travel to your home, also provide instruments (if you are starting out), let me teach you how to play the music you want to hear!!..very competitive h

I attempt to get the student playing basic chords as quickly as possible, and then move on to their favourite songs. I then break down the songs into simple structures-so they are playing their tunes as soon as possible. This gives them confidence, and also wishing to learn more.

Hartlepool
£20/hr
Ian
1st lesson offered free !

Lead guitarist of most styles with 45 years experience offers private tuition

Specializing on a one to one basis to nurture and encourage progress on a personal level. At the student's own pace and from their own level of understanding a natural progression will unfold almost immediately. Under my supervision progress will be swift and fun.

Dewsbury
£18/hr
Jonathan
1st lesson offered free !

A competent multi instrumentalist musician, offering relaxed, fun and personalised lessons in Dewsbury.

My aim is to teach you whatever you want to know, whether its a simple song or a theory lesson. I usually leave it up to the student to guide me on what they want to be taught, I find this keeps the lesson relevant and relaxed, thus meaning that each lesson is personalised to your own taste helping you achieve your goals quicker.

London
£12/hr
Bruno
1st lesson offered free !

Music and sound student offering guitar lessons up to Grade 5. All ages

I base my classes on giving the student the freedom of focusing in whatever skills wants to improve. I combine both theory and practice but giving practical examples of songs.

Guildford
£15/hr
Ej
(16 reviews)
1st lesson offered free !

Playing music is something from the soul. Find your Genre. Find your Pasion!

I know starting can be tough but all you need to do is find the technique that's will work for you to learn and improve.

Norwich
£15/hr
David
1st lesson offered free !

You'll be playing like a professional in no time! 20 years experience. Both live and studio work. Fun informative and professional

I focus on technical aspects of playing, making sure your technique is perfect to deliver solid progress. Different playing techniques include. Alternate picking, tapping, sweeping, legato, staccato, phrasing. Harmonics ect. The list goes on. This also includes theory work. All sessions have to be fun and to the players standards in depth and informative.

Gateshead
£15/hr
John
1st lesson offered free !

I'm an accomplished musician, singer and performer offering guitar lessons in the Newcastle/Gateshead area.

I like to base my lessons on the student's/students' goals and their musical tastes. I usually spend a little time assessing ability and working out a realistic pace. I work on a range of styles and techniques so that students can quickly determine what they like.

Newport
£20/hr
Calum
1st lesson offered free !

Guitarist with 15 years of experience offering beginners lessons online or in Shropshire area

My forte is providing lessons that differ based on the students needs / wants. I make each lesson with a focal point around the previous lessons learnings. My main aim is to progress technique with a fun and relaxed environment.

Skelmersdale
£15/hr
Kaspars
1st lesson offered free !

Experienced Grade 8 guitarist gives guitar lessons in St Helens and Skelmersdale

Lessons are relaxed and enjoyable with the aim of helping the student achieve their personal desired level of ability. All styles and genres are taught in a progressive manner to help the student become a well rounded guitarist. All ages and abillities are welcome. Very competitive rates. Fun, progressive learning. Understanding music theory. Song writing tips.

Herne Bay
£20/hr
Alex
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar lessons taught from a guitarist of 15 years, 5 of those years being in a gigging/touring/recording professional band.

I teach my lessons without getting too bogged down in theory, and focus more on actual playing. I will teach a basic level of theory so that students understand what they are playing, but lessons will focus more the practical side of playing as well as developing whatever the student wishes. Progression comes through learning increasingly difficult songs to expand technique and feeling in playing.

Belfast
£20/hr
Jack
1st lesson offered free !

Young musician based in Belfast offering unique acoustic and electric guitar lessons!

Being able to make a lesson as practical yet weaving in theoretical practices is essential, that is the aim! Whether your goal is to play the opening riff to your favourite tune, my goal is to show you HOW the music works together

London
£30/hr
Luca
1st lesson offered free !

Passionate Jazz Guitarist teaches students of all levels, from beginner to advanced

My teaching method is based on scoping your attention on different areas of interest, which are flexible depending on specific student needs.

Teddington
£42/hr
Dan

Dan - Teddington - Guitar

With 20 years experience teaching beginners, hobbyists and professionals. I aim for you to rapidly improve your level, structured lessons are tailored to your musical taste while referring to established repertoire and graded pieces. - Which subject(s) do you teach? I teach Acoustic / Electric Guitar, Singing, Bass, Beginners Piano, Production and the Music Business.

Burnham-on-Crouch
£15/hr
Andy
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar Tutor in Burnham On Crouch, teaching Beginners to Intermediate,various styles,pop, rock, dance.

I base my lessons on each individuals needs and what they wish to learn,and then help them achieve this through practice , visual guides, backing tracks, videos, using other electronic and acoustic instruments to achieve musical experience and mastery, I can help you produce your first full recording with drums and all other instruments and vocals to a proffesional level

Plymouth
£15/hr
Andy
1st lesson offered free !

Trainee teacher in Plymouth able to tutor singing, guitar, and music reading

My teaching method is to find what approach works best for you. I aim to teach you the basics quickly so that you are able to see early progress and then teach the next steps to ensure you are performing well.

Harrow
£25/hr
Mihajlo
1st lesson offered free !

Supportive and experienced teacher offers guitar lessons, classical and popular styles, ABRSM exam preparation, in Harrow, Wembley and around.

My teaching is based on providing support and essential feedback. Considering that classical guitar training leads to fast progress, I emphasise that in the early stages. My focus is not just on what but on how to practice, encouraging the students to find the right balance between focused and enjoyable work, having fun and pushing themselves forward.

Lancaster
£15/hr
Lloyd
1st lesson offered free !

Musician with 10 years of experience offering guitar lessons online and in Lancaster

My teaching method is relaxed and easygoing, basing my lessons on what you wish to learn. This could include theory, technique, or improvisation. I will teach a mixture of technical lessons and practice sessions, teaching you songs to put your learning into practice.

Shrewsbury
£25/hr
Tim
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar Tutor. All levels. Pop, rock and blues. 30 years of experience. Degree level teacher.

Tim Daley guitar school caters for all individuals from children to adults. I teach guitar based on what you want to learn through a progressive and structured system in a modern studio. The guitar school is different to others in that I am a fully qualified, degree level teacher. Most 'guitar tutors' are simply guitarists who have decided to teach.

Ferryhill
£25/hr
Billy
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar tutor with over 10 years of teaching experience in schools and with private tuition

I teach in an enthusiastic and precise manner. Lessons are structured around the interest of the student and what they want to get out of learning an instrument. Therefore every student has lessons tailored around their needs. In regards to learning new technical abilities (Such as chords or scales) I find songs that the student enjoys that use them, as to provide a fun and practical lesson.

Aberdeen
£15/hr
Ethan
1st lesson offered free !

Physiotherapy student and passionnate about guitar. Lessons up in Aberdeen. 12 years experience

I love to give the student the choice on what he/she wants to learn and adapt my lessons to it. I start by establishing the level and then we build on it. I think i am a patient and caring tutor.

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

Guitar Tutor with 10 years of experience and a first-class degree seek Pupils

How did I develop such a life changing relationship with music? All it starts with picking up an Instrument, in my case the Guitar.

Buxton
£20/hr
Bartosz
1st lesson offered free !

Electric guitar lessons, Rock, Metal, Blues, 18 years of stage and studio experience. Become a guitar hero\m/

I approach individually to every student, depending on his music taste and goal that he wants to achieve. I teach the foundation of guitar playing like chords and scales and then I teach how to develop them in an intuitive way. I'll teach all kinds of techniques like picking, sweep picking, tapping, arppegio, bending of guitar playing targeted for a Lead Guitarist.

East Ardsley
£25/hr
Jon
1st lesson offered free !

Qualified Guitar teacher with 25 years experience giving lessons at your home.

I have been teaching Guitar for just over 25 years. Many of my students have sat their Guitar grade exams where I have achieved a %100 pass rate with them. I have had students also go on to become teachers themselves.

Swansea
£15/hr
Kristian
1st lesson offered free !

Multi-instrumentalist offering relaxed Guitar (electric&acoustic), Bass guitar and Drum tuition in Swansea

At the moment I tutor exclusively in one-on-one sessions. I aim to teach in a relaxed and informal environment with focus on the aims and abilities of the student, not just following a curriculum or book. I do not concern myself with grading- it's all about your personal progress as an individual.

Guildford
£35/hr
Stelios
1st lesson offered free !

Music - Guitar tutor based in Guildford, teaching for exams or with the advancement of the students' musicality as the primary focus.

My teaching method and approach is always different and depends on what the student wants from our lessons; I would be happy teaching from classical guitar to electric or bass guitar.

Sheffield
£25/hr
Craig
1st lesson offered free !

Expert guitar tuition from professional Sheffield guitarist with 18 years teaching experience.

Guitar lessons should be a fun and rewarding experience and this is what I aim for in each lesson I teach. Whether you're just starting out or wanting to improve your playing, lessons can help get you on the right track. Lessons are suitable for all ages and abilities and designed around your goals.

Camborne
£20/hr
David
1st lesson offered free !

Guitar, piano, singing and songwriting tuition being offered in Troon, Camborne, Cornwall

I like to teach music in a way that will get my students to develop their musical ear and aural perception, allowing them to more independently learn the songs that they wish to learn themselves without the need of lots of sheet music and other types of notation.

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.

Sidcup
£30/hr
Jamie-guitar/vocal coach at francejam music
(2 reviews)

Guitar Lessons in Bexley and South East London my Expirenced home tutor- Jamie at FranceJam Music

Hi my name is Jamie.I run FranceJam Music,Specialising in Guitar/Drums/Vocal coaching/Bass Guitar/Ukulele and music production check website for full details. 15 years experience in the music industry.my lessons are fun,engaging and rewarding.

Winnersh
£15/hr
Louise
1st lesson offered free !

Acoustic and electric guitarist offering 1:1 lessons in Wokingham and Reading area

I have been playing guitar for 6 years and have achieved a grade 6 certificate with Rockschool. I also have a UAL extended level 3 diploma in music. I teach lessons to anyone aged 8 years and up no matter what skill level they are. I teach people with special needs and learning difficulties and work with them so they can achieve their goal of playing the guitar.

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Perfect! Matthew has been brilliant with my 9 year-old son. Friendly and professional Matthew has been very encouraging and supportive. Could not have asked for better tutor, highly recommend him :-)

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Noea, student
4 days ago
Matthew
(4 reviews)

Perfect! Hector is an engaging, positive and encouraging tutor. He really knows his stuff and teaches it perfectly to match whatever level you are at. I would highly recommend him as I am only a few lessons in but feel I have learnt so much already!

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John, student
2 weeks ago
Hector
(1 review)

Perfect! Amazing teacher, really kind and patient. He’s also super encouraging and passionate about music. A totally radical dude :)

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Lydia, student
1 month ago
Chris
(1 review)

Perfect! My husband has only had one lesson so far but really liked Todd and found him to be a skilled, patient and kind mannered tutor, very easy to get on with and makes you feel at ease immediately and able to move forward confidently with playing the...

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Nicola, student
8 months ago
Todd
(3 reviews)

Perfect! Lovely lessons with a young lady who loves to teach. Great tutor for a total beginner who knows nothing about a guitar. I knew absolutely nothing and she has been a fantastic teacher. Would recommend her highly for lessons. She is a very...

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Amanda-mercy, student
9 months ago
Jasmine
(1 review)

Perfect! Excellent tutor. Very laid back approach to learning but at the same time has a pocket full of eureka moments just ready for you to discover. I noticed an improvement in my playing pretty much straight away. Jimmy even set up my guitars to help me...

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Martyn, student
10 months ago
Jimmy
(1 review)

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Before choosing your guitar, you first must ask yourself what your favourite music style is. A steel-string guitar, for example, will be more adapted to folk music, while an electric guitar will be better for jamming to classic rock hits. Different styles also apply to the ukulele and to the acoustic guitar. Once you’ve decided which style to pursue, and you’ve purchased a guitar and a guitar pick, it’ll be time to do the heavy lifting: learning music theory and taking beginner guitar lessons! Pop rock, metal, jazz, folk, blues… Make sure you communicate your preferred music style to the instructor you’ve chosen via Superprof. The goal of our website is to offer guitar lessons for everyone!

Learning to play the guitar with a personal instructor, rather than sloppily learning online!

Thanks to Youtube, the comeback of vinyl records and the incredible access we have to music, our musical culture is the greatest it’s ever been. Today, teenagers and young adults can become huge fans of Led Zeppelin, the Doors and Jimmy Hendrix, even if they’re now dead or much less active than they were years ago. In short, the possibilities are endless if you want to learn about the history of modern music and one of its star instruments, the guitar. We’re living in an amazing musical era! And, in the face of all of this enthusiasm, maybe it’s time to go from being a simple guitar fan to becoming a true guitarist, don’t you think? Do you also dream of jamming to guitar solos, playing arpeggios or your own musical creations? The next step for you, then, is signing up for guitar lessons! As you probably already know, the guitar is, by and large, a fairly demanding instrument. While some beginners advance more quickly than others, there are a lot of things to learn: how to coordinate both hands, music theory, how to read sheet music, obtaining a sense of rhythm, how to find a melody… To do this, some people choose to take online courses. “Online music lessons,” “Music online,” “Guitar online,” “Online guitar lessons” and “learn to play the guitar online” are popular searches that catch the eye and spark curiosity. But this learning method is far from being the most suitable option to learn the guitar. The best for a beginner guitarist is to either go to a music school to be properly trained alongside other musicians or to find a personal instructor. Ideally, a professional with a music degree from a national conservatoire, who will be able to teach you music theory and the history of music, and who will know how to slowly introduce you to reading sheet music and guitar tabs. However, you can also opt to train with a self-taught musician. The main goal is that you learn how to play the guitar, understand music theory, learn to read sheet music and discover the beauty and richness of this instrument: chords, arpeggios, guitar tabs, electric guitars, acoustic guitars, tuners, different guitar brands (Gibson, Fender Strarocaster, Ibanez), a complete musical training, discovery of rock, blues, jazz manouche, the genius of Jimmy Hendrix, solo improvisation, steel-string guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar…

The advantages of having a personal guitar instructor at home…

All of this, and much more, can be learned as a beginner! But, of course, you have to be ready to work at it. Because the guitar, even if you’re pretty coordinated and can manage the different hand movements, or if you have a good sense of rhythm, requires some work. Lots of work, really. Passion, even! For example, you shouldn’t wait until your guitar lesson to practice, but rather try to dedicate a couple of hours a day to strumming those strings. When you start learning to play music, you’ll see that you can make quick progress. But, the best way to get there is to practice a little bit every day. You’ll be able to reproduce songs from your favourite artists, as long as you remember the keyword: practice. You know what they say: practice makes perfect. There’s no way around it!

Music theory or guitar tabs?

When it comes to music theory and learning how to read sheet music or guitar tabs, you can follow your guitar instructor’s lead. There are many advantages to taking private guitar lessons at home, even if music school lovers may disagree. Thanks to private lessons, beginners can benefit from having a guitar instructor all for themselves. The entire lesson will be dedicated to you, and your instructor will be entirely available to work on your favourite musical styles and to focus on your specific trouble areas.

Playing the guitar: what style to choose

As we mentioned above, the history of modern music has been heavily influenced by the guitar. Today, people worship guitarists like gods and certain bands like absolute legends (Bob Marley, Eric Clapton, Guns ‘n’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Rolling Stones, ACDC, Santana, and so many others). But, to try to emulate all of these idols that you certainly already know and rock to their most famous songs (No Woman No Cry, Redemption Song, Layla, Knocking on Heaven’s Door, Californication, Nothing Else Matters, Stairway to Heaven, Smoke on the Water, Feels like Teen Spirit, Sympathy for the Devil, etc.), you’ll have to take many guitar lessons and immerse yourself in music theory, to learn how to play arpeggios, bar chords, etc. In short, follow a complete training programme. Because playing the guitar also means learning about different musical styles and concepts: folk, acoustic, blues, rock, trying out the bass, the pentatonic scale, tapping, left-handed guitars, hard rock, contemporary music, vintage songs, playing pull-offs and hammer-ons, legato, accompanying your guitar-playing with your voice, gypsy jazz, major and minor scales, halftone, improvisation, rhythm, hooking up an amp, vibrato, jazz, pop, playing fingerstyle guitar, reading guitar tabs, bossa nova, funk, soul, flamenco pieces, metal, reggae, etc.

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Guitar lessons are the most requested by our students on Superprof when it comes to music classes. This isn’t entirely surprising, though, given that the guitar is a string instrument that speaks to a great number of people. Aspiring guitarists will thus be happy to know that a large number of guitar instructors are waiting for you all over the United Kingdom! Over 3,000 on Superprof, to be exact. Also, you should probably like to know that a guitar lesson costs much less, on average than learning to play another instrument (like the piano, for example), with an average cost of £25 an hour. To rock out to the guitar solos you’ve always dreamed of playing, whether it’s locked in your bedroom, in front of family and friends, or before an audience, stop looking for “guitar lessons,” “choosing a guitar,” “how to learn to play the guitar,” “electric guitar lessons,” “beginner guitar lessons,” “free guitar lessons” and other generic online searches. What you’re looking for are the rock-star tutors we have at Superprof.

How to go even further with your guitar lessons

Are you looking to start taking guitar lessons to learn how to play a six-string guitar with a professional guitarist? Or maybe you’re looking for a personal instructor to better acquaint yourself with stringed instruments in general? Someone gave you an electric guitar as a birthday gift, and now you want to learn how to play your new instrument? To play like Eric Clapton, acquire Jimmy Hendrix’s sense of touch and mimic the riffs performed by Keith Richards, Superprof can propose guitar instructors for all types of musical styles (flamenco, classical, country, traditional Latin or Celtic, etc.) and for all types of guitars (classical, acoustic, flamenco, electric, electro-acoustic, etc.). Our selection of private instructors for bass guitar will allow you to discover this other special stringed instrument. The study of music theory will also be a huge plus in expanding your musical culture.