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Ronald A.

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Morrow, GA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1967
  • Music Education from Chicago State University
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Ronald A.

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Guitar instruction customized to the student with regard to:

age,
degree of dedication,
practice time available
skill level,
musical interests.

At the core, each student will master the instrument. All students will learn:

how music works and how to apply it to the guitar.

About Ronald

I am an experienced professional with a background in music performance, education, composition, theory and arranging. *** Lesson Details *** Few musicians or music students have identical goals, musical interests or physical size. So, It is NECESSARY to customize the course of study to meet s

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Gregory
This guy is great. He is making things simple and understandable.
Gerald
I enjoyed lesson he very polite friendly looking forward to remaining lesson I want to read music take from paper to instrument be able to play any all types music
Stephen
Ronald was excellent!

Mikayla L.

1 Review
Suwanee, GA
Starting at $25
  • Business Administration from Toccoa Falls College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mikayla L.

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Lessons offered for beginner to intermediate players. I have a guitar I can provide, but definitely recommend they have one to practice on.

About Mikayla

My name is Mikayla and I have been playing guitar and piano for 9 years. When I first got started playing music, I was desperate for someone to sit down and teach me what I needed to know. After teaching myself through online videos for a while, I finally found a flexible piano teacher to get me fu

Joey S.

McDonough, GA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joey S.

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About Joey

I am a professional bassist/guitarist with 30 years experienced playing in various bands, both locally and nationally known with styles including Rock, thrash, metal, blues, praise & worship, even country. I began taking piano lessons in grade school, played saxophone in middle school, and taught

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Jhonelle B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language, Jamaican Patois, English
  • B.A. Psychology from Schreiner University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jhonelle B.

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I am a self taught guitar player and have seen it possible for anyone to learn! I have tons of patience and tips to help you play and find an appreciation for playing!

About Jhonelle

I teach guitar for beginners! I love playing and can help you reach your full potential in diving into music! I can help tutor you in psychology as I have a B.A. in psychology and use my degree in my career field! I also help with school subjects such as reading, spelling, and creative writi

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Margaret A.
Jhonelle is very sweet, encouraging and patient. She makes learning easy and fun
Jordan
She’s amazing Examina what level you’re at so she can figure out what to do next lesson
Janet M.
My first lesson went very well. She gave me the very basic conversational language. I look forward to my other lessons.

Peter Q B.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Peter Q B.

11 Reviews
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Acoustic guitar, Jazz Guitar, Singer-Songwriter guitar. All the guitar you want to learn!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.
Paul
An excellent teacher. He is kind patient and imaginative
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Blake P.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Awarded Charles Ellison Scholarship - Concordia University from Charles Ellison
  • Bachelor's Degree in Jazz and Contemporary Media (jazz guitar) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Blake P.

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Students can expect lessons with me to be personalized, professional and most importantly, rooted in inspiration and joy. Whether you’re just beginning or looking to get into a top music conservatory, we will work together to create a program with clear goals while working at a pace that suits your musical needs. My mantra is “music is easy,” and my goal is to break-down difficult musical concepts in a way that gives you the confidence of a master. We will unlock your potential and have a ton of fun along the way.

My “Complete Musicianship Course™” will not only make you a better guitarist, but a holistic musician. With lessons grounded in fundamentals we’ll start small and develop your musical identity within a larger musical tradition. You’ll gain a deeper appreciation for your instrument and the music you love.

I hold a BFA with honors from the Eastman School of Music, studying under Bob Sneider. I’ve studied at Concordia University with Gary Schwarts and Greg Amirault as ...

About Blake

Students can expect lessons with me to be personalized, professional and most importantly, rooted in inspiration and joy. Whether you’re just beginning or looking to get into a top music conservatory, we will work together to create a program with clear goals while working at a pace that suits your

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Matthew
Blake is a great instructor. He made me feel comfortable and relaxed right away. He went at the pace I needed (glacial) and encouraged me every step of the way. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Max
Blake is a seasoned musician with experience in just about every genre imaginable. Whether it's technique, harmony, theory or aural skills, he can explain any seemingly difficult idea in a concise, logical way. With all the knowledge of a conservatory trained guitarist and gigging musician, he's a down to earth teacher who simply loves music and is passionate about sharing it with his students.
Michael
Blake is a dedicated teacher who helped me improve right away! I wasn't at all sure what I wanted (or needed) to work on next but he picked up right away what was best for me. So grateful to have worked with him.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Atlanta, GA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Atlanta is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"MARY ANN IS VERY PATIENT AND KIND. SHE HAS INSPIRED ME TO LEARN MORE ABOUT PLAYING THE GUITAR."
ROBERT
Took Guitar lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"Aldrin's attitude is relaxed yet extremely professional. My 6-year old felt immediately at ease with him and was focused the entire time. Great beginning!"
Stella
Took Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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"Wonderful teacher!

Eric is a great teacher. He has an amazing grasp of music theory which really helps when learning how to play a new instrument, especially as an adult. He's extremely patient and fun to hang out with for 1/2 hour every week. He will challenge you and keep you thinking as well as playing!"
Raina
Took Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Jesse has such a great disposition. He is so calm and so relaxed. His experience is unmatched. Playing guitar for so long and with advanced training. One day I messaged him that I wanted to learn a couple specific rock songs and he showed up with the tablature all printed out for me!"
Andrew
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"From the moment you meet Dennis, you know he has "that musical something."

From the moment you meet Dennis, you know he has "that musical something." Dennis' teaching style is genuine, present, and easy to understand. Further, he has the ability to take his natural gift for music, schooling, and experience in the studio to help you create a musical journey and to capture sound like no one else can. I would recommend Dennis to students of any age or professionals at any level. He's just that good!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Dennis H.
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"I got a lot more to learn in my first lesson than I could have hoped for.Looking forward to the next one."
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Matt is a great teacher, and the biggest music history expert i've met. His passion for music and teaching really shines through his teaching!"
Errol
Took Guitar lessons from Matt B.
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"Kids loved Ryan and are excited for more lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ryan P.
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"I have just started guitar lessons with Stan and the lessons are going very well. It's exciting to be learning note reading which is something I have always wanted to do. Stan is thorough and clear in his instructions and I look forward to each lesson. I feel lucky to have Stan as my teacher."
Rhinda
Took Guitar lessons from Stan M.
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"Excellent first lesson with Andrew. I have a song I needed to learn on acoustic for a wedding. He gave me a good breakdown at a pace I needed."
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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Guitar Lessons in Atlanta, GA

Do you enjoy cultural diversity and music-minded communities? If so, you may have discovered a great place to grow your musical skills with guitar lessons in Atlanta, GA. This vibrant city is a stronghold for music ranging from classical and country to jazz and indie-rock.

Whether you envision yourself playing on a big stage one day or just want to play for friends and family, learning the guitar at any age is a wonderful experience. So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to find out more about taking private guitar lessons in Atlanta.

The Benefits of Guitar Classes in Atlanta, GA

Life in “the Big Peach” is pretty sweet! As the state capital of Georgia, this city is buzzing with employment opportunities, sports, and impressive sites like Centennial Olympic Park. To boot, Atlantans have an unending appreciation for the arts—particularly music.

Because of Atlanta’s diverse tastes, there are numerous popular genres for musicians to explore here. It’s easy to find a dynamic instructor whether you’re interested in jazz guitar lessons in Atlanta, classical guitar lessons in Atlanta or any other genre.

Atlanta guitar lessons can also help you blossom into a professional player. If you’re looking to accelerate your progress in the hopes of attending a music school, such as the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media or nearby Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music, consider taking a lesson to get expert recommendations and feedback for the audition process.

Finding the Right Guitar Instructor for You

Look no further for a qualified and experienced guitar teacher in Atlanta than right here. Our directory includes over 200 vetted teachers that offer guitar classes in Atlanta, GA either in-studio, in-home or online.

We make it easy to compare each guitar teacher in Atlanta according to their experience, age, and education. We also offer guitar lessons for kids in Atlanta, in addition to teenagers and adults.

Sasha V. is one top-rated instructor who focuses on beginner and intermediate fundamentals, composition, and theory in private lessons. You might also be interested in Jimmy C. in McDonough, who has played guitar for 40 years and teaches numerous genres up to professional levels.

Or maybe you’ll connect with Trey H. in Decatur. Trey H. has toured domestically and internationally for years, opening for renowned artists like Avenged Seven Fold, Greg Allman, and Static X.

Whoever you choose to work with, your instructor will customize each Atlanta guitar lesson to meet your individual needs. Our Atlanta guitar teachers are committed to helping you achieve your goals with every lesson, no matter which style of music or type of guitar you want to play.

Where to Take Atlanta Guitar Lessons

Our directory lists guitar teachers in Atlanta and the surrounding communities, like Duluth, Alpharetta, Marietta and Smyrna. You can view the options for lesson locations directly on your desired teacher’s profile, and take transportation time into consideration when scheduling lessons.

Traffic during rush hours in Atlanta can be gruesome. If you’re taking lessons in town, keep in mind that this city’s traffic has been ranked some of the worst in the world. Avoiding all freeways during peak hours is highly recommended.

You can alleviate the stress and arrive at your private guitar lessons in Atlanta, GA on time by using MARTA - Atlanta’s transit rail system. There’s also a new streetcar service operating locally.

Before Your First Atlanta Guitar Lesson

If you’ve already booked an Atlanta guitar lesson and you’re an absolute beginner, you’ll need to find an instrument. Reputable dealers for new and used instrument sales include Maple Street Guitars and Guitar Center. These stores are known to offer good deals and have very helpful staff. You can also consider renting an instrument before committing to one.

Additionally, the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has 35 branches across the city that offer many musical resources you can use for free. These supplemental materials can be used to enhance guitar lessons in Atlanta, GA, and your instructor will likely have some recommendations for specific books that you can check out.

Ready to Practice Your Skills?

Once you’re a little more advanced in your skills, there are a few open mic nights around town to showcase your guitar playing. The Red Light Cafe is a popular spot, as well as Kevin Scott’s Tuesday Night Musicians Jam Session. You can also stop by Big Bad Gorilla for open mics where musicians of all levels are welcome.

When you’re ready to get started, check out our experienced Atlanta guitar teachers and before you know it, you’ll be strumming away to all your favorite songs!

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