Private Acoustic Guitar tutoring lessons Columbia, IL.

100% guarantee. Private Acoustic Guitar instruction for kids and adults. Classes designed for beginners or advanced guitarists. Book a teacher now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice acoustic guitar.”

Popular Acoustic Guitar Teachers in Columbia, IL

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Joe M.

1 Review
Ballwin, MO
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Jazz Guitar Performance from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Joe M.

1 Review
Book Now
Private Acoustic Guitar Teacher

An experienced guitar player of 15 years. Especially good with beginners including both very young and older students. It's never too early or late to start playing! Will cater a specific personal lesson plan to your desires to make sure we move at YOUR best pace. We'll build a solid foundation so that you can learn how to teach yourself and continue to grow and love music long after these lessons. We can get you up and running with your favorite tunes or start delving into the musical theory side of things. I make sure that our lessons are fun but also challenging and I make sure we spend some time learning how to build finger strength, how to improvise, and (most importantly) how to play with other musicians!

About Joe

I've been playing multiple genres of guitar for over 15 years and currently a student at SIUE studying jazz guitar for a degree in Jazz Performance. I perform, teach, write, and record my own music. I have experience teaching children as young as 5 years old and adults of all ages. I emphasis not o

Recent Reviews
Manny
I spent a lot if time searching/researching/talking with various guitar instructors....finding teacher fit is PRIORITY #1 for me. Joe was patient, thoughtful and most importantly all about what will work best for my young son. Lesson one was a big success in my book.....I am grateful and blessed to have found Joe. On to lesson #2. :)

Anne L.

Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Science in Education: Instrumental Music (K-12) from University of Missouri- Columbia
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Anne L.

Book Now
Private Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Anne has been playing guitar for many years. She specializes in acoustic chords. Anne believes that teaching music through song is a great way to introduce concepts to a student. She focuses lessons around the student's musical interests while developing the student's ability to read chord charts, understand song structure, and play by ear.

About Anne

Annie is a full time musician and private instructor specializing in trumpet, voice, trombone, and ESL. Annie also has experience teaching beginning piano and guitar. She has 10 years of music education experience, including private lessons, public school music, Band For Today, School of Rock, In

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Nathan Y.

4 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Cognitive Neuroscience from Washington University in St. Louis
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Nathan Y.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Private Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Learn a variety of styles from classical to jazz, from alternative to heavy metal. My diverse musical background has given me a unique perspective on how to teach the guitar. I aim to inspire my students and motivate them to play the music that they have always dreamed of playing.

About Nathan

Since I started playing guitar 10 years ago, I have played in a rock band, performed with several jazz ensembles, received awards in multiple classical guitar competitions, and studied with an array of masters in multiple styles. My diverse musical background has given me insights on how to simplif

Recent Reviews
Kunal K.
Pius
I was apprehensive about guitar lessons in general, but Nathan has changed my mind as a tutor. I am well pleased with how keen he is to tailoring lessons to one's goals. He is clear and precise in his teaching, and is also fun. I highly recommend him to whoever is considering it. I have learned so much in a couple lessons and always leave looking forward excitedly to the next one. Good man.
Hung
honest and patient.

Meet Online Acoustic Guitar Teachers Serving Columbia, IL

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Lucian W.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Performance and Arranging from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Lucian W.

35 Reviews
Book Now
Online Acoustic Guitar Teacher

- chords
- learning songs
- using the pick
- strumming patterns
- finger picking

About Lucian

Lucian W is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music in Boston and former faculty member of the Hartford Conservatory. His vocal studies have been with Jacqueline Jarrett and David Baker in Connecticut, Jane Ellison at Loyola University in Montreal, noted operatic tenor Carmine Gagliardi in New York

Recent Reviews
Matt
Lucian is a great guy and very knowledgeable about all things jazz. Enjoyed my lessons with him and can recommend for those wanting to get into jazz.
Carol
First lesson so far and took in just enough info so as to not be overloaded but enough to practice st home and keep interested. He was patient as I'm a true beginner.
Salvatore D.
Has a lot of experience and knowledge, and puts in the effort to show it.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

David R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

David R.

2 Reviews
Book Now
Online Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Having experience for 40 years of playing guitar, I am playing the instrument by merging different style techniques like flamenco, classical, Indian and jazz. As a result, I had developed unique teaching system and study guide.

About David

As of today, I am playing acoustic guitar with musicians of local churches and congregations. In addition, I played Indian classical string instrument Veena. During the years of my exploration in styles of music, I had chance to travel with the Indian music band in Baltic States with concerts.

Recent Reviews
Murray
David is a highly gifted and talented guitar player. He has a wonderful spirit, and is a gifted teacher. I highly recommend David to anyone who is serious about learning to play or increase the level of their skills now.
Sharon
I am a worship leader and have an extensive background in singing in various venus. David is a exquisite musician and song writer. He is patient and detail oriented. The Best!

Tracy D.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Oklahoma Christian University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Tracy D.

27 Reviews
Book Now
Online Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Students will learn the anatomy of the guitar, strumming and picking patterns, chords, scales, theory, and how to read notation, tab, and lead sheets.

About Tracy

I have been playing the drum set in various bands since 2001. I have also been playing with the OKC Community Orchestra since 2009. I have played in symphonic and jazz bands and a percussion ensemble. I have taught a percussion class, private lessons, and I have been a full time music teacher in

Recent Reviews
Cooper P.
I really enjoy my first lesson. Tracy is so easy to talk with and very knowledgeable about the acoustic guitar. Cant wait for my next lesson to learn more.
Ian W.
Tracy made it so much fun to learn. Just a total jammer and clearly loves playing.
Charlynne L.
Enjoyed the lesson

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing acoustic guitar teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream acoustic guitar teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Columbia, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Columbia is $67. 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.
30 min
$40 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$67 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_195112_pi_Color%20Headshot
"I've never taken a guitar lesson before. Learning on my own prior to meeting Chris. I learned more in the very first lesson that I did in several months of figuring things out on my own. Chris is super responsive and adapts his lessons not only for my skill level, but also adapts the lessons to the small things that interest me. He's not only great at teaching the techniques needed to play well, but he provides enough theory so it's easy to understand. I'm extremely happy with Chris and would highly recommend him if you're learning to play."
Chris
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
Profile_145990_pi_062
"Donnie is very knowledgeable and makes guitar lessons fun! It was our first lesson and we were a little discombobulated, but he was patient and got us on our way. We are excited to keep learning with Donnie"
Andy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
Profile_99052_pi_TLpic
"A 5 star teacher. My daughter is very happy with this teacher."
Alexandra
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Phil C.
Profile_194638_pi_Jordan%20Profile%201%20Studio%20A
"Jordan is an excellent guitar teacher! He will help better you on your instrument and is always positive. You get the feeling that he is teaching for the love of music and that makes all the difference. Highly recommended!"
Andrew
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
Profile_236555_pi_53c1f51309b7aac762c13d871dd7d1f325531e00
"Very patient and encouraging. Simplifies lessons in a way I can understand easily."
Rich
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
Profile_94376_pi_devin%20wall
"I am having lessons with Devin almost every week for a while now. We have lessons at his studio and online. Both locations are great.
For me, there are pros to having both location options available depending on my schedule that morning.
His way of teaching is great. I'm an adult and never played a guitar before. And I feel he has an enormous amount of patients. But he is not afraid to introduce something new. If I tell him I'm not clear with something we learned last time he will repeat it. And go it over with me. Technically he really had me playing songs very soon in the lessons. But I'm not necessarily the fastest learner so the most important thing is my responsibility.
Practice Practice Practice.

I recommend Devin to any one that wants to start learning guitar. Or needs to improve.
As I mentioned before, I'm an adult. But I could only imagine he'd do great with children.

Oh, I just reminded my self one more nice thing about Devin the teacher. When I'm with him, or online with him. For some reason he makes me feel like the lessons he provides are created for me. Not just random lessons. he goes according to my pace."
Jack
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Devin A.
195266_138894_1229034560
"Matthew is patient with a solid understanding of music as well as guitar. His focus on learning the fundamentals was greatly appreciated."
Lee
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew O.
Profile_115468_pi_LoraleeBiophoto%20%281%29
"It was only our first lesson together but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Loralee made the experience relaxing and fun. More than just learning the notes, Loralee teaches you to express the emotion and passion in a song that comes out so beautifully in a guitar. Wonderful guitar teacher. 5 stars"
Reinhardt
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Loralee W.
Profile_205822_pi_Paul_0067
"Paul has been an incredible teacher. He is helping me learn the guitar and I’m a lot further ahead then I thought Id be. He is also helping me with my song writing and composing. I highly recommend him."
Nadia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul S.
Profile_107169_pi_Screen%20Shot%202015-04-18%20at%208.58.33%20AM
"I have taken lessons before with a few teachers. Claire is the first one I have had that I felt I really walked away learning something in our first meeting. She is very personable, open, and knowledgeable. I really enjoy our lessons."
Merrill
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Claire C.
View More
View Less

Popular Acoustic Guitar Articles from our Blog

The 10 Best Acoustic Guitars Under $500

When you're looking for the perfect beginner acoustic guitar, there are lots of factors to think about. For many students, finding a great guitar for a low price is a huge part of the search. Guitar teacher Jeff S. sent us his recommendations for the best acoustic guitar under $500, and we put them together into this handy chart to help you find the best guitar for your buck! 10 Best acoustic guitars under $500 | Create Infographics Is there anything we missed? What do you think is the bes …

By Megan L.