Private Guitar tutoring lessons Columbia, IL.

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

“Today is my opportunity to practice guitar.”

Popular Guitar Teachers in Columbia, IL

Or other areas around you:

Kwame S.

3 Reviews
Belleville, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Degree & Certification Associates of Arts in Recording Technology from Southwestern Illinois College
  • Teaching since 2013
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Kwame S.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

Have you ever wanted to play an instrument or sing? Do you have a genuine passion for music? My lessons properly prepare students for what is needed to execute their journey as a musician. Lessons will be customized to meet the needs of the students. I have five years of teaching students from ages five to fifty and over twenty years of experience as a musician. Students will learn core music essentials such as music theory, ear training, sight reading, and more. And for songwriters I offer lessons on songwriting and structuring.

About Kwame

Hello, my name is Kwame. I have been a musician for over twenty years. I started out in music when I was in grade school and have continued my musical journey throughout my adulthood. I have five years of experience teaching a wide range of age groups. Adjacent to being a musician, I am also a sin

Recent Reviews
Deanna
I was very pleased with my lessons. I learned a lot and Kwame was very patient and helpful. I like the progression of the lessons and feel like at this rate I will be where I want to be vocally in no time at all.
Isabelle
Kwame is a great instructor!! He is knowledgeable about the craft he teaches and is great at explaining things in a comprehensible manner. My daughter is young, and his teaching method provided her with the skills and confidence to learn you how play. She went from not liking to play as much to not being able to stay away from a piano.
Antonio
Kwame is super nice and easy to work with
Profile-background-check Background Check

Nathan Y.

4 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd place: PCGS annual competition from Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Profile-background-check Background Check

Nathan Y.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Private 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
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.
Ana
Nathan is an incredible teacher. He really knows how to connect with students! His patience, flexibility, and ability to explain concepts really helped me learn. I feel like my guitar skills have grown so much since I started taking lessons with Nathan.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite

David M.

44 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite

David M.

44 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

About David

Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

Recent Reviews
Robin K.
Dave is great. Very patient and a good teacher.
Landon
David is a fabulous teacher. I am very pleased, he was very good with my eight year old grandson.
Landon
A wonderful teacher, very good. Jesse Sittner

Meet Online Guitar Teachers Serving Columbia, IL

Chris E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Chris E.

Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

Do you love the sound of the guitar? Are you looking for a musical outlet to express yourself and sharpen your mind? Whether it’s around the fire pit, a family reunion or the stage, I will walk you through the skills you need to read tablature and play any song. As an experienced and effective instructor he will have you playing chords your first week and playing basic songs by the second week.

About Chris

Do you love the sound of the guitar? Are you looking for a musical outlet to express yourself and sharpen your mind? Whether it’s around the fire pit, a family reunion or the stage, I will walk you through the skills you need to read tablature and play any song. As an experienced and effective ins

Recent Reviews

Daniel G.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Liberal Arts with secondary emphasis on Theater and Musical Performance Teaching Credential from University of San Diego BA Chapman University Teaching Credential
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Daniel G.

20 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

FUN!!! Learning guitar should be fun! I teach electric and acoustic guitar in a fun way. The exercises that I have you do are not boring, they are actual songs that you get better and better at playing.
I mix up the lessons and your practice with a combination of scales that can turn into instant leads, cords and the combination of cords that make up a family called a "key". I teach a variety of strum and picking patterns and styles, from folk to reggae to rock. The latest thing in playing melodies is tablature, I teach that, but I also believe that you need to be able to play regular notes as well. Best of all, you do not have to be a great lead guitarist to be a star, and if you want to sing while you play I can definitely teach you that!

About Daniel

Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/

Recent Reviews
Stefanie
Mr. G goes over and above to help me pursue my interests. He helped me sing through a difficult time while my voice was changing. He supports me at performances and never fails to make me laugh. Working with him has been a fantastic experience and I feel that I have grown so much.
Megan
I got in touch with Daniel so I could get back in singing shape as an adult who had lapsed - a lot! He's friendly, kind, and patient, with a clear way of explaining technique that's really helped me get it. I've improved noticeably in a short amount of time!
Fred E.
Going to take time and Daniel is a font of knowledge, patient and funny):_
Profile-background-check Background Check

Kevin C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Guitar Proficiency from Minooka Community
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Profile-background-check Background Check

Kevin C.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

Hey there! I'm a multi-instrumentalist with a strong foundation in Guitar, Bass, and Drums.

My lessons are curated behind a few things:
-the understanding of music theory (scales, chord progressions, rhythmic structure, song composition etc.)
-student's requests to learn specific songs and creating original song
-having FUN!

Because in my experience, you're not learning if you're not enjoying what you're doing.

After 6 years, of playing drums, I began my time as a guitar player. I grew as a guitar player tremendously fast because of my understanding and practice of rhythm. I began as an acoustic/folk guitarist, progressed into a blues/funk guitarist, and now play mainly jazz and neo-soul. I also am accustomed to teach many other genres. I now write, produce, and perform my own music and stream online.

When you take lessons with me you can expect that the lessons will increase your music theory knowledge, finger/hand dexterity, rhythm, ear training, performance abilities, and if

About Kevin

I am a Multi-Instrumentalist with a main focus in Guitar, Drums, & Bass. I have experience performing live, recording, and songwriting for 13 years. I focus my lessons around the understanding of music theory (chord progressions, scales, rudiments, rhythmic structures, picking techniques, etc) and

Recent Reviews
Eric
Kevin worked with me on drums for a few months and was incredibly patient with me as he helped breakdown songs bit by bit, was super encouraging along the way, and extremely fun to be around. I couldn't recommend him enough!!
Charlotte
I always wanted to learn bass and I was referred to Kevin by a friend. She told me she’s seen him playing in bands around the area and he could definitely help you out. I started meeting with Kevin once a week and he knew how to break down the songs to help me learn them. He started teaching me the theory behind bass guitar and my scales. Fast forward a year later, I’m not confident enough to play in a band! I can’t thank Kevin enough for everything he’s done through our lessons. I always mention him when people ask me how I improved so much. Thank you Kevin!
Larry
Not only do I learn a lot of the intricacies of guitar playing with Kevin, but he is also a fun person to be around and chat about music. Definitely someone I would recommend to take guitar lessons!

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 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 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 Guitar Lessons in Columbia, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Columbia is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$65 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect guitar 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 guitar 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 Guitar Students

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

Profile_57504_pi_Orileys2-
"Its time to GRIP IT and RIP IT . Michael is a pro player all the way I definitely recommend him."
- Lance H
Took Guitar lessons from Michael H.
Profile_245681_88g87kb5q8qv5ts6649m
"Wonderful guitar teacher!

Jason has been teaching our son for 3 years and has been a wonderful teacher during that time. He has been supportive, patient and encouraging of our son, even on the weeks he hasn't practiced as much as he should have. Jason is quick to respond when I call and always communicates with me if something comes up. Our son loves playing guitar and has developed a love of the Beatles, thanks to Jason teaching him various Beatles' songs."
- Heidi
Took Guitar lessons from Jason S.
Profile_31081_pi_l_a42906818b2746a592e637887804797d
"Tim is an excellent teacher. It is clear that he has a solid grounding in musical theory, technique, and experience playing across many different genres. You will learn what you want to learn with Tim, no matter what it may be. He will help you focus your practice to hone the particular skills you need to create the sounds you hear on your favorite records. I highly recommend Tim!"
- Lucas
Took Guitar lessons from Tim M.
Profile_194500_pi_rachel
"Rachel is a great guitar instructor. I just met her for the first time and I got lot of lessons cover. I understand much faster because of the way she analyzed her materials. Rachel knows how to make a person loves playing guitar, not just learning. I highly recommend anyone who is thinking about guitar lesson should give Rachel a try."
- Danny
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
View More
Profile_109477_pi_2017-07-28%2005.28.51-1
"My 12 year old daughter is taking Guitar lessons from Jeremie for the last 6 months. She had never picked up a guitar before, so we knew this could be challenging. Jeremie has been so wonderful with her. Making the lessons fun, but also giving great one on one instructions. I highly recommend him as a teacher! As a parent, Jeremie is wonderful to work with when scheduling lessons. He is extremely accommodating, and understands kids and parents seem to be a little overloaded. He is very quick to respond when you email questions, or have scheduling issues. I HIGHLY recommend Jeremie. Give him a try!!! He is WONDERFUL!!!!

Dina J."
- Dina
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
Profile_195445_pi_IMG_0866
"Great guy to work with. If you have been playing for a while and the playing is getting no where. See Ahmad! He has tips that will make you a better player."
- Norman
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
Profile_32058_pi_IMG_1176
"friendly and supportive"
- Teja
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
Profile_164376_pi_2g%250LOIgSDyfWL0D2903Rw_thumb_3f67
"Matt is getting back his enthusiasm for guitar. thanks Ed"
- Matt
Took Guitar lessons from Ed P.
221857_399266_1336419006
"John is a great teacher. Patient and knowledgable, he'll get you playing tunes in no time."
- Andy Symonds
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
Profile_196529_pi_priscilla%20music%20room%20my%20lil%20avant%20garde%20%2810%20of%2012%29
"My daughter (age 7) loved her first lesson with Priscilla. She is very good with young kids and left my daughter excited for more lessons!"
- Elizabeth
Took Guitar lessons from Priscilla D.
View Less

Popular Guitar Articles from our Blog

How Much Time Should I Spend Practicing Guitar?

When you're beginning to learn guitar, you also have to learn how to practice. Follow this expert advice from guitar teacher Mike B. to find the proper amount of practice time you need to achieve your guitar goals...  As a guitar instructor, one of the most common questions I get asked is "how often should I practice?" Students are told various amounts of time that are deemed "proper" to practice each day. Some say a half hour, some say an hour, some say more, some say less. With all of thes …

By Suzy S.