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Donnie E.

Donnie E.

If you want to learn to play with the best of them, you need to check out my specialized country guitar lessons! Depending on how advanced you are already, we will begin by learning to read music and play chords. Then, we will progress to learning country guitar techniques and common practices. Please feel free to use the "Ask a question" link! Thanks!
/45 mins
James S.

James S.

I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.
/30 mins
Jason M.

Jason M.

Modern Metal isn't everyone's thing. That's how I discovered Country Guitar. As a fan of greats like John-5 and Brad Paisley, there are a lot of talented people that can play great guitar in country style. I do a lot of modern country. Like older Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Scruggs and Flats, Luke Bryan and others upon request. Open chords are a big part of the genre as well as Major Pentatonic Scales. Will do my best to make sure you accomplish your country goals.
/30 mins
Grant H.

Grant H.

I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule! If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!
/30 mins
Russell S.

Russell S.

If you are ready to start taking your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument or subject matter themselves. My name is Russ and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 15. I have a Platinum #1 Billboard charting record under my belt, worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Red Velvet, Lifehouse and more; and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Feel free to browse my official website for a full list of credits. Want to learn to shred guitar? Produce beats? Write your own songs? Dive into theory? Record yourself? This page is the one stop shop. Feel free to reach out with any requests or questions!
/60 mins
Jerry M.

Jerry M.

I teach you to be a musician, not just an instrumentalist. There is a huge difference. I give you material to learn while doing my best to make it fun as well. I teach you the basics and build on that foundation. You can learn the material as fast or as slow as you want. However, it is not a canned approach because every student is unique and your learning styles reflect that. My goal is your success, truly!
/30 mins
Chris C.

Chris C.

Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music! I achieve this by: 1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners. 2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings. I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I play everything from solo guitar gigs, to jazz gigs, to musical theatre pit work, to lead guitar for country artists, dance/funk bands, and rock bands. The list of artists I have worked for includes: Doug McCormick, Aberdeen, Cody Webb, The 12 South Band, the 8 South Band, Safari Room, Colleen Orender, Kiera Loveless, Natalie Johnson, Katie Davis, Chip Colon, Faith Jackson, Hopscotch Mafia, and more. I've recorded lead guitar on records for Jaye Madison, Chip Colon, Monica Hutcheson, Safari Room, Miranda Powell, as well as others. I perform every week around Nashville, nearly every weekend in different states across the country, and once even had the opportunity to play in Scotland! I graduated from Belmont University in the Spring of 2018 with a degree in Commercial Music, so I have had the "conservatory training" in regards to music theory and history, but before college I was largely a self taught player and am now a professionally performing musician here in Nashville.
/30 mins
Michael S.

Michael S.

From backyard Western acoustic jams to electrifying modern country solos, let me will help you on your journey through one of the most exciting genres on guitar while learning all of your favorite songs along the way!
/30 mins
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After working to live for many years, and after purchasing all the books, apps, and YouTube channels that seemed promising, I could never find the approach/perspective that could make the process of l

Kyle Biondich (Country Guitar lessons with Francesca V.)

This is the best guitar lessons I've ever had. He makes learning fun, and helps you learn based on exactly what you want to play.

Tyler (Country Guitar lessons with Chris C.)

James was very friendly and patient. He is knowledgeable and talented at what he does. I really enjoyed my first lesson with James and I’m looking forward to the rest of the classes.

Greg (Country Guitar lessons with James S.)

Francesca is a wonderful teacher! She's very knowledgeable but shares that knowledge in a way that's easy to understand. I've been an amateur musician for over forty years and I've read a lot of boo

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After working to live for many years, and after purchasing all the books, apps, and YouTube channels that seemed promising, I could never find the approach/perspective that could make the process of l

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Country Guitar Lessons

Have you ever dreamed of being in the spotlight, playing a steel guitar while dancers two-step around a sawdust-covered dance floor? If so, we can help you make those dreams come true. Our country guitar lessons focus on the skills and styles necessary for producing country music and any number of subgenres, from Western Swing to modern country.

Our country guitar teachers will help you develop your guitar skills. We offer both online country guitar lessons and in-person options—in your home or at your tutor’s studio.

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Certified Country Guitar Teachers

Our certified, experienced country guitar teachers work with you to help you sharpen your guitar skills. One-on-one instruction from qualified instructors means that your tutor will encourage growth toward your goals, instead of following a standardized curriculum. Whether you want to pick guitar at a bluegrass festival or play with a band at your local honky tonk, we have country guitar lessons that will take you there.

The average cost is $37 for a half-hour lesson, $50 for forty-five minutes, or $64 for an hour. Since our teachers set their own rates, you can find country guitar lessons to fit your budget.

On each of our listings, a teacher’s credentials, student reviews, and prices are available, allowing you to choose the tutor who fits your learning style. You can even contact teachers beforehand to ensure that they are a good fit!

Once you decide on a teacher, package, and schedule, all you have to do is sign up.

Online Country Guitar Lessons for All Ages

Any time you can pick up a guitar is a good time! Both children and adults benefit from playing an instrument. Kids see improvement in both language and math skills, as well as a boost in brain growth. Meanwhile, adults may notice improved memory and concentration skills, stress relief, and increased creativity. Whether you are looking for country guitar lessons for kids or adults, we have great options for you.

The benefit of individualized instruction is that our country guitar teachers tailor their lessons both to your maturity and skills. You will learn country guitar at your pace and with your goals in mind.

Country Guitar Lessons for All Levels

Whether you have never picked up a guitar before or have been playing for years, we have a teacher for you. We offer country guitar lessons for beginners through experts, tailoring your experience to your skill level and interests.

Our country guitar teachers work with you at your current skill level to help you achieve your musical goals. By getting to know you as a student and a musician, your tutor will guide your lessons to focus on you. With such a wide selection of paths your music can take you down, individualized guidance will help you choose the ones that are right for you.

Country Guitar Lesson Curriculum

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Country Guitar Lessons

  • Holding your instrument
  • Basic chords
  • Hand and finger strength
  • Posture
  • Using a pick

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Country Guitar Lessons

  • Blues and country chords
  • Country musical phrasing
  • Picking and single-note melodies
  • Bends

Sample Curriculum for Expert Country Guitar Lessons

  • Solos and improvisation
  • Building a repertoire
  • Country subgenres
  • Country music scales

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What is country guitar?


Country guitar is a style of playing that incorporates elements from many American genres, including bluegrass, rock and roll, blues, and jazz. Techniques range from simple chords to challenging, technical solos. While rhythm guitar is often fairly simple, consisting of three or four chords per song, lead guitar can take on much more advanced techniques. This range of skill provides opportunities for players of all levels to enjoy making country music.

Is country guitar hard to learn?


Yes, country guitar can be more difficult to learn than rock guitar. Country music relies more on complete chords and more advanced solo techniques, while rock music frequently uses power chords. Country music often highlights and relies on guitar work for its unique sound, often incorporating acoustic guitars over electric and valuing the pure sound of the instrument.

That being said, there is ample opportunity for beginners to get out there and enjoy making country music. Much of country guitar is based on simple chord structures that are quite accessible for beginner players to learn in our country guitar lessons. While country guitar might be more technically difficult than rock, it is a rewarding experience that grows with you as a musician.

How long should you practice guitar a day?


Aim for between fifteen minutes and an hour. Many say to aim for about half an hour, but keep in mind that short, consistent practice sessions with frequent breaks work best for building skill without tiring your fingers. Consistency is, of course, key; you should practice every day for the best results. Focus is often more important than length for practice sessions, as well. Try to schedule your practice for times that you can give your instrument your undivided attention.

Quality over quantity is the name of the game when working with a musical instrument. You will get more out of short practice sessions and frequent breaks than you will out of marathon sessions that last longer than your attention span. In the beginning, short sessions will minimize any discomfort you may feel while building calluses, but later, focusing on one technique at a time will improve your results. When you take country guitar lessons with us, your music teacher will help you develop a good routine.

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