Picture of guitar lessons in Reno, NV

Private Guitar tutoring lessons Reno, NV.

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

Featured On

Why TakeLessons?

Play-button

Our teachers have taught

2 , 5 0 9 , 0 6 8

lessons and counting!

How it Works

From finding the perfect teacher to managing payments, scheduling and tracking your progress, we take care of all the details, so you can focus on learning. Learn More

Search for a teacher

Compare hundreds of teachers based on the criteria that matter to you, including background checks, age and experience.

Schedule your lessons

When you've found the perfect match, schedule your lessons online using the teacher's real-time availability.

Connect with your teacher

Your teacher will welcome you with a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.

Can't find a teacher in Reno, NV?

No problem. Our online lesson platform connects you with any teacher, anywhere. All you need is a reliable Internet connection, a webcam and a microphone.

Convenient

Zero travel time is great for a busy schedule.

Affordable

Typically priced lower than local lessons.

Effective

Online students stick with lessons as long as local students.

Learn More

Get Started with Free Resources

Recent Guitar Articles from the Blog

Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, check out the Guitar articles on our blog.

For Beginning Guitarists: Right- and Left-Hand Basics

For Beginning Guitarists: Right- and Left-Hand Basics

Want to improve your coordination and guitar technique? Here, Goodyear, AZ guitar teacher David A. shares two simple guitar exercises to try out...    Do you love listening to guitar music and do you want to learn how to play? Well, in addition to having a passion for guitar, it is important for you as the aspiring guitarist to maintain a consistent practice routine that incorporates guitar exercises to improve your right and left hand coordination and timing, which will, in turn, … Read More

For Beginning Guitarists: Right- and Left-Hand Basics
Want to improve your coordination and guitar technique? Here, Goodyear, AZ guitar teacher David A. shares two simple guitar exercises to try out...    Do you love listening to guitar music and do you want to learn how to play? Well, in addition to having a passion for guitar, it is important for you as the aspiring guitarist to maintain a consistent practice routine that incorporates guitar exercises to improve your right and left hand coordination and timing, which will, in turn,
3 Handy Open Mic Tips for Guitarists' Eyes Only
Guitarists, are you ready to hit the stage at a local open mic? Polish your performance with these tips from guitar teacher Samuel B.... Performing (like songwriting) is a craft at which any dedicated musician can excel. It requires no prerequisites – only the desire to share your talent and creations. My high school music teacher once said Thomas Edison misappropriated the original purpose of music by inventing machinery to record it – that nothing can replace your experience of seeing it
Mother's Day Music: 5 Guitar Songs to Play for Mom
Mother’s Day is a day to show appreciation to the special woman who raised you. But flowers and traditional gifts aren't the only way to show your mom you love her. Here, guitar instructor Matt. K has put together five guitar songs that are perfect to sing for your mom... When it comes to Mother's Day and certain holidays, sometimes us musicians can’t afford the traditional gifts, like a bouquet of flowers, but that doesn't mean we can't give our mothers something special. What better
The Ten Best Tips and Tricks for Learning Guitar Chords
Ready to learn guitar chords? Guitar teacher Joe H. shares his secrets to mastering guitar chords... The guitar is incredibly versatile accompaniment instrument. It can deliver many effects, from driving strumming to delicate fingerpicking. It is essential that a guitarist have a solid vocabulary of chords to draw from to do this. Let’s be honest for moment: There are hundreds of chords! The good news is that some are more essential than others (more on that later). The following ten tips and
How to Tune a Guitar - Easy Tricks and Pro Tips
What's the first thing you should do every time you pick up a guitar? Resist the urge to shred for a moment, and make sure you're in tune. This guide will teach you exactly how to tune a guitar using different methods like a pro. If you're just beginning to play the guitar, an out-of-tune instrument can be incredibly frustrating and make every note sound like a mistake. Knowing how to tune a guitar properly will ensure that you always sound your best when you play. How to Tune a Guitar

Guitar in Reno

Reno is not only “The Biggest Little City in the World,” but it also has an amazing live music scene. With casinos, restaurants, clubs and concert halls, you can hear a different genre of music every night of the week. From rock to funk, Reno has a home for every musical taste.

If you’re taking guitar lessons in Reno, you have a unique opportunity to further your musical studies. Going to see live music is a great way to see other guitarists using the techniques you’re currently studying.

Plus, networking with other musicians is a great way to stay motivated and get inspired as you continue your guitar lessons in Reno. Here are just a few great venues to check out live music in Reno!

Music Venues

The Knitting Factory Concert House: If you’re interested in hearing the most cutting-edge guitar techniques, catch a show at The Knitting Factory Concert House. Brought to you by the people who created the world famous Knitting Factory in New York, the Reno chapter is continuing the tradition of pushing musical boundaries by featuring cutting edge performances.

Gilley’s at the Nugget: If you’re interested in country music, Gilley’s at the Nugget , in nearby Sparks, is the place to be. With top local, regional, and national touring artists gracing its stage, Gilley’s offers country music lovers a laid back, down-country good time.

Bucket of Blood Saloon: For a touch of authentic Old West charm, The Bucket of Blood Saloon in nearby Virginia City is another paradise for country music lovers. Located in the town’s historic district, the Bucket of Blood first opened its doors in 1876 and still maintains that Old West vibe almost 140 years later.

Cargo Concert Hall: Cargo Concert Hall in the Whitney Peak Hotel is the preeminent live concert venue in Reno’s music scene. Featuring performances by award-winning artists, national and international touring rock bands, and the best local indie rock, pop and alternative fusion, this 1,000 square foot concert venue showcases the best music in the city.

Open Mic Nights

After you’ve had some guitar lessons in Reno and you’re feeling confident, there are a ton of open mic opportunities for you to show off your skills and practice your onstage presence.

Reno Jazz Orchestra: The Reno Jazz Orchestra is an organization dedicated to preserving big band jazz in Reno and throughout northern Nevada. While they perform at venues throughout the city, they also sponsor a monthly jam session at The Great Basin Brewery in Sparks. This is a great opportunity to get out and play with some amazing up-and-coming jazz musicians.

Sands Blues Jam: If you’ve got the blues, The Sands Blues Jam happens every Wednesday night from 7 – 11 p.m. With a great house band and no cover charge, it’s a great place to jump onstage and showcase your skills along with some of the top local blues musicians in Reno.

If you’re taking guitar lessons in Reno, get out and experience all the live music scene has to offer. It’s a great way to stay inspired and connect with other guitarists in your local scene!

Are You a Teacher?

Find out how TakeLessons can help you grow and manage your business

Learn More