Guitar Lessons in Civic Center. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable guitar lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice guitar.”

Popular Guitar Teachers in Civic Center

Albert M.

21 Reviews
Highlands, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Honors Award from SUNY Fredonia
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Albert M.

21 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

If you love All Rock, Blues, All Finger Styles, Soloing Electric and acoustic I am your man. These are the styles I do best and have fun while doing it. And of course classical if you want to go there...All while doing the songs YOU LOVE right away..I want you to have fun and while you do get musical knowledge to you. I believe the most fundamental place to begin is with theory. Through a creative, relaxed and patient environment I introduce students to the rudiments of music on 2 simple pages.
Theory helps you to understand song writing, ear training,and how to build chords and scales. I try to get you to hear the music so you can improvise better and also take songs and solos off CD's yourself, therefor becoming more self reliant to teach yourself in the future. My students bring in the songs they like and by strengthening their ears and learning to apply theory points, I show them how they can figure out the song by ear the exact way it was written and played by the ...

About Albert

Thirty three years of performing and teaching experience. Specialty in Rock, Blues, Finger Style, Country, Folk, Classical, Funk and Punk. Bachelor of Arts in Classical Performance from Fredonia University. Proficient in theory, reading, composition and arranging, songwriting. Recording artist for

Recent Reviews
Lynn
I would recommend Albert for anyone looking to give guitar a try. I am 40 and had ZERO musical background, and always wanted to play guitar. I was attracted to the way a guitar would light up a room. Albert is the perfect guide to help unlock the mysteries of the guitar. Albert has created an extremely positive learning environment for me both during a lesson and at home. I feel like I take home another piece of the puzzle after each lesson.

Albert as a teacher.
The most notable quality to me is that he truly wants to see you learn guitar and enjoy playing. His attention to detail is great and is completely engaged in the lesson. He introduces music theory in just the right dose, and then shows you how it applies to what and how you are playing. He makes theory fun leaving you excited to unlock the next level. His depth of music knowledge is impressive, and an incredible asset for his students. Albert has a bright positive energy and I always look forward to my lessons with him. Alberts house is at the end of a quiet road across from the water and a marina. His Jam space is very Zen and his lovely wife is one of the nicest people I have ever met. Good vibes for sure. Sometimes I feel like I just left a yoga class lol. Albert is flexible with lesson times and very accommadating. I play the guitar every day and enjoy every moment of it. I have two guitars now (acoustic and electric) I am having fun learning and look forward to my next lesson. If your looking for a guitar guru Albert is a home run!
Chuck
I agree with everything everyone else says about Albert so I don't want to repeat. I started with him when I retired (bucket list litem) and Albert is very patient and helpful ( as well as accommodating my uneven scheduling). You get into songs you like right away and learn technique within the songs as you go. He'll give you as much theory as you want. Shortly after you start with Albert you'll feel like your learning/ playing with a friend... I highly recommend him!
Jaye
The reason Albert is the best instructor ever is that he is really gifted at his craft and at teaching. So many people can do one or the other. Albert makes it fun and instills a desire to practice, and balances theory/performance goals. He is college educated in music and will teach the fundamentals-having said that, he would make a great teacher for the advanced player as well.

Finally, he is the most patient teacher I know, a plus for you and/or your child. I would be pleased to talk personally to anyone considering Albert for lessons.
Profile-background-check Background Check

Christopher B.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Music Composition and Theory from Vanderbilt University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check

Christopher B.

Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

Hi! I can teach you usable techniques that you'll be able to quickly transfer from practice to performance! During lessons with me you'll learn chords, comping, music theory, improvisation, and song writing! Whether you've never touched a guitar before, or you're just trying to improve your skills, our lessons will help you reach your goals!

About Christopher

Hi everyone! My name's Chris, and I can't wait to start working with you. I graduated from a Bachelors Degree in Music Composition and Theory from Vanderbilt University in May of 2019. Before that, I spent two years studying composition and theory at Interlochen Arts Academy. I have performed i

Profile-background-check Background Check

Payton K.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Jazz Performance: Guitar from The New School
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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

Payton K.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

Experienced teacher of 5 years able to teach all levels of experience. I am a graduate of The New School of Jazz and Contemporary music. While at the New School I studied with some of the masters including Reggie Workman, Billy Harper, Jane Ira Bloom, Matt Wilson, Dave Glasser, Peter Bernstein, Vic Juris and many others. Additionally, I was a tutor for three years in every subject so I know their curriculum back to front. I am available to teach Ear training, Sight Reading, Improvisation, Music Theory, Rhythm, Arranging, Composition, Music Appreciation, Guitar doubling on bass and much more. I am able to teach all music styles. I also play French Horn and bass at a high level. I love teaching and helping students on their own musical paths. I am looking forward to meeting you!

About Payton

Payton is an guitarist, French hornist, composer, and educator living in Brooklyn, NY. Payton’s music is rooted in everything from jazz, rock, classical, and pop. Along with his unique combination of influences, his music is focused around expressing specific emotions and feelings through compositi

Recent Reviews
Jay V.
Very professional my son really like the class
Nick
Payton has done a great job helping me grasp the material. He knows how to pinpoint what is giving you trouble and how to effectively solve it. Overall my playing has greatly improved since taking lessons with him and I would highly recommend.
Marie
Payton is a fantastic musician and guitar instructor. He is able to teach any type of music from beginner to advanced. He is fun to take lessons with and very helpful with any problems you may come across. I have improved tremendously since taking lessons from him. He also can help with composition, theory and ear training. I would highly recommend him!

Meet Online Guitar Teachers Serving Civic Center

Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite

Glenn W.

74 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best Teacher on the Planet from My students
  • Associate of Arts/ Marketing from Cuyahoga Community College/ Akron University
  • Teaching since 2005
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Student Favorite

Glenn W.

74 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

I specialize in providing a great foundation for learning the instrument. Too many students, new to the guitar, get frustrated and quit after just a few lessons, because it falls short of their expectations and they find they are not progressing. I make certain to keep the enthusiasm intact through the entire learning process by making sure the student is actually playing the instrument. I like to think of my method as "Fast Track to Playing Guitar"; my goal is to keep the student's interest in the instrument at a sustained level while they are grasping the fundamentals. Because I teach Voice as well, and have made a living accompanying myself on the guitar, I can combine those attributes for my students, if they desire to accompany themselves while singing. I find that many of my students really enjoy that option, and I have uncovered many a student who had never thought of themselves as a vocalist, singing and playing with astounding results... My success rate of having my students ...

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the h

Recent Reviews
Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.
Blaine
Glenn is amazing! He listened to me sing a few songs and gave me two tips that completely improved my vocal performance! Highly, highly recommended if you want to sing and perform better, and if you truly want to profoundly impact the listener to a higher degree !
Profile-background-check Background Check

Amy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Viola Performance and Teaching from Trinity College of Music, London
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check

Amy B.

Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

I focus on guitar and singing. Learning chordal harmony, finger technique, and creativity so that you can learn your favorite songs, sing with good technique, and write your own songs.

We dive deeply into the meaning of songs as stories, and their context in history, humanity, and the human condition.

I do ear training and lots of chordal harmony and scales so you have the nuts and bolts of musical grammar to create your own songs and learn your favorite songs as well.

I focus on acoustic guitar.

About Amy

I am the great-granddaughter of a musician who used to play with Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman in NYC in the 1930s and 40s! I believe every person has the right to be musically fluent, and to have music available to them as a tool for self expression, emotional expression, stress relief, and

Paul N.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • 3 years / Education Classes from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Teaching since 1996
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Paul N.

31 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

Teaching beginners, intermediate, and also advanced players.
Acoustic and electric guitar, reading, chords, songs, and more!

Beginner students are welcome and shown how to enjoy music in a simple and fun way along with learning songs too.
* Chords and strumming patterns
* play your favorite songs
* learn melodies and solos
* the basics of your guitar (tuning and maintenance)
* keeping time, reading music,
* or just taking it slow and having a little fun...

Intermediate students can improve areas in which they wish and learn new areas or another instrument.
* chord voicings, triads, music theory
* soloing, double stops, scales, arpeggios
* improvising, ear training,
* fingerpicking, classical/acoustic/pop

Advanced students can really improve their music by learning more difficult aspects of music, technique and songs. They can also use the recording studio for their lesson to practice or record their own music.
* advanced soloing and improvising techniques
* ...

About Paul

***My goal as a teacher*** I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for them. I have a passion for al

Recent Reviews
Ali
I had guitar and voice classes and they were awesome. He is patient with students, and helps you to grow fast and easy with his methods.
Dan
I came to Paul for some voice lessons before my band entered the studio. Not only did he help me improve my voice and ear training, but he gave me many tools to improve my timing, vocal range, and knowledge of theory. I highly recommend him!
Soni
This was my first experience with on line teaching and it was great. I had tried reading the books and watching some videos on You Tube and was not making progress. Just a few minutes with Paul and what I couldn't figure out suddenly made sense.

Looking forward to next week.

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!

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_228996_pi_IMG_8236
"Chivan is a really great teacher, he’s super encouraging and patient!"
Aleah
Took Guitar lessons from Chivan L.
Profile_83318_pi_image
"My boys lived their lessons. Ages 4 and 8, I was a little nervous that they would lose focus, but Jordan kept their attention the entire time. They can't wait until next week!"
Brady
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan G.
Profile_62122_pi_AymeFrye-97
"she has great taste of music

she has great taste of music.
and you can tell how honest parson she is when you meet her.
she will teach you guitar, good guitar, you know it is good.
she knows good music and saw, heard good music.
also she will let you know music is a lot of fun !
have a fun lessen with ayme frye, super frye !"
sho
Took Guitar lessons from Ayme F.
250082_wnxvhs4fmzm9x9qzbhv5
"Incredible Guitar Teacher

The most inspiring, challenging, caring and charismatic guitar teacher you will ever have. He will take your playing to the next level and beyond. Matt's playing ceases to amaze and he is constantly producing pearls of guitar wisdom, along with some killer licks."
Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Matt B.
Profile_106005_pi_guitarphoto
"I came into these classes never taking a lesson in my life, I was worried it was going to be a very structured, class based lesson plan. He helped me break the fear of a 1 on 1 instructor, and he made these lessons very educational and extremely fun. From playing alongside me with the licks and patterns I wanted to learn to helping me develop my own playing by taking these scales and licks and jamming alongside me. I was afraid a lot of these patterns would get boring and repetitive but he showed me how to have fun while doing it! He is very supportive and extremely passionate about playing, and he had renewed my love for the instrument! I definitely recommend Alexios to anyone with any skill level, from basic beginner to advanced players!"
Sandi Popaja
Took Guitar lessons from Alexios A.
Profile_245681_88g87kb5q8qv5ts6649m
"No better way to learn guitar!

My son was introduced to music through his guitar lessons with Jason. He is now on his next instrument and playing some songs by ear. In the words of my son, "he doesn't rush you or make you do more than you can handle, so he is a great teacher"."
Angie
Took Guitar lessons from Jason S.
Profile_36179_pi_HeadShot%20Thumbnail.%20jpg
"Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!"
Joshua & Julia
Took Guitar lessons from Victor Q.
Profile_107405_pi_image
"Al rocks!"
George
Took Guitar lessons from Al T.
Profile_218552_pi_Screen%20Shot%202019-11-21%20at%2011.22.41%20pm
"Indigo knows her stuff, is very talented, and was able to assess my areas of improvement. I am looking forward to Indigo helping me move forward as a musician"
Jeff
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
Profile_194638_pi_Jordan%20Profile%201%20Studio%20A
"Our son Caleb has had three lessons so far with Jordan and we really like him. Jordan is patient and laid back, but still manages to challenge and get results from his students. Caleb is really enjoying it and cannot wait it see how far he has come in the next few months."
Caleb
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
View More
View Less

Popular Guitar Articles from our Blog

The Ultimate Guide to Notes on a Guitar

Looking for help with guitar notes? You've come to the right place. Whether you want to learn to improvise jaw-dropping solos, play brilliant classical etudes, or anything in between, learning where to find notes on a guitar is a vital step in your musical journey. In this ultimate guide, we'll share everything you need to know about guitar notes, guitar strings, and intervals. Guitar Notes: The Ultimate Guide How Guitar Strings Work Understanding the basic mechanics and parts of a …

By Megan L.