Guitar Lessons In The Comfort Of Your Home

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  • Lessons offered 9am-9pm, 7 days a week
  • Experienced, knowledgeable, passionate teachers
  • Lessons for all ages and skill levels
  • 30-60 minutes sessions
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  • Free recitals

Lessons in Your Home Video Transcribed

You know it’s time to get the children started with in-home private music lessons. Maybe the lessons are for you, how about the whole family? You’re smart enough to know that music lessons are important but what about finding a teacher? Do you call a music store? Will their teacher be right for you? Then there’s the getting there; the traffic, hauling the kids back and forth, what about dinner? Yeah – Right! Like that’s going to happen. You don’t need lessons with just any ol’ teacher, especially a task master, intimidating, practice demanding monster that bores students. What you’re looking for is an engaged, fun, well-educated, motivational, big smiling and super excited personality that loves teaching Music. A teacher who makes lessons fun. You already know what you need. You need Lessons in Your Home-the music teachers who come to your home or school to teach fun, private music lessons. Their teachers constantly think of great ways to motivate every student. They turn students into dazzling musicians ready to break out a song and share their talents with the world. Now you’re saying “Hey, this could work” Lessons in your Home teaches piano, guitar, voice, violin, in fact they teach every music instrument you could think of. Getting started is as easy as 1,2,3. 

  1. Give Lessons in your home a call or email
  2. They’ll ask important questions about each student ensuring a teacher that’s best for you 
  3. Schedule and start your lessons. What are you waiting for? Start Lessons now with Lessons in Your Home!

Get Private Guitar Lessons Across the Nation With Our Guitar Teachers

Ryan Waggoner

Instrument(s): Bass Guitar, Guitar

City: Seattle

Ryan, very simply, loves to play and enjoys helping other people love it. Ryan’s main musical love is the bass guitar, followed closely by 6 string acoustic and electric, and he also sings from time to time.

Ryan has been playing bass guitar and guitar for over 20 years. Pretty closely following that, he…

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Nicholas Velez

Instrument(s): Bass, Cello, Guitar, Piano, Viola, Violin

City: Dallas

Nicholas Velez has dedicated over twenty years in the Orchestral ensembles, both as a performing violinist and as lead conductor of several successful public performing groups. He completed his education in instrumental music education at Wichita State University, under violin scholarship for the symphony and…

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Zak Sloan

Instrument(s): Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Voice

City: Denver

I’ve always been a musician, it just took me a long time to admit I was an artist. I only made it part way through music school before I left to make sure I had a backup plan. The thing was, the backup plan quickly became my actual trajectory. I became a 4th grade teacher in Aurora, Colorado. I loved it and I…

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Elijah Thomson

Instrument(s): Bass Guitar, Guitar

City: Seattle

Elijah Thomson currently plays bass for Father John Misty and is a renown musician and producer in the music industry. Over a 25 year career, he has amassed hundreds of recording credits and thousands of live performances around the world with myriad artists—including: Father John Misty, The Wallflowers, Na…

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Jeremiah Arenas

Instrument(s): Guitar, Piano, Trumpet

City: Dallas

Jeremiah Arenas found music early in his life, and has since devoted much of it to exploring just how vast and beautiful the world of music could be. Always singing, always listening, Jeremiah is no stranger to the profound effects that music can have on a person and is thrilled to share it with anyone willin…

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Chad Robb

Instrument(s): Bass, Drums, Guitar

City: Seattle

Chad has been a student of music since he can remember. The first instrument he played was a drum set which launched him into a world of creation that never stopped. Taking lessons and starting groups with friends, he began to learn that songwriting was one of his greatest passions in life, and he would dedic…

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Jermaine Rand

City: Atlanta

The grandson of a first generation rock n’ roll guitarist and vocalist and son of a prominent gospel singer; Jermaine Rand was a true musical devotee spending most of his youth performing in every available outlet of his Raleigh, NC, hometown.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Universit…

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Dwayne Jenkins

Instrument(s): Bass Guitar, Guitar

City: Denver

Dwayne Jenkins is a professional private guitar teacher and accomplished musician. He has been playing and teaching guitar lessons throughout Denver, CO for over two decades. His special training methods and practices have been honed and handcrafted throughout the years, and are custom-designed for maximum …

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David Rynhart

Instrument(s): Guitar, Piano

City: Denver

Since studying classical piano at Ashland University in Ohio, and jazz piano at Naropa University in Colorado, David has been learning, performing and teaching in the US and Europe in many genres- including rock, traditional/folk, Americana, singer/songwriter, Gypsy jazz, Irish, and electronic music.

He …

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Edwin Eby

Instrument(s): Baritone, Guitar, Piano, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba

City: Denver

Ed Eby is quickly becoming known as one of the best up-and-coming musicians in the Denver area. As a trombonist, he has played with some of Denver’s best ensembles including the Adam Bartczak Big Band, Denver Jazz Orchestra, Lakewood Symphony and the Colorado Honor band. While attaining a bachelor’s degr…

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When you call Lessons In Your Home…

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After answering any questions you might have, we’ll pair you with a local teacher that best matches your age, schedule, skill level, and goals.

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… and then we’ll schedule your first month of lessons!

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First Lesson Guarantee — If you don’t LOVE your first lesson we can pair you with a teacher that better fits your situation. Or you can even cancel and pay us nothing.

What Families Say About Us

Why Should You Take Guitar Lessons?

A better question to ask is why wouldn’t you learn guitar! The guitar is one of the most famous, widely recognized instruments that’s prevalent in some of the biggest music genres including Rock & Roll, Jazz, Blues, and Pop music. The guitar is also one of the most portable and accessible instruments. You can practice and play them just about anywhere because they travel so well. From a cost-benefit analysis, it’s a great instrument to learn on because the barrier to entry is low. Guitars last a long time and it’s cost effective to own and learn guitar. Lastly, who doesn’t love listening to someone play guitar in group settings? The guitar is one of most fun, life-giving instruments a person will ever play and enjoy.

Guitar Lessons for Kids

Most parents know that music can enrich and impact a child’s life. One of the regrets many parents have is not learning to play an instrument. Lessons in Your Home specializes in private in home (or school) guitar lessons for kids. While we do have many adult learners, the vast majority of our students are kids. We cater to all ages as young as kindergarten and on. And just like learning a language, the younger a person starts the more easily they’ll be able to learn guitar. Contact us today to get started!

Guitar Develops Coordination & Cognition

While kids see playing guitar as something fun and cool, parents can rest assured that their child is learning a critical skill that goes beyond having fun. Learning to play an instrument, especially one like guitar, helps children develop critical listening skills, helps with focus and attention, and even stimulates them cognitively, all while providing a constructive hobby for them to engage with. Learning how to match your strumming hand with your fingering hand helps children with sensory motor coordination, timing, and rhythm.

Playing Guitar Helps with Creativity & Expression

Ask any songwriter or musician: learning an instrument is a form of expression and ultimately art. Many guitar players express themselves through performing songs or creating their own music, and it can help them cope with emotions in their life. There’s also indirect benefits to playing and performing, including improving self-esteem and confidence. The world is a more beautiful place with music in it, so let our teachers help get you started on your journey today!

guitar Lessons For Kids

Most parents know that music can enrich and impact a child’s life. One of the regrets many parents have is not learning to play an instrument. Lessons in Your Home specializes in private in home (or school) guitar lessons for kids. While we do have many adult learners, the vast majority of our students are kids. We cater to all ages as young as kindergarten and on. And just like learning a language, the younger a person starts the more easily they’ll be able to learn guitar. Contact us today to get started!

Getting guitar Lessons Near You

While kids see playing guitar as something fun and cool, parents can rest assured that their child is learning a critical skill that goes beyond having fun. Learning to play an instrument, especially one like guitar, helps children develop critical listening skills, helps with focus and attention, and even stimulates them cognitively, all while providing a constructive hobby for them to engage with. Learning how to match your strumming hand with your fingering hand helps children with sensory motor coordination, timing, and rhythm.

Getting guitar Lessons Near You

Ask any songwriter or musician: learning an instrument is a form of expression and ultimately art. Many guitar players express themselves through performing songs or creating their own music, and it can help them cope with emotions in their life. There’s also indirect benefits to playing and performing, including improving self-esteem and confidence. The world is a more beautiful place with music in it, so let our teachers help get you started on your journey today!

What are some secret tips for a student’s first guitar lesson?

For your first guitar lesson, you need a guitar that can be purchased at any music shop. Some students buy pretty guitars or the nicest brands, it is up to you. Sometimes guitars come with tuners, strap, and picks, which are essential for playing the guitar as well. Our teachers will bring any materials or books that your student might need. Here’s an insider’s secret that most people forget, guitar players need music stands! Music stands help students read materials at eye level and organize music where the student can read and play. Follow these tips for a successful first guitar lesson in !

Guitar Lesson FAQs

What is the best age to start guitar lessons?

Learning guitar is great for all ages, and a person can start as young as 4 years old. While you can start that young, it’s important to contact us about the size and stringed type of guitar you intend for your child to learn on. The guitar can come in scaled sizes for students of younger ages. Typical sizes include 1/2 scale, best for students 4-7, 3/4 scale, best for students 8-11, and full sized which works well for most students 12 years old and up.

Should I learn on an electric guitar or acoustic guitar?

You can technically learn on either. It really depends on what your goals and desires are for learning guitar. In general, learning on an acoustic is more “foundational” for understanding the guitar as a whole. Young learners will also develop more finger strength on an acoustic, which will make switching to electric much easier. But if your child has a natural inclination to electric guitar, start them out on that!

What guitar equipment do I need to prepare before starting guitar lessons?

Besides the guitar itself, there’s not a whole lot more you need. We’d recommend having these things to improve and speed up learning: 

  • Picks – Learning how to play the guitar with a pick helps young guitarists strum the strings. There’s all sorts of pic sizes and thickness. When starting out, a pack of medium or soft pics will aid in learning. 
  • Guitar Strap – If you want to play or practice standing up, then a strap is a must. Plus, guitar straps can be customized can give kids a sense of personality. 
  • Spare Strings – Strings break down over time and need changing based on how frequently you play. It is always handy to have extra strings on hand when one string breaks, when they start to feel rusty, or when you want to improve the tone of your guitar. 
  • Tuner – Having a well-tuned instrument is key to sounding good and staying on pitch. You’ll want to start each practice by tuning your guitar as weather, humidity, and other variables can make your strings go flat or sharp. 
  • Metronome – While you can still learn the guitar without a metronome, practicing with it at home can ensure good rhythm when playing. It is especially important when planning to play with other musicians. There are tons of devices or free apps that you can use. 

When in doubt, ask your guitar teacher! They’ll help you guide you in what you need to be successful.

Will my fingers hurt when I play the guitar?

Sore fingers when first learning guitar is completely normal. Don’t worry; as you practice more, muscle strength in your forearm and calluses on your fingers will develop. The pain will go away pretty quickly in time. If necessary, there are some ways to lessen the pain when practicing such as using lighter strings. Ask your guitar teacher about this if you’re dealing with pain!

How much time should I spend practicing the guitar?

Any practice is better than no practice. In fact, there is no magic number of minutes because we teach that consistency is the key to success. We’d rather our students play for 10 minutes a day daily rather than 60 minutes in one sitting in a week. One of the benefits of private lessons is that our teachers will give recommendations to your practice time and habits based on your child’s learning style. There’s a lot to consider on an individual student level for how much time should be spent practicing.

Is it important to be able to read music when learning the guitar?

You don’t have to read sheet music to start learning guitar! Long term, our goal for our students is to help them be independent as musicians. Reading sheet music, or learning the ability to learn a piece of new music, is foundational to that goal.

How long does it take to be good at playing the guitar?

When you learn an instrument in the right way, you’re not going to want to stop learning. That’s the best part of having a professional private music teacher! With that in mind, students are able to play songs from the first few lessons. But remember, even the “greats” are still learning. Eric Clapton famously refers to himself as still learning and trying to get better at the guitar, so there’s always room for learning and improvement.