Guitar & Bass Lessons
Onsite + Online
(AGES FIVE AND UP)
Our guitar instructors teach rock, blues, metal, country and classical styles on both electric and acoustic guitars. Beginners work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory. Each lesson will challenge you with a new technique or music theory, and ends with something fun – such as your favorite riff or song. We employ a variety of guitar method books based on student needs and preferences, and encourage students to bring smartphones or CDs to their lessons to learn their favorite tunes.
What’s the #1 reason to study guitar at Encore Music?
We know how to engage all types of learners, no matter your situation we work with experience, care, and encouragement to help every learner unlock the gift of music.
Our guitar instructors are warm and friendly, and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with you to craft a lesson plan that fits your individual needs and the student's favorite type of music. Whether you're playing in local bands, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the guitar after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.
Take the next step call 626-869-5033 now to grab a great lesson time as space is limited. Or you can email us, or request more info.
What styles of guitar do you teach?
We teach all styles, from rock, pop, jazz, and blues to metal, country and classical guitar – on electric and acoustic guitars.
How qualified are your guitar instructors?
Our guitar and music instructors have received their musical education from such prestigious institutions as New York University, Indiana University, the Berklee College of Music, Oxford University, University of Southern California, Eastman School of Music, and many other wonderful programs. Many have toured the US and Europe, bringing an abundance of performance and recording experience to your lessons. But most importantly, they are all engaging educators!
What will I learn from guitar lessons at Encore Music?
Beginner guitar students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory. Our instructors balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson presents a new technical challenges or theory concept, and ends with something fun, such as your favorite riff or song. We use a variety of guitar method books, and encourage students to bring their smartphone or CDs to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes.
Do I need to purchase a guitar to learn the instrument?
Encore Music offers acoustic and electric guitars for student lessons (for your convenience, students can use one of ours at their first lesson). But to practice at home, you will need a guitar. There are a variety of instruments appropriate for beginners, starting at just around $99.00.
Are there performances?
Absolutely! Every December and May, our students have the opportunity to perform on a large stage. We do not sell tickets to performances, so you can invite all of your family and friends. We offer many other performance opportunities throughout the year including community events, senior living homes, and local coffee shops.
$20 for a 30 minute intro lesson
Lessons are available six days a week, and scheduled once a week. A one-time registration fee is $25 (due only at time of registration, after the intro lesson).
Interested in a different instrument?
WE OFFER A WIDE VARIETY OF INSTRUMENTS TO CHOOSE FROM