Guitar Classes and Tutorials

Getting started on the guitar can seem like a big undertaking, so here are some practical tips and practice material you can follow to get going on the guitar! 

Interested in one-on-one coaching? We'd like to introduce you to some excellent guitar teachers. The following video is a compilation so you can meet a few great guitar coaches available for booking on Lessonface. If you'd like to ask questions, book a lesson with one of these great guitar tutors! Their profile pages are linked below.


Learn Open Guitar Chords

This is a great way to start playing the guitar. Open chords are amazing for playing your favorite songs, jamming with friends, and practicing rhythm! Open chords utilize a combination of fretted notes and open strings, which makes them easier to play than other types of chords. See the diagrams below for some examples of open chords!

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Free Guitar Tutorials

For a video overview to get you started, Lessonface has two free video courses for beginner guitar. Register for free and gain immediate access!

Guitar 101 free video course preview with Dmitri Shapira

intro to guitar with sara landeau. Learn open chords, bar chords and expand your fretboard knowledge

Guitar 101 
with
Dmitri Shapira

Introduction to Guitar
with
Sara Landeau

Free Live Group Guitar Class

Enroll for free to join a live masterclass and have your questions answered in real-time by the incredible guitarist and music educator Steve Stine!

Guitar Class for all ages with Steve Stine
Beginner Group Guitar Class
with
Steve Stine

Join a Weekly Group Guitar Class Online!

Register for as little as $4.99! For more information about GO Classes, click here

Learn Guitar with Ross James (ages 8 and under)

Acoustic Guitar with Mike Mitchell

Learn Guitar
with
Ross James

For ages 8 and under

Acoustic Guitar
with
Mike Mitchell

For ages 12 and under

Guitar with Chris Dunnett, Learn strumming and solo techniques

Guitar with Wanamaker, Learn fingerstyle technique and bluegrass

Guitar
with
Chris Dunnett

For teens and adults

Guitar
with
Wanamaker Lewis 

For teens and adults

Chords and inversions with Leticia, expand your guitar chord knowledge

Guitar with Brad Ward. Learn triads on guitar

Chords and Inversions
with
Leticia Filizzola

For teens and adults

 Guitar
with
Brad Ward

 For teens and adults

Learn jazz guitar with Ray Suhy

Learn funk strumming with Simone Galdelli

Electric Guitar
with
Ray Suhy

For teens and adults

Electric Guitar
with
Simone Galdelli

 For adults

learn arpeggios and fingerstyle technique with Leah Kruszewski

Flamenco guitar technique with Calvin Hazen

Acoustic Guitar
with
Leah Kruszewski

 For adults

Flamenco Guitar
with
Calvin Hazen

 For adults

learn classical guitar with Valentin Spasov

 

Learn improvisation techniques with Yoel Genin

For adults

Electric Guitar
with
Yoel Genin

For adults

Intro to guitar with Sara Landeau

Beginner Guitar
with
Sara Landeau

For adults

Join a Guitar Masterclass

For more information on the masterclass series, click here

Learn songs, chords, melodies, rhythms, and fretboard technique with Sara Landeau

Guitar!
with
Sara Landeau

Sundays,
April 12 to May 3

 

Or find a great guitar teacher for 1:1 lessons.

Here are our teachers of the year for 2019 for guitar!

teacher of the year for rock guitar lessons onlineAcoustic guitar teacher online

Online jazz guitar teacher of the yearOnline lead guitar teacher of the year
Online blues guitar teacher of the yearLessonface electric guitar teacher of the year

Find teachers for:

Acoustic Guitar
Electric Guitar
Rock Guitar
Blues Guitar
Jazz Guitar
Classical Guitar
 

For more information on learning the guitar read these free articles!

Guitar Resources
Guitar Video Tutorials 
Getting Started with Online Guitar Lessons 
Online Classical Guitar Lessons
Music Theory for Guitarists
Guitar Essentials for Parents
5 Tips for Buying Your First Electric Guitar
How to Play Silent Night Fingerstyle Guitar
What is and Isn't Flamenco Part I
What is and Isn't Flamenco Part II
Why Study the Fundamentals?
Guitar 101 for Parents of New Guitarists
Guitar Guide for Beginners 
How to Learn New Music 
Managing Your Music Lesson Nerves 
Encouraging Your Young Guitarist
5 Tips on Alternate Picking 
5 Tips to Improve Your Guitar Solos Now
Music Learning Styles
Pentatonic, Blues, And Mixolydian Scales on Guitar 
Practice Like a Pro 
Chordal Voicings on Guitar
Classical Guitar Warm-up: Slurs 
Classical Guitar Warmup: Arpeggios  
Classical Guitar Warmup: Scales
How to Read Guitar Tabs
How to Use Scales 
Advice for Adult Beginners  
How to Learn a Song in 5 Steps
Learn the Notes on the Fretboard
How to Change Your Strings 
How to Tune by Ear with a Tuning Fork 
How to Create Simple Guitar Leads 
 

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