Best Guitar Lessons in Honolulu

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Honolulu Guitar Lessons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Harry Koizumi

Guitarist, vocalist, and teacher Harry Koizumi of Kailua studied with musicians like Jerry Byrd, expert steel guitar player and Raymond Kane, “the renowned slack-key master.” Harry’s teaching philosophy focuses on first, getting students to understand the fundamentals of music and how to improvise and put notes together. Then, he teaches them to read sheet music as lessons continue. He says that teaching someone how to read music before they can play is “like teaching someone to read a book, but not teaching them vocabulary of how words go together.” Harry teaches the guitar and the ukulele in styles like rock ‘n’ roll, Hawaiian slack-key, and classical guitar.

Kailua, HI 96734


The Masaki School of Music

The Masaki School of Music in Honolulu offers lessons in piano, guitar, cello, violin, voice, and ear training and classes that teach about music theory and chamber music. The school frequently puts on recitals and encourages its students to become involved in the local music community. Those interested in lessons can fill out an inquiry form on the business’s website.

Honolulu, HI 96814


Tyranny Music

Tyranny Studios the website of musician Brian Roberts, an American guitarist in Honolulu. Brian currently plays for local band Leviathan and lead guitarist for up-and-coming singer/songwriter Shar Carillo. He also composes and writes lyrics. Brian Roberts offers guitar lessons in his home studio near University of Hawaii at Manoa’s campus. Lessons can be scheduled weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. On his website, Brian has pricing information and a current list of open time slots for the season.

Honolulu, HI 96826


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