Best Guitar Teachers in Boston

Why These Guitar Teachers?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 161 103 18

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.

Read more about our selection process

At Your Door Music

At Your Door Music is a traveling music school based out of Wellesley, Massachusetts. They offer different courses in vocals, drums, piano, and guitar. Lessons can begin at early childhood ages, which is between 4-6 years. The intermediate lessons offered range from chords, scales, and technique, to music theory, note reading, and improvisation. The instructors have training from institutes like Berklee College of Music, and the New England Conservatory.

Wellesley, MA 02481


Centre Music House

Centre Music House is located in Framingham, Massachusetts. They are family-owned and have been in business since 1973. Private lessons are offered for the drums, piano, guitar, vocals, and many more. Students may begin their education at age five, and their most senior student is 94. The faculty at Centre Music House strives to create a fun, passionate, and energetic learning environment, and are all university trained. Other classes and workshops are also available, such as a class for kids called Tiny Tunes, and Guitar 101, which is an introduction to the guitar.

Framingham, MA 01702


Guitar Lessons in Boston

Guitar Lessons in Boston is a private instruction service run by Grant Grieshaber in Boston, Massachusetts. Grant has more than 30 years of music experience and has been teaching guitar in the greater Boston area for over 15 years. He has worked with a wide variety of students of all ages and skill levels. Lessons can be taken in Grant’s own studio or online via Skype, for those who may be too far away to travel. Grant has earned a BA degree at Berklee College of Music, graduated from the Boston Conservatory in Classical Composition, and has studied under jazz/fusion artist, Frank Gambale.

Boston, MA 02118


LB Music School

Lauren Bateman is a guitar and voice teacher who is located in Medford, Massachusetts. Lessons are held both in the morning and evening, and can be scheduled by phone or e-mail. Musicians of all caliber are welcome to start or continue their musical education with Lauren. There are many other lessons provided which include piano, upright bass, composition, guitar techniques, music theory, and recording and production. Lauren’s lessons are specifically created to let her students learn the songs they want to play, and get the most out of their lessons.

Medford, MA 02155


Marblehead-Salem School of Music

Marblehead-Salem School of Music is a musical institute located in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Private lessons offered include voice lessons, drums and percussion, bass, guitar, mandolin, piano, and many more. Registration for lessons can be completed online or by phone. Students at Marblehead-Salem School of Music have an opportunity to perform at formal and informal recitals, or in the studio with other musicians within their skill levels to showcase their progress. The school prides themselves on making the music learning experience as fun as it is informative.

Marblehead, MA 01945


MJ's Music School

MJ’s Music School located in Waltham, Massachusetts, and has offered private lessons to the area since 1998. Lessons included are guitar, vocals, piano, bass, violin, and various other instruments. The staff at MJ’s Music School are professional musicians and have degrees from universities such as Berklee College of Music, Boston University, and the Boston Conservatory. The staff also strives to meet the individual needs of every student. There are other group and ensemble classes, choirs, bands, recitals, and concerts offered at MJ’s Music Store.

Waltham, MA 02451


Musicians' Playground

Musicians Playground is Boston's #1 community of music lovers with programs designed specifically for hobbyists to feel supported in making music a part of life. Awarded as Boston's Best Music School, it features virtual & in-person group & private classes in piano, voice, & guitar for learners of all ages. Its expert coaches are known for creating unforgettable learning experiences where fun, collaboration, and connection come first. The 3,000 square foot studio headquartered in downtown crossing, doubles as a co-working & learning space. Its members enjoy modern amenities and decor & the highest quality instruments to play on. Whether you've always wanted to learn an instrument, play your favorite song, or be a part of a community of other music lovers; the Musicians Playground team will help you reach your goals. Book a free consultation today.

33 West Street Floor 5
Boston, MA 02118


Wrong city? Here are some nearby places: