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  • 2. Credibility

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  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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(781) 534-3259


Back Bay Guitar

Back Bay Guitar is located in Boston, Massachusetts. Owner and instructor, Buddy Jones, guides his students to achieve their musical goals and to bring a positive impact to his students as well as their audience. Buddy graduated from Berklee College of Music on a World Tour Scholarship. He has trained under many great musicians and instructors including Joe Costello, Howard Alden, David Kreigal, and John Wilkins. Lesson packages are available in 2, 4, and 10-hour session bundles.

Boston, MA(602) 373-4621


Beginner Guitar Lessons

Beginner Guitar Lessons offers online lessons, group guitar clinics, and private guitar lessons in Dedham, Massachusetts. One of their instructors, Derrick Campbell, has recently been listed in part with the studio by Boston’s local CBS station as “one of Boston’s best places for guitar lessons.” There are guitar lessons available online, which are free of cost on their website. Lessons offered on-site include beginner techniques, learning guitar notation, scales, chords, and they also host improvised open mic nights.

Dedham, MA(781) 355-2176


Boston School of Music Arts

Boston School of Music Arts strives to offer the finest music education in Boston, Massachusetts. The classes offered range from beginner guitar and piano, voice lessons, drums, to professional voice coaching, music performance mastery classes, and vocal development. Registration for classes and lessons can be done vie e-mail, phone, or stopping into the store. The Boston School of Music Arts was awarded the 2013 Red Tricycle Top Ten Award.

Boston, MA(617) 690-3391


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(508) 875-0909


Children's Music Center of Jamaica Plain

Children’s Music Center is a boutique music service in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. They specialize in early education of toddlers, preschoolers, and their parents. Classes can be held either on-site or in the home of the student. Private piano and guitar lessons are available by scheduled appointments. Other services offered include birthday parties, studio rentals, and a specially curated class for older elementary and preschool students. Scholarships are also available and funded through workshops and are completely non-profit.

Jamaica Plain, MA(617) 524-1784


Fabulous School of Music

Fabulous School of Music is a music store located in Beverly, Massachusetts. Students of all skill levels are welcome to learn guitar, bass, woodwinds, brass, and classical string instruments. Instructors at Fabulous School of Music offer private and group lessons, and strive for their students to learn in a fun and informative environment at a pace that best suits them. Some other classes available are music theory, songwriting workshops and clinics, and home recording and production.

Beverly, MA(978) 927-0322


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(617) 312-3554


Hub Guitar

Hub Guitar is an online guitar lesson website based out of Boston, Massachusetts. Creator and owner, Grey, originally started a project that was to become Hub Guitar in 2011. As he continued his career path at Berklee’s online learning initiative, he taught hundreds of future guitarist in the Boston area. There are over 500 lessons available for learners of all skill levels. All lessons are completely free. Among the lessons, there are professionally produced videos, many example images, and live band recordings. Hub Guitars prides itself on teaching the study of fundamentals which is then geared towards building a solid foundation of guitar knowledge.

Boston, MA(857) 445-1947


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(781) 874-1813


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(781) 639-7070


Matt's Music

Matt’s Music is a music store operated in Weymouth, Massachusetts. They offer private lessons in playing drums, guitar, piano, saxophone, clarinet, and voice lessons. Lessons are available for scheduling on a month-to-month basis. Matt’s Music prides themselves on having the greatest music staff in the Boston area. Many of the staff instructors are graduates of the Berklee College of Music, Dean College, and The Musicians Institute.

Weymouth, MA(781) 335-0700


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(781) 642-1181


Morningside Music Studio

Morningside Music Studio is located in Arlington, Massachusetts. They offer many lessons to students of all skill levels including vocals, guitar, bass, piano, violin, brass instruments, and a selection of woodwinds. Lessons are offered in 30-, 45-, and 60-minute increments. Morningside Music Studio also provides recording services, summer workshops, and ensembles. Many of the instructors have degrees from Berklee College of Music, teach in public schools and colleges, and have toured with the Artie Shaw Orchestra.

Arlington, MA(617) 431-2367


Music Maker Studios

Music Maker Studios is located in Brighton, Massachusetts. They feature instructors for most instruments, including guitar, vocals, and piano. They offer private music lessons, ensemble classes, and guitar classes for adults. The ensemble classes have been designed for intermediate to advanced players who wish to play jazz with other musicians. Music Maker Studios has a fully-equipped rehearsal and teaching space that can be used for band practice, private rehearsals, and can be rented out by piano teachers who wish to teach their lessons without having to commit to a commercial space.

Brighton, MA(617) 734-7441


Page Music Lessons

Page Music Lessons is located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. In 2016 they were awarded the Best of Boston Award for Best Kids Music Classes by the Boston Magazine. The instructors have formal training from places like Berklee, NEC, and other great institutions. They have been trained to teach the art of music to players of all ages and skill levels. Lessons can be taken in brass instruments, woodwinds, piano and keyboard, drums, guitar and bass, classical string instruments, and vocals.

Boston, MA(617) 267-7243


Senchant's Art of Teaching

Senchant’s Art of Teaching is a music school owned and operated by Bernard Birgenheier and Marian Latanision in Canton, Massachusetts. They offer many styles of group and public lessons with a variety of instruments including guitar, mandolin, drums, ukulele, and many more. Bernard is a dual degree Berklee College of Music alumnus, graduating summa cum laude.

Canton, MA(617) 835-3500


Sharon Music Academy

At Sharon Music Academy, located in Sharon, Massachusetts, lessons are available from instructors who have advanced degrees from the world’s leading conservatories and institutions. These instructors are trained to teach people of all ages and skill levels in the disciplines of music theory, reading music, technique, improvisation, and ear training. Sharon Music Academy offers lessons in playing guitar, drums, piano, woodwinds, and vocals. There are also classes for ensemble and group work as well as various summer classes.

Sharon, MA(781) 784-9079


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