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Cameron’s Music

Livonia, MI 48154
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Cameron’s Music is family owned and operated music shop that offers repairs, rentals, instrument retailing, and guitar lessons in Michigan with over 40 years of service. The music store boasts the largest print music department in the area, along with a recital hall that accommodates 75 seats and the 20 instructors on staff. A client says about the music shop, “I bought my first guitar here and took lessons, nice place has a large selection and great parking for the area.”

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Evola Music

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
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Evola Music is a third-generation family-owned music store that specializes in pianos and organs, but also offers guitar lessons in Michigan. Evola Music was founded in 1931 and has four store locations in Michigan. Evola Music offers guitar lessons for students ages 10-12 and ages 13 and up for both acoustic and electric guitar. Guitar lessons include chord building and fundamentals in playing the melody. Evola Music also offers guitar rentals. A student says of Evola Music, “Take guitar lessons from Elli Epstein at Evola. Excellent teacher for jazz, latin, and rock. Highly recommended.”

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Gallagher’s Music

Huntington Woods, MI 48070
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Gallagher’s Music is a Michigan music studio that caters to students of all ages, from beginners to advanced players. The studio opened in 1994 and won the WDIV Detroit's Vote 4 the Best and Detroit's A-List. Gallagher’s Music offers both in-studio guitar lessons and in-home music lessons that “geared toward the students experience level.” These lessons include guitar, piano, drums, cello, and violins. The music studio also offers repair services and includes products such as Breedlove Guitars, Michael Kelly Guitars, Traveler Guitars, Kremona, ddrum, Luna Guitars, and Dean Guitars.

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Grosse Pointe Music Academy

Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
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Grosse Pointe Music Academy in Michigan was founded in 2005. The Academy offers guitar lessons and lessons in piano, keyboard, voice, flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, viola, cello, and drums. All the lessons are “available with over 20 different instructors and lesson times are available six days a week.” A client says about the Academy, “My son has now tried guitar, bass, drums AND rock band. Good news & bad news: HE’S LOVED THEM ALL!”

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Huber Breese Music

Fraser, MI 48026
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Huber Breese Music is a music store that also has offered individual and private guitar lessons in Michigan since 1972. The music store “specializes in electric and acoustic guitars” along with high-end musical instruments. Huber Breese Music is also “an authorized dealer for most major musical instrument manufacturers.” Huber Breese Music hosts Annual Recitals and American Guild of Music Contest. A customer says about the store, “They specialize in guitar and drums, but have a good amount of piano music, and some other general music items as well.”

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J-RO School of Music

Troy, MI 48085
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J-RO School of Music is a Michigan music school that launched in 2012. The music school's founder is an award-winning music teacher and an active music performer. J-RO School of Music received the Best of 2016 for an “exceptional service and positive customer review." The music school includes music workshops, master classes, guitar lessons, voice lessons, and piano lessons. A client says about the music school, “Josh was prompt in his response. After one lesson my daughter made terrific progress. I'm excited to see how she progresses under Josh's guidance.”

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JC’S Drum and Music Academy

Rochester, MI 48307
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JC’S Drum and Music Academy is a music academy founded in 1988. The music academy offers guitar lessons in Michigan and also for piano, bass, drums, voice singing, ukulele, and percussion in one location. JC’S Drum and Music Academy covers 2,400 square feet, including a convenient Coffee Bar with free Wi-Fi and a full-service snack bar. A client says about the music academy, “Thank you for the wonderful family style environment which was provided for my daughter to not only grow but flourish!”

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McCourt’s Musical Instruments

Berkley, MI 48072
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McCourt’s Musical Instruments is a music store in Michigan, founded in 1991. The music store offers guitar lessons, piano, brass, flute, oboe, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, and other musical instruments during store hours. McCourt’s Musical Instruments also caters to instrumental rentals, sales, repairs, advice, and appraisals. The music store accepts credit card transactions.

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Music Authority

Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
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Music Authority is a Michigan music school offering guitar lessons along with violin, drum, piano, accordion, flute, and voice lessons. The music school welcomes both young and adult students. Music Authority's School of Achievers promotes music learning with a friendly and family-like environment. A client says of the music school, “We have been so impressed with the instructors over the years, so glad we found this place for our kids' music lessons.”

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Plymouth School of Music

Plymouth, MI 48170
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Plymouth School of Music is a dedicated music school in Michigan that offers guitar lessons, ukulele, piano, voice, and violin lessons. The music school has been operating since 1987 with the mission “to provide a comfortable, and dynamically fun learning environment.” The guitar lessons encompass Rock, Pop, Jazz, and Blues styles. Plymouth School of Music staffs teachers who have college music degrees, touring experience, school music teaching experience, camp teaching experience, high-level achievements in private lessons, and experience in teaching beginners and advanced students.

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Steven Dearing

Farmington Hills, MI 48335
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Steven Dearing is a classical guitarist that has been teaching guitar lessons in Michigan since 1992. Steven Dearing also co-founded the Dearing Concert Duo, a classical guitar and voice duo in Michigan, in 1998. Steven Dearing has been a recipient of six Detroit Music Awards for the Dearing Concert Duo. Steven Dearing is also a Music Professor at the University of Windsor. Steven Dearing’s studio specializes in classical guitar and teaches all styles of playing the guitar. Students can expect solid lessons on technical “score reading skills, theory, musicianship, and performance skills.” Steven Dearing welcomes both young and adult students in the studio.

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The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music

Royal Oak, MI 48067
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The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music opened in 2008. The music school offers guitar lessons in Michigan along with mentorship in other musical instruments. Guitar lessons integrate into private music lessons, band programs for students and adults, songwriting, summer camps, field trips and school programs, recording sessions, professional rehearsals and tour prep, community involvement, advocacy for live music, and professional music services. A client says of the music school, “Would have never happened without the experience and confidence he’s gotten at DSRP! Thanks!”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I start giving guitar lessons?

A: To start giving guitar lessons, you must first possess the skills and knowledge needed to provide instruction. Once your teaching skills are developed, you can advertise your services through online want ads or by building your own website that highlights your teaching techniques, experience, and pricing.

Q: Is playing too much guitar bad for you?

A: Playing too much guitar is only considered bad for someone if they injure themselves. For example, overplaying the guitar when you first begin can lead to sore, blistered fingers; however, blisters and calluses are common among guitar players. Holding a heavy guitar for extended periods may also lead to aching shoulders and back pain.

Q: Does playing guitar make you more attractive?

A: Playing the guitar well can help build one's confidence, which in turn may make someone more attractive to others. Some surveys have shown that men and women find people who play the guitar approximately 90% more attractive. However, whether someone finds another attractive is a personal feeling, so there's no scientific proof that playing a guitar boosts one's attractiveness.

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