Best Guitar Lessons in Minneapolis

Why These Guitar Lessons?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Minneapolis 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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Apple Valley Guitar & Piano Academy

Apple Valley Guitar & Piano Academy is an Apple Valley music school that has been in business for over 10 years. The school provides free introductory lessons for prospective students and offers lessons for electronic keyboard, acoustic piano, and acoustic guitar. Apple Valley Guitar & Piano Academy provides private and semi-private lessons for adults, teens, and children.

Apple Valley, MN 55124


Jon Wood Guitar

Jon Wood is a Minneapolis guitarist who holds a Bachelor’s degree in music from the University of St. Thomas and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in classical guitar performance at Illinois State University. He is also a current graduate assistant who teaches courses on guitar performance. Jon provides private music lessons for guitar, electric bass, mandolin, ukulele, and banjo in styles such as jazz, Latin, classical, blues, pop, rock, R&B, bluegrass, folk, and flamenco.

Minneapolis, MN 55401


Pavel Jany

Pavel Jany is a St. Paul guitarist and composer who completed his classical guitar studies in former Czechoslovakia and frequently performs as a soloist and in various ensembles. His company P Jany Music Productions has been in business since 1998 and provides music services for weddings and other special occasions. Pavel has three decades of teaching experience and provides private guitar lessons in his home studio.

Saint Paul, MN 55101


Sound Waves Guitar Instruction

Sound Waves Guitar Instruction is a Minneapolis guitar school that is owned and operated by guitar teacher Paul Bergren. Paul has been playing the guitar for over 20 years and studied classic guitar at St. Olaf College, jazz guitar and songwriting at Berklee College of Music, and classical voice and composition at the University of Minnesota. He teaches guitar players of all levels and focuses mostly on rock, folk, and jazz styles on both electric and acoustic guitars.

Minneapolis, MN 55401


Universal Strumming

Universal Strumming is a Minneapolis guitar school that is owned and operated by instructor Jay Gordon. Jay has over 40 years of experience playing and teaching guitar. He is also a composer and concert producer. Jay provides guitar lessons and ukulele lessons for beginning players as well as advanced players.

Minneapolis, MN 55401