Laurels
Best Guitar
Teachers in
St. Louis
2017

Why These Guitar Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored guitar teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best guitar teachers in St. Louis, MO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 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.

Aaron Doerr

Aaron Doerr teaches guitar lessons at his music studio in Webster Groves, MO. He offers private guitar lessons that focus on informal and standard notation, repertoire-based structure, the musical alphabet, fretboard knowledge, chord sight reading, scale vocabulary, acoustic and electric guitar, finger style, and flatpicking. He also provides instrument and repair advice, professional workshops, and guitar instruction seminars. The parents of students highly recommend Aaron Doerr for his fantastic teaching ability and learning environment.

Webster Groves, MO(314) 606-5093

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Dave Simons Rock School

Dave Simon's Rock School is a guitar lesson school that has been serving the St. Louis community since 2003. The shop is known for offering private guitar, piano, bass, drums and vocal lessons. The shop also offers band programs, Jr. Rockerz for ages 7-12, Kidzrock for ages 4-7, and music camps. Dave Simon's Rock School has a program for children as young as four years old and teaches them to play instruments in a rock band setting.

St. Louis, MO(314) 692-7625

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Davids Guitar Loft

David's Guitar Loft is a music school and instrument shop located in Webster Groves, MO. The shop offers private lessons on guitar, drums, Bass, Piano, Ukelele, Banjo and voice lessons. The shop also offers a wide selection of electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars, effect pedals, amplifiers, and folk instruments. David's Guitar Loft's staff are all college-educated musicians ready to personalize lesson programs for any students' needs. The customers loved the location and thought the shop had the best pricing for lessons and products.

Webster Groves, MO(314) 962-9536

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Fazios Music

Fazio's Music is a music school and instrument shop based in Ellisville, MO. The shop offers instrument lessons on guitar, drums, piano, vocals, violin, bass, classical guitar, banjo, and mandolin. The shop also offers repairs and a huge selection of acoustics, electrics, basses, drums, band and orchestra pieces, accessories, keyboards, and PA systems. The customers are happy with the great selection of instruments and excellent service from the staff.

Ellisville, MO(636) 227-3573

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J. Oscar School of Music

J. Oscar School of Music is a private music teaching studio based in Hazelwood, MO since 2007. It offers private lessons for all popular instruments and voice, as well as student concerts, on-site training, choir workshops, church music consulting, and sound system analysis. Desk staff is always available to help during teaching hours and all instructors hold college degrees. The school is available Monday–Thursday, 3PM–9PM and on Saturday 9AM–3PM.

Hazelwood, MO(314) 837-4944

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Lessons Unlimited

Lessons Unlimited is a community music school serving St. Louis and the surrounding communities since 2001. The school offers comprehensive private music lessons for trombone, trumpet, piano, drum, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, double bass guitar, electric guitar, cello, viola, violin, voice, clarinet, oboe, flute, and saxophone. It also offers group lessons for rock, jazz ensemble, guitar ensemble, strings ensemble, and voice. Past students have been impressed with the excellent progress they make in learning a new instrument.

St. Louis, MO(314) 884-1576

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Mid Rivers Music

Mid Rivers Music is a musical instrument store based in St Peters, MO and providing lessons since 1995. The shop is a full-service music store that offers lessons in guitar, string, piano, woodwind, vocals, and brass. It also offers a wide variety of musical instruments, repairs, and rentals. Students are trained to become well-rounded musicians from experienced and knowledgeable teachers. Past clients loved the staff and location for great customer service and a wide range of inventory.

St Peters, MO(636) 970-3385

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Milder Musical Arts

Milder Musical Arts is a music school based in Chesterfield, MO and founded in 1978. The school offers private lessons for guitar, piano/voice, and violin, as well as group lessons. The teachers all have music degrees and teach the students great technique while emphasizing the joy of learning music. Parents highly recommend the school for providing a serious musical education in a nurturing environment.

Chesterfield, MO(314) 469-6646

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Mozingo Music

Mozingo Music is a full-service music store located in Ellisville, MO that has been offering private music lessons since 1972. The store features instrument and stage rentals, instrument lessons, summer camps, repair services, school services, and music services for houses of worship. Parents love Mozingo Music for their dedication to music education for children of all ages, and for having the best facilities, teachers, and instrument selection.

Ellisville, MO(636) 227-5722

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Music Folk

Music Folk is a music school and instrument shop based in St. Louis, MO since 1973. It offers rentals, repairs, consignment, and lessons in guitar, fiddle, violin, banjo, mandolin, mountain and hammer dulcimer, and dobro. The music shop specializes in folk instruments, acoustic instruments, and accessories. Store hours are Mondays through Thursdays, 10AM to 8PM and Friday and Saturday, 10AM to 6PM.

St. Louis, MO(314) 961-2838

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Nottelmann Music

Nottelmann Music is a music store based in St. Louis, offering music lessons since 1953. The services it offers include sales and rentals, repairs, and private lessons in guitar, piano, woodwind, drums, brass, and orchestral strings. Nottelmann Music employees provide exceptional service and travel to over 100 schools in the St. Louis metro area. They pride themselves on their countless enduring relationships with their customers. The store offers a monthly rent-to-own plan for musical instruments and provides free maintenance service for the duration of the rental.

St. Louis, MO(314) 631-1486

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Patzius Performing Arts

Patzius Performing Arts is a dance and music studio based in Creve Coeur, MO. The studio offers dance lessons and private music lessons in guitar, voice, violin, and piano. All instructors are highly experienced and qualified. Voice and advanced music students may be invited to one of weekly jam sessions. Past clients are impressed with the studio space and expertise of the instructors of Patzius Performing Arts.

Creve Coeur, MO(314) 434-4999

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Rhythm Music & Performing Arts Studio

Rhythm Music & Performing Arts Studio is a performing arts studio based in St. Charles, MO. The studio offers intensive one-on-one private lessons in guitar, drums, piano, violin, voice, acting, flute, dance, French horn, trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, music explorations, and professional artist development. Instructors have Bachelor’s degrees in music and performance, and most have received their Master’s degree.

Saint Charles, MO(636) 493-9531

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Sean Trost

Sean Trost is a music studio located in St. Louis, MO that offers personalized private lessons that cover songs, chords, rhythm, notes, scales, technique, theory, improvisation, and style. Lessons are developed for each individual student and suited to their interest and pace. Other services include tabbing, transcribing, music hosting for club and events, hosting open mic jam sessions, or live karaoke with a band. Lessons are offered Monday through Friday.

St. Louis, MO(314) 753-5943

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St Peters Performing Arts Studio

St Peters Performing Arts Studio is a performing arts studio located in St Peters, MO and founded in 2001. The studio offers instruction in guitar, voice, violin/viola, and piano. The guitar instructor specializes in playing electric and acoustic guitar, bass guitar, banjo, and mandolin and offers beginner to advanced lessons. The parents highly recommend the studio for its excellent facilities and music instructors.

St Peters, MO(636) 485-9171

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Teipen Performing Arts Academy

Teipen Performing Arts Academy is a music school founded in 1992 and located in St. Louis. The school offers private lessons in guitar, flute, piano, strings, and voice. The instructors, who are well-educated and experienced in teaching and performing, are encouraged to share ideas, techniques, and continuously create new lesson plans to reach the highest standard in music education. Teipen Performing Arts Academy allows students to showcase their musical talents in spring and fall recitals to gain confidence in their abilities.

St. Louis, MO(314) 727-0524

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Tower Music

Tower Music is a music school and rental and repair shop based in Fenton, MO. Instrument lessons include guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, piano, percussion and drums, viola, violin, cello, voice, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, flute, French horn, trumpet, saxophone, and clarinet. The instructors specialize in nearly all types of music with years of experience in each. Previous customers were happy with the selection of musical instruments in the store and the incredibly helpful staff.

Fenton, MO(636) 343-2222

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