Best Guitar Teachers in Charlotte

Why These Guitar Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Charlotte Guitar Teachers 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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Charlotte Rox! Guitar Studio

Charlotte Rox! Guitar Studio offers a comfortable, fun, and relaxed environment to learn guitar. Charlotte Rox! goal is to get students playing music as quickly as possible, even if they have never played the guitar before. Charlotte Rox! nurtures the fun, creative side of playing guitar while focusing on solid technique and music theory fundamentals.

Charlotte, NC 28269


Community School of the Arts

Founded in 1969, Community School of the Arts (CSA) provides instruction in music and the visual arts across Charlotte. The school offers private and group music lessons, visual art classes and workshops, summer camps, pottery classes, and early childhood art education. CSA teaches extensively in low-income neighborhoods and provides significant student financial assistance, honoring its founding mission and the belief that outstanding arts education should be available to all.

Charlotte, NC 28202


Dave's Guitar School

Dave's Guitar School in Lake Wylie, SC, provides top quality guitar lessons and bass lessons for musicians of all skill levels. Students can learn various styles including rock, jazz, blues, classical, country, metal, bluegrass, and more. Dave's Guitar School customizes guitar and bass instruction to meet individual students' needs. Dave's Guitar School is within easy driving distance of Charlotte, Gastonia, Belmont, Cramerton, Mount Holly, Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Clover, and York.Clients praise Dave's Guitar School's integration of music theory in its approach, and many students have gone on to music school and to play professionally.

Lake Wylie, SC 29710


Huntersville Music Academy

Huntersville Music Academy offers individual and group music lessons for all ages. They specialize in private lessons for guitar, flute, piano, drum/percussion, woodwind, violin, and cello. Huntersville Music Academy also teaches bluegrass instruments including banjo, mandolin, bass, and fiddle. They have a toddler/preschool music program, Music for Little Mozarts, that introduces musical learning and basic musical concepts in small classes or individual piano lessons.

Huntersville, NC 28078


John Doll, M.M.

John Doll, M.M., offers private guitar lessons in downtown Waxhaw. John Doll teaches all students to read tablature and chord diagrams and actively encourages them to read standard notation and develop a practical understanding of music theory. Above all, the objective is to have fun while being inspired to perform, understand, and sincerely appreciate music. John Doll has experience in a wide range of musical styles and is a registered Suzuki Guitar Instructor with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

Waxhaw, NC 28173


Lessons on the Lake Music Arts Academy

Lessons On The Lake Music Arts Academy is the premier music school in Mooresville and the Lake Norman area. They offer lessons for piano lessons, guitar, drum, violin, and cello as well as art lessons, vocal coaching workshops, and summer music camps. Lessons on the Lake teaches music theory, reading skills, ear-training, rhythmic-reading, writing and improvisation, and much more.

Mooresville, NC 28117


Ludmila European Music & Art Academy

The Ludmila European Music & Art Academy serves the greater North Charlotte, Lake Norman area including Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, and Mooresville. The music and performing arts school offers guitar, piano, violin, and viola lessons as well as music history and singing and voice classes. Ludmila Music & Art Academy also teaches art, dancing, and acting. Clients appreciate the small class sizes and professional instructors.

Cornelius, NC 28031



Music49 has been providing music lessons to the Charlotte community since 2003. Music49 offers lessons on acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, bass, cello, drums, keyboard/piano, voice, viola, and violin. All Music49 instructors are qualified teachers with years of experience working with students of all ages and levels of experience. Music49 is also a full-service guitar shop.

Charlotte, NC 28269


The Arts Center for All

The Arts Center for All started teaching and sharing music in 2009 in the Cotswold area. The Arts Center for All's instruments and disciplines include guitar, flute, sax, cello, clarinet, oboe, viola, violin, piano, composition, music history, voice, art, and dance. World Music Class for Little Children teaches classical composers and music to pre-K and kindergartners. The Arts Center for All also offers language classes in Korean, Japanese, and Spanish.

Charlotte, NC 28211


The House That Rocks

The House That Rocks in Indian Trail uses an innovative and comprehensive approach to teaching music. The House That Rocks teaches guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, drums, and voice and combines weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsal to prepare students to perform in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting. They also provide training in advanced music theory and songwriting.

Indian Trail, NC 28079


Tosco Music Studio

Since 2002, Tosco Music Studio has provided quality music instruction to hundreds of students of all ages from Charlotte and surrounding areas. John Tosco teaches students to play electric, acoustic, lead, and rhythm guitar, bass, mandolin, and ukulele. He encourages students to explore every style of music that interests them, including rock, folk, blues, jazz, country, bluegrass, and classical. Students give John Tosco high marks and call him "the best music teacher ever."

Charlotte, NC 28205


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