Best Guitar Lessons in Cincinnati

Why These Guitar Lessons?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Cincinnati 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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Brad Myers

Brad Myers is a recording musician and music teacher who has been giving private lessons for students of all skill levels since 1995. Brad teaches bass, electric and acoustic guitar, mandolin, and ukulele. He also helps students struggling with improvisation, music theory, and composition. Brad has taught as many as 55 students at a time but now has to balance his schedule between teaching and performing. His single “Prime Numbers” was named among the best of 2015 productions by Downbeat Magazine.

Cincinnati, OH 45223


Brian Rivers

Brian Rivers is an award-winning guitarist and state certified music teacher providing guitar lessons in Cincinnati. Brian is comfortable working with students of all ages and abilities. Over the years he has worked with thousands of musicians, guitar players, and songwriters who have gone on to become top performers. As a musician, Brian has over 30 years professional experience performing with top musicians at festivals and concerts. Brian also teaches music theory, bass, recording, improvisation, and songwriting.

Cincinnati, OH 45208


Guitar Lessons by Kelly Richey

Guitar Lessons by Kelly Richey combines the blues/rock musician's professional performance style with more than 30 years of teaching experience. She is a TrueFire online guitar instructor offering one-on-one lessons online, in person, and by Skype. Ms. Richey works with a range of skill levels, from beginning to advanced, tailoring her instruction to meet the needs of each student and help them achieve their full potential. Guitar Lessons by Kelley Richey offers convenient lesson packages.

Cincinnati, OH 45213


Guitar Lessons with Jonny A

Guitar Lessons with Jonny A is a provider of guitar lessons in the Cincinnati metro area. It offers both individual and group lessons in person, as well as lessons through Skype or Zoom, all of which have a strong focus on notation reading, rhythm, and musicality, aiming to use music that engages the student. Teacher Jon Armstrong has a BA in Music Education and over 30 years of experience teaching guitar, and also offers bass guitar and ukulele lessons.

769 Elderwood Dr
Cincinnati, OH 45255


Lebanon Music Academy

The Lebanon Music Academy provides music lessons to learners of all skill levels in Lebanon. The school’s 30 minutes long, once-weekly lessons are instructed by music educators who have studied at top music schools in America. Some of the instructors have played the instruments they teach for over 20 years. Lessons are offered in guitar, trumpet, banjo, violin, brass, percussion, ukulele, mandolin, and other instruments. The school's students have the added benefit of performing in competitions and recitals which the school regularly organizes

Lebanon, OH 45036


Lou Larson

Lou Larson combines degrees in music and business with decades of music performance and teaching to provide exceptional instruction in music theory, improvisation, and composition. He also offers lessons in music reading, hand coordination, as well as speed and accuracy. Lou has experience with such styles as pop, metal, blues, classical, jazz, and country. He works from two locations in Cincinnati and Erlanger.

Cincinnati, OH 45241


Sharp School of Music

Sharp School of Music has provided quality music lessons for thousands of West Chester students since establishment over 20 years ago. The institution offers lessons for piano, guitar, voice, violin, cello, bass, clarinet, violin, and saxophone. The school’s experienced instructors are all college educated with several holding advanced degrees in music. Sharp School of Music attributes its success to flexible scheduling, hands-on activities, and performance opportunities for students.

West Chester, OH 45069