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Best Guitar Teachers
in Oklahoma City
2019

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best guitar teachers in Oklahoma City, OK.

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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.

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Blake Lennon Music

Blake Lennon is a guitar instructor in the Oklahoma City metro area who enjoying increasing fame in the Oklahoma and Texas music scene. After being mentored by the renown guitarist Jim Layton and studying at the Classen School of Advanced Studies, Blake went on to enjoy a notable music career. Blake Lennon has played with John Fullbright, and he is a member of The Damn Quails. In his former group, Blake Lennon opened for Peter Frampton, Ben Folds Five, Styx, Dashboard Confessional, Kansas, and REO Speedwagon. Blake won Jazz Band of the Year and New Video of the Year at the Payne County Line Music Awards. Blake Lennon Music offers private lessons and music theory lessons for all ages and skill levels. In addition to learning their favorite songs, students at Blake Lennon music will learn advanced methods. Blake has also taught at the Academy of Music and Dance in Norman.

Norman, OK 73071 (405) 203-4621

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Bruce Music

Bruce Music is a piano service in Edmond, Oklahoma that specializes in tuning, repair, regulation, restoration, and transportation. Gary Bruce, the founder of Burce Music, worked as a piano technician in college and graduated from Yamaha's advanced training course. Bruce Piano tunes and repairs pianos at Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma State University, and Southern Nazarene University. The piano tuners have worked for many famous performers at local venues, such as Mumford & Sons, Elvis Costello, U2, Don Henley, K.D. Lang, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Kid Rock, and much more. Bruce Music's teachers are experienced musicians with a passion for the art. Gary Bruce has been playing guitar since he was eight years old, and he earned a Bachelor of Arts in music from Oklahoma Christian College. Rose Tsai, Bruce Music's piano teacher, earned a Bachelor of Music in piano performance. David Wellman is another one of the studio's piano teachers, and he is a music producer who started learning piano in 3rd grade.

Edmond, OK 73013 (405) 285-8324

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Dyron Batey

Dyron Batey is a guitar and bass teacher in Edmond, Oklahoma who earned a bachelor's degree in music performance from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1999. While studying music, Dyron focused on jazz and classical guitar, but he is also well-versed in blues, rock, and more. Dyron has taught classes at the Classen School of Advanced Studies and Mars Music. Lessons are $100 a month for half-hour sessions and $180 a month for hourly sessions. If a student gives Dyron 24 hours notice that he or she needs to cancel a class, Dyron is willing to schedule a make-up class. Dyron teaches Monday through Saturday.

Edmond, OK 73013 (405) 226-9661

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GuitarlessonsOKC

GuitarlessonsOKC is an in-home music school in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma that provides personalized lessons that are tailored to each student's level, preferences, and schedule. The owner Cory earned his Bachelor of Arts in guitar performance, and he has been teaching guitar for over 10 years. Cory will provide lessons in the comfort of his students' homes, and he is willing to travel to South Oklahoma City, Norman, Newcastle, and the surrounding areas. Students have noticed substantial improvements after starting lessons with Cory, and they attribute their success to Cory's utilization of diverse teaching methods that are customized to their needs.

Oklahoma City, OK 73170 (405) 759-0265

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John Hamilton

John Hamilton has been teaching guitar in the Oklahoma City metro area since 1973. John holds a bachelor's degree in music and specializes in a wide range of genres, such as rock, pop, jazz, country, and more. He creates original materials and charts that are customized for each student. Furthermore, John has played alongside several successful artists as well as in his own bands, and the list includes Frankie Avalon, Peter Noone, Old Bulldog Band, Montage, Starflight Band, Evergreen Band, The Saturday Night Band, Boss Tweed Band, Mad River Band, The Floyd Rice Orchestra, First Nazarene Church Orchestra, and Mother Beast. John Hamilton offers private guitar and bass lessons that are about having fun in a non-competitive environment. Recitals are not required at John Hamilton's school, so shy students will never feel pressured into situations that hinder their progress.

Edmond, OK 73013 (405) 760-8616

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Learn Guitar Correctly

Learn Guitar Correctly has been providing guitar lessons to the Oklahoma City metro area since 2006. Michael Fresonke, the founder of Learn Guitar Correctly, seeks to provide each student with a strong technical foundation, and he emphasizes the importance of producing well-rounded students who can read chord charts, tablature, rhythms, and sheet music. Michael Fresonke earned his master's degree from the University of Missouri Conservatory of Music. In 2001, Michael was the coordinator at Oklahoma City University's Wanda L. Bass School of Music. Learn Guitar Correctly's other teach Sean Taylor is a Ph.D. candidate in music theory who works closely with Michael to create cutting-edge online instructional videos. Before signing up for lessons, students can sample several free lessons on Learn Guitar Correctly's website. Learn Guitar Correctly offers university level classes for students interested in pursuing a guitar major.

Oklahoma City, OK 73107 (405) 837-4508

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OKC Music and Sound

OKC Music and Sound is a music shop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma that carries Collings Guitars, dbx, G&L Guitars, Genz-Benz Fine, Ibanez Guitars, Seagull, Morgan Monroe, LP, Godin, Gretsch, Peavey, Takamine, and Tama Drums. The shop also features a brand new teaching facility that consists of eight teaching rooms. Lessons are $80 a month for weekly half-hour private sessions. The manager of OKC Music and Sound Robin Venters got his start in the music business in 1971 at Landrum's Guitar Center, and he was mentored by renown author and guitar builder Don Teeter. Phillip Dietz, the shop's youngest full-time staff member, runs the shop's "Sound Tech" service, which provides assistance with the sound systems at parties and special events.

Oklahoma City, OK 73116 (405) 842-0303

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Top Notch

Top Notch Guitar Lessons provides private, group, and Skype lessons to aspiring guitarists in the Oklahoma City metro area. Sean McMurray, the owner of Top Notch, has over 25 years of experience, and he enjoys sharing that experience with his students. Sean McMurray allows his students to choose between group and private lessons, so they can learn in an environment that they find comfortable. The school's monthly private lessons are $100, fixed-term private lessons are between $30 and $880, monthly group lessons are $180, and fixed-term group lessons are between $55 and $880. Sean also sells teaching DVDs for $19. Top Notch offers instruction in acoustic guitar, classical guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, ukelele, mandolin, and banjo. For students with constantly changing schedules, Sean is willing to discuss dates and times beforehand.

Edmond, OK 73013 (405) 517-5399

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