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Best Guitar
Teachers in
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2016

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 Dallas, TX.

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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.

Aguilar Music Studio

Aguilar Music Studio has been teaching students throughout McKinney on the guitar for 25 years. The center's unique approach to music theory uses historical and theoretical insights to allow students to understand the “how” and “why” behind their work. The owner won the Cecil Wallace and Joan Berding Award twice and has participated in numerous master classes with the likes of Baltazar Benitez and Adam Holzman. Piano lessons are also available.

McKinney, TX(972) 540-1410

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Creative Guitar Learning

Creative Guitar Learning provides guitar lessons to Coppell residents. Students of all ages can receive professional instruction in a range of styles, and scheduling is flexible for homeschoolers as well. The owner and guitar teacher has been playing guitar for over 30 years, studied at the Musician's Institute in Hollywood, and is a singer/songwriter and performer. The center won the 2016 Best of Coppell Award for Musical Instruments & Teachers, and lessons for piano/keyboard and voice are also available. Full teacher bios can be viewed online.

Coppell, TX(972) 768-8071

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DallasPianoandGuitarLessons.com

DallasPianoandGuitarLessons.com teaches guitar to Carrollton students and has over 30 years of experience in the field. The owner is an expert in music theory, comprehension, and teaching, has taught hundreds of students, some of whom have pursued careers in music, and holds a Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Music. Lessons are also available for piano and voice, and potential students can receive a free 30-minute introductory lesson.

Carrollton, TX(972) 306-1916

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David Kurrasch

David Kurrasch is a Royse City guitar instruction center. Hour-long lessons are available for all levels at the teacher's home on pedal steel guitar, standard guitar, Dobro, and lap steel, and teaching focuses on requirements for becoming a professional musician. The teacher is a steel guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who majored in jazz guitar performance, has performed around the world, and has worked with artists such as Luke Wade.

Royse City, TX(469) 721-7009

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Eric Sykes

Eric Sykes brings over 20 years of performing and recording experience to guitar students in Plano. The owner has a degree in Music Theory, can teach jazz, blues, country, rock, or classical, and is presently touring with the AC/DC tribute band BACK IN BLACK. Lessons are held at Nadine's Music Manor in Plano and all teaching policies can be reviewed online. Eric Sykes has been endorsed by Clayton Custom Imprinted Guitar Picks, Inc.

Plano, TX(972) 489-4532

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Going Back To The Acts of the Apostles Crusade

Going Back To The Acts of the Apostles Crusade offers guitar lessons in Dallas. The school is known for its personalized instruction, constructive criticism, and instilling passion in its students, and lessons are available for jazz & blues, folk & country, classical, and slide & lap steel. GBAAC is actively involved with local bands and visiting musicians, holds regular clinics and in-studio sessions, and also offers lessons for other instruments.

Dallas, TX(214) 882-7694

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Greenville Ave Studios

Greenville Ave Studios is a Dallas guitar instruction center. One-on-one lessons take place at the studio, and the teacher has a BS in Sound Recording Technology and also offers lessons in recording, mixing, and sound production as well as piano. The recording and mixing facility regularly works with artists, bands, and songwriters to create music and can also record audio books.

Dallas, TX(214) 758-0058

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Guitar Lessons Wylie Texas

Guitar Lessons Wylie Texas has been teaching guitar lessons to students in Wylie for almost 15 years. People of all ages are welcome to learn on acoustic and electric guitar in styles ranging from rock and jazz to country and salsa. Profiles for teachers can be viewed online and include the lead guitarist for the Zane Williams band and a former member of the Puerto Rico Cuatro orchestra.

Wylie, TX(972) 665-8621

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Inkwell Music

Inkwell Music offers guitar lesson in the Dallas area. Students can have lessons in their home or private lessons and group classes at the company's fully equipped studio, and they also perform at two recitals during the year. The teacher is a worship guitar player with over 10 years of experience in bluegrass and classic rock and can teach students of all ages on steel string acoustic, electric guitar, ukulele, and mandolin. Piano lessons are also available.

Dallas, TX(469) 432-0858

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Johnson Guitar Studio

Johnson Guitar Studio brings 25 years of performing experience to guitar students in The Colony. Teacher Jacob Johnson still performs regularly on guitar and lute and offers private lessons as well as studio session work. Interested parties may email for further information. Mr. Johnson has been quoted by UT Dallas News Center in an article on the annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival.

The Colony, TX(469) 237-0625

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Kurt Hollabaugh MM Guitar & Instruction

Kurt Hollabaugh MM Guitar & Instruction brings 30 years of teaching and performing experience to guitar students in Allen. The owner is known for his patient style of teaching, received a Master's in Jazz Studies/Guitar Performance, and was on the music faculty at El Centro College. Lessons on guitar, electric bass, and piano are available at the owner's home or at Nadine's Music Manor in Plano.

Allen, TX(972) 396-1648

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Lamb’s Music

Lamb’s Music has been teaching guitar in Fort Worth since 1976. The family-owned business offers private lessons in its studio for beginners to advanced players, and has instructors for a number of other instruments as well. Online lessons are available via Skype, and profiles for different teachers can be found on the company's website. Lamb’s Music also handles instrument repairs and customization.

Fort Worth, TX(817) 244-8600

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Matt Burk Music Studio

Matt Burk Music Studio is a guitar instruction center in Allen. The school offers private lessons customized to each pupil and in all styles, and students can perform at semi-annual showcases at House of Blues Dallas and the McKinney Performing Arts Center. Lessons are also available for piano, drums, bass, voice, and songwriting, and potential students can come in for a free interview to see the studio and speak with an instructor.

Allen, TX(972) 207-9353

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Mike Ellis Music Instruction

Mike Ellis Music Instruction teaches students how to play the guitar in the Dallas area. Students of all ages can learn on either a guitar or bass guitar and have access to beginner, intermediate, and advanced lessons in a private studio with waiting area and viewing window. Lessons for piano and banjo are also available, and the company's top-notch instruction has been featured in Advocate Magazine.

Dallas, TX(469) 855-6865

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Morrison Guitar Shop

Morrison Guitar Shop is a guitar lesson center in Rockwall. Teacher Ken Wheeler has taught thousands of students electric and acoustic guitar over the past 50 years, has instructed members of the the Dallas Cowboys and members of the Country and Western Hall of Fame, and has recorded various TV specials as well. Interested parties need to email or phone the store, and Morrison also sells, sets up, and repairs guitars.

Rockwall, TX(972) 771-1650

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Promethean Studios

Promethean Studios has been offering guitar lessons in Plano since 1991. The company has taught thousands of students on various instruments and focuses on music theory, the right techniques, and allowing students to play music they love. Students can learn bass, electric, classical, or acoustic guitar in private, group, or online lessons and have access to music seminars as well as summer camps. Lessons are also available on a number of other instruments and for voice.

Plano, TX(888) 862-7210

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Starlight Music Lessons

Starlight Music Lessons has been offering guitar lessons in Little Elm since 1998. The school aims to make its in-home lessons both a time for fun and learning and screens all teachers to make sure they are passionate about teaching and focused on helping children grow their confidence as well as music skills in an enjoyable way. Instructors for other instruments are also available, and Starlight has been featured in media including The Times Register.

Little Elm, TX(877) 251-3609

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Track Studio

Track Studio offers guitar lessons in Plano. Students from the age of six to adults can take private lessons on electric, acoustic, or bass guitar seven days a week with teachers from the local music scene who are experienced in pop, rock, and country styles. Students receive both structured content as well as instruction focused on their particular interests, and lessons are also available in drums, keyboards, and voice as well. Track Studio actively encourages people to play with others in a band or on their own and holds showcase events every quarter.

Plano, TX(214) 850-9022

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U of the Blues

U of the Blues handles private guitar lessons for the Richardson community. Students are exposed to all styles and will immediately start learning and playing songs to help build basic skills as well as develop timing and enjoy the process. Lessons take place at an in-home studio and are available to all ages in half-hour or hour-long sessions.

Richardson, TX(972) 231-8006

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