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BGA School of Music

Richmond, VA 23230
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BGA School of Music has been teaching guitar in Richmond for almost 15 years. The school offers lessons in electric and acoustic guitar from instructors with college training or professional performance experience and who make sure each student receives the required guidance and instruction for their personal music goals. Parents appreciate the center's friendly teachers, flexible scheduling, and month-to-month lessons as well as recitals that take place in May, October, and December and picture days in May and December. A Music Fun & Play class is also available for two to four-year-olds, and students come from as far away as Petersburg and Hanover County to benefit from BGA's teaching of guitar along with voice, singing, piano, bass, drums, and dance.

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Bravo Music Academy

Richmond, VA 23236
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Bravo Music Academy teaches guitar to Richmond residents. Students of all ages can receive 30-minute one-on-one lessons in electric and acoustic guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele, and banjo with curriculum tailored to their individual playing level, learning style, strengths/weaknesses, and goals. Fees include supplies such as books, sheet music, and picks, and instructors also offer composition and music theory lessons to complement and enhance student learning. Lessons are available for other instruments as well such as piano, saxophone, violin, and voice, and the school has a reputation for being 100% dedicated to successful instruction without any focus on sales of any kind. Interested parties can contact Bravo Music Academy directly on its website.

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Passion Academy

Richmond, VA 23233
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Passion Academy offers guitar lessons in the Richmond area. The group aims to provide mentoring and programs for all ages to build skills and talent as well as character. Students can sign up for four 40-minute guitar lessons every month covering classical to contemporary styles, 60-minute group classes every week, and a Band Development Program, which helps students learn to play together in a live performance environment. Additional programs include Artist Development, Electronic Music Production, and Media Production, and the school features a full recording studio for rent as well. Passion Academy offers various other dance classes, workshops, private lessons for piano, voice, bass, and drums, and an I Got Rhythm class for toddlers, and a portion of sales from the group's t-shirts, Passion Threads, goes to support students in need.

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The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Glen Allen, VA 23060
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The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen offers guitar lessons in the community of Glen Allen. The 50,300 square foot multi-use facility offers an extensive array of classes for all ages in everything from ceramics and knitting to music and cooking with adult classes such as An Introduction to Blues Guitar, Bluegrass Guitar, Uke-A-Rama, and Six String Primer-An Intro to Guitar. The center's website lists all classes and schedules, and interested parties can contact the group to ask about private lessons as well. Individuals can also visit The Cultural Arts Center to enjoy gallery exhibits, concerts, and performances by local and regional groups and can rent various rooms at the facility as well for business meetings, conferences, receptions, and weddings.

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Wholesale Guitars

Midlothian, VA 23112
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Wholesale Guitars offers guitar lessons in Midlothian and is backed by over 100 years of combined guitar experience. The group is known for affordable lessons and instructors who are also active performers, and students of all ages can sign up for 30-minute or one-hour lessons for guitar as well as bass, ukulele, violin, and piano. All lessons are tailored to each student, and afterschool enrichment programs are also available. Students can find a selection of guitars, banjos, mandolins, amplifiers, cases, and other equipment on the company's website and can make purchases right online. Wholesale Guitars is also a member of he Veritas Instrument Rental Network, and individuals can rent guitars and instruments directly via the company's website as well.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I start giving guitar lessons?

To start giving guitar lessons, you must first possess the skills and knowledge needed to provide instruction. Once your teaching skills are developed, you can advertise your services through online want ads or by building your own website that highlights your teaching techniques, experience, and pricing.

Is playing too much guitar bad for you?

Playing too much guitar is only considered bad for someone if they injure themselves. For example, overplaying the guitar when you first begin can lead to sore, blistered fingers; however, blisters and calluses are common among guitar players. Holding a heavy guitar for extended periods may also lead to aching shoulders and back pain.

Does playing guitar make you more attractive?

Playing the guitar well can help build one's confidence, which in turn may make someone more attractive to others. Some surveys have shown that men and women find people who play the guitar approximately 90% more attractive. However, whether someone finds another attractive is a personal feeling, so there's no scientific proof that playing a guitar boosts one's attractiveness.

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