Best Guitar Lessons in Seattle

Why These Guitar Lessons?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Seattle 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.

Read more about our selection process

B Sharp Studio

B Sharp Studio has been offering guitar lessons in Seattle since 1986. The instructor has studied with master teachers in public university and private studios and utilizes a simple method for improving students' technique and expanding their repertoire. Lessons are available in electric guitar, classical guitar, electric bass, acoustic guitar, bluegrass/folk, flamenco guitar, jazz guitar, and drums.

Seattle, WA 98116


Chris Stevens Guitar Instruction

Chris Stevens has been teaching guitar throughout the Seattle area for over 25 years. The instructor is an active performer with experience in jazz, rock, and blues, and has helped hundreds of students learn to play electric guitar, acoustic guitar, and electric bass. Potential students can learn more about the owner and his teaching styles on the company website.

Mercer Island, WA 98057


Kaleidoscope School of Music

The Kaleidoscope School of Music teaches guitar to Issaquah residents. The center's 20 top-notch faculty members use proven teaching methods to instruct students via private lessons as well as group activities including Pre-K classes and Rock Ensembles. All teacher profiles are listed on the school's website, and lessons for other instruments are also available.

Issaquah, WA 98027


Kohary Guitar Instruction

Kohary Guitar Instruction is a Bothell guitar lesson center with over 30 years of playing and teaching experience. Private lessons in a range of styles are tailored to each student's wants and needs with plenty of personal attention and feedback. Students from five years of age are welcome as well as all levels, although Kohary focuses on beginner and intermediate players.

Bothell, WA 98021


Leon Christian Guitar

Leon Christian Guitar brings over 25 years of experience in teaching, performing, and recording to guitar students in Federal Way. The teacher is known for his holistic approach and understanding each student's unique needs and interests, and private lesson subjects include classical guitar, electric bass, music theory, ukulele, music production, and composition. Leon Christian has succeeded in helping numerous students obtain scholarships to prestigious music schools and pursue professional careers in the field.

Federal Way, WA 98003


Maple Leaf Music Lessons

Maple Leaf Music Lessons handles guitar instruction in Seattle. The music school and studio offers group collaboration as well as one-on-one instruction and works with a number of teachers for guitar, bass, and piano with decades of professional experience performing, composing, and teaching. Students also have the opportunity to perform in the center's Spring and Fall Recitals.

Seattle, WA 98115


Meredith Connie

Meredith Connie is a Seattle guitar school. The center offers the Suzuki Method Guitar Instruction for children as young as three and classic or traditional Guitar Lessons as well as Spanish Guitar. The owner has a master's in performance in Classical Guitar from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and is a performer, teacher, and composer. Students of all ages are encouraged to perform, and private and group lessons focus on the importance of making connections with the audience as well as collaborating with other artists.

Seattle, WA 98116


Richie Jenkin

Richie Jenkin has been teaching guitar in Seattle for over 25 years. Beginner and intermediate students appreciate the easy-going methods used by the instructor as well as the opportunity to play songs they like and know. Richie Jenkin also records his own music and wrote the book The Heart and Soul of Teaching Guitar. First lessons are free of charge.

Seattle, WA 98103


Seattle Guitar Mentor

Seattle Guitar Mentor provides guitar lessons to children and adults in the Seattle, Washington, metro area and throughout the Puget Sound. The guitar school focuses on giving students an immersive learning experience that involves goal-based training exercises, songwriting development, and plenty of designated time for improvisation. Seattle Guitar Mentor is the only guitar school in the city that belongs to the Elite Guitar Teacher's Inner Circle, an international network of professional music teachers.

5577 Kenwood Pl N
Seattle, WA 98103


Thunder Road Guitars

Thunder Road Guitars teaches guitar to the Seattle community. The instructors are experienced musicians who work on their own recording and performance projects and focus on key aspects with students such as music theory, songwriting, and ear training. Bios for teachers can be viewed online, and lessons are available for beginner to advanced students. The owner has been performing himself for 10 years and started Thunder Road to buy, sell, trade, and broker fine vintage and used guitars and amplifiers.

Seattle, WA 98116


West Side Music Academy

West Side Music Academy has been teaching guitar to Seattle students since 1998. The faculty members perform and record their own music and work closely with students to assign goals best-suited to each player's learning style. Teacher profiles can be found on West Side's site, and lessons for a number of other instruments, as well as group classes, small ensembles, and summer camps, are also available.

Seattle, WA 98116


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