Guitar Lessons

In-Person and Virtual Lessons Available!

You have the musical vision. We have the tools to get you there!

Our goal is to help you thrive on your musical journey and grow your abilities in a fun and supportive environment! Our professional mentors will have you playing the music you love from the start – no boring, repetitive music lessons here. Find your voice, experience the joy of mastering an instrument, gain confidence and have a great time! Join us today!

IT’S EASY TO GET STARTED:

1. Tell us about yourself (fill out the form)
2. Get matched with a mentor
3. Start jamming!

“Stages manages to be both professional and like family. Everyone is courteous, friendly, and knowledgeable. My daughter has been in ukulele and piano lessons for over a year and has made tremendous progress. However, the best part is she looks forward to her lessons each time. Thank you, Stages!” – Audra R.

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Guitar Instructors

Molly Garrett

Molly Garrett

Voice, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Mini Music Makers
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Kata Hay

Guitar, Voice, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Piano, MIni Music Makers
Shannon Czapla

Shannon Czapla

Voice, Ukulele, Piano, Guitar, Mini Music Makers
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Brennan McShane

Brennan McShane

Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Mini Music Makers
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Evan Cooper

Evan Cooper

Piano, Voice, Bass, Guitar, Ukulele, Drums, Mini Music Makers
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Charles Simon

Charles Simon

Guitar, Bass

Jackson Goodwin

Guitar, Violin, Voice, Bass, Piano, Drums, Mini Music Makers
Jeremy Burkett

Jeremy Burkett

Bass, Guitar
Ryan Rogers

Ryan Rogers

Mandolin, Guitar
Mitch Treger

Mitch Treger

Guitar, Songwriting
Conor Brendan

Conor Brendan

Voice, Guitar, Piano, Banjo, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Songwriting
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Paul Tokarz

Paul Tokarz

Guitar, Bass
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Walsh Kunkel

Walsh Kunkel

Guitar
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do students need to have prior guitar knowledge?

No prior knowledge is necessary! While some experience with guitar may give students a head start, our instructors are ready and able to start students from scratch and teach them all the basic knowledge they need to get started.

What is the best age to start playing guitar?

Any age is a great age to start learning an instrument! Studies have shown that learning an instrument can increase children’s academic performance and critical thinking. And for those in their later years, learning an instrument is a great way to keep the brain sharp. For students as young as age 4, we offer Mini Music Makers, one-on-one lessons in which students get to have fun experimenting with drums, piano, ukulele and voice while learning about basic music concepts. Ukulele is a great precursor to guitar – there are less strings, the nylon strings are easy on the fingers, all skills transfer to guitar and, of course, everyone loves ukulele!

Do I need to own a guitar or can Stages provide one?

While Stages can provide loaner guitars on occasion, it is highly recommended students have their own guitar. This ensures students can practice at home between their weekly lessons and can get comfortable on their instrument.

Should my student learn on an acoustic or electric guitar?

Whichever type of guitar will inspire a student to practice is the right guitar for them! Some may prefer to be able to pick up their acoustic anywhere and start strumming, others may gravitate towards the electric and the sonic options amplification and effects pedals offer. For beginners, acoustic guitars with nylon strings can be easier on the fingers as they develop calluses, but steel acoustic or electric strings will feel more natural the more a student plays.

Have additional questions?

We’re happy to answer your questions and get you started! Give us a call at (443) 353-5300, email info@stagesmusicarts.com, or use our contact form.

Lesson Rates

Floating Lessons

Schedule at your convenience, based on availability.

30-Minute Lessons
$45
60-Minute Lessons
$85

Weekly Recurring Lessons

Students receive Stages Academy membership benefits.

30-Minute Lessons
$160/month
60-Minute Lessons
$320/month