Piano and Keyboard lessons from Glenn Sutton in Poway and San Diego

Finding A Good Guitar Teacher

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So you finally decided that you want to take guitar lessons and really learn how to play the guitar. This is a big step and you are on your way to enjoying one of the most enjoyed instruments in the world. All you need now is to find the right guitar teacher. But how do you do that? Each teacher is going to have their own personality and teaching style. However, there are three things you should look for when it comes to a guitar teacher that is more important.

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In order to be able to teach you how to play the guitar, the teacher has to have experience playing the guitar themselves. This experience could be from taking lessons to teaching themselves how to play. However, you need to find a guitar teacher that understands music, can read music, or has experience in the music industry. Don’t be afraid to talk with them at length about their music experience and ask for references from other students or colleagues. You want to be sure that their reputation and experience are in line with one another.


In addition to experience, your guitar teacher needs to be dedicated to playing and teaching the guitar. When you talk to them about their experience, you’ll be able to tell whether or not they play and teach the guitar as a hobby or if they are true guitar players who practice as much as they make you practice. A good guitar teacher is one who has made a career out of playing the guitar and is dedicated to teaching you how to play. If your guitar teacher is not doing this as a full time job, you may want to find a new one.


Finally, consider the cost of taking the lessons and remember that you will only get as much out of the lessons as you and the teacher put into them. If you are not paying a lot of money for the lesson, then you may be working with someone who does not take their playing as seriously as you do. A good guitar teacher with experience and dedication will cost more, but they will be able to provide you with the tutelage you are looking for as compared to someone who is just in it for fun.

Learning how to play the guitar takes time and patience. Take that same time and patience to find the right guitar teacher. Learning how to play has nothing to do with the money it costs to take the lessons and if that is all the teacher is interested in, it’s time to start looking for a new one, one that is dedicated and experienced and in it for the long haul.

Phone Glenn Sutton at: 619-306-3664 or email: guitarman.glenn@gmail.com

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  • Electric Guitar Lessons
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  • Piano Lessons
  • Organ Instruction
  • Learning to Write Music
  • Advanced Improv Techniques
  • Performance Techniques



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