Guitar Lessons At Sheffield Guitar Studio
Why Guitar Lessons?
Do you feel frustrated with your playing?
Do you feel like you are stuck in a rut and can't move forward?
Do you want to learn something new but don't know how to go about learning it?
Are you a complete beginner, overwhelmed with all the information available online and don't know where to start?
If you answered YES to any of these questions then guitar lessons are for you. Good guitar lessons should be more than teaching you how to play your favourite songs. They should help you with the things that you personally need help with to achieve the things that you want to be able to do, whether this be playing songs for yourself or with friends or writing your own music or playing live in a band.
Guitar Lessons Should Help You In Four Key Areas
Good guitar lessons should help you to develop the techniques needed to get the sounds that you want out of your guitar.
Good guitar lessons should help you to understand the music that you are making so that you not only can make the music that you want to make but also relate them to the theory in a helpful way.
Good guitar lessons should show you exactly what you need to do between lessons to make the most of your time and progress quickly.
Good guitar lessons should help to remove the frustration of not being able to do what you want to do. Part of this is knowing what to learn, when to learn, it, how effectively learn it so that you can use it when you need it. Ultimately this removes the need for lessons entirely making you a self reliant musician.
So, Why Me?
There are plenty of good guitar teachers out there but with experience of teaching guitar since 2005 I have had plenty of experience finding out what works best for students (and also what doesn't)!
Bragging simply isn't my style so why not visit my student testimonials page to find out more about what current and previous students have to say.
Alternatively you can contact me directly with any questions you may have.
Finally, they say that the proof is in the pudding so why not book a free introductory lesson? We can talk more about what you can and would like to be able to do and to find out more about how I can help you become the guitar player that you want to be.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I teach myself to play guitar?
Teaching yourself how to play guitar can be a long process if you are completely new to the instrument. There are so many different ways that it’s often easy to get distracted. Working with a highly rated method book or other resource is advised. However there is no replacement for working with an experienced guitar teacher.
Is guitar hard to learn?
Guitar can be tricky to learn but does not have to be. If you have a proven method of study such as a method book or other resource then it will become much easier for you. However the best method is to find an experienced guitar teacher to help you.
Can I learn all by myself?
It is definitely possible to learn guitar by yourself but in doing so you risk wasting time through not knowing the correct learning path to take or by becoming distracted with the wide variety of methods available to students of guitar. Finding an experienced guitar teacher will help you with this as they will be able to show you what you need to learn now and in the future to progress in the quickest and most enjoyable way.
Can a beginner learn guitar?
It is possible for a beginner to learn how to play the guitar with the right method and approach to learning. Everyone starts as a beginner but the rate and level of success often depends on how they progress in the early stages. With an experienced guitar teacher progress is assured as they will be able to help you to learn the correct things in the correct order to accelerate your progress and help you have the most fun learning.
What should I learn first on guitar?
For a complete beginner then ensure that you learn how to hold and tune the guitar correctly. Then, to start building finger strength and dexterity, more onto simple single note riffs and melodies and then finally chords. Working with an experienced guitar teacher will help you with this as they will be able to tailor the lesson materials to suit your ability, interests and rate of progress.
How much are guitar lessons per hour?
In the UK guitar lessons are typically £30 per hour, a rate advised by the musicians union. Good guitar teachers with experience of teaching students to a good standard will charge at least this level.
Where are guitar lessons near me?
Guitar teachers can be found in most towns and cities though take care to do your research to make sure that you find the right tutor for you.