All classes now available through LAGA Online.
Our Guitar Courses:
We offer courses in a variety of genres and for all ages and ability levels. We can also customize courses to meet the needs of our students. More detailed descriptions are available by clicking the links on this page. Most of these classes are available in a private, one-on-one lesson format. Each private guitar lesson will be fully customized and designed to meet the student’s unique needs.
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Latin and World Guitar Lessons
Songwriting, Film Scoring, Music Theory, Composition, Arranging, and Improvisation Courses
|Initial Free Guitar Lesson||During your first guitar lesson, we will assess your technical level with a set of drills. Following the assessment, we will discuss what lesson plan will offer you the best option to maximize your learning.
|Classical Guitar Lessons||One of our signature programs, our classical guitar program has courses available for all levels, from complete beginners to professional concert guitarists. Classical guitar training can be beneficial for guitarists of all genres. Our patient, down-to-earth guitar instructors are both performing musicians and master teachers who can help you make the most of your potential. A detailed description of each of our classical guitar courses can be found on our classical guitar lessons page.|
|Flamenco Guitar Lessons||Flamenco guitar is another of our signature programs. We offer courses in all levels. Beginners are, of course, welcome, as are seasoned professionals. Our highly-qualified, world-class teachers can simplify the complexities of Flamenco terminology and technique and have you playing authentic Flamenco music in no time. If you cannot read music, no worries! Our teachers use the traditional method in which students listen to the teacher explain the technique, observe the teacher demonstrate the skill, then try the skill under the watchful eye of the teacher. For a more complete description of each of our Flamenco courses, please see our Flamenco guitar lessons page.|
|Latin and World Guitar Lessons||World and Latin guitar music is a passion of our Los Angeles Guitar Academy faculty. Most have studied world music at the graduate level, including one instructor who holds a doctoral minor in ethnomusicology. We believe that learning the music of diverse cultures helps build bridges of understanding among people with varying ethnic backgrounds. If world or Latin music is a passion of yours, take a look at our Latin and world guitar lessons page for more details.|
|Children’s Guitar Lessons||We have a variety of courses designed especially for children. If your child is interested in one of our other courses not listed on our children’s page, our instructors can tailor their lesson plan to cover almost any topic in a kid-friendly manner. We welcome students with all sorts of learning styles. Our friendly guitar teachers make kids feel at home. Take a look at what we have to offer younger students on our children’s guitar lessons page.|
|Guitar Pedagogy Courses||Want to teach the guitar but do not have the time or the money to enroll in a university full time? Guitar pedagogy is the art of teaching others to play the guitar. Our guitar pedagogy courses will prepare you to teach the guitar to beginning and intermediate guitarists, while preparing you for the rigors of conservatory-level pedagogy courses, should you have future plans to enroll in a university or music school to study guitar pedagogy. We also have a teaching assistant program for students who meet our standards, which provides students with an opportunity to earn money while learning the art of teaching the guitar. See our list of courses available to students who want to learn to teach the guitar on our guitar pedagogy courses page.|
|Songwriting, Film Scoring, and Music Theory Courses||We have a wide range of courses for those who want to write music or simply learn about the complex structure of music. Our teachers break every concept down into easily understandable steps, so our students are never overwhelmed, building confidence and solid musicianship as they learn. Capable instructors who have extensive success teaching these these courses will guide students from beginners to professionals build their skills in understanding and making music. For more details on these courses, see our songwriting, film scoring, and music theory courses page.|
|Rock Guitar Courses||Our teachers have a wide range of experience teaching guitarists in many genres. They incorporate classical guitar and Flamenco guitar techniques, as well as music theory into their lessons to give our students a huge advantage in these highly competitive fields. Can’t read music? No problem. Our teachers make it easy to learn–and never boring. Check out all of the possibility on our rock guitar lessons page!|
|Custom Guitar Courses||Want to specialize in playing music by a particular artist or artists? Or, on the other hand, do you want to learn a blend of different styles of guitar playing? Our guitar instructors, with their wide range of knowledge of many styles of playing the guitar, can customize courses based on your own musical interests. Our teachers’ ability to hear a piece, whether sung or played on an instrument, then arrange it for guitar makes Los Angeles Guitar Academy a great choice for those guitar students who want a course tailored to their personal preferences. For more information on our customized guitar programs, please see our custom guitar lessons page.|