Private & Online Guitar Lessons

Beginner’s Guide to Learn to Play the Guitar

Guitar LessonsWhen thinking about playing the guitar, what comes to mind? Strumming songs, soloing, playing with others, and writing original music are common first thoughts for both beginners and even people who have played for a little while. But playing the guitar is not limited to these ideas. The various aspects of playing the guitar fluidly and comfortably require subtle refinements and attention towards conceptual, motoric, and even visual frameworks of thinking and mobility. One might be surprised that by focusing in upon these aspects, one not only learns about the guitar and music, but they also learn about themselves and both their relationship with life and the world around them.

You can get private online lessons for all ages on all styles of acoustic & electric guitar. Whatever path of learning you decide to take, we can confidently guide you. Whether you want to play the blues like John Lee Hooker, B.B King, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, or Muddy Waters; play rock & roll like Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, or Bo Didley; make the guitar scream like Eddie Van Halen or Joe Satriani; we can get you where you want to go. We can teach you how to play country & bluegrass, as well as fingerstyle acoustic & folk. We will teach you everything you need to know in order to improvise & play jazz, or even just sit around the campfire strumming with your friends & family. All of our teachers are experienced professionals, who can guide you in learning whatever style & level you want to play. Whether you want to learn classical, rock, pop, blues, jazz, folk, world music, or any other style, you can learn to play competently & confidently at WildRiffGuitars.com.

first & foremost focused upon having fun & generating motivation, enjoyment, & inspiration through learning music on the guitar! No matter what level of student you are, our priority is to inspire you to live a more creative & fulfilling life by learning the guitar. As you learn, you will be guided in the proper motor skills necessary to play with coordination & fluidity, as well as how to understand & apply theory. We believe in a whole body, total sensory, approach to learning and playing guitar for beginners.

Beginning guitarists need to learn to develop their ears & motor skills while also learning how to effectively use & apply theory. Although some aspects of learning the guitar can be standardized, we recognize that each student is an individual with independent & unique learning styles, interests, & needs.