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Planning to learn Guitar in the USA?


Here is a table of Guitar classes in the US with prices and duration of the course.



Courses offered




Berklee College of Music

String Class for music education.

3 semesters


San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Bachelor of Music.

4 years


Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

Bachelor of Music

3 years




What are the best Guitar classes in the US?


The most famous institutes and universities offering Guitar courses in the US are: 


1. Berklee College of Music, Boston

2. San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco

3. Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, Long Beach

4. California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley

5. Mannes School of Music, New York

6. Musicians Institute, Los Angeles

7. Frost School of Music University of Miami, Miami FL 

8. University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA 

9. University of North Texas, Denton TX

10. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley CO

11. Manhattan School of Music, New York

12. Brooklyn College - City University of New York, New York

13. Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn

14. Colgate University, Hamilton NY

15. Alaska Fine Arts Academy, Eagle River

16. Marshall University, Huntington, WV



What is the cost of Guitar classes in the US?


The cost of a Guitar course in the US is around 15,000 USD to  20,000 USD annually. 



What is the duration of Guitar classes in the US?


The average duration of Guitar course in the US depends on where the students opt to pursue the course. If students opt for a full-time course in a university then the average duration will be that of 2 to 3 years. 


Part-time classes from music schools can span from 6 months to a year, this can be moulded according to the students’ preferences. 



Why you should learn Guitar course in the US?


Guitar courses in the US are designed in such a way so that students are introduced to the basics of music theory in the beginning of the course. This is followed by students selecting the guitar styles of their choice, the most common styles of playing the guitar are rhythm guitar, finger-picking, bass, and lead guitar. 



What will I learn by taking Guitar classes in the US?


Guitar courses in the US consist of several musical genres, after learning the basics of music theory, students can choose any of the specializations listed below:


  • Metal
  • Jazz
  • Country and Folk(acoustic)
  • Classical
  • Funk and Soul
  • Acoustic
  • Electrical
  • Blues
  • Pop 
  • Rock
  • Flamenco guitar



What jobs can I get as a Guitarist in the US?


Students can opt for the following career options after pursuing  Guitar courses in the US: 


  • Start a successful cover band
  • Professional songwriter for television and movies
  • Work as a studio/session guitarist
  • Play in a backing band
  • Start a business teaching guitar
  • Freelance guitarist
  • Guitar teacher at a school or university
  • Music composer
  • Musical Therapy Aid


The average salary after completing a Guitar major in the US is 28 USD per hour. 

184 course(s) offered by 165 institutes in USA
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Orpheus Academy of Music Logo

Guitar Lessons

Orpheus Academy of Music is the best place to take lessons in Austin and Cedar Park

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Atlanta School of Musical Arts Logo

Guitar Lessons

Beginner students can expect to work on their favorite songs using simple bass lines, chords, melodies, sight reading and theory

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Guitar Lessons

We offer a wide variety of instruction from rock to classical to jazz guitar. Our guitar teachers offer private lessons and group classes. Our guitar students are kids and adults. 7 years old is a great age to begin, and it is never too late to get started with guitar

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Guitar Lessons

Guitar is certainly one of the coolest instruments and U.S. Music Lessons has assembled an excellent team of guitar teachers to inspire and empower our students

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Bandaid School of Music Logo

Guitar Lesson

When you enroll in guitar lessons, your teacher will ask you about your favorite types of music and set goals to help accomplish whatever musical aspirations you have for yourself or your child

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Guitar Lesson

Students range in age from preschoolers to retirees. With a variety of offerings you are sure to find what you are looking for.

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String instrument lessons, including cello, double-bass, violin, viola, and guitar are available for beginners to advanced professionals in all styles. We offer private lessons and group lessons in Georgetown as well as masterclasses, studio classes, and special events

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Musical Arts Center of San Antonio Logo

Guitar Lessons

Acoustic, Electric, or Bass, we have guitar lessons in San Antonio that will meet your needs. Whether you want to be a real ‘guitar hero’ or you want to develop mastery of beautiful music for classical guitar – or both – we have a guitar instructor for you

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Guitar Lessons

MCMS offers private lessons and semi-private lessons on a variety of musical instruments in a wide range of musical styles to students of all ages. 

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