How to Teach Guitar

You may have already thought about teaching guitar, but thought you might not be qualified. Teaching guitar to beginners and kids is a wonderful way of sharing what you have learned about music. Reading these lessons will dispel a lot of the myths about what it takes to teach guitar.

May16
Alan Green

The first time Alan went looking for students he had to wait eight months for the first one to call. Recently he took a less casual approach to finding work.

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Jan17
Video thumbnail for youtube video How To Make A Great Guitar Solo - Guitar Noise

If you are like most guitar teachers, you’re struggling to earn enough money teaching guitar. I want to show you why teachers have a hard time making money.

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Jul24

Alan has been teaching guitar full-time for two years now. In his latest blog post he reveals more about what he has learned in that time.

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May23

Longtime Guitar Noise contributor and Forum Moderator Alan Green continues his column about how to go about becoming a guitar teacher. While his narrative deals with the nuances of teaching guitar in England, there is still plenty of help for those of us living outside the British Isles!

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Apr29
Guitar Teacher and Student

Many people ask this question for different reasons; some may be looking for fulfillment, some may be looking for a job, and hopefully many are doing both.

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Sep15

The author of The Musician’s Way describes 7 strategies that enhance student-teacher communication and boost the benefits of music lessons.

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Jun15

If you want to teach guitar, then it’s critically important to know what the most important steps are to becoming the best teacher you can be. Tom Hess outlines five important things you should learn about how to teach guitar.

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Feb28

Sometimes the desire to fix every problem a student may have all at once may cause even more problems. Tom Hess describes how to break down a bad habit so that both teacher and student can tackle it in easy, manageable steps.

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