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Kids Guitar Lessons
Learn To Play Acoustic, Electric or Classical Guitar
For Ages 5 and Up

Book your child's one-on-one lesson with Sanel.

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There is no obligation for you to sign up or commit long term.

What Your Child Will Learn

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Left-Hand
Technique

They'll learn how to use all 4 fingers to play the guitar properly.

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How To Read Music Notes

They'll learn how to read music notation written for guitar and they will also learn how to write music notation.

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Rudimental Music Theory

They'll learn rudimental music theory, scales, chords and how they work together. 

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Right-Hand
Technique

They'll learn to play melodies and bass lines together using fingerstyle technique. 

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How To Practice

They'll learn the best way to practice ensuring good habits and enjoyment of the music they play. 

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How To Perform In Public (Optional)

If desired your child will have opportunity to perform in student recitals. 

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Rhythm

They will learn about time signatures, foundations of rhythm and develop their sense of rhythm.

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How Play With Confidence

They'll learn to play accompaniment (chords) and melodies during their lessons, and share their music with others.

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How To Compose Music (Optional)

If desired your child will learn how to compose rudimental melodies with bass notes.

Parent & Student Approved

Parent Apprved

“I would like to extend to you a personal thank you for being a terrific mentor, coach, teacher and role model to [our son]. The study tools you have given him extend to all aspects of his life.

This past year we have really enjoyed watching [our son] transform as a person, and we are grateful for your influence on him.”

Wes. F (parent)

“I am grateful for your exceptional mentorship and teaching. You are dedicated to equipping your students with skills, discipline, and lessons that apply to all facets of life. Thank you for your patience and encouragement, as well as your passion for teaching!”

Julianne C. (student)

Different Genre's Alongside A Solid Foundation

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Fingerstyle, Classical Guitar

Your child has the option to explore modern fingerstyle and classical guitar techniques alongside building a solid guitar foundation. This style can be played on an acoustic or classical guitar as a solo instrument, creating beautiful melodies with harmonies and bass, all on one guitar.

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Country Guitar

Your child will have the option to learn classic strumming patterns, intricate fingerpicking, and everything else you need to excel in this genre.

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Blues Guitar

Your child has the option to explore the soulful world of blues guitar and technique. They'll learn essential techniques with expressive playing and deep grooves that define the blues genre. This style can be played on acoustic or electric guitars.

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Rock Guitar

Your child has the option to explore the rock genre. They'll learn rhythm playing, soloing, and advanced techniques to rock with style. Rock guitar is played on electric guitar with an amp.

Choosing the Perfect Beginner Guitar for Your Child

When selecting a guitar for a young beginner, a classical guitar with nylon strings is an excellent choice.

Here’s why this type of guitar is ideal for those just starting their musical journey:

1. Gentle Nylon Strings

Nylon strings are softer and more forgiving on young fingers compared to steel strings. This makes it easier for beginners to press down on the strings, which is crucial when they are learning basic techniques and building finger dexterity.

2. Low String Tension

Classical or nylon string guitars have lower string tension than steel-string guitars. This means beginners can play with less effort, allowing them to focus on learning and connecting with the instrument without unnecessary strain.

3. Wide Neck for Proper Hand Position

The wider neck of a classical guitar helps beginners maintain the correct left-hand position. This encourages proper wrist alignment, making it easier to play individual notes and then later chords and scales accurately.

4. Lightweight and Manageable Body

The smaller and lighter body of a classical guitar is perfect for children. It’s easier for them to hold and position correctly, which is essential for effective learning and practice. The compact size can also be adjusted to better fit the child's needs.

Demonstrate The Goal And Explain Why

Sanel believes that when a student is learning guitar it’s important for him to break down the concepts and explain how and why they work together to accomplish a musical goal. Sanel’s ability to demonstrate the finished piece or musical idea is beneficial to the student as they get to hear the goal they’re working towards.

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Guitar Rental

Guitar rental is available from Sanel. Please inquire for availability. Thank you.

Why Learn Guitar With Sanel

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Specilized Teaching Approach

Sanel plans and customizes each lesson according to your child's individual needs and abilities.

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Excellent Track Record

Sanel's students have had great success in Royal Conservatory of Music exams and performing at student recitals.

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Helpful Instruction & Feedback

Every lesson provides an opportunity for your child to learn new concepts, review past concepts, ask questions, and receive helpful feedback.

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Trusted & Accredited Teacher

Sanel has a verified background check and also carries the Royal Conservatory Of Music certification.

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Excellent Rapport With Students

Sanel loves to teach and he desires to make every lesson enjoyable for his students. As a result he has many students that have been with him for over 5 years. 

A Few More Testimonials

"The recital was a good experience - thank you for putting this together. I feel inspired [to play guitar]."

Margaret H. (student)

“Our son loves his lessons and they have done wonders for his mental health as well. Thank you for all that you do!”

Britta W. (parent)

Ready To Get Started?

Book your child's one-on-one lesson with Sanel.

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There is no obligation for you to sign up or commit long term.

Interested in online guitar lessons? Please contact Sanel.

Hi! I'm Sanel, a dedicated local guitar teacher with over 11 years of experience in helping young musicians reach their potential.

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