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Who doesn’t want to learn guitar? Adults and children alike benefit from music lessons of any type, but guitar is one of the most versatile and useful types of musical skills to learn. On a rock stage, around a campfire or in the garage, guitar goes well anywhere and works with any type of music. Its never too late to pick up a guitar. This fall, book a few lessons for you or for anyone in your family. No matter your age, location or skill level, there is a lesson in the greater Boston area to meet your needs.

Back Bay Guitar Lessons
Fairfield St.
Boston, MA 02116
(602) 373-4621
www.buddyjonesmusic.com

Back Bay Guitar Lessons is one of the most popular places in the city to learn music. In addition to typical lessons, Back Bay Guitar also offers tutoring, studio booking, music composition and more. The studio is run by lifelong musician, Buddy Jones. Since 2005, Jones has taught guitar to countless students. Students with a particular interest in folk, jazz, rock, blues, classical and country will be able to learn their favorite style of guitar and so much more.

Hub Guitar Boston
236 Huntington Ave., Suite 215
Boston, MA 02115
(857) 445-1947
hubguitar.com

Hub Guitar offers private lessons or group classes for people of all ages. All teachers are graduates of Boston’s Berklee School of Music which means the entire staff is skilled, passionate and knowledgeable. The best thing about Hub Guitar is that they offer the first lesson for free! That means you can test out a class and see if the lessons will be a right match for you. Group classes are just $12 each, making guitar accessible for everyone!

The School Of Groove
Jamspot
111 South St.
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 319-5113
schoolofgroove.com

The School of Groove is another great option for adults and children alike. This is an especially convenient option for children with siblings who want to learn a different instrument since the school also offers lessons in drums, piano, woodwinds and even voice! Always wanted to start a band? Get all your friends together and head to the School of Groove to learn all the skills you will all need to rock the house!

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Guitar Lessons With Jake Estner
Greater Boston Area
www.jakeestner.com

No time to drive in and out of the city for music lessons? Sign up for a guitar lesson with Jake Estner. Estner is a travelling teacher and is willing to teach at homes and studios around the greater Boston area including Jamaica Plain, Brookline, Newton, Needham, West Roxbury and Dorchester. Estner has been teaching guitar for close to twenty years and is able to teach guitar to any skill level, whether you are picking it up again for the first time in years, or you have been practicing in your garage everyday. Estner has a wonderful teaching philosophy that is all about listening to student’s needs, and he is great with learners of all types.

The Music Emporium
165 Massachusetts Ave.
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 860-0049
www.themusicemporium.com

The Music Emporium in Lexington is one of the more professional and reputable studios in the Boston suburbs. In addition to offering a variety of guitar lessons, they also teach unconventional string instruments like banjo, mandolin and ukulele. Want to take your basic guitar skills to the next level or translate them to a whole new instrument? No problem for the teachers here! The Music Emporium is also a top-notch music store that is worth the trip for any musician or music fan.

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Cameron Bruns is the founder of BostonGreenBlog.com and co-author of Just Us Gals Boston. She lives in Boston’s North End, where her goal is to promote ethical, stylish, and sustainable lifestyle choices to all Boston residents. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.