Best Guitar Lessons in Alameda, CA

Handpicked from 142 vetted & reviewed Guitar Coaching studios in the Alameda area, discover the top 5 leading options among the selected group of 24 finalists.

Wayne's Music Studio

Wayne's Music Studio

(14)
  • Play
  • Learning
  • Guitar
“Our son has been attending this studio for many years and we have been impressed with Wayne's patience, professionalism, and expertise in music instruction.”
In Business Since 2019
1535 Clement Ave, Alameda, CA
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Starland School Of Music

Starland School Of Music

(15)
“She was easy to talk to, knowledgeable of different music genres, styles and theory to help best select a music teacher for me, and had me leaving the consultation more excited for lessons than when I had originally entered!”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2001
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
1631 Park St, Alameda, CA
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Ozzy's Music Academy

Ozzy's Music Academy

(9)
  • Summer
“The kids get to try so many instruments, the environment, the level of knowledge of the instructors create a phenomenal learning experience for the kids.”
In Business Since 2020
1323 Central Ave, Alameda, CA
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Jeff Kalmbach Guitar Instruction

Jeff Kalmbach Guitar Instruction

(1)
“I hit a very long wall in my playing after ten years and at the first lesson he could see where my holes were.”
In Business Since 2010
1423 Central Ave unit a, Alameda, CA
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Bay Area Music Workshop: Guitar Lessons & Voice Lessons

Bay Area Music Workshop: Guitar Lessons & Voice Lessons

(1)
“Before I started lessons with her I was trying to teach myself and found that I'd hit a wall, just wasn't getting where I wanted to be, she helped me out of that rut.”
In Business Since 1994
653 San Jose Avenue, San Francisco, CA
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Best of 2024

Qualification Criteria for best of Winners

Minimum Overall Score
96 (100)
Minimum Reputation Rank
99.7 Percentile
All of our award winners are based on identifiable facts - reviews, performance, and experience - collected by scientific means. We use this data to assess each business’s essential features, weighting them according to their importance to customers.
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Village Music School

Village Music School

(2)
“My daughter started going to Village Music school when she was 5.”
Locally Owned & Operated
In Business Since 2000
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
Serving Alameda Area
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San Francisco Music Together

San Francisco Music Together

(47)
  • Interactions
  • Car
  • Nanny
“We also love the outdoor format and feel like the whole Music Together team has done a wonderful job creating a safe and fun environment for the kiddos.”
In Business Since 2002
Transparent Fees & Pricing
1350 Waller St, San Francisco, CA
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Crucial Guitar

Crucial Guitar

(50)
School
“While I was interested in learning the guitar, I was also interested in being able to play certain songs and Ken transitioned into our first song pretty quickly.”
Average Price Tag
In Business Since 1996
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
3148 Wildewood Dr, Concord, CA
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McAllister Music Studio

McAllister Music Studio

(37)
Music Lessons & Instruction School, Music Production Studio
“I've recommended MMS to so many of my close friends including my partner who also started taking Piano classes and reported a similar experience with a different instructor.”
Average Price Tag
In Business Since 2012
Accepts No credit cards
3280 22nd St UNIT A, San Francisco, CA
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Music Depot

Music Depot

(32)
  • Lessons
  • Prices
  • Drum
“I go to music depot once in a while and when i do i get really good service, they lowered my guitar strings on a 12 string and did a good job i reccomend this store.”
In Business Since 2011
Family Business
944 B St, Hayward, CA
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Songbird Studios

Songbird Studios

(28)
Music Lessons & Instruction School
“Blake is an experienced teacher, who customizes his lessons according to each person voice ability and makes it easier for me to learn and perform, and face audience.”
In Business Since 2012
1463 Pine St, San Francisco, CA
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Russo Music

Russo Music

(5)
“One teacher didn't show up last week, I still can't figure out why: they no longer have someone at the front desk, so nobody picks up the phone and there is no voicemail; the person who usually answers emails has apparently been on vacation for the p...”
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2016
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
4072 24th St, San Francisco, CA
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I.R. Guitar Lessons

I.R. Guitar Lessons

(21)
  • Skills
  • Professional
  • Songs
“Ian treats you very well, it's SUPER knowledgeable and really knows how to reach by giving direction and accountability too, pushing you just right and giving you confidence.”
In Business Since 2017
3419 Grand Ave #203, Oakland, CA
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Lessons On B

Lessons On B

(1)
“Teachers know how to work with kids, and keep the environment engaging without making it seem too "fairy-land" for their adult students.”
Accepts No credit cards
In Business Since 1997
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
1529 S B St, San Mateo, CA
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Golden Key Piano School

Golden Key Piano School

(20)
Art School, Music Lessons & Instruction School
“Both of my children were at Golden Key for 8+ years and they loved the community, the variety of teachers over time and the opportunity to play with other musicians.”
In Business Since 2004
1809 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
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Dan Lupo Music

Dan Lupo Music

(2)
“As a complete beginner, I was nervous about starting to learn an instrument as an adult, but Dan was patient, encouraging, and made the experience enjoyable.”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2019
Transparent Fees & Pricing
888 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA
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Nurture Music School

Nurture Music School

(30)
Music Lessons & Instruction School
“Saideh is amazing - she was able to engage and teach both of our young kids (5 & 8) via zoom during COVID while they have had no previous music class exposure.”
In Business Since 2020
Serving Alameda Area
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Little Mission Studio

Little Mission Studio

(8)
“The instructors are so bubbly and happy and welcoming!”
Coupons & Offers
In Business Since 2014
Transparent Fees & Pricing
445 Hampshire St, San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco Guitar Lessons With Carrie Love

San Francisco Guitar Lessons With Carrie Love

(10)
  • Classes
“Her classes are set up as 8 week courses, 1 class a week and each week you get new material, different cords to learn from, music to start to read and so much more.”
In Business Since 2014
Emergency Services
2141 Mission St #204, San Francisco, CA
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Amabile School of Music

Amabile School of Music

(9)
Abrsm Preparation & Room Rental, We Offer Quality Music Lessons in Piano, Keyboard Group Classes
“All of the students from kids to adults seem both genuinely interested in their studies as well as excited to involve themselves in them, and as a music teacher myself as of the past 15+/- years, it gives me great hope that a school like Amabile exis...”
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2011
Average Price Tag
Licensed
1213 Vicente St, San Francisco, CA
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Balboa Guitars

Balboa Guitars

(11)
  • Price
  • Knowledge
“I've also been taking weekly lessons with Mark for about 6 months and have seen massive results in my playing, understanding of the fretboard, and general theory knowledge”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2020
Transparent Fees & Pricing
3942 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA
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Guitar Lessons With Joe Deloro

Guitar Lessons With Joe Deloro

(29)
Guitar Lessons
“I watched him play parts of a new song, thinking that there is no way I'll be able to play the solo, only to be comfortable with it within a few weeks of practice.”
Average Price Tag
In Business Since 1997
Accepts Paypal
2475 Washington St, San Francisco, CA
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Oakland Drum Lessons

Oakland Drum Lessons

(7)
  • Learning
  • Play
“I didn't know anything about drums or music theory going in, but Mike made sure we spent some time going over the basics of drum terminology and counting, as well as answering any questions I had right off the bat.”
In Business Since 2019
Emergency Services
7549 Circle Hill Dr, Oakland, CA
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BAY Area Diva Productions

BAY Area Diva Productions

(17)
  • Mentor
  • Learned
  • Performances
“I've learned so much, really been pushed to grow and am ultimately so thankful to have found such a talented, experienced and affordable singing teacher.”
In Business Since 2009
2070 N Broadway, Walnut Creek, CA
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Guitar Tutoring Services in Alameda, CA Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$85
Maximum cost
$450
National Average
$147
Avg Per Hour Rates
$66
$113
$281
Typical price range is based on 377 cost profiles
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Average Cost $147
Minimum cost $85
Maximum cost $450
Avg Per Hour Rates $66

Typical range $113 to $281 is based on 377 cost profiles.

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