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Private Guitar Lessons in Toronto!

Guitar lessons at our music school are like no other in Toronto. From the moment you walk in the door, you are treated like family by our professional guitar teachers and warm staff. New students may schedule a trial guitar lesson for $20 to make sure their teacher can meet their goals. We also offer free guitar and bass rentals during your first two months of guitar lessons.

Elite Music Academy hires the most qualified guitar teachers in Toronto, based on the highest possible standards in education and experience. Our guitar teachers will help you learn to read music, improve technique, and develop an in-depth understanding of what it means to be a musician in any musical genre you desire.

Toronto has few music schools that are performance-based. Our guitar students are given numerous opportunities to perform at venues all around Toronto. Guitar lessons culminate in our winter and spring showcases, where students can show off on a professional stage. For students eager to stretch their wings, we offer a year-round rock band course where young guitarists learn to develop musicianship. For adult students, we can even arrange group guitar lessons with your friends.

If you are looking for outstanding guitar lessons from Toronto’s best guitar teachers,  you will find it at Elite Music Academy. We’ll teach you how to play guitar or bass competently and give you the support of an entire music community with plenty of opportunities for performance.

New! We offer mandolin, ukulele, bass, and flamenco guitar lessons!

The Best Guitar Lessons Toronto Has to Offer

  • Private guitar lessons for all ages, styles, and abilities
    We have guitar teachers for electric, bass, classical, acoustic, and flamenco.
  • $20 trial guitar lesson
    Meet the teacher first, ask questions, and set goals.
  • Free guitar or bass rental for 2 months
    Why buy a guitar unless you’re 100% sure guitar lessons are right for you?
  • Play guitar around Toronto
    Perform in popular clubs, theatres, and cafes.
  • Rock band programs and summer camps
    Perform and record in our Toronto Music Camp or Rock Band Course.
  • Affordable and convenient
    We’ve got great lesson rates and policies and we’re open 7 days a week.
  • Clean and professional
    Our newly renovated classrooms are equipped with guitar amps
  • Safety first
    All our guitar instructors must pass a Vulnerable Sector Check

Regular Students Save Money. Casual Students Get Flexibility.

Guitar Lessons Starting at $31

Guitar Students of Elite Music Academy

Our Guitar Teachers

Tim Lemke Guitar Bass Mandolin Ukelele Teacher Toronto

Tim Lemke

Study with a master musician and teacher! In addition to having a Master of Music Degree from the University of Toronto, Tim has also taught hundreds of students. He teaches Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin and BanjoTim aims to make each lesson fun and informative, customizing every lesson to meet his students needs and preferences. Tim has the performance and teaching experience to help you become the best musician you can be!

Todd Lefever Guitar Lessons Toronto

Todd Lefever

Todd is an experienced and skilled guitarist. He has toured internationally, appeared on national television and has performed for thousands opening for bands such as Scorpions and Metallica. He is a great guitar teacher who genuinely cares about his guitar students and works hard to teach them the skills needed to help them reach their goals.

Vince Reel Drum Lessons Toronto Percussion Teacher

Vince Reel

From beginner basics to perplexing polyrhythms, Vince will be sure to get you into the groove.
Whether your interest is guitar or drums, get ready to dig into some funk, vibe some reggae, jam some prog rock, and much more !

Brendan Curry Music Teacher

Brendan Curry

An experienced, well-rounded guitar instructor who’s comfortable with a wide range of styles. Recognises and respects that each individual student will have unique tastes, skills and backgrounds and therefore does not adhere to a “one size fits all!” approach to teaching. Believes in maintaining a fun, patient approach when working with students while at the same time encouraging them to test their limits and realise their full potential.

Jacqueline Verellen Singing Lessons Toronto

Jacqueline Verellen

Jacqueline teaches vocals, flute, piano, ukulele, guitar, songwriting, and group classes. Her style includes classical, opera, jazz, theatre, country, pop, and rock! As a recent graduate in Opera performance, a Canada-wide vocal, acting and songwriting winner, Jacqueline ensures you will be equipped with all the tools you need to wow audiences, slay contests and performances, and dabble in all areas of musical expertise!

Juan D. Toledo Flamenco Guitar Lessons Toronto

Juan D. Toledo

One of the best flamenco dance guitar accompanists in Toronto, specializing in all flamenco styles and techniques. Juan is a wizard of live improvisation and Latin American guitar styles in general.

Steve Frise Guitar Banjo Ukulele Toronto

Steve Frise

Steve Frise is a professional guitarist, composer, producer and instructor currently located in Toronto. An accomplished guitarist and a fun, energetic teacher, he is skilled in many genres. Steve performs and records in a variety of musical styles with several different local and international projects.

Jaclyn Serre Guitar and Singing Lesons

Jaclyn Serre

Singing & Guitar Lessons

Davy Nagy Guitar Lessons Toronto

Dave Nagy

Acoustic & Classical Guitarist

Ryan Saunders Guitar Lesson

Ryan Saunders

Contemporary
Guitarist

Top Reasons To Learn Guitar

1. Studying guitar increases cognitive development in kids and adults.
2. Learning music is a top 10 stress reliever.
3. Shredding boosts hand agility and fine motor skills (and you look cool).
4. If you learn to play bass guitar well, you’ll always have a job in a band.
5. It’s the best instrument for attracting a girlfriend or boyfriend!
6. The guitar is an expressive, versatile instrument.
7. Be the life the party. People are drawn toward guitarists in social situations.
8. Buying a quality acoustic or electric guitar is affordable!
9. Guitars are portable and fun to play on the beach or street corner!
10. Rebell against your parents (or your kids!)

Guitar Lessons FAQ

My child is small. Do you sell quality kid’s sized guitars?

Yes. Yamaha makes  1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 sized kid’s guitars so your child can start guitars lessons no matter what their size.

What kind of guitar picks should I buy?

Any large, lightweight gauge pick is best to start with, unless you want to read a whole lesson on picking the right guitar pick.

How do I pick a good guitar teacher?

A brief interview and trial lesson is the best way to determine if a teacher is right for you. During your trial lesson, there are 6 things you should consider when shopping for a guitar teacher.

I am left-handed. Do I need left handed guitar lessons and a left handed guitar?

It depends.  Are you predominantly left handed? We sell left handed guitars but make sure you actually need a left-handed guitar first.

My child is small. Do you sell quality kid’s sized guitars?

Yes. Yamaha makes  1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 sized kid’s guitars so your child can start guitars lessons no matter what their size.

What if I only want to learn rock guitar?

We have a teacher for every style! Make sure you specify what kind of style of guitar you want to learn before we book your trial lesson. Here are some tips to help Toronto-area guitar students learn rock guitar.