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Learn the guitar

Are you currently looking for guitar lessons in Essex? Understanding how the guitar works and being able to play like your favourite artist is a relatively easy goal to achieve. Through perseverance and practice you will quickly see the results and within 6-12 months you can be playing in the students band at one of our many shows.

The key to playing the guitar well is understanding from day one how and why chords and scales work together.

Guitar Lessons are ideal for beginners and experienced players and are both taught at our studios in Essex, with some of our teachers able to travel to you if you prefer home tuition in and around the Chelmsford, Essex area.

We work on getting a balanced process happening, where on the one hand you are getting a good progressive understanding for the instrument, fret board harmony etc, and how that applies to music and music theory, including (optional) theory grades through the internationally recognised Trinity College of Music London. Music Theory is encouraged, providing the student is interested and it is part of their individual goal.

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Techniques covered

  • Guitar chords and how they work
  • Plectrum techniques and control along with the different varieties of plectrums
  • Training the ear for perfect pitch
  • Posture
  • Strumming techniques
  • Bass Strum technique
  • Arpeggio technique
  • Finger playing
  • Alternate pick pattern
  • Most musical Styles – Jazz, blues, rock, metal, classical, funk etc
  • Reading music
  • Learning songs of your choice
  • Fancy techniques like pinched harmonics, palm mutes and finger tapping etc.
  • The right guitar for you
  • Effect units and how they work
  • Amps and the right one for you
  • Playing by ear
  • All scales and modes
  • Playing along to backing tracks
  • Improvisation
  • Hammer ons and pull offs
  • Playing with the in-house band
  • Stage craft
  • Recording a track in the recording studio and click track work…etc
  • A look into other guitarists – Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Joe Satriani, Steve Ray Vaughan, Kerry King, Jeff Beck

Prices made easy

All Lessons include a free consultation and assessment before your first lesson.

Each music lesson is tracked on-line by your teacher to provide you with feedback to help you reach your musical goals.

Time Price
Half Hour £20 - £25
Hour £30 - £35

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Lessons at home

AT Music Group not only offer guitar lessons from our professional studios, but we can also come to you. Our qualified teachers can visit you in the comfort of your own home and quickly get to advancing your abilities.

Want to complete your exams also? No problem!
Simply have your lessons at home and visit our studios when you’re ready to take your exam. Home guitar lessons are available in Romford, Southend, Maldon, Basildon, Braintree, Witham, Wickford, Rayleigh, Brentwood, Kelvedon, Hockley, Stanford-le-hope and surrounding areas.

exam centre

We are the main Chelmsford exam centre for Trinity Music and Rockschool, with more exam boards joining us next year. We have a comfortable environment with top of the range equipment for you to take your grades on. We have SKY TV and a games console in our cosey waiting room and a kitchen serving food and drinks. All you could need to feel right at home and forget about those nerves for a while.

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