Guitar Lessons 
at Allegro Music School in Ottawa

30 Minute Weekly Lessons  $128 per month  |  60 Minute Weekly Lessons $256 per month

Allegro has been teaching music for almost four decades, and the guitar has always been one of the most sought-after instruments. The guitar brings people together in many ways and can be enjoyed by musicians of all ages and skill levels. 

The guitar is found in all music genres including: pop, rock, indie, folk, classical, and more. This instrument’s diversity is perhaps what attracts so many musicians to it. It is an instrument that can follow a musician as they develop along their musical journey.

Allegro is the trusted music school near you that offers a wide variety of guitar lessons. Our teachers are highly experienced and will customize their lessons to suit each student. Our programs offer the potential for performance opportunities and a connection to a like-minded community of music lovers.

Our lessons are offered both in-person and online, and students can choose from 30- or 60-minute sessions. If you are looking for guitar lessons in Ottawa, or any other location, we encourage you to contact Allegro today!

Customizable Lesson Structure Both In-Person & Online

Over the last year, we have expanded our online lessons, and this has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response by students. Allegro is proud to offer guitar lessons both in-person and online. We believe in the importance of offering our students options and making them feel as comfortable as possible, so they can learn. 

Learn the instrument you want, the way you want, with Allegro Music School!

Teachers that Care

One thing that makes so great Allegro is our teachers. At Allegro, we have shaped an environment where everybody from staff, students, volunteers, to visitors feel at home. Our teachers share a genuine passion for music and education, and this is reflected in the success of our students.

Our teachers have diverse musical backgrounds with experience in playing, teaching, and composing music. This expertise, combined with their encouraging nature, provides students with a safe and welcoming atmosphere in which to learn. Allegro music teachers truly want to see their students achieve personal success in whatever form that may be.

Our guitar teachers will customize their lessons for each student to ensure they receive instruction suitable to their abilities and preferences.

Fast Progress

The guitar is the perfect instrument for beginners to get started with, as students tend to make quick progress with it. This offers encouragement to students regardless of their skill level and is likely to increase their motivation as they to continue to improve.

Portable & Affordable

The guitar is a portable instrument that you can take with you anywhere you go. This makes practicing and performing easy. In comparison to other instruments, the guitar is relatively less expensive as well.

Offers a Creative Outlet

Guitarists have the potential to express themselves by playing solo, in a group, or through composing their own music. The ability to channel emotions into music is empowering and uplifting for many musicians, and the guitar is the perfect instrument to facilitate this.

Confidence Builder

Learning to play guitar can have a significant impact on your self-esteem and confidence. As our musicians develop their skills on the guitar and gain self-assurance in performance, these traits carry on and translate through all areas of life.

Any Age, Any Skill Level

The guitar is the perfect beginner instrument and is equally favoured by seasoned professionals. No matter where you are in your musical journey, the guitar checks the boxes. Allegro welcomes children, adults, and seniors of any skill level to register for our guitar lessons.

Customized Guitar Lessons

Allegro’s music teachers teach each student uniquely. They consider your skill level, interests, and personality to develop an individual learning plan just for you. We understand everyone learns differently and at Allegro, we embrace and encourage that!

Allegro Offers Experience

Allegro has provided musical education for students of all ages for the last 35 years. We believe in the importance of technical education and fostering a sense of purpose for our students when it comes to music. Our inclusive and encouraging environment makes everyone feel at home and offers students endless opportunities for success. 

With customized lessons, various class formats, and highly experienced teachers, the quality of education we deliver is second to none. We work hard to ensure that everyone has access to musical education. Allegro strives to make our programs affordable and attainable for students from all backgrounds.

We welcome all students; whether you are looking for classical guitar lessons in Ottawa, or online violin lessons in Alberta, we can teach you! 

Contact us today to start your musical education! 

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Guitar Lesson FAQ

How much do lessons cost?

Lesson fees are dependent on the lesson length and are charged on a monthly basis. Monthly lesson fees include 4 lessons scheduled for the same day and time each week.

30 minute weekly lessons = $128.00 per month
60 minute weekly lessons = $256.00 per month There is a $40.00 per family administrative fee charged annually.

Are there performance opportunities?

Many of our students at Allegro perform. Our studio provide opportunities to participate in recitals, coffee houses, festivals and masterclasses. Our teachers can help students prepare for Royal Conservatory of Music examinations, High School and University auditions as well as special occasions!

Do you teach Adults?

Allegro welcomes all adult students regardless of experience and ability from beginners to working musicians. Our teachers are delighted to work with students of all ages.

How long does it take to learn guitar?

There is no set answer to how long it takes to learn an instrument. With regular practice a basic level of playing can be accomplished in a few months. Most of our students take lessons on a long term basis because they want to be constantly improving and they find the lessons fun, rewarding, and engaging!

What if I don't own a guitar?

In order for you to get started right away with lessons it is important to have an instrument to practice on.

If you don't already have a guitar, and are new to lessons, there are many options out there for guitars with a wide range of models and prices. You do not necessarily need a high-end guitar to start.
There are several rental companies in the area that allow you to rent your instrument on a monthly basis until you are ready to purchase one of your own.

What can I expect at my first lesson?

In your first lesson your teacher will take the time to get to know you and identify your goals and interests. They will make recommendations on what learning materials you will need for your lessons and what level you should start at depending on your experience. Beginner students can expect to be able to play something on their instrument before they leave their first class!