Guitar Lessons 
at Allegro Music School

30 / 60 minute Private Lessons  |  $112 / $224 per month

At Allegro Music School, we are excited to offer a variety of guitar lessons for all music types — Pop, Rock, Indie, Folk, Classical and more! Whether you are looking for classical guitar lessons in Ottawa, rock lessons online or anything in-between, we can help.​

Why Guitar Lessons Are So Popular

🚀  Make fast progress- perfect for beginners!

🎸 Guitar is portable, affordable, and used in all styles of music

📕  Learn how to read notes, guitar tabs and chords

🌎  Explore your creativity with composition and song writing 

🧠  Learning requires patience and perseverance - attributes for school, work, and life 

🎶  Learn songs you've always wanted to play!

💪  Build confidence

The guitar suits many different personality types and is present in nearly all genres of music. The role of the guitar is incredibly versatile, making  it one of the most rewarding and exciting instruments to learn. A guitarist can assume their role on centre stage or blend beautifully into the background.

The guitar is an instrument that automatically brings people together. Guitarists can experience immense social benefits by being able to perform for others. They are often the source of spontaneous entertainment and help to create lasting memories for themselves and others.  

Learning to play guitar will improve personal concentration and memory. A guitarist will be able to read tabs and scores, play notes accurately, read ahead, keep time, listen and much more.

One’s multi-tasking skills will also benefit from playing the guitar. With time, a guitarist’s brain will essentially re-program itself. This offers tremendous advantages in both personal and professional settings. 

At Allegro, we will put you on a path to extreme skill and technique be "that" person on stage, whether it’s around the campfire or jamming for friends and family!

Guitar Retailers

Feel free to contact us for recommendations of where you can purchase or rent guitars. There are many options out there for acoustic, electric and bass guitars. The key is finding something that will work for you based on your budget and requirements

Performance Opportunities

Typically students who choose to learn the guitar seek opportunities to perform for others. Allegro helps students connect with venues and events that offer them that chance.

Our teachers can also help prepare students for both formal and informal performances. There is nothing more rewarding for a student than being able to show off their talent.

If you are looking for guitar lessons in Ottawa, contact Allegro Music School to discover more about our music school near you. We are also proud to provide all of our course offerings online, allowing each of our students to learn an instrument from the safety of their own home.

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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 = $112.00 per month
60 minute weekly lessons = $ 224.00 per month There is a $30.00 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!