Our student-led lessons are guided by your musical taste. You don’t have to know anything except to get started other than the kind of music you like to listen to. We accept students at all skill levels. Whether you’ve never picked up a guitar before, you’re a professional looking to get out of a musical rut or want to refine a particular skill to sound like your favorite guitar god, we can help.

The Best Guitar Lessons in Nashville

  • All of our instructors are professional musicians and performers in Nashville
  • Our instructors have college degrees in music and have years of experience as musicians and instructors
  • Enjoy learning guitar skills while you learn your favorite songs. Contextual learning means you enjoy what you’re learning faster, and practicing is much more fun.

Guitar Lessons For All Skill Levels

Beginner Guitar Lessons

Beginner guitar lessons at Green Hills Guitar Studio teach you how to play basic open position chords, foundational strum patterns and rhythms, exposure to different time signatures and listening for rhythm. You will learn common chord progressions to play along with your favorite songs.

Get technical skills—like how to use a capo—when you need them. We don’t work according to some prescribed schedule that doesn’t have practical applications. Even if you’ve never picked up a guitar or bass before, you can learn to play the songs you want to hear.

If you’re not ready to take private guitar lessons with a professional Nashville guitarist, our Absolute Beginner’s Guitar Course has everything you need to get started.

Intermediate Guitar Lessons

At an intermediate level, guitar lessons at Green Hills Guitar Studio again are student-driven skills-based lessons that help guitar players learn the techniques to expand their abilities and repertoire. This is an area we specialize in because we approach it differently than other studios.

Working on your technique is valuable and important, but equally important is developing your ability to play dynamically and with a deeper knowledge of phrasing. Paying attention to what the other musicians are playing, playing as a unit and understanding the form and structure of music is very important in developing as a musician. Here, you will deepen your ability to actively listen and improve your ear training.

Advanced Guitar Lessons

Advanced guitar players looking for a skills tune-up, get out of a rut, a new way of looking at things, some inspiration and a better understanding of your personal style solo or in a group. Shake up your normal woodshedding patterns and get a fresh perspective on your playing. Learn how to make different connections with the instrument and your music and deepen your well of inspiration. Our students are professional and amateur musicians in Nashville and around the world looking for techniques to keep them at the top of their game.

Take Guitar Lessons from Performing Nashville Artists

The student-led lessons you take at Green Hills Guitar Studio are guided by your musical taste. You don’t have to know anything except the kind of music you like to listen to, and our guitar teachers will help you with the skills to play those songs.  

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