Learn Guitar

There are so many ways to learn guitar. Lessons, classes, apps, books, videos, clinics, camps, workshops, courses. Here's a sample of the advice and stories Acoustic Guitar has posted over the years to help you get started, plus a few easy campfire songs just perfect for beginners.

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Is My Child Old Enough to Learn Guitar?

If your child (or grandchild or other kid in your life) has expressed an interest in playing guitar, you may be wondering if they’re too young to begin lessons.

Between the Lines: All About Guitar Notation

Here you’ll learn how guitar notation evolved into the sophisticated tool it is today, how it’s prepared for publications like AG, and most important, how you can use it to learn new music, whatever your style.


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How to Find the Right Guitar Teacher

While having options is a good thing, it’s still important to take your time selecting a guitar teacher. Here's how to find the right guitar teacher.