My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am.
— Joan Jett


Guitar Programs at Miami Fine Arts Academy are designed for students from 5 years old to adults. Young beginners (5 to 6) are evaluated for readiness.  We have excellent guitar teachers, who teach on acoustic and electric guitars a variety of styles: rock, blues, jazz, metal, country, pop, classical, and Spanish.  No matter what type of guitar classes you are interested in, we have the right teacher for you.

Each class contains elements of music theory, guitar technique, ear-training, sight-reading, solo and ensemble performance, and you will always end each class with your favorite riff or song.  Guitar classes at our Academy are enhanced by the multiple performing opportunities to showcase a solo performance in a recital or jam with other musicians, including a rock band. 



What Will I or My Child Learn in a Guitar Lesson?

We will provide our first time guitar students with an instrument and all the necessary materials during the first class.   Since student guitars are quite affordable and portable, we highly recommend to our students to bring their own guitar on their second class should they choose to enroll in the Academy after the Introductory Class. 

Our guitar students begin by learning the parts of the instrument and how to properly hold their guitar.  It often takes several classes to achieve the necessary comfort level of holding the instrument, developing strength of the fingers and hands to produce musical sound.  We give numerous opportunities for our guitar students to perform throughout the year.  Many of our events have become a yearly beloved tradition, such as Halloween Carnival, Ensemble Festival, Holiday Sounds and Annual Recital.  Performing in these and other recitals is optional, where students make a personal decision with their teachers and parents as to which recitals they wish and are ready to participate in.  Our events are very organized, and they are a lot of fun.

How do I get started with Guitar Lessons?

Follow these easy steps to get started on your dream of playing one of the coolest and timeless instruments of all- the guitar: 

Step One: Introductory Lesson

Call 786.464.0566 and our friendly and knowledgeable Arts Consultants will help you schedule an introductory class, and answer any questions you may have.  The purpose of an Introductory Class is to give you or your child an opportunity to meet with your prospective guitar teacher, to set your musical goals, and to experience your teacher’s individual teaching style.  It also gives you a chance to check out our beautiful facility and to learn how we can further enrich your learning experience at our Academy.  Our first time students do not need to purchase any books for their first class.  We will provide you with an instrument and with all the necessary materials for your first class. Please do not be nervous; our teachers are very experienced and knowledgeable, and they will help you relax and enjoy your first class.  If you are happy with your teacher, proceed to Step Two.  If you did not feel the right chemistry between you and your first teacher, we will be happy to match you with another great teacher.

Step Two:  Enrollment

If you are ready to join our musical family, we will be happy to enroll you in month-to-month Guitar Program of your choice.  We do not have long-term contracts, and you can always terminate your contract by the 15th of each month. 

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