You have two options:
Learning guitar online works, but there are two very different ways to go about it.
The first involves braving it alone among thousands of free online videos. This is definitely cost effective, and there are some good teachers out there. However, without a guide you will waste a lot of time sifting through materials trying to figure out where to start and you also might get lead astray by some bad teaching. Bad habits take a long time to undo.
The second option is to invest in a course that is structured, taught by a reputable instructor, and has a community of guitarists to keep you motivated along the way. This involves a financial investment, but it will save you a lot of time. On top of that, you will be more likely to become the guitarist you want to be.
So which option are you going to choose?
Study at the Guitar Corner Academy
If you choose to study at the Guitar Corner Academy you will be studying with a world class teacher, and following a structured curriculum.
Here is what you can expect:
- Step by step instruction that takes you from the very beginning
- A clear roadmap to successful guitar playing
- Extra worksheets and assignments to practice what you have learned in each lesson
- A progressive curriculum that build upon what you have learned with each step
- High quality video lessons with multiple angles
- To play guitar with confidence by the end of this course
Meet Your Teacher
I am a guitarist just like you and I am excited to share my knowledge and experience. I was awarded a doctorate from Yale University, performed in Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, taught in international universities and masterclasses and I maintain an active performance career. I say this only to convey that I have passion for both performance and education and through this site I have been privileged to help hundreds of guitarists like you to improve their playing.
Simon Powis is the rare combination of a virtuoso guitarist and a thoughtful, forward thinking pedagogue. – Ben Verdery, Yale University.
Join the GCA
Right now we have a full student load that we are taking through the course. If you would like to join the waiting list, simply click below to sign up and you will be notified when there is a place for you in this course.