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Guitar Lessons

At SSC we have a faculty so diverse that we can offer guitar lessons in three different approaches and a variety of styles.

Private Guitar Lessons

If you are interested in private classical, Suzuki, jazz, rock or pop guitar lessons please fill out and submit the online student profile form or visit our Private Lessons page for more information.

Classical Guitar

For students ages seven and up we offer traditional classical guitar lessons. The acoustic guitar has nylon strings as opposed to metal strings used by guitars designed for popular and folk music. Classical guitar players use their fingers, and not a guitar pick, to pluck individual strings. Students learn music notation, and play classical repertoire.

Our classical guitar teachers are:

Robert Bekkers George Little Joseph Scott
Robert Bekkers George Little
Joseph Scott

Suzuki Guitar

Using a classical guitar, children as young as three explore a learning method and philosophy, for young children, which approaches music as if it were a language. Children learn language by listening and speaking first, followed by reading and writing. Suzuki adheres to this natural sequence. It also focuses on parent involvement and group experience.

Our Suzuki guitar teachers are:

George Little (Suzuki Department Chair) Joseph Scott

Learn more about Suzuki instruction at SSC.

Jazz/Rock/Pop Guitar

SSC offers private lessons for students playing contemporary music on acoustic, electric and bass guitar.

Our Jazz/Rock/Pop guitar faculty members are:

Erik Caldarone Jimmy Craven John McCarthy Juli Morgan David Moorhead
Erik Caldarone
Jimmy Craven
John McCarthy
Juli Morgan David Moorhead

Rock Band
Members of the JRP Dept.
Play and perform your favorite tunes with a full rock band!

Learn more about the Jazz/Rock/Pop department at SSC.

Group Guitar Classes

Group Guitar Class ages 7-9

Chamber Music

Intro to Guitar for Adults

Tuition Assistance

Financial aid is available for those who can document financial need.
Financial Aid deadlines and application.