Metro Detroit Guitar Lessons | Music Authority - Dearborn Heights, MI

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Guitar Lessons


Since 2009 Music Authority has been serving Metro Detroit with professional guitar lessons for students of all ages and skill levels.


"The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice"

Andre Segovia


Guitar lessons Detroit

The guitar is the most popular of the stringed instruments. Variations of the guitar have been around for a long time, with the earliest stringed instruments dating back thousands of years. While there are many types of guitars, the most common is the 6-string guitar. The guitar is frequently used in pop, rock, and country music.

At Music Authority School, we have a team of highly-skilled guitar teachers boasting many years of guitar playing, and education experience with a passion for seeing our students excel.  We serve all local communities of Wayne County with private guitar lessons, tailored to the unique needs of you or your child.

What is a good age to start guitar lessons?

The age a child is ready to begin guitar lessons varies from child to child. Many students start as young as five. If you think your child may be ready to begin guitar lessons, you may schedule a 30-minute introductory lesson and one of our instructors will assess your child’s readiness to begin guitar lessons. Children who are too young to begin guitar lessons are encouraged to enroll in Music Authority’s Music Play for Beginners Program.

While not all young children are ready to begin guitar lessons, it’s never too late to start! Many of our students are adults who are eager to cultivate their passion for music.

Who should play the guitar?

The guitar is a great choice for people who want to learn the complexities of the instrument and for those who want to learn to strum along to their favorite songs. Because of its versatility, the guitar is a good instrument for musicians who are interested in all genres, whether they want to learn classical music or rock and roll!

What can I expect in a typical guitar lesson?

Guitar lessons are tailored to suit a student’s individual needs. Because each person learns differently, there is no set curriculum. Our highly trained teachers will assess the student in the initial lesson and devise a plan of study. The student will be assigned guitar books which we have available for purchase in the studio.

Students will learn a variety of skills to help them develop as musicians. As a student progresses, they will learn about different forms of music and may choose to study specialized skills such as improvisation or composition. Our guitar students are exposed to a wide variety of music such as classical, jazz, and pop. We encourage advancing students to collaborate with other musicians and vocalists; many of our more advanced guitar students practice their collaborative skills with other students.

Performance is an important part of studying music, and at Music Authority we prepare students for two recitals each year. Many of our students also compete in the American Guild of Music competition in April of each year.

How long will it take to learn the guitar?

A musician never stops learning! How quickly a student advances depends on age and the amount of practice put in. Your teacher will help you devise a practice plan to help you reach your musical goals.

What kind of guitar should I purchase?

There are many types of guitars, including child-sized instruments for younger players. Whether a student plays an electric guitar or an acoustic guitar is largely a matter of preference. Your guitar teacher can discuss different types of guitars with you and help you find the perfect one!


Contact us for more information and to schedule your guitar lesson today!

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Testimonials From Our Students & Their Families..

  • Music authority is a great provider of musical education for the whole family. Our children look forward to their lessons and enjoy working with the instructors. The staff is professional and flexible. Highly recommend!

    Ronny H. ~ Google

  • It is obvious that the entire Music Authority staff truly cares about providing an exemplary music education to all students. We highly recommend this amazing music school!

    Vito C. ~ Google

  • Excellent music school for a variety of lessons, including accordion, piano, drums, voice, etc. Great teachers who work hard to encourage and support students (young and old) to improve in skill and confidence.

    Gail Mitchell ~ Google

  • Two of my kids take guitar lessons from Randy and love it! He's an excellent teacher and they have learned so much!

    Lori S. ~ Facebook