Online & In-Person Guitar Lessons

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Welcome

The Sonanta School of Guitar offers in-person and online guitar lessons, tutoring & coaching by qualified, expert teachers in flamenco, classical, jazz & Latin guitar for ages 12 and up.

 

Now accepting students for 2020-2021

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Guitar Lessons: 2021-2022

Sonanta School of Guitar instructors teach beginning, intermediate, & advanced students in classical, flamenco, jazz and Latin guitar. Lessons are given either online (e.g., Zoom, FaceTime, Skype) or at your teacher's private studio in Miami &  Chicago.

 

INTRODUCTORY LESSONS: (Assigned Teacher)  INQUIRE NOW!

  • Classical Guitar 101: Technique, Etudes, Listening & Practice Strategies

  • Flamenco Guitar 101: Technique, Études, Compás, Chord Progressions, Styles & Practice Strategies

  • Jazz Guitar 101: Technique, Easy Jazz Melodies & Intro. to 2-5-1 Chords, Styles & Practice Strategies

  • Latin Guitar 101: Technique, Easy Melodies, Rhythms & Chord Progressions, Styles & Practice Strategies

 

CLASSICAL GUITAR (Assigned Teacher) INQUIRE NOW!

  • Technique, Etudes, & Musicianship

  • Expert Practice & Performance Strategies

  • Reading & Intro. to Music Theory

  • Sight Reading, Harmony, Memorization, & Analysis

  • Scales & Arpeggios

  • Counterpoint

  • Repertoire: Classical Guitar Etudes

  • Repertoire: Solo Classical Guitar Pieces

  • Coaching: Technique & Musicianship

  • Online classical guitar lessons or in-person lessons

 

FLAMENCO & FLAMENCO-JAZZ GUITAR (Assigned Teacher) INQUIRE NOW!

  • Technique, Etudes, Flamenco Chord Progressions, & Musicianship

  • Expert Practice & Performance Strategies

  • Intro. to Palos (Styles), Compás (Rhythm), Recursos (Riffs) & Remates (Closing phrases)

  • Flamenco Falsetas

  • Flamenco Chords & Melodies: Traditional Palos

  • Flamenco Scales

  • Modern Flamenco Harmony: Voice-Leading, Extensions, Inversion, & Chord Subs.

  • Solo Flamenco Repertoire

  • Dance and/or Voice Accompaniment Structures

  • Comping & Soloing in 3/4 & 4/4

  • Comping & Soloing in Odd Meters

  • Composition

  • Sight Reading & Lead Sheets

  • Coaching: Technique & Musicianship

  • Online flamenco guitar lessons or in-person lessons

 

JAZZ GUITAR (Assigned Teacher) INQUIRE NOW!

  • Technique, Chord Progressions, & Musicianship

  • Expert Practice & Performance Strategies

  • Intro to Improvising & Composing

  • Chart Reading: Standards & Favorites

  • Comping & Soloing: Odd Meters

  • Comping & Soloing: Simple Meters

  • Basic Jazz Chord Vocabulary

  • Scales & Arpeggios

  • Chord Inversions, Extensions, Voice-Leading, & Subsitutions

  • Improvising on II-V-Is and Other Progressions

  • Transcribing

  • Jazz Chord-Melody Solos

  • Jazz Composition

  • Chord Soloing

  • Coaching: Technique & Musicianship

  • Online jazz and Latin-jazz guitar lessons or in-person lessons

LATIN & LATIN-JAZZ GUITAR (Assigned Teacher) INQUIRE NOW!

  • Technique, Chord Progressions, & Musicianship

  • Expert Practice & Performance Strategies

  • Strumming Patterns

  • Chart Reading: Standards & Favorites

  • Comping & Soloing: Odd Meters

  • Comping & Soloing: Simple Meter

  • Scales & Arpeggios

  • Chord Progressions

  • Improvising

  • Transcribing

  • Coaching: Technique & Musicianship

  • Online Latin guitar lessons or in-person lessons

Anti-Discrimination & Anti-Hate Policy

It is the policy of the Sonanta School of Guitar and its teachers not to engage in discrimination, hate, bigotry, or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a protected veteran, and to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination actions, orders, and regulations.

The Sonanta School of Guitar and its affiliated teachers reserve the right to discontinue lessons immediately and permanently with any and all students who promote, attempt to promote, or are suspected of promoting, discriminatory and/or hate messages as stated above. 

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Contact Us Below

 

Fill out the form below or call us to preregister for your guitar lessons.  Please list your preference of genre, lessons length, age, years you've been playing guitar, and let us know what you want out of your lessons. We'll get back you as soon as possible with a suggested teacher and teaching availability.