Guitar Lessons Offered


The Sonanta School of Guitar, directed by flamenco guitarist and educator Diego Alonso (M.A. Flamenco), offers private guitar lessons, tutoring & coaching by expert teachers in flamenco, classical, jazz & Latin jazz for ages 14 and up.


Now accepting students for 2020-2021

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Private Guitar Lessons: 2019-2020

The Sonanta School of Guitar's teachers teach, tutor and coach beginning, intermediate, & advanced students. Lessons are given either online (Skype, FaceTime or Zoom) or at your teacher's studio (Miami or Chicago).



  • Intro to Guitar: Technique, Simple Chords, Rhythms, and Melodies (pick or finger-style)

  • Classical Guitar 101: Technique Fundamentals & Etudes

  • Flamenco Gutiar 101: Technique Fundamentals & Easy Flamenco Chord Progressions

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

  • Latin Guitar 101: Technique Fundamentals , Easy Latin (Popular) Melodies & Chord Progressions



  • Technique, Etudes, & Musicianship

  • Scales & Arpeggios

  • Sight Reading, Harmony, Memorization, & Analysis

  • Counterpoint

  • Repertoire: Classical Guitar Etudes

  • Repertoire: Solo Classical Guitar Pieces

  • Coaching: Technique & Musicianship

  • Online classical guitar lessons or in-person lessons



  • Technique, Etudes, Flamenco Chord Progressions, & Musicianship

  • Sight Reading & Lead Sheets

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

  • Flamenco Riffs & Falsetas

  • Flamenco Chords & Melodies: Traditional Palos

  • Flamenco Scales & Arpeggios

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

  • Solo Flamenco Repertoire

  • Dance and/or Voice Accompaniment

  • Comping & Soloing in 3/4 & 4/4

  • Comping & Soloing in Odd Meters

  • Composition

  • Coaching: Technique & Musicianship

  • Online flamenco guitar lessons or in-person lessons



  • Technique, Chord Progressions, & Musicianship

  • 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

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. 

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.


Mon.-Fri: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Sat-Sun.: Closed


7 Days/Week.
Time TBD with Teacher


Private Guitar Lessons From Expert Guitar Teachers.

+1 312-217-3937 (Call or Text)


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