Beginner Guitar Lessons Taunton, MA


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Beginner Guitar Lessons Taunton, MA

Are you looking for intermediate or beginner guitar lessons for kids, teens, and adults in the Taunton, MA area? Rick’s Music World offers private guitar lessons for a variety of styles on both acoustic and electric guitars. Beginner guitar students will learn how to read sheet music, play basic chords and progressions, use various fingering techniques and more. We like to make our lessons challenging, but enjoyable by introducing new concepts as well as helping you learn your favorite songs. Students are encouraged to bring music in that they want to learn. Rick’s Music World is located in Raynham, near Bridgewater, Easton, and Taunton, MA. Find guitar classes near me- 421 New State Hwy. RT 44 Raynham, MA 02767

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Guitar Lessons For Kids

Rick’s Music offers private guitar lessons for kids of all ages and skill levels. Are you looking for a fun, safe, and productive activity for your child? Has your child expressed interest in music? Rick’s Music World’s guitar lessons for kids are a great way for your child to spend after-school time and learn a great skill. Music lessons help kids form self-discipline and creativity while having positive effects on the brain, such as improving memory! We offer versatile beginner guitar lessons for kids so that your child can learn the foundations of music as well as the styles that they are interested in personally.

Feel free to stop by and take a free tour of our learning facilities! We have 12 modern, private studios with soundproof walls and viewing windows for visibility. We also have a larger studio for group classes and a stage area for performances. Not sure what to do while your kid is jamming out? Parents can enjoy a beverage in our very own cafe or sit in on their child’s classes!

Private Guitar Lessons

So you just got your first real 6-string… what’s next? Head on over to Rick’s Music World and take lessons with some of the most experienced local instructors. We offer private guitar lessons for a variety of styles including rock, pop, jazz, country, blues, funk, metal and classical.

What do I need to bring to beginner guitar lessons?

  • Either an acoustic or electric guitar
  • A small amplifier (if you are bringing an electric guitar)

A few guitar picks and a strap is advised as well. Guitar quality varies greatly. Our shop sells a variety of high-quality acoustic and electric guitars. We can help you select a guitar that suits you and meets your needs within your budget.

Our guitar teachers aim to know every student and parent on a personal level so that we can understand your learning style and your unique musical goals. Your teacher will ask about your favorite type of music and help you set goals to achieve whatever musical aspirations you (or your child) have. We understand that every student has different needs, so we do our best to accommodate and make sure that you are learning at an appropriate pace. We will personalize your experience to help you reach your musical goals.

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Guitar Classes Near Me

At Rick’s Music World, you can get private guitar lessons from some of the local area’s most qualified instructors. Many of our teachers have received musical education from local universities such as Berklee College of Music, Northeastern University, Johnson & Wales University, New England Conservatory, UMass Dartmouth, UMass Amherst, Boston Conservatory, and Middlesex College.

Rick’s Music World offers beginner guitar lessons as well as intermediate-level lessons. We teach students from Raynham, Easton, Bridgewater, Taunton, MA, and the surrounding area. Find guitar classes near me – contact Rick’s Music World today. 

GUITAR LESSONS F.A.Q.

WHAT DO YOU LEARN IN GUITAR or BASS LESSONS?

Our guitar teachers teach a variety of music styles on both acoustic and electric guitars/basses. Beginner students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading, theory, fingering techniques and timing. We balance musicianship and fun by challenging you with a new concept at each lesson but always ending with something fun like your favorite song or riff. We use a variety of method books, but you can bring a CD/media player to your lesson to help work on your favorite tunes. 

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WHAT DO I NEED TO START?

To start off, you will need either an acoustic guitar or an electric guitar with a small amp, a few picks and a strap is helpful. Guitar quality varies greatly. All of our guitars are teacher-approved and our expert staff are happy to guide you so your learning experience will be a success.

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WHAT HAPPENS AT THE FIRST LESSON?

That is a great question! Our guitar teachers make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal learning style and musical goals. Your teacher will ask about your favorite type of music and help you set goals to achieve whatever musical aspirations you (or your child) have. 

We do not treat every guitar or bass student the same in terms of what and how we teach. A 7-year old having their first lesson will have very different needs than a 57-year old returning to guitar after having had lessons as a child.

The main reason to choose Rick’s Music World as your lesson provider is that we are sensitive to the fact that every guitar student is an individual.

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WHAT STYLES OF GUITAR DO YOU TEACH?

We teach all styles from rock, pop, jazz, country, blues, funk, metal and classical.

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ARE YOUR INSTRUCTORS QUALIFIED?

Our teachers have received their education from prestigious institutions such as Berklee College of Music, Northeastern University, Johnson & Wales University, New England Conservatory, UMass -Dartmouth, UMass-Amherst, Boston Conservatory and Middlesex College. Most are professional working musicians and have 15- 25 years of professional performance and teaching experience. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and strive to get to know each student and their parent on a personal level.

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ARE WE THE RIGHT SCHOOL FOR YOU?

1. Most popular instruments under one roof

This saves your family time and money. Family members can take lessons on multiple instruments on the same day. Other studios may offer multiple instruments, but we are the only one to offer all of the most popular instruments: Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Electric Bass & Upright Bass, Voice, Piano, Drums, Violin, Viola, Cello, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Harmonica, Ukulele, Mandolin, and Banjo.
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2. The largest and most qualified teaching faculty in the greater Taunton/Raynham area.

We have 24 music teachers, all with either University training or extensive professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you achieve them. With at least 3 music teachers for most instruments, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn.
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3. The widest range of lesson times available.

11am – 9pm Monday to Thursday, 11am – 6pm Friday and 10am -5pm Saturday.
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4. A proven track record of excellence.

Visit our testimonial page to see what our students and parents are saying.  Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own student, and a year or two later it’s closed.  Rick’s Music World has a proven track record of offering quality music lessons, year round.  Our full time mission is teaching music.
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5. A cozy Cafe to hang out in while your children take lessons.

We know how hectic family life can be.   While your family members are in their lessons, you can relax in our Cafe. Enjoy our gourmet coffee or something chilled and maybe a delicious homemade dessert.  (Our chocolate chip cookies are a favorite!) There’s free wi-fi and always a concert playing on our TV’s.  Read or chat with other members of our music community, the choice is yours.  Of course, parents are always welcome to sit in on their child’s lesson!
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6. Technology enhanced and fully stocked lesson rooms

Our studios are stocked with everything you need for lessons.. amps, drums, keyboards/pianos and more. All you need to bring is your instrument. We have spent thousands of dollars on our studios to offer soundproofing and observation windows.
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7. A full-circle facility that supports our vibrant music community.

We are the only private music school that offers not only spacious studios in which to learn, friendly, expert staff to serve you, plus a wonderful selection of teacher-approved instruments for purchase or rental, but also a Cafe with a full stage and professional Bose sound system.   

We host our own recitals and student concerts as well as offer weekly performance opportunites for our entire music community in front of a supportive and encouraging audience, at our family-friendly Thursday night Open Mic.  It’s a great place for students to hone their performance skills and get inspired.
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8. Dedicated Office Staff, 6 days a week.

Many music studios are understaffed by the teacher/owner or an answering machine. We have three dedicated Lesson Coordinators who work together to assist our students and their families.

9. No long-term contracts – No Hidden Fees
4 week minimum. Your lessons are open-ended with the convenience of automatic payments. Stop any time with a 2-week notice. Your student membership includes FREE awards and trophies you earn as you climb The Musical Ladder System® , FREE Student Picture Day and FREE recitals! 
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10. The Musical Ladder System® recognizing student achievement

Musical Ladder System®
Similar to karate belts, our students get rewarded and recognized as they achieve their goals.  As they climb the musical ladder, passing challenge tests given by their teachers, they earn really cool wristbands, certificates and at some levels, even trophies.  Better yet, there is no additional cost for these awards.  Even the trophies are Free!
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What our students
are saying…

“I just have to say that we absolutely love your store/cafe/school. Leah
especially. She’d go there every day if she could! But for now, 3 days a
week should do 🙂 We are so happy to have found you..such a family
atmosphere and you can feel how much you care about the students
and performers. It means a lot.”
-Dionne ParrettCEO
Awesome staff!!! Everyone is always so pleasant & ready to help you
with what ever your needs may be!!! From renting instruments or
equipment to purchasing them, if it’s just music you need or a repair,
they are there.. If your looking for something specific Rick’s Music
World should be your first stop (it’ll be your only stop).. From instrument or voice lessons long term or short,
for a refresher to get you back in the game, they have talented & educated musicians/
teachers to get you going. Can I just say I absolutely love love love the Summer Jam
Camp they run!!!! So freakin cool, I can’t wait to get my son registered for next summer!!!
He had such a blast!!! Thank you to all the folks at Rick’s for helping me to help
my son pursue his musical passion!!!!”
– Joneen Curtis
“This is the BEST place for lessons and local artists to shine at open mic (Thursday
nights). Rick’s is a family business run by awesome people. My son’s musical ability has
grown exponentially in the two years he has been taking guitar lessons with Mark Carvalho.
Highly recommend.”
– Jill Bagdon Nunes
“Super friendly and helpful owners and staff. One of the best places around for lessons.
Every time you walk in you will be greeted with a smile. Doesn’t matter if your going in
for a .50 pick or $1500 guitar, they give you the attention you deserve and steer you in the right direction every
time.”
– Jared P
Both of my children love coming here for lessons! It’s the one extra curricular activity they never complain about
going to!
-Erin Mitchell-Zizzo
Both of my children love coming here for lessons! It’s the one extra curricular activity they never complain about
going to!
-Erin Mitchell-Zizzo
“I can’t thank you guys enough for encouraging Mia and creating an
environment that instills a sense of community for everyone
associated with your store and for the love of music. Rick, Robin,
Chris and all your instructors are 10-star people in a 5-star world.
Really.
– Kenn Boostrom
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VIRTUAL LESSONS are now offered as an alternative to our regular on site lessons. Our teacherzone.com member portal hosts our online learning. It’s in the cloud, so no extra software is required. You just need a laptop or desktop computer with a camera & microphone. Your lesson will be with your teacher at your normal timeslot. If you come in for your lesson this week, your teacher will show you how that works. If you want to start virtual lessons immediately, please call 508-977-0200 or email us at lessons@ricksmusic.com.