Online Private Guitar Lessons

Choose Your Instructor

Take your playing to the next level with private online guitar lessons from one or more of TrueFire's top educators who specialize in the learning methods and techniques of your preferred style. Bass, banjo, ukulele, dobro, and drums private lessons too!

Choose your instructor for an individual private guitar lesson or ongoing lessons and then interact privately with your instructor using TrueFire's patented learning tools and iOS app for video messaging, discussion threads, lesson plans, tab, notation, jam tracks, and charts.

TrueFire's shift-time private lessons overcome all of the complications usually associated with online private guitar lessons. No scheduling hassles, connectivity issues, time constraints, or performance pressures with TrueFire online private guitar lessons!

Learn at your own pace, on your own schedule, and accelerate your studies with the best educators in the biz!


2 Ways to Learn:

Individual Private Lessons

Tap into the expertise of one or more TrueFire educators anytime! Take advantage of individual lessons to ask questions about an educator's course, focus on a specific topic or technique. You can also have an educator assess your playing, give you feedback, and provide material to work with on your own.

Ongoing Private Lessons

Get personalized assessments, customized lesson plans, streaming access to TrueFire's entire library of video lessons, and unlimited private lessons by enrolling in an educator's classroom. Interact with other students via jams and video discussion threads. Everything is included with a monthly tuition!


How It Works

1. Choose Your Instructor

TrueFire's world-class educators deliver insightful, engaging learning experiences spanning virtually every style, technique and level of play. From GRAMMY winners, to top session players and world renowned educators, your private lessons will be taught by the best in the biz.

2. Choose Individual or Ongoing

Buy an individual private lesson from one or more instructors of your choice for a topic-specific learning experience, or enroll in a instructor's online classroom for ongoing private lessons, a personalized lesson plan, interaction with other students, and All Access to TrueFire's entire course library.

3. Complete Your Profile

Whether you're a flat-out beginner, intermediate or advanced player, there's an educator that's a perfect match for your objectives. Blues, rock, jazz, country, acoustic or fingerstyle — whatever your preferred style or skill level, complete your profile to help your instructor take you to the next level.

4. Send a Video

State your musicial objectives and send a video of yourself playing to your instructor. Eliminating all of the hassles of live online lessons, you'll interact with your instructor using TrueFire's patented video, audio, and text messaging tools. You can also send and receive tab, notation, and other files.

5. Receive Lesson & Feedback

Your instructor will respond with a personalized video lesson along with any supplementary materials. If you're enrolled in ongoing private lessons, your instructor will customize a lesson plan for you based on your goals, initial assessment, available practice time, and current level of play.

6. Learn at Your Own Pace

You control your lesson schedule and can work on your assignments anytime that's convenient for you. Take as much time as you want to prepare and submit your videos to your instructor. Eliminating time constraints and performance anxiety is the key to a powerful educational experience. Practice smart, play hard!


Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Uke, Drums, and More!

Acoustic Guitar Private Lessons
Electric Guitar Private Lessons
Bass Guitar Private Lessons
Banjo Private Lessons
Mandolin Private Lessons
Drums Private Lessons

Student Testimonials

"I think this is way more valuable than a traditional lesson. I can listen to the teacher's suggestions and playing repeatedly. And, I can spend time integrating the concepts before responding." - Mike Wallace
"TrueFire Private Lessons are an enjoyable way to learn from the comfort and convenience of my own home. I can study when it suits me and I can choose from a range of world class instructors." - John Macmin
"As a busy professional working at the executive level in a national organization, it is only through a site like TrueFire that I am able to pursue my musical education on my own time, at my own pace and wherever I may be traveling." - Michael L.
"I improved my skills, but more important I got some great tools to help me improve further. This has been my greatest guitar learning experience by far!" - Johnny Nielsen
"I love the fact that you are not pressured to follow any schedule, you just work on your own time, receiving timely video feedback. It keeps me accountable, focused and motivated and also allows me to get questions answered." - Brant Greene

Download the AppGet private lessons on the go!

  iPad & iPhone

Private Guitar Lessons iOS App

  Download on theApp Store

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Have Questions?Feel free to contact us!

We're happy to answer any questions you might have about Private Lessons. You can click the live chat button on the bottom right of the website, email us, or give us a call at 1-800-222-3366 (Monday - Friday, 9 - 6 PM EDT).