Maple Street Guitars - Acoustic, Classical & Electric Guitars
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Maple Street Guitars - Acoustic, Classical & Electric Guitars
Maple Street Guitars - Acoustic, Classical & Electric Guitars

Guitar Lessons in Metro Atlanta

Though we are known for our outstanding selection of guitars and related instruments, Maple Street Guitars actually began as a lesson studio, and we have specialized in guitar lessons in the metro Atlanta area since 1981.

Many of our teachers have themselves studied guitar, taught lessons and performed in Atlanta for an even longer time. They remain with us as friends and colleagues, building on a long tradition of effective guitar instruction.

Our teachers cover a wide range of styles, and everyone teaches beginners as well as more advanced players. In addition to being outstanding guitar players with years of performing experience, our teachers have a sound academic background in music and enjoy working with people of all ages, regardless of prior experience and musical background. Our studios are large and well-lit, and almost all of our lessons are private, so that the teacher can focus on the student's individual needs.

All Lessons are conducted at our store on Maple Drive, which is easily accessible from Atlanta's major expressways: I-85, I-75 and Georgia-400. Lessons are given Monday through Saturday and in the evening Monday through Thursday. Depending on the lesson schedule, fees will be:

  • $30 per half-hour lesson
  • $60 per hour lesson
  • $120 for one month of four, consecutive half-hour lessons

Our Staff of Instructors

To get more information on each of our instructors including their bios, schedule, and contact information, please click the links below.  If you would like to discuss our lessons with our sales staff and have us get a teacher in touch with you, please don't hesitate to give us a call at (404) 231-5214 anytime!

  • Mike Cady - Bass and Guitar (various styles)
  • Johnna Jeong - Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical, Latin Jazz, Fingerstyle
  • Sam McPherson - Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Acoustic Fingerstyle; beg. - intermediate Bass
  • Brian Molin - Rock, Blues, Jazz, Acoustic Styles, Ukulele
  • Bucky Motter - Acoustic Blues, Rock/Pop, Country, Songwriting, Vocal Accompaniment
  • George Petsch - Classical Guitar
  • Charles Williams - Gypsy Swing, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Songwriting, Ukulele
  • Sid Wolf - Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical, and Acoustic Fingerstyle

 

Referrals for instruction on other instruments:

We are frequently asked about lessons for banjo, mandolin, fiddle, and harmonica.  Though we do not have any teachers on staff who specialize in these instruments, we have made some good friends over the years whom we can recommend:

  • Gerry Hall - Mandolin, Banjo  770-422-0220
  • Jim Culliton - Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle/Violin  404-298-5057
  • Lee Nicholson - Mandolin, Clawhammer Banjo  404-378-1343,  whytelaydie@gmail.com
  • Jody Hughes - Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin  770-823-9275
  • David Pinkston - Pedal Steel 615-870-9968
  • Mark Van Allen - Lap & Pedal Steel, Dobro 770-972-9013,  lessons@markvanallen.com
  • Harmonica: http://www.ahe.harmonica.com/Harmonica_Teachers.html
  • Flamenco Guitar:  Jean Pierre Verbiste 678-464-5656,  Larry Kroh  858-212-4759