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6 Places For Guitar Lessons In Montreal 'Cause We All Need A Hobby Right Now

What better time than now to cross learning guitar off your to-do list? 🎸
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6 Places For Guitar Lessons In Montreal 'Cause We All Need A Hobby Right Now

You've had it in your head for weeks. Maybe even months. Tomorrow's the day. No, next week. Okay fine the week after that. Well now's the time to finally start guitar lessons in Montreal.

As the weather gets colder and we're bound to spend more time indoors, it's the perfect time to pick up a new skill.

It may seem daunting, but we've got lots of talented musicians in the city who are also fantastic teachers.

You'll be headlining your own sold-out tour before you know it! Or just a private concert for mom and dad...

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Matija Krunic

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A little bit about Matija: Matija studied music at Concordia, with a focus on both composition and guitar. He offers lessons in sight-reading, theory, classical guitar, campfire acoustic and more.

You can even take one free trial class. Classes are currently offered on Skype and Zoom.

Price: $40 for 45 minutes

L'Académie de guitare

A little bit about L'Académie de guitare: Opened in 1989, L'Académie de guitare has helped thousands of Montrealers reach their musical goals.

Classes are catered to all experience and difficulty levels. You can also sign up for piano, vocal, ukulele and bass.

Price: $41 for an hour


A little bit about Superprof: Superprof is an online network of tutors and teachers who are as excited to teach others in their craft as you are to get started.

There are hundreds of Montreal-based teachers, so you're sure to find one that fits your learning style and goals.

Price: Depends on the teacher

Michael Murray

A little bit about Michael: Michael has studied at University of Ottawa, the Hochschule fuer Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany and the Hochschule fuer Musik Koeln in Cologne, Germany.

Originally from Germany, he has called Canada home for the majority of his life. In a twist of fate, his small town where he was born, Iserlohn, hosts one of Europe's largest classical guitar festivals.

Price: $45 for an hour

West Island Music Academy

A little bit about WIMA: With three locations, WIMA has been helping students reach their full potential all over the city. Each student can be catered to and the WIMA knows that everyone needs their own approach.

Currently offering in-person and online, the team is ready to take you with your scales and chords and, of course, learn a riff or two.

Price: $46 for an hour


A little bit about Superprof: Another fantastic online resource for music professionals in the city who offer classes to anyone and everyone wanting to learn.

Every teacher has their story and their personal career path, so you can learn from their experience and their skills, too.

Price: Depends on the teacher

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