This is everything you ever needed to play the way you’ve always wanted.

At the Collective, you’ll develop the skill to play with anyone, at any venue, in any rhythm, and any style. That’s why we exist: to prepare you to work as a musician. And our method works. We’re a top choice for guitarists from around the world looking to take guitar lessons and expand their skills.
We’re only for passionate players

The Guitar Collective will be an intense experience. We have high expectations of our musicians. But if you love your instrument, and you’re willing to work hard in guitar lessons and other classes, you’ll leave here with abilities that will impress. Our curriculum is designed to give you hands-on experience with musical styles and performance techniques in a rhythm section setting.

Our teachers is one of the things that makes us different. They’re all experienced musicians. Since our classes are small, you’ll get individualized attention and instruction. And this is more than just guitar lessons. You’ll also play in ensembles with faculty. That means you’ll be challenged to rise to their level, and you’ll grow accustomed to playing with the best.

 

Here's how to pick the Guitar Collective program that works best for you.

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Choose by length.

How long do you have to study?

Between 1-4 weeks:

Try our Short-term Intensive Programs or Summer Intensive Programs

Between 10 weeks - 6 months:

Try our one or two quarter programs

Between 1 year - 2 years:

Try our Certificate or Diploma programs

Choose by experience.

What's your level?

Beginner:

Try our Preparatory programs:
Preparatory - A
Preparatory - B

Intermediate:

Try our Certificate programs:
Certificate Program A
Certificate Program B

Advanced:

Try our Performance Musicianship Program, Elective Intensive Program, Advanced Performance Program

Evening programs and private lessons are available also.

Supplemental programs

Ensemble workshops
Clinics and master classes

Guitar Collective Faculty