Guitar Lessons for Teens, Tweens, and Kids 7+

Private 1-on-1 guitar instruction in northern Montgomery County
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Transform holiday cheer into lasting music memories

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Picture this: It’s a bright Christmas morning, and excitement fills the air. You’ve just gifted your child their very own guitar, imagining the music that will soon fill your home. They eagerly strum a few notes, their face lighting up with joy. But as days turn into weeks, the newness fades. The guitar starts to collect dust in the corner of the room, silent and waiting.

It’s a common tale — the initial thrill of a new instrument slowly overshadowed by the daily rush. You might begin to wonder, “Will it ever be played again?” The quiet guitar becomes a silent reminder of unfulfilled musical dreams, and you worry it might symbolize a missed opportunity or wasted investment.

At Maryland Guitar Academy, we understand these concerns. That’s why we specialize in capturing the initial excitement and turning it into a lifelong passion. Our guitar lessons are designed to rekindle that Christmas morning enthusiasm. We don’t just teach guitar; we inspire a deep love for music that will have your child eagerly reaching for their guitar, day after day.

Let us help ensure the gift you’ve chosen becomes a cherished part of your child’s daily life, not just a holiday memory. Enroll your child in guitar lessons today and watch as they turn holiday cheer into a lasting musical journey.

Make guitar learning a breeze with…

Quality Instruction with Hands-On Feedback

Guitar Lessons are about much more than sharing information. We teach proper techniques, expose students to new concepts and ideas, and give feedback and coaching every step of the way. No more getting stuck or being frustrated with the guitar!

Curriculum Filled With Your Favorite Songs

Follow a proven path to learning how to play the guitar. Broaden your musical horizons…learn your favorite songs AND great music you didn’t know about yet!

Interactive Tools To Make Practice At Home Fun And Productive

Technology is a great resource when learning the guitar as part of a structured lesson program. Reinforce the concepts you learn in class and make your practice at home a breeze!

Performance Opportunities

Students are encouraged to participate in our recitals, which take place twice per year. During these performances, students showcase their skills by playing songs of their choosing in front of family and friends.

Monthly Group Jam Sessions

Join us each month for a group jam session! It’s more than playing guitar; it’s about making music together. Students of all levels come together, turning notes into friendship and lessons into fun.

Why Jam?

Play with Others: Learn to play with others, just like a real band.

Make Friends: Meet others who love music as much as you do.

Gain Confidence: Shine together and grow in confidence.

Learn More: Discover new styles and techniques from peers.

Our jam sessions are a hit! They mix learning with excitement, helping students feel part of a musical community. Watch your child’s skills and smile grow as they strum alongside friends.

Ready to jam? Let’s make music together!

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Student Success Stories

Here are a few accomplishments from our students:

  • The 9-year-old who tried every activity because he never felt like he fit in. Now he loves coming to guitar lessons, and he’s doing great! He finally found his “thing.”
  • The middle schooler who constantly questioned her abilities and doubted herself. She has learned to acknowledge her progress, celebrate milestones, and set goals for the future…including being a great guitar player!
  • The 11-year-old who went from shy to loving music so much she started writing her own songs to play for her friends!
  • The 7th grader who wrote his own Christmas song medley to perform at the student recital!
  • The 8-year-old who overcame her fear of performing in front of people. Now she can’t wait for the next student performance!

At Maryland Guitar Academy, kids have fun learning new skills and playing great songs. But beyond that, they grow as individuals build confidence tap into their creativity develop independence … and learn to believe in themselves.

Learn More About Our Lesson Programs

It’s simple to get started.

Just follow these 3 easy steps:

1. Book a FREE Introductory Lesson

It only takes 60 seconds! Find a time that works for you and your child. Schedule a lesson today!

2. Meet Your Teacher

During the Introductory Lesson, you’ll meet with Director Jeremy Eikenberry. We’ll discuss our programs and make sure we’re a great fit to work together!

3. Begin Lessons!

Enroll in lessons … take the first steps to learning guitar and reaching your goals!

Why Maryland Guitar Academy?

At Maryland Guitar Academy, we recognize that you’re not just looking for guitar lessons for your child…you’re seeking an opportunity for them to grow under the guidance of a mentor who can inspire, challenge, and understand them. You want a teacher who is not only a musician but a role model, contributing positively to your child’s personal development and sense of self.

Finding the right mentor can transform the learning experience from a routine activity to a life-shaping journey. It’s about more than music. It’s about instilling confidence, creativity, and sense of responsibility. We believe that the right teacher makes all the difference, shaping lessons to be as much about building character and discipline as they are about mastering chords and melodies.

That’s why at Maryland Guitar Academy, we do more than teach guitar. We provide a nurturing environment where kids can explore music, develop a strong sense of self, and build a foundation for continuous learning and enjoyment. We bring patience, enthusiasm, and a deep understanding of how to connect with and inspire young minds. Our personalized approach ensures that your child receives the attention they need to flourish, as both musicians and individuals.

Here’s how your child can start benefiting from our approach:

  1. Book Your FREE Introductory Lesson: click the button below to easily find a time that fits your schedule.
  2. Meet with Your Teacher: Experience firsthand the warm, supportive environment we cultivate, ensuring every student finds a mentor who resonates with them. We want to understand your child’s interests, goals, and personality to provide the most supportive and enriching experience possible.
  3. Begin the Transformative Journey of Guitar Lessons: Enroll in our program and watch your child thrive not just as a guitarist but as a confident, creative, and disciplined individual.

Don’t wait. Click on the “Book Your Free Introductory Lesson” button below and embark on a journey that goes beyond guitar lessons, shaping your child’s future one note at a time.


Located on Wildcat Road in Gaithersburg, Maryland Guitar Academy has convenient access for students from Germantown, Clarksburg, Damascus, Laytonsville, Montgomery Village, Gaithersburg, and surrounding areas.