Frequently Asked Questions


Our best students do their homework before they even contact us. Here are answers to some of the common questions people have when getting started on guitar.  If you can't find an answer here, hit us up on the contact page and we'll get it sorted for you.  Columbia Guitar Studio works hard to make busy schedules work!

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Yes. In fact, beginners are preferred since there is less to change about their approach?

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Often there is a waiting list for openings. Every attempt is made to work with interested students in order to find a time that works well for them.

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Yes, twice a year in May and November.

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Yes

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The children’s division is called Calle EL Dorado and is open to those six years and older.

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That's okay. We can work through a number of different types of pieces and approaches to discover where your fingers find the most fun.

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If you are looking for structure and a progressive curriculum and understand that consistent practice is the only way to improve then you will do well at Columbia Guitar Studio. If, on the other hand, you are more into just learning a few chords your local music store might be a better bet.

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Schools and music stores split their fees with the teachers. At CGS there is no middle man so fees are kept low.

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Lessons are $30.00 a half hour. There is no contract or registration fee. Hour lessons are available for students who demonstrate a special interest in their instrument.

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Columbia Guitar Studio is one of the unique centers for learning guitar in the country. A strong emphasis is placed areas of technique, musicianship, repertoire, and productivity.

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Cash, check, and charge.

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