A lot of people dream of learning how to play an instrument. Some fall in love with the melodic tune of the piano, some appreciate the sounds of wind instruments, but a great majority of people opts for learning how to play the guitar, be it electric or acoustic. If you are one of those people who are aching to slap some chords, then take a look at some of the best places to take guitar lessons in Madrid.
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Laura Verdugo is a concert player and guitar teacher at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Madrid and Guitar Master in Maastricht in Holand. Verdugo started learning to play the instrument when she was only a child, going on to a successful career that allowed her to perform concerts in a variety of countries. She offers both regular guitar classes and preparation classes for those who wish to enroll in a music conservatory.
Location: Paseo de la Castellana, 166
Guitarras de Luthier is the largest Spanish guitar shop in the country, selling a wide variety of models of classic and Flamenco guitars, as well as other instruments like mandolins, ukeleles, and castanets. They offer four types of courses: annual and regular courses for individuals or groups, intensive courses of classical guitar, intensive courses of flamenco guitar, and workshops or master classes with professional guitarists.
Location: Carrer Doctor Mata, 1
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Clases de guitarra en Madrid was created by Rodrigo Faina who has over fifteen years of experience teaching both beginners and improving the skills of professional musicians. Faina is also a composer, having a degree from the Rotterdam Conservatory in Holland, and he is also a Composition and Orchestra professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He gives acoustic and electric guitar classes in Spanish or English to children or adults.
Location: Calle Marina Lavandeira, 6
Rock Guitar Experience offers an approach that is a little different from the ones mentioned in the classes above. The school not only teaches the students to play guitar but they also give them the opportunity to share the stage with professional musicians so that they can experience the excitement that is playing live music. The school offers electric, acoustic, flamenco, and classical guitar lessons, as well piano lessons.
Location: Calle Almansa, 47
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