Guitar & Ukulele Lessons in Cape Coral, FL

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Our Approach

At Cape Coral School of Music, anyone can learn to play the guitar 

Looking for guitar lessons “near me”? We’re the top choice for guitar, bass & ukulele lessons in Cape Coral! We’ll have the ideal teacher for you. Specializing in guitar, bass & ukulele classes for kids & adults located in Cape Coral! Also serving Matlacha, Iona, Saint James and Lee County.

Our Approach to Guitar Lessons

Build strength We Make Guitar Lessons Fun!

We all know the feeling: you hear your favorite song come on and you can’t resist the urge to play along on your air guitar! We can help you convert your musical fantasies into reality – while preserving that irresistible sense of joy you feel when playing along. We want each of our students to LOVE their musical experience with us!

Whether you come to us planning on becoming the next Jimi Hendrix or simply wanting to play songs around the campfire with your friends, our top-notch instructors will help you progress quickly toward your goals while ensuring you have fun along the way.

We Emphasize Healthy Technique

Regardless of your ultimate goals, our teachers will prioritize strong fundamentals including proper posture, hand positioning, chords, fretting, picking, and strumming. As students progress, these basics will become second nature – and serve as the foundation from which students can apply their skills across a variety of genres and styles.

We want our guitar students to be literate, well-rounded musicians. Beginners and seasoned performers alike will find value in our approach, coupling technical instruction with elements of music theory and music history in each lesson.

We Care About Your Musical Interests

Take ownership of your own musical style and grow your talents! Our dedicated instructors are committed to hearing your goals and helping you reach them. We pride ourselves on equipping each student with the tools they need to reach their fullest musical potential.

Creativity, self-discovery, and passion come to life at Cape Coral School of Music. Whether your goal is to pursue the guitar professionally in an orchestra or as a soloist, or just to play for your own personal enjoyment, your guitar teacher will support you throughout your musical journey.

Our Guitar Teachers:

Our guitar teachers teach Electric, Steel String Acoustic, and Nylon string guitar, as well as Bass guitar. We offer rock, blues, metal, country and classical guitar lessons. Beginner students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading, and theory. We balance musicianship and fun by making sure that in each lesson you are challenged with a new technical or theory concept.

Lessons end with something fun such as your favorite riff or song. We use a variety of guitar method books to accomplish this and encourage students to bring CD’s or their iPod to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes. ​​Our teachers can even help you with guitar repair: such as the set up of your guitar or replacing your strings!

Alex M.

Alex M.

Piano, Guitar, Drums, Bass

Alex studied music at the Los Andes University in Venezuela, and pipe organ from Father Jose Maria. He has been writing and performing live his music since 1982. Alex can teach in English and Spanish a lot of different styles of music including Metal, Rock, Blues to Latin Bolero, and is well-versed in Pop and […]

Colette J

Colette J

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Theory, Songwriting

Colette is an avid lover of music, a teacher of music, and a professional musician. She now has 40 years of experience in vocal and instrumental instruction for various age groups and learning levels, as well as performing professionally in voice, piano, and guitar.



Piano, Guitar

Beatrice has been teaching piano and guitar for over 30 years. She graduated from CW Post college and has been active in the local music scene for years. She teaches all ages with a more traditional approach utilizing classical pieces with some modern music. Bea gets to know each of her students on a personal level […]

Steven C.

Steven C.

Piano, Drums, Guitar & Ukulele

Steve is a musician & creative artist with a diverse set of skills and experience. He graduated with a bachelor’s in music composition from Baldwin Wallace University and composes orchestra music & electronic music. He has performed in classical and popular music groups on a variety of instruments.

Sean D.

Sean D.

Piano, Guitar, Drums, Bass

Sean is a composer at heart. His parents purchased him a piano and by 13 he was winning regional piano competitions. At this age, he expanded his musical abilities and played guitar, bass, and drums. Sean teaches classical, Rock, and jazz styles.

Joe H.

Joe H.

Piano, Drums, Bass, Guitar & Ukulele

Joe is a multi-talented individual with diverse achievements across music, education, psychology, and academia. He studied music composition at FSU and The Prague Conservatoire, earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology from FGCU.

Lucille F

Lucille F

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Flute, Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Bassoon/Oboe, Trombone, Tuba, Clarinet

Lucille Foster is an accomplished musician and teacher with an impressive list of achievements. She holds degrees from Edison College and Florida State University, where she played clarinet with the symphonic band and even joined them on tour.

Paul L.

Paul L.

Bass, Guitar & Ukulele

Paul is a retired educator, having taught at the secondary and post-secondary levels for over 30 years. As a performing musician/guitarist, Paul has played with a wide range of highly successful bands in genres for over 50 years. He is known for his ability to take what was learned in today’s lesson and show real-world […]

Hannah S.

Hannah S.

Piano, Voice, Ukulele, Harp

Hannah is a professional freelance musician in Southwest Florida. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she started her musical studies at the age of 5 with piano lessons. Being a child of two opera singers exposed her to many musical experiences including dancing ballet, performing in dramatic productions, singing in choirs, as well as studying multiple instruments.

We Offer Simple Pricing to Fit Your Schedule & Budget


30 min Lesson



No large initial payments (just first month and a $35 registration fee)


“Me and my girls absolutely adore this place! They are learning so much and always come out of their lessons excited to tell me about what they learned that week. ”

— Ally LaRoza

“We love the Cape Coral School of Music. The staff is passionate, patient and encouraging. Our son has been taking piano lessons with Ms. Jennifer for almost a year now. We wouldn’t want to go anywhere else. I highly recommend this school.”

— Amanda Carrion

“My daughter is taking Ukulele lessons from Robert and she just loves it! He is such an excellent instructor and he is so patient and kind. I can’t believe how much she has learned in her short time there. Awesome music school!”

— Kimberly Pruett

“I am so pleased that I found a great instructor with patience enough to help this old man…he explains lesson material well and understandable. If I have a problem he takes time to explain further until I get it.”

— Craig Forster

three students two of them playing the guitar and one of them playing the flute

What you can expect

Tell us about your musical goals.

Match with one of our expert instructors.

Play music! Parents get progress reports.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What Age Should My Child Start Guitar Lessons?

The minimum age recommended for starting guitar lessons is 7 years old. Due to the thickness of the strings and fine motor skills needed to play the instrument, we do not recommend starting guitar any younger. For younger students, we recommend learning the ukulele.

The minimum age we recommend a student start ukulele lessons is 5 years old. For younger students, we recommend an intro to music program. Starting age will largely depend on the student, some may need to wait longer than others depending on factors such as fine motor skills, attention span and overall interest in music.

Do I Need a Guitar/Ukulele to Start the Lessons?

Yes, you will need a guitar or ukulele to start the lessons. Without an instrument, you won’t be able to practice between lessons and make weekly progress. If cost is a concern, good beginner guitars are inexpensive and most music stores have a 30-day return policy if it’s not for you.

How Long Does it Take to Learn Guitar & Ukulele?

There is no set answer of how long it takes to learn to play. With regular practice a basic level of playing can be accomplished in a few months. Most of our students take lessons on a long term basis because they want to be constantly improving and they find the lessons enjoyable.

How Qualified are Your Guitar Instructors?

Our instructors are highly qualified, all have teaching experience, and most importantly, they have a passion for teaching. Being a musician doesn’t automatically make you a teacher–that’s why we search for those who are best qualified for mentoring our music students!

We search the entire area for the top teachers, who embody the high values at CCSOM. Most importantly, our instructors strive to relate their teaching to each individual student’s learning style. Many of our instructors have gone on performance tours of the USA and Europe and have years of professional performance and teaching experience. In addition to their teaching abilities, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly, and strive to get to know each student and their parent or caregiver on a personal level. We do local, state, and federal background checks on all instructors and we search high and low for the BEST teachers, so you don’t have to!

What Will I Learn from Guitar Lessons & Ukulele Lessons?

Our teachers understand that every student is an individual, with personal musical needs and goals. We make it a priority to tailor how we teach and what we teach to your individual needs.

If you enroll here for guitar or ukulele lessons, your teacher will ask you about your favorite type of music, and set goals to help accomplish whatever musical aspirations you have for yourself or your child. Together, you will develop a plan to achieve your goals! We love beginners, so even if you don’t know where to begin, we can help!

What Styles of Music Can I Learn?

We teach all styles from rock, pop, jazz, country, worship, blues and classical. We combine the important fundamentals with the music YOU want to play. With experienced teachers at Cape Coral School of Music, you are sure to find we are the best match for YOU.

I Don’t Have Any Musical Background Or Ability. Can I Still Help My Child Practice?

Yes. Even if you don’t have a musical background you can ask the teacher for advice on how to help your child practice. By simply monitoring that they are doing exercises a certain number of times per day the student will progress. Parents will occasionally sit in on their child’s music lesson to get an idea of the proper way a song should sound or how the student should be positioning their hands. We also send lesson notes weekly and sometimes create videos to help in the most effective way possible.

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Music Lessons for All Ages & Skill Levels