Guitar & Ukulele Lessons At Cappella Music Academy
Guitar & Ukulele
Lessons for All
Ages & Musical
Learning guitar & ukulele should be a fun process and something that students can enjoy for many years to come. That’s why our guitar teachers teach songs and material that students like. From rock to jazz and pop, we teach all genres and styles.
We teach children through adult players and tailor each lesson to the student’s goals and interests. Whether you are just starting out or if you are tired of trying to figure it out yourself on YouTube, we’ll help you reach your goals.
If you are thinking about starting guitar or ukulele lessons, schedule a risk-free lesson with one of our amazing teachers!
Our approach to GET STARTED
Guitar & Ukulele
01 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! Here at Cappella Music Academy, 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.
02 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 at Cappella Music Academy, coupling technical instruction with elements of music theory and music history in each lesson.
03 We Care About Your Musical Interests
Your unique interests and background will help guide your experience at Cappella Music Academy. We teach beginners, intermediate, and advanced students who are interested in a variety of styles – including rock, jazz, classical, pop, blues, and more. Whether you’re inspired by modern day singer-songwriters or the rockers of the 1970s, we can’t wait to get started with you!
Our seasoned instructors will draw upon years of playing, performing, and teaching experience to guide you in improving your skills and exploring the many possibilities of your instrument, and advancing toward your goals at a pace that works for you.
How it works
Together we explore student musical goals.
We match students with one of our expert instructors.
Start attending lessons! Parents can receive progress reports each week.
“Brittany is an amazing teacher! She’s been teaching for 14 years and I’ve watched many of her students progress and become wonderful pianists. Brittany has also performed in many venues including The Museum of Flight, Barnes and Noble, and many churches for a variety of occasions.”
“I was so impressed by the professional way Cappella Performing Arts Academy put together their piano recital this last week! Additionally, each student was well prepared and did such a nice job. Truly inspiring performance!”
“As a parent, I am thrilled with the experience my daughter has had learning piano over the last 3 years. She is happy and excited to attend her lessons because the instructor makes the lessons challenging, meaningful, interesting, and fun.”
“We absolutely love our guitar teacher! She really listens to what my daughter would like to learn and what style. She encourages her and isn’t pushy. We are so happy we found Cappella!”
“Great staff and an awesome instructor. I’m getting better every week. I can’t wait to start playing Phantom of the Opera!”
“Cappella Music Academy is *the* place to learn music in the Bonney Lake area. The wide variety of instrument-specific offerings, group sessions, great space, excellent rates, and friendly staff make it an easy choice for music instruction.”
“Our daughter is 9 years old and has been interested in playing the piano for many years. We drove by in the fall and noticed this place opened recently and were accepting students.”
“We are so impressed with Cappella Music Academy. Everyone is extremely friendly, knowledgeable and exceptional at their craft. Everything about the academy is first-class, from the amazing bi-yearly musical performances to the attendance incentive trophies.”
“I’ve had my kids in music lessons for a number of years with Cappella. I continue to be impressed with their level of service. My kids absolutely love going here!””
“Most professional studio I have ever had the opportunity to take lessons from. So grateful for the experiences I had with miss Brittany. If you want to make it to the top in the music industry, she will get you there.””
“I have been thoroughly impressed with the friendliness, professionalism, and knowledge the staff has! Every teacher has a passion for music and it passes to their students!””
“Such a wonderful place to learn! High class lessons at an affordable price!! I highly recommend Cappella for its great family friendly lessons and wonderful teachers!””
“We signed our son up for drum lessons and have been pleased with the service, instruction and professionalism that Cappella has shown. They teach not only the fundamentals but also music theory which I believe is important.”
“My daughter is enrolled in Beginning Choir at Cappella Music Academy. She is 6 and this is her first formal instruction. She absolutely loves it! She gushes about the class for the rest of the day and always “counts sleeps” until she can go again.”
“Cappella Music Academy is awesome. The staff is absolutely amazing, extremely professional and very knowledgable. If anyone is wanting professional lessons to look no further!”
“We had been looking for guitar lessons for my daughter for quite some time and now that Cappella’s has opened we are so happy to have her enrolled! It’s a convenient location, redone inside and she has a one-on-one class each week.”
“Cappella is one of the few places we were able to find Drum lessons available for our son. The process from the moment you call to your lessons is spectacular. Their service and instructors are very knowledgeable and they truly strive to make sure you are welcomed and successful in your learning.”
“Every teacher here is amazing. We have two children taking lessons through Cappella. Would highly recommend them to anyone looking for music lessons.”
“I was an adult student of Brittany’s and loved my lesson times with her. She is a very patient, cheerful teacher and I learned so much!”
“Top-notch piano teachers. I have witnessed amazing results with their students!”
“Our daughter started private piano lessons with Miss Brittany when she was four years old. It has been a year and we are so impressed at how much she has learn and grown! Not only is Brittany an amazing teacher, but she teaches with patience, kindness, and love. ”
Frequently GET STARTED
What Age Should My Child Start Guitar Lessons?
The minimum age recommended for starting guitar lessons is 5 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 either the ukulele.
The minimum age we recommend a student start ukulele lessons is 4 years old. For younger students, we recommend an intro to the 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/ukulele to start the lessons. Without a guitar/ukulele, 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.
The #1 Reason to Study Guitar at Cappella Music Academy?
Our instructors are warm and friendly, and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with you, or your child, to craft a lesson plan that fits individual needs and the student’s favorite type of music.
Whether you’re playing in local bands, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the guitar after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.
We balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson you are challenged with a new technical or theory concept, but always 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 CDs or their iPod, or iphone to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes. If you have an interest in ukulele, banjo, bass or mandolin lessons – we got you covered! Guitar lessons in Cappella Music Academy will have you rockin’ in no time!
How Qualified are Your Guitar Instructors?
Our guitar and ukulele teachers instructors have received their education from prestigious institutions all over the country. Each is highly qualified to teach and create personalized lesson plans for their students.
What Will I Learn from Guitar Lessons with Cappella Music Academy Teachers?
Beginner guitar students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory.
Our instructors balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson presents a new technical challenges or theory concept, and ends with something fun, such as your favorite riff or song.
We use a variety of guitar method books, and encourage students to bring their smartphone or CDs to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes.
Our guitar teachers teach rock, blues, metal, country and classical guitar lessons on electric and acoustic guitars. Students have fun with guitar lessons at Cappella Music Academy! Beginner students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory.
Ready to Get Started?
We are ready to partner with you to help you become a more accomplished musician. We truly believe that consistent, compassionate private instruction is the key to your musical growth. We are happy to evaluate and discuss your interests, goals and plans!