Cost of Lessons in your area?


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I visited one of my local music store this morning. It's been there 22 years so it's established. Spoke briefly with the owner about private lessons. Here my metrics.

Town...Dana Point, California USA
Hourly lesson USD $80 / $40 1/2 HR

What does it cost in your are to learn to play? Please list the location and cost as above...feel free to express cost in local currency. Believe it or not some of us can figure it out....
 
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I transitioned from guitar to keyboard a few years ago and took lessons for a couple of months to help get going with the right technique.

Costs you quote were typical of what I experienced.
 
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$89.00 per month for 30 minute lessons.
$109 per month if taught by an instructor with a graduate degree.
That's Lexington, South Carolina
 
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It does sound confusing.
I read it as 1/2 hour lessons, once a week for $89.00 per month.
They further stated that they will give a 1/2 hour lesson for $25.00 which they will do twice.
Checked another site in that area and they show:
$120 per month for 30 minute lessons, one 1/2 hour lesson per week.
They will give a single 1/2 hour lesson, one time only for $40.00.
I guess whatever the traffic will bear.
March...
 
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https://www.lexingtonschoolofmusic.com/
Appears that most are private lessons.
Surprised to find that some are using what appears to be digital keyboards.
Also one claims to have only a month to month arrangement. No contracts.
Also offer online lessons. Hmmm..Wonder how that works.
I seem to be developing an unhealthy curiosity with regard to lessons. Due perhaps, with regard to participating in this thread. :rolleyes:
Me, who is sworn to self teaching.
Even ordered a book.
 
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Watch out you are going to turn pro on us. Nothing wrong with lessons. If nothing else you avoid locking in bad habits, learn to play faster and have someone to answer all those "Why" questions. Good luck.

Years ago I met one of my guitar heros at a jazz festival. At the time I was taking lessons from an old friend of his. When I told him I was still learning he smiled and said we are all still learning....and added...I'm looking forward to seeing Lee Ritenour today to see what I can learn from him.
 
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Yeah, lessons...
That can't happen. I recently purchased my first keyboard.
My credit card is going to take a few months to recover.
So, I have a couple of beginner books coming in the mail.
Probably a good thing...
Every time I took guitar lessons, (in my distant past) I fell in lust with the teacher.
 
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