Attending online folk guitar lessons at The Online Guitar Institute is undoubtedly the best decision you could make if you are looking to improve your strumming and fingerpicking or learn how to play songs such as This Land Is Your Land or Blowin’ in the Wind. Our excellent online folk guitar lessons are ideal for all adults who wish to benefit from an outstanding education under the guidance of highly skilled guitar instructors.
Whatever your current ability, we will be delighted to help you achieve your dreams and offer you the most suitable guitar instruction possible. Whether you are an absolute beginner without any prior musical knowledge or a proficient guitarist, we will teach you all the correct techniques and even show you how to write your folk songs and chord progressions.
Study with a fantastic folk guitar instructor from the comfort of your residence
At The Online Guitar Institute, we are genuinely interested in your guitar playing and progress. We wish you to enjoy your lessons thoroughly and benefit from an excellent guitar education. By booking online folk guitar lessons with us, you can be assured to be inspired and encouraged rather than being patronised or criticised negatively. We believe that all adults are talented and that studying with a brilliant guitar instructor is the key to your success!
Benefit from the highest folk guitar education for adults
Learn how to strumm efficiently or improve your skills drastically
Improve your fingerpicking and discover other essential techniques
Make rapid progress regularly under the guidance of an excellent teacher
Write folk songs and create extraordinary chord progressions
At The Online Guitar Institute, our online folk guitar lessons are provided weekly on a set day and time via Zoom, Skype, Facetime or any other online platform to all adults who have a passion for folk music. Thanks to the exceptional knowledge of our guitar instructors and their remarkable experience in the field of adult guitar education, you will surely enjoy your folk guitar course immensely!
The Online Guitar Institute invites adults from all walks of life to study the guitar and improve their skills online via remote guitar lessons. Whether you are an absolute beginner without any prior musical knowledge, an intermediate player or an advanced amateur guitarist, you are welcome to join and improve your skills with highly qualified and experienced instructors.
Our guitar lessons for adults take place weekly on a set day and time via Zoom, Skype, FaceTime or another provider of your choice. (We usually use Zoom. It is free, easy-to-use and we can record the lessons for you to re-study in the future.)
The lessons are provided for either 30, 45 or 60 minutes, and our online remote guitar courses can be joined at any time during the year.
Please contact our manager Stefan at firstname.lastname@example.org to select the most convenient day and time for you. We will match you with the appropriate teacher depending upon your timezone and the style of music that you want to learn!
As all our guitar lessons for adults are highly personalised and tailored to the needs and wishes of each, you are welcome to decide whether you would like to sit the ABRSM or Trinity graded examinations.
We totally understand that you play the guitar for your pleasure and enjoyment so this decision is totally optional.
We do not follow a set syllabus but rather adapt to each of our students as everyone is different and requires special attention.
Courses run on a rolling monthly basis. If you want to stop your course, we do require a month’s notice. You are most welcome to book an intro lesson prior to committing to a standard rolling monthly course with us.
You are also most welcome to book additional improvement or intensive lessons should you want to make faster progress or prepare for an examination or performance.
If you want to do longer weekly sessions such as 90 or 120 minutes per week, please do ask and we will do our best to arrange a course tailored to your requirements.
Frequently asked questions
You are most welcome to join The Online Guitar Institute even if you are an absolute beginner without any prior musical experience. Our guitar courses are designed for adults who are brand new to music so no previous knowledge is necessary to join. Learning the basics will be part of your guitar course so there is nothing to worry about.
We have successfully taught many many students online and have seen the exact same success as our in-person lessons. In fact, for some students, the online remote option works even better than standard in-person lessons. You save time, money and you can take your guitar lessons at a convenient time in your own residence or office.
Also, if you live in a remote geographic area, then it is the ultimate opportunity for you to study with some of the world’s best teachers specialising in adult guitar education. With us, we will take care of your guitar playing and make sure you learn the correct techniques and habits from day one!
You need to have a guitar as well as a smartphone, tablet or laptop. It is really really simple and you do not need to have a lot of fancy equipment to get started.
Yes, absolutely! A smartphone works very very well. A larger screen such as a tablet or laptop is preferable, but we have found that smartphone remote guitar lessons work very very well!
It depends on the style you wish to study.
If you are a beginner, absolutely any guitar will do.
If you study jazz there will be a preferred guitar, the same with classical, rock, metal and all styles. Our excellent instructors will advise you on which guitar you should get.
If you are ready to start, just get going with what you have, and you can always change the instrument at a later stage!
Yes most certainly! Learning to play the guitar remotely is exactly the same as learning in person. With today’s modern equipment we can teach you all the important points of playing such as proper hand positioning, posture, how to read notation properly, timing and so much more! So a big resounding yes – you can definitely learn how to play the piano properly as an absolute beginner online.
Yes, upon request we can record your lessons for you. (We will provide you with a link where you can then download each recording.)
With group guitar lessons, you get the opportunity to learn how to play the guitar with others in a group format. At this stage, we only offer online group guitar lessons for beginners.
Everyone will have an opportunity to play an exercise and at that time the other participants will follow along. (We are also working on getting rid of latency as can be seen with https://www.jamkazam.com. Once we have achieved this, everyone can then play at the same time and we can play all together to make learning a whole lot of fun!)
Scales and chords will also be worked on, and you will get to know how to play rhythm as well as lead guitar. We will also work extensively on music teacher to make you an all-round great guitarist!
Learning in a group format is highly recommended if you are just starting out!
Expect high-quality guitar lessons specifically designed for adult learning.
You will also receive notes with each lesson and specific homework to work on.
Yes, we can surely help you to prepare for your graded exam. We can help you to prepare for ABRSM, Trinity or another provider of your choice.
Definitely not. We believe that there is no age limit to learn and enjoy playing the guitar for your own pleasure.
Yes, we do offer taster lessons if you want to try prior to committing to a course.
To be honest, any standard internet connection these days is more than enough. If there are any issues during a lesson, it will be rectified with additional time provided to you. (At the same or another lesson – depending upon schedule). So in a nutshell, any standard internet connection will suffice!
Yes, we can most certainly do so. In fact lessons over the telephone works amazingly well!
Yes, you do not need to subscribe to any premium provider. We use Zoom – it is absolutely free of charge. If you prefer, we can also provide the lessons via Skype, GoToMeeting or another provider of choice.
No, as we will compensate for lost time by making up at another time. We can also continue any lesson over the phone in case of total connection loss or we can simple reschedule the time that has been lost.
As we provide premium top-notch lessons with outstanding guitarists lessons start from £125 per calendar month (4 x 30 minutes). Group lessons are £125 per calendar month (4 x 60 minutes). For complete course details (all options), please do contact us. All lessons are provided with outstanding guitarists and teachers who genuinely care about your musical development!
If you want to study directly with master guitarist (founder of The London Guitar Institute) Stefan Joubert, please contact us for his course options.
We need 24 hours notice to reschedule an online lesson. Once you join a course, you will be allocated a set time slot and we do need a calendar month’s notice for you to stop your course.
At The Online Guitar Institute, we understand that it can be difficult for some busy professionals to attend their guitar lessons on a set day and time each week. We will be happy to accommodate you but please inform us before signing up as any special request is subject to availability.
Yes, absolutely. We teach piano, voice, bass as well as the cello.
How to enrol
It is very straightforward to enrol at The Online Guitar Institute by either contacting our manager Stefan Joubert directly at email@example.com or via our contact form. We will endeavour to get back to you within one or two working days.