Providence Guitar Academy

Offering fun, quality, personalized guitar lessons to students of all ages and levels! My goal is to help students achieve what they are most excited about.

Benefits of becoming an Academy student:

1.Custom Tailored Guitar Lessons

Every new student has unique goals and aspirations when starting guitar lessons. Music is my passion, and I love sharing it with you. No two lessons are the same, because each one is centered around you! Lessons are designed around the goals of each individual student, so your goals become my goals!

2. Work on the music

Operating as usual

Photos from Providence Guitar Academy's post 09/18/2019

Getting into the swing of things? We know you’re busy! That’s why we have the widest selection of music lessons for YOU! We are open all week for music lessons!

We have a five-star reputation for guitar lessons, but did you know that we now offer music lessons for piano, voice, drums, ukulele, and violin too?! Music lessons are very beneficial for your kids in school, creativity, focus, social development and self-confidence!

We teach all ages and now is the perfect time to start. Give us a call and we’ll help you find the ideal day and time that works best for you!

Just call 401-563-7030 or email [email protected]. You can also request more info here… or even visit us at 148 Waterman St., Providence, RI 02906 (right near Brown University and Wheeler School!)

Mention FB & SAVE $50! Enroll now and get a FREE registration ($25 Value) & FREE lesson book ($25 value!)

Expires 9/22 and lessons spots are going fast...


The BEST way to learn music is with one-on-one, private instruction. We tailor each lesson to meet YOUR needs. Just give us a call at 401-889-4466 or email [email protected]. Or, you can request more information at

Timeline photos 01/26/2019

Our young student Tom is having a blast rocking out on a full size electric guitar! He normally strums a slightly smaller acoustic guitar 🎸 😂


Check out our new sign! We’ve recently upgraded to an improved facility at our same address, 150 Waterman St., on the east side of Providence. More pics of our awesome new space to come!


Do you want to win FREE guitar lesson or a $25 Amazon Gift Card? It's easy to do. Refer your friends to Providence Guitar Academy. If your friends sign up, we'll give you your choice of a free guitar lesson or a $25 Amazon Gift Card. There's no limit to how many referrals you can give! Tell your friends to check us out at It's that easy! Below is our awesome student Ian. Ian and his wonderful parents Ilira and Jason referred 2 students, so he enjoyed a Free Lesson and a Free Amazon Gift Card!




Today in Music History!

1955, Bo Diddley appeared on US The Ed Sullivan Show television show. The show had requested that he sang his version of ‘Sixteen Tons’, but, when he appeared on stage, he sang his own song ‘Bo Diddley’ resulting in him being banned from further appearances on the show.


I think all guitar players can relate to this!


Musical Terminology Tuesday!

Truss Rod:

Steel-string acoustics and electric guitars have a steel truss rod that runs through the neck under the fretboard.

Strengthening the neck with a truss rod counteracts the tension exerted by the strings and allows the curvature of the neck to be adjusted. Classical guitars do not require a truss rod due to the low tensile strength and high elasticity of nylon strings. Some less expensive steel-string acoustics do not have a truss rod.


Today in Music History:

1965, The Beatles cartoon series premiered on ABC TV in the US. The first story was titled 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' and had the group exploring the ocean floor in a diving bell where they met a lovesick octopus.


It was gloomy outside today, but it always feels sunny inside the Academy!

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins 09/15/2017

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins

Check out this great TED video about how listening to music and playing an instrument benefits your brain!

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines s...

Photos from Providence Guitar Academy's post 09/12/2017

Looking for a great place to take guitar lessons? Grab this Back to School Special! Kick off this school year by enrolling your kids in guitar lessons today and get FREE REGISTRATION - a $25 value! This limited time offer expires 9/17 at 4pm. Don't miss out, sign up this week!
Providence Guitar Academy offers fun, quality, personalized guitar lessons to students of all ages and levels. Conveniently located on the East Side of Providence near Wayland Square.
Call us at 401-889-4466 or request more info at

Timeline photos 09/12/2017

Today in Music History:

1954, The first 'teen idol', Frank Sinatra was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Three Coins In The Fountain,' the singer's first UK No.1. The song was The Academy Award winning Best Original Song of 1954.

The Benefits of Music Education 09/10/2017

The Benefits of Music Education

“The benefit of music education for me is about being musical. It gives you have a better understanding of yourself. The horizons are higher when you are involved in music. Your understanding of art and the world, and how you can think and express yourself, are enhanced.”

The Benefits of Music Education Whether your child is the next Beyonce or more likely to sing her solos in the shower, she is bound to benefit from some form of music education. Research shows that learning the do-re-mis can help...

Timeline photos 09/09/2017

Timeline photos

Timeline photos 09/08/2017

It's normal to feel like this when you first pick up a guitar. Luckily, Providence Guitar Academy is here to help!

Timeline photos 09/07/2017

Today in music history:

1968, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham made their live debut as Led Zeppelin but billed as The New Yardbirds at Teen Club in Gladsaxe (a suburb in the outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark). Around 1,200 youngsters attended the show at Egegard School. Teen Club President Lars Abel introducing 'The New Yardbirds' on stage introduced Robert Plant as Robert Plant. A local review stated; 'Their performance and their music were absolutely flawless, and the music continued to ring nicely in the ears for some time after the curtains were drawn after their show. We can therefore conclude that the new Yardbirds are at least as good as the old ones were'.

Photos from Providence Guitar Academy's post 09/05/2017

Did you know that kids in music lessons get better grades? Their confidence is boosted and their creativity soars! Now that school is back in session, we can help you sign up for Guitar lessons! We customize every lesson to the student and their learning style.

Lessons start at age 5 and adults can take lessons, too!
We can help you schedule your lessons--just call 401-889-4466 or email [email protected] or you can request more info at
Mention Facebook for your first lesson FREE and $25 OFF registration. That's $55 off your first month! Expires 9/10

Timeline photos 08/31/2017

There's always room for one more guitar!

Photos from Providence Guitar Academy's post 08/30/2017

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Check out and reserve your spot for Back to School!
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The Providence Guitar Academy teaches guitar lessons to children and adults - all styles and all levels!
401-889-4466 · [email protected]

If You Want To Accelerate Brain Development In Children, Teach Them Music 08/29/2017

If You Want To Accelerate Brain Development In Children, Teach Them Music

Great Article!

If You Want To Accelerate Brain Development In Children, Teach Them Music Music is one of the greatest joys on Earth. From those who play it to those who listen to it, it is a driving force and accompaniment for so many things in life. Many of us do not need scientific evidence to know it enhances our lives, but to learn of such evidence is surely […]

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150 Waterman Street
Providence, RI

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm
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