The BEST Private Guitar Lessons in Rhode Island!
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Private Guitar Lessons in Rhode Island and via Skype

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Private Guitar Lessons in Rhode Island and worldwide via Skype!

Please read below to learn more about private guitar instruction in Rhode Island or guitar lessons through Skype with Guitar Strength:


            An alum of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, with a BA in Music and English Literature  (specializing in Guitar Performance, Songwriting, and Film Scoring), Guitar Strength instructor and Guitar World Magazine online contributor Scott Marano has spent 22 years playing the guitar and exploring its myriad possibilities, practicing his craft through numerous professional recordings and performances.


            Through the years Scott has worked with Constantine Maroulis (American Idol finalist and "Rock of Ages" star), drummer Joe Russo (Further, Trey Anastasio), guitarist/keyboardist Steve Vidaic (Citizen Cope), Marco Benevento (Marco Benevento Trio), and guitarist "Dimither" (Baby Stab Horror).      


             Scott has also studied one-on-one with Jon Finn and Joe Stump, and taken master classes with George Lynch, Paul Gilbert, John Petrucci, Michael Angelo Batio, and Guthrie Govan, among others. 

             In addition to exploring his passion through creating music on his chosen instrument, Scott has also spent 19 years sharing his passion with students through one-on-one private guitar instruction.

            Now, after years of giving instruction in his specialization of Advanced Rock Guitar, Scott has expanded his practice to include students of all ages interested in exploring the exciting world of the Guitar in all styles.     

          Private Guitar lessons in the state-of-the-art Guitar Strength studios in scenic Newport, RI (featuring an impressive array of guitars, amplifiers, effects, and a modern recording facility), or house call guitar lessons anywhere in Rhode Island are available in the following concentrations:

        -Beginner Guitar Instruction
        -Rock Guitar Lessons
        -Blues Guitar Lessons
        -Advanced Guitar Lessons
        -METAL Guitar Lessons (All Levels)
        -Guitar Boot Camp (Advanced Technique/Theory Seminar)

        -Classical, Jazz, Folk, and Acoustic Guitar Lessons are also available



All individual lesson plans are designed to produce as much progress as possible while working within the confines of the student’s schedule.   Students are welcome to utilize as many or as few of their instructor’s resources as they have the time/desire.   Click HERE to learn more and to schedule your introductory 1/2 price lesson (restrictions apply)!