Looking for the Best Electric Guitar Lessons in Santa Cruz,
Aptos, Capitola and Soquel?
(Updated April 2019)

Monthly Spotlight:

Acoustic Group Class

-Learn to play read and write strum patterns 
(greatly helps you figure out patterns to your favorite songs)
-Learn songs during Set List building mode
(acoustic emphasis)
-Finger Picking patterns 
-Basic improvising techniques 
-Class size small 
(6 max)

Top benefits of taking guitar lessons from S.C.G.S.

1.Free intro trial lesson

2.Instant live feedback on your playing

3.Learn correct technique/correct bad habits

4.Meet new players/make friends, learn to play with others in a group

5.Overcome frustration and plateaus in your playing

6.Have tons of fun while learning to play real songs

7. Spacious and comfortable 600 sq. ft. studio with great gear

8. Lessons are designed to be, fun and educational. 

Electric Guitar Program: great for Electric Guitar Players!
Emphasis on Hard Rock/Metal Styles 


                                                                                                                                    Santa Cruz Guitar School                        Other lessons                                                         



Free trial lesson:                                                           Yes                                                     Maybe

Comfy 600 Sq. ft. Guitar Class Room                      Yes                                                     No

Play through real tube amps and effects:              Yes                                                    Maybe


Affordable programs available:                                 Yes                                                    Yes

Fun and easy for beginners:                                       Yes                                                    Sometimes


Opportunities to make new friends:                        Yes                                                    No

55+ discounts :                                                                Yes                                                   No

Student Discounts:                                                        Yes                                                    No

See what the students are saying

2860 Porter st. Soquel CA
Picture of Santa Cruz Guitar School class room
Review from google