We offer a variety of additional features to help in your guitar learning journey. From scale diagrams to jam tracks, we do our very best to provide the essential tools you will need along the way.

Online Guitar Lessons: Learn Guitar and Unlock Your Potential

Center Stage Guitar Academy offers a method of learning guitar through video based, online lessons which aim to inspire and educate at the most economical price.

Since its 2012 inception, Center Stage Guitar Academy has served over 50,000 aspiring guitar players with high quality video lessons. Always keeping the students’ needs in mind, lessons are produced with multiple angles giving the student maximum exposure to the instructor, as he teaches you how to play guitar.

Beginner lessons start with easy step by step goals that give the student confidence and reduces the amount of frustration that can come with learning how to play guitar. While most online guitar lessons throw the student into overwhelming chord fingerings from the get go, this program begins with simple single note techniques and build progressively, giving you the solid foundation you will need to advance and achieve your guitar playing goals.

Advanced lessons focus on skill, genre specific, and song study material. Once you have completed the beginner program or join as an intermediate player, you can focus on developing specific skills or styles that you enjoy. Study rock, blues, jazz, classical, flamenco, bluegrass, country, fingerstyle and more. Develop skills such as improvisation, lead playing, and music theory. Learn from the over 150 song lessons provided, complete with accurate tabs. Dive into one of the artist study volumes and learn the style of guitar heroes such as BB King and Jimmy Page.

Learn Guitar Online vs. Private Lessons

Is there a big difference between private, in-person, guitar lessons and learning guitar online?  Well  that depends on the individual and how far along you are in the process of learning guitar. First, if you are a beginner and not a very disciplined person then online lessons would not be the best choice.  However if you are disciplined and can hold your own feet to the fire then I think you could benefit from online guitar lessons.  Online guitar lessons offer a lot of benefits over private lessons.  For starters, it is way cheaper.  Learn guitar at Center Stage Guitar Academy and pay just $9.99 a month or $99 a year.  Learn from a private instructor and pay a minimum of $1200 a year! Big difference.  Two, you can learn how to play guitar at your own pace with online lessons.  You can go as fast or slow as you want.  Three, you can do it from home at your own convenience.  If you are already playing and just want to expand, then online lessons are great because you already know the basics.  If you need someone to hold you accountable for learning then private lessons are the answer.  However, if you are not motivated enough to keep yourself accountable then you are probably not going to see it through anyway. And in the process waste a lot more money on private lessons. Be wary of any site that makes claims such as “play a song in the first 10 minutes”.  This is completely false.  Learning an instrument takes work and the more work you put in, the better you will be.  There is no short cut! Its all about you and your desire to learn how to play.  We can provide you with the tools and instruction, but ultimately you have to put them to use.

Can You Teach Yourself Guitar with Video Lessons?

The good news is, you can absolutely teach yourself to play guitar! It may have been hard to learn on your own time 20 years ago, but now great information is everywhere. The power of the internet has created an awesome database of resources for those who really want to learn.  However, learning to really shred a guitar is a process. It takes a lot of hard work, determination, and proper technique. I hope you have the determination to make it happen, but we are here to help you with the proper theory & technique.  Once you break out that guitar and start the learning process, here are a few tips to guide you along the way.

Song Library

Choose from over 150 song lessons in our extensive song study library.  From classics to today’s hits, there are songs in a variety of genres.  All songs include accurate tabs and are rated for difficulty so you can find songs to study at your proficiency level.

New Lessons

In an effort to keep expanding, Center Stage Guitar Academy is committed to providing at least 10 new lessons every month. New lessons could include song, skill, or genre lessons.

Song Requests

Center Stage Guitar Academy is one of the only guitar lesson providers that give you the opportunity to request a specific song lesson.  All of the song lessons produced are based on the requests of current members.  While it is not guaranteed that your request will be taught, it does help the instructor determine new material.


The Toolbox is a collection of essential materials you will need in your learning experience.  It includes a library of chord and scale diagrams, play along audio jam tracks,  ear training exercises, and exams to test your knowledge of the curriculum.

Search Bar

The Search Bar allows you to quickly search the lesson database by typing in keywords related to a specific topic, song title, or artist.