We offer both private and group song-based instruction in varying styles including acoustic or electric, finger style and plectrum (pick).

Private Instruction – $40.00 / 45 minutes

Group Sessions available. Ukelele group workshop (free) will begin again this Fall. Look for the announcement.

The Grateful Guitar has 4 guitar instructors on staff.  We are please to have Larry Baeder as staff instructor for more advanced students. Besides guitar we offer voice, ukelele, bass, solo performance, and piano instruction.

Expert Setup and Repair

A guitar setup is like taking your car in for regular maintenance.  Regular maintenance of your guitar will ensure that it sounds good and will protect your investment into the future.

A basic setup includes adjusting the neck relief, string height and intonation of the guitar, plus cleaning and restringing.

Basic Setup – $60.00  Includes restring, fretboard clean and polish, cleaning of instrument, adjustment of truss rod, string height (action) and intonation. (Price does not include price of strings and materials;  saddle or nut adjustments may incur additional cost)

Repairs assessed on a case-by-case basis. We offer body and structural repairs, fretwork, and installations, as well as custom nut / saddle installation, and wiring / electronic troubleshooting and repair.

We charge $60 per hour for all labor.


Are you a solo artist, looking to record a demo?

The Grateful Guitar has a private studio equipped with a dedicated ProTools 11.0 system.  Armed with high end Neumann mics and industry standard mic pre-amps you can be assured we will capture the best sound you put forward.  Our specialty is collaborating with song writers to help them bring their songs to life.  We can say with confidence that if you are prepared to perform your material, you will be pleased with the recording results.

We are partnering with Nick Norman and have opened up a full service multi-room studio at an offsite location dedicated to recording.

Recording $50.00 / hour

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