About us

The only school in Tokyo and Yokohama where all instructors have university degrees in guitar.


You can learn guitar in Japanese as well as English, Spanish, French, German, Russian and Italian!!!

At The American Guitar Academy of Tokyo and Yokohama you can learn the guitar in different languages with instructors and students from all over the world. All of our teachers have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in guitar and some have Masters and Ph.D. degrees, ensuring that our students receive the highest quality guitar lessons in Tokyo and Yokohama. Whether you want training for university music school auditions, or to learn today’s popular songs, or just want to try something new and exciting, we can provide you with the instruction you need.

Can’t read music? No worries!


We welcome everybody from beginner to intermediate and advanced levels.

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Beginner students

Everybody’s a beginner at first. We can start from the beginning by teaching you how to hold the guitar, how to play single notes and strum chords, as well as how to read music. After 3 months you’ll be able to play some easy popular songs.

Intermediate students

Students who have played before, have been playing on their own for a while, or those who want to try different styles, let us help you get to the next level.

Advanced students

We also welcome students who want to become professional musicians as well as those who want to perfect their skills after years of independent learning!

 

Lessons for all ages


The American Guitar Academy of Tokyo and Yokohama welcomes kids!

 

The earlier, the better. Through learning how to play the guitar and how to read music at an early age children will learn that anything is possible if they try.
They can also learn foreign languages with instructors from different parts of the world while learning guitar.

We offer online lessons as well as off-site lessons


Too busy to come to us? Try our online and off-site lessons!
Corporate classes and International Schools classes are also available.

Skype Lessons

We can teach you via Skype or come to your location saving you the time from coming to our school. Contact us for details.

Any Genre


Jazz, Rock and Roll, Pop, Folk, Blues, R&B, Funk, Classical, Flamenco, Tango, Folk, and more… Ukulele and bass lessons are also available!

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The American Guitar Academy of Tokyo and Yokohama offers lessons in almost every style such as Rock and Roll, Pop, Folk, Blues, R&B, Metal, Funk, Jazz, Classical, Flamenco, Tango, and much more. You can learn on an electric, a steel string acoustic, or a classical guitar. Ukulele and bass lessons are also available!

 

Free workshops, live performances, music library, and more! All free for our students!


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  • Workshops and clinics
  • 50% off discount on shows at the Blue Note Tokyo, Cotton Club, and Motion Blue Yokohama
  • Over 2,000 CD music library
  • Live performances

And more…

ALL FREE FOR OUR STUDENTS!

 

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Why not click here to book a lesson today?

 


It’s not just guitar, it’s “Music”…

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I am having a lot of fun learning at the American Guitar Academy! My teacher has taught me not only guitar but what music really is.  I was obsessed with learning techniques and I have forgotten the fun when playing the guitar.  My teacher always reminds me of the fun when I was struggling with …

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Aiko
アイコ

The teachers are nice to me!

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It was fun because from the first lesson I learned new chords and I stretched and moved my fingers! I also learned how to tune! The teachers are nice to me! I love to come to American guitar academy! Parent of Hana: 〇Why did you initially choose to take guitar lessons with our school rather …

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Hana
ハナ
Student
小学生

Great quality! Great Value! Great People!

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Thank you for giving me awesome lessons as always.  Teachers are so sweet and flexible in scheduling and they always give me something new and inspirational.  Great quality! Great Value! Great People! Great quality and knowledge! 〇Lesson Style: Jazz guitar  〇Nationality: Japan
Shota
ショータ
Musician
ミュージシャン

We can easily communicate in English…(Student of group class)

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Parent of Beatriz: Beatriz enjoys the lesson a lot. It’s good to listen her laughing while practicing. Both teachers are great and the staff always nice. 〇Why did you initially choose to take guitar lessons with our school rather than with another school in Tokyo?: We can easily communicate in English.
Beatriz
ベアトリス
Elementary
小学生(8才)

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