Welcome to Adelaide's Premier Guitar School

The Guitar Academy is the only guitar school in Australia with their own internationally published guitar method that is designed to ignite & nurture your musical creativity. The Guitar Academy will help you to fulfill your musical dreams and teach you how to perform live on stage, jam with other musicians & write your own songs. Welcome to the Academy!


The Guitar Academy

Our Mid-Year Concert Was Awesome! Click HERE for photos.

Guitar Academy Gift Vouchers Now Available In Store At Derringers Music (66-72 Leader St, Forestville SA 5035) & Fretco (124 Gilbert St, Adelaide SA 5000)

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We have a great central location at 124 Gilbert Street in the City. For more info click HERE

We teach from Monday-Saturday day times & evenings.

Our prices are $33 per 1/2 hour for one-on-one lessons.

The Guitar Academy founder & head teacher, Cal Williams Jr is an internationally published author of music teaching books with MELBAY USA. To find out more about the method and books, please click HERE

We have a great selection of skilled & friendly teachers who are all trained in our awesome teaching method. More about our teachers click HERE

We hold regular concerts for any student who wishes to perform. This gives students confidence and live performance skills. To check out our concerts click HERE

If you would like lessons for you and a friend then group lessons are available for $23 per student per half hour. Available upon request.

Call Us – 0405 183 182

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THIS Saturday Oct 15th at 9pm! USA Blues Hall of Famer Chris Finnen will be joined by slide maestro Cal Williams Jr and highly acclaimed double bassist Kory Horwood for a very special evening of acoustic blues at the Wheaty in Thebarton. This accomplished blues trio performed a series of sellout shows and received five star reviews in the 2016 Adelaide Fringe. This intimate Saturday performance on Oct 15th will be a taste of their upcoming Fringe show in 2017 called 'A History of Early Blues'. Tix on the door but please be early as this show will sell-out fast! ...

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Ya know, one of the awesome things about running The Guitar Academy is hearing the amazing jam sessions taking place with our teacher's bands out of hours! Here is Benno from The Timbers and Julian from The Coconut Kids jamming some fine tunes! www.theguitaracademy.com ...

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Hey I will be hosting a Songwriting Workshop tomorrow at the Unley Town Hall, 181 Unley Rd from 11am. The workshop is for all guitar and ukulele players and will teach participants about chord families and strumming patterns in both folk and blues styles. The event culminates in players writing their own songs and performing them to the group! It will be lots of fun! Here's the deets...

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