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

We Also Teach


The Guitar Academy is very excited to announce our newest edition to the awesome teacher stable at 124 Gilbert St in the city. Meet Toby Brandenburg! Guitarist for the Skeleton Club and one heckuva nice guy! His Saturdays and Tuesdays are mega busy but we may have a couple of spaces left. But be quick! The students really love his lessons! www.theguitaracademy.com ...

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Just received a message from one of our students Rosie Roberts from the band Axe and the Ivory... "Just wrote my first song in chords made from G major pentatonic scale. I'm sooooo excited!!! High fiving imaginary Cal right now! Why did I not get lessons a decade ago?! Thank you thank you 🙏 "
Now THATS what we teach for! Woo! Thanks Rosie!

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The Finnen is back! Blues Masterclass #2 today. I love these sessions for the Academy. We are opening the doors to every player who wants to learn from the master! www.theguitaracademy.com ...

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It's that time of the year again for 'The Guitar Amnesty'! Last year we donated guitars and music books to the Western Domestic Violence Centre. This year we are looking for the next charity to donate instruments to. If any of you FB peeps can put me onto recommended charities with a dedicated music program for disadvantaged, refugee or homeless centres then please PM me or send me a link. www.theguitaracademy.com. All donated guitars can be dropped off during business hours at 124 Gilbert St in the city to either The Guitar Academy or Fretco Guitar Repairs! ...

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The day the Blues Master came to The Guitar Academy! Mr Chris Finnen will be back at the Academy on Nov 17th for group masterclasses after his national tour with Phil Manning from Chain! These masterclasses are essential for any musos wanting to develop their understanding of feel, technique, phrasing and melody from one of Australia's greatest guitarists. Bookings can be made at www.theguitaracademy.com. ...

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