Guitar Certificate Program

Brookline Music School's Guitar Certificate Program provides private lesson students with a guided approach to guitar studies by setting yearly goals in melody, harmony, rhythm, technique, & repertoire. The Program is designed so that faculty members may tailor certain program requirements to each student’s unique needs, learning style, and interests. Students of all ages and levels are encouraged to join the program.


  • Students must be enrolled at BMS in EITHER a 60-minute private lesson or a private lesson and a theory class:
  • Students must complete the minimum requirements outlined by the teacher at the start of each school year. Requirements are selected from the following categories:
    • Melody
    • Intervals
    • Harmony
    • Rhythm
    • Technique
    • Sight-reading
  • Students must perform in at least two recitals per academic year.
  • Students must complete an end-of-year evaluation with two BMS instructors each year.

For more information, current BMS students should speak with their BMS guitar teacher.

Tuition: $40

  • Students should enroll and pay the tuition fee at the beginning of the school year.
  • Students who join the Certificate Program in Term II should pay at the beginning of the term.

NOTE: Enrollment Deadline: September 30, 2020

How To Enroll

Enrollment for Guitar Certificate Program is not open. Please fill out our inquiry form for more information about our next enrollment period.

Contact Us

Brookline Music School is a nonprofit organization that has provided excellence in music education to the greater Boston community since 1924. We rely on the generous support of our donors to benefit the community through music.

Brookline Music School welcomes students of all ages. Enrollment is open year-round so students may begin private lesson study at any time. Join us!

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