Welcome to "The Total Guitar"

The Total Guitar offers private music lessons in guitar, bass, ukulele, music theory and improvisation to students of all ages for enrichment through music.  Located in the Indianapolis area and for well over 40 years, the instructors of The Total Guitar have been providing quality and nurturing music instruction to beginning, intermediate and advanced students.  All are welcome!

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Information About Lessons

The focus is upon the individual needs of students and with motivation from a love of music and the passion to convey knowledge and skills to students so their creativity, talent and love for music may shine.

So, please find within both commentary and philosophy regarding music instruction and biographical information as well. 

You’ll also find information on a wide range of topics including  scheduling and fees.

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The Location

With a new setting in the heart of Broad Ripple Village, The Total Guitar of Premier Music Studios is now within the walls of “About Music,” a shop dedicated to all things strings where you can browse/purchase instruments with the guidance of the quite knowledgeable owner, have repairs done and take a lesson too. So, it’s close to shopping, restaurants, the Monon Trail and many other conveniences.  Learn more about how we can help develop your love of music!

Contact Us

Use the email link below to contact us regarding lessons.

The Total Guitar of Premier Music Studios

6346 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220, United States

(317) 850-8984


Lessons are scheduled by appointment only but feel free to stop in anytime  we're open for more information

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What's New


Improvisation Lessons

For either individuals or small groups, The Total Guitar of Premier Music Studios is now offering lessons in beginning jazz or popular, rock or blues improvisation.  Want to create some cool lines on top of some cool chord changes?  Well, we’re here to help!