Are we the right music school for you?

 We are a lesson studio with 5 lesson rooms and 10 teachers offering all instruments at a convenient time for you!  Lessons and More is an extension of our Large Showroom in Athens, TX.  Guitars Etc has been open for over 29 years.  Guitars Etc offers incredible instruments, learn-able lessons, and music for life.  We offer lessons for ages 7 to adult.  

12 benefits of becoming a Guitars Etc. Student

1. We offer Guitar, Piano,  Drums, Voice/Singing, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Violin, Clarinet, Drum line, Harmonica, Trumpet and Trombone Lessons all in one place!

We are the only Lesson Studio in Tyler, TX that offers all of these popular instruments; PianoElectric & Acoustic GuitarDrum, Voice, Singing, Bass, Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele, Violin, Clarinet, Drum line, Harmonica, Trumpet and Trombone lessons  year round  in one location. 

2. All our teacher have Background Checks!

All our music teachers have had an extensive background check for the safety of our students! We have 10 music teachers, all with either college training or professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lesson.

3. After work and late hours available! 

We like to accommodate your busy schedule. Lessons are available;
2:30 to 8p.m. Monday - Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays. 

4. A proven track record of excellence for 29 years.

Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying. Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed. The Academy has a proven track record of offering quality music, piano, guitar, voice/ singing and drum lessons in East Texas year round!

5. A video monitor in our parent's lounge for our clients.

Parents can sit in our comfortable lobby and watch your child on our video monitor screen Or if you prefer you can sit in on their lesson anytime you like. We love our parents and offer; kids toys, Wi-Fi and magazines.

6. Fully stocked music rooms

Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including amps, full drum kits with pads, keyboards, and more. All you need to bring is your instrument. We have glass doors on all our lesson rooms for the safety of all.

7. Free music jams for all our students in a warm atmosphere!

Lights, Camera, Action... Our jams are held on a stage with amazing lighting and the state of the art sound system! Every parent just wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it, is to have their child participate in a jam!  Our Jam's are held in May and December each year!

For our students these recitals are free and unlike many schools in Texas we do not charge recital participation or admission fees.

8. Professional Customer Service personnel to serve you!

We offer professional customer service for our students during registration hours!

Many music studio desks are staffed by the teacher or more commonly an answering machine. We have a customer service professional available at the front desk to assist our clients quickly and professionally during registration hours. 

Monday thru Thursday 2:30- 6pm
Saturday 10-2pm.

You can call our office at anytime and you will be transferred to our owner's cell phone 24/7!

9. Award wristbands, Pick necklaces and Certificates to celebrate achievement.

We are the only lesson Studio in Tyler, TX  that gives their students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets with charms (kids and teens love them!), pick necklaces AND certificates for playing their first song! Do other schools offer gifts and certificates? NO!  You can not purchase these gifts, You can only earn them!  This motivates the students to continue to practice!

10. Located conveniently on Troup Hwy! 

Due to our location we easily service Tyler and Whitehouse! Our School is close to an amazing aquarium store, great shopping and other local business!  Drop your kid off and walk down to local consignment shop, chiropractor, or get your nails down at the local salon!  Just 2 minutes away from Super One and Walmart!

11. Month to Month lessons.

The Academy does not require semester minimums for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis.

12. Repairs and Restrings

If your instrument needs a restring or a repair we do all these in house! We offer strings that are easy on the hands and stay in tune! Each Student will have a lesson on how to restring their own guitar!

If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract.

It's easy to take the next step:

Lessons are first come, first serve so 
contact us today to arrange your first lesson!



4605 Troup Hwy, Tyler TX 75703
(Between Walmart & Super One on Troup Hwy)

Offering quality guitar, voice, singing, bass, drum and piano lessons in Tyler, TX and Athens, TX