Want to learn guitar and enjoy playing?

Learn how to read music

You can learn to read tablature and notes in order to play a variety of pieces

Learn rhythm

Learn different strumming patterns and how to play rhythm on guitar


After basic chord structure is learned and played proficiently, learn to play popular songs on guitar in various genres.

About Me


electric and acoustic

HELLO! My name is Jess Jannenga, and I am currently teaching guitar to beginner guitar students in Huntersville, Davidson and Cornelius. I have a B.A. Degree in Music Performance from Duquesne University- School of Music. I also have a master's degree in Elementary Education from California U of PA. I have taught guitar in the past at Lawrence Music in Pittsburgh, as well as Masterworks School of the Arts in Davidson, NC. In 2003- I was the Elementary Music teacher at Woodlawn School in Davidson, NC. My studio is in Huntersville, NC . I live with my hubby and two fur babies-shih tzus-Gibson and Truffles.

What You Will Need

The Proper Size Guitar

The Proper Size Guitar

If you are interested in an acoustic guitar, you need to make sure, you have the proper size for you. Younger students may need a 1/2 size or 3/4 size guitar. I do teach electric guitar and an amplifier will be needed if electric guitar is chosen, along with a guitar cable.

Guitar Book

Guitar Book

If interested in reading music ( notes) a guitar method book will be recommended.

Tablature Notebook

Tablature Notebook

When learning songs, we will utilize a tablature notebook. You want to bring this with you each week . I also request that the student brings a folder in which to keep music and songs.

Get in Touch

Jessica Jannenga