Kitarakellari offers private music lessons or small group lessons


Private Lessons
(guitar, bass, ukulele, or music theory)
45-minute lesson (incl. VAT.)

All lessons are held at Kitarakellari.

Jose can cover a wide variety of styles and techniques, but he does not cover classical, extreme metal, or standard jazz styles.

Instrumental lessons are only available as private lessons. Music theory can be studied as private lessons or in small group format. (Please see details about small group music theory lessons on its own page - link in the menu above under "lessons")

Our instructor is Jose Bernardo. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, holding a Bachelor of Music in Songwriting. He has also earned a Master Certificate in Guitar Performance from Berklee's online extension school in 2014. He began teaching professionally after his studies ended in Boston in 2002. From 2008-2015, he operated his own guitar school in Hong Kong, called Riff Centre. He has written lesson columns for online magazines and has also taught at the German Swiss International School of Hong Kong.

Jose is also our webmaster and social media guy.

Jose teaches guitar, ukulele, bass, and music theory. He is a native speaker of English and Finnish.

Students don't need to buy a guitar before the 1st lesson

Don't have a guitar yet? No problem. Book a trial lesson and see if this is the right hobby for you. We have lots of guitars here and we'll help you find the right one for you.

Book your lesson by phone/whatsapp/SMS or by using the contact form below.

You can reach Jose by phone, whatsapp, and sms messages during business hours only. Email gets through at all hours of the day.

Please feel free to drop by the store to talk in person. Sometimes it is easiest to just talk in person instead of trying to describe it over the phone or in writing.

Email: Jose (at) kitarakellari (dot) fi

Phone/Whatsapp/SMS: 044 9241675

**The weekly lesson schedule grid below is just a guide. It gets updated as needed. (Updated June 20, 2019)