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Studios Locations in Saint Peter, Mankato, and Minnesota Lake, or Guitar Lessons At Your Home in Mankato, North Mankato, Saint Peter, Eagle Lake, Madison Lake, Cleveland, Le Sueur, Le Center, and South-Central Minnesota, USA

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Guitar Lessons

"I'm surprised I learned so much today!" Shaw R., after his first guitar lesson, Mankato

"Ryan has a method of getting to know his students, finding their musical preference, and using it to keep their interest and enthusiasm as they learn." Amy H., Mapleton

"Ryan himself seems to inspire my son to practice." Adele S., North Mankato

We are very happy to announce our NEW Saint Peter studio location! Please call 507-341-4140 to get in!

Guitar Rental

Monthly rental will go towards the purchase of your guitar. In only four payments you'll forever own your guitar!

Starter Package

The Starter Package is $75 per month. There is no contracts, no book you'll have to buy, no store registration fees, no material fees, only hassle-free expert guitar lessons at home or in studio. All lessons are given in half-hour weekly or one-hour bi-weekly master classes to children age 6-16 to adult in NEW locations in Saint Peter, Mankato, and Minnesota Lake, or conveniently at your own home in South-Central Minnesota. All packages include access to all events including field trips, concerts, and open-mic at Park Street Guitar Lessons studio free for all students. 24 hours notice must be given to cancel a lesson and re-schedule. At your very first lesson, we get right to learning a new song and creating music. Imagine within a few months, you will have understood basic techniques picking and strumming, music theory, ear-training, improvisation, and composition. Within a year, you will be able to jam along with your friends, write your own songs, or simply enjoy the sounds of your own guitar playing. Do it right the first time and take guitar lessons from Park Street Guitar Lessons!  Invest confidently in my program and reach your goals, get results and keep your music-making skill for a life-time. Please read our over one-hundred student testimonials on our webpages and facebook pages and please support our ever-expanding community of Park Street Guitar Lessons guitar students!

Become a Real Hero Package

The Become a Real Hero Package is $120 per month for one-hour weekly guitar lessons. This package is recommended if you want to double your playing progress!

Rock Star Package

The Rock Star Package is 400$ for six months of intense half-hour weekly guitar lessons. This package is designed to influence long-term goal setting.

Ultimate Achiever Package

The Ultimate Achiever Package is 700$ for six months of one-hour weekly lessons for advanced long-term students. This package incorporates the psychology of achievement based on the elegant teachings of Brian Tracy, Steven Covey, Napoleon Hill, and Tony Robbins.

Park Street Guitar Lessons Package

The Park Street Guitar Lessons Package is 800$ advance-pay for twelve months of half-hour weekly guitar lessons. This package includes Learn to Read Music by Playing Guitar! and a framed certificate of completion for your resume. This package is recommended to students ages 6-16 and who are committed to future success. (1,000$+ value)

Our Commitment to Excellence
Our Commitment to Excellence
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My Books!

Learn to Read Music by Playing Guitar! by Ryan Lano

Learn to Read Music by Playing Guitar! is 238 progressive pages of pure music based on classical tradition, geared toward the serious guitarist, using the finest songs and studies from four centuries of music's history in a three ring binder. The book is dispersed free to advancing students of Park Street Guitar Lessons, or offered to ambitious students who have had significant music lessons prior, or it can be purchased outright for 100$. Learning to read music is an illustrious tradition and the guitarist should be no exception! If you want to be the best you can be, even if you are already an advanced guitarist, buy my book and understand musical notes on a scholarly level through studying past masters.

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"Learn to Read Music by Playing Guitar! is a helpful tool for anyone who wants to learn to play the guitar and keep up with other musicians." Rich H., Saint Peter, MN

"Learn to Read Music by Playing Guitar! is a step-by-step note reading method more complete than any book on the market. I've studied hundreds of books and I believe that my originals and time-tested studies make it the most comprehensive, thorough, and intuitive method book for young and old alike.

Learn to Play the Guitar by Reading Tablature by Ryan Lano

Learn to Play the Guitar by Reading Tablature is the complete book released July 1, 2013 to celebrate six years in business! The book's material is disbursed free to all students of Park Street Guitar Lessons, cumulatively in a step-by-step progression. Learning to read tablature is essential for all guitar players. I have spent years working hard on my book so that you may enjoy a plethora of all your favorite music! Learn the ropes from me, and enjoy tab-reading forever. NOTE TO INDUSTRY: Learn to Play the Guitar by Reading Tablature by Ryan Lano and its contents is original and unique. Any attempt at infringement or plagiarism will result in prompt and vigorous persecution.

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"Learn to Play the Guitar by Reading Tablature is not just a tool box, but the entire chest!" Rich H., Saint Peter

Learn to Play the Guitar by Reading Tablature is the area's method to fast-track success. Producing guitar players like an assembly line, I am constantly studying, innovating, and improving my teaching skill so that you will learn to play twice as fast as any other method at a very reasonable fixed cost.

"Learn to Play the Guitar by Reading Tablature is easy to understand and pick up on. Your lessons are so well-planned I'm looking forward to learning more!" Jeff B., Minnesota Lake

"I wouldn't have another teacher if they paid me. Ryan's method with his attention to me personally really kicks it up a notch!" Karl U., Eagle Lake

"I learned more in two lessons than I did in two months with the other teacher." Paige H., Minnesota Lake

"You make it so easy to understand. Best instructor ever!" Sara S., New Ulm

"I like the techniques you're teaching me, but I especially like the ear-training along the way!" Dennis O., Mankato

"Your method has a real easy way of gauging your own progress." Fairchild T., Mankato

"I like the new songs I get every week. I feel like I can become a rock star!" Grace L., New Richland

My teaching success is based on fifteen years of dedicated teaching, one university music degree, two self-authored books, live performance experience, band coaching experience, 5 years youth counseling experience, and 2,000 South-Central Minnesota guitar students to revitalize your music-making using a value-packed and reliable guitar lessons program. I have been teaching in the Mankato/Saint Peter area for 15 years and customers tell me it is the best lessons they have ever taken.

Park Street Guitar Lessons provides studio locations in which provide an atmosphere conducive to serious learning.

I want to help as many people as possible achieve goals and get real guitar-playing results.  

As a teacher, I imagine guitar players creating music together by learning the language of music in which to communicate. I want you too to learn the language of music using my effective step-by-step repeat-tested and proven method.

At your very first guitar lesson, you will be playing and learning faster and more thorough than any video instruction, online tabs, self-learning book, or music store hire will give you. 

Almost everyone who signs up with me sticks to it, and every single person especially parents love the experience of watching their daughter or son grow into a well-rounded and smart guitar player! 

Please like, subscribe, watch, and tune, and then call me directly for acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, electric bass guitar, drum lessons, and band coaching!

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Park Street Guitar Lessons
At Home and Studio Music Instruction
Saint Peter, Mankato, and Minnesota Lake, MN

Where are you in your guitar playing?

What towns does Park Street Guitar Lessons serve?
At Home guitar lessons take place in Mankato, North Mankato, Saint Peter, Eagle Lake, Madison Lake, and surrounding area. Students are coming to our three studio locations from Le Sueur, Henderson, Le Center, Cleveland, Kasota, Ellendale, New Richland, Pemberton, Amboy, Good Thunder, St. James, Madelia, Lake Crystal, Garden City, Winnebago, Waseca, Janesville, Frost, Freeborn, Alden, Kiester, Elmore, Easton, Blue Earth, Fairmont, Stevens, Nicollet, New Ulm; as far north as Arlington, MN and as far south as Albert Lea and Buffalo Center, IA. Please call or e-mail me if you would like a successful individual or group guitar lesson program for your church, school, or business location.

A is my studio location in Minnesota Lake
B is my studio location in Mankato
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Please call me to discuss options! Ryan Lano 507-341-4140