Starter Guitars for the New Musician

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Starter Guitars for the New Musician

Start Them With the Right One

If there's a person in your life that has that curiosity or intrigue in the guitar, or even in music with sweet chords, hard licks, blazing solos, or funky chops, giving the gift of the guitar is a no-brainer. There are many options that are risk-free and don't break the bank. These guitars are only a few out of the many options we have for that perfect starter guitar.

Epiphone Songmaker DR-100 Acoustic Guitar - Vintage Sunburst

Epiphone Songmaker DR-100 Acoustic Guitar - Vintage Sunburst

$249

The classic Dove style acoustic first introduced at the legendary Gibson and Epiphone factory in Kalamazoo in 1962 became one of the first acoustic guitars to become a recognized rock and roll icon. It's perfect for the budding singer-songwriter and rocks a nice, bold finish.

Yamaha FG800 Acoustic Guitar - Matte

Yamaha FG800 Acoustic Guitar - Matte

$259.99

Yamaha's standard acoustic model, with simple and traditional looks and outstanding quality, is an ideal beginner guitar with exceptional value. It's a solid-top guitar with authentic sound that is well balanced without sacrificing its robust strength.

Yamaha F325D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar - Natural

Yamaha F325D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar - Natural

$199.99

Quality and tone with a price that reflects an incredible value is the hallmark of Yamaha's F series of guitars. This one's perfect for the starting singer songwriter or those looking to learn those first essential chords.

Yamaha C40 Classical Guitar - Natural

Yamaha C40 Classical Guitar - Natural

$199.99

The C40 is Yamaha's most affordable classical guitar. This is one of the most popular full-size classical guitars for beginner players, and it's easy to see why. With a spruce top and a focus on playability, this one's for the person in your life with a musical taste for fine guitar work.

Squier Mini Stratocaster - Laurel, Black

Squier Mini Stratocaster - Laurel, Black

$239.99

The Squier Mini Stratocaster is the perfect companion for players seeking a reduced-size instrument with classic styling and familiar Fender tone. This one's perfect for beginners that want to ease into the comfort of the guitar, or for the younger superstar in the making.

Squier Bullet Stratocaster HT - Laurel, Fiesta Red

Squier Mini Stratocaster HT - Laurel, Black

$239.99

Designed for players seeking a high value, stylish and versatile instrument, the Bullet Stratocaster HT sports the classic looks and tone that made the Strat one of the most popular guitars of all time. Perfect for the beginner who has been inspired by any guitar icon rocking the iconic instrument.

Cordoba Mini II FMH Classical Guitar - Flamed Mahogany

Cordoba Mini II FMH Classical Guitar - Flamed Mahogany

$285

The Cordoba Mini II simplifies impromptu jam sessions thanks to a new scale length that suits Standard E tuning. While some short-scale instruments sound more "ukulele", the Mini II’s voice skews "guitar", warm and full. It's a perfect way to get a new player to just pick up and start playing with ease.

Epiphone SG Special VE Electric Guitar - Vintage Cherry

Epiphone SG Special VE Electric Guitar - Vintage Cherry

$279

The Epiphone SG Special VE is a great way for players to discover a rock classic or obtain a stage-ready touring standby at a price anyone can afford. This is for starting players that have been inspired by rock 'n' roll and want to get riffing.

Taylor GS Mini - Sitka Spruce / Layered Rosewood

Taylor GS Mini - Sitka Spruce / Layered Rosewood

$799

The GS Mini family has swept the acoustic guitar world up in its fun, casually creative musical spirit, offering compact guitars that respond with the projection and clarity almost equaling a full-size guitar. This is perfect for the starting musician that's serious about playing guitar, but still wants to keep it fun. This will be a go-to in their collection for years to come.

The Gift of Music Lessons

The Gift of Music Lessons

A great gift on its own or to pair with any instrument - because for over 50 years, Cosmo School of Music has been offering a variety of musical instruction to meet the needs of every musician. Contact Cosmo School of Music to give the gift of music lessons.

905-787-2090
1-800-463-3000

lesson@cosmo.ca

Cosmo Music Store Gift Cards

Cosmo Music Store Gift Cards

Cosmo Music is one of biggest and best musical instrument retail stores in the world; this is an easy and welcomed gift for the musicians on your list! This card can only be used at the store (10 Via Renzo Dr, Richmond Hill ON) and cannot be used for online purchases. Cosmo Music gift cards can be purchased in-store or purchased online and used in-store. Gift Card Terms and Conditions apply.

Find the Perfect Gift for Everyone on Your List

Find the Perfect Gift for Everyone on Your List

Cosmo Music has gift ideas for musicians and music enthusiasts of all levels, so whether your shopping list this year is big or small, we've got you covered. Check out all our gift ideas from this year's Holiday Gift Guide.

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Shop Starter Guitars for the New Musician

  • Taylor GS Mini - Sitka Spruce / Layered Rosewood

    Taylor Guitars

    Taylor GS Mini - Sitka Spruce / Layered Rosewood

    $799.00 Graduation cap Your School Price

  • Epiphone SG Special VE Electric Guitar - Vintage Cherry

    Epiphone

    Epiphone SG Special VE Electric Guitar - Vintage Cherry

    $279.00 Graduation cap Your School Price

    MSRP: $359.00
  • Cordoba Mini II FMH Classical Guitar - Flamed Mahogany

    Cordoba

    Cordoba Mini II FMH Classical Guitar - Flamed Mahogany

    $285.00 Graduation cap Your School Price

    MSRP: $356.00
  • Squier Bullet Stratocaster HT - Laurel, Fiesta Red

    Squier

    Squier Bullet Stratocaster HT - Laurel, Fiesta Red

    $239.99 Graduation cap Your School Price

  • Squier Mini Stratocaster - Laurel, Black

    Squier

    Squier Mini Stratocaster - Laurel, Black

    $239.99 Graduation cap Your School Price

  • Yamaha C40 Classical Guitar - Natural

    Yamaha

    Yamaha C40 Classical Guitar - Natural

    $199.99 Graduation cap Your School Price

    MSRP: $220.00
  • Yamaha F325D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar - Natural

    Yamaha

    Yamaha F325D Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar - Natural

    $199.99 Graduation cap Your School Price

    MSRP: $240.00
  • Yamaha FG800 Acoustic Guitar - Matte

    Yamaha

    Yamaha FG800 Acoustic Guitar - Matte

    $259.99 Graduation cap Your School Price

    MSRP: $320.00
  • Epiphone Songmaker DR-100 Acoustic Guitar - Vintage Sunburst

    Epiphone

    Epiphone Songmaker DR-100 Acoustic Guitar - Vintage Sunburst

    $249.00 Graduation cap Your School Price

    MSRP: $319.00

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