​Am I too old to learn to play the guitar?

​Am I too old to learn to play the guitar?

Am I too old to learn to play the guitar? I am asked this question all the time. Sometimes the question comes from someone who played guitar in their youth and want to return to it. At other times the individual has never played but has always wanted to. In either case the question is often coming from someone who is finally able to devote time and money to the guitar. The concerns are, can I learn guitar at an older age? Will I have trouble with hand strength? Will I be able to learn chords? Have you ever met anyone that learned guitar at my age? etc. Spoiler.... Yes, you can learn guitar at an older age. However, there are some challenges that you will face and some major benefits as well. We dive into experience and science to answer the question. Are you too old to learn guitar?

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