There's nothing like a music mentor.
There are so many self-study programs, that it's mind boggling. Similarly for stand-alone private teachers. You can find a teacher, and a community that supports you at a well-established music school.
Boston School of Music Arts has been encouraging new musicians of all ages through the fun and challenges of music education. Our private lessons are structured, and allow maximum freedom of creativity while ensuring that students have a solid foundation with their instrument. The combination of our teacher training program (for those whom have already taught), successful curriculum materials, and performance-oriented activities, ensures that results and progress actually happen, and can be seen and measured.