In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.
In this fatwa:
1- It is permissible to learn guitar. Music is permissible but this depends on what you do with the music.
2- If people use music a good cause, then learning a musical instrument or learning an artistic skill is permissible.
3- If people use music to spread immorality or cause people to commit sins, it is not permissible to learn music.
Dr. Jasser Auda, answers your question in this video:
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