Rated 5 out of 5 by Frank Classical guitar lessons with David
Off and on since my 20s I've fooled around with guitar lessons but never lasted very long. I am 62 now. I relayed this to David and he laid out an organized plan for systematic improvement. But he was very honest with me about the importance of good practice habits. I've been with him almost 5 months and showing progress. His enthusiasm and patience is appreciated. Thanks, Dave.
May 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Donaldjd52 Surreal! A gift for life! Thanks Dave
I am 56 years of age and have always loved music. As a freshman in college in 1974, I enrolled in some music theory classes and began playing guitar. Not one to discipline myself, I learned only some basic chords and a few little things throughout the years. One day I finally said to myself that it was time to "finally learn how to play the guitar." The good thing with respect to my disposition was that not once did I ever think I was too old to learn. It was a year ago on Christmas morning when my wife presented me with a card containing a number of lessons with Take Lessons. I was elated, anxious and excited to begin to learn what I had put off for half of my life. When I first called my instructor, Dave Murray, I knew this was going to be very edifying and very special for me. As a fellow instructor, I've come to realize that it takes a special person to really understand the needs of students and to appropriate a lesson plan that meets both the individual's elementary and progressive needs. Dave has done this marvelously. I can't measure the joy of success I've experienced learning to play with Dave, whom I'm here to tell you, is a tremendous asset to your organization. I was embarrassed somewhat when we began my lessons as I was all thumbs and very clumsy. Dave was incredible as he always applied the correct method that not only instilled my confidence, but allowed me to make sounds I never thought possible. I'm playing things on the guitar today that again, I never, ever thought were possible. Dave has a meticulous method to his instruction where he introduces things, simple or complex, during the tenure of lessons that are a future puzzle piece that logically fits somewhere down the road. I find his method of instruction intriguing and challenging. Again, at 56 years of age, I can honestly say, this is the greatest gift I could ever have bestowed upon myself. I'm never going to be on the cover of Guitar Player Magazine, but thanks to Dave, I'll always have one of the greatest gifts anyone can give themselves - the gift of playing music.
May 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dad2 Super Dave
Dave instructs my daughter and son in guitar. They're both convinced they are Dave's favorite student. I believe that in itself explains why he is incredibly effective with children. He has them feeling great about music and their progress. Certainly he is an excellent technical instructor. Yes he teaches proper hand position, good tone and so on and so forth. But his ability to connect with children makes him a one of a kind instructor.
May 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JoeH This product has great features
I am over 50 years of age and decided to take up playing the guitar. David is extremely patient and very enthusiastic which makes learning fun (imagine that). Highly recommended
May 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Frank David is enthusiastic, patient and attentive to details. Very organized instruction.
I am very happy with David as my instructor. He is enthusiastic, patient and attentive to details. Very organized with his instruction. I look forward to the lessons.
December 24, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Abaum A Great Teacher
Dave is an excellent teacher: patient, understanding, and open-minded. I would quickly recommend him to anyone wanting to learn any type of guitar!
October 3, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Steven17 Excellent Instructor
David is an excellent guitarist and wonderful teacher for my son. He's very enthusiastic and encouraging. David is patient when my son is struggling wth something and is always available to answer questions in between sessions. We’re very fortunate to have him as an instructor. I would highly recommend him!!
August 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by DonD Guitar Lessons
Dave has opened my mind to understandung the guitar fret board like no one has been able to do. As I said earlier, he is the instructor I always hoped for. Yes, I am having the time of my life learning something I want to do from this day on.Thanks guys.Don
July 1, 2012