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Popular Guitar Teachers Near Milwaukee

Gabriel H.

Milwaukee, WI
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Justin B.

Oconomowoc, WI
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Mark W.

Waukesha, WI
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Gabriel H. Milwaukee, WI

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Classical Guitar, Drum, Guitar, Music Theory, Piano

About Me

I graduated with a BA in jazz studies from Columbia in 2007 and have been teaching since 2005. I have played in many different projects, covering many styles including Rock, Jazz, Latin, Hip hop, classical, orchestral, and country. So, I have a strong understanding on the specifics of each of these styles, and a big part of my lesson plan is to teach my students to be as versatile as possible. Hence they have many options as far as playing music. I also play a wide variety of instruments including Piano, Latin Percussion, Mallets, Drum set, Guitar, and bass, so if at any point a student has an interest in trying something different t they have many options.

*** Lesson Details ***
Gabriel has been drumming professionally for nearly a decade, and teaching for seven years. In 2007 Gabriel received his BA in Jazz Studies/percussion performance from Columbia college Chicago, where he studied Drumset with Chicago legend Tom Hipskind, conga virtuoso's Rubin Alverez, and Giovanni Hildalgo, and studio vibraphonist Rick Embach. Gabriel has a high success rate with his students including the winner of the "Heat Strokes" drum competition 2007, Joey Handley. Gabriel's method of teaching is relaxed, yet enthusiastic he strives for making even the most complex musical ideas as simple as possible, and overall making learning fun.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music, Music Stands, Acoustic Piano, Keyboard, Fender Rhodes, Drum Set, Hand Drums, Guitars, Bass, metronome, amps, computer and more!

*** Travel Equipment ***
When teaching at a student's home I am able to bring: Music, Music Stand, Drum Sticks, Hand Drum, Guitar, Bass, Computer, metronome and more!

*** Specialties ***
I work out of various books for drums: Stick Control, Advanced Bop Drumming, A Funky Primer for The Rock Drummer, and also have an assortment of my own exercises and rudiments.

Justin B. Oconomowoc, WI

Subjects Taught

Guitar, History, Music Theory, Trumpet

About Me

I currently stay at home with my two kids, and I love seeing the excitement in their faces whenever they strum on my guitar, plunk around on the piano, or learn a new song to sing. This, along with my own childhood steeped in music, sparked a desire to share music with others and help them learn music.

My teaching philosophy has always been more student interest driven, relaxed and less structured. I think that a very strict, highly structured, cookie-cutter environment, especially in music, can be suffocating to a student's interest. Students have less invested in learning music, and likely won't have any fun, if they are simply being told, "This is what we are learning, this is how we will learn it, and this is the pace at which we will learn it."

Experience:

Completely self-taught on guitar.
16 years of formal music education.
19 years of experience on trumpet.
Numerous high school and collegiate instrumental and choral ensembles.
8 years of teaching freelance trumpet lessons.
Currently, I am the Sunday School music director for my church (PK3-grade 6)

*** Studio Equipment ***
Keyboard, music stands, instrument stands.

*** Travel Equipment ***
The student should be able to provide the instrument and a music stand.

Mark W. Waukesha, WI

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Classical Guitar, Guitar, Ukulele

About Me

I have literally taught hundreds of students how to play guitar, bass, and ukulele over the last twenty-five years. Lessons are offered at a pace that assures your success - fast enough to challenge you while making sure you understand it before we move to the next concept.

Lessons are usually a half-hour long and requires an additional three hours of practice by the student in between lessons.

Whether you are interested in having your child reap the benefits from structured music training or looking to cross something off your bucket list, I can help.

*** Lesson Details ***
Will tailor lessons to your requirements. Typically employ note reading and chord building centered on finger strength and dexterity. Also employ tabs and ear training for learning improvisation and copying solos. advanced chord technique including bar chords as well as solo and jazz voicing.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Line 6 Spider Jam, Shure microphones, Yamaha mixer, Cube Base recording software and RiffMAster software.

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