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Popular Classical Guitar Teachers Near Pittsburgh

John W.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Andy H.

Carnegie, PA
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Sam K.

Oakdale, PA
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John W. Pittsburgh, PA

Segovia, Bream, Ana Vidovic... Bach, Villa-Lobos, etc...

About John

Learn to play the songs you want to play.....

I am a professional performing Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter with 25+ years experience playing and teaching. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Guitar Performance from Temple University and spent 6 years performing in NYC with various groups and ensembles. I have studied and teach Classical guitar, Theory from both a classical and Jazz view point, Composition/Arrangement, Counterpoint and performance techniques such as repertoire building and maintenance.

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I will tailor the lesson toward you goals..... It's all about making music and having fun....

For beginning students we will begin with chromatic exercises to start building hand dexterity and comfort with the guitar as well as working out of Mel ...

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ChuckC May 10, 2012
John is an excellent teacher. He is obviously extremely knowledgable about music in general and the guitar in particular.He combines patience with high expectations of his pupils (at least this pupil).Very encouraging.I recommend him highly!
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BrianH1 April 30, 2012
Patient and knowledgeable

John has been teaching my 9 year old daughter for several months now and I am extremely impressed with his knowledge and patience. My daughter looks forward to her lessons and practicing comes much easier and regular with John's laid back approach. I highly recommend John to anyone looking to take any level of guitar lessons.
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JeremyR March 26, 2012
Very patient. Great motivator. Excellent delivery of instruction and material. John makes learning guitar FUN!
Andy H. Carnegie, PA

Learn classical finger style, beginning and intermediate repertoire

About Andy

Learn from an Internationally recognized musician! In 2008 I set two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for continuous guitar playing. I've performed at nearly every important music venue in Pittsburgh, notably: Heinz Hall, Heinz Field, the (old) Syria Mosque, The Electric Banana, Nick's Fat City, Graffiti, the Decade, the Hard Rock Café (Pittsburgh) and Stage AE.

Since starting classical piano at age 5, trumpet, french horn and bass have all been primary instruments for at least several years, but the guitar has remained since age 10. I have developed an extensive and well-rounded set of sensibilities from performing jazz, blues and rock bands, bell choirs, marching bands, orchestras and musicals.

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Sam K. Oakdale, PA

Basic classical technique, reading, chords, right hand finger pattern exercises

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. Other teachers at my studio teach guitar, bass, piano, clarinet, saxophone and flute. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my music studio/store for over 10 years. I have instructional book/cd(s) and instruments for purchase or rentals usually available on-site. Our teachers are experienced and friendly. Parking lot is free and off-street.

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Michelle W. October 31, 2014
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Harlie enjoys her lessons! Sam is a very enthusiastic teacher and helps to keep her focused

Victor R.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Georg C.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Grant W.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Victor R. Pittsburgh, PA

Do you want to play guitar? I mean, do you really want to develop the fine art of playing guitar? Do you want to be able to learn how to build nice chord progressions, how to play a solo melody and do solo improvisation, in different styles of music and on all different types of guitars? Have you always wanted to learn that song from a CD but can't get the right notes and chords? Do you need to train your ear? Do you need a good method to be able to learn to play blues, classical, folk or rock as quickly as possible?

Not previous experience required

Call TakeLessons. I have more than 25 years experience teaching music. I speak English and Spanish and can teach in either language. I have my own music studio in Squirrel Hill, specially built for enjoying music. I have very affordable rates and a flexible schedule. I teach children and adults of any age. References available upon request.

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no I don't have the skills

Georg C. Pittsburgh, PA

About georg

I am a freelance guitarist/recording artist/music instructor. I have twenty years professional experience and numerous music industry accomplishments. I am looking for new guitar students.

Grant W. Pittsburgh, PA

Through the University of Pittsburgh's Dietrich School of Arts, I was classically trained to play nylon string guitar. I am eager to share my knowledge on Classical Guitar.

About Grant

My name is Grant and I am looking to educate people of all ages in playing Guitar and learning music theory. I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor's of Music. As a student, I performed with Pitt's Carpathian Ensemble and Carnegie Mellon University's Classical Guitar Ensemble. In addition, I have performed with multiple groups/bands as well as a soloist.

I have been playing the guitar for over 12 years. Although I have learned under traditional teaching methods, I specifically tailor lessons for each and every individual student. My goal as a teacher is to ensure that all students improve their abilities as an artist and a musician. I am an easy going, reliable individual with hopes of sharing my knowledge and skills with others.

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Classical Guitar With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Classical Guitar in Pittsburgh and nearby areas. Learn how to play classical guitar by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Pittsburgh Classical guitar teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Classical guitar lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Classical guitar student, intermediate Classical guitar student, or advanced Classical guitar student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Classical guitar skills. Your choices for a Pittsburgh Classical guitar instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Classical guitar instructor's specialties ...

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