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Popular Guitar Teachers Near Ward

Julian Y.

Boulder, CO
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Lee J.

Boulder, CO
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Matthew B.

Boulder, CO
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Julian Y. Boulder, CO

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Composition, Drum, Guitar, Music Theory, Piano, Ukulele

About Me

I just completed my Music BA at CU Boulder. I have played in several different ensembles on a variety of instuments including Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele and Voice. My classical training in combination with my experience as a song writer, multi-instrumentalist and band leader gives me a uniquely well-rounded teaching style. I aim to teach and inspire students to use music as a platform for learning important skills such as diligent practice, cognitive flexibilty, and creative expression.

I grew up in Boulder and Hawaii where I gained a love for island music, Reggae, Highlife Music, Jazz and Funk. I am currently in a band called "Isa and Joe Alan" which plays original music in all these styles. I am also a professional face painter, juggler and balloon twister, and love yoga, hiking and climbing.

Julian

*** Lesson Details ***
The lesson curriculum aims to develop students' understanding of aural skills, sight reading, and music theory as well as encouraging fun ways of using music to be more expressive, creative, coordinated and focused. I always tailor lessons to the goals of the student and parents, but after three months, a beginning student generally understands music theory and how to read music, has some experience improvising on their instrument, and feels confident in their ability to develop their skills in and outside of lessons.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I teach in my home studio in North Boulder. The studio has, piano, bass drums, guitar ukelele and vocal microphones. Students should bring their own instruments to in studio lessons (drums and piano provided in the studio) Parents may attend the lessons if they choose.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide all necessary materials for lessons, however it is necessary that students have their own instruments on which to play and practice. I may request that students buy some materials such as tuners (for stringed instruments) or lesson books.

*** Specialties ***
Reggae, Afro-music, funk, soul, blues and jazz

Lee J. Boulder, CO

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Guitar, Harmonica, Music Theory, Songwriting, Ukulele, Vocal Training

About Me

Lee J. is an award winning songwriter, with 18 yrs of FT music instruction experience! Lee studied formally at UCD Denver, for BA in Music and Sound Technology. Lee has the benefit of real world experience in the music business, including past national touring as an indie artist, and currently working with Music Supervisors in LA for Film/TV placements, as well as songs with Major Label Publishers in Nashville! Lee designs custom programs to suit individual ability, goals, and more by giving YOU the skills, techniques, knowledge you need to become proficient at YOUR favorite songs and styles!

*** Lesson Details ***
Custom Lesson Programs to suit individual abilities, needs, goals and more by balancing fundamentals, techniques, theory etc...that you need to become proficient at YOUR favorite songs and styles. Students will make playlists of a couple dozen songs to start with that provide us a "playground" to apply the foundation and skill sets we build.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Boulder Guitar Studio is also a professional recording facility with Protools 10, and major label quality microphones and pre-amps, as well as state of the art mixing and mastering equipment.

*** Specialties ***
I customize each lessons program to suit individual instrument, styles, ability and goals. The program features a balance between fundamentals, theory, technique, ear training, and the technical sides of music training, balanced with learning songs in the styles that are relevant for that student. This balanced program insures that students fully grasp how to apply the technical side of lessons with the music they are interested in.

Matthew B. Boulder, CO

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Arrangement and Composition, Bluegrass Guitar, Composition, Ear Training, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Singing, Songwriting, Vocal Training

About Me

I have a B.M. from Berklee College of Music with an emphasis in Folk, Bluegrass, and traditional music but can teach any style.

Would you like to have a better ear? Be able to hear chord changes quicker and translate that to your instrument? Or would you like to have a better grasp on theory and how to translate that knowledge onto your instrument?

While attending Berklee, I taught all music theory subjects (jazz and traditional harmony), ear training, counterpoint, and songwriting through the school and was involved in the tutoring department.

Are you looking to develop your songwriting? Would you like to write better lyrics? Or use a deeper theoretical knowledge to find new writing techniques and your unique voice?

While living in Boston, I received accolades and awards for songwriting from Berklee and the Boston music community and can pass along harmonic and lyrical techniques to allow you to become a better writer.

Whether you are new to music or a longtime musician looking for something new, I can provide material and methods to help you meet your goals and advance your musicianship.

I am fluent in Guitar and pedal steel guitar and have taught beginning to advanced students in all age groups.

If you want to expand your knowledge of music theory, improve your ear for hearing changes and complex chords, learn new songwriting techniques, and get to new places on your instrument get in touch!

*** Lesson Details ***
I like to tailor my lessons to meet long term student goals and provide them with simple and effective weekly materials to make sure that no part of the learning process is too overwhelming.

I give my students a strong technical foundation and provide them with materials they can easily work through and that will reinforce that new material as we work through it.

But most importantly, I make sure my students never lose the passion that brought them to music and give them an environment to face challenges and discover new aspects of the craft to incite musical and personal growth.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano
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Amps
Recording equipment

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*** Specialties ***
Songwriting
Theory
Ear training
Folk/traditional music
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Pedal Steel Guitar
Lap Steel

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