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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
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  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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George C.

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As with any instrument or art, you have to start somewhere and put work into. There are no shortcuts. However, a good instructor can quickly recognize what you wish to learn, zone in on those areas, and most importantly allow you the desire to keep play more. This type of guidance is the “shortcut”. For myself, I have 18+ years playing electric/acoustic guitar I have also attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA playing with other musicians and learning from the best instructors.

Beginner level: we have to start with positioning of you fret and pick hand. You can change a bit of this up later. To start, I might hear you play something: one note, a melody, or a riff just to see where you’re at. Starting from scratch? That’s perfectly fine.

We will work on two aspects: working towards playing single note melodies and strumming/learning basic chords. I would encourage learning the latter as pretty much all contemporary songs can be accompanied by rhythm guitar. Changing ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours, or online. It started with learning violin at an early age. It opened doors to my musical journey in the future. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ and attended M

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

David R.

8 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
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David R.

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I will get students playing the songs they like right away as they learn new skills that will improve their playing.

About David

I have been giving guitar lessons for 10 years and playing guitar since I was 12 years old. I will customize each lesson to meet your needs and give you the tools that you need to achieve your goals. Along the way, I will broaden your horizons to accomplish more than you thought possible! I h

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Avishai V.
Dave is very good with younger children. My 6yr old son loves his Guitar lessons with Dave. I was a little skeptical when I started as I was not so sure how much my son would enjoy the lessons, but it has been very good. I would strongly recommend Dave.
matt
Great first lesson. Really tailored to what i want to learn and try to do. Thanks
Melissa Maynard
Great first time lesson. Very accommodating to personal skill level!
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Paul R.

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  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul R.

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The guitar is a versatile instrument. With my help, you will learn the meaning of chord progressions, chord shapes, scaling, improvisation, and rhythm. Learning how to listen is also something that is invaluable to any musician, which is also something that I will also cover in our lessons.

About Paul

To all potential students, I believe that my education in vocal technique and my 7+ years of performing either solo or with an ensemble can be an asset to you. I’ve had 3 years of formal vocal training from High School and College, have studied music theory as a music major in college, and am w

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Bryan
Paul is an amazing vocalist. He will open your eyes to help you find your best voice. Not only is he an extremely talented musician with years of experience, but he’s also a great person who wants to help you improve with each lesson.

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Chris C.

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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from Belmont University
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Chris C.

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Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself?

I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music!

I achieve this by:

1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners.

2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings.

I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I ...

About Chris

Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instr

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Scott N.
Having not had a guitar lesson in almost 50 years, Chris made it easy to talk bout my goals, and immediately show me some techniques and licks that will be helpful. Also really appreciate the recorded video of the lesson and extra materials he sent as follow up.
Patrick
Chris took the time to find out my goals and where I was at as far as skill level, then tailored the lessons to be fun yet challenging. Looking forward to more lessons.
John G.
Outstanding teacher. I have had literally 20 teachers in my 40 years of on and off guitar playing and Chris is by far the best. He works to you and your capabilities and not to his pre-planned lessons. You feel no guilt and want to learn and push yourself more. I have progressed more with him than any instructor so far. Hire him!

Andre L.

24 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors in Music Education from Five Towns College
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Andre L.

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In starting guitar, students will be first shown basic fundamentals of guitar such as how to properly tune their instrument with a tuner so they will always be able to hear their guitar correctly. Learning simple melodies of songs for the average beginner guitarist serves itself to be the first useful method of great fretboard familiarity and to acquire dexterity. Basic beginner chords are then taught to learn to play a few of their favorite songs in a simple format as well as basic power chords that are most commonly used in rock songs. As the student progresses to an intermediate level, songs that more closely relate to the students' original goals will be incorporated into lessons and the students' home practice routine (which serves a great purpose in order to develop the skills to attain their musical goals). At this level, students will also become introduced to ear training and learning more complex melodies by ear. At an advanced level, students can expect to learn far more ...

About Andre

My name is Andre, I currently reside in Asheville, NC, and I pride myself in being the best teacher to all of my students because I want to have them succeed in all they do! I'm a goal oriented, passionate, and motivated individual who also thoroughly believes learning music should be fun and easy!

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krista S.
Andre made my first lesson very easy. He's willing to answered questions and very informative. Can't wait for my next lesson.
Mickey R.
Excellent and thorough! Extremely knowledgeable and helpful! Very patient and cares about student centered learning! I would highly recommend Andre!
Noel Z.
So far it has been a great experience for my daughter learning the piano with Andre.
Andre is very patient with my 5 years old and I believe she is enjoying the experience based on his patient approach with Noelle.

Betty N.

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Starting at $35
  • Guitar from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Betty N.

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I cover all aspects of guitar technique and include a comprehensive study of applied musical application.

About Betty

A graduate from Musicians Institute. Betty is a working professional musician that brings a wealth of professional knowledge to her students. She has played in several U.S. tours and most recently Europe. She is a knowledgeable teacher who can help students reach their musical goals. She will not o

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De Marcus R.
Betty is an excellent instructor. She makes learning exciting and practical. With no guitar experience, I've learned basic guitar chords, a blues chord progression, and pentatonic scales, in only 3 weeks. Which set the foundation for me to began learning my first guitar song. Betty is a real musician, and her passion for the craft will inspire you to want to learn and become better. If you want to learn from the best, you want to learn from Betty.
Julian A.
Betty was very friendly and knowledgeable,
my son really enjoy taking the first class with her.
Stephen D.
Betty will provide a great lesson experience showing you some of her tips and tricks to expedite the learning process that will benefit your playing and understanding of guitar. She brings in all her personal experience and knowledge to each lesson. Betty's approach and style of teaching makes it fun and easy to understand.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Bessemer, AL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Bessemer is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I've known Lisa since I gave her guitar lessons as a young lady. Being raised in a wonderful and more importantly, musical family, in addition to her education and professional experience, make her uniquely qualified to teach in a wide variety of curriculum. I'm extremely proud to be a part of her musical journey and I know she will bring the gift and joy of music to her students."
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Took Guitar lessons from Lisa A.
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"Jen is so knowledgeable and really guided the lessons around my interests. She’s very sweet, and I learned so much!"
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"We were fortunate to have David recommended to us by a family member. Not only did he come to our house and save us the added stress of traveling during our busy week, he often stayed longer than scheduled to ensure understanding of new skill(s) being taught. He was calm, professional and patient and had an adaptive approach with our son that increased his confidence when he struggled."
Tara and Jason
Took Guitar lessons from David L.
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"Cole is an excellent instructor. We set up a solid foundation where we can begin, and what is expected from student and instructor. Time was spent wisely with Cole finding my interest and desires of a guitar player, and music style I want to play. Cole is very professional and easy to follow. Best decision I made for lessons. I could not ask for a better instructor. I definitely have been referring him to my friends."
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Took Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!"
Derek
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher E.
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"Worked with my next perfectly."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg D.
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"Greg is great. He teaches and explains things well even when he can't be there in person. He wants you to succeed just as much or more then you want to. He is an amazing teacher!"
Greyson
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"First lesson went well. Tim took time and patiently explained all the necessary basics of guitar to make a beginner comfortable. Hopefully other lessons will proceed in the same manner."
Esvar
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Dave has a great deal of knowledge but his best credential is patience , which is important to an older learner like myself."
Jack
Took Guitar lessons from Dave K.
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"He’s both flexible and knowledgeable, two traits I was looking for, an helped me choose the right guitar. Excited about upcoming lessons!"
Amanda
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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