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Davin D.

Montevallo, AL
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Davin D.

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Principled Learning

An initial establishing of your skill level and a personalized program of growth tailored to your specific goals

A Roadmap to your learning with intermittent goals to help you see your progressreach your ultimate

A few ”tricks of the the trade” to more professional playing

Principles that can stretch into any instrument, genre or style of music

If so desired, analysis of songs to understand deeper mechanisms of music

About Davin

Hi, there! My name is Davin and I look forward to meeting you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students learn to play guitar. I am mostly self taught but have learned theory and composition/songwriting under Berklee study programs. I'm a laid back yet passion

Lauren B.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools-Middle
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Lauren B.

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I can help you learn you favorite songs or write your own! I have been playing guitar for 20 years and have been a classroom music teacher for 12 years. I can help you not only develop your playing skills but also provide the necessary music theory to take you to the next level!

About Lauren

I am a certified music teacher of 12 years. I currently teach guitar, piano, drum set, and songwriting at a Fine Arts Academy. I have experience teaching guitar both in a class setting and a one-on-one setting. I have also led children's music at Vacation Bible School. Prior to teaching, I trave

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Jennifer K.
This was my first lesson with Lauren, I felt she understood what I was looking for, explained what I can expect, and took things as slow as I needed to go. I felt like we clicked and I plan on continuing lessons with Lauren.
Ketourah J.
My daughter was very impressed with her teacher.
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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
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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. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ now and attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA where I played with many talented individuals and learned from some of the

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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.

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Stephen T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephen T.

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Experienced teacher of nearly 5 years; all ages welcome! I adapt my teaching style to each student but generally focus on songs rather than strictly technical exercises. I use songs as examples of theory and technique, allowing them to be short-term goals while still developing fundamentals. I also strongly encourage self expression- improvisation, songwriting and recording are some of my favorite subjects to teach. Everyone had an inner artist; let me help you find yours!

About Stephen

I am an Athens GA based classically trained pianist and guitarist. Music has been my passion since a young age - I got started on piano at the age of 7 and discovered my love of guitar in middle school. I have spent the past 5 years teaching music and going on tour as the guitarist and keyboard pla

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Jorge S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
  • Commercial Music from University of Texas El Paso
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jorge S.

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Do you feel stuck on guitar? Have you tried "free" YouTube lessons and haven't felt confident? Maybe you've taken lessons already and it didn't work out for you...

I am a CERTIFIED Guitar Teacher with 6 years of experience teaching public school curriculum. I have a degree in guitar and I can teach many musical subjects. I have taught 15 years of private lessons and have grown to create a very personal learning experience for each of my students. Check out my bio and my pics for more!

*After you purchase your lesson package, I will contact you to set up a 30 min meet and greet, send you tons of materials and resources, and get to know your goals so we we waste ZERO lesson time!

**Please watch the videos below and view the pictures!

FOR BEGINNERS:
-Proper Posture
-Reading Notes
-Finger-style OR with a Guitar Pick
-Appreciation
-Basic Theory

FOR INTERMEDIATE:
-Reading Notes (not in open position)
-Scales
-Chord Harmony and Theory
-Improvisation
-Tone and Gear

About Jorge

Jorge is a versatile musician who has worked alongside some of the industry's top performers. His collaborative work and solo work has reached many audiences throughout the world. Aside from recording in many studios, writing, and performing, he is also an accomplished educator with 5 years experie

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Dymond
Jorge is THE BEST! He is so patient and enthusiastic about teaching and he is going the extra mile to help along the way! I highly recommend him!
Audrey
Super great teacher. Easy to understand and is very patient. I've learned more in three weeks with him than I did in three years taking lessons at my school.
Alexander W.
First lesson went great. Jorge was patient and easy to understand.
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Phil C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Music Composition and Performance from Columbia College Chicago
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Phil C.

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I teach every student the technical skills and applied theory necessary to work in any contemporary style on guitar. I use the "Be better than you have to be" approach. Want to be the best on a bad day? Be better than your chosen style requires. I studied classical and jazz in order to excel at rock, folk and blues.
You will learn to read music and charts for guitar, as well as movable scale patterns, movable chord forms, and how to apply it all to master the fretboard.
Have you hit a road block? I can help. Are you brand new and want to be sure you understand the instrument completely? I can help.

About Phil

COVID-19 UPDATE: WHILE CHICAGO REMAINS IN PHASE 4 OF REOPENING, I'M ONLY DOING SOCIALLY DISTANCED IN-PERSON LESSONS, WITH MASKS. I WILL BE HAPPY TO DISCUSS THIS WITH YOU BEFORE SETTING UP OUR SESSIONS. IT'S IMPORTANT TO ME THAT WE ALL FEEL SAFE AND COMFORTABLE IN OUR WORK TOGETHER. I've taugh

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Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
Ben B.
Phil is very personable in his approach. He is also very knowledgeable and throughout in his explanations regarding the topics we are working on and I'm very happy to be working with him.
Glenn F.
1st meeting/lesson went well....Looking forward to future lessons.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Birmingham, AL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Birmingham 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 $276 per hour.
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$51 average
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"My kids had their first lesson with Daniel yesterday. He was very patient. Go step by step. Nice personality. We look forward to next week lessons!

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Derrick
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Indigo is an amazing teacher. While she is a professional musician with a deep understanding of music theory, I am an intermediate guitar player and don’t spend much time on theory - i mostly want to work on playing songs and singing, and she jumps right into what i am working on with enthusiasm and an open mind. She is good at explaining things and she is also always smiling and super nice. Can’t say enough good things."
michael graham
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Excellent teacher

Although Tony has many years of guitar playing experience, he has the ability to speak in terms a new student can understand. His patience is incredible, when you become frustrated he has the ability to help you work through it. I highly recommend Tony to the beginner up to the highly advanced player."
Anthony
Took Guitar lessons from Anthony G.
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"I have always wanted to learn how to play guitar but just never really knew where to begin. My wife surprised me with lessons for fathers day. I am currently approaching one year playing thanks to meeting Steve and taking weekly lessons with him. Steve is a wonderful person and the absolute best person to learn from. He is extremely patient and and passionately inspiring. He really cares about your growth in learning a new instrument and goes beyond the normal preparation to assure you get the most success out of your time and works closely with you on what you personally would like to achieve with your learnings. I would highly recommend Steve for anyone, at any age, that is either looking to extend their craft or those like me who is ready to learn something new and enjoyable in their life."
Tim
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Ray is super patient and has a great ability to break things down simply ;)"
Dylan
Took Guitar lessons from Ray M.
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"David pointed out how I was moving incorrectly from one chord to another, I didn't even realize I was doing it. He showed me an exercise to break that bad habit, it is also helping me to move from one chord to another smoothly and easily. I can already tell the difference in just a few days. He explained things in a way, I fully understood. I had a great lesson and cant wait till the next!"
Daphne
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Great teacher, actually cares and tries to help his students improve."
Kelly
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"Kwame is super nice and easy to work with"
Antonio
Took Guitar lessons from Kwame S.
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"thought me the riffs of enter sandman and seven nation army."
james
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Sienna enjoyed her first class with you Kevin. She is super excited for more lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kevin D.
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