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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 Mu

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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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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
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Glenn S.

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All levels and styles, tab or notation, "custom" teaching approach

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching methods

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TERESA S.
Very knowledgeable. He's a good teacher with great people skills.
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Glenn is the best!
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Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
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Manuel B.

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  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music
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Manuel B.

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I have always been something of a mathematician at heart, and I believe in teaching students to apply that sort of methodical critical thinking to all aspects of music. I believe that music education should be goal-oriented, but that there are certain aspects of music that are fundamental whether the student wants to play funk, modern extreme metal, or to write the next atonal masterpiece. To this end, I always meet my students where they are and focus on where they want to go, addressing these fundamentals in a way that will be engaging for all.

I encourage students to delve into theory and technique deeply enough that they shift from being sets of rules to being a framework and a tool that can be used (and abused) as needed, and I seek to help my students build the mental and physical roadmaps that they need to achieve this goal.

I also teach lessons specifically designed to help students build confidence and understanding on extended range guitars.

About Manuel

Guitarist, composer, and educator Manuel Barbará graduated summa cum laude from Berklee College of Music with a double major in composition and performance. Manuel specializes in contemporary progressive rock and metal, advanced guitar technique, extended-range guitars, and contemporary post-tonal

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David E.

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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Ibanez Solo Competition 2017 from Ibanez
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David E.

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Everyone learns differently and I try to make each lesson fit their needs. I find what goals you have and make a lesson plan specific to you. I have 10+ years of experience teaching ages 5-80. I have learned that no student is alike. At the end of the lesson I want everyone to have fun while learning.

About David

I stated playing guitar when I was 8yrs old. By the time I was 15 I was playing in band s and local venues in Phoenix. When I was 18 I relocated to L.A. and attended Musician's Institute in Hollywood CA. I performed and recorded for many artist while living out there. Ranging from up and coming arti

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Just had my first lesson with David and it was so much fun! David is kind, patient and a great instructor!
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Excellent lessons, always fun and exciting.
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Liz Fanora J.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded Director's Award for Band from Chamberlain High School
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Liz Fanora J.

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With 10+ years of guitar teaching and performing experience, Liz loves to share her knowledge of singer/songwriter, folk, reggae, rock, and pop style playing. She also loves to teach the theory behind the fretboard and how it relates to the Western scale, as well as sheet music & tab reading.

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summer

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Irwin S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Irwin S.

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I am a dedicated, talented and enthusiastic music instructor. I love sharing my knowledge on the joys of making music with my students. I teach because I want to teach. Not because I have to teach.

The disciplines that I have acquired through my music have helped me in all areas of my life, and I love the idea that I can share some of those lessons with other people.

I love seeing a child's eyes light up the first time they play a song or grasp a concept. I enjoy working with adults whose life long ambition has been to learn to play an instrument, and have finally found the time for their studies.

About Irwin

I am a dedicated, talented and enthusiastic music instructor. I love sharing my knowledge on the joys of making music with my students. I teach because I want to teach. Not because I have to teach. The disciplines that I have acquired through my music have helped me in all areas of my life, and I

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Great guy, great teacher. Took the time and focused on me during the entire lesson. Geared the lessons specifically for me and my interests and tastes in music. Took a personal interest in me as a person and encouraged me to practice and to explore all the different things I could do with my talent. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Very reasonably priced for all that you get out of the lessons."
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"Mat is patient and kind. He's mild mannered and uplifting. Wonderful teacher for my 8 year old beginner daughter."
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"Ahmad is an amazing teacher. If you are on the fence about starting lessons, do it! I thought about it for months before starting, and I am sorry I didn't start sooner. I grew up taking private lessons on another instrument and didn't love it. I wanted music back in my life, but wasn't sure how to start again. I bought a guitar a couple years ago, but never picked it up. After someone gave me a gift certificate to Ahmad's studio, I decided to make weekly lessons a normal part of my life.

I am a beginner and have been taking lessons for about four months now. Ahmad is methodical about choosing the first couple of songs to help you learn a good amount of chords and then allows you to choose which songs you want to play. Some weeks I let him choose and other weeks I choose. It's been an awesome experience learning a song by my favorite artist.

I can't recommend Ahmad enough. If you have any hesitation about starting lessons, go try one. You won't regret it. I look forward to my lesson every week. It's tough to imagine the week without one."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I am starting from scratch. Ronnie Took me through the basics learning the structure of the guitar and brief music theory. He definitely knows the craft and can play! Good teacher for any level player"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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Took Guitar lessons from Joseph L.
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"I have done Zoom meetings and classes but this is first one that I had to learn tasks from someone not in the room. This worked well for me. Greg seemed like he was in the room with me. He was able to show me how to place my fingers and observe to see that I was doing alright."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I have been taking lessons with Andrea for years and he is an amazing teacher. I have tried to learn guitar with a teacher before and it was disappointing. Andrea got me to progress quicker than I imagined. A great musician and a kind and professional teacher."
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"She is very professional and fun at the same time I am a vocalist been in the music business all my life decided to learn acoustic guitar to improve myself to do future things my instructor Michelle has made me feel confident to go for my goal this was my first lesson but I feel its going to be a great investment if you're really ready to understand music I would suggest her teaching its great!!"
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