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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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 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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Roger L.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Roger L.

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My lessons structured around 2 things:
-Improving your instrumental skills (technique, fingerboard knowledge)
-Growing in your musicianship (establish the ability to study guitar & music independently, ear training, learning songs, music theory, harmony, and grooves)

To help you achieve those, I will offer:
-clear and impartial analysis and advice
-easy to understand *materials in PDFs (scale exercises, chords, voicing shapes and concepts, harmony and rhythm materials, harmony practice sheets, lead sheets, songs for you to listen to, and more)

Those materials will help you visualize:
-Scales & Arpeggios
-Chords, Other voicings and substitutions

we’ll also work on:
-Learning songs
-Hearing and analyzing lines and harmony changes
-Transcribing
-Establishing a solid time feel and rhythmic feel

In the first class, we’ll take some time to figure out your specific needs, and come up with a plan to help you meet them.

About Roger

I’m Roger, a Brooklyn based guitarist. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music, where I studied guitar performance and jazz composition. I’ve got 25 years of experience studying and playing music of all kinds, from classical to pop, to rock, to jazz, on both piano and guitar. I had been thr

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Matthew O.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew O.

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Styles include: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Finger style.

About Matthew

Born and raised in New York City, Matthew "Matt" is an accomplished and respected musician. Matt has been playing guitar for over 30 years and piano for over 15 years and is currently involved in several projects including three bands which have performed in some of NYC's hottest venues including b

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John S.
Great lesson
Lee
Matthew is patient with a solid understanding of music as well as guitar. His focus on learning the fundamentals was greatly appreciated.
Jody L.
Matthew is an outstanding, knowledgable instructor. Highly recommended!
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John S.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Masters degree from University of Memphis
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John S.

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I can teach beginning guitar students how to play their favorite songs. Also, how to read tabs and chord charts. Advanced students can learn theory and jazz improvisation. I can help students who have been using a capo learn how to play bar chords so you will no longer need a capo.
Guitar students should be at least nine years old.
I do not teach finger picking style.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has worke

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Ramon L.
cool and homey.
Camille W.
My daughter had a few lessons with John thus far but he’s gotten her motivated and enjoying playing the piano again.
Lianna S.
My daughter wanted some exposure to the instrument so she could continue with it on the side as she has a primary instrument already. John did a great job or arming her with the requisite knowledge to understand how to play. I would recommend him.
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Daniel B.

192 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Associate of Arts in Music Performance from Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music
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Daniel B.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 13 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of rhythm and ear training skills. I specialize in harmony and theory, typically use Hal Leonard books, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: analog and digital recording equipment/studio, sheet music, stings and basic guitar set-ups. I can't wait to meet you!

About Daniel

Daniel was born to play music. He's on the path the be one of the greats! A true student of music, his influences are never-ending. As a result, he is a true jack of all trades. He can be heard playing anything from classical, folk, jazz, rock, reggae, punk, psychedelic, metal, and solo fingerstyle

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Great teacher! Able to tune lesson very well to your skill level.
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Scott S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
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Scott S.

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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others along

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Gabe D.
Scott is an accomplished player and a patient, knowledgeable teacher, i highly recommend him
Lucas
Scott takes his time to teach you proper techniques to take your playing to the next level.
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Helena 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 been taking lessons with Eric since May 2017. Many times I have friends asking me “you got a lot better very fast, what’s going on?” Well, this is what’s going on: Eric knows what is the most important thing for me to practice at each stage to take my playing further. I have been faithfully following his advice, and make extremely satisfying progress. Can’t ask for a better teacher."
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"Luke was a very helpful teacher. He knows what he is talking about and is very receptive to questions and concerns. He will lead you in the right direction whatever aspect of guitar you are willing to delve into. I came to him knowing only a couple of chords and songs and came away after a summer of lessons knowing much more about music theory and feeling much more confident in my playing."
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"I've been taking lessons with Eric for about 6 months once a week for 1h online, we have been mostly focusing on lead guitar playing. Before that I couldn't really play solos, now I can play solos of about 19 songs to some extent, some better than others. I got to a level when I can learn new solos on my own of most songs that I like, which was way too hard just half a year ago. Eric is a great teacher, very knowledgeable about all things related to a guitar."
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