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David S.

30 Reviews
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  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playing

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Great first lesson
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Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
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Charles W.

11 Reviews
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  • Teaches Advanced
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Charles W.

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I have been playing guitar for over 29 years I started as a young child I have studied it professionally in school and I teach all styles of guitar and doing lead solos or playing rhythm for any style I teach popular songs and also traditional classical or jazz blues songs as well as folk any style any age and I make the lessons as fun as they are informative

About Charles

I am an international recording artist and seasoned performer. I have been playing music since the early age of 8 yrs old. I have always been inspired by music and love to inspire others with music. Some of my accomplishments include putting an album out with Universal Records as a Nashville recordi

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Cindy
Instructor is very talented!
Brekyn J.
My first lesson with Charles went great! I can tell he's going to help me reach my goals very quickly and efficiently. So excited to feel confident with the piano!
Kristina K.
Great teacher,with innovative ideas, learning a lot, I feel like a real musician
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Scott M.

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  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott M.

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Hi! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I was introduced to guitar by my older brother. He taught me Johnny B. Goode & we would jam for hours. I took some music classes at college but was a business major. Colleges only offered classical guitar & I was not interested in that. I have since studied six years with SF Conservatory graduate & classical guitarist Tim Lawler. Tim helped me learn to read music & develop my teaching skills. Thanks Tim!
I have been teaching for over 25 years, making a living at it for most of that time. I teach group & private lessons. Most of my students are beginners. Many start out as kids & stay until they go to college. I have a lot of teen & adult students also, with many diverse interests from classical, jazz, rock, funk, blues, alt, pop, rap, punk, metal, folk, country, game music, Americana, reggae, bluegrass. I also have those interests. Students are studying with me; we are both learning. I enjoy it as much as they do. I ...

About Scott

Hi! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I was introduced to the guitar by my older brother. He taught me Johnny B. Goode and we would jam for hours together. I took some lessons. I started a rock band and would play parties. I joined the high school jazz band. I took some music and t

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Rafael A.

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  • Teaches students 12 to 60
  • Bachelor's Degree in Popular Music and Jazz from Interamerican University of San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rafael A.

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I stand out with my creative approaches to teaching, always sticking to the fundamentals while being flexible with the student’s needs and learning type.

About Rafael

I am a professional guitarist, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico in San Juan with a Bachelor's Degree in popular music. I have studied a wide variety of musical genres and styles like Pop, Blues, Rock, Classical, Jazz, Brazilian music, Fl

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Daniel B.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Barry McDonald Scholarship from University of Tennessee
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Daniel B.

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My guitar lessons have an emphasis on rhythmic and harmonic training (how things sound and feel). Building a sense of melody and musicality are also a strong focus. This is accomplished through learning and playing familiar songs, reading different kinds of music, and improvising/composing. All the while, we will be building a relaxed and natural approach to the instrument.

About Daniel

I am currently only offering virtual lessons. Hello! My name is Daniel and I have been playing and teaching guitar and bass (electric and upright) in all styles for over 15 years. I even have a Masters Degree and a Bachelors in music to show for it. My students have the benefit of highly custo

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Keishia
My son has been taking lessons with Mr. Brown for 2 years. We started off in-home but switched to online at the onset of the pandemic. Mr. Brown is always friendly fun and professional. My son started bass in school but did not enjoy the classroom lessons. My son has some learning and focus challenges. Mr. Brown is very patient, encouraging, and kind with him and he works hard to keep my son engaged. My son made significant strides. I highly recommend Mr. Brown as an instructor.
Gisela W.
My 14 year old son has been taking lessons with Daniel for about a year now and is very pleased with Daniel's teaching style and skill. Daniel is well prepared for each lesson and challenges my son with new techniques and material. We plan to stay with him!
G.W.
Daniel is an excellent upright bass instructor. He has been working with my son for almost a year now. My son really enjoys the lessons and believes that he is improving steadily under Daniel's instruction. I am impressed by Daniel's thorough preparation and follow up.
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Brad F.

15 Reviews
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  • Masters of Music in Guitar Performance from East Carolina University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Brad F.

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I'm a guitarist and educator based out of Raleigh, NC. I received training at the University of South Carolina (Bachelors of Music, 2011) and East Carolina University (Masters of Music, 2015). I am an active performer in the Triangle area, drawing inspiration from American roots music, classical, and jazz traditions.

I have seen hundreds of students over ten years of private teaching, working with beginner to advanced students of all age levels. I teach in a wide range of styles, and I specialize in classical guitar and flatpicking (bluegrass/old time).

I hope to help you along as you grow as a musician and a guitarist!

About Brad

I am a guitarist and educator based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. I received training at University of South Carolina (Bachelor of Music, 2011) and East Carolina University (Master of Music, 2015). I am an active performer in the Triangle area, drawing inspiration from American traditional music,

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Tanya K.
He helps you play songs and teaches me very well!
Mia
Great first lesson!
Cindy T.
Brad is Very patient and easy to understand. He made my first lesson quite enjoyable and I'm grateful that he is prepared to go slowly as I start this new adventure.

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"Chris is great to work with. He's patient and very knowledgeable. I like that he focuses on music theory as well as playing. His approach to teaching makes for a well-rounded learning experience. I feel more confident learning songs on my own and understanding the structure behind them."
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Took Guitar lessons from Joe S.
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"From the very first class I have learned something new and useful for my advancement of playing the guitar. Not just cord and scales but the transitions from one cord to another and how various artist use these combinations. Also, tips on how to get the fingers to the more difficult positions on the neck of the guitar."
Kenneth Fox
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"A lot of fun to work with and really knows his stuff. I'm more of a self-learner that needs gentle guidance and inspiration, rather than full-on instruction. Trevor responded perfectly to my needs and learning style and i'm having a great time, improving my guitar playing in the process. Can recommend fullheartedly for intermediate rock guitar players."
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Took Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"Chris has been awesome. In just a short time he has gotten me to learn some chords and strumming patterns so that I can begin playing familiar and fun music. Chris has helped make learning guitar an enjoyable experience. I highly recommend him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Christopher is great! He's the first guitar teacher I've had who is able to put their passion for music into teaching, and it really shows. He's extremely knowledgable and gets his point across very well. His teaching method is very easy to understand and it actually makes sense. On top of that, he's also just a really cool dude. Definitely recommend him!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Chris V.
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"Heather Lanza teaches my daughter guitar, and we are very pleased! She is very positive and encouraging when she teaches, and I think her friendly and supportive personality makes her students feel very comfortable with her."
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