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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • 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. 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.

Davin D.

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

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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

Jordan R.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jordan R.

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All levels of electric guitar techniques including chord vocabulary and power chords, fretboard memorization, movable bar chords, scales and lead guitar techniques, alternate picking, economy picking, sweep picking, ear training, techniques for both clean and distorted rock guitar, funk strumming, jazz accompaniment, jazz lead lines, country lead techniques, and more.

About Jordan

I received my education at the University of Wisconsin, majoring in Jazz Guitar. I've studied with some of the best guitarists in the Midwest, and have performed live and in recording studios all across the country in a variety of styles (Rock, Metal, Bluegrass, Jazz, Classical, Country). I've perf

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Josh E.
Jordan was very helpful right from the start. He listened to me on where I am at and where I want to be. He showed me a few things that we will work towards and then helped me understand my instrument much better. Gave me some fun new things to practice before the next lesson. If you're looking for a lesson that is interactive and fun I recommend Jordan and the online thing is supper easy and handy. I don't think it could have gone any better. The lesson was 45 minutes and it felt like 10.
Dave
Jordan is excellent & very patient.
Max
Jordan is a fantastic teacher! He expertly and patiently guided my young son from essentially 0 to reading notes and playing them on the guitar in about half an hour. He is clearly an experienced musician who loves to teach. We are looking forward to the next lesson.

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Munro D.

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  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music. from The Juilliard School, Berklee School of Music, Arizona State University.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Munro D.

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Munro is a dynamic composer and musician who has been teaching for over 25 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music from Arizona State University. He has attended the prestigious Juilliard School in NYC to further his study of composition and orchestration, and also Berklee School of Music in Boston.

During lessons, Munro utilizes modern teaching techniques to assure quality results for his students. He has experience and success working with students of all ages, regardless of previous musical experience.

He is well versed in Music Theory, Modern Contemporary Harmony. Other teaching styles Munro can accomodate are Blues-Rock Guitar, Improvisation, Composition, and Orchestration.

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Munro D (Teaches Online) Instruments: Piano, Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, (Music Theory, Composition, Improvisation). Styles of Music: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Blues, Bossa Nova, Music Theory, Composition, Improvisation. Where I

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Denise
Munro is the best ! The best teacher I have ever had. Very knowledgeable about music theory which enables the student to learn improvisation. He simplifies theory making it very easy to understand. He also understands that every student has his/her own learning curve and is never intimidating.
Anna
After studying with Munro for 5 years, I can say without a doubt, I would not be at the level I am now without him. From the first lesson, he had me playing a song. Munro is patient, kind, and extremely knowledgeable. I could not recommend Munro enough for future students!
Ed
I consider myself extremely lucky to have Munro as my instructor. I am in my 50's and only decided to learn to play piano several years ago. Munro can teach the most advanced techniques, music theory and composition, yet still has the patience for someone like myself, who is a casual learner that just wants to play for enjoyment and doesn't always have much time to practice. He is never frustrated by my slow progress, always supportive, and has a knack for finding music that will challenge but not overwhelm me. And while my competency at playing still has a long way to go, my understanding of music, and appreciation for composition are something I would not have received from most any other instructor.
I have no reservations endorsing Munro, regardless of your ambition, skill level or goals.
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David M.

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Starting at $24
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
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David M.

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Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

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Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Dave is great. Very patient and a good teacher.
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Jillian V.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's of Science, Music Therapy, Classical Voice, Creative Writing from SUNY New Paltz
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Jillian V.

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One of my favorite things is playing acoustic guitar while singing. If this is your goal, I think we'd work well together. I also have a few guitar books that I use if you're interested in learning to play lead guitar in a band or orchestra, and learn to read music.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I fin

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Julie
Jillian is so supportive. Working with her helps me to listen to and to cultivate my kind inner voice as I work on my voice I share with others.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Sterrett is $64. 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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"Andrew has been teaching my son music lessons since July 2013, and we have been very pleased. He is always on time, communicates well, and is able to be flexible when our schedule is not 100% predictable.

My son was 7 when he began the guitar and after just over a year, we decided that it would be best to switch to the piano. Practicing the guitar was always a struggle. Andrew took this change from guitar to piano in stride and has enough piano skills to help my son learn all of the things that are important in music: reading, learning rhythm, etc. I have seen him teach younger students and I appreciate that he can adapt his teaching approach to match the age, ability and interest of the learner.

My son seems intrinsically motivated to learn the piano and practice. But even as he plodded away strumming his electric guitar unenthusiastically, Andrew always found a way to engage him. One of the more memorable techniques Andrew uses is to write out the music for the songs my son wants to learn. At that moment, it was a Pokémon song. I thought it was rather genius. Even though my son barely practiced, he wanted to learn that song.

By means of the piano, Andrew is teaching my son music, not just how to play songs on the piano. I am amazed at the progress he has made from not being able to reproduce rhythms to now being able to do so.

It is clear that Andrew enjoys teaching. He is personable and polite. I have referred him to family and friends and would not hesitate to hire him for drums, guitar and beginning piano."
Theresa
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew B.
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"Ian is extremely talented and explains concepts in a way that is easy to understand. This is particularly important for online lessons!!!"
Karim
Took Guitar lessons from Ian S.
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"He's really great, couldn't be happier. Looking forward to learning from him, he's going to really improve my playing capabilities and musical theory application on the guitar. Exactly the type of teacher I was looking for."
Matt
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Great instructor who teaches you how to be a true musician

I have taken lessons with David for about 5 years. He is not the typical instructor you run into in a music store. The focus is on music theory and how it relates to guitar. Instead of starting right off with a few easy songs and power chords you learn basic chord types, scales, etc... Once you have the basics down then you learn how to apply them to actual songs. The difference is that you will learn how to play the song not only as it is written but also how to modify it to make it your own. The other thing that is nice about David is he a structure set up that allows you to see the progress you are making and actually know that you are getting better. That is not really easy to see in something like music where gains are slow and not easily measured. He also comes up with an individual lesson plan that allows you to work on your weaknesses and keep up your strengths. You can find teachers out there that will be easier on you but would be hard pressed to find one that will teach you as well as David. I highly reccomend to anyone who is serious about learning guitar."
Doug
Took Guitar lessons from David F.
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"Louis is a patient and knowledgeable instructor. These lessons are a gift to my mother and she really enjoys herself."
Maria
Took Guitar lessons from Louis J.
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Jason is reliable He started with my daughter on her first lesson and now three years later she has become a good guitar player
She enjoys taking lessons with him and he lets us cancell if needed no problem"
peter
Took Guitar lessons from Jason S.
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"I have two sons that have been taking lessons with Jordan for 10 months. He is teaching both my sons, one the guitar and the other piano. I have used one previous instructor from takelessons.com for piano lessons and he was good. However, Jordan does not constantly reschedule lessons and I can see more progress in how fast my son is learning and his enthusiasm to learn. I am happy I switched my son who plays the piano to Jordan, whom was already teaching my other son guitar.

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Jordan, is good at assessing a student’s abilities and interests and adjusting his lessons accordingly

He makes the lessons fun and challenging.

He has gone out of his way to learn about my sons and their interests, so when they were introduced to guitar and piano, they were able to learn and play music that they already enjoyed listening to

He is a gifted musician but also highly skilled at teaching. He works well with families and has a flexible schedule.

He is fair but firm with students

The highlight for me was hearing my sons have a jam session together

Jordan has a wonderful ability to relate to people. He has excellent skill and enthusiasm, making my sons WANT to learn.

I would highly recommend him as a teacher."
Stacey
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan G.
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"After a few classes with Kimberly I wrote review which went like this “I have been taking lessons from Kimberly for the last few weeks. As a comparison, I have taken lessons a number of times in the distant past. Kimberly is by far the very best guitar instructor I have had. Kimberly is extremely knowledgeable, highly skilled and very personable”.
In the end I took about 2+ years of classes with Kimberly, one class per week. Further, that was about three years ago. Whereas the only reason I stopped was I moved from the area. I know I could have continued with Skype or some other remote technology. I keep thinking I will. As the complications of life continue to get in the way.
The real story is with Kimberly skill, attention and personable nature, my guitar playing advanced more under her ‘wings’ then at any other time. Thank you Kimberly!"
Mitch
Took Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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"Tomas is an excellent instructor. I have no musical background and have been taking lessons since April. He is very patient and encouraging. I highly recommend Tomas for guitar lessons."
Karen
Took Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"My son is almost 9 and has been playing for about 2 years. His last teacher provided a solid foundation but Justin has taken lessons to the next level. He sets reasonable expectations but my son is more excited to practice every day because he feels challenged. So far so good. I would highly recommend."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Justin R.
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