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Music Lessons in Albuquerque, NM

As you may have heard in the news the people in the Albuquerque Music Office, a division of the City of Albuquerque Economic Department, have been busy planning big things to promote the city’s music scene. It’s great to see that Albuquerque, one of the largest cities in America, is passionate about positioning itself as an active player in the music industry not just locally but internationally. Here at TakeLessons we are passionate about spreading music lessons to all cities throughout the US. In an effort to encourage musicians in New Mexico we have included Albuquerque music lessons as one of the areas we service.

If you are eager to chase your dream of becoming a musician but have held back due to a lack in quality lessons available then you’ll be happy to know we now offer music lessons in your area.. With our Albuquerque music lessons you can start realizing your dreams and learn music without having to travel far from your town in search for talented instructors. We offer instruction with an extensive list of instruments for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. In addition, our courses are run by Certified Music Instructors so you can rest assured that you’ll receive the high quality lessons every time.

If you’d like to be the next big thing in the Albuquerque music scene then start your musical journey with us today. Enroll in our Albuquerque music lessons now and experience how our music lessons can help groom you to become a talented musician.

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Chris L.

Albuquerque, NM

About Chris

I have studied music for 26 years. Piano was my first instrument and I have taken classical lessons from an early age and studied jazz piano for 14 years. I play guitar at the same level as piano. I play jazz, classical, flamenco and rock guitar; acoustic, electric and 9-string electric. I have studied at University of North Texas, Musicians institute and have a bachelor's of music from UNM. I have a certification in early childhood education and love to teach children, as well as adults of all ages.

*** Lesson Details ***
I am very patient and flexible. I work with the student to desi
gn curriculum that is exciting and engaging for their individual level. Students enjoy studying with me because they can progress quickly if they practice and because I am easy to talk to and work with.

*** Studio Equipment ***
The In-Studio lessons are taught in the music room in the home which includes an 88 key weighted keyboard, 5 guitars, 3 amps, and seating is available. Home includes 3 cats which can be kept separate if needed.

*** Travel Equipment ***
If I go to their house, I expect them to have their own instruments that they practice on during the week, a metronome, a tuner and the music books they are working on.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in jazz, rock and classical music. I usually allow the students or their parents to choose their method books based on their interests and goals.
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Dwayne March 19, 2016
Classical Guitar · In studio
He has taught me a lot. Lessons are not rushed. He allows me to learn based on my own interests, but also teaches a lot of basics of technique and music theory. The location is convenient to downtown Albuquerque and UNM neighborhood.
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Nic C. September 25, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Chris is easy to learn with, and knowledgeable. Is always patient and never makes you feel rushed, yet, makes sure you are constantly improving. He directs your playing in the style and direction you want to reach while exposing you to new styles along the way. Great teacher.
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Jeanine M. December 5, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
piano lessons

Great teacher. Gears lessons towards individual desires of students, while still adding some of his own suggested material. Encouraging, easy to learn from, spends extra time with student when needed and time allows.
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Chris L.

Chris L.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
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starting at
$22 / 30-min
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Jacob R.

Albuquerque, NM

About Jacob

As a professional musician with over 17 years experience performing guitar and singing, 7 years of teaching experience and an award winning album, Jacob has mastered the art of transforming beginning and intermediate students into advanced musicians.
“Together we will light the flames of your passion by mastering your favorite song, while, at the same time mastering proper technique and music theory. I work with some of the most advanced musical technology, which I demo for my students.

Together we write original pieces… But it’s really up to you. YOU chose the style. YOU ch
oose the technique and I’ll lead the way. Let me inspire you to greatness.”

So if you’re interested in mastering Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, and pretty much everything in between… if you’re interested in writing original pieces or studying music theory, then try a few lessons out!

*** Lesson Details ***
Whether it’s you, your daughter, or your grandpa, I teach all ages, all types of guitar (acoustic, electric, classical). I live in Albuquerque. I do not charge for lessons cancelled at least 24 hours in advance, but I have a flexible schedule and I am always willing to work with student's individual needs.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have everything we will need to record music and vocals, play through bass or guitar amplifiers, a variety of different instruments, recording and video technology, effects pedals, loop systems and more!

*** Specialties ***
Rock (classic, alternative, indie) Blues, Jazz,
Singing and playing at the same time
Writing original pieces and lyrics
Performances (solo or group)
Singing and finger picking, tapping, electric soloing, complex chord progressions
Technology: Pedal systems, loopers, professional recording, mixing, and mastering, Equalizing
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Jaimasan S. June 30, 2016
Music Performance · In home
Verified Student
Loved Meeting with Jacob! He went out of his way to make my daughter feel relaxed and comfortable, as this was her first voice lesson. He is a very pleasant young man and she can't wait until her next lesson.
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Isaiah M. June 15, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
My great- grandson liked Jacob. He was kind & patient. Gave him some easy homework to practice.. I had to change the schedule a few times, Jacob was easy to work with. I would recommend him, and if my great grandson wants to continue, it would be with Jacob.
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Aristeo B. June 7, 2016
Bass Guitar · In home
Verified Student
My sons first lesson was great! Jacob helped him to feel comfortable and confident. We are looking forward to the next lesson:)
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Jacob R.

Jacob R.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
(10)
starting at
$15 / 30-min
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Brandon C.

Albuquerque, NM

About Brandon

My students are presented with a foundation that is built on curiosity, dedication, and passion. I teach guitar within the realm of metal, rock, & jazz music, and strive to allow my students to sing through their instrument.

Check out the videos for samples of styles to learn:

Currently, I'm pursuing my Bachelor of Arts in Music at The University of New Mexico, and would be teaching out of Popejoy Hall (or online). The last ten years of my life have been about music, and have led me through a plethora of styles.

Guitar, or more importantly music, is about finding your unique voice; a
nd if you're a beginner just learning the basics, or a seasoned player looking for inspiration, $12 can go a long way!

In the end, its all about having fun, my students and I try to strike a good balance between work and fun; look forward to hearing from you! Feel free to message me with any questions!
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Music Theory · Online
first off he insulted the school I went , second his connection was horrible and to top it off when he was showing me something and it was blurry i told him i could not see because he was moving his phone around too much and then he made rude remarks i had to hang up on him because i did not find him helpful if i could rate him 0 stars i would
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Gabriel P. April 28, 2016
Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Brandon is great with kids!
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Sebastion P. April 27, 2016
Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Very patient and great with kids.
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Brandon C.

Brandon C.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
(10)
starting at
$17 / 60-min
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Marc F.

Albuquerque, NM

About Marc

I owned a guitar store in Albuquerque for37 years (Marc's Guitar Center) which I closed a few months ago (June'2015). Over the 37 years we gave 150.000 lessons. My new website is "Marc's Guitar Studio." Please check it out for more information.
Thanks, Marc
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Marc F.

Marc F.

Albuquerque, NM 87110
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Zachary M.

Albuquerque, NM

About Zachary

Cellist originally from southern California, received Bachelors in Music Performance from the UC at Santa Barbara and Masters in Music Performance from California State University at Sacramento. Several years experience teaching privately, group lessons, and chamber music coaching. My highest priority is to ensure a quality experience for the student and to give them the tools for a successful learning experience behind the cello, no matter what the student's goals may be. I use a flexible approach to develop musicianship, technique, and music theory training simultaneously as part of a hol
istic growth. I believe learning about music and cello should be as natural and comfortable as it was learning to speak.
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Zachary M.

Zachary M.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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