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Phillip Z.

Phillip Z.

4.9(37)
Guitar students start with five subjects. 1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument. 2) Scales are a part of basic music vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language. 3) Chords are also basic vocabulary of the musical language. 4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the students' goals. However, I strongly encourage everyone learn to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read? 5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. The student chooses what songs they want to play, guided by my suggestions; Jazz, rock, blues, country, bluegrass, R &B - "How deep is the ocean, how high is the sky?" A beginning student will practice all these subjects as part of the daily practice routine. A half hour practice session will cover all subjects. Students that concentrate for thirty minutes a day four days a week make adequate progress. However, please know that very accomplished players devote a lot of time to each subject. These five subjects are developed and expanded as the student progresses. There are an infinite number of areas to explore, depending on the students interests, and can lead to a lifetime of learning and artistic expression.
$1$30
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Lonze R.

Lonze R.

4.9(68)
I began learning the language of music since the 3rd grade. I have used that knowledge and consistent practice to excel at 3 different instruments saxophone , piano and guitar . I love to sing , play old and current songs as well as write my own music on the guitar. I want to teach you all of the skills needed to play guitar effectively. I will teach you timing , how to form chord shapes , strum patterns , reading tab or notes on the staff , rhythm as well as solo guitar. Playing the guitar should be fun so I will show you fun easy riffs to play as we move forward to more challenging material along the way. When you sign up for lessons with me you will have a fun and rewarding experience so you can reach your musical goals.
$1$35
/30 mins
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Aaron B.

Aaron B.

4.9(18)
Build a foundation of techniques to be able to play riffs, scales, chords and songs as quickly as possible. Build strength and dexterity through different patterns and have an overall understanding of how the instrument works and how to be creative with it.
$1$35
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Prophet C.

Prophet C.

4.9(109)
I have 20 plus years in several styles of guitar including Rock, Metal, Blues, Worship styles. I also teach songwriting on guitar. If you desire to learn to play the guitar and grow very quickly then I am the perfect teacher for this. You can learn Popular Songs, original Songwriting and much more. I am a Heavy Metal Riff Master! Favorite bands include Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying, All That Remains, August Burns Red and much more.
$1$30
/30 mins
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Morgan W.

Morgan W.

5(15)
Lessons with me are kind of like playing a video game that makes you laugh while you also get really good at the guitar. I can promise that you will see a huge increase in your guitar skills in a very short period of time using my unique approach to learning, and that we'll have a lot of fun along the way. Send me a message! I'd love the opportunity to discuss your musical goals and how I can help you reach them. I teach all levels of guitar from beginner to expert and have LOTS of experience teaching all ages :-D
$1$55
/30 mins
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Karen R.

Karen R.

4.8(22)
I teach the basics of learning acoustic guitar technique including: Selecting an appropriate guitar for the student, correct holding of the guitar, finger and hand placement, guitar notes and scales, guitar tablature, reading and playing guitar chords, strumming and picking, playing guitar songs from most genres and music theory. I also teach electric bass guitar and ukulele, beginner through intermediate. I teach guitar in most genres of music (except hip-hop and rap). I have been playing acoustic guitar since I was 10 years old, and have a great deal of experience in playing most genres and techniques, I am used to accompanying groups of people in different settings on the guitar. I learned to play ukulele as one of my first instruments. I learned to play electric bass guitar in stage band and in a rock group in high school. I love the guitar and it is one of my favorite instruments because of its versatility.
$1$30
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Victor Q.

Victor Q.

5(15)
I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on technique, finger dexterity, expert note reading ability and total musicianship. I stress vocabulary and music history and theory as part of being a well-trained musician.
$1$30
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Rob D.

Rob D.

4.8(41)
We're gonna HAVE FUN! Your lessons will be customized to your needs and what you want to do with your ability to play guitar. I can teach you either electric or acoustic guitar. I can prepare you for any genre as I include fundamentals (for example, scales and arpeggios) in your practice. I use Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method books for reference and/or lesson work. I can help you learn how to play with a pick, how to finger-pick, how to sing and play simultaneously, and even how to sightread.
$1$27
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Prior to meeting William, I took guitar lessons from another guitar teacher and my parents were noticing that after a few months of lessons, I was not improving from when I started. This is when I met

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My son started taking classes with Mr. Geiswite four months ago. I can already see major improvements in the way he plays. Mr. Geiswite very patiently corrects the way my son plays guitar,slowing him

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Guitar Lessons in Chandler: Your Guide to Music in the City

Chandler, AZ is a wonderful place to study guitar. In addition to a fine selection of guitar teachers, Chandler offers an extensive range of opportunities to see local and well-known artists, and experience live music. From local restaurants to jazz festivals and symphony halls, there is something for everyone in the city.

No matter your experience level, here are some of the best places to check out when you’re taking guitar lessons in Chandler.

Local Music Venues

Jersey D's Tavern and Grill is a lively sports bar that locals frequent for wings, pizza, and sandwiches. There is live music and dancing on the weekends, and Jersey's loves to bring in local and regional bands. They also offer extended happy hours, pool tables, two big screen projectors, and nearly two dozen flat screen TVs.

If you're looking for a more relaxed atmosphere to take in live music, check out the SoZo Coffeehouse. They use locally roasted beans from Cartel Coffee, and also serve delicious loose leaf teas. SoZo takes the notion of fair trade a step further, and donates part of their proceeds to their sources to ensure that coffee growers and their families receive fair compensation for their superior product. They have live music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.

Chandler Jazz Festival

The Chandler Jazz Festival is a two-day event packed with outstanding jazz performances. While you're visiting downtown Chandler, you can also check out their galleries, restaurants, and shops. If you're planning to attend any of the outdoor performances, consider bringing a lawn chair or blanket. Past Chandler Jazz Festival headliners include Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns and the Sean Jones Quartet.

Arizona State University

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is part of Arizona State University, which is just 12 miles down the road from Chandler. The institute holds a number of regular music series.

The Tempe campus music building features multiple performance halls, including the 350-seat Katzin Concert Hall. It opens into a stunning fountain courtyard and boasts a nine-foot Hamburg Steinway piano.

Chandler Symphony Orchestra

The Chandler Symphony Orchestra got its start as a Mesa Community College orchestra, with conductor Maestro Jack Herriman In 1991. The venue relocated and changed their name to the San Marcos Symphony Orchestra. In 2006, they became the Chandler Symphony Orchestra. The Orchestra's mission is to offer free concerts to the local community with professional musicians who generously volunteer their time and talents.

There are so many places to find inspiration while you take guitar lesson in Chandler! Whether you're just starting out or you’re an intermediate guitar student, make sure you take advantage of everything your city has to offer. Have fun!

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