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Demetrius H.

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Highland, CA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Demetrius H.

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You will be learn how to play songs, chords. I will also teach you how to Create YOUR OWN Songs!!! People Compliment me saying that my Guitar Playing is a Gift and I know I also have a Gift To Teach.

Lastly, I will teach how to Be Ready to Perform songs in front of people. LET'S ROCK OUT!!! 🎸😁🎢

About Demetrius

I've been Singing for 18 years, Majority of My Life. I first started as very young child. My Grandmother put me in the Church Chior, I was around 6 maybe 7 years old. Ever since then, I've been Singing. In Chior and on my own along with Music. Music is my Passion. Singing Is My GIFT From God! 🎁�

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Empris D.
Very good. This young man is very nice and manner-able.
He made my granddaughter feel comfortable as we tried to make him comfortable also.
We are looking forward to our next meeting
Roy
He has a passion for teaching and mentorship which is much needed for teaching singing!
Jason Bolton
He's a great teacher the best there ever was
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Dennis B.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $40
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Dennis B.

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I teach all levels of guitar in the areas of rock, blues and jazz, but I really focus more on the musical skills need to play guitar in any style. These include a thorough chord vocabulary, experience playing rhythm guitar, and a complete progressive study of scales and their use in improvisation (lead guitar) starting with pentatonic scales and progressing to major scales, different forms of minor scales and modes. All scales are learned in multiple positions and the student learns to perform with them in any key. In every lesson the student and I play exercises and study materials together to make actual music from the materials being studied.

About Dennis

I have been teaching guitar for 25 years in the Washington DC metro area. I work with students 12 years of age and up, but I am especially experienced at teaching adult students regardless of whether they are beginners or have previous guitar experience. I have performed in acoustic Celtic, new age,

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Austin
I've been taking weekly online guitar lessons with Dennis for a little over a year now and I have nothing but good things to say. Dennis brings decades of playing and teaching experience to the table and it shows in each lesson.

Dennis is particularly great at tailoring the lesson material to the abilities and experience of the student. I had been self learning guitar for about 2 years before signing up for lessons with Dennis. In our first lesson, he got an idea of my skill and interests and built the lessons off of that. I am personally interested in jazz guitar and Dennis holds a wealth of knowledge in that department as well as many other genres and styles.

Ultimately, the greatest thing about Dennis' teaching method is that he helps you pursue your interests and goals and provides you with the tools and information to do so. You won't be spending any time practicing anything you don't feel is relevant to your interests.

Another note I'd like to add is that I have never felt looked down on or judged by Dennis throughout my year of lessons. I know this is common concern among adult beginners like myself (I am currently in my late 20's). I can assure anyone reading this that Dennis is a true professional and conducts his lessons in a stress-free, peer-to-peer manner.
Tom
Dennis has been a wonderful guitar teacher and mentor for me over the last 18 months or so. I am in my mid-50s and was starting essentially as a beginner when I signed up to work with Dennis. Thanks to Dennis' patient and individualized approach, I have made great strides and am pleased with how I have progressed. While he is a very accomplished guitarist, he is also a very experienced teacher. Dennis' teaching approach is not to ask the student to follow a rigid learning plan or replicate the journey he took to mastering the guitar, but rather focuses on tailoring the lessons to the student's abilities, musical interests, time constraints, learning modes, etc. The bottom line is that I enjoy working with Dennis each week and practicing what he has taught me.

The pandemic has obviously thrown a big wrench into the giving of guitar lessons. Before, Dennis was teaching me at his house. We now meet online using the Takelessons platform. Online lessons took some getting used to and are clearly not optimal, but I think Dennis has become more and more adept at making it work as well as possible.

I heartily recommend Dennis as a guitar teacher.
Mike M.
Dennis is easygoing and great to work with.
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Mary W.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $37
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  • Bachelor's Degree Music & Political Science from Lawrence University & Conservatory, Appleton, WI
  • Awarded International conducting award from Peters way
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Mary W.

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wonderful books for ages 5 through Adult. Also a great way to sing and read music while playing an instrument. My teaching method includes notation if you haven’t studied a prior instrument . Books can also take in your specific interests, rock, jazz, country, after basic concepts . I first learned guitar so I could accompany myself singing and played in the church contemporary group. I love teaching and meeting people, and I promise you will enjoy your lessons.

About Mary

Music degree from Lawrence University and Conservatory in Appleton, WI. Graduate work in conducting, piano, and vocal pedagogy at Westminster Choir College in Princeton. Also certified in Kindermusik for ages newborn to 7. My studio, since 1993 is located in the back of my house and is in a fam

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Mary is so kind and encouraging.
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Alex R.

14 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 17 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alex R.

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Alex has been a professional touring musician and teacher since 2011, teaching both privately and as an extension faculty member. He has worked with students of all ages and skill levels, tailoring his lesson plans for the needs of the student. Alex does not believe that one rigid method will fit for everyone, and tries to ensure that every student is having fun and learning in a personalized way. His specialties include flatpicking and fingerpicking the acoustic guitar.

About Alex

Alex is a Boston-based guitarist and educator. At the age of 17, Alex turned his musical interests from classical violin to bluegrass guitar, and has yet to reconsider. After completing an undergraduate biology degree at Cornell University in 2011, he returned to the vibrant Boston music bluegrass

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William
Alex is methodical and relaxed. He is a professional musician and a through and tech savvy teacher.

I especially like the fact that he sends videos for the homework.

I am actually learning how to play the guitar. Something that I could not do on my own.
William
Maya A.
Great teacher! We were so happy to have found Alex.
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Ricardo P.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Piano performance from State University of New York at Buffalo
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Ricardo P.

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I teach all popular music styles including Blues, Rock, Jazz, Country, Bluegrass, Latin American Styles. I can teach you to read by notes and/or by chords based on your preferences and styles you choose to pursue. I like to give a solid foundation to all beginners learning to read music and basic music theory and as they progress I will concentrate more on elements that are more important for the style you prefer. I am flexible in my approach as I know the most important ingredient for a student's success in music is for the student to be motivated to play more by enjoying the lesson and the practice time. I'll work with you to make it learning fun!

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years l

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Victor P.
This was the BEST ukelele lesson!! (so far) i'm giving this a 5 star review!!
Don W.
It has been a long time for me to find a Hammond teacher!! Very pleased with first lesson and really looking forward to practice time this week. Ricardo has given me ample material to work on without making it impossible. Now it is up to me as I do not want to disappoint Ricardo when I play for him next lesson.
Victor P.
I learned so much using interesting methods!
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Kristen B.

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  • Teaches students 3 to 12
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kristen B.

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Guitar is such a fun instrument. Lessons are student based, we will learn what you want to learn, and the way you would like to learn! Your curriculum will be made just for you!

About Kristen

I’m Kristen! I am a mother to an adorable little boy named Beckett. I live on a farm with lots of animals. I love the spring time when all of the babies are born, I especially love baby goats (did you know they are called kids too!). During the weekdays you can find me teaching music lessons,

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"Omar is a patient and great teacher. He knows how to keep his students motivated by always trying new songs and challenges."
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Took Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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"She is a very nice and experienced Guitar teacher. I enjoyed her teaching lessons for me!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ayme F.
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"Eric is a highly intelligent musician. He is very patient and encouraging. Eric knows how to teach as well. He can get the point of the lesson across in a manner that is easily understood. I have had instructors before who were excellent musicians but just could not get the hang of teaching what they know. Eric also does not just "show you were to put your fingers". He teaches you "why you put your fingers where you do". His style of teaching is exactly what I was looking for. The fretboard makes so much more sense to me now. Rock on!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Enthusiastic presentation of music theory, concepts, and practice. Empathetic and patient, Keith has taken the time necessary to learn my taste in music, goals, in music, and purpose for pursuing music. A comfortable studio in his home has proven to be a positive learning environment. He also has introduced multiple styles of play to inspire me to explore expanding myself with the guitar.
It was required that a college syllabus was to be followed to meet credit award. Keith was able to instruct guitar in a manner which allowed this student to retain an interest, expand desire, and maintain discipline necessary to continue playing. By integrating music theory and notation into practice, Keith was able to clarify expected requirements to meet the demands of a college syllabus. Utilizing computer technology, lessons have been enhanced as well. This has also nurtured the continued learning desire. I would recommend Keith as an instructor to accelerate anyone's ability to play the guitar."
Philip
Took Guitar lessons from Keith P.
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"I was fortunate enough to take lessons from Ahmad for a number of months last summer. Unfortunately I wasn't able to continue due to personal reasons, but my experience with him was wonderful and very fruitful.

I've been playing for a very long time, and sometimes in my position its hard to recognize your weaknesses and figure out where to make progress. Ahmad was able to talk to me openly and honestly about where my deficiencies were without making me feel bad in any way. He was encouraging and had a plan! I was able to make immediate progress on some very fundamental aspects of guitar that had been holding me back for a long time.

I don't think I've ever seen a more organized and efficient instructor, and it really helps in making incremental progress over the short term, and taking major strides over the long term. I'd highly recommend Ahmad to anyone looking for guitar lessons with disciplined and well-thought-out lesson plans. His focus on technique and fundamentals can help anyone through any style."
Gary
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Flexible, knowledgeable and helped with guitar basics for my son at the right time."
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"Larry came well prepared and was very informative. I’ve never played the guitar before so Larry had to start from ground zero. At the end of the lesson I felt I had learned not just about playing the guitar but music in general. It was a great start!"
Lloyd
Took Guitar lessons from Larry P.
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"Helping me progress with correct technique."
Greg
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Chris is having a great time and learning fast. I like his teacher. He is very good."
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