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Eric P.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Eric P.

3 Reviews
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Beginner Guitar lessons include: Chord and Chord Shapes (Open and Barred), Scales, Rhythm, Blues Licks, and Song Form.

About Eric

MUSIC! I think music is the most beautiful thing in the world, so lets take time to learn and play music together. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years, and been in over fifteen bands in the course of that time. I have a degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music were I stu

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Amelia
Excellent teacher
Brinton
Eric is super nice, helpful, and the best part is he didn't laugh too hard when he heard me sing on the recording we were working with! He always works at my pace and is super easy to communicate with. Thanks brother!
Dalton A.
1st lesson went perfectly!
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Andrew P.

16 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Percussion/Music Education from University of Iowa
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Andrew P.

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I've been a guitarist my whole life, and I've been a teacher the past 10 years. I have a passion for helping students like you learn what YOU want to learn, and creating a clear path to your goals. I have a Bachelors in music from Columbia College Chicago, a thriving arts school in the heart of downtown Chicago. I've toured extensively as a songwriter, and written and recorded dozens of albums with the Chicago band Minor Characters. I now live in Los Angeles. I've helped beginner and intermediate students along into forming their own bands, play open mics, recitals, or just for themselves. Let's talk about what you want to do and if this is a good fit!

About Andrew

Hello! I've been teaching music full-time for the past 10 years. I graduated music school in 2008, holding a Bachelors in music from Columbia College Chicago, a thriving arts school in the heart of downtown Chicago. There, I primarily concentrated on music composition and guitar, while also studyin

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Natalie
Andrew is THE BEST! He connects super well with our 8 year old son and is a GREAT teacher. My son enjoys his lessons, is making lots of progress, and even wrote his first song! I highly recommend Andrew if you're looking for a music teacher!!!!
Kate
Andrew's been working with my 13yo online for the past few months teaching guitar online. Andrew is fantastic. When we had a scheduling conflict, he went out of his way to work with us to not miss a week. He is very easy to talk with, ask questions, and motivates my son every lesson. He is clearly passionate about guitar and is a natural teacher. Strongly recommend him for both kids and adults.
Mark
As a music producer, I've always wanted to learn the guitar, my favourite instrument. I wanted to add guitar playing to my music making arsenal.
I started taking guitar lessons online with Andrew 6 months ago as a complete beginner. I was skeptical at first of how much I would learn online and if it would be worth it. However, I can honestly say Andrew is an excellent teacher who I not only recommend for his outstanding musical knowledge and talent, but also his great teaching skills that allow him to adapt to any of his student's special requests for a class.
Anyone motivated who is willing to put in the work into practicing will love the process of learning with Andrew.
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Kellen H.

6 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music- Jazz Studies from William Paterson University
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Kellen H.

6 Reviews
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I have been teaching guitar for 10 years. I specialize in working with beginners, and love to work with children. Whatever style of music you enjoy, I want you to start learning songs right away and having fun. Then we can see how those songs are built, learning musiv theory to broaden your musical horizons.

About Kellen

I believe this is a great time to be a musician. I have come of age as a musician in a time when music making and the music industry have shifted dramatically. There are many positives in this shift, with new oppurtinites opening up for musicians. I also see these changes not being addressed in

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Sylvia
Great teacher! Kellen has made me really excited about the guitar again.
Jon
Kellen is a great instructor. He explains musical ideas in an way that I qet quickly. I'll show him a song and he'll pick it up and teach it to me right away. I would definitely recommend him!
Susan
I had been playing guitar for a while, mostly learning songs and chord changes on my own. I wanted to take lessons to work on composing my own songs, and this is where Kellen really helped me. He had a lot of ideas and suggestions that were really helpful in trying to create a unique composing style. He's a trained musician, and it shows when he helps me with music theory and exposing me to lots of different styles of music.

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Patrick B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Patrick B.

8 Reviews
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Got the quarantine blues? Nowhere to go - nothing to do? Let's rock! There couldn't be a better way to spend your time than playing the guitar. It is beneficial to your mind and soul, and can lead you in many positive directions in life. My goal is to help cultivate excitement in my students, and to keep learning fun and interesting. We will focus on what it is that gravitates you to the guitar, and break down what you will need to learn to gain the freedom you are looking for. My aim is that you will always continue to pick up the guitar on your own out of the joy of playing, instead of feeling like you have to. The guitar doesn't have to be a rigid instruction, it is fun, free, creative and different for everyone!

About Patrick

Hello there! My name is Pat, I live in Nashville, Tennessee (US) and I absolutely love playing the guitar! Besides studying the instrument over the past 16 years, I've played in countless bands and have performed in over 1000 shows in my lifetime. Some notable concerts I've played: Bonnaroo, Austin

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Lauren T.
Super helpful first lesson!
Ali
I know more about the guitar than I ever thought I would, thanks to a Patrick. He is so patient with me and knows exactly how to teach me so that I remember and understand. I originally started taking lessons to be able to play a few songs around a campfire and now I can play whatever song I want because he really taught me to read music and know chords. I’ve been taking lessons for less than 6 months and I am farther along than I even thought possible. I would recommend Patrick to anyone and everyone wanting to learn guitar. He is incredible and such a great teacher!!!!!!
Heidi
Patrick is extremely knowledgable which makes learning from him really fun and engaging. He not only teaches you how to play, but teaches you the why behind every chord and how it relates to other things you've already learned. He's patient, fun to learn from and will help you reach your goals. I can guarantee there is no other teacher out there who knows more about this instrument — he's definitely worth the investment!
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Janis V.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Janis V.

15 Reviews
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Online Guitar Teacher

Quick results, song based lessons. Emphasis on play based learning for children. Emphasis on teaching you what you want to learn for adults.

About Janis

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children. Cancellation Policy: Music Lesson Cancellation a

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Anabela
It's was fantastic! In short period I learned a lot. Thank you Jenis for your patience and kindness!!!!. The best Teacher ever!!!!❤
Ana Bela
The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much.
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Matthew I

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Music Composition and Classical Guitar from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2008
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Matthew I

2 Reviews
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Online Guitar Teacher

Learn popular songs of your choice from any era or I can choose songs for you. Fundamentals of music explained with fun and easy exercises.

About Matthew J

***I am available to teach you online lessons through Zoom for Ableton Live, Logic X, Guitar and Bass*** I currently work as a freelance music producer as well as a guitar/bass teacher and as a music software teacher. I have been playing guitar for 18 years and teaching guitar and bass for 9 ye

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Fiona M.
Absolute joy to be taught by Matt, knowledgeable, encouraging and enthusiastic. (Timely as well if that's important to you!), i learnt an awful lot from Matt and felt fortunate to have chosen him as my teacher.
Carlos P.
2013 feedback

Matthew has been a wonderful instructor. I feel that i have learned a lot and also enjoyed the process. He has also been very accomodating about special teaching requests that have helped me develop my skills in genres I enjoy.

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"Very patient and organized. You can tell his students are very important to him and does his very best to help. Awesome teacher!"
Rick
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Greg is great. I have learned more in 4 or 5 lessons then a year of trying to learn using online courses. He figured out right where I am and seems to have just the right training to help me progress."
Joe Mckenna
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jimmy is a great guitar teacher with a great approach. He helps you build a rock solid foundation for playing the guitar, which makes it easier to just sit down and play. This foundation includes calisthenics for the fingers, and learning music theory. Combined these elements make playing the guitar feel more natural, and more fun than site reading out of a Mel Bay book. He always follows up on previous lessons by quizzing you on previous material. Jimmy's a great teacher and I'd recommend him for all ages and all experience levels."
Kenny
Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"lesson went well. At first I was nervous, but Ronny helped me feel comfortable and made my experience better than I expected. He takes his time and explains every lesson that is taught. Can't wait for my next lesson!"
Seepa
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Wow ! So excited I started taking guitar lessons with Ahmad,and he has been so easy to work with ! Ahmad has been able to teach me and my son acoustic guitar - so much progress in just a short period of time ! Beyond professional and highly trained Ahmad is able individualize the lesson to your learning style and music preferences! Highly recommend !"
Lauren B.
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"He is very patient! He has been able to teach my daughter different genres of music. Expanded her knowledge on different types of genres. Very sweet, very approachable. Very reliable!"
Patty
Took Guitar lessons from David E.
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"Guitar was confusing me with my first teacher to be completely honest but lessons with Wes have clarified a lot of things for me! I'm enjoying it"
Claire
Took Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"Ben is an excellent teacher who is willing to adapt to the specific needs and interests of the student. I have been very happy so far and look forward to continue working with him."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin M.
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"We have only had three lessons with Alex, so realistically, it is hard to comment fully. However so far, my son likes Alex very much, which says a lot. Alex shows up for lessons on time. He is polite and knowledgeable. He is also a professional musician, which brings experience and depth to his interactions with my son. We plan to continue lessons with Alex."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"We have had a wonderful experience with Nicole as my daughters guitar and voice teacher. She is very enthusiastic about her work and Ava has learned a lot from her. She brings her passion for music through to her students. Ava looks forward to her lesson every week. :)"
Marisa
Took Guitar lessons from Nicole O.
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