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Ed D.

8 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Bachelor of Arts in Music from Western Connecticut State University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Completed in 2008 from Western CT State University
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Ed D.

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Pro Level ALL Styles from classical to shred to world music styles

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*** Travel Equipment *** Student just needs a guitar and amp if electric. I travel with a laptop/portable studio. *** Specialties *** Classical, Jazz, Rock, Metal, World, Electronic etc.

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Ryan
Solid guy with diverse chops. I can learn a lot from his instruction.
Itati S.
I took 5 lessons with Ed, very great instructor. I learned a lot in those few lessons. He helped with with my pitch and with my accent that I had to prepare for an audition. With his help I was accepted into my high school’s A cappella group “Madrigals” and overall I would recommend. We made it work and tried to make the best out of the situation. Great experience:)
Michael Y.
My kids thoroughly enjoyed lessons with Ed (both guitar and piano). Lessons started with my 7yo and when his brother turned 4yo, he started as well.
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Ari S.

3 Reviews
Hamden, CT
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BS, Liberal Studies from The New School for Public Engagement
  • Teaching since 2009
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Ari S.

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I picked up my first guitar at age 7 and have been smitten ever since. No style, sound or genre is off limits - we'll have fun unlocking the secrets to your favorite songs, jazz standards, metal riffs, sonic textures, improvisation and songwriting!

About Ari

I am a guitarist, bassist, writer and composer based in New Haven county. With international touring experience, songs licensed to film and television, and a degree from The New School, I have an approach that is both holistic and comprehensive. I am easygoing, adaptable and excited to approach musi

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Jonathan
Fantastic and versatile teacher, able to cover all styles comfortably. Definitely recommended for in-home lessons for adults or kids. Relaxed & easygoing, Ari can also push when you need to get over that next practice hurdle. Super nice guy and great teacher.
Carolyn
Wonderful teacher. Creative patient and kind
George
Ari is very knowledgable but presents information in a relaxed, approachable way. It's obvious that he really enjoys teaching and his low key manner makes students feel at ease. Highly recommended!
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Lucas B.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Lucas B.

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My goal is get the guitar and music to make sense to YOU personally, so that you can help further your musical journey in your own time outside of lessons. Any style, genre, and skill level!

About Lucas

I have been teaching private lessons professionally since graduating college in 2009. I actively record and tour as an experimental, jazz, and rock guitarist & composer, but I can teach in all styles and skill levels (including extended techniques and effects use) in addition to music theory, compos

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K.P.
I've worked with Lucas for a while now and he is an amazingly patient, intelligent, nurturing teacher. He explains things incredibly clear and breaks things down in a very efficient and positive manner. He also has an amazing ear and is so quick at transcribing music by hand, which is really helpful when you need a score on the spot. A very guy honest who can help steer any student in the right direction toward what they're looking to achieve. He's equally great with kids and adults!
Anne
Lucas is a dedicated and patient teacher who has helped me understand the skills needed in playing guitar. I enjoy all of the music he has given me to learn during our lessons.
Nat Q
I had a great lesson with Lucas. He’s a knowledgeable, patient instructor, and he was able to break down complex concepts in a way that was easy for me to understand. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!
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Roger F.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Roger F.

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I love to teach and have taught many hundreds of students over the past twenty years. Many of my students have gone on to professional careers in the music field. I am primarily trained in classical guitar and I also teach rock, folk, finger-style and jazz basics. I strive to help students deepen their love of music and to form a connection through that. Experience has shown me that all development as a musician arises from these factors. I look forward to meeting and having fun together!

About Roger

I love teaching! I love connecting with people to find out what inspires them and I feel that I learn as much from my students as I teach them. I have almost 30 years of playing experience in a variety of styles and over 20 years of experience teaching the guitar to many hundreds students of a

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Arushi
I started taking lessons with Roger almost an year ago. I was completely clueless when I signed up for classes. He convinced me that I can play a musical instrument. He has guided me a lot throughout. From picking up a guitar, to teaching me my first song. He is very passionate about music and that shows from his work as a musician and as a teacher. Roger tries to make sure that his students love music the same way he does. As a teacher he is very patient and flexible. He tailors each class to his student's needs.
He is one of the greatest teacher I have worked with. I really look forward to my lesson every week.
Scott S.
Roger teaches our 8 year-old daughter introduction lessons for guitar. His casual approach and friendly demeanor are a perfect approach. Our daughter anticipates weekly interaction with Roger; she considers him a friend who plays guitar games and patiently listens to her stories while they play.

Roger is both a skilled musician and measured teacher focused on the long-game of loving music rather than immediate gains. We are very please with his work.
Tyler
Roger was my first guitar teacher, and one of the best teachers that I've had the pleasure to work with. As a professional guitarist, I have had the chance to look back on when I was studying with Roger and compare my opinion now to the opinion I had while I was studying with him. My opinion now is the same as it was back then: Roger is an exceptionally capable and talented educator. He is very easy to work with and is always flexible in each lesson. Flexibility is important; an ideal teacher will have lesson plans with specific skills that he/she feels the student needs to learn, but they will also allow the student's current interests to guide the lessons. Roger was always happy to address any questions or concerns I had, but also made sure to guide my attention to critical skills that helped me grow as a musician. One such skill is proper technique, which is necessary for improving the student's ability to play and for preventing injury. With his background as a classical guitarist, Roger was able to teach me perfect left and right hand technique, which is something I still consider to be one of my strongest assets as a guitarist. His skills and interests extend far beyond classical guitar into genres like rock and jazz. In our lessons we would work on just about anything. We covered topics and styles like Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Wes Montgomery, improvisation, James Taylor's fingerstyle playing, music theory, and sight reading. Overall, I found Roger to be an ideal teacher for students at any skill level, from total beginners to those who are highly experienced.
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Al P.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Jazz, Music
  • BA Percussion Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Gold Sales Award 500,000+ from RIAA
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Al P.

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Through my work with the M Gray Music Academy (Macy Gray) and my tenure at the Hollywood School of Rock as teacher and musical director, I have developed successful programs for students ranging in age from 5 years old and beyond. I have mentored numerous young musical groups in beneficial rehearsal techniques, live performance and basically all the things you need to know about being in a band that wants to be great!

As we explore the exciting world of music, guitars, drums and percussion, we will cover all aspects of music theory, music history and ear training through video, audio and text examples. For beginner guitar 101 students, we will start with basic chord shapes, scales and common rock and blues forms. I also like to incorporate songs that students want to learn so it's not just a bunch of boring exercises.

Course topics for guitar 101 (beginner to intermediate) include:
Scales, modes, chord shapes and positions, rock and blues forms, arpeggios and learning you ...

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Updated: 2-12-2021 Al P. (Powerman 5000-Martin Sexton-Cypress Hill-Everlast-Lance Lopez-DYS) is a multi instrumentalist, educator, composer, producer, drummer, music director. Widely known as co founder-drummer for DreamWorks recording artist and multi platinum selling rock group Powerman 5000 (1

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Marie
Lessons with Al are always a high point of my week. Learning guitar as an adult is challenging, and he is unfailingly encouraging and motivational. His teaching method - a mix of music theory, exercises, improvisation, and practicing songs - keeps things fresh and challenging every week, and has helped me become better at productive practicing outside of each session. Al is also willing to jump down the rabbit hole with me when I bring him something I can’t figure out on my own. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He is a wonderful teacher.
James
Al is incredibly passionate about passing his expertise to the next generation. My son studied drum set with him for 3 years, and is now a jazz studies major in college. The enthusiasm and knowledge he will impart on your student is invaluable. Highly recommended!
Marie
Very fun guy, with an extraordinary amount of knowledge, talent, and overall passion for music. I’m really looking forward to my future lessons.
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Scott M.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Parent's Choice Award from Parent's Choice Award
  • Teaching since 2001
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Scott M.

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Guitar is my main instrument, I've spent thousands of hours playing and teaching. I can show you how to do pretty much anything you want to do or learn on guitar.

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I have a live-broadcasting/recording studio at home and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer. I've written, performed and recorded 2 albums and regularly live stream music now. I was a voting member of th

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Zamir
Extremely nice guy, knows what he is talking about, has advice for anything music related. Helped me out a lot with singing, getting motivation, etc.
Nicole C.
Scott is a professional music coach with extensive knowledge of music theory and methods. He meets you at any level and works on your goals. He made me feel very comfortable in our lessons and would give many tips and exercises. I would say I have improved dramatically since I began the lessons. Thank you again Scott!
Dallas
Great guy and amazing, not to mention patient, instructor..
Best gift I ever had.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in New Britain is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Gavin has a knack for understanding where you need to grow in your guitar playing and explains, in easy to understand terms, how to get there. I highly recommend his lessons for any level of playing."
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"I’ve been taking lessons with Robert for over five years now and i believe his patience, cool personality, and vast musical knowledge have really kept me engaged with music and always wanting to learn more. Robert teaches a wide variety of music and theory and will always be able to provide quality intrusction for whatever you are interested in. Great teacher, great guy, highly recommend him."
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"Mike is fun and smart. He customizes the lesson to my taste in music and what I want to learn. He's great! Recommend!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Mike S.
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"Great first time lesson. Very accommodating to personal skill level!"
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"We were a little disappointed going into the lesson because we have had our last two instructors stop teaching to pursue other things and my son was bummed about another change. However, he said this was the best teacher yet and he learned so much in just his first lesson with Aidan! He felt more confident and excited for the next lesson! Thank you!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Aidan C.
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"Lessons with Al are always a high point of my week. Learning guitar as an adult is challenging, and he is unfailingly encouraging and motivational. His teaching method - a mix of music theory, exercises, improvisation, and practicing songs - keeps things fresh and challenging every week, and has helped me become better at productive practicing outside of each session. Al is also willing to jump down the rabbit hole with me when I bring him something I can’t figure out on my own. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He is a wonderful teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Al P.
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"It was a good getting to know you lesson. Trvor's a good lislener. He has a good easy going style. I am looking forward to future lessons."
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"First lesson went very well. Gavin is very patient. I look forward to continuing with him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"I really enjoy my lessons with Chris and find them to be a great help in developing my guitar skills as a beginner. Many people have talent but I feel few are also equipped to teach their talent, I feel Chris does a great job at both."
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