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James N.

Norwich, CT
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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James N.

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All ages are welcome! I've been playing guitar for 15 years, and been involved in multiple groups and bands (playing guitar, bass, drumset, marching drums, and sometimes vocals) since 2008. I teach fundamentals of playing (finger-picking or with a pick), how to read tabs, alternate tunings, chord structure, the importance of scales, and can help you learn to pick up your favorite songs just by listening to them! If you are interested, I can also show you how to get started on recording your own music!

About James

I'm a guitar/marching drum teacher from Oxford, AL. I've been playing guitar for 15 years and marching percussion for 11 years. I am currently employed as an electrician on a US Navy submarine in New London, CT, but music has always been my main passion. I teach guitar (beginner to intermediate)

Tim M.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
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Tim M.

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About Tim

I am a Hartt School of Music trained classical guitarist raised on the electric guitar. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I have helped students of all ages achieve their musical goals. Whether it's getting into the school jazz band, a college degree program or simply playing for friends,

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Cullen
I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him.
Sam
Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule.
Brad
Tim is an excellent teacher, providing excellent advice, practice techniques, and insights. He makes learning and improving easy and enjoyable.

Tony M.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tony M.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 23 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical guitar skills. I specialize in finger picking for classical, pop, rock, ETC...Typically use Hal Leonard books, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: sound recording equipment, Guitar Amps, effect pedals, sheet music, and more.

About Tony

If you want to be the best, learn from the best. Talent, skill, confidence- priceless!. Choosing the right voice coach or singing teacher can be a difficult task, as there are so many coaches and teachers out there. My approach is unique in a sense that I do not believe in a "One size fits all"

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Ivana B.
I would highly recommend Tony Mitri as a voice and music instructor. My son takes lessons with Mr. Mitri and his progress has been astounding! He studies with other teachers previously without much success. My son has said he has learned more from Mr. Mitri than all of his previous instructors. He enjoys the lessons so he works harder at making progress and it shows. He helped him expand his range substantially, and increase his confidence. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in music of any kind. Mr.Mitri is awesome professional, patient and extremely knowledgeable. You won’t be disappointed.
Jeri DeVale
you could tell that he not only was a good and patient teacher but that he was interested in well being and was exceptional in his creative approach to teaching! most definitely a 5 star teacher.
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Jerome B.
He is patient and very knowledgeable going try stick as long as possible !

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Thomas L.

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  • Teaching since 1980
  • 5 years of study, mastered Beethoven and Tchaikovsky on guitar. from Harry Morman School of Music
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
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Thomas L.

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I have been teaching guitar for 40 years. All age groups from 10 to 70. I can teach to read music music and play chords. I believe in a relaxed yet exciting environment while the student learns the art of music, something they will take with them for the rest of their lives.

About Thomas

When teaching I try to make my lessons as easy as possible, informative yet fun. I focus on traditional concepts of teaching while adding a bit of my own knowledge of the procedures which I have found to make the learning process much more enjoyable.

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Hillary Moss
Very patient and knowledgeable, Tom has made learning fun and interesting for my 11 year old daughter. Highly recommend!
Ken
Tom is a well informed music and guitar teacher. I tried two other guitar teachers prior to Tom and they didn’t work out for me. Tom is a natural teacher he’s got it, he just seems to make learning easy.
Jan
I have been taking lessons from Tom for almost 5 years. He is very patient and talented. I look forward to another 5 years of learning by his hand.
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Brittany S.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches students Male: 1 to 15; Female: 1 and up
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Brittany S.

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I often incorporate beginner guitar, piano, music theory, and ear training into my voice lessons. Many of my voice and songwriting students aim to learn how to accompany themselves, and a basic understanding of chords helps tremendously with pitch and being able to sing in tune.

About Brittany

Brittany offers private lessons in commercial and/or classical voice, songwriting, music theory, and ear training. She graduated the commercial music program at Belmont University with a focus on voice, songwriting, and music business in 2013. Brittany brings a unique skill set to the table, hav

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Gilma L.
Aswome Instructor. My daughter loves her
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Maggie
Brittany has been so sweet and all around amazing and very patient she has been a great first teacher and I’m so glad to have her as my teacher

Jason F.

25 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason F.

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Modern guitar music is often filled with heavy effects that mask the natural tone of the instrument.
A well played acoustic guitar can blend into any musical environment. Bluegrass, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Funk, Rock, and Metal, or any cutural/ world musc. And yet, it's an instrument which needs no accompaniment.
Make your guitar sing by learning good technique, creative rhythmic picking and strumming, and unique chord voicings. Develop sight reading, improvisation, and composition. Within just a few lessons, you can expect results in learning a song of your choice, and understanding the songwriting choices made by your favorite artists.

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lea

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Jeegar P.
Jason is a fantastic teacher and really easy to work with. We focused on fundamentals and understanding the fret board. This was a new approach for me as he weeded out bad habits and taught me proper form. It took a month or so, but when i was able to develop an ease with the fret board and spacial awareness with my strumming hand, I was able to navigate the guitar with so much more confidence.

Highly recommend working with Jason as he is patient and wants you to become a strong musician instead of learning a few songs really well. Also, he is upbeat and provides good feedback so you continue to develop and grow.
Brenden
I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Niantic is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"great class had lots of fun learning new songs"
Francs
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Very encouraging and patient teacher -- highly recommended!"
Sam
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Kristina is wonderful. She is warm and I felt very comfortable with her teaching space and gratified at the way she designed a lesson based on where I'm at and my goals. She really listened to me and for the first time (I've had a number of teachers) I was encouraged that she took the time and made the effort to provide me structure for practice which I very much want and, at the same time, relieved that she is open to modifying based on my ability, interest and feedback She took time with patience and grace to guide me through unfamiliar territory and was very clear in her explanations and demonstrations of everything. I'm delighted."
Vicky
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kristina B.
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"Great first lesson. Jimmy is polite, personable, punctual, professional and easy going. He set the tone for what is expected and what steps to take to become a successful musician.
Can't wait for my next lesson!"
Christian
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Greg is a awesome guitar player and a great teacher.
I only took lessons for a month because I really didn’t have the time because of work and other chores I needed to give attention to but Greg was really friendly and patient and if I had the time to really focus on guitar, with the help from Greg, I’d probably be awesome by now.🤙🏽
If you’re thinking about or wanting to learn how to play, I’d highly recommend Greg.
Thank you Braddah Greg and ROCK ON 🎸"
Jamie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"My lesson was very rewarding - excellent instructor , if you have a question he has an answer . He knows the guitar - Mr. Tomas makes you feel at ease , I was having a problem with my short fingers . He told me all the things that I was not doing correct and this was my first lesson - He made me feel really good when I did something right .

I have known Mr . Tomas for a short period of time and believe me if he can teach me and I am 70 years old and I have tired taking lessons before and they never worked out . Mr . Tomas is the person to go with ."
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"Great first lesson! I learned a lot and I’m excited to practice for next week."
Charisa McNair
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ramiro M.
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"Lee has been teaching me to play an acoustic/electric bass. I have some of the lowest musical aptitude one could hope to find in a human being. With her kindness and patience she's worked thru my mental blocks and provided a lesson plan tailored for my aptitude level. With her experience as a writer, performer and instructor she's a wonderfully talented teacher. I recommend her highly."
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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"She's very patient, positive, and encouraging with my daughter. Who gets to jam with the professional guitarist at the end of each lesson."
Mai Lon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Karen W.
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"I've taken lessons from William for several years. He helped me choose several of my guitars and worked with me on my acoustic, classical and electric guitars. His knowledge is extensive as guitars are his life. I've had other guitar instructors who teach to make money, or on the side. William on the other hand, teaches because he lives guitar, it's his passion.

William is exceptional with many of the technical aspects that improved my playing efficiency and increased my safety on the guitar. You might ask, "What do I mean by safety?" He taught me how to hold my guitar and reinforces playing it in a manner that reduces the potential for injuries and allows me to play for longer periods of time without getting tired. That's very important if you love the guitar!

No matter what style of playing I'm interested in, William has been excellent in showing me how to achieve the sound I'm looking for. If I want to play a particular song and he doesn't know it, all I have to do is play it on I-Tunes for him. He immediately shows me how to play the song, or adapt it to my level so that I can.

William is a patient and enthusiastic teacher that encourages and challenges me to continue to improve. That's why I continue to take lessons from him and recommend him to anyone who is serious about learning to play.
Cheers,"
Larry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from William G.
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