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Tim M.

11 Reviews
Manchester, CT
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music: Classical Guitar Performance from Hartt School - University of Hartford
  • 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.
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N S.

Vernon Rockville, CT
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Welcome to my Guitar, Bass Lesson, and Clarinet page. I can provide you with professional, quality, and affordable lessons. I'm very passionate about music, the guitar and bass, and love teaching! I am a Masters Degreed Educator who has been teaching for over 20+ years. I can provide you with lessons on proper technique, music theory, chords, scales, songwriting, and more. I currently teach with Guitar Center/Music Arts in the local area but I am looking for more students to fill out my schedule.

My focus is on providing the best quality lessons for the student and believes in the motto that the customer always comes first. Let me provide you with my professional service and make sure that you are 100% happy. Thank You.

About Numan

Hello there, Welcome to my Guitar, Bass Lesson, and Clarinet page. I can provide you with professional, quality, and affordable lessons. I'm very passionate about music, the guitar and bass, and love teaching! I am a Masters Degreed Educator who has been teaching for over 20+ years. I can provide

Ed D.

6 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Completed in 2008 from Western CT State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ed D.

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About Ed

*** 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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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.
Chris
Having a great time learning the banjo with Ed!

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Shannon B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Gerogia Southern University
  • Teaching since 1987
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Shannon B.

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Pick up that guitar that has been sitting in your closet or rent one from the store- learning to play the guitar is fun and easy with the methods that I use. Learn to read notes and chords at your own pace!

About Shannon

Music is my passion, my hobby, my career and my gift. I have been performing since age 7 and teaching for the last 25 years. I have a bachelor's and master's degree in music and love to share my knowledge and experience with all ages and aptitudes - even special needs. My approach to teaching is

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Danni D.
very patient. my 6yr old had a good time
Gregg T.
Shannon is an excellent violin teacher. She makes learning fun and exciting. My daughter always looks forward to going to her lessons. She says that Shannon “inspires her to keep trying until she succeeds”.
Gabrielle W.
I had a very positive experience with Ms.Shannon during my lesson today, and im looking forward to her continued guidance and mentorship!

Lucas M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lucas M.

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I teach many different styles of acoustic guitar playing. Including classical, flamenco, fingerstyle, folk, singer/songwriter, slide, and blues.

About Lucas

I have a deep passion for music making and music education. I take pride in watching my students progress, develop and excel. I have helped all level of students, from early beginners getting over the beginner lessons hump, to students preparing to enter college and hobbyists or professionals tryin

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Barry
Great first lesson. Was really fun.
hector
This instructor very good. Very patient and I learned a lot today.. very happy customer
Bonnie B.
Lucas accompanied me yesterday playing jazz guitar while I sang some jazz standards. The experience was incredible and touching. I look forward to singing with Lucas again. Thanks.
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Jason M.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1995
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Jason M.

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I teach guitar for singer songwriters. Learn the basic cords and start creating your own music!

About Jason

I've been playing tabla professionally for 25 years. I've lived in India and have trained with Aloke Dutta and Gourisankar Karmakar. I love world music and have performed with various world music bands and artists internationally. I enjoy teaching and sharing the culture of tabla with my students.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Portland is $66. 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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"Started with Jim Back in Feb 2015...Im in my 50's and didn't have a clue, my girl gave me a guitar for Christmas and new it was on my bucket list to learn, and learn I did with Jim. Patience and clear, no pressure lessons are what I got. All I wanted to do is sit in my yard and play something that sounded like something, lol.... I am slowly getting better and better as long as I keep to my practice and Jim is always there to help even when I am not in class so to speak. He answers you phone calls and texts if u have questions or forgot something, even sends videos if u need it... Glad I got on board with this guy and I am hoping for more and more enjoyment from my instrument...Give him a shot, I did and pretty sure you wont be disappointed"
Tom
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"My kids are very motivated and happy with his teacher"
Kiara
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"Ahmad helped me crack the code and I'm learning and playing guitar with growing confidence.
The lessons are challenging and fun and I'm inspired to practice on my own.

Ahmad's talent and experience as a guitarist, guitar teacher and performer come through in small things such as making sure your metronome is loud enough and with more important items like performance preparation strategies such as playing in front of a neighbor or co-worker.

I only wish I had started lessons sooner!"
Peter
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Ahmad is very passionate about teaching guitar. I've been playing guitar for last 2 year and with Ahmad, I've learnt much more in couple of months than I learnt in 2 years putting me on the Fast track. He has a very structured teaching approach, He breaks down complex techniques in small modules, which enabled me to learn quickly and everything is reviewed in the following class. Ahmad tailored the guitar lessons according to my skills and interests.
He is a great teacher and I highly recommend him for guitar lesson."
Yukiko
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Fantastic teacher. I learned music theory in about a month or so. His lessons are in-depth and interesting every time. Would recommend to a person trying to get started with music theory."
Alberto
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kory I.
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"Great instructor. Great lessons. It's easy to learn/understand/easy to follow. Very patient. Very highly recommended..."
Asterio
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Wes travelled to my home at an affordable rate for us and taught our son Paul lessons. To be honest, at first I was hesitant because my son was only 7 years old so I wasn't sure if I should just wait until he's older, but I'm glad we chose to start him early. Now he is much further along than I would have expected! Thanks Wes!"
Paul
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"Greg is an excellent teacher. Thoroughly knowledgeable and extremely encouraging. He is able to teach you needed theory through the songs and styles you want to learn rather than forcing you through a one-size-fits-all system. You'll be glad you took lessons from him."
Tracy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I had some minor experience before meeting with Steve, and he did a really great job of building on my previous experience while really giving me a much better understanding of music and music theory. Highly recommended!"
Pearson
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"Eric is a great fit for my daughter- he is patient and has a great energy. Very knowledgeable."
Jeanette
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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