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Tim M.

11 Reviews
Manchester, CT
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Ed D.

6 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Bachelor of Arts in Music from Western Connecticut State University
  • Teaching since 2002
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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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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!
Michele R.
Ed is an excellent piano teacher! He is kind, approachable, and great with kids. It is clear he is an experienced musician, we are most likely going to try guitar lessons with him as well!

Cameron S.

4 Reviews
New Britain, CT
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Hot pick! from Pacific Songwriting Competition
  • BA degree in music with a concentration in studio production from Purchase College SUNY
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Cameron S.

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My students have spanned every age, experience level, and walk of life through the years... Some wanted to join a band, some wanted to go on to music school, some were aspiring songwriters, and others were simply interested in an awesome hobby! I've been teaching acoustic guitar for over 13 years and teach a mix of playing technique, music theory, ear training, as well as working on songs and styles of playing that the student is interested in. Along with my teaching experience, I have plenty of stage and studio experience as well which allows me to bring those things to the table. More real world and less dry and academic you might say...

About Cameron

STUDYING WITH ME: Learning guitar should be interesting and fun! While we're studying all the different aspects of the instrument, you'll also be learning how to play your favorite songs and solos! I approach each student as an individual and structure their lessons according to what I determine

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Tessa
Cameron is an excellent teacher for me. I am 11 years old and have been playing for almost a year with him. He is patient and makes me stretch to be a better guitarist. He takes time to find songs at my level of learning and accommodates my tastes in music. I would recommend him for anyone who is interested in playing guitar.
Kim K.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Cameron. He explained things clearly so I could understand. Can't wait for my next lesson.
Pat A.
A solid teacher with a lot of experience

Cameron is great at tailoring the lessons to my musical taste without compromising the theory, basics and fundamentals.
I have been taking lessons for one year and will not go elsewhere anytime soon. His vast musical knowledge helps merge the theory with concrete examples. No question remains unanswered.

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Jason M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jason M.

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My teaching approach: I'll help you figure out your musical goals, and customize a lesson plan to get you there (ex: performance technique, music theory, music business coaching, musicology, exploring new musical genres, song selection and interpretation).

About Jason

My teaching approach: I'll help you figure out your musical goals, and customize a lesson plan to get you there (ex: performance technique, music theory, music business coaching, musicology, exploring new musical genres, song selection and interpretation).

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Dave
Jason vocally coached me during many studio sessions over the years. Not only is he an excellent musician in diverse genres, but he is patient, attentive, and communicates clearly. He knows how to give the right amount of support to help vocalists find their very best sound and style for a particular genre. I would recommend Jason for any singer looking to generally improve their voice, prepare for an audition, recording, or performance.
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José C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Masters in Music Performance from University of South Carolina
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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José C.

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Lessons with me are very unique because in addition to learning the guitar, you will learn many things related to music from my background as a professional symphony musician and music educator.

I can teach either in English or Spanish.
I can also teach double bass, cello, charango, and general music.

About José

Hi! Thank you for stopping by my site. My name is José C. For over 20 years I have had the privilege of teaching and working as a professional musician in the US and South America. I enjoy teaching, learning, and taking up new challenges. I have been able to help and guide many of my students t

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Santiago Vasco
José es una persona increíble, si no sabes como empezar o continuar tú camino musical, él es el indicado... junto con toda la experiencia que tiene por tocar por el mundo, su pedagogía y atencion personalizada (junto con tú trabajo por supuesto) te harán tomar y aire y decir yo puedo hacer esto.
Alondra
Es mi privilegio emitir que le Mgst. José Carrión, con quien tuve el honor de estudiar durante los años 2017 - 2019 es un excelente docente, de los mejores que he tenido a lo largo de mi aprendizaje musical que cumple a cabalidad las labores encomendadas y es miembro respetable y productivo de la sociedad.
Por esta múltiples otras razones que con mucho gusto puedo comunicarle si lo considera necesario, es un privilegio para mí, el otorgar mi recomendación personal.
Sé que, sin duda, en cualquier lugar, él dejara muy en alto su propio buen nombre y el mío.

Atentamente,
Alondra Bravo

Translated using Google Translate.

It is my privilege to issue you Mgst. José Carrión, with whom I had the honor of studying during the years 2017 - 2019, is an excellent teacher, one of the best I have had throughout my musical training, who fully fulfills the tasks entrusted and is a respectable and productive member of society. .
For these multiple other reasons that I can gladly communicate to you if you consider it necessary, it is a privilege for me to grant my personal recommendation.
I know that, without a doubt, anywhere, he raised his own good name and mine very high.

Sincerely,
Alondra Bravo
Phillip
I invited Jose to work with my bass students for an upcoming performance. He taught my students so much in a short period of time. His caring personality and sense of humor made the class so much fun. My students wanted him to come back. I highly recommend Jose Carrion as a guest conductor, section coach or private lessonss

Jose S.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 18 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jose S.

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I truly believe anyone can play guitar as long as we set a plan to the goals. I set my lessons to where the student want to go. If it’s the chords, song structure or new skills. This is my goal for all of my students.

About Jose

I have been playing music for over 15 years. Touring, recording, and especially writing through this time. I’m currently in two projects that has me writing, gigging and recording for both of them. I have also been a sideman to some for the most talented musicians. Recorded in some of the best pr

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Rocky Hill, CT

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Rocky Hill is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Greg is insanely talented and is eager to share his knowledge. I have learned so much and look forward to guitar every week!"
Mariah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"A 5 star teacher. My daughter is very happy with this teacher."
Alexandra
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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"really amazing one on one teacher"
Patrick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Rob is a fantastic teacher. He is one of the rare ones--an extremely talented performer who works professionally in that capacity and also actually knows how to teach and impart his knowledge to others. He really understands how to explain things, is passionate about music, and has tailored the lessons to my goals. He is able to answer any and all questions I have about theory, and can relate it to the other instruments I play because he plays so many instruments himself. I highly recommend him."
Carol-Anne
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rob C.
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"Shaun has been a great teacher. We've been working together for well over a year and I have made great progress. He is patient, professional and a true musician."
Jay
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Shaun Z.
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"Justin is the quintessential professional in every way. His approach is to make you a better student of music not necessarily just learn guitar. He is patient with you and very positive and reinforcing. The passion he has for music is obvious from the first time you meet him. As with any good manager, just by the way he teaches, makes you want to be a better student."
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Justin W.
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"Our son has a blast with Wes!"
Zion
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"My son is the legacy of both a world-famous composer Grandfather and of a Great Uncle widely known as a musical genius.
Unfortunately the opportunity to nurture any of that genetic musical talent passed me by, but it absolutely lives within him.
Janis has been remarkably subtle at freeing the music within my son's heart.
This is not only a gift for me, and our family, but it's a lifetime of unending self-expression for him.
I cannot recommend Janis highly enough."
Debby
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Janis V.
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"I picked up my first guitar around 1960, and took my first real lesson - from Jeff - about 55 years later. I had played off and on before, mainly off, but when I retired from doctoring my wife bought me a package with TakeLessons, and Jeff was the closest to home and had good reviews. I highly recommend him. We focus on the rock, R&B and such that I grew up on. Jeff's knowledge of music is encyclopedic, and he is able to teach it to an old man like me. He plays just about everything, from Jazz to Ukulele. I give him 5 stars. I have learned a lot, limited only by my own lack of practice time, and over the years I have also gained a good friend. Give Jeff a try!"
Pat
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Mark was very patient with my eight year old! He’s very encouraging and positive!"
Charlie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark C.
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