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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
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Completed in 2008 from Western CT State University
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Ed D.

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

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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Luther B.

46 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Teaching since 1980
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Danni B.
Mr. Blackwell is very patient, especially when it comes to finding the right notes in songs! Every tip I have gotten from him has improved my music time and time again! He always knows how and where I can improve in our music. Thank you very much, Mr. Blackwell!
Kawanda W.
I was intimated to to even try to learn the cello Luther made me feel at ease and confident! I'm looking forward to the next lesson!
Brian Gee
I can't say enough good things about Mr. Blackwell. He is an incredible teacher that gives you what you need at your level. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and patient instructor, Mr. Blackwell is for you! Going on 3 years and I am looking forward to the next 3 years.
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David T.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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David T.

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My method is centered around having my students consistently learn new material, while retaining what they have learned. I’m sensitive to making sure they are challenged while also giving them material that will enable them to succeed. I customize each lesson to meet the needs and interests of each student. An example of a 45 minute lesson commonly includes the first 5 minutes being dedicated to checking in on how the practice went, and answering any questions the student may have about the material. Then there would be 15 minutes of review which would consist of finding which parts of the material are most challenging and finding the most effective way for the student to practice those parts and perfect the material. After that, there would be a three minute pause during which the student would listen to the new piece (whether it be material I introduced or material they suggested) so they can write down everything that they enjoyed and perceived about the new piece. Then there ...

About David

I'm an Argentinian/American musician who decided to pursue music as a career when I was 8 years old. I had just seen Al Green perform at the Apollo and was awed by the incredible impact and joy music can have on people. With the support of my parents, who are musicians as well, I began studying wit

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Paul VanBuskirk
I can not say enough good things about David. HIs lessons are well thought out , special and geared towards the individual. His exceptional training really comes through during the lesson. More importantly, David's love of music is infectious and the lessons seem to fly by. I am most impressed with David's patience and enthusiasm when giving lessons to my son. My son has excelled under his guidance which is no small feat considering my son's substantial learning disabilities. That is perhaps David's biggest strength. David worked with my son to come to a teaching method that my son could comprehend and excel under. I am truly impressed and very grateful for the extra time and care he takes to make my son's lessons meaningful. I am available to address any questions a potential student may have . David is THAT good !!
Jamie Freimauer
David is such a talented and skillful musician who has re-inspired my guitar playing journey! He is a patient and encouraging technical teacher. In addition, in each lesson, he brings well-rounded information about the music, the artist, and guidance for feeling the emotion of the music. I highly recommend him for any level student!
Ian Etchemendy
David is a dedicted and compromised teacher.
His methods are crative and rigorous.
He will also percive and acompany you through your needs as a student.

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Natasha C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Natasha C.

6 Reviews
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Hey everyone! I spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, but in my spare time I love passing along the gift of music via teaching. I've been playing guitar for half my life, and in addition to guitar I can also teach beginner bass, piano, drums and music production. I've taught all different kinds of students, ranging in age and ability. I tailor my lessons specifically for each students needs, and to match their personalities and interests. Wanna learn how to play a Taylor Swift song? Sick! Wanna learn a blues chord progression? Awesome! Wanna learn how to shred like a Norwegian death metal god? I got you!

About Natasha

I graduated from Berklee College of Music and spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist. I've played concerts to thousands of people, national/international TV shows, countless tours and festivals. My most important goal is for my students to

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Ron B.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Natasha. She was positive, supportive and gave me some immediate achievable goals to pursue. I am looking forward to continuing the process with her.
Brian
Fully endorse, Natasha has a great attitude, can really play, and communicated very well despite the lesson being online.
Deanna
Natasha's amazing! Great personality and makes it very easy to feel comfortable with trying new things on the guitar. She's great at explaining techniques that I have trouble with and very understanding with what I am trying to achieve. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends/ family.

Bernadette T.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Award of Excellence in Psychology from Five Towns College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bernadette T.

10 Reviews
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I am versed in Chord-melody, pick-and fingerstyle Jazz. I am comfortable teaching most contemporary styles of guitar playing, and the techniques required.

About Bernadette

I am a NYS certified Music teacher who has been teaching in the school system for over 20 years. I hold both my BM and MA degree in Music Education, and Jazz guitar was my major instrument in college. My focus is to teach techniques, skills and concepts for life-long learning. I am currentl

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John F.
Bernadette is a patient professional teacher, just what I need to help me learn guitar.
Sophia C.
Bernadette is really kind and patient, Both of our kids look forward to working with her.
Gianna Z.
Just wonderful with my children very pleased

Aksel A.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Aksel A.

4 Reviews
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As a modern self-taught virtuoso, I follow a modern customer-oriented approach based on win-win and long term success. The guitar student is an aspiring music practicing master, and I make sure to guide the students to realize their own desires.

As long as he/she focuses on the image of the perfect player he/she wishes to become, I am committed to the full extent to motivate, encourage, help, assist, suggest improvements, correct mistakes, answer questions and everything that will speed up the student's ramp-up into becoming that perfect player.

Specialties:
Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Classic Rock Guitar, Hard Rock Guitar, Flamenco Guitar, Classical Guitar, Country Guitar, World Music Guitar

About Aksel

Experience Master professional guitarist with 25 years of experience playing a large variety of genres such as classical, blues, jazz, country, heavy-metal, flamenco, and more. Cosmopolitan modern musician, songwriter, and improviser with a worldwide background including European, Latin, Afri

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Yanis
I had a hard time trynna learn the skills i used to watch in concerts or youtube and with the help of Mr Allouch i made a drastic improvement and all of my struggling vanished, i'm pretty much able to play any song i can think of thanks to him!
Younes
Best instructor ever
Joey
Mr. Allouch is an excellent instructor. For me, placing my fingers on the guitar is hard, but he taught me to put my fingers in a perpendicular position and to make sure to press hard on the string so it will make a good sound. Thanks to that advice, it is easier to play the notes correctly. He has made it fun for me to learn guitar. He is an excellent guitar player and I am very happy that he has shared his passion with me. Merci beaucoup Mr. Allouch!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Shelton, CT

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Shelton is $63. 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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Took Guitar lessons from Priscilla D.
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"Max is a superb guitar instructor! Each of his lessons are tailored to the individual needs and wants of his students. Tablatures are prepared in advance and available when you arrive at your next session. Strong emphasis is placed on playing technique, and Max is always willing to play each phrase or passage at a slower speed. For my money, there is no better guitar teacher, than Max."
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Took Guitar lessons from Max Z.
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"What can I say about Eric other than his the best Guitar teacher ever. He spots your weaknesses and fill in those blanks and all while learning to play songs you love. His method is much more intuitive than a classroom environment. Because of him my progression was fast and I can play a lot of songs and I have a deeper understanding of what it takes to play.

If your looking to start your journey on becoming a rock god you can't go wrong with him."
Derrek
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"The first lesson was excellent! Matthew makes learning the guitar very enjoyable and uncomplicated."
Herb
Took Guitar lessons from Matthew K.
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"There are a multitude of different lessons and avenues that you can take through this program, all geared towards your personal goals and making you a better guitarist no matter the final goal. Never have I once been disappointed with my lessons."
Elliott
Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Excellent teacher! very prepared and patient."
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around"
Jordan Waits
Took Guitar lessons from David C.
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"Best Guitar Teacher Around!!!

This guy makes learning guitar not such a daunting task. I have always wanted to learn guitar- and thought I was too old to start now- But after working with Ryan- I am confident that my skills will only grow and that some day I will be as good as he is :) His lessons are geared towards your specific needs- he creates a curriculum that is attainable. I really appreciate the personal approach he takes with his students and I look forward to continuing working with him. Great Teacher!!!"
Lauren
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Kevin is an excellent guitar player! I’ve had a few jam sessions with him at his studio playing the keys as he played guitar and drums. He taught me some chords on the guitar and I picked them up so easily. I thought immediately, “This guys knows what he’s doing!” He plays Guitar, Bass, and Drums, and I definitely recommend learning from him."
Christopher
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"My first lesson with Elena was wonderful. She is so encouraging and warm."
Madeline
Took Guitar lessons from Elena D.
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