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Ed D.

7 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 students 5 to 90
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Ed D.

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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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Cameron S.

5 Reviews
New Britain, CT
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Hot pick! from Pacific Songwriting Competition
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 8 and up
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Cameron S.

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Whether you're the next Taylor Swift, want to rock out like Metallica, or just want to play simple folk tunes around the campfire, I'm the teacher you want! I've performed on stage and have done studio work on top of teaching on both acoustic and electric guitar. We'll cover music theory, ear training, soloing, and explore different styles of music on top of learning the songs you want to play!

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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Tristan
I've taken guitar lessons on and off for a while, and Cameron is hands-down the best teacher I've had. He points out specific technical good points and bad points, and offers concrete suggestions and examples for improvement. The lesson material is progressively challenging, but not overwhelming, and is targeted to the student's interests, and lessons are fun and interesting. Fantastic instructor.
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.

Peter C.

14 Reviews
Newington, CT
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Peter C.

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I've played guitar for 50 years and have been teaching over 34 years.

I use standard instruction books books to get beginners off to a good start and then supplement with songs of the student's choice and those from my extensive library.

I am a Teaching Specialist having taken 4 extensive course in Study, Learning and Teaching breakthroughs so my style of teaching is to ensure my students learn from the right books for them and fully understand so they make great progress.

About Peter

*** Specialties *** I teach all styles and all ages but my specialty is in electric rock music and applied music theory as in guitar soloing and improvisation as well as song crafting. I can teach a student any song requested by looking it up on you tube if you don't have it and immediately tra

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Peter
This is Peter. Rick doesn’t know me, never been here for a lesson. Shame on him. I will request it to be taken down. Who is he?
Rick
WORST TEACHER EVER, IF YOU WANT TO WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY GO TO THIS INSTRUCTOR,OUTDATED LESSONS, AND VERY EXPENSIVE, YOU ARE NOT EVEN QUITE FINISH YOUR FIRST LESSON THE DUDE IS ASKING YOU FOR MONEY..!
Joseph
Pete is the best instructor that I have ever had. He is the only person I ever had that was able to explain things in a way that I could understand. I have taken lessons from other people and was not able to learn anything.

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Gabriella T.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 to 18
  • High School Diploma from Park Vista Community High School
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Gabriella T.

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Students should expect to master basic chords whilst learning to use a capo to expand their music knowledge, they will also learn speed whilst playing music and how to find the connections between chords. They will also learn different strumming styles like using a pick or your fingers to blossom any song they play. They will also learn much more!

About Gabriella

I am a trained opera, jazz and contemporary singer. I play and teach vocals, guitar, piano, Songwriting and performance if you also need acting lessons I can provide that as well. I have 10 siblings of all age groups and have had experience in managing behavior, providing care, and making sure ever

Jason J.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Jason J.

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I am versitile in a variety of styles of guitar from rock, metal and pop to classical. Additionally I have experience teaching Suzuki method.

About Jason

Jason received his Bachelor of Music from UMKC Music Conservatory and went on to receive his Masters Degree in Music Performance at the Rudi E Scheidt School of Music where he studied with Lily Afshar. Jason has won several competitions including the "Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition" and h

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Beata D.
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Mike J.
Great experience. Just 3 lessons and feel I am on the right path with Jason.
John Aldrich
Great first lesson. Can't wait for more
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Greg L.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Guitar Performance and Pedagogy Instruction from DnD Music
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Greg L.

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Over the last decade of teaching guitar full time to hundreds of students, my passion remains the same - teaching my students how to play the guitar, not just the songs. My own journey as a heavy metal lead guitarist and songwriter who's transitioned to classical music, folk and the blues has prepared me to teach how to play the guitar in almost every single style of music.

About Greg

For the last thirty years, from the day that I got my first electric as a teenager, to my work today as an acoustic guitarist for the band, Timberwood, and currently as a teacher of more than forty students a week, my life has been devoted to the guitar. I'm an experienced veteran of the meta

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Greg quickly assessed the starting point for our lessons. He said it was helpful that I had filled out the survey form in advance of the first lesson. He seems to have a good balance between correct form and good sound. I’m looking forward to working with him.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Torrington, CT

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Torrington 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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"I've been watching Adam learn guitar for more than 20 years now, and his dedication to the craft, as well as his wide range of influences, make him a great choice for a teacher."
Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Adam B.
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"I took several guitar classes with Ahmad a while back - he is an excellent instructor and very personable. He was more concerned with teaching me how to play the guitar rather than trying to get me to pay for more sessions. I still have his very helpful teaching notes!

In addition to the actual instruction, he also had great advice on what to or not to buy - I am an expert at the violin (this is not like an Asian thing but I had insisted to learn it) but was a complete novice with the guitar. It also helps that he is a bonafide musician in an actual band - I attended one of his concerts, which was very enjoyable, but had to leave before I could talk to him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Steve is a fabulous guitar instructor. He creates a bond with his students and keeps the parents in the loop about his lessons and his expectations. He has come up with creative ways to work with students during distance learning."
Zainab Sheth
Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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"Great lesson! I'm enjoying taking lessons with Brandi. She's an excellent teacher and awesome to work. Im looking forward to more lessons with Brandi."
Monica DeShay
Took Guitar lessons from Brandi B.
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"If you are interested in music lessons Stan Munslow is a great instructor. He is patient,kind, and a highly skilled musician. You will learn to play an instrument and find a new appreciation for music."
Chrristine
Took Guitar lessons from Stan M.
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Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Steve is very attuned to how to get the student started and playing guitar well. He designs each lesson to rapidly promote foundational skills for more advanced playing. He has helped improve my self-confidence whereas past instruction with other teachers had left me feeling discouraged."
Heather
Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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"My first lesson today with Alex. He is well prepared and patient. Awesome beginning."
Milta
Took Guitar lessons from Alex S.
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"Ahmad is truly amazing! I'm only on my 2nd lesson and I'm already learning chords to popular songs. I have been looking for a teacher like this for years. I'm 36 and I've been wanting to play guitar for over a decade, and I kinda gave up, because every teacher I had made it seem complicated and impossible to play a full song. After my 1st lesson with Ahmad (which was FREE), I learned that playing guitar doesn't have to be complicated and hard to learn. He is everything you'd want in a guitar teacher - he's super encouraging, motivating and really makes the lesson fun!! He has a way of explaining everything clearly and breaks the music down into simple, easy to understand techniques. The lessons are affordable, the schedule is flexible, and I'm already very excited about the progress I'm making!"
Jane
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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Matthew
Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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