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Frank N.

16 Reviews
Deep River, CT
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Awarded Faculty Research Grant from Central Connecticut State University Foundation
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Frank N.

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Looking for a classical guitar instructor that considers your music interests, your goals, your time constraints, and your current level of experience when constructing weekly lessons for you? Want your instructor to help you advance your skills while you learn the music you want. I am a teacher who does just that.

I have over 20 years teaching and performance experience, a BA in music theory/composition, and am the author of a number of music education books published by Alfred Music.

I am excited to help you meet your goals as a classical guitar player and musician!

About Frank

I am a teacher, songwriter, published author, and composer with 20+ years experience performing and sharing knowledge and inspiration with students. I received a Bachelor's of Music degree in composition and music theory from Central Connecticut State University and am the author of three instruct

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Cody
Frank is a patient and engaging teacher who lets the student's interests guide development while incorporating guitar fundamentals along the way!
Elsa
I have been taking lessons with Frank for several years and I think he is an excellent instructor. He has helped me have confidence in my abilities and is patient when I get frustrated. He has been able to teach me about music theory in such a way that it is understandable. I have been to some of his performances and he is a talented musician as well as instructor.
bob
frank is very good with old and young. took classes for 4years at Middletown

Halec S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded Certificate in integrative health from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Halec S.

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In order to learn classical guitar, the student will be taught to read sheet music, understand how to match guitar notes to the sheet music, and learn basic technique and theory.

About Halec

Hello! My name is Halec and I've been playing electric and classical guitar for over 11 years. I began teaching 4 years ago but now as a university student I've decided to move my lessons online. I also tutor math up to algebra 1 and physics at a high school level and have been for 6 years now. I l

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Emily
I enjoy the lesson with Halec. He helps me to understand the lessons well.
Osman
I have been taking lessons with Halec for a few months and I see a lot of progress in my playing. He's patient and makes the lesson fun!
Karen
My son has been taking lessons with Halec for the past few months and has been very much enjoying playing the guitar. Halec made him feel very comfortable and at ease, and was very patient with him during his first few lessons. Thank you for providing a great experience, we will definitely be continuing lessons with Halec moving forward.

Christopher S.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Awarded Intensive Course On Basso Continuo from Conservatorio Superior de Música "Manuel Castillo"
  • B.A. in Music from Humboldt State University
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Christopher S.

24 Reviews
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The classical guitar is a rich and powerful instrument that has a long history. It has been developed like many instruments such as the piano, and today the guitar has a very powerful influence on modern music. However, the beautiful sounds from the past eras of music, Renaissance, Baroque, and Romanic composers have created wonderful and mysterious pieces that feature this incredible instrument. My goal is to help people who are interested in this type of music be able to perform and reproduce these amazing sounds.

About Christopher

Hello! Hola! Benvenuto! My name is Christopher S. and I am a classical guitarist, composer, polyglot, and experienced language and music teacher. I am a recent graduate with a Doctorate of Music Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. I also graduated with my M.M. fro the New England

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Gloria De Freitas
Christopher is so pleasant and polite. He is very knowledgeable and has a great way of explaining. I am very happy with my sessions with him!
Gloria De Freitas
Christopher is so pleasant and polite. He is very knowledgeable and has a great way of explaining. I am very happy with my sessions with him!
Melissa
Very personable-easy to follow his lead.

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Derek W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Derek W.

3 Reviews
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Take guitar lessons from a professional touring and studio guitarist.

Hi, I'm Derek. I have a degree in classical guitar. I've taught guitar for over 14 years. I've played guitar for over 80 bands or artists, 28 of whom are major-label artists, including Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line and Jake Owen to name a few. I've had the honor of living my dream. I now live in Bend, Oregon and perform with Precious Byrd. I'm offering guitar lessons to students in Bend and Redmond, Oregon and also online via Skype. I would be honored to teach you what I've learned over a lifetime of being a student myself and of real-life experience with the guitar.

About Derek

"A Nashville-native & music industry professional with a big heart for teaching" I LOVE teaching music and especially being a guitar teacher! My entire life has revolved around learning, teaching guitar lessons and performing music. I've played guitar for over 80 bands in Nashville, including 28

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Jill
Derek is a fantastic guitar teacher. His approach to teaching is so different than other instructors I've worked with in that he really caters to the needs of his students and adjusts his teaching style accordingly. I've seen so much growth in my own playing. Definitely the best guitar teacher ever.
Steven
Highly recommend! I initially only began with the idea of taking 1 month of lessons and now I'm in my 3rd month! Derek caters the lessons to meet my needs- I'm a tactile learner, and he approaches teaching guitar to me from that standpoint. I would highly recommend him as a guitar teacher.
Todd
I had been playing for about 4 years and couldn't really get past a certain point with my guitar skills. I had kinda hit one plateau after another. Derek took my guitar playing to another level. The way he explains the guitar and music is simple but pretty eye opening.

If you're in Bend, I would highly recommend Derek for guitar lessons.
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Billy N.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Billy N.

12 Reviews
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I've been teaching 20 years. Classical Guitar technique is the foundation for most fingerpicking styles. Exploring the repertoire of Bach, the classic guitar composers - Sor, Guliani, Carcassi and learning how to arrange melodies for the guitar even if not written for guitar are some of the goals when I teach this style. My specialty is Brazilian Guitar and I have available vast repertoire of guitar music for the "Classical Guitar" plus I've explored the works of Piazolla and Leo Brouwer to name 2 guitarists. For Beginners we begin with 2 fingers, basic reading, getting a feel for your instrument, all made fun through the use of melodic material from various sources, sometimes pop tunes chosen by the student

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music

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Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!
Lynn W.
I cannot recommend Billy enough. I studied jazz improvisation with Billy for three years, and later returned to study Brazilian guitar and Piedmont-style finger picking with him. I had been playing for more than twenty years when I started studying with him and he not only helped me improve my playing technically and creatively (on electric and nylon stringed guitars) but also expanded my knowledge of theory and helped me develop new approaches to composing and arranging. I am still working with the material he gave me and take lessons from him whenever my schedule allows.

Nathaniel M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Performance from UC Boulder
  • Awarded Jack Stone Award from San Paulo College
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Nathaniel M.

6 Reviews
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Classical Guitar is a fun and beautiful way to explore the guitar.
My teaching method makes it extremely accessible for any age or skill level.

Children and adults alike learn and enjoy classic and timeless pieces by all the great composers!

About Nathaniel

I am a Jazz guitarist award winning composer and teaching artist. Who connects people with meaningful experiences in music while helping them explore it in new ways. If you are interested in studying music and guitar; from a teacher who uses a structured and academic approach, to help you find you

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Cherie
Excellent teacher with a comprehensive understanding of classical guitar technique.
Josh
I've known Nathaniel a long time and he is a great guitarist! Highly recommended.
Eric
Nathaniel taught my son who was a beginning player on the bass guitar. I couldn't be more please with the results. Nathaniel did all the normal teacher stuff--had a plan, had prepared goals, gave music homework, was timely--but on top of that he had a friendly, inviting personality that invited my son to want to spend time learning music. It was Nathaniel's happy, inviting attitude that really made things click during my son's lessons and I'm thankful he was willing to take him in as one of his students.

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Waterford, CT

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Waterford is $67. 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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"She is an amazing and knowledgeable, talented and very patient teacher! I am very delighted to finally pick up my guitar and want to learn. She is able to adjust to the student's needs with different instrument. She is a pretty amazing teacher! She has a very good technique. She motivates me to learn more. I highly recommend she to everybody."
- Desiré
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Adrienn L.
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"He is a patient man!"
- Vint
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"Jessie has taught my daughter classical and regular guitar for a couple of years. There are many, many thing I like about Jesse's teaching. One of the things that I like most is that he asks my daughter what she wants to learn and then teaches it to her. He mixes up the theory and it's application with what she wants to learn keeping interest and motivation at a high. Another thing that I like is the breadth of material he brings. His students end up well versed in all types of music and are able to play well known pieces in many different genres. Yet another thing that I like is his creditability. He walks the walk. His group plays regularly. Any doubts that your teenager may have about him can be quickly and easily put to rest just by going to hear him perform. Jesse is a good teacher and I highly recommend him."
- Irene
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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When I started taking lessons from Ray I was playing the electric guitar, although I had a classical guitar in my house I did not play it that often. I took my classical guitar once to class and then I started to learn how to play the classical guitar. I went from playing basic peaces of music to playing Minuet in G in a short time. From playing electric guitar about 3 or 4 years to playing classical music in about 1.5 to 2 years. Ray has helped me to increase my knowledge of music."
- Sebastián
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ray R.
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"Ahmad is an amazing guitar instructor. My daughter is 13 and was interested in playing the guitar. We purchased a guitar, talked to friends about instructors and searched Yelp. We initially took video lessons, but that did not cut it. Actually, it was a waste of time - my daughter needed one on one instruction. I spoke to a few guitar instructors, but chose Ahmad based on his background in guitar instruction and playing. Ahmad provided a good overview in the first lesson and then spent time with my daughter , teaching him the basic chords. In the course of 7 lessons, my daughter can play 21 chords and is also starting to play "Stairway to Heaven". Pretty amazing work in 7 lessons. Ahmad has provided my daughter with a curriculum and also provided us with tips on iPhone apps to use that allow my daughter to stay in rhythm and to tune his guitar. We will continue to have Ahmad teach my daughter guitar. Ahmad has definitely exceeded our expectations and I would highly recommend Ahmad as your next guitar instructor."
- S.C.
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great Teacher

You are really great with Ben, btw. I like how you are patient with him, compliment him and encourage him. He clings on your every word. He is also very impressed with the talent you bring to the table when you play at the lessons. It's fun to be a part of that!"
- Kelly
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Thank you Jeff for another great class. See you on 23rd."
- Derick
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jeff C.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson. Looking forward to working with Joey!"
- Alice
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"Mark played for my wedding, and I was incredibly impressed. I had certain musical portions of my wedding pre-arranged, but those plans ended up falling apart. Mark was able to pick up and play beautiful music right when I needed him to. His flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile helped make my wedding as successful as it was! He really saved the day, and I'm so thankful he was there! If I couldn't have him at other future events, I would be happy to take any of his students because I know they would have learned from one of the best."
- Avery
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"From the first day, Ahmad has crafted lessons tailored specifically to my goals and skill set. I already had a decent idea about how to get around the guitar, but I wanted someone to help me get to the next level, to understand the guitar completely. Ahmad is incredibly knowledgable about the instrument and theory, perceptive to learning habits, and overall a fun person to be around. He's also incredibly patient about working around schedules. I can't recommend him enough!"
- Ray
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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