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Ed D.

8 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Completed in 2008 from Western CT State University
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ed D.

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*** 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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Ryan
Solid guy with diverse chops. I can learn a lot from his instruction.
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.
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Tim M.

11 Reviews
Manchester, CT
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music: Classical Guitar Performance from Hartt School - University of Hartford
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim M.

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It starts with where the student is and where they want to go. A personalized approach that involves the student some say in how we get there.

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, I

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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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Steve K.

14 Reviews
Vernon Rockville, CT
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Awarded Dove Seal of Approval from Dove Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner
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Steve K.

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Guitar is a wonderful and expressive instrument. I will teach you the basic chords and progressions as well as reading music and being able to play melodies on your instrument.

About Steve

I am a Musical Director who has scored original music for many motion pictures and television and was musical arranger for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. I've scored and arranged original music for several television shows including, Desperate Housewives, MTV's Making the Band, It's Showtime at the

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Kathleen
Steve is an excellent voice instructor. Very knowledgeable. Extremely talented and has a great ability to teach and demonstrate exercises to expand voice range, hold notes, and sing on key! I would definitely recommend Steve for voice instruction!
Samuel C.
Very good at visualizing the skills for singing. Helped me immensely, I could not recommend Steve enough
Suzanne
Steve is an excellent musician and gifted teacher. He is intuitive and nurtures individual talent.
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Ari S.

3 Reviews
Hamden, CT
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS, Liberal Studies from The New School for Public Engagement
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Ari S.

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From strumming simple chords to writing your own songs and beyond - the acoustic guitar is the originator, and I'll teach you the skills you need to explore your own voice on the instrument.

About Ari

I am a guitarist, bassist, writer and composer based in New Haven county. With international touring experience, songs licensed to film and television, and a degree from The New School, I have an approach that is both holistic and comprehensive. I am easygoing, adaptable and excited to approach musi

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Jonathan
Fantastic and versatile teacher, able to cover all styles comfortably. Definitely recommended for in-home lessons for adults or kids. Relaxed & easygoing, Ari can also push when you need to get over that next practice hurdle. Super nice guy and great teacher.
Carolyn
Wonderful teacher. Creative patient and kind
George
Ari is very knowledgable but presents information in a relaxed, approachable way. It's obvious that he really enjoys teaching and his low key manner makes students feel at ease. Highly recommended!
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Cindle V.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Magnolia Science Academy
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Cindle V.

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I am a music educator with 12 years teaching experience in private lessons, public schools, and private schools. I play many instruments and many different styles. I brake the material down in a way everyone can understand and I don't let students walk away confused about the material or have unanswered questions. I love to teach all age groups and all learning styles.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of l

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Beth
Clear instructions
Walter
While only the first lesson, Cindle had me thinking about chess in a way that I never had.
Matt M.
Very knowledgeable and helpful.
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Jeff A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Americanism from American Legion
  • Master of Arts, Music Theory and Classical Guitar from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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Jeff A.

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I've been teaching music for over 35 years in all kinds of settings, including universities, public schools, community education programs, commercial music stores, and private practice. I've taught over 24,000 individual lessons and 160 sections of music classes on a variety of topics and hold both bachelor's and master's degrees in music. I am very client-centered while striving to meet generally recognized goals.

About Jeff

I have taught over 26,000 individual lessons and 160 sections of classes in virtually every setting, such as universities, public schools, commercial music stores, community education programs, private practice, and the internet. I have two degrees in music, a master's and a bachelor's, and a certif

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"Ahmad is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly. He breaks up lessons into short but consumable modules while at the same time giving something concrete to start playing and get going from the word go whether you are a beginner or not. I've been going to him for several months now and would highly recommend Ahmad for his guitar teaching skills!"
Bernard
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great friendly instructor!"
Denis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"As a teacher myself, the amount of educators that not only have a gift but have the passion to bestow knowledge upon others are few and far between. Salvador is one of those teachers. I have had some of his students for piano lessons. The artistry and technical improvement that his students have in guitar is incredible. He is a joy to work with. If I had children wanting to take lessons, I would choose him in a heartbeat."
Shafer
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Salvador B.
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"Trevor is very patient. We had some technical difficulties on our last lesson but he handled them well. He has given me the proper guidance to improve my playing . I would recommend Trevor to beginners trying to improve their guitar playing"
Ted
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Trevor S.
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"I was looking for advanced guitar lessons and came across Ahmad purely by chance. I wanted to get a better grasp of theory and self study wasn't cutting it, mainly because I wasn't disciplined enough and figured paying someone to teach me would make me study harder.

Ahmad got amazing skill and patience. I would often go in early and listen to him teach students new to guitar and be amazed at how well he was able to get them to understand the concepts behind what they were trying to do. Ahmad certainly helped me out.

A year later, I'm playing better than I had been before. I've got a much stronger grasp of music theory, it's helped me with my song writing and I'm happy with the direction I'm going.

Do go to Ahmad if you're looking to get better and learn quickly. Even the 30 minute classes are very helpful. You won't regret it."
Moe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Started on time, techniques set, had students full attention and focus, very personable/ great with kid(s). Great start."
Matthew
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Byron T.
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"Started with the basics and mapped out a plan for progress. Very productive time."
Terry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Very effecient class. Brendon knows how to teach very well!"
Jamie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Brendon R.
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"As a complete novice, I’m starting to get a feel on Rick’s teaching method and how to improve my guitar skills from week to week."
Bob
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rick P.
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"I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time."
Brenden
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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