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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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Ed D.

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

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A.- Voice from Lee University
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Kayla K.

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Guitar (Acoustic/Electric) lessons for beginners focus on finger placement, strumming, sight-reading, understanding groove and chord placement. Students will learn to care for their instrument as well as tuning the guitar. learning to play their favorite style of songs and ultimately be taught the skills to pick out a song and play it on their own!

About Kayla

I am a professional singer, pianist, guitar player, and have vast experience in the recording industry and traveling abroad for music performance. I graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, specifically voice, and a Masters in Music, specifically gospel arrangements and church

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Harriet Bledsoe
Kayla was awesome, she is patient with me and made feel so comfortable today. Her knowledge and expertise gives me pleasure to have this opportunity to be called her student.
Cyndi
She is a very good guitar teacher. She is patient and explains how to do things very well. I like to learn from her. Lessons are fun.
Asher, age 8
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Corey D.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • A.A. Music from Montgomery County Community College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Corey D.

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Learn how to play all your favorite songs, straight from the radio to your own fingertips! Entertain your friends, your family, and yourself for a lifetime! When you study guitar with me, you will learn:

- Music Theory - notes, chords, reading, and rhythm that will allow you to pick up any song and play it.

- Technique - build strength and endurance, and learn the fingering, strumming, and picking used by all your favorite artists.

- Repertoire - songs! My lessons are based on the idea of practical application, so from very early on, we will be learning to play songs that you know and love!

- Other basics - terminology, guitar majntenance and tuning, changing strings, etc.

About Corey

My name is Corey, and I have been playing the drums, guitar, and piano for over 25 years. I am currently a full-time working drummer with the Philly-area modern country band Shot of Southern. My teaching style is focused on practical application, and my goal is to help my students acquire the sk

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Steve
Corey is a fantastic drummer! Take advantage of time at home while learning new skills, and this is a great way to stay active and keep your energy up. Corey has been drumming for a very long time and has an excellent positive attitude, you can't miss!
Alex
A great experience! I have been learning with Corey for about two months, and am already improving. I am a guitar player with some basic drumming experience. I was looking to finally get to the next level so I could record my own drum beats (also drumming always looked like a lot of fun!), and Corey is helping me to achieve this. He is a talented drummer himself, and was able to quickly assess my playing level so we could start building on it. He has a great eye and ear for issues with my technique and always has an exercise to address them. In a short time I have experienced significant improvement, playing some more creative drum patterns, and am looking forward to continuing.
A lot of fun, very fulfilling, great instructor! Highly recommended!
Maria
Corey is an awesome drummer....truly knows the heart and soul of his craft! He's patient and kind...all around a cool dude! Check him out!
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Mathew M.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mathew M.

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Mat’s goal is to create lesson plans to fit each student’s unique learning style. Whether the student prefers the structure of studying through a book or wants coaching as they explore their own path, Mat will help them develop a strong understanding of the fundamentals of guitar to help them play the music they dream about playing.

About Mathew

Mat has been teaching guitar for 14 years, and has been performing guitar, bass, and drums with rock bands for 18 years. He studied music and guitar performance through years of private lessons, and has a Music Theory Professional Certificate from Berklee College of Music. Mat teaches everything fro

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Julien
Mat’s very instructive and supportive - he does a great job of engaging my 13 year-old son
Myk B.
My first lesson with Mat and he was very professional, friendly, informative, and patient. I'm looking forward to our next lesson
Ryan
Mathew is wonderful! My son loved his first lesson!
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Geoff S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Geoff S.

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I have 30 years experience in playing and teaching many styles, including rock, folk, classical, and jazz, I have played classical guitar at weddings for over 30 years, both as a soloist and with ensembles. I have put together occasional jazz groups. I am also familiar with much rock and folk music, especially from the '60s.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sch

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Art B.
Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor

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"Have been with Kory for a little while now, great teacher! Would definitely recommend."
Dylan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kory I.
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"Great instructor, patient and prepared!"
Annette
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"You can say that I'm a rookie when it comes to playing guitar. So, I decided to do something about it. I'm taking 45 minutes sessions with Nick and I have to say that he is a really talented a teacher as well as he is a musician. While having fun during the lessons, I rake in so many new tricks up my sleeve. I love his individual approach, flexibility, and creativity just to outline a couple. For the short while that I've known Nick, he's been all, a patient teacher, a talented musician, but most of all he's been an inspiration to me. My goal was to learn to read music and learn how to play the instrument more fluently. But now, the whole world of new and fascinating opportunities opened up to me because of his mentoring and support. Thank you Nick! I wish I could take longer sessions with you on a more regular basis."
Shimun (Sam)
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"I cannot recommend Lee enough! I'm a slow learner and she has made me feel like the complete opposite! She really knows her stuff and can break down every little part that you might not understand in the most patient of ways. And it's helpful that she's just lovely to be around! Really happy I found her!"
Tanisha
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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"loved my first lesson!"
Chloe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Jimmy is a great teacher. Extremely knowledgeable. He has developed an approach to teaching that has me confident that in time I will be able to play the way I have always wanted to , with a complete understanding of what I am doing. I highly recommend taking lessons with Jimmy."
James
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"I've been learning solo guitar from Andrea and I've been learning so much! After a year I have a whole repertoire that I can play for my family and friends. Great teacher!"
Lauren
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"My son enjoyed learning from Edwin. He has a great demeanor and is nice to work with."
Cole
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Having not had a guitar lesson in almost 50 years, Chris made it easy to talk bout my goals, and immediately show me some techniques and licks that will be helpful. Also really appreciate the recorded video of the lesson and extra materials he sent as follow up."
Scott
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Paul is a great teacher. He's enthusiast, supportive and flexible. He challenges me a lot and I'm learning faster than before as a result. Thanks Paul!"
Yanis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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