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Jonathan F.

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Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Jonathan F.

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About Jonathan

My name is Jonathan, I’ve been playing guitar and studying the guitar for over 15 years and I’ve been teaching with TakeLessons for 5 years. The minute I started learning the guitar I couldn’t stop. After purchasing many books and DVDs I came across a Gospel Guitar DVD by the amazing and incomparab

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Jonathan is super patient and very enthusiastic! Looking forward to our next lesson!
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Bennett D.

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Stratford, CT
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded University Honors Scholar from New York University
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Bennett D.

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I've been teaching music for five years. Within the first few lessons, your technique on the guitar will vastly improve and you'll learn how to hold a pick, sit with the guitar, and maintain correct left-hand posture. Once you have the basics down, you'll be able to start playing whatever style of music you want. I teach all ages, experience levels, and musical styles and I can't wait to meet you!

About Bennett

I'm a professional guitarist and pianist who has recently graduated from New York University's Jazz Performance program. I am also a student in Manhattan School of Music's master's jazz program. My mom started me on piano before I can remember - I was one or two years old. I quickly developed an a

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Eileen
Bennett's a great teacher! My seven-year-old son has been taking piano lessons with him for a year, and right now they're working on Fur Elise, one of my favorite songs. My son loves his lessons and looks forward to them every week.
John
I met Bennett when he was the musical director for two musicals that my daughter was in. I was totally blown away by his piano skills and my child really enjoyed him, so we started taking lessons with him. He's been an amazing teacher over the last couple years and my child has developed a passion for music. He's an incredibly nice guy, very relatable, down-to-earth, and very passionate about what he does.
David
I've been taking lessons with Bennett for over a year now. He's a great teacher and musician - after a few months I was playing Free Bird! Can't recommend him enough!

Brian A.

2 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Studio Music and Jazz Performance from University of Miami
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Brian A.

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Lessons are based around each individual student's music goals. Simple practical methods for understanding and developing the fundamental skills needed to play songs you love and want to perform are the focus of each lesson. Teaching and performing music are what I'm passionate about. I have over twenty years of teaching experience with beginners and advanced students and have developed a curriculum that really works for all levels and styles while keeping things fun!

About Brian

I'm an experienced teacher with a background as a full time performing musician. Music was a big part of my life from an early age and I've stuck with it pursuing it as a career path. I graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Studio Music and Jazz Performance and since have been t

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Joe
I've been working with Brian for four months now and have made excellent progress on guitar. Brian quickly adjusted to my experience level and has done an outstanding job of removing long-standing bad habits and reinforcing the good ones. He has a fresh approach which ensures students don't get bored and, best of all, instills confidence and a good stage presence. I'm on my way to being a better guitar player but more importantly, a better musician. I recommend Brian without reservation.
Wendy
Brian has been great , he patiently provides simple tangible explanations for both guitar play and music theory. He is building a solid foundation for my musical growth and more importantly supporting and enhancing my love of music. I give Brian my highest recommendation, he's a natural teacher

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Sean S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • BA, Human Development from Pacific Oaks College
  • Teaching since 1984
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Sean S.

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I believe that learning music should be as fun and inspiring as it can be to play. We all have a vast wellspring of creative energy within us, and the goal of the relationship between the student and the teacher is to help nurture and develop that latent talent. For this reason, my approach to teaching music is highly individualized. I start out with the premise that the student has unique gifts and my job is to help them discover what those are, and develop and refine them in order to make beautiful and deeply satisfying music, through whatever instrument and in whatever style they are drawn towards.

Depending on one's starting level of experience, some basic exercises will be assigned to develop core skills, with increasing levels of technical challenge and complexity. Elements of music theory will be woven into practical lessons. Students will have the choice to incorporate material from popular and familiar music into their studies, and as they progress they will be encouraged to

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COVID-19 Update: Lessons can be arranged either in person (observing proper safety precautions) or online, using the TakeLessons app or through your web browser, with no download necessary. I've found the clarity and responsiveness excellent. Don't hesitate to give it a try! I began teaching a

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Jennifer B.
I've been getting guitar lessons with Sean for sometime after some singing lessons with him. He's a great teacher, very patient, flexible, always pushing me to experiment more and adapting to my needs as a student. I've also learned so much about music theory and different approaches to song writing thanks to his input.
Cole
I Googled "guitar teacher, Roseburg, OR" and low and behold, Sean showed up and boy I'm glad he did!!! Sean and I hit it off instantly and the things I wanted to get better at (finger picking, hammer(s) on and off, picking the notes within chords, etc.) Sean was completely versed in! Long story short... I couldn't be happier with Sean as a teacher and as a person he's totally cool as well! I recommend Sean unequivocally and if you want to start to play guitar or even get better as I do, Sean is your guy, no doubt about it!!!
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Chris E.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Certificate Guitar Mastery from Guitar Mastery Method
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chris E.

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Do you love the sound of the guitar? Are you looking for a musical outlet to express yourself and sharpen your mind? Whether it’s around the fire pit, a family reunion or the stage, I will walk you through the skills you need to read tablature and play any song. As an experienced and effective instructor he will have you playing chords your first week and playing basic songs by the second week.

About Chris

I teach beginner to intermediate guitar. I can also teach ukulele, bass, banjo and mandolin. I can teach any genre of music and have been teaching for over 4 years. I will teach you, not only know how to play but teach you what you are doing, musically. If you're a beginner, we can start from th

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Tony
Chris is an excellent guitar instructor and combines theory into practice mixed with fun! He explains things thoroughly and makes learning a lot easier than other instructors. He is also very flexible with his schedule. He is by far the best instructor I have had.

Christian L.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Guitar from Bower School of Music at Florida Gulf Coast University
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Christian L.

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One of the most versatile styles of guitar and one of the most fun styles to teach as there are near endless ways to play.

Things that I focus on start out with simple chord knowledge including voicing and progressions, and simple scale work. If the student is interested, I usually move into the more complex variety of mixing different scales and chords for a more colorful sound.

Heavy emphasis on improvisation at all levels.

About Christian

My name is Christian L. and I am a 29 year old guitar/music instructor in the Orlando area. My interest in guitar began when I was 12 years old and blossomed into a full time obsession about 3 years later when I started playing small gigs as a solo guitarist playing simple jazz and classical pieces

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Dylan T.
A teacher of this caliber comes around once in a blue moon. His knowledge of the guitar and music is vast and he knows how to pass that on simply and effectively. He can take you where you want to go musically if you have the dedication. My creative potential has expanded beyond what I thought was possible. I am beginning to have a real experience of myself as a musician and the unfolding of my own music through the insight of his teachings. I definitely recommend learning from him!
Joseph
Christian was super helpful and helped me get a better idea of how i want to learn. Thanks so much!
Mayra
Christian is not only a talented musician, but he is also a true guitar teacher. So far, I have taken 4 classes and I've learned more with his methods than any other way. I've had tried from the Fender Play app, YouTube videos, to other instructors, but nothing compares to his teachings. He is patient and truly pays attention to what I am struggling with. He breaks everything down piece by piece. If one way doesn't work, he tries a different way until I understand. As mentioned before, he is a gifted teacher. One thing is to be a great guitar player who teaches how to play a few chords, and another is to be a great guitar player who puts him/herself in the student's shoes and help them progress with each lesson. He is one of a kind. Thanks, Christian!

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Average Cost of Blues Guitar Lessons in West Haven, CT

The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in West Haven is $68. 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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"Heading into my first class with Tim, I had almost no musical experience (at least for the last 15+ years). In a very casual way, he was able to get a sense of where I was and where he should start with my instruction.

I was very reluctant to take lessons at first, but my wife got me started with Tim and it was really worth it. He was accommodating to my relatively slow speed of learning and easily adapted to my own musical preferences and interests.

His studio is a great space and is located within a really cool, historic building. The sound is fantastic and it's a comfortable space to practice in.

I highly recommend Tim for lessons - especially for adults who may not be able to dedicate hours a day to practicing. I took lessons weekly for three months and I got a great foundation for practicing. Once my life settles down a little, I definitely hope to go back."
Tucker
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Tim M.
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"Tim is great. I haven’t play guitar in many years and Tim got me back up and learning easily. The lessons are paced well and I’m covering both theory and the material I’m interested in. He’s very knowledgeable encouraging and gives me extra tips and tricks to make the lessons fun. I highly recommend Tim."
Paul
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"If you want someone that has years of experience and is an all around awesome person this is your guy!!!"
Vince Galipo
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Lenny is a great instructor. He's both personable and patient, brings extensive theory knowledge as well as technical guitar playing abilities to the table. His rates are reasonable and he's flexible with scheduling. I highly recommend lessons with Lenny, regardless of your level of experience."
Brandon
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Lenny R.
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"As a long time guitar player coming from an entirely self-taught background, Ryan has done a great job getting me on track to formalize my existing skills and give me new tools to approach my instrument and art. Very refreshing learning experience!"
Robare
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"I always had a passion to learn to play the guitar but could never find an instructor who was patient or willing to have fun throughout the lessons, if you're looking to learn amazing guitar techniques and/or songs you've always loved listening to but could never figure out how to play them, Christian's the guitar instructor for you!! He taught me everything I needed to know to progress in my playing and because of him im still going strong 3 years later. Highly reccomend this instructor!"
Kurt
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Christian T.
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"A great instructor, very patient and prepared, helped become a much more advanced player. Strongly recommend!"
Lisa
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"There's guitar teachers and then there's William! Being a classical guitar player himself, he is meticulous and precise when it comes to his instruction. He is exceptional in teaching students how to play guitar the correct way. He formulates his lessons to be student specific, and keeps record of the students progress. With William, you will learn how to crawl before you learn how to run, and you will learn it the right way, and will be a better musician because of his instruction and dedication to his students, which is the backbone to his dedication to music."
Scott
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Great experience, Andrea is the best teacher I ever had"
John
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation"
Cullen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Stan M.
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