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Christian R.

32 Reviews
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  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
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Christian R.

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I've played all my life and have my own band. I started teaching guitar in 2008. I've worked with hundreds of students taking beginners to advanced level of playing. I offer lessons from 2 studios located in Tulsa and Broken Arrow. I teach from a variety of books and programs to help students become well rounded musicians. As for equipment, I use Marshall, Fender, and Line 6 amps, Ibanez and Gibson guitars, Guitar Pro for creating lessons, Garage Band for recording, and have a large collection of guitar effects pedals.
On average within 2 - 3 months a beginning student will be reading, counting, and playing songs.
My goal is to keep my students interested and happy while making sure they develop the proper musical foundation/knowledge that will allow them grow, overcome their musical walls, and become the musician they desire to be.
My philosophy is to teach students to be smart musicians. It does you no good if you can play a song but don't know what you are actually doing. So,

About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from taki

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Wilma M.
I enjoyed learning from Christian today. I am 70 years old and did not feel out of place. He made me comfortable and he is very knowledgeable about how to go about teaching. He was very polite and patient with me and was able to go over things and explain professionally in a manner that did not insult my intelligence. He seems dedicated to teaching and does it very well .
I highly recommend this man to anyone that wants to learn how to play the Piano.
Wade J.
Christian has been top-notch in every way I could hope for. His communication prior to and after the lesson has been stellar, taking time to prep me then follow up with thorough, well written tips and details. (It's clear that he values the student's time as much as his own, and seeks to make the experience individualized and worthwhile for those he teaches.) The lesson itself was spot-on, being well balanced in both fun and degree of challenge. Feel very fortunate to have found him!
Cayden
Christian easily connects with my teenage son. He is professional while at the same time relaxed and easy-going. He stresses the importance of learning the basics but there is no high pressure. He strives to teach music that is interesting to my son and that challenges him. He does a great job of explaining things. We are happy we chose Christian as our teacher.
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David C.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David C.

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All styles available: rock, blues, jazz, country, classical, progressive, metal, and more. 40 years experience in guitar.

Acoustic steel string or nylon string. 6 string, or 12 string. All styles. Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Andrew A.

7 Reviews
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  • Classical Guitar Performance from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew A.

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Whether you've just started out or you want to take that next step to becoming a better guitarist, I'm here to help!

About Andrew

My name is Andrew, and I've been a musician nearly my entire life. I have a Bachelor's degree in classical guitar performance from Arizona State University, but my background goes far beyond classical music. My performance experiences range from playing violin in my high school symphony orchestra to

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Gigi & Adam G.
Very good instructor. I was able to learn from him.
Lilly B.
Great first lesson. Andrew is awesome
Wendy T.
Andrew has been awesome with our 12 year old son. He’s figured out a way to get him excited about the guitar and we appreciate him so much!
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Marc M.

36 Reviews
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  • Associates from Schoolcraft
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Marc M.

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I am very patient, and beginners to experienced players are all welcome!

About Marc

I teach all styles of guitar, as I have been in many different types of music situations: Soloist (Classical) Ensemble (Classical and Jazz) Lead and Rhythm (Various Rock and Roll bands) Songwriting and Recording. I am a people person that learned the guitar from many different sources. Most of my le

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Miki
I only had Marc for a couple months (unfortunately had to move), but he is a phenomenal teacher and I recommend to anyone. He's very easy to communicate with and strikes a great balance between the technical learning you need with having fun.
Fred Chin
First lesson. Marc was great
Chris
I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job.
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Patrick K.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Patrick K.

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I am trained in teaching music from csuf and specialize in catering my teaching approach to each students individual needs and learning styles. I have been teaching for over 5 years.

About Patrick

Hello and welcome to my music studio! If you/ your child is passionate and excited about learning music, you have come to the right place. Talent is not required, as that is something to be earned through passion and hard work. That is why I specialize in individualizing my teaching approach based o

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Jared C.
He is very patient with my son. You can that he has experience working with kids. Definitely a great choice for my son.
gregory sauceda
Patrick is knowledgeable and experienced. He knows how to teach to motivate and can relate well.
Diane
We are so thankful we found Patrick! Patrick is a very effective teacher who’s able to relate and motivate students. Our daughter was loosing interest in playing piano due to her former teacher’s approach. Now she’s back to practicing because she wants to and is so excited to see Patrick each week. We are very greatful that she’s back to loving piano and continuing to learn.
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Christopher G.

14 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music from New York University
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Christopher G.

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I have played guitar since age 10! I can help with basics, rhythm and leading playing in the styles of Rock, Pop, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Funk. If you have never played guitar before you will be playing your favorite songs within just a few lessons. If you have some things together I can help you take your playing to the next level with a deeper understanding of the instrument.

About Christopher

In my many years of teaching and being taught I have realized that the best teachers are those who really focus on the needs of the student and help them realize their passion for playing music. This usually involves a lesson plan which combines both technical aspects and working on songs, so that

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Nick
I've taken bass lessons from Chris for about a year. He's a very skilled musician and is also very good at communicating in a way that makes concepts easier to understand. He has a laid back personality that makes lessons enjoyable but he still demands effort. Overall, I would recommend taking lessons from Chris
Emily
I have no musical background, but I thought it would be fun to learn the guitar as an adult (I'm 31). A friend recommended that I take lessons from Chris; there's no question that Chris was qualified. Overly qualified! But it's not Chris' talent that makes him an effective, influential teacher. Rather, it's his calm demeanor and clear vision of how best to teach the basics and mechanics.

It's be a blast learning from Chris. Our weekly lesson is always a highlight for me! He's as great as they get.
Katherine
I’ve done both in-home & remote lessons with Chris. Chris is a really great teacher, with a deep knowledge of music theory and technique, but also the ability to adjust that to whatever level you’re coming in at. I was a near complete beginner with a lot of anxiety about playing in front of other people when we started and Chris was able to work through that with me with a lot of humor and kindness. His agenda is to work with his students on songs they are interested in learning, and along the way weave in lessons on how notes and chords work, which I’ve really enjoyed. He also teaches bass guitar to my teenage daughter, who really enjoys her lessons and has improved greatly since they began. I highly recommend Chris.

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"Dave taught my son guitar for about five years, from his middle school years up through high school. He always made my sons lessons fun and taught him music theory all along with learning enjoyable songs. Dave always encouraged my son to play things that were challenging and interesting yet complex enough to grow as a musician. He continues to play guitar and his ongoing love for guitar is due in part to Dave's years of lessons giving him the level of skill and joy."
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Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Max is a very patient and experienced teacher. I enjoyed my lesson with him and will be back for more."
Larry
Took Guitar lessons from Max Z.
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"Patient, passionate about guitar and very reliable!"
Melody
Took Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Great instructor, really works with the student to get where they want to be musically."
Rakim
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"I have been taking lessons with Greg for a while now and ti has be very enjoyable. I think my favorite lesson was learning how to play hotel California. I would recommend him to everybody that wants to take guitar lessons. Thank you greg"
Owen
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"John is Awesome! John adjusts his training style to the needs of the student and encourages along the way! After three lessons I honestly feel this is something I plan on pursing for the long run!"
Dreanna
Took Guitar lessons from John S.
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"I've had a few lessons with Justin and have really enjoyed them, but he showed how awesome he is on my last lesson where I was about to give up and he managed to reinterest me. Job well done."
Tom
Took Guitar lessons from Justin M.
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"He was very nice and patient. I have already learned so much after just one lesson. I am looking forward to our next sessions"
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Took Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Really great teacher, explains really well."
Cody
Took Guitar lessons from Avi B.
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"Chase has been a great teacher to my son who has recently shown an interest in the guitar. Chase is patient and knowledgeable. He makes it fun by letting my son pick songs he likes and wants to learn. I highly recommend Chase for anyone looking for a music instructor."
Ren
Took Guitar lessons from Chase R.
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