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Joe B.

11 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portugues, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner
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Joe B.

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About Joe

My method is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. My desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 and up) basic music skills using technology, rock, blues and worship, and this to serv

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Rishi A.
Kids liked Joe a lot!
Sophie D.
Joe continues to work with my 7-year-old daughter, she loves his technique and style.
Praneel + Preeti K.
Joe is patient and is very flexible with schedule changes. My kids love his class.
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David S.

24 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Gustavo C.

1 Review
Arlington, VA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Gustavo C.

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Personalized guitar lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students that are tailored to your needs and goals, all in the comfort of your own home. I offer in-home and online lessons teaching everything from guitar chords and scales to songwriting and music theory. If you are looking to learn a specific genre, I specialize in jazz, rock, blues, Latin and pop. With my formal music education(Bachelors of Jazz Studies) and years of experience, I can help you become the guitarist you want to be. Don't miss out, schedule a trial lesson today!

About Gustavo

Hi! I am a musician, composer and teacher. I graduated from the University of Maryland - Baltimore County with a Bachelors in Music with a focus in Jazz Studies. My focus in teaching is helping you be the best musician you can be. I teach guitarist of all skill levels and ages, from beginners to

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Amrit C.
Started off learning some book fundamentals and ended with a basic song. He listens and has good direction. First lesson was great, looking forward to more.
Sebastián
Very encouraging instructor.

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Nairobi S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Most Inspirational Instructor from Fashion College of California
  • Teaching since 2000
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Nairobi S.

5 Reviews
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Pro musician/recording artist, over 15 years teaching experience. I make learning to play fun. I call my teaching style "50-50" Because 50% percent is what you want and 50% is what you need. You'll learn by working towards your goals using music that you enjoy (Rock/Blues/Country/Jazz/etc)

About Nairobi

My goal is to make you shine. All lessons are individually designed specifally for you. Also, I know HOW to teach effectively. Establishing trust and communication is key. All lessons are customized to your musical tastes and particular style of learning. There are many talented professional musici

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Tiffany
It was the best! I didn't know what to expect because I've never played before. Nairobi was patient, professional and thorough. He was reassuring and his instructions were easy to follow. No longer nervous, I feel like I've achieved a major goal in learning to play. 5 STARS!
Conrad
Vast experience and knowledge.
Patient approach to teaching.
Don
Nairobi has been a great instructor. He does not use the "one size fits all approach", but rather will customize the instruction to what you want. Accordingly, students will remain interested and get more out of it when the curriculum is of interest to them. I wanted to learn how to play the guitar, but wasn't interested in learning to read music. Nairobi also let's you choose what type and what specific songs you'd like to learn. Learning to play your favorite rock, pop or blues song versus Mary Had a Little Lamb- guess which one keeps you more motivated and interested in learning how to play? Also, being able to have the lesson in the privacy of your own home is great. He makes learning to play the guitar fun. If you put the work in you'll be playing in no time.
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Thomas D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • AA Guitar Performance from Los Angeles College of Music
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas D.

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Guitar lessons with me are unique because although I am young, I am a very experienced teacher already. I started learning guitar at 10 years old. By the time I was 16 I was gigging and teaching kids in my neighborhood and any Craigslist clients I could find. At 18, I took a 1.5 year program at the Los Angeles College of Music, where I graduated with an AA in guitar performance. Since then I have worked as a professional musician, and also as a teacher /consultant with Adopt the Arts, a non profit started by Matt Sorum (drummer of Guns N Roses, Hollywood Vampires) and director Abby Berman. In my time at Adopt the Arts I have amassed over 4000 teaching hours of teaching kids ages 4-13, so I am very experienced with kids and get along with them great since. I have also been giving other private lessons to people of all ages since 2011. Qualities that make me stand out as a teacher are relatability, patience, and an ability to identify the proper pace for the student to enjoy the ...

About Thomas

I am a musician from the bay area that has been in Los Angeles since the age of 18. As a professional guitarist and session musician I have worked on projects for such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Travis Barker, Tim Armstrong, Mondo Cozmo, Jonny West, and more. I started playing guitar at t

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Ryan B.
I felt really comfortable and not at all intimidated with my first lesson. Looking forward to the next lesson.
Gabriel
Taught at the basic level very well. If you know nothing about music or guitar Tommy's your guy. Goes through all the simple steps at an even pace making the entire experience relaxing. From there giving you the knowledge of your scales and blues scales, teaching you how to make mini solos on the spot really helps out with the musicality of it all. 10/5
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Andrew S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Chosen Arranger for the University of North Texas's 2010 Gomez residency Artist, Kurt Rosenwinkel from University of North Texas
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Andrew S.

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Teaching Style
I believe first and foremost in supporting and developing what musically inspires a student’s decision to study and play music. In order to fully develop control, musicality and understanding of the music language, it is important to focus on several components including music theory (scale and harmonic structure/function and rhythm), style, ear-training, reading and performance skills.

Expectations of Students
Like any aspect of life, consistency and patience are two very important qualities to posses when working towards a goal. The duration of each practice session is proportional to the level of the student. Learning how to practice efficiently with your instrument is key for adherence and success in obtaining your goals.

About Andrew

Education/Experience: Guitarist/ Singer/Composer/Arranger/Music Producer, Andy S., is an experienced, well-versed musician in many disciplines of music. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz studies from the prestigious University of North Texas and Masters in Jazz Arranging/Composition from

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Sydney H.
Andrew has been a wonderful teacher. Funny and patient.
Mike
Excellent knowledge, presentation and communication. He taught at the right level for me. He's a great teacher.
Lily N.
My daughter has really enjoyed her first lesson . Andrew has been very flexible with our schedule to meet my daughter's need. She's going to have the final singing on next month. He will help her to get through. I highly recommend him as a great teacher.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Washington is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Jordan is a very diligent musician and great to work with. He was the musician for my wedding and the songs turned out great. He was always helpful teaching me new things as a friend and would definitely recommend him as a teacher. Just an all around great guy to learn from and work with."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Grant is great. We really just got going in June, and I've been on way too much travel to spend a lot of time w/him yet, but I can tell he's the "real deal." He's patient, he will go at your speed, he listens, and I believe he has the "chops" to help me get better. Also, he's been SUPER flexible which is a big deal to me. Kudos to Grant...I look forward to meeting him in person at some point as well. - Chuck Kuglen (San Diego, San Francisco, Jackson Hole)."
Chuck
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Very encouraging instructor."
Sebastián
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Gustavo C.
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"Your lessons are fun and entertaining."
Tashonna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"With more than 20 years experience, and the variety of ages and genres that Jon has taught, he provides a unique and personalized approach to each of his students. Professional, educated and personable - I highly recommend Jon for anyone looking to learn any one of the many instruments that he offers in his curriculum!"
Valerie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"I've really enjoyed working with Tim, as an adult learner, my goal is to learn how to play guitar to just have a few sing a-longs with friends. I've also had an event where I was performing a song, and Tim helped me gear up to learn the song from the ground up. We even had more lessons as the time got closer to perfect the music and get it refined. I really appreciate his support, his teaching style, and patience. I am not a quick learner and while learning guitar is a tough road for me, Tim is very patient even when I'm at whits end, bringing me back so I can keep making progress."
Deanna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Really loved his teaching style and his interest and knowledge in the subject! Can't wait to learn more from him!"
Aakash Parekh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Blake C.
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"My daughter loves her summer guitar lessons. Hands down the best experience!!"
Misti
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I’ve been taking lessons from Greg on and off for about 7 years and I feel blessed to have had that time with him. He teaches from the heart and truly wants his students to succeed. What Greg does that means the most to me is that he actually believes in me and convinced me of my potential. Greg has been a big part in my life and has been a huge support in helping me with my music career. I’d rate him more than 5 stars if I could!"
Caroline
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I’ve been taking guitar lessons with Chris for 9 weeks. He is an accomplished player, and absolutely well qualified to teach. I am especially impressed by, and appreciative of, his patience with my slow progress so far. He always provides positive feedback, and is supportive of letting me determine the pace of instruction.

I highly recommend anyone interested in learning guitar contact Chris, and have a conversation with him about your experience, musical tastes, and playing goals. He is easy to talk with and takes an immediate interest in tailoring instruction to match your goals and works to incorporate lessons into your particular lifestyle.

I cannot overstate how fortunate I am to have found Chris as a guitar teacher."
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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