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Rick L. Grayson, GA

I teach mostly beginners on strumming and playing chords to pop, folk, country and rock songs.

About Rick

Rick L. is a classically trained, multi-instrumentalist that has been teaching stringed instruments privately for 16 years. His students have ranged in age from 4-80 years old, from the hobbyist or beginner to the professional or aspiring professional. He tailor-makes his lessons to the goals, needs and vision of each individual student and strives to create a friendly learning environment for all his students.. Rick studied classical guitar under Mary Akerman and Jazz guitar from Rick Denton at Kennesaw State University. In addition to his studies at KSU, Rick has also performed in masterclasses with Christopher Parkening, Oscar Ghiglia, Roland Dyens, Ricardo Cobo, Michael Chapdelaine and Adam Holzman to name a few. Rick has played guitar and banjo in local Americana and bluegrass bands

Melissa M. Newnan, GA

Students may start at age 5. Students will learn to read notation, tablature, and chord diagrams. Emphasis on understanding music theory as it pertains to this instrument and eventually gaining the ability to listen and interpret music independently. Much emphasis on fun, as well!

About Melissa

Age requirements differ for each service. Please contact me with any questions! I have a degree is Music Education, I've been teaching in schools and in the home for 9 years. I have experience with academic tutoring, as well! I love to help others reach their full potential as students and as musicians! I have classroom experience teaching band, choir, guitar ensemble, music theory, and music technology. I have also directed and produced Middle School and High School theater performances.

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Melinda R. April 24, 2015
Ukulele · In home
Verified Student
Melissa has been great as a teacher. She works very hard at customizing the lessons to my interest and ability. She has a great sense of humor and has been flexible with my schedule. Thank you for this lesson service.
Christopher S. Douglasville, GA

About Christopher

Young college graduate with experience tutoring multiple subjects privately as well as teaching in public elementary and junior high schools in Japan for five years. I've played guitar and uke for over ten years, in coffee shops here and live houses in Japan. I've spoken Japanese for seven years.

James L. Douglasville, GA

I have been teaching for over 8 years, with 18 years experience as a musician. My students are welcome and encouraged to pick out songs they would like to learn. I have found that students who are excited and happy with learning songs they pick out tend to practice more and achieve their goals.

About James

James, a 3rd generation musician and teacher, graduated from Atlanta Institute of Music in 2008 with a focus on musical performance, theory and composition. He has experience teaching a variety of ages from 5 to 80 as well as students with special needs. Local lessons are offered at JACKSON'S MUSIC in Douglasville, GA; and online lessons through a webcam using Skype.

Gabriel H. Atlanta, GA

I've been teaching ukulele for over ten years. My lessons include basic accompaniment, strumming and plucking patterns, pentatonics, and the first steps towards improvisation.

Lessons are mostly based on playing by ear but do not exclude note-reading if it would aid in expanding your individual growth as a guitarist.

About Gabriel

Students, hi! My name is Gabriel H. and I can't wait to meet you. I've been teaching in private and public schools in Switzerland for the past 15 years and my wife and I have found ourselves settled in Atlanta. My students have ranged from ages 10 to 16 and seemed to have always enjoyed one on one work with me as their teacher. I have loved helping my students surprise themselves with what they're capable of. My hope is to grow my students and equip them with tools to help them enjoy learning and thrive in their strengths while not feeling overwhelmed by their shortcomings. I went to Paedagogische Hochschule Kanton Thurgau (Teacher's College in the County of Thurgau, Switzerland) and earned a degree in education. I'm a patient and encouraging person and my teaching style is a little ...

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