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Mike M.

Indianapolis, IN

My goal is to teach you the songs that you want to learn. You absolutely need to learn the fundamentals first.

With rock and metal, this means you need to learn guitar tablature, chords and reading chord charts. I have a set of lesson plans that focus on this.

I teach lead improvisation with blues and rock and country. You can start with the basics and I'll take you every step of the way or we can begin with some advanced lessons if you're ready.

I also teach modern worship songs.

About Mike

I teach fun and easy lessons that allow you to explore the guitar at your own pace. I tailor lessons around the student's musical interest. I'll have you playing your favorite songs in a matter of weeks.

I taught at my last music academy for 9 years. I am currently teaching at Sam Ash Music in Castleton, IN. I've been playing guitar since 1980 and I've taught hundreds of students thousands of songs since 1998. I have taught country, pop, and rock from the 50s to today. I have taught Elvis, The Beatles, Guns and Roses, Nirvana, Metallica and Avenged Seven Fold not to mention hundreds more.
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MeLisa March 1, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Mike is a wonderfully talented guitar player. He will teach you what you want to learn, picking, or chords, if your mostly wanting to sing while playing! Great guy! Thanks Mike
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Juan V. February 29, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Outstanding teacher, I highly recommend him
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Elaine C. August 30, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Mike is a great instructor. He is very accommodating and patient with our 15 year old.
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Mike M.

Mike M.

Indianapolis, IN 46227
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starting at
$16 / 30-min
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John S.

Indianapolis, IN

I have been a professional musician and composer for many years and I have performed all over the U.S. The guitar is easy to learn and gives the player a chance to learn about herself or himself as well as entertaiining others.

About John

What do you WANT to learn?

Learning should always be fun, even when it is challenging. I try to find out what my student WANTS to learn and then integrate that desire into what must be mastered. I have taught at all levels in the Indianapolis Public Schools. I have taught Literature, Composition, and Sociology, to name a few subjects, at the college level.I hold a professionalized Indiana teaching license (expires 2025) and a Master’s degree in education.I have successfully taught at-risk students as they prepared for the GED and TASC high school equivalency, even setting school records for
completion rates. I am currently preparing on-line learning courses for the state of Indiana. I home-schooled my own children and they have graduated college with honors.I have authored two best-selling novels, and have written for prestigious publications. I have performed magic, music, and comedy for Fortune 500 companies, festivals, clubs, and home audiences around the country.
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Gail G. May 9, 2016
Harmonica · Online
Verified Student
Well, I had my very first harmonica lesson with John S. and he made me very comfortable. The pace and his teaching method was great and I am really looking forward to our next lesson.
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Riley D. May 5, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
John is great! He does really well with teaching kids!
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Annell B. March 26, 2015
Harmonica · Online
Verified Student
John is an excellent teacher: patient, knowledgeable, fun and I learned a riff my first lesson! The online Skype format worked well. Two thumbs up!
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John S.

Indianapolis, IN 46226
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$25 / 30-min
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Devan M.

Indianapolis, IN

I have been playing guitar for over 10 years, and teaching it for over 5. I played piano from a very young age but caught a real passion for guitar around the time I was 12 or 13 after watching school of rock. For the next few years I would lock myself in my room every day after school and work playing for 2 - 4 hours every night. Initially I played a lot of rock n roll, moving from there to heavier music, and then into blues and jazz. I have played in many different bands and currently play in one now. The guitar is an extremely versatile instrument and one that helps you find your voice. The great guitarists are not great because of how fast they can play notes but how distinct a style and sound they get, and I hope I can help you find your own!

About Devan

Hi my names Devan! I have been teaching for over 5 years and am a lifelong musician.
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Devan M.

Indianapolis, IN 46228
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$20 / 30-min
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Sara C.

Bloomington, IN

I am an experienced guitar teacher of 10+ years. I specialize in Classical guitar, teaching finger style techiniques in the style of Christopher Parkening. I also teach Folk guitar including reading tab and chords. I encourage my students to learn to read their notes. Most of my students learn more than one style and have gone on to perform for their school's talent shows and public recitals.

About Sara

Hi! My name is Sara. My studio began in 2000, teaching one violin student. I took a break and went to college to earn my A.A. in Music and my Piano Performance Certificate from Riverside Community College in California. I graduated Great Distinction and was on the Dean's list. I received many piano and academic scholarships. While in college I started my studio in Riverside California teaching Piano to an autistic child. I taught him 3 times a week and made exceptional progress. I enjoyed it so much I started teaching full time in 2008 teaching piano, harp, violin, voice, guitar, flute and cla
rinet. Soon I had 50 students and created a 501 (c) (3) non-profit music school. My students and I perform for the public, including nursing homes. The performances are important for the students progress as well as the Piano Guild where students are adjudicated by judges in a non competitive environment. Moving back to my hometown, I am excited to meet new students!
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makenzy May 17, 2016
do u do NOT-online lessons?
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Peter March 25, 2016
Piano · In home
Mrs. Sara works well with her piano students. She is a dedicated teacher.
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Liza Catapang March 12, 2016
Piano · In home
i would highly recommend Sarah! My daughter had taken piano lessons with her and I am really satisfied.
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Sara C.

Bloomington, IN 47404
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$20 / 30-min
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Maddi B.

Indianapolis, IN

I have been playing the guitar for several years and would love to teach chords to an eager learner! I even have an extra guitar if you can not provide one. Playing is something I am very passionate about!

About Maddi

I grew up loving sports and playing non-stop. In high school I was a three-sport athlete. I played volleyball, basketball, and threw discus/shot in track.
I'm currently a Junior at Butler University, where I'm studying business. I have spent the last few years coaching withing the Zionsville community. I'm currently the 7th grade coach at Zionsville West Middle School and a club coach.
I have also playing the guitar for the past four years and have an extra guitar available if needed. The Ukulele is newer to the bunch, but I have picked it up quite well and its perfect for younger children
to learn to play.
Coaching youth sports and learning to play instruments has taught me quite a bit about patience. I'm a firm believer that anyone can learn to play a sport/instrument that they are passionate about. Aside from the physical benefits of sports, I strongly believe that athletics teaches you countless life skills.
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Angela May 26, 2016
Volleyball · In home
Maddi was my daughter's 7th grade volleyball coach at Zionsville West Middle School. I must admit, sometimes watching her at games was more entertaining than watching the rally. She is full of energy and excitement, always moving, talking, and reminding the girls what to do. My daughter had never played before and could not serve over the net at tryouts. By the end of the season, she was serving 85% from behind the service line! My daughter always had positive things to say about Maddi when she came home from practice. Maddi was very dedicated to developing my daughter's skillset, which helped her gain the confidence she needed to try out again next year.
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Maddi B.

Indianapolis, IN 46208
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$15 / 20-min

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