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Lee J.

Longmont, CO

About Lee

Lee J. is an award winning songwriter, with 18 yrs of FT music instruction experience! Lee studied formally at UCD Denver, for BA in Music and Sound Technology. Lee has the benefit of real world experience in the music business, including past national touring as an indie artist, and currently working with Music Supervisors in LA for Film/TV placements, as well as songs with Major Label Publishers in Nashville! Lee designs custom programs to suit individual ability, goals, and more by giving YOU the skills, techniques, knowledge you need to become proficient at YOUR favorite songs and styles!


*** Lesson Details ***
Custom Lesson Programs to suit individual abilities, needs, goals and more by balancing fundamentals, techniques, theory etc...that you need to become proficient at YOUR favorite songs and styles. Students will make playlists of a couple dozen songs to start with that provide us a "playground" to apply the foundation and skill sets we build.

*** Studio Equipment ***
My private guitar studio is also a professional recording facility with Protools 10, and major label quality microphones and pre-amps, as well as state of the art mixing and mastering equipment.

*** Specialties ***
I customize each lessons program to suit individual instrument, styles, ability and goals. The program features a balance between fundamentals, theory, technique, ear training, and the technical sides of music training, balanced with learning songs in the styles that are relevant for that student. This balanced program insures that students fully grasp how to apply the technical side of lessons with the music they are interested in.
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Lee J. October 24, 2013
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Excellent Instructor Overall

"Awesome teacher" 5/5 stars Boulder Guitar Studio Review
I wouldn't consider getting instruction from anybody but Lee. From his lifetime devotion to music, he has an encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles and playing techniques, which he uses to customize lessons to the student's particular goals. Besides guitar and bass, I spent a lot of time with Lee studying songwriting -- he's an awesome writer himself and completely open about sharing all the things he has learned over the years.
That willingness to adapt to my particular needs and desires, along with his true passion for all types of music, makes Lee an outstanding teacher.
Pros: Helpful, Engaging, Encouraging, Smart, Patient, Funny, Fun, Good communicator- Derek Zahn, Boulder, CO, Oct 11, 2010
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Lee J.

Lee J.

Longmont, CO 80503
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$40 / 30-min
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James H.

Fort Collins, CO

About James

I was born into a musical family and grew up in N.Y.C. This included my father who was a guitar teacher,composer and band leader,my grandfather who was a violin maker and my great aunts who performed Hungarian Folk Music on the zither,violin,mandolin and guitar for President Roosevelt at the White House. I was exposed at a young age to the art of guitar teaching as I "tagged along" to my father's private lessons. This gave me a great foundation on which to build my own unique guitar teaching style. Musical performance has also been a part of my life ever since I first played the ukulele and sa
ng at a wedding when I was only six years old. My experiences in performance also include playing rhythm guitar and forming a band in Middle School, performing at High School as well as college functions,being a member of a touring Stage Band while at college, directing children and adult choirs as well as worship leading for a local church and entertaining at assisted living facilities. I have also produced a demo cd of original compositions. I have been helping people learn the guitar ever since High School. While at college I also studied Music Theory. Over the years I have taught both private as well as group guitar lessons. Currently, I teach private guitar lessons at a local music workshop as well as group lessons for beginner as well as more advanced levels at a recreation center. In addition I also teach private and group ukulele lessons.I have taught the guitar to a wide array of students with various backgrounds and of all ages. For instance I currently teach guitar to a six year old. I have also taught guitar to baby boomers as well as senior citizens. My vast experience in guitar teaching will help the new student to get the individual care and attention that he or she deserves.

*** Lesson Details ***
My students can expect to learn, grow and develop their guitar playing skills at the individual pace which fits each student uniquely. I present a fun, laid back learning experience for the student within a structured environment with goals for each coming lesson. I believe each lesson should be building foundations for future lessons. I encourage my students to enjoy their learning experience and use their innate abilities to the fullest. I have developed my own curriculum which is a combination of musical terms, guitar chord charts, songs as well as other helpful material to get things started on a proper note.Usually, a beginner student learns at least one song during the very first lesson. I encourage my students to ask questions and strive to develop open communication. If needed, I begin new students on "partial chord formations" until their skills develop to more complex chording. In time, after basic skills have been mastered,I give my students the opportunity to request songs that they would like to learn. I would expect that in six months my student will have learned an array of songs which we will then build upon for more complex and varied musical presentation. This includes the development of right hand strumming and picking methods. I also encourage my students to challenge themselves, as I have found learning to play the guitar is indeed a life-time event.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide the music material and lessons for all my students. I expect my student to provide their own guitars, amps,guitar stands, etc.

*** Specialties ***
I teach folk, folk-rock, jazz , classic rock, classic pop and contemporary artists. I specialize in acoustical guitar but have also done some electric guitar teaching as well.I offer students to sing along with their playing which helps keep them on track.
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James H.

James H.

Loveland, CO 80538
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$45 / 30-min
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Bobby S.

Longmont, CO

About Bobby

There are few things more satisfying and rewarding than being able to play an instrument. My childhood was shaped by the lessons I learned from playing the violin - which I began learning at age 5.

For the first 18 years of my "career" I played mostly classical music as part of several youth orchestras and ensembles. I also won numerous regional talent competitions as a solo player. In recent years, I've become interested in mastering the other musical genres, including country, rock, hip-hop, and jazz. I frequently play and perform with looper pedals or as part of a band. You can find exa
mples of my many styles on my youtube channel: www.youtube.com/c/bobbystoverviolin.

My main goal is to help you learn and grow into a capable violin player so you can fully enjoy all that this amazing instrument has to offer. I am interested in teaching any student with a sincere desire to learn. Whether your goal is to earn a spot in your local orchestra, or just be able to jam with your buddies, I will get you there!
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Bobby S.

Bobby S.

Longmont, CO 80504
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$20 / 30-min
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Errol J.

Boulder, CO

About Errol

As an undergraduate I majored in Philosophy, Literature, and Classical Languages (Latin and Ancient Greek) and then earned a Master's degree in Classical Antiquity from the University of Colorado. During that time I tutored many students studying both Latin and Greek. When it comes to music, I've taught guitar lessons since 2000, both group classes and private lessons. My specialties are rock, blues / jazz guitar, and theory.
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Errol J.

Errol J.

Boulder, CO 80301
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$30 / 30-min
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Jaime R.

Longmont, CO

About Jaime

Hello, my name is Jaime and I'd love to share my knowledge on a couple subjects that I really enjoy with others. One being playing the guitar, which I have been doing since I was 12, and the other being programming in Perl, which I have been doing for over 15 years now. Two completely different subjects, two things I really love and can teach well.

I taught guitar for the first time when I was in junior high when my teacher recruited me to help teach others in guitar class. I've since tutored students on various subjects inside and outside the classroom and am often sought after at work to
train others. I have even been sought out by the training group to train on subjects outside my core competency. I'm a very easy going guy, very easy to get along with and learn with. No intimidation, we'll learn at your pace.
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Jaime R.

Jaime R.

Longmont, CO 80501
starting at
$20 / 30-min

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