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John B.

Concord, NC

Acoustic or electric. Lead and rhythm. Fingerpicking or heavy metal. It's all fun to learn!!

About John

Fun, professional, and relaxed. Experienced instructor since 1988. First paid public performance was in 1983, so I've been at this a while, and love it.

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Students learn from popular music beginning with basic chords and strumming and simple melodies. After 3 months with correct practice the student should be able to strum a number of songs and change chords smoothly. After 3 months bar chords and more complex melodies are introduced, and beyond 6 months, one can expect to progress into music theory and improvisation.

*** Specialties ***
Rock, Southern Rock, Country, Met
al, Alternative, Pop, Improvisation
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Patrick L. January 23, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
John is very patient and knowledgeable. You can tell that he's been teaching for a very long time. I'm self-taught and have been playing for over 20 years and within minutes of viewing me play, John was able to pick out immediately my flaws. He gives me homework every week, and gives me a hard time if I do not do it. Exactly what I look for in a teacher.
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John B.

John B.

Concord, NC 28025
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starting at
$19 / 30-min
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Clayton M.

Charlotte, NC

Have played for over 20 years. Currently led a bluegrass band, and am a worship leader for over 20 years as well.

About Clayton

Besides my experience and love of music, I'm a people person with a gift of teaching, so it's a win-win. I have a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee with a minor in music. I'm a concert level clarinetist (over 30 years) as well as barbershop singer (25 years) and worship leader (20 years), & guitar player (25 years), sax player (10 years). I also play handbells, have directed three youth musicals, and have led music at youth camps, conferences, retreats, Kairos prison ministry, and other service projects. I currently lead a nine member bluegrass band which is a blast.

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I will push you for excellence and I teach in fun ways. I hope to play a lot together after the basics have been accomplished. The most important aspect of playing an instrument or singing is to have fun. If you not enjoying what you're doing, why do it? I hope to make the overall musical experience fun and help you achieve your goals.

*** Travel Equipment ***
whatever is needed. Whatever they need

*** Specialties ***
worship leading, singing, barbershop quartet singing, clarinetist for both classical and jazz groups as well as worship
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Mark Fisher February 10, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Very patient and thorough. Good one on one instruction.
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Kevin B. January 7, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Clayton is a great guy and I look forward to learning from him.
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Jorgia September 22, 2015
Clarinet · In home
Verified Student
Clayton was very enthusiastic and focused and professional! Our time went over and he was so involved with teaching my daughter he didn't even notice! I am pleased to have him teaching my daughter lessons.
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Clayton M.

Clayton M.

Charlotte, NC 28214
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starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Joey R.

Charlotte, NC

We work on techniques in using a pick, and basics with left-hand technique. For Intermediate players, often I find students hit the "wall" and feel that they are not improving. This is when a teacher is crucial, and we begin to transition from practicing 'hard' to practicing 'smart'. We introduce a more focused approach to practice.

About Joey

Joseph Rincon is a classical guitarist in the Charlotte and surrounding areas and he earned his B.M. in Music Performance at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. As an instructor, he wants to share his love of music with his students, and his goal is to awaken the musical potential in them. He's been playing for over 17 years, spending time experimenting with several different genres and styles.
He is gifted in providing inspiration to his students. He has taught in both the Lake Norman and Charlotte areas for years, and over time has developed a real love for teaching. W
hat separates him from other instructors is his unwavering dedication to his students.
Joey Rincon has been honing his technique and artistry on the guitar for 17 years. He was born and raised in New York, where he was first introduced to classical music through the violin. An experienced performer and instructor, he is a highly dedicated professional with a desire to not only teach students how to play the guitar but to learn how to use the guitar as a vehicle of musical expression.
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Richard P. January 19, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Joey is a very talented musician and he is an excellent teacher. He's very patient and I have learned something new with every lesson. I would definitely recommend Joey for a beginner or someone like me who already has some experience.
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Lula A. January 10, 2016
Bass Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Joey R. He really wants to share his experience. And over all he is patient and repeated many times to make sure if you catchup .He is the best instructor I found
Current student Lula
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Brenda Phillips January 6, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
I purchased acoustic guitar lessons for my husband as a Christmas gift and he took his first lesson on January 2nd 2016. I accompanied my husband to his lesson and met Joey. He is a very nice and personable guy. My husband was very pleased with his first lesson and said Joey was an excellent teacher with a lot of knowledge and patience. My husband already knows the basics of guitar playing but had hit a roadblock and couldn't seem to go any further without some good instructions. Some people are good at playing but just don't have the skill and patience for teaching others but Joey does. Mu husband learned some new things with his first lesson and came with some homework. Way to go Joey!
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Joey R.

Charlotte, NC 28203
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Scott P.

Charlotte, NC

Hi My Name is Scott P. I have been teaching in the Charlotte N.C. Mint Hill N.C. for over 20 years.I Teach Blues, Jazz, Country,Classical and Rock and Roll!!!

About scott

Hi my name is Scott I've been teaching and playing guitar professionally for over 22 years. I'm looking forward to working with beginners as well as advanced players. So please give me a chance I would love to work with you
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Fred March 27, 2016
Guitar · In studio
My daughter, Susie, has taken guitar lessons from Scott for almost six years. He is a great teacher and Susie really enjoys learning and playing guitar with Scott. I don’t even have to ask her to practice and she is excited to learn more every week which I credit to Scott’s teaching ability. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a very professional personable guitar teacher.
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Jennifer March 16, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Scott is very motivating, enthusiastic, and competent as an instructor. My son has been taking electric guitar lessons from him for at least 3 years, and I have seen my son's skills flourish under his tutelage. I believe the fact that Scott is a career musician in addition to being a teacher, enriches my son's training because he brings real world experiences to my son's lessons. Anything my son hears on the radio and wants to replicate, Scott is able to help him achieve it. My son's love of playing the guitar is, I believe in large part, because of Scott's passion for music and teaching. I feel I am getting a real value for my money.
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John March 9, 2016
Guitar · In studio
I truly enjoyed taking guitar lessons with Mr. Pressley. His meekness and patients with me helped me learn the way I needed to. His teaching techniques are designed to better help the student learn what they need, when they need to learn it. Even though I have completed regular lessons, I still book advanced lessons with Mr. Pressley so that I continue my musical education. His knowledge and skills impress me still. Excellent experience that I will treasure for the rest of my life. Thank you, Mr. Pressley for your talented services.
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Scott P.

Scott P.

Charlotte, NC 28227
(6)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Jon S.

Concord, NC

Beginners can expect to start by learning how to hold a pick, play basic chords, simple techniques, simple songs, tune their guitar, and learn basics of reading music. Intermediate students will learn how to play more advanced chords, music theory, minor and major scales, how to read more complex music, how to write songs, singing while they play, more advanced techniques, and how to play more advanced songs. Advanced students will learn more in depth music theory, how to learn songs by ear, even more advanced techniques (sweep picking, artificial harmonics, etc.), very complicated songs, how to read very intricate music, and more complicated scales and modes. All lessons are tailored to the students learning speed and goals for their own playing.

About Jon

Jon started playing music in 2007 at the age of 12 first starting on acoustic guitar and then adopting electric guitar and bass guitar as well. He has played in many local bands and directed the Remix Worship Band at Concord First Assembly from 2012-2015. Some of his directorial duties included training beginner musicians to play their instruments, how to perform in a live situation, and how to play with a band. He specializes in rock and roll (both new and older styles), metal, blues,and worship music but has experience playing and performing all genres.He has travelled all over the United S
tates performing with bands and playing conferences and camps to all ages. He is currently pursuing a degree in Guitar Performance and being classically trained by master guitarist Charles Vaughn at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
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Stephanie N. April 26, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · Online
Verified Student
I have never had any type of music lesson before and online at that. Jon is amazing as an instructor and a human! He is personable and caters to how you will be able to learn best and is motivating and encouraging at the same time. He is an awesome guitar player and really knows his stuff. I went through atleast 20 profiles before I decided to use Jon and I'm glad I did! one of the best online purchases I've made (and I'm a Prime Amazon junkie! :)
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Max April 7, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Jon is a wonderful instructor. Patient and very knowledgeable. My son had never even picked up a guitar and was strumming chords after his 1st lesson. He's reslky looking forward to his next lesson
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Marlon A. March 19, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Great person.
Helpful and very patient.
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Jon S.

Jon S.

Concord, NC 28027
(7)
starting at
$20 / 30-min

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