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Theresa S.

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Honolulu, HI
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Spanish, Japanese, English
  • Master of Music - Music Composition from Southern Methodist University - Dallas, TX
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Theresa S.

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Electric, acoustic and all manners of the varieties of the instrument

About Theresa

Theresa S. holds a Master of Music degree from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science in Music (Performance) from Texas Woman's University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude, in 1997 and featured in the 1995-1997 editions of the National Dean's List, inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa,

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Levi
Theresa is a wonderful teacher. I am a beginning cello student but with 12 years of upright bass experience, and she tailors our lessons to match my classical knowledge and play style with the basics required transitioning to a new instrument. She has an incredible depth of knowledge and communicates it in a way that is easily understood and and applied, regardless of whether it's bow technique, musical phrasing, or historical in nature. It has made learning a new instrument a great joy - thanks, Theresa!
Michael
Can't wait to bang-out the drills
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A Great lesson today. Mahalo.
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Jacob K.

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Mililani, HI
Starting at $50
  • music composition from University of Oregon
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jacob K.

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I place a heavy emphasis on not only playing music but understanding it. Understanding what you're playing is one of the most important differences between an amateur and a professional musician.

Music is all about relationships and patterns. I teach my students to recognize and identify these relationships and patterns to set them up on the course for musical mastery.

On guitar you can learn to read music and/or play by ear. You can learn various techniques such as fingerstyle, using a pick, or combining the two. You can learn how to utilize the entire guitar neck and play in all keys. You can learn how to play chords and melodies at the same time, and you can learn to improvise in various styles.

About Jacob

Hi, my name is Jacob. I have been teaching music lessons for a living for over 10 years. I graduated with my Ba. in music composition from the University of Oregon in 2008. I play and teach all styles of music including classical, jazz, rock, folk, and other pop styles. I place a big emphasis o

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Emily N.
Jacob was great! He is prompt, friendly, and does a good job helping my 13-year old daughter on piano. She is consistently improving after only a few lessons.
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Manuel B.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music
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Manuel B.

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I have always been something of a mathematician at heart, and I believe in teaching students to apply that sort of methodical critical thinking to all aspects of music. I believe that music education should be goal-oriented, but that there are certain aspects of music that are fundamental whether the student wants to play funk, modern extreme metal, or to write the next atonal masterpiece. To this end, I always meet my students where they are and focus on where they want to go, addressing these fundamentals in a way that will be engaging for all.

I encourage students to delve into theory and technique deeply enough that they shift from being sets of rules to being a framework and a tool that can be used (and abused) as needed, and I seek to help my students build the mental and physical roadmaps that they need to achieve this goal.

I also teach lessons specifically designed to help students build confidence and understanding on extended range guitars.

About Manuel

Guitarist, composer, and educator Manuel Barbará graduated summa cum laude from Berklee College of Music with a double major in composition and performance. Manuel specializes in contemporary progressive rock and metal, advanced guitar technique, extended-range guitars, and contemporary post-tonal

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Jered J.

8 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jered J.

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Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them.....

Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your favorite song.

Feels pretty great right?!

Learning to play an instrument is one of life's most rewarding endeavors, that just keeps getting better the longer you pursue it.

With playing an instrument, you will have something you love to do and look forward to doing every single day, enriching your life and those around you.

If you'd like to chat or have any questions just shoot me a message and I'll get back asap :)

Thanks for checking out my profile and I hope to hear from you soon.

About Jered

🤔Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them..... Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your fav

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Tammy
Jered is very laid back, encouraging and helpful! Off to a great start.
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Kurt R.
Jered was very patient and very clear. Also very methodical. The perfect teacher.
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Avenira C.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language, Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Avenira C.

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Guitar focuses could include...

Covering your favorite songs
Playing in a rock band
Chord Theory
Song writing
Jamming / Improvising / Soloing
and so much more!

Let's Play Music!
Many people think that learning an instrument is a long and grueling process that takes years before being any fun, but this couldn't be any farther from the truth!

Especially in this day and age with so many resources available, it does not have to take decades to reach a fun and satisfactory level of musicianship.

What you are looking for is someone who can teach you what YOU want to know.

My approach to music teaching is fully CUSTOMIZABLE.
Instead of following a strict curriculum, every lesson is tailored specifically to your goals and interests.

Not interested in reading notes? No problem.
Only want to cover your favorite pop songs? You got it.
Trying to write your own stuff? Let's focus there!

Whatever makes music fun for you, you can count on me to help you find ...

About Avenira

What is it that sparks your unique musical expression? That is what I'm here to help you find and pursue. Maybe you want yourself, or your child, to know everything there is to know about music? Perhaps you'd like to learn to how to play your favorite songs? Or do you have your owns so

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Joy
My 16-year-old ---who had not practiced for over a year---is absolutely loving her lessons with Ms. Avenira! With only 3 lessons, I am now seeing the spark for playing the violin return to my daughter's eyes. Ms. Avenira is meeting my daughter "where she is" and truly customizing lessons to move her forward. She provides detailed updates for each lesson, and I could not be happier with my investment. Excellent teacher.
Michelle P.
Avenira really connected with my 14 year old, while our daughter has always been enthusiastic to learn an instrument, putting in the practice and the work has been a challenge in the past. Avenira's format, which allows flexibility for how the student learns best, is really working. My daughter has been practicing every night (unprompted by us), and is really excited abut her next lesson with Avenira. She also loves that she can learn both guitar and piano with Avenira, since she is interested in both. Avenira was very motivating, complimenting our daughter for being focused and for doing a great job during the lesson. Definitely would rate Avenira A+++++++!!
Ela
Avenira has such kindness! She has taught me so so much and she was the best instructor I had. She let me learn the song I wanted to learn, and I felt more passionate and confident about my singing and playing than ever. I wanted to practice more, I wanted to become better, and this never happened with other instructors.
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Ian S.

39 Reviews
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  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
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Ian S.

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I have been playing guitar for over 30 years, and have experience playing and teaching practically every style of guitar, including rock, blues, classical, jazz, country, pop, folk, metal, and fingerstyle. I have been teaching guitar professionally for 12 years. Let my experience and patience guide you on your way to mastering the guitar!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on p

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Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Aiea is $63. 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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Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Great short session! Donnie was able to cover a lot and keep me focused, where I tend to be chatty and a bit tangent prone. Ended the lesson feeling like I better understand scale modes and how to apply them, and with a set of exercises to work with. Thanks Donnie!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I've been enjoying weekly lessons with Eric for about 3 months now and I'm stoked with my progression. Eric's lessons are challenging, thorough, and fun. Thanks to Eric I'm reading and writing music again, learning a variety of songs from some of the greats such as SRV, Hendrix, and Gary Moore, and exploring the world of jazz guitar - something I'd never thought I'd do.

He's the master."
Allan Stormon
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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Took Guitar lessons from Neguine N.
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"Having Michael teach my son (who is 10) has been one of the best decisions I've made. He is laid back enough to put him at ease and make learning fun, yet he is very professional and mature with his organization, structure, communication, etc. At the end of the day, the success I've seen my son have with him in learning the guitar speaks volumes. I can't say enough good things about him. Thank you, Michael!"
Shannon
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"I've tried taking guitar lessons before but I never felt I was progressing past 'Beginner.' There is much to be said for an excellent teacher who can adjust his style to the student's way of learning. Dave has been this good fit for me. After only five weeks, I am able to play several chord progressions and interestingly, I enjoy practicing the guitar at home. Dave has made learning the guitar fun for me again and I now feel hopeful that I can become a pretty decent guitarist with his continued support. I highly recommend him."
Reba Chaisson
Took Guitar lessons from Dave K.
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"Steven was kind, considerate (seriously listened to my guitar goals and concerns), very knowledgeable about music and the guitar. I am glad I met and chose him."
Larry
Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"Blake not only knows his stuff but he also knows how to teach. Phenomenal teacher."
Stefano
Took Guitar lessons from Blake C.
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"We recommend Chris for guitar lessons. He works well with teenage kids."
Corwin
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Tim Williams has been teaching guitar lessons to my 9 year old grandson. He is very patient with him and after 4 months Kevin is really excited about learning more from him. We are taking a break for the summer because of vacations but will be bake in the fall after school starts! Very good teacher!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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