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Tim M.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim M.

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All styles for all levels.

About Tim

I am a Hartt School of Music trained classical guitarist raised on the electric guitar. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I have helped students of all ages achieve their musical goals. Whether it's getting into the school jazz band, a college degree program or simply playing for friends,

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Cullen
I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him.
Sam
Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule.
Brad
Tim is an excellent teacher, providing excellent advice, practice techniques, and insights. He makes learning and improving easy and enjoyable.
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James S.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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James S.

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I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.

About James

If you seriously want to learn the guitar, I’m an experienced and dedicated teacher who has studied with some of the greatest teachers, artists, authors. I will provide you with the advantage of not only having a solid foundation on the instrument, but developing technique so you can teach yourse

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Maria L.
James is the best. He tailors the lesson to what you want to learn and asks what types of music you like, so you can start playing your favorite songs.
Uzma K.
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James is awesome! He teaches both my kids (11 & 13) AND my husband! He’s great with all of them! He’s knowledgeable, a great teacher, has a really positive upbeat attitude, and he’s an awesome guitarist! You can tell he’s passionate about what he does and it shows during each lesson. Everyone is progressing, learning, and having fun! So glad I signed my family up with James :)
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Ayme F.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ayme F.

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I teach students from beginner to intermediate in music theory, chord and solo studies. From there we can get more advanced and work with song writing and more specific styles like flamenco and blues.

About Ayme

Music can be as simple or as intricate as you want to make it. I will to teach you how to make the most of whatever knowledge and skill you have and to have fun while you do it. My tastes are all across the board, rock and roll, country, metal, opera, I love it all. So, let me know what you are int

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Leonard
Very professional and patient.
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Ayme is a great teacher, makes learning very easy to enjoy....

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Malena K.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Malena K.

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Learning a musical instrument should be fun and inspiring! In private guitar lessons and kids’ workshops I strive to cultivate a nurturing space where kids feel free to express themselves, make mistakes and grow.

I believe in the importance of paying close attention to the ways in which each child learns best. Using music books and popular songs that resonate with each child we build a lesson plan that keeps them excited about music while developing their musical skills and beginning to understand theory. I aim to strike a balance between playful and challenging that keeps kids engaged, encouraged and wanting to learn more.

About Malena

Malena Cadiz has been writing and recording for nearly a decade. She's released three studio albums and toured the US and Europe. Her work has been lauded by NPR, Vogue, Stereogum and American Songwriter. She was a finalist for the NPR Tiny Desk Contest 2020. She started her own teaching practice,

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Rose
Melaena was an incredible teacher for my daughter's introduction to, and learning of guitar. She brought excitement, inspiration, magic and knowledge to each lesson and my daughter learned easily and with so much joy! I couldn't recommend a better instructor - Meleana is a fun, skilled and natural music teacher.

Thank you so much for everything Melaena!
Matt
I've learned so much about songwriting with Melaena and can't recommend her highly enough! I've had some really important break throughs from our sessions and I always leave feeling inspired and excited about music.
Cynthia
Melaena was great with my 7 year old. Made her feel comfortable and able to open up with ideas and suggestions. She mediated the class well and allowed for all participants’ voices to be heard. Had an amazing end result each class. True treasures we’ll cherish forever.
Thanks for everything Melaena!
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Matthew W.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew W.

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I've been teaching guitar for over ten years and have taught all ages. I hold a B.S in Music and Masters in Education. In my lessons, I strive to teach students the different strategies that will help them develop the ability to learn on their own and at their own pace. The goal is not to just learn the instrument, but to be able to accomplish our goals. I look forward to working with you!

About Matthew

Hi! My name is Matthew. I'm a guitarist and teacher in Columbus, Ohio. I've been teaching for over ten years and have been playing for way longer! I really enjoy the experience of sharing the love of music with my students. I aspire to inspire all of my students to be the best musicians that they c

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Judy G.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
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Judy G.

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Greetings!
I've been playing guitar for 40 years, teaching guitar for over 15 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing music for 45 years and teaching private and group lessons for 17 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwri

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Ines
Judy has tailored a program for my daughter that challenges her and simultaneously nurtures her love of bass guitar. We are very happy.
John
enjoying my class =)

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Hilo, HI

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Hilo 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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"We saw Neguine's profile and my daughter thought she would be a great fit. We were looking for new guitar teacher and were hoping to find a female one. Neguine's profile fit perfectly except one thing, location. The distance was not ideal but we thought we would give it a try and we have been happy that we did. Doing a later time in the evening helped with the drive and my daughter feels that Neguine will be a great teacher. Her background in music and interest in song writing were added bonuses for us. She has already been more helpful that our past instructor. She was quick to note that the strings on my daughter's guitar were not right for her and suggested a restringing that has made it much easier for my daughter to play. We have been very happy with the lessons. My daughter is 16 and has had lessons in the past but is still very new to the guitar. Neguine has been very supporting and encouraging. My daughter likes her."
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Took Guitar lessons from Neguine N.
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"Best Guitar Teacher Around!!!

This guy makes learning guitar not such a daunting task. I have always wanted to learn guitar- and thought I was too old to start now- But after working with Ryan- I am confident that my skills will only grow and that some day I will be as good as he is :) His lessons are geared towards your specific needs- he creates a curriculum that is attainable. I really appreciate the personal approach he takes with his students and I look forward to continuing working with him. Great Teacher!!!"
Lauren
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Zach has been patient, consistent and is quite serious in his instruction. Thank you!"
Will
Took Guitar lessons from Zachary D.
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"He is really good at teaching my 11 and 12 year old kids... They really like Jonathan,!"
Christopher - Nicholas
Took Guitar lessons from Jonathan E.
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"Michelle is Patient, takes her time to explain in details. Especially for someone who is a visual learner like me who is also a beginner. And she is affordable too. Will recommend to every person who wants to learn."
Atinuke
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"I enjoyed learning guitar for the first time with Mary. She is funny and very encouraging. I highly recommend her as a teacher specially for those who think they cannot do it. She is a great teacher overall."
Mare
Took Guitar lessons from Mary W.
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"Cristopher was great!
First lesson with my son was a big success.
Looking forward to the next lesson."
Owen
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher H.
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"Ahmad is such a fabulous teacher!!! Super organized, always *always* keeps me on my toes, all while being incredibly kind, patient and encouraging. He's always got several ways to teach me the material, so when I am struggling there's another angle I can make progress in. So glad I found him, I have learned so much!"
Rachel
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great instructor for an older student!!"
Steven Martinka
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I had several great lessons with Nils. He helped me break through a plateau I was on in terms of modal soloing and also with recognizing chord shapes and how the lie underneath scale structures. He was responsive, knowledgeable and quick to grasp what I, as an already experienced player, needed to improve. Highly recommended!"
Adam
Took Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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