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Chase R.

13 Reviews
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  • Master's Certificate in Theory, Harmony, and Ear Training from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chase R.

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I can teach students theory, harmony, ear training, improvisation, how to play their favorite songs, how to create their own music, and how to read both tablature and sheet music.

About Chase

I started playing guitar when I was in the 8th grade. At that time I was into punk, and as I got older I moved into listening to classic rock, then blues, then all sorts of jazz and jam bands, and now classical and sacred art. And my playing of the guitar has following the same trajectory: I play

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Sam
Chase and I worked together doing online lessons for guitar for a number of months. Chase is an incredible instructor. He helped me understand how to analyze and replicate my music tastes in a super effective way. His teachings on improvisation definitely brought out the best in my playing. I would highly recommend learning from Chase, whether you are a beginner or expert.
Nichole Coyne
Chase and I did not work together long because of other commitments. However, in the short time we did work together I learned a lot. Chase is easy going, highly skilled, very patient, and his teaching style is such that it fosters student confidence. I was really nervous at first, because I wasn't sure what to expect. Chase quickly made me feel at ease during the lesson. We only had half hour lessons, but that was definitely enough time to learn new materiel and make progress. I highly recommend him for guitar lessons.
Declan D.
My son is 7 and really seems to like Chase. He came well prepared and finally someone has started to teach him some rock songs .
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Corey D.

5 Reviews
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  • A.A. Music from Montgomery County Community College
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner
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Corey D.

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Learn how to play all your favorite songs, straight from the radio to your own fingertips! Entertain your friends, your family, and yourself for a lifetime! When you study guitar with me, you will learn:

- Music Theory - notes, chords, reading, and rhythm that will allow you to pick up any song and play it.

- Technique - build strength and endurance, and learn the fingering, strumming, and picking used by all your favorite artists.

- Repertoire - songs! My lessons are based on the idea of practical application, so from very early on, we will be learning to play songs that you know and love!

- Other basics - terminology, guitar majntenance and tuning, changing strings, etc.

About Corey

My name is Corey, and I have been playing the drums, guitar, and piano for over 25 years. I am currently a full-time working drummer with the Philly-area modern country band Shot of Southern. My teaching style is focused on practical application, and my goal is to help my students acquire the s

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Steve
Corey is a fantastic drummer! Take advantage of time at home while learning new skills, and this is a great way to stay active and keep your energy up. Corey has been drumming for a very long time and has an excellent positive attitude, you can't miss!
Alex
A great experience! I have been learning with Corey for about two months, and am already improving. I am a guitar player with some basic drumming experience. I was looking to finally get to the next level so I could record my own drum beats (also drumming always looked like a lot of fun!), and Corey is helping me to achieve this. He is a talented drummer himself, and was able to quickly assess my playing level so we could start building on it. He has a great eye and ear for issues with my technique and always has an exercise to address them. In a short time I have experienced significant improvement, playing some more creative drum patterns, and am looking forward to continuing.
A lot of fun, very fulfilling, great instructor! Highly recommended!
Maria
Corey is an awesome drummer....truly knows the heart and soul of his craft! He's patient and kind...all around a cool dude! Check him out!

Michael K.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 1st Prize at the UTPA Guitar Solo Competition from UTPA Guitar Department
  • Teaching since 2011
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Michael K.

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With my Bachelors and Masters degree in guitar, I have an excellent understanding about the instrument and can help you start learning or even get you over that edge if you are stuck in a rut!

About Michael

I obtained my Bachelors degree in Guitar Education from the University of Texas at Brownsville as well as my Masters in Guitar Performance from the University of Texas at San Antonio. I am a qualified teacher! My lessons are generally tailored to the individual's needs so that the student maintains

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Laryn
My son has been taught by Michael year round for about 4 years now. When my son first came to Michael, he didn't know anything about the acoustic guitar. But now my son is a great guitar player. My son was able to learn his first song really fast and was so excited to play it for me. This is what is great about learning guitar with Michael. Its not just about chords and theory, he understands that kids want to play songs. My son has learned many songs from different genres. Under Michael's careful instruction and guidance my son has gained the confidence needed to teach himself new songs. Michael's way of teaching is fun and efficient. We are very pleased to have Michael as a teacher.
Carla
Michael Keplinger is a wonderful guitar teacher. My daughter has been taking lessons from him for 2.5 years, and her skill has grown by leaps and bounds. Mr. K, as he is known by his students, is patient and understanding, both with parents that forget things and with the students. He keeps his lessons interesting and focused, and based on the skill of the student. He works with them on a wide range of music and skills that help keep the students interested and growing as musicians. We have taken lessons with him both in person and online, and both have worked well. I highly recommend Michael Keplinger as a guitar teacher.
Eric
Michael is a knowledgeable and patient teacher who is capable of adjusting on the fly to the student and their ability to learn. During lessons he has been able to draw out what I have learned in the distant past and expand upon it in a way that has begun to build a good foundation for me to practice with. I highly recommend him as an instructor.

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Jeremie W.

32 Reviews
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  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeremie W.

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I have been playing guitar for 21 years. I make lesson plans based on each individual, so I don't teach every one the same boring songs or use the same regiment with everyone. I want to teach you what YOU want to learn.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Paul R.
Jeremie is patiently progressing me, very encouraging
Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
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Peter C.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!

Adam B.

8 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Adam B.

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I'm a patient teacher with the ability to structure and pace lessons to meet the individual needs and ability levels of a wide variety of students. I am a professional performer, composer and recording artist with 20 years experience on stage and in the studio. I'm familiar with a wide variety of styles, and have studied blues, African, classical and Brazilian guitar at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music. I offer lessons on acoustic or electric guitar, depending on student preference.

About Adam

I'm a professional performer, composer and recording artist, now accepting guitar students. I play folk, rock, blues and finger style guitar and have studied with African guitar scholar Nathaniel Braddock. I've toured extensively in Europe and North America, opened for the band Wilco, and played at

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Kara
Great first lesson with Adam!
Jerry
excellent teacher/mentor.. My Son, has enjoyed his lessons.
Jo
Adam is helping me get back to playing guitar after some 40 years in which I did not play at all. With his help, I’m refreshing what I used to know (basic chords and notes on the staff), and extending my skills into new areas, like finger-picking, barre chords, and tablature-reading--plus learning a lot of new songs. He’s an excellent teacher.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Kelley is $65. 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 Andrea B.
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"How does one demystify guitar in half an hour to a complete beginner? It’s mind blowing. I can’t wait for my next lesson and I’m actually motivated to practice what I’ve learned! Greg is the best."
Ravi
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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""He's been really helping me shape my music and my musicality with technique work and working on pieces that I really enjoy. The thing I like about Kevin is he doesn't make you feel bad about your mistakes; he's really there to help you. He supports you and we laugh together when I make a bad move and he really helps me figure out what the pieces mean to him and what they could mean to me in a way that focuses on the music."
Venesia Bigby
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin T.
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"Jen has my daughter very excited about her lessons. I am grateful seeing that during this pandemic she has had little to look forward to. It's also great that she's now giving lessons in person, which is much for my daughter."
Kimberly
Took Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"My daughter had her first lesson yesterday. Chris was very good at explaining and seems to really like teaching. My daughter enjoyed it and wants to continue."
Marissa
Took Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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Steve, is the best guitar teacher I've ever had. He goes that extra mile to make sure you understand what he has just taught you and makes it a great experience. I can't say enough about him"
Dom
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Based on our first lesson, I would highly recommend Becca for a teacher of young kids. She came to the class prepared, was very patient with my son, and left him wanting more and with something to work on. It was a very good experience."
Tommy
Took Guitar lessons from Rebecca M.
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"My son, Harrison has been a guitar student of Chase Robinson's since May of 2013. As his student, Harrison has learned technique, scales, chords, theory, songs and improvisation. Chase is an incredibly knowledgeable and patient instructor. My husband and I have been extremely impressed with our son's progress over the last 2 1/2 years and are grateful to Chase for helping Harrison grow as a musician. We would highly recommend him to anyone interested in taking guitar lessons."
Jennifer
Took Guitar lessons from Chase R.
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"My son loves working with Greg. He is patient, creative and encouraging. We are so happy with the lessons."
Liza
Took Guitar lessons from Gregory V.
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