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Scott M.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Parent's Choice Award from Parent's Choice Award
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Scott M.

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Guitar is my main instrument, I've spent thousands of hours playing and teaching. I can show you how to do pretty much anything you want to do or learn on guitar.

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I have a live-broadcasting/recording studio at home and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer. I've written, performed and recorded 2 albums and regularly live stream music now. I was a voting member of th

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Zamir
Extremely nice guy, knows what he is talking about, has advice for anything music related. Helped me out a lot with singing, getting motivation, etc.
Nicole C.
Scott is a professional music coach with extensive knowledge of music theory and methods. He meets you at any level and works on your goals. He made me feel very comfortable in our lessons and would give many tips and exercises. I would say I have improved dramatically since I began the lessons. Thank you again Scott!
Dallas
Great guy and amazing, not to mention patient, instructor..
Best gift I ever had.
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Justin M.

45 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music from California Polytechnic State University
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Justin M.

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After years of playing, I know how to break down the guitar and teach it to anyone willing to learn. I take the 80/20 approach to learning guitar and will get you up and playing in no time. Lessons will teach you the following:

* songs you actually want to play
* how to read music and guitar tablature
* chords and progressions
* music theory
* guitar technique for all styles to make you a well-rounded player
* learn how to write your own tunes and jam in any style with anyone

About Justin

Like most guitarists, I had always wanted to play the guitar as a little kid. Luckily, my parents finally caved to the request (ok ok, incessant begging) and I began my guitar journey at the age of 11. After now 20 years of playing and 12 years of teaching, I am excited to share my experience and th

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I will have to remember what phrasing meant as a drummer!
Christie J.
Insightful, creative -- I can't say enough. An outstanding instructor.
Scott
Makes difficult rhythms easy to understand!
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Bob W.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
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Bob W.

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I teach all levels and help students obtain the goals they set. Whether you are just starting out, re-starting your lessons, or need some help and coaching for auditions and performances, I can tailor your lesson for your needs.

About Bob

Bob Jr. is a Guitarist, Songwriter, Composer, and Teaching Artist who’s style blends a multitude of genres with a focus in Adult Alternative and Rock Singer/Songwriter styles. Bob Jr.’s recording credits include album releases with his band, Bob Jr. & the Martini Gardeners, a solo guitar drive

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Sue J.
Bob is a great instructor! He is very patient and devoted to his student and his/her individual needs. Bob uses his talents and expertise as a musician to help me develop as a guitar player and songwriter. I have really enjoyed working with Bob and I would highly recommend him to others who are seriously interested in learning to play an instrument or improving their current abilities.
Sue J.
Bob is. a great instructor
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Sylvia P.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Sylvia P.

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I don't teach long-term guitar, but I can teach you enough to get started. I have experience playing guitar in worship bands, so if you want to learn just enough to manage some Chris Tomlin songs, I can get you there!

About Sylvia

Hi! I'm Sylvia--I play piano, violin, and viola professionally, and guitar, flute, and clarinet amateurly. I'm in school to become a music therapist, since I've seen how powerful music can be in treating a huge variety of illnesses, both physical and mental.

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Jordan C.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Classical Guitar Performance from Metropolitan State University
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Jordan C.

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Hi! My name is Jordan. I LOVE the guitar and I want to teach you how to play or help you improve your skills! I teach both acoustic and electric guitar for beginners. When you take lessons with me I will provide a relaxed, calm, and peaceful atmosphere for you to increase your confidence, be yourself, and learn at your own pace. I can help you to overcome any obstacles holding you back!

I will create lessons tailored to your unique individual needs, structured based on step-by-step methods.

I love teaching pop, blues, jazz, R&B, soul, neo-soul, classical, folk, world, classic rock, light rock, pop rock (No heavy metal, hard rock, etc.) and much more! Tell me the songs you want to learn!

I can help you learn any song by breaking it into 4 parts: 1) left hand technique 2) right hand technique 3) rhythm 4) melody

I can teach you strumming and fingerpicking styles, chords, pick techniques, and soloing. I can also teach you music theory and how to read music if you are interested.

I

About Jordan

Hi! My name is Jordan. I LOVE the guitar and I want to teach you how to play or help you improve your skills! I teach both acoustic and electric guitar for beginners. When you take lessons with me I will provide a relaxed, calm, and peaceful atmosphere for you to increase your confidence, be yoursel

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Matt M.

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  • Speaks english
  • Awarded Bobby Hacket Award from CCRI
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt M.

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I have been teaching Rock, Jazz, Classical, Folk and just about any other kind of guitar lessons you can think of since 1998. I have a degree in Jazz Performance and also have an extensive background in music theory, ear training and music technology. I work as a freelance musician and private teacher in the United States as well as Europe. As a teacher I pride myself on being prepared and patient.

About Matt

I am a professional jazz guitarist, singer-songwriter and teacher. I've been teaching music to students of all ages privately and in groups since 1998. After graduating from William Paterson University with a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Performance I spent 10 years in New York City working as a freel

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Jessica R.
Matt is fantastic! He is encouraging and moves at a pace that is comfortable. Thank you!
Doug
Excellent lesson. He took the the time to assess my skill set and objectives. He got me going with an initial practice plan and sent me materials supporting the plan. Fantastic. Just what i wanted.
Doug
Excellent. Matt got a good understanding of my skill set and has an initial game plan setup for me to start working on.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Preston, IA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Preston is $66. 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 Christopher M.
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"Nicole was fun and encouraging! I had a great time!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Nicole C.
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"Tonight was my daughters first lesson with Thomas. He was on time, very knowledgeable and extremely skilled at his instrument. My daughter felt very comfortable and inspired by him and we are both looking forward to future lessons with him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Thomas V.
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"Dave is very patient and knowledgeable and is very flexible in his teaching methods. Every lesson is fun unlike most music lessons I have had over the years and makes you want to come back for the next one."
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"The first lesson was excellent. Robert has a great relaxed style."
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"I've been playing guitar for 7 years, and have had 4 different teachers, and Tom has been the best out of all of them. He's always shown me different ways of looking at scales and progressions, and has always avidly pursued me to expand my improvisation skills, and has aided in my development of those skills. I would recommend Tom for anyone, no matter what genre you are trying to pursue, he knows how to make you a good player, and shows you how to appreciate all kinds of music, making you the most versatile musician you can be."
Matt
Took Guitar lessons from Thomas M.
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"I've really enjoyed working with Joel! He has a lot of in-depth knowledge of complex playing and writing techniques, but he's also been great at teaching me (a beginner) the basics. He always has great tips and exercises to work on in between lessons which motivates me to keep practicing. Really nice guy."
Annie
Took Guitar lessons from Joel H.
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"Ahmad is incredibly skilled not only as a musician, but as a teacher. My 10yo son started studying electric guitar with him as a complete beginner, and his progress within a couple months has been amazing. I appreciate Ahmad's thorough approach which ensures that my son is learning all the different skills needed to become a competent guitarist, including reading tablature as well as traditional notation on the staff. At the same time he makes sure to teach power chords from the get-go that allow my son to play rock songs which inspire him and give him an immediate feel for what it is like to really play the instrument.

Equally important, Ahmad is a kind and patient teacher who is excellent at working with kids, doesn't speak down to them, and has the gift of being able to relate to them where they are.
My son comes away from every lesson excited and inspired.

I'm a professional musician and teacher myself, and know how difficult it is to find a truly competent, dedicated, and inspiring teacher, especially for children. I am thrilled that we discovered Ahmad - he is a true gem."
Mona
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great experience! Great teacher!"
Justin
Took Guitar lessons from Tom N.
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"Ben is a great guitar teacher- the lessons are fun and informative and he keeps the boys engaged throughout. They are progressing every week."
Sarah
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin E.
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