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Norman T.

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  • Bachelor of Music in Studio Music and Jazz from University of Miami (FL)
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1983
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Norman T.

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Hi, I’m Norman, and I teach guitar and all other fretted instruments. I have maintained a weekly schedule of about 40 studio and online students since 2010. Lessons with me are fun, streamlined, and filled with music.

My students can play their instruments well, and they know their chords, scales, arpeggios, songs, and other compositions. Using the state-of-the art music learning theory I studied at Eastman School of Music, performers gain the confidence to play in solo recitals, or with a group, or even to teach others to play, too.

About Norman

I have been teaching other people to play musical instruments since the moment I got home from my first music store guitar lesson. And while I am fortunate that teaching has always come naturally to me, I am very grateful that my degrees in music performance, music education, and instructional desi

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Justin M.

38 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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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 t

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Had a great 1st lesson with Justin. He listened to my goals and I feel great about starting with him!
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Bruno P.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Excellence in Teaching from Suncho School of Music
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Bruno P.

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I have been playing guitar for 15 years and teaching guitar for 5 years. My lessons make learning fun, as I teach technique, musical theory, and the songs you want to play!

About Bruno

I have 15 years of experience in playing music, and have done many tours, concerts, and recording sessions. I love teaching music because it is great to be able to inspire the next generation and show them how fun making music can be! I also arrange recitals to perform and have fun. I studied at Co

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Trevalyn T.
My kids have been taking guitar and drum lessons with Bruno for 2 years, and they are having a great time! It's awesome that he teaches two instruments, because I can have both kids take their lessons in the same place. They have tons of fun learning new songs, and the studio is nice too. Highly recommend him for others!
Lilia B.
I enrolled in online lessons with Bruno after seeing his posts on social media. I am glad that I can get such effective lessons with him online, because he is an excellent musician and instructor. He does a great job of demonstrating all the techniques that I need to know and teaching me a lot of different songs. Our lessons have been very productive thus far and I look forward to more!
Lindsey
Bruno is a great guitar teacher. My son stared lessons with him last year as a complete beginner, and now he can play a lot of his favorite songs on guitar. Bruno is knowledgeable, patient, and fun all at the same time! My son learns something new at every lesson and is excited to go home and practice! He is having tons of fun learning with Bruno and I recommend him to anyone.

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Tyler B.

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  • BA Music Performance Jazz Studies from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Tyler B.

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I have been teaching Guitar since 2012 in a wide variety of settings, styles, and age groups. It is never too early or late to begin leaning guitar!

I tailor my teaching approach for the specific needs and goals of each student, always putting their priorities first. While I am versed in theoretical approaches and using method books like the Hal Leonard series, I am also fluent in working on contemporary music with a focus on ear training and improvisation.

About Tyler

Hi! My name is Tyler, and I'm a great resource for drum set, guitar, piano, bass, and music theory lessons in Portland, OR. Conveniently located in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood, my studio is equipped with all the instruments and lesson material needed to provide engaging, challenging, and fun lessons

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Sterling
Patient, focused, encouraging and time efficient. He was good at keeping our youngster on task and making the experience fun. Wish he was able to take our child further with piano. I don't know how much was Tyler and how much was our child, but our kiddo learned quickly from Tyler. Thank you Tyler!
Jayne
Great lesson!
Kevin
Tyler taught me how to play the drums! He was so engaging and informative, and his teaching style allowed me to learn quickly. I had so much fun and have developed a passion for the drums. I recommend highly taking lessons from him.
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David L.

39 Reviews
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  • Teaches Advanced
  • Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2000
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David L.

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I've been teaching guitar, acoustic and electric, for fifteen years. The first thing I like to do is get to know you, the music you enjoy and your goals. In a way, I like to begin by letting the student lead.

I believe anyone can play guitar. In most situations, we can learn the basics of playing some of your favorite songs in under a month. In the first few lessons we will learn open position chords and the basics of strumming and picking in 4/4 and 3/4 time. After you've memorized half a dozen or so songs this way, we can attempt barre chords and lead guitar playing.

About David

My name is David and I'm a professional musician who just moved to North Austin. I came from Cincinnati, where I went to the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, taught dozens of students at all levels and played regular gigs every weekend. I have been teaching for over fifteen y

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Ron E.
I searched for an excellent upright bass teacher for a good while. Then I found David Lloyd. David is patient, humorous, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. He carefully taught me all the necessary groundwork to enable me to continue on my own for a while. In a few months I will, without question, continue my studies with David. I would, without hesitation, recommend David to anyone interested in seriously studying the Upright Bass.
Keith
David is awesome with kids, very calm and works well with those who need a little more encouragement. We’ve been with him for 3 months and are happy with the progress.
Nawal N.
Love his method of teaching! Encourages you to your best abilities! Recommend!!!
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James B.

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  • Music Business and Industry from Northern Vermont University
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner
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James B.

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The student will always come first, wether it is working on a song they want to learn and work on, creating out of lesson tasks for their free time as well as working on their strengths. I want to see the student succeed as much as they want to learn the material, and together we can make that happen.

About James

Hey everyone! I am a rock guitarist looking to teach you some music theory, techniques, and the songs you’re so eager to learn in your early stages as well as songwriting both instrumentals as well as lyrics! I will aim to make the beginning stage of your playing a fun and informative experience! I

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I been teaching on takelessons for 8 years, and taught thousands of lessons through the website. James is a great guitarist and an extraordinary instructor. I highly recommend you to take lessons with him.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Rock Rapids, IA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Rock Rapids is $64. 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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"A solid teacher with a lot of experience

Cameron is great at tailoring the lessons to my musical taste without compromising the theory, basics and fundamentals.
I have been taking lessons for one year and will not go elsewhere anytime soon. His vast musical knowledge helps merge the theory with concrete examples. No question remains unanswered."
Pat
Took Guitar lessons from Cameron S.
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"Very patient and focused on incremental development of technique and understanding of theory, rather than just playing a song."
Anibal
Took Guitar lessons from Ayme F.
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"Matt very quickly indentified what I was looking to achieve and prescribed some great material right away. He is obviously very knowledgeable knows how to teach !"
Vince
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"I started lessons with David a couple of months ago unsure about whether I'd stick with guitar lessons at all. I mean, the web is full of tutorials for playing. But I figured I'd give lessons a try.

I have been extremely pleased with my lessons and my progress thus far. Our lessons are a nice mix of learning songs and techniques and always emphasizing what I want to be learning. Considering I'm 39 and years out of school, this is important for me.

David has also been a remarkable teacher for my 8 year old son. Both my wife and I are very happy with the instruction we have received. Yes, David is slightly more expensive than some others here, but you get what you pay for! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him for anyone looking for lessons."
Sammy
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"He is so awesome. Patient, kind and explains things very clearly"
Sarah
Took Guitar lessons from Justin M.
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"This teacher is very patient and helpful in everything regarding the guitar. He teaches quickly but the personal way the class is taught ensures this is anything but a hassle. Rather, he helps you overcome all concerns, whether or not you even know them, such that the speed of the class doesn't go to waste. I highly approve of and recommend this teacher."
Shandelyn
Took Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Had some work stuff come up and wasn't able to practice a bunch leading up to our lesson. Eric was patient with what we needed to go back over and he quickly got me on track for the next week"
Austin
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Brian is the man! I've been casually learning how to play guitar on my own for the last few years, but I have very little actual music theory knowledge and I've definitely picked up some not-so-good habits along the way. Brian has been awesome at filling in the gaps and getting my fundamentals straightened out - I've learned more in just a few lessons with him than I have in years of "noodling"."
Lily Hipp
Took Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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"Had a great experience with Kory, and am happy to continue lessons with him!"
Kyla
Took Guitar lessons from Kory I.
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"My daughter (8) and I both began guitar lessons from Steve over this past summer to try something new, and we really enjoyed having Steve as a teacher! I found him to be very friendly and easy-going, and was very patient with us both being beginners. He did a great job encouraging proper technique and good guitar habits - the things you cannot just learn from a book. My daughter had never had music lessons of any sort before, and I have played other instruments for 25+ years; despite our different backgrounds and level of musical knowledge, Steve was able to teach both of us effectively. I believe his ability to differentiate teaching style and instructional pace speaks to his overall knowledge of music, of guitar, and especially to his ability as a teacher. I would happily recommend Steve as a guitar teacher to anyone, either adult or child!"
Heather
Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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