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Matthew V.

Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $39
  • Associate of Arts Degree from Citrus College
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Best Instrumental from The Orange County Music Awards
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Matthew V.

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I teach because I love it... I love seeing a student reach their goals. I’ve been working with music students for long enough now that I am able to quickly determine what their next best action should be… the action that will enable them to grow & evolve as guitar players. I have a keen sense o

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Nathan Y.

4 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $18
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Cognitive Neuroscience from Washington University in St. Louis
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Nathan Y.

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Learn a variety of styles from classical to jazz, from alternative to heavy metal. My diverse musical background has given me a unique perspective on how to teach the guitar. I aim to inspire my students and motivate them to play the music that they have always dreamed of playing.

About Nathan

Since I started playing guitar 10 years ago, I have played in a rock band, performed with several jazz ensembles, received awards in multiple classical guitar competitions, and studied with an array of masters in multiple styles. My diverse musical background has given me insights on how to simplif

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I was apprehensive about guitar lessons in general, but Nathan has changed my mind as a tutor. I am well pleased with how keen he is to tailoring lessons to one's goals. He is clear and precise in his teaching, and is also fun. I highly recommend him to whoever is considering it. I have learned so much in a couple lessons and always leave looking forward excitedly to the next one. Good man.
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Ana
Nathan is an incredible teacher. He really knows how to connect with students! His patience, flexibility, and ability to explain concepts really helped me learn. I feel like my guitar skills have grown so much since I started taking lessons with Nathan.
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Richard D.

23 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard D.

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I teach guitar from a wide background in many genres. You can expect to learn chord and scale theory, as well as mechanics, tone control, note and key identification, and ear training. We can explore any genre of interest, however my specialties are in blues, rock, classic rock, bluegrass, and country.

About Richard

Music is my life. Since the age of 16, I have studied the guitar extensively. During my high-school years I was involved in band, marching band, choir, and independent music theory. I started my first band when I was 19 in the U.S. Army, and my life has never been the same since. I played music

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Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!
Stephen
Richard was amazing! Always a joy to have him in the house. He was always on time and well prepared for our daughter's lessons. He also kept the lessons entertaining for her. Our daughter learned a lot and definitely improved quite a bit during the time he worked with her. We would highly recommend Richard to any parent with a child interested in learning and playing guitar.
Jenna
Richie is an incredible instructor. Every lesson I have with him is fun, and he pushes me to try new skills in order to develop my abilities. Always prepared with a valuable lesson, but also ready to work through the songs I bring. Overall awesome experience!

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Kyle K.

37 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Kyle K.

37 Reviews
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I'll take you from zero knowledge and show you the world of music. The possibilities are endless, but I'll get you to YOUR goal. You'll know musical keys, notes, scales, chords... how does it all fit and work together? I'll show you! I provide jam tracks with specific goals in mind. Knowledge plus ability equals musical freedom!

I'm influenced by my idols, but I play many genres and cater to improve everyone's technique based on interest.

About Kyle

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2012, Kyle K. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring a screen sharing experience like no other for personal and detailed instruction! Kyle has been playing guitar for over 25 years, written hundreds of songs and is currently a professional compos

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Chuck M.
Kyle knows his stuff and didn't miss a step with anything I threw at him. Quite pleased to have him as my instructor.
Colleen
Kyle was fabulous with my son! He has loved working with Kyle and I see huge improvements in his understanding of song structure and quality of his work. Additionally, Kyle has a great way about him which makes lessons low stress but very productive. Kyle was so easy to work with! I would highly recommend Kyle for a teacher!
Mark
Great first day. looking forward to my next lesson! Kyle knows his stuff!
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Cristopher H.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Theory from Canada College
  • Teaching since 2011
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Cristopher H.

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I can teach students from anywhere between a beginning level or an advanced level attempting to advance technique.

About Cristopher

As a musician that has played for about a decade, I have studied and worked to become a teacher. I've played in numerous bands, have worked in studios, and have been teaching for about four years now and am always finding new ways to understand and help accomplish my students' goals. I've studied m

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Ben C.
Cris is great so far... one lesson in and my son is looking forward to the next.
Elena M.
Only our first lesson, but my sometimes shy, sometimes easily frustrated 8 yo daughter responded very well to Chris and gave the lesson literally 2 thumbs up. Looking forward to see her learn how to play!
Alex
Very knowledgeable and helpful. A good skilled teacher and tailored the lesson plan to our needs. Overall an enjoyable experience for our 16 year old son.

Davin D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Davin D.

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Principled Learning

An initial establishing of your skill level and a personalized program of growth tailored to your specific goals

A Roadmap to your learning with intermittent goals to help you see your progressreach your ultimate

A few ”tricks of the the trade” to more professional playing

Principles that can stretch into any instrument, genre or style of music

If so desired, analysis of songs to understand deeper mechanisms of music

About Davin

Hi, there! My name is Davin and I look forward to meeting you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students learn to play guitar. I am mostly self taught but have learned theory and composition/songwriting under Berklee study programs. I'm a laid back yet passion

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Alton, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Alton is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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I have been taking classes with Brett for over a month and have been learning a ton. Brett knows alot not only about playing instruments but also music theory which is super useful.
Highly recommended!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Brett R.
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"Christian was super helpful and helped me get a better idea of how i want to learn. Thanks so much!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"Daughter thoroughly enjoyed her first lesson with Sam. Very patient with new guitarist."
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Took Guitar lessons from Sam M.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. Goes the extra mile with teaching my son."
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Took Guitar lessons from Robert L.
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"Dennis was my instructor and is a bit modest about his experience. He taught me on my mom's crappy nylon stringed spanish acoustic guitar back in the 80s. I hope he reads this and remembers the little studios at Fox's Music in Falls Church. He patiently taught me Rick Springfield songs, probably against his taste and better judgment. Anyway, he got me started in my teens and I'm still playing some of the tunes he taught me (plus a few hundred others) on a slightly nicer guitar these days, in my 40s. Keep rockin', Dennis, and thanks for helping spark a hobby I still enjoy decades later!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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"Kelvin is very personable and truthfully critiques your skill based on the level you should be at. I look forward to the class sessions and enjoy practicing what I'm being taught."
Patrick
Took Guitar lessons from Kelvin L.
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"My daughter Michelle learned from Cheryl since 2015 Spring. After three months, Michelle could play a song in June in front of audience in Madison Hotel, NJ. Michelle got inspired from Cheryl so much and she liked to attend guitar lessons all the time. We believe that Cheryl is an outstanding guitar teacher for any beginning guitar learner."
Phil
Took Guitar lessons from Cheryl C.
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"Francesca is a teacher's teacher. (And, yes, I'm a teacher.) ;-) I am truly impressed with how she communicates with and engages my son. He started guitar lessons in February--now, a few months later, he is playing every day and learning new techniques at every lesson. She has also taught him how to teach himself--to explore and go beyond the hour a week they have together. He loves it. I never have to remind him to practice. He even had the confidence for play for some visiting family members last week. Even though Francesca is an extremely busy musician, performer, and teacher, when she is giving a lesson, she is completely focused on that learner and their needs. I am grateful we found her. <3 Francesca!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"Jonathan was an excellent instructor. Always punctual and professional. Showed a real interest with my son's lessons. Kelly Sheridan"
Kelly
Took Guitar lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Wonderful!

Edward is everything I could want in a music teacher for my 7 year old. He is PATIENT (thats a biggy), easy-going, he worked at my son's pace, created goals, he is knowledgeable/experienced, flexible, prepared for lessons so time is used wisely, he explored different modes of teaching/learning (reading music, playing music, watching music being played, listening to music be played), he asked for feedback from my son to gauge how he felt about doing certain things or how he would like to move forward, he is professional, invites communication, and makes learning fun. I am sure I am forgetting to mention things. I have no doubt whatsoever that if Edward can teach my young son to play the guitar, he is capable of teaching people at any age to play as well. Nothing but a great experience over all and highly recommended!"
Salina
Took Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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