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Joe M.

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Ballwin, MO
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Jazz Guitar Performance from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)
  • Teaching since 2005
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Joe M.

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An experienced guitar player of 15 years. Especially good with beginners including both very young and older students. It's never too early or late to start playing! Will cater a specific personal lesson plan to your desires to make sure we move at YOUR best pace. We'll build a solid foundation so that you can learn how to teach yourself and continue to grow and love music long after these lessons. We can get you up and running with your favorite tunes or start delving into the musical theory side of things. I make sure that our lessons are fun but also challenging and I make sure we spend some time learning how to build finger strength, how to improvise, and (most importantly) how to play with other musicians!

About Joe

I've been playing multiple genres of guitar for over 15 years and currently a student at SIUE studying jazz guitar for a degree in Jazz Performance. I perform, teach, write, and record my own music. I have experience teaching children as young as 5 years old and adults of all ages. I emphasis not o

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Manny
I spent a lot if time searching/researching/talking with various guitar instructors....finding teacher fit is PRIORITY #1 for me. Joe was patient, thoughtful and most importantly all about what will work best for my young son. Lesson one was a big success in my book.....I am grateful and blessed to have found Joe. On to lesson #2. :)

Kwame S.

6 Reviews
Belleville, IL
Starting at $30
  • Degree & Certification Associates of Arts in Recording Technology from Southwestern Illinois College
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kwame S.

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Have you ever wanted to play an instrument or sing? Do you have a genuine passion for music? My lessons properly prepare students for what is needed to execute their journey as a musician. Lessons will be customized to meet the needs of the students. I have five years of teaching students from ages five to fifty and over twenty years of experience as a musician. Students will learn core music essentials such as music theory, ear training, sight reading, and more. And for songwriters I offer lessons on songwriting and structuring.

About Kwame

Hello, my name is Kwame. I have been a musician for over twenty years. I started out in music when I was in grade school and have continued my musical journey throughout my adulthood. I have five years of experience teaching a wide range of age groups. Adjacent to being a musician, I am also a sin

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Thanh
Kwame is a genuine vocal coach who cares about your goals and your journey. Our first session felt comfortable and insightful. I look forward to our future lessons~!
Henry W.
This was my son's first piano lesson so we didn't know what to expect. Kwame was great with my son. He was both patient and encouraging, knowledgeable and professional. My son is excited for his next lesson!
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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
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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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Greg
Richie is a great instructor who strikes a good balance between keeping things new and fun while also creating a healthy challenge. I'm only halfway through my lessons with him, and I've enjoyed each one of them so far!
Richard W.
This was my first lesson with Richard, he was awesome. Richard is very knowledgeable, good listener and explained in detail what we were covering for the lesson this evening. Richard is very patient and explained he enjoys working with beginners, highly recommend Richard if you’re looking to learn to play the guitar. Looking forward to learning more from Richard.
Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!

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Luis M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Luis M.

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My best quality is to be Patient.
I teach in the easiest possible way.
Learning to Play classical piano or
classical guitar is very Easy with me.
I teach from 4 years old to 95 years old.
I teach in English and Spanish.
As a gift for my students,
I can tutor some French too.
We have always happy lessons.
Students have to practice every day at home.
I teach you in my studio how to practice at home

About Luis

"WELCOME" Now I am doing my music lessons on line. I am a happy teacher with a lot of experience: piano, guitar, Organ, Keyboard, bass guitar, piano accordion, Button Acordeon. Styles I teach: classical, jazz, pop/rock. I train your ear to develop musical memory. I have bee

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Feleicia
Luis is a humble, patient and compassionate instructor. He displays a genuine love for teaching and is clearly committed to his students success. He is your cheerleader-of-sorts. Meaning, when you feel flustered with yourself he's the one who keeps a positive attitude and puts your mind back into that "I can do this" thinking pattern. I'm confident that anyone who enlists the help of this outstanding instructor will surely be happy with his work.
Claudia
My 8 year old daughter has been studying piano for the past 2 months, he's flexible with timing and very patient with my child, she has learned more than I expected. I put her in his class because I heard that piano helps progress children's mind in mathimatics and other subjects and she has actually done better in her classes ever since she started.
Cristina
I took classical guitar first then piano because I got my nails done. Luis is a very patient teacher and advances his lessons according to your pace. He not only encourages you to continue the classes, but pushes you to practice at home atleast 30 minutes to work out the fingering in guitar and the hand placements for piano. I've been with him for 4 months and planning to continue, he has always kept his home clean and his work space organized. Luis offers in Spanish and English and has been very patient with my frustration when I don't get things right.

Zachary G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Fernandez Scholar from University of Denver
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Zachary G.

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My goal as a teacher is to help my students play music and achieve their individual goals while getting the best possible sound from the guitar. After a musical foundation is established, I have found that technique is learned best when in tandem with repertoire that supports it. While I encourage my students to explore various and any genres of music, I do request that my students are open to learning technique as it equips the student with the skills necessary to tackle any genre of music.

About Zachary

Zachary Grim enjoys a multifaceted career in performance, teaching, and research. His programs, which focus on the music of the 20th and 21st centuries, have led him to collaborate with variety of venues and organizations such as the Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Society of the Cincinnati,

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Pat
Zachary is a wonderful classical guitar teacher, studying with him has been a very rewarding experience, he's very talented and knowledgeable. I definitely would not be as far along in my playing if it wasn't for him. 5 stars my favorite teacher.

Cristine F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Communication Studies from Chaffey College
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 45; Female: 6 to 45
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Cristine F.

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I am a guitar player, singer/songwriter performer and recording artist. I am self taught and formally trained, graduate from Musicians Institute. I play acoustic and electric guitar. As my student, I will work at your pace teaching you basic music theory, guitar chord charts and tab so that you can easily learn how to play your favorite songs and create your own songs.

About Cristine

I am a Musicians Institute graduate. guitar player, singer/songwriter, performer and recording artist. I have an Associates degree in Communication studies. I am a guitar instructor at Guitar Center and have been background checked by my employer. In addition to my self released album on Amazon and

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Jackie
Cristine is the best! Not only is she knowledgeable of music theory, etc., but patient! She makes learning fun!
Ludim Ferrusca
Cristine is the best she is so good with my daughter Harlow she is so patient and my daughter has learned so much we absolutely love Cristine!!!!!!!
Moe
After my 6 year olds first guitar lesson with Christine he went home and played the broom, toilet plunger and anything else that his imagination told him too pick up and start playing. Truly inspired...

Thank your Cristine.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Columbia, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Columbia 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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"Steve is unreal. I know I made the right choice picking him to be my teacher"
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"I began taking my lessons from Stan when I was 14 years old and ended when I graduated from HS. I'm 41 now, and more so than ever can I see the genuine quality of teaching Stan gave to me during those 4 years.

After entering the Navy at 18, I was able to immediately see the difference between other guitarists and myself. Some guitar players I encountered may have understood "the how" aspect of doing something, but didn't understand "the why" aspect of it.

Today, when I teach my students, I follow suit with Stan's methods as he did with me and I take great joy in unlocking the mystery for other guitar players who are technically advanced, but lacking the understanding in the same way Stan Williams did for me all those years ago.

My only regret was not having the discipline and maturity in those early years to truly draw from Stan in a manner which would have added to my understanding to an even greater depth.

Teaching is an art, and Stan is da Vinci."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Professor S.
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"I was an intermediate guitarist before I started working with Paul. I felt as though I was stuck and needed some help before I could get to the next level. Its been over two months and Paul has showed me a whole new approach to the guitar. These new techniques to playing have really opened my eyes and now I play with a sense of purpose and flow instead of just cord progressions. I can't wait to see my progress into the future. Thanks Paul"
Matt
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next."
Norm
Took Guitar lessons from George C.
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"Jesse does a great job of giving positive feedback, while providing tips for improvement."
Gina
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"I can't recommend Paul enough as a teacher. I took one-on-one lessons with him from middle school through high school, and learned so much during that time. He was extremely flexible in his methods and approach, teaching me both notes/scales, as well as a good amount of ear training and improvisation. Anyone from beginners to those with more experience would greatly benefit from taking lessons from Paul!"
Cascino
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Knowledgeable and able to teach at my slow pace ;-)"
Robert (Bob)
Took Guitar lessons from Tom S.
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"Great first lesson. Andrew is awesome"
Lilly
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew A.
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"Matt is an awesome instructor. Unlike a traditional guitar teacher, Matt understands what his students want to play, making lessons much more interesting and making practicing much easier. I've had a few lessons with Matt and have learned more in those lessons that I could have ever learned by myself. Highly recommend."
Sami
Took Guitar lessons from Matthew K.
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"Gavin is, by far, the best guitar instructor I've ever had. I took lessons from him for 2+ years and learned a great deal from him. He incorporates teaching the essential skills every guitar player should master with music that the student wants to learn. This method really motivated me to play more and become a much better guitar player! I've learned so many valuable skills (chord recognition, improvisation, scale shapes etc) while taking lessons from him, and it has made me a much better player in the long run. I would recommend him to anyone who is looking to take guitar lessons, regardless of their prior skill level. Thank you Gavin!"
Tina
Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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