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Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Richard G.

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Various lessons available focused on the guitar as an extension of the player. Emphasis on tone and style, over technique - it's not how many notes you can play, it's what you do with them.

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Professiona

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
Doug B.
Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa
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Miguel S.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Miguel S.

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Guitar was what led me into music, I have been playing since I was eleven years old and have not stopped since. I can teach any style, and I encourage my students to play the music that they want.

About Miguel

Hello! I'm Miguel, I have been playing the guitar since I was eleven years old and have not stopped since. I specialize in rock, blues, funk and acoustic guitar but I enjoy all sorts of music and playing as many styles as I can find. I graduated from Berklee College of Music and I also play Bass Gui

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Elizabeth Johnson
Miguel is a great instructor. Graduated from Berklee, he has guided me to improve my composition skills with professionalism.I look forward to keep taking lessons and learning from him!
Juan Carlos
Excellent guitar player. Trained at Berklee, he has a profound knowledge of music theory and knows how to play any style of music. He truly improved my musicianship and my confidence on the guitar. I even had the pleasure of playing with him at some concerts. As always, he was very professional and his skills were unbelievable. I would recommend him to any guitar player who wants to improve. Thank you Mike!
Sophia Flores
Miguel is a wonderful instructor who has helped me to practice the basic chords. I look forward to keep taking classes from him in the future :)
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Kenton M.

12 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • BA: Liberal Arts from Berea College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kenton M.

12 Reviews
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I teach all aspects of electric guitar from rock, country, blues, twang, jazz etc. You can learn both finger style and plectrum techniques.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty,

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Joyce B.
I'm very happy with the communication and technics I have from Kenton. He makes me feel supported in my progress.
Joseph J.
very good dulcimer instructor, especially for a beginner
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Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Advanced
Teaching Locations:
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Richard G.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Online Electric Guitar Teacher

Guitar In The Modern Context -

Various lessons available focused on the guitar as an extension of the player. Emphasis on tone and style, over technique - it's not how many notes you can play, it's what you do with them.

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Professiona

Recent Reviews
Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
Doug B.
Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa
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Kenton M.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kenton M.

12 Reviews
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Online Electric Guitar Teacher

I teach all aspects of electric guitar from rock, country, blues, twang, jazz etc. You can learn both finger style and plectrum techniques.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty,

Recent Reviews
Joyce B.
I'm very happy with the communication and technics I have from Kenton. He makes me feel supported in my progress.
Joseph J.
very good dulcimer instructor, especially for a beginner
Ryan

James S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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James S.

5 Reviews
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Online Electric Guitar Teacher

Want to finally crack the code to soloing? Or want to improve your Barre chords? There are numerous different genres, styles, and techniques I can show you on the electric guitar. I use a proven method to get you learn better, that allows us both to set goals increasing your progress and success!

About James

*Due to the current health situation happening in the world, Online lessons via webcam are highly preferred! * Hey, I'm James! I've been playing music professionally since I was a teenager, and I have earned my Bachelors of Science in Music in 2017. Since I graduated, I have been very active in

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Joe
James is patient and great. definitely has a plan
Andrea
James is very patient with his students. He caters his lessons to his students level. Worth every penny.
Arlene
James is a very thoughtful and patient instructor. I took piano lessons many years ago as a child and always wanted to learn more. James was very reassuring and made me feel comfortable. I finally have the confidence to continue what I started many moons ago.

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Average Cost of Electric Guitar Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in Des Plaines is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Loren is energetic and engaging...she was great in determining my daughter’s skill level and adjusted her teaching to meet her needs!"
Kennedy
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Loren P.
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"Donnie is a great teacher. He has good patience. He also gives you material to work which helps to keep you on track."
Herb
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I started taking guitar lessons from Ryan 2 months ago and he is the first teacher I have stuck to for this long, and more importantly, the longest I have stayed with the instrument! Ryan takes the time to understand my needs and the kind of music I enjoy and tailors the lessons accordingly.

He is incredibly knowledgeable and an awesome guitarist. The lessons are always fun and he is very responsive to any questions I have and encourages sharing musical things I enjoy so he can understand my tastes better.

Very glad to have found Ryan and looking forward to many more lessons with him!"
Karan
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"I'm 2 lessons in and so far Michael has been a great teacher. He is exceptionally skilled and has a wealth of knowledge to share, as well as being very good at listening to what I am trying to accomplish and creating well thought out exercises to help me progress. Highly recommended!"
Colin
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Michael B.
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"I have been taking lessons with Halec for a few months and I see a lot of progress in my playing. He's patient and makes the lesson fun!"
Osman
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Halec S.
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"I have been studying with Ahmad for more than half a year now and it's been a great experience! Coming from wind instrument, my understanding of chords is seriously lacking. Ahmad addressed all my questions step by step. He's patient and motivating! If you live in the bay area and want to learn guitar, Ahmad is your best friend and teacher!"
Chi
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Daniel is extremely knowledgeable and capable . He is patient, experienced and understands what students really want. Great instructor."
Gary
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"Chris is a great teacher. I met him in group lessons. And now I’m using him for personal lessons. It was a good lesson."
Ronald
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Chris V.
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"Matt is an exceptional teacher. I am adult student and Matt was able to work at my speed. Would definitely recommend."
Lou
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Pat really knows his stuff with jazz guitar. My goal has been to study chord melody with some jazz standards and modal jazz, and Pat has a lot of ideas with chord shapes, voicings, scale choices and alternate and passing chords. I play a lot of rock tunes as well and I've found the lessons with Pat have really helped me expand how I look at playing those songs as well. As a teacher, Pat is really patient and provides really useful supplemental charts. Highly recommended."
Jon
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Pat B.
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