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Grant H.

172 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grant H.

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Hi!

I'm Grant!

And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor.

I teach all of the fretted string instruments:
Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or fa

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James C. Harney II
grants really helping me with my confidence he's not pushy and he has a lot of patience he is a very good instructer
James C. Harney II
thank you Grant I think I am progressing on schedule I am a little better than last week
James C. Harney II
My first lesson was great I’m glad Grant is patient I like his lesson plan
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Craig G.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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Craig G.

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As a teacher, I work to ensure your experience is educational and fun. I use a straightforward approach to teaching theory and technique, with a three-part lesson plan adapting to your skill level and interest:

1 Proficiencies: Playing scales, arpeggios, chords, chord inversions, chords with bass lines, chord melody chord progressions, techniques, basic music theory, and more.

2 Reading: Identifying single notes in all positions, reading chord symbols, and reading chords and melody together. Reading rhythms.

3 Song Repertoire: Learning and appreciating songs, understanding the theory used in the song development, incorporating emotions and dynamics into the song, and learning how to apply learned proficiencies to master the songs and add personal improvisational touches to the songs.

Each student is monitored with a checklist that follows the three categories so we can identify strengths and weaknesses as students progress through different musical styles. The checklists help ...

About Craig

Hello, Here is information on my Experience, Music Performance, Instruction, and Composition and Song Writing Services. Experience My full range of musical services includes live solo performance, band performance, orchestra/pit performance, session recording, music director, concert production,

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David S.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David S.

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I have devoted much of my life to music, and through MY decades’ worth of study in the jazz vernacular and wide knowledge of music from the past hundred years, hopes to be able to impart this same enthusiasm to his listeners and students.

I am a guitarist and composer from Seattle Washington. Beginning in 1995 I studied with Seattle musicians such as John Hanberry, Ev Stern and Milo Peterson. I have led and co-lead a number of different groups in Seattle performing at local clubs, weddings and bars ranging in styles including jazz, funk, swing and old time string music. Most notably I hosted the local Thursday night jazz jam session (2015-2017) and played double bass for the ‘20s jazz and Appalachian fiddle music band Porterbelly (2012-2020). In 2020, I moved to New York City to study at NYU.

I have devoted much of my life to music, and through MY decades’ worth of study in the jazz vernacular and wide knowledge of music from the past hundred years, hopes to be able to impart this

About David

I am a guitarist and composer from Seattle Washington. Beginning in 1995 I studied with Seattle musicians such as John Hanberry, Ev Stern and Milo Peterson. I have led and co-lead a number of different groups in Seattle performing at local clubs, weddings and bars ranging in styles including jazz, f

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Elias S.

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  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

**Studio Equipment**
violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!
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Eric J.

429 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor's of Music from New York University
  • Awarded Endorsed Artist from Elixir Guitar Strings
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Eric J.

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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old, teaching guitar since I was 16 and through takelessons since 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I want to help you to become a great guitarist!

fundamental concepts you will learn include:
chords/chord voicing: triads and their practical use in modern music.
7th chord open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming, fingerstyle, standard strumming and rhythmic grooves in various styles

About Eric

A great teacher can change a student's life. I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. Since I began working with takelessons in 2013 I've worked with students both online and in-person at my home studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. My experienced as online

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Shawn R.
Eric is great to work with takes time to explain things.

I always get excited when we have a session that we find something that clicks to help take my singing up another notch!
Becca H.
What a wonderful experience this has been working with Eric Jayk for singing lessons!  He is a class act, top notch, professional.  Where I've struggled he's helped me overcome with musically intelligent techniques!  I cannot say enough good things about our lessons together!
Shawn R.
I am so happy with the progress I keep seeing the longer I work with Eric! He's a great, and patient instructor.
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Patrick B.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Patrick B.

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Got the quarantine blues? Nowhere to go - nothing to do? Let's rock! There couldn't be a better way to spend your time than playing the guitar. It is beneficial to your mind and soul, and can lead you in many positive directions in life. My goal is to help cultivate excitement in my students, and to keep learning fun and interesting. We will focus on what it is that gravitates you to the guitar, and break down what you will need to learn to gain the freedom you are looking for. My aim is that you will always continue to pick up the guitar on your own out of the joy of playing, instead of feeling like you have to. The guitar doesn't have to be a rigid instruction, it is fun, free, creative and different for everyone!

About Patrick

Hello there! My name is Pat, I live in Nashville, Tennessee (US) and I absolutely love playing the guitar! Besides studying the instrument over the past 16 years, I've played in countless bands and have performed in over 1000 shows in my lifetime. Some notable concerts I've played: Bonnaroo, Aus

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Lauren T.
Super helpful first lesson!
Ali
I know more about the guitar than I ever thought I would, thanks to a Patrick. He is so patient with me and knows exactly how to teach me so that I remember and understand. I originally started taking lessons to be able to play a few songs around a campfire and now I can play whatever song I want because he really taught me to read music and know chords. I’ve been taking lessons for less than 6 months and I am farther along than I even thought possible. I would recommend Patrick to anyone and everyone wanting to learn guitar. He is incredible and such a great teacher!!!!!!
Heidi
Patrick is extremely knowledgable which makes learning from him really fun and engaging. He not only teaches you how to play, but teaches you the why behind every chord and how it relates to other things you've already learned. He's patient, fun to learn from and will help you reach your goals. I can guarantee there is no other teacher out there who knows more about this instrument — he's definitely worth the investment!

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Granite City is $69. 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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"Alex is incredibly knowledgeable and great with students off every age group! I took lessons from him for five years and my only regrets were not having more time to practice so I could get more out of my lesson times.
During lessons we worked on sight reading, ear training, memorizing chords and scales, different picking and strumming patterns, theory lessons, and anything else that I discovered and wanted to try."
Krystal
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"Chris is great at moving at your pace. He is incredibly talented, and skilled at making his lessons customized to the student."
John Parker
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"I have been taking acoustic guitar lessons with Rina for about 10 weeks. When I first started I did not know anything about the guitar, but she made it easy by getting me started on learning just one sting at a time. Now I know all of the strings and play chords and a number of tunes. She is very patient and an excellent instructor. I am very happy with my progress and I plan on continuing with guitar lessons until I can play a wide variety of music."
Michael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rina M.
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"Greg knows how to connect with his students to teach in the best way. Very well spoken and explains everything in great detail. I started off with Greg and I was playing full songs in a matter of months."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"great start. he very gently told me that i was not ready to play what i had asked for, and assessed my abilities before starting me on something that was challenging, but doable."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Luke is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, kind, and extremely talented. He makes each and every lesson pure joy! He is excited to learn new songs himself so that he can teach them to me. He has made learning acoustic guitar such a fun experience! Highly recommend him!"
Velika
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Luke H.
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"My 10 year old really enjoyed his first lesson! Akos was very patient and helpful. I was unsure about an online lesson, but everything went smoothly and my son learned"
Cruz
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Chris is a very helpful and kind instructor. Highly recommend lessons with him."
Jordan barham
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher B.
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"John seems to customize his lesson to you. He teaches the basic, and theory behind why these chords go together and helps you learn the music you are interested in. He goes at a slow pace, so that you have time to practice and really pick up what he is showing you"
Kristina
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from John M.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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