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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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David M.

47 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David M.

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Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

About David

Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Dave is a great teacher!
Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Sylvia P.

Mascoutah, IL
Starting at $20
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sylvia P.

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I don't teach long-term guitar, but I can teach you enough to get started. I have experience playing guitar in worship bands, so if you want to learn just enough to manage some Chris Tomlin songs, I can get you there!

About Sylvia

Hi! I'm Sylvia--I play piano, violin, and viola professionally, and guitar, flute, and clarinet amateurly. I'm in school to become a music therapist, since I've seen how powerful music can be in treating a huge variety of illnesses, both physical and mental.

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Alex R.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • B.S. in Neurobiology from Cornell University
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Alex R.

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Alex has been a professional touring musician and teacher since 2011, teaching both privately and as an extension faculty member. He has worked with students of all ages and skill levels, tailoring his lesson plans for the needs of the student. Alex does not believe that one rigid method will fit for everyone, and tries to ensure that every student is having fun and learning in a personalized way. His specialties include flatpicking and fingerpicking the acoustic guitar.

About Alex

Alex is a Boston-based guitarist and educator. At the age of 17, Alex turned his musical interests from classical violin to bluegrass guitar, and has yet to reconsider. After completing an undergraduate biology degree at Cornell University in 2011, he returned to the vibrant Boston music bluegrass

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William
Alex is methodical and relaxed. He is a professional musician and a through and tech savvy teacher.

I especially like the fact that he sends videos for the homework.

I am actually learning how to play the guitar. Something that I could not do on my own.
William
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Great teacher! We were so happy to have found Alex.
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Randall C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Music from Gulf Coast College
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Randall C.

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Inspired by the great Jazz and Classical soloist of the past, I took up guitar at a young age after playing woodwinds for years. I can take you as far as you want to go.

About Randall

My love of music and musical talent was discovered when I was just five years old. An uncle gave me a plastic recorder and, without lessons or help from anyone, I was playing melodies within days. Soon after I started taking private lessons on Saxophone and Clarinet. I played my first paying job

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Trevor
I have been Randall's student for a few years. Randall is very knowledgeable about music and an excellent teacher. Additionally, Randall is courteous, professional, and punctual. I highly recommend Randall as your new music instructor.
Tammy
Randall has been teaching my son clarinet for the past 2 years in his home and we couldn't be more pleased with my son's outcome. He knows how to work With students and get them to advance to their highest potential.
Philip
Randall has been teaching guitar to my 12 year-old son for about 3 years. He is very knowledgeable and patient. He knows and can teach many different styles of music on several different instruments. I highly recommend Randall for students of any age.
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Neil J.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Neil J.

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Legends of the stage were always surrounded by Guitarists who WOWED the crowd with their abilities. Les Paul, Chuck Berry, Hendrix, Van Halen all performed feets of amazement that left you smiling as you left their performance.

Playing guitar not only allows you to imagine you are one of the legends - but actually creates a sense of calmness and fulfillment when your able to surround yourself in your own created sound.

I travelled to Los Angeles at the end of the 1980's to become a "legend". I was fortunate to be in a number of bands. I'm a self taught guitarist that learned the instrument and stage attitude that was needed for the crowd. I never reached the legendary status but the love of guitar will always be there for me.

I hope the love of guitar will be there for you too.

About Neil

I have been playing guitar for 30 years and was in 10 bands from 1986-2000. From Funk-Rock, Punk, Acoustic, Country Rock, Hard Rock I learned not only the skills in playing guitar but the skills to entertain an audience. I'm self taught and understand the basics needed to teach you to entertain yo

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Granite City is $66. 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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"After many different guitar teachers and disappointing results, I nearly put my guitar away for good. Fortunately, I decided to give it one more try by signing up with Kevin. He helped me make the most of what I had already learned before moving on to new techniques. Now I can play many of my favorite songs. I'm more confident and happier than ever with my playing. I'm even playing for other people, and I've even written a song, two things I never imagined myself doing. Kevin is patient, tactful and supportive. He never makes me feel stupid or incompetent. He is an excellent teacher. As a former teacher myself, I recommend him without reservation."
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Gene is a great instructor. He is very kind and attentive. I'm a beginner and I do mean beginner. But Gene takes time and let's me know that I can accomplish playing regardless of my age. I'm an old hippy! So learning songs like "Imagine" and "Knocking on Heavens Door" is right up my alley! I look forward to my classes! Here comes the 54 year old hippy with guitar on her hip!!! Thanks Gene!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Gene O.
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I am 20, and I have been taking lessons with tony for almost 4 month. He really is a great teacher. He really makes guitar easy to learn and always give you confidence about learning new things. He is cool and nice, able to get you through all kinds of difficulties of learning guitar. Give hime a shot, if you really want to play guitar. He is better than any Youtube or on-line stuff."
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Took Guitar lessons from Anthony G.
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"This was the first time I ever took a guitar lesson and I found Michael to be friendly and easy to understand his instructions."
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"The perfect teacher for my stage of development. He really knows jazz, knows how to make my playing better, and is a very supportive teacher."
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"Aidan is such a patient and awesome teacher. His in-depth knowledge is what helps me learn how to play the guitar. Aidan has also taken in consideration the type of music I want to learn and has catered his lessons towards it. I’m so glad I have Aidan teaching me!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Aidan C.
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"Paul is the man

I am older than your average student. I had never taken lessons before and always wanted to learn to play guitar so I went out an purchased an acoustic guitar. I tried to learn from on line as well as purchased DVD's but it just didn't feel right. There was something missing like the human touch. I had heard about Paul from a relative who gave me insight about his background and his education. I decided to give him a try.

I called the place that he was working at and booked my first lesson. He carefully went over how he was going to teach me and then patiently worked with me.

I know that I will never be as good as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck or Paul William, but to know that I can play a little is very gratifying."
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Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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