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Brad F.

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  • Masters of Music in Guitar Performance from East Carolina University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Brad F.

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I'm a guitarist and educator based out of Raleigh, NC. I received training at the University of South Carolina (Bachelors of Music, 2011) and East Carolina University (Masters of Music, 2015). I am an active performer in the Triangle area, drawing inspiration from American roots music, classical, and jazz traditions.

I have seen hundreds of students over ten years of private teaching, working with beginner to advanced students of all age levels. I teach in a wide range of styles, and I specialize in classical guitar and flatpicking (bluegrass/old time).

I hope to help you along as you grow as a musician and a guitarist!

About Brad

I am a guitarist and educator based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. I received training at University of South Carolina (Bachelor of Music, 2011) and East Carolina University (Master of Music, 2015). I am an active performer in the Triangle area, drawing inspiration from American traditional music,

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Mia
Great first lesson!
Cindy T.
Brad is Very patient and easy to understand. He made my first lesson quite enjoyable and I'm grateful that he is prepared to go slowly as I start this new adventure.
Richard E.
Great start. Brad was very well prepared and pitched the lesson at the right level
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Michael F.

34 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor Of Arts Psychology from La Salle University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael F.

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Private instruction includes everything from basic chording to advanced theory and technique, with a focus on the mechanics of the instrument. Topics covered include rhythm and technique studies, chord and scale theory, chord progressions, songwriting, musicality and performance, and improvisation. These topics are studied at a rate commensurate with the studentʼs ability.

About Michael

My name is Mike, and I have been teaching the guitar for over 20 years. I have helped hundreds of musicians develop their skills. As a performer, I have played in many bands, and shared the stage with performers such as Imagine Dragons, Train, Blues Traveler, Camper Van Beethoven, and countless oth

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Lauren
Michael has a great balance of patience, encouragement, and pushing me to go for it, and lean into the discomfort of learning.
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Colleen K.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Colleen K.

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Whether you want to cover your favorite songs, write your own songs or just jam with friends, I can help provide you with all the tools and techniques you need to get there. I have 14 years of experience playing guitar, from jazz and ambient to rock and metal. I also have a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree and two years experience teaching students of different levels, ages and interests. There is no limit to what you can accomplish. Want to shred some sick solos? I'll work with you every week to help you get there. Want to play some Taylor Swift? No problem. Want to learn some jazz tunes, how to improvise and the music theory behind it all? Let's do it. I will tailor my lessons specifically to fit your needs, and make sure you get the most out of our time together. No matter what your desires are as a guitarist, I'll help you get there. Message me and let's get started!

About Colleen

I have had a strong passion for music ever since I was in elementary school. I started playing guitar at 11 years old, beginning with rock and alternative music. In high school I got into playing jazz and classical, and started my first band that I performed with consistently and wrote songs for. I

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Rebekka Westermeyer
Great teacher! Colleen knows a lot about the guitar and she cares about working towards completing students' goals.
David S.
Great teacher, very knowledgeable, helps find what techniques or strategies work best to help you learn, will definitely be coming back for more lessons!

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Albino M.

20 Reviews
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  • Speaks portuguese, Portuguse, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Albino M.

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Solid knowledge from 18 years of playing guitar and I Graduated From Berklee College Of music as one of the first African Scholars.

About Albino

Albino was born in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country in southern Africa known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Fueled by the resourcefulness and determination that have always characterized Mozambicans, he built his first guitar at 16 from a 5-liter can of oil, scrap wood, and

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Melissa
My son really enjoyed his first lesson. He is looking forward to the next session 😊.
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
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Alex G.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukranian
  • Guitar Performance & Music Education from Music Conservatory of Brooklyn College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex G.

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Various styles of Guitar depending on the students interest are being taught. Students will learn how to improvise, write their own music and learn students of other artists very quickly.

About Alex

Hi, my name is Alex and I'm a Professional Guitar / Music Teacher with B.A. and M.A. in Guitar / Music Education. I have over 25 years of experience giving private lessons and teaching in schools in the Tri-state area to students of all ages and levels, from a complete beginner to advanced. I cov

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Wilson
Alex is a very patient and down to earth teacher. I've had teachers before but none have helped me progress as fast as Alex. He is very knowledgeable and shows me what a wonderful instrument the guitar is. I'm always excited to play more after our lessons. Would highly recommend him to anyone who wants to pick up the guitar.
Edward
I've been Alex's student for over 3 years and I've definitely noticed how much of a great teacher he is. He is very resourceful and knowledgeable so he can teach a lot of different genres from classical to the pop songs we hear today. His ability to teach makes it easy for me to learn and understand songs and pieces. Not only that, Alex cares about my progress and makes sure that I'm not confused or lost about any of the material he teaches me. In my time with Alex, I've noticed how much progress I've made and definitely recommend him for anyone who's looking to learn how to play the guitar.
Calum
Very patient with our 9-year-old

Scott K.

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  • Bachelors of Music (Cum Laude) from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Scott K.

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Whatever style of music your guitar has to be Guitar was always been my first love. Knowing how to play all styles gives the flexibility to teach any genre of music. From finger tapping, sweeping to shredding and many other styles of Rock guitar can be learned. Having the correct technique will get you to your goals of Rockin' out.

About Scott

Scott has been teaching music for over 30 years. His method has evolved over time to meet the demands of changing musical styles and he has developed plenty of material to help students achieve their musical goals. His ambitions for each student are simple- he wants them to enjoy music and experien

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Alyson Maris
Scott is awesome! Super knowledgeable in so many instruments, and he works with you to help you learn what you are interested in and establish a strong foundation to be able to grow as a musician. Lessons are always enjoyable, and I appreciate the time and effort he puts in to create tailored, individualized lessons. He has been my teacher for both mandolin and classical guitar. I would highly recommend lessons with Scott!
Jaya
I appreciate Scott's relaxed style. He is able to make a realistic practice schedule for me to fit in to my work week. It is obvious he is very knowledgeable and has given me a lot of good tips so far. I would definitely recommend Scott.
Rush
I took weekly electric guitar lessons with Scott from 2004 to 2012. He is without a doubt an extremely talented, enthusiastic, and compassionate teacher. Whether he was helping me learn basic chords or teaching me complicated songs, Scott never wavered in his dedication to teaching. Over the eight years as his student, Scott gave constructive criticism in a courteous manner. He was on time, inquisitive about the songs and music I was listening to, and ended lesson with new material for me to practice. I wholeheartedly recommend Scott to any aspiring guitar student.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Matherville is $65. 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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"Paul is a very patient, enthusiastic and knowledgeable teacher. He makes playing guitar fun and I always look forward to my lessons."
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"Earl is an outstanding guitar teacher. He exudes a passion for playing the guitar that makes learning fun and effective! He is highly recommended."
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Took Guitar lessons from Earl C.
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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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"Greg is great. He works with two of my kids. He is active in working on new songs they created. I am very lucky."
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"I've taken guitar lessons on and off for a while, and Cameron is hands-down the best teacher I've had. He points out specific technical good points and bad points, and offers concrete suggestions and examples for improvement. The lesson material is progressively challenging, but not overwhelming, and is targeted to the student's interests, and lessons are fun and interesting. Fantastic instructor."
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"Theresa had such patience with my 11yr old son. We will be continuing lessons. He enjoys learning to play the guitar. Awesome beginning experience!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"Just took my first lessons with Christian and I'm pretty excited! He's got a lot of knowledge and knows what he is doing. He also goes at your own pace so there's no pressure or time pressing against understanding and learning the material. I feel like I'm going to be able to learn and grow from his teachings and recommend him to anyone looking. Remember practice makes perfect and I can't wait for my next lesson!"
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"Dave is very patient and knowledgeable and is very flexible in his teaching methods. Every lesson is fun unlike most music lessons I have had over the years and makes you want to come back for the next one."
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His method of teaching is very versatile and he is willing to create exactly what the student wants to learn. His knowledge is vast and his understanding of theory is overwhelming. So if you are undecided of which instructor to try, please look no further and give Jeff a chance to broaden your playing abilities, I'm sure glad I did.
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