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Brendon R.

21 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Morton Gould Young Composer Award from ASCAP Foundation
  • Teaching since 2009
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Brendon R.

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I teach good playing technique and broadly applicable musical knowledge by working on music you actually want to play. I've played and worked with students on Bach sonatas, Dylan/Donovan style fingerpicking, jazz comping and solos, rock, metal and punk riffs, Steve Vai-esque two-hand tapping, as well as songwriting, music theory, and aural skills, so no matter what kind of music you like or how you're looking to improve, chances are I can help take you do it. Intermediate level and above.

About Brendon

I am a composer, guitarist, arranger, engraver, and songwriter located in Brooklyn. I have taught extensively for the past ten years in a variety of settings, including teaching private guitar lessons at Saint David's School in Manhattan, teaching private composition lessons and TA'ing two electron

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Brendon helped me get started writing songs / producing music. Brendon was very helpful getting past anxieties with getting started and feeling overwhelmed by all the possible ways you can go about making music. Each week he had suggestions on how to improve the structure of my music. Also, he was willing to go wherever my interests were at.
Furthermore, he's nice.
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Kenton M.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Kenton M.

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With over fifteen years experience, I am looking forward to either getting you started or taking you further on this instrument for all seasons. We will play standard fare as well as any of your favorites. You will learn strum and sing and/or play melodies.

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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kenton is a very knowledgeable and capable instructor. He really knows his music
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very good advice and technique i will follow through
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Nina S.

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  • Speaks Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Media Studies & Film from Pomona College
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Nina S.

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With most teachers, practicing an instrument as a beginner can feel like a chore. It is my mission to make practicing guitar the highlight of your day, every single step of the way.

When I first started learning guitar, I convinced myself that I was going to give up at least once a week. This is because I hadn't yet discovered the secret to learning music the fun way. I'll tell you that secret, which I didn't realize until 6 years into playing for various bands: being a good musician is not about mastering technic, knowing the names of all the scales and rhythms, or being able to move your fingers in the fastest or hardest ways. Being a good musician is about loving music. If you can connect to what you're playing, you will create beautiful sounds. It's as simple as that.

In our lessons, you'll connect to what we're playing because you will take the reins: we'll start by learning the music you love. We can find a way to tailor any song you love to your skill level so that you ...

About Nina

I'm Nina: the most fun teacher you'll ever have. The learning that sticks with us the best is the learning that we enjoy the most. No matter our subject, my goal is to make you passionate. I teach courses in music, language, and arts- because these three things are the love of my life. I want to

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My daughter said she loved Nina. She lost interest with guitar with her last guitar teacher. I think she prefers a female teacher (who likes cool songs!)
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Eli T.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 18 and up
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Eli T.

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From Contemporary Christian Music all the way to Heavy Metal and everything in between, I equip my students with not only the necessary skills to proficiently play most genres, but with the confidence to excel both on the stage and in the studio. With years of professional touring and recording as the guitarist of a Christian Worship band and employment as the worship leader at several different churches, I'm your guy when it comes to all things church-related. But hey, if that's not your thing, don't look away just yet as I also have 15 years of heavy metal/rock and roll experience as well as a deep love for the pop-punk and folk genres (with much experimental dabbling in the areas of blues, jazz and bluegrass). Whether you're a beginner who's still trying to get those tough barre chords down, an intermediate player who's looking to shred the neck even faster, or someone who's never even touched a guitar, I encourage you to take a step of boldness and let me help you become the best ...

About Eli

When I was a child I begged my parents to buy me a guitar, and as I grew up, year after year, I eagerly watched as each of my siblings (I have 7) received their very own "axe" on Christmases and birthdays. I waited and waited...but mine never came. Even my younger siblings got theirs before I did. S

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Paul W.

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  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Paul W.

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Learn to play songs in no time at all.

About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Ebru
We have been very happy with Paul, his motivating, positive teaching style. He has incredible communication skills and patience with students. He makes lessons fun and he understands student capabilities!
My daughter has got voice and piano lessons from him. He is amazing!
DeShawn S.
I really enjoyed my 1st meeting with Paul. He helped me to feel confident about learning to play the saxophone. I look forward to my next lesson.
Tori
Paul is so great! I'm an adult learning the alto saxophone with almost no prior music experience. He is patient with my many questions, very encouraging, highly skilled (as a musician and instructor), and fun to be around! The majority of our lessons are online and that is working well too.
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Kristen B.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 to 12
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Kristen B.

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Guitar is such a fun instrument. Lessons are student based, we will learn what you want to learn, and the way you would like to learn! Your curriculum will be made just for you!

About Kristen

I’m Kristen! I am a mother to an adorable little boy named Beckett. I live on a farm with lots of animals. I love the spring time when all of the babies are born, I especially love baby goats (did you know they are called kids too!). During the weekdays you can find me teaching music lessons,

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Prophetstown 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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"This was my son's first lesson. He really liked Ryan. I would have given 5 stars but it's hard to say he's the best after one lesson. I have no reason to think he won't be a great instructor and my son is looking forward to his next lesson."
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"Paul is very patient and has broad knowledge . I am very lucky to have Paul as my teacher. Under Paul's instructions, I am starting to learn how to play the songs that I have dreamt of playing. Thank you Paul for being my guitar teacher."
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"Christopher is an excellent instructor. I had a little acoustic guitar experience before I asked him to help me with electric guitar. Not only did he create custom lessons based on my experience, he also anticipates mistakes that can be made and prepares me for them. His knowledge of guitar music theory shows through when he is instructing. I know Chris will be the guy who can help me take my guitar skills to the next level."
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Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Greg is fully engaging with my children. We have extended his lessons because of his teaching methods. He is a great teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"On time. Very easy going & detailed. No pressure & learn at my own pace."
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"Matthew seems great so far. Looking forward to upcoming lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Best teacher I have ever had in any subject. You can tell he loves his job and cares for his students!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Absolutely blown away by his teaching style and friendliness. Can't wait for future lessons and plan on using him for all my kids lessons as well. Don't hesitate -- this is your guy for lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"I'm not new to guitar, but was looking for a way to freshen up my playing, and improve on old skills that hadn't been practiced in a while. Though I was worried I'd just be learning things I can do on my own, I signed up for lessons with Chris. So far, I've been thrilled.
He has helped me analyze my playing in a way I wouldn't do on my own. He is very responsive to the types of things I'm interested in working on. He always leaves me with a recording and notes from our lesson so I can refer back to it in the future. Least of all, his lessons are a great value at the price offered.
I play in a band, and at my first rehearsal since having lessons, a bass player who I've played with for 8+ years said "You must have been practicing!" I think that says it all!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Jesse is such a swinging guitar player, and always maintains such a happy positive attitude. He really gets the ins and outs of his instruments which comes across in lesson time. He is articulate and passionate about jazz which is so inspiring. Easily, THEE go to Seattle guitar teacher no matter what style you are trying to learn."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jesse S.
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