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Nick R.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
  • Teaching since 1985
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Nick R.

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All aspects of electric guitar including technique ( both finger style and pick techniques), ear-training, rhythm training, improvisation, theory, scales/arpeggios/chords and repertoire. All genres covered including blues, jazz, R & B, funk, reggae, rock, hard rock, heavy metal and world musics.

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet pla

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Shannon
Nick has done a great job with our 14 year old son! He has a great laid back style that is appreciated and keeps the lessons fun and engaging. Not only is he learning to play some of his favorite songs, but he is also getting ear training, music reading, picking, chord building, etc. We would highly recommend Nick!
Rachel
I would very highly recommend Nick as a guitar teacher. I've been taking lessons for five weeks and he has already helped me a lot with my technique. He has a great combination of the knowledge of a professional musician and also the patience and guidance of a very experienced teacher.

I also like that he is helping me with ear training. I've had previous experience with reading music, but he is really expanding my horizons with listening to music and trying to figure it out by using basic principles. This is a way to learn that I hadn't experience before in guitar lessons in the past, and I think it's a great way to learn.

I'm looking forward to many more lessons to come. This has really helped me to enjoy playing the guitar again!
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My teen daughter has been wanting to take guitar lessons for the last 3 years. Looking over Mr. Russo’s extensive qualifications, gave me pose in hiring him, after all she was so new she did not even know how to old a guitar, I figured he would be over kill. That plus the fact that he seems to tour a lot made me concerned that, once the pandemic receded he would be back to touring extensively, leaving us to find another teacher. I am glad I decided not to let my fear guide my decision because, he really is an excellent teacher. He put my teen who is people shy at rest, now you cannot tell her she is not the next Joni Mitchelle in the making. One of her favorite things to do after each of her lessons, is to FaceTime me(she is in boarding school) and enthusiastically show me what she is learning.
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Blake P.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Charles Ellison Scholarship - Concordia University from Charles Ellison
  • Bachelor's Degree in Jazz and Contemporary Media (jazz guitar) from Eastman School of Music
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Blake P.

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Students can expect lessons with me to be personalized, professional and most importantly, rooted in inspiration and joy. Whether you’re just beginning or looking to get into a top music conservatory, we will work together to create a program with clear goals while working at a pace that suits your musical needs. My mantra is “music is easy,” and my goal is to break-down difficult musical concepts in a way that gives you the confidence of a master. We will unlock your potential and have a ton of fun along the way.

My “Complete Musicianship Course™” will not only make you a better guitarist, but a holistic musician. With lessons grounded in fundamentals we’ll start small and develop your musical identity within a larger musical tradition. You’ll gain a deeper appreciation for your instrument and the music you love.

I hold a BFA with honors from the Eastman School of Music, studying under Bob Sneider. I’ve studied at Concordia University with Gary Schwarts and Greg Amirault as ...

About Blake

Students can expect lessons with me to be personalized, professional and most importantly, rooted in inspiration and joy. Whether you’re just beginning or looking to get into a top music conservatory, we will work together to create a program with clear goals while working at a pace that suits your

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Chris W.
Blake is a really great teacher. I've been taking weekly vocal/guitar lessons with him for about 4 months and have seen really impressive improvement. On guitar I've gone from playing basic acoustic chords to transcribing and playing electric solos. He's also been teaching me theory at a nice digestible rate which has helped a lot too. I would definitely recommend Blake for anyone who's serious about vocals or guitar. If you put in the time to practice he can definitely make you better!
Allegra
Learning so many new techniques!
Larissa C.
Blake is great! Super helpful and very funny as well. He made me feel very comfortable and gave me a lot of great tips as well as exercises to work on!
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Trevor S.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude from Santa Fe University of Art & Design
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Trevor S.

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Want to learn how to play your favorite songs on the guitar and learn how they work? I'm the teacher for you! I teach all ages and styles and will tailor the curriculum to your needs and goals. I graduated from the Santa Fe University of Art & Design, and have been teaching since 2015. Send me a message and let's get rockin'!

About Trevor

I am a diverse and skilled lead and rhythm guitarist. I play Rock, Jazz, Blues, and Balkan music. I started my journey with Eric Clapton and George Harrison in 2004. I graduated with honors from the Contemporary Music Program at Santa Fe University of Art & Design in 2015. During my time at school,

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Alexa F.
Highly recommend Trevor as a teacher! I started out taking his group classes, then signed up for private lessons. He's very knowledgable in both guitar theory and technique. And with the few lessons i've taken, I already see an improvement with how I play. He's super patient and supportive, which is very helpful as a beginner.
Emily
This was my first lesson with Trevor and he was great! He answered all my questions, gave me really helpful practice tips, and showed me some new skills.

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Will M.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Classical Guitar from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts
  • Awarded 2020 Runner Up from Baltimore Loves Talent
  • Teaching since 2012
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Will M.

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Skilled producer, guitarist, and marketer who has worked on over 100 songs. I started playing guitar at age 13 and graduated from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in 2012.

About Will

Skilled producer, guitarist, and marketer who has worked on over 100 songs. I started playing guitar at age 13 and graduated from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in 2012. Since then, I worked to become an effective collaborator in the indie-pop genre. I take the “random melody you sang in your c

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Eric
Will is a great teacher. He's friendly and makes it easy to learn. I would highly suggest him as a teacher.
Keagan
When it comes to arranging and composing music, I sometimes feel like I fall short as a musician. I usually have a multitude of ideas and some sections written in my head but I struggle with piecing everything together in a coherent way, luckily I have had the pleasure of knowing Will for a number of years, and thankfully he has helped me in this area time and time again, and the finished product is always better than the initial concept. He has a remarkable capability to recive musical ideas from others and weave those ideas into a final arrangement without straying far from the initial ideas. Like I said, I've worked with him a couple times in the past and I'll work with him again every opportunity I can, because the quality of his work and the final product is always remarkable.
David
Will helped me learn the structure of guitar chords and scales while answering any questions that I had when beginning guitar. Throughout my lessons he gave me information about chord diagrams and scale diagrams while putting an emphasis on a guitar's fretboard layout and individual notes. This knowledge allowed me to progress and learn even more about how to properly play and enjoy the guitar. The instruction was done objectively, with attention to detail, and was a great experience.

I also look forward to learning more about musical programs and production thanks to Will.
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Sylivan T.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Mandarine, Cantonese
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Major in Music with a Minor in Education from City College of New York, City University of New York
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Sylivan T.

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Electric Guitar has always been my favorite instrument, since the first time I picked it up almost 20 years ago. Although I’m deeply in love with the style of Rock and Metal, I also learned and specialized in the style of Blues, Country, and Pop.

Regardless of your current level and ability, my lessons will cover and improve your rhythm concepts, soloing techinques, and more. Each lesson is designed to introduce you to an essential technique or concept that you can use to improve your playing ability and to play the songs and style that you always wanted. As your instructor, I will guide you along the way and to make sure you feel comfortable playing the materials on your own.

Whether you’re just advancing from beginner lessons or looking for new insights and challenges, book with me now and start learning to play electric guitar today!

About Sze Lim

Hi parents/students, My name is Sylivan. I'm a dedicated musician who is passionate in music education and guitar music. I have majored in Music and received my professional training at City College of New York with a minor in Education. I have been playing music for 20 years and have performed

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Joseph B.
Super!
Clare
Passionate and patient instructor. Always takes the time to answer my questions and makes sure I understand each topic before moving on to the next.
Sharon C.
Sylivan is a great teacher with great personality. He was there to help me not only when I struggled with music and guitar but also when I felt down. I asked him why he cared so much and he told me a healthy mind is most important which helps in music learning =) Sylivan is also patient; even sometimes I can't stand myself but he was there to help me to learn lol He has passion in teaching and you can see it once he's in action.
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Jered J.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Music and Recording Technology from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
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Jered J.

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Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them.....

Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your favorite song.

Feels pretty great right?!

Learning to play an instrument is one of life's most rewarding endeavors, that just keeps getting better the longer you pursue it.

With playing an instrument, you will have something you love to do and look forward to doing every single day, enriching your life and those around you.

If you'd like to chat or have any questions just shoot me a message and I'll get back asap :)

Thanks for checking out my profile and I hope to hear from you soon.

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🤔Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them..... Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your fav

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Tammy
Jered is very laid back, encouraging and helpful! Off to a great start.
Carol F.
Kurt R.
Jered was very patient and very clear. Also very methodical. The perfect teacher.

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The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in Serena is $77. 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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"Ahmad is very knowledgeable, but most of all, his love for music is obvious. He has a great basic lesson plan, but also tailors to individual needs. Highly recommend"
Robert
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I've been taking lessons from Matt for more than 8 years now since I was young and he's super friendly and encouraging! Highly recommend as he has experience with many different areas of guitar and that offers freedom to learn whatever you want."
Sydney
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Eric is a great teacher. Very patient and extremely knowledgeable."
Christopher
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Erics great and very passionate"
Himanshu Aggarwal
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Dave is an awesome instructor who truly understands how to reach an adult learner like me. I have about 9 years experience playing acoustic guitar and was worried about making the jump to electric. Dave is teaching me many of the steps I missed or thought I could work around. His knowledge of music theory, and more importantly, his ability to relay it to me in a practical/attainable manner has been invaluable. I've had several teachers before but Dave is really making it click. Also, I appreciate his approach to web-based materials so that I know exactly where to find answers outside of our sessions. I'll be a client as long as he'll have me and intend to have him teach my son guitar when the time is right!"
Dr. K
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"Dave is the best instructor I could have hoped for. As an older beginner, I was not sure how much I could pick up but I have made good progress in the past year with his lessons. Lots of fun, look forward to learning more riffs and songs!"
Ken Chavez
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"great teacher, patient"
Herb
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"It's really cool being able to see my son play all the songs he likes on the radio. Really good teacher."
Eugene
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Halec S.
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"Very patient, lots of fun too! I really enjoyed working with him and I’ve seen a lot of improvement in my guitar playing both on electric and acoustic. I started with basically no experience and I feel a lot more confident with my playing. He’s very, very talented and overall a really good instructor."
Vicky
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Halec S.
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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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