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James S.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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James S.

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I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.

About James

If you seriously want to learn the guitar, I’m an experienced and dedicated teacher who will provide you with the advantage of having solid foundation on the instrument. Hi, my name is James! I'm a guitar teacher. Learning and playing a musical instrument can be such a positive and rewarding b

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Dan
After very poor experiences at School Of Rock and Bach To Rock, which emphasized the depletion of my wallet as opposed to actually teaching my son guitar, I went online to search for a Guitar Teacher in my area. Several instructors came up on my radar. but something about James' profile intrigued me and I gave him a call. Instantly, I knew he was the right choice. From his buoyant and effervescent personality, to his savvy curriculum that combines both theory and learning to play songs that appeals to the student's musical interests, James possesses a unique quality that other instructors in the industry should emulate. Every week, my son really looks forward to having his lesson with James, and so do I, since he brings a positive energy into the house that's infectious. My son has progressed where not only can he read music and charts, but also has an arsenal of songs that he can play. In fact, every song my son has requested, no matter how complex, James has been able to teach him efficiently and effectively. Without reservation, I can easily recommend James as a reliable, fun and great guitar instructor.
Anthony
I took lessons with James for about 18 months. Simply put, James is awesome. He is an awesome guitar player, and a fantastic teacher. I started out a total novice at the time of our first lesson. I could barely switch chords in the beginning. When I look back on what he tought me, I totally appreciate the importance of an actual teacher vs self teaching through videos and articles etc. A teacher is totally necessary and James' lessons covered all styles of music, music theory, improvising, and all done on both acoustic and electric guitars. He made learning the guitar easy and fun, which is always what he emphasized - learning should be fun and enjoyable. At the end of the day it is up to the guitar student to practice practice and practice some more - and with that discipline combined with James' instruction and coaching, you will be set up for success.
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Calvin A.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Awarded Scholarship for Music Composition from Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Calvin A.

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Depending on experience, we will start working on basic techniques or a piece that best suits your skill level.

About Calvin

As a teacher, I have worked with of many ages and backgrounds. One of my students, Skylar Stecker, has gone on to become a successful major label recording artist recently becoming the youngest artist to receive a number 1 on the dance billboard charts. I recently had the opportunity to tour with

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Lucas & Logan K.
Lucas and Logan really liked Calvin and looking forward to their next lessons.
Daisy
Just had the first session with Calvin. He showed up on time, he was very patient the whole time.

Sean H.

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Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 8 to 50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sean H.

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Learn to play guitar with a student-centric lessons plan. We will work with your goals to set a plan to get you there! Do you want to play in a punk band? Do you want to nail your audition? Do you want to play with feeling? Or maybe just play your first three chords?

We'll figure out what works for you!

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean Hamilton. I am first and foremost an Educator. I love teaching in all capacticies and have worked as a school teacher, a mentor, guitar instructor, and tutor at different institutions over the past decade. I specialize in teaching Guitar, German and English. I hope to hear f

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Gio A.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Gio A.

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I studied classical guitar at the University of Central Florida, performing solo and ensemble repertoire. I can teach proper technique with both hands, music notation, sight reading, harmonic theory, and how to realize "orchestral" compositions. From Sor to Villa-Lobos and everything in between!

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Tara Hodnett
Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
ramon
I am learning consistently and step by step.
Tom E.
He came up with just the right exercises to help with my current problems. Answered questions lucidly. Very patient.

Joseph M.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1965
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

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Rapid results. . .

With both Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in music, and decades-long expertise in both classical, folk & many styles inbetween, I can equip the student with excellent technique and help them avoid the many pitfalls of unskilled, self-taught guitar-performers, who, alas, comprise most of the present on- and off-line teachers. The student will learn how to hold, position and play the guitar without needless stress, hunched spine, or dysfunctional habits which can slow down a student's progress by light years.

The student's hearing is trained intensively and with it the ability to transpose music from recordings onto the fretboard, even without the aid of tablature or notated sheet music.

Finally, the student will learn, quickly and virtually painlessly, how to read and write music notation, as well as how to begin composing original pieces and songs.

One such semester will be worth more than a year of bad teaching, or of misguided self-efforts - guaranteed!

About Joseph

I promise: 1. To focus on music you love. . . 2. To teach you the technical skills to play that music 3. To leave you, after each lesson, a notch above where you were before it. 4. To be a musical friend and mentor 5. To be open to your feedback and feelings.

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Matt M.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Matt M.

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I have been teaching classical guitar for over 13 years. Curriculum is student-specific but in most cases will include left and right hand technique, rhythm, dynamics, sight-reading, chord theory, etc.

About Matt

Hi! My name is Matt M. and I am the owner and founder of Black & White Music Services, Inc., a professional music education and production company. I began teaching at a fairly early age and moved to teaching privately over 9 years ago. I have a deep passion for music and the guitar and do my bes

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Denis D.
Great friendly instructor!
Kevin K.
Matt continues to challenge me. His teaching methods are great - he doesn't just teach techniques, he immediately puts techniques to work by applying them to a song I would like to learn. He is also very good about explaining the reasoning behind certain techniques/habits.
Gabriel J.
Excellent. Didn’t need so much info about electric guitars since we’re just starting and have an acoustic guitar. Otherwise, excellent.

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Sherrard, IL

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Sherrard is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $276 per hour.
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"Every week I learn more and more!"
- Clayton
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael W.
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"David was knowledgeable and helpful. He tailored the lesson to my goals. Now time for lots of homework with a metronome!"
- Brandon
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David C.
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"With a patient and intuitive approach, Juan tailors each lesson to fit not only the student’s skill level, but also desire for depth of understanding. When I first began taking lessons, I was only able to plunk a few chords and play along with a few basic songs. However, over the course of a year and a half with Juan, I gained a foundational knowledge of the classical guitar, as well as the confidence to site read and play a range of other styles of guitar music. He seamlessly integrated music theory concepts into song studies, helping me learn major/minor scales and chord shapes, and then apply this knowledge to better understand song structures and composition. It has been such a great experience learning from Juan, especially because he is both an exemplary teacher and guitar player!"
- Chrystine
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Juan C.
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"Scott is an excellent teacher, very knowledgeable about music & guitar. I was impressed that he took the time to incorporate some of everything that I said I wanted to learn in the FIRST lesson!"
- Paula
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Scott K.
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"I continue to love taking guitar with Raymond, which I have been doing for more than a few years, now. He is such an insightful and encouraging teacher that each new challenge becomes something fun to learn. His approach to music as a process has helped me tackle other life goals as well, and to grow as a person. If you want to learn and ENJOY beautiful music with a warm, generous, masterful, and talented teacher, who truly cares, you will want to take lessons with Raymond!"
- Melissa~
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Amir is sensitive always on time master of his art and is a great teacher"
- David
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Amir M.
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"Amdrew is awesome with my 12 year old’"
- Wendy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Andrew A.
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"I've had a great experience as Eric's student. He is highly knowledgeable as a guitar teacher and I have loved learning classical technique from him. And I'm kind of picky, since I already have a degree in music and am also a music teacher! He has really helped me broaden my skills as a guitarist and I can highly recommend him as a teacher for all kinds of guitar styles."
- Kristi
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Eric L.
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"I pressed the wrong star on my review!!! I meant to press the last start, not the first!!! Alex was a wonderful teacher to our son from middle school all the way up to graduation. Because of Alex, our son developed a love for the guitar and plays for fun while in school and had the opportunity to play for worship bands this past summer!!!"
- Diane
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"My daughter has been taking guitar lessons with George for several months now. George is very accommodating to our schedules. My daughter enjoys her lesson time and always comes home with new materials to work on. I would recommend George to anyone who is interested in the guitar."
- Jennifer
Took Classical Guitar lessons from George F. H.
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