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Catherine B.

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Greenville, IL
Starting at $20
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  • Speaks English, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Doctorate of Music from University of Colorado
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Have fun learning chord progressions, scales and simple song patterns from an experienced teacher. Method book or internet access to method is required

About Catherine

ALREADY BACKGROUND CHECKED INTERNATIONALLY AND THROUGH GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY as MUSIC EDUCATOR Areas of strength: accompanying or collaborative piano, performance, pedagogy, clarinet performance and pedagogy. music ministry, vocal coaching, ear training and sight reading Over 15 years in music

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June 2, 2019
Tom K.
For my first lesson, I found Catherine to be personable, encouraging, and highly skilled. She listened to my goals, assessed my present ability (I had tried to teach myself piano. I failed.) and worked through some exercises with me to improve my skills. I found the lesson challenging but not overwhelming. I'm looking forward to my next lesson with her.
February 14, 2013
Catherine B.
so much fun!

This teacher has a great time with her students as they learn keyboards, piano, theory, singing and basic skills on percussion and woodwind instruments. She can show beginning guitarists the chords and strums, too. We perform with the teacher at different places for youth group events, recitals, even musical theater shows. I hope I keep learning music the rest of my life.
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Derek W.

(3)
Guitar
Starting at $59
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Performance from Austin Peay State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Take guitar lessons from a professional touring and studio guitarist.

Hi, I'm Derek. I have a degree in classical guitar. I've taught guitar for over 14 years. I've played guitar for over 80 bands or artists, 28 of whom are major-label artists, including Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line and Jake Owen to name a few. I've had the honor of living my dream. I now live in Bend, Oregon and perform with Precious Byrd. I'm offering guitar lessons to students in Bend and Redmond, Oregon and also online via Skype. I would be honored to teach you what I've learned over a lifetime of being a student myself and of real-life experience with the guitar.

About Derek

"A Nashville-native & music industry professional with a big heart for teaching" I LOVE teaching music and especially being a guitar teacher! My entire life has revolved around learning, teaching guitar lessons and performing music. I've played guitar for over 80 bands in Nashville, including 28

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November 1, 2019
Jill
Derek is a fantastic guitar teacher. His approach to teaching is so different than other instructors I've worked with in that he really caters to the needs of his students and adjusts his teaching style accordingly. I've seen so much growth in my own playing. Definitely the best guitar teacher ever.
July 27, 2019
Steven
Highly recommend! I initially only began with the idea of taking 1 month of lessons and now I'm in my 3rd month! Derek caters the lessons to meet my needs- I'm a tactile learner, and he approaches teaching guitar to me from that standpoint. I would highly recommend him as a guitar teacher.
June 12, 2019
Todd
I had been playing for about 4 years and couldn't really get past a certain point with my guitar skills. I had kinda hit one plateau after another. Derek took my guitar playing to another level. The way he explains the guitar and music is simple but pretty eye opening.

If you're in Bend, I would highly recommend Derek for guitar lessons.
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Rob R.

(20)
Guitar
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rob R.

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I am here to combine my academic teaching background with my guitar/music background. I have been playing for many years and I enjoy almost all types of music. I use many resources depending on what the student wants to learn. I can teach all ages and all learning backgrounds, I will adapt the instruction to what your strengths are.

About Rob

I am an easy going, knowledgable and creative teacher. I strive to put the students and their personal needs first. I'm very aware that each student/person learns differently and I incorporate various strategies of learning into my lessons. There is a lot of humor and dialogue with my lessons, al

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March 2, 2019
Sharon Bailey
Rob is an amazing teacher! My 6 year old daughter is very energetic, and has challenges staying on task. Rob makes every class fun, and adjusts his style or plan to keep her interested in the guitar lesson. I feel like she has learned a lot in a short period of time. I highly recommend Rob!
March 1, 2019
John
No show. I was set up and ready 10 minutes ahead of time, and 15 minutes after we were supposed to start I gave up. No call. no email, nothing. I called him at 6:20 to be told his day was screwed up by a funeral, and I told him my dog ate my homework. Pathetic. I knew I had a lesson, he must have known he had one to give, and no notification whatsoever. I don't do business like this.
January 25, 2019
Gary
Rob has a great eye for technique and is corrective and not critical.

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Brett B.

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Guitar
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Degree in Performance/ProMusic from Berklee College of Music
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Hello, my name is Brett! I have worked as a professional Musician/Guitarist for ten plus years as well as giving guitar lessons. I attended University of North Texas and graduated from Berklee College of Music. I teach a wide range of styles and methods depending on what the students goals and interest are. Some of the catogories include:
Guitar Performance/Improvisation, Music Theory, Ear Training, Reading Music Notation (and TABS, Chord Charts), Technique- Finger Style, George Benson Picking, Thumb playing.
Styles- Jazz, Funk, Blues, Rock, Fusion
Learning and getting better on an instrument through music can be an incredibly rewarding experience! If you are looking to start or continue your musical journey I would love to see if I am the right fit for you. Please feel free to contact me for my lessons schedule or even if you just want to find out more about me. Hope to hear from you soon!

About Brett

Hello, my name is Brett! I have worked as a professional Musician/Guitarist for ten plus years as well as giving guitar lessons. I attended University of North Texas and graduated from Berklee College of Music. I teach a wide range of styles and methods depending on what the students goals and inte

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Azar R.

(1)
Guitar
Starting at $15
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks French, Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Azar R.

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Hello! I have been a musician and music producer for over 10 years. Guitar is my passion, and sharing it with others is the most rewarding feeling. I teach with the belief that everyone has a different learning style and goals. Learning should be fun! Even though it may be challenging, I keep a positive attitude and try to help others do the same.

About Azar

I would love to help you learn your favorite songs, styles and music in general. I will break down challenging songs and techniques and make them more understandable and fun for you to practice and learn.

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November 12, 2019
Marie
Azar is an awesome teacher. He doesn’t make you feel judged when you make mistakes or take a while to understand something. Super knowledgeable and passionate about guitar. I would definitely recommend him!
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Brian C.

(1)
Guitar
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Acoustic or electric guitar - any style!

About Brian

I have been playing guitar for 30 years. I am a state certified K-12 music teacher with over 7 years experience teaching guitar privately and in the classroom. I teach not only children but also adults of any level - beginner, intermediate, or advanced. Students can learn acoustic or electric guita

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July 20, 2018
Jo
Very good first lesson.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Smithboro, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Smithboro is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $176 per hour.
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"Mark has been a best guitar teacher for our daughter, he is always prepared and enthusiastic to teach, Eesha always look forward for her lesson!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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"I can't express just how glad I am that I found Lena two years ago when my sons wanted to learn how to play the guitar. Her approach is perfect and makes them love learning and playing. They're also learning how to perform (playing and singing) on-stage, which has so many added benefits, musically and personally. I can't imagine there's a better teacher and experience around."
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"My 7 year old daughter loved it, she can't wait to keep learning. He is very patient and knows how to make it easy for her to understand."
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Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher H.
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"Chris was way more patient than I was with my son. Even when Daniel got distracted Chris just re-engaged him and kept plugging away. I also like his method of explaining the notes and their differences. He brought down to a level Daniel could immediately grasp."
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Took Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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"Michael is an exceptionaly talented musician, as well as a wonderful mentor who has taught so many students and enriched their lives. He has students with only 2 yrs of experience who sound as if they have been playing for 20 years! What a Role Model!!! With a lifetime of experience under his belt, Michael has mastered music and recording. He will help you; It really doesn't get any better than that. I am a reporter for a good paper. I wrote this about Michael after an interview. Michael and his band had the placed packed, all ages, and everyone insisted on being as close to the music as humanly possible. Michael works as a guitar instructor and runs several studios. Michael is truly a "gifted guitar player" and his vocals are just as nice and polished. The Next time this gifted musician and band rolls into town check him out."
- Tina
Took Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Ben is super knowledgeable, flexible and patient. I’m learning tons and plan to continue taking lessons for a long time. Definitely recommend taking lessons from Ben!"
- Alie
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin S.
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"Our first lesson was awesome! Heather was sweet and patient!!! I felt my son was not focusing but she kept saying how awesome he was and I know that will help him want to return and his love for music to grow. Excited to continue."
- Wyatt
Took Guitar lessons from Heather M. L.
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"My son is very shy when he meets someone new. Daniel was great. My son started talking to him right off. My son loved his first guitar lesson and is so excited to go back to another class. I love the way his encourages the children letting them know they are doing great."
- Yadier
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Great with kids

My 11 year-old son recently started electric guitar lessons with Greg. I am impressed with how patient and personable he is with kids. Thanks to Greg, my son is have a positive learning experience that's both fun and interactive. I would highly recommend him for music related lessons if you have children.
Sincerely,
A very impressed parent"
- Melodie
Took Guitar lessons from Gregory V.
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"Great instructor. Patient, intuitive, very knowledgeable"
- Dave Clark
Took Guitar lessons from Ray F.
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