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Jon E. G. Carmel, IN

About Jon E.

Being one of the few instructors and music coaches I have a professional resume and experience that only a few instructors in the world can say they possess.  Toured or shared the national and international stage with... John Mellencamp, Ted Nugent, Rare Earth, Kid Rock, Willie Nelson, Cheryl Crow just to name a few.  The students I have instructed and coached and consulted with, many have gone on to teach themselves and/or become professional working musicians. I am the right instructor for you. I teach all levels and skill sets and ages... with your desire and positive attitude, I can help you achieve your musical dreams a reality.

Mike M. Indianapolis, IN

My goal is to teach you the songs that you want to learn. You absolutely need to learn the fundamentals first.

With rock and metal, this means you need to learn guitar tablature, chords and reading chord charts. I have a set of lesson plans that focus on this.

I teach lead improvisation with blues and rock and country. You can start with the basics and I'll take you every step of the way or we can begin with some advanced lessons if you're ready.

I also teach modern worship songs.

About Mike

Let my 35 years of experience be your road map to success. I taught at my last music academy for 9 years. I like to teach students songs that they like. However, If you're a beginner I need to teach some basics first and some basic songs. Be prepared to learn and practice chords and other fundamentals before you start learning your favorite songs. I've been playing guitar since 1980 and I've taught hundreds of students thousands of songs since 1998. I have taught country, pop, and rock from the 50s to today. I have taught Elvis, The Beatles, Guns and Roses, Nirvana, Metallica and Avenged Seven Fold not to mention hundreds more. I know many, many praise and worship songs. I have helped aspiring worship leaders get a start. I taught at my last job for 9 years. I maintained a ...

John S. Indianapolis, IN

I have been a professional musician and composer for many years and I have performed all over the U.S. The guitar is easy to learn and gives the player a chance to learn about herself or himself as well as entertaiining others.

About John

What do you WANT to learn? Learning should always be fun, even when it is challenging. I try to find out what my student WANTS to learn and then integrate that desire into what must be mastered. I have taught at all levels in the Indianapolis Public Schools. I have taught Literature, Composition, and Sociology, to name a few subjects, at the college level.I hold a professionalized Indiana teaching license (expires 2025) and a Master’s degree in education.I have successfully taught at-risk students as they prepared for the GED and TASC high school equivalency, even setting school records for completion rates. I am currently preparing on-line learning courses for the state of Indiana. I home-schooled my own children and they have graduated college with honors.I have authored two ...


Pat E. March 16, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
I had a stroke and didn't remember much about any kind of music. John was patient, and stayed a little overtime, which made me feel guilty. I think he will actually get me playing music. He's a dear.
Zachary H. Indianapolis, IN

I've been teaching people how to play the guitar for about five years now. I don't only focus on teaching you how to play chords and how to solo. I also teach feel, finesse, tone, and finding your style as well. Wether you're just starting out or you've been playing for years, there is always something to learn. I want to teach you what you want to learn. Ultimately, this lesson is for you. You've made the decision to take the next step in your guitar playing journey. I'm here to help you do just that.

About Zachary

Hey guys and gals. I'm a 22 year old musician and audio engineer from Indianapolis, IN. I have been giving private guitar, drum, and bass lessons on and off for the last five years. I also give Pro Tools and micing technique lessons. Helping people of any age or skill level grow and improve their skills is the most rewarding part of this job. I have worked as a session guitar player, drummer, and bass player on many recordings. I have also worked as a guitar player for numerous groups professionally and unprofessionally. I engineer at Primary Sound Studios in Bloomington, IN and have been dong so since 2011. I went to school for audio production at the Art Institute of Tennessee Nashville and have been recording music since 2007 when I was fourteen years old. I will teach you everything ...

Jake H. Indianapolis, IN

Listen. My lessons are NOT for everyone! Even though I've coached some top professionals over the years in songwriting and artist development - the coaching style I've developed works THE BEST with beginner and intermediate musicians.
My goal is YOU achieve YOURS!
WE start were YOU are!
WE use practical, proven strategies that I've used for 18.5 years to get YOU the RESULTS you are TRULY after!
You are NOT just a "student"..
YOU are an artist - RIGHT NOW!

About Jake

I'm Jake. Let me start by saying that I have been a music coach for over 18 years, and have had the privilege of guiding, to date, 1,422 clients to overcome their fears and truly succeed in their musical dreams. There are few things that I enjoy more than connecting with others and helping them to recognize their potential...then growing into it. Maybe you've never sang a note or even touched a guitar - or maybe you've been at it for awhile and are just unsure as to how you can improve upon your existing skills... Wherever YOU are... I'm here for YOU! This isn't my job - this is my PASSION THIS is what I care about. THIS is what I do. THIS is who I am. Helping YOU to see what's been locked away inside of you... Your. Creative. Expression

Matthew S. Indianapolis, IN

I have been playing guitar for 7 years, but have never taught it. Don't worry though! I am currently getting my degree in music education (graduating in May 2015) and have taught violin lessons for many years. I am very comfortable with giving guitar lessons. Basic/advanced chords, strumming, flat-picking, and tablature reading are all things you can expect from lessons with me! Thank you for your consideration!

About Matthew

Hi! My name is Matthew and I have been studying music my entire life. I started playing the violin when I was 5 years old, and never stopped. Several years ago, I took up guitar, and am now proficient at both instruments. I studied music theory and ear training in college and will graduate with a degree in music education in May 2015. I am open to students of all ages and am very eager to help them learn all about music, whether it is playing violin or guitar, helping them prepare for an audition, or helping to further their love of music. Thank you for your consideration!

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