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James V.

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Baton Rouge, LA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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James V.

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Students will learn how to read as well as play: notes, chords, scales, songs, common chord progressions, guitar tab, chord charts and a whole bunch more! Ear training, chord theory and improvisation will also be incorporated into the lessons.

I generally walk students through a guitar method book.
( a few examples listed below)

Hal Leonard Guitar Method by Will Schmid Level 1

The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method - Volume 1: Guitar Technique

Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 1

Some primary goals I have for students are to keep them motivated, interested, inspired and challenged.
I love music, and it should be fun, exciting, and entertaining!

You will learn a lot with me and we'll have a good time doing it!

About James

I am a bilingual singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. I studied at Louisiana State University and graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. I also studied voice and music theory in the LSU School of Music. With over 25 years of teaching experience, music and languages ha

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Taylor P.
James is an awesome teacher, very friendly, patient, and knowledgeable, highly recommend him!
Marc dich
Well I have known James for as long as I can think of his name and I can tell you this he is the best person he knows how to play piano and he can teach anybody anything about piano if there’s somebody want to have teaching your child or you as a person this will be the guy I would go to I wish I had you done it long time ago when I first got to know James normally will see a great friend he is still a good friend well there’s not much I can say or there’s too much I could say book your deal today and get with James and you’ll learn how to play
Karen
James is an amazing teacher! My son has taken piano lessons from him for several years. James not only taught lessons and theory, he helped my son prepare “Prelude in C Major” by Bach for a school talent show. They also worked on Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedie”. One year, James helped him prepare a song to sing at a talent show and even came to the show and accompanied him on piano. My son has written songs that James has helped him refine. When my son showed up with a ukulele, James was able to teach him how to play it as well. We love James!
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Carla U.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Awarded Novelty Song of the Year from Just Plain Folks
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Carla U.

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Lessons are tailored towards the students goals and abilities. Play with or without a pick, learn popular songs, or write your own.

Over the last 25+ years of teaching guitar, I've found that most of my students want to learn to play popular songs they've heard on the radio (I teach all decades of songs, from 1920's to current hits, and I "take requests").

I can also teach note-reading and music theory (optional- recommended for those who want to major or minor in music in college, and for those who already play another treble-clef instrument).

My goal is to build confidence and make learning fun. I hone in on a students' strengths and weaknesses, build on the strengths and gradually improve the weaknesses.

Acoustic guitar is the most social musical instrument there is! So get started! I promise you will have a non-threatening, relaxed environment to learn in, and go at a pace that is just right for you.

About Carla

Music is my LIFE! After more than 25 years of teaching at music camps, music stores, 3 colleges and my home, I completely understand that the lessons are all about YOU, the student: what you want to learn, taught to you in a way that works for your brain and personality. And if you don't know

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Ted
Carla's teaching technique was perfect for me. I have played the guitar for longer than I care to admit and even I was tired of hearing my same old stuff. She incrementally moved me forward line by line, measure by measure to where I now have several fingerpicking style numbers in my portfolio.

Playing for my own enjoyment is now enjoyable once again.

My lessons were online and very effective - when I got stuck, Carla would send me a sample audio clip of her playing the difficult part which was a godsend for me in how I learn new musical things.

I highly recommend Carla and her Carlalology method of guitar teaching. You won't be disappointed.
Earl *.
Great teacher and she teaches many different styles of playing.
Paul P.
i originally selected carla as my instructor based on her skills, resume, other students comments etc. listed on the website. shortly after my lessons began i realized she was a vital resource for guidance, knowledge and material all of which would enable me to grow as a musician. she is talented, smart, inspirational, funny and more, what else could you ask for?!!!!
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Noah D.

12 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English (North American)
  • Bachelors in Performance and Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Noah D.

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Whether you're a beginner, an intermediate or advanced, my acoustic guitar lessons cater to all!

All ages are welcome! We will definitely learn songs, but in order to truly become an amazing musician you must also focus on building strong technique. Taking lessons with me will ensure that you’ll be able to learn songs and parts by ear. No more tabs! Here’s what we’ll focus on:
- building technique
- transcribing songs and solos
- learning theory
- ear training
- learning to read

Feel free to message me at any time if you have any questions!

About Noah

Hello and thank you for showing interest in lessons with me! My name is Noah and I’ve been a musician for 15 years. I graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts with a Bachelors degree in Jazz composition. When I first started playing the guitar I loved 80’s and classic ro

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Mason M.
Gave great honest feedback. Had great understanding of what student will be required to do in auditions. Took his time to really understand the students interests and talent evaluation to develop a plan suited for them
Marcos Cancado
Great experience!! Noah understood my musical needs and immediately started to help me with my skills limitations.

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Jordan C.

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  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jordan C.

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-Care, patience, and guidance from a teacher who loves to teach and is here for the teaching/learning experience!
-Discover the joy of creating music!
-Lessons Tailored to your unique individual needs or Structured based on step-by-step methods
-Acoustic and Electric for Beginners
-Wide variety of musical styles
-Strumming and fingerpicking styles, soloing, pick techniques (alternate picking, crosspicking, hybrid picking, sweep picking, etc.).
-Learn Music Theory and How to Read Music
-19 years playing experience

Music is a way of discovering more about yourself in the present moment. When I give guitar lessons, I love to share the joy of discovery, accomplishment, overcoming obstacles, and creativity with others. Rather than music being a source of happiness in and of itself, I’ve learned that the truth is quite the opposite-happiness is where the music comes from, and the music is an expression of that happiness. I hope you will join me on this journey!

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About Jordan

-Care, patience, and guidance from a teacher who loves to teach and is here for the teaching/learning experience! -Discover the joy of creating music! -Lessons Tailored to your unique individual needs or Structured based on step-by-step methods -Acoustic and Electric for Beginners -Wide variety

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Matthew W.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew W.

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I've been teaching guitar for over ten years and have taught all ages. I hold a B.S in Music and Masters in Education. In my lessons, I strive to teach students the different strategies that will help them develop the ability to learn on their own and at their own pace. The goal is not to just learn the instrument, but to be able to accomplish our goals. I look forward to working with you!

About Matthew

Hi! My name is Matthew. I'm a guitarist and teacher in Columbus, Ohio. I've been teaching for over ten years and have been playing for way longer! I really enjoy the experience of sharing the love of music with my students. I aspire to inspire all of my students to be the best musicians that they c

Ray T.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ray T.

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I've been playing guitar and piano since I was little. I've been playing music professionally since I was 16 and can cover many styles of music. Berklee College of Music graduate.
I really love teaching and try to incorporate new techniques and technologies into my lesson. It comes down to getting to know you and making the lessons relevant to you.

About Ray

I like to get to know my students so I can teach them from a point of empathy. *** Styles and Disciplines *** Jazz, Pop, Classical, Ear Training, Music Theory

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"Mr. Salvador is a great instructor. He takes his time helping my daughter learn. He focuses on her foundation. The way she holds the guitar, position of feet and fingers. I appreciate how he is helping her become a well rounded musician. I’ve seen my daughter improve."
Veronica
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Salvador B.
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"Awesome....looking forward to next week. Which is TODAY cheers..."
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dwayne J.
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"Noah was a fantastic teacher. He taught my daughter basic guitar lessons, but threw in composition, theory, ear training, and everything else in between. She's 9 years old and is able to write her own music and play all her favorite songs thanks to fun, engaging music lessons!"
Teressa
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Noah T.
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"What a great experience. Tom is patient and always (relentlessly) encouraging. His methods are concise and methodical. I enjoyed all of my lessons.

His enthusiasm for music (particularly guitar) is infectious. To take lessons from some who genuinely enjoys their work is great pleasure."
Kieu
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tom L.
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"Donnie is awesome and so patient!"
Anjanette
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Mark is a patient, friendly, experience and pleasant teacher. I enjoyed working with him very much. I learned a lot of new things during his classes. I need to practice all. I am very happy to recommend him to anyone else who is looking for a great teacher ."
Loly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark C.
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"Great teacher. Going onto my 6th session."
Micah Antill
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Darrell V.
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"Joel was an inspiration. He is very knowledgeable and most important patients"
Jamia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joel B.
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"I love the passion behind his teaching. I felt he really took in to consideration the style and music that I wanted to learn/play. He also challenged me by picking songs that had different skill levels that I would not have learned if trying to teach myself how to play. He has an incredible background in music (of all genres) and teaching. I highly recommend him for anyone no matter their skill level."
Olivia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Carla is a fantastic teacher! She keeps the lesson lively and interesting, pushes you along but not too much.
In just the handful of lessons I have had so far my level has jumped further than expected.
Carla has been very helpful with the "tricky-bits" that have caused me issues. Helped to remedy them and move on.
Look no further for a great teacher, better yet I'll keep her to myself."
Dennis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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