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Lisa A.

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Lake Charles, LA
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  • BA Vocal Music Education from Capital University
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa A.

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I am well known for my Guitar abilities, both as a performer and a teacher! I teach all areas of Guitar: Reading, Theory, Site-Reading, Transposition, Flatpicking, finger picking, etc.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be
Sean P.
Good lesson

Kevin C.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin C.

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I am an entirely self taught blues/rock guitarist with experience playin in bands. I have an approach to teaching that is different from many regulay teachers. Being self taught, i have learned from trial and error how to keep inspiration while practicing techniques. In my opinion, the biggest setback for most future guitarists is lack of interest/inspiration wich is the direct result of poor teaching and unnecessary lessons.

About Kevin

I am entirely self taught through trial and error. I have a very simplistic way of thinking about music that is very effective for teaching. In my opinion, the biggest detriment to learning musicians is getting overwhelmed by the vastness of music.

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John
Really an enlightening experience, Kevin is an incredible instructor but also an amazing player. I would highly recommend this instructor to anyone learning any genre of guitar!!
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James S.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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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 has studied with some of the greatest teachers, artists, authors. I will provide you with the advantage of not only having a solid foundation on the instrument, but developing technique so you can teach yourse

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Nate
We love James! Excellent instructor!!!
Christopher
James is super flexible and understanding. Has helped me improve my skills and is very understanding when I don't get enough practice in the week. Has a great attitude all the time he is helping me succeed and to be an independent guitarist.
Gee III D.
super cool and knows his stuff!

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N S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Hello there,

Welcome to my Guitar, Bass Lesson, and Clarinet page. I can provide you with professional, quality, and affordable lessons. I'm very passionate about music, the guitar and bass, and love teaching! I am a Masters Degreed Educator who has been teaching for over 20+ years. I can provide you with lessons on proper technique, music theory, chords, scales, songwriting, and more. I currently teach with Guitar Center/Music Arts in the local area but I am looking for more students to fill out my schedule.

My focus is on providing the best quality lessons for the student and believes in the motto that the customer always comes first. Let me provide you with my professional service and make sure that you are 100% happy. Thank You.

About N

Hello there, Welcome to my Guitar, Bass Lesson, and Clarinet page. I can provide you with professional, quality, and affordable lessons. I'm very passionate about music, the guitar and bass, and love teaching! I am a Masters Degreed Educator who has been teaching for over 20+ years. I can provide

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Phillip Z.

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  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Phillip Z.

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Classical guitar students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are a part of basic music vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Chords are also basic vocabulary of the musical language.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the students' goals. However, I strongly encourage everyone learn to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Classical repertoire (songs) utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. And by the way, they are really fun to play.

A beginning student will practice all these subjects as part of the daily practice routine. A half hour practice session will ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, bl

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Tim K.
I've only had one lesson , but he seems like he's very patient and very knowledgeable instructor.
Lori S.
Phillip is an excellent teacher. The lessons are so thorough and well rounded. I feel like I’m not only learning to play the classical guitar, but learning more about music in general. Thank you!
Charlene L.
Great class

Gabriel B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Gabriel B.

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Hi, my name is Gabriel and I teach guitar mandolin, and ukulele!
I teach all levels from beginner to advanced. Styles ranging from fingerpicking, Travis picking (folk Americana classical) chicken pickin (country), flat picking (bluegrass) economy picking(fusion jazz) , alternative , sweep picking and most styles of guitar.

I’ve been playing music for 20 years, and have been performing for 7. I’ve studied music theory at sierra college for 2 years. I also play with the band Brotherly Mud who are hailed as the best up and coming Americana band of the Northern California region. I find my students needs and work with them! Whether it be theory, songwriting, technique or improvising.
My guitar and mandolin influences range from
-David Grisman
-Billy Strings
-Doc Watson
-John Fahey
-Jerry Garcia
-John scofield
-Hendrix
-Tosin Abasi
-Marty Friedman
-Allan Holdsworth (worst guitar player from another galaxy)
-Yngwie Malmsteen (aka Phrygian dominant)
-Guthrie Govan
-Mateus Asato

About Gabriel

Most beginners I’ve encountered have no idea what they want to play or even why. my suggestion is before coming to your teacher pinpoint the what and the why. Why did you want to learn guitar? Was it a song, or a really cool sounding riff? Did you see someone play live and feel like “I could do th

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Iowa, LA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Iowa is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I've been studying classical guitar with William (at his location) for almost 3 months now. Initially, he helped me find an instrument that would meet my needs and taught me how to care for it. I'd call him a connoisseur of classical acoustic guitars! He know how they should sound and has valuable guidance to provide for beginning guitarists like me who may not be as able to see or hear the differences. I'm glad I got his advice before making a commitment / investment on a particular instrument.

I am 46 and have a musical background (I already play both piano and trombone). William has very effectively adapted his teaching to fit with the skills I already have. In some cases that means speeding up and in other cases going back to basics to make sure I have the fundamentals down.

His knowledge of music and musical instruments enables him to very effectively describe to experienced musicians how the guitar is different from what they are used to and what they'll need to pay attention to.

William has been very focused on the details of correct technique, preferring to slow down and work specific things rather than moving on or cutting corners for the sake of getting through the method materials. If you want to learn how to play completely, correctly, efficiently and without hurting yourself William is your teacher.

One of the things I appreciate the most is William's patience. He's a stickler for correct technique so he doesn't let errors slide, but he corrects in a way that is both helpful and encouraging. There's no bit of guidance that he's given me that, when I put it into practice, doesn't dramatically help my progress. I've learned in a very short time to really listen to him. He knows what he's talking about.

I can wholeheartedly recommend William to anyone wanting to learn to play guitar. He's one of the best music instructors I've ever had!

I'm happy to answer anyone's questions on my experiences with William or this review."
Dana
Took Classical Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Trevor is a great instructor, even if you are just beginning to play the guitar. He pays attention, provides good feedback on technique, is appropriately encouraging, and shares my enthusiasm for learning this instrument. Very knowledgeable, a real pro."
Rob
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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"First lesson went very well. My daughter was comfortable with Mr. Keene and I hope she continues."
Grace
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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"I started lessons with Ahmad last year as a birthday present from my wife, and I can I look forward to my lessons as much now as I did then! Ahmad has provided the exact style of instruction I need and has continued to help me grow as a guitar player.

Ahmad is able to connect with his students to understand their goals and objectives with lessons. I appreciate how he is able to tailor his teaching style and method to each individual and adjust as needed. His knowledge of music is superb and his musical interests are wide. Ahmad can flex between jazz to classical guitar to the newest pop single as easily as changing radio stations.

As a classically trained musician he can not only play the music, but also knows the music theory. I look forward to my lessons every week, and I can't recommend Ahmad highly enough!"
Gary
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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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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"Very good teacher, wise and patient, I am learning and happy to do it."
David
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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"Chris is an amazing teacher! I’m excited to play guitar again!"
Emily
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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"Outstanding, I don't think I could learn proper form without a pros help.
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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"I appreciate Diego's teaching and how he is able to catch the subtle things I am doing wrong over a web cam no less. His pedagogy sets a high standard for playing, but the lessons progress naturally and logically.

As a teacher, Diego is very patient while encouraging me and knowing when the teaching pace should pick up or slow down. This makes his teaching very efficient while ensuring strong fundamentals.

I look forward to many more years of instruction by Diego and am happy to have found such a knowledgeable and skillful maestro."
Aaron
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Diego A.
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"Jon is AWESOME! His patient yet enthusiastic demeanor made my 9yr old look forward to her lessons, and really enjoy learning! I plan to continue with him as long as her interest holds!!!!"
Katie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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