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Neguine N.

11 Reviews
Arlington, MA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Farsi
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from Berklee College of Music
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Neguine N.

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I have been teaching guitar for 1 year and my students have been able to create and write their own songs, play in bands, and perform out. Within the first few lessons, you will be able to learn how to form and learn chord names and as time goes on you will be able to play full songs. I specialize in genres such as pop/rock/folk and provide beginner level books for students to work on. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and cannot wait to meet you!

About Neguine

Neguine has been teaching private lessons since March of 2016 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home and her apartment in Arlington, MA. Neguine has helped students accomplish new skills in vocal training, guitar, songwriting, and works with all kinds of individuals such as indiv

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Matthew
Neguine teaches piano to my two children, ages 8 and 6, and she’s been wonderful. She comes to our house and immediately the house is a calm friendly place to learn music. She’s patient with my kids who love piano but are still little, and she has a good sense of humor when they want to try something a little quirky. They also have been making great strides with sightreading, and their eagerness to learn more has only increased. Neguine also does not rush the kids: If a child needs to repeat part of a lesson for another week as she is good about making sure kids reinforce what they’re learning, which is something I appreciate, and my kids have learned to appreciate that too. I highly recommend her!
Edgar S.
I think Edgar likes it.
Cristian R.
She is excellent highly recommended

Scott M.

3 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Scott M.

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I love teaching music. I first picked up my first guitar when I was 13, and haven't put it down since! I've had many different teachers over the years, but the ones that helped me grow the most, were the most patient, understanding, and encouraging. These are the values I bring to the forefront of my practice. I believe making music is something that everyone is able to do, when they find the process and conditions that work for them. It is my job to help you discover those things, and have fun in the process!

The guitar is a miraculous instrument because of its distinctiveness and versatility. It can sing lead, or backup the rhythm section. The direction you choose to pursue on the instrument is entirely unique to your experience and perspective. I've learned to create a wide range of sounds on the guitar from blues and rock to folk and soul, by playing with many different types of musicians over the years. I look forward to helping you learn the patterns and principals of music ...

About Scott

Hello fellow music lover! My name is Scott, and I'm a musician with 15+ years of performance experience. I've studied performance at Berklee College of Music and performed in various configurations from funk/soul ensembles, to folk-rock bands and I write my own music that I perform as a solo art

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Khalil
Great instructor with the knowledge to teach superbly, with the insight to reach high levels of efficiency!
Dan
Scott is a patient and supportive teacher. He helped me tap into my musical intuition while also supporting a practical understanding of music theory. Working with Scott felt like having a mentor, rather a teacher, to support me on my musical journey.
Kelly
Scott taught me introductory drums. Scott is warm, funny, and adaptable - he made learning fun and easy for me. I didn't feel dumb when I made mistakes, in no small part because Scott was very encouraging and pointed out the things I was doing well!

Another reason to take lessons with Scott - he's incredibly talented and plays multiple instruments. For example, I wanted to practice playing drums in a "band" setting, so Scott grabbed an electric bass and we started jamming.

10/10 would recommend, especially if you like laughing a lot while you learn a new skill!
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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
Salem, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Frankie P.

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Guitar is my principle instrument. There is nothing I can't teach you when it comes to this instrument.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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Michael
good first steps
Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.
Aidan B.
Frankie focuses on the piece at hand and doesn’t overload me with information

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David G.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • MM Music Performance from University at Buffalo
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David G.

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Beginner to Advanced Guitar

About David

David is a multi-talented musician as a performer, composer, and educator. He has performed compositions from the Renaissance to world premiere 21st century compositions. As a performer David has been invited to perform in Master classes with world renowned classical guitarists such as Petar Ko

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Michelle
My 7 year old son has been taking lessons with Dave for nearly two years. Dave has an incredible amount of patience, and is always coming up with new ways to keep my son interested. Dave's ability to build in interesting facts about the music and composers, his use of technology to enable the lessons, and his general good humor never cease to amaze me. He's a great teacher.
Andrea
David is a wonderful teacher who makes learning to play music interesting. He seems to focus on his student's progress and lead them in the right direction. I am a current classical guitar student of his and he has helped me to prepare various pieces and scales for my upcoming college audition. I would highly recommend David to anyone who wants to learn to play the guitar as he is very patient and a very skilled guitarist and teacher!
Molly
Loved our experience with David. Polite, accommodating, knowledgeable!

Adam M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2007
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Adam M.

3 Reviews
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All styles, all levels, ages 10 and up

About Adam

- Juilliard graduate - extremely versatile - many styles including: jazz, blues, rock, pop, funk, r&b, acoustic, folk/country, songwriting ect. - teaches all levels/ages - willing to tailor the curriculum so that you can accomplish what YOU want I have been teaching guitar for over 12 years,

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Marcia
I have had a very positive experience with Adam as my guitar instructor. He is very knowledgeable, patient, and encouraging. I could see myself making progress and look forward to my next lesson!
Mark
I've been taking lessons from Adam for about 3 years now - He is an amazing teacher! I took lessons before when I was younger but I quickly lost interest. I decided to get back into it later in life (I'm 35 now), but I still struggled to find the right teacher. One was too serious and the other was too relaxed and I felt like I wasn't actually making any progress. With Adam I got the best of both worlds! I was getting better at the guitar, and at the same time I was enjoying myself throughout the whole process. I'm still taking lessons with Adam and I would recommend that you do the same!
Paul
I took jazz guitar for two years from Adam. He’s a great teacher and excellent musician. As a former “cowboy chords” guitarist, I jumped from 5 to about 15 chords in a few weeks. Adam is patient and lots of fun. I still catch some of his gigs when I’m back in NYC.
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Yvette M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • BA in Music Performance from Florida Atlantic University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Yvette M.

5 Reviews
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My lessons are tailored to the goals of the student whether they want to learn how to read music and music theory from the ground up, or just learn to play their favorite folk songs. Whatever road a student is interested in taking, I do my best to help them build solid technique and understand the basics to help them accomplish that goal.

About Yvette

I have been playing guitar since I was 12 years old, growing up on progressive and blues rock. I cut my teeth on Stairway to Heaven, Dust in the Wind and Roundabout. I have taught music to all ages for over 25 years. I've owned a private teaching studio and am also a licensed public school music te

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PatrickH
Yvette is a very thorough and patient teacher who really understands the needs and desires of the student. Excellent guitar teacher.
HarryS
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I am enjoying my lessons with Yvette. She has a lot of patience and is a very good guitar instructor. Explains and demonstrates everything to my satisfaction. A very pleasant person to take lessons from.
JimW
My expectations are being met completely. Yvette is able to rapidly sense a student's desires and needs and respond accordingly.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Boston is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"I'm new at playing the guitar and don't learn to fast. His patients with me was incredible. I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
Roy F Williams
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"Barbara is a great teacher, highly recommended!"
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"Joel is very encouraging and understanding with new and inexperienced students."
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Took Guitar lessons from Joel B.
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"In my opinion, I have very little natural talent for music. I hadn't played an instrument with any proficiency in the past. Well, I had played air guitar and guitar hero before, but neither of them really prepared me for actually playing a guitar. Sometimes I'd sing in the safety of my commute to work, but that's about it.

Riley helped me pick a guitar, gave me a book, and play along recordings. He had me playing classic chords in about two lessons. I can now read guitar music and have come up with some of my own tunes. I wasnt a very good student at first, but I showed up for my lessons. Just that took me a long way until I actually wanted to practice and really started to enjoy my guitar.

I was missing something in my life - all I did was work, eat, and sleep. I hadn't considered music as an outlet. My wife just signed me up one night and then told me I was going to learn something new. I was kind of mad at her at first (and hence my resistance to practicing), but I'm really glad she did that for me - and I thank her every time I play guitar.

Riley is great - he has a ton of patience with me. Considering that he went to one of the best guitar schools in the country (MIT/GIT), and can pretty much play wherever he wants, this really shows how much he loves to teach. Riley can play the obscure tune, pop, metal, classical guitar (he's got me on Beethoven now), and he even played yngvei with serious proficiency. The man has mastered the guitar and wants to teach. He is a working musician, and has had gigs every week that I've known him. He understands the music business, so he can give sound advice if you want a music career. So far as lessons go, it's just a matter of practicing what he tells you. There is no guitar, amp, or pick that can make you sound better. But Riley can.

I wish I (or my wife) had signed me up a long time ago. Best money I spend each month. Anyway, I better get back to practicing."
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Riley W.
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"Excellent. Friendly and met my son where he’s at!"
Gavin
Took Guitar lessons from Nathan D.
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"I’ve been taking lessons from Jared for over a year and appreciate his knowledge, skill, and endless patience! He has given me great pieces to work on and lots of great coaching to help me develop my skills. Our sessions have increased my appreciation of the process and enjoyment of the instrument."
Bob
Took Guitar lessons from Jared C.
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"I like John. Higly recommend him to any guitar lover!"
Kamel
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Tim took the time I needed to understand and explained things so well. Can't wait for my second lesson."
Jill
Took Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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"I have been taking guitar lessons with David for a year and a half. It has been a blast to learn guitar from him. Whenever possible, he likes to structure his lessons so that you're playing music and it doesn't feel like you're doing drills, but when I have to work on something specific he gives me great drills to work on.

I've learned everything from Bach to AC/DC, from The Beatles to Rush. David encourages me that I'm improving, but also pushes me to continue to improve.

I am learning a lot under his tutelage, and I am going to keep learning as much as I can."
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from David C.
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By Khris M. - Boston Guitar Teacher

Do you want to learn how to play the guitar in Boston? If yes, then you’ve come to the right place. Private guitar lessons and classes with a TakeLessons Certified™ teacher near you - whether in-home, studio, or online classes - accelerates progress, increases enjoyment, and improves every beginner's chances of becoming an expert player.

TakeLessons is dedicated to providing quality guitar lessons in Boston with top instructors. Boston is a great place to take guitar lessons because this city is home to many great music schools (including Berklee College of Music, the New England Conservatory and the Boston Conservatory to name a few) and is an epicenter for music and the arts.

Boston’s world-renowned music schools have played a part in the lives of some of the world’s most talented guitarists from every genre, including John Mayer, Steve Vai, Pat Metheny and many others. The TakeLessons instructors who teach guitar lessons in Boston have had the unique opportunity to attend some of the most prestigious music institutions in the world and can therefore offer some of the best music instruction available anywhere to those seeking quality lessons.

Boston offers a wide variety of live musical styles easily accessed at any one of its many clubs, bars, restaurants or other musical venues, including the House of Blues, Boston Symphony Hall, the Berklee Performance Center and even the local T station. As guitar instructors in Boston, we are fortunate to be a part of a versatile and rich music environment. Students who take guitar lessons in Boston are not only receiving instruction based on their instructor’s own experience, but are also learning from the wealth of musical information that Boston has to offer the world.

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