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Geoffrey B.

Marlborough, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Geoffrey B.

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Ive been teaching kids and adults for over 20 years.
I teach using music my students love.
You will be playing songs in no time at all.

About Geoffrey

My name is Geoff. I've been playing guitar most of my life, starting at age 7. I love teaching and seeing my students grow into excellent guitarists! I'll do my best to use music you love in our lessons. I feel a theoretical background is important, so I will integrate theory into the lessons. E

Gregg R.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Certificate of Completion from The Guitar Institute Of Technology, Hollywood, Ca.
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Gregg R.

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Hi there! I've been playing guitar since I was a teenager during the '70s. i play and teach rock,blues, jazz, fusion and read and compose music. What you can expect from me is a patient, serious, determined teacher who knows how to convey simple to complex technique and ability to those who are destined to be a student and musician. I can teach how to read, listen, interpret, improvise and evolve many musical skills.

About Gregg

I have had extensive jazz a rock studies from attending The Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood, to becoming George Russell's teaching assistant at The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston before he retired. I learned from a true master of jazz and contemporary music regarding compos

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Mike Hays
Gregg was my musical instructor during the early 1980ties. What I learned in a few lessons with him was more that I could have expected. I was primarily focused on percussion, of which his vast knowledge was highly dynamic. I learned about poly-rhythms, Indian ti-hies, and complex time signatures. He had available much reference material that he provided me. And over the years his musical insights have not only supplemented my inquiries, but made me a better musician and person. I hope you have a chance to study with Gregg, as you will be introduced to a new and better way of musicianship!

Ray T.

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Franklin, MA
Starting at $38
  • BA Film Scoring and Synthesis from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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 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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Alisa
Mr. Tarantola has taught my three kids to play piano and to read music. Their confidence in their music abilities has grown over the years as they continue to learn. The skills they learned with Mr. Tarantola has helped them in school music, band and in learning new instruments such as drum set and clarinet. Mr. Tarantola has the ability and personality to teach all ages including new beginners such as I - who began lessons in my 40's. Highly recommend!

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Ms. Patino F.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Music Education from Universidad del Valle - Colombia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ms. Patino F.

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Sing and play guitar at the same time. Be able to play your favorite songs.
Learn classical repertoire
Conservatory audition preparation in guitar.
Also Guitar and Singing in one lesson.

BEGINNERS TO ADVANCE

- KIDS (13 to 15 years old):
Introduction to music
Technique
Repertoire
Music and guitar preparation for Conservatory test

- PIANO FOR ADULTS :
Learn how to play your favorite songs
Explore different styles of music
Accompaniment guitar (Folk and Hispanic)
Improve your memory and your hands' mobility
Create a repertoire to entertain your friends and family
Sing and play

I like to work one-on-one with my students creating a team and program that will lead each one of them to achieve their goals.
Since each student is different I like to create and select the material for each student's needs.
Sometimes I suggest some books but I try to keep my students from spending too much money.

About Ms. Patino

Hello, I am Ms. Patino originally from Colombia, South America. Spanish is my mother tongue. All my life, I have been studied and practice this language. From an early age, I start to write plays, poems, articles, and essays. Read is one of my passions. I am a musician. I hold a BM in Mus

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natalie
I look forward every week to my Spanish lessons! Ms. Patino is a fun, intelligent and very engaging teacher and I highly recommend her! She is a star!
Hector F.
Excelente maestra, dinámica y divertida. Te enseña de diferente forma y fácil para que puedas entender mejor y a tu paso.
Gracias a ella puedo fluir con sencilles el idioma inglés.
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James V.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Guitar Performance from Mathew K. Baynes School of Music
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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James V.

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The guitar can be an intimidating instrument for the beginner and an ever-expanding maze for the seasoned player. I want you to think about every time you practice as an adventure into a brave new world, navigating your way through chords, scales, and music theory concepts, your world of music will expand.

My teaching method is guaranteed to get you playing the guitar and having fun in no time! I’ve created a step by step program that is tailored to each individual student. Whether you're a beginner who doesn't know where to start or have been playing for years and finally want to take your playing to the next level, I accept students at any level.

I'll give you all the tools you need to succeed including jam tracks, chord & scale diagrams, and tablature. With my course you will learn the notes on the guitar, chords, scales, strumming and picking techniques, music theory, sight-reading, ear training, modes, arpeggios, sweep picking, tapping, finger-style techniques, hybrid ...

About James

James is a professional guitarist with over 10 years of experience performing and teaching. He plays and teaches many genres of music including Rock, Metal, Blues, Jazz, Country, Funk, R&B, Classical and Modern Fingerstyle. Like any artist, he aims to work with many other musicians and teachers

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Alan R.
I've reached the age were I have more days in back of me than in front of me. James with his wonderful patience and awseome Guitar skills makes so easy for to stay focused and positive will trying to learn how to play the guitar.
I would highly recommend James Van Metter.
Armin V.
very patient with a very new student

Jason J.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason J.

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I am versitile in a variety of styles of guitar from rock, metal and pop to classical. Additionally I have experience teaching Suzuki method.

About Jason

Jason received his Bachelor of Music from UMKC Music Conservatory and went on to receive his Masters Degree in Music Performance at the Rudi E Scheidt School of Music where he studied with Lily Afshar. Jason has won several competitions including the "Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition" and h

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Beata D.
Excellent
Mike J.
Great experience. Just 3 lessons and feel I am on the right path with Jason.
John Aldrich
Great first lesson. Can't wait for more

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Cambridge, MA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Cambridge 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 $300 per hour.
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"Theresa has been superb in all areas of teaching--pacing, expectations, understanding, tone, content coverage, core skills---you name it. Highly recommended!"
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"Jordan is awesome! My son is 6 and he is very patient with him and doesn’t make the lesson overwhelming which is something I was worried about. Jordan is very pleasant and talented. He is also great at communicating and responds quickly if you have a question later in the week. Would highly recommend him to anyone and any age interested in learning an instrument. My son is still excited to be learning to play the guitar which I’m always surprised because to get better it takes practice and dedication. Thanks Jordan for making it fun too!"
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"I've been seeing Ahmad for about 2-3 months now, and thought a review might be in order to help those looking for guitar lessons.

First off I'm an intermediate player, who has successfully avoided theory since I started playing. Coming to Ahmad for some help to hit the next level, he's cunningly introduced theory into the curriculum, but made it fun to do so with creative exercises I can take home and work on. For the last month I've seen my understanding of playing the guitar improve, and he's also helped with the creative side using the tools I have at my disposal.

I've been through a few teachers in my time, and Ahmad's understanding, patience and vim for guitar really shine through. Would definitely recommend for whatever stage you're at."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great personality with an even greater ability to teach effectively yet enjoyable at the same time! He's very musically knowledgable and willing to teach you anything that you might want to learn. He's by far the best instructor I have ever had and I wouldn't recommend anyone else besides him as an instructor. He connects with you at a level that most instructors won't care to have with their students."
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Took Guitar lessons from Matthew N.
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"It was a very pleasant and inspiring class experience for my son. He was motivated and eager to attend the clases that, as a father, is always good to see they are looking for more. Hugo is a great teacher that was able to transmit not only his knowledge in music but also his passion for it. I strongly recommend him without any doubt."
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Guitar Lessons in Cambridge, MA

Cambridge is a hub for live music. Home to a healthy club scene, Cambridge is exciting and vibrant 7 days a week. Whatever genre of music you love, you’ll find it here. If you’re taking guitar lessons in Cambridge, you’re in the perfect place to supplement your studies with a dose of listening to both live and recorded music. As a guitarist, it’s important to listen to other great players to develop a deeper understanding of the possibilities of your instrument. With several colleges like Harvard, Tufts and MIT bringing in internationally-acclaimed artists to perform, Cambridge is home to a rich musical tapestry.

Let’s explore some of the clubs, festivals, and record stores that an aspiring guitarist can experience to better hone their craft while taking guitar lessons in Cambrid

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Live Music Venues Cambridge and the surrounding cities are home to many live music venues featuring everything from experimental improvisation to classical, pop, punk, rock, soul, funk and blues! Major international guitar artists like Adrian Belew, Eric Clapton, and David Gilmour can be found often in residence. Berklee College of Music in Boston has produced some of the music world’s top guitarists, and they’re often found performing here as young students! Check out these live music venues:

1) The Middle East – Located on Massachusetts Ave in Central Square, the Middle East hosts live music on three stages 7 nights a week. Some of the best guitarists in the city perform here. (http://mideastoffers.com/me/)

2) The Lily Pad, Inman Square Cambridge – The Lily Pad is the home of the experimental music scene in Cambridge. Here you can find guitarists pushing the boundaries of their instruments - playing everything from noisescapes to improvised jazz. (http://lilypadinman.com/)

3) The Sinclair, Church Street, Cambridge – A 450-seat capacity club that features live local, regional and national acts. Recent performers have included Spandau Ballet and The Psychedelic Furs. Great sight lines and an eclectic line-up! (http://www.sinclaircambridge.com/)

4) Berklee Performance Center, Massachusetts Ave, Boston – Five minutes down Mass Ave from the Middle East is Berklee College of Music. With several recital halls and the 1200-seat Performance Center, live music happens every day at Berklee! John Mayer, Amy Mann and Steve Vai all attended and performed at Berklee. The best part about it? It often has free admission! (https://www.berklee.edu/BPC)

Festivals Cambridge and Boston host several annual music festivals featuring all genres of music. Here are just a few to check out!

1) Central Square Music Festival – A free street fair and music festival, the Central Square Music Festival features jazz, folk, roots and world music performances. (http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/fair/p14962.php)

2) JazzBoston Jazz Week – A weeklong celebration featuring the best local, national and international guitarists. Over 200 events take place throughout the area. Many are free! (http://www.jazzboston.org/)

3) Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival – An annual outdoor festival that celebrates the musical diversity of jazz! Every conceivable jazz genre is represented, from bebop to smooth jazz. (https://www.berklee.edu/beantownjazz)

Record Stores Cambridge is home to some of the most eclectic indie record stores in the country. Whatever genre of music you love, you’ll find it here! Make sure to visit In Your Ear, Nuggets, Newbury Comics, or Cheapo Records to find your favorite guitarist’s recording! (http://www.iye.com/html_index.cfm?page=home) (http://www.nuggetsrecords.com/) (https://www.newburycomics.com/) (http://www.cheaporecords.com/)

If you’re fortunate enough to be taking guitar lessons in Cambridge, make sure to get inspired by supporting live music! These are only a few of the musical opportunities Cambridge has to offer. Check your local listings for even more great clubs and shows. It’s a great way to get inspired!

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