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Jason S.

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Watertown, MA
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Guitar Skills Specialist Certificate from Berklee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason S.

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After earning my BA in Economics at Harvard, I followed my true passion and began playing music professionally. I'm a Berklee Music College Alumnus, and I did learn a lot there. My guitar heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jerry Garcia, Eric Clapton, Jimi Paige, John Lee Hooker, Duane Allman and Dickey Betts. I love all the inspired by the greats, but as well as listening to my favorite guitarists, I also listen to just about everything under the sun, and appreciate all types of music.

About Jason

I picked up a guitar when I was eight, and I never put it down. After earning my BA in Economics at Harvard, I followed my true passion and began playing music professionally. I'm also a Berklee Music College Alumnus, and I did learn a lot there. My guitar heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaugh

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Matthew H.

3 Reviews
Stoneham, MA
Starting at $30
  • Music Education from University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew H.

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I offer you a chance to grow your skill level at the guitar, whether it’s rock jazz, metal, indie, classical. I offer a wide set of styles to learn.

About Matthew

Hello, my name is Matthew and I’m an experienced guitar teacher and performer. I play all sorts of styles from rock, jazz, hiphop, to even the most modern music today. I’m the most easy going teacher you can find, but I can also help you succeed beyond your expectations. All I want is my students t

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DOMINIC
Matthew was patient, innovative and overall a great experience. I am looking forward to my next lesson. Really excellent!
David N.
Matt was fantastic answered all my questions was very patient and showed up on time I can't wait for my next lesson David
Rebeca
Matt is an excellent teacher, he is very patient and thorough with his lessons. He is really knowledgeable on guitar and music theory. I totally recommend him as an instructor.
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Aaron C.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition from University of Southern Maine
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aaron C.

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Experienced guitarist/composer specializing in beginner and intermediate guitar, theory, and composition lessons. Every student learns differently, so we will discuss your goals and then craft a lesson plan that will best help you to get where you want to be! Whether working through chord progressions and melodies on guitar, expanding your understanding of the underlying music theory, or working to develop original compositions, we will methodically work through these concepts at a pace tailored to best suit your learning needs. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or are interested in beginning your musical journey!

About Aaron

I am a guitarist, percussionist, and composer originally from Maine and now based in the Boston area. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of Southern Maine, where I also studied jazz guitar, and graduated with a Master of Music in Composition from the Longy Schoo

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Aaron is a great instructor and very easy to work with
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Maxwell R.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks German, English
  • Music from Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA)
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Maxwell R.

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My focus is on playing by ear; as a seasoned session and touring musician with over 10 years of experience, the value of learning songs/techniques by ear is invaluable.

I take a holistic approach focused on your needs and interests, and am happy to focus on any style or approach be it songs, techniques, theory, or writing skills.

We can discuss your goals and make sure we cover them in our lessons!

I've played for artists such as Halsey, Kitten, and Meg Myers. I studied music in England at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and Trinity College of Music in London.

About Maxwell

I'm a session and touring guitarist with over ten years of experience. I've established myself as a sought after multi-instrumentalist, performing and recording with artists such as Halsey, Kitten, EERA, Psychic Love, Katie Burden, Veronica Bianqui, and Meg Myers. Proficient in guitar, piano, bass

Jonathan G.

27 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jonathan G.

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I played guitar when I was a boy and now teach Acoustic Guitar plus Electric Guitar and Effects. I specialize in songs from the American Songbook (show tunes movie themes, etc) plus the blues and improvisation for working musicians.

About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in

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Kwesi A.
Jonathan is very very patient and has all the skills to train everyone. I will recommend to everyone who needs to know, study and enjoy the excitement in playing piano, guitar and singing .
Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
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Lucas B.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Lucas B.

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My goal is get the guitar and music to make sense to YOU personally, so that you can help further your musical journey in your own time outside of lessons. Any style, genre, and skill level!

About Lucas

I have been teaching private lessons professionally since graduating college in 2009. I actively record and tour as an experimental, jazz, and rock guitarist & composer, but I can teach in all styles and skill levels (including extended techniques and effects use) in addition to music theory, compo

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K.P.
I've worked with Lucas for a while now and he is an amazingly patient, intelligent, nurturing teacher. He explains things incredibly clear and breaks things down in a very efficient and positive manner. He also has an amazing ear and is so quick at transcribing music by hand, which is really helpful when you need a score on the spot. A very guy honest who can help steer any student in the right direction toward what they're looking to achieve. He's equally great with kids and adults!
Anne
Lucas is a dedicated and patient teacher who has helped me understand the skills needed in playing guitar. I enjoy all of the music he has given me to learn during our lessons.
Nat Q
I had a great lesson with Lucas. He’s a knowledgeable, patient instructor, and he was able to break down complex concepts in a way that was easy for me to understand. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Chestnut Hill, MA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Chestnut Hill 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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"it makes a huge difference if you could have a great instructor like Ahmad. You can practice on your own for months without any progress and one day you decide to work with Ahmad, all of a sudden, you are on another level."
Tracy
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"It's hard to imagine a better guitar instructor than Indigo.
As an aspiring singer-songwriter, I came to Indigo a few months ago pleading that she teach me the ins and outs of the instrument. I tasked her with this: save me from joining the masses of capo-dependent hopefuls.
Not only does she customize lessons with my goals in mind (ear training, technique, theory), but she breaks down the 'intimidating' concepts in a sneaky way. One day, while practicing, I started to realize her genius! No longer is the guitar a complete mystery to me.
She is easy-going, patient and encouraging.
I look forward to my lessons with Indigo every week. I think of her as a mentor and hope to work with her for a long time.
Needless to say, I highly recommend!! I imagine with her brilliant skills and experience Indigo would make a wonderful teacher for just about anyone!"
Maggie
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"We had a wonderful time and I am in a new level of playing guitar after 5 weeks. Thanks Susan!"
Kim
Took Guitar lessons from Susan F.
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"Was very knowledgeable and helpful..easy to understand his lesson."
April
Took Guitar lessons from Chris L.
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"As an older beginner, I was a bit reluctant to try to learn to play guitar. However, working with Nils has allowed me to progress further and faster than I could have imagined. Nils has a way of making each lesson interesting, enjoyable, and very productive."
Michael Flanders
Took Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Ed has a pleasant easy going personality. I've had a couple of teachers who were great players, but lousy teachers. I quit my last teacher because he was completely unprepared and what we did had nothing to do with what we did the previous lesson that I had spent so much time practicing. I got the feeling he thought he was so good he could just wing it. Wrong. I've only had one lesson with Ed, but he seems well prepared and he has his program structured so the student can learn in a progressive manor."
Larry
Took Guitar lessons from Ed F.
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"Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring. He was very invested in helping us (two adults in our thirties) learn guitar amid a slightly chaotic background with kids and a dog. Nothing phased him: he was always on time, positive, and good-natured. My husband initially took lessons with Chris at our house, and after several months, I was so inspired and decided to give it a shot too! I learned so much in just a few weeks. He is also now teaching my nephew - an 8-year old. To say the least, Chris is exceptional and I would recommend him to anyone!!"
Kim
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher E.
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"Anyone who gets an opportunity to learn how to play music from this guy should jump all over it. This dude is a well-rounded musician full of so much knowledge towards any aspect of a stringed instrument. I still to this day remember so much from his lessons and feel very thankful to have learned so much from such a wonderful teacher. Greg has enough patience to work with beginners and enough experience and skill to make an expert out of ya!"
Braxton
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I’ve been taking guitar lessons with Nick now for a few months and it’s been a terrific experience — cannot say enough good things. Each lesson builds on the last and Nick tailors them to my ability and musical interests mixing in enough music theory, which makes learning both productive and enjoyable. Most importantly I feel like I’m beginning to understand how music works and not just blindly memorizing patterns or scales. I considered online courses before choosing Nick, but there’s no substitution for one-to-one instruction. Nick’s feedback and instruction are invaluable.

I was a little concerned about trying to pick up guitar in my early 40s, but its been a rewarding experience so far and I’m looking forward to more lessons with Nick."
Bill
Took Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"You would be hard pressed to find anyone more knowledgeable about guitar than Rob. He knows exactly how to structure lessons around your needs and does so with an outstanding degree of patience. Easily the best instructor I've had the pleasure of working with."
Kelly
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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