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Aaron C.

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Allston, MA
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  • 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 School

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Jamie
Aaron is a great instructor and very easy to work with
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Jason S.

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Watertown, MA
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  • Teaching since 2003
  • Guitar Skills Specialist Certificate from Berklee
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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 became a blues/rock/funk guitarist over the years. After earning my BA in Economics at Harvard, I followed my true passion and began playing music professionally. I then returned to school at Berklee Music College, and later earned a Guitar Specialist Certi

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The rhythm exercises were VERY helpful
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Karen D.

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Guitar is one of my favorite instrument to learn and I began playing at age seven. To become a well rounded musician and player I always start with basics. Hand and finger technique, notes, rhythms, chords, learning the fretboard, soloing and songs. If the student is only interested in learning songs I am happy to have them bring in anything they want to learn. For students who want more advanced technique I will teach them theory and how it relates.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
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Sam L.

Medford, MA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Sam L.

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The most valuable thing I learned as a student and a teacher is that the learning process is worth infinitely more than the song or the chord the student was actually learning. I will almost never give a student the answer, because if we work together to find that answer, the student feels like they earned it, they have learned skills that will help them in all future things that they learned, and they also are much more likely to remember what they have just discovered. Spending time building a chord or transcribing a song together from scratch is infinitely more valuable than handing a student a list of things to memorize. Music is such a deeply rich and complex thing that absolutely everyone can experience, do and love, and I want to help everyone to that point.

About Sam

I started playing guitar when I was 7 and loved it. A couple years after that I started playing in bands, and a couple years after that I started writing music. I've done music programs and studied guitar at Interlochen Center for the Arts and Berklee School of Music. In the summer of 2019 I worked

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Timothy C.

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Wellesley Hills, MA
Starting at $69
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters in Expressive Arts Therapy, Music Therapy from Lesley University
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Timothy C.

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Lessons at your pace

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Creative music lessons and music therapy

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Kristin M.
Tim is an absolutely incredible, creative, caring and versatile teacher who is highly skilled and gifted as a mentor and coach. He gets to the heart of what his students need and instills valuable wisdom and perspective for each unique students needs.
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Patrick D.

4 Reviews
Hingham, MA
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Patrick D.

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I am a lifelong musician/music educator. I have a degree from Berklee and I have experience teaching at the University level. I have been a private teacher for over 10 years and I have taught a wide variety of students. I love to teach! Sign up for lessons today and take the next step in your musical journey...you deserve it!

About Patrick

A strongly devoted musical student throughout his grade school years, Patrick came to Boston in 2004 to study at Berklee College of Music. He is currently a multi-instrumentalist and music educator in the Boston area, touring with multiple New England groups. With a diverse background and teaching

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Michael S.
Patrick is very nice and easy to work with.
Steven
Quality lessons. Would recommend
Hayley
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"Thomas is so very patient with both myself and my 4 year old. He always has a smile on his face and seems to truly enjoy what he does."
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Took Guitar lessons from Thomas V.
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"Excellent teacher! Very skilled, patient and encouraging. He taught me some basic techniques and showed me different ways to practice. We also got a start on the song I really wanted to learn. Can't wait for the next lesson!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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Took Guitar lessons from Christian R.
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"Donnie is legit a great instructor and a great person. I have learned a lot, i've been taking lessons for almost a year and i started barely being able to strum my acoustic. Now 6 guitar purchases and a barrel load of practice later i can pick up on technique and songs quicker and i understand what needs to be done. Doesn't mean i can do it well but i'm working on it. Donnie keeps you working on new things and is flexible, i really like that i can throw a song at him he has never heard and in a couple of moments he is able to help me work through it. I recommend him whole heartedly and you will not be disappointed. He has great exercises for techniques and concepts. I wanted to learn bar chords and he threw a Weezer song at me and we were working on it in seconds. This should be your next instructor on TakeLessons. Seriously why haven't you done it yet, stop reading this and get rockin, maybe add some roll in there as well."
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Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Christian is a career guitar performer and instructor. He is fluid on the fretboard and the blackboard. Not only is he knowledgeable about technique and composition but his acumen of contemporary guitar history is comprehensive, I can't believe I got so lucky to have chosen Christian first round on TakeLessons by simply reading his bio. He has instilled in me the desire to become a better player and increased my enjoyment of the instrument tenfold. Thanks Christian!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"Very prepared and friendly. Our get togethers are informal and productive, you can tell he has a lot of experience teaching and always gets me to reach my goals."
Lance
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Though I have only taken lessons with Ryan for a few weeks, I am thoroughly impressed. Not only is Ryan very knowledgeable and talented, he is also a very patient and clear teacher. His lessons are organized, he gives lots of material to practice and I fully expect my skill level to grow exponentially under his tutelage."
Jamie
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"It was an absolutely awesome experience!!! She is Amazing teacher!!!!!!"
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Chenyu Z.
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"Absolutely blown away by his teaching style and friendliness. Can't wait for future lessons and plan on using him for all my kids lessons as well. Don't hesitate -- this is your guy for lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"Great teacher for all levels

I have been consistently playing guitar for over 15 years, and within one lesson Jesse taught me new approaches to both guitar and songwriting that immediately inspired me. He has a great depth of knowledge and passion for music, and that comes through in each lesson. He quickly pinpointed the areas I needed to practice, and helped me craft a practice routine, and he continues to show me areas I can improve during each lesson. He plays many different instruments and uses them to teach, which comes in especially handy for learning rhythm. It also means I get to practice playing along with those different instruments, which is always a good thing. He has an easygoing attitude which makes learning easy, as I never feel intimidated or afraid to ask questions. I look forward to my lesson every week!"
Will
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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