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Elisa M.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $34
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  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hi! Thank you for your interest in studying with me.

My name is Elisa and I am a Berklee College of Music alumni with a Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance and Jazz Composition, and a minor in Conducting—Contemporary Track—. I have played guitar for 15 years, taught guitar and music lessons for over 5 years, and have a 10+ years experience with live performance in different genres (rock, jazz, pop and musical theatre).

I enjoy teaching, in all its aspects. I like giving lessons and advice, motivating and helping students so that they can get the most out of a lesson, in a one on one as well as in a classroom environment. If I find myself unprepared in front of students’ questions, I do my best to provide a satisfactory answer. I like being challenged and conducting further research about what my students would like to know. I love working with people of all ages, from children to adults, and with different goals in music.

About Elisa

Elisa is a guitarist, composer, arranger and conductor based in Boston, MA. Despite not being born in a family of musicians, Elisa's musical talent manifested itself since she was a little girl. During preschool and elementary school, her natural inclination towards music was evident in her musi

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May 29, 2019
Peter
My name is Peter Gardner, and I am an English professor and professional clarinetist, teaching at Berklee College of Music. Elisa was one of our English tutors in the Liberal Arts Department at the college for four years, and she was one of the most engaging and productive tutors I have supervised in my 35 years running the tutoring program. She is bright, conscientious, gregarious, and humorous and, simply, a wonderful person to be around. She is a natural born teacher and connects very well with her students, both on a personal and academic level. I also know her to be an excellent musician, with an extensive background in both performing and teaching, and well-versed in all styles of guitar playing. I cannot speak highly enough about Elisa as a person, a teacher, and an artist. I recommend her to you, at whatever level you're at, as much as I have ever recommended anyone!

Best,

Peter Gardner
Professor, Liberal Arts Department
Berklee College of Music
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Kevin W.

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Woonsocket, RI
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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I strive to honor and challenge each student’s musical identity. Some instructors say they teach the instrument. I tell people I teach students. I have advanced degrees in Composition and Music Education and over 20 years of experience as both an instructor and as a recording and performing musician.

About Kevin

I’ll strive to assess your musical goals as an individual and then tailor your instruction specifically to meet these objectives. In addition to over 20 years of experience teaching privately and 15 years of experience in a classroom setting, my credentials also include an extensive discography ac

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January 28, 2019
Jess
Exhibits incredible patience and a wealth of knowledge. I would highly recommend his lessons.
January 28, 2019
Michael Graham
Kev is the best. Rare combination: super talented performance musician who can relate his craft to anyone willing to listen and practice. Do yourself a favor and take lessons from this guy!
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Joe M.

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Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. Writing from Ithaca College
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Joe M.

Jamaica Plain, MA

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We can start from wherever you've left off. If you're a complete beginner, we'll start with the basics: guitar anatomy, strings, tuning, hand position, then work our way up through scales, single note exercises, and basic chords. You can expect to be fluent in open chords within 3 months and playing some of your favorite songs in 6.

As you advance, we can work on how to play with other musicians, as well as music theory, modes, and more complex scales.

About Joe

I can give you a solid start on the guitar. Whether you're just learning your way around the neck or ready to ...

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August 19, 2018
Audrey
Joe is an awesome guitarist!! I took lessons from him, and he was really good and knew just how to get me to improve. He also knows a TON about all different kinds of music and music theory--I signed up for guitar, but I ended up learning lots of other useful stuff too. Highly recommended!!!
February 15, 2018
Max
i took rock history, rock appreciation and rock theory from joe, who rocks

very good guitar teacher! joe is a PRO

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Emiliano T.

(12)
Guitar
Starting at $75
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emiliano T.

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Professional guitarist, composer, and producer in Manhattan, NY. Honors graduate from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music with 5 years of teaching experience. I'm here to help you achieve whatever it is YOU specifically seek in your musical development! This includes (but is not limited to) learning your favorite songs, developing guitar technique/facility, music theory/harmony, ear training, sight reading, rhythm/time/feel, home recording/production techniques, and even tools to combat performance anxiety. I'm a specialist in jazz, rock, blues, country, metal, alternative, folk, funk and pop guitar. I've dedicated my life to music and have a vast amount of experience studying, performing, recording, and teaching in a variety of genres. I'm here to help you tackle your personal goals and dreams in music!

About Emiliano

Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Emi began his formal training in jazz guitar with Berklee College of Music mentor and professor Bruce Saunders while attending college preparatory school at St. Stephen’s Episcopal. After graduating high school cum laude, at 18, Emi relocated to New York City where

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September 8, 2019
Sam
I've taken lessons with Emi as a beginner and later as a more experienced guitarist. Always a great lesson. He's a fantastic teacher for people of any experience level. He goes out of his way to tailor his lessons to whatever you specifically want to learn.
September 4, 2019
Will
I've been trying to teach myself to play the guitar for months now, and I learned more with Emiliano in 2 lessons than I did in those months. If you really want to learn to play, get a lesson with Emiliano. It is worth it. He makes things easy to understand, and was super patient with me who has zero musical talent. I really cannot recommend him enough.
September 3, 2019
Matthew
Emiliano is a fantastic teacher. I knew little to nothing about guitar before working with him and he was able to easily walk me through everything. Thanks Emiliano!
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Azar R.

(1)
Guitar
Starting at $15
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks French, Arabic, English
  • Guitar Music Theory from Music Conservatory in Taza, Morocco
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Azar R.

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Hello! I have been a musician and music producer for over 10 years. Guitar is my passion, and sharing it with others is the most rewarding feeling. I teach with the belief that everyone has a different learning style and goals. Learning should be fun! Even though it may be challenging, I keep a positive attitude and try to help others do the same.

About Azar

I would love to help you learn your favorite songs, styles and music in general. I will break down challenging songs and techniques and make them more understandable and fun for you to practice and learn.

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November 12, 2019
Marie
Azar is an awesome teacher. He doesn’t make you feel judged when you make mistakes or take a while to understand something. Super knowledgeable and passionate about guitar. I would definitely recommend him!
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Derek V.

(19)
Guitar
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I've been playing guitar for 25 years, and teaching guitar for 10 years. I can teach a beginner from step one, or a jaded advanced guitarist looking for inspiration.

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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May 16, 2019
Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.
May 16, 2019
Dennis
Derek is a very knowledgable instructor, easy to talk to, and I found his teaching technique is very motivating. He set realistic practice goals for the next session, which will require me to do my part, but that's the reason we show up, to learn how to play a musical instrument.
I highly recommend him.
March 15, 2019
Luis R.
Derek was very helpful! No time was wasted! Awesome 1st lesson!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Newton, MA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Newton is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $176 per hour.
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"In more than 30 years of off and on guitar lessons, I've had a lot of teachers. Trevor is the best instructor I've met -- by far. In the first lesson, he figured out my skill level, interests, goals and probably my maximum capabilities. He sent me home that day with tangible and workable exercises (not the general and intangible stuff you usually get), and they worked. In two months, I've made more progress than I have in years.

Trevor has a wide range of musical interests, so it doesn't matter what kind of music you like - he can teach it. That's important if you don't know what you want or get bored and like to switch things up.

But the best thing about taking lessons from Trevor is that it is clear he likes teaching, and that he's very good at it. I surprised him once by bringing a 7 year old want to be guitarist to my lesson. A fast hour later, I left with the 7 year old knowing how to play a simplified version of his favorite song -- and he'd never played guitar before. Trevor knew how to teach him even though he had no warning or preparation, and he inspired the 7 year old to practice so he could go back for more lessons.

This city is full of great musicians and great teachers. It is rare to find one person, like Trevor, who is both. If you're reading this, then you're looking for a great guitar teacher who can make a difference in your playing. You can stop reading and stop looking. Trevor motivates, encourages and teaches, and makes it all fun. He's the teacher everyone is looking for. I wish I'd started lessons with him long ago."
- Jack S.
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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I highly recommend Jeff as a guitar teacher.
His method of teaching is very versatile and he is willing to create exactly what the student wants to learn. His knowledge is vast and his understanding of theory is overwhelming. So if you are undecided of which instructor to try, please look no further and give Jeff a chance to broaden your playing abilities, I'm sure glad I did.
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- larry
Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Daniel is an excellent teacher! Very proffesional, skilled and patient.. He's been teaching my son guitar lessons for about 4 months now and we couldn't be happier with the results!"
- Destiny
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"Kyle has a great musical background and is an excellent teacher. Would recommend to any skill level player."
- Dominic
Took Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"Avi has always been a helpful resource when learning to approach any number of instruments and musical experiments. His encyclopedic knowledge of theory and music technology, coupled with his adaptability to different tastes and approaches and willingness to experiment, makes him a great source of knowledge and an endlessly awesome collaborator."
- Nick
Took Guitar lessons from Avi B.
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"Marc is very patient. There were times I didn't have time to practice between lessons and he was still able to find something we could work on during our lesson that would help me. He gave me great insight on what/how to practice and incorporate what I learned to help my progress, even on my tight schedule."
- Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"Michael is an extremely knowledgeable and capable teacher. Not only does he teach technique, he teaches theory. and he is an incredibly talented player as well. I would recommend Michael for any level of ability. And on a plus side, he is a very patient person."
- scott
Took Guitar lessons from Michael H.
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"Nicole is a very good teacher. She is encouraging and patient. I am thankful to be learning from her and really feel that my skill level will grow leaps and bounds."
- Martin
Took Guitar lessons from Nicole C.
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"Peter Scoma is the best spankin guitar teacher on the island let me just say. This man has tought be how to be one with my instrument. Understand that this plank of wood with strings must be used to pull music out of your soul with the upper most of precision and dedication. Without this dudes dedication of 11 EMPHASIZE 11 years I would NEVER be half the musician I am. Not only has he promoted me to be the best musician I could be, but the best human I could be. I could never imagine my life with out his upbringings and could not imagine my life without an instructor of his caliber. I’m forever greatful for Peter F***** Scoma! Take lessons with this dude."
- Zachary
Took Guitar lessons from Peter S.
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"Aldrin's attitude is relaxed yet extremely professional. My 6-year old felt immediately at ease with him and was focused the entire time. Great beginning!"
- Stella
Took Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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