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Charlie M.

7 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Music Education and Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Charlie M.

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Having fun learning a variety of songs while establishing a foundation of understanding of the guitar and music theory

About Charlie

I like to keep the lessons engaging by finding songs and material that the student is interested in. Every song is a world in itself and can offer many insights into the history and development of music. I'm currently finishing my second album of music that I wrote with SlowPokeNTurtle wh

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Richard
Charlie is the most patient and musical music teacher I have ever experienced and I am old! His approach to teaching is first rate. He is incredibly knowledgeable about all forms of music.
Larry B
This guy is incredible. He creates a safe space where you feel inspired to improvise and experiment with music. He showed me songs that changed my music taste and playing style completely. The best part of learning with him is that it feels like you are jamming with a good friend. He not only is an incredible musician but also a great mentor. I have only good things to say about Charlie
Kevin
Charlie McClaren is one of the greatest music teachers I've ever had. Learning music with him never felt like a chore, rather it was a journey we shared. He's patient and understanding, but he'll make sure you understand the music thoroughly. He showed me that music was more than an art form, it's a lens you see the world through. I can't recommend Charlie enough, no matter where you are on your musical journey, he'll take you to the next level!

Alex R.

12 Reviews
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $40
  • B.S. in Neurobiology from Cornell University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 17 and up
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Alex R.

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Alex has been a professional touring musician and teacher since 2011, teaching both privately and as an extension faculty member. He has worked with students of all ages and skill levels, tailoring his lesson plans for the needs of the student. Alex does not believe that one rigid method will fit for everyone, and tries to ensure that every student is having fun and learning in a personalized way. His specialties include flatpicking and fingerpicking the acoustic guitar.

About Alex

Alex is a Boston-based guitarist and educator. At the age of 17, Alex turned his musical interests from classical violin to bluegrass guitar, and has yet to reconsider. After completing an undergraduate biology degree at Cornell University in 2011, he returned to the vibrant Boston music bluegras

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Maya A.
Great teacher! We were so happy to have found Alex.
Leander
Alex is a terrific instructor, who adjusts lessons based on what the student wants to accomplish. For example, my goals include learning the instruments (baritone uke in octave mandolin tuning and concert uke in mandolin tuning), fingerpicking, playing both melody lines and chords, being able to determine what chords to use without sheet music. So we work on music theory and ear training a lot, as well as learning tunes. Very good instructor who is both flexible and knowledgeable...highly recommend him to others.

Poh Hock K.

4 Reviews
Allston, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Malay
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Poh Hock K.

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I have been teaching classical and electric guitar for about 9 years and I structure my lessons according to a student's goals, and objectives on the instrument. My students have been able to learn tunes by ear, and understand chord progressions and structures, and play with a pick or finger style!
I specialize in rock, metal, classical and jazz, and I can also teach extended range guitars and alternate tunings. Learn to shred, sweep, alternate pick and hybrid pick like no one's business!

About Poh Hock

Hi! My name is Poh Hock. I have been playing music for at least 20 years and I have been teaching the guitar for about 9 years now. I provide lessons at your home, my studio and online! I have a very hands-on approach to teaching and I believe that students should have fun while learning. I als

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Michael
Poh Hock is a well-rounded and versatile teacher. He is capable in many styles of playing and has a powerful understanding of music theory to reinforce his teaching. He is very patient and relaxed; I never feel stressed preparing for or during lessons. He is able to tailor his lessons more around exercises or learning songs depending on the wants and needs of the students. I've been taking music lessons in different instruments for 10+ years; learning with Poh Hock has singularly been the most positive and productive experience in that time.
Phillip Wrenbeck W.
Poh is awesome. He's super talented and educated in music. He has a great personality and challenges me in a positive way. I'm always looking forward to the next lesson!
Julian
Poh Hock is a great teacher that really has a passion for playing and teaching guitar. His style of teaching is very precise and methodical. I learned a lot of songs taking lessons with him but more importantly Poh Hock taught me how to practice material that I was working on. The lessons were really more like guided practice sessions. While some teachers that I've had might just use the lesson to teach material and have me practice over the week, Poh Hock used lesson time to really drill sections and get them to sound good. I absolutely recommend Poh Hock as a teacher for anyone who seriously wants to improve their playing and their approach to music in general.

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Josh M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh M.

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Hi! I teach acoustic guitar for all ages! I have 13 years experience playing and 3 years teaching. I tailor my lessons based on each individual students needs/goals. My specialty is playing and singing together, to include teaching students how to play cover songs to match their vocal range.

About Josh

My name is Josh and I love to play the guitar! I also enjoy teaching others and helping people find their passion through playing music I've been playing for 14 years, acoustic, electric, bass...you name it. I've been in a few bands (90s covers!) but find solo work to be my favorite setting. I have

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Audra
Josh is an outstanding teacher and great with children learning a new instrument. He finds things they are interested in learning to keep it fun and fresh and is flexible and patient. Excellent instructor online as well.

Chuck M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Chuck M.

13 Reviews
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My primary goal as a teacher is to present musical material in a way that keeps students excited about what they are learning. Even with absolute beginners, I will have a student playing actual songs that they are interested in as quickly as possible. Along with way I include fundamentals such as scales, strength-building exercises, rudiments of theory, and ear training.
I also use interactive music websites to introduce students to concepts of music theory.

About Chuck

Chuck moved to Portland, Oregon from Gainesville, Florida, where he was a prominent member of the music teaching and performing community for more than 25 years. Originally from Chicago, Chuck completed his BA in Music History and Masters of Music (MM) at the University of Florida. Chuck became ob

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David
Excellent experience! Patient, Knowledgeable, tailors the session to exactly what I need; also good at not losing sight of what I need to work on and what is to come.
Chris P.
Great first lesson!
Brian K.
Excellent teacher that crafts lessons to interests.
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Gabriel H.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Jazz studies, AFA in Music from Columbia College
  • Teaching since 2004
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Gabriel H.

13 Reviews
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Online Guitar Teacher

Teaches chords and the Songs you want to learn!

About Gabriel

I graduated with a BA in jazz studies from Columbia in 2007 and have been teaching since 2005. I have played in many different projects, covering many styles including Rock, Jazz, Latin, Hip hop, classical, orchestral, and country. So, I have a strong understanding on the specifics of each of the

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Yishay L.
Gabriel is an amazing music teacher not only is he helping me with bass guitar but also understanding a bit of music theory. He shows me ways to to help maximize the amount of learning I can get out of practicing. Overall he is a great teacher with knowledge of a multitude of instruments and music in general.
Elliana
Elliana really enjoyed her first lesson with Gabriel. She was able to play some new things for me right after he left. I'm excited to see how she grows.
Josh G.
He is so friendly and professional. I really enjoy his lesson.

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"This guy has it all. Professional player, expert instructor, great and humorous personality; he constantly instills motivation and convinces me that I can and will “get it”. Corey makes everything guitar fun and easy."
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"He knows his stuff. He is giving me instructions that will take me to the next level."
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"This instructor very good. Very patient and I learned a lot today.. very happy customer"
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For the two years that I took guitar lessons with Tom S. I found that he possessed a real sensitivity to what I, the student, wanted to do musically. Tom often went out of his way to find supplemental material to augment the learning experience. If I wanted to learn something a bit beyond my capability he'd find a way for me to build to the next skill level without ever discouraging me. Proper technique was always stressed and the payoff was worth it. His respect for the music and the craft of guitar playing is something that impresses me still."
Dave
Took Guitar lessons from Tom S.
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"Great. Making progress."
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"Kyle was so kind and attentive to my 4 year old grandson My grandson’s attention span is not long but Kyle kept his attention for 30 minutes"
Caen
Took Guitar lessons from Kyle B.
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"Brandon is a great teacher. I had my first lesson with him yesterday and he can play and takes the time to show you exactly what you are doing. I was skeptical of an online lesson with a teacher but it was a blast and in my first lesson I learned a lot of valuable things that I can put in my toolbox. I look forward to learning and to keep taking lessons. Oh and practicing! Highly recommend Brandon."
Ross
Took Guitar lessons from Brandon P.
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"Joel's great, I have learned a ton from him over the course of our lessons. He is very knowledgeable about a lot of different styles and techniques. Would recommend!"
William
Took Guitar lessons from Joel H.
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"Learning to play the guitar was always something I wanted to do. Steve is the perfect teacher for helping me make that wish come true. He is very enthusiastic, VERY patient and kind. Steve tailors each lesson based on what I need to make progress. His love of teaching and his confidence in me makes each lesson a joyful experience."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven S.
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