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Alicyn Y.

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Starting at $30
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  • Bachelors in Jazz Studies from California State University Sacramento
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alicyn Y.

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Teaches many styles including blues, jazz improve, pop, rock and more. Goes over concepts in a simple and organized way.

About Alicyn

A recent graduate of a Bachelors in Music From CSU Sacramento, Alicyn studied Jazz Guitar and Jazz Vocal. Alicyn began playing guitar at age 11 and by her Freshman year in high school, she gravitated toward jazz do to joining the Keleyville High School Jazz Band, At Sacramento State, Alicyn w

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Hugo D.
Alicyn is a very patient and caring teacher. It was a pleasure learning with her. She was always ready to adapt to my complicated agenda. Thank you Alicyn!
Josie C.
Perfectly on time. Mellow and patient with my 12 year old daughter. Easy going and a good teacher. Thank you!
Vivian R.
My daughter is very excited before every lesson! When my family asks about her school she doesn't have anything to say, but when they ask her about her lessons she loves talking about what she is learning and how much she enjoys them. She is really good with kids! I would recommend her to everyone!
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Alex B.

38 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from McNally Smith College of Music
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Alex B.

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20 years playing experience, 12,000+ lessons taught! You choose the music, I'll get you there. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technique and theory skills. I have taught many styles and will get you playing something you like right away!

About Alex

Born and raised in north Minneapolis, Alex began taking guitar lessons at age 11 and after high school graduation was accepted to both Berklee and McNally Smith College. Alex graduated from McNally and also studied classical music in Germany at Musikhochschule Luebeck. Alex believes that well-rounde

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Holly
Alex has inspired my son to love playing music for the rest of his life. I can't think of a more wonderful gift. His technique in teaching allowed my son to enjoy learning guitar by playing songs he wanted to play. This made him want to practice just for the fun of it! Alex taught my son from the time he was 9 years old until he was 15. The easy going, positive attitude Alex exudes encouraged my son along his journey and made a strong bond and connection between the two of them. I wholeheartedly encourage anyone who would like to learn to play guitar to sign up for lessons with Alex!
Christopher
Alex is a superb teacher and is very patient and well schooled. I look forward to my lessons every Friday.
Krystal
Alex is incredibly knowledgeable and great with students off every age group! I took lessons from him for five years and my only regrets were not having more time to practice so I could get more out of my lesson times.
During lessons we worked on sight reading, ear training, memorizing chords and scales, different picking and strumming patterns, theory lessons, and anything else that I discovered and wanted to try.

Steven G.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Music Composition & Production from University of Miami
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Steven G.

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I can teach the basics of playing guitar to any beginner students who are looking to pick up the instrument. We will go over proper playing technique, start building a knowledge of essential chords and progressions, learn scales, cover the fundamentals of music theory, and begin learning some standard repertoire.

About Steven

Since I first stepped foot in Los Angeles seven years ago, I've devoted myself to pursuing a career of musical passion and excellence. I work as a composer, producer, and recording artist who specializes in writing music for film, television, games, and other multimedia experiences. I believe in inf

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Victoria E.
Steven is wonderful! He really takes time to make sure I understand everything. Would highly recommend him
Victoria E.
Stephen is amazing ! What a nice , easy go with the flow knowledgeable patient dude ! So happy to be learning from him. I’m excited for tomorrow !
Ina and Nathan K.
Steve is a pleasure having around. He is patient, he inspired my kids and managed them well during the lesson. Steve's knowledge and love for music is motivational.

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Joe S.

40 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Sociology / Psychology from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe S.

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I have been teaching guitar for almost twenty years and have been playing for almost twenty three. It is by far one of my favorite things in life...and I love passing my knowledge and expertise on to others!

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient p

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Stan
Joe is an excellent observer and listener. In our first lesson, was able to assess where I was at and immediately start providing constructive feedback. Looking forward to continuing!
Jim J.
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David R.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Most Improved Studio Composition Student, Purchase College April 1997, from Purchase College
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David R.

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The first thing I do when I meet a student is to interview the student and find out why they want to learn how to play the guitar and what are some of their goals. Then I find out what style of music they would like to learn. I have the student come up with ten songs they would like to learn. I take this information and structure future guitar lessons around the essential elements of these songs. I design each lesson to teach the specific skills required to learn those songs. I create an organized binder guitar workbook and having a teaching degree I create all of the lessons to meet each students individual needs that include lessons on theory, technique, chords, rhythm, scales, arpeggios, songs, song form, and exercises etc. I use a color coded method to teach scales, chords and theory that I created that help students not only understand scales but also they are able to see visually where chords come from. I break down each song into easy digestible parts so students can learn a ...

About David

Hi my name is David and I love and enjoy teaching guitar lessons to students of all ages and I come to your home for lessons. My goal in life is to enrich people's lives with music. The first thing I do is interview the student and find out why they want to play the guitar and what are some of their

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Karen C.
I only have high accolades for David. I've learned more from David in the mere 5 lessons then I learned in a years worth of lessons in the past. His method of teaching is perfect with the right amount of homework. He customizes the lesson for the type of music I ultimately want to play with a good balance of theory and practical lessons to get me there. Bravo!!!
Ela
Lessons with David were very inspiring and so much fun. They were well planned, organized and productive. David also was very flexible and accommodating with scheduling the lessons.
James
My son had a great first lesson and knows what to do for practice this week and is excited to continue learning with his next lesson
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Rob R.

28 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BS Exceptional Student Education from St. Petersburg College
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Rob R.

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I am here to combine my academic teaching background with my guitar/music background. I have been playing for many years and I enjoy almost all types of music. I use many resources depending on what the student wants to learn. I can teach all ages and all learning backgrounds, I will adapt the instruction to what your strengths are.

About Rob

I am an easy going, knowledgable and creative teacher. I strive to put the students and their personal needs first. I'm very aware that each student/person learns differently and I incorporate various strategies of learning into my lessons. There is a lot of humor and dialogue with my lessons, all

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Lauren
Very, patient and friendly
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Celia
Rob is very pleasant and a good coach. I’m motivated to meet my goal.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Reading, MA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Reading is $62. 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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"Taking lessons with Jared is a true gift; one that inevitably sends me out the door in better spirits then when I come in.
Jared is knowledgeable, experienced, respectful, flexible, funny, sensitive, patient, humble and kind.
I most appreciate his flexibility and understanding towards where I am in the moment, and believe that the ability for a teacher to meet the student where they're at is a true art.
I came to him for lessons in guitar, and am learning so much more. I have improved my skills on guitar, my understanding of theory, my confidence in song-writing, my awareness of the music industry, my comfort in singing, etc.!
Most importantly for me, is that taking lessons with Jared helps me be accountable to my own dreams of being a musician and he helps me take that seriously by celebrating the small victories and always being respectful to my ideas and efforts.
Jared has helped elevate and encourage my musicianship most importantly by simply being humble, human and easy to work with!
He shares his love of music and his joy in his students' progress, and he creates a community of learners that respect and cheer for each other at regular performances.
I am confident that Jared can help you learn what you want to learn, that you'll end up having fun and learning something you weren't expecting to learn along the way, and that he is humble enough to say if he ever gets stumped by a question and you'll end up learning something new together.
Have fun!"
Jessica
Took Guitar lessons from Jared C.
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"I was Omar's first student, and even when he did not have teaching experience, he was excellent. From the first day of lessons, I learned the basics of the electric guitar and never stopped. Even during busy touring schedules, he made time to come to lessons and always kept me interested and involved. I learned under Omar for 7 years, during this time, he not only taught me how to play guitar, but how to understand music as a whole much better."
Aman
Took Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"Rachel is the best guitar teacher I have ever had...period...EVER! Her easy going method allows me to learn just enough as a beginner to enjoy and then move on to the next lesson. We are not concerned with learning lengthy songs or long, drawn, out scales as I am only a beginner! But at the same time we are not learning row-row-row-your boat. I am learning chords, arpeggios, hammer-ons, lite theory, and all at a very short easy pace which is what I want. Five stars for her as a teacher by far!!!"
Al
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"He is simply awesome"
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Took Guitar lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Very easy to get along with, and a very great teacher!"
Nico
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Great first lesson, looking forward to working together. Relaxed and accepting atmosphere. Personable instructor with positive attitude."
Ryan
Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"Dennis has been my guitar teacher since May 2014, but he has really been much more than that. He has a great ability to create lessons that help you to understand the musical context behind the chords and notes. In the process of learning, you find yourself wanting to explore music theory and practice (not really two separate things in Dennis' world) even more, and I can honestly that I have learned so much not just from the guitar lessons themselves but but also from our conversations about music. If you want to make a long-term investment in learning the language of music and how it manifests itself on the fretboard and the vibrations of six steel/nylon strings, then I would recommend buying some of this stock!"
Juan Martin
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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"Eric is a great guitarist. He knows his theory and how to apply it. He communicates this very well and has really helped me connect the dots so I v=can be a better player and play musically."
Aaron
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Friendly, patient, and fun."
Ken
Took Guitar lessons from Joseph L.
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"BEST GUITAR INSTRUCTOR I EVER HAD!!!!

I have had a handful of guitar instructors before I came to Kyle. I have been playing guitar for probably 6 years on and off. I had a hard time sticking with it because my other instructors bored me to death and I just couldn't learn the way they taught. With Kyle though it is totally different. I have been taking lessons from him for I think over a year now and have made tons of progress. Given I already knew basics, I relearned pretty fast, but Kyle has a unique way of teaching that just works great. He teaches everyone different and does whatever he can to keep his students excited about music. Kyle has a very chilled personality and is a fun guy to be around. I would very highly recommend Kyle to anyone who is trying to learn Guitar or bass guitar."
Nick
Took Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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