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Karen D.

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Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Acoustic guitar is such a great instrument for so many reasons. With my method, not only will the student learn the songs and styles they love, but they will become musicians while doing it.
So many guitarists feel limited, because they never learned the basics of notes, chords, technique, and theory. I will unlock the fingerboard and make learning music fun! Student will bring in songs they like to learn.

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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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!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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David R.

Newton, MA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2020
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David R.

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Hi there! My name's David, I'm a musician and sound engineer that's gigged all around Boston in various local bands, I'm a Berklee student, and a guitar player with 8 years of experience on the instrument. I'm also a music lover who tries to listen to as much music as possible and deeply cares about the craft of making music both Live and on record. I want to help you translate your interests in music into skills that will let you manifest the sounds that you wish to create! Whether that means your looking for someone to help you get started learning your favorite song, learn how to shred your hero's solos, learn to play your own solos, learn how to get the tone and feel of your favorite players, round out your knowledge of music theory, or how to record yourself and start writing your own original music! I'll be here to guide you along at any skill level and give you tips and tricks to help you learn quicker and better. The best part of having a teacher is having someone around who ...

About David

Hi, I'm a professional Musician with 4 years of production experience and 8 years of guitar/ performance experience. I've played shows in the New England area as well as in new york at venues ranging from small bars to 100-250 cap venues as well regional festivals. I've produced, engineered, and pla

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Andrea C.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Catechist Award from Diocese of Norwich - Office for Faith Formation
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Andrea C.

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Acoustic or Guitar classes will give you the skills you need to get stared playing guitar.
1 - I will help you determine what guitar playing techniques will be right and comfortable for you.
2 - You will learn major and minor guitar chords, strumming, string names and other beginner guitar details.
3 - We will reach your goals and set goals for future guitar playing.
1, 2 and 3 beginner guitar chord songs.

Advanced Beginner Lessons - Learning to Create and Write your own music if you desire so.

I look forward to working with you !

About Andrea

I love teaching and inspiring people so that they can achieve and feel the best they can be in their life. With my many years of experience and education I look forward to helping you through your life journey and reaching your goals. Let me help you organize your life. You will enjoy my friendly

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Tanya H.
She was super nice. I had a great time.
Tanya H.
She's the best teacher and she is really nice.
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Ian S.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ian S.

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I have been playing guitar for over 30 years, and have experience playing and teaching practically every style of guitar, including fingerstyle, classical, folk, jazz, rock, blues, pop, country, and metal. I have been teaching guitar professionally for 12 years, and have taught countless people how to play like they had only dreamed of... Let my experience and patience guide you on your way to mastering the guitar!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on pi

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Bill
Ian is a talented, knowledgeable and thoughtful instructor. He listens to your needs and comes up with a plan to help you achieve what your looking for. Very personable and connects with his students immediately. Highly recommend.
Gary T.
I've learnt so much within a month! I'm so excited for the future! He's great!
Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
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Ian M.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ian M.

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Chords, rhythm, left and right hand coordination and technique, theory and more. The sky's the limit (the side of a campfire :))

About Ian

I started playing guitar originally in 1991. Over the years I eventually picked up bass and ukulele as well (not to mention a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then p

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Bobby P.
Ian has been wonderful with my bonus son. He's learning the ukelele quickly, and I'm so excited to see the world of music beginning to open up for him!
Janet B.
Excellent!
William Z.
First lesson was great. It took a little time setting up and getting to know each other. For a first lesson, I came away with some very useful information on a song I was having a problem with. I like the direction it is going. Looking forward to the next lesson.
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Eric L.

40 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Award from Gigmasters
  • Teaching since 1977
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Eric L.

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I've been teaching Acoustic Guitar for 30 years. My students have gone on to play professionally, have their songs on iTunes and teach at the college level. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to identify notes on the neck, start working with open position chords and using those chords to play simple songs. As time goes on you'll be able to play up the neck using movable position chords. (I love teaching this stage. Once the students learns how these chords work and how it saves them time learning, they are always very happy.) I specialize in fingerstyle playing but enjoy pickstyle as well. I typically use Hal Leonard series or Jerry Synder's Guitar Instructor book 1 and 2 to get started. These books cover open position chords, moveable chords, pickstyle, fingerstyle, staff notation reading, bass runs, etc. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Eric

Hi, Welcome to my TL's profile! If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I'm EXCITED about working with you. I am a pr

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Ken T.
I have been working with Eric for one year and he is an excellent instructor. He is quite knowledgeable, patient, and friendly. He is detailed oriented and provides lots of tips on improving my playing. He is also very flexible and allows me to select what I would like to work on whether it be new skills or selecting music I wish to learn. I would very highly recommend him as an instructor.
Lois
Eric has taught me a lot in 5 months! He is patient but also corrects my technique which I appreciate. He explains the various skills and techniques making sure that I understand them using efficient fingering. He is also left handed which helps me see the mirror image as I am right handed. Highly recommend him!
Lauren M.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in South Boston is $69. 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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"My daughter has really enjoyed her first 5 lessons . Andrew has been very flexible with our schedule as well as patient with our kids since they are beginners. I highly recommend him."
Jamie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"Very friendly, encouraging and I felt Tim genuinely want to help me succeed and personalize our lessons to my strengths as a singer/songwriter. I am very excited to be working with Tim."
Julie-Anne
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Highly knowledgeable and an excellent teacher. Always finds a way to make lessons entertaining."
Jordan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"Greg is a great teacher and a very awesome role model for my Grandson so grateful to have found him"
Melinda
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Wes travelled to my home at an affordable rate for us and taught our son Paul lessons. To be honest, at first I was hesitant because my son was only 7 years old so I wasn't sure if I should just wait until he's older, but I'm glad we chose to start him early. Now he is much further along than I would have expected! Thanks Wes!"
Paul
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"First instruction and I feel like I got more out of it than I expected. Looking forward."
James
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg L.
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"Great teacher. Works with you and your schedule. Tailors lessons to your needs and goes above and beyond to meet his student where they are at and elevate them to where they want to go."
Christine
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jason T.
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"Jay is a great teacher for my 9 year old son. My son is learning the basics of guitar and Jay is fun and patient. After just 5 lessons, my son is well on his way to learning his first pop song and he can't wait until his guitar lesson each week."
Oliver
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jay P.
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"Michael instructs my 13 year old daughter. Lessons are very well structured, organized, and productive. He provides homework for her to work on between lessons. He does a great job pushing her further, but being encouraging as well. Very pleased with Michael and his instruction!"
Hannah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"My kid really likes his teacher and is picking up reading notes.we will continue to with lessons"
Enrique
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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