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John Y.

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  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner
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John Y.

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You want to play music that means something to you. Whether you just want to play for yourself or for your family and friends, or maybe you want to play in a band and entertain adoring strangers, I’m pretty sure your favorite song isn't Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.

I promise you, no stifling method books with hokey songs and no rote practice of scales with no end in site. It's always about the music you love.

We'll pick a song you want to learn. I’ll identify the techniques you need to play it and provide you with skill building exercises directly related to learning some part of the song. We’ll look at the structure of the song and anything else to help you learn it. If the song requires advanced techniques, I’ll break it down into what you can do now; we’ll use the remainder to guide your development.

You’ll follow a logical progression of skill building but always in the context of real songs.

About John

I teach adult beginner rock guitar players. You are not too old to start playing guitar! I believe learning in the context of songs the student knows and enjoys is the best approach for adults. So I start out by finding out what you listen to, who inspires you musically, and what songs you would

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Aidan C.

22 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Guilford College Art Award from Guilford College Music Dept.
  • Bachelor of Music from Guilford College
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Aidan C.

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About Aidan

I have been playing guitar since I was 10 and loving music my whole life. I have been in numerous rock bands, the high-school jazz band, classical guitar duos, trios, chamber ensembles, and even played mandolin in a bluegrass band. I received my Bachelor of Music at Guilford College as a student of

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Jake B.

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  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jake B.

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What makes lessons with Jake fun is that he is very approachable and friendly. Jake has experience teaching kids in the classroom and also online- he is good at both! You can expect to have some fun while gaining a solid foundation in the basics and making progress towards your goals.

Jake was born near Seattle, WA, and was always a natural when it came to music. He taught himself how to drum at an early age, he started composing original music. Motivated by curiosity and passion, he also taught himself how to play guitar and ukulele in college, as well as the art of mixing and music production.

His interest in music took him to the quaint town of Bellingham, WA, where he combined the studies of music theory, recording, and creative writing, and he majored in Songwriting at Western Washington University.

Around this time, Jake began playing in bands and playing gigs locally. Local gigs led to regional tours, which in turn paved the way for national tours with the bands ...

About Jake

People often tell me that I'm approachable and friendly, so that makes our lessons extra enjoyable! I have experience teaching kids in the classroom and also online. You can expect to have some fun while gaining a solid foundation in the basics and making progress towards your goals. I was bor

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Jase
Jake was extremely friendly and enthusiastic during our lesson! He was very flexible and willing to teach depending on what I was interested in, and skilled enough to give immediate examples of how to apply those skills. I would highly recommend him for Ableton lessons!
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I still plan on continuing learning from Jake. He's way of teaching is very helpful for my way of learning. Very patient and won't rush anything moment of the time you're learning from him.
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Jeremie W.

32 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeremie W.

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I have been playing guitar for 21 years. I make lesson plans based on each individual, so I don't teach every one the same boring songs or use the same regiment with everyone. I want to teach you what YOU want to learn.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brien

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Paul R.
Jeremie is patiently progressing me, very encouraging
Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
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Morgan W.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
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Morgan W.

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Lessons with me are like playing a video game that trains you to be good at music. Seriously. Every exercise we do will generate a score, and you can practice between lessons in order to “beat your high score” during the next one. Ask me anything!

About Morgan

Morgan W. is a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, voice, ukulele, piano), vocalist/lyricist, audio engineer, composer, and improvisor. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Musicians Institute with a Minor Degree in Audio Engineering, and is a skilled operator of music software programs such as

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Amanda
I have always wanted to learn to play the piano but just never took the time to find a teacher. I tried self study and watching videos but it just wasn’t doing the trick. I’ve been getting lessons from Morgan for a while now and it has been AWESOME! He’s super passionate about music so any questions you ask gets him even more excited to teach! I went from not knowing ANYTHING about playing piano to being able to play a song that I have always wanted to learn to play! Morgan is able to integrate learning foundational piano playing with playing your favorite songs. I would HIGHLY recommend Morgan if you want to learn to play piano!
Ryan R.
Great guy, fantastic instructor. Highly recommend.
Suzette
Morgan has done an outstanding job tutoring our 13 year old this year on the piano! He’s trusting, reliable and consistent with his lessons and philosophies. Our son connects with him personally and also has learned a tremendous amount in a short time! We’re looking forward to him advancing in piano and then moving onto guitar. Morgan is brilliant in both arenas and a pleasure to have in our home. Highly recommended!
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Billy N.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1982
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
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Billy N.

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Play the music you want to play. I often use a combination of styles to get you to advance in your guitar skills whether you are a stone beginner or advanced. I've been teaching for over 20 years and can tailor lessons to the individual using the music you want and my large repertoire ranging from simple American Folk through Advanced modern music. I can get you to accompany,solo and also read music too( if you wish). I have concise approaches to all matters of technique, scale work and arpeggios. You can be confident that you are coming to an experienced teacher/player who cares deeply about music and loves helping the student progress.

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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So far great - just started
Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Spencer is $65. 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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Summer is an outstanding guitarist and a phenomenal teacher. She goes above and beyond to tailor lessons to my own musical liking and goals. She is extremely patient and really sets a tone that is conducive to learning."
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"I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!"
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"My teenager has had lessons with Jacob for 3 years, first guitar, then piano. He has a great personality and is a very encouraging teacher. She never once wanted to quit and never complained about going to the lessons, even with an otherwise very busy schedule, which is a testament to him and his teaching. He is a very dedicated and talented musician, and was always willing to work with whatever songs she wanted to learn. I would highly recommend him for any age kid or adult."
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"Very pleased with my son's first class. He is very excited for many more lessons with Cole."
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Took Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"So far so good. My son seems to enjoy it for the first time. Concerned he would lose interest but Patrick is terrific."
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