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Wassim E.

Easthampton, MA
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Wassim E.

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My name is Wassim, and I have been a guitarist for over 10 years, and an avid lover of music for as long as I can hear and remember. My area of focus and interest is customizing a modern learning approach that fits your goals, pace, and aspirations. Learning guitar techniques and music theory isn’t all you can expect to gain from my time, you will also be able to learn about all the other captivating aspects of music on this quest; such as music notation, arranging, transcribing, ear training, tracking and producing (if they happen to align with your goals). We all have music in us, and together you’ll be able to not only tap into the music you want to make, but you'll also create and share it with the world.

With an ever-growing amount of instructional guitar content available at our fingertips, it can be easy to get overwhelmed on your musical journey and often find it challenging to know where to begin, or if you’re even on the most impactful path for you.

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About Wassim

Everyone has the ability to reach their musical goals, with the right amount of correct guidance, planning, patience, practice, time and consistency. Take it from someone who has made this their life mission, who has seen the joy that the feeling and sound of progress brings to people, and who will

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Jackson F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Jackson F.

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You will receive knowledge about music and performance with guitar first-hand from a Belmont University Commercial music student, without having to pay tens of thousands of dollars of college tuition!

About Jackson

Music has been a part of my life for a a very long time - I fell in love with guitar at ten years old and since then I've gone on to graduate from an arts high school as a guitar major at Denver School of the Arts and have moved to Nashville to study music at Belmont University. (Jazz, Classical, Co

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Peter Q B.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
  • B.A Music from Whitman College
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Peter Q B.

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Acoustic guitar, Jazz Guitar, Singer-Songwriter guitar. All the guitar you want to learn!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down to

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John B.
Peter is very easygoing and fun to work with. I was very pleasantly surprised and impressed how much we accomplished in our first 45 minute lesson. Look forward to continuing lessons with him!
Brenda N.
My first lesson was a lot of fun! Peter is great at helping you feel at ease and comfortable. I was extremely nervous and he was great with making me feel like I was right at home with a friend! I also appreciate that he is not rigid in his teaching techniques or format. He caters your lesson to what your learning desires are and is very good at recognizing your skill level (or lack of 😁). I also appreciate how encouraging he is. I’m super excited to continue on my Saxophone journey!
Owen
My child really enjoyed his first lesson with peter. Peter is a very talented musician and he made the lesson fun! My child seemed to learn a lot from just one lesson with peter and he enjoys practicing what he learned at home.
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Dwayne J.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Dwayne J.

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Hi, I'm Dwayne and I teach students of all ages and skill levels. What makes my lessons unique is that I create customized lesson plans that cater to your interests and desire to want to learn.

I have been teaching private guitar lessons throughout Colorado for over a decade and have brought my special training skills and methodology to many, many students within that time. I am an accomplished musician who teaches in the studio on Saturdays and provides in-student home lessons during the week. I am also a published author of many guitar instruction books that I am currently selling on Amazon & eBay.

I have a very unique and exciting approach that quickly gets students of all ages having fun playing guitar. I am left-handed (which makes learning from me easier) and my enthusiasm and love for teaching shine through with every lesson I prepare.

So whether you prefer to play for fun or professionally, acoustic or electric, are a beginner, intermediate or advanced ...

About Dwayne

Hi, I'm Dwayne and I have been teaching private one-on-one guitar lessons throughout Colorado for well over a decade. I have brought my training skills and methodology to many, many students throughout this time. What makes my lessons unique is that I cater to your interests and desire to want t

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Awesome....looking forward to next week. Which is TODAY cheers...
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Chris C.

76 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from Belmont University
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Chris C.

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Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself?

I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music!

I achieve this by:

1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners.

2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings.

I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I ...

About Chris

Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instru

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Scott N.
Having not had a guitar lesson in almost 50 years, Chris made it easy to talk bout my goals, and immediately show me some techniques and licks that will be helpful. Also really appreciate the recorded video of the lesson and extra materials he sent as follow up.
Patrick
Chris took the time to find out my goals and where I was at as far as skill level, then tailored the lessons to be fun yet challenging. Looking forward to more lessons.
John G.
Outstanding teacher. I have had literally 20 teachers in my 40 years of on and off guitar playing and Chris is by far the best. He works to you and your capabilities and not to his pre-planned lessons. You feel no guilt and want to learn and push yourself more. I have progressed more with him than any instructor so far. Hire him!
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Jack U.

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  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jack U.

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Hi! I've been playing guitar and with bands for over 15 years. I started on upright bass and played in an orchestra before moving onto jazz band, and then eventually taught myself guitar. The last band I was in toured and recorded all over the country before moving to Seattle. Songwriting is my greatest passion. If you have any interest in writing your own songs, I'd be more than happy to help. I'm comfortable with multiple genres and with electric or acoustic guitar. We can come up with a lesson plan together, or I can plan something myself based on your needs. Thank you!

About Jack

I play guitar, upright & electric bass, and piano. I've played in multiple bands throughout my life. I moved to Seattle with my band from Ann Arbor in 2016. We played Indie Psych Rock and were influenced by bands like Talking Heads, The Strokes, and David Bowie. We had the privilege of recording a s

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Springfield, MA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Springfield is $66. 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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"Rob helped me, a complete novice, learn and manage a song in 3 45min lessons. He's cool, extremely knowledgable and a great teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"Tom taught our daughter Guitar for almost one year, she always looked forward to going to her lessons. He is a wonderful teacher"
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Took Guitar lessons from Thomas M.
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Ryan has a great knowledge of his craft. Highly educated in his field, he brings talent, history, patience and humor to his Students. It can be a tedious, learning any instrument, but like fine art practice, makes for new and Better adventures. Thank You Ryan for all you do! You're Awesome :)"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Lena is simply amazing. I learned more about music in the first half hour, than I have in the last 25 years. Patient, talented, humorous, very inviting. A perfect personality and skill for teaching. Looking forward to the next lesson."
Reg
Took Guitar lessons from Lena E.
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"I must say that Benjamin was great. I come from no musical background and had zero knowledge. Benjamin made me feel relaxed and broke down the sessions in an easy way so that I could understand the concept of what we were trying to accomplish. I look forward to future lessons and learning how to play the guitar"
Keith
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin P.
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"Great guy, teacher, and listener. Connected with my son to get him interested again in guitar."
Connor
Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Very AWESOME teacher with great technique! Trevor is a very talented instructor and I highly recommend him! I've learned a LOT from him in the last 3 years, and he's taught me most of what I know about music today."
Casper
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Roel was a GOD at single-note bebop lines and really whipped me into shape. I auditioned for my first gig last month and totally bagged it! Thanks dude."
Barclay Mills
Took Guitar lessons from Roel R.
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"Learning flamenco and classical guitar with Joe. He's got tons of knowledge and skill, and really pays attention to the musicality of things, which is something other teachers often miss."
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Learning Guitar in Springfield: Where to Go to Get Inspired

If you’re an aspiring musician taking guitar lessons in Springfield, you have plenty of options for musical inspiration. One of the best ways to develop your talent is by watching other guitarists, musical acts, and shows that help to get your creative juices flowing. There are several neighborhood spots in Springfield where you can commune with other passionate musicians, and maybe even practice your own skills in front of a crowd.

Besides the local scene, Springfield is only an hour and a half away from Boston, home of the Berklee College of Music, the Boston Conservatory, and the College of Fine Arts. Before you hit the big city, however, check out some of the local hot spots in Springfield.

Music Shops

The Fretted Instrument Workshop

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ar player’s dream. The store specializes in new and vintage instruments, and is one of the few places in the area that carries high-end guitars for all types of musicians—including classical guitarists.

If you’re looking for new strings, music books, or any other guitar supplies, you should also check out Music World and Falcetti Music.

Music Venues

There is nothing quite like an incredible show to stir up your excitement. How many musicians have headed home after watching a guitarist shred, and practiced until the wee hours of the morning? There is no shortage of music venues in Springfield.

There’s no cover and plenty of live shows at Theodores’ Booze, Blues and BBQ, all ages can attend the events at the Bing Arts Center, and Symphony Hall periodically hosts classical guitar performances.

Of course, one of the best places to find all types of music is Club Quarter, home to the largest entertainment district between New York and Montreal.

Open Mic Nights

When you’re ready to perform in front of a small crowd, you can hit up a local open mic night. The open mic night at the Majestic Theater is a great place to get started. You can win money and a chance to perform in their finale.

Some other fun open mic nights are Theodores’ and Black Pearl Bistro and Bar on Wednesday nights.

There are lots of places to go for inspiration when you’re taking guitar lessons in Springfield. Think of Springfield as an amazing stepping stone to help you develop your guitar skills. Have fun exploring the local music scene, and enjoy the process as you pursue your passion!

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