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Jason S.

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Watertown, MA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jason S.

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After earning my BA in Economics at Harvard, I followed my true passion and began playing music professionally. I'm a Berklee Music College Alumnus, and I did learn a lot there. My guitar heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jerry Garcia, Eric Clapton, Jimi Paige, John Lee Hooker, Duane Allman and Dickey Betts. I love all the inspired by the greats, but as well as listening to my favorite guitarists, I also listen to just about everything under the sun, and appreciate all types of music.

About Jason

I picked up a guitar when I was eight, and I never put it down. After earning my BA in Economics at Harvard, I followed my true passion and began playing music professionally. I'm also a Berklee Music College Alumnus, and I did learn a lot there. My guitar heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn

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The rhythm exercises were VERY helpful
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Aaron C.

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Allston, MA
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Awarded Nathan E. Corning Jazz Prize from Bay Chamber Concerts
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Aaron C.

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Experienced guitarist/composer specializing in beginner and intermediate guitar, theory, and composition lessons. Every student learns differently, so we will discuss your goals and then craft a lesson plan that will best help you to get where you want to be! Whether working through chord progressions and melodies on guitar, expanding your understanding of the underlying music theory, or working to develop original compositions, we will methodically work through these concepts at a pace tailored to best suit your learning needs. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or are interested in beginning your musical journey!

About Aaron

I am a guitarist, percussionist, and composer originally from Maine and now based in the Boston area. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of Southern Maine, where I also studied jazz guitar, and graduated with a Master of Music in Composition from the Longy School

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Aaron is a great instructor and very easy to work with
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Karen D.

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Somerville, MA
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Guitar is one of my favorite instrument to learn and I began playing at age seven. To become a well rounded musician and player I always start with basics. Hand and finger technique, notes, rhythms, chords, learning the fretboard, soloing and songs. If the student is only interested in learning songs I am happy to have them bring in anything they want to learn. For students who want more advanced technique I will teach them theory and how it relates.

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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John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
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!
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Sam L.

Medford, MA
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • BA in Music, Sound and Culture from Tufts University
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Sam L.

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The most valuable thing I learned as a student and a teacher is that the learning process is worth infinitely more than the song or the chord the student was actually learning. I will almost never give a student the answer, because if we work together to find that answer, the student feels like they earned it, they have learned skills that will help them in all future things that they learned, and they also are much more likely to remember what they have just discovered. Spending time building a chord or transcribing a song together from scratch is infinitely more valuable than handing a student a list of things to memorize. Music is such a deeply rich and complex thing that absolutely everyone can experience, do and love, and I want to help everyone to that point.

About Sam

I started playing guitar when I was 7 and loved it. A couple years after that I started playing in bands, and a couple years after that I started writing music. I've done music programs and studied guitar at Interlochen Center for the Arts and Berklee School of Music. In the summer of 2019 I worked

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David R.

Newton, MA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 ...

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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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Timothy C.

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Wellesley Hills, MA
Starting at $69
  • Speaks English
  • Masters in Expressive Arts Therapy, Music Therapy from Lesley University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Timothy C.

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Lessons at your pace

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Creative music lessons and music therapy

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Kristin M.
Tim is an absolutely incredible, creative, caring and versatile teacher who is highly skilled and gifted as a mentor and coach. He gets to the heart of what his students need and instills valuable wisdom and perspective for each unique students needs.

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"Wilma is a wonderful instructor. She is extremely patient and will go over the materials until the student understand and can play the lesson as required. I was able to sit and observe her in the lesson and was able to assist my son when he was practicing. She is always prompt and ready to go when we arrived. We never had to wait she was always prepared. My child is 6 and Wilma was able to get him focused on what he needed to do in class and he was able to replicate the lesson at home."
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"Maria has taught my son for the past 5 years; 4 years in person, 1 year (so far) on Skype. We found her through a referral and it was the perfect fit. She was very attentive to his learning abilities and ambitions. He loves guitar but didn't want to play professionally however she never backed off on him. He has learned many styles and has gone through all levels of the Mel Bay Guitar series. James could easily have gone on to college and he plays better than some in the music program at his school, but instead he just keeps up with it for fun. Maria hooked him up with the guitar teacher at his college so he plays in the guitar ensemble, jazz band, and a worship band while taking FaceTime lessons with her once a week. He's studying to become a pediatrician but I'm so thankful Maria has really helped make music a lifelong outlet for him. James choose a very stressful path but I truly believe the guitar has helped keep everything balanced."
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