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Guilherme F.

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Roslindale, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, italian, spanish
  • Performance and Jazz Composition from Berklee College of music
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Guilherme F.

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Berklee graduate devoted to helping you make progress, whether it is a song you want to master, a new technique or simply the basics.

About Guilherme

Hello! Let's make music! I am a recent graduate of Berklee, where I earned my degree in both Jazz Composition and Guitar Performance. Whether you've just picked up the guitar or you are looking to explore a new style, I enjoy motivating my students to learn. Growing up in Brazil, I have a strong ba

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Edgar S.
I really like the approach that Guilherme has. He understands the philosophy of teaching music to children. My son is amazed by his technique.
Luke
Guilherme has been extremely flexible and understanding with my 16 year old son. My son loves going to his lesson and knows he needs to practice a bit more at home.
I strongly recommend Guilherme!
Heath
I've taken about 10 flamenco (and some bossa nova) guitar lessons with Guilherme so far. I had taken flamenco lessons in the past with other instructors, but this is the first time I've actually made progress. He's done a great job of creating a lesson plan and teaching a very technical style, while keeping it fun and exciting. I really look forward to my lessons every week, which is a credit to Guilherme's ability to balance method with fun. If you're at all interested in latin styles or jazz, I very highly recommend Guilherme!

Billy G.

5 Reviews
Peabody, MA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Guitar and Voice from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Billy G.

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My first priority is to inspire and motive. Find out the students wants and needs, then tackle them head on. As we do this proper technique is a must, it is the difference between a good guitarist and a great guitarist. Music theory and understand the language of music. The better we know the language the better we can speak it. Learn songs and music is a must ...it is the reason why we play.

About Billy

Billy G. - guitarist/singer/songwriter/producer is a graduate of Musician’s Institute (Hollywood CA 1991). Billy is a veteran of the New England music scene. Over the past 20 years he has performed 1000’s of shows. A few worth mentioning would be working with Grammy life time achievement award wi

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Ronnie N.
Billy made it fun and interesting at the same time - He told me I had hope! Not talent - Hope!
BeataZ
He's an outstanding teacher.

He is very helpful, and easy to learn from. He is very patient if you don't understand the material right away. He is also very easy to understand. I recommend him as a teacher
LisaP4
excellent instructor

My daughter thinks he is awesome, she really likes taking lessons from Billy and she feels her range is expanding and her voice is stronger.

Sam R.

Belmont, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sam R.

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I have cracked the code on Pentatonic scales.
You must know both, major and minor, and when to use each. Also, Barre chords, root 6, E form, and root 5, A form, Maj, Min and 7th. Simple and clear.

About Sam

I have been playing guitar and bass in blues, classic rock, country, and RnB bands for 20 years. I have been teaching at the Norfolk School of Music for 10 years. I love playing gigs, teaching, jamming, learning songs and riffs from CDs, and will continue doing all this if I win the lottery , or g

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Quentin P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Music BA - Jazz Studies from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Quentin P.

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My name is Quentin Pagtakhan, I've been playing guitar for 8 years overall, with 5 of those at a professional level. I play all genres from bluegrass to jazz to rock to metal to prog and everything in between. I always take time to ensure that my students are grasping the concepts shown and always teach to the student instead of any curriculum. I hope to hear from you!

About Quentin

My name is Quentin Pagtakhan, I've been playing guitar for 8 years, professionally for 5 and teaching for 3. I've often been told I have a gift for making people understand a subject and really enjoy seeing people "get it". I love all sorts of music and do my best to make sure that all of our lesso

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LeRoy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
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LeRoy B.

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Greetings! I'm currently offering lessons on guitar, songwriting, music theory, music production and arranging, as well as improvisation.

I'm a Grammy and Gold-record winning musician, with 40+ years experience. I was a member of Wilco for seven years. I've also recorded and toured with Theaster Gates, Liz Phair, Andrew Bird, Beth Orton, Iron and Wine, and many others. I've performed numerous times on Leno, Conan, Letterman, and more. I attended Berklee College of Music and have a Bachelor's degree in jazz performance from Columbia College. And I've performed in musicals in both New York and Chicago and read music very well.

I have over 30 years experience as a private teacher. I take each lesson seriously and will be sure to pack in as much material and playing time into the lesson as we can. Lessons are tailored to each student's particular interests and process. We'll work on specific songs, techniques and musical ideas, while also looking at broader musical contexts and ...

About LeRoy

Greetings- My name is LeRoy Bach and I'm a Grammy and Gold-record winning musician, with 40+ years experience as a professional musician and music teacher. I was a member of Wilco for seven years, including the making of "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot." I've also recorded and toured with Theaster

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Noah G.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Noah G.

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I have been teaching for 6 years and I hold a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Guitar Performance. Additionally, I have the experience of playing various styles of music professionally on a cruise ship for 6 months. Whether you're a more intermediate player or a complete beginner, I'll help you achieve your own personal musical goals while learning theory and technique along the way.

About Noah

I am a professional guitarist, bassist, and songwriter. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Guitar Performance from the University of Illinois. I tailor lessons toward what each student wants to accomplish, whether it's to learn their favorite song or a whole new style of playing. T

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Tom
Noah is very patient, encouraging, and enthusiastic. I felt comfortable and encouraged when taking lessons with Noah. I've taken private lessons for other instruments, but I'm a beginner with formal guitar lessons. Noah made it easy for me to get started at the first lesson. I would highly recommend Noah for beginners or experienced musicians.
Bryan
Noah is an excellent teacher who does a fantastic job of tailoring his lessons to his students interests, and clearly communicating the concepts he is teaching. I've been taking lessons with him for several months and he has been able to keep the lessons fun and engaging.
Charlie
Noah was a great teacher because he knew his stuff and he was patient. From jazz to rock, Noah had the tricks for licks! 10/10 would recommend. Why aren't you taking lessons from him already?

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in West Newton, MA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in West Newton is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $276 per hour.
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"Jesse is a fantastic teacher. Really loved the way he had my daughter start working immediately on popular songs from her favorite artists--that was just a wonderful way of keeping her interested while also working on basics. He always tries to get her to think for herself about what's she's doing. He also has the patience of a saint for those lessons when she seems to be mentally out of it!"
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"Brandon is a great teacher. I had my first lesson with him yesterday and he can play and takes the time to show you exactly what you are doing. I was skeptical of an online lesson with a teacher but it was a blast and in my first lesson I learned a lot of valuable things that I can put in my toolbox. I look forward to learning and to keep taking lessons. Oh and practicing! Highly recommend Brandon."
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"Amazing! I've learned so much after just 3 lessons! I look forward to my lessons each week."
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"I've been taking lessons with Aidan for almost a year now.

Aidan is a fantastic teacher. He is able to tailor his teaching style to each individual student, and keep the lesson fun and engaging even while going over complicated music theory concepts. He is very flexible both with his schedule (he's quite understanding that adult students often have conflicts that prevent them from attending class regularly) and with his musical abilities (he appears comfortable diving into most genres of music and can easily pick out a tune by ear).

I highly recommend taking a class with Aidan."
- Ksenia
Took Guitar lessons from Aidan C.
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"My daughter really enjoys her lessons with Rhonda. She lets her find her own style and is very patient with her."
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"I can tell after one lesson is Eric is an excellent teacher. I've been playing for 20 years and he's already opened my eyes to new ways of playing and viewing the fretboard."
- Zachary
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"My kids actually want to go to lessons!

We can't express how awesome it is to learn with Blake. My son and daughter have been working with Blake for about five years. It's important to remember that what your child learns is more than just stringing a few notes together for a song or two. It's a foundation of discipline, knowledge and confidence with universal applications. I see the confidence Blake inspires in both my son and daughter after each lesson. Both kids have grown to love and enjoy their instrument. My kids look forward to working with Blake every week. Yes, my kids want to go to lessons and I know it's because of Blake!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Blake C.
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