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Alex R.

12 Reviews
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $40
  • B.S. in Neurobiology from Cornell University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex R.

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Alex has been a professional touring musician and teacher since 2011, teaching both privately and as an extension faculty member. He has worked with students of all ages and skill levels, tailoring his lesson plans for the needs of the student. Alex does not believe that one rigid method will fit for everyone, and tries to ensure that every student is having fun and learning in a personalized way. His specialties include flatpicking and fingerpicking the acoustic guitar.

About Alex

Alex is a Boston-based guitarist and educator. At the age of 17, Alex turned his musical interests from classical violin to bluegrass guitar, and has yet to reconsider. After completing an undergraduate biology degree at Cornell University in 2011, he returned to the vibrant Boston music bluegras

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Great teacher! We were so happy to have found Alex.
Leander
Alex is a terrific instructor, who adjusts lessons based on what the student wants to accomplish. For example, my goals include learning the instruments (baritone uke in octave mandolin tuning and concert uke in mandolin tuning), fingerpicking, playing both melody lines and chords, being able to determine what chords to use without sheet music. So we work on music theory and ear training a lot, as well as learning tunes. Very good instructor who is both flexible and knowledgeable...highly recommend him to others.

Sam R.

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

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Finger picking, strumming patterns

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

Albino M.

19 Reviews
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguse and English, portuguese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Albino M.

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From my lessons the student should expect solid knowledge, fun time with the instrument and great teacher.

About Albino

Albino was born in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country in southern Africa known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Fueled by the resourcefulness and determination that have always characterized Mozambicans, he built his first guitar at 16 from a 5-liter can of oil, scrap wood, and

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Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Alexandra Fallon
Albino is fabulous. I accomplished so much more in my lessons with him than I thought possible! He's so talented and also very patient.

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James V.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from LSU
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James V.

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Students will learn how to read as well as play: notes, chords, scales, songs, common chord progressions, guitar tab, chord charts and a whole bunch more! Ear training, chord theory and improvisation will also be incorporated into the lessons.

I generally walk students through a guitar method book.
( a few examples listed below)

Hal Leonard Guitar Method by Will Schmid Level 1

The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method - Volume 1: Guitar Technique

Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 1

Some primary goals I have for students are to keep them motivated, interested, inspired and challenged.
I love music, and it should be fun, exciting, and entertaining!

You will learn a lot with me and we'll have a good time doing it!

About James

I am a bilingual singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. I studied at Louisiana State University and graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. I also studied voice and music theory in the LSU School of Music. With over 25 years of teaching experience, music and languages ha

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Taylor P.
James is an awesome teacher, very friendly, patient, and knowledgeable, highly recommend him!
Marc dich
Well I have known James for as long as I can think of his name and I can tell you this he is the best person he knows how to play piano and he can teach anybody anything about piano if there’s somebody want to have teaching your child or you as a person this will be the guy I would go to I wish I had you done it long time ago when I first got to know James normally will see a great friend he is still a good friend well there’s not much I can say or there’s too much I could say book your deal today and get with James and you’ll learn how to play
Karen
James is an amazing teacher! My son has taken piano lessons from him for several years. James not only taught lessons and theory, he helped my son prepare “Prelude in C Major” by Bach for a school talent show. They also worked on Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedie”. One year, James helped him prepare a song to sing at a talent show and even came to the show and accompanied him on piano. My son has written songs that James has helped him refine. When my son showed up with a ukulele, James was able to teach him how to play it as well. We love James!
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Jay P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Psychology from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jay P.

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Hello there! My name is J and music has been a part of my life since I was a young kid. I learned to play the piano when I was 8 and never stopped learning since. Eventually, I taught myself how to play the guitar and a whole new world of music opened up for me and I would love to share my knowledge with you in a fun, energetic and creative way. Hope to hear from you soon!

About Jay

Hello Students/Parents, My name is J and I have been playing the piano since Elementary school and the guitar since High School. A piano upbringing instilled in me the core basics of music and music theory. Which eventually led me to teaching myself the guitar; which led to writing my own songs;

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Oliver
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.
Darnell P.
OMG! Such a great teacher! Jay is VERY patient, accommodating, easy going and overall NICE.

We look forward to having him come to our home to do private lessons with our 8 year old daughter every week.
He speaks her language and knows how to refocus her in such a creative, positive way.

She is learning at an accelerated rate, as Jay is really working to instill the basics so that she has a thorough understanding before moving forward. They do a lot of repetition and recall, and he leaves her with homework that she is happy to work on throughout the week.
We have booked Jay for more classes and will continue to work with him indefinitely!

Thank you for providing us the opportunity to find Jay,Take Lessons! BEST decision ever!
Roy T.
Exceptional teacher of both piano and guitar. Always punctual and maximizes the learning opportunity during lesson time. Connects well with students. Inspires students to be creative and take ownership of the music they are learning. Has a vision for the overall growth of his students. We are fully satisfied with Jay, and we highly recommend him.
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Scott M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
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Scott M.

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Hi! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I was introduced to guitar by my older brother. He taught me Johnny B. Goode & we would jam for hours. I took some music classes at college but was a business major. Colleges only offered classical guitar & I was not interested in that. I have since studied six years with SF Conservatory graduate & classical guitarist Tim Lawler. Tim helped me learn to read music & develop my teaching skills. Thanks Tim!
I have been teaching for over 25 years, making a living at it for most of that time. I teach group & private lessons. Most of my students are beginners. Many start out as kids & stay until they go to college. I have a lot of teen & adult students also, with many diverse interests from classical, jazz, rock, funk, blues, alt, pop, rap, punk, metal, folk, country, game music, Americana, reggae, bluegrass. I also have those interests. Students are studying with me; we are both learning. I enjoy it as much as they do. I ...

About Scott

Hi! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I was introduced to the guitar by my older brother. He taught me Johnny B. Goode and we would jam for hours together. I took some lessons. I started a rock band and would play parties. I joined the high school jazz band. I took some music and

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"Adam is very good at explaining difficult music theory concepts, he is patient, and he makes sure you understand before moving on."
Lola
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam T.
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"Fun, knowledgeable guy who is very passionate about music! Great with our teens. Highly recommend!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Theresa is very patient and understanding. She is very easy to talk to and gives the motivation to keep me going. Our lessons are always upbeat, fun, and I feel confident when I leave."
Lexie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"Although it was the first lesson , It is obvious Ben is very good on teaching.His approach is totally according to student's needs and level (it is very important!) He is very kind person and explains the things very well .My 13 years old daughter liked his teaching so much. Most important for us,was He does not start with boring cliches which you can find anywhere in the planet . You start to play with Ben from the first lesson. He is also very cooperative and flexible and open for the new ideas and requests. I strongly recommend him for all level guitarists , especially who already knows a few things and wants to improve to next level . Regards"
Cengiz
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben Z.
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"Kevin is an amazing teacher. I am learning so much, he makes it fun and I am excited for my next lesson each week."
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Tracy is great with my daughter and has really helped her learn the basics of guitar!"
Paul
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tracy D.
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"Easy going, lots of positive feedback"
Allison Wilson
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lynn K.
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"Wes makes lessons very easy to follow and helps me understand the things I need to without over-confusing things!"
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"Will is the perfect antidote to learning from a computer or from books (not that those don't have a place) and provides way more context, experience, variety, and nuance than any computer or most other instructors could provide. Will's experience is something not easily acquired and has allowed him to suit his instruction to my specific strengths and address my weaknesses. While many instructors teach to support their music careers Will teaches cause he likes it and is good at it."
Erik
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Will V.
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"I've always wanted to learn guitar and I'm finally doing it! So excited!"
Cam
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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