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John B.

100 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

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Classical guitar lessons are given to the beginner students up to advanced players looking to hone their professional skills. The lessons include instructions in note reading, exercises,theory and learning repertoire from composers such as Bach, Sor, Guiliani. Carcassi, Villa Lobos and others. Also, within the lessons, a method book will be incorporated to help in learning various techniques like, rest stroke, free stroke, slurs and ornaments and scales.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!
Scott B.
John is very patient and extremely knowledgeable. He is the best instructor/teacher i have had in the many years I have taken lessons.
Judith W.
Excellent and it's just my first lesson!
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David S.

24 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1996
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Matthew I

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Music Composition and Classical Guitar from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Matthew I

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Learn to read music and perform classical guitar using the Christopher Parkening Method and select pieces of sheet music.

About Matthew J

***I am available to teach you online lessons through Zoom for Ableton Live, Logic X, Guitar and Bass*** I currently work as a freelance music producer as well as a guitar/bass teacher and as a music software teacher. I have been playing guitar for 18 years and teaching guitar and bass for 9 ye

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Fiona M.
Absolute joy to be taught by Matt, knowledgeable, encouraging and enthusiastic. (Timely as well if that's important to you!), i learnt an awful lot from Matt and felt fortunate to have chosen him as my teacher.
Carlos P.
2013 feedback

Matthew has been a wonderful instructor. I feel that i have learned a lot and also enjoyed the process. He has also been very accomodating about special teaching requests that have helped me develop my skills in genres I enjoy.

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Halec S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Certificate in integrative health from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Biology/ pre-dental from UIUC
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Halec S.

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The best way to learn the guitar is by learning the songs you love. As a beginner, we will start by learning the foundation to guitar playing such as hand placement and finger picking techniques. We will quickly jump into playing simple chords and scales, and learning the theory behind them. We will work through some introductory guitar song books, and before you know it, we will be playing your favorite classical songs.

About Halec

Hello! My name is Halec and I've been playing electric and classical guitar for over 11 years. I began teaching 4 years ago with different students of various ages. I love teaching every genre of music from djent and classic rock all the way to modern pop and rap. I take pride in creating an enviro

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Highly recommended.My son has so much progress with him
Raphael
A fantastic teacher and guitar player. So accommodating and helpful. A true talent, would recommend to any friend or family. If you are trying to learn guitar, Halec is your guy.

Eric S.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Eric S.

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I teach technique as it relates medically to our physiology in an attempt to make your playing effortless so your musicality comes through unincombered by technical challenges. The repertoire my students work on is their choice which, guided by myself, makes their musical journey unique.

About Eric

I have performed as a soloist and with The Temptations, Roberta Flack, Kenny G, John Corabi(Motley Crue), and have toured the world playing music. I have done studio work as a session guitarist, bassist and vocalist. I have a bachelor's degree in classical guitar performance and studied at Towson U

John M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Music from Lee College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John M.

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My curriculum includes notes in relation to fretboard, chord shapes and construction, theory, sight singing and ear training, scales, improvisation, strumming/picking techniques, and more. I can come to you!

About John

I have an associates degree in music and I have been teaching lessons for 10 years now. I also have experience as a substitute teacher. As a substitute, I have taught all grades, all subjects, and I have helped out many kinds of students each with their own way of learning. Besides teaching, I l

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Carolynn M.
Great teacher. He definitely knows music.
RJ
John is incredibly smart about theory and understanding the guitar having worked out his own individual way of learning that he is happy to share his trade secrets.
Melinda A.
My son was new guitar player, he has now had several lessons with John. We have seen his skills grown exponentially. John really connects with him and keeps him engaged. He has taught him soo much in such a short span of time. John is a fantastic teacher!

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Bethesda, MD

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Bethesda 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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"Totally would recommend Jesse for guitar teaching. He is very patient and teaches in a fun way my child was able to grasp and learn from. He is very experienced and a great teacher to learn from. My son was 7 years old when Jesse taught him guitar, and he loves playing guitar now - all thanks to Jesse."
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"Chris is an amazing teacher! I’m excited to play guitar again!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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"Very helpful and willing to go the extra mile to help his student's succeed."
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"First lesson was more of an assessment of where I am as a musician, it was a good lesson but I'm sure the next will be better. Omar is obviously a professional. Hopefully he will be able to teach me how to read music as good as he soon."
Ed
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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"Our children have completed about a month with Kirk on classical guitar, and we are very happy at their progress. They both look forward to their classes, which in and of itself says it all about the teacher. We're very happy to continue the journey and instill a life long love of music to them. Parents posting on behalf of the kids."
Rishav
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"William is not only a guitar teacher, but a great life mentor and friend! I took classical guitar lessons with him while in high school. He is dedicated, patient, attentive to detail, and kind to his students. He knows how to read students and structure instruction on an individual basis and day to day. He is such an inspiration and a fantastic teacher! I highly recommend taking lessons with William. He is phenomenal!"
Ansley
Took Classical Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Alex is a great teacher! He is very knowledgeable and friendly when it comes to the lessons. Alex also helps make things fun which keeps my little one engaged in the lessons!"
Jessica
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"Great teacher. Quickly corrected years of technical mistakes. She covered a wide variety of fundamentals in a short time covering a broad range of music."
Mike
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Dee F.
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"Very systematic and logical"
Anibal
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Mark was great. Very knowledgeable. Has a calm approach. Nice guy."
Jessica
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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