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David S.

13 Reviews
Clifton, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • 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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I had to switch the lesson to in-home roughly 3 hours before the scheduled lesson. David was great and accommodating. He gave me a crash course on scales, which I didn't know anything about, and explained them so that I actually started to understand.
Samantha Gordon
My first lesson with David was excellent! He is very patient and knowledgeable. I now have extremely high expectations for learning to play the guitar. I highly recommend him. He gave me a thorough explanation about how guitars are made made, the parts, we tuned the guitar and I am ready to groove!
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John B.

90 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John B.

90 Reviews
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Learn how to play many styles of guitar, including Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and Suzuki guitar. Through one on one instruction, students will learn scales, improvisation and solo phrasing, note reading, theory, chords and chord progressions. In addition, students will also learn how to play their favorite song/s, whether it be Led Zeppelin, Greenday, Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis or Stevie Ray Vaughn. Through the useful tools on line and the many great music software programs that are now available, students will find learning a song to be very easy and enjoyable.!

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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Ken M.
Enjoying my lessons. John understands my questions and answers them thoroughly. Has many materials at hand for the student.
Suveer
John is a fantastic teacher! I'm excited to schedule more lessons with him in the future!
Tara
John is great! super personable and tailors a short lesson towards your specific goals. 10/10 would recommend!
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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Jazz Bass Performance from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Tommy W.

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While teaching bass is my specialty, I've been teaching guitar for 4 years and have amassed quite the collection. The overwhelming majority of my students at the shops I teach at take lessons on guitar, so most of my time is actually spent teaching guitar. In lessons, we'll cover basic chords, scales, and rhythms, as well as some introductory music theory so the student knows why they're playing what they play.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.

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Beth B.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music from Texas Woman's University
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Beth B.

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I started teaching myself guitar about 17 years ago. In college, I took a couple years of private instruction on classical guitar. I enjoy teaching different styles of guitar - from chords, to tabs, to guitar techniques and scales. I teach all my lessons on acoustic guitar, which is a great foundation for all guitarists since the techniques on acoustic guitar can be applied to other types of guitar (electric, bass, classical, etc.). I customize all lessons to my student's goals, experience level and interests.

About Beth

Hi there! My name is Beth and I'm a TakeLessons music lessons instructor. I provide customized, encouraging, and engaging instruction for each student, specific to their unique interests, experience level and goals. My teaching experience started primarily with teaching in-person lessons but I rece

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Mike B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike B.

6 Reviews
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I teach beginner to advanced all styles of music

About Mike

I teach all styles of music and all levels of ability As I look back at my life, I see that music was my constant companion. My passion for music, and more specifically for the guitar, goes back to the time when, as a ten year old I received a guitar for my birthday. The sound of the instrumen

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Emmanuel P.
Really happy with Mike. He knows how to work with kids. My son feels confident on his first class. Thank you.
Ethan G.
My son enjoys learning from Mike
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Jon C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's degree, music from Columbia College
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Jon C.

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I'm a versatile guitarist and songwriter of 30 years, teaching everything from the basics to songwriting, scales, modes, improvisation, and music theory. I regularly record original music and perform this throughout the United States, playing creative fingerstyle guitar. I'm absolutely enthusiastic about guitar, and I'd love to give you the tools so that you can find your voice on this wondrous instrument.

About Jon

Hi! I'm a kind, creative, and funny human who is absolutely passionate about guitar. I'm a great listener, and I'd love to learn what type of guitarist you'd like to become so that I can give you the tools to become that guitarist. I teach the basics and can teach rock, blues, etc., but for those

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Jon is a skilled and creative guitarist. He is patient, kind and an excellent communicator. Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Boyds, MD

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Boyds is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $276 per hour.
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"Kyle is a music writer and he can help players of all skill levels become better musicians. He'll take what you know and adapt a personalized lesson for you. Just getting to know Kyle, I can tell he is pationate about teaching music. If you are as passionate about learning and becoming more skilled, Kyle can help you achieve your goals."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"Grant is a very intuitive teacher! Chooses the right style of learning for you and each lesson is super productive."
Tess
Took Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"I felt like I learned a lot, and I am excited to learn more! He is a fantastic teacher that I would recommend to anyone!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"I was looking for a teacher that was able to teach (a lot) of the gaps I have in my playing. I learned to play other people songs and had cover bands, but never really thought about what I was doing.

Indigo approach to the guitar is exactly what I was looking for: A harmony / melody first approach that is guiding me through theory in a simple, natural way.

I don't need to memorize scale shapes, chords shapes. In a couple of weeks I've learned to understand them and I we're starting to dive deeper.

Overall Indigo is clearly knowledgeable, extremely patient and is able to communicate complex subjects in a simple way. I feel that I am evolving a lot each week and this is even more than I was looking for.

I highly recommend Indigo if you're looking to learn to play the guitar or understand it like I did!"
Marcelo
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"I hired Dan to teach guitar to my 13-year-old godson and I cannot be happier. Dan is everything he wrote in his profile and more. He was definitely prepared and he was patient and he really connected with my godson. After he left, my godson was extremely excited and happy that I hired Dan to teach him guitar."
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Took Guitar lessons from Dan G.
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"Very knowledgeable and helpful. Teaches in a method easy to understand."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"Mark - is superb. He is extremely knowledgeable and talented and is able to convey his skills extremely well. He is organized and very methodical making it easy to progress. I highly recommend him."
Vic
Took Guitar lessons from Mark C.
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"After a month of lessons, I feel more qualified to rate our experience with Ryan. He has been great with my son. He is positive and encouraging all the time. My son is progressing well and is happy with Ryan's teaching style. He has enjoyed being able to learn songs that appeal to him too.I would highly recommend Ryan."
Kim
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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"very very good! Recommend!"
Shafiqur
Took Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Loving my teacher

I have studied with Alex for over 5 years, time in which I feel I have accomplished so much on the guitar. Alex is awesome! He has real passion for the music and the instrument he teaches, he is extremely patient, has great insights in explaining the music or the techniques and shows a great resourcefulness in approaching various methods to each musical style he teaches."
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Took Guitar lessons from Alex G.
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