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Benjamin P.

12 Reviews
Parkville, MD
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2006
  • B.A. History from Franklin & Marshall College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Benjamin P.

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I love teaching music! I have been a professional guitar instructor for over 8 years. Through attentive one on one instruction I develop a program to suit the player's goals. I emphasize technique with drills designed to raise my students' skills evenly across a wide range of categories, like picking, fretting, scale patterns, chord shapes, chord progressions, rhythm training, and ear training. I can guide a complete beginner toward being able to play songs and have fun. For the more serious student I have a plan that will make you a better player and musician guaranteed.

About Benjamin

I discovered music sifting through my Dad's record collection and soon decided that I wanted to play guitar. As a teenager I began taking lessons and building confidence in my abilities. I played in different types of bands ranging from rock, country, blues, and jazz. After completing College in

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Cullen
First lesson with Benjamin was great - would definitely recommend him.
Ryan
Great instructor! Very patient and knowledgeable. Great choice for anyone wanting to learn or just improve their guitar playing.
Keith M.
I must say that Benjamin was great. I come from no musical background and had zero knowledge. Benjamin made me feel relaxed and broke down the sessions in an easy way so that I could understand the concept of what we were trying to accomplish. I look forward to future lessons and learning how to play the guitar
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Greg M.

5 Reviews
Davidsonville, MD
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Greg M.

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My methods vary from student to student. I focus primarily on ear training, applications of chord construction to learning solo's, songs, and chords, and reading guitar tablature when a student is lost. I believe guitar is an especially creative instrument and do NOT focus on reading sheet music as a part of the student's learning experience. An emphasis is also placed on performance as well as proper technique to avoid injuries. Listening to music is an extra-curricular activity that should be done every day with a special emphasis on hearing what the 'greats' do with a magnificent piece of wood in their hands.

About Greg

I have been playing guitar for over 14 years, played in four different gigging bands ranging from country to jazz to improvisational funk. I taught music theory, guitar, and bass at M.E.A. Music in Lexington Park, Maryland for 3 years and currently teach and manage at the School of Rock in Arnold.

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Ava and Davis S.
My kids love Greg - he’s fun and keeps the lesson interesting for them! He’s a great instructor!
Michael
He moves fast and Inhave a hard time keeping up. I just need to practice and improve my skill level
William
Greg is intimately connected with the guitar. There is no other type of teacher I can recommend than one who is so passionate about music, it's development, and it's exploration. I highly recommend this teacher.

Jason C.

3 Reviews
Catonsville, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Audio Production / Recording Engineering from THE OMEGA STUDIOS’ SCHOOL OF APPLIED RECORDING ARTS AND SCIENCES
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jason C.

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As far as specific methods, it depends on the student. Everyone is unique and I find it essential to cater to each individual's learning styles, abilities, pace and personalities in a unique fashion. I will find the appropriate approach and learning material for each student, and apply the appropriate curriculum for them. I will provide all the essentials for getting a solid foundation, while using the proper motivation and patience, as well as keeping it fun and interesting.

About Jason

I have been playing guitar for over 20 years. I was blessed to have a great instructor who motivated me and provided me with a great foundation to build upon. I would like to be able to pay it forward and do the same for you. I studied music at UMBC, and I received certifications in audio producti

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Karen
My daughter loves her lessons with Jason and is already making beautiful music. Jason has been very reliable and accommodating.
Eva M.
My daughter is a beginner and really enjoyed her first lesson with Jason. He made her feel very comfortable and she is so excited for her next lesson.
Deanne
Jason was a very good instructor. He is patient and very easy to work with. I get frustrated easily, but he kept me motivated and I really enjoyed playing guitar more after our lessons together.

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Alex B.

38 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex B.

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20 years playing experience, 12,000+ lessons taught! You choose the music, I'll get you there. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technique and theory skills. I have taught many styles and will get you playing something you like right away!

About Alex

Born and raised in north Minneapolis, Alex began taking guitar lessons at age 11 and after high school graduation was accepted to both Berklee and McNally Smith College. Alex graduated from McNally and also studied classical music in Germany at Musikhochschule Luebeck. Alex believes that well-round

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Holly
Alex has inspired my son to love playing music for the rest of his life. I can't think of a more wonderful gift. His technique in teaching allowed my son to enjoy learning guitar by playing songs he wanted to play. This made him want to practice just for the fun of it! Alex taught my son from the time he was 9 years old until he was 15. The easy going, positive attitude Alex exudes encouraged my son along his journey and made a strong bond and connection between the two of them. I wholeheartedly encourage anyone who would like to learn to play guitar to sign up for lessons with Alex!
Christopher
Alex is a superb teacher and is very patient and well schooled. I look forward to my lessons every Friday.
Krystal
Alex is incredibly knowledgeable and great with students off every age group! I took lessons from him for five years and my only regrets were not having more time to practice so I could get more out of my lesson times.
During lessons we worked on sight reading, ear training, memorizing chords and scales, different picking and strumming patterns, theory lessons, and anything else that I discovered and wanted to try.
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Peter H.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter H.

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Guitar is a fun and easy instrument to learn! If you are a beginner, you will begin by learning the basics of guitar and music in general, including musical notation. Soon, (with practice), you will have the skills to play your favorite songs. I will teach you at a pace that fits your individual needs. I will help you stay focused, without making you feel pressed. (My students often tell me how patient I am.)

I have been teaching music lessons since 1983, and full-time since 1996, and through the years I have taught over 600 students. I teach children and adults, beginner to advanced levels. I teach most styles including acoustic and electric, folk, rock, country, blues, jazz, classical and more. I love teaching beginners, either children or adults, as much as I enjoy teaching advanced students who are looking to expand their skill set.

I received my musical education at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Ma, and by gigging throughout New England for over 40 years playing concerts,

About Peter

I am a professional, full-time private lessons music instructor who has taught over 600 students. I teach guitar, piano, bass guitar, drums, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, voice and harmonica. I have experience teaching and performing in a wide array of musical styles including classical, jazz, rock, fo

John B.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

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Acoustic or electric. Lead and rhythm. Fingerpicking or heavy metal. It's all fun to learn!!

About John

Fun, professional, and relaxed. Experienced instructor since 1988. First paid public performance was in 1983, so I've been at this a while, and love it. *** Lesson Details *** Students learn from popular music beginning with basic chords and strumming and simple melodies. After 3 months with corre

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Chris R.
Very patient teacher.He ask what are your goals for guitar to better direct your path.
Patrick L.
John is very patient and knowledgeable. You can tell that he's been teaching for a very long time. I'm self-taught and have been playing for over 20 years and within minutes of viewing me play, John was able to pick out immediately my flaws. He gives me homework every week, and gives me a hard time if I do not do it. Exactly what I look for in a teacher.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Ellicott City, MD

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Ellicott City is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Speedy is very competent and is a great teacher, he will take me on a musical journey, thanks"
Gary
Took Guitar lessons from Speedy B.
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"John is exactly the kind of teacher I need and was looking for. He made it fun, and I felt like I learned more in my first lesson with him than I had in all my prior lessons combined. Already looking forward to my next lesson!"
Karen
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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Looking forward to learn new things!!!

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Took Guitar lessons from Guilherme F.
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"Concetta was wonderful with my daughter. My daughter had never even picked up a guitar before tonight's first lesson. Concetta showed a great deal of patience and her love of music was very apparent in her teaching.
My daughter was very comfortable with Concetta and she is really looking forward to her next lesson.
Thank you very much Concetta!!"
Michelle
Took Guitar lessons from Concetta A.
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"Mrs. Lisa was absolutely a joy to work with. My granddaughter was visiting for a few days when she mentioned she would like guitar lessons. A few calls later we had lessons set up with Mrs. Lisa. Michelle was so excited when she finished her first lesson and said, "Mrs. Lisa is just like my Aunt Jenn.. She is sweet, kind, she encouraged me and made me feel like I could learn to play my guitar."
Thank you Mrs. Lisa...I believe you may have "hooked" her."
Michelle
Took Guitar lessons from Lisa C.
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"Mike has forever changed my life. From the very beginning, he focused on instilling the love of music in me rather than the nitty gritty technical details of playing the guitar. That came later. He opened my world to the many different genres of music. I am now applying to conservatories and still see Mike for my weekly dose of musical inspiration. I would not be the person I am today without Mike. If he can fit you into his schedule, consider yourself blessed."
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Mike S.
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"always teaches with passion and patience!!!!"
Jesse
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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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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"Guitar instructor Chris was helpful in showing how to learn the basic chords and he was interested in what kind of guitar music I wanted to learn. I was pleased with the guitar lessons and would recommend instructor Chris to anyone who wants to how to play guitar music."
Kurt
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Victor is a great instructor and a great person. He is wonderful with my young son, who was an absolute beginner when he started lesson with Victor at age 8. My son has a learning disability that makes it harder for him to read music and process instructions. Victor worked with all of that with patience and respect. Now my son can play beautiful songs and perform in front of others. I believe that learning music has also helped my son become better at reading, math, and thinking! Most of all, he feels successful about his guitar skills, which adds to his confidence. I cannot thank Victor enough!"
Laurie
Took Guitar lessons from Victor Q.
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