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Dennis B.

17 Reviews
Bethesda, MD
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies, (Summa Cum Laude) from Howard University, Washington D.C.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
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Dennis B.

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I teach all levels of guitar in the areas of rock, blues and jazz, but I really focus more on the musical skills need to play guitar in any style. These include a thorough chord vocabulary, experience playing rhythm guitar, and a complete progressive study of scales and their use in improvisation (lead guitar) starting with pentatonic scales and progressing to major scales, different forms of minor scales and modes. All scales are learned in multiple positions and the student learns to perform with them in any key. In every lesson the student and I play exercises and study materials together to make actual music from the materials being studied.

About Dennis

I have been teaching guitar for 25 years in the Washington DC metro area. I work with students 12 years of age and up, but I am especially experienced at teaching adult students regardless of whether they are beginners or have previous guitar experience. I have performed in acoustic Celtic, new age

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Mark H.
This was my first ever guitar lesson and I thought it was a blast. The instructor took the time to explain best practices and why they were so important. I also really enjoyed seeing the instructor's passion for the guitar and that passion made the whole experience even better!
Charese
Dennis is a fabulous teacher! I took lessons for 2 (?) years from him in high school, entering with decent knowledge of music from other instruments but only beginner-intermediate guitar skills from self-teaching and guitar class in school (what a joke). From the very start he adjusted to my level, asking me to play something I knew and identifying the chords that I had (unknowingly) played, and creating an exercise for me to practice new chords at home. Lessons were nothing but fun and informative; Dennis is a great conversationalist and incredibly knowledgeable about music theory. His lessons are full of variety: scales (different positions and modes), progressions (written on the spot by Dennis), improvisation (with live accompaniment), transcriptions (of your favorite songs), and learning from the book. Looking back, I progressed immensely under Dennis’s tutelage, from barely playing barre chords to writing my own music in different modes! It certainly doesn’t hurt that Dennis treats his students as equals, and that his home is always welcoming. He’s invested, not the type of teacher to chase you off once your “time’s up.” If I hadn’t gone off to college, I’d still be taking lessons from him for sure! Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for enjoyable, enriching guitar lessons.
Andrew H.
Dennis has a great comprehensive approach to teaching guitar. He helps you understand the nuances of the instrument, and provides specific instruction based on your individual needs. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and shares anecdotes about those experiences to help better understand topics relevant to your own personal pursuit of improved playing.

Even if you aren't sure exactly what you want to get out of lessons, Dennis is quick to provide material that will help you improve your skills. They are laid out in a clear way and act as a great resource to add to your collection of practice material.

I'm happy I took lessons with Dennis, and others should definitely work with him if looking for a laid back atmosphere and a steady pace of improvement and understanding.
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Jon C.

1 Review
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1995
  • 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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Dave
Jon is a skilled and creative guitarist. He is patient, kind and an excellent communicator. Highly recommended!
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Michael K.

7 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Michael K.

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- I teach beginners, and intermediate guitar students. - My students' ages range from 8 years to older adults. - Styles taught: Folk, Folk Rock, and Classical - I have taught guitar for more than 10 years. - I have performed professionally for o

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Matt
I have been taking lessons from Michael for about 9 months, and it has been one of the best experiences I have ever had. He is an excellent guitar player, and instructor. He is patient, thorough, and very willing to pace his instruction with the ability of the student. I am in my late 50's and he is just the person I had hoped for in a teacher. I consider going to lesson not a chore, but a pleasure.
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Great start!
Mohammed Al Dhaheri
I just started to learn how to play guitar. It is hard to learn , but Micheal makes it easier to learn.

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Jonas W.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Best Secret ingredient from The Austin Chronicle
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonas W.

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As a 20 years and counting studio owner and record producer to the Austin music community. I’ve been a performing, touring musician since the age of 13. I bring an understanding and love of a lifetime of music. Many of my students have gone on to be successful touring musicians. I love teach my students in my Recording studio which is recently relocated to historic downtown town bastrop. So kids and adults can get a recording of the lesson. I make different lesson plans for every student based on your level of experience and interest. I always teach foundational to advanced music theory, songwriting, improvisation and music appreciation of all genres.

About Jonas

Hi I’m Jonas! I live to make music. I’m 38 and I’ve been a professional touring musician since I was 13. I have 15 yrs teaching experience. I’ve been a record producer/sound engineer/studio owner for 20 yrs. I teach right out of my studio recently relocated to downtown bastrop where I live. I stil

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Raoul
I’ve never taken a lesson with Jonas, but in nearly three decades of covering local goings-on as Music Editor at the Austin Chronicle, I can certainly attest that this man is a musical GENIUS. And as I type that word, I’m trying to think of another local musician I would so readily apply said assignation to. His accumen on six strings is preternatural. In playing with a broad cross section of bands and individuals, Jonas asserts a truly uncanny ability to coax any sound out of his instrument at any give moment. When he does, it’ll be the ONLY sound that should’ve have come forth at that juncture. That’s a rare feat in ANY musician. Jonas’ confidence as a musician/guitarist/producer is only equal to his empathy for others and both remain palpable as his greatest gifts outside of shit-hot natural ability. If I played guitar, I’d absolutely lose my mind at the opportunuty to be mentored by Jonas. You will find NO ONE BETTER. Amen, y’all.

Levi V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Levi V.

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I have studied guitar for 5 years and currently studying music in college. I am able to teach any beginner or intermediate guitarist. I am most proficient in the rock and pop genres and am seasoned in blues and metal among a few other genres. My biggest focus is on the technique behind playing chords, melodies, solos, improv, and comping. I want to make sure any student of mine has the confidence to pick up a guitar and perform their favorite songs in any setting, or feel able enough to write their own music. PLEASE NOTE; I go to college in Boston and can only do house visits in my hometown over Summer break. Send me a message and we'll get started!

About Levi

I am a professional guitarist and singer, dabbling in drums, piano, and producing. My strong suits include performing, and writing music of a few genres, although most people I work with know me for my rock styles. I was born in 1999, which makes me 20 at the time of writing this, and I started pla

Scott K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music (Cum Laude) from Belmont University
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Scott K.

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Whatever style of music your guitar has to be Guitar was always been my first love. Knowing how to play all styles gives the flexibility to teach any genre of music. From finger tapping, sweeping to shredding and many other styles of Rock guitar can be learned. Having the correct technique will get you to your goals of Rockin' out.

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Scott has been teaching music for over 30 years. His method has evolved over time to meet the demands of changing musical styles and he has developed plenty of material to help students achieve their musical goals. His ambitions for each student are simple- he wants them to enjoy music and experien

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Jaya
I appreciate Scott's relaxed style. He is able to make a realistic practice schedule for me to fit in to my work week. It is obvious he is very knowledgeable and has given me a lot of good tips so far. I would definitely recommend Scott.
Rush
I took weekly electric guitar lessons with Scott from 2004 to 2012. He is without a doubt an extremely talented, enthusiastic, and compassionate teacher. Whether he was helping me learn basic chords or teaching me complicated songs, Scott never wavered in his dedication to teaching. Over the eight years as his student, Scott gave constructive criticism in a courteous manner. He was on time, inquisitive about the songs and music I was listening to, and ended lesson with new material for me to practice. I wholeheartedly recommend Scott to any aspiring guitar student.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Hyattsville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Hyattsville 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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"Nick is a great instructor, he is very patience.....I am just a beginner and not so young. Thank you Nick!"
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"Nils is a great teacher. he’s very knowledgeable and has helped me improve a lot. he’s also super attentive to my playing habits both good and bad and crafts exercises to work on my weak areas and take my skills to the next level. anyone can show you how to play a song, but very few are as deft as Nils at teaching you guitar."
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"I learned some interesting techniques that I had never heard of. I look forward to my next lesson"
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"My husband has been taking guitar lessons with Jonah for a couple of years now and is very happy with him. Very patient and good with all ages!"
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