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Aleksis B.

41 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aleksis B.

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Develop your technique and sight reading skills to famous songs by classical composers

About Aleksis

My name is Aleksis B., but many of my students know me as Mr. B. I am a professional instructor and performing musician who combines a love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. I try to make that passion show in everything I do. My educatio

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Elisa C.
Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!
Sommer F.
My 14 year old daughter enjoyed Aleksis’ laid back but knowledgeable style. Highly recommended for teenagers.
Sophie B.
Aleksis taught three consecutive lessons to our 9, 11, and 14 year old - two piano and one guitar. He was professional, patient, and fun. Kids enjoyed having him so off to a good start.
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Mark S.

13 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark S.

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With my broad performance and compositional background in folk, classical, jazz, rock, bluegrass, soul, blues, and musical theater, I offer students a wide musical perspective and tailor lessons to match student interests. I work with students on music of their choosing to improve technique and develop an understanding of music theory, improvisation, and composition.

For classical guitar students who would like to pursue the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) graded exams, Mark offers coaching in preparation for all aspects of the practical exams.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
SK
Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester.
Virginia
Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!
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Jonathan C.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jonathan C.

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Additionally, we'll make sure to develop your ear as a musician and your skills as a guitarist so that nothing can stop you from playing the music you enjoy! My specialties are Finger-style, Flamenco, Rock, Metal, and Classical guitar. If you'd like to just learn some techniques, styles, or even how to play a specific song, reach out and I'll see what I can do!

About Jonathan

I'm Jonathan, and I've been a guitarist for about eight years now. Primarily, I play Fingerstyle and Flamenco guitar, but I've also played a lot of Rock and Metal guitar, especially when I started out. I've performed in front of audiences from small crowds up to hundreds at one point, played for a

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Rich B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Masters of Music from Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Rich B.

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Every student will desire something different out of their lessons. I constantly encourage students to realize what their ultimate goal is in regards to the guitar. Every student has a different goal and therefore everyone will have a different route in learning the guitar. For example, a student seeking admission into a top level conservatory will need a vastly different route than an adult whom is taking lessons as enjoyable past-time hobby.

My job as a teacher is to prescribe learning materials that will increase a student’s awareness to reach his or her own goals. Natural technical ability of dexterity, flexibility and strength can be developed over time and a general understanding of musicianship can be learned. However, I always try to explain the importance of these elements in relation to reaching a student’s final goal.

Students most often take music lessons for enjoyment and as a past time and therefore a student's enjoyment from playing music is perhaps the most ...

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Guitarist Eliot Fisk, who was the last direct pupil of Andrés Segovia, praised Rich Barry as "a truly innovative musician of the 21st century". Rich is a musical zelig with a diverse performance career as a soloist and collaborator with over two-thousand gigs in 29 states and 11 countries. Rich Ba

Kurt S.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Kurt S.

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Over 20 years of experience. I have played in both bands and classical situations. I can help you love learning guitar.

About Kurt

Hello....i am So excited that you have chosen to learn this magnificent instrument. I am looking forward to your success as both a musician and a person.

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Joe S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1996
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Joe S.

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I studied classical guitar in college and continue to incorporate various methods in to my general guitar lessons. Spent quite a bit of time on Fernando Sor and Bach.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient

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Matt
Fantastic lesson. Thanks a bunch, Joe! Look forward to our next one 🤙
Carson C.
First lesson was great.
Analyzed previous progress with my 12 yr old and had a plan for future growth.
John P.
Very happy so far

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Ijamsville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Ijamsville is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Learn from a professional guitarist!

There's an advantage learning from someone who is actually paid to perform music. Get the perspective and tricks of the trade to sound good quickly. He plays the range from rock to standard classical fare like Tarrega and Bach.

He teaches using tab and regular notation which really gets you up to speed quickly on any piece. My previous guitar teachers didn't use tab so learning anything is a slog. I've already learned Lagrima, Bach's Air, Bach's Bourree, Romanza, Recuerdos de la Alhambra and Tears in Heaven in a relatively short time.

Jesse observes your fingerings very well and makes sure you use the most efficient methods.

Flexibility of scheduling was extremely important to me since I cannot be on a regular weekly schedule. Take Lessons and Jesse's flexible schedule makes that very easy."
Edward
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"He is a patient man!"
Vint
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"Great teacher!

I am a beginning student. Victor is a very patient teacher and has great ideas for improving my technique. He is reliable and flexible about scheduling lessons."
Annette
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Victor L.
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"This is my 4th time taking guitar lessons and the first time I have ever truly enjoyed the process (and my progress shows it). Joe is amazing at identifying the individual strengths and interests of his students and uses that to create a totally customized learning plan. Bonus, he’s also one of the nicest people you’ll meet. If you want a truly supportive, patient and enthusiastic mentor on this amazing journey, look no further!"
Bailey
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"Paul is a great teacher to work with. He is patient and supportive and I would recommend him as a tutor for beginners."
Vivek
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"KJ is a great teacher to work with any skill level. From teaching the core of the instrument to polishing up a piece for a concert, KJ can provide the instruction to help you get the most out of your instrument."
Anthony
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"I look forward to my lessons with Aidan. He is encouraging and helpful. I enjoy the relaxed home atmosphere."
Susana
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Aidan C.
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"Excellent first lesson. Before the first lesson, David listened to the areas I wanted to improve and then at this first lesson he proceeded to address those areas. I have had several years of lessons before with two other teachers. David will definitely help me improve quickly by building on my current skills. Great start!"
Gary
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David L.
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"I love taking lessons with Raymond! I have been studying classical guitar with him for about three years, and look forward to my lessons more now than when I started them. I have some musical background, but always felt stuck when taking instrumental lessons from other instructors, wondering if I would ever be able to work hard enough to truly learn an instrument well. Raymond's expertise, his kindness, sense of humor, and holistic teaching style--that reaches me on my level, rather than just telling me what to do--really shows the results of great instruction. Plus, some of Raymond's methods for learning guitar apply to other areas in life and help me work through other "challenges"! Thank you for inspiring me, Raymond!"
Melissa
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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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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