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Carla U.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded Novelty Song of the Year from Just Plain Folks
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Carla U.

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Lessons are tailored towards the students goals and abilities. Play with or without a pick, learn popular songs, or write your own.

Over the last 25+ years of teaching guitar, I've found that most of my students want to learn to play popular songs they've heard on the radio (I teach all decades of songs, from 1920's to current hits, and I "take requests").

I can also teach note-reading and music theory (optional- recommended for those who want to major or minor in music in college, and for those who already play another treble-clef instrument).

My goal is to build confidence and make learning fun. I hone in on a students' strengths and weaknesses, build on the strengths and gradually improve the weaknesses.

Acoustic guitar is the most social musical instrument there is! So get started! I promise you will have a non-threatening, relaxed environment to learn in, and go at a pace that is just right for you.

About Carla

Music is my LIFE! After 30 years of teaching at music camps, music stores, 3 colleges and my home, I completely understand that the lessons are all about YOU, the student: what you want to learn, taught to you in a way that works for your brain and personality. And if you don't know exactly wh

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Gracy
Carla is amazing. My daughter loves working with her and she made things easy to understand. I can’t recommend her enough.
Ted
Carla's teaching technique was perfect for me. I have played the guitar for longer than I care to admit and even I was tired of hearing my same old stuff. She incrementally moved me forward line by line, measure by measure to where I now have several fingerpicking style numbers in my portfolio.

Playing for my own enjoyment is now enjoyable once again.

My lessons were online and very effective - when I got stuck, Carla would send me a sample audio clip of her playing the difficult part which was a godsend for me in how I learn new musical things.

I highly recommend Carla and her Carlalology method of guitar teaching. You won't be disappointed.
Earl *.
Great teacher and she teaches many different styles of playing.
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Scott S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Scott S.

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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others along

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Gabe D.
Scott is an accomplished player and a patient, knowledgeable teacher, i highly recommend him
Lucas
Scott takes his time to teach you proper techniques to take your playing to the next level.
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.
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David S.

28 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
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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 playing

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Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
Hannah
Great teacher!
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Tanisha H.

202 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Top Performing Instructor from TakeLessons.com
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Tanisha H.

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Let's play guitar! I am excited to teach you the basics of guitar including chords. We will learn from tabs, reading sheet music and ear.

About Tanisha

Tanisha is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music's Vocal and Music Business programs. Since arriving to Los Angeles, Tanisha has built a solid career providing artist development services to professional entertainers, recording artists and actors. Her services include vocal coaching

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Vivian J.
Working with Tanisha Hall, I am learning how to practice for my class. She is the kind of professional that you do not dare come to her class half stepping. In other words, you do not come unprepared.
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Christina T.
Amazing! Very patient and knowledgeable, had me practicing opera comfortably on my first day. Gave me extra confidence and encouragement. The best ever!
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Manuel B.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Manuel B.

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I have always been something of a mathematician at heart, and I believe in teaching students to apply that sort of methodical critical thinking to all aspects of music. I believe that music education should be goal-oriented, but that there are certain aspects of music that are fundamental whether the student wants to play funk, modern extreme metal, or to write the next atonal masterpiece. To this end, I always meet my students where they are and focus on where they want to go, addressing these fundamentals in a way that will be engaging for all.

I encourage students to delve into theory and technique deeply enough that they shift from being sets of rules to being a framework and a tool that can be used (and abused) as needed, and I seek to help my students build the mental and physical roadmaps that they need to achieve this goal.

I also teach lessons specifically designed to help students build confidence and understanding on extended range guitars.

About Manuel

Guitarist, composer, and educator Manuel Barbará graduated summa cum laude from Berklee College of Music with a double major in composition and performance. Manuel specializes in contemporary progressive rock and metal, advanced guitar technique, extended-range guitars, and contemporary post-tonal

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J.J. M.

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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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J.J. M.

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I have played acoustic guitar since 1990, and have played several different styles from John Denver to The Eagles to many praise and worship acts. I've been on many worship bands since 1995, and I'm ready to meet you where you are in your guitar learning. I will choose music with my students to they get the maximum enjoyment out of what they play, as well as learn the skills needed to learn any given style. We will set goals periodically, and as they are met set new ones.

About J.J.

My name is JJ and I love music! Music is not only what got me through the tough Jr High and High School years, it also got me through college and paved the way for all of my career moves ever since. Whether it was repairing instruments, teaching others how to repair instruments, or leading a worship

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Middle River is $69. 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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"Excellent Teacher. Brought my fingerpicking to a whole new level in just a few months."
Enrique
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I teach beginning guitar and whenever I have a student who asks to learn something that I don't know how to play, I go and take a few lessons from Greg. He is very good at helping students take their playing to the next level of proficiency."
Sharon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I've had my first class with Tim and he was very detailed and patient. He went over the basics of the guitar with me and made sure I was clear every step of the way. Good experience so far. Looking forward to the next lessons."
Nimota
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Chris is a super chill guy. He knows what he's doing. He studied guitar in college and it really shows. He'll help you learn whatever it is that you're trying to get down, or if you're not sure where to start, he'll start you where he thinks you will benefit. I enjoy our lessons and I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Marion
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Dave is amazing. My daughter (10) is a beginner guitar player (1 year experience) and having a blast with Dave. Dave is an inspiration. He makes it fun to learn, and custom creates books for her, using music she loves. He is so thoughtful about how to rewrite songs in order to teach the skills and music theory she needs at her level. She loves practicing and looks forward to every class. It's also super convenient that Dave comes to our house, and having an hour long lesson means they can cover a lot of ground. We all love listening to them jam from the other room! Cannot say enough about Dave. He is amazing!!!"
Katherine
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Great instructor! I recommend Mark because he lets you learn, but he makes it fun! (He is also REALLY nice!)"
Amy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark C.
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"My daughter started guitar lessons with Greg in January of this year. She has learned so much already! Greg makes the lessons fun by allowing the kids to practice current songs they are interested in. Greg is very passionate about teaching and music which makes it exciting for the kids."
Tara
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Amazing instructor! Very patient (even with adults), on time and super personable. Looking forward to the next session."
Thalia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joshua F.
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"good teacher and I appreciate him so much"
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Will V.
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"Sean is a great teacher. Very patient and easy to be with. If you’re like me, wanting to learn new things and fun new techniques every week,but without pressure, Sean is perfect."
Jef
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Sean S.
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