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John B.

93 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

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Classical guitar lessons are given to the beginner students up to advanced players looking to hone their professional skills. The lessons include instructions in note reading, exercises,theory and learning repertoire from composers such as Bach, Sor, Guiliani. Carcassi, Villa Lobos and others. Also, within the lessons, a method book will be incorporated to help in learning various techniques like, rest stroke, free stroke, slurs and ornaments and scales.

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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Keith P.
a great start, gonna be fun
Aysha
Awesome! Very welcoming and extremely patient.
Laura
John is great! He was great at assessing where my level was and is moving me forward at a comfortable speed. Not too fast or too slow. He is a very nice person too!
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Jason F.

24 Reviews
Pasadena, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Jason F.

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Classical guitar is warm, rich, and beautifully complex. It is a self-contained artform which needs no accompaniment. Classical guitar music is instantly gratifying, even at the beginner level. To unlock your highest potential, I'll help you learn proper picking as well as fret hand technique, sight reading, music theory, and fretboard logic. We will also study and learn chord voicings, voice leading, ear training, and sight-singing.

My teaching style is friendly, patient, and inclusive. I believe in a well rounded teaching approach through reading, as well as learning to play by ear.
I prefer to use these books for reading and developing good technique:

Aaron Shearer Classic Guitar Method vol. 1 and 2
Classical Guitar Duets: Charles Duncan
Franz Wohlfahrt Violin Etudes: 60 Studies
Frederick Noad Classical Guitar Technique, vol. 1 and 2
Matteo Carcassi: 25 Melodic And Progressive Studies
Andres Segovia: Twenty Studies For Guitar
Giuliani's 120 Studies For Right ...

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lea

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Jeegar P.
Jason is a fantastic teacher and really easy to work with. We focused on fundamentals and understanding the fret board. This was a new approach for me as he weeded out bad habits and taught me proper form. It took a month or so, but when i was able to develop an ease with the fret board and spacial awareness with my strumming hand, I was able to navigate the guitar with so much more confidence.

Highly recommend working with Jason as he is patient and wants you to become a strong musician instead of learning a few songs really well. Also, he is upbeat and provides good feedback so you continue to develop and grow.
Brenden
I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.

Theresa D.

23 Reviews
Rosedale, MD
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Associate Degree in Music from Essex Community College
  • Teaching since 1996
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Theresa D.

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I have been teaching guitar since 2001 and will customize your lesson to your needs

About Theresa

I am a former instrumental music teacher in the Catholic school system. I have been teaching in some way, shape or form for the past 20 years. My methods of teaching vary depending on the student and what they need to succeed. I make myself available between lessons via text, phone and email for

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Robert B.
Patient
Zoe U.
Nice experience
Wilmer
Muy Buena Maestra con buen metodo de ensenansa con ninos. Mantubo muy entretenida a la nena durante toda la hora de clase. Muchas Gracias. Quedamos encantados.

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Aldrin E.

66 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Aldrin E.

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I've been teaching Guitar for 10 years and my students have gone on to play in different venues internationally. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to start playing songs and as time goes on you'll be able to not only play with proficiency but to compose music for Guitars. I specialize in Classical (Spanish) Guitar, Pop and Country, I typically use our own method books based on some of the teachings from the greatest composers that have played the instrument. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Aldrin

If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level. I a

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Amanda K
Very good teacher! I’m happy with him teaching my daughter. She is learning quick thanks to Aldrin’s teaching method.
Catalina
Best teacher! My son is 7 years old and had never played piano before and Aldrin has been able to get him to play very good for his age. I’m very happy to have found Aldrin here.
Andrew G.
Aldrin was a no-show for my first lesson and blamed it on the system. He was a no-show for my second lesson because he thought it was online even though the lesson clearly stated it was in home. Wasted two weeks of my time.

Brian C.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian C.

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Classical guitar technique and repertoire.

About Brian

Hi! I’m a Maine certified K-12 music teacher with over 15 years of experience teaching music privately and in the classroom. I’ve also been performing as a guitarist and singer throughout Maine and New England for the past seven years. I was born in 1972 in Washington D.C. and grew up in Linco

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Jo
Very good first lesson.
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Bebé S.

27 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Associate in Science, Music Technology from Broward College
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Bebé S.

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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to grab your guitar and play your favorite pop songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so lets get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can ex

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Beatrice
Bebe was superb for my daughter Béa (who is 10)! Patient, precise, organized and very understanding when a note was slipped. Highly recommended!
James Arminio
A versatile teacher. I went there working on piano skills. She help me getting the right work to further my skills. She also makes you so relax. Her skill and knowledge with her amazing patience. Worth studying with. She also is helping me with my voice. If you want the best, here she is.
Debra E.
Bebe is a fun person and Talented Teacher, Bebe knows how to takes the stress from the student and gives them the tools they need to succeed. I love going to Bebe's location and having my daughter get that one on one with her. My daughter was scared to have lesson because she was worried about being judged and Bebe helps them get over that. My daughter thought she was an Alto because everyone would tell her that. But as soon as she started going to Bebe she told her she was not she has more range then that and she is a Mezzo-Soprano. If you want a teacher who is friendly and supporting you need Bebe.. Thank you Bebe for everything you do...

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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Odenton is $64. 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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"Alejandro is a great instructor, really knowledgeable and motivational. I started lessons with him as a beginner and I have made a lot of progress."
Joe
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alejandro L.
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"I began taking one-on-one lessons with Joseph a couple months ago, and he is an awesome instructor! He is very professional and patient. Joseph takes the time to explain and answer questions, and ensures you understand before he moves on. I highly recommend him!"
Sarah
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"Enjoying Guitar Lessons

John does a great job teaching me how to play the guitar. He focuses on form, which is important and is patient when I don't get something quite right. If you are looking for a qualified, friendly and professional instructor give him a try."
John
Took Classical Guitar lessons from John B.
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"If you're interested in studying classical guitar you know that it is both difficult and important to find a quality guitar instruction. Look no further. Geoff is fantastic. His daily exercises for guitar have helped improve my technique dramatically. I'm so glad I found him and had an opportunity to work with him."
Bradley
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Geoff S.
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"Nick made first experience super fun for my daughter. She is looking forward for the next session."
Zoey
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Nick D.
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"we had a great lesson I'm looking forward to are next"
Mart
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"Very helpful and willing to go the extra mile to help his student's succeed."
Tyler
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Best classical guitar teacher ever! Alex is a very easy-going, super friendly and straightforward teacher. He has an amazing ability to make complicated guitar techniques into very easy tasks. I surprised how much I learned just from his first lesson and how much I improved in a week. I would recommend any student regardless your age and level to study with him. You will get your money worth."
Celine
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex L.
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"I've been studying classical guitar with William (at his location) for almost 3 months now. Initially, he helped me find an instrument that would meet my needs and taught me how to care for it. I'd call him a connoisseur of classical acoustic guitars! He know how they should sound and has valuable guidance to provide for beginning guitarists like me who may not be as able to see or hear the differences. I'm glad I got his advice before making a commitment / investment on a particular instrument.

I am 46 and have a musical background (I already play both piano and trombone). William has very effectively adapted his teaching to fit with the skills I already have. In some cases that means speeding up and in other cases going back to basics to make sure I have the fundamentals down.

His knowledge of music and musical instruments enables him to very effectively describe to experienced musicians how the guitar is different from what they are used to and what they'll need to pay attention to.

William has been very focused on the details of correct technique, preferring to slow down and work specific things rather than moving on or cutting corners for the sake of getting through the method materials. If you want to learn how to play completely, correctly, efficiently and without hurting yourself William is your teacher.

One of the things I appreciate the most is William's patience. He's a stickler for correct technique so he doesn't let errors slide, but he corrects in a way that is both helpful and encouraging. There's no bit of guidance that he's given me that, when I put it into practice, doesn't dramatically help my progress. I've learned in a very short time to really listen to him. He knows what he's talking about.

I can wholeheartedly recommend William to anyone wanting to learn to play guitar. He's one of the best music instructors I've ever had!

I'm happy to answer anyone's questions on my experiences with William or this review."
Dana
Took Classical Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Very good teacher, wise and patient, I am learning and happy to do it."
David
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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