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David S.

16 Reviews
Clifton, VA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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 playin

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Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Geoff S.

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Studied classical guitar with John Marlow (AU) and Larry Snitzler (GMU) for a total of 6 years. Experienced at teaching for 30 years. Played in over 100 weddings and special events, including solos, duets, and various small groups.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.
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Jason F.

24 Reviews
Pasadena, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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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.
Leslie
Jason tailors the course to a student's individual learning pace and needs. There is also a good combination between theory and learning cords to play a song. Technique is emphasized to build good habits and a foundation for future growth.

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Trevor P.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar from Webster University
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Trevor P.

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Learn the beauty of the classical guitar! I'll help you refine your technique, tackle new music and improve your expressivity.

About Trevor

Learn to play music that you love. I offer customized lessons based on your interests and the things you most want to learn. Using proven techniques from years of performing, teaching, and research I help my students make consistent progress while having fun. ***Areas of study*** Performance

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Albert R.
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Michael B.
I've been working with Trevor for just over a year. His teaching goes beyond just dry technique and theory to answer the question "why am I doing this?" When you work with Trevor, there is purpose behind everything you do. He starts with your big picture goals and breaks them down into actionable steps that you can take feeling like it's going somewhere. This makes for way more efficient and exciting practice sessions. If you don't know exactly where you want to go with your playing, Trevor will help you find that as well.
Nathan S.
Trevor is an amazing teacher! He works with you to make a plan to learn whatever interests you. I can bring in any kind of music or style of playing and he will help me learn all of the elements. He is happy to go as far into theory as you want or stay more high level. Also has been very helpful in transitioning from learning tunes to writing and recording my own songs. Highly recommend.

Cristian G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Cristian G.

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An avid educator, Cristian has had an active teaching studio since 2011. On top of maintaining a private studio, he has been on faculty at the Strings Connection in Palos Verdes, Bronx Conservatory of Music in New York City, and Silverlake Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles. Between 2015-2017 he was the recipient of the Augustine Foundations Teaching Grant, which allowed him to direct and teach guitar ensembles at the Institute of Collaborative Education in Lower Manhattan. His approach to the guitar has resonated with many guitar enthusiasts, professionals, and hobbyists. His students have gone on to be accepted at numerous conservatories, universities, and music schools all over the USA and Europe. His method of critical thinking, body awareness, and curiosity has benefited hundreds of students.

About Cristian

Los Angeles native Cristian Garcia has electrified audiences all over the world with his interpretations of both traditional and contemporary classical guitar repertoire. Cristian originally began as a self-taught guitarist before starting his studies with James Hunley and finding the passion and d

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Alex K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alex K.

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Well, I can help you to hit the ground and get a good grasp of the basics and be ready for the more advance teacher.....

About Alex

You will have a great time learning with me! I am a professional Guitarist, Singer, Pianist, Composer/songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Cal State East Bay University with a Bachelors of Music in Composition. I have played Piano since early childhood. Picked up the guitar since

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Olney, MD

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Olney is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $276 per hour.
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"He has a real talent and enthusiasm for communicating his clear mastery of the guitar in a truly accessible and non-intimidating way, with a real thirst for developing skills in learners."
Doug
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Joseph is very patient and knowledgeable. He has been teaching my 9 year old how to play and from day one, he was excited to have learned how to play and excited to learn more. I highly recommend him for a session."
Ana
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"I sat in on every lesson Michael gave my daughter, who had not studied guitar before. He uses the time effectively, balancing sight reading, repertoire development, music theory (which he presents in very practical and immediately useful ways), and at all times instilling the technique necessary to sustain rapid progress. My daughter really enjoyed studying with him, and I really enjoyed watching her go from a blank slate to a guitarist you want to listen to. I completely and unreservedly endorse this teacher."
Tripp
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael R.
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"Fantastic instructor. Really cares about teaching his students."
Bruce
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"Great instructor, focused lessons to meet my needs"
Jeremy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"The only thing I can say about Joseph and his teaching methods are WOW! I was blown away by his knowledge and his ability to teach classical guitar. He’s such a pacient and supporting teaching. Always puts his students first and never afraid to go the extra mile. Joseph is very passionate in his work and it rubs on his students. Just an unbelievable teacher. 100% would recommend him to anyone that’s new to guitar, intermediate, or just wants to sharpen their skills. You definitely get your money’s worth."
Roni K.
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"first lesson, good intro! thanks ben!!!"
David
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Benjamin E.
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"I started lessons with Ahmad last year as a birthday present from my wife, and I can I look forward to my lessons as much now as I did then! Ahmad has provided the exact style of instruction I need and has continued to help me grow as a guitar player.

Ahmad is able to connect with his students to understand their goals and objectives with lessons. I appreciate how he is able to tailor his teaching style and method to each individual and adjust as needed. His knowledge of music is superb and his musical interests are wide. Ahmad can flex between jazz to classical guitar to the newest pop single as easily as changing radio stations.

As a classically trained musician he can not only play the music, but also knows the music theory. I look forward to my lessons every week, and I can't recommend Ahmad highly enough!"
Gary
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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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've been taking lessons for 3 years now with Ahmad. My classical guitar ambitions are frequently met with technical and musical obstacles, and Ahmad has always helped me work through them and keep me moving forward.

I have also been working on music theory and basic guitar chords - Ahmad has helped guide me to a better understanding and technical proficiency.

Lessons are conducted in a friendly and supportive way and his positive attitude plays a vital role in motivating me to keep working at guitar. I think no matter what your guitar goals are, Ahmad can help you move improve and keep taking it to the next level."
Steven
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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