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Jon C.

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Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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John N.

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Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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John N.

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Blues Guitar and Bass, Rock Guitar and Bass, Chords and Chord Progressions, Basic Music Theory, Performance, Vocals, Songwriting

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksil

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Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.
Robert
John is extremely knowledgeable and the lessons are enjoyable.
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Nathan R.

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Hanover, MD
Starting at $35
  • Masters Degree from Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Nathan R.

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I can cover any genres a student might want to learn as well as different techniques including classical, fingerpicking style, lead, etc.

About Nathan

I have been teaching private lessons for close to 10 years and have been an active performer for even longer, playing in all different types of groups, from rock bands and jazz groups to orchestras and brass bands. I studied music at Frostburg State University (Bachelors) and the Peabody Conservat

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Marcus
Nathan is a very talented musician
Joshua V.
Very pleasant teacher. First lesson went well. Thank you
Twila
Nathan is kind and encouraging. My son is enjoying the lessons and making progress towards playing tapas and reveille. He sounds good!! Online classes are convenient to add into a busy schedule.

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Trevor P.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar from Webster University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Trevor P.

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Learn to play the music that you love!

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.
Hands on made simple
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.
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Joel H.

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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joel H.

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Having trained at Berklee College of Music in Electric Guitar and Songwriting and as a professional music teacher and performer, I can help you develop the musical tools you need to write full songs that are ready for the radio and the stage! I will help you reach goals based on your musical interests and aspirations. Some skills I can help you gain are songwriting, improvisation, music theory, ear training, practice methods, sight reading, music production, and many more.
Writing, playing, and performing music is incredibly rewarding, and can also be challenging. I'm excited to help you make your goals a reality!

About Joel

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out where

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William
Joel's great, I have learned a ton from him over the course of our lessons. He is very knowledgeable about a lot of different styles and techniques. Would recommend!
Jake
Joel is great to work with and a really good teacher!
Harley H
Joel is a really great teacher. He's really patient and easy to learn from. As a moderate beginner he was really good at assessing my skill level and helping me improve. I would highly recommend him.
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Gabriel V.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gabriel V.

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I have been a professional performing musician and music educator for over 10 years. I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old, and have played in almost any style and situation you can think of. I’m a huge believer in the power of music. There are so many great reasons to want to learn to play, or improve your playing, and I’d love to help you with whatever yours is! I will custom tailor your lessons to enjoyably reach your goals (and will help you figure out what those goals are if need be), while developing a strong foundation in music theory and proper technique. I can't wait to start helping you on your journey!

About Gabriel

Hey, my name is Gabriel and I've been playing music most of my life, and teaching for well over 10 years. There are so many benefits to learning and playing music, and I am extremely passionate about sharing my love and knowledge of music with others. Besides teaching both private lessons and in

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Meg
Had lessons with Gabe for many years. I continually use things I learned during our lessons and definitely feel my love of playing guitar was solidified while he was my teacher! Have play nearly every day since then (almost 9 years ago?) I can still play Out of Nowhere from memory and hold my guitar differently/sit differently/pick differently because of him. Recording an album now and have him to thank for my skillzzzz :)
Matonia
Gabriel is awesome! Extremely patient and thorough.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Silver Spring, MD

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Silver Spring is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Wow! I love Daniel's approach to teaching, he was able to explain things in a way that made sense. After a few session he addressed a few issues I was having and setup plan that allowed me overcoming those struggles. Not only have I improved, im feeling more confident as a guitarist. I'm very excited to continue learning with Daniel as my teacher and I highly recommend him!"
Eugene
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"Excellent teacher, highly prepared and knowledgeable. Helped me greatly with my playing."
Samuel
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Eric was great. He is obviously very knowledgeable but he is also easy to talk to and seemed to quickly understand what I knew and what I didn't. A good communicator and his set up for the lessons was very comfortable and easy to find. One hour lesson flew by!"
Lawrence Neal
Took Guitar lessons from Eric H.
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"Ed has a pleasant easy going personality. I've had a couple of teachers who were great players, but lousy teachers. I quit my last teacher because he was completely unprepared and what we did had nothing to do with what we did the previous lesson that I had spent so much time practicing. I got the feeling he thought he was so good he could just wing it. Wrong. I've only had one lesson with Ed, but he seems well prepared and he has his program structured so the student can learn in a progressive manor."
Larry
Took Guitar lessons from Ed F.
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"Gavin is an exceptional teacher. I have progressed so much in six months it's hard to believe. He gives me exercises for skills as well as explanations of music theory which help everything makes sense. Highly recommended"
Mike. T.
Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"I worked with Oliver for over a year and saw his students blossom with both skill and confidence after just a few lessons. Oliver has a naturally calming presence and kids absolutely adore him. I could not recommend him enough. His multi instrumental talent and sweet personality make him a one of a kind, wonderful teacher."
Lindsey
Took Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Esther is absolutely wonderful. She is extremely kind, patient, and understanding, and she has extensive music knowledge and expertise. I highly recommend having Esther as a music teacher; I've learned so much, and I truly appreciate the nonjudgmental, friendly atmosphere that she creates. :)"
Jen
Took Guitar lessons from Esther B.
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"Mallory is a very very cool,nice teacher"
Carrie Berg
Took Guitar lessons from Mallory B.
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"great first lesson. very patient and polite"
ishan
Took Guitar lessons from Sean H.
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"Took lessons with Robert for ten years. He is the best teacher I've ever had."
Mason
Took Guitar lessons from Robert P.
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Get Excited for Guitar Lessons in Silver Spring

Learning to play guitar can be fun and rewarding, but if you want to really enjoy your guitar lessons in Silver Spring you also need to stay inspired. By watching guitarists at work, you get a chance to see different techniques and styles that can help you think beyond the basics. Getting a chance to talk to other players is even better because there is nothing better to get you excited about playing like hearing about others’ experiences. They can give you tips and pointers for you to discuss at your next lesson.

 

Filling Your Mind and Your Stomach

Eating is almost always better with live music. If you keep a busy schedule and don’t have a lot of time for dedicating an evening to going out on the town, the next best thing is to enjoy a meal and some good music. If you are taking guitar lessons in Silver Spring, you have plenty of options on where you want to feast on food and music. McGinty’s Public House goes beyond just Irish food, even though the environment is much more like a traditional Irish pub. With numerous European-inspired dishes, you are sure to find something to enjoy. The music is also inspired by traditional Irish songs, making it a very unique way to be entertained as you eat. El Galfo Restaurant has some of the best Mexican food in town. From the appetizers to the main courses, there is something for the entire family. The music is not limited to just country and Latino sounds though. You can come and enjoy a wide range of performs ranging from jazz to folk music. If you want more traditional American food, Quarry House Tavern is an excellent choice. They specialize in burgers, but you can order one of several salads, appetizers, and quesadillas. In addition to delicious food, they have live music every Saturday from 9:30 at night until 1:00 in the morning.

A Dedicated Night Out

For those evenings when you want to make a night of musical entertainment, you have your choice of several different venues. Of course, you will need to plan ahead and buy tickets to get into many of the shows, so check with the sites to see who’s playing and when. For some of the biggest names in music, you want to watch the calendar for The Fillmore. Whatever type of music you are into, they have it on the menu. You can also catch some local acts and learned about some of the artists in your town. With any luck you may be able to catch them for a quick talk after a show. The Cultural Arts Center gives you a chance to check out students and local artists in a youthful environment. They actually do have a number of live shows, so make sure to schedule around the free events.

Guitar Talk

One of the really great things about taking guitar lessons in Silver Spring is the number of other students who are excited about learning. If you check out Guitar Meetups, you are sure to find a group of like-minded guitarists who want to talk about playing.

 

Taking guitar lessons in Silver Spring is a great way to start a potentially life-long love of music, but you will need to find inspiration as you go. Seeing other guitarists in action and talking to others who play will help you learn about the different styles and techniques people have developed to make the music their own.

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