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Teaches students 6 and up
B.S. Business Management from St. John's University
I am an experienced guitar teacher with over 20 years of experience. I teach students of all levels and ages. I structure your lesson around what you want to learn while also building a solid foundation in music theory. I usually use Mel Bay guitar instruction books.
I have been teaching music for about 30 years mostly on the guitar but I also give lessons on the bass, piano, and ukulele. I give lessons to beginner and intermediate students of all ages. If you want to learn and have fun I am ready for your lesson. In addition to teaching I have played in vari
Certificate in Studio Acting from American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
I trained at the same school as Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Ray Fischer (Justice League), Tyne Daly (look her up, you won't be sorry) and Jason Derulo. I am well versed in dialects, American Standard, stage combat (armed and unarmed), film acting, acting for stage, classical, acting and more! Even if you just want to work on a monologue. Im happy to help! I've been a working actor both on stage and screen for almost three years now, but let's be real. We all need a side hustle. I can even help you with learning how to self-produce/promote on a budget.
Hello! I am a classically trained, working actor with years of real world experience. If you are seeking lessons for a child, you should know that I worked in childcare for over a decade, am an expert in child development, and have a child of my own! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns
Speaks German, English, French, Italian
Teaches students 4 and up
Teaching since 1994
Moms and Dads, I'm here to help! This is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'll do it. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for 25 years, focusing on how each student needs to learn and helping them to succeed. You can do this! Your child can too!
Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for
I learned from listening and I think I might like Miss Ginni as a teacher too!
Teaches students 10 and up
Teaching since 1997
As a Teacher-Consultant for the Wayne State University branch of the National Writing Project, I am able to remain current regarding best-practices in the teaching of reading and writing. Add to this my passion for writing, and you have a winning combination!
Hello! I am a veteran teacher (Licensed in Illinois) with ample experience working with children and adults in an online format. I hold a BA in English and a MA in Teaching. I am also a Teacher-Consultant with the National Writing Project. I thoroughly enjoy helping students of all ages reach th
B.A., M.A. - Anthropology from Wayne State University
Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
Ready to speak before a crowd (even a virtual one) with impact and confidence? Well look no further. I've have over 25 years of experience in the Public Speaking arena.
I have been a Communications Specialist for nearly a decade training physicians and all sorts of medical professionals on how to better communicate with their patients and patients' families. The biggest benefit of booking sessions with me? I have over 25 years of experience as a professional actor, director, voice over artist and theatre instructor. I've helped students paralyzed with stage fright overcome their fears and deliver
with my skills as a professional actor for over 25 years to help you gain the confidence you need to overcome glossophobia (fear of public speaking) and gain the certainty you need to capture and retain your audience's attention every time.
Book a session with me today and let's get you started on your path to greatness!
Hi there! I'm a professional Communications Specialist and Actor. For over 25 years I have gained experience in both areas and I look forward to being able to share what I've learned over my long career with you! If you are looking to learn ENGLISH as a second language, you can feel assured that I
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching since 1982
Robert M.Book Now
With over 50 years of playing, teaching and performming experience, I have learned more than a few things about playing music on the guitar.
Lessons for Beginners to more advanced players.
Lessons for Adults age 18 to 99.
I use the G4 Guitar Method.
It makes learning easier and ore effective than other methods.
The 80/20 rule suggests 80% of our results come from just 20% of our efforts. The G4 GUITAR METHOD using the 80/20 by designing the right guitar exercises in the right order focusing on the most essential skills. This helps the beginner student to reach proficiency in less time compared to standard traditional methods of learning guitar.
FOR THOSE WITH SOME EXPERIENCE:
JAZZ GUITAR: Learn tons of great chords, scales, songs and improved your technique. Exciting classes!
CLASSICAL GUITAR: The ultimate artform for guitarists. Learn to play the great classical guitar compositions for your friends and family.
Whether you're a hobbyist playing for fun, or want to take guitar to the next level, I can help you achieve your goals. I teach adults of all ages and abilities. I am a professional guitarist in the Chicago area. I play both Jazz and Classical guitar, having started in Rock. I studied for m
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* I started off as a Learner , I was able to read the music notes by week-2.
* I can play little rhymes to my kids all by myself in 4 weeks.
* He is very patient and ensures that you learn the basics.
I would recommend him any day."
At 42 I finally got around to buying my first guitar (no musical background other than fan) and set about teaching myself with books and videos. 10 months later I realized that in spite of working at it every day I was going to get to the 1-year mark and not be able to play a single song all the way through (of the 70's and 80's hard rock that I love, I could play "Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star" pretty well). I was rapidly becoming "that guy" who can play sloppy intros to 300 songs, but nothing else.
I looked around the web, and settled on Ahmad because of his credentials and reviews, and I could not be happier with my choice.
The thing that makes Ahmad special is that he put as much effort into becoming a great guitar teacher as he did in becoming a great guitar player. Every lesson is tailored exactly to my ability at that time. If ever I have had particular trouble with something Ahmad is ready with additional material, alternate ways to learn it, different ways to explain it. No matter what the technique or concept, Ahmad has seen this mistake before and knows just what to do. Some days I leave with many pages of material to master, and some days just one or two. It is all about how slowly or quickly I am picking up the new thing, and all about learning things the right way so that the foundation is solid when I am ready to advance to the next level. There is no schedule or competition (except with myself) and the only objective is to learn more and get better.
To show examples in action Ahmad routinely finds 70s and 80s hard rock for me (not every single note is from Guns-n-Roses of course, but if a particular concept relates to something in a familiar song from the genre, that's the one Ahmad will pick for me to master). You do not have to learn jazz! (I mean if jazz is your thing I am certain that Ahmad can teach you that.)
I really doubt that there is a player at any level (or in any style) who would not learn a lot from Ahmad (that is if you are prepared to be humble and possibly review some foundational material you think you know already... if you knew it, Ahmad would not be teaching it to you... he can hear that your timing is off, or if you didn't hit all of the strings in that chord, and so can your audience). (Once, while I was performing an exercise from the previous lesson, Ahmad had his back to me digging in his filing cabinet for my next materials and said "Did you play the fifth note with an upstroke?"... He heard that, it was supposed to be a down stroke and he heard a difference so slight I didn't even know I was doing it.)
If you are a beginner as I was, my advice is to commit to four lessons with Ahmad. By the end of that time you will hear that you are advancing, and more importantly you will understand where you were and where you are going. It might seem kind of basic at first (which is why I say to go with at least four) but it does not take very long to understand how much better you will be with strong fundamentals. If, instead, you learn to play badly, and you practice regularly, eventually your speed will improve... and then you will play badly fast which actually sounds worse than playing badly slow... all that work for less than nothing.
I have been taking lessons for about a year and half. I can play some Lead Guitar now. And I can play some real songs now. Even those 300 intros are getting tight, that is to say I now play them with the right timing, technique, phrasing and feel!
PS - If Ahmad says "it's time for the Harmony Classes", do it! Like most things Ahmad has taught me, I have resisted it in some way at first, and the harmony lessons are no different. Like everything Ahmad has taught me, the harmony classes have immediately made me better at playing guitar, and have provided a foundation that makes the next thing and the next thing and the next thing easier, faster, and better."
It's an added bonus that he would come to our home - no more lugging the kids to the facility for lessons!
Thank you for the good work ..."
My daughter gave me a TakeLessons.com gift certificate at Christmas for what she thought were guitar lessons but I took singing/voice lessons instead (I don't really read music but I've always thought I could sing a little!). I've only had a few lessons, but so far Keely's been great. I was up front about never singing before and she was right on the money with starting me with basic breathing exercises. Just signed up for more lessons and I'm really looking forward to actually seeing if I hold a tune or not!!"
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