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yusuf M.

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  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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yusuf M.

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I spend a lot of time gearing my lessons to each specific student. Obviously we will learn songs that you are interested in. But in addition to that I write out specific exercises to help my students learn while also making it something that is fun and interesting to play so that we are not tied solely to learning from a book when it is not necessary. I can also help with songwriting, improvisation and other creative pursuits. The genres I am well versed in are pop, rock, classical, jazz, blues, funk, etc.

About Yusuf

I've been playing guitar for 14 years. I have always had a passion for learning as well as performing music and I continue both of those practices to this day. I am a strong believer in gearing each lesson plan to a students individual interest and will write out individual exercises and arrangemen

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Joe S.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joe S.

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I studied classical guitar in college and continue to incorporate various methods in to my general guitar lessons. Spent quite a bit of time on Fernando Sor and Bach.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient

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Antonio G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Antonio G.

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Learn the proper flamenco style for the Spanish guitar as well as classical posture and technique.

About Antonio

SPANISH GUITAR: Flamenco & Classical I give you the resources so you can play ANY genre on the classical/flamenco guitar: *Method combines the discipline of the classical guitar with fundamental flamenco basic technique. *Emphasis on building repertoire with the music you love and a bit

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Brian S.
I’ve only done one lesson but the attention to detail and his music philosophy are exactly what I need right now. Its an incredible style to be learning from an amazing instructor.
Cierra Herring
Love Antonio's Spanish guitar, he is the only flamenco guitarist I have seen perform in the area! He makes his guitar sing:)
Daniel Oliveira
Had the opportunity of listening to Antonio at the Latino Festival in Provo. Brilliant technique and wonderful refreshing music, one of a kind in Utah

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Ben H.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben H.

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Music awakens the inner soul, whether you just listen or learn to make your own music. Research shows music can enhance your concentration, build your confidence, decrease anxiety and increase your ability to analyze situations.

I strive to teach music in a way that will work best for each person and enhance their natural abilities and strengths.

About Ben

I have been teaching private music lessons for 21 years. I graduated from Oral Roberts University with a BA in Sacred Music. As young boy I played piano and guitar by ear and in junior high began to music. In high school I learned to read music from singing in choir, and I also started writing song

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Julie E.
I have not been doing online but in-house. I did send an email request to change to an hour instead of 1/2 hour but have not heard back
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Melody S.

17 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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Melody S.

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Learning picking and fingering technique. I use the Mel Bay Method Books, Carcassi Method, Aaron Shearer Classic Guitar Technique Book 1.

About Melody

First I want to thank you for looking at my profile. Please make sure you are serious and still want to have fun. I have been with take lessons for over 7 years. They are an awesome company to work with. Since the NEW WORLD ORDER Lessons will be taught ONLINE. Books must be purchased befor

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Carla S.
Melody's been great! She's been very flexible and patient.
Brigitte B.
Great first lesson. Fun and helped me understand new chords.
Ty M.
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Frankie P.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
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Frankie P.

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My primary ensemble focus at Berklee revolved around the classical guitar. I emphasize the PIMA method and the understanding of chord structures.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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Carter M.
Frankie’s great. My son has progressed well and is learning a lot!
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A great first step for me to start my guitar journey, Frankie is very helpful ! 11/10 would recommend to everyone
Michael
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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Portland is $67. 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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"Keith is patient, professional and supportive. i have made tremendous strides since studying with him. He's the BEST !!!!!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"The reason why I called Jim was to help me with my classical guitar pieces for my ASU audition. I had very little experience in this side and of music and looking for a teacher was important. I hired Jim for an hour every Sunday the past month of January. The way he approached the music pieces and the knowledge he had was very impressive. Jim is also very patient and lets you have control over the lesson and start or suggest were to begin the lecture. I was able to lean a piece and know how to approach classical guitar thanks to Jim. There were somethings that I din't like about some of the lessons, There were times that when Jim was lecturing, he would get side tracked and forget about the topic and not even look at the music for a great majority of the hour, it was defiantly frustrating. Nonetheless, Jim is a great teacher, always appreciated when he stayed over the hour to further discus the piece. For these reasons I have decided to give Jim a four out of five rating."
Carlos
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jim W.
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"Great class I really enjoy it."
Kerriann
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Hugo is one of a kind. Great teacher and an amazing human being! Took lessons with him back in Boston while he was still studying at the prestigious Berklee College of Music and it couldn't have been better. Improved my repertoire and my technique meanly when it comes to fingerstyle. Highly recommended!"
Rodrigo
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Hugo A.
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"Barbara was great. I had never played the guitar before, so she was patient with me and her teaching method was such that allowed me to pick up what she wanted me to learn. I have been practicing every day and am looking forward to my next session with her."
Tim
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"Great teacher. Quickly corrected years of technical mistakes. She covered a wide variety of fundamentals in a short time covering a broad range of music."
Mike
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Dee F.
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"Jessie has taught my daughter classical and regular guitar for a couple of years. There are many, many thing I like about Jesse's teaching. One of the things that I like most is that he asks my daughter what she wants to learn and then teaches it to her. He mixes up the theory and it's application with what she wants to learn keeping interest and motivation at a high. Another thing that I like is the breadth of material he brings. His students end up well versed in all types of music and are able to play well known pieces in many different genres. Yet another thing that I like is his creditability. He walks the walk. His group plays regularly. Any doubts that your teenager may have about him can be quickly and easily put to rest just by going to hear him perform. Jesse is a good teacher and I highly recommend him."
Irene
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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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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"Very nice and informative, knew how to keep lesson moving along while also explaining everything."
Kira
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Greg L.
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"Learn from a professional guitarist!

There's an advantage learning from someone who is actually paid to perform music. Get the perspective and tricks of the trade to sound good quickly. He plays the range from rock to standard classical fare like Tarrega and Bach.

He teaches using tab and regular notation which really gets you up to speed quickly on any piece. My previous guitar teachers didn't use tab so learning anything is a slog. I've already learned Lagrima, Bach's Air, Bach's Bourree, Romanza, Recuerdos de la Alhambra and Tears in Heaven in a relatively short time.

Jesse observes your fingerings very well and makes sure you use the most efficient methods.

Flexibility of scheduling was extremely important to me since I cannot be on a regular weekly schedule. Take Lessons and Jesse's flexible schedule makes that very easy."
Edward
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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