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Brian C.

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

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Acoustic or electric guitar - any style!

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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Very good first lesson.

Gavin F.

Portland, ME
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Gavin F.

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Do you want to learn how to play your favorite songs? Don't want to spend weeks learning to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star? I'm the teacher for you! I've been playing guitar for 16 years and in that time I've become proficient in several genres and styles. Rock, pop, blues, funk, country, reggae, folk, just to name a few. After a few introductory lessons, we will start learning your favorite songs! Using those songs, I will teach you notes, chords, scales, technique, and music theory. Let's get started and have some fun!

About Gavin

Hey there! I'm Gavin, I've been playing guitar for 16 years, and like you, I'm crazy about music. I've played in various bands over the years and have experience with many different genres such as: rock, blues, funk, reggae, folk, country, and more. I currently reside in the great state of Maine

Trevor P.

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

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2008
  • BFA Jazz Studies from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Charles C.

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Being a musician is not merely a matter of notes on a page. Technique, theory, and reading are important and always play a role, but in my lessons, I strive to also put a strong focus on personal goals, aspirations, and passions. With these as a guide, I’ll help you not only play but also to create. I’m an active performer and songwriter and have a decade of experience writing, producing, and recording music of all varieties. Let’s book a lesson today and begin looking at the big picture. There’s so much more to be found just beyond the notes.

About Charles

Hi! I’m so glad you stumbled upon my TakeLessons profile because it means that you’re a step closer to becoming a ‘real’ musician. But before you call up images of cold concert halls and stuffy, tuxedoed audiences or international superstars selling out arenas, let me briefly explain what it mean

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Kevin M.

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  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music Performance and Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
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Kevin M.

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I have stellar education and experience. I'v recorded and toured with members of Steely Dan, Members of Celine Dion's band, James Taylor, the Joe Perry project and The Mighty Bosstones etc. Educated at Boston and South Shore Conservatories as well as top of my class at Berkelee College of Music

About Kevin

I've been playing for 50 years and have played and recorded with many heavy hitters including members of Steely Dan, Members of Celine Dion's band, James Taylor, the Joe Perry project and The Mighty Bosstones. Educated at two conservatories and one of the top guitar players at Berklee College while

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Josh
He's the best teacher I've had. Knows everything about guitars from playing to teaching, building and fixing. Tons of theory and history. One of the best teachers I have ever met. Entertaining with great stories about touring and the musician experience.
Cheryl
Was patient and very knowledgable. Makes sure I know how to play but unlike other instructors he teaches enough theory so I understadn how music works. Can also learn songs by ear and show them to me very quickly. Awesome
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Nick D.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick D.

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Want to become a serious musician and play like you've always dreamt of? Would you like to write and record your own music? I will help you find your own sound while laying a solid foundation of music theory and technique. With me you'll learn the tools that the pros use everyday in the studio and on tour. Send me a message and let's get started!

About Nick

Nick has been playing and recording music for 15 years. Over that time he’s developed a passion for teaching others. Whether new to the craft or a seasoned player, Nick’s objective is simple: to make the complex easy to understand so anyone can learn. He seeks to demystify the sometimes confusing s

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Dina
Nick is an excellent guitar player and a great teacher! He is able to break things down in a way I can understand and has taught me to play things I initially thought I couldn’t. Worth it!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Portland 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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"Adam is an excellent teacher. He works very well with children. I would highly recommend him for anyone seeking to learn, at any age."
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Took Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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"Great lesson for my son after some technical difficulties. But Michael was very helpful through the whole process."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Both my kids loved Bryan and their first lesson. Off to a great start!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Bryan L.
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"Eric KNOWS HIS STUFF

Eric is a true musician, through and through. Not only is his passion instantly detectable, but his extensive background in music provides a solid foundation from which he bases his teachings off of. It is with this approach, fusing a wealth of knowledge and experience with a solid love for what he does, that makes Eric a remarkable teacher. I highly recommend him for anyone looking to expand their musical abilities."
Allie
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"The lesson was very relaxed, informative and productive. Look forward to my next lesson. I'm 63 and just beginning this journey."
Mack
Took Guitar lessons from Norman T.
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"My son and husband are taking lessons from William. I am so pleased that we have found a true musician., they seem to learn a lot in a few short lessons. My son starts to teach me guitar. His method makes the lesson easy for me to learn. His enthusiasm makes learning fun and 20 minutes lesson tolerable. I start to like my son more! William has changed my boy after only 2 lessons!"
Christopher
Took Guitar lessons from William C.
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"Matt loves what he does and it shows. He's very knowledgeable, pays attention and explains things when teaching. I would recommend him to anyone."
Dee
Took Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Joel is a very good instructor, he makes sure his students develope good work ethics and lays a foundation that keeps a students interest and desire to learn."
Albert
Took Guitar lessons from Joel B.
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