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Bill G.

40 Reviews
Troy, MI
Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, Greek
  • Awarded Michigan & North American: All categories(Level of study, sight reading, and age) from American Guild Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill G.

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I teach everything from finger style classical/Flamenco guitar to all classic/alternative/indie rock; as well as songwriting development and arranging, and music theory.

About Bill

Guitarist/Songwriter Bill G. is a versatile and experienced instructor, who's been playing and teaching guitar for over 20 years, and is fluent in everything from finger style Classical/Flamenco and Folk guitar, to Jazz, all Rock(from classic to modern Alternative/Indie), and various World music st

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Sam Y.
What a great teacher! He has several decades of experience in playing and teaching and it shows. He plays effortlessly and is very patient. He would be the ideal teacher for someone who is either new or already experienced with the guitar. Also, I feel like he can play most any song (and coming from a 70s/80s rock/metal fan, it's great). If you're on the fence about learning or continuing with lessons, give him a shot. You won't be disappointed!
Dan P.
I’ve really enjoyed my lessons with Bill. Learned a ton from him so far and appreciate his patient, calm manner
Kerrie S.
Bill is easy to work with and very patient. He is also great at teaching you chords and strumming patterns while learning songs you enjoy.

Nicholas C.

37 Reviews
Garden City, MI
Starting at $20
  • Speaks english, spanish
  • Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarship from Bowling Green State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Nicholas C.

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I aim to instill a love of music and of the instrument through both student guided song selections from popular genres and movie/video game soundtracks, as well as technical and music reading exercises designed to make my students well rounded and ready for any way they choose to pursue music.

About Nicholas

Detroit native, Nicholas C. K., demonstrated an innate musical talent from a young age. His command of piano, guitar, trumpet and bass progressed to studies at both Columbia University in Chicago and Wayne State University in Detroit. Since age 16 Nic has toured the country sharing the stage with a

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Rebecca C.
He is great
Eugenia W.
He is professional and patient yet he meets you where you are. I had played piano many years ago and he quickly assessed where I am today and asked what I wanted to accomplish at this point. He showed me things that I was never taught all those years ago. He is kind and so easy to work with. Can't say enough about him. Wasn't sure if I could play again after so many years. I have had hand surgery and can't wait to continue my lessons. He showed me that I can. Great for this old lady, I mean elderly person.
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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Awarded one of 48 Artists selected to be nominated for the Grammies from the Grammys
  • Teaching since 2000
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Benjamin M.

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I teach both Acoustic and Electric Guitar. I am also well-versed in the experimental range of Prepared Guitar, use of Electronic Effects and unique approaches in Improvisation - both Standard and Experimental. I can teach using a pick, fingers, eBow, feedback etc. I can also teach Music Theory, Harmony and 12-tone Composition. Creativity and Learning by Ear is Encouraged.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. I teach at my own home, at the Student's home or through the use of Skype. I am originally from Ann Arbor. I spent

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.

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Benjamin M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Music Theory from Southwestern College
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Benjamin M.

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Guitar lessons with me provide a unique opportunity to explore how technique, and theory can help students of all walks of life reach their musical goals. I have played a range of contemporary styles spanning from Jazz, Funk, R&B/Soul to Hard Rock/Heavy Metal.
I have experience with students of all ages whether it's inspiring your children to picking up their 1st instrument, or helping you pickup that Dusty guitar in the corner.
The Span of our lessons will cover all the things necessary to not only make you a better more well rounded guitar player but all the knowledge necessary to maintain your instrument while you grow with it.
A few lessons with me will have one feeling like the guitar is another extension of your body and your life.
So if you are interested in taking on music as part of your life, allow me the opportunity to help you start that journey and provide you with some key tools to make the strides you want to see in the path.

About Benjamin

Guitar lessons with me provide a unique opportunity to explore how technique, and theory can help students of all walks of life reach their musical goals. I have played a range of contemporary styles spanning from Jazz, Funk, R&B/Soul to Hard Rock/Heavy Metal. I have experience with students of al

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Matt O.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Music from Roosevelt University
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Matt O.

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My guitar teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

I currently have 20+ years and 20,000 hours of guitar/string instrument teaching experience and a total of 30 years of guitar playing experience with a bachelor of arts degree in music. I focus my lessons strictly on the needs and skills required to ensure my students can perform ANY genre of m

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Will
I have taken lessons from matt for over 5 years and have progressed immensely as a guitarist and a musician. He is versatile in all sorts of playing and can help no matter what style of music interests you. 10/10
Kyle Melles
Matt was my guitar teacher from 5th grade to 10th grade, teaching me electric guitar for over five years. Now as a Junior in college, I am still thankful for the lessons Matt taught me to have a great foundation in playing guitar. Matt is one of the most knowledgeable people a student could learn from. He pays special detail to the habits that many guitar players fall into when beginning, and made sure these habits were eliminated quickly. I had both parents, grandparents, and friends sit in on our lessons and all were impressed with the careful and thorough approach of Matt’s teaching. Thank you Matt!
Donny Mcneel
Matt has taught me electric guitar through High School and I had learned techniques beyond I thought I could ever conquer. He is a exceptional teacher and is very inspiring to my guitar playing and music capabilities.
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Gustavo Alonso L.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Science - BS, Architecture from University of Nevada - Las Vegas
  • Awarded Fulbright Performing Arts Fellowship from United States Department of State
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Gustavo Alonso L.

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I specialize in flamenco guitar, one of the most challenging styles of guitar playing. The techniques and fundamentals of flamenco are valuable resources for any guitarist, regardless of genre or style. While everything is taught through the filter of flamenco, students will gain a wealth of knowledge applicable to the guitar in general.

One can expect to start by developing a full technical routine aimed at developing stamina, strength, precision, and speed. All fundamental techniques will be introduced. Rhythm will be emphasized throughout. Harmony studies will be introduced where appropriate. Repertoire is given according to each student's capabilities and tastes, including resources for accompanying dance and singing.

About Gustavo Alonso

PERSONAL BIO I am a North American flamenco guitarist currently living in Austin, Texas. My music is grounded in traditional flamenco and incorporates elements of jazz, classical, and world music. My fascination with music and the guitar began early, and I picked up the instrument in earnest at

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Jeff
I have been gearing up for some extensive travel in Spain combined with some immersive flamenco guitar studies. Prior to studying with him, I had played various forms of guitar for several years but only had minimal exposure to true Flamenco styles. Gustavo has been extremely helpful in getting me ready for the experience with techniques, fundamentals, in-depth palos knowledge, rhythm and timing, interactions with Dancers and Singers, etc.. He is extremely knowledgeable and talented in all areas of Flamenco and he is very good at explaining it all to a non-native (extranjero) like myself! His depth of musical theory combined with in-depth experience studying in Spain make him a uniquely qualified Flamenco Guitar Instructor. This was my first experience with online instruction and within the first lesson, I felt like I had known him for months. I highly recommend studying with Gustavo no matter how much experience you have when you start this path!!
Vlad
I have been taking flamenco guitar lessons from Gustavo for over 2 years and have only good things to say about him. His passion for flamenco, his eclectic knowledge of the style, his considerate teaching style are second to none. Gustavo is very inspirational and his teaching style adapts easily to any student’s level. He is easy going and his choice of material is exceptional. I would highly recommend Gustavo to anyone willing to explore the depths and subtaltiies of the flamenco guitar.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Westland, MI

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Westland is $65. 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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Took Guitar lessons from Eric L.
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"Our son took his first lesson with Ahmad this week and thoroughly enjoyed himself. Ahmad is patient and understanding, which are two traits that beginner guitar lessons absolutely require. He sent our son home with practice sheets, and wrote out the basic chords for "Smoke On The Water", which was awesome because he can learn to play something that he has heard on the radio, which inspires him to play more! Ahmad Guitar Lessons are a perfect starting point for the little Eddie Van Halen in your house as well!"
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"Greg is an amazing instructor and is helping me master a song for a pageant I have to do. He is patient and works well with all levels of learners, whether it be an amateur, picking up a guitar for the first time, or a pro wanting to learn a few new tricks. He is an amazing teacher and I definitely recommend him."
Caitlin
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"If you like guitar, you'll like James.

I have had about a dozen lessons so far with James, starting out as a complete beginner, with knowledge of only a few chords. In this short time, I have learned a great deal of theory, practice strategy, playing full songs, and even singing along with a few in time. James has been very hospitable and patient, and I recommend him to anyone who loves the guitar, regardless of skill!"
Robert G.
Took Guitar lessons from James W.
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"My son is very happy with Jonah’s class. He’s been very enthusiastic and likes it more and more every day more! Highly recommend!"
Jose
Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"Just had one class with John and I learned a lot. Very passionate about music and patient with my elementary skills!"
Gabrielle
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Very easy to learn from Steve, he explains very well and is excellent with children."
Ali
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"I would highly recommend Matt Beal to anyone looking to take lessons

Easily the best music teacher I've had. He doesn't just solely focus on music and teaching what he's been taught. He makes an effort to get to know his students and teaches them based on their musical taste and preferences. Very versatile teacher/player who can teach (and play anything) from simple melodic riffs and solos to very technical and complex licks. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to get lessons. Music aside, just a genuinely good guy."
Kyan
Took Guitar lessons from Matt B.
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"Ian is extremely talented and explains concepts in a way that is easy to understand. This is particularly important for online lessons!!!"
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