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Zachary J.

9 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary J.

9 Reviews
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About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspiration

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Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
James A.
Great experience with Zach. I'm still learning how to sing properly, though.
Aubrey C.
Great with kids!

Phil O.

Burnsville, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts - Political Science & Music Performance from Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Phil O.

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I’ve developed a unique approach to understand the guitar and bass. Whether someone is a beginner or even advanced. I’ve found a way that gives new insight to the instrument.

Even those who are advanced have commented, “My playing has gotten so much better – people are complimenting me on how much I’ve improved.” and… “You’ve really opened up the instrument to me.” One former student who had been playing 50 years prior to coming to Oslo Studio said, “I’ve learned more from you in the past 6 months than my last 30 years of playing!”

I’ve learned a lot from my students as well. Due to my open style of teaching. I’ve designed alternate ways for students to learn their instrument.

When I started teaching I was pretty set on each student having to learn how to read music. However, I found not everyone had this desire. This has led me to design different ways to learn music. I teach students ways to understand where the notes exist on the neck by reading chord charts and seeing ...

About Phil

I’ve developed a unique approach to understand the guitar and bass. Whether someone is a beginner or even advanced. I’ve found a way that gives new insight to the instrument. Even those who are advanced have commented, “My playing has gotten so much better – people are complimenting me on how mu

Michael M.

6 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts Music from Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael M.

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I teach all aspects of guitar playing. Improvisation, theory, technique, ear training, songwriting, reading and basic music notation. My lessons are designed to fit the needs of each individual student. I will begin with an evaluation to see where you are at and what your goals are

About Michael

I have been performing since age 7 playing classical piano in recitals with my sister. I got my first guitar at the age of 12. At 15 I was playing around town with different bands. After years of playing in garage bands, I applied to Wayne State University and enrolled in their music department. I

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Jeremy J.
Outstanding Teacher

I came to Mike with 25 years of playing experience and was expecting to grind through theory like I've done with past instructors. We jammed for a couple of minutes at our first lesson and he took it in a totally different direction, which has been amazing!!! He is so incredibly tuned in to what each individual student needs that he knew what I needed way before I figured it out. I love his approach to playing, which for an advanced player, focuses on getting ideas from your head to your fingers and I love that he teaches the theory aspect of playing, not as the focus, but as an explanation of why certain ideas work and certain ones don't. He doesn't jam theory down your throat, so lessons and practice are truly enjoyable and don't feel like a chore.

In addition to be a truly gifted teacher, Mike is just an awesome dude -- it's obvious that he loves to teach and really invests himself in getting his students to where they want to go. I can't recommend him highly enough.
Ryan S.
Great experience!

Mike is an outstanding teacher. As a total guitar novice, his patience and instructional ability really helped me take small steps into a much bigger world. Between the in studio lessons and the exercises he gave me to do at home, I really feel like I learned a great deal in a short time period. I hope to work with him again in the future and would strongly recommend him to anyone thinking of guitar lessons.
Nataly L.
Wonderful Teacher

My son has been taking lessons with Michael for about a year, and we are both very satisfied customers. When my son first came to Mike, he was anxious about his upcoming audition for the top jazz band at his school. Mike helped him prepare and feel more confident, and he was able to earn his place in the band. Since then Mike has worked with him on technique and style and helped him progress incredibly. Mike is a great teacher, very professional, and a super person!

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Alex B.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex B.

38 Reviews
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20 years playing experience, 12,000+ lessons taught! You choose the music, I'll get you there. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technique and theory skills. I have taught many styles and will get you playing something you like right away!

About Alex

Born and raised in north Minneapolis, Alex began taking guitar lessons at age 11 and after high school graduation was accepted to both Berklee and McNally Smith College. Alex graduated from McNally and also studied classical music in Germany at Musikhochschule Luebeck. Alex believes that well-round

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Holly
Alex has inspired my son to love playing music for the rest of his life. I can't think of a more wonderful gift. His technique in teaching allowed my son to enjoy learning guitar by playing songs he wanted to play. This made him want to practice just for the fun of it! Alex taught my son from the time he was 9 years old until he was 15. The easy going, positive attitude Alex exudes encouraged my son along his journey and made a strong bond and connection between the two of them. I wholeheartedly encourage anyone who would like to learn to play guitar to sign up for lessons with Alex!
Christopher
Alex is a superb teacher and is very patient and well schooled. I look forward to my lessons every Friday.
Krystal
Alex is incredibly knowledgeable and great with students off every age group! I took lessons from him for five years and my only regrets were not having more time to practice so I could get more out of my lesson times.
During lessons we worked on sight reading, ear training, memorizing chords and scales, different picking and strumming patterns, theory lessons, and anything else that I discovered and wanted to try.

Glenn S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
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Glenn S.

30 Reviews
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All levels and styles, tab or notation, "custom" teaching approach

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
Laura M.
Highly recommend.
Jon
Great learning experience!
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Terry C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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Terry C.

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I have 17 years of guitar experience, I have been in numerous bands and on tour a couple of times. I am offering lessons to both beginners and anyone with previous experience. The lessons will be catered towards your preference of music and style, although I am inspired by blues and country musicians like Johnny Cash and BB King. My lessons are offered on both acoustic and electric guitar and set at your own pace. I will record, mix, and produce a song that the student composes. All ages are welcome! :)

About Terry

I am a professional guitarist and song writer. I've toured the US numerous times and have played with well known groups like Jimmy Eat World and Frightened Rabbit. After being in many groups and writing a majority of the material, teaching bandmates new techniques and music theory became apart of t

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"An excellent teacher

I started taking lessons with Matt when I was 16 and when we started up again this year (I'm now 31) we were able to pick right back up where we left off. That should tell you all you need to know about how much he cares about his students.

He's an especially excellent teacher because he's so passionate about music and his instrument. You'll never run out of new things to learn because he's always learning new things himself.

Nobody will teach you to love the guitar like this dude!"
Peter
Took Guitar lessons from Matt B.
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"One word sums it up...AMAZING!!!!!!!
Not only is he a great instructor...his skills will blow you away!
I'm so happy I found him!
He is worth every penny...trust me!"
Dareine "Dee"
Took Guitar lessons from Carlos C.
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"Michele is very patient with this old geezer!! I'm loving it."
Alan
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"I recommend it to everybody. great musician, excellent teacher, very professional in following his students."
Alexia
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Payton is a fantastic teacher who is extremely knowledgeable about all things guitar and music. He is very reliable and a great person. I've enjoyed every lesson and learned so much!"
Ben Fortunato
Took Guitar lessons from Payton K.
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"I have been taking lessons with Kevin for a few months now and i look forward to our bi weekly sessions. Kevin has a vast amount of musical knowledge and is easy to talk to and work with, he is understanding of skills and weaknesses and will benefit any student who wants to learn.
Thanks Kevin."
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin T.
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"I've only had one session, but I've loved it so far. Daniel is a great guy, friendly, enthusiastic, and talented musician and teacher. I'm looking forward to future lessons. Thanks, Daniel!"
Aditya
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Gives Outstanding Lessons; Produces Excellent Video Series

I am writing a review from a couple of different perspectives, as I've received lessons from Ryan in a number of capacities. I am an intermediate-level bass player who received his initial music theory training from Ryan, and his explanations were clear and concise.

Recently, I've become a geography professor at the University of Akron, and I teach a variety of topics, including Introductory Cultural Geography. Part of this involves looking at how different types of music spread throughout the world. Ryan created an excellent video that supplemented my lecture; he thoroughly, yet very clearly, described how the spread of the minor pentatonic scale contributed to the development of heavy rock and metal music across the globe. Without this insight, my lecture would have been less accurate, as well as less entertaining to the students!

As a stringed-instrument player and a professor who includes music geography and history in his classes, I highly recommend lessons with Ryan. His descriptions and instructional method are outstanding (please see his excellent video series, "Swing's Shred Tips" on YouTube), and he also clearly demonstrates a deeper knowledge about music. Rather than just playing fast to shred, he will teach the underlying ideas behind the music to improve your playing (as he clearly demonstrated in his custom lecture on geography/history in my class). Highest possible recommendation!"
Jeremy
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Zander is great! He is an accomplished musician and a
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Mychael
Took Guitar lessons from Zander W.
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"Emi is great at teaching guitar and a really cool guy! I’ve tried to learn to play so many times with no success. After a few lessons I can play several songs and I have a new hobby. Disclaimer: he’s a huge Cowboys fan!"
Rachel Baz
Took Guitar lessons from Emiliano T.
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