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Chris D.

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Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $37
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts: Music (Performance and Pedagogy) from North Central University
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Chris D.

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Chris grew up hearing his dad play guitar around the house and at live shows. He “caught the bug” around age 13 and hasn’t stopped playing since! He’s been teaching guitar since 2003 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Central University in 2008 where he studied jazz, blues, rock, classical, songwriting, and church music. He’s taught about two dozen lessons a week for the better part of 10 years; from age 8 to retiree, beginner to advanced, hobbyist to college-prep or gig-ready. He specializes in blues, rock, improvisation, ‚Äčand songwriting. What he loves most about teaching is being able to pass on everything he has learned and continues to learn in his 20+ years as a musician, helping students take step after step to achieve their musical goals. As an active musician, Chris has been the lead singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist for a local rock band and has performed/recorded as the lead guitarist for a number of other bands/artists. He currently plays lead guitar for ...

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Chris grew up hearing his dad play guitar around the house and at live shows. He “caught the bug” around age 13 and hasn’t stopped playing since! He’s been teaching guitar since 2003 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Central University in 2008 where he studied jazz, blues, rock, c

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Renee
My 15 year-old son started guitar this summer. He has truly enjoyed working with Chris. Chris is patient and encouraging, as well as being a cool guy that my son looks up to.
Helen
My 13-years old son was reluctant to take music lessons. He had not liked piano (with a different instructor) when he was younger, but agreed to try guitar. Since the first trial lesson, he has been excited to learn more!

Chris is a fun teacher who knows his stuff and who communicates well with both his students and their parents. I have three kids and have found it’s difficult to find a teacher who is responsive to parents + engaging with youth + gifted at music.

His rates are very reasonable for our area. His in-home lesson space is professional and comfortable — I get to sit on a comfy couch and get work done during my son’s weekly lesson. In addition, Chris goes above and beyond to make sure the lessons are meeting our expectations. He tracked down strings for us when we accidentally broke one. He has rescheduled lessons due to our busy schedules. He is genuinely kind and such a pleasure to work with — we couldn’t be more thrilled!
Brian
Our kids have loved working with Chris. He picks songs they're excited to play, teaches them patiently, and has a lot of fun with them. They've made a ton of progress since they started with Chris, and they're always excited to see him!

Phil O.

Burnsville, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded I have received many awards over the years from Many "Best of" Awards. As well, please see reviews...Thanks!
  • Teaching since 2004
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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 ...

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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 mu

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Eric C.

38 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric C.

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The Blues...so much can be said about this art form. The basics of the blues apply to nearly every style of modern music and are the basis for standard song structure we all know and love. Whether you are just getting started or have been playing for years and have found yourself in a rut and want to refresh and do some new things, blues guitar lessons will help you to set and realize your goals in music.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
Burnam
Always great!

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Bennett D.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bennett D.

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I've been teaching music for five years. Within the first few lessons, your technique on the guitar will vastly improve and you'll learn how to hold a pick, sit with the guitar, and maintain correct left-hand posture. Once you have the basics down, you'll be able to start playing whatever style of music you want. I teach all ages, experience levels, and musical styles and I can't wait to meet you!

About Bennett

I'm a professional guitarist and pianist who has recently graduated from New York University's Jazz Performance program. I am also a student in Manhattan School of Music's master's jazz program. My mom started me on piano before I can remember - I was one or two years old. I quickly developed an a

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Eileen
Bennett's a great teacher! My seven-year-old son has been taking piano lessons with him for a year, and right now they're working on Fur Elise, one of my favorite songs. My son loves his lessons and looks forward to them every week.
John
I met Bennett when he was the musical director for two musicals that my daughter was in. I was totally blown away by his piano skills and my child really enjoyed him, so we started taking lessons with him. He's been an amazing teacher over the last couple years and my child has developed a passion for music. He's an incredibly nice guy, very relatable, down-to-earth, and very passionate about what he does.
David
I've been taking lessons with Bennett for over a year now. He's a great teacher and musician - after a few months I was playing Free Bird! Can't recommend him enough!
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Joshua J.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
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Joshua J.

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Life long musician specializing in strings/voice/piano. Setting all players up for long term success with a solid mechanical foundation and understanding of music theory. Whether your goal is to learn to read sheet music or just play for fun, you'll build confidence in your skills and enjoy playing.

About Joshua

Lifelong musician/performer! Grew up playing mostly strings and singing but played french horn and cello throughout school aswell. Very comfortable teaching to play by ear or through theory (sheet music). Been teaching for over a decade in Chicago and have a patient flexible approach with all stud

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Ty
Been to many instructors in my time, but it finally stuck with Josh!! Thank you for the easy to remember phrases and patterns I can use for a lifetime.
Jerod
Joshua is great to work with. He’s very talented, patient and knowledgeable. I look forward to learning more from him.
Suri
Joshua is an excellent teacher. Patient with the children and very knowledgeable. The kids have a lot of fun.
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Trevor S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude from Santa Fe University of Art & Design
  • Contemporary Music: Performance from Santa Fe University of Art & Design
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Trevor S.

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Want to learn how to play your favorite songs on the guitar and learn how they work? I'm the teacher for you! I teach all ages and styles and will tailor the curriculum to your needs and goals. I graduated from the Santa Fe University of Art & Design, and have been teaching for the last four years. Send me a message and let's get rockin'!

About Trevor

I am a diverse and skilled lead and rhythm guitarist. I play Rock, Jazz, Blues, and Balkan music. I started my journey with Eric Clapton and George Harrison in 2004. I graduated with honors from the Contemporary Music Program at Santa Fe University of Art & Design in 2015. I played lead guitar i

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Average Cost of Blues Guitar Lessons in Saint Paul, MN

The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Saint Paul is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"TLDR; The guy is fantastic. He knows his stuff, he is a real performing musician, and he is a great and inspiring teacher.

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I've had a guitar sitting around my flat for about two years. The only thing I could do, other than looking at it, was playing three open chords very very very badly. And I just thought that playing music wasn't for me and that I didn't have the mind for it.

Because I am stuck at home for the quarantine, I decided to check if maybe I could do something productive with my time and decided to give taking some guitar lessons a try.

Doing research online for someone willing to teach me remotely, I found Nick, and I am thrilled I did.

We have now had only about 6-7 lessons, but he has ignited in me a passion for learning the guitar and also made me believe I can.

He has a style that will accommodate and inspire any sort of student.

In my case, I want to learn the blues. But because I knew nothing about guitar playing, I need someone that can take me through the basics in a structured way where things build on each other. Nick did just that.

The guy is a proper performing musician with a great personality and loads of experience under his belt.

I have been inspired and made confident by his way of teaching, and I want to study with him for years to come."
Pablo
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Exactly what I have been looking for. Terrific lesson. Just enough practice material for next week."
bob
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"I found Andrea to be an attentive, caring teacher with a positive attitude and a fun sense of humour. He is also highly qualified (check out his profile). I had not played guitar since high school, and was unsure that I would be able to pick it up again because it's been so long, but Andrea helped me get my confidence back. Would recommend to anyone seeking to improve their guitar skills or just learn the basics."
Luca
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Very good first lesson. Marc was great and already started to answer some of my questions and fill in some of my knowledge gaps. I'm looking forward to my future lessons."
Terry Berndt
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"Couldn't ask for a better instructor! Ahmad is an unbelievably talented player, but more than that, he has a system for instruction which breaks down a number of complex concepts and makes it easy to absorb new things. I can tell from listening in on his other lessons (when I arrive early) that he's great at tailoring his lessons to the individual's goals. For some, it's music theory and structure, for others its riffs and teaching particular songs."
Ken
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I've been taking guitar lessons with Kimberly since the beginning of 2011. At the time I'd had several years of lessons using a traditional method on acoustic guitar and was looking for a teacher who could help me focus on electric blues rock and move me beyond my intermediate skill level.

Kimberly has a real focus on and talent for teaching. My lessons are tailored to meet my interests. A large part of the lesson is devoted to learning her method for blues soloing--at least 5 approaches to improvisation and comping. After several years, I've come to see how these approaches interweave, complement each other and have become an intuitive part of my musical vocabulary.

Also, because I expressed an interest, part of the lesson involves sight reading, learning blues and jazz theory, developing rhythmic playing sense, and learning a few favorite solos. Kimberly has an amazing ability to tab out and teach any song you give her. Which leads to the best part--after 6 months I was invited to play with one of her ensemble classes. While I was absolutely petrified with fear at the beginning, this has turned into one of the highlights of my week every week. It is just downright fun! It's a safe and forgiving environment where you can make mistakes and learn, or try things out that might flop, or turn into something cool. Every teacher and guitar magazine article all point to the need to play with other musicians to develop your skills and this is where Kimberly Allison really delivers. I feel that I could now sit in with other musicians and contribute.

I give my highest recommendation for taking lessons with Kimberly."
Peter
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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"A great instructor, very patient and prepared, helped become a much more advanced player. Strongly recommend!"
Lisa
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I am finding Eric to be a very patient and encouraging instructor. I come out of the lessons eager to practice and try the new things he gives me. Thanks Eric for making this fun."
Bill
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"What a music teacher! Heard him play with Bobby Hurricane Spencer and was an instant fan. I have been taking lessons ever since. Didn't think I could learn so quickly and have so much fun doing so! Strongly recommend!"
Bruce
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!"
Mark Herr
Took Blues Guitar lessons from ryan S.
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