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Richard W.

18 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $26
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Best Musical Act 2013 from Minnesota Renaissance Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard W.

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As a self-taught guitarist who later went to college for music and now runs a guitar curriculum blog, I tailor all my lessons to the student's age, ability level, music interests, and preferred learning style. No matter what Riffs, Parts, Changes, and Improvisational skills you want to learn, I can teach you, but more than that, I can teach you how guitarists teach themselves.

About Richard

Rick's been teaching Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele at his home, and at the Mount Olivet School of Music in South Minneapolis, ever since graduating with a degree in Music from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2003. He plays around town in 3 bands and also does the occasional Pit Orchestra and Wed

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Jordan G.
Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!
Andrea
As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style.
Nathan
I've had a great experience with Rick so far. He quickly identified my level of play and has provided good content for me to learn as well as new styles. Very knowledgeable on banjo, I would recommend to anyone looking to improve their banjo skills.

Phil O.

Burnsville, MN
Starting at $35
  • Awarded I have received many awards over the years from Many "Best of" Awards. As well, please see reviews...Thanks!
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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 ...

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

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Paul K.

9 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • B.A. in Music from University of Minnesota
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Paul K.

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I have played blues, hard rock, fingerpicking, folk, and jazz music on the guitar since 2006. I have played onstage in rock bands and jazz combos and received years of private instruction. I am a chronic improviser, a composer, a creative musician, and a music theory geek.

My enthusiasm for the guitar is related to its irreplaceable role in genres that are uniquely and beautifully American like blues, bluegrass, and rock 'n' roll.

I can teach you how to play the basics, how to solo, how to write a song, how to play jazz chords, how to play rock riffs, how to groove, how to fingerpick, or whatever you want to learn.

Check out my guitar lesson demo video on my profile to hear me play!

About Paul

I have played piano my whole life, and I also play guitar and trumpet. I love jazz, classical, contemporary, and rock music and many other diverse styles. I am an improviser, composer, and music theory enthusiast, very in touch with the creative side of music. I’m easygoing and patient. I put t

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Kj T.
Excellent first lesson. Looking forward to many more.
Edwin B.
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Edwin B.
Only problem was the technical issues with his computer.

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Mikael B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mikael B.

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I’m a Brazilian Musician, with 13 years of experience. I have been teaching all ages. Levels and styles. I Studied at a famous brazilian university (ULM) with the best teachers of Brazilian Music and studied jazz at Berklee College of Music. Since 2005 I have been teaching Brazilian music to students from all over the world!

About Mikael

I'm a guitarist and I've been playing since I was 12. I play in a jazz and Brazilian music band. I love teaching from beginners to professional musicians looking for improvement. I graduated in guitar at brazilian GIT, music theory at ULM and Jazz Improvisation at Berklee College of Music. I als

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Mark L.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. in Psychology with emphasis on Child Psychology from University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Teaching since 1994
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Mark L.

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I've been playing and performing for over twenty years and can teach you to play like a pro as well. Whether it's blues, folk or rock and roll I can help you to develop your skills and move towards your musical goals.

About Mark

Mark L. I was born in California but raised in the sleepy town of Beaverton, Oregon, enmeshed in massive groves of pine and poplar trees and long, cool rainy days. I entered into the world of creativity and music when I was just thirteen by composing poetry and song lyrics, and began dabbling wit

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John D.
Mark is awesome and has a lot of knowledge if you're willing to put in the effort and listen.

Tyler J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tyler J.

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I've been playing and performing on Guitar for about ten years. I play a multitude of different styles and genres, including rock, country, r&b, jazz, blues, metal, funk, motown, along with many others.

My teaching approach is relatively simple; I work to empower you to approach and play your own instrument through rhythm, moderate music theory, as well as fretboard theory and picking/plucking styles. I also like to do practical application studies, i.e., using songs you're interested in learning to apply new techniques.

Most importantly, we progress at your pace and yours alone. If there's something very specific you'd like to accomplish, we can most certainly do that, or if you want to improve upon your general approach and method, that is also something I am available for.

About Tyler

Hi, I'm Tyler! Born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, I am the son of a band director. That being said, I have literally been involved in music since I was an infant! I played trombone, bass trombone, and bass guitar all the way through high school, and went to New Mexico State University where I

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WHITNY S.
Tyler arrived early, spent lots of time with my unruly daughter, and kept her on track! He's a good combination of fun/playful but also has a natural authority so that my daughter actually listens to his instruction. Well done and thank you Tyler!
Kerry
Great first lesson - looking forward to the next one.
Nicolas O.
I feel like I learned a lot in an hour and he really helped me find an anchor point that I can go back to if I am stuck on a note. I realized that he went over every proven method that I learned throughout my experiences from elementary school to highschool and then added on to them by explaining how these methods help. He even showed me methods usually taught to college musicians.

The reason I always believed in private lessons is because no matter how few or how many you take, the learning process gets expedited immensely.

I definitely would recommend this teacher for learning a brass instrument.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Waconia, MN

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Waconia is $64. 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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"Jesse is a fantastic teacher. Really loved the way he had my daughter start working immediately on popular songs from her favorite artists--that was just a wonderful way of keeping her interested while also working on basics. He always tries to get her to think for herself about what's she's doing. He also has the patience of a saint for those lessons when she seems to be mentally out of it!"
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"My son has been taking guitar lessons from Russell for years. When my son was younger, Russell taught him how to play fun songs on an electric guitar. He knows how to engage his students of all ages so they enjoy the learning process. Over the years, Russell has incorporated acoustic guitar, music theory, music composition, and much more in his lessons. He is very passionate about teaching all components of music so his students develop their skills and have a deeper understanding of how music is made. He is an extremely talented musician who loves what he does. We couldn't have asked for a better teacher!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"William LOVED his first lesson with Gabe! He was so patient and put him right to work - which was great! We look forward to next week."
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"Lena is an awesome guitar instructor. She’s extremely knowledgeable and talented. I like that she allows me to go at my pace and is patient with my learning. She does a great job mixing music reading, theory, and learning songs I want to learn. It’s also wonderful that she sings and she incorporates that into her teaching so I learn to play with a vocalist. I believe any student can progress with her approach and have a lot of fun learning too."
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