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Jared C.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jared C.

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I customize my students curriculum based on their specific goals. I feel teaching students to play and transcribe songs and solos is my most important job. Most students come to me looking for structure so I try and provide a clear path for them to reach their goals. Although I love teaching music theory I understand that it is not for everyone, so I only offer theoretical principles when it is appropriate or asked for. I rarely use textbooks, but I do employ a lot of exercises and educational material when it applies to a lesson.  

For students with no prior music experience I use text books, and exercises to strengthen their technique, expose them to musical ideas, and give them a foundation of basic music theory.  After that is accomplished I move into a curriculum that is more personal to their specific goals.

About Jared

I have been playing instruments and performing live since I was eleven. In college, I studied both piano and guitar, and received a bachelors of fine arts with a concentration in jazz guitar from Columbia College Chicago in 2004. I moved to Seattle in 2004 and have been performing and giving private

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Conrad
Great first lesson.
Raahil J.
He pays attention to detail, is super organized with a definite plan and knows how to keep a student's interest. He is balanced and very realistic in his approach. He is talented and meets the student where he is. He is even transcribing a Bollywood song for my son and my son is loving it! He is flexible... We are so happy to have found him.
Sofia
First lesson with Jared was great. Looking forward to many more in the future!
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Chris W.

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  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris W.

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I studied jazz guitar with Derek DiCenzo at Ohio State University, and have performed extensively in the genres of rock, blues, country, and classical music.

Since 1998, I have taught as many as forty private students per week, many of whom have gone on to pursue the instrument through college, conservatory, and performance.

About Chris

Hi there! Thanks for visiting my profile. I've been playing guitar since 1980, and teaching since 1998. After taking piano lessons as a small child, I fell in love with the classical guitar around 11 years old and haven't put it down since. I'm comfortable teaching children and adults of all skill l

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Michael O.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael O.

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Hello guitarists! My name is Michael O'Hara and I am so excited to teach you the guitar. I'm 33, and I've been playing the guitar, studying and making music for over 18 years. I studied jazz/fusion guitar at Berklee College of Music and have played with more people in more situations than I now remember.

I love working with students at all ability levels. My passion is bringing out the artistry in my students and teaching them that music can be something that feeds your soul for the rest of your life. Any level of player can do this and I am excited to help you put your voice into your playing!

About Michael

Hello! My name is Mike O'Hara. I've been playing, studying and writing music for over 18 years and can't wait to help you achieve your dreams on the guitar. My goal as your teacher will be to help you identify what moves you and help you to develop in the direction you choose. There are many, many w

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Tony
Mike was a fantastic instructor. He had the perfect balance of encouraging me in my strengths while also challenging me where needed, which pushed me to grow as a musician. He’s highly knowledgeable in the fundamentals and also has great innovative and creative ideas that he’s happy to share! I would definitely recommend getting lessons from Mike!
Ethan
Mike is an incredibly knowledgeable musician with a genuine knack for teaching. Mike catered our lessons to exactly the material I wanted to learn while helping me grow a deeper understanding of music theory in a way that was both highly informative and fun! I will absolutely be returning for more lessons and would recommend him to anyone looking to pick up the guitar for the first time or that wants to expand on their existing abilities
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David R.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David R.

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Hi there! My name's David, I'm a musician and sound engineer that's gigged all around Boston in various local bands, I'm a Berklee student, and a guitar player with 8 years of experience on the instrument. I'm also a music lover who tries to listen to as much music as possible and deeply cares about the craft of making music both Live and on record. I want to help you translate your interests in music into skills that will let you manifest the sounds that you wish to create! Whether that means your looking for someone to help you get started learning your favorite song, learn how to shred your hero's solos, learn to play your own solos, learn how to get the tone and feel of your favorite players, round out your knowledge of music theory, or how to record yourself and start writing your own original music! I'll be here to guide you along at any skill level and give you tips and tricks to help you learn quicker and better. The best part of having a teacher is having someone around who ...

About David

Hi, I'm a professional Musician with 4 years of production experience and 8 years of guitar/ performance experience. I've played shows in the New England area as well as in new york at venues ranging from small bars to 100-250 cap venues as well regional festivals. I've produced, engineered, and pla

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Brock M.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Classical Guitar Performance from West Chester University
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Brock M.

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Are you looking for a fun experience while learning guitar? Do you want to learn the basics using hit songs that match your style? I may be the guitar teacher you're looking for! With 20 years of teaching experience and 25 years of performance experience, I can offer you lessons that are custom-tailored to your needs.
I studied Classical Guitar Performance in college and have spent years playing original and cover music live. From theory to technique, recording to performing on stage, whatever your interest, whatever level you wish to achieve, I can support you. You have questions and I have answers. Contact me today and lets find out if we make a good match.

About Brock

Brock comes from a musical family. He spent most of his youth involved in his churches youth choir, participating in school plays and school band. At the age of seven Brock got his first guitar, a 3/4 size classical guitar. He got his first electric guitar at 12 and developed a strong appreciation a

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Lisa A.

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  • Teaching since 1997
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Lisa A.

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I teach all areas of Guitar. I teach you how to read the music, understand the theory, and to play many different styles as well as genres of music. I also work on playing by ear and transposition as well as how to follow a lead sheet or chord sheet.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dire

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Denis D.
Got more than was expected. A+
Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Grandview is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I absolutely loved taking lessons from Andrea ! He was very patient with me and makes the learning process very easy to follow. It’s hard to find a teacher who is as passionate and eager to help others learn, and actually makes it fun. I would totally recommend him to anyone thinking about picking up guitar."
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I started taking lessons from Jordan in November 2015. I've been playing guitar for several decades but I wanted to learn to play jazz music, learn different voicings for chord formations and to be able to read music. Jordan has been great. I leave my sessions with him and my head wants to explode from all the new things he is teaching me."
Keith
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Chris is thoughtful, patient, and always prepared. I've taken lessons with him since August and have learned theory, many songs, and my playing is essentially night & day versus before. More than that, I look forward to our weekly lessons because they're always fun and a chance to pepper Chris with questions that he always has the answer to. I have recommended many folks to Chris and you would be wise to take lessons with him, too!"
Jared Goralnick
Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"She was very helpful and genuinely passionate about wanting to get me excited about learning."
Chuck
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Daniel is an excellent teacher! Very proffesional, skilled and patient.. He's been teaching my son guitar lessons for about 4 months now and we couldn't be happier with the results!"
Destiny
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"Greg is a talented musician and a kind & patient instructor. Have learned many new guitar playing techniques from him. I recommend him highly for anyone needing music lessons."
William David Dunn
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I took guitar classes from Greg for about 8 years, bass lessons for about a year, and drum lessons for about a year, and eventually worked with him as an instructor as well; I'll let you know that you will be very hard-pressed to find a better teacher than Greg - he takes the time to really delve deep into all your lessons and give you the best experience, as well as wonderful material to work with, in order to help you fully reach your potential as a musician. On top of that, he really gets to know you and caters to your style of learning, and helps you recognize your strengths and weaknesses, overall making your learning experience the most fruitful it can be. Besides, he makes the learning fun! I highly recommend and respect Greg as a musician and an instructor."
Jordan Mitchell
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"i originally selected carla as my instructor based on her skills, resume, other students comments etc. listed on the website. shortly after my lessons began i realized she was a vital resource for guidance, knowledge and material all of which would enable me to grow as a musician. she is talented, smart, inspirational, funny and more, what else could you ask for?!!!!"
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"Great first lesson. We were on the same page right away. He understood my skill level, and exactly where I wanted to go, and developed the plan to get me there."
Marty
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Scott taught my daughter for maybe 6 or 7 years in our home. He always had an approach that included her voice in what and how she wanted to learn. I believe it was Scott's patience and kindness that helped her to stick with guitar for so long. She not only became an excellent guitarist, she was able to apply much of her learning to broader music theory and picked up other instruments including the drums. Scott feels like a family member now and we are all so grateful we found him!"
Kristin
Took Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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