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Mikala P.

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Kansas City, MO
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • High School Diploma from Park Hill South HS
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Mikala P.

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Are you a beginner, intermediate or advanced guitar player interested in learning more chords, notes, strumming patterns, finger picking styles, guitar theory or how to read tab? Do you just want to get better at that acoustic guitar you've had? Or learn a song for a special occasion?

Guitar was the first instrument I gravitated towards and learned 13 years ago, and now my guitar is a must have whether I'm home or on the road. I write a majority of my songs on it & love the unique style of bonding that everyone has in relation to their guitar.

Whether you are planning on leading with it, using it as accompaniment to someone else/yourself, or just want to learn for fun as a hobby, I can teach you all you need to know to meet your guitar goals! If you have any questions, please message me!

About Mikala

Want to learn how to play or sing your favorite song? Are you interested in learning how to write your own songs? Since the start of my teaching career 4 years ago, my lessons have expanded to include guitar, ukulele, bass, piano, drums, singing, and even songwriting! I'm eager to help you find

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Rachel
Really great experience for our daughter working with Mikala.
Eric
Mikala was patient and encouraging, helped me learn techniques as well as have fun. A great experience!
Michael
Mikala has been providing lessons for my son Ben, and she has been amazing!! I love that she is not limited at all in her abilities to cross over her knowledge as a vocalist, piano player, percussion and strings! And her perspective as a professional musician is incredible! She is so energetic, my son is always engaged! Thank you Miki!!
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Jack F.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jack F.

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I have 20 years of experience performing with groups and individually in New York and Chicago. My solid method of beginner to intermediate instruction is a great value that will get you performing your favorite tunes in no time. Learn the basics of reading music for the guitar and gain the tools you need to guide your own guitar journey.

About Jack

I am a life-long guitar player who has both taught and played extensively. My day job is as an attorney but I enjoy teaching and engaging with the guitar in my free time and look forward to working with you as you learn the instrument.

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John W.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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John W.

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I am available for private lessons at my studio in Center City Philadelphia, as well as online lessons. I work with students of all ages and levels, including beginners.

Teaching is a passion of mine and I truly enjoy helping students of all levels achieve their musical goals.

I don’t apply a singular approach for each student, because every student has their own strengths and weaknesses. As lessons continue, I pay close attention to how a student learns and picks up on new information which I use to guide me in choosing the most effective strategies going forward. Depending on the level, lessons can range from reading music, developing and improving technique, and understanding the music to allow for informed musical choices.

While I will always have suggestions regarding the choice of repertoire, I think it’s very important for the student to be playing music that they personally enjoy and will be motivated to practice. With beginners I do encourage a more structured approach,

About John

Award winning artist, John Marcel Williams, is establishing a reputation as both a virtuoso concert artist, and devoted teacher. By age 16 he had garnered over 20 prizes at competitions, including the first prize at the Boston Guitar Festival youth competition, Rosario Guitar Festival, Classical Min

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Juan C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, Spanish
  • Awarded Composition Contest Award from Miami Dade College
  • Teaching since 1996
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Juan C.

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Years of experience as a live musician and teacher. I focus on bringing out your personal voice and to acquire the necessary technique to achieve your musical goals.

About Juan

Originally from Colombia, Juan has been a resident of New York City since 2008. His music blends classical, modern, and avant-garde elements. He draws from his experience as a recording and touring rock guitarist in Colombia and Miami, his studies of East Asian music, inspired by interaction with mu

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Mike
Juan went through many fundamentals of classical guitar, how to place your hands over the strings for articulation and economy of movement. Very useful.
Dawn G.
Juan is wonderful and very knowledgeable in music. He is very patient and makes you feel comfortable. I leave a lesson feeling like I am accomplished and relaxed. It nice to see progress in such a little time. I go home with enthusiasm to learn more and want practice to do so.
Chrystine R.
With a patient and intuitive approach, Juan tailors each lesson to fit not only the student’s skill level, but also desire for depth of understanding. When I first began taking lessons, I was only able to plunk a few chords and play along with a few basic songs. However, over the course of a year and a half with Juan, I gained a foundational knowledge of the classical guitar, as well as the confidence to site read and play a range of other styles of guitar music. He seamlessly integrated music theory concepts into song studies, helping me learn major/minor scales and chord shapes, and then apply this knowledge to better understand song structures and composition. It has been such a great experience learning from Juan, especially because he is both an exemplary teacher and guitar player!
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Sofia W.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • English and Creative Writing from Occidental College
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Sofia W.

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I have been a professional singer-songwriter for 8 years. I started playing guitar when I was 6 years old and have a passion for both learning and teaching the instrument. I am comfortable teaching beginner and intermediate students. My focus is in genres like folk, rock, pop, alternative, but happy to work on whatever the student is interested in.

About Sofia

My name is Sofia and I'm a recent Occidental College graduate with a degree in English and Creative Writing. I have been a professional singer-songwriter since I was in high school, touring both the US and the UK. I have a passion for teaching students of any age and working to design a personalized

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Fernando M.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Recording Technology from Citrus College
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Fernando M.

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Have you always wanted to play the guitar but did not know where to start? Perhaps you've tried learning through videos, online guides, and books but couldn't quite grasp the content provided by the lessons. It can be very daunting and frustrating trying to learn something new and having no one to clarify the subject for you or no where to turn for questions. As a intermediate/advanced guitar player I am here to help! I am currently 23 years old and have been playing guitar for a little over 9 years. I am a self-taught guitarist and have taken some music theory courses in college. I have never taught lessons professionally but I can definitely teach you all I have learned from, general chords to fretting technique to basic leads and fingerstyle picking to rhythm/strumming and harmonics! I love playing a little bit of all genres. I am a very jovial and laid back person and I especially enjoy working with beginners and children as I know how stressful it can be learning to play an ...

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Hey there! I'm Fernando. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. I have a huge passion for music and have been singing and playing guitar for about 10 years. My two favorite genres are probably pop and rock. I have a thing for melancholic or emotional ballads. I am currently a college stud

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Independence is $66. 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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"Great teacher!

He's not only a great teacher but an amazing guitarist as well. I've been taking lessons from him for a couple of years now. He truly has a deep passion for music and wants to be able to share that same passion with others. He's very patient and focused on helping you develop as a musician. He's very well organized, setting up lesson plans dedicated to your needs whether it's basic chords, scales, songs or theory. I can't ask for a better teacher."
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"I am 73 years old and have always wanted to play a guitar, Karen is a member of our church choir and had mentioned that she teaches guitar and piano. I asked if I could take lessons this past June and she agreed to teach me. I am so happy that Karen is teaching me to play a guitar, I did not think I would ever be able to do that but I am learning thanks to her great teaching skills, patience and fantastic knowledge of music. She is very encouraging and teaches on my level of understanding never above my head. I would recommend Karen to anyone that has a desire to learn to play a guitar she is perfect for me!"
Allan
Took Guitar lessons from Karen R.
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"Knowledgeable and patient

Joel was great. He gave me tons of exercises to practice so I never ran out of stuff to do. He is very knowledgeable about music and really understands the theory and incorporates it into his lessons. Overall great experience."
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Joel J.
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"He made learning fun & easy.

Great guy, great teacher. Took the time and focused on me during the entire lesson. Geared the lessons specifically for me and my interests and tastes in music. Took a personal interest in me as a person and encouraged me to practice and to explore all the different things I could do with my talent. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Very reasonably priced for all that you get out of the lessons."
janice
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"First lesson, got off to a great start! Michael gave me a few things to work on that inspired me! I think he will be a great fit for my learning style."
Lyle Berning
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Excellent

Excellent person and a great teacher. Really patient and very accommodating."
Shyam
Took Guitar lessons from Cory P.
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"Curtis has been an excellent teacher in helping me start playing the guitar, with no prior experience. He is always in tune with the kind of goals I want to meet with my instrument while giving me useful exercises and tips to improve my skills. Would highly recommend him to other students looking to pick up the guitar or wanting to improve on your current skills."
Matthew
Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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"Great teacher, great musician, endlessly patient and positive. Really grateful he's our first guitar teacher."
Miranda
Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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"I've been taking lessons with Don for 6 months...

I am amazed at the progress I've made. I've gone from badly strumming a few songs to being able to do some simple guitar solos. Don focuses on fundamentals and technique, and it pays off, and really helps you learn faster."
Sarah Nelson
Took Guitar lessons from Don D.
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"Just had my first 1-on-1 guitar lesson with Ahmad today. The best part is that you really get individual attention and a customized package. (I have pretty complex taste for different kinds of stuff these days. Facing music, I am like a baby still trying to figure out things.) The booking of classes was super easy and hassle-free.
Ahmad was efficient and helpful, so lessons are indeed of very good value.
Everything's looking good! Playing guitar and immersing yourself in the music make you feel even better, always!! =)"
Sam
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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