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Mikala P.

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Kansas City, MO
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • High School Diploma from Park Hill South HS
  • Teaching since 2016
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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!!

David E.

14 Reviews
Kansas City, MO
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Guitar/Classical Piano/Jazz Guitar from University of Missouri, Kansas City
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David E.

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Comprehensive instruction includes an unique approach to fretboard symmetry, troubleshooting technique and musical blocks. Applied to multiple styles, including pop, rock, jazz, and classical.

About David

*Now also offering online lessons* Guitar David picked up the guitar when he moved from his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona in 2001 at the age of 19 and hasn't looked back since. 7 years and countless hours of practicing, performing and teaching later, David plays at multiple venues in the Kansa

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Curt D.
He was easy going, and was able to break down the lesson in a way I could understand. We established some reachable goals, and I’m looking forward to the next lesson.
Nanda K.
Jim F.
David is a good teacher.

Gabriel R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, Français, Español
  • BA in International Area Studies from Drexel University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Gabriel R.

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Experienced guitar instructor of over 10 years, offering highly-personalized lessons built around the musical preferences, needs and goals of my students. I teach students of all ages in a warm, welcoming, LGBTQIA+ friendly environment.

For beginner students the focus will be primarily on getting you able to play songs from artists you love quickly and enjoyably, with a focus on developing good rhythm, technique, guitar care and a solid foundation of chords that can be used in innumerable songs. Theory will be given in small, easily-digestible pieces, and always within the context of actual musical examples. If you're interested in learning to sing while playing, I'll also help you find ways to incorporate it early on so that it becomes more natural as you progress.

For students with some experience the direction of our lessons will be largely determined by your personal needs and goals, but subjects we might cover include songwriting, finger-picking, expanding chord vocabulary, ...

About Gabriel

I am a professional guitarist, singer, and songwriter, with 10 years of experience helping budding guitarists reach their musical goals and grow as musicians. I have never found anything more fulfilling than watching my students learn to love and take ownership of music, and discovering the individ

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YUSUKE
Very gentle and kind person. He prepared and provided great materials for lessons so that I can learn basics and enjoy playing guitar at the same time.
Kayden I.
He was polite and patient with my daughter.

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Andrew M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music Business & Management from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 9 to 75
  • Teaching since 2020
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Andrew M.

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I have played guitar for 5 years and am currently studying at the Berklee College of Music as a guitar principal! I will take time to get to know where students are in their guitar playing, whether they have never touched the instrument before or are simply looking to learn more. This will help students learn guitar in an efficient and effective manner, and will get students to work on what they need to work on. Along with playing techniques, I am also well versed in music theory and can teach concepts of music theory during lessons. I am excited to teach the incredibly rewarding art of playing guitar!

About Andrew

I am a musician, music producer, and performer currently attending Berklee College of Music as a guitar principal. I first began playing guitar when I was 14 years old, but it was not until I was 16 that I realized I wanted to pursue music as more than a hobby. Since then, I have learned piano, b

Lucas M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Studio and Jazz Guitar Performance from University of Southern California
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Lucas M.

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With over 10 years of experience with students of all ages/levels, I am an expert in guitar, ukulele and bass education. I understand and care deeply about each students' needs and learning styles. My approach will vary with every student. I am able to asses beginners (of any age) to see if they are ready for guitar or ukulele and am able to help the most seasoned player prepare for any gig. I love working with anyone interested in music that would like to explore their talents and creativity!

About Lucas

I have a deep passion for music making and music education. I take pride in watching my students progress, develop and excel. I have helped all level of students, from early beginners getting over the beginner lessons hump, to students preparing to enter college and hobbyists or professionals tryin

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Barry
Great first lesson. Was really fun.
hector
This instructor very good. Very patient and I learned a lot today.. very happy customer
Bonnie B.
Lucas accompanied me yesterday playing jazz guitar while I sang some jazz standards. The experience was incredible and touching. I look forward to singing with Lucas again. Thanks.
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Bob W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Masters of Science, Education Media Design and Technology from Full Sail University
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bob W.

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I teach all levels and help students obtain the goals they set. Whether you are just starting out, re-starting your lessons, or need some help and coaching for auditions and performances, I can tailor your lesson for your needs.

About Bob

Bob Jr. is a Guitarist, Songwriter, Composer, and Teaching Artist who’s style blends a multitude of genres with a focus in Adult Alternative and Rock Singer/Songwriter styles. Bob Jr.’s recording credits include album releases with his band, Bob Jr. & the Martini Gardeners, a solo guitar driven i

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Sue J.
Bob is a great instructor! He is very patient and devoted to his student and his/her individual needs. Bob uses his talents and expertise as a musician to help me develop as a guitar player and songwriter. I have really enjoyed working with Bob and I would highly recommend him to others who are seriously interested in learning to play an instrument or improving their current abilities.
Sue J.
Bob is. a great instructor

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Pleasant Hill, MO

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Pleasant Hill is $63. 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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"Very helpful and easy to understand!

James is an amazing teacher, he not only understand the guitar but also the theory to go along with it! He has helped me become a better musician all around! My minimal knowledge of music theory and guitar has grown tremendously since we began! Has is also helping me to cultivate my unique voice for the guitar! I would recommend hi to anyone interested in guitar lessons!"
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Took Guitar lessons from James W.
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"My son can't wait every week for his lesson with Marvin. He has learned so much in only five sessions."
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Took Guitar lessons from Marvin A.
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"Cristine is very patient with my 6 year old! I'm very impress how much my son has learn within in the first two classes. She goes along with his pace without making him feel overwhelmed. My son enjoys going to his guitar lessons with Cristine."
Yvette
Took Guitar lessons from Cristine F.
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Very cool and has immense patience for my 6 year old son. The right guitar teacher for my son who has questions nonstop."
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Took Guitar lessons from Lyle R.
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"Edward has been giving my older son piano lessons for about a year. Now he's started teaching my younger son how to play the guitar. Both boys look forward to his lessons every week. Edward does a great job with both of them. We've been so happy with the job he does- very professional, accommodating to their needs and is a wonderful person. I would give him the highest recommendations!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Chris is, hands down, one of the best music teachers I’ve ever had. He’s very patient and is open to adjusting lessons to fit whatever genre of music you are feeling at the time to keep you engaged. He also has an incredible ear that can figure out what is going on musically with any song, and can break it down for you and explain potentially why the artist chose to do things this way. If you have very clear goals in mind, and you voice them, I believe that Chris will be able to help you achieve them."
Justin
Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"First off Kimberly is AWESOME. Did I say Kimberly is AWESOME! Just making sure I said Kimberly is AWESOME.

Kimberly is a PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN!

Teaching is her profession. She is devoted to it. She has chosen to be a teacher. She isn’t teaching because she isn’t good enuf to make money another way. She does it because she enjoys passing on her music experience and knowledge while giving her stability and a life in music too. This means she is totally professional. She shows up on time. She is prepared, communicative and focussed on you the student.

Kimberly’s professionalism extends to her way of doing business too. She has well thought out, reasonable rates and payment plans. Her online business is straightforward and user friendly.

Being one of her Online students (I live in Australia) she and I depend on Skype technology for our lessons. She is IT savvy. I am not saying she is a computer whiz…(maybe she is) but she has the right equipment for the job of online teaching and can give basic advice to those who want to join her online. She has students from as far away as Japan I think. So the technology works.

Kimberly is a GREAT MUSICIAN!
Notice I said Musician not just a Great guitar player
If you have been trying to find a music teacher you know that great guitar players do not necessarily make great guitar teachers.

Kimberly is BOTH!!

Her Knowledge and Experience as a Musician spans Jazz, Blues, Fusion and Classical genres.

Having all that knowledge and chops you might think she has an ego the size of the empire state building! She doesn’t. In fact there are many lessons between she and I where she didn’t even pick up the guitar. If you are like me you may have gone into many a guitar store and asked to play a cool guitar. The girl comes over and takes it off the wall for you and plugs it in…but before she hands it to you plays some wild riff 8 bars long and THEN gives you the guitar. I just don’t like that kind of showing off….Kimberly doesn’t show off. Stevie Ray Vaughn said something about his brother Jimmie Vaughn, “When I play I play 90% of what I know; when Jimmie plays he plays 10% of what he knows”. That’s Kimberly….from Blues, Metal, Classical she has the chops but doesn’t shove them down your throat but if you need them …she has them!

Kimberly is very very busy. But when you are with her she is not thinking about her next lesson she is focussed on you.

Kimberly understands Music and how to put students and music together.
The guitar is her main instrument but Kimberly can play and teach several instruments including the drums.

Kimberly is ALWAYS practicing and expanding her experience of Music she is not just a country player or a snobby jazz player.

Kimberly is a self-proclaimed overachiever. That means that even though Kimberly is very very talented she has had to work through musical concepts herself (they didn’t come easy). This is a big plus for students because Kimberly can totally relate to people who are learning. No matter what level of musicianship you are at Kimberly understands and supports your struggles and emphasises your triumphs. Plus she welcomes the sceptical student, “Ok Kimberly why in gods name do I need to learn this??”

I am a slow learner, an overachiever and generally muddle headed. Musical concepts don’t come easily to me at times. I memorise things slowly and get confused and lose focus easily due to my ADD. Many teachers I have had in the past would get frustrated with me. Kimberly just smiles or laughs WITH me and backs up and takes another approach. Kimberly has a variety of tools at her disposal for teaching the same concepts. What this means for students is that she is very adaptable to personal needs, attitudes and ways of learning. If I am not getting something she is trying to get across she dips into her chops bag and pulls out another approach….amazing. If I need her to repeat an explanation 5 times she will do so with a smile on her face…really.

And what is really cool about her is her smile. Kimberly actually smiles at you and makes you feel special and understood.

Kimberly is a wise teacher. More wise than her years. So wise that she knows when NOT TO TEACH!! She wont let you flounder or get stressed. As she gets to know you as a student she knows when you are working something through out loud or in your head and she will just be SILENT. That is a very profound gift of a GREAT TEACHER…appropriate SILENCE.

Kimberly is not only a great music teacher and player Kimberly is a Great PERSON!!

I am a very very discerning person when it comes to friendships and close personal relationships. I can tell you without a doubt I like being in her presence.
Kimberly is a Professional but with a very casual laid back attitude. She is not only inspiring but Kimberly is fun to be around. Which makes each lesson more of a sharing of knowledge time rather than a chugging through gruelling wrote rudiments time.

I am really stoked that Kimberly is not only my music teacher but Kimberly is my FRIEND.

I have been taking lessons from her for 10 months now and every Saturday I am excited to see her and talk to her.
If you have had difficulty finding a music teacher I definitely recommend you give Kimberly a try!!

Did I say Kimberly is awesome!!
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Jeff
Took Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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"I’ve really enjoyed my lessons with Bill. Learned a ton from him so far and appreciate his patient, calm manner"
Dan
Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"Really knowledgeable, dedicated, talented teacher. I enjoyed very much my first lesson."
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Took Guitar lessons from Dan G.
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"Kadyn has enjoyed his first 2 lessons. Donnie is very nice and knowledgeable."
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Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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