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Mel P.

39 Reviews
Union, MO
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaching since 1968
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Mel P.

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I will teach you proper fundamentals an techniques. Notes, scales, chords, rhythm. Any style. You will be amazed at how you will play after you learn from me.

Teaching all levels of string players. Notes, tablature, playing by ear. All methods of learning. Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country, Classical and much more.

You will learn the best techniques, and learn faster with my time proven methods. Learn from a pro. Let's get together!

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Hannah
I just started working with Mel and he is awesome! He really listened to my goals and the type of music I am interested in playing and he is planning our lessons based on that. He is very good at explaining things and giving examples. I look forward to our lessons. Highly recommend!
Micaela C.
I had a great first lesson with Mel! He was very enthusiastic and encouraging. I appreciate how willing he is to work with me towards my goals, which are pretty specific. I look forward to continuing to work with him on fiddle and ear training!
Kaitlyn
Mel is fantastic! I have only been taking lessons with him for a short time, but I feel like I have really made a lot of improvement! He is extremely patient and really cares about music. You can truly tell he puts his all into his lessons and truly cares about his students. Music is his passion and his optimism and love for music is contagious.

I decided to learn the violin and had no experience or background at all. Mel helped me start off with the essentials and is making sure I know proper form! I am beyond grateful that I found him and recommend him to anyone looking to learn. I promise you won’t regret hiring him to help you along your musical journey. I am most definitely looking forward to all my future lessons! Thank you Mel!
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David M.

48 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
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David M.

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Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

About David

Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Chris
Dave is one of the best teachers I've ever had. He's extremely kind and easy to work with, and always pushed me further. He built a balanced curriculum around technique, theory, and playing songs that had me seeing great improvements in a short amount of time. You will not be disappointed! This man knows a great deal about a large variety of topics, and will tune your curriculum to what specific things you want to learn.
Danielle
Dave is a great teacher!
Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard D.

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I teach guitar from a wide background in many genres. You can expect to learn chord and scale theory, as well as mechanics, tone control, note and key identification, and ear training. We can explore any genre of interest, however my specialties are in blues, rock, classic rock, bluegrass, and country.

About Richard

Music is my life. Since the age of 16, I have studied the guitar extensively. During my high-school years I was involved in band, marching band, choir, and independent music theory. I started my first band when I was 19 in the U.S. Army, and my life has never been the same since. I played music

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Greg
Richie is a great instructor who strikes a good balance between keeping things new and fun while also creating a healthy challenge. I'm only halfway through my lessons with him, and I've enjoyed each one of them so far!
Richard W.
This was my first lesson with Richard, he was awesome. Richard is very knowledgeable, good listener and explained in detail what we were covering for the lesson this evening. Richard is very patient and explained he enjoys working with beginners, highly recommend Richard if you’re looking to learn to play the guitar. Looking forward to learning more from Richard.
Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!
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Collin H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Awarded “An Enchanted Evening” from The Villages, Opera Club of Florida
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Collin H.

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Professional Classical Guitarist, graduate of the Eastman School of Music! If you wish to improve your technique, learn specific repertoire, or just start with the basics, I can help! With two degrees in classical guitar performance, years of performance and teaching experience, as well as a debut album on the way, there is a wide variety of knowledge I can share with you! Shoot me a message if you would like to learn more- my lessons are flexible, and we can target precisely what you want to accomplish in our time together! Happy practicing!

About Collin

Hello! I am a professional classical guitarist originally from Oklahoma City! Since I began playing, I have performed across the US, Spain, Italy, recorded a solo album, and have earned two degrees in classical guitar performance! My teaching experience is extensive, as I currently maintain a privat

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Jesse T.
Collin is an excellent performer, educator, and overall musician. Collin's expertise and knowledge on interpretation and the classical guitar are second to none, and he has shown me a great deal that has helped me tremendously in my classical technique, feel, and ability to interpret and analyze rather challenging pieces of music. Collin is a sweetheart and joy to work with, so go get some lessons.
Robert
Collin is phenomenal teacher who personally has contributed to my working knowledge of the guitar. Not only during our lessons was Collin able to communicate clearly and quickly, but he also made the learning the nuances of the guitar a worthwhile and meaninful experience. I highly reccomend him to anyone who is looking to pick up the instrument or is trying to find a teacher for more advanced lessons.
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Daniel O.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Deutsch, Espanol, English, German
  • B.A. Psychology/German and Music from University of Nebraska-Kearney
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel O.

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Fast Track with me on Acoustic or Electric Guitar & Learn a "Real Song" you heard on the radio on your 1st LESSON!I teach you a REAL rock, pop or country song that YOU want to learn. I teach individuals guitar lessons and tailor each week's lesson to Pop/Rock/Country songs you have heard on the radio and that you truly want to learn and practice.

For pure beginner students, I don't waste time on outdated guitar lesson books or "Mary Had a LIttle Lamb" or drilling you on scales that you don't need to know YET.

Let's play a song together! Schedule a lesson now here.

About Daniel

Quick question, instead of "playing Mary Had a Little Lamb" or "chords with no real song" what if you could learn a HIT Pop/Rock/ or Country Song of YOUR CHOICE by the 2nd lesson with me! I don't teach out of a book, I teach SONGS YOU REQUEST to LEARN on guitar for all student levels (beginner,

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Samuel
Great teacher and fun to work with.
Shane M.
Great first lesson...very patient and enthusiastic.
Warren S.
I got more out of one lesson today than in all of my previous failed attempts.
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John L.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks french, spanish, French
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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John L.

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I tried to teach guitar in the same manner in which I teach every instrument. First I teach students the rudiments of the instrument. Also I teach them how to read and a bit of music theory. From that point I like to follow the students lead. They bring in songs that they would like to learn, or possibly how to play lead guitar, or how to finger pick. At every point I try to point out general aspects of music that need to be learned from the material that they choose.

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me,

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.

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My 9yo son has been taking lessons from Judy since he was a young 6. Judy is patient and keeps the lessons fun and will adjust music to the child's interests. He knows the ins & outs of a guitar, can read sheet music, pick or strum a song, has great rhythm & loves guitar all thanks to Judy!!!!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Judy G.
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"Great instructor, very laid back & lets the student lead the lesson. Knows a lot about many different kinds of music & is great at teaching songwriting & music theory too. High recommend this teacher!"
Colleen
Took Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Lesson 1 was great, Ryan is a very nice person he worked well with my 8 year old."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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"Greg is a phenomenal teacher with an extensive knowledge in his field that could rival Master Yoda. He knows how to figure out how you learn the best, exposes it and then expands on ot brilliantly. I'm very grateful that I reached out to him for his teachings."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Richard W.
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"It was a good getting to know you lesson. Trvor's a good lislener. He has a good easy going style. I am looking forward to future lessons."
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do."
Anne
Took Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"First lesson and I am already learning some basic strumming songs as well as some riffs. I do have the advantage of knowing a few of the basic chords but the lesson helped me put them together with some timing into songs, which I have never done before. Thank you Carla!"
George
Took Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"I started taking lessons from William about a month ago. At the age of 59 i finally decided to take the plunge and i am so glad i did. William is a first rate teacher and musical mentor. Having been a teacher myself i really appreciate his teaching skills. He is incredibly knowledgeable and patient. His preparation is meticulous. If you are thinking of taking guitar lessons this is the man you want! He helped me select my instrument, tailors my lessons according to my interests and explains everything in easy to understand terms. Highly recommended."
Mark
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Gregory took me from not knowing how to play a thing to playing guitar and singing in a band in just under a year.

I didn't know what to expect from Gregory because the teachers teaching my friends all taught the same and they didn't want to practice all that much. Greg has worked with some of my idols/ rock stars and he doesn't fool around-he gets you into what you really need to know to get to where you want to go, fast. Thank God for Gregory ValensLuv being my teacher. My friends are thinking about switching to him. I highly recommend him. He's professional, well dressed, punctual, polite and knows what he's doing. Hemay be a little more expensive than the average teacher, but you get what you pay for."
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Took Guitar lessons from Gregory V.
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