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Matthew V.

Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Best Instrumental from The Orange County Music Awards
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Matthew V.

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I teach because I love it... I love seeing a student reach their goals. I’ve been working with music students for long enough now that I am able to quickly determine what their next best action should be… the action that will enable them to grow & evolve as guitar players. I have a keen sense o

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Richard D.

23 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
  • 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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David M.

45 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
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David M.

45 Reviews
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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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Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Robin K.
Dave is great. Very patient and a good teacher.

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Sam M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Sam M.

8 Reviews
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The most important thing to me is to keep the student interested and engaged in the lessons. This way learning guitar is easy and fun, not a struggle. A great place to start is by learning songs you enjoy listening to. Then later moving on, applying theory and scales to the songs we have learned.

About Sam

Hi! I'm a recent graduate of Berklee College of music where I majored in professional music. This included music theory and guitar instruction, as well as reading and writing music notation and charts in different styles. I also play frequently, including shows at The 9:30 Club, The Howard Theater

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Jaye
Terrible experience. I bought a package of 20 lessons for my 9yo nephew. He looked forward to it ever day from Xmas to the first week of January. Sam canceled the first lesson only 2hours prior its beginning. Then canceled the second lesson 10 minutes before he was supposed to be there because he “forgot” he had a “recording session today”. During the only lesson my nephew had, Sam didn’t show any ability to tailor a lesson to a child. Instead he gave him a pick, which dismayed me, and taught him a rock song we never heard of.
When I contacted the company they were very nice about it but I had to challenge their vetting process of teachers.
Dara
It was an excellent lesson! I really learned a lot from it. I was able to learn one song and start on a second on my first lesson only! Definitely recommend Sam to anyone thinking about picking up the guitar!
Karen ..
Sam is awesome! He listened to my learning objectives and background, he instructs clearly (and kindly), and I’m super stoked for my next lesson.
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
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Jason is a guitar instructor who looks forward to helping students grow as both artists and a musician. He teaches both acoustic and electric from beginner to advanced age 4 to 94.

Jason has been published in a number of Rock N Roll Magazines as well as taken lessons for years with grammy nominated musicians.

Many of Jason's private students have been with him for years and a few for over a decade.

No matter if you are interested in learning to strum your first couple of chords or master that next metallic guitar solo, Jason will help you throughout the process and keep you motivated with enough knowledge and techniques to keep your fingers busy.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in general since 1996 and professionally

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!
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Jon S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded 1st Place in Guitar Solo from Fine Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar Performance from University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Jon S.

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Beginners can expect to start by learning how to hold a pick, play basic chords, simple techniques, simple songs, tune their guitar, and learn basics of reading music. Intermediate students will learn how to play more advanced chords, music theory, minor and major scales, how to read more complex music, how to write songs, singing while they play, more advanced techniques, and how to play more advanced songs. Advanced students will learn more in depth music theory, how to learn songs by ear, even more advanced techniques (sweep picking, artificial harmonics, etc.), very complicated songs, how to read very intricate music, and more complicated scales and modes. All lessons are tailored to the students learning speed and goals for their own playing.

About Jon

Jon started playing music in 2007 at the age of 12 first starting on acoustic guitar and then adopting electric guitar and bass guitar as well. He has played in many local bands and directed the Remix Worship Band at Concord First Assembly from 2012-2015. Some of his directorial duties included tra

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Ashlyn
The first lesson was very informative and we look forward to our future lessons.
Loury
I had my first online lesson today, and I can already tell that Jon is a great instructor. He has you play most of the lesson and provides lesson materials. He's knowledgable, motivating, patient, and he builds your confidence as a player. I'm looking forward to continuing lessons with him. Thanks Jon!
Vicki
Referred to Jon by a friend. I knew within 2 minutes of meeting him we were going to be happy with our choice. I love to listen in while he is instructing my granddaughter. He is so patient and kind but yet firm enough to manage a beginning student and keep them motivated. My 12 year old granddaughter practices every day without prompting because he advised her that was an expectation. I would highly recommend him!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Valley Park, MO

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Valley Park 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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"Edward is really helping me fill in a lot of loose ends with my guitar playing. I am self taught and I believe it is exactly what I need. He has a thorough knowledge of music theory. This is something I need a lot of help with, being self taught. I look forward to my lessons with Edward. They are non stressful and very rewarding.

I also plan on taking piano lessons with Edward."
Wayne
Took Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"I'm so happy that I found Alex. He really is an incredible teacher. He knows how to motivate his pupil. That is very important in the case of my son. He can be easily distracted but Alex has found a way to keep him focused. I have seen such an improvement in his performance."
Hersy
Took Guitar lessons from Alex S.
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"I have known Karen for more than two decades and in that time she has shown integrity and dedication consistently in all her endeavors. Karen is an accomplished, trained musician who gains great satisfaction in sharing her gift with her students. Karen has great patience even for the most challenging students. Sincerely Gary P."
Gary
Took Guitar lessons from Karen W.
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"I can't say enough good things about Earl's instruction. He's extremely knowledgeable and talented and yet responsive, inspiring, and kind. Rather than applying a narrow and rigid approach to teaching, lessons are built around my abilities and interests and he has taught me new ways of looking at music and playing guitar. I feel very fortunate to be one of his students."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Earl C.
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"Michael is an exceptionaly talented musician, as well as a wonderful mentor who has taught so many students and enriched their lives. He has students with only 2 yrs of experience who sound as if they have been playing for 20 years! What a Role Model!!! With a lifetime of experience under his belt, Michael has mastered music and recording. He will help you; It really doesn't get any better than that. I am a reporter for a good paper. I wrote this about Michael after an interview. Michael and his band had the placed packed, all ages, and everyone insisted on being as close to the music as humanly possible. Michael works as a guitar instructor and runs several studios. Michael is truly a "gifted guitar player" and his vocals are just as nice and polished. The Next time this gifted musician and band rolls into town check him out."
Tina
Took Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Excellent teacher

Although Tony has many years of guitar playing experience, he has the ability to speak in terms a new student can understand. His patience is incredible, when you become frustrated he has the ability to help you work through it. I highly recommend Tony to the beginner up to the highly advanced player."
Anthony
Took Guitar lessons from Anthony G.
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"I've had four lessons so far with Steve, and I am so pleased with how it is going! Steve is very skilled, patient, kind, punctual and professional. He responds to all my questions, and is very encouraging. He comes to my office in Pasadena to give me my lesson.

I find that the biggest challenge in learning something new, is keeping my own internal critic under control as I struggle with note reading, and learn how to play the guitar. The fact that Steve is so patient and never critical helps to offset my internal critic. I have felt self doubting in the first two lessons, but by lesson 3, I am confident that if I keep practicing and working with Steve, eventually I will get it.

Steve also shared info re his Taylor Mini guitar which is much smaller than the typical guitar, easier for me to play because the frets are smaller for smaller hands. I just bought my own Taylor Mini, a beautiful instrument which also inspires me to keep at it! Steve is also introducing some popular songs starting in lesson 3, which also makes it more enjoyable.

This is one of the best decisions I have made for myself, and I am very happy that I was lucky to find Steve. He's great!"
Liz
Took Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"Mark teaches from different perspectives, excellent first lesson and I'm looking forward to being his student for future lessons!"
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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"Enjoying my lessons. John understands my questions and answers them thoroughly. Has many materials at hand for the student."
Ken
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Ben is an amazing instructor. I hired him for a group lesson and he was fantastic!!!"
Kristen
Took Guitar lessons from Ben S.
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