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Tammy Y.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
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Tammy Y.

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With the current COVID-19 virus crisis, I have been shifting all my students to online classes. Check out my pictures to see my online classroom set up, or feel free to send me a message if you have questions! :)

We will learn chords, strumming techniques and basic finger picking of popular songs and the classic good ol' nursery rhymes. You'll learn how to read tabs and charts, playing by ear, and even venturing into songwriting if you so desire!

I also work with a teacher whom I transition my students over to once they reach intermediate/advanced level.

About Tammy

With the current COVID-19 virus crisis, I have been shifting all my students to online classes. Check out my pictures to see my online classroom set up, or feel free to send me a message if you have questions! :) *I conduct group lessons for young children, which I am unable to state on my profi

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Asher T.
Tammy has a magnetic personality that draws you in and makes you want to learn. She was patient and thorough in her explanations. I had a great experience!
Phinneas S.
My son is always engaged during his lessons and happy to practice during the week! So happy. And it is very easy to communicate with Tammy. She is very engaging.
Niko
BEST TEACHER EVER !!!!!! I already did one class with her and she is soooo funny and friendly she is so supportive!!!!!
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Carolyn O.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, Hawaiian, English, French
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Carolyn O.

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Different ways to tune your guitar
Learn basic chords, chord transitions, strumming & picking patterns
Playing basic songs
How to target the tough areas and speed up your playing level
How to care for your guitar so it sounds beautifully
How music theory & alternative tunings can open up your personal creativity

About Carolyn

Coming from a large extended family in Hawaii, I was surrounded by luau music, kachi-kachi dancing, Japanese bon dances, handsome local guys singing and playing their guitars and my aunties strumming their ukes and singing old songs. I reveled in walking alone in Nature or playing piano and singing

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Jen Smith
Carolyn did a great job of introducing our 8-year-old to signing. She was energetic, patient and fun and made sure to pick music our daughter liked and customized lessons to her interest and level.
Mia L.
My daughter has been asking me for ukulele classes for a while and we found Carolyn online, really liked her profile and we just had the first class yesterday. My daughter had a fun and informative class with a nice follow up practice to do on her own. Carolyn was great, \able to connect with my 7 yr old and made her feel comfortable. She even asked me if we were going to be able to meet her in person one day!
Thea
When our lessons started, I have low expectations of myself. I never realised I could have enjoyed it as much. Much of the enjoyment could be attributed to Teacher Carolyn's guidance, and tips. I appreciated that she was kind and positive all throughout.
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Andrew C.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies/Music Education from University of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew C.

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Fun and personalized lessons for aspiring Guitarists of all ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced, my years of experience can show you a practical approach to learning music and exploring the guitar. Enjoy learning your favorite songs in a relaxed environment at my studio or online from the comfort of your own home. My students have many different musical tastes and lessons are always unique from person to person. Learn at your own pace. I build my program around your interests and goals. Become the musician you've always wanted to be and have fun doing it!

About Andrew

Music has been a lifelong pursuit for me. I have played many instruments over the years while performing with various groups in and out of school. Eventually I decided that music was how I wanted to make my living. Since earning my degree in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies from University

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Grant Robertson
Andrew is the best online lesson experience I've had. He's always super-positive, always encouraging, and just generally has a great attitude. His lessons are very well adapted to the online format, giving you video clips of the important moments in your lesson and links to extra resources. I've tried multiple instructors and although Andrew isn't the most affordable teacher on TakeLessons, he is worth every penny. After trying several I chose to continue with Andrew and increase our cadence to 3 hours a week. I'm seeing improvement in my skills nearly every day with his guidance!
Ryan
Working with Andrew has taken me further in a few months than I've taken myself in 10 years of self-learning.

His patience makes learning painless. He's great at finding challenging but accessible songs to learn (that I never would have found on my own), and his ability to quickly learn and then teach songs I would love to play has been a pleasant unintended surprise.
Jack L.
Easy to talk to and understand. Gave specific tips and practice instructions. I'm looking forward to next lesson.
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Robert M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.
Mikhaela
Although I'm a fairly new learner, I chose Robert as a teacher because he teaches everything from beginner to advanced. I'm glad I did -- his depth of knowledge is clear and he understands my questions quickly and can answer from different angles to make sure I understand. After just two lessons I feel like I've gained a lot already and am excited to continue learning.
Michael
Robert is a super nice guy, great teacher, and extremely knowledgeable about the guitar.
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Janis V.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • BA Biology (Marine and Environmental) from California State University Northridge
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Janis V.

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Quick results, song based lessons. Emphasis on "play based" learning for young children. Emphasis on teaching you what you want to learn for older children and adults.
I've been teaching guitar for 14 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play many basic songs and as time goes on you'll be able to play your favorite ones and have learned many chords, strum patterns and techniques on your instrument. I specialize in getting you quick results so you are enjoying playing the songs you love while you progress with technique. I typically start beginners in open G tuning with familiar songs that I provide and openly take your suggestions of songs you want to learn. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Janis

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children.

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Anabela
It's was fantastic! In short period I learned a lot. Thank you Jenis for your patience and kindness!!!!. The best Teacher ever!!!!❤
Ana Bela
The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much.
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric C.

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Whether you are just getting started or have been playing for years and have found yourself in a rut and want to refresh and do some new things, acoustic or electric guitar lessons will help you to set and realize your goals in music.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Jackie L Micklewright
Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback.
Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons is $67. 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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$55 average
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$67 average

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"I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!"
Flaminia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Billy N.
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"Jon is a wonderful instructor. Patient and very knowledgeable. My son had never even picked up a guitar and was strumming chords after his 1st lesson. He's reslky looking forward to his next lesson"
Max
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jon S.
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"Robert is a very nice and remarkable teacher to learn guitar from. He is very patient with student with no background in music. He is very personable and continuously motivates his students to want to practise the guitar."
Seherzada Momakovic
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Robert P.
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"Eric is absolutely wonderful to work with! He is so patient with our daughter and has a great approach to teaching her to play the guitar. We highly recommend Eric!"
Jennifer
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Chris is great! I've been trying to learn via Rocksmith for ~2 years, and I'd made some good progress, but I felt like I was missing some things. I started taking lessons with Chris about 3 months ago, and he's been awesome at figuring out where I am and which skill gaps I can fill to make me a better guitarist overall. His lessons are a fun mix of practical application and (a very non-scary, beginner-oriented take on) music theory. He's great at tailoring lessons to what I want to learn and is always really positive and encouraging! I highly recommend him!"
Heather
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Mallory is great- patient and explains things in a super easy way to understand and process."
Marti
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mallory B.
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"Simply Amazing!! As a new/beginner guitar player I wanted to find a teacher that could teach me not only how to play guitar but also the ability to sing as well. Within a matter of days James had me learning a simple way to learn to play a song for my girlfriend as a birthday gift. And now I'm hooked on learning to play better and grow as a guitarist. He breaks down the foundation for how to learn the guitar and what is needed to practice. James is your teacher if you're looking to learn as a beginner or wanting to advance your skill set."
Joe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James W.
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"Greg has a wonderful giving way about him...Combine this with amazing musical knowledge and innovative teaching techniques...I couldn't imagine taking lessons from anyone else...
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Mike
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"My guitar playing has improved over the last several months thanks to Scott."
Mike
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott R.
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"Greg is great with my son and has a fantastic curriculum for beginners!"
Blake
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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Your private instructor can teach you the history of the acoustic guitar, in addition to the technical aspects such as chord progression, strumming patterns, and body parts, so that you can maximize your learning experience. Our acoustic guitar instructors work with students of all ages: kids, teenagers, adults, and even seniors. We guarantee a customized experience - whether in-home, studio, or online classes - to exceed your expectations. In fact, we are so committed to your happiness that we offer all new customers a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on your first lesson.


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