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Sarah D.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Sarah D.

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I've been teaching guitar for 6 years and love seeing my students discover their own musicality and style through guitar! I specialize in teaching school-age kids, teens, adult beginners, and secondary instrument learners.

As a beginner, you’ll learn to keep your strumming steady while changing between 2-5 basic chords within a few lessons. You will find in just a few lessons that the songs you know and love are actually accessible and playable! With continued practice, you’ll start to create your own songs using the chords you know, and you will learn more complex chords, strumming patterns, fingerpicking, transposing, and reading melodies on the staff.

I'll make your lessons meaningful to you, by creating many of my own visual aids to meet your level and interests. We will blend your favorite modern genres with “classic” and “classical” tunes, and explore composition and songwriting along the way! I strive to always give you just enough detailed, technical instruction for the ...

About Sarah

Sarah was always surrounded by the arts growing up. She studied ballet as a child and teen, then dedicated many years and hours to her classical music skills, playing flute from school band all the way through applied lessons, ensembles, and recitals in her music education degree. Throughout her de

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Marli
Sarah has been a wonderful voice instructor for my son. She connects with him, keeps him focused and engaged, all while allowing him to have fun while he is learning. She tailors the lessons to him each week, and spends time sending us practice materials and notes after each lesson. He looks forward to his lessons each week!!
Holly
As an adult learner, I was nervous about taking my first piano lesson. I had always wanted to learn coming from a musical family but was hesitant to start. From the minute I showed up, Sarah welcomed me in and explained the basics of the piano and what the white and black keys were named and how half steps and full steps work on the piano. She taught me the correct form of sitting at the piano and what height my bench should be in relation to the piano and how to hold my wrists correctly. As a math person, she indulged my curiosity about ratios and drew a fantastic visual about the circle of 5ths that is still the best visual have to do this day. Better than anything you could find online. She gave me warm up practices for my fingers and told me of a great beginning piano book for adults. She also helped me deal with the frustation of my left hand (right hand dominant) not doing what I wanted it to do and what my brain was telling it to do and gave me tips on how to practice my left hand and not be frustrated. I moved and was sad that I couldn't continue in person lessons but am very happy that she offers online lessons. Sarah is a very kind person and made me feel not stupid when I messed up or felt like I was asking a "dumb question." With her background in teaching music and her immense knowledge of different instruments she is able to explain things in a way where it "clicks." If you're looking for a good music teacher you cannot go wrong with Sarah. She's lovely and makes learning the piano fun and not frustrating (which can happen at the beginning especially with the non-dominant hand) but Sarah knows how to handle any problem that may arise. She loves seeing her student's succeed and with her as your teacher you'll fall more in love with the learning process than you ever imagined possible.
Christina
Our daughter loves taking lessons with Sarah. We are very impressed with the lessons each week and her progress. The lessons are well organized and perfect for her age.
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Charles B.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Awarded Outstanding Bass Soloist from Wynton Marsalis & Essentially Ellington
  • Teaching since 2006
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Charles B.

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I'll teach you to sound like whomever you'd like. Try with me!

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Harley F.
I just had my first upright bass lesson with Charles. Playing an instrument, when you know how, is one of the most fun things you can do, But getting lessons can be stressful. This was relaxing, pleasant and fun. Stress free. And I learned a lot. I can't wait to get back on that bass and practice this stuff.
Jamella G.
Very patient and knowledgeable. I had never played an instrument before and had just been playing around with my bass prior to the lesson. I learned a lot and improved over the course of the lesson. I’m looking forward to working with Charles again!
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Mallory B.

55 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mallory B.

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I excel at teaching young people how to navigate the guitar using single notes, chords etc. I will teach you how to read music as well as how to use chords to cover your favorite songs or even write some of your own!

About Mallory

My name is Mallory and I moved to Nashville from Los Angeles . I had a roster there of 55 private students of all ages and levels. I am immediately available and I have extensive experience instructing at summer camps, musical theatre, contemporary vocals, songwriting workshops etc. For Private Les

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Our first lesson with Mallory was wonderful. We were looking for a music coach for our 11 year old, who has interests in vocals, guitar, and writing pop songs. Mallory has skills in all these areas, and did a fantastic job listening to our son’s goals, dividing the 1st lesson into manageable chunks, and keeping things fun for a tween. And my son was blown away by Mallory’s fluency in pop music!!

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Alex G.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Russian and Ukranian
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Alex G.

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Various styles of Guitar depending on the students interest are being taught. Students will learn how to improvise, write their own music and learn students of other artists very quickly.

About Alex

Hi, my name is Alex and I'm a Professional Guitar / Music Teacher with B.A. and M.A. in Guitar / Music Education. I have over 25 years of experience giving private lessons and teaching in schools in the Tri-state area to students of all ages and levels, from a complete beginner to advanced. I cov

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Wilson
Alex is a very patient and down to earth teacher. I've had teachers before but none have helped me progress as fast as Alex. He is very knowledgeable and shows me what a wonderful instrument the guitar is. I'm always excited to play more after our lessons. Would highly recommend him to anyone who wants to pick up the guitar.
Edward
I've been Alex's student for over 3 years and I've definitely noticed how much of a great teacher he is. He is very resourceful and knowledgeable so he can teach a lot of different genres from classical to the pop songs we hear today. His ability to teach makes it easy for me to learn and understand songs and pieces. Not only that, Alex cares about my progress and makes sure that I'm not confused or lost about any of the material he teaches me. In my time with Alex, I've noticed how much progress I've made and definitely recommend him for anyone who's looking to learn how to play the guitar.
Calum
Very patient with our 9-year-old
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Esther B.

47 Reviews
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  • Speaks English and Korean, English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Annabelle Jones Rose Memorial Scholarship from Sacramento City College
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Esther B.

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I have been teaching the guitar 10 years. I'm building a strong foundation of techniques.I specialize in Blues, classical &typically use MelBay books and also have the following to use the Sheet music.
In addition,I emphasize how to read a good sight reading.

About Esther

I'm Esther, a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself piano and singing in a choir at the age of 9. I moved to the U.S. in 1992 and studied music for 10 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music at California State University of Sacramento. I studied and trained with Claudia Kitka &

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Hoai-Anh
Thank you for your lesson. I’ve learned a lot today. You’re so understanding and easy to learn from. I’m very excited and waiting to see you for next lessons.

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Sebastien X.
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Diana W.
Esther is an excellent piano teacher. She is very knowledgeable and patient. She helped my daughter with understanding concepts and technique. Thank you, Esther!

Michael J.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Michael J.

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Students of Michael J. will be taught the tools to hit the ground running playing their guitar. Students will learn the basics of open and bar chords, strumming, electric or acoustic and how to apply basic theory the music they would like to play.

Michael J. has been the beginning guitar instructor at a private studio for the past year and a half and previously taught private in home students.

Students can expect to learn basic chords and beginner essentials so that they can start learning their favorite songs as quickly as possible.

About Michael

Michael has been a drums/percussion/guitar/ukulele and Chess instructor for over 12 years. Having studied and performed all styles of music, from Jazz, Blues, Rock, Symphonic Band and Marching Band music, he has a firm knowledge of varies styles of music and techniques. Michael is a former inst

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Nathanielle Gorst
Patient and flexible, moves at a pace that challenges you but doesnt push too hard which is a delicate balance!

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Monte H.
Michael is a stickler for doing things right, but in a nice way. I feel that his mode of teaching is best, because it builds a solid foundation for further learning.
ELLIOT
After a brief intro, Mike explained where're going with his lessons. I was having some problems getting my fingers near certain fret areas he wanted me to work on, so he very kindly placed some colors tape where I'm to put my fingers. That helped a lot. Been practicing an hour per day, & I'm getting a bit better daily. I've got a long way to go, but with Mike's help I'll get there. ELLIOT

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Amherst 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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"I have increased my lesson frequency to two one-hour sessions per week simply because of my progress under David's direction. After only three months of weekly lessons, I can now read music and play while reading. David has introduced me to effective melodic soloing, has significantly improved my understanding of barre chords up and down the fretboard, and has convinced me to abandon "guitaristic" thinking in favor of really understanding the potential of the guitar beyond shape memorization."
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Took Guitar lessons from David F.
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For the two years that I took guitar lessons with Tom S. I found that he possessed a real sensitivity to what I, the student, wanted to do musically. Tom often went out of his way to find supplemental material to augment the learning experience. If I wanted to learn something a bit beyond my capability he'd find a way for me to build to the next skill level without ever discouraging me. Proper technique was always stressed and the payoff was worth it. His respect for the music and the craft of guitar playing is something that impresses me still."
Dave
Took Guitar lessons from Tom S.
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"Mark is patient and encouraging. Perfect for a new guitarist."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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"Justin was excellent. Very knowledgeable of not only the guitar, but all aspects of music.
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"We are very fortunate to have Jason as our son's instructor

When our eight year old son Jake wanted to begin electric guitar lessons, we called a local music store who suggested Jason would be a good fit as an instructor for him. At that time, we had no idea we were beginning a wonderful relationship that would last more than 8 years, and continues today. Jason's personality made Jake feel welcome and comfortable right away. His teaching style kept Jake interested and challenged. We watched Jake’s passion and musical ability grow with each lesson. Over the years, Jason has been a leader, a mentor, a role model, and a motivator. He helped Jake prepare for several auditions, going above and beyond to help him be successful. To this day, Jake never wants to miss a lesson and continues to learn a great deal from Jason.

Early in Jake’s music education, we wondered how we would find an instructor as great as Jason when Jake “outgrew” him. But, we learned that Jason has so much to offer students at all levels. Jason has the knowledge and experience to provide instruction in a variety of music genres and music theory. He has the flexibility to tailor the lessons to help Jake with whatever he needs at the time. Those needs have changed dramatically from third grade to twelfth grade. But, Jason is happily up for the challenge.

We cannot say enough good things about our time with Jason!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Loved the first session. I like the friendly and observant teaching style of Ahmad. I feel like I am a notch better already. The guy can really play, never heard my Les Paul sounding that good."
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"Bill is very accommodating to our schedule. He is very patient with his teaching. Our son has learned so much through Bill. He takes the time to make sure our son fully understands the lesson."
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Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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