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Ricardo M.

Linden, NJ
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Ricardo M.

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Not only do I teach basic and intermediate techniques for guitar, but I also will dive into guitar technology (for both acoustic and electric), I will dive into production for guitar and composition for guitar as well.

About Ricardo

Hello everyone! My name is Ricardo Meadows. I want to welcome you to my lessons and I want to let you know that during my lessons, I want us to have as much fun as possible learning music. I have been playing guitar and making music for over 10 years now and would love to say that the best part

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Ben R.

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Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ben R.

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I have taught guitar since 2012 and have been playing since 2000. I am happy to take students at the beginner and intermediate levels. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
Lauren
I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental.
Pam
Ben has been working with our daughter since January 2019, when she turned 6 1/2. He arrives at our home on time each week and he works with her at an age appropriate level. We appreciate that he recognizes the effort she puts into the weeks when she practices often and he gently makes her aware when she hasn't practiced enough. He always speaks with her in a kind way and with us in a collaborative manner. We all want her to enjoy her piano experience, and we are thankful to have found Ben just a few blocks away from our home.
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Noah D.

11 Reviews
Carteret, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English (North American)
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Noah D.

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Whether you're a beginner, an intermediate or advanced, my acoustic guitar lessons cater to all!

All ages are welcome! We will definitely learn songs, but in order to truly become an amazing musician you must also focus on building strong technique. Taking lessons with me will ensure that you’ll be able to learn songs and parts by ear. No more tabs! Here’s what we’ll focus on:
- building technique
- transcribing songs and solos
- learning theory
- ear training
- learning to read

Feel free to message me at any time if you have any questions!

About Noah

Hello and thank you for showing interest in lessons with me! My name is Noah and I’ve been a musician for 15 years. I graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts with a Bachelors degree in Jazz composition. When I first started playing the guitar I loved 80’s and classic ro

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Mason M.
Gave great honest feedback. Had great understanding of what student will be required to do in auditions. Took his time to really understand the students interests and talent evaluation to develop a plan suited for them
Marcos Cancado
Great experience!! Noah understood my musical needs and immediately started to help me with my skills limitations.
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Nathan Y.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • B.A. Cognitive Neuroscience from Washington University in St. Louis
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nathan Y.

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Learn a variety of styles from classical to jazz, from alternative to heavy metal. My diverse musical background has given me a unique perspective on how to teach the guitar. I aim to inspire my students and motivate them to play the music that they have always dreamed of playing.

About Nathan

Since I started playing guitar 10 years ago, I have played in a rock band, performed with several jazz ensembles, received awards in multiple classical guitar competitions, and studied with an array of masters in multiple styles. My diverse musical background has given me insights on how to simplif

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Kunal K.
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I was apprehensive about guitar lessons in general, but Nathan has changed my mind as a tutor. I am well pleased with how keen he is to tailoring lessons to one's goals. He is clear and precise in his teaching, and is also fun. I highly recommend him to whoever is considering it. I have learned so much in a couple lessons and always leave looking forward excitedly to the next one. Good man.
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Bernadette T.

10 Reviews
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  • Awarded Award of Excellence in Psychology from Five Towns College
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bernadette T.

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I teach both flat pick and finger style acoustic guitar including basic Travis picking.

About Bernadette

I am a NYS certified Music teacher who has been teaching in the school system for over 20 years. I hold both my BM and MA degree in Music Education, and Jazz guitar was my major instrument in college. My focus is to teach techniques, skills and concepts for life-long learning. I am currentl

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John F.
Bernadette is a patient professional teacher, just what I need to help me learn guitar.
Sophia C.
Bernadette is really kind and patient, Both of our kids look forward to working with her.
Gianna Z.
Just wonderful with my children very pleased
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Rhody A.

3 Reviews
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  • Speaks Russian, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Rhody A.

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I have 20 years of guitar-playing under my belt, and I have been teaching to kids, tweens, teens, and adults since 2012! I’m incredibly patient, an avid encourager, and I LOVE helping others discover their own latent gift of music within them. I specialize in beginner guitar lessons. Our lessons are fine-tuned to accommodate each student's needs, Generally we will follow the Hal Leonard Guitar Method Books, and I like to supplement with Easy Pop Melodies that we can incorporate into our lessons. If you want to learn a specific song or piece, I do my best to make that happen!

About Rhody

Having spent the last decade traveling the world and then going cross country in the U.S., I have seen many beautiful things that tint my life a pretty shade. My music is a facsimile of the world I experience around me, and I am heavily influenced by it's beauty. My goal is to get the beauty YO

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Brandon
Rhody is a fantastic teacher who excels in making you feel listened to and has the patience and understanding to best enable you to grow.
Nikita
When I picked up guitar again for the first time in a decade, I wasn’t sure I would be up to the challenge. But every step of the way, Rhody has been communicative, patient, and a hoot to work with!
From walking me through music theory fundamentals (sometimes over and over), to helping me understand tempo, Rhody has helped me gain confidence in myself as a musician!
I can’t recommend him as a teacher enough.
Courtney
I had picked up the cello last August with absolutely 0 experience with strings. I had one other teacher when I first began and unfortunately needed to take a break due to financials.

Fast forward to this year and I had quite accidentally found Rhody's information but I am so glad that I did!

He is a fun, patient and knowledgeable teacher. He explains things in a very simplistic way and makes sure you're both on the same page. He understands that life gets in the way of practice sometimes but kindly pushes you to keep trying and keep practicing (that IS the only way we'll get better, y'all).

Since I've started practicing and learning through Rhody, I feel like I actually understand how the music is ought to be played...and that's a sure step in the direction of truly understanding such a beautiful instrument.

I could go on but I'll leave it with this: please go through Rhody! You won't find a better teacher!

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Basking Ridge is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Dee has done an outstanding job, taking an old dog and teaching new tricks, like playing the guitar.. I had no music background and thought myself to be tone deaf. But, in 3 short months she has me picking, strumming (several different types) and thumb plucking. I really appreciate her professionalism, upbeat attitude and most of all her patience. Highly reccommended!!!!!"
David
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dee F.
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"Michael instructs my 13 year old daughter. Lessons are very well structured, organized, and productive. He provides homework for her to work on between lessons. He does a great job pushing her further, but being encouraging as well. Very pleased with Michael and his instruction!"
Hannah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Edwin is very kind, patient and loves what he does. He took the time to understand what I wanted from the lessons and then quickly started me down the path of learning to play the guitar."
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Carla's teaching technique was perfect for me. I have played the guitar for longer than I care to admit and even I was tired of hearing my same old stuff. She incrementally moved me forward line by line, measure by measure to where I now have several fingerpicking style numbers in my portfolio.

Playing for my own enjoyment is now enjoyable once again.

My lessons were online and very effective - when I got stuck, Carla would send me a sample audio clip of her playing the difficult part which was a godsend for me in how I learn new musical things.

I highly recommend Carla and her Carlalology method of guitar teaching. You won't be disappointed."
Ted
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"enjoyed Donnie's private lessons as always and look forward to more classes in the near future and i look for ward to my next scheduled class with Donnie he is a great teacher he got me back into the swing of things thank you Donnie your awesome"
Francs
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I love Heather! She makes you feel instantly comfortable and I look forward to every lesson."
Monty
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Heather M. L.
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"My daughter is learning fast with Eric. Variety of techniques. Worth the money. Highly recommended."
Asterio
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Kirk worked with my daughter, who is eleven, for a little over a year. He was always friendly and professional and made the lessons fun for her. He was great at balancing my daughter's free spirit with structure and discipline. He really brought out the best in her and she looked forward to her lessons from week to week. We are both very sad that Kirk has to move, but want to make sure that everyone knows how wonderful he is!! I would highly recommend Kirk to anyone looking for a guitar instructor."
Angie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"My 11y daughter started guitar with James. James is giving her a nice learning experience by combining the basic theory and playing songs. My daughter loves playing guitar and enjoys the class very much. I am happy that she started learning guitar with James. He is a dedicated teacher."
Suvasri
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"I have been taking classes from Olivia for 6 months and I am delighted with her style of teaching and how she develops and delivers specialized classes for me. She is also very easy to talk to and listens intently to my goals. I highly recommend her."
Susan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Olivia D.
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