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Ben R.

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

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Dmitry C.

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First, I will determine your level and purpose of classes. In the first lesson for beginners, I usually give basic information about the guitar (for example, the history of the guitar, the structure of the guitar, the correct fit when playing the guitar, tuning the guitar)

About Dmitry

Hello there! My name is Dmitry C. I graduated from music school, college, and university of music. I have a lot of experience playing in different teams, I compose music. I can play classical guitar, acoustic guitar, and electric guitar. I have two contracts with music companies, I collaborate

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Mark
Great teaching skills. Highly recommended !
Alex
I take lessons from Dmitry to improve my chops and advance my skill as a guitarist. If you want to improve on your licks, composition skills or just starting to learn the instrument, Dmitry will help you advance your skill through a custom curriculum designed for your level and your goals.
Jenny
Great instructor! I saw lots of improvement from week to week. Passionate teacher, who gave me great exercises, and understanding to improve my skills. Would recommend to work with him!

David S.

8 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......

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Eric B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA- Digita Arts from Stetson University
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Eric B.

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You can learn how to jam on the guitar in just a couple lessons by understanding the basic shapes and patterns that make up the instrument. You can learn how to read music or how to play by ear. Lessons are catered to your goals so you see results quickly.

About Eric

Music isn't just a career choice: it is a way of life. I have been playing music since I was a toddler; everything I have learned about life has been through music. I believe that self-expression is important to being confident with yourself. I look forward to sharing my passion for music and te

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Shannon A.
Really enjoyed my personalized lessons with Eric! He helped me with finding the rhythm in some of my original songs. He is very encouraging and affirming.
Sam
Great instructor; always prepared and patient. He works towards my goals always.
Ben
Eric is the real deal as a guitar teacher. I personally play the guitar myself, but as any parent knows when it comes to teaching your own child there is going to be some resistance no matter what! Lol. Eric is very well educated in music and has the rapport to teach beginners as well as advanced students. My son looks forward to his time with Eric and considers him a friend as well! In closing, if your looking for an instructor that has a solid music background that can channel that knowledge into your child or self, look no further!

Andrew B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew B.

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I understand that each person learns differently and has different musical goals. Because of this, I do not teach everyone the same. I do not teach out of any specific book or teaching program. Instead I design lessons around the student and their own personal style and goals. I feel that this creates a more motivating and driven curriculum and makes lessons more enjoyable for myself and my students.

About Andrew

My name is Andrew. I am a private guitar teacher in the Puyallup,WA area. I have been teaching professionally in the area for the past 6 years, and have been playing and studying the guitar since I was 11 years old. Music is my life, and teaching people to play this music on guitar is my passion. M

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David
He’s dedicated to taylor a great experience for his students
Hannah
Andrew is an excellent instructor. He is really knowledgeable in music theory. I took lessons for only a short time but was able to learn so much, because he used my knowledge of piano to help me understand guitar concepts and he focused on the techniques and songs that I was most interested in.

Peter A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded RIAA Platinum Certification from RIAA
  • Teaching since 2004
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Peter A.

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I've been playing guitar, composing multi-instrumental music, producing music, playing in professional and local bands, and have been an active studio session player for 17 years.
I have been teaching guitar for just as long, and helped many students understand break-through concepts and acquire skills that other teachers were unable to.
I have taught total and complete beginners to play their favorite song after 2 weeks, with 1 hour per day practice time. I taught my best friend and my brother to play guitar, both are now in professional touring bands.

About Peter

I have been composing and producing music for 20+ years. Since I got my first guitar at 13, I've been playing in bands, writing, recording & mixing songs. Touring with bands throughout the U.S. And personally learning from my network of industry veterans who have worked with bands such as: The Roll

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Timothy ..
Peter seems like at nice guy with a true passion for music. In a short amount of time, he was able to share a good place to start with in guitar. Thanks Peter!
George
I had a great time learning how to play guitar and am on my way to playing my favorite songs! Would highly recommend!!
Joseph
I learned everything I know about guitar from Peter, because of him I have an excellent understanding of not only how to play guitar, but how to structure and write music. This has led me to play live music and jam with musicians on a regular basis. He is an amazing guitar instructor, and can teach you whatever you want to learn — I highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Carteret, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Carteret is $68. 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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"I've only taken one lesson, but very good so far. George showed me a good way to hold the pick and to position the guitar and my hands and how to move my wrist. I look forward to more lessons."
Michael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from George F. H.
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"Scott is a great musician, an excellent communicator and a compassionate and caring human being! Life is more fun where Scott is. As Praise/Worship Leader of my congregation, the band, people and co-workers always enjoyed working alongside Scott and learned so much from him. He is a an excellent musician and is great to work with."
Mary B.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"My teen-age sons, 15 and 13, have enjoyed a great summer of guitar lessons from Jordan. He has been a pleasure to work with and extremely professional and conscientious as an instructor, easily working around our challenging summer schedule. Jordan is my boys' fourth or fifth guitar instructor, and I'm so happy to report that they are more enthusiastic about guitar and practicing more than they have in the past! My boys, who both have ADHD, have appreciated his patient, calm and friendly approach. They say he "doesn't get frustrated", that he is open minded and really makes things understandable. We would definitely recommend him as an instructor, and hope to continue taking lessons from him in the future!"
Catherine
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Dave really knows his stuff and can play well on any instrument. I haven't taken lessons from him personally, but I have played music with him. He would make a great teacher."
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Russel was an amazing instructor. He's probably the nicest most patient guy you can get, and learning to play the guitar was an amazing experience all because of him. I am so glad that I was able to be his student and learn to play from him."
Carson
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"Chris has went above and beyond my expectations as his student. I have tried teaching myself guitar for over a month, only learning basic chords. I have been to three lessons, and I am already playing songs!"
Haley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Only had my first lesson.Stan is very knowledgeable.Looking forward to the next meeting."
Alberto
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stan M.
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"Lucian has a life time of experience as a practing musician, and also has been teaching for many years. I've had other guitar teachers, but Lucian​ is great at explanation and practical instruction. He's not just teaching you how to strum chords, but also about music theory.

He has the patience, and demeanor that is perfect for teaching. No easy task. I've seen other students of all ages here as well.

Great teacher"
Nelson
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lucian W.
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"Adam is very professional and personable. He has only the best intent for his clients. I called Adam for guitar lessons and he worked around my schedule and was very flexible. He also went out of his way to pass on information for events etc. that would help me to appreciate music. Thanks Adam, for all your help."
Dan H.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"Luke is a great guitar teacher. He is so patient and kind with my daughter. She enjoys her her lessons and learns something new every week! I highly recommend Luke as a teacher."
Ali
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Luke H.
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