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Sally G.

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Woodhaven, NY
Starting at $50
  • Commerce from University of Auckland
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Sally G.

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I am a professional guitarist with international touring experience, endorsements, and qualifications in theory and composition. I have been teaching private lessons to students aged 8 to 65 for several years. Tailoring the lessons to reach the your goals, we can explore areas such as learning your favorite songs, writing your own, while forming a solid basis of musical knowledge, and the tools you will need to grow into a capable and fluent musician.

From my experiences in independent bands, I can also offer consultations and advice on soliciting endorsements, creating press kits, writing press releases, and other ways to promote your album.

About Sally

I grew up in New Zealand playing all sorts of instruments before focusing on guitar. My guitar took me all around the country touring with bands, and then eventually to the USA, where I was fortunate enough to tour extensively throughout the States and Canada as a session player. Since then, I have

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Mayesha R.
Sally's teaching style is great! Very friendly and knowledgeable. Looking forward to take more lessons from her.🙂
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Juan G.

6 Reviews
Paramus, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English and Spanish, English and Spanish
  • Awarded Artist of the Month "Whotune Magazine" from Whotune Magazine
  • Music Performance in Guitar (Jazz Studies) from New Jersey City University
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Juan G.

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Lessons include Technique, Repertoire, Chords, Theory, Improvisation, Finger picking, Scales. (Different music books are used depending on the students age and his level of knowledge).

The lessons are always adapted to every student making the learning process fun and efficient at the same time.

About Juan

Hello there, I'm Juan I. Garcia and I'm a professional musician with a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from New Jersey City University (I speak both Spanish and English fluently). Currently working as the lead Guitarist in different bands in NYC and NJ. I have been an instructor for more th

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Lane A.
Great instructor. My 7 yr. old and his friend take an hr lesson every week. They cant believe how fast it goes by. Its only been 4 lessons so far but they love it and my son now picks up the guitar to practice on his own. Anyone w a 7 yr. old knows that's not normal.
Jamie M.
Juan is a gifted guitarist, extremely knowledgeable in music theory, and a great communicator. I have worked with Juan on many occasions and found him to be extremely professional, patient and fun to be around.

I would highly recommend taking lessons with Juan, it will be a productive and highly enjoyable experience - you will not regret it!
Kim D.
Great teacher!

My 10yr old recently started taking lessons with Juan, and we couldnt be more pleased.
Juan is patient, professional, reliable and easy to work with.
We had a bumpy road finding a good/reliable teacher for my son.
Im glad we gave Juan a try!
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Jennifer K.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $55
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer K.

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I teach beginner and intermediate guitar to children (6 and up)
I also teach adults beginning to advanced levels.

About Jennifer

I have a Master's degree in music. My purpose as a teacher is to utilize all of my skills and education to realize my students' goals. I strive to inspire students towards musical excellence! I do this with much positive reinforcement, dialogue and critical analysis. With adults and advanced stu

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Doug
Jennifer is great with my high-energy seven-year-old. She's very patient and she is able to make him engage. She also takes the skills he's learned in his music class in school, and builds his skills lessons around his abilities. Finally, she gives homework in a notebook that is clear and measurable, so he knows exactly what to do on his own throughout the week.
TomekaR
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Jennifer is knowledgeable of her craft, patience, encouraging and both Elijah and I are thrill that she sharing one of her many loves with us. Even when Elijah is trying her patience she remains cool, calm and collective...very professional
EmmanuelE
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she's a good instructor that listens, understands and carries her students along just for u to learn and understand too the basic concept of being a great player.

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Ronnie B.

71 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
  • Awarded Cutest Smile from Park near Perry Jr. Highschool
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ronnie B.

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I have been teaching for 9 years. I am very patient, kind and will nurture your talent. My curriculum will be different depending on the style of music you want to be taught, but music history, references, and listening material are to be expected. I am just a guide who is helping you on your journey, where you wish to go I will do my best to show you the way. Thx!:)

About Ronnie

Hi,My Name is Ronnie. I have been playing music for eight years and I am currently Leader of "Blonde", my Rock N' Roll, Rhythm N' Swing Band. I Live in Redondo Beach and have Lived in the Southbay for most of my life.I was blessed to grow up around the local music scene! I've had the pleasure of pe

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Marilyn
Great online lessons! Ronnie has a great way of explaining concepts and making things easy to learn and fun too. Excited for my next lessons!
Seth S.
My son has been taking piano for over a year and needed to switch teacher and for first time has asked for an additional l son each week.
I am grateful my son has a new joy and excitement to keep learning
John H.
Ronnie knows his stuff and he is very patient with me and he wants me to do well. He’s definitely good at what he does and me not so good. But I am going to try to look at it differently. I just wish we could make eye to eye contact
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David S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David S.

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I have devoted much of my life to music, and through MY decades’ worth of study in the jazz vernacular and wide knowledge of music from the past hundred years, hopes to be able to impart this same enthusiasm to his listeners and students.

I am a guitarist and composer from Seattle Washington. Beginning in 1995 I studied with Seattle musicians such as John Hanberry, Ev Stern and Milo Peterson. I have led and co-lead a number of different groups in Seattle performing at local clubs, weddings and bars ranging in styles including jazz, funk, swing and old time string music. Most notably I hosted the local Thursday night jazz jam session (2015-2017) and played double bass for the ‘20s jazz and Appalachian fiddle music band Porterbelly (2012-2020). In 2020, I moved to New York City to study at NYU.

I have devoted much of my life to music, and through MY decades’ worth of study in the jazz vernacular and wide knowledge of music from the past hundred years, hopes to be able to impart this

About David

I am a guitarist and composer from Seattle Washington. Beginning in 1995 I studied with Seattle musicians such as John Hanberry, Ev Stern and Milo Peterson. I have led and co-lead a number of different groups in Seattle performing at local clubs, weddings and bars ranging in styles including jazz,

Brian C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian C.

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Acoustic or electric guitar - any style!

About Brian

Hi! I’m a Maine certified K-12 music teacher with over 15 years of experience teaching music privately and in the classroom. I’ve also been performing as a guitarist and singer throughout Maine and New England for the past seven years. I was born in 1972 in Washington D.C. and grew up in Linco

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Garfield is $65. 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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"Very knowledgeable,easy to follow and understand"
John
Took Guitar lessons from Natalie H.
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"A little bit of backstory for reference: When I was younger, around middle school through high school I played guitar. I took lessons and played a lot, mostly within a certain comfort zone that I found and I was objectively speaking mediocre. I get to college and school overwhelmed my playing and later work also overwhelmed it further. About 9 months ago I started to get the itch again after over a decade of not playing and wanted to learn things that I didn't have the temperament for when I was younger.

Enter Eric: Within the past 9 months I have learned more than I did when I played prior for ~8 to 10 years. Eric was quick at learning where I was at and each lesson involved pushing a little bit forward past my comfort zone. This said, each lesson I have gotten a lot to work on. It seemed overwhelming at first, however things have all started to gel in my brain and my fingers to the point where I was able to see and understand why I was given a specific exercise when I was and see how it all fits together. Learning theory and executing it is no easy task so it has taken a lot of work on my end and Eric has always been patient with my progress and moreover I have been extremely happy with my rate of progress.

Lessons are always a good time, they always feel like I am hanging out with a friend rather than a teacher. Eric is great to talk to about music, and his passion for music is evident, all types of music. It is crystal clear that he not only has a profound love for music, but he understands it and hears it in a way that most people don't. Sometimes I wish I could hear music the way he does and be able to wax poetic about the nuances, but taking lessons with Eric has surely made me appreciate music more and listen to everything a little differently. At 30 years old I think I am re-falling in love with music all over again."
Christopher
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"He did a great job engaging my son!"
Gavin
Took Guitar lessons from Marty L.
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"Super supportive and fun! I learned so much already. Can't wait for next week's lesson! :)"
Gretchen
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"My son is very happy with Jonah’s class. He’s been very enthusiastic and likes it more and more every day more! Highly recommend!"
Jose
Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"Grant is amazing like usual. He really knows how to break the concepts and lessons down into manageable pieces. I was feeling frustrated and he got me back on track!"
Dave
Took Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Great teacher. Helpful and experienced! I recommend him"
Emil
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Jeremy is very knowledgeable and encouraging. This is my first lesson with guitar and he sent me on the right course. I look forward to more lessons with him"
Dimitri
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremy R.
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"Gregory's skill and knowledge of guitar is absolutely outstanding! The best part is that his lessons are delivered in a way that are easy to understand and follow. He's opened my eyes to music theory by teaching me in a way that I can understand. Just fantastic!"
Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very nice and patient. Donnie makes sure you understand what’s happening before moving on and he also doesn’t go too fast. I learned how to read tabs in the first session already, which I had been struggling with! I’m very excited to continue lessons with him."
Rocielle
Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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