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David S.

11 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 have been playing music almost my entire life. I first started on trombone in 4th grade then switched to guitar in 6th. I picked up the electric bass in my later teenage years and learned the upright bass (both jazz and classical) in college. My students get the benefit of my education, as wel

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Kailie
David was/is a great guitar teacher ! I came to him with some knowledge on how to strum but he completely transformed my technique... making it easier & better to play! I’m looking forward to continuing my lessons with him & improving my guitar skill!! I Highly recommend David !
Jay
Very grateful to have found David on this site and add to the chorus of great reviews. I have entered the world of music through the bass guitar with David's instruction and am already hooked. Bass is a fascinating (and challenging) instrument so I appreciate working with a professional who caters to beginners. I am looking forward to exploring more about music with each lesson and gaining more confidence playing this instrument. Thanks David!
Kim
David has been immensely helpful in getting me on my way to understanding timing and getting me through some of my mental blocks. In 2 months with David, I feel like I understand more about music than I ever have. His explanations are clear and that makes all the difference in the world for me. He has an abundance of patience, knowledge, and a passion for music. I'm nowhere near where I want to be, but I'm closer than I've ever been...All thanks to David.

Michael L.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Michael L.

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Taking a collaborative approach, I steer lessons towards whatever the student's musical goals are while moving at a pace that's comfortable. I create learning resources for my students, (tablature, leadsheets, visual examples of theory etc.) in addition to learning their preferred songs during my free time, so no part of the lesson is wasted. I love answering questions as to why certain things work musically and others don't, and seeing lightbulbs go off in the student's mind once they reach a personal breakthrough.

About Michael

I am a professional composer, songwriter, guitarist, and freelance music teacher. I graduated from the City College of New York, Magna Cum Laude. Lessons are individually tailored to whatever learning style suits the student best, at whatever pace is most comfortable and realistic. I have a set of

John R.

3 Reviews
Pelham, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Phd in Ethnomusicology from NYU
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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John R.

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Learn all aspects of guitar playing in any style!

About John

*** Travel Equipment *** I do not provide any equipment. I expect my students to have their own instruments, amplifiers and music. *** Specialties *** I am proficient in all guitar styles including blues, jazz, rock, folk and classical. I have a PhD in music and have been a professional music

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John was so great ! He showed everything i asked for & some extra chord and strumming techniques
Barb S.
John is a wonderful teacher extremely patient.
I highly recommend him
Dina
John was great

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Noah D.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English (North American), Spanish
  • Bachelors in Performance and Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2013
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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

*IMPORTANT: I am now offering in-person lessons again! However, you must provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination before our first lesson together. If you do not send me a picture via text or email of your vaccination card, I will cancel the lessons and will not teach you. Thank you for your u

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Marc
Noah is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. He makes sure you have rock solid base to work off of if you are complete beginner.
Christine
I have really appreciated Noah's expertise and knowledge to help me make progress. More importantly, however, he is very patient and encouraging which is needed when one is lacking confidence and finding it challenging to learn new skills.
Ryan
Noah is a fantastic instructor. I really appreciated that he balanced an understanding of music/music theory, and getting right into playing to keep you motivated. He’s very respectful, patient, and clearly an expert at what he does. Highly, highly recommend him.

Matthew B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Music Performance from Musician's Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew B.

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Focus on strumming technique and developing chordal vocabulary.

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

Noah T.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Digital Audio from Santa Rosa Junior College
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Noah T.

8 Reviews
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The goal I have for my students is that they will fall in love with music. From the beginning my students will develop skills in :

-Theory

-Improvisation

-Note reading

-Composition

-Ear training

-Musical Interpretation

-Confidence and poise

-Initiative

-Attention span and concentration

-Visual and aural memory

-Time management and organizational skills

I primarily focus on popular music styles, but I do offer a classical focus if the student has interests in that realm. I primarily teach via the discovery method; Which makes learning more active so that the students grasp concepts more effectively and develop the ability to learn independently.

I understand that every student's interests, goals and learning styles vary. As an instructor I teach accordingly with custom made lesson plans that cater to who you are as a student. Whether you are studying to pursue therapeutic/recreational goals or studying to pursue professional ...

About Noah

Teaching Philosophy: The goal I have for my students is that they will fall in love with music. From the beginning my students will develop skills in : -Theory -Improvisation -Note reading -Composition -Ear training -Musical Interpretation -Confidence and poise -Initiative -Attentio

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Sabine
Noah is a great teacher! He has taught me so much. When I started learning ukulele i had know idea how to do it. But now i can actually play songs. Even when i get something wrong he is patient with me and helps me through it.
Shannon
I have been under the instruction of Noah for a little over two months now and I really enjoy his teaching style. I am older and not a proficient reader of music so Noah has had to start with very basic skills for me. He has done a great job of making it understandable. I am learning to read music and to play the ukulele at the same time, and am enjoying the online lessons.
Cynthia
Noah has been a fantastic Giutar teacher and really takes the time tillI I understand it , he is really knowledgeable and inspirational .

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Glen Ridge, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Glen Ridge is $69. 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’ve always wanted to learn how to play the guitar and Mady was so patient and helpful! I would definitely recommend her as a teacher!"
Geena
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Madyson W.
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"Was great! Looking forward to the next one."
Davion
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew N.
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"Elisa is super welcoming and fun to work with! She is high energy and really helped me improve fast!"
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Elisa T.
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"Russell is an amazing instructor that is passionate about music."
Leslie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"I was extremely pleased with our first lesson. Donnie was very attentive and provided great instruction and teaching. Would highly recommend."
Westin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I’ve been trying to teach myself guitar from online videos and just started taking lessons with Nick. It’s making a huge difference. He’s worked on my posture, left and right hand positions, started me on basic ear training, sight reading and understanding of rhythm. He’s given me exercises to help with chord changes I’ve been struggling with. Nick’s a great musician who loves to play but also loves to teach, so a beginner with no music training can gain from his knowledge. He’s a kind, patient teacher and an enjoyable person to spend time with. My guitar playing sounds better already."
Cris
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Donnie is so patient! He explained things in terms I could relate to and always gave positive feed back! I felt comfortable learning from him and never felt intimidated. He is wonderful!"
Casey
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Nils is an outstanding instructor. He spends whatever time he needs to to make sure you learn what you want to learn. He is very flexible, and very patient. He takes great interest in your progress, and focuses his lessons on the skills you want to learn rather than driving a specific rote curriculum. He focuses his lessons on song rather than technique, and he adapts his lessons to the kind of music you want to learn. He is so knowledgeable about guitar that he help you figure out how to play any piece. I have made great progress under his tutelage, and am advancing from the beginning stages much more quickly than I anticipated."
Drew McMorrow
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Very impressed with Dave's knowledge and ability with instruments, he has helped me regain my interest."
Albert
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"As an adult and learning an instrument from a beginners level Lena provides great pace for acoustic guitar lesson. Enjoy her approach from theory to practical, she covers it all."
Juan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lena E.
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