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Daniel E.

33 Reviews
Bayonne, NJ
Starting at $32
  • BA in Music from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Daniel E.

33 Reviews
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I believe music lessons should be fun and engaging for students. I am excited to take you to the next level, whether you are an absolute beginner, intermediate, or advanced student. If you are interested in learning classical guitar, rock, jazz, heavy metal, or polka!

About Daniel

- I have a record of success with students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and goals - I teach using a variety of methods and styles, including my own authored books - I own a music academy where I train others to be successful instructors - I have a very high student retention rate - I'v

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Gary A.
Daniel is extremely knowledgeable and capable . He is patient, experienced and understands what students really want. Great instructor.
Eldora M.
Dan is a patient and encouraging teacher. Even after taking months off I was able to pick up a song after just one lesson because he breaks everything down to your skill level. I highly recommend him for banjo or any music lessons!
Girish Shahdadpuri
Daniel is very knowledgeable and kind. He understands student's strength and weakness and also the areas to focus on. I am a beginner and have self learned on and off for a few years. Daniel teaches progressiveIy and I throughly enjoyed my first session with him!

Nick S.

New York, NY
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Nick S.

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I'm a graduate of the New School for Jazz (NYC) and I've been playing guitar professionally for over 8 years, teaching all levels of guitar for 5 years. I always carefully tailor the learning process of each student individually and all of those study plans include 360 music development: not just the instrument proficiency but also music discovery, ear-training, music theory, music history and so on. But fear not: all of these things will be taught in a fun and engaging way that just makes you understand the music around you better. I've been fortunate enough to study with Peter Bernstein, Aaron Parks, Ari Hoenig, Vic Juris, Hal Galper, Buster Williams and many others and I'll be more than happy to share the knowledge they've passed onto me with you.

About Nick

A talented guitarist and terrific composer - Rory Stuart Nick is a guitarist and composer of superb qualification. He plays with assurance, precision and lyricism - Armen Donelian Nick Semenykhin is an up-and-coming jazz guitarist, composer, arranger and audio engineer who is starting to build hi

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Nick R.

20 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick R.

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Professor Nick R. (guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dobro/resonator/slide, lap steel, tenor guitar, baritone resonator, bass, drums, composition) is currently the adjunct professor at Essex College, Jazz clinician for over 19 years via Kupferberg Center (Queens College) and has been on the staff a

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Peter
I first heard Nick play about 4 years ago and a friend of mine took lessons from him. When I decided to start lessons, I naturally decided to go to him. As I went to his place, I thought, "Oh wow! I forget to ask my friend whether he's a good teacher!" I need not have worried. He's superb. He focuses on musicality: listening, hearing, enjoying; and then pulls out the technical things you could improve at and delves deep. I leave every lesson feeling great, and (proof of the pudding) people I jam with comment on how much my playing has improved. I'm an "advanced intermediate" player, but Nick also teaches kids, beginners, etc. In the age of coronavirus, our lessons are on Skype, and they are great, too. He comes out of jazz and plays trad as well as modern, but he also has an Americana band, and he knows classical, and the student before me is learning Hendrix-style rock. So no matter what direction you want to go, Nick is your man!
Cris
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.
Bob Tilton
This was my first lesson with Nick. He is a very nice guy. He created a calm, relaxed atmosphere in his studio, and he was clear when he gave me particular instructions. His knowledge of music theory in general, and of the five-string banjo in particular, was quite impressive. I would recommend him highly to both a beginner and to anyone (like myself) who is in need of a refresher course. I am very much looking forward to my next lesson.

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Taylor M.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Taylor M.

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"Lessons with Taylor"! If you have been wanting to finally play all of those EPIC songs from Guitar Hero on the real deal, look no further! Guitar Lessons with Taylor will teach you the ins and outs of anything and everything guitar! I try and "tailor" (no pun intended!) my lessons to match what the student wants to learn whether it be jazz, classical, rock, and more! You will learn all aspects of the guitar from a gigging musician in Houson!

About Taylor

Hi! My name is Taylor Marberry and I have been teaching guitar for over 10 years now! I am a full-time gigging musician in the Houston area, and I have competed in several guitar competitions and received the highest honors at the state level 3 years in a row. Let's get started on your journey to r

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Billy N.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Billy N.

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I've been teaching 20 years. Classical Guitar technique is the foundation for most fingerpicking styles. Exploring the repertoire of Bach, the classic guitar composers - Sor, Guliani, Carcassi and learning how to arrange melodies for the guitar even if not written for guitar are some of the goals when I teach this style. My specialty is Brazilian Guitar and I have available vast repertoire of guitar music for the "Classical Guitar" plus I've explored the works of Piazolla and Leo Brouwer to name 2 guitarists. For Beginners we begin with 2 fingers, basic reading, getting a feel for your instrument, all made fun through the use of melodic material from various sources, sometimes pop tunes chosen by the student

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music

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Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!
Lynn W.
I cannot recommend Billy enough. I studied jazz improvisation with Billy for three years, and later returned to study Brazilian guitar and Piedmont-style finger picking with him. I had been playing for more than twenty years when I started studying with him and he not only helped me improve my playing technically and creatively (on electric and nylon stringed guitars) but also expanded my knowledge of theory and helped me develop new approaches to composing and arranging. I am still working with the material he gave me and take lessons from him whenever my schedule allows.

Rachel H.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Finance from San Jacinto College - North
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
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Rachel H.

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Classical Guitar - Beginner Course Covers The following information:
Intro to Guitar
Intro To Timing and Rhythm
Guitar Anatomy
Learning the Notes of Strings
Intro to Open Chords
Posture and Technique
Tuning
Finger Picking Basic Formation and Technique
Non-Guitar Stretches
Warm up's with the guitar
How to read Tab
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Finger Picking Technique Breakdown
Diverse Rhythm and Timing
Scales and Modes
Strumming Basics
Plucking Basics
Legato - Hammer On's
Legato - Pull Off's
Legato - Slides
String Bending
Intro To Jazz Chords
Technique 2.0

About Rachel

I started my musical path in a Ballet Studio. I fell in love with the crackle of the vinyl record playing as I learned to listen and dance with the rhythm. I started playing the guitar when I was in elementary and took classical lessons until I was a teenager.I really enjoy the art of practice

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Jim T.
Rachel is an excellent teacher. She has vast musical knowledge and the ability to communicate on a level that the student can easily understand. Rachel is extremely personable and puts the student at ease from the very beginning. She takes the time to understand the student’s goals and musical interests and tailors the lessons to keep the student motivated. In addition to being a great teacher, Rachel is a genuinely nice person.
Angela
She breaks things down like a dream!
Jenny
My daughter loves her guitar lessons with Rachel!

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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Glen Rock 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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"My 9 year old really loves his guitar lessons with Dan. Dan has inspired him to learn new songs and to keep practicing, which can be challenging at this age. Lessons with Dan are the highlights of my son's week. Dan is always on time and we never had any issues with scheduling. We both highly recommend Dan."
Natalia
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"Frank is a wonderful, patient teacher who works incredibly well with young students! The children at MCOF adore him and we are very fortunate to have him as part of out community!"
Martha
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Frank N.
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"Diego is very professional about his instruction setting high standards but yet very patient in his guidance. I highly recommend him."
Aaron
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Diego A.
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"Zander is extremely knowledgable and has the ability to communicate that knowledge in an easy tower and way. Great teacher!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Zander W.
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"Ahmad is an amazing guitar instructor. My daughter is 13 and was interested in playing the guitar. We purchased a guitar, talked to friends about instructors and searched Yelp. We initially took video lessons, but that did not cut it. Actually, it was a waste of time - my daughter needed one on one instruction. I spoke to a few guitar instructors, but chose Ahmad based on his background in guitar instruction and playing. Ahmad provided a good overview in the first lesson and then spent time with my daughter , teaching him the basic chords. In the course of 7 lessons, my daughter can play 21 chords and is also starting to play "Stairway to Heaven". Pretty amazing work in 7 lessons. Ahmad has provided my daughter with a curriculum and also provided us with tips on iPhone apps to use that allow my daughter to stay in rhythm and to tune his guitar. We will continue to have Ahmad teach my daughter guitar. Ahmad has definitely exceeded our expectations and I would highly recommend Ahmad as your next guitar instructor."
S.C.
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Hugo is one of a kind. Great teacher and an amazing human being! Took lessons with him back in Boston while he was still studying at the prestigious Berklee College of Music and it couldn't have been better. Improved my repertoire and my technique meanly when it comes to fingerstyle. Highly recommended!"
Rodrigo
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Hugo A.
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"Best classical guitar teacher ever! Alex is a very easy-going, super friendly and straightforward teacher. He has an amazing ability to make complicated guitar techniques into very easy tasks. I surprised how much I learned just from his first lesson and how much I improved in a week. I would recommend any student regardless your age and level to study with him. You will get your money worth."
Celine
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex L.
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"I really enjoy learning from Dan. He is good at relating things back to a way I can understand and improve. He is so versatile in his music knowledge that I can litterally throw anything his way that I'm curious about and he points me in the right direction. I've taken guitar, bass, vocal, and even production lessons from Dan. By far the most value I have ever got from an instructor."
Craig
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Dan V.
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"Amir is sensitive always on time master of his art and is a great teacher"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Amir M.
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"Very good instructor. Excellent communication skills and very talented. My first lesson he did a very good job of refreshing my memory as someone who has been out of the music world for 13 years. Look forward to more sessions with JW."
Alan
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jaxon W.
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