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Albert M.

21 Reviews
Highlands, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english, English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Awarded Honors Award from SUNY Fredonia
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Albert M.

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Classical reading, performance and theory

About Albert

Thirty three years of performing and teaching experience. Specialty in Rock, Blues, Finger Style, Country, Folk, Classical, Funk and Punk. Bachelor of Arts in Classical Performance from Fredonia University. Proficient in theory, reading, composition and arranging, songwriting. Recording artist for

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Lynn
I would recommend Albert for anyone looking to give guitar a try. I am 40 and had ZERO musical background, and always wanted to play guitar. I was attracted to the way a guitar would light up a room. Albert is the perfect guide to help unlock the mysteries of the guitar. Albert has created an extremely positive learning environment for me both during a lesson and at home. I feel like I take home another piece of the puzzle after each lesson.

Albert as a teacher.
The most notable quality to me is that he truly wants to see you learn guitar and enjoy playing. His attention to detail is great and is completely engaged in the lesson. He introduces music theory in just the right dose, and then shows you how it applies to what and how you are playing. He makes theory fun leaving you excited to unlock the next level. His depth of music knowledge is impressive, and an incredible asset for his students. Albert has a bright positive energy and I always look forward to my lessons with him. Alberts house is at the end of a quiet road across from the water and a marina. His Jam space is very Zen and his lovely wife is one of the nicest people I have ever met. Good vibes for sure. Sometimes I feel like I just left a yoga class lol. Albert is flexible with lesson times and very accommadating. I play the guitar every day and enjoy every moment of it. I have two guitars now (acoustic and electric) I am having fun learning and look forward to my next lesson. If your looking for a guitar guru Albert is a home run!
Chuck
I agree with everything everyone else says about Albert so I don't want to repeat. I started with him when I retired (bucket list litem) and Albert is very patient and helpful ( as well as accommodating my uneven scheduling). You get into songs you like right away and learn technique within the songs as you go. He'll give you as much theory as you want. Shortly after you start with Albert you'll feel like your learning/ playing with a friend... I highly recommend him!
Jaye
The reason Albert is the best instructor ever is that he is really gifted at his craft and at teaching. So many people can do one or the other. Albert makes it fun and instills a desire to practice, and balances theory/performance goals. He is college educated in music and will teach the fundamentals-having said that, he would make a great teacher for the advanced player as well.

Finally, he is the most patient teacher I know, a plus for you and/or your child. I would be pleased to talk personally to anyone considering Albert for lessons.
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Nick R.

28 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
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Nick R.

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Private Classical Guitar Teacher

Classical Guitar

About Nick

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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Robin
Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons.
Jim K.
I've been self-taught for roughly 3 years and sought lessons to help me get out of the rut that I felt I was in.

Nick has exceeded my expectations. More than just a great banjoist, Nick is a fantastic all around musician. He's intimately familiar with genres of music I've never even heard of and is able to disseminate his vast knowledge of technique and theory into easy to understand lessons. One of my favorite things about Nick is he completely caters himself to you and your goals. On day 1, we laid down goals that I wanted to pursue, and every single lesson since has been centered around getting me there. Never once has Nick tried to trump what I thought was important to work on, he just works with me and helps me lay the ground work that I need to get moving closer to where I want to be. The other thing I really enjoy about Nick’s lessons is that he’s always respectful of me as an individual, and the environment that Nick sets up for his students often times make me feel like I'm just learning from an old friend rather than the expert, tenured, musician that he truly is. He has my highest recommendation to anyone looking to better their own musicianship.
Jabari K. Noel
Nick is an incredible instructor! He was able to prepare me for a professional guitar audition with in 2 hour long lessons. His attention to detail and deep understanding of advanced musical techniques makes him a gem of a teacher, and a pleasure to work with. Will definitely continue lessons!

Sylivan T.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarine
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Major in Music with a Minor in Education from City College of New York, City University of New York
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Sylivan T.

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I am an experienced Guitar Teacher of 20 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation guitar skills.

As a beginning students, I will help you to learn the basic and proper hand gestures and fingering, for I always believe that proper position is the founding cornerstone of great playing, especially for Classical Guitar. Moreover, you will be able to read music notations and begin to add up your music repertoire as you progress.

About Sze Lim

Hi parents/students, My name is Sylivan. I'm a dedicated musician who is passionate in music education and guitar music. I have majored in Music and received my professional training at City College of New York with a minor in Education. I have been playing music for 20 years and have performed

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Joseph B.
Super!
Clare
Passionate and patient instructor. Always takes the time to answer my questions and makes sure I understand each topic before moving on to the next.
Sharon C.
Sylivan is a great teacher with great personality. He was there to help me not only when I struggled with music and guitar but also when I felt down. I asked him why he cared so much and he told me a healthy mind is most important which helps in music learning =) Sylivan is also patient; even sometimes I can't stand myself but he was there to help me to learn lol He has passion in teaching and you can see it once he's in action.

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Paul W.

81 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
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Paul W.

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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
Maria
Katie
As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.
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Philip L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Philip L.

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Phil L. has been teaching students of all ages and styles since 1990. Phil welcomes students five-years-old and up to study with him. Phil's philosophy is not a "one size fits all" approach. Working with various types of students over the years, Mr. L . has learned that lessons must be tailored to fit a students' needs, desires and learning ability. As one of his students, Phil will be patient and kind while he is getting to know you and your learning style, firm, but not disparaging when he thinks that you should practice more. Beginning students will be taught the fundamentals of playing the guitar and basic musical concepts. Students will know exactly what to practice, the frequency and the duration. Phil has a Bachelor of Music Degree from Ball State University, and has taught at Illinois and Indiana Universities.

About Philip

Phil L. began his studies of the guitar at age 13. After just two-years of study, he auditioned and was accepted into the Shortridge School of Performing Arts. As a student there, he was introduced to the classical guitar, music theory, music history, sight-singing, and the keyboard. He performed

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Becky
Our son loves working with Phil! He has been accommodating, communicative, and engaging throughout our experience!
Katy
My son has taken guitar from Phil for 4 years - first, in-person, and now online during COVID. Phil has made the transition seamless, and has remained flexible to meet any needs we’ve had. He is a low-pressure, easy-going teacher, and always finds music that my son thinks is cool to work on. My son backs away from any activity where he feels pressured to compete, so Phil has met him where he is and lets him be in control of the pace. Phil’s style has ensured that guitar will be a lifelong pastime for my son!
Doug
I retired from 25 years in the Air Force and decided to take up my life-long ambition to play the guitar. Phil showed me rock, blues, classical, and fingerstyle techniques. If you want to play it, Phil can teach it. I thoroughly enjoyed our lessons every week.

ryan S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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ryan S.

5 Reviews
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Online Classical Guitar Teacher

I have been playing guitar for over a decade and have tons of performance experience gigging in a local rock band. Combine that with a curriculum that starts with fundamentals and expands quickly into playing your favorite songs and you have a great start to beginning or expanding your guitar playing abilities.

About ryan

Hi, my name is Ryan and I would love to teach you how to play guitar. I've been playing for over 10 years and have been gigging for a little less than that in my band. Over the years I have gained a lot of experience performing on stage and teaching to people of all ages. If you want to shred, jam,

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Joey M.
Learned a lot today! Very friendly and helped me improve the quality of existing recordings I made with gain staging and additional compression techniques
Joey M.
Very helpful and provided a lot of useful tips on difficult subject matter
Mark Herr
Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!

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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Holmdel is $64. 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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"Searched for a guitar teacher for several weeks and was so happy to meet and eventually hire Joey. He is a great teacher and is patient and deliberate in his approach. My Son is very happy before and after each lesson and is preparing for his first performance! So glad we have Joey as his guitar teacher!"
Bill
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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I took several guitar lessons with Raymond when I was younger. He is an excellent instructor and has the right amount of patience, dedication, and knowledge for proper musical education. I enjoyed learning new techniques, practice sessions, the study material, and even homework! I wish I lived closer so I could continue taking classes. Thanks!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Keith is very exacting and wants me to do it right. Even if I know how to read music and meter, ifI made a mistake because I couldn't find the place on the guitar, he would make me start over. Perfect for me"
Babette
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Chris is an amazing teacher! I’m excited to play guitar again!"
Emily
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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"I appreciate Diego's teaching and how he is able to catch the subtle things I am doing wrong over a web cam no less. His pedagogy sets a high standard for playing, but the lessons progress naturally and logically.

As a teacher, Diego is very patient while encouraging me and knowing when the teaching pace should pick up or slow down. This makes his teaching very efficient while ensuring strong fundamentals.

I look forward to many more years of instruction by Diego and am happy to have found such a knowledgeable and skillful maestro."
Aaron
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Diego A.
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"KJ is a great teacher to work with any skill level. From teaching the core of the instrument to polishing up a piece for a concert, KJ can provide the instruction to help you get the most out of your instrument."
Anthony
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"He is a patient man!"
Vint
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"Robert is a super nice guy, great teacher, and extremely knowledgeable about the guitar."
Michael
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"OK, so here's the scoop. Ahmad is the best guitar teacher around, and I know because I had a deep background in piano and music theory, playing pretty much any sheet music you put in front of me. I took LAST summer 4 lessons with some guy and I got nowhere, fast. Then this August I started with a 5-pack from Ahmad, just to get started, and within 5 lessons I was already learning how to play REAL songs but with the foundations and skills (all those scales-drills) that you need to actually UNDERSTAND the guitar and see how it all comes together. Ahmad is an amazing teacher, his teaching space is great, and he's just a great guy. He will help ANY person start playing real guitar in a short time, and now I'm working with him for a long time trying to really become a PROFICIENT guitar player that can entertain people. If you're thinking about guitar lessons, get them from Ahmad. Totally affordable, and totally a good use of your time."
Bernard
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Classical Guitar with Raymond is the best

I have been taking guitar lessons with Raymond for almost two years. I have enjoyed the lessons tremendously and have improved my playing. Raymond is a very patient teacher and is able to effectively communicate his ideas on how I can improve."
Jose
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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