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Christopher S.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Christopher S.

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I am a part-time musician, currently playing in two bands as a rhythm/lead guitarist and lead singer. Being able to create and express yourself through the musical art form is, in my opinion one of the most therapeutic, empowering, and beautiful experiences in life. My passion for teaching stems from my own experience when starting to play the guitar. Unlike most musicians, I started relatively later in life in my mid 20's. I was eager to learn but struggled to find lessons and teachers that could make music theory and its application to the instrument make sense. After countless hours spent on YouTube, online memberships, and group lessons, I finally found an instructor who has been my mentor for the past 4 years, who was able to make music theory interesting and easily applicable. As a result I was able to build off this invaluable gift of knowledge, find my own style and sound, as well as a unique approach to sharing this wisdom with others.

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About Christopher

I am a part-time musician, playing in two bands (One is an Indie/Soul band and the other is a RnB/Soul band). I have been playing guitar and singing for the past 5 years. Being in a band has taught me a wealth of knowledge and has expanded my creative process beyond my expectations. Playing with ot

John G.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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John G.

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I can teach Rock Guitar as well, beginning to intermediate.

About John

Since moving to New York City in 2005, John has been one of the most in-demand bassists and teachers in New York. John attended Manhattan School of Music, studying bass with Larry Ridley and Jay Anderson while studying piano and composition with Garry Dial and Richard Sussman. After graduation

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Brandon S.
Very knowledgeable, patient and does a great job explaining technique and music theory. He's been great at helping provide the glue that ties my skills together.
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Dave M.

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Elmhurst, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave M.

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I've been teaching guitar for the past thirteen years, and I've worked with all kinds of students. From children, to teenagers, to adults, everyone who I've had the pleasure to sit down with has told me what they want to get out of the guitar, and I've made it my responsibility to help them reach their goal. Within the first few lessons, every student develops a new perspective, and approaches the guitar with the clarity and confidence to grow as a musician at a pace comfortable for them.

About Dave

Hi, my name is Dave, and I've been teaching guitar & bass for almost 15 years. Working as a professional musician, I've made the time to teach students of all ages. Teaching has been my passion alongside performing since I first picked up an instrument, and I look forward to meeting and working wit

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Elena
I feel lucky we found Dave! My son who is 11 yo was having a hard time with his other piano teacher. Dave is patient, friendly and encouraging. What I really love is that Dave notices where my son is having a problem and comes up with exercises to work on that issue!
Julian
Dave is a great teacher and has helped me for 2 years whenever I have a problem he takes time out of the lesson to help me on a specific instruction. He pushes me to do better but we still go at a place we’re I am comfortable.
Adam
My kids loved Dave and can’t wait for him to come back!

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Jeremy P.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Art in Music from Sonoma State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jeremy P.

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Work on any subjects you'd like to cover! Whether you want to accompany yourself singing, learn to play Bach, or learn country, blues, jazz, rock, or a little bit of everything, we can customize your lessons to work on what you want to learn! Please feel free to reach out with any questions!

About Jeremy

I began playing guitar by ear around age ten. I learned rock songs from records for a few years, and then I began a more serious study of theory in high school. Over the next several years I alternated between pursuing my music degree and playing in bands around the midwest. In 2004, I transferred

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Aloha! I am a student from Hawaii! Wow, my words are not enough to express how awesome Jeremy is as a teacher. What a wonderful person he is, he is so friendly and patient. It is extremely difficult for me to learn anything but he make it super easy. It’s also really cool that he has an online option so I can learn anywhere. I must say, I am very proud of myself and how much I’ve accomplished through his teachings. I highly recommend Jeremy and you will not regret it! Amazing teacher and I am grateful. Thank you Jeremy and please don’t ever stop teaching! Mahalo!
Michelle C.
Great teacher. Takes time to answer questions Very thorough
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Jay B.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jay B.

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Take your playing to a higher level. Professional musician (40+ yrs. exp.) Music teacher (20+ yrs. exp.) Online only.
Learn acoustic finger style and flatpicking, Blues, delta to Chicago and solo jazz guitar, chord melody, playing over changes, improvisation and technique to make you a better player.

About Jay

I have been performing for over 40 years and teaching professionally for nearly twenty years. I started in folk music playing coffeehouses as a teen. I then played in rock, blues and country bands through my twenties and thirties as guitarist and singer in the Washington DC area. I always had a int

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David M.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 1986
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David M.

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Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

About David

Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
Kelly W.
Robin K.
Dave is great. Very patient and a good teacher.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Oakland, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Oakland 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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"You'll never find anyone better!

My daughter has been taking lessons with Jason since she was 5 years old, almost 6 years now. Watching her progress over the years has been amazing to see, and seeing how Jason's lessons evolve with her shows how versitile he can be. Starting out with very basic lessons, now to some complex chords; and various styles of music along the way. Julia has worked on songs that range from The Little Mermaid to Johnny Cash, Jingle Bells to The Civil Wars, and Jason has made it fun all along the way. He makes it challenging for her, while not so tough that she gets discouraged, all the while pushing her to try new techniques making her better. She looks forward to sitting with Jason every week."
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"Learned piano, harmonica & guitar... Matthew is a wonderful teacher!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Seems very knowledgeable and talented. He has good patience too."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kory I.
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Alex is a talented artist and teacher. You will learn more than just learning your instrument. He is very helpful and generous in giving you related information pertaining to your instrument. You can't go wrong. Want to learn guitar ? Well, call and ask about Alex. Michael Simpson (Jamul)"
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"Benjamin is great. I am an adult learner, picking up the guitar at 50! He is very patient and helpful. You can tell he really has a passion for all types of music and imparts it in his teaching."
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Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Great teacher, actually cares and tries to help his students improve."
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"Mary has been awesome. I am an absolute complete beginner and she is patient and so encouraging! I have booked my next series of session. Highly recommend Mary!"
Nancy
Took Guitar lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"First lesson down and I'm so excited!!! I have absolutely no experience with the guitar and Kevin has instilled excitement and hope that I can get there. Within the first 10 minutes I knew he was the perfect teacher for me, definitely recommend him and I'm totally looking forward to what's to come!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Still getting the hang of online lessons and don’t have much to compare it to but my son seems to enjoy it almost as much as live lessons."
Sawyer
Took Guitar lessons from William C.
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"I learned SO much and I am thoroughly enjoying practicing what I learned!"
Tammy
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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