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Gabriel R.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, Français, Español
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gabriel R.

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Experienced guitar instructor of over 10 years, offering highly-personalized lessons built around the musical preferences, needs and goals of my students. I teach students of all ages in a warm, welcoming, LGBTQIA+ friendly environment.

For beginner students the focus will be primarily on getting you able to play songs from artists you love quickly and enjoyably, with a focus on developing good rhythm, technique, guitar care and a solid foundation of chords that can be used in innumerable songs. Theory will be given in small, easily-digestible pieces, and always within the context of actual musical examples. If you're interested in learning to sing while playing, I'll also help you find ways to incorporate it early on so that it becomes more natural as you progress.

For students with some experience the direction of our lessons will be largely determined by your personal needs and goals, but subjects we might cover include songwriting, finger-picking, expanding chord vocabulary, ...

About Gabriel

I am a professional guitarist, singer, and songwriter, with 10 years of experience helping budding guitarists reach their musical goals and grow as musicians. I have never found anything more fulfilling than watching my students learn to love and take ownership of music, and discovering the individ

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He was polite and patient with my daughter.
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Mary W.

20 Reviews
Medford, NJ
Starting at $33
  • Bachelor's Degree Music & Political Science from Lawrence University & Conservatory, Appleton, WI
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mary W.

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wonderful books for ages 5 through Adult. Also a great way to sing and read music while playing an instrument. My teaching method includes notation if you haven’t studied a prior instrument . Books can also take in your specific interests, rock, jazz, country, after basic concepts .

About Mary

Music degree from Lawrence University and Conservatory in Appleton, WI. Graduate work in conducting, piano, and vocal pedagogy at Westminster Choir College in Princeton. Also certified in Kindermusik for ages newborn to 7. My studio, since 1993 is located in the back of my house and is in a fa

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Hazel R.
She is energetic, warm, kind, and great with my kids (2 have lessons). They are eager to practice (to my surprise) and happy to go to their lessons. She makes learning the piano fun.
Clementine R.
Mary is a very kind, cheerful, and enthusiastic teacher.The girls enjoyed it and are excited for their next class.

Nick D.

8 Reviews
West Chester, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Finalist from 2011 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society's Classical Guitar Competition
  • B.A. Classical Guitar Performance; B.A. Music Education from West Chester University
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Nick D.

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All music lessons at WCGA combine solid instruction in music fundamentals with the student’s personal interests and goals. Guitar students will learn chords, scales, terminology, and technique along with note reading, chord progressions, and theory. Teacher duets are common in our lessons to develop listening and timing skills. Our guitar teachers make sure every student understands the fretboard in order to execute challenging melodies and riffs along with chords that are suitable for popular, rock, jazz and other styles of music. Teachers craft each lesson to incorporate the fundamentals of guitar playing with the personal interests of each student.

About Nick

Nick is the proud owner of West Chester Guitar Academy. Boasting 20 years of guitar study and performance experience, Nick has earned a reputation for quality, reliability and variety. He is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania 2011, summa cum laude, with a dual bachelor’s degree

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Zoey M.
Nick made first experience super fun for my daughter. She is looking forward for the next session.
Maria
My two boys ages 8 and 9 started taking piano lessons with Nick about a year ago and they love it! He is very professional, always on time, and keeps them entertained the whole time! Although they are progressing at different rates, Nick is always patient and encouraging. I highly recommend Nick and his teaching abilities!
Stacey
My two daughters have been taking guitar lessons with Nick for 2-1/2 years, both on acoustic guitar and electric guitar. He has even taught my younger daughter how to play the ukulele. Nick is an awesome guitarist teacher. My girls have learned so much from him - how to read and write music, bar chords, strumming patterns, music theory and all different genres of music (like jazz, classical and even reggae). Nick can listen to any song my daughters want to learn, then immediately put the notes down on paper and teach it to them. Under his tuition, they’ve performed solo gigs, in their school talent shows, and for and with their friends. My older daughter also plays electric guitar in a teenage rock band. Thanks so much, Nick!!

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Jared C.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jared C.

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I customize my students curriculum based on their specific goals. I feel teaching students to play and transcribe songs and solos is my most important job. Most students come to me looking for structure so I try and provide a clear path for them to reach their goals. Although I love teaching music theory I understand that it is not for everyone, so I only offer theoretical principles when it is appropriate or asked for. I rarely use textbooks, but I do employ a lot of exercises and educational material when it applies to a lesson.  

For students with no prior music experience I use text books, and exercises to strengthen their technique, expose them to musical ideas, and give them a foundation of basic music theory.  After that is accomplished I move into a curriculum that is more personal to their specific goals.

About Jared

I have been playing instruments and performing live since I was 11 years old. Initially trained in classical piano I added guitar to my musical palette at the age of 14. In college I spent time continuing my studies in both piano and guitar and received a bachelors of fine arts with a concentration

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Conrad
Great first lesson.
Raahil J.
He pays attention to detail, is super organized with a definite plan and knows how to keep a student's interest. He is balanced and very realistic in his approach. He is talented and meets the student where he is. He is even transcribing a Bollywood song for my son and my son is loving it! He is flexible... We are so happy to have found him.
Sofia
First lesson with Jared was great. Looking forward to many more in the future!

Michael B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Jimi Hendrix Award from Berklee College of Music
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Michael B.

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I am a recent Berklee College of Music graduate living in Chicago. At Berklee, I was the first rock/metal guitarist to receive the "Jimi Hendrix Award." This award is given to the best guitarist at the school. I've played and studied many styles of music ranging from classical, traditional, blues, country, rock, and metal.
Besides teaching, I have a passion for songwriting and performance. Here in Chicago, I am currently playing with various bands and writing my own music. My teaching style is very "goal-oriented," and I will teach students to set short-term goals, medium goals, and then demonstrate to them how reaching the short and medium-term goals leads to accomplishing long-term goals. I envision teaching much like my teachings at Berklee where once my lesson was finished, I only wanted to go home and learn more. If you want to learn multiple styles from someone who is truly passionate about the instrument, I'm your guy!

About Michael

Hello, my name is Michael! I have been playing guitar since I was 10-years old. Aside from being a teacher, performer, and songwriter, I would define myself as a "guitar nerd" because I love every aspect of playing. I still practice every day and have an insatiable hunger for new opportunities to p

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Colin C.
I'm 2 lessons in and so far Michael has been a great teacher. He is exceptionally skilled and has a wealth of knowledge to share, as well as being very good at listening to what I am trying to accomplish and creating well thought out exercises to help me progress. Highly recommended!
Lori
Michael has incredible patience with students from beginner to extremely advanced. His excitement about mastering guitar is infectious. He instills confidence in any student and is genuinely thrilled when they achieve their goals. I highly recommend Michael as a teacher.
Sarah
Michael is an amazing guitar player! He is extremely disciplined with a wide array of experiences. He was acclaimed by peers and professors at Berklee. Michael brings the dedication and talent that will help students succeed. If you want to learn from the best of the best, learn from Michael!
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Jenelle R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelorette in Jazz Performance from California Jazz Conservatory
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jenelle R.

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Want to learn how to play your favorite songs? Learn how to read music? Music theory even? I can help! I have an extensive background in teaching guitar, bass, and music theory from very beginners to advanced levels. I care about helping you achieve your musical goals whether it be improvisation, song repertoire, writing, improvisation, theory, reading notation, ear training, you name it! My background is in jazz, funk, pop, rock, rnb, blues, and more. I also have years of experience performing live and can prepare you for what you need to know when playing with others. I keep the lessons exciting and love to open up the possibilities you can achieve.

About Jenelle

I am a professional guitarist and bassist. I obtained a degree from the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley, CA. I have been teaching for over 10 years to students of all ages. I spent years performing around the San Francisco Bay Area and the last few years performing in New Orleans. I’ve tou

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Oaklyn, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Oaklyn is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $276 per hour.
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"Terry is a great instructor. He will custom tailor the lesson to your needs and teach you how to play guitar the way you want. In the year I have been working with him I have learned how to play many songs and made improvements in rhythm, picking, and dynamics. He can transcribe music or help you use your ear to do it yourself. During lessons Terry will discover and correct bad habits

Terry isn't just another instructor that gives you some homework and prays for the best. He is passionate about music and will teach you to play better."
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Took Guitar lessons from Terry P.
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"Really enjoyed my personalized lessons with Eric! He helped me with finding the rhythm in some of my original songs. He is very encouraging and affirming."
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric B.
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"Andrew is a super nice guy and really easy to work with. He really knows what he is talking about when it comes to music. He plays almost every instrument that I know the name of and plays it super well. Over the past few years I have seen him acquire new instruments and learn them really fast. His ability to teach himself will make it easier for him to teach you. I have never had him as a teacher but I can say with 100% certainty that he is very talented and very patient and will be a great teacher. I hope you will take a chance with him. You really can't beat his prices! Also if you want to be his favorite, bring him coffee, then he'll love you forever! :)"
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Took Guitar lessons from Al T.
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Eric is a great teacher. He has an amazing grasp of music theory which really helps when learning how to play a new instrument, especially as an adult. He's extremely patient and fun to hang out with for 1/2 hour every week. He will challenge you and keep you thinking as well as playing!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Rob is a great teacher and knows exactly how to teach his students what they need to know to reach their goals. He is well versed in all styles and explains topics in a clear, easy to understand manner."
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Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"Excellent teacher and he guides based on the students gasping power."
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Took Guitar lessons from Sergio S.
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"Curtis is an excellent guitar teacher. Always patient and makes the lessons fun, not boring! His lessons are customized toward the students needs. Highly recommended!"
Joe
Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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"Nicole was very patient and encouraging with my son. Great lesson!"
Caden
Took Guitar lessons from Nicole C.
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"I have known John Angiletta since high school during which time he showed me what a gifted person in music can do with a guitar. He taught me Stairway to Heaven back then and I have never forgot it. His precision and creativity in playing the guitar has never ceased to amaze me especially recently with his you tube performances of various guitar leads, etc. such as Carry On My Wayward Son."
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Took Guitar lessons from John A.
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