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Eduardo R.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Latin, English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Eduardo R.

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Music lessons with me are vibrant in all the sense of the word, and at the same time my abilities to connect with the students are seamless. I had the opportunity to work with young kids from the age of four years old to forty years of age, because of this I have developed a special kind of patience that transcends my students and the classes.

Aside from muy musical background, I am from Mexico, Veracruz where there are so many sounds and rhythms that are part of me and that are very unique. Also, my travels around places like Brazil and Italy has given me a peculiar way to see, think and express music.

My methode of improvisation is based in concepts developed with the help of my mentor, the Master Drummer Michael Carvin.

About Eduardo

Im a classical trained guitarist, I did my classical studies in UDLAP (Mexico) under the mentor-ship of the great cuban educator and guitarist Manuel Espinás and did my counterpoint studies with the American composer Brian Banks. I worked in the musicology field in Mexico collaborating with importa

Gareth F.

New York, NY
Starting at $67
  • Awarded Countess of Munster Trust from Munster Trust
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gareth F.

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I have had the great opportunity to teach all levels for over 15 years in the United Kingdom, South Africa and the USA. I have held positions as guitar teacher at many Colleges, Universities and Companies around the UK and USA. I have worked in the distant learning department at the Manhattan School of Music, teaching students around the country from their studio base. With many of my students going onto music schools such as The New School, NYC, Queens College, and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire I believe that I have a wide range of experience with all age ranges from beginners to beyond advanced. I focus on making the lessons as fun and engaging as possible whilst keeping on track to certain goals set by myself and the student throughout the year.

About Gareth

Hello! I am a British Guitarist based in Manhattan. I have had over 15 years experience teaching in the UK, South Africa and USA. I have had guitar positions at Colleges, Universities, Music Academies and High Schools and taught all ages from 3 upwards. Some of my students have accepted places into

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David S.

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Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • 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.

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David S.

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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David S.

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I have devoted much of my life to music, and through MY decades’ worth of study in the jazz vernacular and wide knowledge of music from the past hundred years, hopes to be able to impart this same enthusiasm to his listeners and students.

I am a guitarist and composer from Seattle Washington. Beginning in 1995 I studied with Seattle musicians such as John Hanberry, Ev Stern and Milo Peterson. I have led and co-lead a number of different groups in Seattle performing at local clubs, weddings and bars ranging in styles including jazz, funk, swing and old time string music. Most notably I hosted the local Thursday night jazz jam session (2015-2017) and played double bass for the ‘20s jazz and Appalachian fiddle music band Porterbelly (2012-2020). In 2020, I moved to New York City to study at NYU.

I have devoted much of my life to music, and through MY decades’ worth of study in the jazz vernacular and wide knowledge of music from the past hundred years, hopes to be able to impart this

About David

I am a guitarist and composer from Seattle Washington. Beginning in 1995 I studied with Seattle musicians such as John Hanberry, Ev Stern and Milo Peterson. I have led and co-lead a number of different groups in Seattle performing at local clubs, weddings and bars ranging in styles including jazz,

Dominic C.

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  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dominic C.

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When it comes to teaching, I place importance on the fundamentals of playing and writing while encouraging each student's personal musical interests. Learning to read and write music with an understanding of theory are important skills to gain when studying an instrument. After developing that foundation, I like to show my students how to push beyond the traditional rules of theory and writing through experimentation.

About Dominic

I started studying music in the fourth grade when I played clarinet in the school band. A couple years later, I began playing guitar and developing my musical identity by teaching myself to play songs by Nirvana, The Beatles, Green Day, and Hendrix. In high school, I took part in a yearly Rock 'n'

Nolan M.

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Starting at $85
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts, English & Archaeology from Binghamton University
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Nolan M.

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The acoustic guitar is one of humanity's greatest inventions! Light and portable, the acoustic guitar brings fun and beauty to any situation and environment, from campfires to parks and parties of all kinds! Learning to bring this musical joy to yourself and others is an extremely worthwhile pursuit; i have found that in my travels around the world, all i ever had to do was pull out an acoustic guitar, and wherever i happened to be, people would always come up and hang out around me, and engage with me in very friendly ways - even if we didn't speak the same language! All because of the universal language of beautiful music....

About Nolan

Nolan is an international music educator from NYC who has taught and performed in the US, India, Thailand, and Europe. He encourages creativity and improvisation in all of his students, combined with a well-rounded understanding of musical basics.

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Gregg P.
The knowledge gained was emence. 4 months into learning the guitar and 5 singing lessons have been a great experience. Yes you can sing and it does take a teacher and practice

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Rutherford, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Rutherford is $67. 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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"Sam is an excellent instructor without question! I spoke with him on the phone to get an idea of where I'm at and where I want to be, so immediately when I came to my first lesson we hit the ground running! I am very pleased with what I've learned so far and it's now up to me to practice and have my questions ready to make the most out of the time given (which is the fastest half hour you'll live ) I definitely recommend Sam to any level student who is serious about reaching the next level."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher B.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"I picked up my first guitar around 1960, and took my first real lesson - from Jeff - about 55 years later. I had played off and on before, mainly off, but when I retired from doctoring my wife bought me a package with TakeLessons, and Jeff was the closest to home and had good reviews. I highly recommend him. We focus on the rock, R&B and such that I grew up on. Jeff's knowledge of music is encyclopedic, and he is able to teach it to an old man like me. He plays just about everything, from Jazz to Ukulele. I give him 5 stars. I have learned a lot, limited only by my own lack of practice time, and over the years I have also gained a good friend. Give Jeff a try!"
Pat
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Great first lesson. Learning some theory and basic chords. Already playing a couple songs"
Matthew Stevens
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"Alex is incredibly knowledgeable and great with students off every age group! I took lessons from him for five years and my only regrets were not having more time to practice so I could get more out of my lesson times.
During lessons we worked on sight reading, ear training, memorizing chords and scales, different picking and strumming patterns, theory lessons, and anything else that I discovered and wanted to try."
Krystal
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"Started with Jeff in January 2015 - I had tinkered off & on with guitar for about 50 years, could play a little folky stuff & bluegrass rhythm guitar but not well, never took lessons before and hadn't played much for about 40 years. Jeff started off by hearing what I could do (not much!) and went from there, mainly with rock stuff. He is a walking encyclopedia, patient, unpretentious and I have made a lot of progress and continue to feel better about it every week. I actually am inspired to practice! I would recommend Jeff to anyone who wants to learn. 5 stars!"
Pat
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Grant is an amazing instructor. I've been taking lessons for 2 months and I can already play full songs memorized. He's willing to teach anything I want to learn and he's very encouraging. He's also been very flexible with my schedule, since I sometimes have to reschedule times due to work.
Lessons are definitely much more expensive than when I was a kid, but I'm going to keep with it because Grant's instruction is worth it."
Michelle
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Chris is a great teacher for my 11 year old daughter. From the very first lesson they were working on real songs which has made all the difference. He breaks things down really clearly and she has made amazing progress. Plus- she has a good time, even with the online format."
Molly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"Ahmad helped me crack the code and I'm learning and playing guitar with growing confidence.
The lessons are challenging and fun and I'm inspired to practice on my own.

Ahmad's talent and experience as a guitarist, guitar teacher and performer come through in small things such as making sure your metronome is loud enough and with more important items like performance preparation strategies such as playing in front of a neighbor or co-worker.

I only wish I had started lessons sooner!"
Peter
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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