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Christopher S.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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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

Meghan L.

33 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Meghan L.

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Hi, I’m Meghan! I’ve been playing guitar for over ten years. I will walk you through the basics of any style of guitar playing! How to read music, how to play by ear, how to play chords and put them together to jam on all your favorite songs. I can explain things in a way that is fun and stress-free! I have had success with students of all ages. I have spare guitars to use in-studio for those who are not yet ready to purchase their own.

About Meghan

Hi I'm Meghan! I'm a professional singer and vocal coach who has performed and taught professionally all over the country. I received a B.F.A. in Musical Theater from The Boston Conservatory with an emphasis in Vocal Repertory. I will provide detailed and constructive feedback on your vocal techniq

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Lily
Meghan dove right into the lesson, customizing it at the perfect level for our daughter's experience. We liked that she was prepared and maximized the time. She has a youthful personality and knowledge of pop songs which is a great personality fit with our 13 year old daughter. She also customized the lesson and song choice in a way that would appeal to my daughter. My daughter is actually excited to take lessons and is already planning her list of songs she wants to learn.
Rivky C.
i am very new to singing and she totally made it a no pressure environment. she also made me feel empowered to try and explore exercises and techniques.
Rivky C.
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James R.

114 Reviews
North Brunswick, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Private Lessons from Private lessons from teachers whom they them self were trained Musicians. You won't necessarily know their Names because in this Business it has a Lot to do with word of mouth, when it comes to teachers. Here are some of the people I studied with, Fortune Petri, Tony Scarpa (Guitar Lessons) Bill Riley, Kathy Schwartman (Vocal Lessons) Bob Ross (Music Theory) Lou Stallman (Songwriting Lessons) Big Noize Sound, RC Audio (Engineering, Live Sound, Mixing) Pulse Stage Lighting (Lighting Tech)
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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James R.

114 Reviews
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Please Read : OVERVIEW just below this, Thank you.

The Best way to achieve being a Great Guitar Player is buy Studying Music Theory, Learning Proper Technique and form on the Guitar. Anyone can just learn Chords or Songs buy just Practicing, even though you may be wrong and not know why. But to be Trained and develop the Correct way is 100% Faster, and help to eliminate any obstacles that you would encounter otherwise. You also would have a complete understanding of what you're doing, How it all works, and why.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience a

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I have started my singing training with James 3 weeks ago and I already can hear big improvements. I find lessons enjoyable and James is a cool coach. Higly reccomended
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James is a great instructor! Makes music theory easy to understand.
James
Jimmy is a great teacher. Extremely knowledgeable. He has developed an approach to teaching that has me confident that in time I will be able to play the way I have always wanted to , with a complete understanding of what I am doing. I highly recommend taking lessons with Jimmy.

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Eric J.

424 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Endorsed Artist from Elixir Guitar Strings
  • Bachelor's of Music from New York University
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Eric J.

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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old, teaching guitar since I was 16 and through takelessons since 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I want to help you to become a great guitarist!

Lead & Rhythm Guitar:

Chord voicing: triads, four note open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming, fingerstyle, standard grooves in various styles

Step-by-step approach to soloing/improvisation:
major & minor scales & modes & arpeggios, blues/pentatonic scales and "licks". Phrasing & line
development over simple - sophisticated harmonic changes Alternate/sweep & tremolo picking, hybrid picking, slide guitar, hammer on/pull offs, (up to 8 finger) tapping, bending and whammy techniques.

Sight reading (standard notation/tablature)
Music Theory & Ear Training
Composition/songwriting

About Eric

A great teacher can change a student's life. I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. Since I began working with takelessons in 2013 I've worked with students both online and in-person at my home studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. My experienced as online

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Shawn R.
Eric is an awesome instructor, and I always get some great tips and advice in each session. Sometimes, they come with an epiphany, like we did this session.
Shawn R.
Eric is a great teacher, with an awesome ear and pays attention to the little things. It always seems like every few sessions, we come to a realization that makes a huge difference. I always look forward to our lessons.
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Chris V.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
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Chris V.

21 Reviews
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I want to have you walking out of the lesson happy, and excited to go home and practice some new material. With me you'll learn about guitar, but you'll also learn about music and how playing can help you in life (perseverance, basic math foundations, etc.)

About Chris

I am a jazz guitarist based out of beautiful Los Angeles, California. I received and Associate of Arts degree in Music in 2015, and have been pursuing a bachelors in Jazz Studies since then. While in community college I really grew into my own as a musician and discovered that I love jazz and t

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Cameron Partee
i'm learning so much
Ben P.
Chris is patient and help me focus on technique.
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Bebé S.

46 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded National Defense Service Medal from USMC
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Bebé S.

46 Reviews
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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to grab your guitar and play your favorite pop songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so lets get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can ex

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Jia Hurd
Ended the lesson early without asking me if I was okay with that
Michael
Fantastic help with everything I am trying to learn on the trombone!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Short Hills, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Short Hills 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 $300 per hour.
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"Kathleen is truly an answered prayer! Her credentials are impeccable, so we know that Karli is receiving superior instruction. However, it is her sweet and lovely spirit that we love. Initially unsure of how well "online" lessons would go, we are so thankful for the convenience, coupled with excellence, that we are privileged to have with Kathleen."
Kelley
Took Guitar lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Jason is a super nice guy and has so much to offer as a guitar teacher. After my first lesson, I'm looking forward to improving both my technique and my understanding of music theory."
Dale
Took Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Started off learning some book fundamentals and ended with a basic song. He listens and has good direction. First lesson was great, looking forward to more."
Amrit
Took Guitar lessons from Gustavo C.
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"I worked with Oliver for over a year and saw his students blossom with both skill and confidence after just a few lessons. Oliver has a naturally calming presence and kids absolutely adore him. I could not recommend him enough. His multi instrumental talent and sweet personality make him a one of a kind, wonderful teacher."
Lindsey
Took Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"John is extremely patient and the past few seasons have been very good. I'd definitely suggest him to anyone who lives in the area."
Amrit
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Soraya was very patient with my daughters though they didn't practice enough, still she encouraged them and tried adapting her approach to enliven their interest. She's not a clock watcher either and usually went over time to be sure they had a handle on that days lesson."
Keith
Took Guitar lessons from Soraya B.
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"Unfortunately, yesterday was my last lesson with Mark, as I am moving to Guam. I would definitely not be giving up my weekly lesson with him if that weren't the case! I've learned so much in the short couple months taking lessons from him. I would recommend him to anyone of any skill level. Very helpful and kind. :)"
Emily
Took Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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"Mr. Steve, is amazing with kids! He has gotten my boy to love the guitar and to practice at home without me mention it! I'm so blessed to have found him!"
Alexandra
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Excellent Edwin!

My husband and I took joint guitar lessons with Edwin for several months. He was outstanding! He is extremely musically literate, he can hear chords of songs you want to learn just by ear and teach them to you, he is patient and calm, he is smart and savvy, and list goes on. Our playing ability improved tremendously and Edwin always wrote out charts for us at the end of the lesson to practice in between sessions. I would highly recommend Edwin for any level of skill and any age of student. He even came to our home so we could study in the comfort of our own living room. Loved it! Thanks Edwin!!!"
shayna
Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Great instructor. My son enjoys Dave very much."
Terri
Took Guitar lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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