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Ben R.

8 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ben R.

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I have taught guitar since 2012 and have been playing since 2000. I am happy to take students at the beginner and intermediate levels. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Sandra S.
Ben has character attributes one would like to find in a teacher, knowledge, patience and presence! Looking forward to our next lesson. Thanks Ben!
Aena
Fantastic, patient and kind ukelele instructor. I recommend Ben without reservation.
Thanks Ben!
Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
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Ian S.

39 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ian S.

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I have been playing guitar for over 30 years, and have experience playing and teaching practically every style of guitar, including fingerstyle, classical, folk, jazz, rock, blues, pop, country, and metal. I have been teaching guitar professionally for 12 years, and have taught countless people how to play like they had only dreamed of... Let my experience and patience guide you on your way to mastering the guitar!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on p

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Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.
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Sylivan T.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Sylivan T.

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I am an experienced Acoustic 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 of Acoustic Guitar skills.

I specialize in styles such as Rock, Blues, Pop, and Folk, typically use my own teaching method and materials along with Alfrend's Guitar Method, The Hal Leonard Guitar Method, or any instrutional books that my students prefer or have been using.

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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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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David N.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Music from University of California, Santa Cruz
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David N.

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I will help you learn Acoustic Guitar technique. I incorporate music theory and musicianship into the lessons.

About David

David N is a composer and guitarist in Los Angeles, CA. He has been teaching private lessons since 2008 and is currently available to teach lessons online. David is currently pursuing an M.M. in composition at Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. He attended

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Spencer
David is patient and keeps my young son focused and interested.
Baron G.
David is an awesome teacher! I really liked the way he explained things to me in Logic Pro X, pulling from his years of music composition studies. He was able to explain different concepts to me in a clear and concise way. He also made sure to answer all my questions no matter how many times I interrupted him while he was trying to explain something. He also has his own car and made it very convenient for me to not have to travel and deal with traffic. He always responded to my text messages in a timely manner and I am definitely going to take more lessons with him in the future.
Dino M.
David is well versed in music theory, Logic Pro X and Ableton Live. He was able to help me complete all my assignments and walk me through all sorts of useful functions and key commands in both DAWs. He was able to explain the theory as well as the technical aspects of my classwork. He also communicates very clearly and patiently and answered all my questions. He kept everything professional and also promptly responded to all my texts and e-mails in an expedient manner. Lastly, he always showed up on time or a little bit early and made efficient use of our time together. Would highly recommend and am still taking lessons from David.
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Ahmad G.

210 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Awarded Rank #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. from Slash/ Guitar Center
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ahmad G.

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained wit

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Duke
I've been seeing Ahmad for about 2-3 months now, and thought a review might be in order to help those looking for guitar lessons.

First off I'm an intermediate player, who has successfully avoided theory since I started playing. Coming to Ahmad for some help to hit the next level, he's cunningly introduced theory into the curriculum, but made it fun to do so with creative exercises I can take home and work on. For the last month I've seen my understanding of playing the guitar improve, and he's also helped with the creative side using the tools I have at my disposal.

I've been through a few teachers in my time, and Ahmad's understanding, patience and vim for guitar really shine through. Would definitely recommend for whatever stage you're at.
Lydia
HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Ahmad is a wonderful teacher! He gives you the why when he teaches you something new which is very helpful. I enjoy our lessons very much and know I am learning faster than I normally would because of him.
He also gave me great advice when buying a guitar and helped me pick one out.
Brad
Ahmad has been fantastic. I'm an experienced player and he still introduces me to new ideas and ways of thinking about the guitar and music in general. His lessons have reinvigorated my passion for playing and for songwriting. I definitely recommend him.

Salvador B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Salvador B.

22 Reviews
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I have experience in teaching various methods including the Suzuki method from ages 4 years to 78 years old. I teach both semi-private and private lessons.

About Salvador

I am a professional musician and educator. I have always enjoyed and been eager to share the musical knowledge that I learned from the very first music lesson I ever had; this feeling in me has never changed. I simply love to help people who want to learn new instruments. I am patient and encourag

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Jordan
Teacher wasn't at location yet I've still paid!
Patti
I had my very first lesson today with Sal, and I’m excited about some very cute things he taught me in just a short period of time. He is very talented, approachable, enjoyable to work with, and knows what he’s doing. I look forward to learning and growing with him.
Felix
This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Somerset 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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"David is a former student of mine at the COnservatory of Music at Purchase College. I picked the first category since every one of them fits David. At college, David majored in studio composition, a commercial writing major. So he brings a thorough understanding of musical structure. He knows how what you are playing works, and he uses it to help you achieve a greater understanding of music. I thoroughly recommend this dedicated teacher."
Jim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David R.
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"It was a very productive lesson. Ben was able to teach a lot of things in the limited time given, and he gives enough material to work on that can easily last me a week. He makes his lessons enjoyable and educational at the same time."
Cengiz
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben Z.
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"Fun, knowledgeable guy who is very passionate about music! Great with our teens. Highly recommend!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Alex Made it easy to jump right in and start learning songs that I chose at the first lesson. He's very flexible with genres and provides written tab/chords for each song that I could take with me for later reference."
Niki
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"I’ve known Loren as a person for a long time and have valued her character and hard work forever. I reached out for guitar lessons and couldn’t believe her hard work and ability to schedule me for lessons! She was so patient, kind and made me feel like I could accomplish anything. She took the time to describe each element of the guitar and answered every single question. I would recommend her to any other no matter the age!!!"
Elise
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Loren P.
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"Really knows how to guide you in the right directions"
Nikki
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kory I.
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"Donnie is knowledgeable, patient and helpful with my lessons. He is a very nice person and a polite guy.
I would highly recommend him as a teacher."
Blaine
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Greg is great! He teaches guitar in a way that lets you get playing immediately! It makes learning fun to be able to play popular songs right away!"
Kristin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"James instructed my son in guitar. Not only is he a knowledgeable teacher but he is an accomplished musician who makes the learning fun and instills an excitement in the kids to learn and grow in their skills. He instructs the basics but also gives them skills they can put into practice quickly to be encouraged in what they are learning. My son now leads in worship and has pursued his gifting."
Carla
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James V.
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"Highly knowledgeable and an excellent teacher. Always finds a way to make lessons entertaining."
Jordan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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