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Rob S.

23 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Rob S.

23 Reviews
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Learn the kind of music you want to learn. We will always focus on the music you want to play and use examples of the music and performers that you want to play to teach each new technique. That way it’s always FUN! The way it should be.

Learn the techniques to reach your fullest potential in speed, dexterity, strength and musicality. My technique, derived from classical, jazz, fusion, rock, blues, metal and shred players, includes specific exercises to help develop proficiency in both hands for the best results.

Improvisation: Learn soloing, melodic phrasing, rhythmic analysis and how to apply various musical styles and articulations, along with scales for all types of chords and key structures, including major/minor, pentatonic, blues, modes, harmonic and melodic minor modes, as well as exotic and synthetic scales - all skills for lead guitarists. Practice diverse approaches to various musical genres and proficiencies.

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About Rob

I am an accomplished, award-winning guitarist, composer and teacher and have been teaching guitar and music for 20 years. I have both a Bachelor's and a Masters Degree in Music. I teach all levels from beginner to advanced, including at the university level, and all styles (rock, jazz, blues, folk,

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Greg C
Absolutely the best teacher around. He simplifies advanced concepts and will help you set and meet any goal you have musically. And he is a really nice guy.
Sunil A.
Great intro class with Rob!
Andrew H.
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.

Stephen S.

26 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 4 to 70
  • Awarded Second place from Oratorio Society of New York
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Stephen S.

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I work with beginners through intermediate level. Classical guitar, folk and rock....chords!

About Stephen

Stephen made his operatic debut in the title role of Gluck's Orfeo in Santa Barbara, CA. Other roles performed in the United States have been Oberon in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the title role in John Eccles' The Judgement of Paris and Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito by Mozart. Among the

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Helen L.
For the first time I felt no strain on my vocal cord after a full hour class. Thank you Stephen! The technique practices were incredibly effective, helpful and relevant for me.
Ramon L.
Stephen was : patient, understanding and very composed as a teacher.
Nina
My 10 year old son has no musical knowledge what-so-ever. We wanted him to have some basics, and he was curious about the guitar. Sadly our family isn't musical and it's hard to know where to start. We were lucky to have engaged Stephen. His calm, patient, encouraging approach has been the perfect complement to my son's temperament.

When I overhear snippets of exchanges during their lesson I am excited that my son is making connections and having a conversation about what he's learning. I can't support his instruction because of my complete inability to read sheet music—so I am particularly pleased that he seems to be making observations and taking small steps towards understanding something that confounds me.

My son looks forward to his time with teacher and (so far) is interested in practicing too. Of course we'd recommend Stephen!
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Vincent C.

14 Reviews
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Awarded song biilboard from Billboard
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
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Vincent C.

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Guitar has so much to offer with so many styles I can show you all the tricks and to play many styles in the process. Read music and also write your own music

About Vincent

Dr. Vince is a musician, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and a producer. Vince has three cds out with one in Germany. Dr. Vince has two master degrees one in music and in education with a PhD in Music Vince was produced by" Badfingers" Joey Molland, which was the Beatles first band signed to

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Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!
Frankiegny
I find Vincent to be a very good and patient teacher. He has a nice easy way of teaching.
nataliya
My daughter loves the lessons. Dr Vincent is great teacher

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William G.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Shenandoah University Conservatory
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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William G.

37 Reviews
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Are you interested in learning to play the music you love, using techniques that are actually healthy for your hands? My instruction promotes efficient, ergonomically sound, time-tested playing techniques.

Do you want to play well? Then you need to learn to practice well. Quality practice coaching will make a profound difference in your ability to learn and play music effectively, but it takes time. That's why I offer weekly full hour lessons at a reasonable price.

I offer training for acoustic as well as electric (steel and/or nylon string) instruments and provide instruction in popular music styles as well as formal classical.

Quality practice coaching will make a profound difference in your ability to learn and play music effectively, but it takes time. That's why I offer weekly full hour lessons at a reasonable price. Practice well and you will play well.

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About William

I am a professional guitar instructor. I earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and graduated with High Honors. My formal training includes classical guitar performance, jazz guitar and improvisation, music theory and arranging, psychology, piano, violin, recording, and much more. With

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Gregg Anderson
Amazing guy. Really knows his stuff. You're not a good fit if you're not coachable as he'll show you the right way to play guitar (picking technique, how to hold the guitar, etc.). It feels super uncomfortable at first, but I can already tell that my guitar skills are going to blow past what I could do before these lessons. He also knows the instrument very well and can make recommendations on setup and other awesome gear.
Simon Else
Engaging and technical tutor. Pays a lot of attention to developing a good technique and developing good style. Involving, fun, humorous and fantastic for long-term progress.

Betty N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Guitar from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Betty N.

3 Reviews
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I cover all aspects of guitar technique and include a comprehensive study of applied musical application.

About Betty

A graduate from Musicians Institute. Betty is a working professional musician that brings a wealth of professional knowledge to her students. She has played in several U.S. tours and most recently Europe. She is a knowledgeable teacher who can help students reach their musical goals. She will not o

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De Marcus R.
Betty is an excellent instructor. She makes learning exciting and practical. With no guitar experience, I've learned basic guitar chords, a blues chord progression, and pentatonic scales, in only 3 weeks. Which set the foundation for me to began learning my first guitar song. Betty is a real musician, and her passion for the craft will inspire you to want to learn and become better. If you want to learn from the best, you want to learn from Betty.
Julian A.
Betty was very friendly and knowledgeable,
my son really enjoy taking the first class with her.
Stephen D.
Betty will provide a great lesson experience showing you some of her tips and tricks to expedite the learning process that will benefit your playing and understanding of guitar. She brings in all her personal experience and knowledge to each lesson. Betty's approach and style of teaching makes it fun and easy to understand.
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Ian L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Swedish, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ian L.

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HI guys! I'm Ian, and I would love to play music with you. I've been playing guitar since I was 10 and began giving lessons at my local guitar shop when I was 15. I love to help people deepen their understanding of and physical ability with music. Teaching is an important part of my musical life, and I learn as much from it as any of my students do. We will get to work quickly, starting by identifying your goals and fashioning a practice routine that is both appropriately challenging and suited to your life. My strength as a teacher comes from thousands of hours of professional experience. My teaching style - excited, engaged, encouraging and patient. Choose me if you're interested in any of the following: popular music of the last 70 years (all of it!); classical music; jazz & American songbook; music theory; ear training; playing with other people; recording music; writing music; singing; and the list goes on. Please let me know if you have any questions!
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About Ian

HI guys! I'm Ian, and I would love to play music with you. I've been playing guitar since I was 10 and began giving lessons at my local guitar shop when I was 15. I love to help people deepen their understanding of and physical ability with music. Teaching is an important part of my musical life, a

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Lasse
I love taking lessons with Ian - He knows how to challenge me, and how to explain things in a way I can understand
Benjamin Grubin
Ian is an incredible music teacher. He has that rare combination of TOTAL mastery over all things technique and theory along with the ability to share the information in an understandable, fun and engaging way. I've been a professional musician for over 15 years and since working with Ian i've been hitting new levels of achievement. If you're looking for a teacher, it doesn't get any better.

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"Trevor is an amazing teacher. He is one of the best teachers I have come across for music, and I've had several. He has a near encyclopedic knowledge on almost all things music from composition to theory with a genuine interest in the material as well as teaching it. He is extremely patient, friendly, and kind of a nerd on several fronts, in the best, most awesome way possible I mean. If you want a truly comprehensive understanding of music from someone who knows what he is talking about and is fun to learn from, I'd say go with Trevor."
Bobby
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"I loved it! Best lesson ever. Went into full detail with the chords!"
Cohen
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Very patient and organized. You can tell his students are very important to him and does his very best to help. Awesome teacher!"
Rick
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Cole is very good teacher. My kid has starting making good progress with learning more skills in guitar notes and chords.
I would recommend Cole as guitar teacher for anyone who is beginner or advanced."
Prabhakar
Took Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"Aaron is really patient. I'm grateful for the lessons."
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Aaron D.
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"My son is enjoying his lessons with Nicholas. Nicholas seems to always be well prepared and I love the attentiveness that he has with my son. My son always seems to learn a lot in his lessons and Nicholas helps keeps him engaged and interested to play. Nicholas is a great teacher!"
Rebecca
Took Guitar lessons from Nicholas C.
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"Scott is a phenomenal guitar teacher. He is patient but disciplined. He helps his students focus in the basics but moreover ensures the student is using the correct technique. I have been taking lessons from Scott for almost three years now and have progressed in my ability to play to a level I didn’t think was possible and I look forward to continuing to work with him many years to come."
Scott
Took Guitar lessons from Scott R.
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"Very personable. Great at getting to the point, staying on track . We had a great knowledge of the guitar"
Bruce
Took Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Liam was one of my many guitar instructors. But it was always apparent to me that Liam stands out. Liam and I did lessons for over a year in New Hampshire when I was about 14. His knowledge and understanding of music never ceased to blow my mind. When I was a young guitarist, Liam's patience gave me a great environment to learn and grow. Later, we connected for a few more lessons before I went to college at age 17, and Liam really helped me when I was at a different stage in my ability. His versatility is amazing. Usually, versatility comes at the price of depth, but that is not so, with Liam. He cares about music, and he cares about teaching, and has the talent and knowledge to pass that on. Outstanding teacher."
Jonathan
Took Guitar lessons from Liam B.
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"Brian was a perfect teacher for my 10 year old boy. He took my son'e music choices into consideration and created a program which was both fun and instructive. Brian designed the lessons to give my son a great grasp of music theory as he was learning how to play his favorite tunes. During the recitals which involved all of Brian's students, it was clear that Brian customizes the lessons for each individual which makes his presentations fun and interesting."
Sumati
Took Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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