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Don D.

10 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Don D.

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As everyone is different with different goals, ages, and levels of proficiency so to is my method of instruction for each individual... Beginners will expect to quickly begin enjoying the instrument without intimidation by it ... they will learn... 1. Proper left and right hand, arm, and body positioning. 2. Proper (not common !) pick grip and angles. 3. Strongly "suggested" reading of music. 4. How to play notes and first position chords. 5. Rhythm focus to play along with all previously listed to some of their favorite songs... An intermediate to advanced Classical student may expect a doses of technique, sight reading, and theory within a particular lesson for say, ABRSM exam prep.. An Intermediate to Advanced Blues, Rock, or Shred student may expect more focus on scale and arpeggio applications for improvisation.

About Don

Hi, My name is Don and have been teaching guitar for many years. Currently I teach at my home studio in Lake Katrine, N.Y. From 2015 - 2017 I taught at the New York School of Music in Walden, N.Y. From 2003 -early 2015 I was a staff instructor at Imperial Guitar and Soundworks of Newburgh,

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Brett B.
Don was wonderful with our son Brett, who enjoyed his first lesson immensely. We are definitely in this for the long haul with Don! He was very patient and very attentive to Brett.
David
Had a great first lesson with Don. I believe I will progress nicely under his tutelage. Already have a lot to work on.
Aneiah
Years ago I took Guitar Lessons at a local music store ( a very prominent one) as a raw beginner and quickly became frustrated with my lack of progress. Although my teacher was a great player and "very hot" to look at I soon began to feel like I was merely his "practice dummy."... I'd play the chords he showed me, endlessly,... while he seemed to be just practicing his solo playing. ... I then tried On-Line Lessons from various sites which were actually even less helpful and soon just lost interest completely.
A friend of mine said she had taken lessons from a Don DeBold for about 5 years before going off to college and highly recommended him.
I've now been taking lessons from Don for almost 2 years and having a blast ! I've learned how to play along with most of my favorite songs (mainly Blues and Rock) and now I'm learning to play Solo Guitar that needs no accompaniment !
Unlike my first teacher, during many lessons Don barely plays or even has his Strat on his lap because he's busy concentrating on what I'm doing !
He's a stickler yet lots of fun at the same time> I super recommend him as a Guitar and Music Teacher !!! Aneiah J.

Andrew H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts from Humboldt State University
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Andrew H.

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I place a strong emphasis on fundamentals like technique, theory and musicality. By taking a measured and detail oriented approach I can help you make quick progress through whatever musical style you'd like.

About Andrew

I'm a focused but easygoing guitarist and musician with over a decade of experience teaching students of various skill levels and backgrounds. I enjoy helping students discover their love of music and reach their personal musical goals, whatever they may be. I started teaching as the guitar tech

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Nico
Andrew is very professional and knowledgeable. He not only teaches you he also listens. I am excited for my future lessons with him.
Moses A.
great patience to teach. 2 thumbs up!!
Jamie
Andrew is such a great teacher! I'm a beginner guitar player who wanted to learn some of the basics and work on my technique, and Andrew was so patient and really took the time to work with me. Very easy-going and helpful, even though I know I'm not the best player. He clearly knows what he's doing when it comes to anything guitar-related and I cannot wait to set up another lesson. I already feel more confident in my abilities! Thanks Andrew!

Ryan S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts
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Ryan S.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 7 years! My lesson plan is simple: I incorporate a wide variety of guitar-method books + use my favorite material from each of them. I take the time to get to know the student...what kind of music he/she likes... what genre they're into. Deconstructing songs (chords, strum-patterns, etc) is always recommended, as well as delving into multiple styles + genres. I often incorporate backing tracks as the student is playing to emphasize rhythm + timing.

The time devoted to each portion of the lesson is totally adjustable. You will learn what you want to learn at your own pace.

About Ryan

Experienced cello, drum, piano, and guitar player of 20 years. Has a MFA degree in music composition + a BFA in music performance. Recorded professionally for tv shows such as "Glee," "Entertainment Tonight," and "Extra." Also records for "Sonoton Recordings." Currently resides in Los Angeles, Cali

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Akemi
I could not ask for more in a teacher. Ryan is amazing in every way. He has been teaching my 4 year old son the drums for nearly a year. When my son started lessons, he was actually below the minimum age for students, but he shared a passion for music that Ryan was willing to cultivate and be patient with.

Ryan is versatile in his teaching methods, creative, open, patient. Teaching a young student, Ryan adjusted to teaching music reading fundamentals with colors and shapes. He also figured out ways to correct, critique and build all the while building a young child's confidence.

Ryan provides a written evaluation of our son annually and has him prepare for two public recitals a year. Ryan integrates modern technology into the lessons to quickly provide feedback and create customized beats and tempos to practice to.

Above all, Ryan smiles and laughs. He makes every lesson pleasant and we treasure him, truly.
Matthew K.
Awesome first lesson with Ryan, he teaches at whatever pace you learn best at.
Dat T.
Ryan is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I had a great time learning guitar from him. Make sure you tell him what your goals are so he can help you achieve them.

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Rob L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • B.A. from University of Florida
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rob L.

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A life changing experience!

About Rob

Hey Everyone! I’m Rob! I’m a professional songwriter, guitar, and piano instructor with over 15 years of teaching experience. I studied writing and received my B.A. at the University of Florida and received a Certificate with a concentration in Songwriting and Performance at Berklee College of

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Johann
I met Robby in college and he was a really good guitar player. I wanted to learn from him as much as I could. He actually took the time to set me up with lessons and gave me very specific stuff to practice. He would check in with me every couple weeks and see if I had any questions and how I was doing. I moved and had to stop lessons for a year or two. A few years later I called him and asked to get together for a couple lessons. He was blown away at how much I improved and was so genuinely happy for me. We still talk every week and if I ever have a guitar question I call him. He's my friend, and he's gonna be a famous guitar player some day.
Mike
I started learning from Rob 5 years ago. I didn't think he'd want to spend time teaching me because I didn't know anything about guitar and he was so good. I was so wrong! Since our first lesson, he treated me like a friend, and 5 years later and we are great friends. I started off being able to play a couple notes, and now I can pay solos and songs and learn just about anything I want! Thanks Rob! Take Lessons from this guy! He's the Best!
Stephen A.
My brother told me he found this great guitar teacher, and I was skeptical because he has been playing guitar for a long time and has never really sounded good. Two weeks after he mentioned him, all of the sudden he didn't suck any more. He was actually kinda good. So I tried a lesson with him and Wow! Within my first lesson I was already able to play a song! I can't afford lessons since I'm in school right now, but my brother still takes lessons with him. Even though I no longer take lessons with him I still call Rob and ask him questions about guitar all of the time, and he always makes time for me. I don't know where my brother or I would be without him. Great Teacher. Great Friend.
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Steven B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Associates for Music Major from College of Dupage
  • Teaching since 2003
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Steven B.

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Private guitar lessons available for beginner to advanced beginner guitar students. The curriculum includes learning to read music through a method book and applying that knowledge to real songs in chart form. Basic chords, fingering, power chords, barre chords, rhythm, finger picking, songs, duets, and riffs will be touched upon in the lessons. Travel available for in home lessons up to 15 miles pending location, scheduling, and availability. 4 weeks or more notice is required for discontinuation of lessons.

About Steven

I have been studying and performing music for 25+ years. After majoring in music at College of Dupage in Glen Ellyn IL, I went to step up my level of study at the Percussion Institute of Technology (P.I.T.) at Musician's Institute in Hollywood, CA in 2001 attaining a Performance Certificate from m

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Mitchell
Very knowledgeable and patient, provided a lot of useful learning materials and sample music for a beginner, would recommend!
Andrew
Andrew thoroughly enjoyed his first lesson tonight!
Robin
My 10 year old son has been taking lessons with Steve for almost 2 years. Prior to Steve, Nathan was enrolled in group lessons at the park district. After a unpleasant experience with the group lessons , we decided to try private lessons. Steve has done an amazing job working with Nathan. Like most kids, some days it is hard to keep his attention, but Steve does an amazing job. He has kept Nathan focused while still allowing him to have fun playing the guitar. Based on our experience, I would highly recommend Steve as a musical instructor.

Spencer C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Spencer C.

4 Reviews
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You will learn to play music you love.
We will use the design of the guitar to your learning and playing advantage.
Students like yourself learn to play beautifully in days, sometimes hours.

You are growing in a direction every moment.
Whether that direction includes excellence with the magical instrument we know as a guitar, or somewhere else, is a choice completely up to you now.

I will not only be your teacher, but I will teach you how to be your teacher.

About Spencer

I quit guitar at 7 years old. I realized that many people quit for the same reason I did: when their fingers stroked the guitar, they didn't like the sounds they heard. Like many, I grew tired of the instrument, had no motivation to build the required finger strength, and decided playing guitar wa

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Rachayita K.
Great class
Tyler
Guy's a legend and he's not even 30 I don't think. You will love learning to play with Spencer!!!!!
Miguel Tomas
I am taking Spencer's advanced course at the moment, and I gotta say... This guy is just prodigious.
He's really personable, so in our first lessons, I learned that he taught himself to play by ear, like many of the greats.
What is really helping me play better, is something he calls the art of transformation; something he learned from listening to rare vinyl records nearly 100 years old.
Not only will you get better at guitar, but if you ask Spencer, you will learn many interesting facts about music and it's evolution.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Accord, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Accord 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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"Michael is an absolutely excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner and Michael explains things clearly and succinctly. He went through enough music theory to give me a good baseline to continue learning, but also balanced it with immediate practical skills. After 2 lessons, I'm already working on learning my first songs. Michael is both an outstanding musician and a great teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael F.
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"Mike is smart, friendly, and will push you. He's full of great advice and will cater to your skill level, fill gaps where they are needed and help you grow more confident as a guitarist, musician, and performer. I really enjoyed working with him and he's a truly great instructor.

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Siegfried Bilstein
Took Guitar lessons from Michael F.
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"I'm a total beginner on the guitar. Watched a few youtube vids, learned some basics, but working in-person with Jeremy I've progressed a LOT faster. Worth the investment!"
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremy P.
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"Punctual, knowledgeable and extremely competent. From basic music theory to advanced concepts. Adam is patient and a great communicator with my 8 year old.
We highly recommend Adam for students of all ages"
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from Adam T.
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"Mark was very patient, professional as well as being knowledgeable about the guitar. I was impressed with the way he presented the information of his learning technique. Marc knows music by notes as well as play by ear. I would recommend him to for anyone of all levels of experience that want to learn or enhance their level of guitar."
Juanyea
Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"Feeling very confidant with my choice in instructor!"
John
Took Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Indigo is able to break down the guitar in a way that is clear and empowering, and very musical. You will be a better musician if you follow through on her revelations."
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Amazing first lesson! Looking forward to following classes."
Chandni
Took Guitar lessons from Luke P.
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"Joel knows his stuff and teaches well"
Will
Took Guitar lessons from Joel J.
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"Tremendously knowledgeable and able to teach complex things very simply. Everything he taught me was so much more profound and important to understanding music that I could have imagined. Highly recommend him as a mentor if one is at all interested in music."
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Took Guitar lessons from Brian L.
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