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Farrokh S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Hindi
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
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Farrokh S.

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Hello! I have been teaching guitar for over 7 years now. Form beginners to advanced students I make it my duty to find the students interests and help them develop their own sound. As a Berklee College of Music graduate I have studied composition and music production, skills that I am happy to teach any student. In addition to teaching guitar my students have the option to learn music theory, as well as recording and mixing original compositions that we develop together in class and as homework assignments (DAWs - Logic & Protools). My specialities include Blues, Classic Rock, Jazz & electronic beat production.

About Farrokh

I have been playing guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and drums for 11 years now (teaching for 7 years - Acoustic & Electric). As a child I started playing pop music, then I became obsessed with classic rock music (Guns & Roses, Iron Maiden, ACDC, etc). Soon after I started playing a lot of Modern Rock

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Delilah F.
My daughter enjoyed the first lesson very much! Looking forward to more!
Jessica F.
Great first lesson! He was prompt, experienced and patient. Also flexible with scheduling and how to proceed with the lesson plans. Looking forward to learning more!
Jurnee P.
Farrokh is an awesome guitar teacher! He is very knowledgable on guitar and music and he is able to explain things in a way for a complete beginner to grasp, I learned a ton about guitar and music from him. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to learn about guitar or music theory!
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David R.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, Italian
  • Awarded Solo Recitalist Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
  • Teaches students 6 to 96
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David R.

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David’s 35 years of teaching and performing experience, coupled with intensive years of formal studies with many of the world's greatest guitarists, have afforded him a rich and in-depth understanding of music and the guitar. He shares all of this with his students in an insightful and uniquely original manner. David is committed to helping students enjoy and excel in playing the music they love.

About David

David discovered his love for music early on at the age of seven with the musical/movie: The Sound of Music. He and his siblings would entertain their babysitter by acting out the entire musical - singing and dancing along with the soundtrack. To make it even more fun, they would sometimes speed

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Randolph R.
Always positive and patient with raw beginner like me.
Tyler M.
Very helpful and willing to go the extra mile to help his student's succeed.
Lara
David is the rare combination of a true artist who wants to help others discover their own musical voice. He is always able to find a solution to my technical problems, with the goal of helping me play more musically. He takes me seriously as a student, challenging and encouraging me with understanding, patience and kindness.
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George C.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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George C.

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As with any instrument or art, you have to start somewhere and put work into. There are no shortcuts. However, a good instructor can quickly recognize what you wish to learn, zone in on those areas, and most importantly allow you the desire to keep play more. This type of guidance is the “shortcut”. For myself, I have 18+ years playing electric/acoustic guitar I have also attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA playing with other musicians and learning from the best instructors.

Beginner level: we have to start with positioning of you fret and pick hand. You can change a bit of this up later. To start, I might hear you play something: one note, a melody, or a riff just to see where you’re at. Starting from scratch? That’s perfectly fine.

We will work on two aspects: working towards playing single note melodies and strumming/learning basic chords. I would encourage learning the latter as pretty much all contemporary songs can be accompanied by rhythm guitar. Changing ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ now and attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA where I played with many talented individuals and learned from some of the

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

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Robert G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Robert G.

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"Experienced guitar teacher of over 20 years available for 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 music theory. I have written 6 Levels which have been modified over the years and produce results quickly. All material used to teach with is in pdf form and is easily explained. My goal is for you to be the best you can be.

About Robert

Fun & highly individualized lessons Patient teacher who tends to your needs with a flexible schedule Specializing in theory, soloing, technique & ear training Worksheets in pdf form and each lesson written out in Google docs Versatile performer, recording artist and teacher in private lesson

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Kyle
Incredibly knowledgeable in physical techniques required for guitar; He is a master of all the subjective hands-on knowledge you can't learn from a video or a book, like individual hand/wrist placement, strength building, muscle memory, string bending. His curriculum is excellent for developing the raw ability to play as desired.

We initially did lessons in person then transitioned to Skype once I moved away. I found no difference between in-person or Skype.
Alex
Before I became a student under my teacher, I thought that my previous teacher was good. However, looking back, my first teacher (Not Robert Grant), was horrible. The one distinct difference between many of the casual guitar teachers and Robert is that he has a great curriculum for teaching kids and adults the proper techniques, different styles, and practices for playing the guitar. I remember on the first lesson, he immediately commented my wrong form for my picking hand. Since then he has assisted me in correcting bad technique, pursuing my strengths and passions, and expanding my knowledge in music theory, both specific for guitar and for music in general. His curriculum is equal if not better than many college courses for music(classical, jazz, etc. courses). I have been with him for 3-4 years now and I find myself greatly improved from when I first started. I would recommend going to Robert if you want to seriously learn how to play the guitar with a brilliantly structured course.
Justin
I've been playing guitar for 28 years and Robert has done more to advance my playing in the last 5 months than anything else I've done over that time. Whether online or in person, Robert has a great mix of laid back attitude with a task-master's approach; he encourages his students to have fun with the guitar, but to take it and their work with it seriously. In a really short time, I've picked up a wealth of music theory and my technique has improved dramatically. Most importantly, I'm having more fun playing than I have in years. I can't recommend Robert highly enough.
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Scarlet F.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Education in Music from UNLV School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Scarlet F.

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Not sure which type of lesson you want? Choose this option to explore acoustic and classical guitar styles depending on the guitars you already own.

SKILLS:
-How to read music on the guitar
-How to accompany yourself while you sing
-Pick + finger-style playing
-Learning full songs or pieces
-How to play scales, chords, and building your own
-How to compose/write your own music
-Proper technique and tone
-Harmonics and other fun techniques
-Basic to advanced rhythms
-Effective ways to practice + memorize the music
-OPTIONAL: playing with an amplifier + effects!

About Scarlet

ABOUT ME Hi there, my name is Scarlet! Teaching music is my passion. I currently attend the UNLV School of Music for Music Education. Afterwards I wish to teach music in public schools and in private lessons. I’ve been teaching private lessons since 2017 to students ranging 8-40 years of age. I

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Michael P.
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Scarlet. She was so patient with my questions and she took her time to make sure I understood what she was teaching me. She was very encouraging and supportive. I can't wait for the next lesson!
Brian
Scarlet was an amazing teacher! Helped me quite a bit with guitar
Esaul
She is so patience, passionate and very skilled teacher. I made a great choice in picking her.

George F.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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George F.

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I'll teach you to play the music you want to play while learning the skills to be a great guitarist.

About George

I am so glad you’re here! The music lessons for young children are full of fun, interactive activities with iPads apps and traditional methods that not only help develop a strong musical foundation and build essential life skills, but offer a unique bonding experience for you and your child.

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Gilbert ..
George explained things very simply.
Alexander J.
George, was very patient, kind, and seem very knowledgeable. He seems to understand the pedagogy of teaching to kids and realize they all learn differently. I personally think he went above and beyond for my Son first class and for our first introduction. He offered a more modern approach method of teaching music and Piano to my son who so far seem more receptive in learning and practicing. Will se where that take us but I am very please so far.
Tracie S.
George is totally passionate about teaching. He encourages the kids to practice and do their best. He has great knowledge and understanding of music theory. He is pleasant, easy going and works really well with kids. Overall really good teacher. Recommend!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Albany 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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"I've taken lessons from a few different teachers in my area and online, and Wes is the one I've been looking for. He keeps it simple and easy to learn for me"
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Took Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"Our first lesson with Jillian was great! Looking forward to more!"
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"David was very organized, thorough and connected well my son. We are off to a great start."
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Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"We found Ronnie a little over a month ago and are very happy we did! Both boys say he is very good and they are learning a lot from him. The best part for me is the convenience of him being willing to drive to us! Plus he is very helpful when schedules go awry, which they often do!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"My daughter takes guitar from Maria and I didn’t realize how much she’s progressed until we went to a friend’s recital. 8 months with Maria and my child is leaps and bounds ahead of kids who’ve been taking for 2-3 years. It’s really motivating for her to see. Maria has standards which are non-negotiable but she’s patient and truly guides the kids to success. I’m so happy with our choice as her as a teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Maria S.
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"Joel is an excellent instructor. He is very knowledgeable, extremely patient, and gave thoughtful answers to even my dumbest questions."
Robert
Took Guitar lessons from Joel H.
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"Nick is really the best instructor ever! He is very knowledgeable about different styles and techniques, but he tailors each lesson so that the student is learning on their own terms - not pushing a methodology or using cookie cutter plans. He is very patient and kind and will work with you at your own pace, whether you are a beginner or want to learn on a more professional level. He plays a ton of different instruments and has experience touring with bands as well as classical training. He's really a one-stop-shop for all your musical needs! Hire him! He's made my life a lot better by teaching me his ways."
Lilli
Took Guitar lessons from Nick A.
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"Mallory is a very very cool,nice teacher"
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"It has been a really great experience so far! Love the fact that Chris individualizes the lesson so that it fit my progress and personal interest :)"
Edward
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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