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Julian Y.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Julian Y.

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I have been playing guitar for just over 10 years now. I typically begin with guitar when writing a song and love playing along to just about anything. With diligent practice, a new student on the guitar can expect to be able to play basic solos, read tablature and chord charts after just a few weeks. I particularly enjoy working with singer/songwriters who have intermediate experience on guitar because I have a handful of shortcuts and ways of thinking, that connect all the dots and cultivate musical proficiency in any genre. As with all instruments, the ability to replicate what you hear in music you listen to, is the most useful thing I can teach you. This is done with ear training and music theory (pattern based learning).

About Julian

My musical background is uniquely rooted in classical training and popular music (non-classical) experience. I have professionally played toured and/or taught on a variety of instuments including Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele and Voice for the past 8 years all over the world. My main focus ha

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Grant -.
This was my 14 y/o and my very first lesson. We learned chords, strum patterns, and melody. Super fun evening! Julian even gave my 12 y/o a lesson on his drum set while we practiced on our guitars. Now the family is hooked! Excited for our lesson next week.
David
Julian has spent lots and lots of fun time with his nephews and nieces (age 13-2), playing music with and teaching--ukulele, piano, guitar and drums over the last few years, and as a result they all have some great skills, confidence, and excitement about music. He's kind and very tuned in to where his students are.
I'm his Dad so I've seen how rewarding it can be for his students. He's also given me a basic set of skills on the guitar. It goes without saying, I recommend him highly!!
Josh D.
Great instructor.

Jeff J.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME) from University of Illinios
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence on the guitar. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a vari

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He is funny and makes songs of your choice.
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Luke P.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Luke P.

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Come one, come all! Time to learn the guitar! If you have been playing for many years and want to break out of a rut, or if you just got your first guitar and suspect that there is a better way to learn than trying to sort through the haphazard offerings on youtube, I welcome you. Sign up for a lesson and come on over. I think we will have fun and you be happy to find yourself learning to play this great instrument. Stick around and you will be surprised at how far you can take it.

About Luke

Welcome to my Take Lessons profile, and thank you for your interest lessons. I'm a full time musician and music educator based in Winston Salem, NC. I've spent my life loving music and I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to share that love with my students. My own obsession with music be

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Erin Malone
Great first lesson! Luke is very patient and was able to explain things in a way I could understand. I have no prior musical training.
Dean
Luke is knowledgeable and personable. He is a clear communicator too. I have looked for a guitar teacher for two years now. Finally my search is over.
Morgan
Luke is patient with my son and my son is enjoying his lessons.

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James B.

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  • Music Business and Industry from Northern Vermont University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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James B.

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The student will always come first, wether it is working on a song they want to learn and work on, creating out of lesson tasks for their free time as well as working on their strengths. I want to see the student succeed as much as they want to learn the material, and together we can make that happen.

About James

Hey everyone! I am a rock guitarist looking to teach you some music theory, techniques, and the songs you’re so eager to learn in your early stages as well as songwriting both instrumentals as well as lyrics! I will aim to make the beginning stage of your playing a fun and informative experience! I

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I been teaching on takelessons for 8 years, and taught thousands of lessons through the website. James is a great guitarist and an extraordinary instructor. I highly recommend you to take lessons with him.

Christian L.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Christian L.

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Transcend the instrument and be able to play with anything. Learn your favorite tunes by ear and on the guitar. That is what I focus on. From beginning rudiments all the way through completely breaking down and conceptualizing the fretboard.

I've been playing for 20 years and have studied jazz at Peabody Conservatory and Berklee College of Music. However, I have played in bluegrass, rock, funk, hip hop and klezmer bands, as well.

I try to create an individual approach for each student because every person learns uniquely. I work with people on skills that apply to music at large, as well as the guitar 🎸. My goal is to help a student learn how to learn on their own, and provide the tools to do so.

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About Christian

Hi! I'm Christian! I play the guitar. I've been playing for 20 years now. Ive studied with all sorts of folks and at multiple music schools. I play in the DC and Baltimore area. Over time I've assembled quite a bucket of music tools and skills. I've also learned that everyone who wants to do this

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Prawit S.

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  • Bachelors of Fine Arts from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Prawit S.

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I love to share the experience of making music with others. Each one of my lessons is tailored to the student's individual needs. After recognizing both strengths and weaknesses, I take care to develop lessons that are inspiring, fun, and engaging to my students. With experience in varying styles of guitar, having studied jazz, classical, and world music at New York University and the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and having experience playing and touring internationally with a variety of contemporary groups, I share what I have learned to help the student grow.

About Prawit

Guitarist and Composer based in Brooklyn, New York, with a Masters in Jazz Studies from New York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz Studies from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. I have played in a variety of musical groups ranging from rock bands, to samba bands, jazz/fus

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Sarah
Great first lesson!!
Joris
Wit's understanding and non-dogmatic teaching style made classes high-quality and stress-free. Remote instruction was deeply engaging, which I wasn't expecting as someone who is used to in-person music classes. I definitely learned more than I have in any other guitar class.

I especially appreciated that class felt like a discussion rather than a recital. Instead of following one method or theme, I was encouraged to completely shift our attention at any time if there was anything I was curious about.

Wit presents difficult ideas with enough context that I, having a limited understanding of theory, felt able to keep up and incorporate higher-level concepts into my writing/playing.

Can't recommend Wit's classes enough!
Bianca
Prawit is such an incredible teacher - he structures the lessons to your specific goals, makes sure you understand everything before you move on, and makes it fun!
I love the structure he provides, and also the fact that he makes sure to check in as you are progressing. 👏🏼 I highly recommend him as a teacher

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Albany, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Albany 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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Since Dr. C. and I are the same age, we connected musically and share the same taste in artists and musical genres.
He takes the time to answer all questions and allows me the freedom to experiment while under his supervision.
I feel I am grasping the rudimentary basics of the instrument and look forward to my next visit.
There's an ease to our lessons and I never feel as if I'm being rushed.
Recommend him highly."
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Took Guitar lessons from Vincent C.
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"As a newbie to guitar with little musical background experience, Bill's instruction and encouragement is motivating to my pursuit of mastering this instrument! His patient and professional approach put me at ease as well as his ability to adjust or modify lessons based on whatever my current skill level. As an instructor Bill has a vast repertoire of technique and versatility of style and skill. His passion for his craft is evident in the energy he brings to the table as a legit artist/musician. Thanks for sharing your talent!"
Alyson
Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"David is really easygoing and so patient. He's helped me to learn some songs in genres I like and I'm comfortable playing along with him in a way that I hadn't been in previous lessons. I'm glad to be learning from him."
colleen
Took Guitar lessons from David E.
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"Very friendly and great teaching!"
Krishna
Took Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Damien is the best instructor I have ever had and I took lessons from multiple teachers for over 15 years for piano, keyboards, and guitar. He is extremely knowledgeable, talented, and personable. He has a structured and comprehensive approach to music theory and teaches from a socratic method which I love, although he tailors his approach to fit each student's personality and skill level. I have had instructors in the past who taught by ear and could not increase my knowledge base or skill level in reading music and understanding music theory. Damien's style and approach is driven by his education and experience and is the best I have ever encountered. If you want to just have a little fun learning a few chords and songs, or you want to become an accomplished musician, he is the best choice."
Susan
Took Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Trevor is an exceptional teacher. He is very knowledgeable in all aspect of guitar theory, instruction and tailors his lessons to student’s goals. He is extremely patient and paces his lessons to maximize the student’s development. I highly recommend Trevor as an instructor for all levels of students interested in guitar instruction."
Steve
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor S.
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"Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!"
Maria
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very friendly and helpful. I had a great time!"
John
Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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"I describe myself as an "intermediate beginner" on the guitar -- that is, I know a handful of chords, have a decent sense of rhythm and can "fake it" pretty well. I went to Adam to help me learn how to play properly and get to the next level. He met my expectations and then some...

Adam was quick to size up my capabilities and he worked with me, at my pace and with my input, to help me improve, demonstrating techniques and offering advice that opened up many new possibilities for me.

He also provided access to some great training materials and websites that have been invaluable as I work to be a better musician. I especially appreciate his willingness to help me sharpen up and make more compelling several tunes I've written, adding mini-riffs and flourishes that enhance the songs in a big way.

Adam is talented, knowledgeable and easy to work with, and I recommend him highly."
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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