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Brendon R.

20 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brendon R.

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I work on the foundations of good playing technique and musical knowledge through a close study of music that interests the student. As a guitarist, I've played and worked with students on Bach sonatas, Dylan/Donovan style fingerpicking, jazz comping and solos, rock, metal and punk riffs, Steve Vai-esque two-hand tapping, as well as songwriting, music theory, and aural skills, so no matter what kind of music you like or how you're looking to improve, chances are I can help take you do it. All levels and ages are welcome.

About Brendon

I am a composer, guitarist, arranger, engraver, and songwriter located in Brooklyn. I have taught extensively for the past ten years in a variety of settings, including teaching private guitar lessons at Saint David's School in Manhattan, teaching private composition lessons and TA'ing two electro

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Julian J.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Hebrew, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julian J.

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I have been teaching for the past 8 years, and have worked with any age or skill level you can imagine. This has allowed me to create a methodology that will make sure you obtain the foundation you need in order to thrive at playing an instrument, but never lose track of what kind of music you're looking towards learning, and where your interests lie. I also have extensive performing experience having played and learned styles such as Flamenco (my first introduction to music), Jazz (I have a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Jazz Performance), Rock, Blues, Classical music and many more.

About Julian

I have a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a Masters Degree from Queens College in Jazz performance, studying under musicians such as Mike Moreno, Antonio Hart, Alain Mallet, David Berkman, Michael Mossman, Tim Miller and many

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Aaron
Our lessons with Julian are eye opening. He showed me many great exercises to become a better guitarist. He has a great attitude and knows a lot about music! If you want to learn guitar, Julian is the perfect teacher. Always looking forward to my lessons.
Nick
If you're serious about learning Guitar, you should talk to Julian. Seriously, my playing has improved exponentially since studying with him, 100% recommended!
Mike
Julian is the man! I started learning guitar from him a while ago and I can't believe how far we've come. I can now play some songs by myself, even learn them without his assistance. I had this idea that I wasn't cut for music making (I used to play some violin when I was younger, never got any good at it) but I couldn't resist the idea of learning how to play some guitar. Thanks to Julian (and his patience!) I no longer feel like I'm unable to do this. Take a lesson with him, you wont regret it!
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Payton K.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Jazz Performance: Guitar from The New School
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Payton K.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years able to teach all levels of experience. I am a graduate of The New School of Jazz and Contemporary music. While at the New School I studied with some of the masters including Reggie Workman, Billy Harper, Jane Ira Bloom, Matt Wilson, Dave Glasser, Peter Bernstein, Vic Juris and many others. Additionally, I was a tutor for three years in every subject so I know their curriculum back to front. I am available to teach Ear training, Sight Reading, Improvisation, Music Theory, Rhythm, Arranging, Composition, Music Appreciation, Guitar doubling on bass and much more. I am able to teach all music styles. I also play French Horn and bass at a high level. I love teaching and helping students on their own musical paths. I am looking forward to meeting you!

About Payton

Payton is an guitarist, French hornist, composer, and educator living in Brooklyn, NY. Payton’s music is rooted in everything from jazz, rock, classical, and pop. Along with his unique combination of influences, his music is focused around expressing specific emotions and feelings through compositi

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Jay V.
Very professional my son really like the class
Nick
Payton has done a great job helping me grasp the material. He knows how to pinpoint what is giving you trouble and how to effectively solve it. Overall my playing has greatly improved since taking lessons with him and I would highly recommend.
Marie
Payton is a fantastic musician and guitar instructor. He is able to teach any type of music from beginner to advanced. He is fun to take lessons with and very helpful with any problems you may come across. I have improved tremendously since taking lessons from him. He also can help with composition, theory and ear training. I would highly recommend him!

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Andrea B.

130 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian, Sicilian
  • Awarded Best Filmscore from International Salunto Film Festival
  • Teaching since 2003
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Andrea B.

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I can teach simple skills (such as strumming, open and bar chords, solo arrangements) to advanced (such as travis picking, classical fingerpicking, sight reading, soloing).

About Andrea

I have been teaching professionally for the past 15 years and love it. Academically, I hold two degrees (production & performance) cum laude at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music in Massachusetts and have ever since worked as a guitarist, bassist and producer. I was fortunate enough to work

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Kurt
Definitely the best teacher I had in any subject. He adapts the way he teaches to each student and helps you reach your goals quickly and effectively. Five stars!
Roberto
A very special musician and a wonderful teacher!!!!
Lance
Very prepared and friendly. Our get togethers are informal and productive, you can tell he has a lot of experience teaching and always gets me to reach my goals.

Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • BA Music from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
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Geoff S.

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I have 30 years experience in playing and teaching many styles, including rock, folk, classical, and jazz, I have played classical guitar at weddings for over 30 years, both as a soloist and with ensembles. I have put together occasional jazz groups. I am also familiar with much rock and folk music, especially from the '60s.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.

Jared C.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jared C.

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For students who have played an instrument prior to our lessons, I try and shape a curriculum entirely based upon the specific goals of the student, and I rarely use text books although I use a lot of exercises and educational material when appropriate.  I feel learning to play and transcribe songs and solos to increase a students self reliance and confidence is my most important job.  Most students come to me looking for structure so I try and provide a clear path to their goals. For students with no prior music experience I use text books, and exercises to strengthen their technique, expose them to musical ideas, and give them a foundation for basic theory.  After that is accomplished I move into a curriculum that is more personal to their specific goals.

About Jared

I have been playing instruments and performing live since I was eleven. In college, I studied both piano and guitar, and received a bachelors of fine arts with a concentration in jazz guitar from Columbia College Chicago in 2004. I moved to Seattle in 2004 and have been performing and giving privat

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Conrad
Great first lesson.
Raahil J.
He pays attention to detail, is super organized with a definite plan and knows how to keep a student's interest. He is balanced and very realistic in his approach. He is talented and meets the student where he is. He is even transcribing a Bollywood song for my son and my son is loving it! He is flexible... We are so happy to have found him.
Sofia
First lesson with Jared was great. Looking forward to many more in the future!

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Amityville, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Amityville 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 $276 per hour.
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"Francesca is very patient and provides a stress free learning environment. I'm having a lot of fun with these lessons and not stressing out.

I have zero music background and even less musical talent. If she can help me learn guitar, she can teach anyone!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Francesca C.
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"Heather was wonderful! She made my daughter feel comfortable and excited about what’s to come!"
Reagan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Each lesson with Eric is a new challenge that any beginner would greatly benefit from. Highly recommend!"
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Melvin is fantastic! Not only is he truly gifted at guitar and music but is also a great teacher. He knows how to adapt specific needs and was able to present the theory to me in a way that actually made it clear!"
Brian
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Melvin W.
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"I've always wanted to learn how to play the guitar, and finally decided to pursue lessons a few months ago. After not having much luck with other teachers, I was lucky to find Ahmad and I am really getting the kind of instruction I've been looking for. Ahmad's lessons are extremely well-prepared and are thoughtful of my goals and learning style. I'm moving at a pace that is comfortable for me, yet challenges me to make improvements with each lesson. As an instructor, Ahmad is super patient and seems to genuinely care that I am both having fun and also meeting my goals as a student. Also, Ahmad is just a really fun person! My friend and I went to check out one of his British Band Shaughnessy's shows, and it was just crazy fun! I'd give him 10 stars if I could! :D"
Helen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I've been taking lessons with Santi for about 2 months. The thing I like is the patience he has no matter what it might be. I've learned so many beatles songs in just 2 months of taking lessons once a week. Highly recommend. Flexible schedule."
Maria
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Santi P.
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"Very effecient class. Brendon knows how to teach very well!"
Jamie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Brendon R.
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"Matt has a great background in music anchored in rock n roll with over thirty years of experience. He shows his knowledge with patience and step by step instruction. He has a firm knowledge base and an easy style for teaching. I would recomend Matt for any level of instruction from novice to experienced guitar playing."
Steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"As a 47yr old total beginner, I can't say enough about how much Francesca has inspired me. So patient and supportive, best instructor ever. I would definitely recommend her to any new student or burgeoning artist looking to take their craft to the next level!"
Jordan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"Amazing! Loren is a wonderful instructor- I can’t believe how much I learned during my very first lesson. She was knowledgeable, patient, thorough and such a kind person. I can’t wait for my next lesson!!"
Rebecca
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Loren P.
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