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Chresten H.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Chresten H.

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I have been teaching guitar to students of all ages for over 10 years. Guitar is such a popular instrument and there are so many options available to learn, so I try to be very dialed in to my students' personalities and goals to make sure that they are feeling empowered learning, not intimidated or bored. A good guitar teacher is far more valuable than a YouTube lesson because a teacher can give you specific feedback on common mistakes: fingering, hand/arm mechanics, tone, time/rhythm and more; All of which make the difference between being ready to play in your bedroom versus playing in a room with other people!

In addition to learning all the classic guitar songs and riffs, I tend to focus on fundamentals: building a strong foundation of tempo, rhythm, and basic reading/theory skills. This foundation serves two purposes: It greatly increases the student's ability to learn new material (as opposed to 3 months for one song, then starting over on another song) and it gives the ...

About Chresten

I have been a performing musician for almost 20 years and teaching for over 10 years. I consider myself a multi-instrumentalist, my first instruments were the drumset and piano and I began studying guitar in my teens. My love of music has led me to study a wide range of subjects, but my primar

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Qwincy
Chresten has been an excellent teacher to our daughter! He's very patient and helpful and he always pushes her to try her hardest!
Angela Viscido
Chresten is a fun and informative teacher. The pace is a little faster but challenged me to move forward. Patient and takes the time to go over any questions asked. Very thorough. Thank you.
STEPHAN
Really nice class on topics I was aware of but not particularly experienced at... Chresten was fast but not too fast....he explained things over and over, aive us time to sample it, and then gave us pieces to practice on!
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Carlos H.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A. Contemporary music from USFQ College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carlos H.

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I am a teacher with several years of experience, and I think that every student can develop their own voice on the instrument. I’m always trying to find new ways to play and teach, and also make music learning fun.

About Carlos

I am a professional jazz guitar player. I graduated from USFQ College of Music in Ecuador, and got my Master’s degree at the New England Conservatory of Music. Also, I’m currently studying music education. In the past couple years, I’ve recorded two albums as a collaborator, and had one tour t

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Tene J.
Carlos definitely earned a 5 star rating! Bought lessons for a friend as a gift after I watched a couple of his YouTube videos. Before and after bookong, he was communicative and flexible on scheduling. My friend just took her first lesson and could not contain her excitement! Said she learned more in 45 minutes than she had in for plus years. She plans to continue learning from him. Thanks Carlos!
Charles W.
Coming from piano, the guitar has always seemed daunting to me. Prior to my lessons with Carlos, I had tried to teach myself songs/chords without much luck. Fortunately for me, Carlos turned out to be an extremely patient, friendly and competent teacher - I immediately knew I’d be progressing quickly with him! His qualifications speak for themselves, but I can’t recommend Carlos enough.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
Learn the basics of rhythm and tonality so you can play the music you're most interested in.

Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Felipe R.

5 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelors in Music with specialty in Piano from Coahuila Autonome University
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Felipe R.

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Been playing guitar since I was 10 and been teaching since I was 15

About Felipe

Spanish:Been speaking spanish almost since I started speaking, also 17 years out of my life where in Mexico, conversation and writing are my specialty. Music: I've been learning músic science I was 12 years old, and the first time I teached my brother to play guitar is when I realize that teaching

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Ivan
Great teacher, he was teaching me on how to play bass and also he covered parts of guitar but what really helps when Felipe teaches he also displays real time notes, drawings, he provides pdfs, and will send you the material if needed for whatever you covered. I didn’t know how to read music and he made it clear. Don’t be afraid to ask questions or to repeat himself. He enjoys his job. 👍
Nancy Medrano
The classes were wonderful. I will give it a 10 out of 10 highly recommend.
Great teaching methods and great communication!
Yeliany Canales
he is very good !
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Todd A.

16 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associate's in Guitar Performance from Southwestern Illinois College
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Todd A.

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Sight reading, finger exercises, scales, theory (varies on level of student), a song/excerpt that will match the students level, as well as allowing them to choose something to work on for future learning.

About Todd

Hello! My name is Todd. I've been playing music for most of my life. My first instrument was a Casio keyboard when I was about ten years old but I moved over to guitar as a teenager and fell in love with it. I recently graduated from Webster University with a BA in music after receiving an AA in gui

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KATY F.
Katy really enjoyed her lesson!
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He is kind. He is patient. I learn so much from him in each lesson. He is so knowledgeable!
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Jeffrey B.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeffrey B.

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As a professional instructor for over 3 decades, I've learned to help you achieve your specific goals! Because everyone's different, we'll work together to find the styles and approach that works best for you!
Looking forward to it!

About Jeffrey

Hi, I'm thrilled you're looking into music lessons! I've had so many great opportunities and experiences playing, recording, writing and just hanging with some amazing musicians, including a few Grammy winners and nominees, because I made the effort to get into lessons and practiced regularly! There

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Centereach, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Centereach is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $300 per hour.
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"I wanted to express how much my son loves to play guitar thanks to Jordan who is a wonderful and patient teacher. He really listens to what my son likes and wants to learn and makes sure his lessons are achieving that goal. Jordan has a real gift to work with and teach children music. My son always comes home from lessons and wants to play us what he has learned. I am so glad I found Jordan to teach my son guitar!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Gavin is a very friendly guy and makes that first meeting very comfortable. I had only one lesson so far and enjoyed it immensely."
Debbie
Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"Great lesson! I can't wait for my next one!"
Tyre
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Tim took the time I needed to understand and explained things so well. Can't wait for my second lesson."
Jill
Took Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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"Great teacher!

I took guitar lessons from Rob for 3 1/2 years when he lived in Atlanta. I learned a lot from him and really enjoyed our lessons. He's a great teacher and I would still be taking lessons with him if he lived here!"
Julie
Took Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Matthew is great! He really knows music and that knowledge is spread across many musical spectrums. He has been patient with my son ad has been very encouraging. He can move pretty quickly so be prepared. Matthew has a different teaching style from what im used to."
Brian
Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Gavin is right up my alley. Patient and informative. I look forward to my next lesson. Already strumming as recommended!"
Lore
Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"As someone who has played guitar for over ten years and taken lessons from several other accomplished guitar teachers, I can safely say that Ahmad is the best guitar teacher I've taken lessons from.

He determines what you hope to take away from the lessons and what your goals are as a player and is very dedicated to finding a way to get you there that is both educational and enjoyable. His instruction is very flexible and has no hesitation dropping one exercise and focusing more on styles of learning that are suitable for you as a student.

For someone who has been playing for a long time he was quickly able to open up a whole new set of possibilities and refresh the instrument for me as well as better my understanding of music harmony and melody in general."
William
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!"
Scott
Took Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"Paul is a fun teacher! If you want to be a better guitar player, he's your guy. Easy to get in contact with and set up lessons too."
Chris M.
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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