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Juan C.

9 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish, Japanese
  • Awarded Composition Contest Award from Miami Dade College
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Juan C.

9 Reviews
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Years of experience as a live musician and teacher. I focus on bringing out your personal voice and to acquire the necessary technique to achieve your musical goals.

About Juan

New York city composer and guitarist Juan is a native of Ecuador raised in Colombia. He immigrated to Miami at age 20 to escape the political climate of the late 90’s, and resides in Manhattan since 2008. Juan’s music blends elements from his unique life experiences, having been raised as an onl

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Dawn G.
Juan is wonderful and very knowledgeable in music. He is very patient and makes you feel comfortable. I leave a lesson feeling like I am accomplished and relaxed. It nice to see progress in such a little time. I go home with enthusiasm to learn more and want practice to do so.
Chrystine R.
With a patient and intuitive approach, Juan tailors each lesson to fit not only the student’s skill level, but also desire for depth of understanding. When I first began taking lessons, I was only able to plunk a few chords and play along with a few basic songs. However, over the course of a year and a half with Juan, I gained a foundational knowledge of the classical guitar, as well as the confidence to site read and play a range of other styles of guitar music. He seamlessly integrated music theory concepts into song studies, helping me learn major/minor scales and chord shapes, and then apply this knowledge to better understand song structures and composition. It has been such a great experience learning from Juan, especially because he is both an exemplary teacher and guitar player!
Dionne T.
Juan is awesome. He makes learning guitar easy and never complicates it .. and makes it fun. He's a great teacher.

Ian L.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ian L.

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HI guys! I'm Ian, and I would love to play music with you. I've been playing guitar since I was 10 and began giving lessons at my local guitar shop when I was 15. I love to help people deepen their understanding of and physical ability with music. Teaching is an important part of my musical life, and I learn as much from it as any of my students do. We will get to work quickly, starting by identifying your goals and fashioning a practice routine that is both appropriately challenging and suited to your life. My strength as a teacher comes from thousands of hours of professional experience. My teaching style - excited, engaged, encouraging and patient. Choose me if you're interested in any of the following: popular music of the last 70 years (all of it!); classical music; jazz & American songbook; music theory; ear training; playing with other people; recording music; writing music; singing; and the list goes on. Please let me know if you have any questions!
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About Ian

HI guys! I'm Ian, and I would love to play music with you. I've been playing guitar since I was 10 and began giving lessons at my local guitar shop when I was 15. I love to help people deepen their understanding of and physical ability with music. Teaching is an important part of my musical life, a

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Payton K.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Payton K.

6 Reviews
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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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Liz J.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Awarded Director's Award for Band from Chamberlain High School
  • Teaching since 2014
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Liz J.

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With six years of guitar playing and performing experience, Liz loves to share her knowledge of folk, reggae, rock, and pop style playing. She also loves to teach the theory behind the fretboard and how it relates to the Western scale.

About Liz

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Rusty H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Entertainment Technology from Central Arizona College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rusty H.

5 Reviews
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Online Guitar Teacher

I want you or your child to love and enjoy music as much as I do! No two people learn in exactly the same way so I like to work with my students to establish their own personal goals and cater my lessons to those goals. I also am a big advocate of teaching people to play by ear using ear training methods combined with music reading skills and music theory.

About Rusty

I started playing Bass for my church at the age of 17. After graduating High School I Started purusing a degree in Theatre & Vocal Performance at Central Arizona College. I was selected twice to compete in the KCACTF based on performances in musicals and was accepted into the Advanced Jazz Choir in

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Ben S.
Good fun
Christian
I consider myself an intermediate guitar player. I know a few chords, and have learned a few songs, but I didn’t really understand how to improvise. Rusty is a great teacher and has really helped me understand various aspects of music theory. I have definitely improved as a guitarist and a musician. I highly recommend Rusty for all skill levels
Joel
Awesome teacher, very friendly, fun, and helpful. Really inspired me to keep learning more!
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Cristopher E.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
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Cristopher E.

12 Reviews
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Can play and teach all styles and levels of guitar, although I have the most experience with rock, jazz, pop, metal, and classical music.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo

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Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.
Caleb
Great teacher. Very helpful and patient
Ashlea
My boys (ages7 and 9) love Cris. They can’t wait for their next lesson! We highly recommend him!

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"Great teacher

John is an extremely patient and positive teacher. He is exactly what my son needs. He is encouraging and funny and the lesson with him just flies by. My son, who is not quite six, is already playing many notes and chords and reading music after just two months. I whole-heartedly recommend John."
Rebecca
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"He's the best. Really easy going and nice guy. His wife even makes cookies for each lesson. As a beginner, Jim has streamlined and accelerated my learning ten fold since self teaching myself online. For references he gives you all the materials you need such as the music sheets he makes to form a lesson. They're very concise and easy to follow. I have bar chord sheet he made that's by far the best reference for those chords that I've seen.
It's really a fun experience and he takes joy in helping his students learn. Highly recommended."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Jim B.
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"Excellent teacher - deep concept; excellent skill

David adapted very well to the student's skill level and helped student improve greatly. He communicates the concepts clearly, observes and offers advise or play an example to provide the required guidance."
Okey
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Great experience

Sasha is an excellent teacher! Her knowledge is diverse in musical style as well as range of instruments, she is a true musician. Sasha is very patient & encouraging. She has reignited a spark of passion in me & expressed a true desire for my success. I would recommend her to anyone wanting to take their music to the next level."
Joshua
Took Guitar lessons from Sasha V.
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"Best Guitar Teacher Evah!!!!

My 9yo son has been taking lessons from Judy since he was a young 6. Judy is patient and keeps the lessons fun and will adjust music to the child's interests. He knows the ins & outs of a guitar, can read sheet music, pick or strum a song, has great rhythm & loves guitar all thanks to Judy!!!!!"
Alesa
Took Guitar lessons from Judy G.
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"HE was very easy to understand. Very knowledgeable"
John
Took Guitar lessons from Joel B.
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"I’ve been teaching myself guitar for almost a year now, I never wanted to spend crazy amounts for lessons that I would have to leave the house for. Lorin has done a fantastic job with starting small and allowing me to grow. I’ve learned more about how to put together songs, writing lyrics and creating a new project from scratch. If you are new or even if you know the basics, Lorin’s techniques will honestly help you find your sound and your pace for learning any of his specialized teaching routines. Thank you so much Lorin, I’m very satisfied with the lessons."
Ryan
Took Guitar lessons from Lorin D.
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"Great teacher! I can tell he really cares about students' improvement. I am really happy to be taking lessons from Eric."
Sizhan
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Great lesson. It was my first guitar lesson ever. Cole was encouraging and helpful. Always positive, even when I struggled a bit with the technique. Highly recommend!"
Erik
Took Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"This is review is for the first class I had with Daniel. He is very easy going and thorough in teaching guitar. More classes to go..so will update my reviews.
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Bharatkumar
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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