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Eric J.

337 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $47
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Bachelor's of Music from New York University
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Eric J.

337 Reviews
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Private Classical Guitar Teacher

• Lead & Rhythm Guitar:

• Chord voicing: triads, four note open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming,
fingerstyle, standard grooves in various styles
major & minor scales & modes & arpeggios, blues/pentatonic scales and "licks".
• Alternate/sweep & tremolo picking, hammer on/pull offs

About Eric

Every great artist needs a great coach, I'll help you to be the best! I began my partnership with takelessons in 2013 and teach my students at my home teaching studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. My studio is comfortable and creative. As a highly experienced online music instructor (Takelesson

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Dennis
after Just strumming around for many years, I finally decided to learn how to play. It’s been a fun journey with Eric and he has me playing things I couldn’t imagine just six months ago. A bit of theory and a lot of repertoire my skills have improved quickly.... one of these days he will convince me to just play and not overthink!
Jake
Very patient and knowledgeable!
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Gio A.

22 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Gio A.

22 Reviews
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I studied classical guitar at the University of Central Florida, performing solo and ensemble repertoire. I can teach proper technique with both hands, music notation, sight reading, harmonic theory, and how to realize "orchestral" compositions. From Sor to Villa-Lobos and everything in between!

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Tara Hodnett
Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
ramon
I am learning consistently and step by step.
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Ramiro M.

4 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ramiro M.

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I offer lessons in Guitar for all levels, having 5+ years of teaching experience and 12 in music education. I've taught children from 7 years old to adults 60+ from many different backgrounds, and my lessons are always structured the same way: To serve your needs, your goals and allow you to enjoy the process of learning.

I began playing when I was 11, and I find that for any beginner, it's important to start with material that gets instant "musical" sound from the guitar. This consists on learning the chords to your favorite songs, some easy riffs or melodies, and dicovering the path you want to take on the instrument. Once you get more advanced, technical aspects like music theory and how to use it creatively take a more important role in the lessons. For advanced players, I will find your strengths and weaknesses, and we will work on maintaining those strengths while slowly improving on the weaknesses, which may be technical, theoretical or even psychological. If you are more ...

About Ramiro

Hello there! My name is Ramiro Marziani. I am a Professional Guitarist and Music Teacher from Argentina, living in the beautiful city of New York. I have 12 years of study in music, 5+ years of teaching experience and 10+ years of performance experience. I am also a graduate of Berklee College of

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Charisa McNair
Great first lesson! I learned a lot and I’m excited to practice for next week.
Kelvin
Ramiro is a really chill guy, and he teaches me at a comfortable pace, yet challenging me at the same time. He helped me fix my bad habits and creates fun exercises to do for technical stuff so I don't get bored. Definitely would recommend !
Sofia
Ramiro is a great musician and artist! All the classes always started on time and I enjoyed receiving classes with him.

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John M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Music from Lee College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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John M.

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Online Classical Guitar Teacher

My curriculum includes notes in relation to fretboard, chord shapes and construction, theory, sight singing and ear training, scales, improvisation, strumming/picking techniques, and more. I can come to you!

About John

I have an associates degree in music and I have been teaching lessons for 10 years now. I also have experience as a substitute teacher. As a substitute, I have taught all grades, all subjects, and I have helped out many kinds of students each with their own way of learning. Besides teaching, I l

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Carolynn M.
Great teacher. He definitely knows music.
RJ
John is incredibly smart about theory and understanding the guitar having worked out his own individual way of learning that he is happy to share his trade secrets.
Melinda A.
My son was new guitar player, he has now had several lessons with John. We have seen his skills grown exponentially. John really connects with him and keeps him engaged. He has taught him soo much in such a short span of time. John is a fantastic teacher!

Speedy B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelors degree in Business Management from University of Redlands
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1964
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Speedy B.

13 Reviews
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Online Classical Guitar Teacher

I have been teaching Classical guitar for 50 years. I've played classical guitar in theater productions and for weddings and formal dinners. I teach from the great progressive Suzuki method and then beyond to the great classical pieces from the renisaunce on through to the contemporary. Along with the pieces, we study scales and chord theory. For those who love the classical music, this is a fun energy packed study that moves at the peak of your pace. You will love it.

About Speedy

I have been teaching music for over fifty years. I have taught many professional teachers and students over the years. I have played professionally in Many Classical and Jazz groups. My quick start method gets beginners playing music right away. I studied classical violin from Don Samuleson, Prof

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Erin Walker
Speedy is very patient and kind. As an adult learner, I appreciated the great learning environment.
David
I had a lot of fun and am learning a lot.
Ashton G.
Speedy is an awesome instructor. We have had one guitar lesson with him and he was kind, and covered a lot of material and walked us through the lesson wonderfully.
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Ivan G.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Ivan G.

9 Reviews
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Online Classical Guitar Teacher

I am a classical and flamenco guitarist with decades of experience and have studied with the best. I was Vice President of New York City classical guitar society and always interacted with students and masters .

About Ivan

I have over 25 years experience playing the guitar, both classical and flamenco. I have performed in numerous concerts and master classes in NYC. I can help you with all aspects of good technique. If you are looking for a teacher that understands pedagogy and how serious the art of learning guita

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Rani
Ivan is an exceptional teacher. His instruction goes far beyond the technical foundation required for all musicians - he integrates teachings that help one tap into the emotional connection to music and how that impacts playing. His disciplined approach helped me break out of some habits that developed as a self-taught guitarist and his patience was an asset for someone like me, who is very impatient.

From Ivan you will establish a foundation that is build on theory and technique. With Ivan there are no shortcuts - practice, be diligent and you'll achieve consistency. He works you hard but it's worth the effort because with these pillars, even I, an uneducated musician, have seen growth in my skills.

Geography is no issue so no matter where in the world you live, I highly recommend Ivan as a teacher and mentor.
Setareh
I had a great experience working with Ivan! He was an amazing mentor and I have learned a lot from him.
Lauren
Best teacher, very patient with me, learned a lot. If you are looking to actually learn something definitely go with him.

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"Jaxon is prepared, attentive, kind and encouraging. He communicates very clearly. He made me feel comfortable enough to take risks. His playing is simply beautiful, but he also genuinely enjoys teaching. As a follow up to my lesson he sent me detailed notes on what we covered and how to practice it. I'm excited to continue working with him!"
April
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jaxon W.
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"I couldn't have asked for a better teacher!

Blake Clifford goes beyond the 'call of duty' & really takes the time to make sure that his students receive exactly what they need. The teaching environment is comfortable & relaxed with all of the professional resources you would expect & more.

With Blake Clifford you get real professional training - he knows what he's talking about, & he gets straight to the point. In just the little time that I've been taking classical guitar with Blake, I've learned so much. He teaches skills that you can actually apply - it's not just a bunch of theory, and that helps me out a lot by getting to the real 'meat' of the training fast.

I highly recommend Blake Clifford to anyone who is absolutely serious about improving their musicianship & getting over stubborn plateaus."
Gavin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Blake C.
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"I continue to love taking guitar with Raymond, which I have been doing for more than a few years, now. He is such an insightful and encouraging teacher that each new challenge becomes something fun to learn. His approach to music as a process has helped me tackle other life goals as well, and to grow as a person. If you want to learn and ENJOY beautiful music with a warm, generous, masterful, and talented teacher, who truly cares, you will want to take lessons with Raymond!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Andrew has been awesome with our 12 year old son. He’s figured out a way to get him excited about the guitar and we appreciate him so much!"
Wendy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Andrew A.
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"Dylan has truly inspired my eight-year-old son to learn guitar. He provides the right amount of challenge and catchy cords to learn. My son enjoys and look forward to his lesson every week. We are very happy to have found doing"
Melanie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Dillon C.
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"Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester."
SK
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Mark S.
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"Jordan, has been giving my 13year old daughter lessons for about 3-4 months. He has been so patient, kind, professional and knowledgeable! We started out in his studio, which is a great place, but it was difficult for me to get there from my location, so he has patiently switched to online. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week, and we are thankful to have found him!"
Mary
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Will had been my teacher for about two years before I relocated to another city and he's the best instructor I've had. Will had a great level of patience, he's methodical with his lesson plans, and he's very analytical. His lessons are challenging and there is never a dull moment. Most importantly, he's passionate about music and he'll inspire you to love music as much as he does. I highly recommend Will!"
Freddy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Ms T she are the greatest ever, she stick with what she are teaching you slow going but accurate, ooh yes she are a real teacher (the best yet)"
Robert
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Susan T.
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"KJ is a great teacher to work with any skill level. From teaching the core of the instrument to polishing up a piece for a concert, KJ can provide the instruction to help you get the most out of your instrument."
Anthony
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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