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David B.

(39)
Mandolin
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David B.

(39)

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Private Mandolin Teacher

Country, folks and tradiitional

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I h

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November 22, 2019
Gabriela S.
David is an excellent teacher! Have been taking my 8 year old to him and she has learned a lot in three 30 minute lessons. Looking forward to continuing with David.
October 23, 2019
Aiden B.
David, Greg, and the female guitar teacher ( I have forgotten her name ) were all very welcoming and offered great insight into my son's advancement with his guitar and drum playing. He can't wait for his next lesson. Regards, Baron Baker
July 11, 2019
Marisa P.
David is awesome!! He tailors lessons to fit your musical preference but also takes you out of your comfort zone to challenge you and help one build confidence...in three short lessons I've learned so much! Not just technically, but personally as well. Great teacher, fun sessions, highly recommend
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Mark S.

(13)
Mandolin
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark S.

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I play and teach a wide variety of mandolin styles. As a performer, I mostly play traditional and contemporary classical music, though I also play quite a bit of folk music on mandolin.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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August 7, 2019
Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
March 9, 2019
SK
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.
March 4, 2019
Virginia
Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!
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Steven F.

(12)
Mandolin
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Cum Laude Bachelors in Music Performance Double Bass from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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music.

My Teaching Philosophy

Left Hand-
Scales and arpeggios our the bedrock of music. They are the foundation of everything harmonically and melodically. We will begin with learning our major, minor and pentatonic scales and corresponding arpeggios. Once we have an understanding of those we will delve into our modes and more “exotic” scales.

Right Hand-
The right hand is our time machine. It gives us the ability to play in time and with groove and feel. We will work on rhythmic studies string crossings and practicing with a metronome. Remembering music is harmony, Melody and rhythm working as one.
For those who are new to playing music the hardest thing for some to master is rhythm/time keeping. It is the black and white right or wrong of the music world. Often times our want to progress quickly is hampered by skipping over the basic building blocks of rhythm and time keeping.
The first critical step is the concept of subdivision. Subdivision it the mind ...

About Steven

Steven F offers instruction for electric or acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele as well as music theory. Steven F., a professional musician and teacher for over fifteen years, graduated cum laude with a performance degree in the upright bass from The Ohio State Universit

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February 26, 2019
Beau
I can’t believe how much material was covered in a 60 minute lesson! Steven was engaging and encouraging. My 16 year old son learned a lot and had a great time doing it. We are looking forward to future lessons!
November 12, 2018
Brad N.
Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!
October 29, 2018
Will Peterson
Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week.

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Cole S.

(1)
Mandolin
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Music Industry B.Sc. from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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A multi-instrumentalist, Cole teaches piano, guitar, ukulele, and bass. In addition to teaching, he also is a singer/songwriter, producer, and recording studio owner. He is currently working on his degree in Music at the University of Southern California . Although Cole didn’t grow up in a musical family, he discovered The Beatles when he was 6 years old. From that moment on, he was hooked. He knew that he wanted to be a guitarist and songwriter!
Cole began taking private guitar lessons in Thousand Oaks at age 7. He studied with the same teacher for 11 years! In that time, he also learned to play the piano, ukulele, bass, drums, percussion, and studied singing. An avid and eager student, Cole also began studying random instruments here and there. He even learned to play the harmonica! Because he knew he wanted to be a professional musician, he started recording his own albums at the age of 9.
Cole started teaching guitar lessons in the 8th grade as part of a “start your own ...

About Cole

Hi everyone, my name is Cole! I've been a rock-n-roller since I was 6 years old. I love playing guitar, piano, bass, drums, and singing. As well I love writing songs. I've been teaching all these instruments to dozens of students since I was in the 8th grade and love educating the future of music (

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October 7, 2019
Mike
I took lessons from Cole last year in hopes to get a better feel for understanding the major/minor scales for lead guitar. I've been playing rhythm guitar for decades and wanted to work my way into playing lead guitar. He asked a ton of questions on what I wanted to accomplish and dialed in his lessons to address these needs. Great teacher and was always on time! I can truly say I am a better guitar player due to my time spent with Cole.
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Frankie P.

(20)
Mandolin
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Boston University
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A fun, percussive instrument. I focus on chords and songs in addition to reading and understanding the fretboard.

About Frankie

In addition to being a Berklee College of Music Graduate, I have a Masters in Music Education, and currently completing my Doctorate in Music Education from Boston University, I have been playing for over 30 years. Lessons are written and tailored to you. I use music, printouts, and instruction

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October 21, 2019
Mary Krull
Frankie helped me with my clarinet tone within the first 15 minutes of the first lesson, and gave me many more helpful playing tips throughout the hour. He was really interested in what my goals were. Looking forward to many more lessons with Frankie.
March 1, 2019
Carol
It's so rewarding to meet a teacher on the same page with me. Very personable, knowledgable and sets direction/goals clearly.
December 3, 2018
Dwonka "Dee" C.
I enjoy my song writing coach Frankie. His knowledge and patience was well appreciated.
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Jesse B.

(3)
Mandolin
Starting at $42
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BA in Anthropology, Minor in Philosophy from Franklin Pierce University
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I have a long track record of teaching in the realm of acoustic music. Beginning in 2010 (while living in Rhode Island) I decided to share my knowledge of stringed instruments as a traveling music teacher. Through the years of performing in various bluegrass outfits, I have always had students eager to learn how to begin or advance their skills in stringed instruments through one on one lessons, coaching, and jamming with others. During the 2015-2016 school year I held the position of Music Therapist In Residence at the CITE School in Providence, RI working with developmentally challenged and disabled students, which allowed me greater insight into different coaching and music education techniques. I am currently endorsed by Ear Trumpet Labs of Portland, OR and The Deering Banjo Company.
If you're looking to start fresh, brush up, or get some coaching/advice on advanced improvisation techniques on the banjo, we can get it done together! If you're ready to start down the road and ...

About Jesse

I have a long track record of teaching in the realm of acoustic music. Beginning in 2010 (while living in Rhode Island) I decided to share my knowledge of stringed instruments as a traveling music teacher. Through the years of performing in various bluegrass outfits, I have always had students eage

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February 20, 2019
Pat C.
still learning.
February 9, 2019
pat
since this was my 1st lesson everything went well. looking forward to my next lesson and the lesson after that and so forth.
November 19, 2018
Gerald
Jesse is extremely talented and an excellent teacher. He is very patient and encouraging in his teaching style. He knows banjo and how to motivate his students. Establishing a strong foundation is the basis of his teaching method. Everything builds on this solid foundation.

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in Forestburgh, NY

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in Forestburgh is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $40 and $106 per hour.
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$37 average
45 min
$49 average
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$62 average

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"Great instructor, very professional, patient, and prepared for every lesson. He incorporates technical exercises to improve strength/accuracy/precision, improvisational exercises, music theory, and repertoire building into his lessons. My playing has improved drastically in the few months I've been working with him; I would recommend him to any player at any level."
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"Great lesson! Reviewed old material and covered new material.
Looking forward to next lesson."
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"I have a hearing problem and he didn't mine repeating when I need it."
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Took Mandolin lessons from Ben H.
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"Rachel is a wonderful, knowledgeable instructor! Super nice and truly cares about your goals and was very encouraging. She catered the lesson very well, over Skype, and it was great! Hope to continue lessons soon.."
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"Great intro lesson! Called the day before to make sure everything was all set - prompt call, fun lesson!"
- Eric
Took Mandolin lessons from Jordan D.
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"Great first session. Jordan put me at ease, we clearly defined our goals and a lesson plan then got right to it. Looking forward to working with him."
- David
Took Mandolin lessons from Jordan D.
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"I have been taking guitar and mandolin lessons from Victor for around two years. I had originally started on guitar and eventually became interested in learning mandolin. He has been nothing short of accommodating both in my schedule and musically. Highly Recommended."
- Hailey
Took Mandolin lessons from Victor S.
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"Willy is a wonderful teacher! I'm excited about my mandolin Journey."
- Susan Schambach
Took Mandolin lessons from Willy M.
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"John has been teaching me chords, which are very difficult on the mandolin. He's an excellent teacher."
- Bob
Took Mandolin lessons from John B.
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"Extremely knowledgeable. Knew exactly where I stood in terms of proficiency after only a few strums and quickly implemented a lesson plan on the spot. Gave great direction and homework. Looking forward to the next couple of lessons. Highly recommend."
- Jacob
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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