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David R.

17 Reviews
Brewster, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Awarded Most Improved Studio Composition Student, Purchase College April 1997, from Purchase College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David R.

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The first thing I do when I meet a student is to interview the student and find out why they want to learn how to play the guitar and what are some of their goals. Then I find out what style of music they would like to learn. I have the student come up with ten songs they would like to learn. I take this information and structure future guitar lessons around the essential elements of these songs. I design each lesson to teach the specific skills required to learn those songs. I create an organized binder guitar workbook and having a teaching degree I create all of the lessons to meet each students individual needs that include lessons on theory, technique, chords, rhythm, scales, arpeggios, songs, song form, and exercises etc. I use a color coded method to teach scales, chords and theory that I created that help students not only understand scales but also they are able to see visually where chords come from. I break down each song into easy digestible parts so students can learn a ...

About David

Hi my name is David and I love and enjoy teaching guitar lessons to students of all ages and I come to your home for lessons. My goal in life is to enrich people's lives with music. The first thing I do is interview the student and find out why they want to play the guitar and what are some of thei

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Karen C.
I only have high accolades for David. I've learned more from David in the mere 5 lessons then I learned in a years worth of lessons in the past. His method of teaching is perfect with the right amount of homework. He customizes the lesson for the type of music I ultimately want to play with a good balance of theory and practical lessons to get me there. Bravo!!!
Ela
Lessons with David were very inspiring and so much fun. They were well planned, organized and productive. David also was very flexible and accommodating with scheduling the lessons.
James
My son had a great first lesson and knows what to do for practice this week and is excited to continue learning with his next lesson
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Jonathan F.

16 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Guitar Student from Bobby Griffin Guitar
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Jonathan F.

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Guitar lessons tailored to your specific needs, everything is explained in an easy to understand manner. Learn at your own pace without any pressure!

About Jonathan

My name is Jonathan, I’ve been playing guitar and studying the guitar for over 15 years and I’ve been teaching with TakeLessons for 5 years. The minute I started learning the guitar I couldn’t stop. After purchasing many books and DVDs I came across a Gospel Guitar DVD by the amazing and incomparab

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Jonathan is super patient and very enthusiastic! Looking forward to our next lesson!
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Brian A.

2 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Studio Music and Jazz Performance from University of Miami
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian A.

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Lessons are based around each individual student's music goals. Simple practical methods for understanding and developing the fundamental skills needed to play songs you love and want to perform are the focus of each lesson. Teaching and performing music are what I'm passionate about. I have over twenty years of teaching experience with beginners and advanced students and have developed a curriculum that really works for all levels and styles while keeping things fun!

About Brian

I'm an experienced teacher with a background as a full time performing musician. Music was a big part of my life from an early age and I've stuck with it pursuing it as a career path. I graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Studio Music and Jazz Performance and since have been t

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Joe
I've been working with Brian for four months now and have made excellent progress on guitar. Brian quickly adjusted to my experience level and has done an outstanding job of removing long-standing bad habits and reinforcing the good ones. He has a fresh approach which ensures students don't get bored and, best of all, instills confidence and a good stage presence. I'm on my way to being a better guitar player but more importantly, a better musician. I recommend Brian without reservation.
Wendy
Brian has been great , he patiently provides simple tangible explanations for both guitar play and music theory. He is building a solid foundation for my musical growth and more importantly supporting and enhancing my love of music. I give Brian my highest recommendation, he's a natural teacher

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Letha H.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 18; Female: 10 and up
  • Awarded Scholarship for Studies in Cortona, Italy from City of Cortona, Italy
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Letha H.

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Beginning guitar lessons include concepts such as simple chords progressing to full chords, barred chords and power chords. Both tablature and classical guitar note reading are used in lessons, with an emphasis on good technic and musicianship.

About Letha

With a performance degree from the University of Georgia, teaching certification from Georgia State and over 25 years of professional teaching experience, I am able to offer my students a diverse range of instructional resources. Please note: While my traveling location is listed as a 10 mile ra

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Ollie S.
Fantastic. Great teacher. Engaging, fun daughter really enjoyed her leason
Logan
Went very well- my son is so excited and spent the evening practicing his new skills!
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Wes C.

99 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Physical Education from Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Wes C.

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I love to help with all of the basics and then go from there with whatever specific genre or technique each student might be interested in!

About Wes

Hey guys! My name is Wes and over the last 6-7 years I've absolutely fallen in love with music. It's amazing to me to see that music affects every single human, no matter what specific genre they might prefer. And to be able to pick up and instrument and join in on it is such an incredible exper

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Finn A.
Great first guitar lesson with Wes. He was very patient with my boys, they liked his teaching technique and he's enthusiastic and motivating. Thank you.
Caroline A.
Aaron O.
My son was very reticent to meet a stranger and play piano. Wes very quickly gained his attention and interest

Mark F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Outstanding soloist from West Mesa Jazz festival- Albuquerque. NM
  • Teaching since 1983
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Mark F.

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I teach Acoustic or electric guitar. Specialize in younger players. I believe in fostering a love of the instrument, and teach in a manner that is centered around enjoyment.

I use Mel Bay Guitar method in most cases.

About Mark

I am a lifelong lover of music and education. I will use my 41years of performance experience to show students how to play guitar, bass, or sing, but more importantly, how to enjoy those things! I believe music is, first and foremost a source of joy, and my lessons are designed to bring that abo

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Joe G.
Mark was very informative can't wait to get going.got homework to practice should be fun
Eric S.
Mark teaches from different perspectives, excellent first lesson and I'm looking forward to being his student for future lessons!
Emily F.
Unfortunately, yesterday was my last lesson with Mark, as I am moving to Guam. I would definitely not be giving up my weekly lesson with him if that weren't the case! I've learned so much in the short couple months taking lessons from him. I would recommend him to anyone of any skill level. Very helpful and kind. :)

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Katonah, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Katonah is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him."
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Took Guitar lessons from John L.
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"Jonathan is fantastic with the kids - they came out excited to learn their instrument! He is using techniques that are more fun than what they previously had in lessons with other teachers. He recognizes the need to make it fun and current while learning at the same time. This makes the kids want to keep going and makes their instrument/music relevant to them. He is very knowledgeable and professional. We are thrilled to have him as our instructor!"
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