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John A.

3 Reviews
Suffern, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Music Education from Nyack College
  • Teaching since 1999
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John A.

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From Folk to Rock you will learn right & left hand technique, picking & finger picking to sound like a professional

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I consider myself to be friendly, outgoing and serious but with a sense of humor. I genuinely love music and I am an artist who enjoys teaching and wish to impart my love for the great masters to my students. I pay attention to details like phrasing, expression and overall musicianship. I am a r

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Isabella
Mr. Aragon has continually shown me his love for music through his teaching. As an instructor, he paid close attention to my technique when playing the piano, guitar, or flute, and helped me improve it. Through the years, he has strongly influenced my love for music, and I continue to use what he has taught me when playing instruments and music outside the classroom. Overall, Mr. Aragon is a great, professional instructor who is passionate about teaching students music through music theory and his love of rock n roll and classical music.
Patricia T.
I went for my first lesson this morning & John was excellent! Very professional & informative. I look forward to more upcoming lessons in the following weeks!!!
Pauline
Mr.Aragon was my son’s grade school music teacher for 8 yrs. He is very patient and encouraging, and my son really enjoyed it when Mr.Aragon would teach the class music from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Now my son appreciates Motown, Michael Jackson, the Beatles, and Billy Joel as much as he does current alternative music, and he is 13!
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Tim H.

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Highland, NY
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim H.

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Music is a journey of creative exploration with as many different paths and destinations as there are styles of music and musicians. Students will benefit from a personally customized approach to learning, exploring musical styles that range from rock to pop, blues to country, punk to folk, and at every level of musical experience. Tim is a teacher with 20 years of teaching and performing experience.

About Tim

Tim has been playing music at local venues and with local bands and musicians for 20 years, and has been teaching privately and for music studios and schools for 10 years. He fell in love with music at an early age and quickly picked up a variety of instruments including guitar and drums. As a priv

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Caileigh M.
Tim is wonderful! Very musically intelligent which is so important. Fantastic demeanor and cadence with my daughter, which is important for her learning style. So pleased to have found him!
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David R.

17 Reviews
Brewster, NY
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Most Improved Studio Composition Student, Purchase College April 1997, from Purchase College
  • Bachelor's Degree / Bachelor of Music - Conservatory of Music - Concentration: Studio Composition from State University of New York College at Purchase
  • Teaching since 1999
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David R.

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For acoustic guitar 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 ...

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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Gabriel R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, Français, Español
  • BA in International Area Studies from Drexel University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Gabriel R.

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Experienced guitar instructor of over 10 years, offering highly-personalized lessons built around the musical preferences, needs and goals of my students. I teach students of all ages in a warm, welcoming, LGBTQIA+ friendly environment.

For beginner students the focus will be primarily on getting you able to play songs from artists you love quickly and enjoyably, with a focus on developing good rhythm, technique, guitar care and a solid foundation of chords that can be used in innumerable songs. Theory will be given in small, easily-digestible pieces, and always within the context of actual musical examples. If you're interested in learning to sing while playing, I'll also help you find ways to incorporate it early on so that it becomes more natural as you progress.

For students with some experience the direction of our lessons will be largely determined by your personal needs and goals, but subjects we might cover include songwriting, finger-picking, expanding chord vocabulary, ...

About Gabriel

I am a professional guitarist, singer, and songwriter, with 10 years of experience helping budding guitarists reach their musical goals and grow as musicians. I have never found anything more fulfilling than watching my students learn to love and take ownership of music, and discovering the individ

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YUSUKE
Very gentle and kind person. He prepared and provided great materials for lessons so that I can learn basics and enjoy playing guitar at the same time.
Kayden I.
He was polite and patient with my daughter.
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Briana M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Therapy from Cleveland State University
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Briana M.

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We will be working through Alfreds basic guitar if you are new, working through learning how to read music and finding your notes. We will work on duets and chords.

About Briana

I studied vocal techniques for 13 years. I have my Bachelors in Music Therapy, with a focus in voice. I went to Cleveland State University. I sang with the Cleveland Orchestra for 2 Christmas Concerts. I also have my Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. I have taken 4 years of piano and

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Mya
Today was my daughter’s first singing lesson and she had a great time. She is very excited for next week.
Virginia
I really enjoy the lessons and Briana is a great teacher!
Alannah
Briana gave good direction and advice and listened to my daughter's comments to ensure the lesson addressed her needs.
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Lucian W.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Performance and Arranging from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lucian W.

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- chords
- learning songs
- using the pick
- strumming patterns
- finger picking

About Lucian

Lucian W is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music in Boston and former faculty member of the Hartford Conservatory. His vocal studies have been with Jacqueline Jarrett and David Baker in Connecticut, Jane Ellison at Loyola University in Montreal, noted operatic tenor Carmine Gagliardi in New York

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Beverly J.
Excellent lesson. Anticipating the next!
Jeff
1st lesson went great. Good teacher and really knows his stuff. Works with your goals and schedule and customizes the lessons for the individual. Looking forward to Future lessons .

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Mahopac, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Mahopac is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Donnie is very knowledgeable and makes guitar lessons fun! It was our first lesson and we were a little discombobulated, but he was patient and got us on our way. We are excited to keep learning with Donnie"
Andy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Jennifer is the best teacher I could imagine! She makes learning guitar simple and fun! I would highly reccomend her!"
brittany
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jennifer M.
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"Matt is knowledgeable, patient and fun! My son, 9-year-old, is a very beginner acoustic guitarist and enjoys his lessons each week. He has learned quite a lot. Matt tailors the lessons to my son’s interests in music to motivate him to practice and keep trying his best. He is encouraging and clear with his feedback, which we really appreciate as we are learning virtually for our lessons. I would highly recommend Matt for acoustic guitar lessons."
Emily
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Chris is a patient, kind and knowledgeable teacher to my 9year old son. He is also a capable guitar artist. My son enjoys taking guitar from him."
Roni
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"A fine guitar player and teachet"
Eric
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Very gentle and kind person. He prepared and provided great materials for lessons so that I can learn basics and enjoy playing guitar at the same time."
YUSUKE
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Gabriel R.
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"Just because you know how to do something does not mean that you can teach others how to do it, but this is not the case with Joel. He is a very knowledgeable, friendly and talented instructor who truly possesses the art of teaching. Joel works with you where you are and scaffolds your lessons in a way that you can't help but learn and feel accomplished every time that you meet with him. I highly recommend Joel as a guitar instructor!"
Tracy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joel B.
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"I came to Chris with no knowledge on how to play guitar and he helped me develop great habits and start playing. He was very flexible with scheduling and even came to my place multiple times. I recommend Chris to anyone ready to get into guitar it was a fantastic experience."
Jacob
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Ahmad is a fantastic instructor. He begins work by teaching proper technique with the type of music the student is interested in and goes from. He can work with interests from punk rock to classical, electric to acoustic, no theory to complex music theory. A very talented musician and an excellent, encouraging, patient instructor. My son was a music novice with an intense desire to learn and practice (2-4 hours a day). In just 18 months he advanced his music theory knowledge and skills so far that he was able to easily improvise jazz solos. You can't go wrong working with Ahmad!"
Kent
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I decided to take lessons to be able to play my own songs, and expand my knowledge on guitar to help with my songwriting. JP has gone above and beyond to make sure I feel confident in my playing and even is helping me learn about music theory and the Nashville number system. He is so helpful and has made this whole learning process fun! I would highly recommend JP for lessons!"
Delaney
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from JP P.
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