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Prawit S.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Prawit S.

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As a performing guitarist, music director, arranger, and band leader, I can share my experience with guitar techniques that will help you to achieve the next level in your playing. We can focus on ways to use the guitar to learn songs, technical exercises, creating music with others, understanding the instrument, and learn how to play a variety styles of music ranging from rock to jazz to classical to bluegrass.

About Prawit

Guitarist and Composer based in Brooklyn, New York, with a Masters in Jazz Studies from New York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz Studies from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. I have played in a variety of musical groups ranging from rock bands, to samba bands, jazz/fusi

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Sarah
Great first lesson!!
Joris
Wit's understanding and non-dogmatic teaching style made classes high-quality and stress-free. Remote instruction was deeply engaging, which I wasn't expecting as someone who is used to in-person music classes. I definitely learned more than I have in any other guitar class.

I especially appreciated that class felt like a discussion rather than a recital. Instead of following one method or theme, I was encouraged to completely shift our attention at any time if there was anything I was curious about.

Wit presents difficult ideas with enough context that I, having a limited understanding of theory, felt able to keep up and incorporate higher-level concepts into my writing/playing.

Can't recommend Wit's classes enough!
Bianca
Prawit is such an incredible teacher - he structures the lessons to your specific goals, makes sure you understand everything before you move on, and makes it fun!
I love the structure he provides, and also the fact that he makes sure to check in as you are progressing. 👏🏼 I highly recommend him as a teacher
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Ryan H.

1 Review
New York, NY
Starting at $17
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree for Jazz Guitar from William Paterson University
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Ryan H.

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Teaching music is truly one of my passions. Each lesson is personalized towards the students goals, while simultaneously building a solid musical foundation. Music is a great medium for self-expression, and it is in my best interest to help my students achieve their fullest potential as a guitarist and musician.

About Ryan

I began my musical training in Huntington Beach, California, guided by esteemed blues musician Walter Trout. Upon moving to New Jersey in 2010, I was gradually exposed to the New York metropolitan area jazz scene, becoming enamored with it. This passion led me to the New Jersey Performing Arts Cente

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Stacey
My 7 year old son has been taking online lessons with Ryan for over a year now. Ryan is absolutely the most patient and knowledgeable instructor we could have ever hoped for. He really gets his students and their needs. I wasn't sure how virtual lessons would go for my young son, but honestly it has been awesome! I can't say enough good things about Ryan and his teaching style!
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Joshua F.

61 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Joshua F.

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My most recently picked up instrument

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on mu

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Joshua G.
Joshua was very patient and nice. He worked at my son's pace and helped him feel more confident. We had a great experience!
Adam F.
Great as always!
AJ
Had to stop the class within 19 minutes because:
a) he showed a plain chess board with no numbers and letters and was forcing my kid to tell him coordinates/spaces as letters/numbers which my son has never learned before,
b) more importantly, he was extremely impatient with my son- when my son made a move but then immediately changed his mind (he's 6), Josh would be grunting in the background

Not the kind of impatience I would expect with a teacher that claims to be able to teach kids. When I jumped in and said I don't think this is working, he angrily said, "FINE!" NEVER AGAIN.
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Marcelo M.

13 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Marcelo M.

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My classes are very flexible when it comes to what the student wants. On the first class, I give the student the choice of controlling our lessons materials about what they want to learn. Or the student can choose to let me control our classes, in which I will bring my own materials and ideas in which we should work and will go through the whole academic process of learning music.

About Marcelo

Established New York musician. Berklee College of Music Graduate. Have been teaching for many years and know that each student has their own mindset and we need to work around each person`s goals and interests. I teach mainly pop, rock, blues, jazz, classical, funk, RnB. All ages and levels are welc

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Anthony B.
My son just had his first lesson with Marcelo. It went really well. Looking forward to the next lessons.
Zion B.
Wonderful!
Rafael
Marcelo is great. He is very patient and flexible.
Recommended.
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Keith D.

25 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1982
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Keith D.

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All styles of acoustic guitar for performance & recording.

About Keith

I teach students from beginners to advanced & aspiring professional "musicians,singers,songwriters. Each program is tailored to the individual involving all styles of music as per your preference. Theory & reading notated music is taught & required. I am a master guitar teacher/music producer for re

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Julie S.
I've been casually playing guitar for a few years and came to Keith to improve my technique and become an overall better player. He called me before my first lesson to make sure he understood my goals as a player, and tailors my lessons to match them.

Keith has been great in helping me significantly improve my playing in a short period of time, and makes me excited to continue learning!
Alexa
Great! Very patient and keeps my daughter motivated.
Maggie B.
Very quickly assessed my skill level and began putting together a curriculum tailored to my skill level. I can't wait until our next lesson!
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Jimmy B.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • BFA from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jimmy B.

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I am 6 months into daily practicing the guitar. I take weekly lessons myself, and would love to pass on the knowledge to you. I can help you understand mistakes and struggles I’ve had with learning these lessons I take so you have an easier time learning them yourself.

About Jimmy

I grew up in NY and have been playing trumpet and singing my whole life. I have a BFA in musical theatre from Carnegie Mellon University. I have performed professionally in dozens of local bands at music venues around Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Connecticut, Pittsburgh, and other places in t

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Melville is $68. 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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"Jordan is amazing! He is not only phenomenal with his knowledge, but he is so kind and patient! He does an amazing job at understanding how to teach my daughter, and how to encourage her in an effective way! We are very thankful to have found him!"
Mary
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Super knowledgable and patient!"
Jocette Lee
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"I am a professional peer, and fellow guitar instructor. Having known Kayla for the last several years, I have seen how her simple, yet masterfully thorough approach to instruction can excite and entertain students of all ages.

Kayla uses her collegiate level music theory and performance background to educate on a plethora of subjects. However, she clearly communicates beneficial concepts to both children and adults alike.

I highly recommend Kayla both as a peer, and a student. I’ve benefited from her wisdom, and insight throughout the years, and I know you will too."
Jacob
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kayla K.
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"VERY Very patient and answered every single question I had. Made me feel comfortable with learning a new instrument."
Caleb
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Travis B.
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"I've been taking lessons with Jimmy for over a year now. He's a great instructor and really takes the time out to ensure I understand and grasp all the concepts he teaches. Learning in his studio has been fun and inspiring because I get to experience what it's like to record music. It's also a very useful in hearing myself recorded so I can play it back and see where I can improve. Jimmy is a great guy and a true professional. I would highly recommend taking lessons with him."
Brian
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"This gentleman shows such kindness and patience that he should be bestowed a sainthood."
Tabatha Webber
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Greg is the kind of teacher that has the skill & ability to set you up with a strong musical foundation to carry the weight of becoming whatever you desire in music.
He does this with a good balance of understanding that not all players want to be the same 80's rock god he trained to be. He knows how to talk/instruct to someone from any age or musical background without being condescending or pretending that he knows better than you as to what sound you want to be able to make.

He's very diverse! This is perhaps, personally, my favorite thing about Greg.
Music is about so much more than technique & theory, it's about style & artistry. This is an understanding & guidance that YouTube could never give me like Greg did.

Though he was the guy who helped me pick out my 1st guitar, he also helped me fill in the other areas in my musicality by instructing me in some bass & drums. This has been invaluable as a worship leader to communicate to all parts of the band. (Seriously, if you pay for lessons, pay a REAL musician like Greg, who can see the gaps you can't)

The only reason he's getting a 4 out of 5 is for the setting in which I was taught.
It began in a hard to find downstairs area of a multiplex building. Then the backroom of a music store where he was constantly needed to step out & assist with other things because the store was a start up business.
It was like 10yrs ago, & the locations & setting have likely changed.
Call me harsh for docking his rating, but I was paying my own way & felt really upset by parts of my lesson time being taking up for other things, or waiting outside a locked building when things should have started on time."
Abigail
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Kat is a great teacher and very patient. She has a talent for working through basic issues in a way that is easily graspable but without talking down to the student."
Noah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kat M.
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"Mauricio is an awesome teacher! He really takes his time to relate and encourage the kids to find their musical path, my oldest son has ADHD, Mauricio encouraged him to try all kinds of instruments until he found the one he truly likes, not only did the lessons help his focused and concentration but he enjoys them he has fun at each lesson, all while learning form a master in the musical arts. My boys are 8 and 7 and look forward to each lesson."
lisa
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mauricio O.
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"I’ve been taking online lessons for a while now from Wes and would highly recommend you to book him!"
Stephen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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