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Tim H.

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

Don D.

11 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Don D.

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As everyone is different with different goals, ages, and levels of proficiency so to is my method of instruction for each individual... Beginners will expect to quickly begin enjoying the instrument without intimidation by it ... they will learn... 1. Proper left and right hand, arm, and body positioning. 2. Proper (not common !) pick grip and angles. 3. Strongly "suggested" reading of music. 4. How to play notes and first position chords. 5. Rhythm focus to play along with all previously listed to some of their favorite songs... An intermediate to advanced Classical student may expect a doses of technique, sight reading, and theory within a particular lesson for say, ABRSM exam prep.. An Intermediate to Advanced Blues, Rock, or Shred student may expect more focus on scale and arpeggio applications for improvisation.

About Don

Hi, My name is Don and have been teaching guitar for many years. Currently I teach at my home studio in Lake Katrine, N.Y. From 2015 - 2017 I taught at the New York School of Music in Walden, N.Y. From 2003 -early 2015 I was a staff instructor at Imperial Guitar and Soundworks of Newburgh,

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Brett B.
Don was wonderful with our son Brett, who enjoyed his first lesson immensely. We are definitely in this for the long haul with Don! He was very patient and very attentive to Brett.
David
Had a great first lesson with Don. I believe I will progress nicely under his tutelage. Already have a lot to work on.
Aneiah
Years ago I took Guitar Lessons at a local music store ( a very prominent one) as a raw beginner and quickly became frustrated with my lack of progress. Although my teacher was a great player and "very hot" to look at I soon began to feel like I was merely his "practice dummy."... I'd play the chords he showed me, endlessly,... while he seemed to be just practicing his solo playing. ... I then tried On-Line Lessons from various sites which were actually even less helpful and soon just lost interest completely.
A friend of mine said she had taken lessons from a Don DeBold for about 5 years before going off to college and highly recommended him.
I've now been taking lessons from Don for almost 2 years and having a blast ! I've learned how to play along with most of my favorite songs (mainly Blues and Rock) and now I'm learning to play Solo Guitar that needs no accompaniment !
Unlike my first teacher, during many lessons Don barely plays or even has his Strat on his lap because he's busy concentrating on what I'm doing !
He's a stickler yet lots of fun at the same time> I super recommend him as a Guitar and Music Teacher !!! Aneiah J.

Vir M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Advanced
  • B.A. Geography from U.C. Berkeley
  • Awarded Best Bay Area World Music Band from S.F. Weekley
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Vir M.

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I have been playing guitar for over 30 years. I have taught music for over 15. I love teaching guitar and can help you achieve your goals.

About Vir

I am a graduate of U.C. Berkeley.;I have been teaching and performing music for over 15 years. I have toured the United States and other countries playing many types of music. I play Guitar and Bass, Drums, Keys and Sing   I teach in a fun style that emphasizes the students creativity.  Styles rang

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Karen T.
Although I only had 1 lesson with him so far, I can say he's a very good teacher and I had fun.
caroline S.
Vir is a gifted teacher. He has taught my son guitar for more than a year. He meets my son where ever he's at in his practice, attention and interests with calm, skilled focus and intention . Vir's background as performing musician infuses his teaching with an enthusiasm and creativity of practicing his teaching. We are truly grateful for Vir.
Alexander S.
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Vir is beyond your typical vocal coach. He was a huge help on things like pitch accuracy and phrasing, but more than anything, his focus on getting me to tap into and harness my inner power has already paid huge dividends in my recordings and performances. Further, Vir is an amazing person to know and his home-studio in Berkeley is magnificent!

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Dominic C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Dominic C.

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When it comes to teaching, I place importance on the fundamentals of playing and writing while encouraging each student's personal musical interests. Learning to read and write music with an understanding of theory are important skills to gain when studying an instrument. After developing that foundation, I like to show my students how to push beyond the traditional rules of theory and writing through experimentation.

About Dominic

I started studying music in the fourth grade when I played clarinet in the school band. A couple years later, I began playing guitar and developing my musical identity by teaching myself to play songs by Nirvana, The Beatles, Green Day, and Hendrix. In high school, I took part in a yearly Rock 'n'

Mike D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Art and Music from Gannon University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Mike D.

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Learn to improvise in rock and blues. Build your vocabulary of guitar phrases.
Understand basic music theory and how it is useful. Learn the styles of Clapton, Page, SRV, BB King, Southern Rock, Albert King, Joe Bonnamassa and more.
Study with an experienced professional that will teach you as an individual. Mike loves what he does and can help you get more enjoyment out of the guitar!
Get past the pentatonic scale, book a lesson today!

About Mike

I have 40 years experience helping guitarists get better with more enjoyment. I have taught and played professionally all my life. I have performed at many festivals and concerts. I used to sit in with Les Paul in NYC , I am globally known for my video demos on line. I've been the opening act for

Josh M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Josh M.

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Hi! I teach acoustic guitar for all ages! I have 13 years experience playing and 3 years teaching. I tailor my lessons based on each individual students needs/goals. My specialty is playing and singing together, to include teaching students how to play cover songs to match their vocal range.

About Josh

My name is Josh and I love to play the guitar! I also enjoy teaching others and helping people find their passion through playing music I've been playing for 14 years, acoustic, electric, bass...you name it. I've been in a few bands (90s covers!) but find solo work to be my favorite setting. I have

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Audra
Josh is an outstanding teacher and great with children learning a new instrument. He finds things they are interested in learning to keep it fun and fresh and is flexible and patient. Excellent instructor online as well.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in New Paltz, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in New Paltz is $63. 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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I played a little guitar throughout my life but was lacking an understanding of how the instrument works. I found myself strumming a few cords here and there but never with focus or improvement. After only three lessons with Paul, I'm now jamming to rock and the blues!Paul was quickly able to access my level of playing and I'm now understanding how the fretboard works and most importantly having lots of fun during lessons and practice. He teaches with passion and doesn't simply open a book but rather instills his lifelong experience and philosophy into lessons. Many can teach the mechanics of guitar but with Paul, you'll also understand the soul."
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"Trevor is a great teacher to my 13 year old son. He incorporates songs my son wants to learn and has a great demeanor. My son began electric guitar lessons with Trevor just 5 short months ago and his progress has been amazing! My son loves to practice the songs they choose together and already feels confident performing for friends and family. Trevor is the best!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Daniel is an excellent teacher! Very proffesional, skilled and patient.. He's been teaching my son guitar lessons for about 4 months now and we couldn't be happier with the results!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"He's really great, couldn't be happier. Looking forward to learning from him, he's going to really improve my playing capabilities and musical theory application on the guitar. Exactly the type of teacher I was looking for."
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"My son loves his guitar lessons and looks forward to his lessons. He practices daily and can't wait for the day when he can play second nature. Richard takes his time to make sure my son understands the instrument as well as how to play it."
Kabe
Took Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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I found David to be a very pleasant man and easy to get along with. I know he will be the perfect instructor for me. David clearly and easily demonstrated to me the technique that I am wanting to learn. I'm certain that he will greatly improve my guitar playing and make it more fun for me.
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Gail
Took Guitar lessons from David B.
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"I used to take private lessons with a different school, but I have switched to Ahmad during COVID19 quarantine. He offer lessons on zoom or skype which has helped keep me occupied at home. So far I have enjoyed the experience. Ahmad has been helpful and has made interactions over video calls productive. It seems to be a good replacement to in person lessons. Looking forward to coming in and continuing lessons in person once quarantine is over."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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