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Guy L.

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Farmingdale, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Guy L.

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Laid-back atmosphere, reaching our goals in a fun way. Learning chords, strumming and techniques by learning to play rock songs. Enjoying the process is as important as achieving our goals.

About Guy

I've played electric guitar for over 10 years now, I love to play and teach blues and rock. With me you'll get straight to business and play the songs that you love, with some practice you'll notice how you are gaining good understanding of the necessary techniques and knowledge to become a great

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Ben
Guy helped give me the tools I needed to methodically build upon the skills that I already had and push me forward.
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Marcela C.

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New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 15; Female: 5 to 60
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Marcela C.

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Experienced teacher of 10 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate guitar student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Marcela

I'm a rock blues guitar player, graduated from the Los Angeles College of Music. I've played with some of the most renowned musicians of nowadays, such as Guthrie Govan and Philip Bynoe (Steve Vai). My debut album was released in 2016, featuring some special guests such as the guitar legend Scot

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Natalia
Marcela is an incredible teacher! She is really great at teaching the basics while working you up to playing styles of music that interest you. I'm really excited for our next lesson!

Joe K.

Bronx, NY
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe K.

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I will focus on helping students accomplish their individual musical goals, whether that be learning their favorite songs or becoming a gigging musician. I will tailor a program of songs, excercises, and jamming to the students needs. I am a Grammy credited performing musician with experience teaching in Public Schools, Music Academies, and conservatory programs.

About Joe

Hi there, As you're guitar teacher I will make sure you or your child become the musician you've always wanted to be. I have no set curriculum because I tailor my lessons to each students needs. Want to learn your favorite song? Wanna learn how to jam and solo? Want to prepare to start doing ope

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Jennifer P.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer P.

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If you're looking to quickly learn the basics of guitar, I can help you with that. We begin by learning open chords, then move on to bar chords, and strumming patterns. Again, my lessons cater to each individual student's goals and taste in music.

About Jennifer

Hi, there! My name is Jennifer and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students play by ear, learn to read music, and improvise pop songs. I went to Temple University in Philadelphia and earned a degree in music production. I'm a stress

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Trent W.
Very good natured, and easy to take instruction from.
More suited to electric guitar enthusiasts, than acoustic players. I would recommend Jennifer.
James S.
jENNIFER WAS VERY PATIENT WITH OUR 13 YO GRANDSON WHO IS IN HE AUTISTIC SPECTRUM. HE TOOK 5 LESSONS AS A TRIAL. WE HOPE HE IS NOW INTERESTED IN MUSIC AND MAY CONTINUE WITH LESSONS THIS SUMMER WHEN HE IS OUT OF SCHOOL
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Anjela
Jennifer is best teacher ever!
Very patient with our seven year old, fun and easy lessons,
kid is always very happy to go to class!
Highly recommend!

Brian O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Electronics from Spoon River College
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner
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Brian O.

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I'm a massive people person (which is very helpful when playing guitar) I have a very cool teaching method that makes learning fun .

About Brian

I have played in bands, duets, and as of right now solo. The joy of playing the guitar can be so rewarding , the sound of applause, people dancing, oh yeah getting payed to have a blast. I will make learning the guitar something to look forward to.

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James W.

86 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Awarded Songwriting Award from Beat100.com in the UK
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James W.

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Theory, Harmony, Fretboard Mastery, all aspects of guitar and related equipment. Fingerstyle, Lead guitar, Composing and writing songs for Pop, Rock, Jazz, and Country Genres. "Get it under your fingers fast the G.I.T. way." Integrated approach so you can sing, play, and strum with ease. Songwriting for today's styles.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal

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Rabi
James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you.
Georgia A.
Its been an awesome time learning with James! its so obvious he loves impacting his knowledge of acting and its industry to his students.. There's never a dull moment playing out characters and plotting story lines. Thanks James!!!
Jeyney
This spring semester started off very stressful, but after getting James to tutor me for my music business class it have been a big relief. My grades started going back up and the biggest accomplishment of them all is that I passed my class with a B+. “Thank god out of all the teachers on takelessons.com I chose him.”

James is very caring and understanding and most definitely knows his stuff when it comes to Music business. He really cares about his student’s and really wants to see them win , even when he’s not on the clock with you at the moment he randomly sends you helpful tips and interesting reading files that can help you along the way to become a success artist. I will most definitely keep him around while I'm on my Musical Journey ! and If I were you I would too.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in New York is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $276 per hour.
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- Nino
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Great instructor. Thorough and informative."
- Victor
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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John is patient and he makes learning the guitar fun! His instruction is very encouraging and my son was playing music from the first lesson! We are 100% happy with our choice to go with John!"
- Mandy
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"My son took lessons from Ruben for several years - including being in a rock band led by Ruben. Talk about fun.

Ruben was always prepared and had his lessons planned out. Calm, patient and very skilled. He set a great example for kids and adults.

I would highly recommend Ruben for any type of Guitar lessons you need!

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- Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Ruben D.
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"I have been enjoying my lessons with Eric a lot. He is an extremely talented and knowledgeable musician and teacher. I feel very lucky to have found him. He has clearly laid out a path for me to follow that I know will ultimately lead to the achievement of my goals and is now patiently guiding me down that path. Forget my guitars, amps and pedals; Eric is now the most important tool in my musical arsenal. I wish I would have met him years ago but now that I have I finally know I am on the right track to becoming a great guitar player. Thank you Eric!! You are the man!!"
- David
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"As an older student who has always wanted to play guitar, but didn't know where to start, discovering Linda has made that transition very seamless, and welcoming. Linda has great patience for students of all ages, and can relate to our different learning styles, all the while presenting material in a way that is easy to understand, and with clear goals in the curriculum to help me stay on track. Linda has an amazing ability to teach, and can demonstrate the necessary fine motor skills I am continually learning. I look forward to my lessons every week!"
- Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Mage L.
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"A wonderful teacher, very good. Jesse Sittner"
- Landon
Took Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Excellent, a wealth of knowledge.

Steve is an excellent teacher and a great player. he has a deep knowledge of guitar and other instruments as well. I enjoy taking lessons from him very much and think one would be fortunate to learn from him."
- nick
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"This was the first lesson. I'm starting from scratch with learning all about the guitar. Most of the lesson was spent with Kevin trying to show me how to tune my new guitar. Then there was a glitch with my trying to download the guitartuna app he recommended, so that didn't work. Little disappointed. By lesson #2, my guitar should be fine-tuned. Kevin provided practice lessons. I look forward to practice practice practice. Kevin was patient, very knowledgeable, and seems like a great instructor to learn from. I look forward to the next lesson."
- Monique
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"He worked well with my Son teaching Guitar, he taught him the fundamentals of Guitar and reading music. He was very patient and my Son enjoyed the lessons!"
- Mary
Took Guitar lessons from Rich C.
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Guitar Lessons in New York City

By JP S. - New York City Guitar Teacher

As the busiest city in the United States, New York City has some of the most exciting and challenging opportunities for aspiring guitar artists. So depending on what you want, and how hard you are willing to work for it, living and working here provides one of greatest opportunities you can find in this country!

I live and work mostly in upper Manhattan, but occasionally have gigs in the Village or other places around town. I teach most of my private guitar lessons in NYC up here in Inwood, and while a little noisy at times; this is a way more low-key area than the rest of the island. Plus, on a beautiful spring day we have up to three different parks in easy walking distance from the A train to take our practice outside. My personal favorite is Fort Tryon, with several different unique spots to get the creative juices flowing.

I specialize in rhythm players and singers/songwriters. We work hard to learn the basic techniques and how to tap into your creativity to write songs that really matter to you. If they matter to you, they will matter to someone else. As an instructor, it’s also important that my beginner students understand the history of the styles of music they want to play as well. For example, did you know that just about every form of American popular music (particularly guitar-based music) has its roots in traditional Blues of the early 20th Century? It’s true! We explore how all the pieces fit and what comes before to get us into the future!

My lessons are fun, individually paced and geared to what you want. Sign up with a New York guitar instructor today!

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