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David R.

17 Reviews
Brewster, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's Degree / Bachelor of Music - Conservatory of Music - Concentration: Studio Composition from State University of New York College at Purchase
  • Awarded Most Improved Studio Composition Student, Purchase College April 1997, from Purchase College
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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 ...

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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

Tara L.

19 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music and their less

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Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
Jillian A.
Anaiyah
Pure Awesomeness!
Thank you Ms. Tara.
Respect.

John L.

16 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
  • Awarded Most Valuable Soloist from Berkely Jazz Fest 1995
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John L.

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I tried to teach guitar in the same manner in which I teach every instrument. First I teach students the rudiments of the instrument. Also I teach them how to read and a bit of music theory. From that point I like to follow the students lead. They bring in songs that they would like to learn, or possibly how to play lead guitar, or how to finger pick. At every point I try to point out general aspects of music that need to be learned from the material that they choose.

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
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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James S.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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James S.

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Lessons with me are super fun and worth while. I don’t like to cover scales unless we will use them or a piece we are learning covers it! I always try and make the music fun and worth while.

About James

I play and teach music in a part of Tennessee called Chattanooga. You might have heard of Chattanooga from the song Chattanooga Choo Choo! I love to play and teach music and try to always make it fun, sometimes music is hard work though! But everything in life worth while takes some work. I’d love

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Dan H.

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  • Master of music education from NYC
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan H.

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I have am a New York native with a master degree from NYU. I have taught students from kindergarten up to people in there 80’s. My belief is to give students the ability to teach themselves. I am current in different learning styles and how people learn. I love to take songs and teach not only the parts but break down the what why and how.

About Dan

My name is Daniel Harvey. I currently live in key west and preform 300 plus shows a year. I have been teaching over 20 years and have school and real word touring experience. I have preform with Zac Brown Band, Edwin McCain, Glenn Tilbrook of squeeze and many others. I have wore many different hat

Ben C.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ben C.

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I enjoy passing on wisdom gained from years of playing in professional bands and studying music to people of all ages. I maintain a relaxed, anxiety-free teaching style that is focused on the individual goals of each student, no matter what their level of experience and stylistic preferences might be. You'll be playing fun songs right away, learn how to jam with anyone, and you'll have a blast!

About Ben

I play guitar for Video Game Metal band PowerGlove, as well as modern progressive metal band Lattermath. PowerGlove tours the US and Canada regularly with bands such as Dragonforce, mc chris, Symphony X, and Sonata Arctica. I have played on the Summer Slaughter Tour, and have appeared at Video Ga

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Putnam Valley, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Putnam Valley is $66. 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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"I would recommend Jimmy to anyone that is serious about learning guitar or music theory. With his strategic approach to teaching the material, you will not only understand music, but you will know how to create your own right on the spot. His lessons are very knowledgeable and most of all fun. He is a patient teacher and will guide you on the correct path you so can become the greatest musician in a very short time. I have been training with him for little over a year and my skills already surpassed others that have been for multiple years. Teachers like Jimmy are rare and very hard to find. If you are serious about music then you should train with Jimmy. See the results faster than you ever thought were possible."
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"Indigo has been such a pleasant surprise! She is caring and dedicated to helping me improve every week. She is working with a beginner and has had a lot of patience. I look forward to her coming every week and am grateful for her. She’s an amazing guitarist/singer and has a deep knowledge of teaching. I recommend her to everyone!"
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"Today Remi taught me some more advamced guitar skills and songs. I am making faster progress on the guitar with Remi as my instructor than I have with any other suitar teacher."
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"Joel is a great instructor he is so calm and incouroging! He make it fun!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Joel B.
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"I enjoyed lesson he very polite friendly looking forward to remaining lesson I want to read music take from paper to instrument be able to play any all types music"
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"Eric KNOWS HIS STUFF

Eric is a true musician, through and through. Not only is his passion instantly detectable, but his extensive background in music provides a solid foundation from which he bases his teachings off of. It is with this approach, fusing a wealth of knowledge and experience with a solid love for what he does, that makes Eric a remarkable teacher. I highly recommend him for anyone looking to expand their musical abilities."
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"Concetta is a very talented instructor. She is easy to follow and quite patient. I'm so grateful for choosing her are my teacher. You can't do better!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Concetta A.
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"Albert is able to relate to students of all ages, very well and give them a solid foundation. I was eight years old when I began taking lessons from him and he gave me a foundation in Rock, Blues, and Acoustic guitar that has lasted a life time. Albert is a very patient teacher and very talented musician."
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Took Guitar lessons from Albert M.
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