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Alan R.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Alan R.

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Includes: technique efficiency and clarity, fretboard knowledge, practice skills, reading skills, improvisation, harmony with applications for the guitar, rhythm training, jazz guitar, melodic improvisation, chord soloing, and more.

The student's interests and goals are always the priority.

About Alan

Alan Retamozo is an active composer-guitarist based out of Austin, TX. His extensive composition and performance experience includes appearances with: Adam Rudolph and GO Organic Orchestra, Austin New Music Co-op, Revel, New Media Art and Sound Summit (COTFG), Density 512, Liminal Sound Series, So

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ChristineP
Alan is very encouraging and talented. He knows just how to keep Solly interested and motivated! Finally, a great guitar teacher. Hip, hip, hooray!
AntonioR
Alan is a great teacher and he is very especific with guitar theory also very patient.
YanaS
Super great

Wonderful instructor! My son enjoy his lessons very much. Thank you so much, dear Alan.

Emily J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 13; Female: 5 and up
  • Architectural Engineering from University of Texas at Austin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Emily J.

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Want to play your favorite songs on the guitar? I will help you build a solid foundation on learning guitar and beginning to write your own music. All ages are welcome. Each lesson is customized to the needs of each student. Send me a message and let's get started!

About Emily

I am a guitarist and songwriter based out of Austin, TX. I currently attend the University of Texas and lead worship at locations in the North Austin area. I have 7 years of guitar playing experience along with 5 years experience playing in bands and working with other artists. In addition to p

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Julian J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Speaks Hebrew, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Jazz Performance from Berkee College of Music
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Julian J.

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I have been teaching for the past 8 years, and have worked with any age or skill level you can imagine. This has allowed me to create a methodology that will make sure you obtain the foundation you need in order to thrive at playing an instrument, but never lose track of what kind of music you're looking towards learning, and where your interests lie. I also have extensive performing experience having played and learned styles such as Flamenco (my first introduction to music), Jazz (I have a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Jazz Performance), Rock, Blues, Classical music and many more.

About Julian

I have a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a Masters Degree from Queens College in Jazz performance, studying under musicians such as Mike Moreno, Antonio Hart, Alain Mallet, David Berkman, Michael Mossman, Tim Miller and many

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Aaron
Our lessons with Julian are eye opening. He showed me many great exercises to become a better guitarist. He has a great attitude and knows a lot about music! If you want to learn guitar, Julian is the perfect teacher. Always looking forward to my lessons.
Nick
If you're serious about learning Guitar, you should talk to Julian. Seriously, my playing has improved exponentially since studying with him, 100% recommended!
Mike
Julian is the man! I started learning guitar from him a while ago and I can't believe how far we've come. I can now play some songs by myself, even learn them without his assistance. I had this idea that I wasn't cut for music making (I used to play some violin when I was younger, never got any good at it) but I couldn't resist the idea of learning how to play some guitar. Thanks to Julian (and his patience!) I no longer feel like I'm unable to do this. Take a lesson with him, you wont regret it!

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Richard G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
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Richard G.

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I do not teach guitar for readers or cover artists. If you want to learn how to find your own style and build on what is unique and valuable in what you play, I can help you.

I typically can't offer much to an already advanced player as they've already acquired and embedded habits I will train less experienced players to either avoid or incorporate from a creative rather than copy-cat methodology.

Students will be taught "Expressive Practicing", a technique emphasizing skills earned through inspired playing. This is a highly individualized method based on the students instinctive capabilities such as having an natural "ear". Fundamentals are taught as applied through a run-before-you-walk set of exercises and structured improvisation techniques.

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa
Rick W.
Richard got me off to a great start with my new camera.
Frankie L.
Hi Richard!

Thanks again for your time and info yesterday. I will email you soon, and we will figure out when we should meet for our next class.

Have a great day!

Frankie
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Ian M.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Ian M.

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I started playing guitar originally in 1991. I picked up bass and ukulele (and then over the ensuing years, gradually a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then people

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I have taken guitar lessons in the past and wanted to revisit one of my passions again. I decided to take lessons with Ian since he is in my neighborhood and I’m really glad I did. Ian has been very patient and attentive to my learning style. As our lessons have progressed so has the direction of each class. It’s really cool to see how all the concepts we have gone over build on each other. I feel like Ian really goes above and beyond to learn about his students and what they are hoping to achieve. Ian has also been very flexible with my work schedule. After several months of lessons with Ian I can say I’ve learned several things from finger picking, timing, and reading notes. I can’t wait to continue my journey!
Juie S.
I wish I could leave a review on his teaching but unfortunately, I couldn't even experience his teaching prowess. I gifted 5 in-home guitar lessons to my fiance as a birthday present. After speaking to Takelesson representatives I was told that we were in Ian's in home radius. Ian did not teach my fiance because he did not find "parking", which felt like a little bit of an unreasonable answer. When my fiance asked to be taught on weekdays he declined that too and instead offered online classes. The point of in-home is flexibility and 1:1 attention and we were disappointed that we could not have that opportunity due to how unaccommodating it felt. Would like to leave feedback to both Ian and Takelessons to include these nuances as customers are often really excited only to be let down.
Jen K.
Ian is an incredible teacher. Very patient and professional. The way he teaches is very straight forward and easy to understand. I can’t wait to learn more & more... less than a week has passed since my lesson. I already feel so comfortable with my ukulele,
All the utube lessons were useless for me. I realized this after 1 lesson with Ian. The frustration factor on utube was a waste of time for me. I am so happy I chose ian & this company.
Thank you so much, jen

Alex M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2015
  • B.A. with Honors in Music from William Paterson University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Alex M.

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I've been playing guitar for over 15 years and have been teaching for 3. I'm patient and capable of breaking down concepts in a way that is both fun and easy to understand. You will feel more confident and notice improvement after your first lesson.

• All ages and skill levels welcome
• Learn on acoustic or electric
• Flexible policy
• FREE lesson materials and tabs provided

About Alex

Alex Marucci is a guitarist, songwriter and composer from Union, NJ. Before receiving his bachelors from William Paterson University, he studied guitar with some of the top musicians in the world at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He has received instruction from Guthrie Govan (Asia, A

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Rensselaer, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Rensselaer is $66. 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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"I think Curtis is a very very great teacher he taught me many songs. From Elijah .P"
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Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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"Jeff is a knowledgeable and dedicated teacher. If you want to learn a song that he doesn't already know, he can figure it out, often on the spot. His ear for music is a benefit for his students. In addition to knowing music, he is kind and compassionate. Don't let one disgruntled review turn you away, because, as you can see from the numerous other reviewers, Jeff knows music and he knows how to teach. You will not be disappointed."
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"Erik was a great teacher. He was really nice and friendly. He was always available for questions outside of the lessons so always willing to help out. As an intermediate player I would highly recommend Erik to anyone else."
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"Mike is a great guy who thru knows how to motivate and nurture talents buried deep inside.He shows genuine interest in helping his students reach their goals."
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"He's awesome and really understanding. I can't wait to work with him further."
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"Teresa is a fabulous music teacher! She's very knowledgeable, caring and very passionate about music. We are very thankful we have found her. :)

Keep up the awesome work Teresa!"
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