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Eric C.

Henrietta, NY
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music from Mansfield University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric C.

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I am a nurturing and encouraging teacher. Learning the guitar as a child was really difficult and frustrating for me and I haven't forgotten about it. This helps me guide students through the different stages of learning that often have new students giving up before they've given themselves a chance.

Lessons are tailored to the needs/interests of the student unless they prefer that I guide them in a direction that I see fit. I've been playing and teaching for 25 years. Don't let my degrees in classical guitar give you the wrong idea about me. I also love rock, blues, country and pop.

About Eric

My name is Eric and I love the guitar, music and teaching. I enjoy getting to know my students and helping them achieve their goals. From learning new songs and chords to learning how to read notation I can definitely help you!

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Kenton D.

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Rochester, NY
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kenton D.

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I believe music can change the world.

Lessons with me start with a no-nonsense plan to growing as an artist on the guitar. With my program you will get a customized path with a healthy mix of foundational theory, skills, and (most importantly) playing fun songs!

Message today to see if we'll be a good match, I can't wait to share music with you!

About Kenton

Hi, there! My name is Kenton and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2019 and have loved helping my students learn the basics of guitar, music theory, and musicianship. I went to SUNY Brockport and earned a degree in Psychology in 2016. Following my undergrad I took a

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Jameson B.
My son has had a total of 3 virtual guitar instructors all of whom he has really liked but Kenton is his absolute favorite. “I like all of my instructors but Kenton is really the best, he really listens to me and takes into account what I know and what I want to learn when making my lesson. He’s really fun and great at his job”
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Hillary
Kenton is an amazing instructor. I wasn't sure anyone would have enough patience to teach my 7 yr old daughter, but he has such a gift for working with kids that she is actually learning to play and looks forward to every lesson! She is starting to understand how to read music, and Kenton's enthusiasm and encouragement are making it such a fun process. I would recommend him to anyone of any age, at any point of their musical journey!
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Joseph M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph M.

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Multi-instrumentalism is my focus. Whether your want to sing and play, or use your guitar as a percussion instrument- maybe some looping? We’re going to work towards making your playing as complete and dynamic as possible! Understanding a wide array of instruments with allow you to express yourself now matter the situation, and we’re only a few short weeks from getting there.
If you’re a beginner we’ll start with the basics of rhythm, harmony, and melody.
If you’ve got some playing under your belt we’ll dive straight into cultivating your strengths.
I can’t wait to hear from you.

About Joseph

When I first started playing music it was a compulsion. There were some old paint buckets in the backyard of my parent’s house and I had found a pair of plastic sticks that came with a set of toy electronic drums (I had few younger siblings). I played until the sticks eventually broke. I realized t

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Rachel B.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Rachel B.

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I specialize in beginner/intermediate level basics, with rock and blues genres specifically. I focus extensively on the topics of improvisation and on developing your personal voice on the instrument, along with solid, natural technique.

I believe in growing as a guitarist not just through technical proficiency, but also in overall musicianship. My approach to learning songs is not just being able to play a song, but to understand why it works, and how you can translate the things you hear into techniques and ideas you can utilize in your own songwriting.

About Rachel

I'm a guitarist based out of the Atlanta, GA area with 9+ years experience playing, teaching and performing music. My influences cover a wide spectrum, and I'm most at home playing in a blues, rock or indie style. I am currently working on a certificate in jazz guitar from Berklee College of Mu

Stephen O.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from UMass Amherst
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Stephen O.

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With over 4 years of teaching experience, 6 years of gigging and playing the guitar for 14 years, I have cultivated a unique approach to teaching the guitar. I take the time to listen to my students, hear their struggles and dreams and create a lesson plan that is truly individual. I've worked with beginners who've never touched a guitar to professionals looking to broaden their horizons, all ages too! I am a very professional, motivated and flexible teacher looking to help you learn the guitar!

About Stephen

Hi there! My name is Steve and I have my Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Performance for guitar. I've been playing the guitar for over 15 years now and have been teaching for over 5 years. I can play Jazz, Bluegrass, Rock, Pop, Fusion, Funk, Jam and Singer/Songwriter. Any of these genres I'm able

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Kamille
Steve is a great teacher! He is positive, patient, and professional. So glad we found him!
Henrique
Steven is incredibly experienced and so attentive. I’m really enjoying our lessons together and have learned so much in a short period of time. I absolutely recommend Steven to anyone wanting to learn guitar (in any level you might be in - he’s an expert).
Shawna
Steve is a great instructor for my 6 year old daughter. She says, “he’s the best guitar teacher in the whole wide world because he understands what I want to do and he makes it fun for me.”
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Prophet C.

84 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Basic from Granada Hills Highschool
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Prophet C.

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If you desire to learn Acoustic guitar in a practical format that will allow you to learn and grow very quickly then I am the perfect teacher for this. You can learn Popular Songs, Worship Music, original Songwriting and much more.

About Prophet

Prophet C. is professionally known as The Prophet X. He is a professional rap artist, music production company owner, record label owner, website design company owner and more. Currently, Prophet is teaching all of the following classes both in students home locations, in his Teaching Studio and

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Chasity Pitts
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SUSAN
helps me get out of my comfort zone and grow but also does it well.
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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Rochester, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Rochester is $69. 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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"Jeremy is a phenomenal guitar teacher. I had no experience at all playing the guitar and he made me feel so at ease. When I walked in I knew nothing when I walked out I knew how to play the C chord:). Very excited about my journey with Jeremy and my guitar 🌞"
Shannon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeremy R.
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"When I decided to take guitar lessons I couldn't have chose a better teacher. Rina is a great teacher! She is patient and kind and she makes sure you really understand the material. I have learned so much and I'm glad to say that I will continue to learn the most I can about playing the guitar from Rina!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rina M.
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"great teacher and explains everything very carfully"
Shawn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I came to Eric with very little guitar experience, through the course of a few months Eric has helped me improve my guitar skills noticeably.

Eric is a very knowledgable teacher, he’s approach to teaching is humble and very effective, he let’s me play what I want and quickly narrows in on improvements and challenges for each session.

Taking lessons with Eric has helped me tremendously elevate my guitar playing rapidly, as an experienced teacher and talented guitar player he knows when to balance music theory with rhythm, scales and chords for each session.

I’m a big fan, I would recommend anyone to play with Eric and learn from him!"
Susse Sønderby
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Jordan is simply awesome. He creates a learning lesson based on you. Your skill level, musical preferences, and whatever else will help you learn and progress. Thanks Jordan!"
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"I started taking lessons with Dan randomly but quickly grew to enjoy and appreciate his unassuming style and incredible versatility so much that I signed up both my kids. And now they love him too. I can't recommend Dan highly enough."
Nathanael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"I have had a year's worth of lessons with Michael- our first lesson was 1 Feb 2016. When we hit our anniversary, I wrote down what I was able to accomplish because of his efforts in helping me to learn to play the guitar. I went from knowing NOTHING about the guitar to playing in 3 regular "gigs" (as he calls them) during our 1 year of lessons together. I would call that a success.

I had the guitar for a year before lessons, but with only using Youtube video tutorials and zero experience, I was not dedicated enough to learn anything on my own. So, that guitar just sat there until I ran across this site and chose Michael for my very first lesson, 1 Feb 2016. Well it is now 1 year later and after a year's worth of lessons, I want to publish a review. Michael was very patient with me. I am a very busy homeschooling mom. Originally, I signed up for guitar lessons thinking that it was an affordable option for me to learn and then teach my children- but it ended up being really fun for me to be able to play a tune all on my own! Well, after only 6 months of hard work, I joined (and still continue to play) on my church's praise and worship team. Michael helped me with questions about the music I was given to play. I knew NOTHING before and now I am on a worship team! I have also been asked to play in other places- it is all because of this teacher. I had A LOT of questions and Michael did an exceptional job explaining things without the frustration I would have had since I am not able to physically touch their guitar or their fingers. Before I joined the team, I emailed Michael songs that I was interested in learning how to play and he figured out the chords and strumming patterns and would teach me the song. He would record himself playing back the song (slow and then normal tempo) as well as provide a written tab or whatever it was that I needed in order to "get it."

I made a recording to document my journey (video below with a link to the written part). I know it's not the best, but I know from where I came and how far I had come with the guitar. If you are looking for a teacher who takes any kind of music that you are interested in and helps you reach your goals- whatever they might be for the guitar- then this guy is your guy. Thank you Michael for all of your hard work. Also, thank you for for being so patient with me when I did not do my homework as much as I should have. Your accountability and grace kept me going. Look at me now!!! https://youtu.be/l8yixvi1ohM"
Sejana
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"My son was very comfortable with Mr. Tomas. My son is very young, but Mr. Tomas gave him a shot. I appreciate his patience and willingness to be flexible with my sons 3-year old personality. I also learned a lot to practice with my son. Thank you Mr. Tomas!"
Paton
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"Great 1st lesson, excited for the next one."
Mark
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Highly knowledgeable and an excellent teacher. Always finds a way to make lessons entertaining."
Jordan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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