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Jonathan F.

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Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan F.

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Real guitar lessons, real training no gimmicks and no games and no unrealistic expectations, I have a straightforward approach to teaching the guitar in judgement free, laid back, and fun environment. I teach and speak in a way “non-musicians” can understand! So if learning the guitar in a fun way and learning at your own pace sounds like fun, then sign up with me!

About Jonathan

My name is Jonathan, I’ve been playing guitar and studying the guitar for over 15 years and I’ve been teaching with TakeLessons for 5 years. The minute I started learning the guitar I couldn’t stop. After purchasing many books and DVDs I came across a Gospel Guitar DVD by the amazing and incomparab

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Lessons with Jonathan are really great! He has incredible talent and makes learning really accessible. I really appreciate the perfect balance of learning and having fun along with the theory when it applies to what we are doing. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
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Mason B.

New City, NY
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Mason B.

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Have you or your kids always wanted to learn to play an instrument? Let me help you learn your favorite songs and explore new repertoire as we dive into what it means to make music! I am passionate about helping students create, discover, and inspire others. We will cover fundamental topics related to both technique and theory in the context of music that gets you excited! By studying the rich traditions that are jazz, classical, rock, pop, blues, folk, etc., we will pave the way for you to create music of your own. Reach out to me if you think we may be a good match!

About Mason

Hi there! My name is Mason! I am originally from the state of Maine, but have recently relocated to the great state of New York. Since moving, I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to experience the great food and diverse culture NY has to offer! When I'm not teaching the little ones their numbers, col

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Loren P.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Loren P.

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I play guitar, ukulele, charango, piano, and I sing! I've been a musician since 2000, and I've successfully turned a hobby into something my husband and I have been doing full time for several years. For beginners, something that works best is taking a song that you LOVE and turning it into your anthem on the instrument of your choice. So pick your song and message me!

About Loren

I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learnin

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Noah D.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English (North American)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Noah D.

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Whether you're a beginner, an intermediate or advanced, my electric guitar lessons cater to all!

All ages are welcome! We will definitely learn songs, but in order to truly become an amazing musician you must also focus on building strong technique. Taking lessons with me will ensure that you’ll be able to learn songs and parts by ear. No more tabs! Here’s what we’ll focus on:
- building technique
- transcribing songs and solos
- learning theory
- ear training
- learning to read

Feel free to message me at any time if you have any questions!

About Noah

Hello and thank you for showing interest in lessons with me! My name is Noah and I’ve been a musician for 15 years. I graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts with a Bachelors degree in Jazz composition. When I first started playing the guitar I loved 80’s and classic ro

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Gave great honest feedback. Had great understanding of what student will be required to do in auditions. Took his time to really understand the students interests and talent evaluation to develop a plan suited for them
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Great experience!! Noah understood my musical needs and immediately started to help me with my skills limitations.

Michael B.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Michael B.

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I am a recent Berklee College of Music graduate living in Chicago. At Berklee, I was the first rock/metal guitarist to receive the "Jimi Hendrix Award." This award is given to the best guitarist at the school. I've played and studied many styles of music ranging from classical, traditional, blues, country, rock, and metal.
Besides teaching, I have a passion for songwriting and performance. Here in Chicago, I am currently playing with various bands and writing my own music. My teaching style is very "goal-oriented," and I will teach students to set short-term goals, medium goals, and then demonstrate to them how reaching the short and medium-term goals leads to accomplishing long-term goals. I envision teaching much like my teachings at Berklee where once my lesson was finished, I only wanted to go home and learn more. If you want to learn multiple styles from someone who is truly passionate about the instrument, I'm your guy!

About Michael

Hello, my name is Michael! I have been playing guitar since I was 10-years old. Aside from being a teacher, performer, and songwriter, I would define myself as a "guitar nerd" because I love every aspect of playing. I still practice every day and have an insatiable hunger for new opportunities to p

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Colin C.
I'm 2 lessons in and so far Michael has been a great teacher. He is exceptionally skilled and has a wealth of knowledge to share, as well as being very good at listening to what I am trying to accomplish and creating well thought out exercises to help me progress. Highly recommended!
Lori
Michael has incredible patience with students from beginner to extremely advanced. His excitement about mastering guitar is infectious. He instills confidence in any student and is genuinely thrilled when they achieve their goals. I highly recommend Michael as a teacher.
Sarah
Michael is an amazing guitar player! He is extremely disciplined with a wide array of experiences. He was acclaimed by peers and professors at Berklee. Michael brings the dedication and talent that will help students succeed. If you want to learn from the best of the best, learn from Michael!

Warren M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Bachelor of Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Warren M.

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Learn electric guitar styles; pop, classic rock, blues and jazz.

About Warren

I began my musical journey at an early age. My early influences were my mother who was trained as a classical pianist / visual artist and father who played Johnny Cash and Ventures tunes on the guitar. Growing up music was always in the around the house. From Debussy, Ravel, Tchaikovsky to folk, co

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Blake
Warren was my first and only private lesson teacher outside of a school program. I first started taking lessons with Warren back in 2012 when I was 12 years old. At this time I got my first guitar and had no prior music knowledge. After a few lessons, Warren taught me the very basic blues progression and made it very fun and interesting. My first few lessons is the reason I stuck with him for 6 years and kept returning weekly. Throughout those years Warren shaped me to become my own as a musician by teaching me how to play the instrument as a whole rather than songs (although we did go over plenty of essential songs). As I grew as a musician with more questions, Warren presented me with practices, theory, and other concepts to give me all the answers I was looking for. I highly recommend him as a teacher as he will work with you and be loyal to your musical journey. He was even generous enough to teach me some basic piano! I would not be as involved in music as I am now if I had any other teacher.
Prithvi
My son is learning to play acoustic guitar from Warren McDonald and has been doing so for several years. Warren is an excellent guitar and music teacher. First he is formally trained and clearly has a strong theoretical music background. His teaching style and personality and knowledge of various musical genres is well suited to teaching musicians of all ages and interests. I have heard Warren play classical guitar and classic rock and folk guitar music. He also is a fine pianist. He has inpsired my son who is 15 and has been taught how to play some fairly impressive classic rock and instrumental pieces. I highly recommend Warren McDonald.
Noah
I have studied with Warren for several years. He has helped me grasp music theory and enabled me to take my playing to the next level. I highly recommend Warren to anyone looking to start with the guitar and also for students looking for a new direction with their playing.

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Average Cost of Electric Guitar Lessons in Somers, NY

The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in Somers is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
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"Ahmad is a fantastic teacher. No matter what skill level you are coming in, he can make you better. He makes sure that lessons focus on the songs/topics that you are interested in and has great patience.

Many times we think of learning guitar, or music in general, as a daunting task, but Ahmad has shown me how to think about playing guitar in a way that is approachable. He does a great job of mixing in theory where appropriate/necessary and will give more confidence in your ability to learn this great instrument than you have ever had!"
Luke
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Eric is an awsome teacher. I have been with him a little over a year and have learned so much. Eventhough it is online, it is just like he is right there with you"
Thomas
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"I have been taking guitar lessons with Nick Russo since February 2018. In my opinion, Nick Russo is a terrific musician and an outstanding teacher. He is an active gigging musician with an encyclopedic knowledge of music theory and music history and is well-versed in various types of music including,but not limited to classical, jazz, metal, folk, world music, etc., etc. Nick comes from a musical family and is very passionate about music, and this comes accross loud and clear in his lessons.He lives and breathes music.

I came to Nick after taking lessons for several years with another teacher. I liked this teacher very much, and the lessons only ended because the teacher moved to another geographic location. Although I did like this teacher, the lessons were starting to get stale and repetitious. When I started working with Nick that feeling was turned around. Lessons with Nick are very stimulating and interesting. Although Nick knows sight reading and theory well, he places a great emphasis on aural (ear) training. I have worked with him learning intervals, scales and songs, using my ears instead of my head. It’s a little hard to explain, but it’s a very organic kind of way to learn music. You learn the instrument more intuitively and I have had a number of’ “aha” moments when some pattern or connection or aspect of theory makes sense in a deep way. In the time that I’ve worked with Nick, my knowledge of the fretboard, and my ability to figure things out by ear has improved tremendously although I still have a long way to go.

Nick is also an incredibly kind and compassionate person, and he has shown a great deal of patience when working with me. If I don’t understand something he will try to break it down or present it in such a way that it finally makes sense to me. He has also worked a lot with me on my technique, and has tried to help me play more efficiently and ergonomically. Earlier in my guitar playing career, I developed

tendonitis in my left hand from playing. In addition, I have chronic lower back problems. Nick has made numerous helpful suggestions so that I don’t exacerbate these problems or injure myself again. One suggestion that was particularly helpful was to use a bass guitar strap for my electric guitar. Because the bass strap is much wider than a regular guitar strap, the weight is more evenly distributed across my back, resulting in less back strain.

I began my lessons with Nick face-to-face, but this changed to video due to the coronavirus pandemic. We utilize Skype and it seems to work pretty well, although there’s no substitute for meeting in person. Nick seems very adept at working in this modality. For example, he will have me position the camera so he can see how I am playing something. He will also provide close-ups of his own fingering to show me how he is playing something. In addition, Nick sends his students notes regarding the most salient points of each session. This is something he did even prior to the pandemic. Nick allows me to audio tape the sessions, and when I am able to go through the tape I gain an even deeper understanding of whatever was covered.

In short I feel that Nick is great person and a terrific teacher and that I was very lucky to have found him. I would recommend him to anyone with no reservation."
Jim
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"I had a great session with Matthew covering some theory, blues chord patterns and scales - a lot covered in an hour and lots of things for me to practice in the meantime. Looking forward to the next lesson. Two thumbs up!"
Dan
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matthew M.
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"Greg has been able to help me with all my questions about effects, amps and the terminology associated with their settings and what they actually do for any of my electric guitar setups !"
Michael
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Ben is a great teacher. He is always on time, very easy to comunicate with, and he gets along great with my son. He cares about my son’s progress and whether he enjoys his lessons. My son really likes him and is very excited about his lessons, and I can tell by the progress he has made."
Venelina
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Benjamin E.
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"I haven't had lessons in a long time. But I wanted to get back into them as I feel like I missed alot on my musical journey as a guitar player. Greg knew right away where to start to get me going on the right path. He explains things in a way that's easy to understand and I have alot of fun learning from him."
Matthew
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Had a great lesson with Dave! Fast-paced and challenging, I felt like he really made good use of our time!"
Nicole
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"Jeff is an excellent guitar teacher and phenomenal guitar player. He is also a nice guy and very knowledgeable about guitar theory. I highly recommend him if you are looking for lessons."
Rhett
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"I took lessons from Matt for just about ten years and it was a great experience! I'd gladly recommend him to anybody, regardless of prior experience playing guitar."
Dylan
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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