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Stephen D.

4 Reviews
Yonkers, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Dutch, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Stephen D.

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My students cover a wide range, from bluegrass to concert classical. The correct technique is the one that will be able to underlay any musical style. For example, if the left hand is flexible and well-formed, then blues, Bach and flamenco all will come more easily. This core is essential, because even at the most beginning stages, the student should be able to play with musical expression. Books I commonly use are Suzuki and Parkening--but I equally commonly use other materials.

About Stephen

I have been playing music on the violin since the age of 7, composing since I was 14, and playing and performing on the guitar since I was 18. I've written a lot of music, and this past spring had works performed in Virginia and two in Manhattan. I have taught music for over 15 years, in college

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Sandra
Stephen is amazing and talented. He is very understanding of the initial frustration of learning a new instrument and makes it interesting and fun.
Megan
Mr. D is a very good teacher at violin. I give him 5 stars because he is nice and a good teacher.
Eve
Stephen has been teaching my son Classical Guitar lessons for over four years now, and he is one of the best music instructors we've had. Stephen is a very motivated and inspiring teacher, my son absolutely loves his music classes. We are happy to have a truly dedicated teacher, who loves working with kids and is able to pass his genuine passion for music to others. Thank you, Stephen!

John L.

16 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.

John R.

2 Reviews
Pelham, NY
Starting at $40
  • Phd in Ethnomusicology from NYU
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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John R.

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I will teach you to sing and play your favorite songs and write your own!

About John

*** Travel Equipment *** I do not provide any equipment. I expect my students to have their own instruments, amplifiers and music. *** Specialties *** I am proficient in all guitar styles including blues, jazz, rock, folk and classical. I have a PhD in music and have been a professional music

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Janie ..
John was so great ! He showed everything i asked for & some extra chord and strumming techniques
Barb S.
John is a wonderful teacher extremely patient.
I highly recommend him
Dina
John was great

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Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel K.

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Wide range of studies.

About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more
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Dennis B.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies, (Summa Cum Laude) from Howard University, Washington D.C.
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Dennis B.

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I teach all levels of guitar in the areas of rock, blues and jazz, but I really focus more on the musical skills need to play guitar in any style. These include a thorough chord vocabulary, experience playing rhythm guitar, and a complete progressive study of scales and their use in improvisation (lead guitar) starting with pentatonic scales and progressing to major scales, different forms of minor scales and modes. All scales are learned in multiple positions and the student learns to perform with them in any key. In every lesson the student and I play exercises and study materials together to make actual music from the materials being studied.

About Dennis

I have been teaching guitar for 25 years in the Washington DC metro area. I work with students 12 years of age and up, but I am especially experienced at teaching adult students regardless of whether they are beginners or have previous guitar experience. I have performed in acoustic Celtic, new age

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Tom
Dennis has been a wonderful guitar teacher and mentor for me over the last 18 months or so. I am in my mid-50s and was starting essentially as a beginner when I signed up to work with Dennis. Thanks to Dennis' patient and individualized approach, I have made great strides and am pleased with how I have progressed. While he is a very accomplished guitarist, he is also a very experienced teacher. Dennis' teaching approach is not to ask the student to follow a rigid learning plan or replicate the journey he took to mastering the guitar, but rather focuses on tailoring the lessons to the student's abilities, musical interests, time constraints, learning modes, etc. The bottom line is that I enjoy working with Dennis each week and practicing what he has taught me.

The pandemic has obviously thrown a big wrench into the giving of guitar lessons. Before, Dennis was teaching me at his house. We now meet online using the Takelessons platform. Online lessons took some getting used to and are clearly not optimal, but I think Dennis has become more and more adept at making it work as well as possible.

I heartily recommend Dennis as a guitar teacher.
Mike M.
Dennis is easygoing and great to work with.
Mark H.
This was my first ever guitar lesson and I thought it was a blast. The instructor took the time to explain best practices and why they were so important. I also really enjoyed seeing the instructor's passion for the guitar and that passion made the whole experience even better!

Sam M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sam M.

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The most important thing to me is to keep the student interested and engaged in the lessons. This way learning guitar is easy and fun, not a struggle. A great place to start is by learning songs you enjoy listening to. Then later moving on, applying theory and scales to the songs we have learned.

About Sam

Hi! I'm a recent graduate of Berklee College of music where I majored in professional music. This included music theory and guitar instruction, as well as reading and writing music notation and charts in different styles. I also play frequently, including shows at The 9:30 Club, The Howard Theater

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Jaye
Terrible experience. I bought a package of 20 lessons for my 9yo nephew. He looked forward to it ever day from Xmas to the first week of January. Sam canceled the first lesson only 2hours prior its beginning. Then canceled the second lesson 10 minutes before he was supposed to be there because he “forgot” he had a “recording session today”. During the only lesson my nephew had, Sam didn’t show any ability to tailor a lesson to a child. Instead he gave him a pick, which dismayed me, and taught him a rock song we never heard of.
When I contacted the company they were very nice about it but I had to challenge their vetting process of teachers.
Dara
It was an excellent lesson! I really learned a lot from it. I was able to learn one song and start on a second on my first lesson only! Definitely recommend Sam to anyone thinking about picking up the guitar!
Karen ..
Sam is awesome! He listened to my learning objectives and background, he instructs clearly (and kindly), and I’m super stoked for my next lesson.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Somers, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Somers is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Ethan's personality and teaching approach has made the last 3 months of learning guitar very enjoyable and inspiring! His playing and compositions amazed me from the very first lesson. His teaching environment is very beautiful and professional (he lives in an artist loft) I've recommended him to friends who've started taking lessons with him as well! :)"
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"My son has been taking guitar from Daniel for a little less than 6 months and it's surpassed my expectations. Daniel's outgoing personality is perfect for an on-line lesson. He allows my child to choose the style and just guides him as he learns. It's been a great experience. HIGHLY recommend anyone who wants to learn to play the guitar in the convenience of their own home."
Beth
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"James teaches how to play the guitar with proper technique. He teaches music theory which is essential in becoming a true musician. He is also very patient and easy to learn from. If you are serious about learning how to play guitar this is the best place to start. I have had three lessons and already feel much more confident in my guitar knowledge and playing abilities."
Lucas
Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Jordan got me right into the songs I wanted to learn."
Cory
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Geoff has been excellent (my daughter is the student). He teaches theory and tailors his instruction to match skill level while challenging her to reach the next level."
Camille
Took Guitar lessons from Geoff S.
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"Awesome first lesson! Am so excited we found Mr. B! Thank you!!"
Lane
Took Guitar lessons from Aleksis B.
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"We were thoroughly impressed by Joe's approach to teaching music. He has a holistic approach that includes explaining how music relates to someone's ability to express his or herself. He also spends time explaining how guitar (lead) relates to the other instruments within a band. Then he proceeded to use RockSmith to help my son finally nail those cords, which he successfully did after a few tries. We are enthusiastic about our son continuing his musical journey with Joe."
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from Joe B.
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"Trevor is a fantastic teacher. He very carefully nudges you along the journey of playing the guitar. I am very happy I found him!"
David S.
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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"I really enjoy taking lessons with Ryan! He took time to really listen to and understand what my goals are and is helping me work towards them, which is no small feat for a complete beginner. He explains new concepts in ways I can understand and I feel comfortable asking for clarification if there is something I'm having trouble with. He also gives me a variety of different exercises (chords, scales, picking, strumming, full songs) to keep things interesting and to keep me engaged. I also like that he adds in a little music theory so that I know why I'm doing what I'm doing. In all Ryan is kind, chill, accommodating, talented, and thoughtful, so I would definitely recommend him as a teacher."
Liz
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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