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David S.

8 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......

Ashley W.

East Orange, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashley W.

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Learn how to play the guitar while using your favorite songs to support what you’re learning.

About Ashley

Ashley is a multi-instrumentalist with a deep love for both music and teaching. She strongly believes that the arts help further one's skills in nearly every discipline. Primarily, Ashley is a saxophonist. She also plays the bass, cello, and pitched percussion' as well as sings. All of her music le

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Angelique T.
I really appreciate it as we patients with me being an adult and never took singing lessons I did not understand certain terms such as active and certain ranges and she explained everything and gave me examples which I was able to pick up on. I can tell that she will make this experience fun and yet professional for me.
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Ian S.

38 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ian S.

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I have been playing guitar for over 30 years, and have experience playing and teaching practically every style of guitar, including fingerstyle, classical, folk, jazz, rock, blues, pop, country, and metal. I have been teaching guitar professionally for 12 years, and have taught countless people how to play like they had only dreamed of... Let my experience and patience guide you on your way to mastering the guitar!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on piano, Ian has

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Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.

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Andrew D.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Associate of Arts from HCC
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew D.

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Hi there. I'm Andrew. I have been teaching for about 10 years now and it has become one of the things I truly love to do. When I am not writing, reading, gigging, touring, or recording, I love to teach people the things that have made my life so colorful.

With a little push in the right direction, you can become an active participant in the things you love. No more watching from the sidelines. Become the musician, writer, speaker, reader that you have always wanted to be. It's never too late! Trying something new or asking for help can be intimidating, but I am happy to show you that the rewards far exceed the costs. Trust me, I speak from experience. I've taught personalized lessons for nearly 10 years now without a single complaint. At this point in my musical career, the majority of my experience and attitude has come from being "in the field". I've played everything from small dive bars to music festivals with crowds of thousands and been on tour and lived the whole life more ...

About Andrew

Music is my life. As cheesy as that phrase goes, for me, it holds true. Everything I do and have been doing has been geared towards music. I've been in one working/gigging band or other without break for the past 10 years. I began intensely learning to play guitar at the age of 9 and have not stop

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Belyn J.
I appreciated that Andrew has taken the time to get to know my child and what she’s interested in about learning guitar. She is excited to learn with me, which is what every parent wants!
Candice C.
Andrew has the patience of a saint! He will put you at ease and teach you step by step. I feel very lucky to have a found such a nice, patient teacher! Can't wait to learn more from him!
joe S.
Andrew is an amazing teacher and my son is so happy learning from him!
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Andrew C.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $53
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew C.

52 Reviews
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Fun and personalized lessons for aspiring Guitarists of all ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced, my years of experience can show you a practical approach to learning music and exploring the guitar. Enjoy learning your favorite songs in a relaxed environment at my studio or online from the comfort of your own home. My students have many different musical tastes and lessons are always unique from person to person. Learn at your own pace. I build my program around your interests and goals. Become the musician you've always wanted to be and have fun doing it!

About Andrew

Music has been a lifelong pursuit for me. I have played many instruments over the years while performing with various groups in and out of school. Eventually I decided that music was how I wanted to make my living. Since earning my degree in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies from University

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Grant Robertson
Andrew is the best online lesson experience I've had. He's always super-positive, always encouraging, and just generally has a great attitude. His lessons are very well adapted to the online format, giving you video clips of the important moments in your lesson and links to extra resources. I've tried multiple instructors and although Andrew isn't the most affordable teacher on TakeLessons, he is worth every penny. After trying several I chose to continue with Andrew and increase our cadence to 3 hours a week. I'm seeing improvement in my skills nearly every day with his guidance!
Ryan
Working with Andrew has taken me further in a few months than I've taken myself in 10 years of self-learning.

His patience makes learning painless. He's great at finding challenging but accessible songs to learn (that I never would have found on my own), and his ability to quickly learn and then teach songs I would love to play has been a pleasant unintended surprise.
Jack L.
Easy to talk to and understand. Gave specific tips and practice instructions. I'm looking forward to next lesson.

Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lyle R.

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I cannot learn something without wanting to immediately begin sharing what I know. That's what inspired me to begin teaching, and it continues to drive me today.

My credo is, "Take fun seriously." There is a reason we say that we "play" music; it is meant to be entertaining, for the listener and the performer. I know you want to learn to play an instrument so that you have one more pleasure in your life, and not to take up a new profession. But I also assume the highest potential in my students. If something is worth learning, it's worth learning well. My goal is for people to say to each other, "There seem to be a lot of good guitarists coming out of the Madison area. What's in the water?" My bottom line: Whatever your personal objectives, it is my job to discover them and help you meet them, whether you're interested performing at the campfire or the concert hall.

If you do not live nearby, we can learn together through online chat via FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangout. I ...

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Robert C.
complete novice; adult student. First lesson very relaxed. Excellent blend through-out lesson of questions and information my goals and background as well as instructor's goals for me and his background. First "technical" part of lesson was manageable and care taken by Lyle to make sure I understood what was being presented. I left the first lesson feeling this would be a good fit between instructor and student

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Sunnyside is $67. 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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"Mathew is wonderful! My son loved his first lesson!"
Ryan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mathew M.
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"I've really enjoyed working with Tim, as an adult learner, my goal is to learn how to play guitar to just have a few sing a-longs with friends. I've also had an event where I was performing a song, and Tim helped me gear up to learn the song from the ground up. We even had more lessons as the time got closer to perfect the music and get it refined. I really appreciate his support, his teaching style, and patience. I am not a quick learner and while learning guitar is a tough road for me, Tim is very patient even when I'm at whits end, bringing me back so I can keep making progress."
Deanna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Adam has given me confidence to pursue my goal of playing well. My interim goal is to play 2 songs by his next visit.
Adam is patient and generous with his time. I would recommend him to anyone, including 79 year olds like me who have not played for forty years.

Bob"
Robert Stern
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"Paul is very understanding and molds the lesson as per the student interest and capability. He made me fall in love with my guitar in a different way. He is supremely talented and has great knowledge of music n guitar. I have been taking classes from Paul since last 2 months and it has been a great learning.

Thanks You Paul!"
Ravi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Will's been my teacher for about 8 years now. I've had the pleasure to learn acoustic guitar with this patient, generous and gifted teacher. He taught me how to pick, pluck, strum and hum, and to enjoy being in the moment with strings and song. I've carve out time every week to disappear and get in the groove."
Gary
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Will V.
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"I can't believe Tim it's been almost two and a half years since my first lesson with you. You are wonderful instructor and a great friend. If your looking for a great guitar instructor you need look no further. Tim is a very humble and patient instructor who loves his profession. Looking forward to my lesson tonight. Thank you for continuing to help me will my bucket list!"
Martin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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"Edwin is very kind and patient. He has great attention for detail and will give gentle instruction on how to make adjustments to improve your guitar playing. Edwin is a natural when it comes to music. He can hear a complicated song and know what chords/rhythm to play. He is also very knowledgeable about music theory and the technical aspects of guitar playing. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Anna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Able to record this time, should help with practice this week"
Allison Wilson
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lynn K.
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"Donnie is such a patient and kind teacher. He worked with me every week and taught me all the basics for playing acoustic guitar. I’m so happy to have worked with him and I’m hoping I can continue in the future. If you need a guitar teacher, this is your guy."
Darius
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"A great teacher and all in all a great person!"
Robert
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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