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Jason J.

10 Reviews
Valhalla, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Jason J.

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I have three degrees in classical guitar. I've studied with many preeminent guitarists; Lily Afshar, Federic Hand and Douglas Niedt

About Jason

Jason received his Bachelor of Music from UMKC Music Conservatory and went on to receive his Masters Degree in Music Performance at the Rudi E Scheidt School of Music where he studied with Lily Afshar. Jason has won several competitions including the "Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition" and h

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Mike J.
Great experience. Just 3 lessons and feel I am on the right path with Jason.
John Aldrich
Great first lesson. Can't wait for more
ralph H.
Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to. He has helped me with my technique, hand positioning which is very important with classical guitar. I highly recommend Jason.

Yakov D.

22 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
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Yakov D.

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Study of basic techniques: finger picking style, playing with the pick,
Basic music notation and tablature reading. Various styles: country, rock, classical.

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Araf H.
He is just excellent.
Araf H.
Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
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Keith D.

20 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Keith D.

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All phases of classical guitar. Learn to play solely with the fingers of the right hand.

About Keith

I teach students from beginners to advanced & aspiring professional "musicians,singers,songwriters. Each program is tailored to the individual involving all styles of music as per your preference. Theory & reading notated music is taught & required. I am a master guitar teacher/music producer for r

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Svetlana
I didn’t have any musical background but always wanted to try. And I got so lucky to met Keith. He is very encouraging and scrupulous teacher. We have piano and singing lessons, he offers me to practice songs and melodies that I like but makes sure that I get all the basics right. And the best part is that he loves playing and teaching music, which creates a great atmosphere in the class
Sooki
I have few lessons with Keith so far. Keith is a very patient and flexible teacher. He customizes lesson plan accordingly to my level and needs. I have learned a lot in short amount of time. Thank you!
Princesse S.
He is the best! It’s been 3 weeks and I’m singing everywhere I go!

Meet Online Classical Guitar Teachers Serving Upper East Side

Luis M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaching since 1980
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Luis M.

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My best quality is to be Patient.
I teach in the easiest possible way.
Learning to Play classical piano or
classical guitar is very Easy with me.
I teach from 4 years old to 95 years old.
I teach in English and Spanish.
As a gift for my students,
I can tutor some French too.
We have always happy lessons.
Students have to practice every day at home.
I teach you in my studio how to practice at home

About Luis

"WELCOME" Now I am doing my music lessons on line. I am a happy teacher with a lot of experience: piano, guitar, Organ, Keyboard, bass guitar, piano accordion, Button Acordeon. Styles I teach: classical, jazz, pop/rock. I train your ear to develop musical memory. I have bee

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Feleicia
Luis is a humble, patient and compassionate instructor. He displays a genuine love for teaching and is clearly committed to his students success. He is your cheerleader-of-sorts. Meaning, when you feel flustered with yourself he's the one who keeps a positive attitude and puts your mind back into that "I can do this" thinking pattern. I'm confident that anyone who enlists the help of this outstanding instructor will surely be happy with his work.
Claudia
My 8 year old daughter has been studying piano for the past 2 months, he's flexible with timing and very patient with my child, she has learned more than I expected. I put her in his class because I heard that piano helps progress children's mind in mathimatics and other subjects and she has actually done better in her classes ever since she started.
Cristina
I took classical guitar first then piano because I got my nails done. Luis is a very patient teacher and advances his lessons according to your pace. He not only encourages you to continue the classes, but pushes you to practice at home atleast 30 minutes to work out the fingering in guitar and the hand placements for piano. I've been with him for 4 months and planning to continue, he has always kept his home clean and his work space organized. Luis offers in Spanish and English and has been very patient with my frustration when I don't get things right.
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Benjamin E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Syracuse Univeristy
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Benjamin E.

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Guitar lessons are tailored to students of all ages, ability levels and musical interests. Guitar students will be taught music literacy, technique and musicianship in a creative and innovative way. While incorporating traditional guitar methods with contemporary sources, students are exposed to a wide variety of music from various cultures and time periods. Students will be encouraged to perform in the community and to participate in ensembles.

About Benjamin

Benjamin Ellis is adjunct professor of Guitar and director of the Classical Guitar Ensemble at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and at St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy. Ellis performs regularly and has been a featured soloist at festivals, universities and concert venues throughout the north

Tim M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim M.

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Online Classical Guitar Teacher

I prefer to teach students based on their music preference by designing the lessons to focus on their favorite songs that can be used to explain instrument technique or music theory

About Tim

I'm a multi instrumentalist with a decade of performing and teaching experience on the bass, guitar, piano, cello, sitar, and more. Ive performed on the Grammys, toured internationally, and studied music in a multitude of styles on many instruments, including a bachelors degree from University o

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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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"Great experience, easy to understand, leads you step by step; I'm very happy to have Ruben as an instructor."
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ruben D.
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"Jesse is very patient and encouraging. I especially appreciate Jesse's ability to simplify what I find complex."
Bart
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson! She came home and wanted to practice every few hours. Looking forward to her next lesson."
Kylie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Natascha F.
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"I continue to love taking guitar with Raymond, which I have been doing for more than a few years, now. He is such an insightful and encouraging teacher that each new challenge becomes something fun to learn. His approach to music as a process has helped me tackle other life goals as well, and to grow as a person. If you want to learn and ENJOY beautiful music with a warm, generous, masterful, and talented teacher, who truly cares, you will want to take lessons with Raymond!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Alex is a great teacher! He is very knowledgeable and friendly when it comes to the lessons. Alex also helps make things fun which keeps my little one engaged in the lessons!"
Jessica
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"First rate instructor."
Patrick Holmes
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"The reason why I called Jim was to help me with my classical guitar pieces for my ASU audition. I had very little experience in this side and of music and looking for a teacher was important. I hired Jim for an hour every Sunday the past month of January. The way he approached the music pieces and the knowledge he had was very impressive. Jim is also very patient and lets you have control over the lesson and start or suggest were to begin the lecture. I was able to lean a piece and know how to approach classical guitar thanks to Jim. There were somethings that I din't like about some of the lessons, There were times that when Jim was lecturing, he would get side tracked and forget about the topic and not even look at the music for a great majority of the hour, it was defiantly frustrating. Nonetheless, Jim is a great teacher, always appreciated when he stayed over the hour to further discus the piece. For these reasons I have decided to give Jim a four out of five rating."
Carlos
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jim W.
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"Great first lesson. My daughter was super happy after her lesson with Edwin, and very inspired to practice. Edwin was very polite and patient with her during the lesson. I look forward to seeing her make progress in future lessons."
Antonia
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Highly recommended, very happy we found Jonathan! My daughter took to him right away, and learned a lot from him right from the start. The material he gave her to work on will be challenging for her, but not overwhelming, and she's excited to learn and progress."
Mali
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jonathan B.
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Whether you're brand new to guitar, or just new to classical guitar, you might be wondering, "what's the deal with tabs and sheet music?" Let guitar teacher Raymond L. clear up the fog and put you on the right path to classical guitar success... To get started, let's be sure to clearly distinguish standard musical notation from what we call nowadays "tab" notation. What is Tab? The name tab, or guitar tab, is derived from tablature, a form of musical notation indicating fingering an …

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