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David R.

17 Reviews
Brewster, NY
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor's Degree / Bachelor of Music - Conservatory of Music - Concentration: Studio Composition from State University of New York College at Purchase
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Teaching since 1999
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David R.

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The first thing I do when I meet a student is to interview the student and find out why they want to learn how to play the guitar and what are some of their goals. Then I find out what style of music they would like to learn. I have the student come up with ten songs they would like to learn. I take this information and structure future guitar lessons around the essential elements of these songs. I design each lesson to teach the specific skills required to learn those songs. I create an organized binder guitar workbook and having a teaching degree I create all of the lessons to meet each students individual needs that include lessons on theory, technique, chords, rhythm, scales, arpeggios, songs, song form, and exercises etc. I use a color coded method to teach scales, chords and theory that I created that help students not only understand scales but also they are able to see visually where chords come from. I break down each song into easy digestible parts so students can learn a ...

About David

Hi my name is David and I love and enjoy teaching guitar lessons to students of all ages and I come to your home for lessons. My goal in life is to enrich people's lives with music. The first thing I do is interview the student and find out why they want to play the guitar and what are some of thei

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Karen C.
I only have high accolades for David. I've learned more from David in the mere 5 lessons then I learned in a years worth of lessons in the past. His method of teaching is perfect with the right amount of homework. He customizes the lesson for the type of music I ultimately want to play with a good balance of theory and practical lessons to get me there. Bravo!!!
Ela
Lessons with David were very inspiring and so much fun. They were well planned, organized and productive. David also was very flexible and accommodating with scheduling the lessons.
James
My son had a great first lesson and knows what to do for practice this week and is excited to continue learning with his next lesson

Don D.

10 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Don D.

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As everyone is different with different goals, ages, and levels of proficiency so to is my method of instruction for each individual... Beginners will expect to quickly begin enjoying the instrument without intimidation by it ... they will learn... 1. Proper left and right hand, arm, and body positioning. 2. Proper (not common !) pick grip and angles. 3. Strongly "suggested" reading of music. 4. How to play notes and first position chords. 5. Rhythm focus to play along with all previously listed to some of their favorite songs... An intermediate to advanced Classical student may expect a doses of technique, sight reading, and theory within a particular lesson for say, ABRSM exam prep.. An Intermediate to Advanced Blues, Rock, or Shred student may expect more focus on scale and arpeggio applications for improvisation.

About Don

Hi, My name is Don and have been teaching guitar for many years. Currently I teach at my home studio in Lake Katrine, N.Y. From 2015 - 2017 I taught at the New York School of Music in Walden, N.Y. From 2003 -early 2015 I was a staff instructor at Imperial Guitar and Soundworks of Newburgh,

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Brett B.
Don was wonderful with our son Brett, who enjoyed his first lesson immensely. We are definitely in this for the long haul with Don! He was very patient and very attentive to Brett.
David
Had a great first lesson with Don. I believe I will progress nicely under his tutelage. Already have a lot to work on.
Aneiah
Years ago I took Guitar Lessons at a local music store ( a very prominent one) as a raw beginner and quickly became frustrated with my lack of progress. Although my teacher was a great player and "very hot" to look at I soon began to feel like I was merely his "practice dummy."... I'd play the chords he showed me, endlessly,... while he seemed to be just practicing his solo playing. ... I then tried On-Line Lessons from various sites which were actually even less helpful and soon just lost interest completely.
A friend of mine said she had taken lessons from a Don DeBold for about 5 years before going off to college and highly recommended him.
I've now been taking lessons from Don for almost 2 years and having a blast ! I've learned how to play along with most of my favorite songs (mainly Blues and Rock) and now I'm learning to play Solo Guitar that needs no accompaniment !
Unlike my first teacher, during many lessons Don barely plays or even has his Strat on his lap because he's busy concentrating on what I'm doing !
He's a stickler yet lots of fun at the same time> I super recommend him as a Guitar and Music Teacher !!! Aneiah J.

Zack S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 10 to 90
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Zack S.

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Picking up a guitar for the first time (or the first time in a while!) can be very exciting! My hope is that with the help of some lessons you can enjoy playing guitar so much that you never want to put it down. This is why I like to keep lessons laid back and flexible. Lessons are tailored for each student to make sure everyone can have the best experience possible. Your goals are extremely important when it comes to lessons because everyone has different goals.

What are your goals for taking lessons? It could be learning to play your favorite songs, learning to solo, how to write your own songs, advice for playing live or in a recording studio, how to get the sounds of your favorite guitar players. The list could go on and on. Whatever your goals might be, I want to help you achieve them! I love most styles of music and I’m happy to teach most genres but some of my favorites are rock, alternative, blues, pop, and funk.

About Zack

I play guitar and write music in a band called Rosewood Coast, and I’m employed as a Contemporary Band Leader at a church in Cincinnati, Ohio. I have experience playing acoustic and electric guitar, bass, drums, piano, and singing. I have at least a little experience in teaching each instrument thr

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Christopher S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • B.A. in Music from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christopher S.

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The guitar is a fantastic and extremely popular instrument. Many people can pick up a guitar and play a few chords, or sing one song. I strong urge guitarist who come to me to be interested in learning the musician aspects of the guitar as well. Most people who learn to play an instrument have to learn theory, scales, and harmony as well. On the guitar you do not have to learn these things to be able to "play" the instrument but I urge people to because that will show in the music you make.

About Christopher

Hello! Hola! Benvenuto! My name is Christopher S. and I am a classical guitarist, composer, polyglot, and experienced language and music teacher. I am a recent graduate with a Doctorate of Music Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. I also graduated with my M.M. fro the New England

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Claudia R.
He's very kind and I really enjoy the first class
Gloria De Freitas
Christopher is so pleasant and polite. He is very knowledgeable and has a great way of explaining. I am very happy with my sessions with him!
Gloria De Freitas
Christopher is so pleasant and polite. He is very knowledgeable and has a great way of explaining. I am very happy with my sessions with him!
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Brandon D.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Luthier from Eastern School of Fretted Instruments
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brandon D.

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I want to focus on getting students to learn how to play by ear, giving them the learning tools necessary to be able to play the favorite songs they hear without having to find the correct tab if it's even available. Some things especially solos might be to difficult even for advanced players but almost anyone can find that root note after spending some time with me! I always want to make my lessons as fun for the student as possible by helping them learn their favorite songs, even songs that don't have guitar. I've found playing along to Rap & Hip Hop songs are so much fun to play along to, and a perfect way to practice fine tuning the ability to learn by ear.

About Brandon

Creating a fun environment and showing student it’s not very difficult to learn a song by listening and applying the learning tools to help break down a song by sections. I will also teach and show how you can add your own guitar parts that sometimes makes the song sound even better, this seems to

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Glenn
Thanks for your very informative and interesting lessons! I throughly enjoyed it!!!
Carla
Was willing to take extra time with me and give different ways for me to learn. Got me playing the songs I like and it didn't take as long as I thought.

Tyler J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Music from Towson State University
  • Teaches students Male: 9 and up; Female: 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tyler J.

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Children and adults alike benefit from and enjoy the personalized elements of our teaching style. We provide students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become skilled musicians, and are always happy to help students work toward their individual goals for learning. We believe strongly that learning should be fun. We work hard to ensure an enjoyable learning experience. In making sure that students enjoy what they are learning, we add value to the skills that are taught, by fostering a true appreciation for the joy music can bring.

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Children and adults alike benefit from and enjoy the personalized elements of our teaching style. We provide students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become skilled musicians, and are always happy to help students work toward their individual goals for learnin

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Wappingers Falls, NY

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Wappingers Falls is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"My 9 year old daughter is currently taking lessons from Chris. We have been more than pleased with so many things about him.
With my daughter, he is patient, approachable and makes her comfortable and eager to learn. She is more and more excited about the things she is accomplishing and I feel that she is getting a firm grasp on the important fundamentals of guitar.
Honestly, we feel that we have found a jewel of a teacher and my family highly recommends him."
Danielle
Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Jonah has been teaching our 5 year old daughter for a few months now. We are always impressed with his professionalism and his patient and gentle nature. He is very positive and encouraging with our daughter and he has very realistic expectations. She just loves him and so do we."
Shauna Bellante
Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"A great teacher! Indigo has an extraordinary way of breaking down the most complex ideas into small manageable bits. Ideas I've struggled with for a long time are suddenly coming to light! She is very passionate about her students and I hope to study with her for a long time!"
Jane
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"I've been taking lessons for a few years with Remi, and he continues to be a great teacher, challenging me to improve in ways I don't expect and patiently advancing me as a guitarist. I enjoy our lessons and plan on continuing into the future."
Robert
Took Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Great guitar lesson. This was my boys first ever guitar lesson and they easily engaged with Mr. John. He was very friendly and patient with them (they ask a lot of questions). They seemed to be very engaged in the lesson and are already excited for their next lesson."
Elijah
Took Guitar lessons from John Michael C.
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"Mike Ellis is amazing! I always wanted to play guitar and now, at 65, I’m learning.
Mike makes learning guitar easy – and fun! He matches his teaching style to your goals. If you want to master the guitar, he can teach you. If you just want to learn some techniques and how to play your favorite songs, he can teach you. There’s no pressure. Mike will work at your pace.
Everyone’s life is getting busier and busier. Mike understands schedules can change. If I need to reschedule my standing lesson time, he’s very accommodating and flexible.
Lessons are held in a nice, quiet studio.
Thank you, Mike, for helping me learn to play and for making my lessons so enjoyable. I look forward to it every week."
Tom
Took Guitar lessons from Michael E.
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"Great teacher...motivates me to do more than I thought I could ...! Always look forward to my session."
Joel
Took Guitar lessons from Albert M.
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"Remi is a very informative, patient, and effective guitar teacher, and I have made a lot of progress on the guitar from studying with him."
Paula
Took Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson. He said Luke was very good at explaining things and was very patient with him1"
Nick
Took Guitar lessons from Luke P.
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"I've always taken lessons from Sam in person, but now that he is offering Skype lessons, anyone has the opportunity to tap into this fine talent. Invaluable…Incomparable."
Terrence
Took Guitar lessons from Sam K.
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