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Dave M.

11 Reviews
Woodside, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Drama Studies from SUNY Purchase College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave M.

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Many people think playing acoustic guitar is the same as playing the electric. While this isn't completely untrue, there are subtle differences that are key to mastering either or both. When we sit down to work on building our skills on an acoustic guitar, we'd go at a pace comfortable for you, and you'll be playing like a pro in no time.

About Dave

Hi, my name is Dave, and I've been teaching guitar & bass for almost 15 years. Working as a professional musician, I've made the time to teach students of all ages. Teaching has been my passion alongside performing since I first picked up an instrument, and I look forward to meeting and working wit

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Julian
Dave is a great teacher and has helped me for 2 years whenever I have a problem he takes time out of the lesson to help me on a specific instruction. He pushes me to do better but we still go at a place we’re I am comfortable.
Adam
My kids loved Dave and can’t wait for him to come back!
Van
As highly as Dave's previous reviews spoke of him, he still managed to exceed any expectations I had. He was calm, reassuring, and it was immediately apparent just how comfortable he is teaching small children. Dave managed to hold the attention of my 5 year old for the entire lesson, and left my son excited about learning and confident that he can do it! I feel very fortunate to have found such a great teacher for my child.

raphael B.

7 Reviews
Ridgewood, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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raphael B.

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Flamenco guitar lessons with Raphael are unique because he grew up, and studied in Spain. And knows all the secrets that you can only learn by living, and working with some of the best Flamenco artists of today. He can teach you how to accompany singing, and how to accompany dancers. As well as teaching full solo pieces. He has been playing guitar for over 25 years, and has toured the world. As well as playing in the opening ceremonies in Barcelona for the 1992 Olympics. He has worked artists such as El Farruquito, El Toromb, and El Manzanita. Just to mention a few. Raphael also speaks Spanish, German,and English. And is a very patient teacher, and gives great attention to detail.

About raphael

Hi! My name is Raphael, and I am a Flamenco guitarist. I've been playing for over 25 years, and lived in Spain for over 10 years. I have had the pleasure of traveling the world playing guitar and working with some of the best Flamenco artists from Spain, as well as here in the U.S. I am a full ti

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Mike
I've worked with Raphael numerous times over the years. An excellent guitarist and teacher.
Stuart
I have been taking Flamenco Guitar lessons with Raphael since I moved to New York. It has been a wonderful experience! There are a few things about him that set him apart from other teachers i have worked with:
1. He is extremely patient - but at the same time points out when you are not in compas. If you have played flamenco before you know how important it is to get that correct - and he holds you accountable to the compas which is very helpful.
2. He intermixes exercises and falsetas in a helpful way. My fear with flamenco is that I wind up with a lot of falsetas that I can't really play right. Raphael is not afraid of giving you some exercises to grind on to get your techniques and timing up to par.
3. He is well connected in the NY flamenco world so you know what is happening and can hear a lot of flamenco out in the city.

My experience has been delightful. If you are looking to learn flamenco guitar and want to sound authentic and in compas- I would recommend Raphael unreservedly. Also he is a great guy to spend time with which is always a plus!
Nathalie
Raphael has been studying, teaching and performing throughout the United States and Europe with the top artists in the world of flamenco. Coming from an artistic family, he has grown up with the dedication,creativity and passion needed to become the unique musician he is. Raphael's vast knowledge and experience has helped people of all ages and levels of playing to learn, improve and grow.
Don't miss the opportunity to work with him!
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Julian J.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Hebrew, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Julian J.

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I have been teaching for the past 8 years, and have worked with any age or skill level you can imagine. This has allowed me to create a methodology that will make sure you obtain the foundation you need in order to thrive at playing an instrument, but never lose track of what kind of music you're looking towards learning, and where your interests lie. I also have extensive performing experience having played and learned styles such as Flamenco (my first introduction to music), Jazz (I have a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Jazz Performance), Rock, Blues, Classical music and many more.

About Julian

I have a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a Masters Degree from Queens College in Jazz performance, studying under musicians such as Mike Moreno, Antonio Hart, Alain Mallet, David Berkman, Michael Mossman, Tim Miller and many

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Aaron
Our lessons with Julian are eye opening. He showed me many great exercises to become a better guitarist. He has a great attitude and knows a lot about music! If you want to learn guitar, Julian is the perfect teacher. Always looking forward to my lessons.
Nick
If you're serious about learning Guitar, you should talk to Julian. Seriously, my playing has improved exponentially since studying with him, 100% recommended!
Mike
Julian is the man! I started learning guitar from him a while ago and I can't believe how far we've come. I can now play some songs by myself, even learn them without his assistance. I had this idea that I wasn't cut for music making (I used to play some violin when I was younger, never got any good at it) but I couldn't resist the idea of learning how to play some guitar. Thanks to Julian (and his patience!) I no longer feel like I'm unable to do this. Take a lesson with him, you wont regret it!

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Rina M.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and the language of music, French
  • Teaching since 1991
  • M.M. Master of Music from Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America
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Rina M.

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Accomplished guitar teacher for students of all ages, 6 to 96. Learn to hold the guitar properly and how to tune it. Read notes and tabs. Strum, pluck, and pick the guitar strings with your dominant hand. Learn to play melodies and chords with your non-dominant hand. Begin with the basics and progress to playing your favorite music from popular to jazz, folk, country and more. Enjoy the process and the progress!

About Rina

I am a music educator, classically trained with an advanced performance degree. As a soloist and collaborative musician, I have performed professionally in ensembles, bands and orchestras both here and abroad. With a high degree of knowledge and proficiency, I teach proper technique and practice s

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Rina
Thank you so much :) I had a great time! I will practice until I meet you next time :) Have a nice weekend.
Al P.
Rina is an excellent instructor. She knows how to teach and integrates my interests in her lesson plan, which makes the lessons very enjoyable. I've had both in-home and remote lessons with Rina, and both are a good learning experience.
Evan
Rina is a wonderful instructor who is patient and very accommodating to her students needs. Rina will help you get better at the type of music you are interested in, while simultaneously teaching you the basics of your instrument and music theory.
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Justin M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music from California Polytechnic State University
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Justin M.

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After 20 years of playing and a BA in Music, I know how to break down the guitar and teach it to anyone willing to learn. I take the 80/20 approach to learning guitar and will get you up and playing in no time. If you are tired of trying to figure out how to learn guitar online or you feel stuck at your current level, then I can show you the most effective and efficient way to get your playing to the next level. Lessons will teach you the following:

* songs you actually want to play
* how to read music and guitar tablature
* music theory tailored to suit your needs
* composition and improvisation
* performance practices and music history
* how to play solo pieces and jam with your friends

About Justin

Like most guitarists, I had always wanted to play the guitar as a little kid. Luckily, my parents finally caved to the request (ok ok, incessant begging) and I began my guitar journey at the age of 11. After now 20 years of playing and 12 years of teaching, I am excited to share my experience and t

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Carolyn H.
This was my first lesson ever on a stringed instrument but I was very impressed with Justin, my instrument ended up having an issue and he still came up with stuff for us to work on despite the mandolin having a malfunction. He also helped me figure out what needs to be adjusted for my mandolin to play correctly. I am looking forward to my next lesson.
Michael Y.
It was nice to have a teacher that is passionate and interested in hear other people’s perspectives. Good aspect and enjoyed the lesson
Joe
I enjoyed my first lesson. The time flew by. Justin was friendly and professional. I'm looking forward to the next lesson.
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Mitch E.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • BA in Communication, Cum Laude from Truman State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mitch E.

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I am a self-taught musician with 15 years of experience playing electric and acoustic guitar. My lessons begin by learning what inspires you as a musician, and working to take you where you want to go! Learning some of your favorite songs is often a great place to start. By learning a variety of music, you'll quickly begin to notice patterns & understand basic theory on what notes work together well. From there, you can apply that knowledge to improvisation, as well as songs you may want to write!

From those first few lessons, there's a million different ways we can explore the guitar together. With my lessons, I offer recording time in my home studio where you can learn how to write, record, produce, and mix fully arranged songs!

Reach out to say hi, and let me know what some of your immediate goals and questions are!

Specialties: Indie, Rock, Pop, Alternative, Psychedelic, Folk, Acoustic.
Open to students of all ages.

About Mitch

Hi! My name is Mitch. I am the lead guitarist, songwriter and producer for Seattle-based indie pop band Hi Crime. We play shows regularly around the NW, and occasionally tour to other parts of the country. Our music has been featured on popular Seattle radio stations KEXP & 107.7 The End, and has a

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Mary
Mitch gave lessons to my son about 6 years ago (when Mitch still lived in St. Louis). He still picks up the guitar a few times each week to unwind, and often mentions things Mitch taught him while practicing.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in West Babylon 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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"Great teacher. Going onto my 6th session."
Micah Antill
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Darrell V.
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"Loren is the best teacher ever! She is encouraging, patient, enthusiastic, and so so sweet! I have learned so much about music from her. Every experience has been 11/10!"
Amanda
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Loren P.
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"Jay is a great teacher for my 9 year old son. My son is learning the basics of guitar and Jay is fun and patient. After just 5 lessons, my son is well on his way to learning his first pop song and he can't wait until his guitar lesson each week."
Oliver
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jay P.
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"My daughter has been very inspired by Kevin. He is very patient and gives thoughtful homework."
Anastacia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Great first lesson! Cole was patient and encouraging throughout the lesson and we look forward to his next visit."
Christian
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"It was as my first guitar lesson ever! It was fun and Tanisha is a great teacher and very patient. She makes it easy. I’m already looking forward to my next session."
Shaun
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Russel was an amazing instructor. He's probably the nicest most patient guy you can get, and learning to play the guitar was an amazing experience all because of him. I am so glad that I was able to be his student and learn to play from him."
Carson
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"Paul is a great instructor."
Ram Kamarushi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Ben is great with kids and allows them to learn fun stuff while throwing in some music theory at the same time. My son has blossomed under his direction for a year now."
Jason
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"Riley has developed an outstanding lesson book that is a very smart way to learn guitar. I can move at my own pace and use our time together for questions and inspiration. Riley is a positive soul and believes anyone can become a successful guitar player."
Jimmy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Riley W.
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