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Ramiro M.

4 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ramiro M.

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I offer lessons in Guitar for all levels, having 5+ years of teaching experience and 12 in music education. I've taught children from 7 years old to adults 60+ from many different backgrounds, and my lessons are always structured the same way: To serve your needs, your goals and allow you to enjoy the process of learning.

I began playing when I was 11, and I find that for any beginner, it's important to start with material that gets instant "musical" sound from the guitar. This consists on learning the chords to your favorite songs, some easy riffs or melodies, and dicovering the path you want to take on the instrument. Once you get more advanced, technical aspects like music theory and how to use it creatively take a more important role in the lessons. For advanced players, I will find your strengths and weaknesses, and we will work on maintaining those strengths while slowly improving on the weaknesses, which may be technical, theoretical or even psychological. If you are more ...

About Ramiro

Hello there! My name is Ramiro Marziani. I am a Professional Guitarist and Music Teacher from Argentina, living in the beautiful city of New York. I have 12 years of study in music, 5+ years of teaching experience and 10+ years of performance experience. I am also a graduate of Berklee College of

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Kelvin
Ramiro is a really chill guy, and he teaches me at a comfortable pace, yet challenging me at the same time. He helped me fix my bad habits and creates fun exercises to do for technical stuff so I don't get bored. Definitely would recommend !
Sofia
Ramiro is a great musician and artist! All the classes always started on time and I enjoyed receiving classes with him.
Arcadio
Great teacher with deep knowledge of different styles. Great to improve technique, he helps me a lot with my right hand and managing fast tempos. Recommend it.

Gareth F.

New York, NY
Starting at $67
  • Masters from Manhattan School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Gareth F.

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I have had the great opportunity to teach all levels for over 15 years in the United Kingdom, South Africa and the USA. I have held positions as guitar teacher at many Colleges, Universities and Companies around the UK and USA. I have worked in the distant learning department at the Manhattan School of Music, teaching students around the country from their studio base. With many of my students going onto music schools such as The New School, NYC, Queens College, and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire I believe that I have a wide range of experience with all age ranges from beginners to beyond advanced. I focus on making the lessons as fun and engaging as possible whilst keeping on track to certain goals set by myself and the student throughout the year.

About Gareth

Hello! I am a British Guitarist based in Manhattan. I have had over 15 years experience teaching in the UK, South Africa and USA. I have had guitar positions at Colleges, Universities, Music Academies and High Schools and taught all ages from 3 upwards. Some of my students have accepted places into

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Spiros S.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Greek,English,Swedish., Swedish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Alekos Papadopulos - Audio (Five of five stars; Title of the Month) July 16, 1996 from Audio
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Spiros S.

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Beginners to intermediate levels are welcome.

About Spiros

Hello and Welcome to the right place where you will learn and enhance your knowledge as a musician on Guitar,Bass,Bouzouki and Music Theory or your Greek Language skills in modern Greek. I am a Conservatory trained Guitar player singer songwriter with a Music Theory-Harmony degree from the

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Nate
Spiros has been an ideal teacher for me, he has a wealth of experience to draw from and has a natural nack for teaching (Im an absolute beginner).
His teaching method gets you playing fast and doesn't skimp on theory and musicality - he doesn't simply have you learn tabs and songs, this was a huge plus for me. Highly recommend him.
Lynda Horvat
Excellent first lesson. Via Skype we covered common phrases, beginning grammar and vocabulary. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Lynda Horvat
Excellent first lesson. Via Skype we covered common phrases, beginning grammar and vocabulary. Looking forward to my next lesson.

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Rick P.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor's degree in Recording Engineering and Record Production from Long Beach City College
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Rick P.

29 Reviews
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Beginners learn proper technique from the start,including posture,choice of instrument,warm-up exercises and drills that will stretch your abilities.You will learn the notes on each string,gradually combining more notes and strings by playing classical pieces from different composers.

About Rick

I been playing the guitar professionally for over 20 years. In that time I had the good fortune to perform and record with some really good musicians. I've played in various bands ranging from rock to jazz and flamenco. I received my bachelor's degree in recording engineer and record producer fro

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My lesson was great. I’ve struggled for years to really get everything to come together, and I’m already starting to see and feel how Rick is, and will continue to, make that happen.
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Mark S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark S.

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With my broad performance and compositional background in folk, classical, jazz, rock, bluegrass, soul, blues, and musical theater, I offer students a wide musical perspective and tailor lessons to match student interests. I work with students on music of their choosing to improve technique and develop an understanding of music theory, improvisation, and composition.

For classical guitar students who would like to pursue the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) graded exams, Mark offers coaching in preparation for all aspects of the practical exams.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
SK
Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester.
Virginia
Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!
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Jaxon W.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 4th Prize, Sierra International Guitar Competition from Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival and Competition
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Jaxon W.

27 Reviews
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Classical is my specialty. I've taught for almost 15 years and can really help you reach your goals and become a better musician.

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I also specialize in teaching kids classical guitar. Classical for your kids is the best way to get them learning real music and theory, developing the best possible technique and good habits, and literally changing their brain chemistry for the better! The foundations they establish with classical leads them to better playing of ANY style even if they don't stick with classical. I am contracted out and travel the nation teaching kids classical guitar and teaching teachers how to teach it, so I feel fully confident you're in the best hands you could be in if your child takes lessons with me.

ADULTS:
If you're just starting out, I will help you build a technical foundation first, playing through a "boot camp" of easy pieces to build sight reading and technical skills. When you're done with that you're ready to tackle some really cool ...

About Jaxon

*See further below for lesson details!* Jaxon the Guitarist: I have a Doctorate in classical guitar from USC's renowned Thornton School of Music. I have been playing the guitar for 25 years and teaching for 17. My main style is classical, and due to the technical training I have had since I w

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Adam M.
Brandon
Jaxon is great! Always incredibly patient with my flamenco development. He also gives plenty of material for you to work on at home, so you’re never not sure what you have to work on. Overall, if you want to improve quickly and learn the right way, you can’t go wrong with Jaxon.
April M.
Jaxon is prepared, attentive, kind and encouraging. He communicates very clearly. He made me feel comfortable enough to take risks. His playing is simply beautiful, but he also genuinely enjoys teaching. As a follow up to my lesson he sent me detailed notes on what we covered and how to practice it. I'm excited to continue working with him!

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"Frank is a wonderful, patient teacher who works incredibly well with young students! The children at MCOF adore him and we are very fortunate to have him as part of out community!"
Martha
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Frank N.
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"I began taking one-on-one lessons with Joseph a couple months ago, and he is an awesome instructor! He is very professional and patient. Joseph takes the time to explain and answer questions, and ensures you understand before he moves on. I highly recommend him!"
Sarah
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"Every week I learn more and more!"
Clayton
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael W.
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"As a child about 5 Years hè already played Quarta a kind of ukelele. As a child I already was in love with music. We bechame friends and I learned a lot from him, that still is the basic for my music. As a child about nine years old hè already played beautiful Classic guitar music from Bach, Tarega, Alirio Diaz, bossa novas, Curacao music waltz ect. His father was also a great musicien. I always could listen for hours when hè played guitar and later also the organ! I'm so blessed that I had the oppurtunity to listen so much during my young years when hè played. Because of HIM I came in contact with classical music. In those days we didn't hear much on our little Island Curacao. For always I Will be grateful to HIM and his father Shon Toni! Thank you my dear friend for opening one of the most precious door in life for me and .....That's MUSIC!!!! THANKS"
Herbert
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"He is a good teacher for kid. He is a good communicator and have a patience to young kid."
Dong K
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Christian C.
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"Very patient easygoing and challenged student my granddaughter love everything"
Delilah
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alexios A.
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"It was a great lesson I learned a lot and practicing looking forward to my next lesson I'm going to become a regular student"
Lalo Campos
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Best teacher ever. . . Very knowledgeable and makes lessons fun."
Neville
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joe M.
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"Very helpful and willing to go the extra mile to help his student's succeed."
Tyler
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Great class I really enjoy it."
Kerriann
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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