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Elena D.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elena D.

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I teach young children using fun songs, games and classical guitar technique. I also teach adults and specialize in contemporary guitar. I welcome many styles of music, pop, rock, as well as folk genres of Latin America. I emphasize good posture, tone and musicality, and always a high level of enjoyment with the process!

About Elena

Hello! Music is my life and my biggest passion. I've been a working musician and a teacher for several years and there's nothing more rewarding than sharing all I've learned so far with my students, to nurture their goals and aspirations and to make them aware of the great instrument they already p

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Kayden
Give great information on how to improve singing ability
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Mary
I was looking for a way to practice conversational Italian and the lessons have been a perfect way to do that. Very helpful!

Eric W.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $30
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  • Teaching since 2003
  • Guitar / Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
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Eric W.

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I offer lessons in all styles and types of guitar, acoustic, electric, fingerstyle, classical, jazz, blues, rock, metal, country, pop. I have been teaching for over 11 years and performing in various bands for over 25 years. I attended the Berklee College of Music as a guitar major. I offer a core curriculum as well as customizing the to the student's interest. Learn to play favorite songs as well as basic technique, theory and music reading.

About Eric

Music lessons for all ages and levels on guitar, bass, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo and voice/singing. Private studio in downtown Redmond or online lessons. I have been teaching for over 15 years, performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for over 30 years. Berklee College of Music

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Josh W.
I'm an intermediate musician learning Ukele for the first time. Eric took the time to help me figure out the basics and ultimately helped me learn to how play two songs with very distinct styles, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, and Dust in the Wind.
Bruce H.
Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue.
Annastasia L.
Great to play with
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Mel P.

31 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mel P.

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I will teach you proper fundamentals an techniques. Notes, scales, chords, rhythm. Any style. You will be amazed at how you will play after you learn from me.

Teaching all levels of string players. Notes, tablature, playing by ear. All methods of learning. Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country, Classical and much more.

You will learn the best techniques, and learn faster with my time proven methods. Learn from a pro. Let's get together!

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Alisa Fisher
Really great guy so far, first lesson in and I'm havin' so much fun while also getting really good tips. Great personality, probably my favorite music teacher I've had in all of my long and arduous years of existence. Looking forward to lessons to come!
Donn
Great teacher. Enjoying these lessons.
Thomas W.
First lesson but Mel is keen on understanding where the student is, strengths, weaknesses and charting a path forward. Strong teacher. Great personality. Look forward to the work ahead

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Stewart P.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Music from University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Teaching since 2008
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Stewart P.

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I will teach you what you want to learn! Whether it's specific songs and material to reading music and music theory, I will craft a plan for you to get you on the path that you desire!

I'm friendly, easy going, and very experienced in both teaching and performing!

About Stewart

Hello There! My name is Stewart, I am a guitarist and singer-songwriter living in California! I graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2011 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music. I have played guitar since the age of 14 and have been a passionate music fanatic my entire life.

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Brian
Our 8-year-old son Finn has been taking Piano lessons from Stewart since last Fall when he was 7, and he is greatly enjoying it.

Stewart is a very patient and motivating teacher, and he does a good job commanding attention for our easily-distracted little dude. The lessons are well-tailored for his age and level of abilities (beginner). This has helped to make the learning fun and frustration-free. The skills are coming very naturally at a good pace, and I am surprised by how well he is beginning to read music, and to know the note lengths, intensities, fingerings, etc.

Stewart also occasionally sends us personal video lessons to help build upon Finn's skills where he needs help the most. This helps to keep him interested and practicing; it's been a very nice personalized approach that we have enjoyed.

So far these lessons have been online, but we look forward to the time when we can go to in-person lessons with Stewart. It has been a great experience so far, and we plan to stick with it.
Abel
Stewart is so kind, thoughtful, and talented! I have had two other guitar teachers before him and Stewart is by far the best. Stewart makes learning guitar so fun by telling me music history, helping me with my own songs that I am writing, and teaching me really cool songs! There are so many things that I like about Stewart, but the thing that I like the most is the way that he teaches me songs that I like. He askes me what song I want to learn how to play and teaches it to me. My other guitar teachers would teach straight out of the book which could become boring after a while. Stewart also gives me great music suggestions to learn too! He introduces me to bands and artists that he knows that I would like. Stewart is very confident at distance and in-person learning too! The lessons go very smoothly! Stewart even makes additional videos that he sends me so I can understand it better. Stewart is very enthusiastic, fun, and kind. I feel very lucky to have Stewart as my guitar teacher! No one else could come anywhere close to comparing to him!!
Jorge
Stewart has been amazing with my son. He started when he was 5 and a half years old and he is now 7. I have seen my son's skills grow over the time Stewart has been teaching him.

He is very accommodating, every once in a while last minute things come up because as they always do, but Stewart is very flexible and accommodated to my needs.

Stewart is also very skilled. My son has had some unique request for songs he wants to learn, for example "Zelda needs a ladder Deadmou5e mix" and Stewart was able to figure out the music notes in no time and taught him that song all in one 30 minute class.

Stewart is great with my son and very patient he wants the kids to enjoy the learning process and not be a drag. The homework he assigns is easy to follow that even I started learning the guitar from the homework my son is given.

Can't say enough good things about Stewart.
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Blake P.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Charles Ellison Scholarship - Concordia University from Charles Ellison
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
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Blake P.

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Students can expect lessons with me to be personalized, professional and most importantly, rooted in inspiration and joy. Whether you’re just beginning or looking to get into a top music conservatory, we will work together to create a program with clear goals while working at a pace that suits your musical needs. My mantra is “music is easy,” and my goal is to break-down difficult musical concepts in a way that gives you the confidence of a master. We will unlock your potential and have a ton of fun along the way.

My “Complete Musicianship Course™” will not only make you a better guitarist, but a holistic musician. With lessons grounded in fundamentals we’ll start small and develop your musical identity within a larger musical tradition. You’ll gain a deeper appreciation for your instrument and the music you love.

I hold a BFA with honors from the Eastman School of Music, studying under Bob Sneider. I’ve studied at Concordia University with Gary Schwarts and Greg Amirault as ...

About Blake

Students can expect lessons with me to be personalized, professional and most importantly, rooted in inspiration and joy. Whether you’re just beginning or looking to get into a top music conservatory, we will work together to create a program with clear goals while working at a pace that suits you

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Chris W.
Blake is a really great teacher. I've been taking weekly vocal/guitar lessons with him for about 4 months and have seen really impressive improvement. On guitar I've gone from playing basic acoustic chords to transcribing and playing electric solos. He's also been teaching me theory at a nice digestible rate which has helped a lot too. I would definitely recommend Blake for anyone who's serious about vocals or guitar. If you put in the time to practice he can definitely make you better!
Allegra
Learning so many new techniques!
Larissa C.
Blake is great! Super helpful and very funny as well. He made me feel very comfortable and gave me a lot of great tips as well as exercises to work on!

Eric S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Eric S.

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I teach technique as it relates medically to our physiology in an attempt to make your playing effortless so your musicality comes through unincombered by technical challenges. The repertoire my students work on is their choice which, guided by myself, makes their musical journey unique.

About Eric

I have performed as a soloist and with The Temptations, Roberta Flack, Kenny G, John Corabi(Motley Crue), and have toured the world playing music. I have done studio work as a session guitarist, bassist and vocalist. I have a bachelor's degree in classical guitar performance and studied at Towson Un

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in West Village is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $65 and $75 per hour.
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"Very pleased with my son's first class. He is very excited for many more lessons with Cole."
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Took Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"Lex took to Terry in a matter of moments. He is super sweet."
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Took Guitar lessons from Terry P.
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"Jordan is an inspiring teacher

My kids and husband love Jordan's lessons. He is motivating and able to help the kids pick songs that they enjoy. The lessons go by quickly. First rate teacher!"
Kristi
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan M.
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"Michael takes your current abilities and your goals to tailor lessons best suited for you. You can tell that he is very passionate about the guitar, music, and teaching music. He makes the lesson interesting. I would recommend Michael S. to anyone who is looking for a great Guitar Instructor."
William
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"During my lessons with Chase Robinson, I have learned and done a variety of things. Chase has many admirable qualities like his patience, friendliness, and positive attitude, all these things contribute to an enjoyable, informative lesson. He allows one to focus on things that are preferable to you, like learning more songs or doing more music theory. I have learned improvisation, to play songs, notes, and much more. Not only has Chase taught me so much, but has fostered more of my understandment for music and has been as inspirational figure"
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Took Guitar lessons from Chase R.
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"My two sons and I have taken lessons from Steve for over 5 years. He is an amazing teacher! Very kind and patient with a great sense of humor. Whether beginner or advanced Steve puts the same effort into teaching everyone. It has been fantastic to see the progress that both of my sons have made throughout the years. I simply can't recommend him highly enough."
Tobi
Took Guitar lessons from Steven S.
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"Based on our first lesson, I would highly recommend Becca for a teacher of young kids. She came to the class prepared, was very patient with my son, and left him wanting more and with something to work on. It was a very good experience."
Tommy
Took Guitar lessons from Rebecca M.
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"Rob is an amazing instructor. I came to Rob wanting to study jazz and overall improve my guitar playing. Not only did he do just that, but in doing so, I learned much more about music theory. A very nice person too. I would recommend Rob to anybody interested in the guitar."
Omar
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"Great lessons! Extremely Patient. Teaches the songs I want to play, and uses them to teach the bigger picture. Great all around experience."
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"Steve G: A Superb Instructor

I'm a student of Steve G.'s and am in my 40's. I had previously taken classical piano lessons from the age of 7 until 18, but I wanted to try my hand at guitar. Having come from a long line of teachers in my own family, I am well acquainted with the great (but often under-appreciated) skill it requires to be a quality instructor of any kind. A superb instructor (like Steve G.) should possess the following qualities:

1. Patient: Prodigies or masters of their art often lack the ability to convey their ability on a small scale to their pupils. Steve is an amazing performer and artist, and yet he is humble enough to walk alongside you, particularly when you are establishing the fundamentals of guitar technique. He will find the areas that need work and allow you to see how a small amount of persistence can result in large gains.

2. Encouraging: Steve is always optimistic. You can feel his passion for music in every word he speaks. He has the rare gift of making you see the flashes of your own talent, and he will help you build on those. He will not only help you figure out ways to overcome your obstacles in playing, but he will also deepen your appreciation of the instrument itself. He even went with me to the store to pick out an awesome acoustic guitar!

3. Individualizing: Steve doesn't have a once-size-fits-all method of teaching. He is a very keen and observant instructor who will challenge you based on your progress as well as your natural abilities. He will get to know you as a human being and as a budding artist. He will find ways to allow you to take your own inspirations and use them to drive you forward in your musical exploration.

4. Exemplary: Steve has tremendous integrity, not only as an artist but also as a professional instructor. He is also a tremendous guitarist with a broad repertoire, and watching him play will motivate you to become even better.

I hope this review is helpful to anyone who is considering taking lessons. Sign up with Steve and you won't regret it! Good luck on your journey!"
George
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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