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Keith P.

11 Reviews
Olmsted Falls, OH
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Master Degree Adult Learning and Development from Cleveland State
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Keith P.

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I've been teaching guitar almost my entire adult life. Started in 1978 in my parents house and after that a couple of music stores. I'm now teaching in my home studio.

My teaching goals and curriculum will depend on the ability of the student and their knowledge of the instrument. It doesn't matter if they are at the beginner, intermediate or advance level, I have experience teaching all levels.

Most students want to learn how to play songs. I focus a great deal on learning how to use the proper technique to play all the chords needed to play the songs they would like to learn. If you want to learn how to read music and or play lead guitar I can teach that too.
I'm a professional guitarist and singer. I've been performing in bands none stop for over 30 years and I'm still performing on weekends with my two bands'. I teach practical guitar lessons that can be applied to building up for performance with a band or as a solo artist.
I'm also a song writer and piano player. ...

About Keith

I specialize in teaching and performing Country, Blues, Rock n Roll, Folk, Bluegrass even a little Jazz. I love many musical styles. I teach both Electric and Acoustic guitar playing. Guitar is my main instrument but I also play other string instruments. As they say you can't take it with you when

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Great first lesson.
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Noah H.
I've found Keith to be professional, good communicator and a great teacher for our 8 year old. He has patience and a real love for music and it shows. He is our first instructor so I don't have anything to compare him with but I do know people and feel great working with him. I forgot to mention, he has a little studio in his basement perfect for lessons.
I hope this helps anyone . Thx.
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Steven B.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Associate - Music from Southwestern
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 1984
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Steven B.

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The guitar is the most popular instrument in the world. Steven B is one of the best instructors out there. He teaches many styles of guitar music, pop, rock, and many music genres. Teaching all the fundamentals of technique in guitar for correct hand positions, fingering, strumming, finger picking, hybrid picking, and the C-A-G-E-D formula, depending upon the interest of the student. All levels taught. Beginners are welcome. Prepare to learn and have a lot of fun!

ABOUT STEVEN B
I have now been teaching piano, guitar, and voice to hundreds of wonderful students for over 30 years. I have become one of the best voice instructors of all time. Within 18 months, I can turn any voice student into a great singer. On piano, I am one of the very best piano teachers. With my recording studio, I have created a superb method in teaching piano by ear, and of course my students learn to read piano music, and they have fun learning to improvise. I am also a very good guitar teacher. I teach music ...

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Steven B, Instructor PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE For over 25 years, Steven B has been successfully teaching hundreds of students on piano, guitar, and voice. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He teaches all styles, ages and skill levels. Beginners are most cert

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Jackie H.
Steven is a great guitar teacher. He is very patient, but thorough. He is very good at explaining things. I look forward to my lesson every week.
Justina U.
Mr. Steve is a great blessing to my Child. My son has learnt a lot from his piano lessons and now plays piano in church.
Natalie S.
Awesome!
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Tim K.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1989
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Tim K.

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I studied classical guitar at Trinity University under David Underwood. I taught classical guitar at Southside High School. I have had students score high rankings in UIL competitions.

About Tim (William)

My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 32 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have perform

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Carter M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carter M.

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My name is Carter. I studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA for two years. I'm VERY theory heavy. However I do teach songs if the student has a request. I can also teach Vocals.
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Hey! My name is Carter. I went to Berklee School of Music for two years. I am very heavy into theory. I do teach songs if the student has a request. I can teach vocals too. Have a nice day!

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Brian M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brian M.

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I love classical guitar, and I am passionate about not only helping students grow as musicians, but to grow in their passion for music as well.

I teach classical guitar and host an instructional YouTube channel. I received professional training at the University of Washington in Seattle, and I have taken lessons with the composer/guitarist Kevin Callahan.

I have taught students from age 4 to 80, and I know how to make learning enjoyable for the young and less young. I have learned how to be an encouraging and constructive instructor as I train students in how to play and practice.

Performance and instructional videos are available on my YouTube channel, which can be found by searching for my name.

Thank you!

About Brian

In addition to professional university and private teaching, I have benefitted from attending performances and masterclasses by many of the world's foremost classical guitarists, including Xuefei Yang, Jorge Caballero, Marcin Dylla and Fabio Zanon. I have a great deal of experience studying theo

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Wendy
Brian is a fantastic teacher and an amazing guitarist. He gears the lessons to the students needs and makes the lessons very enjoyable.
Brad
My daughter has been taking ukulele lessons from Brian for several years. First of all, her skills and confidence have soared. She enjoys playing and practicing and will often just start strumming and practicing when she has spare time.

Brian's patience, skill and enthusiasm are a huge reason for my daughter's ukulele success. He is also very flexible in scheduling classes and accommodating interruptions.

I cannot recommend Brian enough. Anyone needing ukulele or guitar instruction, would do well in considering him.
Sheila Dorame
My son had been taking lessons for about 4 years before he began working Brian. Our son was looking to learn more about music theory and exploring writing his own music. This is exactly what he received when he began working with Brian. Brian would send him home with weekly lessons and my son was excited to explore this Avenue of music theory and creating his own music. Brian unlocked our son’s creativity and gave him a much needed confidence boost. Brian was extremely flexible with our sons schedule which is a plus, with a teenager who has other activities. My son feels that Brian took his skills to the next level and opened his creativity window to explore other playing styles. Brian exudes patience, kindness, creativity, and a passion for teaching others his love for guitar. We are thankful for Brian’s dedication to our son, it’s such a joy when our son plays for us. Trust me, you can’t go wrong with Brian

yusuf M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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yusuf M.

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I spend a lot of time gearing my lessons to each specific student. Obviously we will learn songs that you are interested in. But in addition to that I write out specific exercises to help my students learn while also making it something that is fun and interesting to play so that we are not tied solely to learning from a book when it is not necessary. I can also help with songwriting, improvisation and other creative pursuits. The genres I am well versed in are pop, rock, classical, jazz, blues, funk, etc.

About Yusuf

I've been playing guitar for 14 years. I have always had a passion for learning as well as performing music and I continue both of those practices to this day. I am a strong believer in gearing each lesson plan to a students individual interest and will write out individual exercises and arrangemen

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Cleveland, OH

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Cleveland is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I have a concert gig coming up in the span of a week playing guitar with a big band orchestra doing jazz or band arrangements of various popular songs including a big band arrangement of Play That Funky Music from the 70's. In other words not the easiest stuff to be playing :)! First lesson with Brandi and she cleared up all the trouble spots, tricky rythms and chord changes easily in an hour. She explains musical complexities clearly, knows what she's doing and at the same time makes it easy to understand and execute. I had read about her background in classical and knew she had to be good but was genuinely impressed with how well she understood jazz and funk styles better than I do. ( And I'm 28, have been playing since age 12 and performing publicly in multiple settings since 13) Great personality, a lot of fun to work with, and incredibly knowledgeable! Absolutely recommend!"
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"Max is a superb guitar instructor! Each of his lessons are tailored to the individual needs and wants of his students. Tablatures are prepared in advance and available when you arrive at your next session. Strong emphasis is placed on playing technique, and Max is always willing to play each phrase or passage at a slower speed. For my money, there is no better guitar teacher, than Max."
Hal
Took Guitar lessons from Max Z.
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"Eric is the best guitar teacher I've had, and I've had many over the years. He is remarkably skilled at the full range of guitar vocabulary, so no matter what I am interested in learning more, he is able to teach. As an instructor, he is very vested in the students' growth, and makes sure I am getting the help I need to get better even outside the class. He is extremely perceptive about my strengths, weaknesses, and interests, and carefully sequencing the best material according to my level, explaining why they are important, and showing me the next steps. After 6 months of taking lessons with Eric, I am very proud of the progress I've made, and even more excited about what I am able to do in the future."
Sizhan
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Aside from Joran being a very talented musician, he's a really chill instructor who knows how to teach without making the lesson boring. Highly recommend him to anyone looking for music lessons to take."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Gavin is very patient and quickly assessed where my playing needed work."
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Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"This guy is not only talented but an amazing human being that has the love for music and making you better.

He is patient, funny and easy going. He makes the class fun and zero stress. Day 1 to where I am now is unbelievable and it's due to my practice but Andrew's lessons and guidance.

Thanks buddy!
You should seek him out for sure!"
Liz
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"She was very helpful and genuinely passionate about wanting to get me excited about learning."
Chuck
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Really good teacher. Love her energy."
Kris
Took Guitar lessons from DeTrece L.
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"Marvin has been teaching guitar to my two sons, 12 and 10 since last June. My boys had never touched a guitar before so they were absolute beginners. Marvin has a soft spoken and easy going style of teaching. He makes the lessons fun for my boys and they look forward to their lessons every week. I would definitely recommend Marvin to anyone looking for a guitar instructor."
Anunoy
Took Guitar lessons from Marvin A.
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"I started lessons after teaching myself for about 20 years, and wanting to move beyond being a campfire guitar player. I have found it to be a very helpful and enjoyable process; and have made much more progress than I would have versus reading books and watching YouTube videos. The relationship, real-life feedback, and ability to ask questions are all extremely helpful. Jared is a knowledgeable, kind, and patient teacher. When my daughter expressed interest in guitar I started her with lessons too, and I couldn’t be happier with how he works with her and plays music games to keep her interested. Overall I’m very happy with Jared."
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Guitar Lessons in Cleveland

By Noel S. - Cleveland Guitar Teacher

Cleveland's rich history of culture and music will offer guitarists countless ways to expand their enjoyment with the instrument. Listed below are some of the best reasons to take guitar lessons in Cleveland!

  1. Opportunities to Play and Perform

You've been making headway on your guitar skills in big leaps, so how cool would it feel to enjoy performing for others? For solo guitar or pre-rehearsed ensemble playing, open mic nights are the way to go. Check out this web address for Open Mic Cleveland for a good assortment of these opportunities. http://www.openmiccleveland.com/EventListing

On this website you'll also find venues who feature on-stage jam nights for blues and rock. This is a great opportunity to take

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the thrill level up a notch or two since you'll be backed by professional musicians and pro equipment. One venue to check out is The Brothers Lounge in Cleveland. One Cleveland area venue has offered over $500 in cash and prizes to its best performers of rock, acoustic, blues, bluegrass, country, Americana, folk and jazz.

If you’re looking for something a little more low key, the Root cafe in Lakewood is a child-friendly environment which features a vegetarian menu. Their open mic nights are a relaxing scene for beginners just starting out. http://www.theroot-cafe.com/event/open-mic

  1. Network with Other Guitarists in a Face-to-Face Environment

All of Cleveland's open mic opportunities for guitar are great ways to connect with many other musicians, but if you’re looking for something a bit more specialized- classical guitarists have their own niche too! The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society (CCGS) is a super welcoming organization that features a showcase concert for classical guitarists of all ages! http://www.clevelandclassicalguitar.org/

  1. Venues for Tuning in to the Best Guitar Music in Cleveland

The CCGS typically holds concerts at The First Unitarian Church in Shaker Heights, and their annual International Guitar Week Festival takes place at The Cleveland Institute of Music.

Jazz and blues guitarists should check out Rockefellers, a gorgeously decorated restaurant venue in the Cleveland Heights historic east side that has been nominated for "Best Live Jazz" a few years running. featuring some of the area’s best musicians, it's steeped in history and beauty. Just down the road is Nighttown music club where you can enjoy local, national, and international musicians.

Still looking to discover even more chances to check out rock and blues guitar on the west side of Cleveland? The Parkview features regular rock and blues headliners.

There are so many amazing musicians to meet and venues to experience while you take guitar lessons in Cleveland. Now get out there and have some fun!

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