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Ben U.

35 Reviews
Columbus, OH
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM in Music Composition, BA in Classics (Greek & Latin) from Ohio State University
  • Awarded 2012 Johnstone Woodwinds Composition Competition -- Audience Favorite Award from Ohio State University
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Ben U.

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Throughout my studies of theory and harmony, I realized how valuable it is to learn the basics of the guitar. I studied the guitar independently to learn the fingerings of the most useful chords. Students anxious to be able to play a song right off the bat are often pleased to discover that they can play through a whole song using only two or three chords. The guitar provides students with endless possibilities; they can experiment with different rhythms, never having to play a song the same way twice.

I grew up listening to classical music; I remember listening to a Mozart and a Grieg tape over and over again. By high school, I was interested in more recent popular music that carried on in the same tradition of greatness. Andrew Lloyd Webber first caught my attention. From there, I listened to the music of the ‘60s and became quite knowledgeable in the British Invasion. My ear for this type of music allows me to teach the guitar and provide students with an ample repertoire.

About Ben

Music Lessons & Tutoring Welcome to my studio, where I will instruct you in your musical and academic endeavors. What sets me apart is that I offer diverse instruction in two different areas. In my music studio, I give lessons in piano, violin, guitar, and composition. In my tutoring center,

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Michael B.
Ben is a very good instructor. Looking forward to next lesson
Benjamin Ryan P.
Are first lesson and Benjamin said it was AWESOME
ZEYAD
First lesson: Very patient, organized, great instructions. Very happy overall!
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Ramiro M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music: Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
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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. 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 Music (

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Great first lesson! I learned a lot and I’m excited to practice for next week.
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 !
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James S.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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James S.

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I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.

About James

If you seriously want to learn the guitar, I’m an experienced and dedicated teacher who has studied with some of the greatest teachers, artists, authors. I will provide you with the advantage of not only having a solid foundation on the instrument, but developing technique so you can teach yourse

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Brian
I like James's teaching style a lot. He's very encouraging and finds ways to sneak theory and style tips in when you least expect it.
Dillon
Very patient and caring. Great communication. James is great instructor, very knowledgeable about music and patient enough to crawl, walk or run through whatever help you need.
Jack
James has been a fantastic teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable and a great guitar player. The lessons have been very informative and easy to follow. I'm progressing much faster than expected and looking forward to many more lessons!

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Mandy M.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 7 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mandy M.

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Students will learn:
-Proper posture
-Instrument care
-Nail care
-Right and left hand technique
-chords, scales, and arpeggios
-Basic theory
-Reading music
-Appropriate repertoire

Lessons will be based off of classical studies but I encourage students to be creative with what they have learned both during and outside of the lessons.

About Mandy

Hi, there! My name is Mandy, and I look forward to working with you. I have been teaching private guitar lessons since 2017 and I really love helping my students to become familiar with basic guitar technique, sight-reading skills, and guitar repertoire. I am currently attending Miami-Dade College

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Lucky
I have taken two classical guitar lessons with Mandy, she is a great guitar teacher. She is patient to explain skills in detail and demonstrate performance clearly. The lesson time is fully utilized and the end time is reached unconsciously, I was totally immersed in the classical guitar world. Even though I'm still learning and enhancing the basic techniques, I can see my great progress. I strongly recommend Mandy!
KELSEY V
Mandy is an absolute delight! She is so patient and understanding, not to mention she makes her lessons so fun! She has motivated me to continue my guitar path and I couldn’t recommend anyone better! Do yourself a favor and take her!
Sebastian
Mandy taught me everything I know about guitar playing so far, her dedication and love for the instrument is amazing, she is a really good instructor and makes it easy to learn, she is very dedicated and passionate, overall an amazing teacher
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Andrew R.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, French, Italian
  • Bachelor of Music from Trinity College of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Andrew R.

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Having played hundreds of gigs and recorded thousands of hours on countless records, from the famed Abbey Road Studios in London to the Village Recorder here in LA, I have a vast body of experience of playing in all styles to help you with the particular skill you want to advance in.
Everyone has their own style with guitar, it's a very personal instrument in that regard. The key is understanding what my students want to achieve and helping them get there in their own way

About Andrew

British born and Educated at London's prestigious Trinity College of Music and The Royal Academy of Music, my professional musical career has spanned over two decades to date. I have performed with world renowned acts such as Sia, Dave Stewart and Horace Andy, and have been a featured recording art

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Elizabeth T.
I have to say that Andrew is an exceptional teacher with a unique combination of patience and encouragement. He is a wonderful person, as well, and very easy to get along with, so learning guitar from him was a joy and ease. As our lessons went on I began to expand my horizons, thanks to Andrew’s teaching style, and I began to write my own music. Andrew was delighted to help me develop my ideas and taught me how to write a proper song. We even recorded them at his studio and now I have songs under my belt. All thanks to Andrew, I am a legitimate songwriter/guitarist. I recommend him with highest marks.
Caroline
It's been decades, and I feel like I've recovered a lot of confidence and ability already. Can't wait for the next one!
Georgia V.
Andrew is by far the best vocal coach I've ever had - he makes you feel so comfy and really knows his stuff. Every lesson is a total joy - cannot recommend anyone more!!

Dee F.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR from Marquis Edition, Who's Who of American Women, 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dee F.

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I have been a private guitar teacher for over 20 years, beginning through advanced levels, all styles, and currently am an instructor of guitar at a community college.

About Dee

I have been a public school music educator for over 28 years, have taught private music lessons for over 30 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I also have been a language and reading tutor for over 6 years and have worked with stu

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Samantha
Dee is very kind. My daughter truly enjoyed her first lesson!
Brianna
Dee is very kind and understanding. She was very supportive when a work issue came up and I to push back my lesson time.
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"If you like guitar, you'll like James.

I have had about a dozen lessons so far with James, starting out as a complete beginner, with knowledge of only a few chords. In this short time, I have learned a great deal of theory, practice strategy, playing full songs, and even singing along with a few in time. James has been very hospitable and patient, and I recommend him to anyone who loves the guitar, regardless of skill!"
Robert
Took Guitar lessons from James W.
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"Jeff is an excellent teacher. He asks what you want and who you want to be as a guitarist. I feel so very comfortable talking to him and asking any questions that I may have. I understand why he is a student favorite. I started guitar not knowing anything and has learned so much. I don't ever get bored at anything he says. He has a great sense of humor. He always makes me laugh and cracks jokes that always crack me up. You can tell that he definitely loves what he does. He always say to ask any questions and writes down anything that you may have trouble with. Jeff is very knowledgable and laid back. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
Ken
Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Matthew is friendly and patient. My son cannot wait until his next lesson!"
Jaiden
Took Guitar lessons from Mathew M.
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"Bill is very accommodating to our schedule. He is very patient with his teaching. Our son has learned so much through Bill. He takes the time to make sure our son fully understands the lesson."
Norbert
Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"Was first lesson and he made it fun and i progressed a lot! Can't wait till next one"
Alison
Took Guitar lessons from Justin W.
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"Dan gets it- simplifies, listens and evaluates - great instructor"
Bill
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"I loved it! Best lesson ever. Went into full detail with the chords!"
Cohen
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Hi. I left a prior review under acoustic guitar. Jeff teaches basically anything with strings and frets: Acoustic and Electric guitar and bass, in Rock, pop, Jazz, blues - you name it. Throw in Mandolin and Ukulele. I started playing guitar over 50 years ago - self taught with years of inactivity. When I retired 3 years ago or so my wife set me up for guitar lessons from Take Lessons, which led to Jeff. He was close by in Pasadena. He started with my flimsy knowledge of a few chords and moved along as I learned. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of all sorts of music, and can lead you down whatever path you chose. I started with basic rhythm guitar, classic rock, R & B, and at this point starting to work on the blues. I look forward to my weekly meetings with Jeff and highly recommend him."
Pat
Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"I've been learning a lot from Wes in practical ways that I wasn't really taught by my previous teacher. It's been a lot of fun and I'm finally understanding things!"
Shelby
Took Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"Due to schedule conflicts, we didn't continue our lessons with Ron, so the rating might be higher if we had him longer. Ron was so polite, always positive and very enthusiastic. He took interest in my son learning and enjoying playing the guitar. He worked very hard at every lesson to get my son engaged and having a good time playing the guitar."
Soo
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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