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Isaiah S.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaches Beginner
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Isaiah S.

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Learn proper technique, chord and theory fundamentals, and how to develop your style through classic and fun tunes!

About Isaiah

An active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and skill levels. Isaiah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of P

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Jenny
I've had several piano teachers over the years. Isaiah is by far the best. He is patient and extremely knowledgeable.
Erik H.
For someone who has never taken a private music lesson before I able to relax and begin learning about music literacy and music theory by Isaiah's ability to express and articulate the fundamentals of guitar in a simplified way. It was rewarding to leave the lesson with new techniques to practice and have fun with.
Amara K.
Terrific. Great with kids
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Austin M.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor in Psychology w/ Minor in Music from University of Colorado Boulder
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Austin M.

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Students can expect fun yet structured lessons in which they will learn new songs, and explore new techniques and genres. Though I love to teach pop, rock, and jazz, my speciality is classical guitar and fingerstyle.

About Austin

Austin began playing guitar at the age of 14, and has amassed over 10 years of experience. He developed his skills further by studying classical guitar at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, performing works by Leo Brouwer and Johann Sebastian Bach. Austin has performed along headli

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Eric J.

429 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric J.

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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old, teaching guitar since I was 16 and through takelessons since 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I want to help you to become a great guitarist!

Lead & Rhythm Guitar:

Chord voicing: triads, four note open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming, fingerstyle, standard grooves in various styles

Step-by-step approach to soloing/improvisation:
major & minor scales & modes & arpeggios, blues/pentatonic scales and "licks". Phrasing & line
development over simple - sophisticated harmonic changes Alternate/sweep & tremolo picking, hybrid picking, slide guitar, hammer on/pull offs, (up to 8 finger) tapping, bending and whammy techniques.

Sight reading (standard notation/tablature)
Music Theory & Ear Training
Composition/songwriting

About Eric

A great teacher can change a student's life. I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. Since I began working with takelessons in 2013 I've worked with students both online and in-person at my home studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. My experienced as online

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Shawn R.
Eric is great to work with takes time to explain things.

I always get excited when we have a session that we find something that clicks to help take my singing up another notch!
Becca H.
What a wonderful experience this has been working with Eric Jayk for singing lessons!  He is a class act, top notch, professional.  Where I've struggled he's helped me overcome with musically intelligent techniques!  I cannot say enough good things about our lessons together!
Shawn R.
I am so happy with the progress I keep seeing the longer I work with Eric! He's a great, and patient instructor.
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Summer L.

53 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.M. Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Summer L.

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We will work together to develop your musicianship and make learning music fun, regardless of age or musical background. Lessons will be at your pace, tailored to your interests, and, perhaps most importantly, will foster a love and understanding of music.

Students will learn songs they love to play — from any genre — while also developing important skills such as learning how to practice, note reading, rhythm, playing by ear, and technique, as well as songwriting, composing, improvisation, and music theory.

About Summer

**In-person lessons at my studio will resume beginning July 15, 2021. Students wishing to take in-person lessons can sign up in advance and, optionally, can begin with online lessons in the meantime.** My primary goal as a teacher is to make music lessons a positive, life-enriching experience for

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Summer as been teaching both my daughter's, ages 7 & 11, for little over a year now and we couldn't be happier. I don't know how she does it, patience of an angel, but the girls are growing with their lessons and their love for both piano & guitar weekly. She is always encouraging and full of joy. Summer is a great listener and lets my girls have input in what music they want to learn. It is funny how the music they pick out, fits their personalities so well. Summer is extremely hardworking and punctual. We love to "virtually" invite her in our home every week. We hope one day to meet and see her play in person. Until then we look forward to our weekly sessions with her.
Scott
Summer is an excellent teacher! She was very accommodating and encouraging. Looking forward to future lessons!
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Chris K.

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Starting at $34
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Chris K.

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Inspiring students through private instrumental music lessons for guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, saxophone, clarinet, flute, and piano

About Chris

I have been teaching private music lessons for fourteen years and have been a public school instrumental music teacher for eight years. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Science degree in Music Education. I have a K-12 teaching certification in Maryland. My educati

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Christopher & Winter W.
Kids first lesson with Mr. Kefer went very well! No regrets!
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Roel R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roel R.

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My dream is to help others translate their thoughts and emotions into music. In this course, we will not only grow as performers but also as creators. We all start somewhere, and I welcome students of all skill levels -- from beginners learning their first notes on guitars to seasoned performers looking to expand their repertoire. I will be your ally and guide as you work towards your unique goals.

Through years of teaching I have developed a flexible curriculum. Each week I will devise clear and specific homework that challenge you and push you to your limits without overwhelming you. If you're looking to improve your playing while exploring your creative side, we will make a great team. I look forward to meeting you!

About Roel

Roel is a professional guitar and bass musician based in Boston, MA. While Roel devoted his youth to exploring rock- and blues-adjacent genres, he is currently expanding his horizons by studying jazz performance and composition at the world-renowned Berklee College of Music. Roel lives to be an educ

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Jacob Warren
Are you a Ted Greene fan? Look no further, Roel is your guy. He's a master at chord melodies and helped me learn the entire fretboard for the first time in my life.
Barclay Mills
Roel was a GOD at single-note bebop lines and really whipped me into shape. I auditioned for my first gig last month and totally bagged it! Thanks dude.
Jeff Thompson
Picking a new guitar is always a gamble, but I'm glad I took the plunge! I had been studying jazz since I was young, and I needed someone with a good ear to help me get to the next level. I must have been really lucky, since Roel absolutely fit the bill. Not only was he fun to work with, but he was also highly skilled -- I could tell he had put in his thousand hours.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Lakewood, OH

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Lakewood is $66. 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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"David was really interested in what would motivate my son to play more. Also, a good mix of music theory and practical lessons."
Doug
Took Guitar lessons from David C.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons from Matthew for a few months now. She really enjoys his teaching style....she learns about valuable skills and theory and also has fun at every lesson. Matthew is very encouraging about her progress and keeps her motivated to practice to sharpen her skills. He's also very flexible with scheduling which is great for us because of school, commuting etc. Matthew is very friendly and knowledgeable and is an excellent teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Patient Instructor

At 49 I am an old dog trying to learn a new trick. Robert has been very patient with me and he has been more then accommodating as far as rescheduling lessons for me when I am out of town.
I highly recommend Robert for guitar lessons!!"
Matthew
Took Guitar lessons from Robert C.
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"I have been playing guitar for more than 10 years. Decided to go back to lesson again. He is a guy who listen to your concern and apply his knowledge to help you improve. Coming up with his own lesson.. going over the material in a pace where I can follow through."
Dennis
Took Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"Innovative, patient, encouraging. Bill goes the extra mile to make learning the guitar fun."
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Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"My 8 year old is a beginner, and Michelle is his first instructor. She has taught him lots of fundamentals in a few short weeks and shares resources that he can use at home in between weekly lessons. I would recommend Michelle to others."
Lisa
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Edwin is very kind and professional has a great musical layout for all ages

Edwin is a very friendly musician and has a awsome ear and since I my self have a hard time staying on track he does help a great deal
God Bless him"
Brian
Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"I wanted to express how much my son loves to play guitar thanks to Jordan who is a wonderful and patient teacher. He really listens to what my son likes and wants to learn and makes sure his lessons are achieving that goal. Jordan has a real gift to work with and teach children music. My son always comes home from lessons and wants to play us what he has learned. I am so glad I found Jordan to teach my son guitar!"
Danielle
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Outstanding instructor, makes learning guitar fun. Toms angreat guy with a wealth of experience. Highly recommend"
Tony
Took Guitar lessons from Tom N.
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"I've been playing for three years this coming Nov.
I can truly say that there is NO WAY I would have progressed this far without my lessons from Ahmad.
And of course, it's been very enjoyable as well. Both my lesson time and the time spent on my own taking what I have learned and using it.
A+ all the way."
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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Teaching Guitar in Lakewood, OH

By Eric H.-Lakewood, OH Guitar Teacher

There are so many great aspects of teaching guitar lessons in Lakewood but what I love most is helping kids learn the value of focused attention. A common denominator for success in any pursuit, whether it's music, academics, athletics etc. is cultivating the ability to deeply concentrate on one activity to the exclusion of other activities or potential distractions.

We all love our smart phones, iPads, video games, and reality TV but in reality none of these things will give you more confidence, make you smarter, or enrich your life like learning to play a musical instrumental will! When my guitar students are struggling with self-discipline, I tell them that musicians who seem like they're the life of the party and have a rock sta

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r lifestyle, (people like Eddie Van Halen and Slash) in reality, spend more time alone in a quiet room practicing scales, chords and arpeggios for many hours per day, rather than engaging in typical "rock star" behavior. These people are actually masters of focus and self-discipline.

I have a ten year old guitar student named Evan. Evan had been taking lessons with me for several months and his father, who also plays guitar would sit in on every lesson. Occasionally, when I would teach Evan a new song, he would say to his dad "you know how to play that one, take my guitar and play it for us." However, Evans father would say "this is your lesson time, you play it." After this happened a few times, I asked them if they'd like to do a father/son group lesson. I told them we could work on songs they could play together as duets or even a song all three of us could play together. Fast forward two months, and now Evan and his father have a respectable repertoire of duets under their respective belts - next stop -open mic!

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