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Tammy Y.

9 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor's of Music in Piano Performance and Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
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Tammy Y.

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With the current COVID-19 virus crisis, I have been shifting all my students to online classes. Check out my pictures to see my online classroom set up, or feel free to send me a message if you have questions! :)

We will learn chords, strumming techniques and basic finger picking of popular songs and the classic good ol' nursery rhymes. You'll learn how to read tabs and charts, playing by ear, and even venturing into songwriting if you so desire!

I also work with a teacher whom I transition my students over to once they reach intermediate/advanced level.

About Tammy

With the current COVID-19 virus crisis, I have been shifting all my students to online classes. Check out my pictures to see my online classroom set up, or feel free to send me a message if you have questions! :) *I conduct group lessons for young children, which I am unable to state on my profi

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Asher T.
Tammy has a magnetic personality that draws you in and makes you want to learn. She was patient and thorough in her explanations. I had a great experience!
Phinneas S.
My son is always engaged during his lessons and happy to practice during the week! So happy. And it is very easy to communicate with Tammy. She is very engaging.
Niko
BEST TEACHER EVER !!!!!! I already did one class with her and she is soooo funny and friendly she is so supportive!!!!!
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Carolyn O.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, Hawaiian, English, French
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Carolyn O.

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Different ways to tune your guitar
Learn basic chords, chord transitions, strumming & picking patterns
Playing basic songs
How to target the tough areas and speed up your playing level
How to care for your guitar so it sounds beautifully
How music theory & alternative tunings can open up your personal creativity

About Carolyn

Coming from a large extended family in Hawaii, I was surrounded by luau music, kachi-kachi dancing, Japanese bon dances, handsome local guys singing and playing their guitars and my aunties strumming their ukes and singing old songs. I reveled in walking alone in Nature or playing piano and singing

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Jim
I had a great time learning to play Van Halen’s “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love” on the ukulele. Carolyn’s classes covered everything from re-stringing with a lower octave G-string to using butterfly effects, hammers and string pulls on the finger work. It was just what I was looking for.
Jen Smith
Carolyn did a great job of introducing our 8-year-old to signing. She was energetic, patient and fun and made sure to pick music our daughter liked and customized lessons to her interest and level.
Mia L.
My daughter has been asking me for ukulele classes for a while and we found Carolyn online, really liked her profile and we just had the first class yesterday. My daughter had a fun and informative class with a nice follow up practice to do on her own. Carolyn was great, \able to connect with my 7 yr old and made her feel comfortable. She even asked me if we were going to be able to meet her in person one day!
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Andrew C.

42 Reviews
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  • Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies/Music Education from University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Andrew C.

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Fun and personalized lessons for aspiring Guitarists of all ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced, my years of experience can show you a practical approach to learning music and exploring the guitar. Enjoy learning your favorite songs in a relaxed environment at my studio or online from the comfort of your own home. My students have many different musical tastes and lessons are always unique from person to person. Learn at your own pace. I build my program around your interests and goals. Become the musician you've always wanted to be and have fun doing it!

About Andrew

Music has been a lifelong pursuit for me. I have played many instruments over the years while performing with various groups in and out of school. Eventually I decided that music was how I wanted to make my living. Since earning my degree in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies from University

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Sal
Andrew is very patient and caring. You can tell how passionate he is about playing. I took up lessons again after a 3 year hiatus and I have learned more in the past few lessons then I did in my prior 5 years of playing.
Grant Robertson
Andrew is the best online lesson experience I've had. He's always super-positive, always encouraging, and just generally has a great attitude. His lessons are very well adapted to the online format, giving you video clips of the important moments in your lesson and links to extra resources. I've tried multiple instructors and although Andrew isn't the most affordable teacher on TakeLessons, he is worth every penny. After trying several I chose to continue with Andrew and increase our cadence to 3 hours a week. I'm seeing improvement in my skills nearly every day with his guidance!
Ryan
Working with Andrew has taken me further in a few months than I've taken myself in 10 years of self-learning.

His patience makes learning painless. He's great at finding challenging but accessible songs to learn (that I never would have found on my own), and his ability to quickly learn and then teach songs I would love to play has been a pleasant unintended surprise.
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Robert M.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
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Robert M.

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Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.
Mikhaela
Although I'm a fairly new learner, I chose Robert as a teacher because he teaches everything from beginner to advanced. I'm glad I did -- his depth of knowledge is clear and he understands my questions quickly and can answer from different angles to make sure I understand. After just two lessons I feel like I've gained a lot already and am excited to continue learning.
Michael
Robert is a super nice guy, great teacher, and extremely knowledgeable about the guitar.
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Janis V.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Janis V.

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Quick results, song based lessons. Emphasis on "play based" learning for young children. Emphasis on teaching you what you want to learn for older children and adults.
I've been teaching guitar for 14 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play many basic songs and as time goes on you'll be able to play your favorite ones and have learned many chords, strum patterns and techniques on your instrument. I specialize in getting you quick results so you are enjoying playing the songs you love while you progress with technique. I typically start beginners in open G tuning with familiar songs that I provide and openly take your suggestions of songs you want to learn. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Janis

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children.

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Anabela
It's was fantastic! In short period I learned a lot. Thank you Jenis for your patience and kindness!!!!. The best Teacher ever!!!!❤
Ana Bela
The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much.
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric C.

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Whether you are just getting started or have been playing for years and have found yourself in a rut and want to refresh and do some new things, acoustic or electric guitar lessons will help you to set and realize your goals in music.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Jackie L Micklewright
Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback.
Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Billy is a great teacher that makes sure that you have the skills to continue playing guitar. I enjoyed his lessons and learned a lot! He is really nice too."
Andy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Billy D.
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"Trevor is very patient and communicates well."
Mark
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Trevor S.
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"Highly knowledgeable and an excellent teacher. Always finds a way to make lessons entertaining."
Jordan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"The first lesson went great!!"
Hailey
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Alex is a geat teacher. I am an older student who wanted to get better at guitar. Alex is patient and great at adapting lessons to fit what I wanted to learn. He even showed my how to improve my banjo skills."
steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"Nills is a patient, encouraging, knowledgeable & fun teacher. My daughter is very excited to work with him. Thank you!!"
Lily
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Michael was clearly very experienced. He did a great job of explaining the concepts and specific techniques for the practice exercises. He emailed me clear homework. I am glad to have found him and excited to finally be taking real steps to lear to play the guitar!"
Tracy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Adam has given me confidence to pursue my goal of playing well. My interim goal is to play 2 songs by his next visit.
Adam is patient and generous with his time. I would recommend him to anyone, including 79 year olds like me who have not played for forty years.

Bob"
Robert Stern
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"The lessons I received were informative and useful to expand my playing of the guitar"
walter
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Moves bit fast for small kids. But my daughter loved him and very excited for her next lesson."
Lynn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lonze R.
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Acoustic Guitar Lessons Online

There’s no better feeling than grabbing your acoustic guitar and playing one of your favorite songs. With just a few online lessons, you can learn the handful of chords that make up hundreds of tunes. If you’ve had some experience playing in the past, acoustic guitar lessons online can help you bring your skills to the next level.

Acoustic Guitar Online Lessons for Beginners

It’s no secret that the guitar is one of the most popular and influential instruments. The versatility of the acoustic guitar made it a favorite for songwriters and put the power of composition into the hands of everyone. With a rich, full sound, the acoustic guitar is one of the few instruments that sounds great on its own, and it is certainly more portable than a piano!

Even if you’ve never picked up the guitar before, online lessons are a great way to get started. The best online acoustic guitar lessons happen live, with a one-on-one connection between teacher and student. This allows for real-time Q and A, personalized lesson plans, and encouraging feedback delivered straight to your laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Unlike videos and books, private acoustic guitar lessons online are guided by your own unique interests and goals.

The Best Online Acoustic Guitar Lessons

Teaching the guitar is as much of an art as playing it is. As a student, it’s important to find a teacher who is an expert in your favorite musical styles and can help you achieve your goals in the most efficient way possible. Whether you’re looking to play fingerstyle folk, upbeat strumming rhythms, lead solos, or classical guitar, you can learn it all with the right teacher by your side.

Thanks to TakeLessons, finding acoustic guitar online lessons for beginners is easy. Simply browse a few profiles and read student reviews to find the perfect tutor for you or your child. Feel free to send out an introductory message to a prospective teacher before you book your first lesson. Search for your guitar teacher today!

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