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Billy N.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
  • Teaching since 1982
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Billy N.

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Play the music you want to play. I often use a combination of styles to get you to advance in your guitar skills whether you are a stone beginner or advanced. I've been teaching for over 20 years and can tailor lessons to the individual using the music you want and my large repertoire ranging from simple American Folk through Advanced modern music. I can get you to accompany,solo and also read music too( if you wish). I have concise approaches to all matters of technique, scale work and arpeggios. You can be confident that you are coming to an experienced teacher/player who cares deeply about music and loves helping the student progress.

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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Rolf T.
So far great - just started
Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!
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Avi B.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded The Mark Brunswick Composition Award from CUNY City College of New York
  • Teaching since 2007
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Avi B.

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Experienced Guitar teacher of over 10 years available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of musical and critical listening skills. I specialize in rock, punk, metal, progressive, pop, and blues, and have cultivated my own curriculum which is personalized to each student.

Here are the tools available to use during lessons: Ovation Celebrity, Gibson SG Standard, Schechter Diamond Series, Marshall AVT50, Digitech RP500 effects pedal, and Logic Pro X.

Want to learn to play your favorite songs and find out why they're your favorite songs? I'm your guy!

About Avi

***COVID-19 UPDATE: Until authorities have deemed it safe, all of my lessons will take place online. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this strange and important time.*** Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible.

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Mike F.
Taking lessons with Avi has been a great experience. He has been more than willing to work with my complicated schedule and very obviously cares about teaching. I tried learning guitar off of youtube for a little while but eventually hit a block. Learning with an actual teacher has been a world of difference.
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Austin K.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Top 10 Instructors of 2021 from Lessons.com
  • Teaching since 2017
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Austin K.

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When learning guitar with me I make sure the curriculum is custom fitted for you! All student's aren't the same, and it is important you find a teacher who teaches in a way that speaks clearly to you. Achieving your goals is my top priority, and making sure you have fun learning along the way is my passion!

About Austin

I have been playing piano, guitar and ukulele since 2004. Since 2004 I've tutored others in music, including a high school piano class. Starting in 2017 I began teaching professionally. I evaluate how each student learns best. Set goals with them, and create a curriculum that is fun, exciting, an

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Benjamin
My son really enjoyed his piano lesson with Austin.
Sarah
Excellent and “on point” with intuitive abilities to instruct each student!
Matthew
We received our first lesson with Austin and look. Forward to many more. He connected very well with our son’s learning abilities and seems to love what he does!
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Jordan M.

117 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded 2013 Award for Outstanding Graduate Student - Music - from San Diego State University School of Music and Dance Faculty
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Jordan M.

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Learn guitar in a relaxed, encouraging environment with a friendly expert :) Experienced guitar teacher for over 15 years and more than 11,000 lessons taught. Posture, hand position, chords, strumming, lead guitar, soloing, scales, and most importantly - your favorite songs!

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Bobby Kimball former lead si

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Jeff C.
Jordan is a professional, first class person and instructor
Thaddeus
JJordan was patient and instructive. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience for a novice like me.
Rick
My first lesson with Jordan was very cool. Extremely knowledgeable, great patience, great communication and very supportive.
I can’t wait for my next lesson. I’m going to practice now. Everyone should be awake. 👊🏻
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Jillian V.

70 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's of Science, Music Therapy, Classical Voice, Creative Writing from SUNY New Paltz
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Jillian V.

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One of my favorite things is playing acoustic guitar while singing. If this is your goal, I think we'd work well together. I also have a few guitar books that I use if you're interested in learning to play lead guitar in a band or orchestra, and learn to read music.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I find

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Julie
If 5 stars is for Best instructor ever than Jillian is the winner! When I first started, I was so afraid of singing off pitch that I was afraid to sing! Jillian has helped me to gain confidence for singing from my heart, expressing emotion. I do not even worry about pitch anymore. All of Jillian's students are so lucky like me to have Jillian for support and guidance to make our dreams a reality!
Madeline P.
Great with my 8 year old daughter!
Jacquelyn W.
I ADORE Jillian! She is so sweet and encouraging. When my schedule is crazy she does everything in her power to accommodate me. It is clear that she knows what she is doing. After trying to teach myself guitar for YEARS, with the way she explains things, I am already further along after just 3 lessons. She also has a gorgeous voice! I can't wait to continue learning from her!
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William G.

61 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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William G.

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Are you interested in learning to play the music you love, using techniques that are actually healthy for your hands? My instruction promotes efficient, ergonomically sound, time-tested playing techniques.

Do you want to play well? Then you need to learn to practice well. Quality practice coaching will make a profound difference in your ability to learn and play music effectively, but it takes time. That's why I offer weekly full hour lessons at a reasonable price.

I offer training for acoustic as well as electric (steel and/or nylon string) instruments and provide instruction in popular music styles as well as formal classical.

Quality practice coaching will make a profound difference in your ability to learn and play music effectively, but it takes time. That's why I offer weekly full hour lessons at a reasonable price. Practice well and you will play well.

About me: I earned my Degree in Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory where I studied Classical ...

About William

I am a professional guitar instructor. I earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and graduated with High Honors. My formal training includes classical guitar performance, jazz guitar and improvisation, music theory and arranging, psychology, piano, violin, recording, and much more. With o

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"Rebecca is a great teacher, she takes the time to teach a student what they really need to know where they are starting at. Rebecca was willing to work with the type of music of our choice. Great lady with lots to offer."
Jamie
Took Guitar lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Been taking lessons with Wes for about 3 months now! He's a good choice for a teacher!"
Heather
Took Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"After a month of lessons, I feel more qualified to rate our experience with Ryan. He has been great with my son. He is positive and encouraging all the time. My son is progressing well and is happy with Ryan's teaching style. He has enjoyed being able to learn songs that appeal to him too.I would highly recommend Ryan."
Kim
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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"Soraya was very patient with my daughters though they didn't practice enough, still she encouraged them and tried adapting her approach to enliven their interest. She's not a clock watcher either and usually went over time to be sure they had a handle on that days lesson."
Keith
Took Guitar lessons from Soraya B.
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"Nate is an awesome teacher. He has been coming to our house for over 4 years to teach guitar to my son. He is very polite, accommodating, responsible and a great teacher. He is very passionate about guitar, and makes it a fun and engaging experience for your child. He became like a member of our family, and always goes an extra mile to accommodate our child. He teaches my son music that a teenager would enjoy playing. I would highly recommend him."
Jay
Took Guitar lessons from Nathan D.
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"So far it's been good with Rachel. She has been very patient and my son has been picking up well."
Sash
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Hanaa is truly the best instructor one could ever hope for. My daughter looks forward to each lesson with great enthusiasm and anticipation. Hanaa's technical skill in teaching the guitar is definitely 'A+'. More importantly, especially for a young child, is her real concern and caring for her students. We most highly recommend Hanaa--you cannot find a better teacher!"
Bill
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Ryo
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"Nicole is very kind and encouraging. I recommend her highly."
Sylver
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"I've taken lessons from about ten different teachers since I was 15 years old some taught me more music and some taught me to play songs on the guitar. but no one ever put it all together like Steve Gagnon. Every lesson Steve teaches me something new and covers music and technique. and teaches me to play my own style. rather then just copying others weather you are young or older Steve will teach you as an individual with patience."
Vinny
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There’s no better feeling than playing one of your favorite songs on the guitar. Whether you want to strum the acoustic or let an electric guitar solo fly, online guitar lessons can take your skills to new heights. From your very first lesson, you’ll get personalized feedback and guidance from an expert guitarist, who will help you stay motivated along your musical path.

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The guitar is one of the most popular instruments in the world, and for good reason. With just a handful of chords, you can play some of the most iconic pop, folk, and rock tunes ever made. Venturing into the worlds of jazz and classical guitar is always rewarding, and there is no shortage of brilliant guitar pieces to learn. The versatility of the guitar is what truly sets

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If you’re looking for the best online guitar lessons for beginners, don’t settle for books and videos alone. A private teacher can give you the personalized feedback you need to take your skills to new heights. Whether you’re new to the guitar or you’re a seasoned pro, online guitar lessons let you connect in real time with the best players in the world.

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Online guitar lessons with TakeLessons combine the convenience of learning from home with the effectiveness of private lessons. Connecting with an expert guitarist and getting your music questions answered is as easy as video chatting with a friend. If you’re the parent of an aspiring guitarist, you’ll appreciate the scheduling flexibility that online guitar lessons provide, and nothing beats the motivation that a private tutor provides!

Finding your ideal guitar teacher is easy with TakeLessons. Simply browse our listings of hundreds of guitar teachers worldwide, look through a few profiles that interest you, and reach out to a teacher that meets your needs. You can even send an introductory message to a potential teacher to make sure they’re a good fit, right from the start. Ready to start learning? Find your guitar teacher today!

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