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Henri B.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Religious Studies from Arizona State University
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Henri B.

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Students who study with me can expect for their lessons to be top-quality, personalized, and above all, extremely fun sessions that will cater to the students musical backgrounds, interests, and needs. I create extremely organized and specifically focused lessons so that students feel comfortable, not pressured, while learning their craft. The lessons I teach are a combination of developmental sight reading music, learning student chosen songs (depending on ability), inspiring and encouraging creative abilities, warm-up and strengthening exercises, proper technique, listening for internal hearing, composition dynamics, scales, fingerings, chords, and overall really how to get a great sound and feel from your guitar.

After 3 months of lessons together, students will have started learning several key elements to becoming an outstanding guitar player. They will have learned proper form and technique, warm-up/skill-building exercises, to read basic notation, and several scales. ...

About Henri

Henri is an experienced, focused teacher and musician who really enjoys seeing students achieve their goals and desires musically. Henri has studied privately with former Berklee Graduate Al Pahanish Jr (Powerman 5000), and former Capitol Records recording artist Morrison Moon. He is a goal-oriente

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Mason B.
Henri was great!
Dominic
Henry was great with my son's first lesson!
Zoe
We appreciate his patience! My 7 year old daughter has a lot of fun and follows along with him no problem.
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David R.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, Italian
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Awarded Solo Recitalist Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
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David R.

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David’s 35 years of teaching and performing experience, coupled with intensive years of formal studies with many of the world's greatest guitarists, have afforded him a rich and in-depth understanding of music and the guitar. He shares all of this with his students in an insightful and uniquely original manner. David is committed to helping students enjoy and excel in playing the music they love.

About David

David discovered his love for music early on at the age of seven with the musical/movie: The Sound of Music. He and his siblings would entertain their babysitter by acting out the entire musical - singing and dancing along with the soundtrack. To make it even more fun, they would sometimes speed

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laura R.
David is a great teacher. He is very patient and he remains positive. HIs encouragement has helped me tremendously.
Aravinda K.
My daughter has been with David for 4 to 5 years, and he is an excellent teacher. He was extremely passionate, encouraging, and patient while teaching. I would 100% recommend David to anyone wanting to learn guitar.
Erin
My 11 year old daughter Alexa is enjoying her lessons with David. He has been very patient and helpful in teaching her how to play the ukulele. She has made some nice progress in just a few sessions.
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Andrew C.

42 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Jack L.
Easy to talk to and understand. Gave specific tips and practice instructions. I'm looking forward to next lesson.
Joseph
Ive had several instructors in the past for very short amounts of time. Never finding one I truly felt was a good fit for me. Andrew is the first instructor that I feel truly listens to what I wanted to learn and the songs that inspire me. He doesn't come off dogmatic. Instead, while still focusing on basic principles that are essential for a beginner like myself, his approach is fresh, fun and modern. Eliminating the intimidating blocks that can come with learning a new instrument. What blew me away the most was that we are doing our lessons online. And their is no hindrance what can be achieved in the lesson through this format . I would say its been even better for me as I can go back and look at what we've worked on throughout the week. A tool that has been truly essential. We've only had two lessons and I'm already playing along to a Tom Petty song. I look forward to what's next. Hands down best Teacher I've ever had. Highly recommend.
Thomas A.
Andrew is very patient and took the time to listen/understand my interests and playing level before designing his lesson for me. Off to a great start!
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Robert M.

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

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About Robert

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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Matt M.

5 Reviews
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  • Speaks english
  • Awarded Bobby Hacket Award from CCRI
  • Teaching since 1998
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Matt M.

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I have been teaching Rock, Jazz, Classical, Folk and just about any other kind of guitar lessons you can think of since 1998. I have a degree in Jazz Performance and also have an extensive background in music theory, ear training and music technology. I work as a freelance musician and private teacher in the United States as well as Europe. As a teacher I pride myself on being prepared and patient.

About Matt

I am a professional jazz guitarist, singer-songwriter and teacher. I've been teaching music to students of all ages privately and in groups since 1998. After graduating from William Paterson University with a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Performance I spent 10 years in New York City working as a free

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Todd R.
Matt is a great conversationalist and an amazing musician but most importantly, he is a skilled instructor. Matt can teach performance and theory. He listens to your needs, assesses your skill level and if you let him, he will mold you into a great musician too. After 40 years of playing around with my guitar, Matt has opened my eyes and is teaching me to play the guitar. Todd R.
manuela
matt was a great teacher. quickly figured out my level of learning. im excited to continue working with him!
Aiden M.
Aiden enjoyed his first lesson, he’s quiet and shy but likes Matt
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Catherine W.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, mandarin
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Catherine W.

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Only beginner and intermediate guitar.

About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Ameri

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Sophia D.
Great with children very understanding knows a lot of information willing to help you succeed in success! Would recommend to anyone.
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Merlene
I had a great experience because Catherine is an amazing instructor.
She taught lessons with a high degree of professionalism and care. As a novice, I was able to learn a lot because Catherine was patient and attentive to my learning style.

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"Rob is a great teacher and knows exactly how to teach his students what they need to know to reach their goals. He is well versed in all styles and explains topics in a clear, easy to understand manner."
Andrew
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"Paul is a wonderful teacher for students who are just beginning to play. From the start he talked with my son about the types of music he liked and what specific songs he wanted to learn. He is totally excited about it and practices every day. He even formed a guitar club at his high school and goes to school early to play with his friends. This is the first activity that my son has consistently enjoyed and looks forward to each week. Paul thanks for your patience, your enthusiasm and your willingness to customize lessons to fit your students interests.. you are awesome!"
Kathryn
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Mauricio has been a perfect fit as a guitar teacher for my ten year old son who, until meeting Mauricio, was totally apathetic about learning an instrument. The list of discared wood winds, strings, & percussion is long... Now my kiddo looks forward to his lessons because of Mauricio. He practices (during the week!!!), and he walks away from his time with Mauricio with the kind of happy grin on his face typically reserved for video games and nachos. Mauricio is ever punctual, solicitous, accommodating, friendly, and kind. We feel very lucky to have him in our lives and couldn't recommend him more highly to others."
Alexis
Took Guitar lessons from Mauricio O.
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"Christina is super patient with my teenage girls! Her gift has so graciously been translated into a new creative outlet for my girls! She has cultivated the art of teaching in such a way that my kids treat their lesson like a session. There's a sense if appreciation woven into the way Christina teaches that helps her students love what they are learning! Makes nagging the girls to do daily practice a non-issue! They love trying out what they've learned! Love, love Christina! She is truly a gem! -Shana W. (Cassie and Scotlyn's mom)"
Cassie
Took Guitar lessons from Christina E.
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"I've been taking lessons from Chris less than a year (I think), and it has been a very positive experience. He is well-versed in many styles of music and has a excellent grasp of music-theory, which he is happy to share and apply to my style. I've been playing guitar for several years, and the fact that Chris will adjust his teaching methods to fit my style is invaluable.

On a professional-level, these lessons take place in my home, and Chris is super-punctual, and is never late, which helps with my hectic schedule. His communication is excellent, and he responds quickly to all messages via text and email.

Great experience. Great guy. Highly recommended."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"Great guy! Patient, knowledgable and efficient at guitar. You'll definitely learn a lot!"
Lexus
Took Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"David is absolutely fabulous. He is flexible, caring and willing to work at my daughter's pace. Even when she gets frustrated, he stays totally calm and handles it with ease. He keeps things light and fun, but somehow manages to keep her on task at the same time. Best of all, my eight year old daughter is truly loving playing the guitar! I cannot recommend him highly enough."
Megan
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"My 9 year old daughter is currently taking lessons from Chris. We have been more than pleased with so many things about him.
With my daughter, he is patient, approachable and makes her comfortable and eager to learn. She is more and more excited about the things she is accomplishing and I feel that she is getting a firm grasp on the important fundamentals of guitar.
Honestly, we feel that we have found a jewel of a teacher and my family highly recommends him."
Danielle
Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"I am so happy with teacher David, very professional, polite, patient with children (my daughter is learning with him also) and it is easy to learn with him. Highly recommend!"
Gabriela
Took Guitar lessons from David L.
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"I hired Andrea to teach my daughter how to play simple acoustic songs. He is very encouraging and supportive. It is difficult to find a teacher with so many years of experience and so knowledgeable. I strongly recommend him!"
Jerry
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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Online Guitar Lessons for Everyone

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 it apart!

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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