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Tim B.

63 Reviews
Newberg, OR
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Awarded King of the Blues-In Store Runner Up from Guitar Center
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Tim B.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 20+ years available for eager 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 guitar skills. I use Hal Leonard books, & Award WInning #1 best program Steve Krenz's Learn & Master Guitar and also have the following tools available to use during lessons. I have a Mesa boogie all tube amp and Line 6 spider modeling amplifier, Cordoba Classical guitar, Ibanez and Epiphone Riviera deluxe electric, Taylor Acoustic, Presonus Recording equipment, sheet music, tab and more. Let's turn the amp to 11 and rock and roll!"

I can teach guitar fundamentals, that most songs only use 3 chords (1-4-5 song progressions the stuff that 85% of all music we listen to is made up of), left hand / right hand coordination, picking techniques, mute, & play notes on the guitar, soloing, strumming patterns, fingerpicking, using a capo, alternate tunings, acoustic blues, ...

About Tim

I love to help anyone who has been told they're not able to play guitar, has quit out of frustration, or been told they're too old or too young to play. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson is customized to your learning style and different for everyone depending on what you want to learn. Most o

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Tim’s a great instructor. He’s very encouraging, enthusiastic and knowledgeable!
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Jesse M.

4 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $50
  • Jazz Guitar from Lewis and Clark College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse M.

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Are you ready to learn the guitar the right way? Your expert instructor is here so that you can achieve the confidence playing you’ve always wanted. If you are new to guitar this is the best place to start. If you have the experience, you will reach the next level at my Guitar Academy.

Students at my Academy unlock their potential by focusing on the core skills that serve as the foundation to musicianship. You’ll be guided through a tried and trued methodology that has helped hundreds of students reach their goals on the guitar.

With specific exercises and lesson plans to cover topics such as technique, music theory, and ear training, you’ll constantly make progress, all while playing music that you love.

About Jesse

Study guitar with me at the top-rated guitar school in Oregon. I specialize in helping students reach their potential; if you are excited to learn guitar, I want you in our community! I'm Jesse, co-owner and full-time instructor. I am 100% dedicated to the craft of teaching guitar and am here t

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Elisse Johnson
Learning music can be overwhelming but Jesse made the process equal parts exciting, artistic, and intellectual. He is able to explain concepts better than any music teacher I have ever had (and I have tried many). He was able to meet me where I was at, inspire me when I was struggling and encourage me when I was excelling. I look forward to my lesson with Jesse every week and he has guided me from being a hopeful, dejected fangirl to being a confident, well-rounded musician.
Jeremy
I'm so happy with how fast I have advanced learning to play. What I like the most is that I have been learning chord theory, technique, practice methods, and music theory, all at the same time. Jesse makes it easy to assimilate all this information by gauging your progress and giving you only the information you need to succeed.
Haley
I started learning how to play the guitar 3 years ago and I hit a plateau with my playing. Finally signed up to take lessons and I’ve been studying with Jesse for 7 months now and made more progress during this time than I had in the first 2.5 years of playing! He is always prompt, professional, and does a fantastic job teaching online (which can be very challenging for problem-solving). He is also a very caring teacher and wants his students to get what they want out of lessons. Highly recommend him as a teacher!
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Don C.

17 Reviews
Vancouver, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Outstanding Musical Direction for "The King and I" from Four Star Theater Alliance
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Don C.

17 Reviews
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All that I request from a student is a desire to learn. I will work with you at your pace to achieve the musical goals you have. Each student begins at a different level.

The first lesson will focus on your musical background. If you are a beginner, that's no problem. I specialize in working with beginning students to teach them all the joy and satisfaction there is in mastering an instrument.

I love to laugh and the lessons are very laid back and fun, but I desire that a student move forward and learn new techniques.

You will be playing simple songs after your first lesson. I'm asked many times by students "how long will it take until I'm good." My answer is: that is in direct proportion to the amount of time you dedicate to practicing. After a month or two, you will know how to read music and have a basic understanding of music theory.

I use various curriculum depending on the student's need. For guitar, Hal Leonard or Mel Bay.

About Don

Don brings over 38 years of teaching experience in Piano, Voice, and Guitar. His relaxed and humorous approach to music encourages students to embrace a love for the musical art. With 2 American Idol finalists to his credit, along with numerous students who have gone on to professional careers

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Riley
Great instructor. Patient, knowledgeable, and very skilled.
Desarae
Don is a fantastic teacher. He's very kind and patient. I'm glad he was the piano teacher I chose for lessons. I enjoy learning and practicing piano at my lessons.
Eric
Very good first lesson. Made me want to return.

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Kyle K.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Audio Engineering from Recording Workshop
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kyle K.

48 Reviews
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I'll take you from zero knowledge and show you the world of music. The possibilities are endless, but I'll get you to YOUR goal. You'll know musical keys, notes, scales, chords... how does it all fit and work together? I'll show you! I provide jam tracks with specific goals in mind. Knowledge plus ability equals musical freedom!

I'm influenced by my idols, but I play many genres and cater to improve everyone's technique based on interest.

About Kyle

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2012, Kyle K. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring a screen sharing experience like no other for personal and detailed instruction! Kyle has been playing guitar and bass for over 25 years, written hundreds of songs and is currently a profession

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Cliff
Kyle knows Ableton, recording, and music inside and out.

Taking one on one lessons with Kyle has saved me so much time and headache.

The end result speaks for itself.
Ian
Lessons with Kyle have really opened up Ableton to me as a beginner. Each time I come to the lesson with a challenge I've been hitting while messing around with the software, and after the lesson I leave with a new toolkit to not only solve that problem, but open up so many new creative options. Love it! Highly recommended.
Ian
This intro lesson with Kyle was awesome. He's a great guy, very prepared, and even though I'm a complete beginner I left this first lesson with a solid plan of action to create my first basic beats! Looking forward to the next one lesson :)
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Daniel E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Film/DV from University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Daniel E.

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Nothing is more satisfying than hearing yourself playing a song that moves and inspires you! With 15 years of playing guitar I now pass on that knowledge to my students. Helping people learn the fundamentals of guitar playing and music is both an amazing and invaluable experience. We will not only go over how to play the guitar but also music theory and how to write your own songs! I try to keep my lessons both fun and engaging as they are not just about drills and lesson plans but instead are catered to the individual student and what they want to learn. I teach all ages as it is never too late to pickup a guitar and start playing! I also rent out guitars to students just starting out who do not have an instrument yet for $5 a week and give advice on how to pick their first guitar! I am also available to teach online or in person!

About Daniel

Nothing is more satisfying than hearing yourself playing a song that moves and inspires you! With over 15 years of playing guitar I now pass on that knowledge to my students. Helping people learn guitar and music is both an amazing and invaluable experience. We will not only go over how to play the

Matt B.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt B.

12 Reviews
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Learn the fingerboard, songs, technique

About Matt

I have been teaching guitar to students on the East and West Coasts of the United States for over 20 years. I was always interested in music and made my first “recording” at the age of 2 and a half. I got serious about playing the guitar when I was 10 years old after hearing the legendary Randy Rho

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Eric T.
I never been musically inclined and have trouble comprehending the structure of music theory. I like working with Matt because he has a fun and unique way of breaking things down into layman's terms.
Mark W.
Matt is the best instructor I’ve had . He’s great at explaining things at your level . It’s honestly like hanging out with a friend that is super talented.
Errol
Matt is a great teacher, and the biggest music history expert i've met. His passion for music and teaching really shines through his teaching!

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"Could not have asked for a better teacher

Richard has been a wonderful teacher for our 13-year-old son. He is patient, informative, and interesting; he makes his lessons engaging, yet appropriate for our son's proficiency level. He is also extremely professional, well-mannered and considerate.

Richard is the real deal. You can tell that he loves music and that he loves to perform, but he's also great at instruction, which is an unusual combination. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone."
Julie
Took Guitar lessons from Richard D.
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"dave is amazing! he teaches electric guitar to our boys - ages 6 and 9. he is patient (i mean really patient) and so kind. he also understood immediately how different they are (our youngest wants to rock out and our oldest likes the Beatles); and so he took two different approaches, which have really paid off. would recommend him 100%"
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Took Guitar lessons from Dave M.
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"Emerson is super patient and a great teacher!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Emerson W.
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"Ahmad is an amazing teacher to say the least!! I've playing guitar for years with never a full grasp of harmony, and within a few short hours he caught me up on some of the most vital information I was missing. A true expert teacher.. Give him a chance... You won't be disappointed!!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Amazing— he was patient, knowledgeable, and a pleasure to watch teach my child."
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"Both my daughters have lessons (piano and guitar). They love learning an instrument and Stan's approach is geared to their individual personalities and level. I highly recommend him as a music teacher."
Christine
Took Guitar lessons from Stan M.
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"I had a great first lesson and look forward to more!"
Nicole
Took Guitar lessons from Dayna N.
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"Good start, looking forward to working with Jeremie and learning how to play guitar!"
Chuck
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
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"I’ve been taking guitar lessons with Nick now for a few months and it’s been a terrific experience — cannot say enough good things. Each lesson builds on the last and Nick tailors them to my ability and musical interests mixing in enough music theory, which makes learning both productive and enjoyable. Most importantly I feel like I’m beginning to understand how music works and not just blindly memorizing patterns or scales. I considered online courses before choosing Nick, but there’s no substitution for one-to-one instruction. Nick’s feedback and instruction are invaluable.

I was a little concerned about trying to pick up guitar in my early 40s, but its been a rewarding experience so far and I’m looking forward to more lessons with Nick."
Bill
Took Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Kevin is a great teacher -- very knowledgeable and patient with a broad repertoire of guitar styles, from classical to blues to metal. You name it, he can play it (and teach it!). He has a great sense of humor as well."
Alan
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin F.
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