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Tim B.

62 Reviews
Newberg, OR
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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My son's first lesson was excellent. Tim went at my son's pace and made sure he understood what he was learning. Tim was friendly and my son felt comfortable interacting with him. My son is really looking forward to his next lesson!
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Jesse M.

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

Joel J.

12 Reviews
Beaverton, OR
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.M.S. professional music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 1988
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Joel J.

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Joel is author of an upcoming book detailing all common, and some uncommon principles of guitar music. Having taught guitar and participated in the music performance industry since the 80's, Joel is well-acquainted with the makeup of the complete guitarist and all steps leading toward fluent musicianship. Joel's teaching style is unique to each student- tailored to the student's own love of music, or toward the intentions of parents, so as to effectively set realistic goals and to reach them.

About Joel

Joel J. took his first guitar lesson in September 1980. A lifelong student and teacher of guitar and improvisation, Joel began playing in bands at age 14. Seeking a higher awareness of guitar, he left school at U-Michigan to study at Musician's Institute in Hollywood, CA. While there, he receive

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Matty
Joel's music theory lessons are superb!
Rick
My first lesson went really well. I wanted to learn music theory as well as learn how to play.
Very knowledgeable and teaches in a way that is easy to understand.
I walked away from the first lesson with more than one 'ah-ha' moment and am excited to learn more.
Tommy R.
My son just had his first lesson but he is already excited about what he is learning. Joel is very patient and connects well with his student. Looking forward to the next one!

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Jonah R.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • BA in Psychology from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jonah R.

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With each one of my students, I take into account how much time they are willing to practice, what genres interest them, and what learning style works best (for example, I've found that music theory makes things click faster for some people and saps all the enjoyment out of learning an instrument for others). I then come up with a structured lesson plan that is specifically catered to their needs.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact me. Look forward to hearing from you soon!

About Jonah

Learning to play the guitar is one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. Whether this is your first time picking up the guitar or you've been playing for years, I'll make sure your lessons are structured and paced in a way that's specifically catered to your goals. I've worked wit

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Max
I've been taking lessons with Jonah for 6 years now (4th-10th grade) and the experience has been amazing! With Jonah's help, I have learned so much about the guitar, both in technical aspects and in simply "jamming." Jonah is always very patient, kind, encouraging, and his passion for music very clearly shows in his teaching. Every lesson I take is very enjoyable, and I always come out of the lessons feeling like I have made good progress on whatever it was we were working on that week. Whether you wish to learn about complex music theory and lead guitar (like I am currently doing), or just want to learn how to play a few songs, Jonah is a perfect choice as a teacher. Additionally, Jonah is very communicative and flexible with timing. Whenever I need to cancel or reschedule a lesson for whatever reason, Jonah responds to my messages quickly and is almost always able to find another day that week for our lesson to take place on. 5 stars, fantastic teacher, I highly recommend Jonah!
Jamie W.
Johah is very patient and flexible. He identifies and is willing to work on techniques, such as barre chords, in a way that finally helps me to stop the buzzing! I am looking forward to working with him.
Casey
My 15 year old son has been taking virtual guitar lessons with Jonah and has loved it. Jonah is a great teacher who really gets on my son’s level and connects. It’s a fun thing for him to do during this strange year.
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Letha H.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Scholarship for Studies in Cortona, Italy from City of Cortona, Italy
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Letha H.

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Beginning guitar lessons include concepts such as simple chords progressing to full chords, barred chords and power chords. Both tablature and classical guitar note reading are used in lessons, with an emphasis on good technic and musicianship.

About Letha

With a performance degree from the University of Georgia, teaching certification from Georgia State and over 25 years of professional teaching experience, I am able to offer my students a diverse range of instructional resources. Please note: While my traveling location is listed as a 10 mile ra

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Tom F.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Music from Dean College
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tom F.

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I can teach all levels and many styles. I make it easy for you to learn at your own pace so you can achieve your goals and have fun playing music.

About Tom

Tom Furdon is a musician, multi-instrumentalist and teacher currently residing in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Becoming obsessed with the guitar in his middle school years living in New England he quickly started playing in bands and looking for gigs. Anything musical that he could get his hands on

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Frank G.
Great first lesson.
Steve B.
First lesson was right on and to the point. Thanks Tom...
George S.
No doubt Thomas will help fill in some gaps. I think he's got plenty he can tech me. Looking forward 👍👍

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Lafayette is $63. 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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"Phillip really has my son engaged in Learning new techniques on playing the guitar. We certainly picked the right teacher :-)"
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Took Guitar lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Both of my sons have been taking lessons with Ricardo for about a month. Ricardo first asked them what they wanted to play and has built their lessons around their interests. This has resulted in more spontaneous practice and enthusiasm. My youngest son asked if he could play a Beatles tune for us that he was working on. Ricardo had adapted it so that he could be successful immediately. He was so excited and he sounded great!"
Diana
Took Guitar lessons from Ricardo P.
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"Thank you so much :) I had a great time! I will practice until I meet you next time :) Have a nice weekend."
Rina
Took Guitar lessons from Rina M.
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Although Tony has many years of guitar playing experience, he has the ability to speak in terms a new student can understand. His patience is incredible, when you become frustrated he has the ability to help you work through it. I highly recommend Tony to the beginner up to the highly advanced player."
Anthony
Took Guitar lessons from Anthony G.
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"Mr. Ray is not only the greatest Guitar instructor ever, he is a great man. He does not just teach the instruments he also is a great mentor. Mr. Ray taught my two boys from 2 grade to 8grade. He taught them life lessons that they use today. He challenges his student to be the best they can be in school and out. I am proud to call him my friend and brother."
Clemon W.
Took Guitar lessons from Ray M.
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"Matthew is very patient and wonderful with kids! My kids are LOVING the lessons!"
Adalyn
Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Matt Macaulay has taught me guitar in his studio and at my home over the course of the last two years. He is a wonderful teacher, caring, thoughtful and thorough. I've had a lot of music teachers over the years but Matt stood out in his ability to provide organized and interesting teaching sessions which are well prepared for in advance and always entertaining. Matt is an amazing motivator and swiftly got me through the burdens of an early learning curve and into the fascinating world of music. I would warmly recommend him to anyone who is interested in learning - at any age - and is looking for a highly skilled and caring teacher!"
Rebecca
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"Patient and communicates well. Is able to translate his experience into lessons"
Jonathan
Took Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Steve is an amazing guitar teacher. And great musician. Couldn't ask for a better option."
Sam
Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"Marvin has been teaching my 12 year old guitar for a couple of years. He is a patient and encouraging teacher who tailors the lessons to his interests and uses creativity. I highly recommend Marvin as an instructor."
Bonnie
Took Guitar lessons from Marvin A.
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