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Karen W.

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Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • B. A. from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Heart and Soul Award from Pets Are Wonderful Support
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Karen W.

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Experienced guitar teacher available for eager beginning students of all ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of musical skills. I taught myself to play guitar in high school, so just know the basics. I played keyboards, my main instrument, in several rock bands, so know some blues and rock riffs that could transfer well to guitar. I enjoy helping people to find the fun in playing guitar!

About Karen

I have a BA in Psychology, and an MA in Parapsychology. I studied Architecture for 3 years, and Music Education for two years. I was a National Merit Semifinalist in High School for good SAT scores, and in the Honors Society in High School and College. I play piano, percussion, flute, cello, guitar

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Sterling
Karen is a patient instructor. Has a relaxed home atmosphere. Made good use of the lesson time. Had appropriate practice outlined between lessons. I would recommend her.
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My daughter 7yrs took lessons from Karen for 8 months. She was so patient and kind. My girl loved her and her teaching style.
I would have given 5 stars if she had got a real piano, not an electronic one.
Maria L.
Karen is not only a gifted teacher but an excellent listener and has an extremely easy going personality. This was my third lesson and I already "feel the love."
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Tom D.

2 Reviews
Portland, OR
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Science in Music with a Minor in Psychology from University of Oregon
  • Teaching since 2005
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Tom D.

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Pick a song you want to learn - I'll teach you how to play it! Want to learn how to write your own song? I can teach you!

I focus on your interests as a guitarist, and develop the lessons from there. I really listen and get to know you as a guitarist, a songwriter, a bandmate - however you see yourself, and help you achieve your dreams. All my lessons are rooted in a firm grasp of music theory, proper guitar technique, and a deep understanding of music history.

I've been teaching private guitar and songwriting lessons for over 10 years and have been a performing professional guitarist for 15 years. I've earned a bachelor's degree in music from the University of Oregon and have performed all over the United States and Canada in one band or another. I have extensive experience as a recording artist, and my work has been featured in several full length albums, EP's and singles as well as several independent films. I have also produced music for American Express commercials and ...

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I'm a professional guitarist, songwriter, and music producer. I graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelors of Music, specifically guitar. Every guitar player has their own unique interests and influences. I teach students to find their own voice through the instrument, all the while

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Haley
After years of working on my scales and feeling like I still didn't know my way around the guitar, Tom was able to explain how to play scales vertically in both major and minor keys in just one lesson. No one before him had been able to explain it in such a way for it to finally click for me. Since then, I feel like my shredding skills have improved 10 fold and I have fallen even more in love with playing and jamming along to my favorite songs. Tom is patient, kind, calm, and an incredibly skilled guitarist that anyone would be lucky to learn from!
Nick
Thomas Dawson is a very informative, positive, and educational guitar teacher. He’s degree in music from University of Oregon is proof of his vast musical knowledge. His focus on rhyme will be sure to help you become a great guitar player. Above all he is a great person and fun to be around. After taking lessons with Tom my guitar skills and musicality vastly improved. I highly recommend him has a teacher.
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Mathew M.

20 Reviews
Camas, WA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Mathew M.

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Mat provides custom designed guitar lessons to fit each students’ learning style, and help them achieve their unique goals. Lessons will cover chords, songs, scales, technique, theory, reading music, and much more. Students will learn to play their favorite songs, and learn to write and improvise their own original music.

About Mathew

Mat has been teaching guitar for 14 years, and has been performing guitar, bass, and drums with rock bands for 18 years. He studied music and guitar performance through years of private lessons, and has a Music Theory Professional Certificate from Berklee College of Music. Mat teaches everything fr

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Myk B.
My first lesson with Mat and he was very professional, friendly, informative, and patient. I'm looking forward to our next lesson
Ryan
Mathew is wonderful! My son loved his first lesson!
Shawn
Mathew has made learning fun and stress free for my son. Without Mat's patience and support I do not believe my son would be taking lessons for more than a couple of months much less a year later. My son looks forward to lessons, he trusts Mat, and considers Mat a friend. I can not praise Mat enough for all his contributions to my son's new skill and his part in the building of my son's self esteem!

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Sergio R.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sergio R.

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Do you want to learn a large variety of songs, learn to write and record your own music, and gain a strong understanding of techniques? If so, I can help you with all of these things and more. I have been playing guitar for almost 5 years and I can teach you everything from the basics to advanced techniques, while at the same time keeping lessons fun and teaching fun exercises. I will try my very best to suit my lessons to your personal areas of interest musically and make sure you have a good time in the process. Send me a message if you're interested! I would love to get to know you!

About Sergio

I am a professional guitarist, bassist, and lead vocalist. Guitar has been my primary instrument, I have been playing for almost 5 years. My experience with the instrument(s), my calm and fun demeanor, and my classical training make sure lessons are very fun, while still teaching strong fundamental

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Aaron C.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Aaron C.

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I have been teaching electric and acoustic guitar for 20 years and I bring a very pragmatic style designed to help students learn usable tools and get up to speed playing good sounding music. I started playing music at 5 years old on piano and currently play guitar, bass, drums, and keys. I began teaching while studying for my bachelors in Jazz and started building the system I currently use to help students develop good habits and add building blocks over successive lessons to grow efficiently towards musical goals and see real progress. I teach all musical styles and ages and have a passion for helping people achieve their musical ambitions.

About Aaron

I am a lifelong musician who has studied Jazz and Rock guitar at UNCW and Berklee in Boston. Over 20 years experience on the guitar playing, teaching and performing has taught me many valuable lessons that I am passionate about conveying to my students. Music is not just a passion for me but a way

Joseph R.

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  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Joseph R.

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I teach each student differently. I like to learn what the student likes and create a customized lesson plan based on that. I've been teaching music for over 30 years, and found that there are so many different techniques to teach.

About Joseph

Hi, my name is Joseph Regalbuto, but I usually go by my stage name, Joey Ragz. I've been teaching for over 30 years and I've been a music performer for close to 40 years. My love for music started at the young age of 6 when I first picked up my 1st guitar and couldn't put it down. I've been on tour

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Portland is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"I can’t say enough how happy I am to have Jarred giving lessons to my 10 year old son. Jarred is an amazing teacher who is so knowledgeable, patient, and a wonderful teacher! My son looks forward to Jarred coming every week and has made leaps and bounds since starting lessons not too long ago. Jarred comes well prepared and organized to the lessons, and I am amazed at how far my son has come. I can’t recommend Jarred enough!"
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"Eric is absolutely wonderful to work with! He is so patient with our daughter and has a great approach to teaching her to play the guitar. We highly recommend Eric!"
Jennifer
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"I have been taking lessons from Tom for almost 5 years. He is very patient and talented. I look forward to another 5 years of learning by his hand."
Jan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Thomas L.
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"My daughter loves her summer guitar lessons. Hands down the best experience!!"
Misti
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg is great with my son and has a fantastic curriculum for beginners!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"It would be one thing if it was just that James (and his entire family) we incredibly musically talented and gifted, but James is patient, kind, unrelenting in doing this with excellence, and man of integrity. All of these qualities make him an excellent teacher in every way."
Caleb
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James V.
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"Although I lacked the commitment to follow through with my lessons, Earl's teaching ability is STELLAR!!! In the short time I was taking lessons with him, I learned a lot, relatively quickly."
Jocelyn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Earl C.
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"My son has really enjoyed his lessons with Tim! He is patient and kind. We will continue with Tim!"
Tommi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Best instructor I ever had. He has some ear. He listens to a song I want to learn and he plays it. I'm jealous. When he shows me how to play it he makes it fun and so easy. If you want to learn how to play, Adam is the one."
Peter
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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