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Tom D.

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Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Tim B.

60 Reviews
Newberg, OR
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors in Management and Human Resources Management from Portland State University
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Tim B.

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Standard strum accompaniment patterns in various keys, alternating bass lines, walk-ups, hammer-on and pull-off embellishments, flatpicking melodies, banjo-style forward and backward rolls, and traditional tunes, and much more.

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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Kara H.
Awesome first lesson. My daughter really liked it and she learned a lot. The instructor with very patient with her and took the time to make sure she understood what he was explaining.
Stacy Cooper
Tim is a great teacher
Caleb
It was a really good lesson. I keep learning so many cool things to learn on the guitar. I'm really impressed with all the little tricks I can learn!
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stephen H.

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Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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stephen H.

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In my lesson plans I stress a simplistic approach that also focus on allowing the student to have fun and creatively explore. I live here In Asheville Nc and all too often throughout my carrier i have seen music forced at young students not allowing them to prosper in ways music is a tool for exactly that, allowing you students to creatively flower and blossom.

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Hey Everybody! My name is Stephen Horvath A Music educator who has made a carrier from my love of passing along the joy of music. My lesson plans stress simplicity and positive reinforcement to students to give appropriate challenges that push them to creatively flower. Music is and should always

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jermaine C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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jermaine C.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out a welcoming greeting via email and call a few days before first lesson.

About jermaine

Services include theory, technique and performing/exhibiting amongst others. I have an easy-going, yet structured approach that allows each student to achieve results effectively at their own pace.

Nick D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Classical Guitar Performance; B.A. Music Education from West Chester University
  • Awarded Finalist from 2011 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society's Classical Guitar Competition
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Nick D.

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All music lessons at WCGA combine solid instruction in music fundamentals with the student’s personal interests and goals. Guitar students will learn chords, scales, terminology, and technique along with note reading, chord progressions, and theory. Teacher duets are common in our lessons to develop listening and timing skills. Our guitar teachers make sure every student understands the fretboard in order to execute challenging melodies and riffs along with chords that are suitable for popular, rock, jazz and other styles of music. Teachers craft each lesson to incorporate the fundamentals of guitar playing with the personal interests of each student.

About Nick

Nick is the proud owner of West Chester Guitar Academy. Boasting 20 years of guitar study and performance experience, Nick has earned a reputation for quality, reliability and variety. He is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania 2011, summa cum laude, with a dual bachelor’s degree

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Zoey M.
Nick made first experience super fun for my daughter. She is looking forward for the next session.
Maria
My two boys ages 8 and 9 started taking piano lessons with Nick about a year ago and they love it! He is very professional, always on time, and keeps them entertained the whole time! Although they are progressing at different rates, Nick is always patient and encouraging. I highly recommend Nick and his teaching abilities!
Stacey
My two daughters have been taking guitar lessons with Nick for 2-1/2 years, both on acoustic guitar and electric guitar. He has even taught my younger daughter how to play the ukulele. Nick is an awesome guitarist teacher. My girls have learned so much from him - how to read and write music, bar chords, strumming patterns, music theory and all different genres of music (like jazz, classical and even reggae). Nick can listen to any song my daughters want to learn, then immediately put the notes down on paper and teach it to them. Under his tuition, they’ve performed solo gigs, in their school talent shows, and for and with their friends. My older daughter also plays electric guitar in a teenage rock band. Thanks so much, Nick!!
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Mike R.

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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Associates Degree in Audio Engineering and Music Production from Los Angeles College of Music
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Mike R.

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My guitar lessons are unique, because I incorporate many different genres of music in my teaching. I tailor each lesson to the specific needs of the individual, and pace the lessons to the speed of learning for each student.

About Mike

Hello, my name is Mike and I have over 20 years of playing experience. I've been teaching for 10 years and can teach any level from beginners to advanced. I'm a pretty laid back guy but I am thorough and expect effort from all my students. I really enjoy teaching and look forward to meeting you!

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The average cost of 60-minute bluegrass guitar lessons in Portland is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $276 per hour.
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"Brad Farmer is a classically trained guitarist with an emphasis in Bluegrass guitar. He has the perfect teacher "temperament" and never gets frustrated with me...very patient and able to provide great insight on the best ways to practice so that you can obtain your goals quickly. While taking lessons with Brad, I have made marked improvements in a short period of time. Highly recommended!"
Landon
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Brad F.
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"Really good instructor. Appreciated his flexibility."
Bob
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Max was a great teacher. I walked in wanting to learn better soloing techniques for my bluegrass guitar. With Max's help, I got over several humps in my playing and solo creating skills. If you're looking for a solid teacher that listens to what you have to say, Max is your teacher."
Matthew
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Max Z.
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"Tara has been teaching our 8 year old Evan Bluegrass guitar for a little over two years. He looked forward to his weekly opportunity to learn and play with Ms. Tara. To watch her interact - educate - and entertain Evan - was just a joy. We are sorry she has left Virginia - impossible to replace - if you get the chance - take it! She is an amazing teacher and a great friend of our Son."
Don
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Tara L.
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"Lucian will listen to whatever it is that you want to learn and give you all the building blocks to play how you want to play and explore your options on the neck in many different ways. I am a intermediate guitar player and within a few lessons with Lucian I was given tools to work on and practice for months to improve my skills and technique/ approach to playing. I would recommend his lessons to ANYONE looking to improve!"
Chase
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Lucian W.
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"Alex has been my guitar teacher now for about 9 months and I have thoroughly enjoyed the lessons. He is always enthusiastic with the music we're learning and has a very clear way of explaining new ideas. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a guitar teacher!"
Catherine
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Alex R.

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