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Jered J.

8 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music and Recording Technology from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
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Jered J.

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Learn to play finger-style guitar like the masters!

As a trained Classical guitarist with a BA in Music, I have the knowledge and experience to help you along your playing journey.

You will learn:

Proper right hand technique
Left hand coordination
How to read music
Musicality
Ear Training
Scales
Chords
And so much more!!!

About Jered

🤔Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them..... Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your fav

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Tammy
Jered is very laid back, encouraging and helpful! Off to a great start.
Carol F.
Kurt R.
Jered was very patient and very clear. Also very methodical. The perfect teacher.
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Don C.

17 Reviews
Vancouver, WA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Outstanding Musical Direction for "The King and I" from Four Star Theater Alliance
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Don C.

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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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Bryan L.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bryan L.

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Time is spent on exercises, learning songs, and personal projects

About Bryan

Bryan is a lifelong student trained in both Contemporary and Classical methodology. Bryan's extensive education paired with his passion for music make him the perfect teacher for any student. Bryan's love for music started at a young age. He began taking private guitar lessons at the age of 10 lear

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Kyra &.
Both my kids loved Bryan and their first lesson. Off to a great start!
Hadley H.
My grandaughter is very happy wth her first lesson and has been practising! Bryan motivated her!!! Thanks
Devin H.
I highly recommend Bryan

If you are looking for guitar lessons then Bryan is your guy. I have been taking lessons from him for 6 months now and had no experience prior. I have learned a lot from him and not just about playing a guitar but music in general. I highly recommend Bryan.

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Jason F.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Jason F.

25 Reviews
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Classical guitar is warm, rich, and beautifully complex. It is a self-contained artform which needs no accompaniment. Classical guitar music is instantly gratifying, even at the beginner level. To unlock your highest potential, I'll help you learn proper picking as well as fret hand technique, sight reading, music theory, and fretboard logic. We will also study and learn chord voicings, voice leading, ear training, and sight-singing.

My teaching style is friendly, patient, and inclusive. I believe in a well rounded teaching approach through reading, as well as learning to play by ear.
I prefer to use these books for reading and developing good technique:

Aaron Shearer Classic Guitar Method vol. 1 and 2
Classical Guitar Duets: Charles Duncan
Franz Wohlfahrt Violin Etudes: 60 Studies
Frederick Noad Classical Guitar Technique, vol. 1 and 2
Matteo Carcassi: 25 Melodic And Progressive Studies
Andres Segovia: Twenty Studies For Guitar
Giuliani's 120 Studies For Right ...

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lea

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Jeegar P.
Jason is a fantastic teacher and really easy to work with. We focused on fundamentals and understanding the fret board. This was a new approach for me as he weeded out bad habits and taught me proper form. It took a month or so, but when i was able to develop an ease with the fret board and spacial awareness with my strumming hand, I was able to navigate the guitar with so much more confidence.

Highly recommend working with Jason as he is patient and wants you to become a strong musician instead of learning a few songs really well. Also, he is upbeat and provides good feedback so you continue to develop and grow.
Brenden
I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.
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Halec S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Biology/ pre-dental from UIUC
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Halec S.

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The best way to learn the guitar is by learning the songs you love. As a beginner, we will start by learning the foundation to guitar playing such as hand placement and finger picking techniques. We will quickly jump into playing simple chords and scales, and learning the theory behind them. We will work through some introductory guitar song books, and before you know it, we will be playing your favorite classical songs.

About Halec

Hello! My name is Halec and I've been playing electric and classical guitar for over 11 years. I began teaching 4 years ago with different students of various ages. I love teaching every genre of music from djent and classic rock all the way to modern pop and rap. I take pride in creating an enviro

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Yolanda W.
he really helped me when I needed it and I want him to be a friend when I get older but I know that makes no sense because I'm young maybe I'll still keep learning from him by the time I get to college and I know this is not necessary Eminem basically saying is that I want you to be forever so that I can continue learning from him
Leila
Straight to the point. Easygoing. Thanks !
Yolanda W.
I like how he broke it down and show I like how he broke it down and show me and then I got confused and then show me again now I got it me and then I got confused and then show me again now I got it
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Melody S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Achievement award from Wantagh High School
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melody S.

17 Reviews
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Learning picking and fingering technique. I use the Mel Bay Method Books, Carcassi Method, Aaron Shearer Classic Guitar Technique Book 1.

About Melody

First I want to thank you for looking at my profile. Please make sure you are serious and still want to have fun. I have been with take lessons for over 7 years. They are an awesome company to work with. Since the NEW WORLD ORDER Lessons will be taught ONLINE. Books must be purchased befor

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Carla S.
Melody's been great! She's been very flexible and patient.
Brigitte B.
Great first lesson. Fun and helped me understand new chords.
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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Portland is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Very helpful and very professional. Was treated like family and would recommend to anyone looking for an instructor"
Kevin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"Liam taught guitar lessons to one of my daughters for a couple of years, and I personally played with him for several years in our church's praise team. He's both a gifted teacher and a talented musician, and his passion is clear for both. What's perhaps most impressive is the ease and grace he displays when either teaching or playing; he makes it all look and feel easy. Equally impressive is the breadth of his musical knowledge and styles. He's equally versed with all types of music, from classical to jazz to some of the more contemporary artists like Mandisa."
Greg
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Liam B.
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"I've had two guitar instructors prior to working with Tony. He is by far the best. Not only is he passionate about music and classical guitar, I find him to be a patient instructor who listens and understands his students needs. He has an in-depth knowledge of music theory, a willingness to use various approaches based on student needs, and a talent for playing the guitar at a level which continually inspires you keep learning."
Quyen
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Antoniy K.
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"Jon has exceeded my hopes and expectations as an instructor. His depth of knowledge in all aspects of guitar instruction continues to be an inspiration to me in my journey with the guitar."
Nick
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"Melody is experienced, clear and patient as well as very knowledgeable. Excellent teacher"
Charlie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Melody S.
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"Excelente profesor de guitarra, para los que comienzan y para los que aspiran a un nivel superior, me encantaron sus clases."
Zoe
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Juan Pablo O.
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"Great experience, easy to understand, leads you step by step; I'm very happy to have Ruben as an instructor."
Susana
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ruben D.
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"Very nice and informative, knew how to keep lesson moving along while also explaining everything."
Kira
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Greg L.
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"1st Lesson

My 1st lesson with Jason was very relaxed & professional. I learned more in 45 minutes than the last 5 months on my own in regards to reading music, rhythm, timing and playing the notes on the staff. He is very patient and knowledgeable. His diversity in music provides an understanding of where you are at and where you want to go with music. I look forward to my next lesson with Jason.

Ole !"
Ernest
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jason J.
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"Mark was great. Very knowledgeable. Has a calm approach. Nice guy."
Jessica
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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