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Tim B.

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

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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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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.
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Mathew M.

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

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Mat’s goal is to create lesson plans to fit each student’s unique learning style. Whether the student prefers the structure of studying through a book or wants coaching as they explore their own path, Mat will help them develop a strong understanding of the fundamentals of guitar to help them play the music they dream about playing.

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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Tom D.

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

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Starting at $46
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Guitar performance and education from Various private teachers including Jazz great Vic Juris
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Patricia T.

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I am a full time musician and music teacher with over 20 years experience teaching guitar in one on one as well as group settings. I enjoy teaching all styles of music (especially jazz) and working with students of all ages.
I have founded and currently direct two Rock Band programs as well as teaching between 25-30 private students in my studio weekly. My students range in age between 6 and 73 years. I will create your lesson plan based on your goals and learning style. I can teach you standard notation, tablature or how to better use your ear. We can incorporate all three approaches. As your teacher I will guide you to having the most enjoyable experience you can learning guitar.
As well as guitar I teach beginner and intermediate ukulele and beginner bass. I also teach all levels of music theory. If a student is interested, a knowledge of theory is essential to understanding how songs are written as well as how to improvise.
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Hello! I am a professional musician and guitar/ukulele instructor with over 20 years experience teaching one on one and group lessons. As a child, while learning piano and playing trumpet in the school band I began teaching myself guitar. It quickly became my favorite instrument and I moved on to

Matthew B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Music Performance from Musician's Institute
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Matthew B.

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Focus on strumming technique and developing chordal vocabulary.

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I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

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Matthew W.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew W.

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I've been teaching guitar for over ten years and have taught all ages. I hold a B.S in Music and Masters in Education. In my lessons, I strive to teach students the different strategies that will help them develop the ability to learn on their own and at their own pace. The goal is not to just learn the instrument, but to be able to accomplish our goals. I look forward to working with you!

About Matthew

Hi! My name is Matthew West. I'm a guitarist and teacher in Columbus, Ohio. I've been teaching for over ten years and have been playing for way longer! I really enjoy the experience of sharing the love of music with my students. I aspire to inspire all of my students to be the best musicians that t

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"Patient and funny-great teacher!"
Colin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tony C.
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"My niece (Jewel) is enjoying her sessions and wants to continue."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Started with Jim Back in Feb 2015...Im in my 50's and didn't have a clue, my girl gave me a guitar for Christmas and new it was on my bucket list to learn, and learn I did with Jim. Patience and clear, no pressure lessons are what I got. All I wanted to do is sit in my yard and play something that sounded like something, lol.... I am slowly getting better and better as long as I keep to my practice and Jim is always there to help even when I am not in class so to speak. He answers you phone calls and texts if u have questions or forgot something, even sends videos if u need it... Glad I got on board with this guy and I am hoping for more and more enjoyment from my instrument...Give him a shot, I did and pretty sure you wont be disappointed"
Tom
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"My daughter is 10 years old and began taking lessons with Tyler in January of 2018. Tyler is a patient and enthusiastic instructor that is able to challenge kids but still make learning fun. In a very short time my daughter was able to play songs and even performed with Tyler for some music store promos. His knowledge of music is extensive yet he is able to convey that knowledge at varying experience levels. Tyler is a great instructor!"
Diana B.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tyler J.
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"He's really nice and laid back, I really enjoy going to take lessons with him!"
Hartley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"David is a former student of mine at the COnservatory of Music at Purchase College. I picked the first category since every one of them fits David. At college, David majored in studio composition, a commercial writing major. So he brings a thorough understanding of musical structure. He knows how what you are playing works, and he uses it to help you achieve a greater understanding of music. I thoroughly recommend this dedicated teacher."
Jim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Omar is a great teacher. My son didn't want guitar lessons originally but after his first class with Omar he was so excited for more. I'm very impressed. Great job Omar"
Cayden
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"Each lesson with Eric is a new challenge that any beginner would greatly benefit from. Highly recommend!"
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"We've only had 2 lessons so far and he is great! He is encouraging, polite, flexible, kind and takes the extra time if needed. He definitely knows how to teach and knows the natural developmental progression to build the foundation for a beginner and explains what the next goals she'll be working towards. He even learned a Justin Bieber song just to make my kid happy. Lol!"
Debbie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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"I’ve been taking lessons from Greg on and off for about 7 years and I feel blessed to have had that time with him. He teaches from the heart and truly wants his students to succeed. What Greg does that means the most to me is that he actually believes in me and convinced me of my potential. Greg has been a big part in my life and has been a huge support in helping me with my music career. I’d rate him more than 5 stars if I could!"
Caroline
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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