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Peter Q B.

12 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Peter Q B.

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Acoustic guitar, Jazz Guitar, Singer-Songwriter guitar. All the guitar you want to learn!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.

Jered J.

8 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Music and Recording Technology from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jered J.

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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 favorite song.

Feels pretty great right?!

Learning to play an instrument is one of life's most rewarding endeavors, that just keeps getting better the longer you pursue it.

With playing an instrument, you will have something you love to do and look forward to doing every single day, enriching your life and those around you.

If you'd like to chat or have any questions just shoot me a message and I'll get back asap :)

Thanks for checking out my profile and I hope to hear from you soon.

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 $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
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Don C.

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All that I request from a student is a desire to learn. I will work with you at your pace to achieve the musical goals you have. Each student begins at a different level.

The first lesson will focus on your musical background. If you are a beginner, that's no problem. I specialize in working with beginning students to teach them all the joy and satisfaction there is in mastering an instrument.

I love to laugh and the lessons are very laid back and fun, but I desire that a student move forward and learn new techniques.

You will be playing simple songs after your first lesson. I'm asked many times by students "how long will it take until I'm good." My answer is: that is in direct proportion to the amount of time you dedicate to practicing. After a month or two, you will know how to read music and have a basic understanding of music theory.

I use various curriculum depending on the student's need. For guitar, Hal Leonard or Mel Bay.

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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David R.

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Starting at $84
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • BM Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David R.

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“I teach all ages, 7 years old and up, at any level, and in all styles of music including rock, folk, blues, reggae, classical, funk, afro beat, traditional and free jazz, as well as advanced avant-garde concepts. All of my lessons are geared toward the individual students’ needs in transcription, composition, reading, improvisation, theory and performance. I like to create an environment that is friendly and laid back while addressing the personal goals of the student. I also teach special needs kids.”

"In 2001 I was asked if I could teach children with autism. I never could have imagined the amazing rewards and loving reciprocation I would receive from these truly gifted children and their families. Now, more than 19 years later I've had the pleasure of teaching scores of children with autism. It's been one of the single greatest joys of my profession as a musician watching these amazing children grow and flourish. I feel a true calling and blessing in my uncanny ability to connect

About David

Hello! Thank you for taking a look at my profile. I'm so excited to meet you and join you in your journey to learn the guitar. Dave Ross has over 25 years of teaching experience and has been actively playing, touring, recording and writing music for over 30 years. He has a bachelor of music degre

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Paul E.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
  • Teaching since 2015
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Paul E.

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My lessons will take you from beginner to amateur to professional as long as you stick with me and practice what I teach you! I have several years teaching music under my belt, already, so I certainly know what works. Worth the try!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together
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John B.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

101 Reviews
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Learn how to play many styles of guitar, including Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and Suzuki guitar. Through one on one instruction, students will learn scales, improvisation and solo phrasing, note reading, theory, chords and chord progressions. In addition, students will also learn how to play their favorite song/s, whether it be Led Zeppelin, Greenday, Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis or Stevie Ray Vaughn. Through the useful tools on line and the many great music software programs that are now available, students will find learning a song to be very easy and enjoyable.!

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Scott B.
John is very patient and extremely knowledgeable. He is the best instructor/teacher i have had in the many years I have taken lessons.
Judith W.
Excellent and it's just my first lesson!
Bob P.
I had taken guitar lessons as a kid, but hadn't played in many years. During our first lesson, John figured out my skill level and started the lessons on the right track. I've enjoyed our lessons and the "assignments" he has given me, which are just what I wanted.

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"We love Aaron! My 9-year-old daughter is taking beginner guitar lessons. He's very patient and teaches at a pace that she's comfortable with. He's helpful in correcting her mistakes and is very encouraging. This has allowed her to grow an abundance of new skills. She also teaches them to me! Through this experience, she has taken a new interest in ukulele as well.

Aaron's very knowledgeable, talented and is accommodating to our busy schedule. Plus he's very funny! I've also learned a lot in this process as an observer. I'd definitely recommend him as a teacher to anyone who is a beginner or would like advance their skills."
Quynh
Took Guitar lessons from Aaron D.
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"Best instructor ever"
Tomas
Took Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"Hes really good t teaching what you want to learn and does it in a fun and exciting way which makes you want to learn more 10/10"
Wylee
Took Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"Courtney and Chris are amazing. They really make sure that you know what your doing by the time you leave your lesson, and they are both so much fun. 10 out of 10 would recommend to anyone at any level of experience."
Kindall
Took Guitar lessons from Courtney K.
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"Great first lesson! Very good instructor"
Guy
Took Guitar lessons from Phillip Z.
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"If you are tired of guitar teachers who half-try through a song a week leaving you constantly learning new material but somehow never making any progress...stop. You are not doing yourself any favors. What you need is a teacher like David who actually gives a care about your playing and has the ability to break down your technique and give you an analysis of what you need to become a better player. With the benefit of David's coaching, I have made changes to my form and finger placement for the better. These are the hard changes in ingrained habits I needed to make to take my playing to the next level.

I would also encourage you to take advantage of David's expertise as an engineer if you are his student. He has recorded many bands and is very generous with his home studio for his students. The ability to record without the pressure of "being in the studio" is huge. Even if you do not currently have plans to record, the experience of playing in front of a microphone is very educational and listening to the subsequent recording is a great learning tool.

Taking lessons are pointless if both sides are not engaged. David is a rare guitar teacher who is committed to the growth of every student. If you are similarly committed to your own growth, I can't think of a better teacher for you to study the guitar with."
Angelica
Took Guitar lessons from David D.
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"Our son is super excited about the guitar again because of Lars, he cannot wait until his next lesson! My son had never learned power chords before and was challenged in a good way. We look forward after each lesson to hear what Max has learned."
Leslie
Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
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"Pat's an amazing instructor! He's not only incredibly knowledgeable on guitar and various styles of playing, but he's so passionate and is still seeking to learn more (even though that seems impossible because he's a master player). And that shows in his instruction. He's excited to teach and it makes me, as the student, excited to learn. He's patient, supportive, articulate, talented, creative, smart, and fun!! Totally, totally recommend!"
Julie
Took Guitar lessons from Patrick B.
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"Taking it to the next level

I started taking lessons from Michael about a year and a half ago. I was in a rut and really wanted to pursue a deeper understanding of blues. The lessons we have embarked on have led me to a much deeper understanding of the theory behind what I'm doing. I think one of the biggest things that Michael has helped with is my personal confidence, especially in the arena of improvisation. I would highly recommend Michael for anyone wanting learn guitar, beginner or advanced, in a comprehensive way."
Jason
Took Guitar lessons from Michael M.
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"Great teacher. Been learning guitar from Andrew on an off for years. It's great to have an instructor who was /is a touring pro who can lead you in the right direction with music theory, instrument instruction as well as stagecraft. In addition to mandolin/guitar and harmonica, there are many unwritten codes and tricks that only a battle tested touring musician is able to pass on if you are looking to get out there and play with other musicians at the any level."
Steve
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew H.
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