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Tim B.

65 Reviews
Newberg, OR
Starting at $28
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded King of the Blues-In Store Runner Up from Guitar Center
  • Teaching since 1994
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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 boogie 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!"

I can teach guitar fundamentals, that most songs only use 3 chords (1-4-5 song progressions the stuff that 85% of all music we listen to is made up of), left hand / right hand coordination, picking techniques, mute, & play notes on the guitar, soloing, strumming patterns, fingerpicking, using a capo, alternate tunings, acoustic blues, ...

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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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My son's first lesson was excellent. Tim went at my son's pace and made sure he understood what he was learning. Tim was friendly and my son felt comfortable interacting with him. My son is really looking forward to his next lesson!
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David T.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Undergrad (left before graduating) from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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David T.

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My method is centered around having my students consistently learn new material, while retaining what they have learned. I’m sensitive to making sure they are challenged while also giving them material that will enable them to succeed. I customize each lesson to meet the needs and interests of each student. An example of a 45 minute lesson commonly includes the first 5 minutes being dedicated to checking in on how the practice went, and answering any questions the student may have about the material. Then there would be 15 minutes of review which would consist of finding which parts of the material are most challenging and finding the most effective way for the student to practice those parts and perfect the material. After that, there would be a three minute pause during which the student would listen to the new piece (whether it be material I introduced or material they suggested) so they can write down everything that they enjoyed and perceived about the new piece. Then there ...

About David

I'm an Argentinian/American musician who decided to pursue music as a career when I was 8 years old. I had just seen Al Green perform at the Apollo and was awed by the incredible impact and joy music can have on people. With the support of my parents, who are musicians as well, I began studying wit

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Paul VanBuskirk
I can not say enough good things about David. HIs lessons are well thought out , special and geared towards the individual. His exceptional training really comes through during the lesson. More importantly, David's love of music is infectious and the lessons seem to fly by. I am most impressed with David's patience and enthusiasm when giving lessons to my son. My son has excelled under his guidance which is no small feat considering my son's substantial learning disabilities. That is perhaps David's biggest strength. David worked with my son to come to a teaching method that my son could comprehend and excel under. I am truly impressed and very grateful for the extra time and care he takes to make my son's lessons meaningful. I am available to address any questions a potential student may have . David is THAT good !!
Jamie Freimauer
David is such a talented and skillful musician who has re-inspired my guitar playing journey! He is a patient and encouraging technical teacher. In addition, in each lesson, he brings well-rounded information about the music, the artist, and guidance for feeling the emotion of the music. I highly recommend him for any level student!
Ian Etchemendy
David is a dedicted and compromised teacher.
His methods are crative and rigorous.
He will also percive and acompany you through your needs as a student.
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Chris B.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Business Administration from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Chris B.

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I fully customize my lessons for the individual student!

About Chris

My name is Chris B. and I've been playing music for most of my life. The best lesson that I've learned is that we're never done learning. Once you start believing that you know everything there is to know about your instrument then you've stopped growing. I've also learned that I enjoy sharing

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Molly
Chris is a great teacher for my 11 year old daughter. From the very first lesson they were working on real songs which has made all the difference. He breaks things down really clearly and she has made amazing progress. Plus- she has a good time, even with the online format.
Marley
Awesome first lesson for our 14 year old daughter! She’s pumped to continue with Chris, and we’re pleased with the entire process so far.
Ron
I have been taking lessons from Chris for 5 years. He is very open to learn and teach all styles of music. in turn, allowing me learn and play music I though i never would. His guidance in "the technology" of music is also greatly appreciated.
The learning experience with Chris is top notch, never an issue with communication or punctuality.Always able to move around his busy schedule for the "adult" student.
I want to thank Chris for allowing to find my "Soul Mustard" He is the best you can find

Ron Frank
Wayne NJ

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Christopher C.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Orchestral Award of Excellence from Oaks Christian School
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Christopher C.

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I teach guitar all the way from basics to barre chords and a little beyond!

About Christopher

NOTICE!!! Currently accepting online students due to the COVID-19 crisis! If your finances have been affected by the current global pandemic, please reach out and we can work on finding a price that works for your budget. Everyone should have access to music lessons regardless of these kinds of ev

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Steve
I have really enjoyed working with Christopher. I was a complete beginner when we first started. He made feel relaxed and comfortable with each and every lesson. Always been encouraging and supportive of my efforts. It's been a lot of fun learning early on.
Divya S.
Chris is fantastic, first lesson with our 5 yo, showed a lot of patience!
Ryan
Great with kids as young as 5!

Trevor P.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar from Webster University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Trevor P.

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Learn to play the music that you love!

About Trevor

I offer customized lessons based on your interests and the things you most want to learn. Using proven techniques from years of performing, teaching, and study I help my students make consistent progress while having fun. ***Areas of study*** Performance Singing & playing Music Theory Impr

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Liz Layton
Trevor is the real deal! He takes the time to get to know you and listen to what your needs may be or what you desire to accomplish in the lessons.
Then he breaks it down and takes the speed you are comfortable in learning and does not overwhelm you. I feel very comfortable with him and I am tons more advanced then I could even imagine. I’ve only done 3 sessions so far and can’t wait to see my progress with 5 more lessons to go. Great guy on top of it:). I highly recommend Trevor to anyone.
Albert R.
Hands on made simple
Michael B.
I've been working with Trevor for just over a year. His teaching goes beyond just dry technique and theory to answer the question "why am I doing this?" When you work with Trevor, there is purpose behind everything you do. He starts with your big picture goals and breaks them down into actionable steps that you can take feeling like it's going somewhere. This makes for way more efficient and exciting practice sessions. If you don't know exactly where you want to go with your playing, Trevor will help you find that as well.
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JP P.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Commercial Music - Guitar from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2012
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JP P.

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Your lessons will be about you. Understanding that everyone learns differently, I modify the material taught to the desires of each student. Whether you would like to learn how to play your songs, learn a particular style, learn how to improvise, or any other skillset on the guitar, I am trained, experienced, and equipped to meet your goals! Also, following each lesson, I will send you home with detailed notes, charts, videos etc. of what we worked on through a shared Notepad (iPhone) and/or shared Google Drive doc so that you're never left empty handed!

About JP

Hello! My name is JP. I am a Nashville-based touring musician with a bachelor’s degree in Commercial Music from Belmont University. Since graduating in 2017, I have had experience touring throughout the nation from hole-in-the-wall venues to sharing the same stage with an artist on Kenny Chesney's

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Marion
I was referred to JP by a friend and I am so happy with his lessons! I'm a songwriter and he teaches me in a way that makes sense to me and my craft. I finish my lessons feeling inspired and ready to apply everything I've learned so far about the guitar! JP is an awesome instructor!!
Brent
JP has been an amazing guitar teacher for the past few months. His style of teaching makes it so easy to learn during my in person lesson then practice on my own time at home. He’s patient and understanding and works at my pace. I highly recommend JP for anyone that has some guitar knowledge and looking to get better or to the person who’s never picked up a guitar. You won’t regret it.
Mason
JP is a phenomenal teacher/instructor and a musician himself. Has an amazing ear to grab any gtr riff, lick, or phrasing you want from any song you want to learn. He breaks down the theory into sections and steps, making it super easy to learn at your level and pace. He showed me how to find new chords within my progressions so I didn’t have to chase them up & down the neck of the guitar. Totally helped give me more confidence in my performance on stage. I highly recommend him to anyone at any level!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Salem is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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Took Guitar lessons from Keith P.
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From age 6 until high school I took piano lessons. But guitar was always an unexplored desire. I started taking lessons with Steve a few weeks ago. From the very beginning he has been just so easy and comfortable to work with. He willingly adapts his style of coaching to my specific needs as a student, learner and musician. He's so strong in his fundamentals that I can pick the music and he builds lessons around my choices. Really makes me look forward to my own practicing and even more to my next lesson. Thank you from the bottom of my heart Steve, for bringing music back into my life."
Susan
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Great teacher in all aspects. He has been helping me tremendously! I recommend to anyone trying to improve."
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Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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Took Guitar lessons from Larry P.
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"Very knowledgeable and helpful. A good skilled teacher and tailored the lesson plan to our needs. Overall an enjoyable experience for our 16 year old son."
Alex
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher H.
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"Great first session. Looking forward to next time."
Shelley
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Kyle gave me a great perspective on modes. Great lesson."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"I found Michelle for my 7 year old son who wanted to learn to play the guitar. Michelle is very patient with him and he loves going to see her. I highly recommend her as a teacher for a person just learning to play or someone who is just trying to sharpen their skills. She is awesome!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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