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Evan M.

Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Evan M.

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Hey! My name is Evan, I am a passionate musician of 10+ years residing in the Philadelphia Area. I can help you realize your dreams of becoming competent enough to play your favorite music, from pop to jazz to country and everything in between! My principle instrument is guitar. I can teach beginner to advanced students in a vast array of techniques including fingerstyle American roots playing. I can also teach beginner to intermediate piano and bass guitar. I gig in the Philadelphia area frequently, playing both original music and also playing guitar and or keyboard for other artists, including They Are Gutting A Body of Water, Nic Sanderson, Coolplay, and Kenny 3. I will cater to each individual student's particular needs and skill set to help the learning process be the best that it can be.

About Evan

I have been playing music professionally for 10+ years but I also have a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Temple University. My background in a psychology discipline allows me to have a better understanding of the mechanisms of learning, specifically related to music. Learning takes place

Ryan S.

31 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $22
  • BFA in fine art from The School of the Art Institute Chicago
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Ryan S.

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Basic out line of blues guitar approach touching on the I IV V progression and pentatonic scales to play lead lines, solos and melodies. Heavy investigation of note bending, breathing and space. Learning to let the notes "breath" and speak is key to good blues.

About Ryan

Bio as Musician: Ryan was born on Chicago’s South Side and started playing guitar at the age of fourteen. Born with a deep passion for a broad variety of musical styles, Ryan studied with Grammy award winner and jazz giant Frank J. Rumoro at the Chicago Acadamy of Jazz Guitar. Since that time h

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Patrick
Ryan's method and personality really clicked with my son. We definitely picked the right teacher!
Dana M.
Ryan is professional and easy going at the same time. So far so good. I'm excited to keep going.
Shelly S.
Ryan takes his time and tailors my lessons specifically to my level and to the type of music I’d like to play. He covers everything from the basics – like the proper way to hold the pick – to more advanced teachings like music theory. Ryan is flexible, patient, easy going, and he consistently teaches at a pace that I’m comfortable with. He provides take-home practice after every lesson and always has helpful suggestions any time I have questions. What I find incredibly helpful is that at the end of the lesson Ryan will run through the take-home practice on his guitar and let me record it on my phone so it’s easier for me to remember. When I’m ready to practice the next day I just pull up his notes and the video and I’m ready to go!

It’s obvious that Ryan has a passion for music, and it shows in his lessons. I would easily give him my highest recommendation.

John V.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2013
  • bachelors degree in instrumental music performance from university of the arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John V.

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I have played and taught music professionally for the last 8 years. I have a diverse background as a musician, playing multiple instruments (drums, guitar, bass, and piano), composing, arranging and producing. Lessons are personalized and accommodated for the student's personal needs/goals. My lessons consist of technique, music theory, sight-reading, and most importantly learning songs/music that you want to learn. In addition to teaching you all the basics of guitar, I try to incorporate time in each lesson where we are both jamming with each other. Since I play multiple instruments, I love being able to jam with students, so that they are able to learn how to make music with other musicians. ALL AGES WELCOMED!

About John

I am a drummer, composer, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist, and educator based in Philadelphia. I am a graduate of the University of the Arts with a bachelor's degree in jazz instrumental performance. I have performed and recorded with various artists at different venues throughout Philadelphia an

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Phil A.
Great teacher! Great guy. Super informative, knowledgeable and professional. Highly recommended for your learning needs!

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Kwame S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Kwame S.

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Have you ever wanted to play an instrument or sing? Do you have a genuine passion for music? My lessons properly prepare students for what is needed to execute their journey as a musician. Lessons will be customized to meet the needs of the students. I have five years of teaching students from ages five to fifty and over twenty years of experience as a musician. Students will learn core music essentials such as music theory, ear training, sight reading, and more. And for songwriters I offer lessons on songwriting and structuring.

About Kwame

Hello, my name is Kwame. I have been a musician for over twenty years. I started out in music when I was in grade school and have continued my musical journey throughout my adulthood. I have five years of experience teaching a wide range of age groups. Adjacent to being a musician, I am also a sin

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Deanna
I was very pleased with my lessons. I learned a lot and Kwame was very patient and helpful. I like the progression of the lessons and feel like at this rate I will be where I want to be vocally in no time at all.
Isabelle
Kwame is a great instructor!! He is knowledgeable about the craft he teaches and is great at explaining things in a comprehensible manner. My daughter is young, and his teaching method provided her with the skills and confidence to learn you how play. She went from not liking to play as much to not being able to stay away from a piano.
Antonio
Kwame is super nice and easy to work with

Anne T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks polish
  • Teaches students 5 to 88
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anne T.

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Ania is a Los Angeles based guitarist, songwriter, producer, and collaborator. Ania graduated University of Southern California with a BA in studio guitar and a BS in Music Industry while also taking guitar classes at Musicians Institute in Hollywood. Ania specializes in rock music: anything from Metal, to Alternative, to Punk, classic rock, to grunge, to hard rock, but she also plays blues, jazz, fusion, latin, and pop. She studied under Richard Smith, Tim Kobza, Stig Mathisen, Allen Hinds, Scott Henderson, Daniel Gilbert, and Steve Trevato.

About Anne

Hello! Im Ania, a professional guitarist based in Los Angeles and playing around town. As your guitar teacher, I will teach you the foundational knowledge and skills you’ll need to realize your potential as a guitarist/musician. You will progress faster than student sof other instructors because I

Rob B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded The David and Diana Menn Prize in Performing Arts from University of California Berkeley
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from University of California, Berkeley
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Rob B.

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I've been teaching guitar for 20 years. I bring a joy and excitement to teaching music. I structure my lesson so students learn music they are interested in.

Within the first few lessons, beginner students will be able to play a song all the way through and as time goes on you'll be able to play solos and develop your technique.

I specialize in Pop, EDM, Rock, Blues, Heavy Metal, Jazz and Classical music. typically use Hal Leonard and Mel Bay books, and have the following tools available for your lessons:

2 Fender practice amps
Electric guitars
Steel String Acoustic guitar
Nylon String Acoustic Guitar
Ukulele

I love working with students of all ages, kids to adults, and all experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Rob

What I Teach: Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Beginning Piano, Improvisation, Music Theory. Music Recording, Songwriting, Composition, Film scoring, Orchestration About Me: I was raised in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, California and began studying classical piano at the age of six. During my formati

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Average Cost of Blues Guitar Lessons in Glenolden, PA

The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Glenolden is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $28 and $276 per hour.
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"Phil is a phenomenal teacher - right from the start, he will get you on track with exercises and practice routines that keep you focused on learning to play the guitar. He will cover the areas that you must know to become proficient on the guitar, including forms, modes, chords and progressing toward learning to read music.

After struggling to teach myself to play the guitar, I realized that I had hit a wall in my self-instructed learning and I needed to find a guitar teacher. I found Phil through word of mouth - and I have made great progress under his tutelage.

If you want to learn to play the guitar, Phil is the teacher you want - if you just want to learn to play songs, well, there’s YouTube."
Greg
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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"TLDR; The guy is fantastic. He knows his stuff, he is a real performing musician, and he is a great and inspiring teacher.

Long format:

I've had a guitar sitting around my flat for about two years. The only thing I could do, other than looking at it, was playing three open chords very very very badly. And I just thought that playing music wasn't for me and that I didn't have the mind for it.

Because I am stuck at home for the quarantine, I decided to check if maybe I could do something productive with my time and decided to give taking some guitar lessons a try.

Doing research online for someone willing to teach me remotely, I found Nick, and I am thrilled I did.

We have now had only about 6-7 lessons, but he has ignited in me a passion for learning the guitar and also made me believe I can.

He has a style that will accommodate and inspire any sort of student.

In my case, I want to learn the blues. But because I knew nothing about guitar playing, I need someone that can take me through the basics in a structured way where things build on each other. Nick did just that.

The guy is a proper performing musician with a great personality and loads of experience under his belt.

I have been inspired and made confident by his way of teaching, and I want to study with him for years to come."
Pablo
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"I booked my lessons with Ahmad and he's awesome!! He goes out of his way to send extra notes and links even after the lesson is over. Rock on!"
Mick
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"To be honest, I wouldn't know exactly where to begin to write this review so I am going to just speak from the heart - and a little bit of experience. I started with Christian about a month ago. I held off leaving a review because a good teacher of anything shows they are good by also showing how they build off what what they are teaching and how the student reacts to what he/she is being taught.

I can honestly say that Christian has exceeded my expectations, but it might be for the non-musical aspect that he has. As far as ability goes, just watch his videos and you will see he knows much more than necessary to teach anyone else how to play. However, what makes Christian so great at teaching is that he doesn't translate that ability into unreasonable expectations for his students. He realizes the personal nature of music and will help the student achieve their own personal goals and even more, if the student wishes to do so and puts in the practice and effort of learning.

He has been very good at building on what he has previously taught. Christian has also given much attention to where I seem to connect with music, which is personal only to me. I don't connect to music the same as he does. He knows that and makes an effort to see music from the way I am seeing it, at least he does that during our time in the studio together. This helps each student be the best that THEY can be. This is what a good teacher does. A great teacher also, with time, slowly makes himself obsolete. He teaches the student to figure out how to teach themselves. Christian does this as well. It is not his intention to lose students. But he absolutely wants me to see WHY I am doing what I am doing so I can apply that theory to other aspects of the guitar ON MY OWN.

So, I am not saying he is the best teacher out there. "Best" is a funny word anyway. What I am saying is: Christian will help you be as good as you can possibly be within the realm that you want to be in, as long as you want to actually learn the instrument fully by putting in the work -- work is always necessary.

So I should also mention that I am a song writer and a piano player, and have been for over 20 years. That is why I can say I am speaking from experience. I have had instructors before. I know what it is like and I know what to look for. You can't go wrong with Christian, if you are really looking to learn how to play the guitar and get the most out of your dedication to the instrument."
Arty
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"I only had a few lessons with Alex before I moved away, but both my ability and my understanding of theory grew dramatically. Thanks Alex for giving me that push to get started."
Tom
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"I always had a passion to learn to play the guitar but could never find an instructor who was patient or willing to have fun throughout the lessons, if you're looking to learn amazing guitar techniques and/or songs you've always loved listening to but could never figure out how to play them, Christian's the guitar instructor for you!! He taught me everything I needed to know to progress in my playing and because of him im still going strong 3 years later. Highly reccomend this instructor!"
Kurt
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Christian T.
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"Excellent teacher! Highly recommend"
JT
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nick B.
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"I chose to take up the guitar later in life (after retirement). I did not read music nor did I feel that I had any rhythm. William was extremely patient with me and brought me to levels that far exceeded my expectations. William has a rare ability to be able to put a person at ease and reduce their tension level. Sometimes it was through playing and sometimes through playing. He was able to read my apprehension level very well and seemed to always choose the correct method. I moved away from the area and thus far have not found a guitar teacher with the same abilities. Regardless of age or ability, I would recommend William to anyone. Were it not so expensive I would gladly fly back to Phoenix once a week to continue my lessons with William."
Ron M
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Matt wasted no time and gave me a quick refresher in areas I needed. He helped me to realize what and how I need to practice. He also helped me to apply what he taught today by showing me some riffs using those areas and techniques. It was fun!"
Charlie
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Lessons with Nils have been a great experience. I've taken lessons on and off for several years and finally found an instructor that plays the music I want to learn."
Rick
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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