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John L.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
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John L.

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I tried to teach guitar in the same manner in which I teach every instrument. First I teach students the rudiments of the instrument. Also I teach them how to read and a bit of music theory. From that point I like to follow the students lead. They bring in songs that they would like to learn, or possibly how to play lead guitar, or how to finger pick. At every point I try to point out general aspects of music that need to be learned from the material that they choose.

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me,

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.
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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French, Italian
  • Master of Music in Voice from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
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Rhythm guitar, picking patterns and reading notes on the guitar are all taught.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the best

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Mary-Clare
Amazing!!! A bright, joyful light!
Thiago
My experience with Kathy has been great. It's been roughly five months and I learned a lot and I'm also much more confident to sing. Learning the right techniques is crucial. Kathy is extremely patient and she adapts the classes to the student goals and aspirations. English is not my first language and she was also always very respectful and patient in explaining everything twice or maybe three times until I get it.
Kathleen
Kathryn has a terrific demeanor, and provides clear, thoughtful suggestions for technique!

Curtis L.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • AA Degree in Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Curtis L.

23 Reviews
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All Levels are welcomed! Please scroll down and view my student reviews, videos and pictures. Learning Songs of the students choice, Music Reading, Soloing/Improvising, Acoustic & Electric Guitar styles are all covered in private lessons with me.

About Curtis

Hello! I'm a supportive, positive and patient teacher who is passionate about helping my students. Each individual student learns differently and with my professional performance background and having studied in the world renown Guitar Institute of Technology(GIT) program at Musicians Institute, I

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Phillip M.
Curtis has been a great instructor for me. Curtis listens ,encourages and teaches in away that I am making progress each week on skills like strumming ,timing, and rhythm . The bottom line is that I truly look forward to my lesson every week with Curtis and I think you will too.

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Alan
Curtis is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, enthusiastic, and encouraging. He teaches the type of songs you want to learn and not some song from a guitar guidebook. My first lesson was two hours and it quickly went by. I learned a lot, had a lot of fun and am looking forward to my next lesson. If you are in search of a guitar instructor, I would highly recommend him.
Jas S.
I think Curtis is a very very great teacher he taught me many songs. From Elijah .P

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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
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Rhythm guitar, picking patterns and reading notes on the guitar are all taught.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the best

Recent Reviews
Mary-Clare
Amazing!!! A bright, joyful light!
Thiago
My experience with Kathy has been great. It's been roughly five months and I learned a lot and I'm also much more confident to sing. Learning the right techniques is crucial. Kathy is extremely patient and she adapts the classes to the student goals and aspirations. English is not my first language and she was also always very respectful and patient in explaining everything twice or maybe three times until I get it.
Kathleen
Kathryn has a terrific demeanor, and provides clear, thoughtful suggestions for technique!

Curtis L.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 9 to 75
  • Teaching since 2009
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Curtis L.

23 Reviews
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Online Guitar Teacher

All Levels are welcomed! Please scroll down and view my student reviews, videos and pictures. Learning Songs of the students choice, Music Reading, Soloing/Improvising, Acoustic & Electric Guitar styles are all covered in private lessons with me.

About Curtis

Hello! I'm a supportive, positive and patient teacher who is passionate about helping my students. Each individual student learns differently and with my professional performance background and having studied in the world renown Guitar Institute of Technology(GIT) program at Musicians Institute, I

Recent Reviews
Phillip M.
Curtis has been a great instructor for me. Curtis listens ,encourages and teaches in away that I am making progress each week on skills like strumming ,timing, and rhythm . The bottom line is that I truly look forward to my lesson every week with Curtis and I think you will too.

P.Milks Sacramento,Ca
Alan
Curtis is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, enthusiastic, and encouraging. He teaches the type of songs you want to learn and not some song from a guitar guidebook. My first lesson was two hours and it quickly went by. I learned a lot, had a lot of fun and am looking forward to my next lesson. If you are in search of a guitar instructor, I would highly recommend him.
Jas S.
I think Curtis is a very very great teacher he taught me many songs. From Elijah .P
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Michael S.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Performance Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
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Michael S.

59 Reviews
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From topics such as reading sheet music to playing the guitar solo of your dreams, we can do it all! The desire and drive to learn is all you need!

About Michael

Expressing yourself is the ultimate goal of music and my job is to help you get your point across! Like any musician, music is my life. I love to soak it in any way I can! Whether it be listening to records, jamming with my friends or watching all the live concert footage of Stevie Ray Vaughan

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Lancaster, PA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Lancaster is $62. 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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"Meghan is patient and encouraging and makes the lessons enjoyable . I am not the fastest student but she points me in the right direction and always sends me home with something fun to work on"
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Took Guitar lessons from Meghan L.
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"Very kind and understanding. Always tries to meet you at your level and taste and really helps you feel good about learning at your own pace."
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Took Guitar lessons from Rhonda S.
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"Our lessons have been very informative and helpful. My daughter has really enjoyed the opportunity to work with Tim. He is very patient and encouraging in his teaching style. Looking forward to more!"
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"Learned a lot in just the first day!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Athena M.
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"My son loves guitar lessons with Priscilla. He is 6yrs old and these are his first music lessons. As parents, we are pleased. The only reason that I did not give 5 stars is because we have no other previous experience."
Laura
Took Guitar lessons from Priscilla D.
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"I am a 47 year old man that picked up guitar with no musical experience at the age of 45. I have been going to lessons weekly with Pete for almost three years. I look forward to the lessons and I like them not only because I am progressing and seeing improvement but also because I think Pete is a great guy and I enjoy the discussion and back and forth banter that rounds out the lesson. Pete is following a course of instruction with me that uses Hal Leonard's books so you are building skills in a reasonable and complete way. Pete is clearly a talented guitarist and can pick up and help you with about any song you bring in or mention in class to supplement the book practice and to keep guitar interesting. Finally, when I was taking lessons at a local music store before I started with Pete, the instructor and I were shoved into what felt like a small hot closet for the lesson. I like going to Pete's house much better because his practice room is large and comfortable and he actually manages the climate to be comfortable for the student."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Peter C.
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Took Guitar lessons from Matthew N.
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"Greg's background and knowledge make him a good instructor but what I admired was that he always made sure that no one ever felt left behind."
Mike
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"it makes a huge difference if you could have a great instructor like Ahmad. You can practice on your own for months without any progress and one day you decide to work with Ahmad, all of a sudden, you are on another level."
Tracy
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Phillip demonstrated a high degree of professionalism while making my son feel very comfortable."
Thomas
Took Guitar lessons from Phillip Z.
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Getting Inspired to Sing in Lancaster

Lancaster may be in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, but it’s also a nationally-recognized musical hotspot that features plenty of live music venues, concerts, and musical theatre performances. If you’re taking singing lessons in Lancaster, PA, you’re in the enviable position of being able to see and participate in performances with some amazing musicians all year round!

Taking vocal lessons with a qualified teacher is a wonderful way to perfect your craft, but formal lessons are only the beginning. You were probably inspired early on to start your studies by hearing a performer who made you want to learn how to sing. Perfecting your instrument involves much more than simple practice. It’s important to stay inspired and learn from others who are on the same journey. Atten

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ding live performances is a great way to further your studies, network with other musicians, and get inspired to continue your progress. Here are a few venues to check out after your singing lessons in Lancaster!

Live Music Venues

If you live in Lancaster and aspire to sing on the stage, you’re lucky to have the American Music Theatre right in your backyard! The AMT is a 1,600-seat theatre that hosts over 300 live performances and concerts every year. From Broadway musicals to top-name country music stars, the AMT has hosted Grammy, CMA, and Tony award-winning vocalists. If musical theatre is your thing, the AMT is a great place to check out a show!

Lancaster is also home to The Chameleon Club. Established in 1985, it has become a cultural institution in Lancaster City. The Chameleon put Lancaster squarely on the national radar for its commitment to live, original music. In the 90s, MTV ranked Lancaster as the #2 music industry hot spot (second only to Seattle) to see live, original music and the hottest up-and-coming bands perform! It’s still bringing the best national-touring rock and pop vocalists to town and is a great place to check out your favorite singers. The Lizard Lounge is located below The Chameleon and features many emerging local and national artists six nights a week.

If your taste runs to more traditional folk or Celtic music, Tellus360 is a traditional Irish pub in Downtown Lancaster that features live traditional Irish, Celtic, and Folk music from local, national, and international-touring artists almost every night of the week! If you’re ready to jump on the stage yourself, Tellus360 also features a weekly Tuesday Night “Old-Time Jam” session where you can just show up and join in on the fun!

Local Colleges to See Live Performances

The Lancaster Conservatory of Music has been providing classical training to young musicians since its founding in 1940. Students participate in a variety of musical programs including recitals, ensembles, and chamber music concerts. If you love classical music, Lancaster Conservatory offers a number of concerts where you can hear talented young vocalists throughout the year!

Franklin & Marshall College offers an extensive program that includes the College Chorus, Chamber Singers, and Jazz Ensemble which all feature talented vocal performers. With many performances throughout the academic year, it’s a great place to hear some amazing singers and network with the performers after the show!

 

If you’re looking for inspiration after taking your singing lessons in Lancaster, these are just a few of the opportunities to catch a live performance that Lancaster has to offer! Check your local listings for other great live music venues in Lancaster and surrounding communities.

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