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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Oakdale, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
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Sam K.

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I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

Sachem C.

Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Sachem C.

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Premium music lessons to become advanced in minimal time!

I adjust my program significantly based on the musical interests of the student. My course is designed to develop your skills to meet all of your specific goals.

Areas of study include: performance, songwriting, genre techniques, improvisation, music theory, sight reading, and more!

About Sachem

I love teaching through the power of positivity! This program is also specific to your musical interests! I am able to teach advanced music theory from the skills that I gained studying music at the University of Pittsburgh. I also have a wealth of knowledge of the business side of music from my M

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Gregory V.

28 Reviews
South Park, PA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
  • Teaching since 1986
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Gregory V.

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I've been teaching Guitar for 30 years and my students have gone on to play in their own bands and work with major artists everywhere. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to know your way around the instrument and as time goes on you'll be able to play like a pro. I specialize in Pop, Rock, R&B, Country and Gospel and love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Gregory

Los Angeles & East Coast native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step to unveiling their musical dreams! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams. Some prefer to take the round-about way...also my specialty. I am kind, unde

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Holly P.
Great teacher. I feel very comfortable during lessons. And I also feel confident that I'll grow and reach my goals with my acoustic guitar.
Diana Y.
First lesson was so informative. Jumped right in and he knew exactly where to start with me and what I needed. .Great personality and knows how to teach, that coming from a teacher myself. Looking forward to the next one!
Sean
Great Lesson!

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David S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Holly L.

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  • Awarded Student Success Scholarship from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Holly L.

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I can help students learn standard music notation as well as chords.

About Holly

I have been playing piano for 15 years, and taught two students while I was still in high school. I took a break from teaching for a few years, but recently started teaching again, while finishing up college. I am introverted, but I bond well with kids and will treat them well. I also offer flute,

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Jeff
As I am an older adult piano student with many years of experience playing organ and digital keyboard, including publicly and for hire, I was uncertain which way to go when I decided to add piano (and ultimately jazz piano) to my repertoire. After considering a number of options (online teaching programs, books, YouTube videos, and various instructors), I decided to employ Holly's vast musical expertise. I was impressed that she had a proposed lesson plan right off the bat, and she convinced me that starting with classical music may be the way to morph my way into jazz piano. I knew as a fact that many jazz musicians had their start that way. Holly has been very patient with my learning the whole new way of playing that a piano entails (no more relying on the built-in bells and whistles of an arranger keyboard). I would recommend Holly for adult students as well as children. She knows her stuff. And if she gets mad if I don't play something right the first time, she sure doesn't show it (mainly because she DOESN'T get mad at all). But my biggest recommendation comes that she is darn passionate about what she does.
Leroy
Holly is an incredible pianist and teacher. Always patient and understanding. She always has the answer to questions I have and can explain it clearly. I would recommend Holly to anyone looking to learn piano the correct way.

Justice W.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Degree in Music Theory from AACC
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Justice W.

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Students can expect to learn the style of guitar that they choose. And relatable, understandable music theory that relates to their style. And have FUN along the way.

About Justice

I am new to this site. But, I have been playing and teaching guitar for over 26 years. I have a degree in music theory. I teach the style the students want to learn. At the same, time I include music theory that relates to the specific style chosen by the student. I basically make learning guitar

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He is a great teacher! I really appreciate his lessons!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Oakdale is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"In April of this year, I retained Michael to instruct my 13 year old daughter, Jennifer, in guitar lessons. I was quite impressed with Mr. Michael right from the beginning.

Since I knew nothing about guitars, I had no idea what type of guitar to purchase for Jennifer. Mr. Christian offered on his own time to go with us to help in the purchase of the guitar. He kept in mind what we could afford and the quality of the guitars, it was very reassuring to know that he was looking out for our welfare and to be able trust him.

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"Like anything new - exciting, followed by frustration because it's new and takes some learning and patience.

Cheryl is patient - I know I will get the hang of it as I continue with her."
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Took Guitar lessons from Cheryl C.
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Eric, is such a great teacher, also I think he is a guitar genius. He is thorough and patient. He will always explain the material well . He finds out what you want to get better at and guides you through the ways. Lessons with Eric have helped me with my songwriting."
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Greg's lessons are great. He is a nice teacher. He lets you choose the music you want to learn, which makes it more fun."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Polite, knowledgeable, and flexible about scheduling!"
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Sam M.
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"Steve G: A Superb Instructor

I'm a student of Steve G.'s and am in my 40's. I had previously taken classical piano lessons from the age of 7 until 18, but I wanted to try my hand at guitar. Having come from a long line of teachers in my own family, I am well acquainted with the great (but often under-appreciated) skill it requires to be a quality instructor of any kind. A superb instructor (like Steve G.) should possess the following qualities:

1. Patient: Prodigies or masters of their art often lack the ability to convey their ability on a small scale to their pupils. Steve is an amazing performer and artist, and yet he is humble enough to walk alongside you, particularly when you are establishing the fundamentals of guitar technique. He will find the areas that need work and allow you to see how a small amount of persistence can result in large gains.

2. Encouraging: Steve is always optimistic. You can feel his passion for music in every word he speaks. He has the rare gift of making you see the flashes of your own talent, and he will help you build on those. He will not only help you figure out ways to overcome your obstacles in playing, but he will also deepen your appreciation of the instrument itself. He even went with me to the store to pick out an awesome acoustic guitar!

3. Individualizing: Steve doesn't have a once-size-fits-all method of teaching. He is a very keen and observant instructor who will challenge you based on your progress as well as your natural abilities. He will get to know you as a human being and as a budding artist. He will find ways to allow you to take your own inspirations and use them to drive you forward in your musical exploration.

4. Exemplary: Steve has tremendous integrity, not only as an artist but also as a professional instructor. He is also a tremendous guitarist with a broad repertoire, and watching him play will motivate you to become even better.

I hope this review is helpful to anyone who is considering taking lessons. Sign up with Steve and you won't regret it! Good luck on your journey!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"He's cool and fun, also very flexible with learning approaches and great with kids, just what our 8-yr-old needs."
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Took Guitar lessons from Aleksis B.
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