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Rosalind H.

20 Reviews
West Chester, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks I can sing in Italian, German or French., Italian
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Who's Who in American College Students from Who's Who in American College Students
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Rosalind H.

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Learn how to read staff and tab music, accompany yourself and play through chords and finger picking patterns. Play all your favorite songs from pop to classical and more

About Rosalind

Hello! My name is Rosalind and I believing in teaching music lessons that go the extra mile. Students and parents can expect excellence in customer service that goes beyond their weekly lessons. How are lessons with me different? -Convenient Locations in Downingtown, Coatesville, West Che

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Susan proulx
Rosalind was very knowledgeable and explained things clearly. She made it easy to understand.
Sarah P.
Rosalind quickly pinpointed problem areas and gave excellent instruction on how to work to improve by giving great explanations of what was happening with the voice and why. Highly recommend.
Beatrice ( Bea)
Rosalind is professional and helpful as I try to use my voice in a better way. She provides clear explanations to help me understand what I need to do to be better. I am given exercises to practice that help me with my lessons.
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Larry P.

15 Reviews
Haddonfield, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • BS from Spring Garden College
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Larry P.

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If you want to get started with guitar, I'm the one you've been looking for. I'll get you started with basic theory, then I'll gradually move on to more advanced topics. I have a good background in this subject. I've actually taught this subject to a student who already had seven years experience; he didn't know how to put chords together in the right way. Guitar can be fun!

About Larry

First off, I want to mention something that potential Philadelphian students should be aware of. I can only go to certain sections of the city, and I can only give you lessons on weekday afternoons between 12-2pm. Sorry, no evening classes. I'll need time to travel between New Jersey and Pennsylvan

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Austin
very informative and mellow....starting with basics and slowly getting to know the speed I need to grasp it! Happy to have Larry in our home, can't wait for next lesson.
Linda
Larry was great
Zeppelin
So far everything is going great. Our son is satisfied with Larry and loves learning to play piano.

Ellen T.

9 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Ellen T.

9 Reviews
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I studied guitar performance at the Berklee College of Music perform currently in a variety of bands and styles. While I'm happy to work with you on whatever you like most, my specialty lies in fingerpicking, blues, ragtime and folk music.

About Ellen

Hello! I'm Ellen, a recent graduate of the Berklee College of Music and a life long musician, performer and songwriter. Music has allowed me to explore the world, as well as my own creativity and my relationship to others. I am eager to share these gifts! I can offer lessons in: --Guitar...

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Erica
Ellen is awesome. I am a total beginner and perfectionist so I don't tend to do well with learning something new in front of another person. I grow easily frustrated when I don't pick things up quickly and easily and get embarrassed when I make mistakes. Ellen makes the lessons super comfortable for me and I leave having learned something new every time. I have a LONG way to go but I can see where this can lead and plan to stick with it. She knows how to make music and an instrument make sense to someone with no background in music which is very helpful for me. I plan to stick with her for a long time!
Brian
I took 10 lessons with a different teach last summer and ended my package not being able to read sheet music or find my finger placement on the strings without second thought.

I have had just 3 lessons with Ellen thus far, and am reading sheet music like a wiz and gaining more and more confidence each lesson with my finger placement and now bowing.

Ellen has a wonderful system of teaching that truly makes everything she exposes you to stick, and has been getting me very excited to continue on knowing that I am in good hands and will progress quickly because of it. I will most definitely continue to see Ellen.
Eisa
Ellen’s been great! We couldn’t ask for a better experience!

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James S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James S.

2 Reviews
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I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.

About James

Hi, my name is James! I'm a guitar teacher. Learning and playing a musical instrument can be such a positive and rewarding benefit to have in your life. Work with an instructor with a proven track record, Someone who knows how to communicate properly for you to achieve maximum results in the sh

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Dan
After very poor experiences at School Of Rock and Bach To Rock, which emphasized the depletion of my wallet as opposed to actually teaching my son guitar, I went online to search for a Guitar Teacher in my area. Several instructors came up on my radar. but something about James' profile intrigued me and I gave him a call. Instantly, I knew he was the right choice. From his buoyant and effervescent personality, to his savvy curriculum that combines both theory and learning to play songs that appeals to the student's musical interests, James possesses a unique quality that other instructors in the industry should emulate. Every week, my son really looks forward to having his lesson with James, and so do I, since he brings a positive energy into the house that's infectious. My son has progressed where not only can he read music and charts, but also has an arsenal of songs that he can play. In fact, every song my son has requested, no matter how complex, James has been able to teach him efficiently and effectively. Without reservation, I can easily recommend James as a reliable, fun and great guitar instructor.
Anthony
I took lessons with James for about 18 months. Simply put, James is awesome. He is an awesome guitar player, and a fantastic teacher. I started out a total novice at the time of our first lesson. I could barely switch chords in the beginning. When I look back on what he tought me, I totally appreciate the importance of an actual teacher vs self teaching through videos and articles etc. A teacher is totally necessary and James' lessons covered all styles of music, music theory, improvising, and all done on both acoustic and electric guitars. He made learning the guitar easy and fun, which is always what he emphasized - learning should be fun and enjoyable. At the end of the day it is up to the guitar student to practice practice and practice some more - and with that discipline combined with James' instruction and coaching, you will be set up for success.

Quentin P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Music BA - Jazz Studies from George Mason University
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Quentin P.

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My name is Quentin P., I've been playing guitar for 8 years overall, with 5 of those at a professional level. I play all genres from bluegrass to jazz to rock to metal to prog and everything in between. I always take time to ensure that my students are grasping the concepts shown and always teach to the student instead of any curriculum. I hope to hear from you!

About Quentin

My name is Quentin P., I've been playing guitar for 8 years, professionally for 5 and teaching for 3. I've often been told I have a gift for making people understand a subject and really enjoy seeing people "get it". I love all sorts of music and do my best to make sure that all of our lessons are

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Brienne M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Southern California
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Brienne M.

9 Reviews
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Primarily teach guitar to kids 6-14yrs, understand basic tuning, music theory, and a variety of different finger picking and strumming patterns. All while enjoying playing their favorite songs. I can help get your young ones started on learning to play guitar.

About Brienne

Brienne received her Bachelor’s of Arts in music performance from the University of Southern California. She has been invited to perform at numerous popular Los Angeles venues: The Grammy Museum, Troubadour, and The House Blues. She has studied with and shared the stage with Award winning Multi-Ins

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James C.
Brie was wonderful!!!
My 4 year old son loved her and is excited for his next lesson.
Christiana
She was very kind and welcoming. She is flexible about what my goals are and happy to help achieve my goals. She gave me some brand new warm ups that I never heard of that seem to really help strengthen my voice. I look forward to more lessons!
Jill
Miss Brie is the absolute best teacher out there for your child. She really knows how to interact with children and is very kind and patient. My son has learned so much about playing the piano and also about vmusic in general - all while having fun! He looks forward to his weekly lessons with Miss Brie. We feel very lucky to have her as his teacher!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Philadelphia is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $276 per hour.
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I'm a 25 year old teacher and decided I wanted to start taking guitar lessons during my first summer off. I looked online and found David through Take Lessons reviews and am SO glad I did. He is such a fantastic teacher, making lessons fun and relaxing after a long day. After just a little over a year, I have learned such a wide range of skills thanks to David's willingness to develop a program filled with variety. I highly recommend David to anyone who is eager to learn!"
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"Lessons with Mr. Chase were given to our daughter when she turned 13. My daughter loved taking guitar lessons with Chase. He is a very nice teacher, always on time, never missed a lesson. Kept my daughter challenged and each lesson was a step beyond the previous. They would have impromptu jam sessions and he would often stay over the scheduled time if she needed extra help. We only stopped taking lessons because he moved out of state."
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Took Guitar lessons from Chase R.
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"I was so impressed with George he had me playing the first day really fast I have gotten so good everybody asks me to play now !"
- Charles
Took Guitar lessons from George P.
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"Barbara is. Great! Very calm, and takes her time, very patient with my 7 year old."
- Dustin
Took Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"AWESOME INSTRUCTOR!

Kyle is always friendly, patient and his enthusiasm for music is contagious. He does a fantastic job of keeping lessons fresh and fun. He has an extensive knowledge of musical theory and does a wonderful job of explaining it in terms that I am able to understand. I highly recommend Kyle as an instructor to anyone interested in learning and having fun."
- Nicholle
Took Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"Versatile, knowledgeable, listens to the student to set personalized goals"
- Susan
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"Scott did a great job helping me at my own pace to learn technique and chords to play the songs I chose....thanks!"
- Melody
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"Jesse has done amazing things with our son, age 12. Jesse's relaxed, low-pressure approach has worked really well to keep him interested without any resistance. In the process he has become quite an accomplished guitarist! Jesse truly has a gift for teaching."
- Scott
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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Gutiar Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

Some of great musicians of our time have been guitarists from Philadelphia, from Kevin Eubanks and The Bacon Brothers to G. Love. If that does not inspire you to begin Philadelphia guitar lessons, think of the rich musical heritage of the city. Philadelphia is renowned across the world for its influence on rock and roll, hip hop, jazz and countless other genres. Whichever musical style interests you, Philadelphia guitar lessons with TakeLessons can help you achieve your goals!

Learning on your own or watching instructional videos online is not enough to master the guitar and truly live up to your abilities. Working with a private instructor, on the other hand, will give you the individual attention and feedback that will help you really improve.

Whether you are a beginner hoping to learn the basics or an advanced player hoping to expand your technique, our instructors are committed to helping you achieve your goals. Your lessons will be customized specifically for your needs and interests, and your online account with TakeLessons will help you stay organized and focused. So what are you waiting for? Call us today, or start by browsing instructor profiles online, and take the first step toward mastering your instrument!

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