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Nick D.

(8)
West Chester, PA
Starting at $35
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  • B.A. Classical Guitar Performance; B.A. Music Education from West Chester University
  • Awarded Finalist from 2011 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society's Classical Guitar Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick D.

West Chester, PA

(8)

Private Guitar Teacher

All music lessons at WCGA combine solid instruction in music fundamentals with the student’s personal interests and goals. Guitar students will learn chords, scales, terminology, and technique along with note reading, chord progressions, and theory. Teacher duets are common in our lessons to develop listening and timing skills. Our guitar teachers make sure every student understands the fretboard in order to execute challenging melodies and riffs along with chords that are suitable for popular, rock, jazz and other styles of music. Teachers craft each lesson to incorporate the fundamentals of guitar playing with the personal interests of each student.

About Nick

Nick is the proud owner of West Chester Guitar Academy. Boasting 20 years of guitar study and performance experience, Nick has earned a reputation for quality, reliability and variety. He is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania 2011, summa cum laude, with a dual bachelor’s degree

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October 2, 2019
Zoey M.
Nick made first experience super fun for my daughter. She is looking forward for the next session.
February 11, 2019
Maria
My two boys ages 8 and 9 started taking piano lessons with Nick about a year ago and they love it! He is very professional, always on time, and keeps them entertained the whole time! Although they are progressing at different rates, Nick is always patient and encouraging. I highly recommend Nick and his teaching abilities!
February 11, 2019
Stacey
My two daughters have been taking guitar lessons with Nick for 2-1/2 years, both on acoustic guitar and electric guitar. He has even taught my younger daughter how to play the ukulele. Nick is an awesome guitarist teacher. My girls have learned so much from him - how to read and write music, bar chords, strumming patterns, music theory and all different genres of music (like jazz, classical and even reggae). Nick can listen to any song my daughters want to learn, then immediately put the notes down on paper and teach it to them. Under his tuition, they’ve performed solo gigs, in their school talent shows, and for and with their friends. My older daughter also plays electric guitar in a teenage rock band. Thanks so much, Nick!!
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Marshall B.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marshall B.

Philadelphia, PA

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Private Guitar Teacher

I have a lot of practical and professional music experience to bring to my lessons, playing with many different bands across many genres. in addition, for my intermediate and advanced students, I accompany them on bass and drums to help them learn to play with other parts of a rhythm section when their goal is to play with other musicians. I'd also say that I take care to craft my teaching to what my students actually want to be able to accomplish, and find ways to teach them not only technique, but theory that is specifically helpful to what they want to be able to do.

About Marshall

I have ten years of teaching and performing/touring experience ranging across a number of different genres, and I was trained at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. I currently play for multiple groups in Philadelphia including one of my own called The Lion and the Badger.

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April 30, 2019
Ellysa
Marshall has been working with my son on his acoustic guitar for nearly a year -- both online and in person. He is a terrific teacher -- Marshall is patient, kind, and engaging. He is readily able to assess my son's continuing abilities and tailor the lesson to his specific needs. Marshall is also a great communicator and is always quickly in touch if we need to reschedule or change lesson times.
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Larry P.

(15)
Haddonfield, NJ
Starting at $15
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Larry P.

Haddonfield, NJ

(15)

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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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October 29, 2019
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.
June 22, 2019
Linda
Larry was great
February 12, 2019
Zeppelin
So far everything is going great. Our son is satisfied with Larry and loves learning to play piano.

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Blake P.

(3)
Guitar
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Blake P.

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I am a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with a degree in Jazz Guitar Performance.

I am a funny, easy going guy who wants you to be inspired by your lessons. A great teacher told me "you don't know what you don't know" and I look at as my job to inspire and lead you down your interest. Whether that's playing your favorite songs you hear on the radio, shredding like your favorite rockstar, or learning how to make 'difficult' jazz changes. My great teacher also said "Music is easy," and I want to take the stigma and intimidation away from learning seemingly difficult music concepts. My goal is to make seemingly abstract concepts seem approachable and applicable to your actual playing.

In addition I offer lessons, on stage presence, voice, and music business. So if you want a one shop stop that not only teaches you all the ins and outs of music, but also can give you ideas on how to get gigs, promote your band, and build a professional network: I'm your guy!

About Blake

Hello there! I'm 25 and a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with a degree in Jazz Guitar performance. I currently work full-time as a freelance musician, I play in wedding/corporate bands, jazz groups, hip-hop bands, funk bands, pop bands, original music projects, and I also run a hip-hop/j

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June 14, 2019
Matthew
Blake is a great instructor. He made me feel comfortable and relaxed right away. He went at the pace I needed (glacial) and encouraged me every step of the way. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
March 12, 2019
Max
Blake is a seasoned musician with experience in just about every genre imaginable. Whether it's technique, harmony, theory or aural skills, he can explain any seemingly difficult idea in a concise, logical way. With all the knowledge of a conservatory trained guitarist and gigging musician, he's a down to earth teacher who simply loves music and is passionate about sharing it with his students.
March 11, 2019
Michael
Blake is a dedicated teacher who helped me improve right away! I wasn't at all sure what I wanted (or needed) to work on next but he picked up right away what was best for me. So grateful to have worked with him.
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Dylan B.

(0)
Guitar
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Taking private guitar lessons through Dylan Baker Music will provide you with exceptional education from professional instructors that have studied in accredited university music programs. There are a variety of guitar instructors to choose from, however, many instructors lack the educational background that we believe is necessary for proper instruction. We take pride in our teaching because it's what we are passionate about.

About Dylan

I am a guitarist and teacher, classically trained from the University of Utah with several years of teaching experience with children and adults of various ages and skill levels. Teaching Experience -Bachelors Degree from The University of Utah with an emphasis in Instrumental Music Education -Pr

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Kevin M.

(48)
Guitar
Starting at $31
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Penn State University
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Kevin M.

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If you are brand-new to the guitar, I'd love to jump right in and teach you a fun song right away during your first lesson. I like making this as fun as possible while you're learning a lot about the guitar. If you already know how to play, I'd like to help you gain a better understanding of how the guitar applies to basic music theory. I want to help you truly gain your independence as a guitar player. In my opinion, there are only two things that really matter when learning how to play the guitar: 1) Having fun and 2) Learning a lot. That's what I hope that you can attain by learning from me.

About Kevin

Hello! My name is Kevin, and I am looking forward to teaching you everything I know about music! I've been singing at Walt Disney World for over 23 years (and I still am currently) with the Voices of Liberty, the Dapper Dans of Main Street, and Four For A Dollar. I have a Bachelor of Science in Mus

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November 18, 2019
HayleyTreen T.
He is amazing with me i have special needs autism and he is the best teacher and i prefer him to alot of my therapist
September 13, 2019
Ana B.
Kevin makes learning fun. My daughter is singing great and having a blast with Kevin.
August 15, 2019
Kevin
Very good first lesson!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Philadelphia is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $176 per hour.
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I have been working with Josh for about four months now and the experience has been awesome. He’s a real talent and helps me make the necessary connections to understand music and the techniques to enjoy the learning process. Without Josh the frustration of learning a new instrument would have won out months ago and I would have quit. I am truly enjoying learning to play, and while I have a long way to go I am a long way from where I started in a short amount of time!"
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"From the first day, Ahmad has crafted lessons tailored specifically to my goals and skill set. I already had a decent idea about how to get around the guitar, but I wanted someone to help me get to the next level, to understand the guitar completely. Ahmad is incredibly knowledgable about the instrument and theory, perceptive to learning habits, and overall a fun person to be around. He's also incredibly patient about working around schedules. I can't recommend him enough!"
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I played a little guitar throughout my life but was lacking an understanding of how the instrument works. I found myself strumming a few cords here and there but never with focus or improvement. After only three lessons with Paul, I'm now jamming to rock and the blues!Paul was quickly able to access my level of playing and I'm now understanding how the fretboard works and most importantly having lots of fun during lessons and practice. He teaches with passion and doesn't simply open a book but rather instills his lifelong experience and philosophy into lessons. Many can teach the mechanics of guitar but with Paul, you'll also understand the soul."
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Took Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"My son had his 1st lesson yesterday, and he was really excited about it. He liked Mathew a lot and is looking forward to the next lesson. He already seems more confident about his skills, and I can see that all over his face while he was excitedly talking the lesson to me. Mathew was professional and knowledgeable."
- Zane
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"Friendly, informative, helpful, great teacher. My daughter is really looking forward to practicing and learning more"
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I found him to be really really good at what he knows and an excellent and patient teacher."
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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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