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Sachem C.

Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Sam K.

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

9 Reviews
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Teaching for over 24 years; owner of my own music store/studio for past 14 years.

Teaching beginner - advanced from age 5 to 70+.

I typically use the 21st Century Guitar method book with audio CD and I supplement the text with write-ins or handouts/worksheets as applied to the student's needs and questions. I try to get students playing chords as soon as possible; usually stating with open position power-chords and one or two finger open position chords.

I do flatpicking and fingerstyle ( with or without picks) and encourage students to try both. I try to get the student to sing and play - don't be bashful...I try to have fun with students.

I will help you learn to create chord progressions and write a chord chart and maybe a melody for your first songwriting experience. Usually we will do this using power -chords for beginners or what ever chords the student can handle.

I can train you how to learn songs by ear from recordings once you have some basic abilities.

About Sam

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
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Gregory V.

28 Reviews
South Park, PA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Hands 4 Hope After School Arts Program;Lydia Floyd:CEO, Diane Allen:Program Director-North Hollywood Arts District
  • Teaching since 1986
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
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Gregory V.

28 Reviews
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Everything you want to know is pretty much at my fingertips. Just leave it to me and you won't be disappointed, you'll be thrilled you are moving along so quickly!

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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Jennifer M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jennifer M.

3 Reviews
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Do you want to unlock the mysteries of the guitar fretboard? Learn to play songs, improvise for the first time or explore new ideas for improvisation, study rhythmic grooves and learn to keep and feel the beat. Guitar can be a vehicle for your souls' deepest expression and also a form of practicing meditation. I began teaching before I attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. After Berklee, I performed in several bands, toured Europe and worked as a sound engineer for both live and studio settings including several festivals in Costa Rica.. I can help guide you with creating your own sound recordings if desired. Whether you are just getting started or an experienced guitarist looking for some unique perspective I'd love to help you find a new groove! My favorite styles to play are rock, reggae, R&B and the blues but I also play funk, jazz and classical guitar. Drop me a line today!

About Jennifer

I began playing guitar at 12 years old. Before that I had dappled with the piano and always sang. There was something about the guitar that just drew me in! I always loved seeing the hands of guitar players and the sounds that would accompany those shapes. Guitar is a very pattern based instrum

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Jena P.
Helping me unlock the fretboard through a blues course. She has a deep understanding of music theory. I’m very happy and grateful to be learning.
Isaac
She knows more about music than anyone I know. I am so thankful to learn from someone who understands music so well! A true artist!
brittany
Jennifer is the best teacher I could imagine! She makes learning guitar simple and fun! I would highly reccomend her!
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Kristian A.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Music from Australian Insitute Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Kristian A.

4 Reviews
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Music comes from the heart. I like to start there and build fundamentals and technique around it. Keeping soul and feeling as the focus.

About Kristian

My name is Kristian Attard and I was born in Sydney Australia and now currently live in Los Angeles. I have been in the music industry for over 20 years and have worked with some of the following artists Heart, Jason Mraz, Boy George, Ceelo Green, Jessie J, Zedd, Meghan Trainor, Mike Posner, Sugar

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Alex
Kristian really Knows his music. Taught me how to pick up guitar in be playing basics in a few weeks, and then really started pulling it all apart for me to allow me to become a music lover and guitarist that I am today. I have carried his teachings throughout my life, even formed and recorded with my own originals band, and played a ton of shows...and now I listen to music like I never did before..learnt every style with K including punk, rock, grunge, classical, and funk! Wouldn’t be who I am today without K.. thanks for everything and all the memories man.. truly..
Wilson
Kristian is one of the best bass players and go-to guy in the industry in LA! Not only is a great teacher but he also gives you so much insight in to the industry and how to move about it to get to the next phase. A wealth of industry knowledge that's going to help you in the long term with your career in the music game!
Skeez
Kristian is the most patient and professional person I’ve ever dealt with! Do yourself a favor, spend the money and allow him to share his amazing talent with you!! I promise you, you will not be disappointed
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Paul W.

81 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
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Paul W.

81 Reviews
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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
Maria
Katie
As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Pittsburgh is $68. 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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"I've been working with Rick for a while now. He's professional, laid back, and fun to learn from. If you have an interest in a particular style of music, a specific song, or music theory, Rick will incorporate your interests into the lessons. If life gets hectic and you don't practice as much as you should, Rick won't guilt trip you for slacking. (Not that I'd ever do this...) Rick clearly wants you to improve and enjoy learning to play music at whatever pace works best for you."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rick K.
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"Good experience definitely would recommend! Encouraging teacher who is committed to helping you learn what you want to learn."
Rohan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Robb is great guitar teacher! He’s fun to talk to, very knowledgeable and always can take what I say I would like to learn and come up with creative tools or exercises to help me achieve that goal."
Cole
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Robb V.
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"Lee is awesome! She is patient and thorough. I have enjoyed my lessons."
Nancy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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"Anyone who knows Jeff will agree that he loves teaching. Jeff is a talented musician and a talented teacher. With that in mind, his ability to adapt to individual student needs is exceptional. I took guitar lessons from Jeff as a child, and a wild child at that. Even with all my shenanigans, Jeff never once got angry or raised his voice, but rather he calmly redirected. I' am now grown with three children of my own. Unfortunately we no longer live in Southern California, or I would love for my children to be taught by Jeff. No matter your age (or your children's age), Jeff's ability to teach young, old and in-between is just an example of how versatile Jeff is."
Victoria
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Jimmy is an awesome guitar teacher! A couple of yrs. ago, my 12 year old son was looking at getting professional guitar training, because though he was interested, he had very little k/w etc..and one of his friend's Dad recommended Jimmy.
You can see right away, that Jimmy is excellent with kids..and my son seems to enjoy every session with him. Jimmy's coaching technique is worth a mention as well. He makes it a point to make your basics very strong, which equips the person with enough skill to actually 'create' their own music versus simply 'copying' an existing song etc. I've been thoroughly satisfied sending my son to Jimmy for guitar sessions and the result shows. I see my son now playing quite fluently...and with confidence and will try and take a shot at making the cut for his High School's music/guitar team.

Also, looking at some of the other music instruments displayed in his studio, does seem Jimmy's a very talented musician, well versed in several areas.

Finally, Jimmy's studio is one nice n cozy place, where parents can do office work, sit and stretch out, watch TV, read and doze off or simply watch their kids learn guitar. I like being there as well :).

- Niraj"
Niraj
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Andrea is a caring and attentive teacher who made me feel at ease right from the start and helped my learning a great deal. Would recommend to anyone. He is also slightly overqualified lol (check out his bio)."
Luke B.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Luke is an amazing teacher! I was skeptical about on line lessons but they are working out great. My 13 year old daughter really enjoys working with Luke. She is learning a lot, gaining confidence and most importantly, enjoying making music. I highly recommend Luke."
Julie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Luke H.
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"The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much."
Ana Bela
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Janis V.
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"Was trying to get a new hobby in this lockdown. Guitar has always been one thing I wanted to pick up. I had Andrea as my tutor. He was very clear in instructions and could identify what I was doing incorrectly and provide guidance right away. After some sessions with him, I am now can start practicing on my own. I REALLY enjoyed my sessions with him."
Thomas
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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