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Michael C.

20 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Master of Arts in Music Education from Philadelphia University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Michael C.

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Using your favorite songs form any genre of music students become familiar with musical scales, arpeggios, chords, music notation and theory, rhythm and ear training.

About Michael

Michael C. was eleven years old when he began to play the electric bass guitar. He decided to get an electric bass because it was the one instrument needed to start a band among his friends. In addition to playing the electric bass, Michael enjoyed time practicing on the guitar and piano in high sc

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Shane
Excellent, goes above and beyond. Provides you with extra materials to help prepare you for next and future lessons.
Karl
I am very new to the instrument. Michael is patient and teaches me a lot of new knowledge to learn and practice.
Françoise C.
First day was great!!!
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Nathan D.

9 Reviews
North Wales, PA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts from West Chester University of Pennslyvania
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Nathan D.

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Anything and everything guitar is my specialty. Electric or acoustic welcome. We will cover the parts of the instrument and why everything is so darn important (like how to stay in tune!). We can perfect your guitar's signal flow, pedals, and amplifier settings, too!

All kinds of styles from simple note picking and open chords to pop/rock/punk/metal/blues/jazz and more.

Want to learn basic rhythm? lead? fast strumming? how about making those big chords without making your hands hurt? I can help! You'll be jamming along with your favorite songs and with friends in no time.

I typically will teach and write guitar using tablature instead of standard sheet music. These are a simple set of lines and numbers that are much easier to read, and once learned will instantly give you access to thousands of songs.

Also I can show you how to play with a capo or slide, fingerstyle or pick. If you want to learn grunge or sing deep, I can show you how to play in lower tunings as ...

About Nathan

Hello! My name is Nathan, but you can also call me Nate or Nay. I have played guitar, bass, and drums for over twenty years. I also sing, play piano, and play several wind instruments. I compose music, and I have been involved in numerous live performance bands and recording studio proj

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Karen
Nathan is an excellent teacher. He is very clear in his explanations and helped me to better understand guitar chords, strumming patterns and fingering. He gave me several exercises to work on in the coming weeks. I am looking forward to my next class.
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Brian S.
Great lesson. Look forward to next week.
Gavin
Excellent. Friendly and met my son where he’s at!

Tommy L.

Glenside, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Professional Interdisciplinary Music Studies from Berklee College of Music
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Tommy L.

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I like to make lessons fun and engaging for my students. Practicing for the sake of practicing doesn't yield usually leave a lasting love for playing music. I'm passionate about helping my students figure out what kind of music they enjoy or connect with and giving them the tools and techniques needed to play their favorite songs and styles - and also be able to play with their friends. I'm happy to go as deep into theory as the student wants to go. Learning the guitar changed my life because it gave me a new way to connect with people, and I started playing in churches and bands at a young age. My hope is to help my you or your child develop a love and mastery of your instrument!

About Tommy

I have a Bachelors Degree from Berklee College of Music, and worked as a session and touring musician in Nashville, TN playing with acts like The Shins, Jonnyswim, Josh Garrels, Chris Tomlin, Kevin Twit, Sandra Mckracken, Chris Renzema, and many others. I'm a Counseling Student at Missio Seminary

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Jared J.

73 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jared J.

73 Reviews
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Guitar is my primary instrument and I can teach it in a variety of styles and with a variety of techniques. I'm comfortable playing with a pick or my fingers and playing in genres from rock to jazz.

I also teach various forms of slide guitar:
Slide (Bottleneck) for the standard guitar, Lap-style Dobro (Open G Tuning), Lap Steel Non-Pedal 6 String Electric Guitar (C6 Tuning), and 10 String Pedal Steel Guitar (E9 Tuning).

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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Charlotte B.
Jared is great. He is knowledgeable, patient, funny and laid back. He knows exactly how to meet you where you are at, not make you feel stupid, and make even a beginner feel accomplished.
Randall
Seems to be a very nice and informed on what he is doing. Hope to be able to get a lot of good advise and after one lesson not mu ch more that I can say Thanks Jared
J B.
Fun first lesson. Jared was ready on-time and figured out quickly where to begin working and also had very good integration with the computer, pulling up charts and sheet music and helping us follow along. We look forward to more lessons!

Lauren B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Bachelors-Music Education from University of Montevallo
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Lauren B.

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I can help you learn you favorite songs or write your own! I have been playing guitar for 20 years and have been a classroom music teacher for 12 years. I can help you not only develop your playing skills but also provide the necessary music theory to take you to the next level!

About Lauren

I am a certified music teacher of 12 years. I currently teach guitar, piano, drum set, and songwriting at a Fine Arts Academy. I have experience teaching guitar both in a class setting and a one-on-one setting. I have also led children's music at Vacation Bible School. Prior to teaching, I trave

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Ketourah J.
My daughter was very impressed with her teacher.
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Vince T.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Masters of Music from The University of the Arts
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Vince T.

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Guitar is one of the most popular instruments today. It has a long history as an instrument, and with the invention of the electric guitar, has become a dominant voice of multiple generations.

Vince began playing guitar as a teenager. He initially learned on his mother's electric guitar and 12-string acoustic guitar. He took some lessons, but is largely self taught by transcribing music. Since attending college for trumpet, Vince has applied that musical knowledge to the guitar.

Vince has recorded guitar on many of his solo albums including Syzygy and Sound Plan as well as other artists' music. He performs regularly with the John Byrne Band on 6-string banjo (tuned like a standard guitar) and has appeared on electric 12-string and 6-string acoustic guitar.

Vince owns an array of guitars: 6-string electrics, 12-string electric, 6-string acoustics, 12-string acoustics, and 6-string banjo. He has a few amps and many pedals to augment the guitars' sound. He teaches from his ...

About Vince

Vince privately teaches trumpet, guitar, electric bass guitar, arranging, composition, music theory, ear training, and improvisation to students of all ages and levels. “Basically he’s the go-to cross-genre horn-blowing utility man of the Philly scene” (John Vettese, The Key). Vince is a profess

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Roxborough

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Roxborough is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $60 per hour.
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"I took guitar lessons from Billy for over 10 years. He is an outstanding teacher who is challenging but at the same time very patient. We managed to go through a very extensive repertoire of pieces ranging from the many Brazilian styles to Latin music and Flamenco. Not only is he a skilled and talented performer but his love and enthusiasm for teaching coupled with his extensive knowledge makes him the perfect choice for an instructor. For many years I took lessons at home with Billy but due to my hectic schedule we switched to Skype lessons. I was pleasantly surprised to find out the quality of the lessons was not affected in any way."
Vivian
Took Guitar lessons from Billy N.
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"Mark was very patient, professional as well as being knowledgeable about the guitar. I was impressed with the way he presented the information of his learning technique. Marc knows music by notes as well as play by ear. I would recommend him to for anyone of all levels of experience that want to learn or enhance their level of guitar."
Juanyea
Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"Eric has done a wonderful job with my teenage son! By offering instruction that met him where he was at and building upon it, he has learned so much. Furthermore, Eric has inspired my son to play to guitar by choosing things to work on that excite him. With Eric, my son is not only developing his guitar skills and abilities, but Eric passion has increased my son's love of playing guitar."
Laura
Took Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"My daughter really enjoys each lesson. Charlotte is very professional and considerate. I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn to play guitar!"
Leila King
Took Guitar lessons from Charlotte L.
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"I would recommend Albert for anyone looking to give guitar a try. I am 40 and had ZERO musical background, and always wanted to play guitar. I was attracted to the way a guitar would light up a room. Albert is the perfect guide to help unlock the mysteries of the guitar. Albert has created an extremely positive learning environment for me both during a lesson and at home. I feel like I take home another piece of the puzzle after each lesson.

Albert as a teacher.
The most notable quality to me is that he truly wants to see you learn guitar and enjoy playing. His attention to detail is great and is completely engaged in the lesson. He introduces music theory in just the right dose, and then shows you how it applies to what and how you are playing. He makes theory fun leaving you excited to unlock the next level. His depth of music knowledge is impressive, and an incredible asset for his students. Albert has a bright positive energy and I always look forward to my lessons with him. Alberts house is at the end of a quiet road across from the water and a marina. His Jam space is very Zen and his lovely wife is one of the nicest people I have ever met. Good vibes for sure. Sometimes I feel like I just left a yoga class lol. Albert is flexible with lesson times and very accommadating. I play the guitar every day and enjoy every moment of it. I have two guitars now (acoustic and electric) I am having fun learning and look forward to my next lesson. If your looking for a guitar guru Albert is a home run!"
Lynn
Took Guitar lessons from Albert M.
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"I am really enjoying my lessons with Joey with now. The greatest part about my experience is that I am actually practicing, and enjoying the rewards of practicing. He really knows how to inspire his students, so he is a great choice for guitarist's who have hit the "wall". I have improved greatly in my practice sessions because of his philosophies on practice he has shared with me. We work on mostly electric guitar, and since he is classical trained, his thoughts on left hand technique are extremely helpful!"
Chase
Took Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"Very knowledgeable and helpful, explains things in a way that I (a generally non-musical person) can understand intuitively."
Brannon
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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Kenneth
Took Guitar lessons from Lynn K.
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"Nicole is a very good teacher. She is encouraging and patient. I am thankful to be learning from her and really feel that my skill level will grow leaps and bounds."
Martin
Took Guitar lessons from Nicole C.
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"Dave is the man!!! He is an excellent teacher and curtails the lessons to what you want to learn and not just out of some book. He is also great at explaining the functions of the scales or chords you are learning as well as picking great songs in order to showcase those elements. If you are looking for a great guitar instructor, look no further, Dave is your guy! And his cat is pretty cool too..."
Joe
Took Guitar lessons from David H.
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