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Jonathan B.

21 Reviews
State College, PA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Jonathan B.

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I've been teaching guitar since 2010, starting with a classical foundation and branching out into about everything I could get my hands on. I learned that there is a fundamental set of skills that make just about everything possible. I encourage beginner students to start with whatever they are drawn to, no matter how obscure or cliche. As they come along I help them realize what is common to all things musical and develop the skills that are equally useful in all styles so they have the freedom to explore anything their heart desires effectively.

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Elise R.
Jonathan is a true pro— So knowledgeable, responsive, passionate about music and creativity. His approach is kind and patient while still holding high expectations and helping our daughter realize she can do more than she thought. He has introduced us to many simple but effective learning strategies that we hadn’t heard of before. I am so grateful we found him. Highly recommend!!!
Jackie G.
Jonathan is very personable and we had fun.
Doug
Really enjoying learning basic guitar skills.
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Tomas B.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tomas B.

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I am a Brazilian guitar player who started by playing blues and rock on the electric guitar, and then moved into Samba, Bossa Nova and fingerstyle on the nylon-string guitar. Today, I play mostly Latin styles and a little bit of Flamenco. I also have a year of conservatory training under my belt, as well as a background in West African percussion, and culminate all of these styles together as a composer.

As a teacher, I cater to your aptitude and your goals and make sure that you are having fun while you grow. That means learning actual repertoire of music that you want to study. Some students want more music theory than others: and that's totally fine! But I like to always have a song as a context to study that theory. Afterall, we want to use theory to actually make music!

About Tomas

My name is Tomas. I am a Brazilian-American polyglot musician and language instructor. I play music and teach English/Portuguese for a living, and have been doing so for the past 7 years! I also learned Spanish and French through music, so I know a lot about those languages and the styles of music

David P.

17 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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David P.

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I've been teaching guitar for almost 20 years.

I am comfortable teaching from a book, but I generally teach guitar based upon the student's musical tastes and goals.

I can get beginners playing songs quickly and I can develop finger skills, soloing, and more advanced chording in students with more experience.

About David

I grew up in Birmingham, AL, Boston, MA, and Cleveland, OH, and was classically trained on violin in all three cities by members of their respective orchestras. I began studying theory in 7th grade at The Alabama School of Fine Arts. I continued theory lessons while in Boston at the New England Co

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GINA
David is awesome! Excellent teacher and very knowledgeable.
Dave
David made the lesson worthwhile by teaching skills and showing how valuable those skills were to obtain. Provided a lot of value for the time together, and was very patient with me as I learned.
chichi
David was really kind and helpful. I was so nervous but he was understanding and very enthusiastic about teaching. I liked is method of teaching, it’s a challenge that I’m up for.

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Garrett M.

4 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Distribution and Logistics from East Carolina University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Garrett M.

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I can play any number of styles from blues and country to hard rock and heavy metal I've been playing guitar for about 15 years now. I know music theory very well and I'm great with making the theory part fun to learn while teaching to play a style that the student prefers. I'm an easy going guy and really patient. I make the promise to every student that I will give them every bit of effort and support I can to propel them in their music career. I'm one of those people who gets along with everybody and I like to make my lessons fun for each student.

About Garrett

I've been playing guitar for about 15 years now and I've played in just about every type of band. After playing in a metal band for about 5 years I switched over to a classic rock group for a couple years. In both of those groups I was lead guitar/lead vocals. Now for the last few years I've bee

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Dave F.
Great lesson, loads to learn!!!
Brad
I tried learning guitar a number of years ago. Garrett was great getting me started back into guitar. He quickly got me going with some simple chords and techniques. He has a strong understanding of guitar and makes it easy to understand. + he can play anything!
Derrick
What can I say about Garrett. I have never met a better guitarist in my 20 years of playing. Taking lessons with him was one of the best decisions I ever made. I would pay him double. No matter the guitar style, Garrett seems to have played it for years and has real insight on any of the different styles from Blues, to Country, to Rock, to Classic Rock, to Metal. He helped me not just learn riffs or songs but scales and has bug in teaching me more advanced music theory as well. He truly is the perfect mix of good person and amazing guitarist. Don’t miss the chance to learn from one of the best no matter your skill level!

Diego R.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
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Diego R.

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My main focus is to help you achieve whatever goals you have set for yourself. I tailor every lesson to each individual to ensure you are learning in a style that best suits your needs. Whether you are interested in rock, blues, country, jazz or any other style of guitar, I will work to make sure that you achieve your potential.

What you will learn: On top of guitar technique and performance skills, students will develop a strong foundation in music theory, ear training, and note reading.

My info: 7 years of experience teaching beginners to advanced guitar students. Bachelors in Music, specializing in Jazz Guitar performance.

About Diego

My main focus is to help you achieve whatever goals you have set for yourself. I tailor every lesson to each individual to ensure you are learning in a style that best suits your needs. Whether you are interested in rock, blues, country, jazz or any other style of guitar, I will work to make sure t

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Patrick
I left my first lesson feeling confident which is a first when it comes to past lessons I have taken with other instructors

Reymar S.

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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Reymar S.

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I was mostly self taught. Taking off after my first couple of lessons. Now I’ve been playing guitar and ukulele for about 8 years. I believe that anyone can learn and that everyone will eventually find their own personal style, but I’ll take the time to help you mold that style. I have the patience to teach properly, and I care that you learn. Teaching excites me! Give me a challenge. I can teach both kids and adults

About Reymar

I took guitar classes, but learned most of what I know from peers, YouTube, and myself. I’m a performer, singer/songwriter, producer, and teacher. I taught private lessons for a few of my teachers and their family members when I was in high school. I’d say my personality is pretty goofy, but I like

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in State College, PA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in State College is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $276 per hour.
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"Jessies is awesome!! Always on time and my kids are progressing very fast! I would highly recommend him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"So far I can tell that taking lessons with Kyle is going to be great. He explains things in a way that is easy to understand, gives you things to work on, and doesn't mind going over something again. You feel comfortable, and work at a pace that makes sense for you. He is also a really funny & down to Earth guy."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"Paul is very encouraging and knowledgeable. He is able to convey musical theory concepts is a way that I can finally understand."
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Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"What a wonderful teacher, great experience. My daughter is a professional ballet dancer and lived in New York for two years. While there, she took weekly lessons from Albert and enjoyed every minute. I loved meeting you Albert and will see you next time we are in New York!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Albert M.
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"David is an excellent teacher and I’m really enjoying the lessons and learning a lot.
David approaches teaching based on the goals of the student and not a one approach fits all style.
I highly recommend him."
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Took Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Super great instructor, very happy with Jennifer!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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"I'm 66 years old and I believe that Dennis is one of the most effective teachers in any field that I have experienced. I'm sure he is equally effective with any age level, but I know he is superb at teaching adult students. His approach to teaching makes it clear that he has a " roadmap" to learning the guitar that is much more effective and rewarding than just learning random chords. He is engaging, personable, supportive and very patient. I look forward to every lesson and I always leave energized and eager to work on the "next milestone" of the journey. I honestly cannot recommend him highly enough."
Alexander Miller
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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"I had basically no experience when I started taking lessons with Aaron and he was incredibly helpful and patient as he started me off from the basics of tuning, chords, etc. into more complex chord switching and actually playing songs.

The experience taking lessons with Aaron has been amazing and I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for an extremely knowledgable and patient instructor!"
Adam
Took Guitar lessons from Aaron D.
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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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"GAVIN ROCKS!!!!! Literally he can rock it out like your at a live concert, it is amazing. Even more amazing are his teaching skills. He has the kids excited & engaged. He makes me want to try to learn guitar myself. I would HIGHLY recommend Gavin. Thank you
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