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John V.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2013
  • bachelors degree in instrumental music performance from university of the arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John V.

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I have played and taught music professionally for the last 8 years. I have a diverse background as a musician, playing multiple instruments (drums, guitar, bass, and piano), composing, arranging and producing. Lessons are personalized and accommodated for the student's personal needs/goals. My lessons consist of technique, music theory, sight-reading, and most importantly learning songs/music that you want to learn. In addition to teaching you all the basics of guitar, I try to incorporate time in each lesson where we are both jamming with each other. Since I play multiple instruments, I love being able to jam with students, so that they are able to learn how to make music with other musicians. ALL AGES WELCOMED!

About John

I am a drummer, composer, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist, and educator based in Philadelphia. I am a graduate of the University of the Arts with a bachelor's degree in jazz instrumental performance. I have performed and recorded with various artists at different venues throughout Philadelphia an

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Phil A.
Great teacher! Great guy. Super informative, knowledgeable and professional. Highly recommended for your learning needs!

Nick D.

8 Reviews
West Chester, PA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Finalist from 2011 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society's Classical Guitar Competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick D.

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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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Zoey M.
Nick made first experience super fun for my daughter. She is looking forward for the next session.
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!
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!!

Benjamin K.

11 Reviews
Glenside, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Benjamin K.

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fingerpicking, classical, folk

About Benjamin

I grew up in Glenside moved to Pittsburgh for school and came back because I love it here...I've been playing for 17 years and have a smorgasbord of influences from Zeppelin to the Beatles to Phish to Radiohead to the dirty projectors to Jay Z to Kurt Rosenwinkel & John Scofield. I have been compos

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Brian
Great. Knowledgable teacher
William
Seemed a little disorganized. It might have been part of the "getting to know me" process and what I wanted to accomplish. The hour went by very fast!
Frederick
I have taken lessons from Benjamin, and found him to be an excellent teacher. If you are looking for someone to teach you bass, or guitar you can't find a more patient teacher. I would recommend him to anyone seeking lessons.

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Jae Young J.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Jae Young J.

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I have been playing guitar for 20 years, and have experience playing and teaching most style of guitar including rock, jazz, pop and R&B.
I have taught guitar lessons for 10 years. I specialize in Jazz, Rock, Blues and Pop.

About Jae young

Hello. I am a guitarist/musician, currently living in New York City. I graduated from Berklee College of Music and NYU Steinhardt. I am looking for students who are seeking to become more comfortable with improvisation. Through many years of experiences, I have figured out various concepts for i

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Glenn W.

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  • Awarded Best Teacher on the Planet from My students
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Glenn W.

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I specialize in providing a great foundation for learning the instrument. Too many students, new to the guitar, get frustrated and quit after just a few lessons, because it falls short of their expectations and they find they are not progressing. I make certain to keep the enthusiasm intact through the entire learning process by making sure the student is actually playing the instrument. I like to think of my method as "Fast Track to Playing Guitar"; my goal is to keep the student's interest in the instrument at a sustained level while they are grasping the fundamentals. Because I also teach Voice, and work professionally accompanying myself on the guitar, I can combine these attributes for my students, should they desire to sing and play. I have uncovered many a student who never fashioned themselves as a vocalist, begin singing and playing with astounding results. Just another option made available to my students.... My success rate of having my students continue with the guitar ...

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the h

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Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.
Blaine
Glenn is amazing! He listened to me sing a few songs and gave me two tips that completely improved my vocal performance! Highly, highly recommended if you want to sing and perform better, and if you truly want to profoundly impact the listener to a higher degree !
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Daniel G.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Day Jams Vocal Instructor of Excellence from Day Jams Rock and Roll Camp
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Daniel G.

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We start with the basics. The names and numbers of the strings and fingers. I teach simple cords in a way that you can learn fast and easy. I have fun exercises and cool songs written in normal musical notation and Tablature. Learn Finger Picking, Various Strumming patterns and styles, Melody lines. My specialty? How to lead singing with your guitar!! And I am bi-lingual in Spanish and English

About Daniel

Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/

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Stefanie
Mr. G goes over and above to help me pursue my interests. He helped me sing through a difficult time while my voice was changing. He supports me at performances and never fails to make me laugh. Working with him has been a fantastic experience and I feel that I have grown so much.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in West Chester, PA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in West Chester 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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Steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Ahmad is a master guitar teacher. Every lesson I feel like he's sharing the shortcuts to playing how I want.

I've been playing guitar and keyboards for many years, so I've been somewhat cautious about approaching a professional instructor to help me "get serious" about the guitar. Like other players, I've run into overly pedantic instructors who take every player back to the beginning and teach the "right" way to play the instrument, but also the loose instructors who have no structure and can't deeply answer theory or technique questions.

Ahmad has managed to build a rigorous teaching methodology while still being fun and really engaged in what the student wants to learn. He's has compiled drawers and drawers full of prepared exercises and explanations, but he's looking to help me find the most helpful topics to work on rather than disregard what I already know.

I have a great time learning with Ahmad, because he knows an amazing amount about music, the guitar, performance, and recording. I throw questions about him about frets, intonation, tuning, chord naming, pick angle, string gauges, fingering, chord voicing. He's consistently humble about his knowledge, and then tells me everything I could want to know on the subject. When I ask about players I like, he's completely familiar with how those players play. It seems like half the time he's had my favorite players as his own instructors.

Best of all, Ahmad really loves music. He's genuinely thrilled at my improvement, and is very respectful of what I already know and how I already play. I've been playing the guitar for a long time, but Ahmad got me excited about making music."
Bruce
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Ahmad is an excellent teacher. I start learning playing the guitar from him a couple of months ago. He is really professional on teaching guitar. Highly recommended as he customizes the course according to your learning speed
and has different class packages.

I have tried different guitar lesson in Bay Area before I choose to learn guitar with Ahmad, and Ahmad is definitely the best."
Mary
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I should note first that Calvin is teaching my 13-year-old son both piano and guitar (electric and acoustic) and has been for nearly two years now. Calvin is an excellent instructor and really inspires my son to try harder to improve his skills on all three instruments. He is patient, but has high expectations and he supports and encourages by sharing his own stories of his life in music and how he has had to work to perfect a skill or overcome a difficulty. He challenges my son just above his ability level so it is not stressful, but it isn't easy either. Calvin is great at helping students develop expression so the piece sounds really good, while also encouraging the student to add his own style, when it is appropriate. Calvin is flexible and communicative. We home school and he is very kind in helping us come up with a manageable schedule. We are so grateful for Calvin and his sharing the gift of music with our family. I recommend him without reservation."
Angela
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Calvin A.
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"I have been taking lessons with Ryan for the past three months and it has been a wonderful experience. Although Ryan has an incredible knowledge of music and how to play the guitar, he has easily and graciously adapted his teaching to fit me as a beginner. He is very patient and encouraging and always seems to be able to find things I have made progress in (when I tent to be more focused on things with which I am having difficulty). I like his big picture approach and the way he explains how the chords and scales and different positions relate to one another; I am learning music theory right alongside with learning how to play the guitar. He is always open to answering my questions and giving me further explanations and "tips" to help me with trouble spots. Ryan's easy going nature has taken the stress and temptation to "perform well" out of my lessons and has enabled me to relax and enjoy learning to play the guitar (which is the way it should be!)."
Nancy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Alyssa has been working with my 12 year old daughter for a couple of months now, and she is very patient and willing to explain how to play certain things on the guitar! Would highly recommend!!"
Lila
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alyssa M.
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"Fabulous instructor!"
Desirae
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"My 7-year-old daughter started guitar lessons in March 2014 with Calvin as a beginner. He immediately engaged her by finding out her favorite songs and using those songs as very effective teaching tools, with such patience and enthusiasm. She has been learning to read music and play, and she's come so far already due to his incredible talent and his way of being able to break things down to teach them in a way that really reaches her! He's also very reliable, always on time. I couldn't be happier with Calvin's teaching, and I highly recommend him!"
Kathryn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Calvin A.
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"Omar taught me how to play the guitar in 2007 when I was 15 years old. I didn't know ANYTHING about playing the guitar. I was so bad, I used to tune my strings down to the same note. Omar laid down the foundation that I needed to follow in order to play good music. The cool thing about him is that he dissects and breaks down every note in ways you can understand. He also has a good attitude and makes learning really fun. Now, 7 years later, I can be able to make my guitar sing! I also played in numerous bands since then. In the 4-5 months he taught me, he really set down the foundation of what I needed to do to pursue my playing. Schedule a lesson with him and you will see what I am talking about!"
D'andre
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"I’m just starting to learn and I’ve tried a couple other classes but it’s difficult to follow along with live lessons. Hers was slower and more detailed, showing the chords clearly- and talking about the timing was very helpful! She even took the time to answer my question about being unable to hold the strings correctly. Great teacher!"
Jk
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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