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Popular Classical Guitar Teachers Near Pittsburgh

Check out some of our most popular teachers near Pittsburgh including Allison Park, Glenshaw, Homestead, Verona and Braddock.

John W. Pittsburgh, PA

Segovia, Bream, Ana Vidovic... Bach, Villa-Lobos, etc...

About John

Learn to play the songs you want to play..... I am a professional performing Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter with 25+ years experience playing and teaching. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Guitar Performance from Temple University and spent 6 years performing in NYC with various groups and ensembles. I have studied and teach Classical guitar, Theory from both a classical and Jazz view point, Composition/Arrangement, Counterpoint and performance techniques such as repertoire building and maintenance. *** Lesson Details *** I will tailor the lesson toward you goals..... It's all about making music and having fun.... For beginning students we will begin with chromatic exercises to start building hand dexterity and comfort with the guitar as well as working out of Mel Bay's guitar

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ChuckC May 10, 2012
John is an excellent teacher. He is obviously extremely knowledgable about music in general and the guitar in particular.He combines patience with high expectations of his pupils (at least this pupil).Very encouraging.I recommend him highly!
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BrianH1 April 30, 2012
Patient and knowledgeable

John has been teaching my 9 year old daughter for several months now and I am extremely impressed with his knowledge and patience. My daughter looks forward to her lessons and practicing comes much easier and regular with John's laid back approach. I highly recommend John to anyone looking to take any level of guitar lessons.
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JeremyR March 26, 2012
Very patient. Great motivator. Excellent delivery of instruction and material. John makes learning guitar FUN!
Daniel O. Pittsburgh, PA

I begin by seeing students as unique individuals first, and my students second. Then we proceed along a unique curriculum based around their personal passion for music. I pride myself on helping my students by truly getting to know them and their challenges so they may achieve free, easy, and fun music making!

I am pursuing my Master's Degree at the University of South Carolina. I have a specialty in Classical playing but my roots are in electric, singer/songwriter pop, rock, and blues.

About Daniel

I begin by seeing students as unique individuals first, and my students second. We then proceed along a uniquely designed curriculum based around their personal passion for music. I have found it is not uncommon for beginners to lose heart as the early stages of musical development tend to have their challenges. However my experience has taught me that with a great teacher anyone can make music making a part of their life! I pride myself on helping my students by truly getting to know them and their challenges so they may achieve free, easy, and fun music making! I am currently pursuing my Master's Degree at the University of South Carolina. I have a specialty in Classical playing but my roots are in electric, singer/songwriter pop, rock, and blues. I have had success teaching a ...

Sam K. Oakdale, PA

Basic classical technique, reading, chords, right hand finger pattern exercises

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 music studio/store for over 10 years. I have instructional book/cd(s) and instruments for purchase or rentals usually available on-site. I am experienced and friendly. Parking lot is free and off-street.

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Michelle W. October 31, 2014
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Harlie enjoys her lessons! Sam is a very enthusiastic teacher and helps to keep her focused
Eric B. Wexford, PA

About Eric

Trained as a classical guitarist under Tom Kikta and Irving Kauffman, Eric has performed for years in the Pittsburgh area, as well as the Guitar Foundation of America's International competition. Eric is also well versed in jazz and bluegrass styles.

Georg C. Pittsburgh, PA

About georg

I am a freelance guitarist/recording artist/music instructor. I have twenty years professional experience and numerous music industry accomplishments. I am looking for new guitar students.

Grant W. Pittsburgh, PA

Through the University of Pittsburgh's Dietrich School of Arts, I was classically trained to play nylon string guitar. I am eager to share my knowledge on Classical Guitar.

About Grant

My name is Grant and I am looking to educate people of all ages in playing Guitar and learning music theory. I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor's of Music. As a student, I performed with Pitt's Carpathian Ensemble and Carnegie Mellon University's Classical Guitar Ensemble. In addition, I have performed with multiple groups/bands as well as a soloist. I have been playing the guitar for over 12 years. Although I have learned under traditional teaching methods, I specifically tailor lessons for each and every individual student. My goal as a teacher is to ensure that all students improve their abilities as an artist and a musician. I am an easy going, reliable individual with hopes of sharing my knowledge and skills with others. **Studio Equipment** ...

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