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John W. Pittsburgh, PA

Any style... Geared toward your goals

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 ...

Cory P. Pittsburgh, PA

About Cory

I grew up around Atlanta, GA and started playing piano when I was around 7 years old and bass when I was 11. Most of my education has been on the upright bass. I've studied classical bass performance at major music schools on the east coast and in the midwest. I've studied and worked with musicians from many of the great orchestras around the world. I enjoy working with students who are just coming to the bass or piano for the first time and getting them started with music in a rewarding way as well as more advanced students that need finer musical direction or audition coaching. *** Lesson Details *** I try to keep a relaxed environment while still being motivating and inspiring. I tailor lessons around what the individual student's goals are. There are materials that I like to ...

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Matthew X. April 13, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Very patient teacher.
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Barry S. November 27, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
awesome teacher

great and very helpful teacher. his willingness to listen to your ideas is wonderful! couldn't have asked for a better teacher to learn from! grt job!
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Jill D. November 1, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Great piano teacher

Cory was willing to take on the challenge of teaching my 4 year old daughter piano. She has now been in lessons for 1 year and is doing far better than I had imagined she would be doing at this point. She is already reading music, playing with both hands at the same time, and playing chords. Cory is very patient and kind and my daughter really enjoys taking lessons with him.
Bob T. Pittsburgh, PA

I can provide a solid foundation for students to use in any style of music.

I provide a relaxed, fun and innovative lesson experience. I am very patient and go over concepts as much as is necessary to help you learn.

Also I provide a FREE lesson so you can see how it goes before committing.

I teach in Green Tree PA which is about 5 minutes south of Pittsburgh and right off the Parkway Center Drive exit on I-376.

About Bob

I provide private guitar lessons in my home or at your place. I have been playing for over 25 years and have 6 years of teaching experience. I believe in teaching what the student wants to learn first. This keeps the interest in the playing at a high level. I add small doses of other important info/skills etc. as the lessons progress. My passion for teaching shows in my lessons. I keep them full of information but still informal and fun.

Grant W. Pittsburgh, PA

Various styles of 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** ...

Ryan B. Pittsburgh, PA

I teach several aspects of guitar ranging from performance and preparation to theory and maintenance. My curriculum aims to mix the physical aspects of guitar (patterns of movement, proper maintenance of posture, acceptable performance etiquette, etc.) with the mental components (such as music theory, scale construction, and improvisation). My techniques such as "playing and saying" music simultaneously and "no-guitar visualization" help to blend the mental and physical parts of the instrument.

About Ryan

My name is Ryan and I am a composer, guitarist, and audio engineer from Pittsburgh, PA. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Music Technology from Duquesne University in 2014 with specific focuses in electronic composition and classical guitar. I am extremely passionate about music. My favorite subjects to teach are guitar, music history, and music theory. I am also able to provide lessons in audio/video editing and production for interested students. My aim is to foster creativity in every individual that I teach and help the student achieve his or her specific musical goals over the course of our lessons. I am willing to teach any student that truly wants to learn, regardless of ability. Whether you are an experienced player looking to grow musically or a beginner that just

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