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Chrissy D.
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Let's practice the Guitar! Private lessons from a lead guitarist of 3 bands with 15 years teaching experience
Chrissy developed her own method of teaching to positively enhance the student€™s strength, dexterity, ear-training, memorization and techniques. Her goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and a musician. My Guitar lessons are modern and fun. I use many different tools to teach guitar... books by Hal Leonard, authentic guitar tab song book, Rock & Pop music written for guitar. I also use the latest music gear, software/programs like Rocksmith, Garageband, Slash Amplitude,iRig, Line 6, Fender, Roland and more I've been teaching for over 15 years. I teach all ages. Some of my students are successful working musicians on tour. Most just play for fun. No matter what your goal I can help you along the way. I teach each student differently and provide a custom lesson based on the student. I want you to play the guitar and have fun while learning! I stay current and up to date on all new music. I play lead guitar for 3 different bands/artist including a former American Idol Finalist from season 5. I play shows almost every weekend and sometimes travel out of state to play concerts. I am mainly a Rock guitarist I do cross over to pop and modern country.
About Chrissy D.

Chrissy developed her own method of teaching to positively enhance the students strength, dexterity, ear-training, memorization and techniques. Her goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and a musician. Chrissy has been a professional touring guitarist for over 16 years and a guitar instructor since 2003. Chrissy teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate. Chrissy stays current on all new music so you will never get bored. Students can contact Chrissy anytime with question regarding their lesson through email or text. Chrissy is a very patient instructor and understands that students learn at a different pace, after all everyone is an individual! Artists and genres that Chrissy has experience with range from new to classic artists- Dua Lipa, Billie Ellish, Lizzo, Miley Cyrus, 24Goldn, Ava Max, Imagine Dragons, Metallica, Adele, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Fall Out Boy, Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith, The Cure, Radiohead, Elle King, The Killers, Kings Of Leon, P!nk, Twenty One Pilots,Hozier Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Paramore, Nirvana, Demi Lavato, Prince, Damian Rice, Lil Wayne, Coldplay ,Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Bush, The White Stripes, Green Day, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Band Perry, Alanis Morrisette and much more. *Lead Guitarist- Co-Writer for the Rock band Someday Souvenir (Winner of MTV Takes The Stage contest) *Lead Guitarist- American Idol Finalist Melissa McGhee (Season 5) Chrissy has been in Billboard Magazine, Creative Loafing, Tampa Tribune and TBO online. Clips of Chrissy playing guitar with different artist have been on CNN, MTV, FOX News, ABC, NBC and VH1. PRIVATE STUDENT REVIEWS : Here's what my personal students & clients have to say: Slader P."By far the most outstanding teacher I took lessons from. I took lessons from Chrissy for over 7 years and I can truly say she's an incredible teacher. She's fun to work with, very patient with both new and intermediate players, and has a background knowledge on a many genres of music. I would recommend Chrissy to anyone! "​ Sam F.Chrissy is a talented musician and a gifted teacher. We are very happy to have her teaching our daughter.She is responsible, accessible and responsive. Rate A+++"​ Matt R. (St Petersburg Police Officer)Excellent! MJ K."Chrissy D. is a wonderful teacher. She is a patient and kind. She gives exercises to work on during the week and has explained that by practicing just a little each day she will improve. My daughter looks forward to lessons each week. "​ Susan F."Chrissy taught my teenage son for several years in my home. She is very talented, has a flexible teaching style and does a great job with different personalities. She always kept my son engaged and was very encouraging. She is reliable, timely and communicates well. I highly recommend her!"​ TS K."Chrissy taught both of my boys ages 10 and 11 to play the guitar. She was awesome and they couldn't wait until their lesson each week. Chrissy was always punctual and full of spunk. They learned very cool tunes that were current so they really enjoyed it!"​ Dana Jim L."We have really enjoyed our daughter having lessons with Chrissy. She is great with kids and in only a few lessons, our child can play the guitar! Amazing!"

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Teaching since 2003

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Chrissy D.
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Let's practice the Guitar! Private lessons from a lead guitarist of 3 bands with 15 years teaching experience
Chrissy developed her own method of teaching to positively enhance the student€™s strength, dexterity, ear-training, memorization and techniques. Her goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and a musician. My Guitar lessons are modern and fun. I use many different tools to teach guitar... books by Hal Leonard, authentic guitar tab song book, Rock & Pop music written for guitar. I also use the latest music gear, software/programs like Rocksmith, Garageband, Slash Amplitude,iRig, Line 6, Fender, Roland and more I've been teaching for over 15 years. I teach all ages. Some of my students are successful working musicians on tour. Most just play for fun. No matter what your goal I can help you along the way. I teach each student differently and provide a custom lesson based on the student. I want you to play the guitar and have fun while learning! I stay current and up to date on all new music. I play lead guitar for 3 different bands/artist including a former American Idol Finalist from season 5. I play shows almost every weekend and sometimes travel out of state to play concerts. I am mainly a Rock guitarist I do cross over to pop and modern country.
About Chrissy D.

Chrissy developed her own method of teaching to positively enhance the students strength, dexterity, ear-training, memorization and techniques. Her goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and a musician. Chrissy has been a professional touring guitarist for over 16 years and a guitar instructor since 2003. Chrissy teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate. Chrissy stays current on all new music so you will never get bored. Students can contact Chrissy anytime with question regarding their lesson through email or text. Chrissy is a very patient instructor and understands that students learn at a different pace, after all everyone is an individual! Artists and genres that Chrissy has experience with range from new to classic artists- Dua Lipa, Billie Ellish, Lizzo, Miley Cyrus, 24Goldn, Ava Max, Imagine Dragons, Metallica, Adele, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Fall Out Boy, Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith, The Cure, Radiohead, Elle King, The Killers, Kings Of Leon, P!nk, Twenty One Pilots,Hozier Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Paramore, Nirvana, Demi Lavato, Prince, Damian Rice, Lil Wayne, Coldplay ,Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Bush, The White Stripes, Green Day, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Band Perry, Alanis Morrisette and much more. *Lead Guitarist- Co-Writer for the Rock band Someday Souvenir (Winner of MTV Takes The Stage contest) *Lead Guitarist- American Idol Finalist Melissa McGhee (Season 5) Chrissy has been in Billboard Magazine, Creative Loafing, Tampa Tribune and TBO online. Clips of Chrissy playing guitar with different artist have been on CNN, MTV, FOX News, ABC, NBC and VH1. PRIVATE STUDENT REVIEWS : Here's what my personal students & clients have to say: Slader P."By far the most outstanding teacher I took lessons from. I took lessons from Chrissy for over 7 years and I can truly say she's an incredible teacher. She's fun to work with, very patient with both new and intermediate players, and has a background knowledge on a many genres of music. I would recommend Chrissy to anyone! "​ Sam F.Chrissy is a talented musician and a gifted teacher. We are very happy to have her teaching our daughter.She is responsible, accessible and responsive. Rate A+++"​ Matt R. (St Petersburg Police Officer)Excellent! MJ K."Chrissy D. is a wonderful teacher. She is a patient and kind. She gives exercises to work on during the week and has explained that by practicing just a little each day she will improve. My daughter looks forward to lessons each week. "​ Susan F."Chrissy taught my teenage son for several years in my home. She is very talented, has a flexible teaching style and does a great job with different personalities. She always kept my son engaged and was very encouraging. She is reliable, timely and communicates well. I highly recommend her!"​ TS K."Chrissy taught both of my boys ages 10 and 11 to play the guitar. She was awesome and they couldn't wait until their lesson each week. Chrissy was always punctual and full of spunk. They learned very cool tunes that were current so they really enjoyed it!"​ Dana Jim L."We have really enjoyed our daughter having lessons with Chrissy. She is great with kids and in only a few lessons, our child can play the guitar! Amazing!"

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2003

Education

Music

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 8+

Speaks

Has background check

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I so appreciate Chrissy's patience and instruction. Her tips on on muscle memory and how to use resources to improve technique were very valuable. I highly recommend her!

Posted Jan 9, 2019
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Great first step. Supportive, positive, and focused.

Posted Feb 24, 2016
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Chrissy is always punctual and professional. After just three lessons I am seeing great improvements not only in my daughters guitar skills, but her confidence as well. She is also working with my husband. He is enjoying the lessons and is inspired by observing her rip out some rock tunes.

Posted Oct 8, 2014
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Guitar
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Work hours
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Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$45
45 minutes
$55
60 minutes
$80
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30