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Donnie E.
Teaches Online
Use Actual Songs You'll Recognize: Master The Electric Guitar
I teach everything from basic chords to advanced lead guitar. If you have a desire to improve your skills and learn to play with the best sign up now! Check out my videos below to see what I can do!
About Donnie E.

Hi! My name is Donnie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for 8 years and have loved helping my students, Kevin, Andrew, and Avery (all of whom have left 5-star reviews) reach their goals! I strive to not only give my students exercises and riffs to learn, but to teach them the reasoning and Music Theory behind those notes and chords. My teaching style is committed to showing you "how" to learn and not just throwing various songs, scales, and techniques at you. I will be firm and provide you with the accountability you need to move forward. My favorite artists (many of whom have songs that are taught as part of my curriculum) are The Beatles, Metallica, Santana, Stevie Ray Vaghan, Nirvana, Green Day, Johnny Cash, The Eagles, Avenged Sevenfold, and many more! Additionally, in 2017 I was given Takelesson's "Student Favorite" award. This means that I have consistently ranked in the top 15% of Takelessons teachers based upon reviews, number of students, and student retention! Guitar has been a love of mine since I was 9 years old and I enjoy helping other people realize their full potential! I have training in standard notation and tablature, and I am equipped with the resources necessary to get you going quickly! I graduated from Liberty University in 2018 with a Bachelors in Business Administration degree. Each week, I teach around 30-35 students! I am looking forward to helping you reach your goals! Please feel free to use the "Ask a question" feature, I will reply to you as soon as possible.

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Electric Guitar
Teaches 5 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
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I've taken guitar lessons a few different times in my life and Donnie is by far the best teacher I've ever had! He's patient, extremely knowledgeable and has the right balance of technique and making lessons fun as you're playing music you'd like to learn. I'd highly recommend Donnie for lessons and have shared his profile with other friends.

Posted Dec 2, 2022
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I've been taking lessons from Donnie for about 6 months now and he has helped me progress much quicker than when I was teaching myself. He is extremely knowledgeable and patient. We've had a great mix of learning theory and just having fun and my understanding of music has improved so much since starting lessons.

Posted Nov 17, 2022
Teacher's Studio

I have been with Donnie for over two years. It has been great. He is patient and teaches you how to learn as well as what to learn. He pushes you to reach your goals and also knows when to change things up to keep you yearning for more.

Posted Nov 10, 2022
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Guitar Teacher
May 2018 - Present
Private Company
Lead Electric Guitar Player
Jun 2014 - Present
First Baptist Church
I currently play lead guitar for FBC which allows me to play music that resembles country and rock.
Lead Jazz Guitar Player
Jun 2009 - Dec 2017
Springfield Community Jazz Ensemble
I have played lead and rhythm guitar for the Springfield Community Jazz Ensemble since I was 12 years old. It has been (and is) an amazing experience which has allowed me to grow in musical maturity as well as get to sit beside some very talented professional musicians.
Bachelor's in Business Administration
Jan 2015 - May 2018
Liberty University Online
Student Favorite
Nov 2017
Takelessons Community

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Instructor details
Electric Guitar
Teaches 5 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
Wasson Drive
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
45 minutes
$45
60 minutes
$55
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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