Robert Martin

Robert M.

Asheville, NC
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Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance.

With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time job. Performing and teaching is what I do.

  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Teaching since 1989

Reviews (15)

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Wolf L. Oct 3, 2018
Banjo · In studio

Patient and knowledgeable, good teacher! First lesson went great, I feel I have learned a lot already.

Margaret Jun 21, 2018
Guitar · Online

Robert has been teaching my 11-year old son electric guitar for the last few months and has done a brilliant job. My son loves his lessons and is inspired to practice and learn more. Robert works with my son's song choices and is amazingly patient and supportive. He is also an outstanding mentor for a young musician!

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Bob Jun 21, 2018
Mandolin · Online

Robert is amazing! He is remarkably patient, encouraging, thoughtful, and generous. He is also quick to think of all kinds of fixes to advance your progress. He wears his encyclopedic knowledge lightly, and his lessons are always fun. I would recommend him with great enthusiasm for any stringed instrument!

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Nick Jun 19, 2018
Guitar ·

I’ve been taking lessons with Robert for over five years now and i believe his patience, cool personality, and vast musical knowledge have really kept me engaged with music and always wanting to learn more. Robert teaches a wide variety of music and theory and will always be able to provide quality intrusction for whatever you are interested in. Great teacher, great guy, highly recommend him.

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Vanessa Jun 19, 2018
Guitar · In home

Robert has been teaching my son for several years on acoustic and electric guitar! Robert is meticulous, patient, artistic and fun. He has been an amazing teacher. We would give him 10 stars if we could!

Celeste Jun 18, 2018
Guitar · In home

Robert is an amazing teacher. Both my children take from him and have improved dramatically since they’ve started working with him. He keeps my youngest focused and excited.

Noah Jun 18, 2018
Acoustic Guitar · In home

I’ve been taking lessons from Robert on and off for almost a decade. Out of all the people I’ve taken lessons from, Robert is by far the most patient, easygoing, and fun to work with. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to learn guitar.

Travis Jun 18, 2018
Guitar · Online

Robert is such a good teacher. My guitar playing skill has increased greatly since I began with him a year ago. I really enjoy the online lessons. And he’s such a nice guy as well. I strongly recommend him to anyone wanting to learn how to play a fretted instrument!!

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Terry Jan 12, 2018
Banjo · Online

I am a beginner, and was very comfortable with Robert, made it very easy, and enjoy the lesson.

Susan H. Aug 30, 2017
Ukulele · In home

Robert was prepared, informative and exhibited good teaching skills.

Kathryn Cartledge Dec 2, 2016
Ukulele · In studio

I am seventy years old and have absolutely no natural ability! Robert is patience and respectful, he always find something good about what I have learned. Very encouraging. My third lesson was the best as we both seemed more relaxed and get more comfortable. I like Robert.

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Anna Claire Sep 21, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · Online

I would definitely recommend Robert Martin as your music teacher. He is very patient and motivating. He has a great way of explaining techniques or concepts so you can easily understand them. He is very knowledgeable about many music genres and music theory. With his instruction, I have come along way in my guitar playing since I first starting taking lessons. Very nice man and great teacher.

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Kathy Sep 19, 2016
Bass Guitar · In home

Robert has been great to work with. He comes to our home weekly to work on bass guitar with our daughter. She has come so far in only a few months. They work on all aspect of the music- theory, finger placement, drills, and they pick some really fun music. He has let my daughter pick several songs she really likes so that she stays engaged. Meeting time been flexible which is a huge bonus! So much easier on all of us! Thanks Robert!

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Paul Sep 14, 2016
Guitar · Online

Great lessons! Extremely Patient. Teaches the songs I want to play, and uses them to teach the bigger picture. Great all around experience.

Cortney Williams Sep 14, 2016
Guitar · Online

Robert has been working with my 9 year old daughter for about 2 years. She looks forward to her lessons with Robert every week and has learned a lot!

Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Professional musician
Jan 1989 - Present

Robert L. M.

Professional musician in the Atlanta, Ga. area offering private guitar, banjo, and bass lessons. I am available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time job. Performing and teaching is what I do.


Bachelor of Arts
Jan 1991 - May 1994

University of North Carolina at Asheville

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