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Stan M.

35 Reviews
Coventry, RI
Starting at $36
  • Speaks french
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Awarded Honorary member of The Modern Music Masters Association ("Tri-M") from West Warwick High School
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Stan M.

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As my acoustic guitar student, you will learn any and all facets of guitar playing that interest you: chord strumming, note reading, blues jamming, singing while playing, learning the real guitar parts to your favorite recordings, ... the choice is yours. I hold a B.M. degree from Berklee College of Music and I have been teaching guitar and performing throughout southern New England for more than three decades. I look forward to helping you achieve your musical goals and dreams on the acoustic guitar!

About Stan

Hi! I am a private music instructor offering lessons both in-studio and online. I hold a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa cum Laude, and I have over 36 years' full-time experience as an instructor. I also have over four decades of experience as a p

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Rhinda C.
I have just started guitar lessons with Stan and the lessons are going very well. It's exciting to be learning note reading which is something I have always wanted to do. Stan is thorough and clear in his instructions and I look forward to each lesson. I feel lucky to have Stan as my teacher.
Samuel K.
Stan is very knowledgeable about singing, and he teaches more than just voice lessons. It seems like he looks for the best in you as an artist, and try to take it to another level. I'm a new student of his, and it's been great so far. Looking forward to the weekly lessons.
Cullen
Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation

Tim L.

5 Reviews
Taunton, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded Best of Lessons.com 2020 from Lessons.com
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Tim L.

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There is always an assessment period for the first few weeks to determine the student's level, knowledge, and interests. Once a better understanding is established, we can move forward with a typical lesson strategy, which involves a heavy focus on repertoire so the student can start playing with friends as soon as possible. For example, at the beginning of every lesson, I ask the student what questions they have from our last lesson, how they feel about things we've talked about in general, and briefly summarize the topics that we've worked on.

About Tim

Tim is a highly experienced musician with years of teaching experience, yet is consistently patient with and supportive to his students. As an instructor, Tim creates a fun and relaxed atmosphere while instilling confidence in his students with positive reinforcement. He teaches guitar, piano, ba

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James
he consistently brings his full intellect, talent, and passion to address any problem before him
Allyson
Tim is an incredibly talented musician and a passionate and effective instructor. He carries himself professionally, is responsible, punctual, and very grateful for the opportunity to grow as a music teacher.
Gigi
I am certain Tim will achieve great success

Andrew W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A. in Music Performance & Music Technology from Virginia Tech
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew W.

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I enjoy working with students of all ages and ability levels. With over 10 years of teaching experience, I’m confident that I can help you learn how to play more proficiently on the guitar and gain more satisfaction from your playing. I do not think that there is one “correct” approach to learning and I find that working on a variety of genres helps students grow the fastest while enjoying the process.

With an efficient combination of exercises, technical development and song learning, you'll see yourself improving on your instrument faster than you thought possible.

About Andrew

Hi, my name is Andrew. I'm a professional guitarist, bassist, and recording artist located in Virginia. I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with a B.A. in Music Performance and Technology. I have over 10 years of experience teaching and enjoy working with students of all ability levels. St

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Warren
Andrew is an excellent instructor and group director. He understands his craft very, very well and is able to instruct in a clear and effective manner. He has the ability to teach all ages, from young beginning musicians to senior citizens of all experience levels. His instructions lead to learning how to play very quickly. He matches his level of instruction both to the student's needs and desires. Andrew does not get locked into strict methods that can become quite boring like some other instructors, but rather tailors his instructions to the individual. If you have the desire to learn, Andrew will take you where you want to go with music. It is important to note that, as well as guitar, Andrew can play and teach drums, keyboard, bass guitar, and trombone. Thus, Andrew knows well how to blend these instruments into an effective group. He knows how to lead a band and get the most from the group.
Andrew is well educated in music. In addition to his teaching and directing abilities, he demonstrates exceptional professionalism in all he does. I have seen him work with venues to set up performances. He is clearly respected by the venues as well as his peers. I have seen his peers seek his advice on music matters relating to instruction, direction, and arrangements. While serious in his endeavors, he also demonstrates a great empathy for people and a terrific sense of humor. I have seen parents and students request him specifically because of these fine qualities. Some people are born to do certain things in life. Andrew was born to inspire and teach music to anyone interested in learning.
People enjoy music in different ways. Andrew is able to understand people's musical interests and abilities and is able to adapt his instructions according to the individual's talents and desires. He responds well to his students questions and needs. He is interested in seeing his students grow and keeps adding more challenges as his students advance. If a student prefers to go in a different direction with lessons, Andrew quickly revises his approach. I was taught by Andrew for 4 years in private lessons and group band. He presented many different types of music, riffs, and styles. It is not a stretch to say that learning from Andrew is exciting and challenging.

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner guitar students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
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Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

Matthew C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Miami Frost School of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
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Matthew C.

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I've been playing guitar for the last 15 years and giving lessons for almost as long! I have a degree in music from the University of Miami and am currently touring out of Nashville. I'd like to think I have a fairly wide range of musical tastes (jazz, country, blues, acoustic, gypsy jazz, rockabilly, rock, etc.) and I enjoy the different challenges that each of my students bring to the table. So whether you're just wanting to strum a few old favorites at home, or if you're on your way to being a Nashville pro like me, I'd be happy to help you along your musical journey!

About Matthew

I picked up the guitar (at my father's encouragement) back in 2003 and never quite turned back! Originally from Kansas City, MO, I first got regular exposure playing in my high school's jazz band and in various other jazz groups, and was lucky enough to study extensively with local guitarists Rod F

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Jordan C.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Classical Guitar Performance from Metropolitan State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jordan C.

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-Care, patience, and guidance from a teacher who loves to teach and is here for the teaching/learning experience!
-Discover the joy of creating music!
-Lessons Tailored to your unique individual needs or Structured based on step-by-step methods
-Acoustic and Electric for Beginners
-Wide variety of musical styles
-Strumming and fingerpicking styles, soloing, pick techniques (alternate picking, crosspicking, hybrid picking, sweep picking, etc.).
-Learn Music Theory and How to Read Music
-19 years playing experience

Music is a way of discovering more about yourself in the present moment. When I give guitar lessons, I love to share the joy of discovery, accomplishment, overcoming obstacles, and creativity with others. Rather than music being a source of happiness in and of itself, I’ve learned that the truth is quite the opposite-happiness is where the music comes from, and the music is an expression of that happiness. I hope you will join me on this journey!

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About Jordan

-Care, patience, and guidance from a teacher who loves to teach and is here for the teaching/learning experience! -Discover the joy of creating music! -Lessons Tailored to your unique individual needs or Structured based on step-by-step methods -Acoustic and Electric for Beginners -Wide variety

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Barrington, RI

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Barrington is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"My daughter is 10 years old and began taking lessons with Tyler in January of 2018. Tyler is a patient and enthusiastic instructor that is able to challenge kids but still make learning fun. In a very short time my daughter was able to play songs and even performed with Tyler for some music store promos. His knowledge of music is extensive yet he is able to convey that knowledge at varying experience levels. Tyler is a great instructor!"
Diana B.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tyler J.
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"Laid back and accepting. The sign of a good teacher."
Earl
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Aside from him being a very talented musician, Jordan's a really chill instructor who knows how to teach without making the lesson seem boring. Highly recommend him to anyone looking for lessons to take."
Ash
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"I enjoyed our session and think Kat is approachable & skilled."
Chuck
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kat M.
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"Amazing! Loren is a wonderful instructor- I can’t believe how much I learned during my very first lesson. She was knowledgeable, patient, thorough and such a kind person. I can’t wait for my next lesson!!"
Rebecca
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Loren P.
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"I have known Kevin as a performer and teacher for the last seven years. He is a stellar performer with many years of experience as a guitar instructor and performer. I highly recommend him for anyone wanting to learn to play acoustic guitar."
Park
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson with Heather and look forward to more!"
Darren
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Jared is patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgable, and the perfect teacher for me. I had learned some chords from Youtube but Jared's style of teaching is to not only teach what you need to know now, but set up for later stages of guitar playing.
Jared breaks down songs into pieces, and provides a slowed down recording to play along with. I find this the absolute best part about practicing, to play along with Jared's recording. It also means if I haven't played a song for a while I can go back to the recording for the strum/structure.
Without Jared I don't think I would have stuck with the guitar, and after almost 18 months Jared is encouraging me to explore the electric guitar and take the lessons in a new direction.
There are regular performances with all the students, it's no pressure, and I haven't had one go perfectly yet while on the actual stage (in practice they are perfect) but they give students an opportunity to perform in an environment where they can make mistakes and just get out there and try it!

I would strongly recommend Jared as a guitar teacher - the recordings, the encouragement, the performances, he is a very dedicated teacher."
Rachel
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jared C.
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"Great instructor, clear and thorough, highly recommend!"
Linc
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Cindle V.
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"This past month I have been taking guitar lessons with Billy. I really love it! He makes guitar seem less intimadting then I thought it was. He is very patient and he seems to really care about teaching. I highly recommend."
Emma
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Billy D.
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