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Chris L. Albuquerque, NM

About Chris

I have studied music for 26 years. Piano was my first instrument and I have taken classical lessons from an early age and studied jazz piano for 14 years. I play guitar at the same level as piano. I play jazz, classical, flamenco and rock guitar; acoustic, electric and 9-string electric. I have studied at University of North Texas, Musicians institute and have a bachelor's of music from UNM. I have a certification in early childhood education and love to teach children, as well as adults of all ages. *** Lesson Details *** I am very patient and flexible. I work with the student to design curriculum that is exciting and engaging for their individual level. Students enjoy studying with me because they can progress quickly if they practice and because I am easy to talk to and work ...

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Nic C. September 25, 2014
Piano · In studio
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Chris is easy to learn with, and knowledgeable. Is always patient and never makes you feel rushed, yet, makes sure you are constantly improving. He directs your playing in the style and direction you want to reach while exposing you to new styles along the way. Great teacher.
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Jeanine M. December 5, 2013
Piano
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Great teacher. Gears lessons towards individual desires of students, while still adding some of his own suggested material. Encouraging, easy to learn from, spends extra time with student when needed and time allows.
Garrett H. Albuquerque, NM

About Garrett

*** Specialties *** I specialize in classical guitar ranging from the Baroque era to Romantic and 20th century music. I also teach jazz and rock guitar.

Jacob R. Albuquerque, NM

About Jacob

As a professional musician with over 17 years experience performing guitar and singing, 7 years of teaching experience and an award winning album, Jacob has mastered the art of transforming beginning and intermediate students into talented musicians. “Together we will light the flames of your passion by mastering your favorite song, while, at the same time mastering proper technique and music theory. I work with some of the most advanced musical technology, which I demo for my students. Together we write original pieces… But it’s really up to you. YOU chose the style. YOU choose the technique and I’ll lead the way. Let me inspire you to greatness.” So if you’re interested in mastering Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, and pretty much everything in between… if you’re interested in writing ...

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Sean D. March 8, 2014
Guitar
Dynamic, and immersive lessons

When working with Jake all the lessons are tailored exactly towards your skill level and wants/needs as a musician. His knowledge extends beyond simple guitar playing and into performance, technology, and music theory. Meaning if you want to one day perform live he has all the tools and expertise at hand. Or if you simply want to strum out some pop songs that's fine too.
I had a blast taking guitar lessons from Jake, and feel that I not only advanced farther along in skill as a guitar player, but also gained a deeper appreciation for music and performance.
Also, he's a nice guy and a cool dude. So that's a plus.
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Faith A. March 2, 2014
Guitar
Verified Student
Awesome Instructor

Our son has been interested in playing the guitar for awhile now and got a guitar this past Christmas. After lots of searching we finally found an instructor that is a great fit for our son. As soon as we saw Jacob's online profile and his taste in music we were hopeful he would be the instructor for Aid. Jacob is an enthusiastic teacher who is great with kids and has patience with young musicians. Our son is excited to attend his guitar lessons and the homework Jacob sends him home with gives Aid plenty to work towards until his next lesson. Aid wants to practice everyday and can't wait until his next lesson. We are very impressed with how quickly our son is picking up guitar and how much he enjoys his lessons. Thanks Jacob for helping our son truly develop a love for music. We appreciate you!
Susan V. Albuquerque, NM

About Susan

I am an experienced teacher who is skilled in many different areas of instruction. I teach in a Public High School during the day and teach lessons in the evenings and weekends. I hope that you are excited to start lessons and develop the skills and talents that you have!

Mike G. Albuquerque, NM

About Mike

I have taught audio production and recording at the University of New Mexico for years and have taught privately for 4 years. I am very well versed in live audio engineering as well as studio engineering. I have taught a variety of levels and subjects.

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