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Eric L.

Oviedo, FL

About Eric

Eric comes from a family of musicians. He began guitar lessons at age five as the Beatles were invading the American music scene. Growing up in New Jersey, Eric performed in rock bands until becoming interested in classical guitar. With New York City only a short bus ride away, he spent as much time as possible in the city, studying guitar with Russian born Classical Guitarist, Dr. Alexander Bellow, and Jazz Legend "Bucky" Pizzarelli. During this time he attended recitals of such notables as Andre Segovia, Julian Bream and John Williams. Being immersed in this musical scene inspired him to ma
ke music his life.

Eric earned a degree in Classical Guitar Performance from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, where he studied under the direction of guitar pedagogue, Richard Provost. While at Hartt and shortly after, Eric performed in numerous Master Classes for internationally acclaimed artists such as Manuel Barrueco, Christopher Parkening, Oscar Ghiglia, Michael Lorimer, and Carlos Barbosa-Lima.

Eric has taught guitar at the college level for over twenty years teaching on the music faculties of University of Central Florida, Rollins College, Stetson University, Bethune Cookman College, Florida Southern College, and St. Leo College.

Eric's experience includes performances with rock groups, stage bands, folk groups, classical ensembles, jazz combos, Broadway shows, operas, solo recitals, and concerto appearances. Eric has appeared hundreds times at Disney and Sea World as well as other venues around Central Florida.

Throughout the years he has had many unique experiences while performing, one of his favorites being the opportunity to play the MASH theme song for Alan Alda as well as other stars in attendance at a cast party for the show, Win, Lose or Draw at EPCOT Center.

Although he enjoys performing, Eric considers teaching music to be highly gratifying. The importance of giving students a good foundation with the proper technique and performance skills cannot be underestimated. When a student can play a song from beginning to end with style and confidence you know you’ve given them a gift that will offer them enjoyment for the rest of their lives.

*** Lesson Details ***
If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I’m EXCITED about working with you. I am a professional music educator and performer that has a passion for music and teaching. I will gear each lesson to fit your musical interests and playing level while I encourage and motivate. My goal is to use proven teaching methods and a supportive learning environment to help you realize your musical potential, as well as having FUN while doing it.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Chairs, music stand, tuner, metronome, amp, CD player, ipad.

*** Specialties ***

Fingerstyle- Classical, Fingerstyle Jazz, Folk, Celtic.

Pickstyle- Rock, Blues, Jazz.
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Trinh T. May 29, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I have been taking lessons with Eric for 8 months. He is very helpful, knowledgeable, and helpful. I have been learning classical guitar and want to transition it into fingerstyle acoustic. Good mix of classical guitar book, working on interested pieces, and chords.
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Kristi O. April 10, 2015
Classical Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I've had a great experience as Eric's student. He is highly knowledgeable as a guitar teacher and I have loved learning classical technique from him. And I'm kind of picky, since I already have a degree in music and am also a music teacher! He has really helped me broaden my skills as a guitarist and I can highly recommend him as a teacher for all kinds of guitar styles.
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Kevin C. December 18, 2014
Ukulele · In studio
Verified Student
Eric is a very good teacher. I have no experience in music at all and his instruction offered a nice mix of basic music knowledge and uke specific teaching. In a short time he showed me a variety of playing techniques for the uke that gives me a lot to strive for while offering exercises and instruction for me to work on that will help me steadily improve.
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Eric L.

Eric L.

Oviedo, FL 32765
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Vince L.

Cape Canaveral, FL

I teach all levels including jazz and sophisticated chording.
Country is fun also

About Vince

*** Studio Equipment ***
Living Room: Seating for parents, (huge round circular couch), non-smoking

*** Travel Equipment ***
students need their own instruments

*** Specialties ***
I like the Hal Lennard music book series. Alfreds book second followed by Mel Bay. Learning the correct way to read, the student can drift to any style he prefers. I like the standards jazz and blues
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Ken July 6, 2015
Bass Guitar · In studio
Far and away, the very best instructor ever. He has demonstrated time and time again that he knows his stuff. More importantly he is able to convey his knowledge and skills to the student. It is a pure joy to learn the bass from Vince!
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Vince L.

Vince L.

Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
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$20 / 30-min
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Jordan C.

Orlando, FL

8 years guitar experience
Soloing over melodies and chord progressions
Learning notes on all strings over complete fretboard
How to connect scales
Choosing scales for soloing over chords
Learning to tune and guitar maintenance
How to use different bridges and tremolos
Hand techniques for right and left hands
Strum techniques
Pick techniques
Learn to read tablature

About Jordan

Well Rounded.

That's how I believe every man and woman should become.

Most people put more time in one field and neglect everything else, when they should be efficient in multiple studies.
Being truly brilliant, is being truly knowledgeable overall.

In my life, I gained experience in many different fields and believed that it would be best to share them all with everybody else, and help each individual become someone knowledgeable in many different aspects of life too.
Because you never know, sooner or later, someone may ask for something that only you can help them with!
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Jordan C.

Orlando, FL 32817
starting at
$15 / 30-min
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Coltan C.

Orlando, FL

Students are taught in a friendly and relaxed manner.
We go at the students pace but I also try to push the ability to the next level.
And most important we learn what the student wants to learn.

About Coltan

Hey there, My name is Coltan. I have been playing music for most of my life. I am the frontman of a my band and have plenty of experience playing in different venues. I bring my experience and excitement about music to my students.

One thing about my teaching style is a make it a point to adapt to my students learning style. If its through a book or through just playing a song they want or whatever. I can do it. That way the student can learn and have fun all at the same time.

I look forward to hearing from you!
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Alice B. June 4, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
I've had Coltan Carr as my daughter's guitar teacher for about a year now and I would definitely recommend him to friends and family. He is a very patient teacher, teaches you what you want/need to learn, and comes up with new and exciting ways to keep her excited about learning the guitar - even when she gets frustrated when she is learning a more challenging piece.
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Coltan C.

Coltan C.

Orlando, FL 32828
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$25 / 30-min
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William R.

Orlando, FL

I have been teaching guitar and bass full time for the last 2 years and have performed professionally for the last 20 years. I am confident and fluent in many different styles and comfortable teaching both music theory and reading.

About William

I have been performing music professionally for the last 20 years and teaching full time for the last 2 years. Bass guitar is my main performing instrument but I am also fluent in Upright, Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar and Drums. I currently teach at both School or Rock Oviedo and where I am also a Show Director and Rock 101 Program Director (10-13 year olds). I am very passionate about music and take an individualistic approach through setting goals and celebrating accomplishments.
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William R.

William R.

Orlando, FL 32817
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$30 / 30-min

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