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Waldemar R.

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Round Rock, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 12 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Waldemar R.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 20 years with a BA in Music Education available for eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I have performed, toured and recorded many times with major artists around the world and I want to share my knowledge with everyone. Has successfully completed tours with artists including Latin Grammy Award Winners Ricardo Arjona and Robi Dräco Rosa. Has shared the stage with accomplished musicians like Rusty Anderson (Paul McCartney) and Gaby Moreno (Latin Grammy Award Winner). I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of music skills. I specialize in acoustic instruments (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, Puerto Rican cuatro and ukulele). I’m also an accomplished music producer and songwriter, so I can also help students interested in music production and songwriting skills. Originally from Puerto Rico, I have extensive experience in pop and Latin-pop music. Lessons in ...

About Waldemar

Acoustic Guitar . Electric Guitar . Classical Guitar . Puerto Rican Cuatro . Ukulele . Music Production . Songwriting Based in Austin, Texas, Waldemar R. currently works as a producer, session player, songwriter and guitar teacher. Waldemar is professional guitar player with a BA in Music Educa

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Mabel
Waldemar is the best guitar teacher, ever!!! I've improved so much since I started taking lessons from him. He's kind and patient, clear when explaining/teaching, and super talented. I love that he's a professional musician and producer, so he definitely knows what he's doing. AND, he's bilingual!!! I've been taking one-on-one lessons in his studio, and some online lessons as well -which work really well, too-, in Spanish!

Waldemar es el mejor maestro de guitarra!!! He mejorado muchísimo desde que comencé a tomar clases con él. Es un maestro amable y paciente, muy claro al explicar, y muy talentoso. Además, es un músico profesional, así q sabe lo que está haciendo. Y es bilingüe!!! Tomo clases en su estudio, y a veces online, en Español!

Josh G.

14 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Awarded Austin Classical Guitar Society Scholarship from Austin Classical Guitar
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh G.

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I play and teach many styles and guide my students through the genre of music that they feel most excited about. I explain/demonstrate technical aspects of playing, musicality and theory and show each student the quickest path to success.

About Josh

Hi there! My name is Josh. I have been playing guitar for the majority of my life and have been teaching since 2010. I have a music degree with a focus on classical guitar and I play rock, blues, jazz, folk, pop, and just about anything you want to learn. Whether your goals are to strum and sing

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Darren A.
My experiences with Josh have been great. I have played guitar for many years, but my approach has always been lacking in relation to technique. Josh has helped me form a better mechanical understanding of my posture and movements. The adjustments he has helped me make have resulted in less stress on my fingers, wrist, and arms. He has always been thoroughly prepared for lessons. I would absolutely recommend Josh, especially for new musicians who want to learn their instrument in a fundamentally sound and detail oriented manner.
Paul W.
Been a student of Josh's for a few months now and feel very fortunate to have found him. His attention to detail, continuity between sessions, and obvious broad knowledge base are a few of the elements making this a very rewarding learning experience. I am learning to read music, understand music theory, and develop technique. I have very much looked forward to each lesson which Josh takes the time and effort to build upon with clear assignments and follow up. Josh is highly personable, professional and supportive. I highly recommend Josh.
Mark J.
Excellent, takes time to explain music so I can have a better understanding of the whole process.
I look forward to each class as I learn more.

David L.

34 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $25
  • Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Advanced
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David L.

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I've been teaching guitar, acoustic and electric, for fifteen years. The first thing I like to do is get to know you, the music you enjoy and your goals. In a way, I like to begin by letting the student lead.

I believe anyone can play guitar. In most situations, we can learn the basics of playing some of your favorite songs in under a month. In the first few lessons we will learn open position chords and the basics of strumming and picking in 4/4 and 3/4 time. After you've memorized half a dozen or so songs this way, we can attempt barre chords and lead guitar playing.

About David

My name is David and I'm a professional musician who just moved to North Austin. I came from Cincinnati, where I went to the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, taught dozens of students at all levels and played regular gigs every weekend. I have been teaching for over fifteen y

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David T.
David , arrived on time at my home for my first piano lesson in 25 years.
He was friendly and knowledgeable and soon found some things for me to work on, but he was patient with this 53
Year old guy.
I feel confident that my piano skills will improve greatly with David’s tuition.
I eagerly look forward to my next lesson.
Tam T.
David is the best and the sweetest piano teacher we have ever have. He is so patient, kind, caring and creative in his teaching method.

My 5 year old has a little autism symptom so she's very easy to get distracted. Yet we have great fun time in every class with him. His class worth 20 min driving there and 20 min driving back, using toll road!
Lori
David has been so amazing with out 9 year old daughter. We have gone to him for over 2 years and she has come so far with her skills! He has so much patience. He's so kind and wonderful with kids. We were recommended by a friend and now we recommend him! He's high in demand for sure! We are sad we can't use him anymore due to scheduling issues. His prices are better than others too!

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Joel H.

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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Joel H.

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Having trained at Berklee College of Music in Electric Guitar and Songwriting and as a professional music teacher and performer, I can help you develop the musical tools you need to write full songs that are ready for the radio and the stage! I will help you reach goals based on your musical interests and aspirations. Some skills I can help you gain are songwriting, improvisation, music theory, ear training, practice methods, sight reading, music production, and many more.
Writing, playing, and performing music is incredibly rewarding, and can also be challenging. I'm excited to help you make your goals a reality!

About Joel

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out where

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William
Joel's great, I have learned a ton from him over the course of our lessons. He is very knowledgeable about a lot of different styles and techniques. Would recommend!
Jake
Joel is great to work with and a really good teacher!
Harley H
Joel is a really great teacher. He's really patient and easy to learn from. As a moderate beginner he was really good at assessing my skill level and helping me improve. I would highly recommend him.
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Phil H.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Teaches Advanced
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Phil H.

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About Phil

I have my degree from The Eastman School of Music and have played rock and roll for decades. My joy is bringing people to music and music playing. As Music is an infinite language it has always been an eternal joy to teach and relate to my beloved students what music can say to them and what they c

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John T.
Learned a lot about my voice in my first in-home lesson. Phil will be a big help in pulling together my keyboarding and vocal skills. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Brandon D.
Phil is very friendly and pleasant. He has a quaint in-home studio that is filled with music books, instruments and art. He really seems to know a lot about music and was very comfortable teaching me. I was very apprehensive before I went to my first lesson but, I quickly began having fun and am looking forward to future lessons with him.
Dave
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Jake F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelor of the Arts - Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jake F.

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Berklee graduate and teacher of 6 years with experience in a large variety of genres.

I can help you go from no experience to playing all your favorite songs, can help you prepare for music college auditions, teach you beginner to advance music theory, music production, and more.

I have a patient approach to teaching and always make an effort to make lessons both fun and packed with information.

About Jake

Berklee Graduate. I can teach any range of experience levels, and I also specialize in taking people through the steps of being able to record their own songs and produce their own demos so they can show their work to people! I've worked as a music teacher, professional session guitarist, as a

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Austin, TX

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Austin is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Jonah is my outstanding beginning acoustic guitar teacher. He's enthusiastic, incredibly patient, and customizes every lesson to cater to my skills and interests. He's very knowledgeable and is an all around excellent teacher. I highly recommend him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"I didn’t know anything about guitar and Aldrin has been patient to guide me thru all the lessons."
Caleb
Took Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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"Greg was awesome with my daughter. She struggles with confidence and has some learning difficulties. He was patient, kind and fun! I would highly recommend him!!"
Lyla
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very funny, super friendly, & great teacher

Eric is an awesome teacher with a ton of knowledge and lots of patients. He's super flexible when it comes to scheduling, and is always well prepared for the day's lesson. His ability to explain and break down complex material into layman's terms has been crucial to my understanding of music theory. We cover mostly rock, blues, & metal (in my favor), and I can honestly say his lessons has amplified my progression in speed, technicality, & overall confidence in playing. He'll always exceed the alloted time to ensure you leave with full understanding of the day's lesson, but never ask for anything extra for it. Besides being an amazing guitar player and an incredible composer, Eric is a genuine guy who really enjoys seeing his students progress. I highly recommend!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"He did a lot in my first lesson. Friendly and knowledgeable. I'm excited about learning more."
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I took guitar lessons with Paul for eight years. He helped me realize my natural ear for music, and allowed me to figure out what I wanted to learn. Our lessons were always different. Sometimes I would bring in songs that I wanted to learn, and sometimes he would have things he thought I should know how to play, which helped me learn similar songs later on. When I was applying to college and needed to learn how to read music and play jazz guitar, he tailored all of our lessons so that I could learn those techniques quickly and most importantly, efficiently.

Paul's personality transcends the teacher-student relationship, which allowed he and I to become very good friends. Paul William is an excellent teacher for whatever you need to learn. You can't go wrong taking lessons from him."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Andrea is a very professional teacher and an excellent musician. I am a beginner and love rock music. I just started talking lessons with him and loved his approach and teaching method. His teaching material is appropriate to my level. I am finally learning how to play all rock songs I have always wanted to play! I feel my skills on the guitar are improved so much only in 3 week. I definitely recommend him."
Alvaro
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I'm an experienced guitar player who was looking for some new exercises that might be better learned in person rather than online. Michael gauged my skill well and gave me some fitting things to work on."
Rohan Sahai
Took Guitar lessons from Michael F.
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The Joy of Teaching Guitar Lessons in Austin, the “Live Music Capitol of the World”

By Alan R. - Austin Guitar Teacher

Do you want to learn how to play the guitar? If yes, then you’ve come to the right place. Private guitar lessons and classes with a TakeLessons Certified™ teacher near you - whether in-home, studio, or online classes - accelerates progress, increases enjoyment, and improves every beginner's chances of becoming an expert player.

As many of you know, and as the world learns more and more every year, Austin, Texas is an amazing place to be a musician. It has all the ingredients of a great up-and-coming American city: a strong entrepreneurial spirit, openness to newcomers, a thriving entertainment and arts scene, and that indescribable feeling of opportunity in the air. However, what sets Austin apart from other great American cities is the community’s unique embrace of the musical arts. Austin is one of the few remaining cities that still has a thriving nightlife based on the people’s love of live music performance.

The live music scene in Austin boasts countless rock groups, at least half a dozen major jazz big bands, and blues every night of the week. It also has an active and lively classical music scene, including the amazing Austin Symphony Orchestra. Folk, bluegrass, Latin music and countless other genres are performed and created here every day of the year.

As teachers and performers living in the midst of such creativity, we have the wonderful opportunity and responsibility to teach our students by example. With our specialized training and experience, those of us teaching guitar lessons in Austin can share a deep appreciation for the art of sound with our students by showing them that a lifetime of musical enjoyment begins with an uninhibited sense of curiosity.

My most influential teachers were always the ones that led by example. They played and recorded professionally, had worldwide compositional recognition, won Grammys, and published books, yet were still there on time for our lessons every week. They came ready to share new insights gained through a lifetime of professional musicianship. Through these experiences I learned that being a student does not end when one receives a degree or achieves a certain instrumental proficiency. Knowing that my teachers continually strove to practice and improve themselves as musicians still inspires me to this day.

I would like to encourage my fellow teachers to continue to lead our students by example as we teach guitar lessons in Austin. I hope to hear you all out there soon in this wonderful “Live Music Capitol of the World!”

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