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Waldemar R.

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Round Rock, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music Education from Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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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
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Florence H.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Florence H.

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Hi there, I'm Flo! I love to teach kids, teens and adults how to access their creativity through music.  In my lessons, we create a safe, nurturing, super fun space where I help my clients express their creativity through their guitar, their voice, their songwriting, or a combo of the above.  So if you are a budding guitarist, songwriter or simply a music-curious human* looking for a creative outlet, please drop me a line, I'd love to meet you!

‚Äč*currently not accepting animals, insects or fish.  Humanoid aliens welcome!

About Florence

Hi I'm Flo, and music is one of my favorite things in life! My mother is a Suzuki violin teacher so I've been lucky enough to have music as a big part of my life since... well, in utero.  Literally, Bach was played at my birth.   I grew up in New Zealand (home of Flight Of The Conchords and about 4

Gavin F.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gavin F.

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Do you want to learn how to play your favorite songs? Don't want to spend weeks learning to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star? I'm the teacher for you! I've been playing guitar for 16 years and in that time I've become proficient in several genres and styles. Rock, pop, blues, funk, country, reggae, folk, just to name a few. After a few introductory lessons, we will start learning your favorite songs! Using those songs, I will teach you notes, chords, scales, technique, and music theory. Let's get started and have some fun!

About Gavin

Hey there! I'm Gavin, I've been playing guitar for 16 years, and like you, I'm crazy about music. I've played in various bands over the years and have experience with many different genres such as: rock, blues, funk, reggae, folk, country, and more. I currently reside in the great state of Maine

Tony S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement-Based Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
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Tony S.

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About Tony

Hi, there! My name is Tony, and I'm a guitarist & clarinetist originally from D.C. I graduated from Berklee College of Music (Magna Cum Laude) with a Bachelor of Music in Performance, where I was a recipient of the WST and the BAS Scholarship. I've toured internationally and played at clubs all ove

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Denise C.
Tony is a great teacher!

I started learning the clarinet half a year ago after playing the piano for almost 25 years. Even though I have a lot of music background, I had to start from scratch since I have no experience in any of the woodwind instruments. I'm glad I found Tony to be my clarinet teacher because not only he is a very patient person, he also notices my strengths and also weaknesses, so that I could spend more time on things that I need to work on to be better at the clarinet.
He is very easy to communicate, lessons are always fun and productive, I've been having a lot of fun picking up this new instrument!
Harry C.
Amazing

Tony is an amazing teacher, very friendly, and very enthusiastic about teaching. :)
Ken E.
All great.

Tony is doing an excellant job. He was highly recommended and they were correct.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Austin is $65. 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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"I've had Karney as a teacher for 7 years and I've learned a gosh-ton about playing guitar. The lessons are very flexible in order to fit my needs and Karney is an amazing teacher. He's one of the nicest people I know, and is very good at playing and teaching guitar. Whether you want to learn classical, rock, jazz, blues, etc. Karney is the best man for the job."
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"Extremely patient and polite, Daniel's soft spoken passion for music shines through art each lesson. Whether I've accomplished my own goals or my fingers awkwardly pluck the wrong chord, praise and encouragement is the only tune he sings. ;)"
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"Learning from Andrea has been an amazing experience so far. I am so glad I decided to learn from him. He has been incredibly helpful and has great professional learning etiquette. Strongly recommend!"
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"I got a lot more to learn in my first lesson than I could have hoped for.Looking forward to the next one."
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"My brother and I took lessons from Jerry as we were growing up years back. He is the best teacher! Always worked at a pace that fit our learning needs, regardless if it was guitar or bass. He definitely has helped me become the musician that I am today! I highly recommend him!"
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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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