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Adam B.

8 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Adam B.

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I'm a patient teacher with the ability to structure and pace lessons to meet the individual needs and ability levels of a wide variety of students. I am a professional performer, composer and recording artist with 20 years experience on stage and in the studio. I'm familiar with a wide variety of styles, and have studied blues, African, classical and Brazilian guitar at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music. I offer lessons on acoustic or electric guitar, depending on student preference

About Adam

I'm a professional performer, composer and recording artist, now accepting guitar students. I play folk, rock, blues and finger style guitar and have studied with African guitar scholar Nathaniel Braddock. I've toured extensively in Europe and North America, opened for the band Wilco, and played at

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Kara
Great first lesson with Adam!
Jerry
excellent teacher/mentor.. My Son, has enjoyed his lessons.
Jo
Adam is helping me get back to playing guitar after some 40 years in which I did not play at all. With his help, I’m refreshing what I used to know (basic chords and notes on the staff), and extending my skills into new areas, like finger-picking, barre chords, and tablature-reading--plus learning a lot of new songs. He’s an excellent teacher.
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R. Jonathon C.

Georgetown, TX
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, German (Deutsch)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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R. Jonathon C.

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I have studied music theory and ear training at university level and also I am studying Fux counterpoint book “steps to parnassus” used by Mozart and Beethoven. So all levels welcome please.

About R. Jonathon

I studied piano performance at Texas A&M university in Corpus Christi for 7years while also working on an English degree. My piano degree recital is on YouTube and the link is available upon request. In teaching, I have experience teaching fundamentals as well as more elaborate music instruction.

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Joshua A.

28 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Joshua A.

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As an award winning composer, my favorite thing to teach is songwriting. These lessons will make sure you have a foundation of theory strong enough to allow you to understand the structure of music so you are not restricted by the technical aspects, with a heavy focus on the interpretation and emotions in music, letting the student focus on creating their own work in their own style, and be happy with what they make.

About Joshua

Joshua has been a musician for over seventeen years and has been teaching for nine. He is an award winning composer, critical thinker, and an straight-forward teacher. Joshua has a high standards for his students and himself. Joshua has studied Suzuki method under Dr. Paula Bird for four years and

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Rob R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rob R.

6 Reviews
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Songwriting and music production, from conception to finished product. Creating chord progressions, beats, melodys & lyrics, then recording, mixing, and mastering.

About Rob

I'm a professional bass player in Austin Texas, the Live Music Capital of the World. At one time or another I've played just about every style of music, and I have more than a decade of teaching experience. I love 'opening doors' for students, helping them understand how music works and how they ca

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Anderson M.
Rob is incredibly knowledgable and was able to hone in immediately on both what I needed AND what I was asking for. I look forward to more lessons in the future.
Kino P.
Very patient instruction for my 10 year old son.
Chuck
very good first lesson. I look forward to the next one. Thanks.

Betty N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Guitar from Musicians Institute
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Betty N.

3 Reviews
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Songwriting skills such as theory , harmony, melody, chord function, modal interchange covered.

About Betty

A graduate from Musicians Institute. Betty is a working professional musician that brings a wealth of professional knowledge to her students. She has played in several U.S. tours and most recently Europe. She is a knowledgeable teacher who can help students reach their musical goals. She will not o

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De Marcus R.
Betty is an excellent instructor. She makes learning exciting and practical. With no guitar experience, I've learned basic guitar chords, a blues chord progression, and pentatonic scales, in only 3 weeks. Which set the foundation for me to began learning my first guitar song. Betty is a real musician, and her passion for the craft will inspire you to want to learn and become better. If you want to learn from the best, you want to learn from Betty.
Julian A.
Betty was very friendly and knowledgeable,
my son really enjoy taking the first class with her.
Stephen D.
Betty will provide a great lesson experience showing you some of her tips and tricks to expedite the learning process that will benefit your playing and understanding of guitar. She brings in all her personal experience and knowledge to each lesson. Betty's approach and style of teaching makes it fun and easy to understand.

Matthew W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
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Matthew W.

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About Matthew

My strong suits are teaching rhythm guitar, jazz chord chart comping, fingerpicking/fingerstyle/Travis, easy-to-intermediate classical technique, improvisation, composition/songwriting, music recording, music production, music theory, learning songs by ear, and music memorization. ...I can’t teach

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The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Austin is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Fawn is an incredible songwriter and coach! She has turned my mediocre songs into hits and I have placed several on television shows since she helped me make them better. Every lesson I learn something new and feel empowered and like I'm finally headed in the right direction. You will learn so much about yourself when you take lessons with her. She is a true blessing."
Bobbie B.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"I have had the pleasure of playing, and practicing, with Mr. Cris over the last few years. We actually took guitar class together in high school, and even then, I could tell that he was exceptionally talented. Given his family background in music, and his desire to create wonderful compositions, it was no surprise that he chose to pursue music in his life. Recently I have needed assistance with my songwriting and I have had no hesitation in bringing my work to Cris in order to gain insight into what I may need o do in order to successfully finish my composition(s). He is well educated in music, has learned from many accomplished professionals, and is extremely hard working in his craft. And finally, Cris is very patient, insightful, and motivated, when working, and/or teaching, individuals. I would highly recommend him to anyone of all ages."
Christopher
Took Songwriting lessons from Cristopher E.
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"I've known Stephanie for ages. We were musicians in highschool together, and here...20 years later, she's STILL able to find ways for me to improve, both technically and artistically!"
Jeff
Took Songwriting lessons from Stephanie A.
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"My writing was sub-par, to say the least. Margo helped me to paint a vivid picture with my words, and also create melodies to best express them. Now, I consult her every time I have a song or poem to write!"
Caitlin
Took Songwriting lessons from Margo L.
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"Jonah is an easy-going, kind and talented songwriter, who is already teaching me music theory, and helping me develop my song in just one session! I look forward to our next session. Great, patient teacher."
Elizabeth
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonah R.
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"The lessons with Brendon were very excellent. I was very, very satisfied."
Patrice
Took Songwriting lessons from Brendon R.
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"Chrissy is very helpful and informative and creative and supportive, with much positive feedback for my songs. She brings out the best in me and gives me much hope and inspiration. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Fawn is an amazing teacher. I've been taking songwriting classes from her and I learn something new every lesson. She's very sweet, talented, encouraging, and understanding. I was nervous to take lessons online at first, as I've never done it before, then was unsure who I should take from because I didn't want to get someone who was terrible. I got really lucky though, I highly recommend her. She's absolutely fantastic."
Ashley
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Terry was on time - professional - and inspiring. We're excited to keep working with him!"
Sam
Took Songwriting lessons from Terry P.
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"I didn't really know what to expect from songwriting lessons but Adam is very flexible with his teaching, knowledgeable, and responsive. He gives you the tools you need to pursue any path you choose and to feel good about what you're achieving. Adam is very nonjudgmental and just loves music. Thanks to him I've come very far in a short amount of time."
Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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