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Gfire

84 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, French
  • Awarded ASCAPlus Award for Songwriting from ASCAP
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gfire

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I teach finger picking and accompaniment skills for folk singers.

About Gfire

Gfire has been teaching and performing music full-time for over 25 years. Based in Austin, Texas, the "Live Music Capital of the World," she offers voice, piano, songwriting, yoga, folk guitar, and DJ'ing lessons to students from 5-105 and she specializes in sculpting her lessons to the strengths a

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Amanda
Gfire is very kind, prompt, and makes the exercises easy to start as a beginner singer. I especially like that she will send you piano MP4s to help practice what you've learned in the lesson (for homework).
Sharon M.
Singing lessons with Gfire have been exceptional. Gfire is patient and listens well to understand my vision and expectations. It is a plus ➕ that she is quick to respond with kindness. She explained how we will meet my goals and prepare for an October recital.
Richard
Gfire is seriously one of the best piano teachers that I have ever took lessons with! She's definitely one of a kind, and makes sure you stay on track so you'll meet your goals. I would definitely hire her again!
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Max Z.

9 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • BA, Guitar and Mandolin Performance from Berkelee College of Music
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Max Z.

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Learn to play lead, rhythm, jam, improvise

Beginner to advanced, ages 12 and up

Private in-studio lessons tailored to your level and goals

If you’re just starting, we’ll begin with
Basic technique (holding the pick, struming)
Playing chords
Playing simple melodies

As you advance, you’ll be working on

Good tone production
Keeping solid time
Alternating bass patterns, single-string lead notes
Various picking techniques, dynamics, fingering
Variations, ornamentation, slides, hammers, pulls
Learning your favorite licks
Increasing repertoire
Learning more complex rhythms and improvisations
Developing fast and clean picking

Learn by tab, standard notation, or by ear

We'll focus on tunes you want to play, or take a broader approach incorporating reading music, ear training and theory

About Max

I am a Berklee College of Music graduate in guitar & mandolin performance, and play in two 4-piece bluegrass/country bands and an acoustic duo. I've played over 400 shows since returning to Austin in 2016. Lessons are tailored to your level and goals. We can focus on tunes you want to play, incor

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Anne
When I started taking lessons with Max, I knew three chords and very little about music theory. I never thought I would get past G-C-D. His patience and structured lessons helped me become a better player. Max is very encouraging and that was most appreciated. I have more confidence in my playing thanks to him. I even understand the circle of fifths!
Larry S.
Max is a very patient and experienced teacher. I enjoyed my lesson with him and will be back for more.
Erika tatum
Max was prepared and was flexible with teaching both guitar and mandolin. He was very patient and knowledgeable.
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Ian L.

Wimberley, TX
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Western Swing Group of 2019 from Ameripolitan Awards
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Ian L.

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Barry Harris, the great Jazz pianist, and educator says, “I have such a ball in my classes, and I learn so much from my students. They probably don’t realize that I come to school here, too. I’m just the oldest member of the class. I wish everyone could experience the blessing of learning new things all the time.”

The above statement describes how I feel when I am teaching. I have been playing and performing for over 20 years in many capacities, and still, music continues to teach me new things every time. Not only do I want to share that experience with you, but I also want to guide you into having that experience for yourself.

About Ian

I started on the violin when I was about 8 years old. I began with classical music, studying in the Suzuki method. I loved my time in the Suzuki method; I wasn’t always the best student; however, in hindsight, I am incredibly grateful for the experience with my teacher, the method, and the strong

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Wes C.

105 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Wes C.

105 Reviews
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I love to help with all of the basics and then go from there with whatever specific genre or technique each student might be interested in!

About Wes

Hey guys! My name is Wes and over the last 7-8 years I've absolutely fallen in love with music. It's amazing to me to see that music affects every single human, no matter what specific genre they might prefer. And to be able to pick up and instrument and join in on it is such an incredible experi

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Ronald
Most I've learned sitting at the piano in one day. Loved it!
Ashley
Very easy to understand the material and feels like I truly learn something new every lesson! Definitely will continue taking lessons!
Finn A.
Great first guitar lesson with Wes. He was very patient with my boys, they liked his teaching technique and he's enthusiastic and motivating. Thank you.
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Nils B.

56 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Guitar Institute of Technology from Musician's Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nils B.

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Anything from Bob Dylan and the Beatles to Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.

About Nils

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, age 5 or 500, in my experience, with even a few minutes of consistent daily practice anyone can learn music. Maybe your goal is to simply learn to play your favorite songs or maybe you want to learn to write your own music, improvise, or perform live. Li

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Nils is a great instructor!! I enjoyed my time with him: he is great at meeting you where you are, giving efficient and important instruction, and making it an enjoyable experience. I highly recommend him!!
Phillip H.
Nils is extremely knowledgeable about guitar, music theory, and music theory in general. I'm on my third lesson and I can't wait for what's to come.
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Rishi R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rishi R.

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Want to play your favorite songs? Interested in learning to write and record your own music? I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory and technique while tailoring to your personal tastes and goals. Part of my lesson plan involves me recording, mixing and producing a song that you eventually compose. Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

About Rishi

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice. Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release

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"Stephen is knowledgeable, hilarious, and easy to work with. He makes learning a fun and creative process and works with my schedule to make guitar an important part of my life. Thanks to him I am cruising along and finding that anybody can learn well with the right teacher."
Meg
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"Excellent teacher with a lot of resources for the aspiring singer songwriter. He has been teaching me everything from building chord progressions to lyric writing. Strongly recommend!"
Alan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"My first guitar session went great and learned so much! Very easy going guy and explains everything so well!"
Alexander
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joe M.
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"Chris is great at moving at your pace. He is incredibly talented, and skilled at making his lessons customized to the student."
John Parker
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"My son is the legacy of both a world-famous composer Grandfather and of a Great Uncle widely known as a musical genius.
Unfortunately the opportunity to nurture any of that genetic musical talent passed me by, but it absolutely lives within him.
Janis has been remarkably subtle at freeing the music within my son's heart.
This is not only a gift for me, and our family, but it's a lifetime of unending self-expression for him.
I cannot recommend Janis highly enough."
Debby
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Janis V.
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"New techniques every week"
Allison
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lynn K.
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"Great, five stars in all activities.
I learnt a lot."
Alejandro
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rene S.
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"I've been taking lessons with Jimmy for over a year now. He's a great instructor and really takes the time out to ensure I understand and grasp all the concepts he teaches. Learning in his studio has been fun and inspiring because I get to experience what it's like to record music. It's also a very useful in hearing myself recorded so I can play it back and see where I can improve. Jimmy is a great guy and a true professional. I would highly recommend taking lessons with him."
Brian
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"The guitar lessons I receive from Alex allow me to make significant strides and attain breakthroughs in my guitar playing. He's a very collaborative instructor who has helped me with the specific songs and styles I wanted to learn. Alex is a great communicator and works to help his students improve in a way that is meaningful to the student. I leave each lesson with a true sense of accomplishment knowing that progress is being made."
Jim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"1st experience with take lessons and 3rd lesson with Tanesha now. I bought a series of lessons for my 8 year old daughter to learn guitar. Thought it would save me time traveling around. She has already learned two songs! My child feels very comfortable being Alone with her and Tanesha is very patient and encouraging. Best decision! Thank you Tanesha."
Stephanie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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