Teaching since 1998
Awarded Most improved Jazz Guitarist from Georgia Perimeter College
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Private Guitar Teacher
Through my 20+ years of playing guitar, I have learned the most effective ways to practice and get the best results. And as a working musician I can bring a degree of performance to every lesson. I love what I do and I love seeing my students progress into the players they have always wanted to be.
Scott S. I started playing guitar while in high school. Then, I furthered my studies in guitar at the Atlanta Institute of Music (2 Years) and Georgia Perimeter College (2 Years) where I studied Music Theory and Jazz. It was during these few years when I played in several rock, Bluegrass and Jazz
When it comes to lessons, it is impossible to miss how passionate Scott is for what he does; Scott is always full of ideas for each student and how they can use their strengths and interests, and he puts time and energy into personalizing each student’s lessons instead of simply going by the book. He does this because he is genuinely passionate about each of his students. For me, this meant turning to song-writing when I « just can’t do Taylor Swift » as I remember a 6-year-old me sighing one day, helping me learn to craft my own solos, or teaching me to write my own tabs for songs I couldn’t find yet online. Scott introduced me to blues and jazz at a young age and showed me so much about music I would never have otherwise found, and he always taught me the theory behind what we did so I understood what I was doing and could apply it on my own. I’ll never forget learning Georgia On My Mind, learning how to solo over it on my own (and do it well), and the pride of seeing what I was capable of after all that work; even 4 years later, I still know the song by heart.
In terms of capability, Scott is highly proficient and can handle just about anything you throw at him. Because he seriously knows what he is doing, he can improvise and tailor lessons to teach you what you want to learn. While I was learning, I always looked to Scott to play a piece I was struggling with to see how it could be improved, as he always played it beautifully. Listening to Scott play, I was always re-inspired or re-motivated to learn and to improve.
I’m sure I’ve been rambling for far too long at this point and I could honestly continue for a while, but I’ll spare you and simply leave it at this: I am endlessly grateful to Scott for what and how he taught and cannot recommend him more highly to anyone who wants to really learn how to play. No matter your age, experience, interests or other concerns, Scott can teach you, and teach you well.
Media Arts and Technology from Michigan State University
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaches students 4 to 18
Private Guitar Teacher
I teach guitar from the perspective of a modern musician and songwriter. I want to make sure you are relaxed and having fun in our lessons and pursuing the style of music that resonates with you. My lessons are driven by my students taste in music rather than my own, so we will always be playing the music that you love! In guitar lessons with me you will learn chords and strumming styles, how to read and play tablature, chord charts and sheet music if desired, and other picking and accompaniment styles. If you are a singer, we will also work on playing and singing simultaneously and working through difficult counter rhythms. With these tools you will quickly be able to learn to play the songs you love and even create your own!
Loralee began exploring music at a very young age, as part of a musical household. She enrolled in flute lessons at the age of 4, giving her solid roots in music theory and an appreciation for classical music. Her flute lessons later led her to take part in marching band and numerous musical ensemb
Teaches students 8 and up
Teaching since 1980
teaching musical instruments from diane remerson teaching community
Private Guitar Teacher
Well...I've been playing since the 3rd grade and teaching since my mid twenties. I have had many students go on to do very well.
In Nashville I played acoustic guitar in the studio almost every day for 15 years....and lots of electric guitar too.
lead - rhythm - acous - elec - finger picking - distorted - clean - blues - rock - country - jazz too
I teach my students how to understand how music is put together so they can learn even more on their own. I read, write, and play all styles and I focus on teaching the student fundamentals that work in all styles of music ....AND I get them going on the style they are interested in - pop, rock,
Speaks Portuguese, English
Awarded Latin American Scholarship Tour from Berklee College of Music
Bachelor of Arts, Performance from Berklee College of Music
Online Guitar Teacher
I teach electric guitar to students of all levels and ages. My lessons are customized to the student's needs and goals as well with the support of methods that I consider specially important to the learning of the guitar technique, such as: "Fundamentals of Guitar" by Miles Okazaki, "A Modern Method for Guitar Vol. 1, II, III" by William Leavitt, followed by uncountable songs that will be suggested either by the student or me.
Rodrigo Moreira is a guitarist/bassist and music educator born in Brazil, Florianopolis/SC, and has resided in NYC area since 2019 where he works with students of all ages and teaches courses focused on Harmony, Improvisation, Guitar/Bass Proficiency, and Musical Beginning to kids and adults. He gr
Speaks English, Spanish
Teaching since 2016
Online Guitar Teacher
I will help you understand the guitar and how music works. I'll teach you chords, riffs and strumming patterns that will lead you to play songs very soon. I only teach the basics, which is the most complicated part, because after you learn how guitar and music work, you can progress on your own easily.
Hi guys, I am Abraham, I am 18 years old but I have a lot of experience teaching Spanish. First of all, my native language is Spanish and that's a great advantage, but my experience comes from tutoring classmates, teaching my own family, and being my teacher's assistant for a couple of years, which
Jazz Performance: Guitar from The New School
Teaching since 2013
Teaches students 10 and up
Online Guitar Teacher
Experienced teacher of 5 years able to teach all levels of experience. I am a graduate of The New School of Jazz and Contemporary music. While at the New School I studied with some of the masters including Reggie Workman, Billy Harper, Jane Ira Bloom, Matt Wilson, Dave Glasser, Peter Bernstein, Vic Juris and many others. Additionally, I was a tutor for three years in every subject so I know their curriculum back to front. I am available to teach Ear training, Sight Reading, Improvisation, Music Theory, Rhythm, Arranging, Composition, Music Appreciation, Guitar doubling on bass and much more. I am able to teach all music styles. I also play French Horn and bass at a high level. I love teaching and helping students on their own musical paths. I am looking forward to meeting you!
Payton is an guitarist, French hornist, composer, and educator living in Brooklyn, NY. Payton’s music is rooted in everything from jazz, rock, classical, and pop. Along with his unique combination of influences, his music is focused around expressing specific emotions and feelings through compositi
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I am a beginner guitar player, Dave has been patient and kind at every lesson. This has been an inspiration and a great help for me to continue learning the guitar. I wanted to find a guitar teacher and not just a guitar player; his approach to teaching is outstanding. He has a love for music and a gift of being an excellent teacher. I always leave my lesson feeling good about my progress and inspired to continue learning to play the guitar. I recommend him for any player at any level; he he teaches good practice habits and is very knowledgeable of music theory and how to teach each person individually. It is rare to find someone knowledgeable in music and apply their knowledge to teaching. I was fortunate to find him!"
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If you've EVER wanted to learn (or pick back again) any style of guitar, bass, electric, acoustic, keyboard, piano, ukulele, kazoo, (or whatever) contact Carla ASAP for lessons. She gives lessons to students all across the USA, ONLINE through Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, or any conference app you want to use, at your convenience, NEVER needing to drive through Jersey, and never needing to leave your home.
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Texas is the birthplace of some of our nation’s greatest guitar players - all who sought instruction along their way to success. The list includes entertainers like Willie Nelson, Buddy Holly, Sherrie DuPree and Roy Orbison, to name a few, and you could be next!
Dallas guitar lessons are something every savvy, guitar aficionado in the Lone Star State should pursue. Whether you want to learn to play a love song for your special someone, or you aspire to play on stage at one of the 100+ open mic spots in the “BIG D,” our guitar teachers in Dallas can help you get there with personalized lessons.
Honing your skills with a guitar teacher in Dallas can also help prepare you for enrollment auditions. The Dallas School of Music and the Dallas Academy of Music and Performing Arts are all located in the greater Metropolitan Areas of the city.
About Our Guitar Teachers in Dallas
TakeLessons has dozens of skilled instructors offering guitar classes in Dallas, TX, and the surrounding cities of Dallas County: Addison, Balch Springs, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Cockrell Hill, Combine, and Coppell. Working with a Dallas guitar teacher means you’ll learn how to play the guitar, at the very least, twice as fast - versus learning how to play the instrument on your own.
Consider working with someone like five-star rated Salvador B. This Dallas guitar teacher holds a Bachelor's in Music Education from Aaron Copland School of Music. One student’s parent commented, “Mr. Salvador has been teaching my daughter guitar for the past year and a half. His experience shines through when he teaches. We highly recommend him!”
Or, perhaps a better fit for your needs would be Dallas guitar teacher Lisa C. Lisa has experience with beginner and intermediate students, and a degree in Music Education. More than 50 current and former students have left positive reviews on her profile.
What to Expect From a Dallas Guitar Lesson
At TakeLessons, your curriculum will be customized to speed up your individual progress, whether you’re a beginner or intermediate guitar player. If you’re a beginner, private guitar lessons in Dallas, TX can not only improve your technique, but you’ll also learn to play some popular songs within four to eight weeks.
If you’re a more advanced student, you’ll learn specific strategies for achieving your musical goals in a fun way. You can also become trained in music theory and ear training with help from a TakeLessons guitar teacher in Dallas.
Want to learn from the comfort of your home? Many TakeLessons teachers offer online guitar lessons, so if you prefer to learn virtually, you can take advantage of this option (and avoid city traffic). If you prefer learning in-person however, there are many options for getting to and from your next Dallas guitar lesson.
For example, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit, commonly referred to as “DART,” is a popular choice. There are also several convenient rail stations, including Parker Road Station, Rowlett Station, and Buckner Station.
Get Inspired for Private Guitar Lessons in Dallas, TX
Another excellent reason to consider guitar lessons for beginners in Dallas, TX is the oldest and largest guitar event in the world - the Dallas International Guitar Festival. Stroll the hundreds of exhibits from guitar manufacturers, music vendors, collectors and more while enjoying live music.
Entertainers in the 65 performer line-up come together from all over the globe to jam out for spectators. At the event, guitar hunters can buy, sell, or trade their instruments. It all happens at the Dallas Market Hall.
If you’re a fan of the blues, why not learn a raucous, “barking slide” from a private guitar teacher in Dallas? There are also a lot of places to enjoy some good blues guitar music in Dallas. The House of Blues in Victory Park, Dallas or RL’s Blues Palace on Grand Avenue in Dallas will leave you jaw-dropped and inspired by their swinging blue notes.
Or tune in on-the-go and enjoy local radio station KNON 83.3FM, featuring unique rhythm and blues guitar music every day of the week. On the other hand, if it’s a little bit of country you need to get your juices flowing, boot scoot on over to Blue Light Dallas or Adair’s Saloon.
The opportunities for inspiration are virtually endless in this diverse and bustling city. Start learning today and you’ll quickly find that with a little daily practice and private guitar lessons in Dallas, TX, you can become the guitar player you were meant to be!
What's on your soundtrack for summer? While artists like Daft Punk, Vampire Weekend, and Capital Cities are vying for the "top song of Summer 2013" title, there are some tunes that are perfect for those sunny days and balmy nights year after year. And many of these easy guitar songs for beginners are sure to be crowd-pleasers, too. Play a few intro chords and just watch your campfire turn into a impromptu karaoke party! The infographic here provides the essential chords you'll need to master …
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