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Benson B.

Austin, TX
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 12 to 60
  • Finance and Economics from University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Teaching since 2018
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Benson B.

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I am a rock, metal, jazz, and pop player (a ton of genres - I know!) My claim to fame is precise musicianship and a steady ahdn for recording guitars. If you are a beginner, I will teach you the fundamentals of guitar, how to practice and how to grow quickly into a seasoned player.

For intermediate students, my focus is on cleaning up technique with drills and feedback, along with tips for songwriting, blending the guitar in with other instruments, and overall hand coordination.

About Benson

I am a guitarist, songwriter, composer, and artist hailing from Atlanta, GA. I have been teaching one-off lessons to friends and family for years, and have recently decided to take this gig in a bigger direction in Austin, TX. I currently play guitar for a metal band Ibex, as well as write my own

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Ian L.

Wimberley, TX
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Adam K.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Adam K.

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My teaching philosophy is all about self-education: not only will I teach you how to play the guitar but I will also help you learn how to teach yourself. The work required to learn an instrument doesn't come from 30 to 60 minutes of lessons from a professional, it comes from the intensity of focus you spend playing the guitar throughout your time outside of lessons.

We will start with the end in mind; what is your goal? What music or songs do you want to learn? Then, together we will build a lesson plan to accomplish that goal. Throughout the lesson plan, along with playing your favorite songs, we will cover several aspects of being a musician: proper technique; musical interpretation and expression; music theory, which will include understanding notes, scales, chords, harmonic progressions, and analyzing music; communication when performing with other musicians; and building habits and techniques toward effective practicing.

The great thing about this process is it establishes ...

About Adam

Hello future students! I am so excited you are here to learn a little about who I am and what I do. Before I talk about myself, I want to express how important music is for all of us. No matter how long you study or practice music - I have been playing guitar for 22 years - there is something unexpl

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Brendon R.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Brendon R.

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I teach good playing technique and broadly applicable musical knowledge by working on music you actually want to play. I've played and worked with students on Bach sonatas, Dylan/Donovan style fingerpicking, jazz comping and solos, rock, metal and punk riffs, Steve Vai-esque two-hand tapping, as well as songwriting, music theory, and aural skills, so no matter what kind of music you like or how you're looking to improve, chances are I can help take you do it. Intermediate level and above.

About Brendon

I am a composer, guitarist, arranger, engraver, and songwriter located in Brooklyn. I have taught extensively for the past ten years in a variety of settings, including teaching private guitar lessons at Saint David's School in Manhattan, teaching private composition lessons and TA'ing two electron

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David
Brendon helped me get started writing songs / producing music. Brendon was very helpful getting past anxieties with getting started and feeling overwhelmed by all the possible ways you can go about making music. Each week he had suggestions on how to improve the structure of my music. Also, he was willing to go wherever my interests were at.
Furthermore, he's nice.
Aileen C.
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Alex M.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Music Performance - Guitar from University of St. Thomas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex M.

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I've been playing guitar for over 19 years & spend most of my professional & personal life doing so. I'm fluent in nearly every style of music in the Western world (as well as some from the East, such as Celtic music, ragas & Japanese traditional music).

About Alex

My name is Alex. I'm a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, Oud, bouzouki, keyboards, voice, drums, flute, etc.), composer, performer, recording artist, arranger/orchestrator/transcriber, recording engineer/producer & music educator. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas "Cum Laude" in 2

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Ron P.
Alex was awesome- I really enjoyed the time and learned a lot Alex has a great skill of being able to connect with people.
Cathleen
Alex is a terrific teacher. He really connects with my son and introduces new musical ideas to him. My son is always happy after his lessons with Alex whether they meet in person or streaming.
Richard B.
One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways.
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Jesse W.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse W.

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I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 6 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I enjoy getting to meet new people and helping them to find what interests them in music. I enjoy seeing what I do benefit others as well as watching them progress steadily. The student always comes first!

About Jesse

Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The s

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Miracle Lindskog L.
Mr. Jesse is a very effective teacher and my 16 year old daughter has progressed very quickly in playing classical guitar and violin in just under two years. The lessons are very productive while still being very enjoyable. I'd recommend him for both for students who are learning a new instrument or already have a musical background.

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"Ryan's a great teacher. I'd recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to play. He's helped me fine tune the chords on my first song. Plus he can melt faces with his guitar solos."
David Boak
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Excellent. Didn’t need so much info about electric guitars since we’re just starting and have an acoustic guitar. Otherwise, excellent."
Gabriel
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"Great for beginning students! Thanks Curtis."
Kai
Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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"Kevin is very considerate and committed to his students. It's been a fantastic experience."
Hanna
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin M.
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"I purchased four weeks of lessons and loved working with Ahmad so much that I continued weekly sessions with him after! I am a beginner and Ahmad did an incredible job walking me through the basics but in a way that was still interesting - we chose songs that I actually wanted to learn and that made it much more fun to practice. He took advantage of every minute of the lesson and often times went over - really nice when you only have 30 minutes sessions. Plus he is hilarious! If you are thinking about taking lessons with Ahmad, no matter what level, do it! :)"
Natasha
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"From the moment you meet Dennis, you know he has "that musical something."

From the moment you meet Dennis, you know he has "that musical something." Dennis' teaching style is genuine, present, and easy to understand. Further, he has the ability to take his natural gift for music, schooling, and experience in the studio to help you create a musical journey and to capture sound like no one else can. I would recommend Dennis to students of any age or professionals at any level. He's just that good!"
Rachel
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis H.
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"Curtis is awesome. Very patient and positive. Great with kids."
Ben
Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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"David is awesome!! He tailors lessons to fit your musical preference but also takes you out of your comfort zone to challenge you and help one build confidence...in three short lessons I've learned so much! Not just technically, but personally as well. Great teacher, fun sessions, highly recommend"
Marisa
Took Guitar lessons from David B.
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"Steven is an excellent teacher. I wanted to learn how to play a song quickly but Steven showed me the chords and correct techniques. By learning this way, I can play a variety of songs and not just memorize one. I am thoroughly enjoying my lessons with Steven. He is professional and personable and has made learning fun. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the guitar. The most impressive part about Steven is he won't let you fall into bad habits pay attention focus."
Jim
Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"The perfect teacher for my stage of development. He really knows jazz, knows how to make my playing better, and is a very supportive teacher."
Kevin
Took Guitar lessons from Nicholas C.
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