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Riley W.

5 Reviews
Frisco, TX
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best of 2012 award- One Man Band category from www.gigmasters.com
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Riley W.

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About Riley

Since 1985, Riley has been one of the nation's premier guitar and bass teachers. He's been a working professional guitarist/singer since 1972, teaching since 1985 and a writer since 1987. You're read his work in "Electronic Musician," "Gig," "Guitar World," "Guitar School," "Real to Reel" and "Vint

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Brent P.
Great 1st lesson and covered a lot in only 45 minutes. Very knowledgeable and professional. Looking forward to some practice time and my next lesson with Riley.
Sharla
Event after more than 13 years of guitar instruction with Riley, there is always a new technique or song structure lesson to learn. He knows an incredible amount about music, performance, and (to be honest) living a good life. He is an inspiration to me both musically and personally, and his enthusiasm for both is unmatched.
Eric
In my opinion, I have very little natural talent for music. I hadn't played an instrument with any proficiency in the past. Well, I had played air guitar and guitar hero before, but neither of them really prepared me for actually playing a guitar. Sometimes I'd sing in the safety of my commute to work, but that's about it.

Riley helped me pick a guitar, gave me a book, and play along recordings. He had me playing classic chords in about two lessons. I can now read guitar music and have come up with some of my own tunes. I wasnt a very good student at first, but I showed up for my lessons. Just that took me a long way until I actually wanted to practice and really started to enjoy my guitar.

I was missing something in my life - all I did was work, eat, and sleep. I hadn't considered music as an outlet. My wife just signed me up one night and then told me I was going to learn something new. I was kind of mad at her at first (and hence my resistance to practicing), but I'm really glad she did that for me - and I thank her every time I play guitar.

Riley is great - he has a ton of patience with me. Considering that he went to one of the best guitar schools in the country (MIT/GIT), and can pretty much play wherever he wants, this really shows how much he loves to teach. Riley can play the obscure tune, pop, metal, classical guitar (he's got me on Beethoven now), and he even played yngvei with serious proficiency. The man has mastered the guitar and wants to teach. He is a working musician, and has had gigs every week that I've known him. He understands the music business, so he can give sound advice if you want a music career. So far as lessons go, it's just a matter of practicing what he tells you. There is no guitar, amp, or pick that can make you sound better. But Riley can.

I wish I (or my wife) had signed me up a long time ago. Best money I spend each month. Anyway, I better get back to practicing.

Perry N.

5 Reviews
Dallas, TX
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Perry N.

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I am trained extensively in the Carlevaro technique, but I am also familiar with the Segovia, Shearer, and Parkening approach.

Classical is my specialty and I can teach music from Renaissance to modern and flamenco techniques, as well.

About Perry

Hello! My name is Perry and I am a professional classical, flamenco and electric guitarist performing and recording in the Dallas area. I studied with Robert Guthrie at SMU for many years, as well as Brad McLemore of "Soul Food Cafe" and professional jazz musician Chuck Pangburn at Booker T. Wa

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Lydia P.
My 10 year girl loved it!
Darrell D.
Great personality and knowledge of music, really makes the lessons very personalized, fun and interesting. Definitely a good choice!!
vishal
Perry takes the time to explain flamenco and related styles deeply and thoroughly. He also provides detailed micro-scale feedback on hand/arm placement, orientation, range and which muscle groups to engage. But more than the technical, he has an awesome vibe and makes learning guitar quite an enjoyable experience.
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Travis P.

The Colony, TX
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Travis P.

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I pay attention to detail, and do not skip past the fundamentals of guitar technique. I make sure to explain why certain techniques are essential, and why I teach things a certain way. I try to keep my lessons organized and focused.

About Travis

I just graduated from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas with a degree in classical guitar performance. I started out playing differing styles, but for now I will only teach Classical Guitar.I don't have much performance teaching, but I figured this would be a great place to improve! I can

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Dmitry C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dmitry C.

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First, I will determine your level and purpose of classes. In the first lesson for beginners, I usually give basic information about the guitar (for example, the history of the guitar, the structure of the guitar, the correct fit when playing the guitar, tuning the guitar)

About Dmitry

Hello there! My name is Dmitry C. I graduated from music school, college, and university of music. I have a lot of experience playing in different teams, I compose music. I can play classical guitar, acoustic guitar, and electric guitar. I have two contracts with music companies, I collaborate

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Mark
Great teaching skills. Highly recommended !
Alex
I take lessons from Dmitry to improve my chops and advance my skill as a guitarist. If you want to improve on your licks, composition skills or just starting to learn the instrument, Dmitry will help you advance your skill through a custom curriculum designed for your level and your goals.
Jenny
Great instructor! I saw lots of improvement from week to week. Passionate teacher, who gave me great exercises, and understanding to improve my skills. Would recommend to work with him!

Paul W.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
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Paul W.

79 Reviews
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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
Maria
Katie
As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.
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Mischa S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 to 40
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Mischa S.

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Emphasis in Classical Guitar. Beginning to Intermediate levels welcome.
Classes are specially catered to each student, both by level and their strengths.
Instructor has a B.M. in Music Performance and Education with emphasis in Classical Guitar.

About Mischa

Mischa Shimek- Classical Guitar Instructor Mischa Shimek studied at the University of Alaska Anchorage and graduated with a B.M. in Performance and Education with an emphasis in Classical Guitar. He runs a private studio called Mischas Music Studio in Anchorage where he teaches from. He is also a

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"I really enjoyed my first lesson. Looking forward to working with Joey!"
Alice
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"Very professional!! My son enjoys every single lesson and looks forward to it each time!! Compassionate and a great teacher!!"
Tina
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"I recently began taking lessons with Joseph and I have already been making progress. Alongside being a professional and amazing teacher, Joseph is also patient, taking time to thoroughly explain and answer each question and misunderstanding. I highly recommend!"
Arthur
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"I just recently started with Dee. She is doing a great job of helping me realistically assess my performance, and constructively set goals to improve the aspects that need work. It's been fun and very helpful."
TONY
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Dee F.
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"Great teacher!

I am a beginning student. Victor is a very patient teacher and has great ideas for improving my technique. He is reliable and flexible about scheduling lessons."
Annette
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Victor L.
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"Joey is kind, friendly and patient with my son, Alex. Joey has vast musical experience and is an excellent teacher with great skill and enthusiasm. He makes my nine-year-old son want to learn; he is excited to practice daily! We highly recommend Joey. The highlight for me was hearing Alex play his first song after just a couple of weeks. Now, months later he is still thrilled to be playing the guitar with Joey.
Thank you for all you do!"
Hermine
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"Great experience

Great knowledgable teacher that will help improve your skills in music. made me a lot better guitar player"
olga
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Best teacher ever. . . Very knowledgeable and makes lessons fun."
Neville
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joe M.
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"We can't believe our good fortune in finding Ahmad; he's a top-notch teacher and musician. He teaches my 11 year old, and the progress he's made in just under a year is really unbelievable. Ahmad is patient, flexible and easy going, yet keeps my high energy kid focused and motivated.
Can't imagine going to anyone else!"
J P
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I have been working with Shaun for about a year, and have truly enjoyed my experience with him. He is an excellent instructor, very focused on technique and learning to play guitar the RIGHT way. I have learned to read music, improv, and am now learning performance pieces. I would definitely recommend him as an instructor."
Ashley
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Shaun Z.
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