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Lisa C.

62 Reviews
Rockwall, TX
Starting at $30
  • B.S. Music Education from TAMU - Commerce
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Terrell ISD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lisa C.

62 Reviews
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beginner to intermediate
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About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to t

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Amen E.
Lisa was very friendly which eased our daughter.
She really enjoyed her first lesson. We are so pleased with our decision.
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Teresa C.
Lisa had a lot patience. She took the time needed and explain along with showing examples of and demonstrated professionalism.
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Ray M.

32 Reviews
Arlington, TX
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ray M.

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Beginner to advanced.
Guitar is the greatest instrument in the world. No other instrument has it's versatility, it's range of techniques, or it's expressive capability.
I am first and foremost a guitar player. I've been playing for almost 30 years, and can teach multiple styles and techniques.

About Ray

Born in Arlington, Texas, I began playing guitar and bass guitar in high school. After studying for several years under Joey Faust, I studied Jazz, Classical Guitar, and Music Theory at TCC in Fort Worth. I began teaching in my free time to friends and family in 2003; by 2008 I was teaching full ti

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Bill J.
Ray is very patient and takes time to explain everything in a way you can understand.
Jimmy W.
Ray was very informative, and very passionate about teaching me and was very respectful and made me feel welcome.. I'm very excited about returning for my other lessons.
Jana
Ray is a great patient teacher. I highly recommend him!

Riley W.

5 Reviews
Frisco, TX
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best of 2012 award- One Man Band category from www.gigmasters.com
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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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.

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William D.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Jazz Trombone from New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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William D.

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Whether you dream of becoming a singer-songwriter, or the lead guitarist in a rock band, I will provide you the tools you need to make those dreams come true. I have many years of experience playing many styles of music. If you want to learn to play your favorite songs, or even right your own music, I can help.

About Billy

I am a professional trombonist/guitarist living in New York City. I recently finished my Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance at the New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music. I have a lot of performing, touring, and teaching experience, performing in venues such as Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditori

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Eric F.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric F.

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to gain an understanding of guitar and allow the guitar to be an extension of one's creativity and ideas

About Eric

Multi-instrumentalist, Songwriter, and composer Eric Andres Ferrer; graduated from Miami Dade Music College earning a A.A. in Music Theory and Composition. Afterwards He Continued to Pursue His B.A. in FIU. once College was Complete Eric Ferrer set out to create a curriculum for his students that e

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Erin M.
Top of the line lessons & content. Enjoying how much progress I’ve made in such little amount of time. Thanks Eric
Jim Castleton
Eric Ferrer teaching style is very clear/simple/ and intuitive. He really shows you there’s simplicity in learning anything. I thought the piano was a stride i always wanted to take on. Yet with Eric the process in learning how to use both hands was so simple that I was very surprised.
John M.
I recently bought a drum set to starting how to play but coming from no experience I had no idea what I was doing. I felt sloppy and uncoordinated so I decided to try and find a teacher that can meet my schedule/expectations. That is when I stumbled upon Eric Ferrer’s profile. The lessons were soooooo Simplistic 😌 he really gave me peace of mind. Eric Broke the process into its barebones and revealed how simple it is to learn drums. I love my new teacher, he has the best patience, attitude, and commitment to you the student and the lesson.
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Andrea C.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Life Coaching, Music, Fitness, Psychology, Mediation, Healthy Cooking, Religion, Singing, Songwriting, Painting, Bodybuilding, Fashion, and more... from CCSU (Connecticut Central University), Donahues School of Music, Various Online Studies and Courses
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andrea C.

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In Guitar Classes you will learn steps how to play guitar for your own enjoyment or for an audience.
1 - You will learn to play major and minor guitar chords,
2 - You will learn a variety of songs and to develop strumming techniques, string names and other guitar details.
3 - We will reach your goals and set goals for your future playing.

Advanced Beginner Lessons - Learning to Create and Write your own music and songs if you desire to.

I look forward to working with you !

About Andrea

I love teaching and inspiring people so that they can achieve and feel the best they can be in their life. With my many years of experience and education I look forward to helping you through your life journey and reaching your goals. Let me help you organize your life. You will enjoy my friendly

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Great instructor very caring and knowledgeable.
Bryan M.
Very sweet, kind, and helpful

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"Engaging and technical tutor. Pays a lot of attention to developing a good technique and developing good style. Involving, fun, humorous and fantastic for long-term progress."
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Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Joe is a great teacher for my son - patient, enthusiastic and adapts the music for learning to my son's interest. Can't recommend enough - great!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Joe S.
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"Our son took his first lesson with Ahmad this week and thoroughly enjoyed himself. Ahmad is patient and understanding, which are two traits that beginner guitar lessons absolutely require. He sent our son home with practice sheets, and wrote out the basic chords for "Smoke On The Water", which was awesome because he can learn to play something that he has heard on the radio, which inspires him to play more! Ahmad Guitar Lessons are a perfect starting point for the little Eddie Van Halen in your house as well!"
Ivania
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I took lessons with James for about 18 months. Simply put, James is awesome. He is an awesome guitar player, and a fantastic teacher. I started out a total novice at the time of our first lesson. I could barely switch chords in the beginning. When I look back on what he tought me, I totally appreciate the importance of an actual teacher vs self teaching through videos and articles etc. A teacher is totally necessary and James' lessons covered all styles of music, music theory, improvising, and all done on both acoustic and electric guitars. He made learning the guitar easy and fun, which is always what he emphasized - learning should be fun and enjoyable. At the end of the day it is up to the guitar student to practice practice and practice some more - and with that discipline combined with James' instruction and coaching, you will be set up for success."
Anthony
Took Guitar lessons from James S.
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"Patient, attentive, dedicated and empathetic. In Andrea I found a guitar teacher who is able to understand exactly the kind of player I am and what I need to learn to be the musician I aspire to be."
Guilherme
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Great first lesson. Fun and helped me understand new chords."
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Took Guitar lessons from Melody S.
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"The best teacher EVER!!"
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"I've been trying to teach myself guitar for 8 years now, just bits and pieces of a lot of songs, but after taking lessons from Andy for the last 2 month's, I can now play almost 40 songs all the way thru, and getting ready to put a band together, I couldn't have done it without Andy, He is an Awesome Teacher, Very Easy to work with, I would recommend taking lessons from Andy, If you want to take your guitar playing to the Next Level."
Tommy
Took Guitar lessons from Andy M.
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"Daniel was wonderful! He was punctual and very encouraging. Great first lesson."
Meredith
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Shows great patience with a novice and extremely knowledgeable about music theory."
Felicia
Took Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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