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Max Z.

7 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $25
  • Awarded 2017 Texas Flatpicking Guitar Championship- 3rd place from Bay Area Bluegrass Association
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Max Z.

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Private Acoustic Guitar Teacher

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 100 shows or more since returning to Austin in 2016. Lessons are tailored to your level and goals. We can focus on tunes you want to play, i

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Erika tatum
Max was prepared and was flexible with teaching both guitar and mandolin. He was very patient and knowledgeable.
Skyler C.
Max is a great instructor! Made my 14 year old daughter feel at ease and made great use of each 45 minute lesson. Great knowledge, patience and an all around cool teacher!
Christopher M.
Great teacher!

Derek V.

19 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Supported Artist from Ableton, Izotope, Fishman
  • Guitar Performance from University of Colorado
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Derek V.

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Private Acoustic Guitar Teacher

I have been teaching acoustic guitar since 2000, and can teach anything from bluegrass to Dave Matthews.

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.
Dennis
Derek is a very knowledgable instructor, easy to talk to, and I found his teaching technique is very motivating. He set realistic practice goals for the next session, which will require me to do my part, but that's the reason we show up, to learn how to play a musical instrument.
I highly recommend him.
Luis R.
Derek was very helpful! No time was wasted! Awesome 1st lesson!
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Waldemar R.

1 Review
Round Rock, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • BA in Music Education from Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Waldemar R.

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Private Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Experienced guitar teacher of 20 years with a BA in Music Education available for eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I have performed, toured and recorded many times with major artists around the world and I want to share my knowledge with everyone. Has successfully completed tours with artists including Latin Grammy Award Winners Ricardo Arjona and Robi Dräco Rosa. Has shared the stage with accomplished musicians like Rusty Anderson (Paul McCartney) and Gaby Moreno (Latin Grammy Award Winner). I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of music skills. I specialize in acoustic instruments (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, Puerto Rican cuatro and ukulele). I’m also an accomplished music producer and songwriter, so I can also help students interested in music production and songwriting skills. Originally from Puerto Rico, I have extensive experience in pop and Latin-pop music. Lessons in ...

About Waldemar

Acoustic Guitar . Electric Guitar . Classical Guitar . Puerto Rican Cuatro . Ukulele . Music Production . Songwriting Based in Austin, Texas, Waldemar R. currently works as a producer, session player, songwriter and guitar teacher. Waldemar is professional guitar player with a BA in Music Educa

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Mabel
Waldemar is the best guitar teacher, ever!!! I've improved so much since I started taking lessons from him. He's kind and patient, clear when explaining/teaching, and super talented. I love that he's a professional musician and producer, so he definitely knows what he's doing. AND, he's bilingual!!! I've been taking one-on-one lessons in his studio, and some online lessons as well -which work really well, too-, in Spanish!

Waldemar es el mejor maestro de guitarra!!! He mejorado muchísimo desde que comencé a tomar clases con él. Es un maestro amable y paciente, muy claro al explicar, y muy talentoso. Además, es un músico profesional, así q sabe lo que está haciendo. Y es bilingüe!!! Tomo clases en su estudio, y a veces online, en Español!

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Natasha C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Natasha C.

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Online Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Hey everyone! I spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, but in my spare time I love passing along the gift of music via teaching. I've been playing guitar for half my life, and in addition to guitar I can also teach beginner bass, piano, drums and music production. I've taught all different kinds of students, ranging in age and ability. I tailor my lessons specifically for each students needs, and to match their personalities and interests. Wanna learn how to play a Taylor Swift song? Sick! Wanna learn a blues chord progression? Awesome! Wanna learn how to shred like a Norwegian death metal god? I got you!

About Natasha

I graduated from Berklee College of Music and spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist. I've played concerts to thousands of people, national/international TV shows, countless tours and festivals. My most important goal is for my students to

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Michelle
Natasha is an incredible teacher! She’s super knowledgeable, very patient and fun! Love taking learning guitar with her. I’ve noticed a big improvement in a short time working with her. She gives great suggestions to get your playing to the next level. I highly recommend working with no matter what your level of playing.
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Ben R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ben R.

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I have taught guitar since 2012 and have been playing since 2000. I am happy to take students at the beginner and intermediate levels. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
Lauren
I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental.
Pam
Ben has been working with our daughter since January 2019, when she turned 6 1/2. He arrives at our home on time each week and he works with her at an age appropriate level. We appreciate that he recognizes the effort she puts into the weeks when she practices often and he gently makes her aware when she hasn't practiced enough. He always speaks with her in a kind way and with us in a collaborative manner. We all want her to enjoy her piano experience, and we are thankful to have found Ben just a few blocks away from our home.
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Elliot J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Psychology, Minor in Music from University of Arizona
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Elliot J.

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Online Acoustic Guitar Teacher

My music education began 27 years ago with private lesson on clarinet. 5 years later, I began studying guitar, bass, theory and improvisation.

I am a professional musician who plays guitar for a local cover band. I also sub for local groups in the area and have been asked to perform as a guest musician. This is also my 4th year as musical director of a brass band in which I am responsible for selecting and arranging their music, as well as directing then during live performances.

Studying theory and multiple instruments at a young age allowed me to become quite diverse as I am able to play or teach any style. Lessons are customized to each student to ensure that the fundamentals are mastered as well as focusing on what interests the individual student.

I have taught music for 7 years and my students have ranged in age from 6-45 years old.

About Elliot

I believe that all students need to learn the fundamentals of their instrument, but lessons should be fun and geared toward the individual. My lessons are customized to each student and are the perfect combination of fundamentals and studying the styles, artists, and topics that interest YOU!

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"I came to Chris with no knowledge on how to play guitar and he helped me develop great habits and start playing. He was very flexible with scheduling and even came to my place multiple times. I recommend Chris to anyone ready to get into guitar it was a fantastic experience."
- Jacob
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Although it was the first lesson , It is obvious Ben is very good on teaching.His approach is totally according to student's needs and level (it is very important!) He is very kind person and explains the things very well .My 13 years old daughter liked his teaching so much. Most important for us,was He does not start with boring cliches which you can find anywhere in the planet . You start to play with Ben from the first lesson. He is also very cooperative and flexible and open for the new ideas and requests. I strongly recommend him for all level guitarists , especially who already knows a few things and wants to improve to next level . Regards"
- Cengiz
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben Z.
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"It was only our first lesson together but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Loralee made the experience relaxing and fun. More than just learning the notes, Loralee teaches you to express the emotion and passion in a song that comes out so beautifully in a guitar. Wonderful guitar teacher. 5 stars"
- Reinhardt
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Loralee W.
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"Fantastic!!!!!"
- Andy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Spiros is an amazing highly experienced teacher with deep knowledge of music. He is very friendly makes you fel very comfortable from the first moment you meet him. I think that i wouldnt find a better teacher than him. He is awesome!"
- Kleanthis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Spiros S.
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"Eric really listens to where you are at with your playing and builds off of that in order to help you reach your goals."
- Thuy-Dung
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Worked with Chris for the last 9 months weekly, I was a complete beginner on Acoustic only having a small background on Bass 20 years ago. Chris came in with a formal plan that incorporated the important foundation concepts and practice strategies, all while ensuring that we used music that kept my interest in keep up my playing. He was very flexible, sometimes we jammed, sometimes we focused on concepts and technique - it was all dependent on the mood of the week, but he always came prepared for both. I *highly* recommend Chris, I look forward to continuing our relationship in the future."
- Anthony
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"Moma is a great teacher. He was carefully monitoring my progress and tailoring each advice and lesson to my needs and level. He could recognise my talent and give me support exactly where I need it. Learning how to play some nice tunes with Moma is a breeze and a pleasure!"
- Teodora
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Moma A.
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"CHRIS was awesome!!! My first lesson was with a guitar that I’d had for years, he fixed the guitar so that I would have something to practice on, whilst he fixed the guitar he didn’t forget why he was there and went over notes and chords etc, After fixing my guitar we had time to go over the gchord and I pretty much had it as he was walking out the door. I’m very pleased!!!"
- Duran
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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"My 6yo son has been taking guitar lessons for a couple months now and we have been thrilled with how much Emi has helped improve his skills. Would highly recommend"
- Sarah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Emiliano T.
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