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Ray M.

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

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

62 Reviews
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beginner to intermediate
chord/note approach

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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Dylan B.
Lessons were for my 19yr old son. He LOVED the time Lisa spent with him. He got to “know” her personally and then they spent time learning the piano. He was VERY impressed :) She’s also helping him with guitar (and they’ll do that on another day).
Cetoya
Very nice and cool teacher, I am excited for my next lesson!
Emma M.
Great and patient teacher. My daughter felt very comfortable during the lesson

Riley W.

5 Reviews
Frisco, TX
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Professional Guitarist from Guitar Institute of Technology
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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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Jillian V.

57 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Awarded Hands on Assistance in Yoga, Advance Training from Yoga Haven
  • Bachelor's of Science, Music Therapy, Classical Voice, Creative Writing from SUNY New Paltz
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Jillian V.

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One of my favorite things is playing acoustic guitar while singing. If this is your goal, I think we'd work well together. I also have a few guitar books that I use if you're interested in learning to play lead guitar in a band or orchestra, and learn to read music.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I fin

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Julie
Jillian is so supportive. Working with her helps me to listen to and to cultivate my kind inner voice as I work on my voice I share with others.
Sky and Kayla F.
Jillian is enthusiastic and our kids loved the fun way she taught them about the parts of the guitar. They want to do well & make her proud of them, which is motivating for them.
Jamie C.
Jillian is an absolutely fantastic singing teacher! My daughter learned so much. Jillian is patient, knowledgable and has a gorgeous voice! I highly recommend her lessons!
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Jason W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded ZAKK WYLDE COVER CONTEST from http://www.musicmeetsvideo.com/
  • Music Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2009
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Jason W.

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I've been playing guitar and creating music since I was 13 years old. Between playing for 17 years and teaching for 14, I have a lot of knowledge to pass on to my students. Whether you want to write your own music, read and transcribe music (learn by ear), learn to play your favorite songs or anything in between. I will help you reach your goals and become a more knowledgeable guitar player and musician while having fun in the process! Let's get started!

About Jason

I've been playing and studying guitar for 17 years as well as teaching for 14. I grew up in Minnesota and started playing guitar when I was 13 years old. Self-taught for three years, I developed a passion and love for music. Upon turning 16, I expanded my knowledge studying with a local guitarist,

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Josh
Jason is an AMAZING TEACHER!!! He is so fun and knowledgeable. I found him on Instagram. I was always admiring his guitar playing whenever I saw his videos. I reached out to him and I took my first lesson last week via Skype since I'm living in a different state. I'm looking forward to what he is gonna teach me next! Thank you so much Jason!
Jimmy
I took several lessons with Jason and he is a very knowledgeable guitar teacher and he makes the learning experience a good one. He breaks down the teaching experience so even the most beginning student can understand it and he caters to his students individual needs.
Lauren M.
Jason is awesome. He is intelligent, prepared, cool, kind, and patient. I'm really looking forward to getting better at this guitar thing with him. I STRONGLY RECOMMEND HIM YOU LOVERS, ARTISTS, FRIENDS, AND STRANGERS.

Anne T.

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Starting at $67
  • Speaks polish
  • Teaches students 5 to 88
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anne T.

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Ania is a Los Angeles based guitarist, songwriter, producer, and collaborator. Ania graduated University of Southern California with a BA in studio guitar and a BS in Music Industry while also taking guitar classes at Musicians Institute in Hollywood. Ania specializes in rock music: anything from Metal, to Alternative, to Punk, classic rock, to grunge, to hard rock, but she also plays blues, jazz, fusion, latin, and pop. She studied under Richard Smith, Tim Kobza, Stig Mathisen, Allen Hinds, Scott Henderson, Daniel Gilbert, and Steve Trevato.

About Anne

Hello! Im Ania, a professional guitarist based in Los Angeles and playing around town. As your guitar teacher, I will teach you the foundational knowledge and skills you’ll need to realize your potential as a guitarist/musician. You will progress faster than student sof other instructors because I

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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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"I have been taking lessons with Prawit for over a year, and I've learned more in that time than I had in my previous six years of playing without instruction.

For pretty much anything you want to learn Prawit will have 5 different excersises for it. I didn't really even know what I wanted to learn going into the lessons, but Prawit was able to take my vague idea and guide me to becoming a better musician and guitar player.

Beyond that he's a very kind and non-judgmental person. I would highly recommend taking lessons with him."
Olek
Took Guitar lessons from Prawit S.
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"Very knowledgeable and helpful. A good skilled teacher and tailored the lesson plan to our needs. Overall an enjoyable experience for our 16 year old son."
Alex
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher H.
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"She explained things so my 10 year old granddaughter could understand. I like that a lot."
Suzette
Took Guitar lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Great Guitar Teacher

I'm really enjoying taking guitar lessons from Steven. He's easy going, fun to learn from and is not only teaching the mechanics of playing guitar but also the ear training and theory behind music in general and performance in particular."
Warren
Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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"Aimee is patient and very easy to work with."
Caleb
Took Guitar lessons from Aimee B.
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"Thnak You Eric

Learning new things in life can be difficult and is never an easy journey. Eric has given me the motivation and confidence to not only learn how to play the guitar but to love and appreciate music more than I've ever had. Thank you Eric for giving me the opportunity to play music for my kids. Thank You!"
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"MY daughter loves playing!!

I tried to teach my daughter, Rose, how to play the guitar and I couldn't get her to follow through with her lessons. Al has made the guitar fun for her. She'll play AT LEAST an hour a day now, learning songs given to her and playing warm-ups like scales.

Al also teaches music theory so Rose understands music more. Any teacher that gets a student that excited is doing something right."
Rob
Took Guitar lessons from Al P.
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"I have been studying with Ahmad for just about 2 months. But that's enough for me to say he is an awesome guitar teacher. I think his teaching experience and method is a huge advantage for people who need professional guidance.

I was self-teaching for about a year before I came to Ahmad. It worked out just fine. I learned something. But I started to get confused at a point where I don't know how to move forward. I like a very specific group of guitarist (mostly Chinese fingerstyle players). And I wanted to learn how to master songs from those guitarist. And there is no such website or book that would teach me how to do that. Most of the guitar books or websites either give out general informations or put all information together as a mess.

Finally I decided to find a teacher. I found the lesson with Ahmad pretty effective. He is an experienced teacher who knows what you need to learn in order to achieve your goal. He has plenty of handouts that really helps me practice. The most important thing I learned from him is the big picture of guitar learning. For example, I learned the connection between scales and chords, why/how to improvise with these, how to go from there to other relevant things, etc.

When I look back over a year, I realize I have wasted some much time and effort trying to teach myself and wish it could have similar outcome as having a good teacher. Studying with Ahmad saves me so much time and effort (because it's actually easier!)"
Wei
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Donnie is great. I can see The difficulty with learning guitar online but he does a great job. We are really looking forward to the future lessons."
Chase
Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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