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Sam M.

9 Reviews
Potomac, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Sam M.

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The most important thing to me is to keep the student interested and engaged in the lessons. This way learning guitar is easy and fun, not a struggle. A great place to start is by learning songs you enjoy listening to. Then later moving on, applying theory and scales to the songs we have learned.

About Sam

Hi! I'm a recent graduate of Berklee College of music where I majored in professional music. This included music theory and guitar instruction, as well as reading and writing music notation and charts in different styles. I also play frequently, including shows at The 9:30 Club, The Howard Theater

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Mady
Sam is great! He is attentive and great with my 9 yo. He is also flexible and easy to schedule. We plan to continue in-home guitar lessons with him for a foreseeable future.
Jaye
Terrible experience. I bought a package of 20 lessons for my 9yo nephew. He looked forward to it ever day from Xmas to the first week of January. Sam canceled the first lesson only 2hours prior its beginning. Then canceled the second lesson 10 minutes before he was supposed to be there because he “forgot” he had a “recording session today”. During the only lesson my nephew had, Sam didn’t show any ability to tailor a lesson to a child. Instead he gave him a pick, which dismayed me, and taught him a rock song we never heard of.
When I contacted the company they were very nice about it but I had to challenge their vetting process of teachers.
Dara
It was an excellent lesson! I really learned a lot from it. I was able to learn one song and start on a second on my first lesson only! Definitely recommend Sam to anyone thinking about picking up the guitar!
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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Tara L.

20 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music a

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Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
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Justin M.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music from California Polytechnic State University
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Justin M.

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After years of playing, I know how to break down the guitar and teach it to anyone willing to learn. I take the 80/20 approach to learning guitar and will get you up and playing in no time. Lessons will teach you the following:

* songs you actually want to play
* how to read music and guitar tablature
* chords and progressions
* music theory
* guitar technique for all styles to make you a well-rounded player
* learn how to write your own tunes and jam in any style with anyone

About Justin

Like most guitarists, I had always wanted to play the guitar as a little kid. Luckily, my parents finally caved to the request (ok ok, incessant begging) and I began my guitar journey at the age of 11. After now 20 years of playing and 12 years of teaching, I am excited to share my experience and t

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Had a great 1st lesson with Justin. He listened to my goals and I feel great about starting with him!
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Mark L.

78 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 1990
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Mark L.

78 Reviews
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You will be guided by me through method books. You will use a notation system that suits you best. I have developed a system a 6 year old can read/play on guitar. I will create supplemental materials to help you fill your voids so you can catch up to your appropriate level.

About Mark

AS OF APRIL 21, 2020 I AM ONLY TEACHING ONLINE. I DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE STUDENTS VISITING MY STUDIO BECAUSE OF THE CORONA OUTBREAK. I teach according to your individual needs. I only teach in my own studio. I do not travel anymore. I also have time to teach lessons every other week. You may inquir

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Tanya E.
Wonderful instructor; I am a beginner at piano and was surprised how quickly I began to learn! Mark is patient, encouraging and informative. Highly recommend!!
Yun L.
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Zach
Mark is a smart, talented, and highly responsive teacher. His knowledge of the material (jazz piano) is evident, as is his skill. Every lesson he encourages me to reach out with additional questions or ask for additional resources, and he's quick to provide a lead sheet or hand-written notes explaining music theory. He explains concepts well, is patient, and encouraging. I think of Mark as a guide to help me on my musical journey, and he's been a wonderful guide (at a great price).
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Steven B.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Associate - Music from Southwestern
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Steven B.

38 Reviews
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The guitar is the most popular instrument in the world. Steven B is one of the best instructors out there. He teaches many styles of guitar music, pop, rock, and many music genres. Teaching all the fundamentals of technique in guitar for correct hand positions, fingering, strumming, finger picking, hybrid picking, and the C-A-G-E-D formula, depending upon the interest of the student. All levels taught. Beginners are welcome. Prepare to learn and have a lot of fun!

ABOUT STEVEN B
I have over 40 years experience teaching music. I have taught piano, guitar, and voice to possibly a thousand students. I am a great voice instructor, one of the best piano teachers, and a very good guitar teacher. I teach all around the world via Skype and students come to my music studio as well. All 5 Star reviews from students!

ABOUT MY ONLINE GUITAR LESSONS
You will feel like you are in my music studio being right there with me! I have vast experience in teaching online guitar lessons to students like

About Steven

Steven B, Instructor PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE For over 30 years, Steven B has been successfully teaching hundreds of students on piano, guitar, and voice. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He teaches all styles, ages and skill levels. Beginners are most cert

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Jackie H.
Steven is a great guitar teacher. He is very patient, but thorough. He is very good at explaining things. I look forward to my lesson every week.
Justina U.
Mr. Steve is a great blessing to my Child. My son has learnt a lot from his piano lessons and now plays piano in church.
Natalie S.
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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Centreville is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Great lesson, easy to understand, and I left with great materials to practice."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"John Butler is a great teacher

John is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable about the guitar and the technical aspects of music, and he is also very personable and encouraging. When I started lessons with John last summer I had been playing the guitar for over 30 years, and feel I have learned a tremendous amount from him.

I would recommend him for any level of lessons. He's a great guy!"
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Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Fantastic mentor!

Rob instructed my daughter in both acoustic guitar and voice for nearly four years. His creative technique and wealth of musical knowledge helped her to increase her abilities, raise her confidence, and foster her own love of all things musical. With Rob's influence, she is now able to play multiple instruments and has fully overcome her performance anxiety. Rob is an amazing musician in his own right and is fully willing to share his wisdom with his students. I would highly recommend him to anyone who truly loves music and wishes to discover and extend their own latent abilities."
megan
Took Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Michelle is very patient and goes at my pace which is good"
Joy
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Good start, looking forward to working with Jeremie and learning how to play guitar!"
Chuck
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
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"I started receiving lessons from David a few years ago, to improve my guitar abilities. I always used to tell people, "I've been playing guitar since the Eighties, though you would never know it." At the time I started, I knew some Metal riffs, three-chord Punk Rock progressions, and simple 12-bar blues. Though I took two guitar classes and first-year Music Theory in college in the early Nineties, the only scale I could say I knew was "blues pentatonic," emphasis on the quotation marks.

My goal was to relearn Modes/Scales, and brush up on theory, so that I could write more complex material. David taught me that, and so much more. Over these few years, I've learned Progressive Rock, Fusion/Jazz, and even some Country styles, as well as a great deal more about Metal and, yes, even Punk from David. I can play leads and solos with much more proficiency, in timing with the rhythm, and more tonally correct, than I ever could before. He has also helped me read music better, construct more professional-sounding compositions, and has started me on my own path to produce my own recordings, from recommending and using recording software, to capturing dynamics with mic placement, to mixing the rough takes to get the most out of the sound.

For a musician of any level or caliber, having an instructor like David is a true asset--for he has the knowledge and skills to take an entry-level musician every step of the way to becoming a professional performer, recorder, mixer, engineer, and producer. The only limit to the lesson's potential is your own level of determination, which David quite expertly helps you to improve with every session. Even if your goal is to simply learn to play one song on one instrument--and David teaches MANY instruments--he will have you playing that song like the musician who wrote it before you realize it--as long as you stick with your practice between lessons. That part's up to you!"
Marc
Took Guitar lessons from David C.
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"Infectious Enthusiasm

What makes Ryan a terrific instructor is more than just his extensive guitar knowledge. It's more than the personalized curriculum and patient approach he offers to each student. It's even more than his great sense of humor and the encouragement he brings to each lesson. What makes Ryan a truly great instructor becomes apparent within moments of meeting him: this dude LOVES the guitar. Simple as it sounds, the sheer enthusiasm he has for the instrument is infectious and carries over into his lessons in such a way that you can't help but take it home with you. Learning a new instrument can be a daunting and difficult journey, but you will not find an instructor more willing to guide you through it than Ryan."
Mitch
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Very patient and prepared. This teacher has tremendous knowledge and knows how to communicate it. Highly recommend!"
Albert
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I'm keeping Trevor for as long as he will have me as a student. I have learned so much more than I could dream of on my own, even with friends and all the goodies on-line. I really am starting to feel like a guitar player now thanks to Trevor."
Mark
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor S.
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"She was very nice and went slow. She understood what I was confused about and went slow for me."
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Took Guitar lessons from Lisa C.
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