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Tara L.

19 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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Sam M.

9 Reviews
Potomac, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2013
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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!

Joe B.

11 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portugues, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe B.

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The Essentials:

RockSmith Sound Check
Tuning
Changing strings
Strapping up
How to hold a pick
Plucking strings
Accents
Chords
Power chords
Double stops
Barre chords
Arpeggios
Music Notation
RockSmith Major Scales (Rocksmith Strings)

Techniques:

Shifting
Fretting
Sustains
Palm mutes
Slides
Bends
Tremelos
Hammer-ons
Pull-offs
Natural harmonics
Strumming patterns
Unpitched slides
Fret hand mutes
Improvising and jamming
Vibrato
Scales and modes

About Joe

My method is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. My desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 and up) basic music skills using technology, rock, blues and worship, and this to serv

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Rishi A.
Kids liked Joe a lot!
Sophie D.
Joe continues to work with my 7-year-old daughter, she loves his technique and style.
Praneel + Preeti K.
Joe is patient and is very flexible with schedule changes. My kids love his class.

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William C.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Awarded Special Commendation For Outstanding Musicianiship from Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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William C.

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I want students to excel the fastest they can on guitar. Though I know it is important to let students learn at their own pace, I will never cease to challenge them through difficult pieces or exercises. I will develop plans and keep track of progress so that students and I can stay organized and ensure the learning is fluent. I will direct lessons based on what the student wants to learn most and what genres of music they are interested in. I also change the structure of lessons based on how the student learns. The basics I want students to learn from my lessons are basic chords, fretboard knowledge and music theory, finger-picking styles, pick and strumming techniques, left-hand techniques, and most importantly I want to teach students how to listen. I will train students ears through ear training exercises and songs. I firmly believe the better the student’s ears can get, the better the musician they can be. Besides just teaching songs, I want students to understand the theory, ...

About William

Music has been a big part of my life since I was a child singing in musical theater. My passion for music led me to pursue a music degree at California State University, Sacramento. Throughout my time there I have learned a plethora about pedagogy, theory, musicianship, music history, composing, an

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Oanh C.
We are so happy that we finally found a trained musician to teach my 13 yo son. Now my husband and I are taking lessons from William also. I feel that I finally have found the key to open up my music talent! Lol. William is very dedicated teacher and musician. He is skillful and he knows exactly what his students can do to make progress. Our time with him is very productive. If you want your kids to enjoy learning guitar in an encouraging environment, William is a great instructor. His time is valuable and he makes it worth your time.
John
William is a great teacher so far. He is also a pleasant person and very flexible with schedule and teaching style to meet students' needs.
Christopher C.
My son and husband are taking lessons from William. I am so pleased that we have found a true musician., they seem to learn a lot in a few short lessons. My son starts to teach me guitar. His method makes the lesson easy for me to learn. His enthusiasm makes learning fun and 20 minutes lesson tolerable. I start to like my son more! William has changed my boy after only 2 lessons!

George C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
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George C.

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As with any instrument or art, you have to start somewhere and put work into. There are no shortcuts. However, a good instructor can quickly recognize what you wish to learn, zone in on those areas, and most importantly allow you the desire to keep play more. This type of guidance is the “shortcut”. For myself, I have 18+ years playing electric/acoustic guitar I have also attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA playing with other musicians and learning from the best instructors.

Beginner level: we have to start with positioning of you fret and pick hand. You can change a bit of this up later. To start, I might hear you play something: one note, a melody, or a riff just to see where you’re at. Starting from scratch? That’s perfectly fine.

We will work on two aspects: working towards playing single note melodies and strumming/learning basic chords. I would encourage learning the latter as pretty much all contemporary songs can be accompanied by rhythm guitar. Changing ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours, or online. It started with learning violin at an early age. It opened doors to my musical journey in the future. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ and attended M

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

Isaiah S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music from Chicago College of Performing Arts
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Isaiah S.

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Learn proper technique, chord and theory fundamentals, and how to develop your style through classic and fun tunes!

About Isaiah

An active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and skill levels. Isaiah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of

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Erik H.
For someone who has never taken a private music lesson before I able to relax and begin learning about music literacy and music theory by Isaiah's ability to express and articulate the fundamentals of guitar in a simplified way. It was rewarding to leave the lesson with new techniques to practice and have fun with.
Amara K.
Terrific. Great with kids
Katie D.
We have a kid that has major anxiety issues, quit piano after a couple of years of learning nothing, and didn't want to play a musical instrument for the rest of her life. She was forced to take an instrument in school, and ended up borrowing my (older than I'd like to admit) flute. We searched for a teacher that "got" anxiety kids, and found Isaiah. In less than a year, my daughter is better on flute than I was after taking years of lessons. She adores Isaiah, and was so good after only playing for couple of months last year that she ended up playing a duet for the whole school at the winter concert. This was from the kid who wanted to change schools rather than take mandatory band class. He's an amazing teacher.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Dunn Loring is $63. 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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Dave is a wonderful guitar teacher. He has an unique ability to help you understand the music. Great ear for music."
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Took Guitar lessons from Dave K.
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"It was a great start. I look forward to the next one."
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Took Guitar lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Mark is intuitive, talented and quite smart. He assessed my skill level and worked patiently to teach me new finger picking techniques. I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. I learned so many new things and I cannot wait to go practice my guitar."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"David was very organized, thorough and connected well my son. We are off to a great start."
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Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Dynamite Teacher

Steve is a very good and extremely patient teacher. As much as I may dislike learning theory, Steve knows how to bring it all together so that it makes sense...like a light bulb suddenly switched on in my head. All those pieces put together suddenly become songs I recognize. I highly recommend Steve to anyone wanting to learn from a very personable teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Guilherme has been extremely flexible and understanding with my 16 year old son. My son loves going to his lesson and knows he needs to practice a bit more at home.
I strongly recommend Guilherme!"
Luke
Took Guitar lessons from Guilherme F.
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"I learned some interesting techniques that I had never heard of. I look forward to my next lesson"
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Took Guitar lessons from David E.
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"Really helpful and Knowledgeable. Caters to students ability level quickly and presents the subject material in a way that helps that individual."
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Took Guitar lessons from Cindle V.
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"Jonah has been teaching our 5 year old daughter for a few months now. We are always impressed with his professionalism and his patient and gentle nature. He is very positive and encouraging with our daughter and he has very realistic expectations. She just loves him and so do we."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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