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John N.

12 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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John N.

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Blues Guitar and Bass, Rock Guitar and Bass, Chords and Chord Progressions, Basic Music Theory, Performance, Vocals, Songwriting

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksil

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Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.
Robert
John is extremely knowledgeable and the lessons are enjoyable.
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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.
Jillian A.

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Carlos H.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carlos H.

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I am a teacher with several years of experience, and I think that every student can develop their own voice on the instrument. I’m always trying to find new ways to play and teach, and also make music learning fun.

About Carlos

I am a professional jazz guitar player. I graduated from USFQ College of Music in Ecuador, and got my Master’s degree at the New England Conservatory of Music. Also, I’m currently studying music education. In the past couple years, I’ve recorded two albums as a collaborator, and had one tour throug

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Tene J.
Carlos definitely earned a 5 star rating! Bought lessons for a friend as a gift after I watched a couple of his YouTube videos. Before and after bookong, he was communicative and flexible on scheduling. My friend just took her first lesson and could not contain her excitement! Said she learned more in 45 minutes than she had in for plus years. She plans to continue learning from him. Thanks Carlos!
Charles W.
Coming from piano, the guitar has always seemed daunting to me. Prior to my lessons with Carlos, I had tried to teach myself songs/chords without much luck. Fortunately for me, Carlos turned out to be an extremely patient, friendly and competent teacher - I immediately knew I’d be progressing quickly with him! His qualifications speak for themselves, but I can’t recommend Carlos enough.
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Billy N.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
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Billy N.

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Play the music you want to play. I often use a combination of styles to get you to advance in your guitar skills whether you are a stone beginner or advanced. I've been teaching for over 20 years and can tailor lessons to the individual using the music you want and my large repertoire ranging from simple American Folk through Advanced modern music. I can get you to accompany,solo and also read music too( if you wish). I have concise approaches to all matters of technique, scale work and arpeggios. You can be confident that you are coming to an experienced teacher/player who cares deeply about music and loves helping the student progress.

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music

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Rolf T.
So far great - just started
Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!

Jeff J.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME) from University of Illinios
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence on the guitar. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a vari

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He is funny and makes songs of your choice.
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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Fairfax, VA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Fairfax is $64. 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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"I'm a complete newbie and Indigo has been a great instructor for helping to get me going! I appreciate that she brings in some basic music theory from the get-go so that you have a basis for understanding / navigating the instrument. I appreciate her patience and emphasis on slowing down and practicing with consistency."
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Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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Richard is an outstanding teacher. Extremely knowledgeable and a great ability to teach others. Lessons are a lot of fun and you will make real progress. Great attitude and very encouraging."
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Took Guitar lessons from Richard D.
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Took Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"I have been taking lessons with Kevin for a few months now and i look forward to our bi weekly sessions. Kevin has a vast amount of musical knowledge and is easy to talk to and work with, he is understanding of skills and weaknesses and will benefit any student who wants to learn.
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Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin T.
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"I have been with Damien a little over a year. I have learn a lot about music from reading sheet music to playing the guitar. Damien is very knowledgeable (guitar, banjo, piano, and more.) and works with you through any problems with a smile. I would recommend him to any one that is looking for a great music teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"My son has autism and Greg has done a fantastic job teasing out his strengths! In only 2 lessons he got my kiddo reading tab and able to follow along with a song at about half speed. It’s amazing to see how well my child responds to Greg’s instructions and demeanor, and I am impressed with how fast he has learned and is already able to play a simple tune."
Krista
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I've had a few lessons with Justin and have really enjoyed them, but he showed how awesome he is on my last lesson where I was about to give up and he managed to reinterest me. Job well done."
Tom
Took Guitar lessons from Justin M.
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I have worked with Juan for many years now, and he is a wonderful musician, very versatile and easy to work with. He is reliable and always on time, open to communicate and very professional. I fully recommend him."
Tracy
Took Guitar lessons from Juan G.
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"Amazing guitar teacher. Mike is so patient and easy to work with. I feel so confident playing guitar now because of my lessons. I feel very comfortable recommending him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mike B.
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"Julian has been very helpful to me and finding my way around a guitar. He has been patient with me and going along with the pace that I choose. I highly recommend to students beginner and advanced."
Josh
Took Guitar lessons from Julian Y.
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