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John B.

100 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

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Learn how to play many styles of guitar, including Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and Suzuki guitar. Through one on one instruction, students will learn scales, improvisation and solo phrasing, note reading, theory, chords and chord progressions. In addition, students will also learn how to play their favorite song/s, whether it be Led Zeppelin, Greenday, Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis or Stevie Ray Vaughn. Through the useful tools on line and the many great music software programs that are now available, students will find learning a song to be very easy and enjoyable.!

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!
Scott B.
John is very patient and extremely knowledgeable. He is the best instructor/teacher i have had in the many years I have taken lessons.
Judith W.
Excellent and it's just my first lesson!

Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Tommy W.

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While teaching bass is my specialty, I've been teaching guitar for 4 years and have amassed quite the collection. The overwhelming majority of my students at the shops I teach at take lessons on guitar, so most of my time is actually spent teaching guitar. In lessons, we'll cover basic chords, scales, and rhythms, as well as some introductory music theory so the student knows why they're playing what they play.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.
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David S.

24 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Sam M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Jonathan B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Finalist, Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards from ASCAP Foundation
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Jonathan B.

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I teach students of all ages and ability levels how to play their favorite songs. Any style, any era. I don't believe in forcing someone to play music they wouldn't listen to. Music lessons should be fun, relaxing, with the ultimate goal of playing the music that the student enjoys!

About Jonathan

I'm a friendly and fun guitar teacher. I help my students play their favorite songs quickly. From the first lesson you can expect to be playing the music you love! The lessons are completely customized to you. You are free to learn any style of music you wish. I also love to help students write and

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Mali D.
Highly recommended, very happy we found Jonathan! My daughter took to him right away, and learned a lot from him right from the start. The material he gave her to work on will be challenging for her, but not overwhelming, and she's excited to learn and progress.
Chris iannetta
Great teacher. Easy to understand. Great communication skills.
Tina H.
A great instructor!

My son had started with Jonathan in August and he has learned so many songs he loves and wants to learn! My son connects with Jonathan really well and I find my son practicing and doing what Jonathan has told him to do. Jonathan is great!
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Christopher H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Christopher H.

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I have been paying guitar/bass and performing live for over 8 years, and have 2 years of teaching experience. My strongest genres are blues, folk, and classic rock, but I can teach the basics of any genre, and will adapt my lessons to the goals of the student. I can help beginner/early-intermediate musicians develop their ear, learn to read music, develop good technique, and deepen their appreciation of the music they already love. Message me if you are interested!

About Christopher

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 8 years, and have been performing live for almost as long. I have played with a number of bands since high school and have been part of multiple recording projects. I recently recorded a few songs with some friends of mine that are in the mixing stage. H

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Cooper
I've been trying to learn to play off and on for a couple of years, usually just watching online tutorials. I made slight progress, but nothing too substantial. Decided I should try a real lesson, and its made a huge difference! Personalized instruction allows you to make the exact adjustments you need, and with an instructor focusing on you, they'll see things you may not have noticed yourself. Christopher helped me improve more than I ever have before, and I know I'll be reaching out to him again for a follow up in the near future!
Chelsea
Chris is a really nice guy! I enjoyed a lot with him during the class, it was fun and inspiring. As a beginner, he not only gave me the basic music knowledge but also guided me through practicing and taught me to find out simple melody by ear. I will recommend you to take class him, you will not regret it.
Nancy
Christopher was wonderful. He gave me the basic understanding of the chords and now I’m able to play many songs! I was a beginner with zero experience. Thank you, Christopher! His exercises and teaching techniques were terrific!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Great Falls 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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"Carla sent me home with so many songs/chords to practice on my own after our lesson, so prepared! I learned much more from just our first lesson than I would have thought. She also was fine when our lesson ran overtime, some instructors will cut you off right at 30 minutes. Very helpful, can't wait for the next lesson!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"Greg is so patient with my son during his lessons and has an encouraging and tailored approach to help children learn in a way that helps them progress without stress. My son looks forward to his weekly lessons and is excited about learning guitar!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Ryan was very friendly and upbeat and worked so well with my 12 year old daughter."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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"As a complete beginner, I was intimidated to start learning guitar but Jonah has done a fantastic job of allaying my fears. I highly highly recommend him, especially if you're just starting out. He's patient, knowledgeable, well prepared, and most importantly, passionate. His enthusiasm is infectious and inspires me to keep working hard."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"Really happy with Mike. He knows how to work with kids. My son feels confident on his first class. Thank you."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mike B.
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"It was a great start. I look forward to the next one."
Rafael
Took Guitar lessons from Gabriel H.
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"My daughter really enjoys her lessons with Rhonda. She lets her find her own style and is very patient with her."
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Took Guitar lessons from Rhonda S.
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"Keeps the lesson moving and is very positive with feedback."
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Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"I have always wanted to learn how to play guitar but just never really knew where to begin. My wife surprised me with lessons for fathers day. I am currently approaching one year playing thanks to meeting Steve and taking weekly lessons with him. Steve is a wonderful person and the absolute best person to learn from. He is extremely patient and and passionately inspiring. He really cares about your growth in learning a new instrument and goes beyond the normal preparation to assure you get the most success out of your time and works closely with you on what you personally would like to achieve with your learnings. I would highly recommend Steve for anyone, at any age, that is either looking to extend their craft or those like me who is ready to learn something new and enjoyable in their life."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Omar and I hit it off. He's very friendly, easy going and professional. I look forward to working with him and becoming a better guitar player."
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Took Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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