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Gustavo C.

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Arlington, VA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors of Music - Jazz Studies from UMBC
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gustavo C.

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Personalized guitar lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students that are tailored to your needs and goals, all in the comfort of your own home. I offer in-home and online lessons teaching everything from guitar chords and scales to songwriting and music theory. If you are looking to learn a specific genre, I specialize in jazz, rock, blues, Latin and pop. With my formal music education(Bachelors of Jazz Studies) and years of experience, I can help you become the guitarist you want to be. Don't miss out, schedule a trial lesson today!

About Gustavo

Hi! I am a musician, composer and teacher. I graduated from the University of Maryland - Baltimore County with a Bachelors in Music with a focus in Jazz Studies. My focus in teaching is helping you be the best musician you can be. I teach guitarist of all skill levels and ages, from beginners to

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Amrit C.
Started off learning some book fundamentals and ended with a basic song. He listens and has good direction. First lesson was great, looking forward to more.
Sebastián
Very encouraging instructor.

Joe B.

11 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portugues, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • 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.

Raymund De La P.

5 Reviews
Sterling, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Filipino
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
  • Bachelor of Music from University of the Philippines
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Raymund De La P.

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I've been teaching guitar for 25 years and my students have gone on to various musical fields of endeavor. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play simple chords and as time goes on you'll be able to play tunes or musical pieces. Every student has different goals ,wants and needs..and it is for this matter that an individual and personal approach is needed to address those musical aspects, which are specifically geared towards their learning the instrument .I use various resources at my disposal: books, cd's, dvd's as well as my many years of experience and knowledge of performing and teaching. I specialize in Jazz and Classical but I'm also knowledgeable in other genres such as pop, rock ,folk etc... For Jazz: I use the Berklee series ,For classical: I use the Matteo Carcassi and Fernando Sor methods .I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Raymund

Raymund de la Pena has been playing music professionally for the past 32 years and was introduced to music at an early age. He started playing the piano at age 8 and shifted to the guitar a year later when he heard "yesterday"by the Beatles, the reason for the move to a different instrument was ine

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Murat
Raymund was very knowledgeable in music theory and guitar. Looking forward to continuing with my lessons.
Toni D.
Great lesson and personality!
Zahra S.
We had a great start and instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful.

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Gregory M.

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Starting at $30
  • Jazz Studies from DePaul University
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gregory M.

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As a guitar teacher for 12 years, my lessons of a dynamic method which align with the individual goals of the student. Whether just starting out on the guitar, or looking to get over a plateau, we create a path that guides you to becoming a better player.

About Gregory

Hi! My name is Greg. I love music. I have played all kinds of music, from rock, jazz, blues, bluegrass, and classical professionally. My lessons come from years of study including a University Degree. My method is all about helping you attain your goals on the instrument. My lessons have helped peo

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Jillian V.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2011
  • 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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Angie M.
Jillian taught our two 6 year-old daughters how to play the guitar! Jillian is always so patient, encouraging, and always takes the time to foster a caring friendship with each of them. Our girls adore her, and we’re sure everyone who knows her does as well. If you want a stress-free and happy learning experience with the guitar, look no further than Jillian!
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Ryan B.

62 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Awarded 2012 Most Valuable Tutor from StudyPoint Test Prep
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ryan B.

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I teach rhythm and lead acoustic and electric guitar for any style of music I teach songs by Metallica, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, AC/DC and many, many more

About Ryan

Are you interested in learning a new instrument this year? I can help you accomplish your goals for 2021! I provide personalized and affordable online lessons. Online lessons are convenient and effective! My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to

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Teresa C.
My son has been learning the drums with Mr. Ryan for almost 5 years. We couldn't have asked for a better teacher! Mr. Ryan is kind, funny, patient, and knowledgeable. I don't think you could ask for any more in a teacher! Due to the pandemic, we've shifted to online learning for the past year and it has been such a blessing to be able to continue our learning. Without skipping a beat, Mr. Ryan has created an effortless way for students to learn online. We highly recommend lessons with Mr. Ryan. It's easier now than ever!
Jude
Ryan was knowledgeable, kind, and prepared. He found common ground that had my 8-year old engaged and followed up right after the first lesson. Looking forward to seeing my kid grow in his excitement.
Caroline A.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Herndon, VA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Herndon 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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"Great instructor. Thorough and informative."
Victor
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"Trevor is an amazing teacher. He is one of the best teachers I have come across for music, and I've had several. He has a near encyclopedic knowledge on almost all things music from composition to theory with a genuine interest in the material as well as teaching it. He is extremely patient, friendly, and kind of a nerd on several fronts, in the best, most awesome way possible I mean. If you want a truly comprehensive understanding of music from someone who knows what he is talking about and is fun to learn from, I'd say go with Trevor."
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Took Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"Rick is an exceptional instructor!!!

i could not have asked for a better instructor. i am a "no nothing" about music person. Rick is encouraging, kindhearted, and sincere. Even when i dont make much progress he still cheers me on. He gives me the will to learn this guitar, for it is very hard for me. if you dont know a thing about music, or you just want a great guy teaching you good music, Rick is the one for you.

Keep up the GREAT WORK."
Tammy
Took Guitar lessons from Rick P.
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"Knew exactly the right questions to ask to find out where you were to find a starting point, very helpful in showing you the physical positions to help you be comfortable while you play/learn. Felt like we were on the same page, and not intimidated when my playing was pretty bad haha. Very glad she's my teacher."
Sherri
Took Guitar lessons from Athena M.
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"Years ago I took Guitar Lessons at a local music store ( a very prominent one) as a raw beginner and quickly became frustrated with my lack of progress. Although my teacher was a great player and "very hot" to look at I soon began to feel like I was merely his "practice dummy."... I'd play the chords he showed me, endlessly,... while he seemed to be just practicing his solo playing. ... I then tried On-Line Lessons from various sites which were actually even less helpful and soon just lost interest completely.
A friend of mine said she had taken lessons from a Don DeBold for about 5 years before going off to college and highly recommended him.
I've now been taking lessons from Don for almost 2 years and having a blast ! I've learned how to play along with most of my favorite songs (mainly Blues and Rock) and now I'm learning to play Solo Guitar that needs no accompaniment !
Unlike my first teacher, during many lessons Don barely plays or even has his Strat on his lap because he's busy concentrating on what I'm doing !
He's a stickler yet lots of fun at the same time> I super recommend him as a Guitar and Music Teacher !!! Aneiah J."
Aneiah
Took Guitar lessons from Don D.
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"Luke is incredibly knowledgeable and a wonderful teacher. I'm only a few lessons in so far but I'm already understanding concepts that eluded me for the last 12 months of teaching myself. Highly recommended."
Casey
Took Guitar lessons from Luke P.
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"I have been taking lessons from Ahmad for nearly a year now.

Ahmad is a fantastic guitar player, but more importantly to me he is an experienced and effective teacher.

From the first lesson he has been clear, concise, encouraging, motivating and serious about my progress on the guitar.

Ahmad displays a strong passion for guitar playing and teaching and his in depth understanding of the subject comes across in his lessons.

His lessons are very well thought out. Over weeks of teaching, you can look back and see that each lesson has clearly built on the last, and nearly every week I have been amazed at the things that I can play and how easy it has been by taking incremental steps to improve.

The one on one time with Ahmad has been a great help. He pays very close attention to every little thing I do to make sure I am doing things the right way all with the intention of making sure that I avoid any roadblocks or technical issues that can lead to plateaus.

Ahmad's clear gift for teaching and his amazing talent on guitar are a killer combination for a guitar teacher. I would highly recommend anyone who is serious about improving on guitar both technically and harmonically look to Ahmad.

You definitely get the impression that he can teach just about anything."
Roberto
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My son loves taking guitar lessons from Jordan. We have now been going to him for over a year and Jordan keeps my 14 year-old engaged and excited about music. My son's dream is to learn more than just the guitar so Jordan helps him expand his knowledge by introducing him to other facets of music, while allowing my son to choose the different songs he would like to learn. He is the best teacher my son has ever had."
Stacy
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"It's been going great, very supportive and attentive to the areas I need the most help."
Dominique
Took Guitar lessons from Ramona D.
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"super cool and knows his stuff!"
Gee III
Took Guitar lessons from James S.
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