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Alexander A.

25 Reviews
Tacoma, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alexander A.

25 Reviews
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As a guitarist, my primary concern is with your technique. I will show you proven strategies to help you play with power, control, and minimal effort. These principals set the foundations from which all world-class players are built. Every single lesson is designed just for you. We focus on your goals while having fun playing music together. We talk about good practice habits and how to achieve new heights with your abilities. You learn to play songs that you recognize as well as improvising your own.

Guitar is a fabulous instrument because of its incredible versatility. Together we will discover the many roles that the guitar can play including rhythms, melodies, fingerpicking, and solos. I will also help you understand the fundamental principles of music. This will take the guess work out of your playing, enabling you to make solid choices with consistent results.

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About Alexander

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working wit

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Goudjor
Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.
Andrew
Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.
Sandy F.
Very knowledgeable, tailored the lesson to my level and very open to anything that I want to learn.

JESSE MICHAEL M.

Shelton, WA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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JESSE MICHAEL M.

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My performance career has included engagements with Virginia Opera, San Diego Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Central City Opera, Opera San José, Opéra Louisiane, Sugar Creek Opera, Caramoor Bel Canto Institute, Richmond Symphony, Aspen Opera, Green Mountain Opera Festival, and others.

About JESSE MICHAEL

I have students that are learning technique and theory, and ones that prefer to play by ear. Both are ways to connect with the music that most defines and uplifts YOU.

Chivan L.

5 Reviews
Lacey, WA
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • High School Diploma from North Thurston Highschool
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Chivan L.

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Hey! Nothing matters to me more than the music community, and especially the local music community. It's important for me to understand my students individually and create lesson plans that are tailored to the individual. Learning is meant to be fun. I love using references, analogies, and tools that match the student, creating a learning environment that is very comfortable. What makes me unique is I often follow up my students through text or phone call to assess learning. It's important to me to follow up throughout the week and answer questions at anytime. I like to think of my students as friends!

About Chivan

Hey! My music journey began 9 years ago, when I learned my first Taylor Swift song on the guitar. Fast forward, I was able to translate my music knowledge into ukulele, bass, music theory, ear-training, percussion, and piano. After receiving my Associates in Arts at South Puget Sound Community Co

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Kelsey
Chivan was a great teacher! I have some basic music background but he was able to make chords and music theory sound simple. He helped me with my technique and my playing got much better! Would recommend him to anyone :)
Laney
Chivan is excellent! I highly recommend his lessons.
Micaiah
Chivan is a fantastic guitar teacher, and not to mention a rockstar! He’s very laid back and relaxed when he teaches, makes you feel very comfortable and doesn’t have a hint of judgement about him. 10/10 would take lessons from him again.

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Patrick B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Patrick B.

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Got the quarantine blues? Nowhere to go?nothing to do? Let's rock! There couldn't be a better way to spend your time than playing the guitar. It is beneficial to your mind and soul, and can lead you in many positive directions in life. My goal is to help cultivate excitement in my students, and to keep learning fun and interesting. We will focus on what it is that gravitates you to the guitar, and break down what you will need to learn to gain the freedom you are looking for. My aim is that you will always continue to pick up the guitar on your own out of the joy of playing, instead of feeling like you have to. The guitar doesn't have to be a rigid instruction, it is fun, free, creative and different for everyone!

About Patrick

Hello there! My name is Pat Boyer and I absolutely love playing the guitar, and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do. Besides playing guitar over the past 16 years, I've played in countless bands and have performed in over 1000 shows in my lifetime. Some notable concerts I've played: Bonnaroo,

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Aaron
Pat was an awesome instructor. I have a few years of experience with guitar, but I was still able to learn a ton, especially about slide and blues guitar. Pat kept notes on what we were talking about and followed up each week. There’s no one else I’d recommend if you’re trying to learn slide or blues guitar.

Spencer S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • B.A. Music Theory and Composition from Otterbein University
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Spencer S.

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With over 15 years experience, Spencer is a very knowledgeable about different styles of violin playing including classical, bluegrass, celtic, and traditional. beginner or Advanced, let Spencer help you accomplish you musical goals!

About Spencer

I am a professional pianist, violinist, guitarist, bassist, and composer. I graduated with distinction from Otterbein University in 2020, but have been teaching professionally since 2016. Violin students can expect to learn solid basic techniques that can propel them into any genre that sparks th

Joni C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BA and MBA from Northwest University, Western Washington University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joni C.

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Lifelong piano learner, college trained, and now teacher over the past 7 years, piano is my preferred choice of musical expression. I teach all ages (earliest 4 yrs); (note: as of 3/15/2020 [due to state shutdown] only online lessons for ages 8 plus are being accepted until further notice). Lessons are customized for each student depending on their personal goals and preferences. Beginners will find the lessons motivational and enjoyable. All of my students CAN DO! Lessons are logical, and based on a step-upon-step learning system. I also have success with intermediate students who may have hit the wall, or are finding difficulty moving on in their learning. I am committed to identifying that barrier (whatever it may be) and helping the pianist overcome the issue. I specifically incorporate keyboard recognition, music reading/theory, artistic expression, composition, and ear training and stress outside lesson practice.

About Joni

I am a college graduate and lifetime learner of musical artistry having 4 years practical piano teaching experience after 25 years of employment at a local higher education institution. I can engage the beginner in such a way that they will be motivated to continue into advanced and a professional

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Carol
Really helped with some focused lessons. My daughter really enjoyed her approach and the positive feed back.
Nalani S.
My 4 yr. old has started with teacher Joni and she LOVES her classes! Teacher Joni is very sweet and gentle and even though the classes seem short, it's perfect for a 4 yr. old and she actually learns a ton!
My daughter looks forward to her weekly lessons with Joni!
Katey
Joni is very friendly and gentle. She is a perfect teacher for my 4 yr. old. My child learn a ton just in her first lesson.
We can't wait for more lessons.

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Anthony
Took Guitar lessons from Patrick K.
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"She is nice and patient."
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Took Piano lessons from Ana Maria C.
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"She is a great teacher. She loves God and wants to serve him to the highest. Awesome experience."
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Took Music Performance lessons from Melanie A.
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Took Broadway Singing lessons from Julia V.
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"Ryan really enjoyed his first lesson with Daniel E. It was thorough and interesting enough to keep his attention. Daniel had good rapport with him through the online interface."
Ryan
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"Shelia has enabled me, in eleven months @ two lessons per month, to progress from an absolute beginner on my diatonic 2 row accordion to playing some 30 songs: polkas, waltzes, childrens, popular, folk music and gospel songs. She makes the learning process fun, interesting, and challenging. Shelia does this by arranging for my lessons printed music sheets designed to move me along to getting better. Her music arrangements are also harmonically beautiful beyond belief. You cannot go wrong choosing her to be your teacher."
Sterling
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"Excellent first lesson. Athan helped me review what I knew and helped ma gain some new composing skills. He was patient and professional. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Arrangement and Composition lessons from Athan G.
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"The first week is awesome. I had taken a class at a college for a quarter. I did very well and learned a lot. With that, John knew right where to start with me. Looking forward to getting the best sound I can. Thanks, John."
Jason
Took Ableton lessons from John S.
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"Randy is giving me the tools to be a better musician and is super knowledgable on figuring out where you stand and what steps you should be taking next to be where you want to be."
Donnie
Took Arrangement and Composition lessons from Randy L.
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"Dan is a great teacher and I feel lucky to have found him. He gives great pointers to help with whatever areas that you need to improve. He's very patient and understands exactly what concerns you have as a student!"
Deanna
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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