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Matthew H.

146 Reviews
Lake Stevens, WA
Starting at $26
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1988
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with various members of Heart & Bad Company & Former Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.
2020 Update - I'm Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from "NBC TV's The Voice!" Go Team Blake -

Teaching Acoustic Guitar Is My Absolute Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing For 35 years now!
I Guarantee I can get you better at Acoustic or Electric guitar faster than any other teacher you've tried before.
Just taught a little guitar to Ava August last summer.. Sublime or Pink Floyd anyone?

About Matthew

Master How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Learn How Associates Of Mine Made it On American Idol 2021 & “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! Congrats Ava August 2021 - I'm So Prou

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Saikat
He helps understand the notes and converts them. He also gives great pop quizzes.
Eric B.
Matt helped me with exactly what I need.
Denise
I have benefited a great deal from my lessons with Matthew. He has so many suggestions and ideas to help me in my business, and I really appreciate that he asks me what do you need help with that we can work on today. He’s very flexible and accommodating in scheduling our lessons.
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Jared G.

10 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Diploma from Desert Mountain Higschool
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Jared G.

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all levels from beginner to advanced fingerpicking

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I have been teaching guitar for over 20 years and as an instructor, My teaching method comes from a curriculum I have developed which uses popular guitar driven rock tunes as musical etudes. Educating the student with valuable theory, reading, technique, and scale theory, while remaining fun. As a s

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Marshall S.
My son was very excited for his first lesson. Good instructor.
Dave F.
Jared has a great understanding of guitar theory, technique and teaches with a good balance of both. Lessons are fun I am learning a lot.
Nicholas K.
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Isaac W.

Bothell, WA
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Isaac W.

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Guitar is among the most intimate performance instruments. Whether strumming it for rock 'n roll or caressing its strings for folk or classical music, it evokes an instantly recognizable emotional response. It's become the ideal instrument for expressing the vulnerability and uncertainty of love, the brief sting of agony, or any existential expression.

It's portable. It's loud enough to be heard in a crowd of voices, but quiet enough to be practiced in your bedroom. Musically its fretboard is based on the piano's chromatic scale. Its six strings accommodate both simple and complex voicing, depending on the player's skill or desired effect.

As a classically trained musician with 25 years of guitar performance experience in pop, folk, and rock music, I offer a range of styles, techniques, and comprehensive approaches to understanding and mastering this historic instrument, depending on your personal preferences. My focus is on exploration, discovery, and learner-directed lessons. My ...

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CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Abigail G.

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Anacortes, WA
Starting at $25
  • Classical Guitar Performance from University of Denver
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Abigail G.

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I deeply care about each and every one of my students. I believe in the power of learning an instrument in someone's development as a part of their education and providing meaning in their lives. I tailor the lesson to each student's needs and interests. There are so many ways to conceptualize music and theory and I am dedicated to making sure each student has a strong foundation that works for them. I am interested in making the student a better musician, not just a guitarist, so hopefully they will one day be able to teach someone else.

About Abigail

Hi guys! My name is Abigail and I've been playing Classical guitar since 2007. I specialize in Classical and fingerstyle acoustic guitar. I love music and received a BM in Classical guitar performance at University of Denver where I graduated Magna Cum Laude. I am interested in the music of Classica

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Phyllis J.
We were very impressed with Abigail. Her knowledge, patience, teaching style, enthusiasm and clear commitment to her students was evident all in this first lesson. Very excited to continue with her and feel fortunate to have found her!
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Billy N.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
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Billy N.

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I'm a specialist in Brazilian Guitar and have played and used American Folk Styles to teach finger picking for many years. This includes Travis Picking, Blues and arrangement of all sorts of melodies for guitar. One of the first world musics I played was Irish music and I have a nice repertoire of these melodies to help the student learn how to play a linear melody. Reading is not necessary but I'm expert at getting people to read by using simple familiar music. I have been playing Jazz acoustically fingerstyle for a while and have been a good understanding of Swing guitar styles too. Repertoire and recordings are essential in the process. This I also provide to the student

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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 a

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John
I was a beginner wanting to learn some Brazilian guitar: samba, bossa nova, etc. Billy was great for that as a very accomplished guitarist of that genre. He is very engaging and enthusiastic. He was patient with me in working on the difficult chords and strumming that this type of music requires. Having literally, "written the book", he had an organized approach. I also enjoyed his humor and occasional stories about guitarist he has know. Acho que ele tem Jeito para ensinar violao.
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
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Mel P.

38 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
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Mel P.

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Teaching all levels of string players. Notes, tablature, playing by ear. All methods of learning. Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country, Classical and much more. You will learn the best techniques, and learn faster with my time proven methods. Learn from a pro. Let's get together!

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I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Micaela C.
I had a great first lesson with Mel! He was very enthusiastic and encouraging. I appreciate how willing he is to work with me towards my goals, which are pretty specific. I look forward to continuing to work with him on fiddle and ear training!
Kaitlyn
Mel is fantastic! I have only been taking lessons with him for a short time, but I feel like I have really made a lot of improvement! He is extremely patient and really cares about music. You can truly tell he puts his all into his lessons and truly cares about his students. Music is his passion and his optimism and love for music is contagious.

I decided to learn the violin and had no experience or background at all. Mel helped me start off with the essentials and is making sure I know proper form! I am beyond grateful that I found him and recommend him to anyone looking to learn. I promise you won’t regret hiring him to help you along your musical journey. I am most definitely looking forward to all my future lessons! Thank you Mel!
Jack
I have been taking lessons with Mel for almost two months.
As an adult learner who tried to learn violin on my own for the last six months I have found Mel to be a lifesaver.
He has been very patient and has helped me to fix all the bad habits I developed. The lessons are a nice mix of theory, skill development and working on fun songs.
I highly recommend him.

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"First of all, Chris has a quite a bit of patience.   This may seem like an odd start to a review… But from parents of an 11 year old girl who has a hard time to sit still or to focus, Chris gets an A+ for his ability to corral her energy and direct it towards her playing. She has learned a lot, and retains a lot, given the short time that Chris has been teaching her. She looks forward to every class!!"
Shelley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"My first lesson with David was excellent! He is very patient and knowledgeable. I now have extremely high expectations for learning to play the guitar. I highly recommend him. He gave me a thorough explanation about how guitars are made made, the parts, we tuned the guitar and I am ready to groove!"
Samantha Gordon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Michelle was great! She was very informative and patient with my 6 year old daughter during her first guitar lesson."
Layla
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"I’m a peer of Matt’s. Matt is very knowledgeable about all things guitar. He specializes in heavy metal and harmonic minor lead guitar, but can show you much more than just that. I’ve seen Matt use alternate tunings like Led Zepelin or Rolling Stones do to create something completely different sounding than standard tuning. I substitute for him on occasion, and his students are on a method book and a song to play each week. Students showed me what they were working on, and it appeared Matt wrote out every song the student was interested in week to week. From my experience as a teacher, this helps the student stay motivated to play and continue their practicing/studies if they genuinely like the song they are working on."
Steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"After many years of contemplating learning an instrument and making excuses like a busy schedule, I finally made the commitment. I started the first few weeks with online videos and made a little progress. I found Jordan through this sight. I was hoping to find someone who would help guide me on a steady path to improvement and growth. Jordan has been a perfect fit for me. He's patient (I'm not). He is encouraging (I'm pretty hard on myself). I am slowly getting better and wanting to stick with it. I think it's because he's clear and methodical in his teaching and he keeps you enthused with music that you like. While I have a long way to go, I practice every day and look forward to my weekly lessons with Jordan. I'm learning the guitar for my self and over the past three month Jordan has helped me stay engaged and excited about playing the guitar. I highly recommend Jordan and will continue to learn from him."
Julio
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Chris has been super helpful in many aspects of my guitar journey. Very happy!"
Emile
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"He’s awesome! He’s prepared for lessons, patient, clear about his instruction, personable and makes sure you master the concept before you leave. I absolutely recommend Keith!!"
Jessica
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Jay is a great teacher for my 9 year old son. My son is learning the basics of guitar and Jay is fun and patient. After just 5 lessons, my son is well on his way to learning his first pop song and he can't wait until his guitar lesson each week."
Oliver
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jay P.
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"Elena teaches our 7 year old daughter acoustic guitar and voice for a few months now. Within those few months our daughter has learned so much. Elena makes sure the goals that are set are met and makes it so much fun while doing so. As our daughter progresses, Elena makes it a little more challenging but not to the point where it gets frustrating. Our daughter LOVES her and so do we. Elena is all what we expected in a teacher and more. Definitely recommend her!"
Analyn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Elena D.
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"Carolyn is great! She brings an amazing chill energy and makes it feel more like time hanging out with a friend than a lesson. Definitely recommend her, I think kids would love her as well."
Mike
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Carolyn O.
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