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Tom D.

2 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelors of Science in Music with a Minor in Psychology from University of Oregon
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Tom D.

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Pick a song you want to learn - I'll teach you how to play it! Want to learn how to write your own song? I can teach you!

I focus on your interests as a guitarist, and develop the lessons from there. I really listen and get to know you as a guitarist, a songwriter, a bandmate - however you see yourself, and help you achieve your dreams. All my lessons are rooted in a firm grasp of music theory, proper guitar technique, and a deep understanding of music history.

I've been teaching private guitar and songwriting lessons for over 10 years and have been a performing professional guitarist for 15 years. I've earned a bachelor's degree in music from the University of Oregon and have performed all over the United States and Canada in one band or another. I have extensive experience as a recording artist, and my work has been featured in several full length albums, EP's and singles as well as several independent films. I have also produced music for American Express commercials and ...

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I'm a professional guitarist, songwriter, and music producer. I graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelors of Music, specifically guitar. Every guitar player has their own unique interests and influences. I teach students to find their own voice through the instrument, all the while

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Haley
After years of working on my scales and feeling like I still didn't know my way around the guitar, Tom was able to explain how to play scales vertically in both major and minor keys in just one lesson. No one before him had been able to explain it in such a way for it to finally click for me. Since then, I feel like my shredding skills have improved 10 fold and I have fallen even more in love with playing and jamming along to my favorite songs. Tom is patient, kind, calm, and an incredibly skilled guitarist that anyone would be lucky to learn from!
Nick
Thomas Dawson is a very informative, positive, and educational guitar teacher. He’s degree in music from University of Oregon is proof of his vast musical knowledge. His focus on rhyme will be sure to help you become a great guitar player. Above all he is a great person and fun to be around. After taking lessons with Tom my guitar skills and musicality vastly improved. I highly recommend him has a teacher.
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Karen W.

11 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Heart and Soul Award from Pets Are Wonderful Support
  • B. A. from Humboldt State University
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Karen W.

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Experienced guitar teacher available for eager beginning students of all ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of musical skills. I taught myself to play guitar in high school, so just know the basics. I played keyboards, my main instrument, in several rock bands, so know some blues and rock riffs that could transfer well to guitar. I enjoy helping people to find the fun in playing guitar!

About Karen

I have a BA in Psychology, and an MA in Parapsychology. I studied Architecture for 3 years, and Music Education for two years. I was a National Merit Semifinalist in High School for good SAT scores, and in the Honors Society in High School and College. I play piano, percussion, flute, cello, guitar

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Sterling
Karen is a patient instructor. Has a relaxed home atmosphere. Made good use of the lesson time. Had appropriate practice outlined between lessons. I would recommend her.
YP
My daughter 7yrs took lessons from Karen for 8 months. She was so patient and kind. My girl loved her and her teaching style.
I would have given 5 stars if she had got a real piano, not an electronic one.
Maria L.
Karen is not only a gifted teacher but an excellent listener and has an extremely easy going personality. This was my third lesson and I already "feel the love."
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Mathew M.

20 Reviews
Camas, WA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mathew M.

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Mat’s goal is to create lesson plans to fit each student’s unique learning style. Whether the student prefers the structure of studying through a book or wants coaching as they explore their own path, Mat will help them develop a strong understanding of the fundamentals of guitar to help them play the music they dream about playing.

About Mathew

Mat has been teaching guitar for 14 years, and has been performing guitar, bass, and drums with rock bands for 18 years. He studied music and guitar performance through years of private lessons, and has a Music Theory Professional Certificate from Berklee College of Music. Mat teaches everything fr

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Myk B.
My first lesson with Mat and he was very professional, friendly, informative, and patient. I'm looking forward to our next lesson
Ryan
Mathew is wonderful! My son loved his first lesson!
Shawn
Mathew has made learning fun and stress free for my son. Without Mat's patience and support I do not believe my son would be taking lessons for more than a couple of months much less a year later. My son looks forward to lessons, he trusts Mat, and considers Mat a friend. I can not praise Mat enough for all his contributions to my son's new skill and his part in the building of my son's self esteem!

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Jordan R.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jordan R.

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All levels of acoustic guitar including basic chords and strumming patterns, fretboard memorization in all positions, movable chords, scale patterns, capo work, fingerpicking, accompanying voice and other instruments, and solo acoustic guitar melody arrangement.

About Jordan

I received my education at the University of Wisconsin, majoring in Jazz Guitar. I've studied with some of the best guitarists in the Midwest, and have performed live and in recording studios all across the country in a variety of styles (Rock, Metal, Bluegrass, Jazz, Classical, Country). I've perf

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Josh E.
Jordan was very helpful right from the start. He listened to me on where I am at and where I want to be. He showed me a few things that we will work towards and then helped me understand my instrument much better. Gave me some fun new things to practice before the next lesson. If you're looking for a lesson that is interactive and fun I recommend Jordan and the online thing is supper easy and handy. I don't think it could have gone any better. The lesson was 45 minutes and it felt like 10.
Dave
Jordan is excellent & very patient.
Max
Jordan is a fantastic teacher! He expertly and patiently guided my young son from essentially 0 to reading notes and playing them on the guitar in about half an hour. He is clearly an experienced musician who loves to teach. We are looking forward to the next lesson.
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Nick B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from College of Southern Nevada
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Nick B.

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I teach all levels of acoustic guitar. From learning how to play your first chords using only one finger to full fledged fingerpicked arrangements of your favorite songs in alternate tunings and more!

About Nick

About Nick: He is a full-time professional musician who has taught hundreds of students how to play. You can see him play five nights a week at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas! Nick has also transcribed over a dozen books for the Hal Leonard Publishing Co. He has spent time as

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Nadia
Nick is a great instructor, he is very patience.....I am just a beginner and not so young. Thank you Nick!
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Chris P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Bachelor's of Performing Arts in Guitar Performance from Berklee School of Music
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Chris P.

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Want to play guitar in your own style? Dreaming of the big stage, or wanting to record your own music? With over 25 years of music experience, most of it in guitar, I can help.

I have been playing guitar since I was 10, and have played for crowds large and small. I’m also a guitar performance major at Berklee College of Music, learning from great guitarists from all over the world.

No matter what you want to play, I can help. I personally want to see people succeed at guitar, I think this challenging instrument is rewarding to those that give it time. A solid guitarist will be fluent in music theory and ear training and can apply that knowledge to any future musical endeavors.

About Chris

I have been playing guitar most of my life on stages big and small. Even when I had a responsible “day job”, music has always been the heart of my life and I am looking forward to sharing that gift with others. I am currently going to Berklee College of Music as a guitar performance major and I

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"Dave is a fantastic teacher. He is very patient an encouraging. I would recommend him to anyone."
David S.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Steven is incredibly experienced and so attentive. I’m really enjoying our lessons together and have learned so much in a short period of time. I absolutely recommend Steven to anyone wanting to learn guitar (in any level you might be in - he’s an expert)."
Henrique
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"I Think Brian Christopher is a great teacher, he make his lessons enjoyable and puts a great effort in teaching me guitar which is the instrument I play."
Bryan Garcia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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"Tanesha is very patient and helpful"
Scott
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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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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"Being a beginner (guitar) I attended my first class with a positive mind and no set expectations. I left class joyous, as Billy mastered to introduce me to guitar theory in such a simplified manner, which made it easy to grasp. I attended my second class last week, and feel that I have advanced/internalized greatly in such a short period. Further, I appreciate that Billy has always been prompt to attend my inquiries. Based on the aforementioned experiences, I look forward to my upcoming classes, and I’m very curious to know the end result - without hesitation, I'm certain it will be positive. Billy is a very gifted guitar teacher, hope he can teach for many years to come - as many can benefit from his great talents."
Claudia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Billy D.
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"Paul has been a tremendous instructor for me and my journey on learning acoustic guitar. During lessons he has also taught me music theory and explained it simply, and through that I feel like the guitar and music in general has been opened up to me and I now see music more clearly. I highly recommend him as an instructor!"
Brian Ellis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"I've been taking lessons with Chris for the last four months. He's been a great teacher! He's happy to personalize lessons based on my interests and explains concepts really well. I've learnt a lot from him, and would definitely recommend him as a teacher!"
Deepak
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Great guitar instructor!"
Matthew
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Mark has a wonderful way with students of all ages. His music and instrument knowledge is excellent, and he manages to balance his knowledge with listening to his students' interests and ideas. His rates are reasonable, and he makes lessons rewarding."
Gretchen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark S.
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