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Bryan L.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bryan L.

6 Reviews
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Time is spent on exercises, learning songs, and personal projects

About Bryan

Bryan is a lifelong student trained in both Contemporary and Classical methodology. Bryan's extensive education paired with his passion for music make him the perfect teacher for any student. Bryan's love for music started at a young age. He began taking private guitar lessons at the age of 10 lear

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Kyra &.
Both my kids loved Bryan and their first lesson. Off to a great start!
Hadley H.
My grandaughter is very happy wth her first lesson and has been practising! Bryan motivated her!!! Thanks
Devin H.
I highly recommend Bryan

If you are looking for guitar lessons then Bryan is your guy. I have been taking lessons from him for 6 months now and had no experience prior. I have learned a lot from him and not just about playing a guitar but music in general. I highly recommend Bryan.

Brian S.

Portland, OR
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Philosophy from UCLA
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Brian S.

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I want to provide you the tools and knowledge to be your own teacher in the future. My lessons are not a rigid methodology, but simply a compilation of perspectives, systems, and concepts to unlock your creative potential and gain control as a musician and guitarist. Each lesson can be different, custom-tailored to your needs and goals. There is no one correct way to play music or to teach it!

About Brian

Hello! I've been with the guitar for the last decade of my life. It has been the center of it all, and has been and continues to be my ultimate passion. I've had great guitar teachers in the past that have enabled me to do what I do, and it is my goal to simply return the favor to others. My les

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Peter Q B.

12 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Peter Q B.

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Acoustic guitar, Jazz Guitar, Singer-Songwriter guitar. All the guitar you want to learn!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.

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ryan S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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ryan S.

5 Reviews
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I have been playing guitar for over a decade and have tons of performance experience gigging in a local rock band. Combine that with a curriculum that starts with fundamentals and expands quickly into playing your favorite songs and you have a great start to beginning or expanding your guitar playing abilities.

About ryan

Hi, my name is Ryan and I would love to teach you how to play guitar. I've been playing for over 10 years and have been gigging for a little less than that in my band. Over the years I have gained a lot of experience performing on stage and teaching to people of all ages. If you want to shred, jam,

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Joey M.
Learned a lot today! Very friendly and helped me improve the quality of existing recordings I made with gain staging and additional compression techniques
Joey M.
Very helpful and provided a lot of useful tips on difficult subject matter
Mark Herr
Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!
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Rachel H.

56 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Finance from San Jacinto College - North
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Rachel H.

56 Reviews
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The Guitar is my first love. I customize every lesson for every individual student that I have, and base the heart of each lesson off of the infatuation I have for my six-stringed side kick. I love to use the guitar as a tool to expand my students creativity. My students learn to listen and appreciate a broad variety of styles and experience the full music spectrum.
Lessons will cover scales, theory, chords, jazz and blues progression as well as Crafting your tone for your amplifier,finger picking and performance techniques.

About Rachel

I started my musical path in a Ballet Studio. I fell in love with the crackle of the vinyl record playing as I learned to listen and dance with the rhythm. I started playing the guitar when I was in elementary and took classical lessons until I was a teenager.I really enjoy the art of practice

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Daniel P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Rock and Roll, English, Classical (Baroque/Classical/Romantic), Celtic (Irish/Scottish), Blues, Bluegrass (The High Lonesome Sound)
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Daniel P.

13 Reviews
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An experienced teacher of 10 years, I offer student-led lessons that help you grow musically. If you put in the work, you will see results!

We can learn your favorite songs, and use the guitar as a tool to learn and understand music theory in the process. Learn 3 fingerstyle fingerpicking, flat picking, traditional music, blues, rock, and bluegrass.

About Daniel

Daniel teaches and performs classical, jazz, gypsy swing, traditional irish music, old time fiddle, bluegrass and country, blues, and rock and roll. Instruments included but not limited to: cello, violin, guitar, and mandolin. Daniel graduated in 2007 with a cello performance degree from the Lon

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Tony T.
Great teacher - friendly, patient, knowledgeable.
Kenneth M.
Daniel does a nice job explaining the lesson.
Kimberli H.
He is an amazing teacher! Very kind and I am advancing well. I highly recommend Daniel.

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"Mark is a fantastic teacher. He is very patient and positive at all times. My teenage daughter and I both take lessons and he is very comfortable with our different learning styles and speeds. I particularly appreciate his focus on teaching from real songs. His attention to detail is great and I am always impressed that he is teaching us to listen and decode the chords, the strums and subtle little moments in the music. I highly recommend Mark - even for 50-something beginners like myself."
Steve
Took Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"Greg is great. He teaches and explains things well even when he can't be there in person. He wants you to succeed just as much or more then you want to. He is an amazing teacher!"
Greyson
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Great instructions that is really tailored to what I want to achieve on the instrument. Steve always shows up with a super positive and enthusiastic attitude, it makes me enjoy the lessons even more."
Scott
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"She has been the best teacher for my son. We have been with her for 3 years and she has help him rocket to the top very quickly.she is patient and creats a wonderful environment for learning!!! Excellent excellent excellent!!!!"
Jessica
Took Guitar lessons from Melissa F.
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"Very friendly, patient and professional. Calm demeanor and great lesson plans. Great teacher overall!"
John
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Fantastic experience!! I feel like my excitement was only increased by Aaron's attitude and ease in instruction! He made the lesson approachable and relaxed while learning the overall basics! Great time, I can't wait for my next lesson!"
Terran
Took Guitar lessons from Aaron D.
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"Ahmad is a great teacher who knows how to tailor a lesson to how each student learns. He is patient and has opened up creativity I wasn't aware I possessed. Not only is he a great teacher but extremely knowledgeable about the music industry. I had never played guitar before but always wanted to learn. I come out of each lesson excited to practice what I've learned."
Robert
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"In the beginning, it was great, I loved it, but I moved in Paris recently for family reasons and guess what, They told me I need to pay for 1 month! It's not Nils's fault but Takelesson's"
Lalo Lambert
Took Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Stacey is the best! I just starting taking lessons with Stacey. I'm a beginner. He's very patient and communicates and explain very well. He's very talented!!! I'm glad to find him and I look forward to taking more lessons. I highly recommend him."
Linda
Took Guitar lessons from Stacey B.
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"Awesome teacher..love it and learning a lot of what I was expecting!"
Myra
Took Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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