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Mitch E.

2 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • BA in Communication, Cum Laude from Truman State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Mitch E.

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I am a self-taught musician with 15 years of experience playing electric and acoustic guitar. My lessons begin by learning what inspires you as a musician, and working to take you where you want to go! Learning some of your favorite songs is often a great place to start. By learning a variety of music, you'll quickly begin to notice patterns & understand basic theory on what notes work together well. From there, you can apply that knowledge to improvisation, as well as songs you may want to write!

From those first few lessons, there's a million different ways we can explore the guitar together. With my lessons, I offer recording time in my home studio where you can learn how to write, record, produce, and mix fully arranged songs!

Reach out to say hi, and let me know what some of your immediate goals and questions are!

Specialties: Indie, Rock, Pop, Alternative, Psychedelic, Folk, Acoustic.
Open to students of all ages.

About Mitch

Hi! My name is Mitch. I am the lead guitarist, songwriter and producer for Seattle-based indie pop band Hi Crime. We play shows regularly around the NW, and occasionally tour to other parts of the country. Our music has been featured on popular Seattle radio stations KEXP & 107.7 The End, and has al

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Jean-Christian
So far so good!
Mary
Mitch gave lessons to my son about 6 years ago (when Mitch still lived in St. Louis). He still picks up the guitar a few times each week to unwind, and often mentions things Mitch taught him while practicing.
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Luke H.

12 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Geography from Western Washington University
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Luke H.

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I've been performing music for over 15 years. I've been teaching guitar for the past three years. I like keeping guitar fun! I will work with each student's individual needs and goals. I like all kinds of music and styles so don't feel embarrassed if you wanna learn a Taylor Swift song or Old Town Road. I like pursuing what the student is interested in while still teaching essential skills like strumming, note reading, chords, picking, etc. Reach out and lets chat about guitar!

About Luke

I grew up in Beaufort, South Carolina, picking up the guitar and bass at age 13. Before that, I had a strong interest in all types of music. After learning the basics on guitar, I formed a band in my tiny hometown, constantly learning and writing songs. For college, I went to Western Washington

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Olivia
I loved my lesson with Luke! He very patient and knowledgeable and made me feel really comfortable. I definitely recommend Luke to anyone who wants to learn bass.
Velika
Luke is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, kind, and extremely talented. He makes each and every lesson pure joy! He is excited to learn new songs himself so that he can teach them to me. He has made learning acoustic guitar such a fun experience! Highly recommend him!
steven
Great and patient teacher. He teaches you what you want to learn!
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Jack U.

Seattle, WA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jack U.

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Hi! I've been playing guitar and with bands for over 15 years. I started on upright bass and played in an orchestra before moving onto jazz band, and then eventually taught myself guitar. The last band I was in toured and recorded all over the country before moving to Seattle. Songwriting is my greatest passion. If you have any interest in writing your own songs, I'd be more than happy to help. I'm comfortable with multiple genres and with electric or acoustic guitar. We can come up with a lesson plan together, or I can plan something myself based on your needs. Thank you!

About Jack

I play guitar, upright & electric bass, and piano. I've played in multiple bands throughout my life. I moved to Seattle with my band from Ann Arbor in 2016. We played Indie Psych Rock and were influenced by bands like Talking Heads, The Strokes, and David Bowie. We had the privilege of recording a s

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Isaac W.

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Bothell, WA
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • 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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Bill P.
Isaac was great and very patiently explained everything I needed to do to get started on my guitar.
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Ben A.

Bellevue, WA
Starting at $41
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Ben A.

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Hi there! I'm Ben, and I would love to teach you some guitar! Want to learn theory, your favorite songs, or work on technique? With passion, and over 8 years of playing my instrument/being in bands, I can help you reach your musical goals. Everyone learns differently and I will cater to what ever needs you might have, I just want to help!

About Ben

I have found so much joy in life listening and participating in music, ever since I was young I knew it was all I wanted to do. I started playing in bands when I was in high school and have not stopped since. I come from a background of growing up with a wide variety of music from Black Sabbath and

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Jared G.

11 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Diploma from Desert Mountain Higschool
  • Teaches students 11 to 65
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Jared G.

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all levels from beginner to advanced fingerpicking

About Jared

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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Daniel G.
I've had 5 lessons with Jared so far and had to get more! I have been learning a lot while also having fun!
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.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Seattle is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $85 per hour.
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"I spent my first year learning to play guitar via the intranet including many hours spent watching YouTube videos. While I learned many scales, chords, songs and some theory, I never had a clear and logical approach to learning or practice.
My first lesson with Jimmy was an eye opener as I had to re-learn my technique and eliminate the bad habits I copied from the internet. I have completed a number of lessons now and found Jimmy's method has given me everything I was looking for - a solid approach providing music theory and practice routines. My playing has improved dramatically. I am confident Jimmy can help me achieve my music goals."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Donnie is such a patient and kind teacher. He worked with me every week and taught me all the basics for playing acoustic guitar. I’m so happy to have worked with him and I’m hoping I can continue in the future. If you need a guitar teacher, this is your guy."
Darius
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Love of music! Fun! Encouragement! And he knows flamenco! I loved flamenco and have been reading and playing classical guitar music on and off for 50 years, but did not know how to truly play flamenco. Jesse was recommended to me by my world-famous flamenco dance teacher Yaelisa, and he is indeed superb! I had just been playing notes as they were written on a page. Jesse is teaching me how to improvise falsetas and rasgueos, encouraging me bit-by-bit out of my comfort zone! He has a convenient location and a flexible schedule. Also, he’s friendly, out-going, kind, and doesn’t take himself too seriously. I always look forward to our lessons."
Rebecca
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jesse T.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson and was so excited to learn more!"
Myla
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kaye C.
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"Cole is a dedicated and patient instructor. He customized his approach to my son's level and works at his pace. He makes the lesson engaging and interactive. He has great experience and also strong ability to teach that experience to others. Our schedule is crazy and Cole is flexible and understanding which makes a huge difference. We are thankful we found him and looking forward to continuing lessons."
Deb
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"Awesome guy to learn from. Very patient and willing to work with what you want to learn."
Josh Belinsky
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher S.
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"i had a most wonderful experience in class with Donnie i am really glad that I chose him for my private teacher he has a great personality and a very knowledgeable teacher he works with you not against you he is very kind and compassionate because of Donnie I now can play unplugged, batman theme free fallin and more also being in his group class last night I actually learned how to play Good Riddance Time of your life he is an awesome teacher cant wait to be in his class tomorrow I would rate him more stars than 5 but that is all the stars that there is LOL ******************* so I add more in my own way good job Donnie Keep up the good work :)"
Francs
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Russell is a True Professional and brings a whole new meaning to Musicianship!

I've had a passion for music my entire life and have taken lessons with many different teachers. No one has come close to Russell's authenticity. He is Unique to say the least and extremely delicate in articulating step by step instructions on how to master guitar playing!

Just in a few lessons I'm already playing like a Pro! (at least I feel like one, haha) Never thought I would be playing with such ease!

I HIGHLY Recommend Lessons with Russell. Extremely Genuine, Patient and understanding of each individual student!

Thanks Russell!"
Ira
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"He pays attention to detail, is super organized with a definite plan and knows how to keep a student's interest. He is balanced and very realistic in his approach. He is talented and meets the student where he is. He is even transcribing a Bollywood song for my son and my son is loving it! He is flexible... We are so happy to have found him."
Raahil
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jared C.
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"Alex is incredibly knowledgeable and great with students off every age group! I took lessons from him for five years and my only regrets were not having more time to practice so I could get more out of my lesson times.
During lessons we worked on sight reading, ear training, memorizing chords and scales, different picking and strumming patterns, theory lessons, and anything else that I discovered and wanted to try."
Krystal
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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