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John S.

Langley, WA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Portuguese, Russian, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts from Pace University
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John S.

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Guitar lessons, or any music lessons, are about sound and understanding it in a way that is comfortable and fun for the student so that they can apply it as they wish. I don't force students to learn how to read music, in fact, I let them choose the lesson and only guide them if the lessons are not getting slowly but surely harder and more challenging in more than one way. The principle goal is for the student to understand sound, how it can work by moving your hand or just one finger, the difference that can make to the sound, and again, how to apply that sound in a musical context. This applies to both chords, lines, harmony and melody, the works. I teach Jazz Guitar Primarily, but have been playing over 15 years (guitar) and 23 years (piano). I have a wealth of knowledge of theory which I do believe to be extremely valuable, but only after the student is able to comprehend the sounds they are playing, and, of course, if they have questions. I believe lessons are an exchange ...

About John

Hello! My name is John S., and I've been teaching for about ten years now. I was born in Brooklyn, NYC in the summer of 1991 so I was still in my teens (albeit late) when I started teaching. I'm also a working musician and regularly play shows with more than a few groups, ranging from jazz and b

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Jack U.

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

Albino M.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguse and English, portuguese
  • Awarded First Place in the category of World music from International song writing competition 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Albino M.

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Solid knowledge from 18 years of playing guitar and I Graduated From Berklee College Of music as one of the first African Scholars.

About Albino

Albino was born in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country in southern Africa known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Fueled by the resourcefulness and determination that have always characterized Mozambicans, he built his first guitar at 16 from a 5-liter can of oil, scrap wood, and

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Melissa
My son really enjoyed his first lesson. He is looking forward to the next session 😊.
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!

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Ben S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ English, πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Surf Band Nominee from Orange County Music Awards
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Ben S.

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🎼 The are so many beautiful pieces in the classical guitar repertoire!

...Where is the eager guitar student expected to start?

Come along! Let me show you.

What you will get in these lessons:

βœ… How to play "Romance"

βœ… How to play beautiful pieces by legendary composers
βœ”οΈ Fransisco Tárrega
βœ”οΈ Fernando Sor
βœ”οΈ Bach
... And more!

About Ben

πŸ‘‹ Hey there guitar aficionado! Ben Stubbs here, your Flamenco guitar go-to-guy. I want to show YOU HOW to PLAY the guitar...but more specifically, the Flamenco guitar. Let me tell you a little about myself, and then we'll get started with a plan for you! EDUCATION I hold an M.P.A. and a B.A.

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Jeff W.
Ben is patient and a likeable instructor. He will challenge you but does so in a way that makes you want to demonstrate to him as well as yourself that you are learning and progressing. I feel good about my progress so far!
Malcolm
Ben's a great and knowledgeable teacher, always willing to answer whatever questions I have. I'm new to flamenco but have played other styles of guitar, and the lessons are really well-tailored for my experience level.
Jeff W.
Very fun and a great kick-off meeting with Ben.
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Christopher J.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks ASL, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Christopher J.

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I've been teaching Classical Guitar for about 3 years now and Basically what you would get from learning this style is the original way on how to play guitar, theory within music, build your ear, learn how to read music and build independence in both hands but at the same time teaching them how to play together. Ultimately you learn many things from focusing on one.

About Christopher

Christopher J. has been playing guitar for 14 years and has studied and performed genres such as classical, jazz, cumbia, Latin, Spanish, Brazilian, rock and pop. He has performed with many different artists/bands and has composed for a variety of styles. While in high school Christopher studied C

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Joseph
Chris is the most understanding, invested, and patient guitar teacher I have ever had. I have been playing for 11 years, and about 6 years into that I began learning classical guitar from Chris. He was able to teach me anything from beginner level until I was ready for advanced techniques. Very responsible and the best experience I’ve had with any guitar teacher.
Ragav
Chris is a CHEAT - he took our money and just vanished - made up many excuses via canceling classes and ultimately stopped responding to texts. He broke both my kid's confidence and till now they are very sad!
Gaspard
Great first lesson with Chris !
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Eloy O.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Eloy O.

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Let me take your playing to the next level! we are going to work on every detail and I'll make sure that you are making progress.
My main goal is to help you reach yours.

You can expect to learn:

1) All the techniques you need to become a very well formed guitarist.

2) All the concepts you need to know to understand the music you play.

3) We can work on your favorite songs, pieces and music genres.

You will receive all the material learned on each lesson in PDF format.

If you have any questions please feel free to ask me.

About Eloy

I started to play when I was 12 years old inspired by some guitar players such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gary Moore, Richie Blackmore and then I started taking classical and electric guitar lessons. I've been learning music from several composers like J. S. Bach, Villa Lobos, Mozart and electric guit

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Joe Sullivan
Eloy is great! He is very talented and his lessons include a combination of theory and practice. He has put in extra time and has gone out of his way to tailor his lessons for my interests.
Ross
Eloy is a very advanced player. He is super nice and SUPER patient. I understand everything he is doing right out of the box for me. I have been playing on and off for about 5 years. I love to play lead. He starts me out with scales. The back bone of lead. He knows exactly where to start. I have had a really positive time with him and actually booked many many more lessons with him. I HIGHLY recommend Eloy for lessons. Thank you Eloy!!
Miki
I'm a newbie with the guitar, but I've learnt other instruments before, and I can tell you that Eloy is a superb teacher.

He's very methodical, patient, and has a great eye to help you with your technique. One thing that has greatly impressed me is how he plans the exercises to build onto each other, both in technique and in theory.

He can for real make an impact in your guitar playing no matter your level.

Thanks for everything and we'll keep at it!

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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Seattle is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Greg quickly assessed the starting point for our lessons. He said it was helpful that I had filled out the survey form in advance of the first lesson. He seems to have a good balance between correct form and good sound. I’m looking forward to working with him."
Tom
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Greg L.
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"Seth is very talented and explains things in simple ways that are easy to understand. I am so glad to have found him!"
Pauline Eadie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Seth D.
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You are really great with Ben, btw. I like how you are patient with him, compliment him and encourage him. He clings on your every word. He is also very impressed with the talent you bring to the table when you play at the lessons. It's fun to be a part of that!"
Kelly
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Tony was awesome. This was my first ever lesson, despite having "played" for many years - Tony was friendly and gentle in his approach to showing me all my bad technique and habits and how to correct them. I'm looking forward to many more lessons and growing my ability through his guidance!"
Luke
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Antoniy K.
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"Rebecca has a firm grasp of music and is able to convey it to the student. She knows how to show you how to improve what you are practicing, I think her varied background is very helpful no matter what you are studying."
Eric
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Rebecca F.
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"very methodical, had a good approach! we enjoyed learning with him"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Lucian W.
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"David tailors each lesson dynamically to my own progression which has been great. Gauges progression and gives you things to work on before the next lesson. Highly recommend him!"
Kory
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David C.
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"I pressed the wrong star on my review!!! I meant to press the last start, not the first!!! Alex was a wonderful teacher to our son from middle school all the way up to graduation. Because of Alex, our son developed a love for the guitar and plays for fun while in school and had the opportunity to play for worship bands this past summer!!!"
Diane
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"Bijan is a very good guitar instructor. My daughter and I both took guitar lessons and he was able to work with us as individuals since we both had different skill levels. Bijan is very patient with his students and helped us through various learning obstacles. I highly recommend anyone that needs or wants to learn any musical instrument to take lessons from Bijan."
Kelly
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Bijan Z.
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"Tomas has been teaching my kids for years. He is an excellent and patient teacher and I highly recommend him."
Tomas
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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