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Luke H.

12 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Will V.

17 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1970
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Will V.

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I am a patient, professional teacher with over 20 years of experience. If you are a beginner, I will get you off to a great start and you be surprised at how much you wil be able to play after only one lesson. If you've already been playing for a while, I can make suggestions that will immediately improve your playing. I customize your lessons to match your learning style, so you can learn faster. The lessons are enjoyable and challenging enough to move you to the next level of your playing.

About Will

I am a patient, professional teacher with over 20 years of experience working with students of all ages, from beginner to advanced. If you are a beginner, I will get you off to a great start and you be surprised at how much you wil be able to play after only one lesson. If you've already been playin

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Brenna
Will is great! Very patient and was able to slow down and break things down when I was too challenged. Very astute! I plan to buy more lesson packages with him.
Kimberly Fritsch
Will gets right to the lesson, keeps things moving while making sure you’re grasping the instructions, and answers questions appropriately without overextending. Great first lesson!
Jack H.
Will was great!! Warm and welcoming to my 11 year old.
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Brett R.

11 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Español
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Brett R.

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Varying styles from finger-picking to strumming patterns, as well as riff-oriented and lead/scale techniques. As far as material, my preference is the student's preference!

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT ARE OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments th

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!
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Jack U.

Seattle, WA
Starting at $34
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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.

Bothell, WA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Jared G.

9 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 11 to 65
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Jared G.

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All styles of guitar. Specializing in Rock. From very beginner to advanced shred. Using Popular songs from throughout the history of rock, from Chuck Berry to AC/DC to Ozzy to Nirvana and everything in between as etude studies to teach technique, theory, and scale theory.
Most importantly getting the students playing songs they enjoy within the first lessons and doing it properly with flawless technique and learning the theory behind it as well

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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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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Scott
Great teacher! He caught numerous hindrances to my technique immediately and I love that he incorporated theory from the beginning.

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"My daughter is new to guitar. Paul is very patient and friendly, and the student chooses the pace of learning. She's only on her third lesson, but we are confident that we'll be sticking with Paul."
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"Greg continues to be a great guitar teacher. He takes his time to help all in the group lessons to keep up and stay on track. He answers all questions promptly and shares important links to sites that can help us improve our skills.

Plus he is very friendly and considerate, and injects humor and war stories to demonstrate how to improve."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"After taking guitar lessons for two years from a local instructor, I felt I wasn’t getting better, and I decided to give Takelessons a try. I’m glad I did! Donnie has taught me a lot in a short period of time. I will definitely be learning from him for years to come"
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Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Great personality with an even greater ability to teach effectively yet enjoyable at the same time! He's very musically knowledgable and willing to teach you anything that you might want to learn. He's by far the best instructor I have ever had and I wouldn't recommend anyone else besides him as an instructor. He connects with you at a level that most instructors won't care to have with their students."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"I highly recommend taking guitar lessons with Ahmad. I've had instructors in the past who I realized weren't the best match for what I was I was trying to accomplish and the first lesson gave me the space to feel out if Ahmad was going to be a good match for me! After the first lesson I immediately knew Ahmad was going to be professional, skilled, easy to work with, and open-minded. I really appreciated that Ahmad was down to go outside of your standard lessons in music theory and cater my experience in a way that would fast track me to what I wanted to accomplish within my lessons. As a self-taught musician who has been playing in touring bands for about the last 4 years I had a lot of different strengths and weaknesses. Ahmad helped me hone in on areas that would allow me to boost my confidence in practices and live performances while developing skills to better communicate musically with my bandmates. I believe Ahmad is the perfect instructor for all skill levels and backgrounds. He is an extremely talented and versatile musician. In addition to his abilities as a musician and instructor, he is patient, easy to communicate with, motivating, and understanding."
Eren
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Highly Recommended!!!

Daniel is an excellent teacher who patiently covered all of the issues that I needed help with. I have had advanced training in music, and he helped me more than most of my previous teachers ever did. I would highly recommend him without hesitation!"
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"I ADORE Jillian! She is so sweet and encouraging. When my schedule is crazy she does everything in her power to accommodate me. It is clear that she knows what she is doing. After trying to teach myself guitar for YEARS, with the way she explains things, I am already further along after just 3 lessons. She also has a gorgeous voice! I can't wait to continue learning from her!"
Jacquelyn
Took Guitar lessons from Jillian V.
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"Luke was a very helpful teacher. He knows what he is talking about and is very receptive to questions and concerns. He will lead you in the right direction whatever aspect of guitar you are willing to delve into. I came to him knowing only a couple of chords and songs and came away after a summer of lessons knowing much more about music theory and feeling much more confident in my playing."
Kyle
Took Guitar lessons from Luke P.
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"Great teacher! Tommy covers music theory and playing technique in a way that's easy for inexperienced players to understand. He also follows up with the progress of his students regularly."
Matt
Took Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"Victor is a great instructor and a great person. He is wonderful with my young son, who was an absolute beginner when he started lesson with Victor at age 8. My son has a learning disability that makes it harder for him to read music and process instructions. Victor worked with all of that with patience and respect. Now my son can play beautiful songs and perform in front of others. I believe that learning music has also helped my son become better at reading, math, and thinking! Most of all, he feels successful about his guitar skills, which adds to his confidence. I cannot thank Victor enough!"
Laurie
Took Guitar lessons from Victor Q.
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