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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Sun Prairie, WI
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
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I cannot learn something without wanting to immediately begin sharing what I know. That's what inspired me to begin teaching, and it continues to drive me today.

My credo is, "Take fun seriously." There is a reason we say that we "play" music; it is meant to be entertaining, for the listener and the performer. I know you want to learn to play an instrument so that you have one more pleasure in your life, and not to take up a new profession. But I also assume the highest potential in my students. If something is worth learning, it's worth learning well. My goal is for people to say to each other, "There seem to be a lot of good guitarists coming out of the Madison area. What's in the water?" My bottom line: Whatever your personal objectives, it is my job to discover them and help you meet them, whether you're interested performing at the campfire or the concert hall.

If you do not live nearby, we can learn together through online chat via FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangout. I ...

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Robert C.
complete novice; adult student. First lesson very relaxed. Excellent blend through-out lesson of questions and information my goals and background as well as instructor's goals for me and his background. First "technical" part of lesson was manageable and care taken by Lyle to make sure I understood what was being presented. I left the first lesson feeling this would be a good fit between instructor and student

Jesse V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse V.

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I make guitar simple for beginners.

About Jesse

Hi I’ve been playing guitar for a long time now everything from classical to heavy metal.

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Brad F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Masters of Music in Guitar Performance from East Carolina University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Brad F.

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I'm a guitarist and educator based out of Raleigh, NC. I received training at the University of South Carolina (Bachelors of Music, 2011) and East Carolina University (Masters of Music, 2015). I am an active performer in the Triangle area, drawing inspiration from American roots music, classical, and jazz traditions.

I have seen hundreds of students over ten years of private teaching, working with beginner to advanced students of all age levels. I teach in a wide range of styles, and I specialize in classical guitar and flatpicking (bluegrass/old time).

I hope to help you along as you grow as a musician and a guitarist!

About Brad

I am a guitarist and educator based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. I received training at University of South Carolina (Bachelor of Music, 2011) and East Carolina University (Master of Music, 2015). I am an active performer in the Triangle area, drawing inspiration from American traditional music,

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Ashlie
My son and husband have been taking lessons with Brad for 6 weeks. They are thrilled with him and they have both made a lot of progress. Brad is the first teacher that has inspired my son to actually practice between lessons. :) He is highly recommended.
Erin R.
Brad is very patient with our 9 year old special needs son and we appreciate his teaching very much!
Landon
Brad Farmer is a classically trained guitarist with an emphasis in Bluegrass guitar. He has the perfect teacher "temperament" and never gets frustrated with me...very patient and able to provide great insight on the best ways to practice so that you can obtain your goals quickly. While taking lessons with Brad, I have made marked improvements in a short period of time. Highly recommended!

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Michael L.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded Rising Star Award from Gigmasters
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Michael L.

43 Reviews
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I use a really fun and fast approach to getting any student to the next level by improving their technique and tone, increasing their fret board knowledge, and expanding their repertoire. 26 years experience teaching beginner to university and professional level students.

About Michael

Michael L. is a very versatile and highly sought after musician and teacher. Michael performs at 275 functions a year, teaches 30 private bagpipe and guitar students a week, is an instructor of music at the University of Colorado at Denver, and runs his own recording studio where he composes an

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Andrew B.
Awesome lesson can’t wait for the next one .
Jim M.
Michael is excellent bagpipe teacher!!! I am looking forward to my next lesson.
Bob
Great patience and understanding

Alex L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Alex L.

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Online Classical Guitar Teacher

From Renaissance to Beatles.

About Alex

Trained and educated (MM) in Russia and USA, over 20 years experience in teaching. Individual approach to the course development based on student personality, goals, skills. Major instruments are piano, classical guitar, accordion. Student must have own instrument and desire to learn! *** L

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Ginny
This is exactly the type of lesson which helps me to improve my accordion playing skills and increases my knowledge.
Paulo B.
Alex is a very interesting person and very competent. I really like it
Dikson D.
Exceptional musician and instructor! I highly recommend classes with Alex.
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Jon A.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Blue Note Guitar Competition from The Blue Note
  • Teaching since 1990
  • BA in Classical Guitar Performance from The College of Mt. St. Joseph
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Jon A.

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I have a BA in Classical Guitar Performance from The College of Mt. St. Joseph. I have studied under Robert Mercer, Richard Goering, and Joseph Fratiani.

About Jon

I have been playing guitar since the age of 9. I have studied Classical, and Jazz at CCM's Prep Dept. in middle school and throughout high school as well as rock, folk, country etc. with other local teachers. I started teaching lessons at the age of 18 in local music stores and have never stopped

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Pam H.
Jon is understanding of the student's needs. He is friendly and made my son feel welcome immediately.
Greg
I went to Jon with absolutely no musically background or training. He has been very patient and I have been amazed at how much I have learned in just a few months. I have not only learned quite a bit about playing the guitar, but I’ve also gained a greater awareness and appreciation of music. I highly recommend him as a teacher.
Willabe S.
Wonderful time and attention given to me... A+...

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Cottage Grove, WI

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Cottage Grove is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Great instructor! Moving at a logical and achievable pace. Very enjoyable, I can see the improvement."
- Murat
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jaxon W.
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"It goes without saying that Jaxon is an outstanding teacher - I think that anyone who studies with him would agree. Both Jaxon's verbal instruction and his playing demonstrations are clear and well articulated. His ability to select interesting repertoire seems limitless, for even an advanced student such as myself. He will guide you with techniques and tips while also keeping in consideration your own interests and goals."
- Cameron
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jaxon W.
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"First lesson was more of an assessment of where I am as a musician, it was a good lesson but I'm sure the next will be better. Omar is obviously a professional. Hopefully he will be able to teach me how to read music as good as he soon."
- Ed
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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"Brad is very patient with our 9 year old special needs son and we appreciate his teaching very much!"
- Erin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Brad F.
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"Great and motivational teacher who cares about your progress."
- Jimmy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R W.
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"Best classical guitar teacher ever! Alex is a very easy-going, super friendly and straightforward teacher. He has an amazing ability to make complicated guitar techniques into very easy tasks. I surprised how much I learned just from his first lesson and how much I improved in a week. I would recommend any student regardless your age and level to study with him. You will get your money worth."
- Celine
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex L.
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"I really like the approach that Guilherme has. He understands the philosophy of teaching music to children. My son is amazed by his technique."
- Edgar
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Guilherme F.
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"Keith is very exacting and wants me to do it right. Even if I know how to read music and meter, ifI made a mistake because I couldn't find the place on the guitar, he would make me start over. Perfect for me"
- Babette
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Do you think you can't learn guitar? think again...I am 50 years old and almost gave up after several attempts , I am not a talented person...Then, 4 years ago William, patiently achieved the impossible...I am intermediate classical guitar player now..."
- David
Took Classical Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Great Teacher

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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