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Lyle R.

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

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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
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Thomas M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (Minors in Religion and Philosophy) from Bucknell University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas M.

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The true test: wood, strings and fingers. Acoustic guitar is a different beast from their electronically assisted cousins. As with most beginning Guitar students, I learned how to play on an acoustic. While I have ventured on to learn many other instruments, playing the Acoustic Guitar remains my first love (as well as the majority of my income with my solo acoustic show).

I am quite versed in many styles including but to limited to: Jazz, Bluegrass, Folk, Classical, Blues, Reggae, and Funk. My method is very Music Theory based using mostly Classic Rock and Top 40 musical examples. I, some have said, 'inadvertently teach people Music Theory' by explaining HOW a song is written while still keeping it fun. I know from my years of experience teaching kids 7-18 that if a student isn't excited to play, they simply wont. I am an expert at figuring out songs by ear so pick your favorite songs and I'll teach you how to play them! I also have full recording capability should you want to ...

About Thomas

I LOVE to teach and I am looking for a few more motivated students online and at my home studio on Merritt Island, Florida. Lessons are fun and motivating! Beginning students learn songs that they love while also learning basic theory and instrument technique. Advanced students will have their mind

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Tom taught my daughter for almost 3 years before moving back East. We were very sad, he is the best! My daughter always left her lessons happy and I could definitely hear her progress over time which was awesome! Highly recommend!
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thank you from first timer.

Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
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Jeremie W.

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I have been playing guitar for 15 years. I make lesson plans based on each individual, so I don't teach every one the same boring songs or use the same regiment with everyone. I want to teach you what YOU want to learn.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Dev K.
It was great for a first session
Danny
Jeremie is a great instructor. He moves and a good pace, really knows the details of what he is teaching, and caters the lesson material to you to keep it interesting. Would highly recommend!
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Jason F.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Jason F.

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Modern guitar music is often filled with heavy effects that mask the natural tone of the instrument.
A well played acoustic guitar can blend into any musical environment. Bluegrass, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Funk, Rock, and Metal, or any cutural/ world musc. And yet, it's an instrument which needs no accompaniment.
Make your guitar sing by learning good technique, creative rhythmic picking and strumming, and unique chord voicings. Develop sight reading, improvisation, and composition. Within just a few lessons, you can expect results in learning a song of your choice, and understanding the songwriting choices made by your favorite artists.

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lea

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Jeegar P.
Jason is a fantastic teacher and really easy to work with. We focused on fundamentals and understanding the fret board. This was a new approach for me as he weeded out bad habits and taught me proper form. It took a month or so, but when i was able to develop an ease with the fret board and spacial awareness with my strumming hand, I was able to navigate the guitar with so much more confidence.

Highly recommend working with Jason as he is patient and wants you to become a strong musician instead of learning a few songs really well. Also, he is upbeat and provides good feedback so you continue to develop and grow.
Brenden
I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.
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Craig H.

1 Review
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Craig H.

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Our first lesson will consist of what styles you prefer, what you like to listen to, etc. After that I will be able to figure out a lesson plan individualized specifically for the student!

About Craig

Hello everyone! My name is Craig and I have been playing harmonica and guitar for about 5-6 years. I truly love music and what it does for people. I want to get to know you and learn what you like, your styles, preferences, etc. I love teaching music and would love to help you in your journey. Do n

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Paul W.

81 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul W.

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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
Maria
Katie
As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Madison 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 $276 per hour.
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"Jesse is a great teacher, I would recommend him to everyone!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"Donnie is patient and encouraging. He has all kinds of ways to help me get past some the tough stuff. Absolutely recommend him to anyone."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Nicole is a great teacher for a little kid. Very patient and respectful. Thanks!"
Lara
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nicole O.
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"Billy is a great teacher that makes sure that you have the skills to continue playing guitar. I enjoyed his lessons and learned a lot! He is really nice too."
Andy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Billy D.
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"I only had the opportunity to work with Eric for about a month before I had to randomly leave NYC, and it was such a bummer to leave his instruction! I absolutely loved his lesson structure. It was the perfect blend of technique and theory practice, with practical and helpful goals for the week. Efficient and patient instructor. Totally recommended."
Kimberly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Lola was amazing and very personable :) she made me feel at ease on wanting to learn a new instrument"
Deserai
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lola M.
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"Jimmy is just unbelievable. He's friendly, and always finds the positive in the process of teaching. I've studied guitar, and recorded vocals in his studio.
He makes himself available, and is gracious when circumstances prevents the lesson for that week. Given my busy schedule, I've had to stop the guitar lessons. However, I just saw that they may be able to be done online?...If that's the case, please contact me Jimmy. I'd love to re-start asap.
Best regards,

Al"
Al
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Bryan elevated my guitar playing in just a few short lessons to a level I never even thought I would reach. His lessons are very relaxed and he works on what you want to focus on.

If there is a specific song you want to learn, beginner, intermediate, or advanced, Bryan has a version for you. He is an awesome teacher, a great guy, and an outstanding guitar player. Booking that first lesson with him was the best thing I could have ever done for my guitar playing."
Ben
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Bryan M.
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"My son loves Tanesha. He is very shy and she is extremely patient with him."
Paula
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"I love Heather! She makes you feel instantly comfortable and I look forward to every lesson."
Monty
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Heather M. L.
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