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Kenton M.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA: Liberal Arts from Berea College
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Kenton M.

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I teach all aspects of electric guitar from rock, country, blues, twang, jazz etc. You can learn both finger style and plectrum techniques.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty,

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Nancy D.
kenton is a very knowledgeable and capable instructor. He really knows his music
Nancy D.
very good advice and technique i will follow through
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Cameron S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Hot pick! from Pacific Songwriting Competition
  • BA degree in music with a concentration in studio production from Purchase College SUNY
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Cameron S.

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We'll work on learning your favorite songs, ear training, theory, improvisation, and nailing the sounds and styles of your favorite guitarists!

About Cameron

STUDYING WITH ME: Learning guitar should be interesting and fun! While we're studying all the different aspects of the instrument, you'll also be learning how to play your favorite songs and solos! I approach each student as an individual and structure their lessons according to what I determine

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Tristan
I've taken guitar lessons on and off for a while, and Cameron is hands-down the best teacher I've had. He points out specific technical good points and bad points, and offers concrete suggestions and examples for improvement. The lesson material is progressively challenging, but not overwhelming, and is targeted to the student's interests, and lessons are fun and interesting. Fantastic instructor.
Tessa
Cameron is an excellent teacher for me. I am 11 years old and have been playing for almost a year with him. He is patient and makes me stretch to be a better guitarist. He takes time to find songs at my level of learning and accommodates my tastes in music. I would recommend him for anyone who is interested in playing guitar.
Kim K.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Cameron. He explained things clearly so I could understand. Can't wait for my next lesson.
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Matt O.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt O.

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My electric guitar teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Memorization
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

***LESSONS ARE TAUGHT IN PERSON AT MY STUDIO OR ONLINE USING SKYPE OR ZOOM*** Whether you are starting from square one, or you've reached a point where you can't go further on your own, or you would like to sharpen skills you already possess and want to take them to a higher level, I'm your guy.

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Evan
I have been learning tenor banjo (Irish tuning) from Matt. Although I'm a complete beginner, Matt has been a very patient teacher. He balances lessons between learning songs and music theory. His wit and humor make every lesson enjoyable.
Sydney
I've been taking lessons from Matt for more than 8 years now since I was young and he's super friendly and encouraging! Highly recommend as he has experience with many different areas of guitar and that offers freedom to learn whatever you want.
Luke Lehman
Matt is able to spot small things that make a big difference in a musician's journey no matter how far along they are. His demeanor puts his students at ease, and always encourages and builds up. I'd recommend Matt to anyone, at any level, wanting to grow as a musician!!
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Lee Q.

70 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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Lee Q.

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I teach positive and productive lessons in electric guitar, songwriting/music theory, and live performance.

My goal is to bring the best out of beginning to intermediate players using a holistic and minimalist musical approach: you only learn what you really need to know.

Can you pick up an instrument and play a song by ear, or play simple power chords, or play "Happy Birthday" in a key suited to your voice? I can show you how.

Learn guitar basics & speciality skills, including:

- note reading/melody in first position
- reading guitar tablature (TAB)
- major chords & scale tones (diatonic)
- Nashville Number System
- chord progressions using I-IV-V (1-4-5)
- 12-bar blues song form
- pentatonic (5-note) scale: major & minor
- key transposition & using a capo
- the 5 movable chord & scale shapes
- 'barre' chords & the major scale: 2 positions
- intervals (m2 to P8) & playing by ear
- minor chords (diatonic) & scales: natural, harmonic, melodic
- fingerpicking ...

About Lee

Teaching online since 2018 Minimum age: 8 for ukulele 10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including solo performance, orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, r

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Silky W.
Thank you so much for your help, Lee. I learned many great tips, useful resources, and meaningful comments in one lesson. I look forward to working with you again!
Violet
She is really nice and a great instructor, especially for beginning guitarists. She is patient and encouraging, and tailors your class to your interests.
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Ken B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ken B.

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Experienced electric guitar teacher of 30+ years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn songs they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of musical knowledge and skills. I specialize in rock, pop, alternative, soul, r&b, folk, blues, and metal, I typically recommend Hal Leonard books for beginners, and I also have the following tools available for use and demonstration during lessons: recording equipment, amps, effects, loopers, and more.

About Ken

I have been a performing singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist for 30 years and currently teach 60+ private guitar, bass, drum, ukulele, piano, voice, and music production students each week. My professional music experience includes composition, recording engineering and production, choir d

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Phillip Z.

36 Reviews
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  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Phillip Z.

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We will cover the fundamentals (technique, scales, chords, note reading (not for everyone), and as the student progresses, we will cover more sophisticated concepts of improvisation and performance with special attention to 'electric guitar' artists and repertoire.

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, blu

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Tim L.
We're off to a great start!
Rhea
Phil is a consummate musician and is extremely knowledgeable and patient. He helped me to arrange several songs and encouraged me to write my own arrangements, as that really helps one better understand the instrument. I loved our lessons on learning all the scales and modes, too.
Orlando R.
Phillips teaching is very low key and suttle but very effective. I am astounded at how much he has taught me in a few weeks.

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"Donnie is a great teacher. He has good patience. He also gives you material to work which helps to keep you on track."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Judy has been an amazing teacher for our eight year old daughter Elizabeth! Rock on!"
Nicholas
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Judy G.
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"I took guitar lessons from Greg for a year. I had a GREAT experience and HIGHLY recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to play."
Ron
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Rene is a great instructor. He's extremely patient, knowledgeable, receptive, and encouraging. He listens to your needs and works with you to formulate a lesson plan that works for you. I have thoroughly have enjoyed my lessons, and have seen an improvement in my guitar playing. I'm very happy I signed up with him."
Jason Hotchkiss
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Rene S.
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"Matt was my guitar teacher from 5th grade to 10th grade, teaching me electric guitar for over five years. Now as a Junior in college, I am still thankful for the lessons Matt taught me to have a great foundation in playing guitar. Matt is one of the most knowledgeable people a student could learn from. He pays special detail to the habits that many guitar players fall into when beginning, and made sure these habits were eliminated quickly. I had both parents, grandparents, and friends sit in on our lessons and all were impressed with the careful and thorough approach of Matt’s teaching. Thank you Matt!"
Kyle Melles
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Chris is a great teacher. I met him in group lessons. And now I’m using him for personal lessons. It was a good lesson."
Ronald
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Chris V.
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"Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly"
Jera
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"Ahmad is an awesome guitar teacher! I just recently started taking lessons with Ahmad and was immediately impressed with his talent and skills, passion, professionalism, and attitude. I have always been a bit shy about playing guitar but I feel at ease with Ahmad. I was also impressed with how quickly and competently he was able to assess my current skill level and provided specific exercises and tips to help me progress from exactly where I'm at today. I left my first lesson feeling empowered and inspired. I have worked with other guitar teachers in Seattle - some very awesome talented musicians and teachers - and I have to say, Ahmad is exceptional. Also, his fee's are very reasonable and his flexibility with online lessons is great."
Ella
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"wonderful teacher, what more can I say."
Tim Jenkins
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Nathan’s optimism and continuous support helped reignite my passion for writing and playing! It’s obvious that he puts in an abundance of time and energy into personalizing a lesson plan for you, constantly assessing (and reassessing) your goals and then laying out achievable steps you can take to reach those. He has never been discouraging or judgmental; on the contrary, I look forward to sharing my progress with him each week. He breaks otherwise daunting concepts into small, palatable portions, teaching and incorporating into your practice regimen seamlessly. Outside of musical theory and technique, he also has advice for a number of problems, whether it be regarding networking, stage presence, recording, or less music-based problems such as burning out or handling drastic life changes.

If you’re looking for a talented, empathetic teacher who truly cares about you and your pursuit of music, Nathan is my only recommendation!"
Adam
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Nathan M.
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