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Tim M.

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  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Bachelor of Music: Classical Guitar Performance from Hartt School - University of Hartford
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Tim M.

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All styles for all levels.

About Tim

I am a Hartt School of Music trained classical guitarist raised on the electric guitar. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I have helped students of all ages achieve their musical goals. Whether it's getting into the school jazz band, a college degree program or simply playing for friends, I

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Cullen
I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him.
Sam
Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule.
Brad
Tim is an excellent teacher, providing excellent advice, practice techniques, and insights. He makes learning and improving easy and enjoyable.
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Sandi G.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Awarded Semper Fidelis Award from Lisle High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MIRA program for the Recording Arts from St Petersburg College
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Sandi G.

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Hi! Music is my passion. I have released several albums of original music, toured independently to support the releases, and have owned and operated a successful music school for almost 2 decades.
I can teach you just about anything you want to learn on guitar including basic music theory, rhythm, song structure and charts, tab, treble clef, technique, scales, chords fingerpicking, flat-picking and so much more. We will go at your pace while I keep it fun and challenging. I am also a professional drummer and will jam with you on songs you learn as soon as you you are ready! I'm ready to rock, lets do this!

About Sandi

I am a lifelong musician, originally self-taught on several instruments including drums/ percussion (primary) electric lead and acoustic guitar, 4 and 5 string bass, ukulele, piano/ keys, and voice. I am a recording artist and have released several eps singles and albums. I played all bands in high

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Jack
Sandi's a great drum teacher and is specifically great at connecting young burgeoning musicians and having them learn to play well together. This was especially important for me in helping me be comfortable playing in band settings which was and is the most important aspect of being a musician for me.
Emily
I just started taking lessons with Sandi this week. She was great and made it lots of fun! She made sure to gauge my skill level before I arrived, and prepared a fun first lesson for me. She is really skilled at telling how much challenge to give a student, which makes it fun for the student but also makes you want to practice and come back to learn more! Sandi is laid back, very approachable and super friendly. She’s a wealth of information on music, equipment, and even is helpful with booking classes through the website!
Kristen
This is my Second attempt at learning guitar - my first attempt with a different teacher ended before I could strum a song. Sandi’s teaching style makes learning guitar enjoyable. She teaches chords and songs and introduces music theory as you progress. Sandi also provides the encouragement needed to keep practicing even if you think you’ll never get there.
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Tara L.

23 Reviews
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  • Speaks Thai, Nepali, English
  • BA from University of Wisconsin- Madison
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Trevor
Tara is a wonderful, enthusiastic, and knowledgable teacher! As someone new to mandolin, she quickly broke down the basics and was able to provide me with the foundations of playing bluegrass, blues, jazz, and more on the mandolin. I feel much more confident with my playing because of her and plan to continue coming back to learn more in the future! You'll also be guaranteed to laugh from her jokes, which lightens the struggle of learning an instrument : )
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In just 2 of 5 lessons, I am already better. Tara has helped me build some basic chord theory and knowledge that I never understood as a G, C, D guitarist. I have not taken lessons since I was 10 and took piano - at 48, lessons are not so intimidating. Looking forward to learning more!
Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
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Joshua B.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Ohio State University
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Joshua B.

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Music should be fun, but just like anything, we must learn the techniques to become proficient. My goal is to help not only students learn to play the guitar, but also offer correlate it to other parts of their lives to enhance understanding.

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education. Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping learn

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Jj P.
Great with my 9yo son!!
Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!
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Avi B.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music from CUNY City College of New York
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Avi B.

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Experienced Guitar teacher of over 10 years available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of musical and critical listening skills. I specialize in rock, punk, metal, progressive, pop, and blues, and have cultivated my own curriculum which is personalized to each student.

Here are the tools available to use during lessons: Ovation Celebrity, Gibson SG Standard, Schechter Diamond Series, Marshall AVT50, Digitech RP500 effects pedal, and Logic Pro X.

Want to learn to play your favorite songs and find out why they're your favorite songs? I'm your guy!

Note: I also do double-lessons for parents/guardians and kids or friends to learn together. For this option, please choose the “60min— $120” offer. Thanks and see you soon!

About Avi

***COVID-19 UPDATE: Until authorities have deemed it safe, all of my lessons will take place online. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this strange and important time.*** Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible.

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Dominick
Absolutely amazing teacher. Helped me work out some fundamental issues I had and then moved on to more of theory and workshopping.
Very knowledgeable and very helpful.
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Kevin H.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Kevin H.

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I teach results based customized private guitar lessons. Lessons are for adults or kids – beginner, intermediate, or advanced. Every lesson is personalized toward your level and goals. You’ll learn more music, in a shorter amount of time, and with better results. My lessons are for both beginners, intermediate and or advanced students. I also teach Finger-style Solo Guitar performance pieces in several genres and in all musical levels.
I have been teaching and performing over 25 years and will share from my experience.

About Kevin

Hi! Whether you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced student you'll learn a lot from me within a short period all while having fun. Book lessons with me and lets get started!

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"Colin has been an amazing teacher. I played for some years when I was younger and took it up again in early 2020 just for my own enjoyment. He's been a great teacher, very knowledgeable and can get as deep into theory as you'd like or just teach you chords and scales. I'll never be a rock star but I've gotten so much joy out of playing the guitar again and Colin has been a big part of that, I've learned everything I need to know to just noodle around and have fun and enjoy continuing to expand my knowledge. I'd very highly recommend him!"
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"If I could give 4.5 stars I would, the only reason it's not 5 stars is because I think nobody is perfect, but David is very close to it. I really liked how patient David was with Eli and his deep knowledge of music was very impressive. David is able to prevent things in a number of different ways and he makes sure that you understand that material very well."
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John is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable about the guitar and the technical aspects of music, and he is also very personable and encouraging. When I started lessons with John last summer I had been playing the guitar for over 30 years, and feel I have learned a tremendous amount from him.

I would recommend him for any level of lessons. He's a great guy!"
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