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Robin O.

5 Reviews
Lee, MA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelors Degree: Integrated Arts In Education from UMass Amherst
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Robin O.

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Robin is a touring musician who was a 2013 Boston Blues Challenge Finalist. She has toured regionally in the US and in Europe, headlining Blues Festivals in Italy and the Czech Republic.

Learn the basics of country blues, folk, finger-picking and slide guitar. Chords, theory, Travis picking, arranging, songwriting. I believe in breaking things down to their simplest components and building a solid foundation through technique and repertoire.

About Robin

*** Travel Equipment *** I tell students what they need to buy and they do, although I will pick up books that they then pay me for. *** Specialties *** Piedmont blues, delta bottleneck blues, folk, beginning guitar introduction to Adobe Suite, color correction in Photoshop, Photoshop for pr

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Tanya
As a beginner & my first lesson was today , Robin was very helpful and had so much to share. I feel confident in her ability & knowledge to help me in learning to play the guitar .
William
I loved my teacher. Very professional and fun! I will not be continuing my lessons due to time restraints.
Greg
Really worked to help me learn what I wanted to learn
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Matthew N.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has been teaching guitar for 10 years. Students can expect a wide curriculum full of different styles and theory.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mus

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Veronnica P.
Practical, efficient, patient, supportive. Matthew is able to assess quickly and keep things progressing forward while still highlighting fundamentals. Great for adults. Gentle for those on the lower end of confidence with an instrument.
Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
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Matt O.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Roosevelt University
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Matt O.

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My acoustic 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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Tucker L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Awarded 2004 Singer/Songwriter of the Year from Austin Music Foundation
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tucker L.

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I’ve taught children and adults the basics of acoustic guitar in workshops in America and around the world, and in private lessons.

I especially love to help children discover the joy of music at a young age. My lessons can be relaxed and informal, showing the basics of music and the acoustic guitar, but I can also help older learners learn stylistic techniques and write and product their own music. My teaching lays emphasis on understanding fingerpicking, the basics of rhythm, chord progressions, open tunings and guidance to help the student find his or her unique style. Genres include pop music, folk, and blues.

Have your own requests? Get in touch and let's see if we can learn together!

About Tucker

Hi, my name is Tucker Livingston. I was born and raised in Austin, TX to a family of artists and musicians. I am an award winning singer/songwriter and professional musician for over 25 years. I have been a featured artist at The Austin City Limits Music Festival, SXSW Music Festival, Kerrville F

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Barbara
I had always wanted to play guitar, and Tucker taught me how to do it. We started with just three chords, but then he taught me others and the notes that join them. I learned different ways of fingering and picking. I love our lessons because Tucker is super funny and patient, and now I feel like a real guitar player. Thank you, Tucker!
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David G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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David G.

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I believe that music can truly heal the soul. Growing up I come from a family that loves music, and I embraced it cherish it as a pure element. A Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D.), I have a background in teaching and coaching sports, as well as giving music lessons. I am fingerprinted backgrounded checked to educate pre-school age and K-12 children and have a long history doing so. I have worked professionally with children in every age group including age 2, and adults of elderly age. I also have worked with those with ADHD, post-stroke, type 1 diabetes, etc.; I am very comfortable and sympathetic to adjustments whenever necessary. I'm a yoga instructor, and have a very easy-going vibe, though I am surprisingly organized and believe in always finding creative techniques to surpass our goals sooner than thought possible. I know whatever your goals are we can work to get you there, and I will always be here for support during and after private lessons with me.

About David

Hello, I'm Dr. David G. Ph.D. In medical school, I studied western medicine while combining my love for holistic healing through eastern studies. I'm a loving and caring ERYT 500 Yoga Instructor, Yoga Teacher Trainer, Massage Spa Owner and Licensed Therapist trained by NSEW and instructing at Tranqu

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Ken C.
Great first lesson, Davis is very knowledgeable and was able to answer all my questions.
Toni
David was AMAZING! And our team thoroughly enjoyed the session. I understand that I was charged incorrectly so he was not paid right for this service. I hope that you do take care of him since I did ask to verify if the price was correct when I initially requested the service.
Thanks!
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Billy N.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
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Billy N.

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I'm a specialist in Brazilian Guitar and have played and used American Folk Styles to teach finger picking for many years. This includes Travis Picking, Blues and arrangement of all sorts of melodies for guitar. One of the first world musics I played was Irish music and I have a nice repertoire of these melodies to help the student learn how to play a linear melody. Reading is not necessary but I'm expert at getting people to read by using simple familiar music. I have been playing Jazz acoustically fingerstyle for a while and have been a good understanding of Swing guitar styles too. Repertoire and recordings are essential in the process. This I also provide to the student

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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Matt H.
Great! Loved it! A high-level teacher, extremely knowledgeable and accomplished. This will certainly challenge me as a beginner.
John
I was a beginner wanting to learn some Brazilian guitar: samba, bossa nova, etc. Billy was great for that as a very accomplished guitarist of that genre. He is very engaging and enthusiastic. He was patient with me in working on the difficult chords and strumming that this type of music requires. Having literally, "written the book", he had an organized approach. I also enjoyed his humor and occasional stories about guitarist he has know. Acho que ele tem Jeito para ensinar violao.
Rolf T.
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"Miss Michelle is very encouraging, gentle, and informative. I highly recommend her lessons <3"
Isabel
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Kirk is a great guy and great teacher! I have been working with him for the past couple of years. He is very patient with this old learner. I know he is also good with younger kids who are the age of MY grandchildren. He has great knowledge of the guitar and the skills to be a successful musician. I will miss him as he moves to Denver. Thanks, Kirk!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"Nills is a patient, encouraging, knowledgeable & fun teacher. My daughter is very excited to work with him. Thank you!!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Jonah's a great teacher. He emphasizes the fundamentals, while managing to make the lessons enjoyable and tailored to your interests. I've made far more progress under Jonah's instruction than I could've imagined!"
Avi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"She’s very patient. Because my daughter was shy. But Francesca took her time with her. Thank you ☺️"
Kassidy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Francesca C.
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"Alex is a geat teacher. I am an older student who wanted to get better at guitar. Alex is patient and great at adapting lessons to fit what I wanted to learn. He even showed my how to improve my banjo skills."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"Nick Russo is a truly outstanding teacher. His lessons were expertly tailored to my skill level and personal goals. Nick inspires passion for music – he has a way of translating music theory into easily digestible insights that are fun to learn. Nick enthusiastically entertained any musical whim I brought to our weekly lessons, bringing me along for the ride! He was always positive and full of constructive feedback. The breadth of his experience in the music industry is staggering - I cannot imagine a more credentialed, qualified instructor. Learning from Nick was an absolute pleasure!"
Eric
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Wes travelled to my home at an affordable rate for us and taught our son Paul lessons. To be honest, at first I was hesitant because my son was only 7 years old so I wasn't sure if I should just wait until he's older, but I'm glad we chose to start him early. Now he is much further along than I would have expected! Thanks Wes!"
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"Eric is the real deal as a guitar teacher. I personally play the guitar myself, but as any parent knows when it comes to teaching your own child there is going to be some resistance no matter what! Lol. Eric is very well educated in music and has the rapport to teach beginners as well as advanced students. My son looks forward to his time with Eric and considers him a friend as well! In closing, if your looking for an instructor that has a solid music background that can channel that knowledge into your child or self, look no further!"
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