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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Classical Guitar:
A member of the guitar family used in classical and flamengo music, but many popular artists play it for it's warm sound and ease of playing. It is an acoustical wooden guitar with strings made of nylon, rather than the metal strings used in acoustic and electric guitars. The traditional classical guitar has twelve frets clear of the body and is held on the left leg, so that the hand that plucks or strums the strings does so near the back of the sound hole. The modern steel string guitar, on the other hand, usually has fourteen frets clear of the body and is commonly played off the hip. I always start with the basics of finger techniques, learning notes and chords, how to read, theory and soloing. Right away the student will begin to play songs. This guitar can be used for most styles of guitar playing.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Victor N.

West Roxbury, MA
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Victor N.

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Most times we miss the ultimate goal of learning, which is to master how to do it yourself. Hi, I am Victor and i have been teaching the guitar for over 20 years even before i graduated from Berklee college of music. I teach all popular styles of guitar playing and i also teach you how to master the habit of figuring things out by yourself because i believe that is the ultimate goal of learning.

About Victor

I am a professional guitarist, songwriter, and recording artist and music producer. I have toured around the world and shared the stage with a lot of popular artists. I graduated from Berklee college of music with a degree in Music production and audio engineering and electives on acoustic guitar.

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Zach W.

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Starting at $32
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2022
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zach W.

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Offering private guitar lessons for all beginner to advanced guitarists. I’ve been playing acoustic guitar for most of my life (16-17) years and would love to share some of my techniques with potential students! I specialize in advanced finger-style acoustic guitar and classical-type music and I'm very excited to share this awesome genre with students!

Some skills/techniques that I offer to teach include;

- Classic Strumming And Chord Shapes
- Rhythm and Tempo
- Picking
- Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
- Fingerpicking Techniques
- Slap Picking
- Finger-Style and Classical Guitar

About Zach

Hi! My name is Zach! I am a recent college graduate from the beautiful James Madison University in VA, and I studied Math and Engineering during my time there! Playing guitar has helped me through relieving stress in and out of school and to me, it's one of the best ways to pass the time. I've b

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Eric J.

438 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music from New York University
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Eric J.

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• Lead & Rhythm Guitar:

• Chord voicing: triads, four note open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming,
fingerstyle, standard grooves in various styles
major & minor scales & modes & arpeggios, blues/pentatonic scales and "licks".
• Alternate/sweep & tremolo picking, hammer on/pull offs

About Eric

I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. I began working with takelessons in 2013 teaching students of all different ages, ability levels in-person and online. I teach many different subjects, and my experience as an online music teacher is unmatched. I'v

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I've been taking lessons with Eric for years and am continuously surprised at how great my voice sounds! Lessons have changed over the years as I've progressed and worked on different technical elements and different styles of music. I would highly recommend!
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Rick P.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Awarded High Achievement Award from HANDS ON MUSIC SCHOOL
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Rick P.

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Beginners learn proper technique from the start,including posture,choice of instrument,warm-up exercises and drills that will stretch your abilities.You will learn the notes on each string,gradually combining more notes and strings by playing classical pieces from different composers.

About Rick

I been playing the guitar professionally for over 20 years. In that time I had the good fortune to perform and record with some really good musicians. I've played in various bands ranging from rock to jazz and flamenco. I received my bachelor's degree in recording engineer and record producer from

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Jeremy N.
He seem to be kind and patient and that's what my grandson needs right now. Thank you.
Navreet K.
It was awesome experience my dye enjoyed it.
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Kaye C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kaye C.

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Classically-trained guitarist specializing in classical and acoustic styles. All ages and skill levels welcome. Lessons will be tailored to each individual student's goals and needs. Whether you want to learn to play your favorite acoustic song or to improve your classical technique, I'll work together with you to build your skills, knowledge and confidence to become the guitar player you want to be! Contact me and let's get started!

About Kaye

I am a classically-trained guitarist and highly advanced Spanish-speaker with passions for music and cultural exchange. I want to share my knowledge and experiences with others so that they can find joy and confidence through these things too. I started learning guitar at 14, through informal les

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chioke
Kaye is patient, engaging, and encouraging. She gives simple yet thorough and effective explanations. She will emphasize concepts where you are weak until they are fully mastered. Also, at each lesson she always asks “Do you have any questions? Feel free to contact me at any time.” I can confidently recommend her to anyone who is interested in beginning to learn the guitar or anyone who is seeking to advance their current skills. She is truly a delight to work with!
Nili
Kaye is a great instructor! She pays attention to her student, is very detail oriented and is very patient. She goes at your pace, while still challenging you. I've enjoyed my lessons thus far and am looking forward to more lessons!
Karol
Very knowledgeable and helpful, I went from picking up a guitar for the first time to learning chords and songs really quick! Lessons were also adjusted based on ability and progress, providing good pacing.

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"I love that the 5-star rating description is "Best instructor ever" because I often tell people that my son's guitar teacher is the best music instructor we have ever had. I have 5 kids, and they have played piano in the past. This year my oldest is taking guitar for the first time. The thing that I love most about KJ is that he doesn't just teach my son how to play the notes -- he teaches him how to play music. There is a big difference between those two, and KJ is helping my son to see the music beyond the notes. KJ does a great job teaching notes, theory, and technique, but he teaches so much more that that as well. I can't say enough good things about KJ."
Barbara
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"Lessons are clear and easy to understand. Patience with progress. Have had multiple guitar teachers in the past, Cole is one of the very best. I am excited to learn more. Thank you Sir!"
Steven Fry
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"Collin is an excellent performer, educator, and overall musician. Collin's expertise and knowledge on interpretation and the classical guitar are second to none, and he has shown me a great deal that has helped me tremendously in my classical technique, feel, and ability to interpret and analyze rather challenging pieces of music. Collin is a sweetheart and joy to work with, so go get some lessons."
Jesse
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Collin H.
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"Acoustic guitar

Good teacher, very passion with kids. My son really likes this classes."
Leo
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ian M.
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"My son was so excited and encouraged after his first lesson. Grant is patient and positive and very articulate. He spoke in a way that was easy for a ten year old to understand and execute. My son is excited for next week’s lesson, and really motivated to work on his skills until then."
Kellen
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Jesse is an excellent instructor- very patient and encouraging- highly recommend"
Kathy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"My first lesson was heavy on intro and establishing a practice routine consisting mainly of exercises. This traditional method is what I grew up with and I'm looking forward to learning with Jon."
Jeff
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"From the first day, Ahmad has crafted lessons tailored specifically to my goals and skill set. I already had a decent idea about how to get around the guitar, but I wanted someone to help me get to the next level, to understand the guitar completely. Ahmad is incredibly knowledgable about the instrument and theory, perceptive to learning habits, and overall a fun person to be around. He's also incredibly patient about working around schedules. I can't recommend him enough!"
Ray
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"She is a amazing teacher and she is very fun and she focuses very well on what she is teaching and I am very happy that she is my teacher."
Frank
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"Provides valuable insights."
Ann
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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