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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Acoustic guitar is such a great instrument for so many reasons. With my method, not only will the student learn the songs and styles they love, but they will become musicians while doing it.
So many guitarists feel limited, because they never learned the basics of notes, chords, technique, and theory. I will unlock the fingerboard and make learning music fun! Student will bring in songs they like to learn.

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
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Ray T.

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Franklin, MA
Starting at $38
  • BA Film Scoring and Synthesis from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ray T.

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I've been playing guitar and piano since I was little. I've been playing music professionally since I was 16 and can cover many styles of music. Berklee College of Music graduate.
I really love teaching and try to incorporate new techniques and technologies into my lesson. It comes down to getting to know you and making the lessons relevant to you.

About Ray

I've been a professional keyboard player for over 30 years. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, I'm able to teach music from many different perspectives. I like to get to know my students and tailor their lesson to their interests and goals. I can competently teach Pop, Jazz, Classical, Ear T

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Alisa
Mr. Tarantola has taught my three kids to play piano and to read music. Their confidence in their music abilities has grown over the years as they continue to learn. The skills they learned with Mr. Tarantola has helped them in school music, band and in learning new instruments such as drum set and clarinet. Mr. Tarantola has the ability and personality to teach all ages including new beginners such as I - who began lessons in my 40's. Highly recommend!
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Garrett M.

4 Reviews
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  • Distribution and Logistics from East Carolina University
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Garrett M.

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I can play any number of styles from blues and country to hard rock and heavy metal. I've been playing guitar for about 15 years now. I know music theory very well and I'm great with making the theory part fun to learn while teaching to play a style that the student prefers. I'm an easy going guy and really patient. I make the promise to every student that I will give them every bit of effort and support I can to propel them in their music career. I'm one of those people who gets along with everybody and I like to make my lessons fun for each student.

About Garrett

I've been playing guitar for about 15 years now and I've played in just about every type of band. After playing in a metal band for about 5 years I switched over to a classic rock group for a couple years. In both of those groups I was lead guitar/lead vocals. Now for the last few years I've been

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Dave F.
Great lesson, loads to learn!!!
Brad
I tried learning guitar a number of years ago. Garrett was great getting me started back into guitar. He quickly got me going with some simple chords and techniques. He has a strong understanding of guitar and makes it easy to understand. + he can play anything!
Derrick
What can I say about Garrett. I have never met a better guitarist in my 20 years of playing. Taking lessons with him was one of the best decisions I ever made. I would pay him double. No matter the guitar style, Garrett seems to have played it for years and has real insight on any of the different styles from Blues, to Country, to Rock, to Classic Rock, to Metal. He helped me not just learn riffs or songs but scales and has bug in teaching me more advanced music theory as well. He truly is the perfect mix of good person and amazing guitarist. Don’t miss the chance to learn from one of the best no matter your skill level!
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David S.

30 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playing

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Great first lesson
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Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
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Josh J.

6 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Josh J.

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Systematic approach to learning lead guitar, scales, finger dexterity, speed, and solo phrasing. Lessons are still comprehensive in learning chords, arpeggios, theory, and songs.

About Josh

My name is Josh Johnson and I have been playing guitar for 27 years. I graduated Berklee College of Music in 2006 with a degree in Production and Engineering. While attending Berklee, my guitar tutelage was mainly under Neo-Shred Master Joe Stump. As a musician I have toured, performed in Brazil, pe

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Brian S.
I use to work with Josh and got to know how much of a accomplished guitarist he is. I went to his house for private lessons and my guitar playing exploded. I don’t read music, but Josh broke down the wall and now I can bring any song to him and learn how to play it. Highly recommend going to Josh for guitar lessons, you won’t be sorry, but you’ll be playing with confidence !!!!!!!!
Dave
I have been learning from Josh weekly for the past few years. He teaches a methodical approach that has given me a blueprint for playing lead/rhythm as well as writing my own music. I have seen my playing evolve consistently since our first session together and look forward to continuing
Lori
I have been working with Josh for several years. During this time I feel like my playing has greatly improved. Josh has been especially helpful with understanding music theory and applying it to my playing. I highly recommend taking lessons with Josh.

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"I’m a absolute beginner and at 40 years old the thought of learning a instrument was very intimidating. Tim made my first lesson very comfortable and enjoyable. I look forward to more lessons."
Robert
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"My daughter is a new learner and Kevin is not only patient, but a lot of fun. She is really enjoying both the guitar and "Mr. Kevin." Kevin has done a great job is trying to teach her a song along with chords so it's more desirable to learn and practice, too."
Lesley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Wonderful human being. You can't go wrong with this guy."
David
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin M.
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"I love the passion behind his teaching. I felt he really took in to consideration the style and music that I wanted to learn/play. He also challenged me by picking songs that had different skill levels that I would not have learned if trying to teach myself how to play. He has an incredible background in music (of all genres) and teaching. I highly recommend him for anyone no matter their skill level."
Olivia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I've been working with Adam for about a year now. He has patiently worked with a total beginner, and now I`m at the point where I can enjoy playing, practicing, and enjoying exploring music on my own. When I get stuck Adam helps me work through it. Great fun!"
Scott
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"My name is Justin, and I've been tutored by Paul since October 2018. I came to him without any prior music experience and unsure if I could ever learn to play the guitar. I'm glad that I chose him as my tutor. He knows how to explain different concepts in a way that I can understand. That coupled with his eagerness for me to get better makes him an excellent teacher. Every time I attend his class I'm always motivated to improve. I would definitely recommend him to anyone trying to play an instrument."
Justin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"I have been taking lessons with Andrea for the past year, and I have found him to be a patient, friendly, inspiring teacher. I've found my guitar playing has greatly improved through his tuition. Unlike other guitar teachers, Andrea tailors each lesson according to what I'd like to achieve. He always quickly corrected mistakes in my technique, provided me with useful tips and chords that I'd love to learn and play. His lessons are full of fun and I couldn't recommend him more highly!!"
Chi Zhang
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Kevin is a great instructor that not only brings his vast knowledge of music to each lesson, but also a contagious passion for music. Every student has the unique opportunity to learn in a fun environment that is both engaging and inspiring! You won't regret learning from Kevin!"
Nirup
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"I have really enjoyed my lessons with Chris. He helped me identify my goals as a guitar player and develop the tools to get there. I have been getting to focus on the music I want to play while still learning the important fundamentals and theory that lay the foundation for good playing in any genre. I have improved a lot since starting lessons with Chris. He's a nice guy and great teacher/musician. Can't go wrong."
sam
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Always fun, always new things to learn!!!!"
Allison
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lynn K.
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