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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Luther B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship.

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Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Aroun

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Stefanie B.
At 48 years old, I decided to embark on the life-long desire for vocal lessons. Mr. Blackwell works with me at my pace, as an amateur with a busy professional and home life, and supports me wherever I am in a given lesson. After 8 months of singing together, I have so much more confidence and enjoyment out of singing and like another reviewer said, he makes me feel like I could perform one day (beyond the kitchen, car and shower!).
Hadassah
Mr. Blackwell is very kind and is an amazing teacher. He takes time to help me understand music especially the theory sections. He is not just a music teacher but he is an excellent mentor.
Paul
Luther has been very helpful at teaching me the basics while also making sure we move at a pace in which I am comfortable before jumping into any new exercises. I look forward to having him as a teacher for a long time.
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Jack M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Bachelor's of arts in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jack M.

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I am a graduate from Berklee College of Music with a degree in contemporary writing and production and work professionally as a composer. Guitar was my first musical passion and it has brought me to where I am now. I would love to be able to share my knowledge of the guitar, music theory, and composition with all of my students. I primarily play jazz, rock, and pop styles, but I am able to play and teach any genre. My goal as a teacher is for my students to be able to achieve their musical goals and have fun.

About Jack

I am a professional composer with a bachelor's degree in contemporary writing and production from Berklee College of Music. Two years ago I signed a publishing deal with Fieldhouse Music/BMG publishing after releasing my first ep. I teach guitar students of all ages and experience levels. I have s

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Osman
After only a few lessons with Jack Ive already seen incredible growth in my own playing. He has unlocked a new view on the guitar for me by explaining the music theory behind many guitar exercises and drills Ive been playing for years. Im excited to continue learning and loom forward to our next lesson!
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David C.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David C.

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Acoustic steel string or nylon string. 6 string, or 12 string. All styles. Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Ryan B.

95 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
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Ryan B.

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I've been teaching guitar for 5 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. There are many styles I'm comfortable teaching from folk (fingerpicking or flatpicking), rock, blues and funk and I would love working on developing a unique style of your own. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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Greg G.

6 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1989
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Greg G.

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We will cover music theory, technique, and getting to know the fingerboard, or I can teach you a specific song of your choice written out in tab.
Ideally both will be covered so you can learn the mechanics behind the music that you love to play!

About Greg

I have been playing music for over 30 years, and have been teaching music for almost half of that time. I have performed and recorded throughout the Midwest in a variety of cover and original bands ranging in styles from metal, rock, to R&B/Jazz and Blues. I teach these styles as well. The most i

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Aaron
Greg seems great! Welcomed me into his home, introduced me to the missus and his dog, and made me feel very at ease.
Seems very knowledgeable, and has a comfy studio space for lessons. Looking forward to more sessions with Greg in the new year!
Wenxing
I enjoyed my lessons with Greg. He is very helpful, always upbeat, patient and positive. He takes things slow so that you don't feel like you have tons of things to practice. And over all he's just really nice and fun and a very good teacher to have.
Tanner
Greg is a great men also a great teacher, when i first meet with Greg for my first lesson that i known i will be learning by the great teacher.
I had played guitar in the past many, many years but for sometime in my life was so busy working, and focus on raising family but i had to put away my guitar i bought 25 years ago. finally, now i decided to learn to play my guitar again and find Greg on take lesson.com and he has been teaching me just like i am a beginner playing but i am now so happy that i am on a good hand and Greg had been teaching me playing my guitar again. so far so good. Thanks Gregory

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"Simply Amazing!! As a new/beginner guitar player I wanted to find a teacher that could teach me not only how to play guitar but also the ability to sing as well. Within a matter of days James had me learning a simple way to learn to play a song for my girlfriend as a birthday gift. And now I'm hooked on learning to play better and grow as a guitarist. He breaks down the foundation for how to learn the guitar and what is needed to practice. James is your teacher if you're looking to learn as a beginner or wanting to advance your skill set."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James W.
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"You can say that I'm a rookie when it comes to playing guitar. So, I decided to do something about it. I'm taking 45 minutes sessions with Nick and I have to say that he is a really talented a teacher as well as he is a musician. While having fun during the lessons, I rake in so many new tricks up my sleeve. I love his individual approach, flexibility, and creativity just to outline a couple. For the short while that I've known Nick, he's been all, a patient teacher, a talented musician, but most of all he's been an inspiration to me. My goal was to learn to read music and learn how to play the instrument more fluently. But now, the whole world of new and fascinating opportunities opened up to me because of his mentoring and support. Thank you Nick! I wish I could take longer sessions with you on a more regular basis."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Patrick B.
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"Tanesha is an amazing teacher. This is my daughter's 3rd Guitar teacher & Lexi says she likes how she's hands on she explains things clear enough to get understanding. She is also flexible and teaching the same things. Lexi says she a swagg teacher & not boring. She's the best!!! :)"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"First, the fact that he came all the way to my house to be able to give me my lesson, already made him stand out as an instructor. Caleb was very patient with me and showed me step by step instruction to make sure I was understanding what i’m learning. The lessons were super effective and I was able to learn how to not only play the guitar but make playing my own."
Amber-Liz
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Caleb F.
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"Omar is a great teacher. My son didn't want guitar lessons originally but after his first class with Omar he was so excited for more. I'm very impressed. Great job Omar"
Cayden
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"Cool and understanding teacher."
Ramon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Michael was clearly very experienced. He did a great job of explaining the concepts and specific techniques for the practice exercises. He emailed me clear homework. I am glad to have found him and excited to finally be taking real steps to lear to play the guitar!"
Tracy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Paul is excellent instructor. He helped a lot to learn."
gene
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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