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Colleen K.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Music from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Colleen K.

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Whether you want to cover your favorite songs, write your own songs or just jam with friends, I can help provide you with all the tools and techniques you need to get there. I have 14 years of experience playing guitar, from jazz and ambient to rock and metal. I also have a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree and two years experience teaching students of different levels, ages and interests. There is no limit to what you can accomplish. Want to shred some sick solos? I'll work with you every week to help you get there. Want to play some Taylor Swift? No problem. Want to learn some jazz tunes, how to improvise and the music theory behind it all? Let's do it. I will tailor my lessons specifically to fit your needs, and make sure you get the most out of our time together. No matter what your desires are as a guitarist, I'll help you get there. Message me and let's get started!

About Colleen

I have had a strong passion for music ever since I was in elementary school. I started playing guitar at 11 years old, beginning with rock and alternative music. In high school I got into playing jazz and classical, and started my first band that I performed with consistently and wrote songs for. I

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Zoe
Colleen patiently made connections and answered my questions. She does a great job at explaining guitar techniques using music theory. Every lesson was custom and she tailored the lessons to be exactly what I needed. Highly recommend!
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Great lesson. Colleen is patient and knowledgeable.
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Demetrius H.

4 Reviews
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  • Music from San Bernardino Valley College
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Demetrius H.

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You will be learn how to play songs, chords. I will also teach you how to Create YOUR OWN Songs!!! People Compliment me saying that my Guitar Playing is a Gift and I know I also have a Gift To Teach.

Lastly, I will teach how to Be Ready to Perform songs in front of people. LET'S ROCK OUT!!! 🎸😁🎢

About Demetrius

Hello! I am Demetrius Hill, and I am a Teacher of Wisdom! :) I have gained, learned, and developed so much POWERFUL Wisdom in my Life. I'm from Southern California (I currently reside here), and I am also a Singer, Musician, Podcast Host, and Overall an Entrepreneur. I am on the path to Success

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Samuel
Its a only my first lesson and I am thrilled to have connected with Demetrious very quickly. This is going to pay off real real soon
Empris D.
Very good. This young man is very nice and manner-able.
He made my granddaughter feel comfortable as we tried to make him comfortable also.
We are looking forward to our next meeting
Roy
He has a passion for teaching and mentorship which is much needed for teaching singing!
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Lee Q.

70 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaching since 1996
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Lee Q.

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I teach positive and productive lessons in electric guitar, songwriting/music theory, and live performance.

My goal is to bring the best out of beginning to intermediate players using a holistic and minimalist musical approach: you only learn what you really need to know.

Can you pick up an instrument and play a song by ear, or play simple power chords, or play "Happy Birthday" in a key suited to your voice? I can show you how.

Learn guitar basics & speciality skills, including:

- note reading/melody in first position
- reading guitar tablature (TAB)
- major chords & scale tones (diatonic)
- Nashville Number System
- chord progressions using I-IV-V (1-4-5)
- 12-bar blues song form
- pentatonic (5-note) scale: major & minor
- key transposition & using a capo
- the 5 movable chord & scale shapes
- 'barre' chords & the major scale: 2 positions
- intervals (m2 to P8) & playing by ear
- minor chords (diatonic) & scales: natural, harmonic, melodic
- fingerpicking ...

About Lee

Teaching online since 2018 Minimum age: 8 for ukulele 10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including solo performance, orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, r

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Silky W.
Thank you so much for your help, Lee. I learned many great tips, useful resources, and meaningful comments in one lesson. I look forward to working with you again!
Violet
She is really nice and a great instructor, especially for beginning guitarists. She is patient and encouraging, and tailors your class to your interests.
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James R.

125 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Private Lessons from Private lessons from teachers whom they them self were trained Musicians. You won't necessarily know their Names because in this Business it has a Lot to do with word of mouth, when it comes to teachers. Here are some of the people I studied with, Fortune Petri, Tony Scarpa (Guitar Lessons) Bill Riley, Kathy Schwartman (Vocal Lessons) Bob Ross (Music Theory) Lou Stallman (Songwriting Lessons) Big Noize Sound, RC Audio (Engineering, Live Sound, Mixing) Pulse Stage Lighting (Lighting Tech)
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James R.

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You'll be taught everything you need from the basics of tuning to being able to figure out what Key, Triads, Modes, and feel of playing songs on your own by using Music theory and my approach to how you should view the Guitar.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience al

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Jon
Extremely knowledgeable teacher. I wanted to understand the music theory, not just how to memorize chords. James is a great instructor for this because his whole approach is understanding the why, not just the how. Also very flexible and available for his students.
James
Solid knowledge and good guidance on theory and exercises to develop fretboard strength.
Kevin
As someone who came in with little to no experience playing an instrument, Jimmy was the perfect start for my musical journey. He taught me not only the fundamentals of the bass guitar, but also the fundamentals of music in general, which I can carry with me as I develop as a musician. Highly reccomended.
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Malcolm H.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Communications & Music - Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University
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Malcolm H.

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I have been playing the guitar since I was 10 years old. I have taught thousands of lessons over the years.

I offer a clear lesson plan tailored to the individual student's goals. I will guide you through the process of becoming a great guitarist step by step.

Song-Based Teaching : I will teach you how to play the songs you want to play.

What You Will Learn:

Rhythm, Chords, Time Signatures, Picking/Strumming

Technique, Finger Dexterity and Fluency

Soloing/Improvisation Skills, Scales, Modes, Arpeggios

Music Theory, Reading Skills (Traditional Notation and Tablature), Composition/Songwriting

About Malcolm

Malcolm Hazel is an experienced musician, instructor, and composer. He attended the Mason Gross School of Arts at Rutgers University studying classical guitar under Jorge Caballero. In addition to classical training, Malcolm is also a seasoned rock musician and composer releasing music and gr

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Mike
Malcolm is an outstanding instructor! I have been playing for some time but never had any formal training. Malcolm's knowledge and teaching methods accelerated my skills and re-energized my playing. I highly recommend Malcolm as a guitar teacher for musicians of any skill level. He is patient but p[assionate!
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Gregory V.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Hands 4 Hope After School Arts Program;Lydia Floyd:CEO, Diane Allen:Program Director-North Hollywood Arts District
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Gregory V.

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I’ll make certain you're working with the right guitar for you and your size, style etc.. I'll lower the action if the strings are too far from the neck, which is the case 99.9% of the time with nearly all guitars (making it hard to fret a note or barre.) We can even spend 20 min of the lesson changing the strings to one's more well-suited and this will be a necessary skill you will learn.
You will be given a step-by-step approach to learning the instrument as a whole, yet in a slow, considerate to your learning pace-fashion..You'll get into it.
I'll be giving you different warm-ups and exercises which induce strength & flexibility & knowledge & technique.
Learning songs or working on developing your own song ideas
Scales, modes, shapes and patterns and how to use them to improvise
How to play with soul and not sound sterile or mechanical.

About Gregory

Los Angeles native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step and beyond! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams! Empathic & motivating instructor bringing out the best in you and quite possibly the unexpected! I teach Voice, Gui

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Jackson S.
Gregory was professional and enthusiastic for our son’s first guitar lesson! I had a super great first impression of him and we are excited to get to m ow him more!
MaiLan
Gregory is amazing. He works well with both kids and adults. He is very professional and we couldn't recommend a better instructor.
Luke
Greg is a great teacher. Made me feel comfortable in my first lesson.

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"I have been taking guitar lessons with Nick Russo since February 2018. In my opinion, Nick Russo is a terrific musician and an outstanding teacher. He is an active gigging musician with an encyclopedic knowledge of music theory and music history and is well-versed in various types of music including,but not limited to classical, jazz, metal, folk, world music, etc., etc. Nick comes from a musical family and is very passionate about music, and this comes accross loud and clear in his lessons.He lives and breathes music.

I came to Nick after taking lessons for several years with another teacher. I liked this teacher very much, and the lessons only ended because the teacher moved to another geographic location. Although I did like this teacher, the lessons were starting to get stale and repetitious. When I started working with Nick that feeling was turned around. Lessons with Nick are very stimulating and interesting. Although Nick knows sight reading and theory well, he places a great emphasis on aural (ear) training. I have worked with him learning intervals, scales and songs, using my ears instead of my head. It’s a little hard to explain, but it’s a very organic kind of way to learn music. You learn the instrument more intuitively and I have had a number of’ “aha” moments when some pattern or connection or aspect of theory makes sense in a deep way. In the time that I’ve worked with Nick, my knowledge of the fretboard, and my ability to figure things out by ear has improved tremendously although I still have a long way to go.

Nick is also an incredibly kind and compassionate person, and he has shown a great deal of patience when working with me. If I don’t understand something he will try to break it down or present it in such a way that it finally makes sense to me. He has also worked a lot with me on my technique, and has tried to help me play more efficiently and ergonomically. Earlier in my guitar playing career, I developed

tendonitis in my left hand from playing. In addition, I have chronic lower back problems. Nick has made numerous helpful suggestions so that I don’t exacerbate these problems or injure myself again. One suggestion that was particularly helpful was to use a bass guitar strap for my electric guitar. Because the bass strap is much wider than a regular guitar strap, the weight is more evenly distributed across my back, resulting in less back strain.

I began my lessons with Nick face-to-face, but this changed to video due to the coronavirus pandemic. We utilize Skype and it seems to work pretty well, although there’s no substitute for meeting in person. Nick seems very adept at working in this modality. For example, he will have me position the camera so he can see how I am playing something. He will also provide close-ups of his own fingering to show me how he is playing something. In addition, Nick sends his students notes regarding the most salient points of each session. This is something he did even prior to the pandemic. Nick allows me to audio tape the sessions, and when I am able to go through the tape I gain an even deeper understanding of whatever was covered.

In short I feel that Nick is great person and a terrific teacher and that I was very lucky to have found him. I would recommend him to anyone with no reservation."
Jim
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson very much. Ahmad is an excellent and patient teacher, and he explains things in an easy to understand manner. He keeps things light and fun, yet there is always progress and learning happening. Can't wait until my next lesson!"
Sharon
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Jerry's a great teacher with a lot of patience. He's easy to connect with and always makes the lessons fun."
Chris
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jerry M.
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"Greg is a knowledgeable and seasoned musician who does his best to teach and inspire other individuals. Money and time well spent!"
Eric
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg taught my son Daniel. Daniel came a long way during his lessons with Greg. Good teacher."
Tim
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Ahmad is very knowledgeable, but most of all, his love for music is obvious. He has a great basic lesson plan, but also tailors to individual needs. Highly recommend"
Robert
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Stephen is a brilliant and experienced guitar instructor. My wife signed me up the electric guitar lesson with Stephen after my retirement about a year ago. I told him that I had no music background and just wanted to be able to play the 70’s songs I like. The lesson plan is based on my level and my goal. I started the fundamentals and now I can play most my favorite 70’s songs. I enjoy every lesson with him. What I learn in one hour class can fill out the rest of the week. Thank you for making my retired life so meaningful. “It’s never too old to play guitar! “ I would highly recommend Stephen to anyone who wants to learn to play the guitar!"
Rob T.
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Stephen B.
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"Matt has taught me electric guitar through High School and I had learned techniques beyond I thought I could ever conquer. He is a exceptional teacher and is very inspiring to my guitar playing and music capabilities."
Donny Mcneel
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Erics great and very passionate"
Himanshu Aggarwal
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Nathan’s optimism and continuous support helped reignite my passion for writing and playing! It’s obvious that he puts in an abundance of time and energy into personalizing a lesson plan for you, constantly assessing (and reassessing) your goals and then laying out achievable steps you can take to reach those. He has never been discouraging or judgmental; on the contrary, I look forward to sharing my progress with him each week. He breaks otherwise daunting concepts into small, palatable portions, teaching and incorporating into your practice regimen seamlessly. Outside of musical theory and technique, he also has advice for a number of problems, whether it be regarding networking, stage presence, recording, or less music-based problems such as burning out or handling drastic life changes.

If you’re looking for a talented, empathetic teacher who truly cares about you and your pursuit of music, Nathan is my only recommendation!"
Adam
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Nathan M.
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