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Gustavo Alonso L.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gustavo Alonso L.

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I specialize in flamenco guitar, one of the richest styles of guitar playing. The techniques and fundamentals of flamenco are valuable resources for any guitarist, regardless of genre or style. While everything is taught through the filter of flamenco, students will gain a wealth of knowledge applicable to the guitar in general.

One can expect to start by developing a full technical routine aimed at developing stamina, strength, precision, and speed. All fundamental techniques will be introduced. Rhythm will be emphasized throughout. Harmony studies will be introduced where appropriate. Repertoire is given according to each student's capabilities and tastes, including resources for accompanying dance and singing.

About Gustavo Alonso

PERSONAL BIO I am a North American flamenco guitarist currently living in Austin, Texas. My music is grounded in traditional flamenco and incorporates elements of jazz, classical, and world music. My fascination with music and the guitar began early, and I picked up the instrument in earnest at t

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Yousif Pettigrew
Absolutely excellent flamenco guitar teacher. Very knowledgeable, impressive player, and comes well prepared with teaching material to each lesson.
Zachary A.
I've been studying guitar for about 15 years, primarily jazz before I met Gustavo. I've never had an instructor that even comes close. He makes a difficult and seemingly inaccessible style of guitar accessible and fun! He's incredibly well educated, not only on the music itself but also on the history and culture of Flamenco; you're getting much more than just a guitar lesson. On top of that, he's also just a wonderful person.
Jeff
I have been gearing up for some extensive travel in Spain combined with some immersive flamenco guitar studies. Prior to studying with him, I had played various forms of guitar for several years but only had minimal exposure to true Flamenco styles. Gustavo has been extremely helpful in getting me ready for the experience with techniques, fundamentals, in-depth palos knowledge, rhythm and timing, interactions with Dancers and Singers, etc.. He is extremely knowledgeable and talented in all areas of Flamenco and he is very good at explaining it all to a non-native (extranjero) like myself! His depth of musical theory combined with in-depth experience studying in Spain make him a uniquely qualified Flamenco Guitar Instructor. This was my first experience with online instruction and within the first lesson, I felt like I had known him for months. I highly recommend studying with Gustavo no matter how much experience you have when you start this path!!
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Lisa M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Lisa M.

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I teach with compassion, patience and joy. For the beginner, we’ll cover strumming, playing chords and noted and learn new songs. The intermediate student will work on technique and enhance knowledge, strengthen ability and play, play, play.!

About Lisa

I earned my BA in Music at the University of Virginia and Masters at UMET in Puerto Rico. I began playing music in the 5th grade. With support and encouragement from my teachers and parents, I joined the school orchestra, enjoyed violin, piano and guitar lessons, and competed on Regional and State

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Jerry M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
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Jerry M.

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I teach you to be a musician, not just an instrumentalist. There is a huge difference. I give you material to learn while doing my best to make it fun as well. I teach you the basics and build on that foundation. You can learn the material as fast or as slow as you want. However, it is not a canned approach because every student is unique and your learning styles reflect that. My goal is your success, truly!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie
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Jakob S.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jakob S.

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In my 10 years as a professional musician I have performed everything from jazz to punk rock to Broadway classics. I can help you learn to play the guitar in whatever style you are interested in. I like to approach lessons in a way that the student gets an understanding of the fundamentals of music theory while learning music that they want to learn. Whether you're just picking up the guitar for the first time, or you've been playing for a while and hit a rut we can work to improve your skills.

About Jakob

I have been a professional musician for the last 10 years. I graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016 with a Bachelors of Performance in Music with and emphasis on jazz guitar. Since then I have traveled North America playing all kinds of music. I've toured the country with the Broad

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Megan
Jake is such a good instructor! He's not just teaching me how to play individual songs, he's getting into the fundamentals of music theory and how music *works*. I learned more in one lesson than I learned in six months trying to figure it out on my own. He's good at finding fun songs at my skill level that push me through to the next level. I look forward to these lessons every week!
Aman Hemnani
Jakob it's a very knowledgeable and patient instructor. It was very easy to talk to him and let him know what I was wanting to learn. He was able to incorporate music theory and technique in a very easy and simple way to understand and work on. Of the different instructors that I've had lessons from, Jakob was my favorite and the one that I gained the most knowledge from. I would definitely recommend him to others. You won't be disappointed!
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Gavin L.

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  • Teaching since 2003
  • Theater from West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gavin L.

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I have been teaching guitar, full time, professionally, for over 17 years. Even if you think you're one of those people that "just doesn't get it" you will, and I can help. From teaching beginners their first chords, to taking advanced players to the next level of chops and understanding, I've been there. Let's rock!

About Gavin

Teaching guitar, and music for over 18 years, 10+ years of that time spent in professional music schools and shops. In addition, I spent 6 years in a special needs school, teaching general music, and guitar to students with learning and behavior issues. I have had the pleasure of learning from nu

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Scott C.

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  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Scott C.

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Greetings!

I have over 30 years of performance and teaching experience. Many of my students have gone on to study at the college and university level, as well as have successful careers in music themselves including working in Nashville, New York, LA, and recording and touring.

I teach beginners to advanced levels and take a very flexible approach depending on the needs and interests of the student. Whether you're just starting out and/or maybe just wanna learn how to play some of your favorite songs, or would like to take your playing to the next level with better rhythm and solo improvisation skills, or would like to achieve mastery of your instrument and virtuosity, I'm sure I can help you. Let's give it a shot! Hope to hear from you soon!

About Scott

Hey there! I've been playing and teaching full time professionally since 1989. But actually, I started guitar when I was 13 back in 1976. Yep... that's right... it was the mid 70's and the music was groovin and rockin and rollin hard!! Great time for a young guitarist to be influenced by some of t

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"Brian was fantastic and the lesson was fun! Really pumped about my next lesson! I have some things to practice and I already feel like I can play some guitar!!"
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"Ahmad is an incredible teacher. He can take the most complex lessons and turn it into what feels like a beginners lesson, due to his experienced music background. His patience, even for beginners, is so rare for teachers with such a great background like Ahmad'. He even told me "I love to teach" what else could you ask for from a potential teacher?"
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"I started taking lessons from William about a month ago. At the age of 59 i finally decided to take the plunge and i am so glad i did. William is a first rate teacher and musical mentor. Having been a teacher myself i really appreciate his teaching skills. He is incredibly knowledgeable and patient. His preparation is meticulous. If you are thinking of taking guitar lessons this is the man you want! He helped me select my instrument, tailors my lessons according to my interests and explains everything in easy to understand terms. Highly recommended."
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"Max is a great instructor and works really well with our 12 year old son. Our son looks forward to guitar lessons every week. Max's easy going attitude makes lessons fun and our son enjoys the jam sessions."
Benjamin
Took Guitar lessons from Max Z.
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"Just had my second lesson and it was fantastic. Grant is a natural teacher. He breaks the concepts and skills down into easily understood and manageable parts."
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Took Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"I had taken guitar lessons as a kid, but hadn't played in many years. During our first lesson, John figured out my skill level and started the lessons on the right track. I've enjoyed our lessons and the "assignments" he has given me, which are just what I wanted."
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