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Glen D.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1995
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Glen D.

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Passionate classically trained guitar player with more than 20 years experience playing
onstage and for various bands and solo artists. I am familiar with different styles of music:
classical, rock, pop, jazz and country. Can also compose songs, re-arrange, orchestrate and
produce.
My specialty is to break down complex terminologies associated with music theory in a
simplified manner and implement them in a very practical way.
Being creative and flexible with explained concepts in and inspiring my students to do likewise
is quite fulfilling.

About Glen

Passionate classically trained guitar player with more than 20 years experience playing onstage and for various bands and solo artists. As a second Instrument I also teach the Piano and Keyboards. I am familiar with different styles of music: classical, rock, pop, jazz and country. Can also compos

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Bennie D.

13 Reviews
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  • Piano Music Education from Duquesne University; Pittsburgh, PA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Bennie D.

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I studied guitar privately with Steve Saventi Studios. Styles studied were Pop, Rock, Jazz, Classical. Played professionally in a band at the age of 15.

I attended Duquesne University School of Music, Pittsburgh, PA as a piano major and then Berklee School of Music, Boston, MA in music theory. I am also a Songwriter and Producer with BMI and have composed and produced hundreds of songs. As you can see, I am quite versatile and would be very eager to speak to you.

About Bennie

Hello. If you want to learn to play and understand piano and music,... I can help you! I teach, play and compose a variety of styles, such as pop, rock, blues, classical, jazz, and new-age music. I can show you how to listen to a recording and to play it without written music. Also, I can teach

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Richard
Bennie is a very patient and intelligent teacher. You will not be disappointed with him. My granddaughter truly enjoys her time with him.
Angela
"Bennie is a knowledgeable, patient and enthusiastic teacher/tutor. He is very flexible and never looks at the time pass, not even when it passes his lesson hour. He is giving me a lot of helpful advice to help me improving. Each lesson with him is different and brings me more suggestions and new perspectives. I highly recommend Bennie as teacher/tutor."
Angela
Bennie is a knowledgeable, patient and enthusiastic teacher/tutor. He is very flexible and never looks at the time pass, not even when it passes his lesson hour. He is giving me a lot of helpful advices to make me improving. Each lesson with him is different and brings me more suggestions and new perspectives. I highly recommend Bennie as teacher/tutor.
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Nathan M.

5 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Nathan M.

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Hi, I’m Nate and I want to help you build a lifelong relationship with the guitar! I’m an award-winning, nationally-toured musician / video game composer, and I’m passionate about fun and effective music education. I offer individualized lessons in beginning and intermediate guitar to students of all ages. I’ll support you in meeting your musical goals and help you develop the tools you need to follow your musical curiosity wherever it takes you :)

About Nathan

All my students receive: • Individually-tailored lessons for the music YOU want to learn • A pre-lesson questionnaire about your goals and interests • Coaching & support in building a sustainable personal music practice With me you can learn: • To play your favorite songs & riffs •

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Will
After a long time trying to find a guitar instructor with affordable rates and availability that suits my needs, I am so glad to have been referred to Nathan. He radiates kindness and patience, making it easy to quickly feel comfortable with him. He moves at my pace and shows interest in the songs I want to learn and my own goals rather than working from an agenda. Nathan offers Covid conscious in-person as well as Zoom lessons which is convenient. I highly recommend him and I am so glad to learn from him.
Brian
I've worked with Nathan as a songwriting collaborator on various projects in the past and I can attest to his talent as a guitarist and songwriter. Nathan is a very innovative composer and an incredibly kind and thoughtful person. I've had the pleasure of co-writing and workshopping songs with him and it's always an inspiring experience. I would strongly recommend him as a guitar instructor and songwriting teacher.
Adam
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!
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Bradley W.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Certificate in Worship Leadership from Highlands College
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Bradley W.

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I personally love guitar so much because of how its able to help me convey my thoughts and emotions. Whether it be a song I love from a favorite artist or one I'm able to write myself; there's so much therapeutic value in being able to convey how you're feeling through song and playing music. So my passion is helping others do just that! I want to help you find your voice through music whether that's learning a couple chords or the whole scale of every key.

About Bradley

Hi! My names Brad. I grew up in Birmingham, AL and currently living here now. I first picked up a guitar when I was about 11 or 12 years old; haven't put it down since at 29! Started learning chords and songs from some of my friends but for the most part have been completely self taught. I played in

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Paul E.

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  • Speaks Spanish
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Paul E.

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My lessons will take you from beginner to amateur to professional as long as you stick with me and practice what I teach you! I have several years teaching music under my belt, already, so I certainly know what works. Worth the try!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together
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David S.

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  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- notice i say theory, not rules. learning music theory is not about learning rigid rules that will stifle your creativity. when you learn theory, you learn to identify patterns and give them names so you can remember and reuse them. the more you know your theory, the more ways you know to express your ideas
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally. and really, why would you not want to be the best you can be?

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I have been playing music almost my entire life. I first started on trombone in 4th grade then switched to guitar in 6th. I picked up the electric bass in my later teenage years and learned the upright bass (both jazz and classical) in college. My students get the benefit of my education, as well

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Sean I.
David is very thorough and professional. He insists on building a strong technical foundation--getting the fundamentals right before moving you forward.
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Greyson
5 lessons in and David has gotten me to break through some of my bad techniques and has also given me completely different ways to think about my instrument. We're just getting started and I couldn't be more excited to see where this journey is going to take my skills.

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"Great teacher that goes at your own pace. Looking forward to many more lessons with Eric."
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"The instructor was very clear on directions so I won't be having a problem with that. It was also informative, relaxing, and overall incredible. I really enjoyed my lesson. <3"
Isabel
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Patient, organized, talented, great teacher!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"Lonze is a great teacher and my son has come far. Very patient and encouraging."
Sarah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lonze R.
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"Great first lesson. Took the time to see where I am with my skills and took it from there. Looking forward to working with him to get better."
Corinne
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Andrea has a wealth of musical experience he can draw from to help you improve your skills. Additionally, he is extremely dependable and can be relied on by all of his students and colleagues!"
Alex
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Working with Andrew has been an amazing experience. He teaches my son guitar, bass, a little piano, music theory... really, he can teach anything you request. Their time together hasn't skipped a beat since we switched from in-home to online lessons. Andrew can pretty much do anything and play any song my son requests to learn. He keeps him on track to progress through lessons and also finds time to just jam with him for fun. Andrew is the best!"
Stephanie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew P.
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"When the year started and I wanted to get serious playing guitar and becoming a better performer, singer, songwriter and just overall musician, I said to myself, "Where do I start?" To find someone of Bernadette's talent, quality, and patience has truly be amazing. She is great at setting up a practice structure and teaching theory as well as building up your skills and open to directing the lessons to exactly what you are looking for. My confidence on the guitar has grown by leaps and bounds and I looking forward to continuing the journey...5 stars!!!!!"
Daniel
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Bernadette T.
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