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Robert G.

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  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Awarded Annual Guitar Competition from Daddy's Junky Music Boston MA
  • Teaching since 1990
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Robert G.

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"Experienced guitar teacher of over 25 years available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of music theory. I have written 6 Levels which have been modified over the years and produce results quickly. All material used to teach with is in pdf form and is easily explained. My goal is for you to be the best you can be.

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Fun & highly individualized lessons Patient teacher who tends to your needs with a flexible schedule Specializing in theory, soloing, technique & ear training Worksheets in pdf form and each lesson written out in Google docs Versatile performer, recording artist and teacher in private lessons

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Kyle
Incredibly knowledgeable in physical techniques required for guitar; He is a master of all the subjective hands-on knowledge you can't learn from a video or a book, like individual hand/wrist placement, strength building, muscle memory, string bending. His curriculum is excellent for developing the raw ability to play as desired.

We initially did lessons in person then transitioned to Skype once I moved away. I found no difference between in-person or Skype.
Alex
Before I became a student under my teacher, I thought that my previous teacher was good. However, looking back, my first teacher (Not Robert Grant), was horrible. The one distinct difference between many of the casual guitar teachers and Robert is that he has a great curriculum for teaching kids and adults the proper techniques, different styles, and practices for playing the guitar. I remember on the first lesson, he immediately commented my wrong form for my picking hand. Since then he has assisted me in correcting bad technique, pursuing my strengths and passions, and expanding my knowledge in music theory, both specific for guitar and for music in general. His curriculum is equal if not better than many college courses for music(classical, jazz, etc. courses). I have been with him for 3-4 years now and I find myself greatly improved from when I first started. I would recommend going to Robert if you want to seriously learn how to play the guitar with a brilliantly structured course.
Justin
I've been playing guitar for 28 years and Robert has done more to advance my playing in the last 5 months than anything else I've done over that time. Whether online or in person, Robert has a great mix of laid back attitude with a task-master's approach; he encourages his students to have fun with the guitar, but to take it and their work with it seriously. In a really short time, I've picked up a wealth of music theory and my technique has improved dramatically. Most importantly, I'm having more fun playing than I have in years. I can't recommend Robert highly enough.
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Jack M.

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

110 Reviews
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  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland and Berklee College of Music Boston
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1983
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Richard C.

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Students can expect an "original" lesson based on they way they learn. Some students absorb material from reading music or tablature while others respond in an auditory way or "by ear." What ever the style in all cases leaning an instrument should be a fun thing to do. The best.

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I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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Paula
good way of teaching and I would highly recomend him to anyone wanting to learn a new instrument
Naomi M.
Just had my first drum lesson and not only did I learn A TON but I had so much fun too! Highly recommend
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Patrick K.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Private Instruction Classical guitar from Pima community College
  • Teaching since 2015
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Patrick K.

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Im a performing guitarist who is interested in sharing the tools and knowledge Ive gainned in 30 years of performing and Im also interested in what inspires you. I specialize in Jazz improvisation , Blues ,R & B, and can teach beginning classical technique
Whether you want to learn a specific song , explore scales, or want to further learn the never ending possiblities of the fretboard ,I am hear to assist in a no pressure encouraging atmosphere .

About Patrick

Whether you are looking to have fun or to pursue the craft to where no guitarist has gone before. I am excited to see if I can be of help to you. My personal passion is jazz and R&B and I am currently playing in a local jazz trio, but am looking to help anyone learn the basics to help you on the

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Christopher R.

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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from California State University, Fullerton
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Christopher R.

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Christopher has taught private and group lessons through several organizations in LA County since 2012 and received Suzuki teacher training in 2017. By focusing on achievable goals in each lesson, his students become confident with the guitar.  

He received his Bachelor of Music degree and Master of Music degree from California State University, Fullerton. While at CSUF, he studied with Vladimir Gorbach and GRAMMY award-winning artist Andrew York. He also received the *Joan Marie Ramos Memorial for Classical Guitar Performance* and the *Mu Phi Epsilon* scholarships.

Additionally, he has performed in masterclasses for Scott Tennant, Paul Galbraith, and Roberto Aussel.

He is now living in Spokane Valley, Washington while teaching online.

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Christopher has taught private and group lessons through several organizations in LA County since 2012 and received Suzuki teacher training in 2018. By focusing on achievable goals in each lesson, his students become confident with the guitar.   He received his Bachelor of Music degree and Maste

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Kevin F.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelors In Music Performance-Classical Guitar from Kennesaw State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin F.

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I am a classical guitarist originally but I also play acoustic, electric, fingerstyle, blues, bluegrass, country, and rock, and I am a master of music theory. I have been teaching for over 20 years and playing and performing for 25 years. My specialty is fingerstyle and I can teach from beginner to the highest advanced levels. I teach at a major University and have been an assistant professor of guitar at several colleges. I currently play and perform in a band that plays all kinds of music from Folk to Funk, from Country to Blues, from Bluegrass to Ballads. I am a music theory specialist. I can teach it in general but I specialize in teaching theory for guitarists. Teaching music is one of my main passions in life!

About Kevin

My name is Kevin and I am a professional musician, performer, and teacher with over 20 years experience. I have earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Classical Guitar and have taught at 4 colleges, at 1 of which I am still faculty. I play Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, beginner P

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Norman Griswold
Kevin is an excellent instructor. He supports your desires for playing with great understanding of what you need to improve to achieve your goals. He is also very personable and easy to work with. His experience gives him the ability to understand what is difficult and how to master those situations.
Henry Curran
Kevin has guided me along my guitar journey for over 5 years. He is a patient instructor with musical knowledge and a pedigree to match any level student. From classical to Blue Grass, Kevin will help you reach your playing goals.
Jody
I have been taking banjo lessons from Kevin for a couple of years. Kevin is a wonderfully talented instructor and a great musician himself! He shapes my lessons around practical use in performance, always encouraging and ever-challenging, but with plenty of patience and just plain fun. Trust me, you will not find a better teacher!

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"I have been playing guitar for 18 years on and off again (key words: on and off again). I must say that I have been in a “stalemate” in terms of advancing my capabilities for the longest time. I have been playing the same main riff Def Leppard songs over and over for years… In addition, I had no grasp of musical theory whatsoever, with the exception of the very basic chord formations.

I recently saw Nathan perform at a local open mic night. I was so taken back by his seamless ability to flow up and down the fret board. He is one guitar virtuoso, to say the least. He made an announcement to the crowd that he gave guitar lessons. I was intrigued and inquired more after he performed.

Currently, I have taken half a dozen guitar lessons under the guidance of Nathan. He has taken my guitar work to a whole other level – somewhere I couldn't even imagine doing. I told him my goal is to “solo” more and he taught me just that.

Nathan started teaching me in the key of C and tied in the boring theory in an easy way to grasp. By the end of my first lesson, I grasped E Phrygian, G Mixolydian, D Dorian, etc. and how they all interweave together.
Nathan is a class A guitar teacher. Without reservation, I recommend Nathan as your guitar teacher. He is respectful and will teach you at “your” pace, which is something my previous teacher 18 years ago never did. Thumbs up, Nathan; looking forward to next week’s lesson. I have been practicing a lot and I owe that to you!!!!!!!"
Noah
Took Guitar lessons from Nathan D.
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"Very good start. Detailed instructions for next time and a pleasant all over experience. Thanks"
Ryo
Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Justin was excellent. Very knowledgeable of not only the guitar, but all aspects of music.
In addition he is a very nice person and easy to learn from."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Justin W.
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"He is a very patient teacher. And he's very flexible on his schedule by moving our schedule to an earlier time because we had a prior engagement in the afternoon. And most of all, my daughter now knows the basics and we will most likely contact him again in case we decide to continue guitar lessons."
Richelle
Took Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Mike is awesome. He's knowledgeable, supportive, skilled as both a teacher and guitar player, and knows exactly how to find and focus on the things you need to improve as a student. I've been with him for years now, and I can't recommend him highly enough.

Also, he has the cutest dog (Rocco) of any guitar teacher in the Bay Area, hands down."
Stephen
Took Guitar lessons from Michael F.
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"Wonderful time and attention given to me... A+..."
Willabe
Took Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"I definitely endorse the teaching methods and vast musical knowledge of my instructor, Greg Campbell. As an intermediate level musician, he has taken my knowledge base to a new level. I recommend him to anyone at any level of learning the instrument."
Bill
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Took vocal and guitar lessons from Phil and both helped me tremendously and gave me the skills needed to be a professional musician. Highly recommended!"
Mark
Took Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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"Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively."
Carolyn
Took Guitar lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Nicole has been a great teacher to my daughter. She has enormous talent, is patient, and is an inspiration for her to continue her practice."
Jan
Took Guitar lessons from Nicole O.
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