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Chase R.

13 Reviews
Brookline, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Master's Certificate in Theory, Harmony, and Ear Training from Berklee College of Music
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Chase R.

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I can teach students theory, harmony, ear training, improvisation, how to play their favorite songs, how to create their own music, and how to read both tablature and sheet music.

About Chase

I started playing guitar when I was in the 8th grade. At that time I was into punk, and as I got older I moved into listening to classic rock, then blues, then all sorts of jazz and jam bands, and now classical and sacred art. And my playing of the guitar has following the same trajectory: I playe

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Sam
Chase and I worked together doing online lessons for guitar for a number of months. Chase is an incredible instructor. He helped me understand how to analyze and replicate my music tastes in a super effective way. His teachings on improvisation definitely brought out the best in my playing. I would highly recommend learning from Chase, whether you are a beginner or expert.
Nichole Coyne
Chase and I did not work together long because of other commitments. However, in the short time we did work together I learned a lot. Chase is easy going, highly skilled, very patient, and his teaching style is such that it fosters student confidence. I was really nervous at first, because I wasn't sure what to expect. Chase quickly made me feel at ease during the lesson. We only had half hour lessons, but that was definitely enough time to learn new materiel and make progress. I highly recommend him for guitar lessons.
Declan D.
My son is 7 and really seems to like Chase. He came well prepared and finally someone has started to teach him some rock songs .
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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Guitar is one of my favorite instrument to learn and I began playing at age seven. To become a well rounded musician and player I always start with basics. Hand and finger technique, notes, rhythms, chords, learning the fretboard, soloing and songs. If the student is only interested in learning songs I am happy to have them bring in anything they want to learn. For students who want more advanced technique I will teach them theory and how it relates.

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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Jason S.

2 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Guitar Skills Specialist Certificate from Berklee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason S.

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After earning my BA in Economics at Harvard, I followed my true passion and began playing music professionally. I'm a Berklee Music College Alumnus, and I did learn a lot there. My guitar heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jerry Garcia, Eric Clapton, Jimi Paige, John Lee Hooker, Duane Allman and Dickey Betts. I love all the inspired by the greats, but as well as listening to my favorite guitarists, I also listen to just about everything under the sun, and appreciate all types of music.

About Jason

I picked up a guitar when I was eight and became a blues/rock/funk guitarist over the years. After earning my BA in Economics at Harvard, I followed my true passion and began playing music professionally. I then returned to school at Berklee Music College, and later earned a Guitar Specialist Certi

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curtis F.
Had a great time. Looking forward to applying Jason's suggestions
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The rhythm exercises were VERY helpful
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Nicholas W.

Tewksbury, MA
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nicholas W.

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As a "self-taught" guitarist, I have spent countless hours trying to find the quickest and easiest ways to not only LEARN HOW to play my favorite songs but to also UNDERSTAND HOW to play them. This melting-pot of lessons, techniques, and approaches I have accumulated always serves as fresh take and view on learning the guitar for all players of skill levels and ages.

About Nicholas

I am a lead guitarist for an award-winning band based out of Massachusetts. We play at premier venues throughout New England and perform hours of original music and cover songs. As a byproduct of extensive playing and the demand to play popular music (pop, rock, country, heavy metal, etc..), I have

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Aaron C.

5 Reviews
Allston, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Awarded Nathan E. Corning Jazz Prize from Bay Chamber Concerts
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition from University of Southern Maine
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Aaron C.

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Experienced guitarist/composer specializing in beginner and intermediate guitar, theory, and composition lessons. Every student learns differently, so we will discuss your goals and then craft a lesson plan that will best help you to get where you want to be! Whether working through chord progressions and melodies on guitar, expanding your understanding of the underlying music theory, or working to develop original compositions, we will methodically work through these concepts at a pace tailored to best suit your learning needs. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or are interested in beginning your musical journey!

About Aaron

I am a guitarist, percussionist, and composer originally from Maine and now based in the Boston area. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of Southern Maine, where I also studied jazz guitar, and graduated with a Master of Music in Composition from the Longy School

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Victor N.

West Roxbury, MA
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Victor N.

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Most times we miss the ultimate goal of learning, which is to master how to do it yourself. Hi, I am Victor and i have been teaching the guitar for over 20 years even before i graduated from Berklee college of music. I teach all popular styles of guitar playing and i also teach you how to master the habit of figuring things out by yourself because i believe that is the ultimate goal of learning.

About Victor

I am a professional guitarist, songwriter, and recording artist and music producer. I have toured around the world and shared the stage with a lot of popular artists. I graduated from Berklee college of music with a degree in Music production and audio engineering and electives on acoustic guitar.

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"James is a fantastic guitar teacher! I recommend him without any hesitation. If you want to learn from the best, start your lessons with James today. Whether you are a beginner or have more experience, James adapts to you and makes it fun and challenging.

I wasn’t sure if I was “ready” for a teacher and thought I should try to learn on my own and work up to having a teacher’s guidance. In hindsight, I wish I had just started with James right away. Don’t delay and just do it!"
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"I’m a total guitar beginner and have been taking lessons with Andrew for about 6 months. He’s easy going, fun, encouraging and definitely talented. I have learned so much from him and with his guidance, I’m certain I will continue to progress. I’m glad I stumbled across him, great teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Jesse is patient and kind. He pushes my 9 year old granddaughter a bit and she responds! She's already playing a few songs (recognizable, even) after only about 3-4 lessons. She practices many days (not all) and seems, in her unassuming way, to look forward to showing Jesse how she is doing."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"William has been exceptional as a teacher for my daughter. My daughter started lessons at age 9 with a smaller guitar recommended by William and as she grew, he made recommendations on both electric and acoustic guitars.
His understanding her goals with music and personalizing a plan to help her attain those goals makes William invaluable.
Many programs are geared for teaching the student to play a song quickly which leads to boredom; the building blocks that William has set up provides the student with skills that will keep her engaged in this choice.
if you are a parent and you want the best for your child, choose a teacher that has credibility, and the student's best interest in mind."
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Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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Took Guitar lessons from Tom N.
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"He is very friendly and really seems to know the guitar! I like his teaching style and my son does too!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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"I play guitar in a band and as all musicians do, we always want to chase a new sound. I discover new techniques from others and naturally i want to learn them.
I always I find myself coming to Randy To further advance my playing because he explains the process to create the sound I want as simple as possible and we are able to get results quickly.
He is definitely someone who cares about making his students the best they can be in something they love!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Randy G.
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