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Patricia T.

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  • Guitar performance and education from Various private teachers including Jazz great Vic Juris
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Patricia T.

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I am a full time musician and music teacher with over 20 years experience teaching guitar in one on one as well as group settings. I enjoy teaching all styles of music (especially jazz) and working with students of all ages.
I have founded and currently direct two Rock Band programs as well as teaching between 25-30 private students in my studio weekly. My students range in age between 6 and 73 years. I will create your lesson plan based on your goals and learning style. I can teach you standard notation, tablature or how to better use your ear. We can incorporate all three approaches. As your teacher I will guide you to having the most enjoyable experience you can learning guitar.
As well as guitar I teach beginner and intermediate ukulele and beginner bass. I also teach all levels of music theory. If a student is interested, a knowledge of theory is essential to understanding how songs are written as well as how to improvise.
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Hello! I am a professional musician and guitar/ukulele instructor with over 20 years experience teaching one on one and group lessons. As a child, while learning piano and playing trumpet in the school band I began teaching myself guitar. It quickly became my favorite instrument and I moved on to

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Adam
I can't say enough great things about Patricia as a teacher. Her love of music, her enthusiasm for the guitar and her deep understanding of harmony were standout qualities that really made her a great teacher for me. I recommend her highly.
Gary
Patricia's forte is rock and jazz but don't rule out contemporary and classical. Her knowledge and flexibility enable thinking outside the box and tailoring lessons to every student's needs. Her lessons are always informative, fun, and will give the student a strong musical base from which to build upon.
Adrienne
Patricia is an exceptional teacher! She is flexible and creative, finding ways to interest all ages with an integrative approach to instruction. Not only is she a top- notch player herself, she makes learning fun and accessible for any level of ability. My family has benefited from Patricia’s expertise for four years and I would highly recommend her to anyone! Whether you are just starting out, looking to improve your playing, or simply perfecting your technique, you will benefit from her tutelage!
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Matias K.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Matias K.

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I am Matias, a Spanish guitarist with a long professional career. I have obtained an Intermediate Grade in Jazz from the Madrid School of Creative Music (Spain) and a Bachelor of Modern Music from the Brussels Conservatory (Belgium).

In the last 10 years I have had the opportunity to live and train in five different cities (Madrid, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Bilbao and LA). In all of them I have worked professionally as a musician in various jazz and funk groups and as a teacher in several music academies and institutions (Brussels: European College; Buenos Aires: Orfeo Academy; Bilbao: Musicatulado, MasterClass Academy, Ms Music School).

I have more than 15 years of experience and an effective methodology developed over the years. But none of this would be important if we did not add an essential ingredient, the most important thing is that I love teaching!!!

About Matias

I am Matias, a Spanish guitarist with a long professional career. I have obtained an Intermediate Grade in Jazz from the Madrid School of Creative Music (Spain) and a Bachelor of Modern Music from the Brussels Conservatory (Belgium). In the last 10 years, I have had the opportunity to live and tr

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Lyle R.

28 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Lyle R.

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I cannot learn something without wanting to immediately begin sharing what I know. That's what inspired me to begin teaching, and it continues to drive me today.

My credo is, "Take fun seriously." There is a reason we say that we "play" music; it is meant to be entertaining, for the listener and the performer. I know you want to learn to play an instrument so that you have one more pleasure in your life, and not to take up a new profession. But I also assume the highest potential in my students. If something is worth learning, it's worth learning well. My goal is for people to say to each other, "There seem to be a lot of good guitarists coming out of the Madison area. What's in the water?" My bottom line: Whatever your personal objectives, it is my job to discover them and help you meet them, whether you're interested performing at the campfire or the concert hall.

If you do not live nearby, we can learn together through online chat via FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangout. I ...

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- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Lorraine D.
gets right to the music no small talk just what I needed had a good lesson can hardly wait to progress.
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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
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James S.

19 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James S.

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I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.

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If you seriously want to learn the guitar, I’m an experienced and dedicated teacher who has studied with some of the greatest teachers, artists, authors. I will provide you with the advantage of not only having a solid foundation on the instrument, as well as developing technique so you can teac

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Nick H.
James is a great teacher - friendly, knowledgeable and patient. Thanks James!
Olivia
James is a great teacher! I left my first lesson completely energized and excited to learn more. He explains things really well and is very patient. I'm very happy with the choice I made!
Levi
My son just had his first lesson with James. My son said he felt at ease with him and that he was friendly and fun. My son said James made him feel confident that he could learn to play guitar. He's excited!
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Tim M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaching since 1990
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Tim M.

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It starts with where the student is and where they want to go. A personalized approach that involves the student some say in how we get there.

About Tim

I am a Hartt School of Music trained classical guitarist raised on the electric guitar. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I have helped students of all ages achieve their musical goals. Whether it's getting into the school jazz band, a college degree program or simply playing for friends, I

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Cullen
I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him.
Sam
Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule.
Brad
Tim is an excellent teacher, providing excellent advice, practice techniques, and insights. He makes learning and improving easy and enjoyable.
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Josh B.

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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Francs
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"Tomas has been teaching my daughter since she was 7 years old. He is very patient with kids and a great instructor as well. I highly recommend Tomas!"
Tomas
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"If you like guitar, you'll like James.

I have had about a dozen lessons so far with James, starting out as a complete beginner, with knowledge of only a few chords. In this short time, I have learned a great deal of theory, practice strategy, playing full songs, and even singing along with a few in time. James has been very hospitable and patient, and I recommend him to anyone who loves the guitar, regardless of skill!"
Robert G.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James W.
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"I would very highly recommend Nick as a guitar teacher. I've been taking lessons for five weeks and he has already helped me a lot with my technique. He has a great combination of the knowledge of a professional musician and also the patience and guidance of a very experienced teacher.

I also like that he is helping me with ear training. I've had previous experience with reading music, but he is really expanding my horizons with listening to music and trying to figure it out by using basic principles. This is a way to learn that I hadn't experience before in guitar lessons in the past, and I think it's a great way to learn.

I'm looking forward to many more lessons to come. This has really helped me to enjoy playing the guitar again!"
Rachel
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"David is a great teacher for many reasons, but first of all he loves people and music. He's easy to work with, positive, fun and amazing at accelerating my guitar skills. I highly recommend him."
Greg
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David E.
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"Carla's teaching technique was perfect for me. I have played the guitar for longer than I care to admit and even I was tired of hearing my same old stuff. She incrementally moved me forward line by line, measure by measure to where I now have several fingerpicking style numbers in my portfolio.

Playing for my own enjoyment is now enjoyable once again.

My lessons were online and very effective - when I got stuck, Carla would send me a sample audio clip of her playing the difficult part which was a godsend for me in how I learn new musical things.

I highly recommend Carla and her Carlalology method of guitar teaching. You won't be disappointed."
Ted
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"Eric is a really great teacher. He has so much knowledge and experience and really listens to his students and is flexible with the music he teaches you. I walked away from these lessons with a greater understanding of the guitar as an instrument and lots of practice exercises to help increase my skill set. I'd recommend him to guitar players of all levels."
Samantha
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Oliver is the best. I first met Oliver when my 8-year-old daughter took lessons from him. Because of his high energy, upbeat and patient approach, my daughter loved her lessons and made big progress as a beginner guitarist. Given her praise of him, I thought I would try lessons myself as an intermediate and its been great. In a few weeks, I've learned techniques, licks and music theory which has quickly taken my playing to another level. Out time together has also enhanced my interest in music in general. I highly recommend Oliver to anyone who wants to learn guitar or music theory."
Judson Baskfield
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Best instructor I ever had. He has some ear. He listens to a song I want to learn and he plays it. I'm jealous. When he shows me how to play it he makes it fun and so easy. If you want to learn how to play, Adam is the one."
Peter
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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"Francesca is extremely patient and kind, she makes learning guitar stress-free! She is very non-judgmental and never made me feel dumb for asking questions. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to pick up a new skill!"
Keira
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Francesca C.
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