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Spiros S.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Greek, English, Swedish, Swedish.
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded Alekos Papadopulos - Audio (Five of five stars; Title of the Month) July 16, 1996 from Audio
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Spiros S.

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I have been teaching classical guitar for many years with lots of happy and satisfied students!

My experience as a teacher, performer and recording artist guarantee your progress !

About Spiros

Hello and welcome to my lessons! I teach Guitar, Bass, Bouzouki ,Ukulele and Music Theory lessons and classes and I also teach Modern Greek language! All of my students find my lessons very pleasant and informative, they benefit greatly from them, and it makes me happy to watch them progre

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Christina A.
My daughters and I take lessons with Spiros and are learning a lot! He is very friendly and makes learning fun.
Wayne
Great work with my 6th grader!
Flexibility when needed to accommodate schedule changes. Builds an excellent relationship and keeps him motivated.
Anthony K.
Does exactly what he says he will in a straight forward and fun manner.
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Billy N.

15 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Billy N.

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I've been teaching 20 years. Classical Guitar technique is the foundation for most fingerpicking styles. Exploring the repertoire of Bach, the classic guitar composers - Sor, Guliani, Carcassi and learning how to arrange melodies for the guitar even if not written for guitar are some of the goals when I teach this style. My specialty is Brazilian Guitar and I have available vast repertoire of guitar music for the "Classical Guitar" plus I've explored the works of Piazolla and Leo Brouwer to name 2 guitarists. For Beginners we begin with 2 fingers, basic reading, getting a feel for your instrument, all made fun through the use of melodic material from various sources, sometimes pop tunes chosen by the student

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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Matt H.
Great! Loved it! A high-level teacher, extremely knowledgeable and accomplished. This will certainly challenge me as a beginner.
John
I was a beginner wanting to learn some Brazilian guitar: samba, bossa nova, etc. Billy was great for that as a very accomplished guitarist of that genre. He is very engaging and enthusiastic. He was patient with me in working on the difficult chords and strumming that this type of music requires. Having literally, "written the book", he had an organized approach. I also enjoyed his humor and occasional stories about guitarist he has know. Acho que ele tem Jeito para ensinar violao.
Rolf T.
So far great - just started
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Christopher S.

34 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Intensive Course On Basso Continuo from Conservatorio Superior de Música "Manuel Castillo"
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Christopher S.

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The classical guitar is a rich and powerful instrument that has a long history. It has been developed like many instruments such as the piano, and today the guitar has a very powerful influence on modern music. However, the beautiful sounds from the past eras of music, Renaissance, Baroque, and Romanic composers have created wonderful and mysterious pieces that feature this incredible instrument. My goal is to help people who are interested in this type of music be able to perform and reproduce these amazing sounds.

About Christopher

Hello! Hola! Benvenuto! My name is Christopher S. and I am a classical guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, composer, polyglot, and experienced language and music teacher. I hold a Doctor of Music Arts degree in Guitar Performance and a Minor in Music Theory from the University of South C

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Elizabeth
Christopher is very knowledgeable and passionate about the language he teaches. He is patient, flexible and kind with his feedback. I have truly enjoyed my time learning Spanish and can not wait to continue with lessons. I would highly recommend Christopher!
Ethan
Christopher is an extremely friendly teacher who works hard to find you a goal to work towards for your instrument. He helps you if you mainly want to self study, or he helps choose songs and methods to learn if you want to study with him mostly.

I’d definitely recommend him for beginners!
Brady
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Francesca V.

108 Reviews
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Starting at $125
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 to 75
  • Teaching since 1997
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Francesca V.

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Having studied guitar in Spain with masters of the craft, Francesca has a personal passion for classical and Spanish guitar. The first instrument Francesca seriously studied was the classical guitar, starting at age 4. It is her first language. Francesca regularly travels to South and Central America, as well as the Caribbean to teach masterclasses and immerse herself in local musical cultures.

About Francesca

Alumnae of CSULAs music department with an emphasis in classical voice and guitar, Francesca's skills cover a vast array of information. With a background and formal education in opera and "the classics", Francesca is equally comfortable on stage with a chamber orchestra as she is with a rock band.

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Lisa
Francesca is AMAZING. As an adult beginner, I was very intimidated to start singing lessons, but Francesca put me at ease and has been extraordinary--she is equal parts brilliant singing teacher and life coach (it turns out that singing is a metaphor for life!), and I have been having the time of my life with her. She is warm and encouraging and funny while at the same time offering incisive critique. I would highly recommend her to anyone and everyone!
Aleisa
Francesca is an extraordinarily knowledgeable instructor with clear guidance and such a joy to learn from. Provided plenty of resources and truly understands my goals and how to reach them. Highly recommend!
Ashley
Where do I start??? Very support. She is always there when I need her and helps being flexible with my lessons since I am a mother with an Infant and my schedule can sometimes be unpredictable. NOT TO MENTION she is always flowing with my musical curiousness and that really keeps me wanting to learn more and more !!! She’s the best!!!! I am learning so much and feeling cooler with every lesson.
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David R.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Italian, Italian
  • Awarded Solo Recitalist Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
  • Guitar Performance from Florida State University - School of Music
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David R.

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David’s 35 years of teaching and performing experience, coupled with intensive years of formal studies with many of the world's greatest guitarists, have afforded him a rich and in-depth understanding of music and the guitar. He shares all of this with his students in an insightful and uniquely original manner. David is committed to helping students enjoy and excel in playing the music they love.

About David

David discovered his love for music early on at the age of seven with the musical/movie: The Sound of Music. He and his siblings would entertain their babysitter by acting out the entire musical - singing and dancing along with the soundtrack. To make it even more fun, they would sometimes speed u

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Nanette
I’ve decided to take up the guitar again after many years. There’s lots for me to learn and to unlearn. David has been very patient and inventive about finding ways to help me. He’s a great teacher!
Srini K.
David is an excellent Guitar instructor. My son has been learning for a while. We are very happy with his progress and he is also preparing for the ABRSM exams. I highly recommend David. Very good teacher and handles kids well. He is one of my son's favorite instructors
Patrick Holmes
First rate instructor.
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Susan T.

42 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Arlington ISD
  • Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University
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Susan T.

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My own former guitar teacher once told me, "Guitar is one of the easiest instruments to play, but the most difficult to master." Now that I teach guitar including theory, I understand exactly what he meant.

We will start with finger-strengthening exercises while learning basic music fundamentals; then on to sight reading, string by string, note by note; we will learn to group notes together (chords) a bit later (after you have mastered the rest and free strokes.

Be prepared to purchase Hal Leonard's Classical Guitar Course (or Finger-Style Guitar (I get 30% off retail), and/or A Modern Approach to Classical Guitar (including Easy Classical Guitar Duets - both of these can be bought on Amazon). Other supplies: metronome/tuner, picks, and a classical-nylon stringed guitar of course.

Music contains two things: pitch and rhythm, so using a metronome right from the beginning will help you learn rhythm if you have problems in that area (many students do). We will do ...

About Susan B.

After 30+ years of professional musicianship spanning across two continents (North America and Europe) with original published songs available digitally (on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, etc.) and two CDs on the market (a third containing jazz standards/originals mastered) I retired from "performing" in

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David
Susan is the best guitar teacher I have used and definitely recommend her to others.
Liz
Susan is a wonderful teacher. I'm an adult student (a senior) whose primary goal is to stop cringing when I hear the sound of my own voice, and she has tailored our lessons to help me achieve more than I thought I could. I highly recommend her!
Ashley
I’m an adult student and Ms Taylor has formed a perfect plan to teaching me according to my goals, skill level and speed of progress. I find she has a great balance of correction and encouragement - both so important. She’s never met any mistakes with impatience and that has helped tremendously. I find myself striving for goals I didn’t expect and achieving things faster than I thought possible. We play both necessary music to learn key skills as well as fun and enjoyable pieces that keep me engaged. I am so grateful for her care, influence and tutelage. All of my children are anxious for an opportunity to study under her. Thanks again Ms Taylor!

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The average cost of 60-minute online classical guitar lessons is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $225 per hour.
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"OK, so here's the scoop. Ahmad is the best guitar teacher around, and I know because I had a deep background in piano and music theory, playing pretty much any sheet music you put in front of me. I took LAST summer 4 lessons with some guy and I got nowhere, fast. Then this August I started with a 5-pack from Ahmad, just to get started, and within 5 lessons I was already learning how to play REAL songs but with the foundations and skills (all those scales-drills) that you need to actually UNDERSTAND the guitar and see how it all comes together. Ahmad is an amazing teacher, his teaching space is great, and he's just a great guy. He will help ANY person start playing real guitar in a short time, and now I'm working with him for a long time trying to really become a PROFICIENT guitar player that can entertain people. If you're thinking about guitar lessons, get them from Ahmad. Totally affordable, and totally a good use of your time."
Bernard
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"John is an excellent teacher, very patient, and helps you work on your technique. He definitely is the best classical guitar teacher I have ever had."
Maya
Took Classical Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Do you think you can't learn guitar? think again...I am 50 years old and almost gave up after several attempts , I am not a talented person...Then, 4 years ago William, patiently achieved the impossible...I am intermediate classical guitar player now..."
David
Took Classical Guitar lessons from William G.
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"I have been trying to master an instrument forever. By that i mean guitar or piano since age 12. In my first five lessons I have made more progress than in all those years. I admit that the demands of everyday life can get in the way of my goal of being a musician, but Keith has brought me so very far.His empathy and professionalism has helped me to begin to overcome performance anxiety. His support has been priceless!!"
sherylann
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"First lesson was more of an assessment of where I am as a musician, it was a good lesson but I'm sure the next will be better. Omar is obviously a professional. Hopefully he will be able to teach me how to read music as good as he soon."
Ed
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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"Scott is an excellent teacher, very knowledgeable about music & guitar. I was impressed that he took the time to incorporate some of everything that I said I wanted to learn in the FIRST lesson!"
Paula
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Scott K.
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"I have been taking lessons with Ahmad since June - I was referred by a mutual acquaintance. I bought myself a guitar for my birthday a year ago and realized I needed some outside motivation to play it. While I'm relatively new to guitar and this is my first time taking guitar lessons, I have been drumming for 13 years with private instruction and university courses. I would highly recommend Ahmad. He is inspiring, professional, informative, and patient; a shining example of what a great teacher should be.

Over the past five months, I've already seen significant improvement in both my guitar performance as well as my understanding of the guitar and music in general. Ahmad is very good at balancing the scale between creativity and technique, while never losing sight of what your goals are as a student. As with any learning process, I would suggest you understand your own goals and level of commitment before jumping in to lessons. As I've seen, Ahmad will probably motivate you to practice more than you originally thought, which I really appreciate. It's with practice and strong understanding that I've gotten to a point where I am proud of my abilities on the guitar. Work with Ahmad and I hope you find the same!"
Brent
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Austin is knowledgeable, flexible with time schedule and friendly. I enjoyed learning guitar from him"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Austin Y.
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Patrick Holmes
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Professional and patient with kids!

Mr. Richard, as we call him, has been fantastic with my 7 year old son. His early recommendations maximized my son's guitar interaction and the visible (audible?) progress being made actively encourages practice at home.

Mr. Richard is able to give simplified homework that my son can understand. As opposed to "practice for 20 minutes per day", Mr. Richard was able to identify what works with my son's personality and established practice criteria that was much more effective."
Rob
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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Classical Guitar Lessons Online

Have you always dreamed of learning the classical guitar? Some of the most beautiful music in the world has come from classical guitarists. With just six nylon strings, you can have an entire orchestra’s expressive range, from lush chords to striking solos. Online classical guitar lessons have made learning more accessible and fun than ever before, empowering the next generation of guitarists.

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Whether you’re a seasoned player or you’ve never touched the guitar before, online lessons are a great way to take your skills to the next level. From fundamental fingering techniques to reading sheet music, working with a private teacher is the best way to become a well-rounded musician. Since there are a variety of classical guitar styles out there –

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from flamenco to folk – it’s important to find a teacher who is an expert in your favorite style.

When you search for a teacher online, you vastly expand the pool of available instructors. Even if you don’t have any guitarists in your neighborhood, you can learn from the comfort of your home with a TakeLessons teacher. This means you can zero in on the perfect tutor who can help you accomplish your musical goals as fast as possible.

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If you’ve had a video chat with friends or work colleagues before, then you’re ready to take an online guitar lesson. Yes – it’s that easy! All you need is your laptop, tablet, or smartphone, along with your guitar, and get connected with your teacher from anywhere in the world. From your very first online lesson, you’ll notice improvements in how you approach the instrument. Plus, you can get real-time feedback and personalized guidance that pre-recorded videos can’t provide.

Are you the parent of a busy kid? Online classical guitar lessons are easy to fit into any schedule. Parents and kids alike both enjoy the scheduling flexibility and convenience of online learning, and nothing beats having lessons delivered directly to your home. By starting your child’s musical journey now, you’re setting them up for a lifetime of expression and enjoyment!

The best online classical guitar lessons are those that are personalized to your own unique musical goals. TakeLessons makes learning classical guitar online simple. Search for a teacher, check out their profile, and book a lesson! With a wide variety of teachers to choose from, you are sure to find one who can take you where you want to go.

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