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Donnie E.
Nixa, Missouri
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Use Actual Songs You'll Recognize: Master The Electric Guitar
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I teach everything from basic chords to advanced lead guitar. If you have a desire to improve your skills and learn to play with the best sign up now! Check out my videos below to see what I can do!
About Donnie E.

Hi! My name is Donnie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for 5 years and have loved helping my students, Kevin, Andrew, and Avery (all of whom have left 5-star reviews) reach their goals! I strive to not only give my students exercises and riffs to learn, but to teach them the reasoning and Music Theory behind those notes and chords. My teaching style is committed to showing you "how" to learn and not just throwing various songs, scales, and techniques at you. I will be firm and provide you with the accountability you need to move forward. My favorite artists (many of whom have songs that are taught as part of my curriculum) are The Beatles, Metallica, Santana, Stevie Ray Vaghan, Nirvana, Green Day, Johnny Cash, The Eagles, Avenged Sevenfold, and many more! Additionally, in 2017 I was given Takelesson's "Student Favorite" award. This means that I have consistently ranked in the top 15% of Takelessons teachers based upon reviews, number of students, and student retention! Guitar has been a love of mine since I was 9 years old and I enjoy helping other people realize their full potential! I have training in standard notation and tablature, and I am equipped with the resources necessary to get you going quickly! I graduated from Liberty University in 2018 with a Bachelors in Business Administration degree. Each week, I teach around 30-35 students! I am looking forward to helping you reach your goals! Please feel free to use the "Ask a question" feature, I will reply to you as soon as possible.

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Teaches all skill levels

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Teaching since 2015

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Bachelor's in Business Administration

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Teaches ages 10+

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Donnie E.
Nixa, Missouri
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
Use Actual Songs You'll Recognize: Master The Electric Guitar
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
I teach everything from basic chords to advanced lead guitar. If you have a desire to improve your skills and learn to play with the best sign up now! Check out my videos below to see what I can do!
About Donnie E.

Hi! My name is Donnie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for 5 years and have loved helping my students, Kevin, Andrew, and Avery (all of whom have left 5-star reviews) reach their goals! I strive to not only give my students exercises and riffs to learn, but to teach them the reasoning and Music Theory behind those notes and chords. My teaching style is committed to showing you "how" to learn and not just throwing various songs, scales, and techniques at you. I will be firm and provide you with the accountability you need to move forward. My favorite artists (many of whom have songs that are taught as part of my curriculum) are The Beatles, Metallica, Santana, Stevie Ray Vaghan, Nirvana, Green Day, Johnny Cash, The Eagles, Avenged Sevenfold, and many more! Additionally, in 2017 I was given Takelesson's "Student Favorite" award. This means that I have consistently ranked in the top 15% of Takelessons teachers based upon reviews, number of students, and student retention! Guitar has been a love of mine since I was 9 years old and I enjoy helping other people realize their full potential! I have training in standard notation and tablature, and I am equipped with the resources necessary to get you going quickly! I graduated from Liberty University in 2018 with a Bachelors in Business Administration degree. Each week, I teach around 30-35 students! I am looking forward to helping you reach your goals! Please feel free to use the "Ask a question" feature, I will reply to you as soon as possible.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 2015

Education

Bachelor's in Business Administration

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 10+

Speaks

Has background check

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Electric Guitar
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Straightfoward and pending on the needs of the student. The teacher shall use icebreakers and motivational words to soothe the environment. Still an excellent teacher.

Posted Apr 19, 2022
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Donnie is a great instructor. I am 55yrs old and I started playing late in life…I have been with Donnie for two years now and I’m grateful for his patience and his ability to push me. I love his song choices. I recommend him to anyone wanting to play guitar the right way.

Posted Apr 12, 2022
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Amazingly patient!

Posted Apr 2, 2022
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Instructor details
Electric Guitar
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
Wasson Drive
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
45 minutes
$45
60 minutes
$55
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30