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William G.
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Are you interested in learning to play the music you love, using techniques that are actually healthy for your hands? My instruction promotes efficient, ergonomically sound, time-tested playing techniques. Do you want to play well? Then you need to learn to practice well. Quality practice coaching will make a profound difference in your ability to learn and play music effectively, but it takes time. That's why I offer weekly full hour lessons at a reasonable price. Practice well and you will play well. I offer training for acoustic as well as electric (steel and/or nylon string) instruments and provide instruction in popular music styles as well as formal classical. About me: I earned my Degree in Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory where I studied Classical Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Violin, Piano, Music Theory, Psychology, and other related areas, before graduating with Magna Cum Laude Honors in 1996. I have been providing quality music instruction to my students for over 30 years now. I work well with adults as well as children from a wide variety of backgrounds. I look forward to hearing from you and thanks again for your time.
About William G.

With over 30 years of experience providing professional guitar instruction, and well over 35 years of experience playing music, I have enjoyed working with students as well as other musicians with broadly diverse backgrounds. I have performed solo, played in rock bands, blues and jazz combos, duos, trios, and classical guitar quartets as well as large guitar ensembles. I earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and graduated with High Honors. My formal training includes classical guitar performance, jazz guitar and improvisation, music theory and arranging, psychology, piano, violin, recording, and much more. Students currently studying with me include young through older adult and retirement age students with performance goals ranging from the private, personal enjoyment of playing music, to professional and semi-professional aspirations. I strive to provide a friendly, comfortable learning environment my students can thrive in. I won't pressure you to play in recitals in order to increase my studio size, but I will greatly encourage you to play an active role in customizing your own individual curriculum. As soon as you have the skills to do so, you should be learning to play the music you love. Regardless of what your musical goals are, I would love to help you learn the skills you need to reach them. Thank you so much for your time.

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Teaches all skill levels

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Teaching since 1990

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Bachelor of Music in Music Education

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Teaches ages 8+

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William G.
Teaches Online
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
Learn the best guitar playing techniques from a Certified Instructor with 30+ years of Experience.
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
Are you interested in learning to play the music you love, using techniques that are actually healthy for your hands? My instruction promotes efficient, ergonomically sound, time-tested playing techniques. Do you want to play well? Then you need to learn to practice well. Quality practice coaching will make a profound difference in your ability to learn and play music effectively, but it takes time. That's why I offer weekly full hour lessons at a reasonable price. Practice well and you will play well. I offer training for acoustic as well as electric (steel and/or nylon string) instruments and provide instruction in popular music styles as well as formal classical. About me: I earned my Degree in Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory where I studied Classical Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Violin, Piano, Music Theory, Psychology, and other related areas, before graduating with Magna Cum Laude Honors in 1996. I have been providing quality music instruction to my students for over 30 years now. I work well with adults as well as children from a wide variety of backgrounds. I look forward to hearing from you and thanks again for your time.
About William G.

With over 30 years of experience providing professional guitar instruction, and well over 35 years of experience playing music, I have enjoyed working with students as well as other musicians with broadly diverse backgrounds. I have performed solo, played in rock bands, blues and jazz combos, duos, trios, and classical guitar quartets as well as large guitar ensembles. I earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and graduated with High Honors. My formal training includes classical guitar performance, jazz guitar and improvisation, music theory and arranging, psychology, piano, violin, recording, and much more. Students currently studying with me include young through older adult and retirement age students with performance goals ranging from the private, personal enjoyment of playing music, to professional and semi-professional aspirations. I strive to provide a friendly, comfortable learning environment my students can thrive in. I won't pressure you to play in recitals in order to increase my studio size, but I will greatly encourage you to play an active role in customizing your own individual curriculum. As soon as you have the skills to do so, you should be learning to play the music you love. Regardless of what your musical goals are, I would love to help you learn the skills you need to reach them. Thank you so much for your time.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1990

Education

Bachelor of Music in Music Education

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 8+

Speaks

Speaks English

Speaks

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Blues Guitar
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Absolutely, fantastic teacher. Very patient and takes his time to explain all the little details that will make a big difference down the line.

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William is very patient and encouraging. He will get you to the level you want to achieve.

Posted Nov 28, 2021
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I had a fantastic first lesson. William is well spoken and easy to understand. I am encouraged

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Blues Guitar
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Teaches Online
Work hours
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60 minutes
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New Student Special
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