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Marcela C.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Associates Degree in Guitar Performance from Los Angeles College of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
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Marcela C.

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Experienced teacher of 10 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate guitar student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Marcela

Hi, I'm Marcela! I would love to be your music instructor. I am a professional guitarist and teacher, with experience of teaching students of all ages, privately and in groups for over 10 years. I teach Guitar, Bass and Ukulele. I structure my lessons specifically around what you would like to l

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Michael
I had a great first lesson!
Natalia
Marcela is an incredible teacher! She is really great at teaching the basics while working you up to playing styles of music that interest you. I'm really excited for our next lesson!
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David M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Guitar Performance & Audio Engineering from Berklee College Of Music
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David M.

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Voted the #1 Guitar Instructor on Boston's South Shore 9 years running from 2013 to 2021! All ages, levels, and genres. We can discuss guitar (I also teach bass, ukulele, sax, drums, and voice), recording, songwriting, performing, theory, and more. I teach people how to wear all the hats and how to become successful in all areas of music regardless of where you want to take it. If your goal is to be a full-time musician, great. If you just want to sit on your couch and play guitar while watching a baseball game, also great. We will learn a great deal during our lesson time, but we'll also have a great deal of fun. I know how to keep a good balance.

The best part about what I do is the ability to share the knowledge I've learned over the years and pass along the traditions deeply embedded within our art.

About David

Voted the #1 Guitar Instructor on Boston's South Shore 9 years running from 2013 to 2021! All ages, levels, and genres. We can discuss guitar (I also teach bass, ukulele, sax, drums, and voice), recording, songwriting, performing, theory, and more. I teach people how to wear all the hats and how

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Bob
Fantastic player, fantastic teacher. I learned about David when I found his album Side Tracked on Spotify.
David M.
David is an amazing teacher! Been working with him for 5 years and I've learned so much about guitar and music.
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Ray T.

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Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2000
  • BA Film Scoring and Synthesis from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Ray T.

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I've been playing guitar and piano since I was little. I've been playing music professionally since I was 16 and can cover many styles of music. Berklee College of Music graduate.
I really love teaching and try to incorporate new techniques and technologies into my lesson. It comes down to getting to know you and making the lessons relevant to you.

About Ray

I've been a professional keyboard player for over 30 years. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, I'm able to teach music from many different perspectives. I like to get to know my students and tailor their lesson to their interests and goals. I can competently teach Pop, Jazz, Classical, Ear T

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Alisa
Mr. Tarantola has taught my three kids to play piano and to read music. Their confidence in their music abilities has grown over the years as they continue to learn. The skills they learned with Mr. Tarantola has helped them in school music, band and in learning new instruments such as drum set and clarinet. Mr. Tarantola has the ability and personality to teach all ages including new beginners such as I - who began lessons in my 40's. Highly recommend!
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Joey B.

3 Reviews
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  • Awarded National Gold Medal from Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Joey B.

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I have been playing guitar for 13 years and have taught for around three years. I have experience playing rock, pop and jazz and have extensive work experience with kids. I have studied music at three different summer institutions including New York Summer Music Festival, Litchfield Jazz Camp and Interlochen Center for the Arts. I have most recently earned my Bachelor's Degree in Music and Psychology. I have experience performing in Jazz Competitions in the United States and Canada, arranging scores and using GarageBand and Logic Pro X for music production. I have worked with students who are new to guitar and those who have been playing for a few years. I love teaching guitar and sharing my passion with others!

About Joey

I am from Brooklyn, NY and recently graduated from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. I majored in Music and Psychology and have been tutoring and teaching guitar for around three years. I have extensive work experience with kids as a babysitter and a camp counselor in both day camp and sleep a

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Sarah
Joey is an amazing and patient teacher! I had never taken lessons before so it was slow starting out, but Joey is very skilled and was extremely helpful. I continue to take lessons and will continue to for a while.
Celeste
Joey and I were in the same composing class during undergrad and they kindly offered to teach me guitar. Since I was at a beginner level, I had to learn techniques and music theories from scratch. As a result of their teaching, I was able to progress efficiently and enjoyed their selection of practices. In addition to our guitar lessons, Joey also answers my questions outside of class times, which has been extremely helpful during the pandemic. Joey is a great teacher who's passionate about music and teaching. I strongly recommend Joey to anyone interested in taking guitar lessons.
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Spook H.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 18 and up
  • Awarded No. 2 Song from International Radio Charts
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Spook H.

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I TEACH all of my students - beginning beginners through advanced - that what seems complicated is nothing more than a bunch of simple things put together. The next step in your learning guitar is simple. We just need to identify it and learn it. No matter what skills you already have - or if you are just getting started - we can identify what you already know and build on top of it. If you have holes in your skillset (everybody does!), we can identify them and fill them in.

DID YOU KNOW that a lot of fingerstyle guitar moves and improvisation are EASIER than some types of strumming? Beginning and intermediate guitar players learn a lot of "campfire" techniques - how to strum a certain way, how to form certain chords. And this is really good. But there is a whole bunch of other techniques few players know that are just as simple. Just as easy. And when you learn them you will stand out as the accomplished guitar player you can be.

THE RESULT is that you will learn a ...

About Spook

I'm a lucky guy. After five years of college and earning a degree in math and business administration (and graduating Phi Beta Kappa) I was offered a lucrative job in the actuarial department of a major insurance company. At age 22, I was going to start a business career four rungs below vice presi

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Tamara
Spook has been a wonderful guitar teacher, always offering great insight and helping me understand new concepts with my guitar. He is very accommodating to my interests and will structure my lesson around what I am trying to learn. I have seen clear improvements over a short period of time while working with him and suggest him to anyone regardless of level!
Sue
Spook is a knowledgeable, patient, perceptive, fun, and inventive teacher. He teaches music, guitar performance, and songwriting in small, digestible steps so you can really get your head (and fingers) around it. But, more important than all of this, he is an advocate and a friend.
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Quentin S.

12 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Double Bass Performance from University of Georgia
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Quentin S.

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While I specialize in upright and electric bass, guitar was actually my first instrument. I've been teaching and playing guitar intermittently for about a decade. Especially capable with chords, reading music, and jazz chord voicing.

About Quentin

I go to the University of Georgia for Double Bass Performance. I've spent about 11 years learning and sharing everything I can about this wonderfully complex instrument. So many genres of music can be played on the double bass, and once you add my secondary instrument, the bass guitar, you're a nece

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Gabrielle
I was nervous to start and Quentin quickly put me at ease as a student. I am an adult learner who can read music and has basic understanding of piano and wanted to move to the next level. He asked the right questions and shaped lessons and practice time which have proven extremely helpful. I look forward to more lessons and can easily recommend his lessons.
Andi
Quentin was very knowledgeable, flexible and creative. He was the ideal teacher for me as a beginner.
Milo
Quentin has an easy going manner that makes my middle school student want to learn from him. My son is working on improving his technique and Quentin was able to assess an appropriate level of instruction.

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"A very nice person and an incredible teacher!"
Lisa
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"My daughter went to Kevin for instructions on guitar. She had no experience, no guitar, and we weren’t sure if she’d like it. Kevin gave us affordable suggestions for a guitar to buy, and she has looked forward to his lessons each week. She really wanted to learn how to play an Adele song and after a few weeks she has mastered it. Kevin is personable, reasonable, intelligent, and thoughtful. I’ve been recommending him to our friends who have children that have been considering lessons."
Sydney
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"Friendly and talented music instructor. I can't wait until my sons are older so they can start coming here to learn."
Nancy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Each lesson with Eric is a new challenge that any beginner would greatly benefit from. Highly recommend!"
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Andrew is an extremely talented teacher. He's very patient and he doesn't just hear my daughter, he listens. Not only to what she plays but to what she says; I think this is why she has made such tremendous progress. I was not sure how the online lessons would work but they have not skipped a beat and if anything the online sessions are more productive. If you want a talented instructor that actually cares and will take you to the next level, look no further than Andrew!"
Dan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew P.
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"Working with Chris is to learn guitar is one of the best decisions I've ever made concerning a music instructor. He is well rounded and knowledgeable in every aspect of his profession. His ability to match his intended instruction with my unique needs is unmatched. Music lessons with him have has influenced my life beyond the guitar. I can only imagine the impact he would have with in person lessons."
Sade
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Matt taught me guitar all through middle and high school and helped me immensely in acquiring the knowledge and skill that prepared me for the collegiate level. Matt is a great teacher, who has been a major influence to my music!"
Eric
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"I’ve been taking guitar lessons with Chris for 9 weeks. He is an accomplished player, and absolutely well qualified to teach. I am especially impressed by, and appreciative of, his patience with my slow progress so far. He always provides positive feedback, and is supportive of letting me determine the pace of instruction.

I highly recommend anyone interested in learning guitar contact Chris, and have a conversation with him about your experience, musical tastes, and playing goals. He is easy to talk with and takes an immediate interest in tailoring instruction to match your goals and works to incorporate lessons into your particular lifestyle.

I cannot overstate how fortunate I am to have found Chris as a guitar teacher."
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Steven is incredibly experienced and so attentive. I’m really enjoying our lessons together and have learned so much in a short period of time. I absolutely recommend Steven to anyone wanting to learn guitar (in any level you might be in - he’s an expert)."
Henrique
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"Russell is an amazing instructor that is passionate about music."
Leslie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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