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Joshua A.

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La Vergne, TN
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joshua A.

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To me, learning any instrument is about balancing the exercises with the fun material that makes you want to keep playing. I am a technique-focused teacher insofar as making sure any student of mine is avoiding bad and sometimes unhealthy habits in their playing. I do, however, try to find fun ways to work on technique, with the end goal being playing repertoire that is fun for the student. I believe technical exercises have their place in learning any instrument, but that it's important to spend the majority of your practice time on material which is ultimately enjoyable to play.

I do have certain sets of books I like to follow depending on the student's interests and age, but I am always happy to tweak the lesson plan to fit the student's needs. I also tend to supplement whichever books I'm using with material of my own, to make sure we're also covering important topics such as music theory and maybe a bit of relevant music history in the process.

About Joshua

Hi there! My name is Josh, and I'd love to be your teacher! I've been playing guitar since I was eight, starting out playing rock and roll, then focusing on classical training for my college career. In both undergraduate and graduate school, I studied classical composition as a classical guitarist,

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Michael
Joshua has helped me become a better guitar player by showing me how I can work towards my goals, and giving me exercises, information and musical practice that makes my goals attainable. Joshua is a student-directed teacher, and he has worked with me to focus on my areas of interest (songwriting and fingerstyle/chord work). He is willing to answer questions, responsive to ideas, and able to explain difficult concepts. I've learned things that will help me improve my guitar playing for years. Thank you, Joshua.
Ashlyn
I was self taught when I started taking lessons, Josh helped me fix some bad habits that helped me push my playing to the next level!
Marco
I grew up on bossa, and wanted to learn how to play it. I had played guitar for years but mostly rock and folk. Josh was able to take what I knew and teach me how to play bossa music.
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Andrew M.

Antioch, TN
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  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Andrew M.

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I believe in teaching what you love. And that doesn't mean just playing and recreating all of your favorite songs. It means deconstructing and understanding the ins and outs of music that you and others love, giving you the theory, techniques, and process to make great music of your own.

About Andrew

Andrew McFarlane is a songwriter, producer, guitar, and bassist based out of Nashville, TN. Andrew grew up playing blues and rock music in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, then honed his skills as a guitarist, bass guitarist, and producer at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Andrew's music can

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Steven C.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2021
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Steven C.

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I am able to teach beginner guitar or bass lessons and beginner music theory along with the guitar or bass lessons. If you choose an hour lesson, the first half an hour will be on playing the guitar or bass and the second half an hour will be on music theory. You will have to schedule time on your own to practice and I will have an email address for you to contact me if you need to or send me paper work because the lessons are online.

About Steven

My name is Steve and I have been playing guitar since 2013. I teach the basics. I have taught ages 8- 45 from the very beginning to the intermediate stage. I started off with drums in 2005 and moved to bass guitar and then started playing guitar. I started playing in bands as a bassist and took a

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Michael V.

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  • Teaching since 2022
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Michael V.

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Playing guitar is super fun, and my goal is to help others not just to learn, but to enjoy the learning process and unlock the joy of music in their lives. In addition to gaining an understanding of how the instrument works, you'll learn some basic terminology and even a bit of music theory while also learning to play your favorite songs. Then you can take what you learn and even try writing your own songs!

About Michael

Hi! I'm Michael and I LOVE music, especially the guitar and I've been playing for about 15 years. I got my first guitar when I was about 11 years old and I haven't stopped playing since. While I do like a variety of genres I especially love different types of rock (classic, progressive, pop/punk). I

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David D.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Most Unique Project Studio from Pensado Awards
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David D.

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"Learn the rules like a pro, then break them as an artist" - Pablo Picasso

Each student’s curriculum is individualized and adaptable to their level and interests. Songs are our greatest tool for teaching music, so students are encouraged to choose songs they love and want to learn. Besides, who wants to learn songs they don’t like?

About David

David is a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, mix engineer, and music instructor who works with artists and students at varying levels developing their skills, creativity, and music. After nearly 2 decades of studio work and live performance gigs, David has an understanding of the skillset and m

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Grace S.
great experience for my daughter. David was very knowledgeable and supportive! Highly recommend
Kimberly
I'm re-learning the piano with David and he has changed my relationship to music for the better. After only a few lessons with David I've gotten a greater understanding of music theory than I had in my few years of early piano training. He is patient and flexible with his style of teaching. If it's taking me awhile to understand a concept he's good at explaining it more clearly. I definitely recommend him for learning the piano!
Christian J.
David is a highly skilled multi-instrumentalist and producer. I was introduced when he recorded an EP for my band and since then, we've spent many an evening talking about performing, recording, teaching and making music. He is kind, patient and extremely knowledgable about his craft. I always learn something new, interesting and immediately applicable to my playing when I work with him. I've had the privilege of sharing the stage with some of his students and they have always been exceptionally professional and prepared. I highly recommend David for lessons in whatever discipline you request - the crossover knowledge from all of his experiences will be invaluable to you.
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Carla U.

25 Reviews
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  • AFA Music from Brevard College
  • Awarded Novelty Song of the Year from Just Plain Folks
  • Teaching since 1990
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Carla U.

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I have a degree in music, and have taught at three summer camps three music stores and two universities.

I have been teaching guitar since 1990. I teach ages 9 and up, and I aim to tailor lessons to work with your natural strengths and learning style.

I offer note-reading but it is optional. We can study guitar using tablature and chord diagrams. The important thing is to make great music, enjoy the process, play songs you like, make steady progress and become independent.

If I teach you well, eventually you won't need me very much- you'll be able to figure things out on your own,

I started playing guitar when I was 4. I've played classical, rock, a bit of jazz, folk, a little bluegrass, and fingerstyle. I love the guitar and I love teaching!

About Carla

Music is my LIFE! After 30 years of teaching at music camps, music stores, 3 colleges and my home, I completely understand that the lessons are all about YOU, the student: what you want to learn, taught to you in a way that works for your brain and personality. And if you don't know exactly wh

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Gracy
Carla is amazing. My daughter loves working with her and she made things easy to understand. I can’t recommend her enough.
Ted
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.

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"My son is enjoying his lessons with Nicholas. Nicholas seems to always be well prepared and I love the attentiveness that he has with my son. My son always seems to learn a lot in his lessons and Nicholas helps keeps him engaged and interested to play. Nicholas is a great teacher!"
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"Kevin is a great instructor. Really enjoying my lessons. If doing them over skype, I would recommend using a hardwired connection and not wifi. Laggy skype connection on my end is the only problem. Kevin's connection is fine."
Jason
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Tom is a super nice guy with a great positive attitude and teaching style to match. He has lots of experience both playing and instructing. Two thumbs up!"
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"My kids had great lessons with Ahmad. A friendly instructor with a definite love for music and teaching evident. I think he is a very approachable person for anyone nervous about improving their musical skills."
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