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Damien S.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Studio Composition from SUNY Purchase
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Damien S.

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I teach beginner to advanced guitar. I can teach any genre of music and have been teaching for over 10 years. You will not only know how to play but know what you are doing, musically.

About Damien

I am a working, music composer and educator. I have been teaching and writing/performing professional scores for over 20 years. In regards to teaching, I teach privately and in a classroom atmosphere. My youngest student is 4 and my oldest has been in their 70 ’s. I approach my teaching style in a

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Corinne C.
Great first lesson. Took the time to see where I am with my skills and took it from there. Looking forward to working with him to get better.
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Kirk R.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Guitar Performance from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
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Kirk R.

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I am currently only accepting students interested in specializing in classical guitar.

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Over the course of many years, I have taught various styles of guitar to many different types of people. Whether you're interested in learning to play a specific song, or if you've just always wanted to play guitar but weren't sure where to start, I will join you in your journey and help you discover the tools that you need to reach the level that you want.
I help my students figure out and understand how the instrument and their own hands work, so that they are able to get full control of the guitar and play in various styles with ease. I work to make sure as many doors as possible are open to my students, and I leave it up to them to decide which doors they want to walk through.

About Kirk

I have been studying music for most of my life and began teaching when I was 16. I have been given the opportunity to learn from some of the best musicians and teachers around. Before relocating to Denver, I regularly gave performances throughout the Cincinnati area, as well as in surrounding states

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Deanna
Very good experience with Kirk! He was knowledgeable and patient, and I could tell he really enjoys teaching.
Deanna
Kirk was very patient, knowledgeable, and encouraging as he taught me to play a special song on the ukulele for my husband to be. Highly recommend!
Tiviane V.
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Billy N.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Billy N.

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Play the music you want to play. I often use a combination of styles to get you to advance in your guitar skills whether you are a stone beginner or advanced. I've been teaching for over 20 years and can tailor lessons to the individual using the music you want and my large repertoire ranging from simple American Folk through Advanced modern music. I can get you to accompany,solo and also read music too( if you wish). I have concise approaches to all matters of technique, scale work and arpeggios. You can be confident that you are coming to an experienced teacher/player who cares deeply about music and loves helping the student progress.

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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Jesse T.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelors of Music 2020 (Classical Guitar Performance) from Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.
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Jesse T.

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Jesse began studying guitar at the age of ten, and in his studies has developed an unwitting passion for playing and teaching. Bay Area native Jesse has studied with classical guitarist Angel Miguel Lejarza Leo, flamenco guitar virtuoso Jason McGuire, and has worked under the mindful instruction of classical guitarist Nicholas Goluses at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, New York. There Jesse completed his Bachelors in Music (Classical Performance) with distinction, and was honored with a Performer’s Certificate, demonstrating excellence in guitar performance. During his undergraduate studies, Jesse performed in masterclasses led by the prestigious GFA winner, Tengyue Zhang, and Bach expert, Paul Galbraith. His time at Eastman has given him a strong background in music theory; he is an advocate for the written and aural analysis of music, and stresses the importance of composition and instrumental exploration. As a performer and teacher, Jesse specializes in ...

About Jesse

I love music and have been composing and performing for many years. And although I love to compose and perform, teaching is probably my favorite aspect of working in music. I get the most joy in teaching when an individual learns something new, or when things start to "click" so to speak. Further, I

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Pranidhi
Jesse is an excellent teacher. He is calm, warm and incredibly patient with my 6 year old daughter. After having a thoughtful discussion about how we should start lessons, we agreed on an approach that would further encourage her natural enthusiasm for music. She loves it. Jesse has also been very flexible with offering zoom and in person classes. I have been really impressed with how well he holds my daughter’s attention even over zoom. He is a wonderful teacher and I could not recommend him more.
Lily
Jesse masters the art of making teaching be FUN! He is an incredible musician, but knows how to connect with kids to open up their world to love and learn music. My 6 year old son and 7 year old daughter both do ukulele lessons with Jesse, and it’s a highlight of their week. As a parent, I’m excited to have them learning an instrument, and at the same time, I see it building their confidence too. Being brave to practice singing and playing the instrument, despite feeling nervous about it. Jesse has a beautiful way of connecting to the kids with humor and encouragement, so they feel both comfortable and confident. I’m so happy we started music lessons with Jesse, and honestly cannot recommend him enough!!
Patrick Kennedy
Jesse structures lessons for the skill of the student and the direction the student wants to go in. Emphasizing the students abilities. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of music. Jesse explains concepts well and also ensures the student understands what is being thought. Great guitarist and great teacher.
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Chris T.

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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Chris T.

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From fundamentals to playing along with your favorite songs or local band, let's work on helping you reach your goals in your style of music.

About Chris

Specialties: Composing, Arranging, and Music Theory Instruments: Trumpet, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano, Banjo I am a full time music educator at Tilghman's Academy of Music, an online music school. I previously worked as an instructor at Leading Note Studios in Southern California. I started

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Kaitlyn T.
Chris is so patient and encouraging. He never gets angry or judgmental, but is always kind and can connect at my level even though this is a difficult subject for me. He is a great teacher and amazing musician. He seems to master every instrument he picks up. Highly recommended!
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Thomas L.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Thomas L.

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Want to play your favorite songs? Want to jam with other people? Interested in learning to write and record your own music? I can help you start to achieve all that in a very short amount of time, if you practice. I have a huge library of songs and have access to anything I don't have stored in just seconds. I can also make quick recordings of whatever you are learning and email them to you. Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

About Thomas

My name is Tom LaRatta and I started playing guitar at the age of 7 and was in my first band at the age of 12. I have played in many bands and have done many solo performances over the years. I love teaching and playing and have looked forward to each day teaching for the last 30 years. I keep st

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"Michael helps you with whatever you need. If you want to play a song, he probably has the tab. For example, I learned 3 KISS songs. Best instructor ever!!!"
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"It was great. I have never even HELD a guitar, let alone played one. I will practice all week and hopefully, next week it will be easier."
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel O.
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"I've been taking weekly online guitar lessons with Dennis for a little over a year now and I have nothing but good things to say. Dennis brings decades of playing and teaching experience to the table and it shows in each lesson.

Dennis is particularly great at tailoring the lesson material to the abilities and experience of the student. I had been self learning guitar for about 2 years before signing up for lessons with Dennis. In our first lesson, he got an idea of my skill and interests and built the lessons off of that. I am personally interested in jazz guitar and Dennis holds a wealth of knowledge in that department as well as many other genres and styles.

Ultimately, the greatest thing about Dennis' teaching method is that he helps you pursue your interests and goals and provides you with the tools and information to do so. You won't be spending any time practicing anything you don't feel is relevant to your interests.

Another note I'd like to add is that I have never felt looked down on or judged by Dennis throughout my year of lessons. I know this is common concern among adult beginners like myself (I am currently in my late 20's). I can assure anyone reading this that Dennis is a true professional and conducts his lessons in a stress-free, peer-to-peer manner."
Austin
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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"Alex was a great instructor! I have progressed mightily in the last 2 months of taking his lessons."
Mark
Took Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"Juan is an excellent instructor. Singing lessons are always fun. He always has good feedback and is very encouraging. I strongly recommend him."
Camila
Took Guitar lessons from Juan F.
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"Great lessons! Providing lots of avenues to take my playing to the next level. Nils gives very clear explanations and has a great understanding of music theory and how to apply it"
Adam
Took Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Best teacher I have ever had in any subject. You can tell he loves his job and cares for his students!"
Mark
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"My son's first lesson was excellent. Tim went at my son's pace and made sure he understood what he was learning. Tim was friendly and my son felt comfortable interacting with him. My son is really looking forward to his next lesson!"
James
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Matthew is friendly and patient. My son cannot wait until his next lesson!"
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