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Maryanne is a wonderful classical guitar teacher. She is very talented on this instrument and teaches in such a professional manner. She's extremely patient and helpful and even willing to answer calls and texts during non-lesson times if I have a question about a piece of music that I'm working on. She takes into consideration the types of music that I want to play and yet makes sure that I have the basic techniques to play correctly. I highly recommend Maryanne as a classical guitar teacher.Mar 7, 2018
I am delighted to recommend Maryanne Kremer-Ames as a guitar teacher. She is simply wonderful. I feel that studying with her has made me not just a better guitarist but also a better musician, as my ear for music has steadily developed in a way that allows me to appreciate all kinds of music more deeply. After going through four guitar teachers in seven years, I finally found Maryanne and have never looked back. I can truly say that since studying with Maryanne, I have learned how to Improve the quality of sound I get from my guitar Get the most out of my practice time Phrase the music I am learning so I am truly making music instead of just hitting the right notes Conquer difficult passages by breaking them down into smaller chunks so I can more readily identify the underlying problem that is holding me back Lock in the correct fundamentals of posture, hand position, fingernail shape, and so on that will improve my sound and increase my joy in playing Prepare for playing in front of an audience As a teacher Maryanne is patient and easy to work with. She creates a pressure-free learning environment in which everything is adapted to my individual goals and needs. Thanks to her positive approach, I really enjoy the lessons they actually offer relief from my daily stress! I cant say enough good things about her as an instructor. Shes definitely the best guitar teacher I have ever had.Mar 22, 2015
Maryanne is a very friendly person. A very knowledgeable person and great to talk to. When it comes to guitar, she is detail oriented and great at giving exercises that will help you perfect the skill. If you are looking at learning guitar and master it, she is your best bet!Feb 24, 2018Verified
Learning guitar from Maryanne is a blessing. She's nice, patient, professional, and has her own approaches of teaching which I found very effective and inspiring. She is also a great person to talk to about cultures and musics or anything else. I enjoyed classes with her and it made my enjoy guitar even more!Nov 4, 2015Verified
Maryanne worked with me to explore the level of guitar that I wanted to acheive, and encouraged me to develop further. Her skills at guitar was inspiraitonal and her personal interaction was engaging. I would recommend her highly to anyone want to learn about the guitar and imparove thier skill set.Jun 24, 2018
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I charge $40.00 for an hour lesson, $35.00 for 45 minutes, and $30.00 for a half hour.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I like to understand what their goals are and how I can work effectively with them, as well as make them comfortable yet enthusiastic.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I received my bachelor degree from a New York conservatory named "VMannes College of Music" and my masters from ASU in Tempe, AZ. In addition, I've taken master classes with many famous and prominent guitarists.