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  • 19 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Lawrence A.
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"I had guitar lessons with the Guitar Institute of Learning for a little over 3 years, and those years were the first 3 years I had in my experience of ever playing the guitar. I learned so much from my teacher. He taught me Jazz Standards, folk songs, and even things that were accommodated to my own interests as well! More importantly, I gained a life changing perspective from the songs, chords, melodies and harmonies that my teacher taught me. The concepts never get old. Guitar Institute of Learning does not just teach you how to play guitar, but how to practice it and how to become a great musician. It can be one thing to play an instrument, but to know how to play with other musicians requires a development of playing with others and applying your knowledge. Which is what guitar institute of learning can help you do. Everything I learned from GIOL literally changed my view and appreciation for music once I became more aware of the music world. I learned things that, once I looked back and realized what I was learning, I was so surprised and grateful that I was shown such great songs. I will always have a gratitude for the class and vast repertoire that they had opened me up to. As a musician, now playing guitar for 8 years, I would not be where I am today without those lessons. Knowing how important practicing everyday is, and finding how you define music will help you find an appreciation and motivation from and beyond these lessons." -Lawrence S. Abbott

Mrs. C' s Piano Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Marie J.
    Verified review

    My daughter was struggling in math skills and after researching about how helpful music lessons can help in math, I started my daughter in piano lessons. Mrs. C is very helpful and encouraging. She always challenges my daughter to push beyond any difficulties. She takes the time to explain things so thoroughly and will never rush us out the door because our time is up. We've been through other teachers that are a bit stern and strict and my daughter immediately shuts down in that environment and will complain about going to lessons. We have never had the problem with Mrs. C. She teaches the kids to think outside the box and to use logic by making it fun.

    Fruit_Shaw Piano School
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 22 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Kathy G.
    Verified review

    I am an adult student who needs patience as I learn. You can go as fast or slow as you need with no criticism. I love my lessons.

    Casey Music Service
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    David N.
    Verified review

    kyle came on time and done very expert work.he is a pleasant and likeable person.when i want piano service i will call Kyle Casey

    Teachworship
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Petra C.
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    "I want to play guitar." Chad helps you see just what that means to you. What level do you aspire to? Do you want to emphasize chords or finger picking or vice versa? What do you hope to do with the guitar? He is the guitar player we are all familiar with: laid back, easy going, so relaxing, soothing - making it look so easy. But he also lets you in on some of his challenges as a teacher and performer - which takes away some of the student's anxiety about being able to learn the guitar. And with his personal attention he conveys that conviction that you. too, can and will play the guitar. But you do have to bring in a level of dedication and commitment to deep, serious, daily practice. I'm semi-retired and so I've able to practice 3 hours a day. I'm just now hearing an improvement in my playing and the fingers are moving with more certainty and confidence. I'm on my way to achieving a level of playing that's of my own making & determination - that is very exciting.

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    I am currently a piano performance major in CSU, Stanislaus. I have been teaching piano for more than four years.

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    I offer guitar lessons for a broad range of musical styles. I can teach you basic theory, chords, scales, modes and techniques as well as hand exercises to improve your dexterity and stamina.

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    Hi there, my name is Travis Haney. I am a guitar instructor in the Modesto,CA area. I picked up guitar after hearing cool and awesome guitar riffs and I knew i wanted to sound like that. You can say I was hooked. Studying music and playing the guitar has changed my life. Boost of confidence, patience, dedication and desire to learn were added to my character. The styles of music I teach are RocknRoll, Classic Metal, Blues, Proggressive, Alternative and Punk. Here at Haney Guitar my teaching method is to make learning music fun and entertaining. Being able to play like your favorite guitarists and write great music is not out of the question. I take practical ways to create exercises and song pieces that you can play. No complicated, boring exercises that you wouldn't practice anyway. We are here to make it fun.

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    Like I said before, I've been playing guitar for a very long time so I would be a really good choice. I also play both acoustic and electric so I can teach either. Plus, I can teach your child their favorite songs, scales, chords and all that great stuff! Thank you and I hope to meet you and your child soon!

    • 13 years in business
    • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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    A long-standing vocal/piano teacher and performer based in Riverside, CA, Elizabeth loves to share her love of music with her community. She has been performing since 2005 in professional and competitive settings; winning recognition, celebration, and awards for her performances. In addition to performing, she has 11 years of teaching and conducting experience. Elizabeth has taught a range of students from ages 4 to 71, who have varying degrees of experience, and who seek a teacher for musical theater, pop, opera, and/or classical voice and piano. Her experience also includes teaching children with autism and learning disabilities. Her ultimate goal is to change the way her community thinks and acts by promoting a love of music and providing affordable and valuable education.

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    I have taught all ages and levels of skill. I have an extensive knowledge of music theory and style, anything from Nirvana to Bruno Mars. I also give classes in songwriting and composition.

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    I offer personal live guitar lessons via webcam. Saving you gas, travel time, and money while still having a fully functional face-to-face guitar lesson with full visual and audio! Whether you're a beginner or have been playing for years, I can make learning fun. Any age, any style, and any ability level. Check me out!

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    I am an average guitarist and I work to make others better. I teach about the guitar features, like the frets, how to read tabs and chords, how to use your fingers, and how to become a better guitarist and play good music.

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    I teach the guitar, the bass, and the drums. With over 15 years of teaching and over 20 years of performing experience, I'm currently teaching at two locations. I'm on Facebook.

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    I'm a senior music education major who is about to achieve her bachelor's of music. As such, I offer affordable prices and great-quality work. I am used to working with the young and young at heart and have a versatile repertoire that is appropriate for any event. I offer great quality, great prices, and great music!

    • 16 years in business
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    Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Well, let me help you with that. I've performed, recorded and taught guitar for nearly 20 years. My lesson plans can be customized to your desired goals. Do you want to learn that song that you just heard on the radio? Do you have an anniversary coming up and you want to learn something special? Did you just broke up with some dude and you want to experience that Taylor Swift song in the best way possible? Again, let me help you with that. It is $25 for a half-hour beginning guitar lesson or five (5) lessons for $100. Per arrangement, lessons will be in a studio or at home. Give me a call, and we'll set something up!

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    I have been playing guitar for four years. I can teach intro-intermediate guitar skills. I can also work well with kids. Preferably, I can work with no younger than six simply because of the learning curve, but I'm willing to listen. I can provide half-hour lessons for $10.

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    I tutor in musical theory, aural skills, and piano techniques. My style in piano ranges from Christian, pop, classical, baroque, romantic and contemporary.

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    Your desires are utmost. I am blessed with a creative musical ability that I share with you to teach and encourage you to achieve "your" musical goals.

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    I teach music theory with a gospel and contemporary Christian style. I teach all ages, and I am working towards a scholarship program for at-risk youth called "Above Equal".

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    I am looking for beginner to intermediate players to instruct. I have 34 years of experience. I can provide amp/guitar for practice sessions. I charge $20.00 per session.

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