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  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Martina P.
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Luck was definitely on my side when I saw an ad posted on Craig's List for Diediet's acoustic guitar services! I was impressed by his background in music and that his self taught talent was further perfected through study with other artists later in adulthood. My communications with Didiet, whether by text, email, or phone was always very professional and cordial. Didiet never missed a beat (pun intended) and always followed up timely so he didn't worry the bride! The icing on the cake for my husband and me was that Didiet learned two of our favorite songs to play during our wedding processional. I didn't want to walk down the aisle with the traditional bridal march and thank goodness I didn't have to. The two things that really stood out in my mind as I walked down the aisle on my wedding day was my husband's smile and Didiet's beautiful music as he strummed Unchained Melody! I highly recommend Didiet for you wedding or other special event if you want acoustic music you and your guests will remember for many years.

  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Eva S.
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Just finished my 2nd guitar lesson with Steve this week. Steve is professional and very patient with beginners like me. I also really like how he incorporates learning to read sheet music into his lessons.

  • 13 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Tony Z.
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David is a great teacher who isn't doing this for the money but to teach the art of music. He has stayed at my house twice as long as what I payed for and added no extra charge. He also gives a wide range of ways to relate his teachings. (IE. I take bass lessons but we commonly go to the piano to practice and drill) all in all David is a great teacher and highly recommended. Definite 5 stars.

Jason Bond Music Instruction
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michael D.
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I have been playing guitar for around 20 years, mostly self taught. Over the years, I have tried out various lessons (online, multiple teachers, etc). Never have I experienced such an organized, thoughtful approach to learning your instrument than with Jason Bond. I've been with him for around 6 months. He can cater to your needs, but I prefer to follow his lead. It is like going to your own private music school (Jason is studying for his PhD in music). I am covering the basics of jazz and improving my theory, but also improving my blues/rock abilities. Jason will end your search for the ultimate guitar/music teacher! Also a great guy, thoughtful person, whom I now consider a good friend.

  • 47 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Dave M.
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Iam a professional Guitarist and have been taking lessons from Bob for a bout 2 months now. I inicially contacted Bob becaused I had reached an impasse with my playing. Within the first couple of lessons I learned to negociate the fret board with more ease and confidence. Bob has a solid foundation in theory as well as teaching the student the pratical application of the theory. I was able to apply the learning material to my playing almost immediately after my lesson. Bob is very patient and takes the time to explain the material so it is well understood before the lessons are over. I highly reccommend Bob to anyone who wants to take their playing to the next level.

Guitar & Drum Teacher
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Joy C.
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My son has been learning the guitar for about 5 months now. Thru the help of Kevin, he is actually enjoying it. He is actually learning guitar chords and is amazed by the fact that he could actually play an entire song. I would highly recommend Kevin!

Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn F.
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Mark taught guitar to both my son and my husband in our home. Mark was professional and so encouraging in his teaching method. The thing that stood out most to me was Mark's devotion to teaching. He truly wanted to pass along his tremendous talent to his students, and was so proud of their accomplishments. Mark would be an excellent teacher for any student, beginner or more advanced. He rocks!

  • 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

Peppino D'Agostino
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Michael M.
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    It has been some 5+ years that I have had the privilege to be one of Peppino's students. Having laid down my guitar for over 20 years before I met Peppino, I was a little apprehensive to start up again with someone as talented and gifted as Peppino. With an abundance of patience and guidance, Peppino was able to knock some of the rust off my fingers and reawaken my love for the guitar. Peppino has the unique ability to take his students beyond what they thought they were capable of and introduce them to a whole new level of musicianship. He is able to cater his teaching to the needs of each individual student; be they beginner, intermediate, or advanced guitarist. I am truly grateful for all that Peppino has given me so far, and hope to continue under his instruction.

    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Kina R.
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    I started taking guitar lessons with Jack a month ago. I never played a single chord until now and after every class I feel more and more comfortable with the guitar and confident in my abilities. Jack is very patient and tailors his lessons to suite my needs, which I really appreciate. I look forward to my weekly guitar classes - it's wonderful and pleasant working with Jack! I can't wait to tell him the next song I want to learn.

    Michael Orlinsky
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Aly .
    Verified review

    I absolutely LOVE working with Michael and learning guitar from him. I've tried many times to learn before, and it's never quite stuck. Michael has a way of making difficult concepts seem easy and I'm finally able to grasp music theory. It's always challenging learning something new because I (as I'm sure a lot of people do) feel silly when I mess up or a little dumb if I don't do something right, and Michael makes me feel comfortable and able to make mistakes and try new chords or scales, or whatever it may be. I HIGHLY recommend hiring Michael if you want to learn guitar or just improve your skills!

    Teachworship
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Petra C.
    Verified review

    "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.

    the 44th note
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    Tabitha B.
    Verified review

    The 44th note is an amazing company. My sons guitar lessons were great. He looked forward to the lesson every week. The encouragement he received made him feel good even after the lesson was over. Couldn't of asked for a better teacher. Thank you Jeff for helping my son not only learn the guitar but all feel better about himself.

    About

    I am a classical, flamenco and metal guitarist with 10 years of experience. I offer private lessons for beginners who are just starting out and experts with years of experience alike. I have been studying the guitar since I was six years old and have had many opportunities to share my music, including at the annual Emmy Awards, on the NPR radio program From the Top, volunteer work, at a Democratic National Committee Fundraiser attended by President Obama, with the highly-regarded San Francisco Guitar Quartet, performances with the California and Santa Cruz Symphonies, and last but not least at various TED conferences. I am also a student at Cal State University East Bay where I am pursuing a degree in music performance.

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    Well, I teach guitar. I can teach the basics -- chords, notes, scales, structure, and timing. I can also teach any style for those who want to know more.

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    I teach how to play guitar in 12 lessons. I'm bilingual and I can teach individuals 12 years of age up. My method is very simple to comprehend. I have the gift to teach and give the student the enjoyment and excitement to play such a wonderful instrument.

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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!

    About

    Guitar and bass lessons with a Guitar Institute of Technology graduate, with a degree in professional guitar and a specialty degree in rock styles. I teach all levels and styles. I have more than 30 years of experience teaching guitar and bass. I have played in many bands all over northern California. I am proficient in Rock, Jazz, Blues, Country, Fusion, etc. I have a strong music theory background and teach the concepts and techniques needed for contemporary styles. Areas covered include; Scales, Modes, Arpeggios, Picking techniques, Phrasing, etc. I am looking forward to helping you improve your playing and musical knowledge!

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    Hey. I am giving beginner guitar lessons. Whether you want to learn how to play radio songs or anything cool, I can teach you. I have 20 years of experience, and I love to play and teach. Whether you want to get better or are starting from scratch, I can help. My rate starts at 20-30 and is negotiable based on you. Make sure that you have your own guitar; it can be electric or acoustic.

    • 12 years in business
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    I'm creative and cater to my students goals. I am also a Guild Teacher for the national association of piano teachers.

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    I am a guitar teacher! I have been playing for over 10 years in and out of live bands. I can play and teach a wide variety of musical styles in both acoustic and electric guitar. I can also teach ukulele. I am flexible with my scheduling! I charge $100 per month. That gets you one 30-minute lesson a week. I can teach kids or adults at most skill levels. I teach out of my apartment.

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