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  • 19 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Broomfield, CO 80021

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My daughter has been taking guitar lessons here for the past 2 years She switched here after her last teacher of 5 years moved. Jeff completed re energized her love for guitar and has pushed her to new heights. We also utilize this school for drums for another daughter with also great fun and results. No reservations about giving 5 stars

  • 18 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Boulder, CO 80302

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We have been taking our son to Eric for guitar lessons for about three months. Eric is an excellent teacher, and he is doing a great job teaching our son exactly what he should know for his level of talent. We highly recommend Eric for any age and any level of experience!

  • 26 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Golden, CO 80401

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Bagpiper and guitarist Michael Lancaster is a very versatile and highly-sought after musician. Michael has been a professional musician and instructor since 1992. He has been playing guitar for 30 years and the bagpipes since 1987. He has a B.S. in Music from the University of Colorado at Denver where he is currently an instructor of music. Michael has performed for audiences from the Colleges of California to the pubs of Ireland and he currently performs at 275+ functions a year, including weddings, funerals, military functions, schools, retirement homes, golf tournaments, parties, corporate functions, promotions, conventions, bars, and more. Michael is a very versatile musician and has the experience to custom tailor any performance to suit any type of function. Studio, House Call, and Skype lessons available. Guitar Lessons: Learn the fundamentals and techniques of the guitar through the songs you love. As a result you will not only obtain a great foundation to progress forward but also have a diverse repertoire of music everyone will love to hear you play. Teaching beginner to professional. Bagpipe Lessons: This is a fun easy approach to learning this incredibly powerful instrument. I like to use easily recognizable tunes to make the learning process fun and easily accessible. Learn the fundamentals and techniques of piping and you will be a part of this very ancient art form. Let's get you up on the pipes. Teaching beginner to grade 1. Michael performs over 275 gig a year, teaches music at the University of Colorado at Denver as well as private bagpipe and guitar lessons to 40+ students a week and also runs his own recording studio where he composes and records music for film and video. Michael is honored to serve you and guarantees the highest standard of quality, excellence, and professionalism.

  • 26 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Denver, CO 80238

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Vince has been an incredibly patient and resourceful teacher for our two kids (now 11 and 14). He's also been extremely reliable and flexible when it comes to scheduling. We'd highly recommend him for both piano and guitar lessons. Be sure you make your kids practice between lessons. That's just simple courtesy for a guy this nice and dedicated to what he does.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Longmont, CO 80503

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At Boulder Guitar Studio, Lee offers custom lessons for guitar, bass, Dobro, lap steel, ukulele, voice, songwriting and more for ages 6 and up, all styles, from beginner to advanced! We have over 18 years full-time of many success stories in testimonials! At My Local Music Lessons, Lee's custom approach is now available for all instruments, 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m., 7 days a week! Lee has a team of highly skilled and trained top instructors, ready to address your individual stylistic preferences, needs and goals! Study some general basics as a beginner and/or get in-depth analysis of the fundamentals, techniques, music theory, ear training, and more in an all-encompassing program that helps you become proficient at the styles you are interested in! After you get some basics and foundation, students make a playlist of approximately 12-24 songs to learn! The instructor chooses the order and matches the songs from your list to the foundation of information and skills you are building. You will be directly applying the technical side of music to the songs in your list! You may need multiple lists eventually! The first lesson is free with the first-month enrollment. Get four lessons for the price of three! This offer is good for first-time students only. There are other available discounts for referrals and group lessons and more. See our "purchase" page at our website to find the package that suits you! For faster reply, email us now to set up your time! The following is a testimonial from a previous student: Awesome Teacher (5/5 stars): "I wouldn't consider getting instruction from anybody but Lee. From his lifetime devotion to music, he has an encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles and playing techniques, which he uses to customize lessons to the student's particular goals. Besides guitar and bass, I spent a lot of time with Lee studying songwriting; he's an awesome writer himself, and he is completely open about sharing all the things he has learned over the years. That willingness to adapt to my particular needs and desires, along with his true passion for all types of music, makes Lee an outstanding teacher. He is helpful, engaging, encouraging, smart, patient, funny, fun, and a good communicator." -- Derek Zahn, Boulder, CO, Oct. 11, 2010

  • 18 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Broomfield, CO 80020

David B.

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I know about Dean's musicianship because we have been gigging together in a jazz trio/quartet since the summer. Not only does Dean's personality make it fun, but I dig his chops on his solos. He is able to generate excitement and play in different styles. I enjoy the musical interaction we have. Dean demonstrates very good understanding of the theory of jazz changes, and incorporates them well in his performances. We have had some fun discussions on changes, and I enjoy learning from him. If you are looking for someone to study with or gig with, I recommend Dean Bacalzo.

  • 40 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Thornton, CO 80241

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I'm a musician, composer, and producer. I've been taking weekly lessons with Henry for 2.5 years now; he's the best. Henry is not only a genius musician, but he knows and understands music theory at a deep level, and has taught me so much more than I learned playing 8 years in a symphony band. His lessons are tough. He pushes you to a degree that is sometimes frustrating, but that's how you become good enough to play without thinking.

  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Longmont, CO 80501

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Absolutely loved working with Jessica on vocal performance! Would recommend this to any of my friends in the are with music lessons large and small.

  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Boulder, CO 80303

Cinthia M.

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Jason is great with my teenage son and it's been a fun experience for us having him as a guitar teacher! Jason is personable, flexible and open- minded. We are enjoying his lessons. He's definitely passionate about music. Highly recommend him!

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Arvada, CO 80002

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Learn guitar from a dynamic educator! I teach many contemporary guitar styles including rock, jazz, blues, funk, acoustic, fingerstyle, and more! I have taught all ages and ability levels, including children and beginners (both children and adults). I create a personalized learning program for my students that allows them to experience success, reach their goals, and have fun along the way! Private lessons, group lessons, and classes are available. I am a former teacher with a master's degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania. I also hold a certificate in guitar performance from the Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music, where I attended on a performance scholarship.

  • Denver, CO 80205

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We recently hired Shane for our eldest daughter’s guitar lessons. So far we already notice the improvement in her playing. Shane is very motivating and teaches her the basics as well as the songs she is interested in. Shane is patient and encouraging which makes our daughter confident in her abilities. Best of all we are a very busy family and Shane has proven himself to be accommodating and flexible with the ability to work around our schedule. We are on a very tight budget and where concerned that we might not be able to afford guitar lessons, but Shane’s rates are more than reasonable. I would recommend Shane to anyone whether you are a beginner and have never picked up a guitar or if you just need a refresher. Shane is the guy for all your guitar needs.

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Arvada, CO 80005

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I teach guitar in all levels, from beginner to advanced, including all styles such as rock, jazz, country, fingerstyle and classical. I'll help you understand your fingerboard, apply all that music theory you don't understand, and learn that favorite song! My credentials are as follows: being a Musician Institute graduate; having a BA of music at University of Colorado; and a master's of education at Regis University.

  • Boulder, CO 80301

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There are many good guitarists out there. There are many good teachers out there. It is a rare thing, however, to find a good teacher as well as a good guitarist all wrapped up into a neatly organized, always on time, affordably priced package. Chris, while being a masterful guitarist and skilled bandleader, juxtaposes this with a no quit attitude when it comes to what his students are capable of. I have been a student of Chris’s for over 8 years now, and I find that every lesson I learn something new. He is also capable of teaching much more than guitar if you ask him to. Unlike your stereotypical guitar teacher who views their teaching as a “day job” and their music as their passion, with Chris they are one and the same. In fact, when I was in 5th -8th grade, I organized a group of students to be in a band with me called “Demolition”. Not only did Chris embrace my creativity, he also encouraged it and helped us develop our own songs, rather than copy others. In fact, Chris does not teach guitar so that one can copy others’ music, but rather teaches you others’ music in the hope you will use it as inspiration for your own. Chris teaches things that cannot be quantified by normal metrics. He can teach you what 4/4 timing is, but he can also teach you how to “Jam Out!” and just have a good time. Because at the end of the day, if your not having fun, you won’t stick through the hard parts. Chris can, however, teach you a song- note-for-note if that is your style. When I attended Kent Denver high school, Chris taught me every single note of Santana’s leads in the song “Smooth”, which I later performed at the top Jazz club in Denver, “Dazzle”. Not only did Chris make that possible, but he also drove down from where he lives in Boulder, Colorado and stayed for every last second of the show. It was and is the highlight of my years with Chris. Teaching notes from a book is one thing, but teaching them from ear is another thing entirely. Chris has an amazingly accurate ear. He can tune a guitar better then my most expensive tuner. But most of all Chris recognizes that the student-teacher relationship is a two way street. He is constantly evolving his style as students introduce him to new material. It is that open minded and gentle teaching style that makes Chris the perfect guitar teacher especially for young people. Like Michelangelo said, “I am still learning,” and so is Chris.

  • Denver, CO 80223

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I found Mike on Thumbtack. He has been giving guitar lessons to my son Phoenix. Phoenix enjoys Mike as an instructor because he is patient and really understands what my son's interest in music is. We see Mike once a week and he is very dependable. I'm so glad we used Thumbtack. Thanx

  • Commerce City, CO 80022

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We offer lessons for all ages on all instruments in most of Denver and surrounding agencies! We offer lessons in piano, guitar, flute, drums, violin, etc. We bring the gift of music to all ages!

  • Boulder, CO 80302

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Hello, guitar players! I offer beginner and intermediate classes to students of any age. My lessons range from the basics of playing guitar to the more advanced elements of songwriting. I’m available any day of the week for 60-minute lessons at only $50/hour. I also offer discounted monthly rates, plus group rates, if your friends or family members are interested! All you need is an instrument of your own and a desire to learn. I’ll provide handouts with tons of useful information, plus give you CDs with backing tracks you can use to practice between lessons. I have years of experience teaching both acoustic and electric guitar and would love to help improve your skills in whatever style or genre you choose!

  • Golden, CO 80401

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Guitar lessons are now offered at The Golden Music Center by longtime area teacher Paul Trunko. Beginning bass, harmonica and uke lessons are also available.

  • Boulder, CO 80304

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Robb Candler, founder of Robb's Music, is now teaching guitar in North Boulder. I love teaching just about every style. I have a degree in music, Jazz and Classical guitar, from Oakland University. My lessons are always tailored to the individual student's goals and preferences. I teach Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical and Folk. I really enjoy helping people to build great technique so that they can play whatever they want easily and quickly. I have thousands of great guitar tabs as well as lots of print music. Whether you're just beginning of your a veteran stuck in a rut, I'd love to help you get the most out of your playing and learn the secrets that the pros use to build great technique. I also specialize in children and teens.

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We're serving Thornton, Northglenn, Westminster, North Denver, and Broomfield. We provide the following services: * One-on-one private lessons (30, 45, or 60 minutes each) * All teachers have music degrees * The most experienced and fun teachers you'll find in Colorado * Wheelchair-accessible, comfortable waiting area, and plenty of free parking We offer a wide range of instruments and cater to beginners as well as advanced players. If you've ever thought about learning to play an instrument, you've found the right place! We are offering private lessons and instruction for the following: * Acoustic guitar: from beginning to advanced in the styles of strumming, finger picking, singer/songwriter, classical, Celtic, Spanish, and flamenco * Electric guitar: R&R, blues, jazz, country, metal, and alternative rock * Bass guitar: beginning to intermediate electric bass * Drums and percussion: beginning to advanced levels * Plus: piano, voice, violin, viola, cello, banjo, mandolin, mandola, and ukulele NMMS has the best private music instruction!

  • Denver, CO 80226

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I offer beginner or advanced guitar instruction on all styles of music and levels. I have over 20 years of experience. I offer customized programs to fit your personal music goals.

  • Boulder, CO 80303

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I am a private music instructor with some available slots. I have over 25 years of playing experience and over 7 years of teaching experience. I have a Bachelor's degree in music from the University of Oregon. Students of all ages and levels are welcome. I teach in an office off of N. Broadway Street, close to Casey Junior High and the Pearl Street Mall. I'm very friendly and patient, and I customize the lessons to suit your needs. Flexible payment options are available. First lesson is free. I focus on: * Technique * Theory * Music reading * Repertoire * Chords * Scales/modes * Rock * Jazz * Classical * Country * Arpeggios And much more.

  • Denver, CO 80205

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With over 10 years of experience, I can provide a spectrum of musical services and disciplines, including jazz, classical, folk, pop, bluegrass and world music; of all styles and experience levels. As a Columbia graduate, a national touring musician, and an award-winning songwriter, I have the ability to individualize my guidance and teaching to each particular student based on their interests and intentions. So, if you want to learn how to love learning music, write a tearjerker of a song, be a concert pianist, or just annoy your roomates, give me a call. The name's Bryan, and I'm married to a piano! I am very flexible on rates, lesson location, and schedule. I also teach folk guitar and voice. I can work with your schedule and musical interests.

  • Denver, CO 80226

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I'm a professional guitarist and recording artist taking limited students for beginner guitar. Students must be serious and committed to 1 hour of practice per day and have quality instrument. I will give lessons at your place of residence.

  • Denver, CO 80211

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We offer private and small group instructions for violin/fiddle, guitar and mandolin. Check out my website for more details.

  • Arvada, CO 80004

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My rates are: * $15 for a 30-minute session * $30 for an hour session Schedule is very open and payment is by session. I have various pricing options. Group discounts are available. Please feel free to ask!

  • Fort Collins, CO 80525

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Echology Creative Arts Studio is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. We offer guitar, voice, music theory, and songwriting lessons for all ages. We specialize in holistic voice training, a singing method that involves unification of the voice, mind, and body. This unique method draws on theatre, dance, meditation and yoga to enhance vocal fitness, technical comprehension, authentic performance and overall health. Holistic voice training is beneficial for all ages and abilities and applies to all genres. Lesson content includes essential knowledge about vocal health, posture, breathing, reading music, and music theory. Students learn to support their sound, strengthen listening skills, sing with authenticity, and develop their personal style. Please contact us through email.

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