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Brighton Electric Guitar Instructors

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Mike Strausbaugh
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michelle B.
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My son Shane wanted to take heavy metal guitar lessons, and my friend recommended Mike. I never wanted to pressure Shane to stay with lessons, but I didn't need to; not only did he learn songs from the rock bands he loved, but he ended up falling in love with jazz. Mike was always so friendly and knowledgeable, and it was nice to hear Shane playing heavy metal one day and jazz the next. Michelle B.

Jeff Keefer Music Lessons
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
Steve S.
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Jeffrey, Is a great Instructor. This is my second time trying to learn the guitar and in three lessons Jeffrey has gotten me to playing a song which I never got to with my previous instructor. Jeffrey has been teaching for a long term and seems to have this knack for making things very simple and easy to learn. If you looking to learn how to play an instrument Jeffery is the guy you want to see. Steve

Sollohub Music
4.8
from 45 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Rudy F.
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Deciding to take guitar lessons at 60 was a little nervous but Jeff and his instructors were great to work with and are familiar with all types of music. I highly recomend their method of teaching.

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AAA Music Studio
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
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Ted N.
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I had a very positive first experience with Mary. She is very nice and I can see that she is knowledgeable. I look forward to taking vocal lessons and organ lessons from her.

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  • 33 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
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This was is my first time at guitar lessons out side of a family member several decades ago. Catherine makes you feel at home. She is well scripted and informative.

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JR Guitar
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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William R.
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I have known Jeff since his early childhood, about the time he first picked up a guitar. He has always been intuitive, inventive and refreshing in his own creativity. I know he possesses a tremendous integrity in life and his passion for music. Investing in JR Guitar is not just music lessons but an opportunity to learn dedication from a true musician and inspiration from a wonderful human being. I endorse Jeff whole heartedly and recommend his course to all who desire the same. William L Ruhl- singer/song writer HOTC studio.

Traveling Music Teachers
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Adrienne E.
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My son was hesitant to start his guitar lessons, and if he didn’t like it, it would be a major ordeal to get him in the car to go. I work like everyone and have zero time left. The fact that Tess comes to the house to teach - while I prepare dinner - is freaking awesome. What a time saver. And shes made it a great experience by offering tons of encouragement and lots of laughter wrapped up in a neat 30 min session. Highly recommend.

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Arvada Guitar
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Justin H.
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I’ve taken guitar lessons with Gene for over 5 years. My guitar experience prior to meeting Gene was very limited. So limited that I didn’t even own a guitar pic nor how to properly hold/use one. I never felt that I needed guitar lessons as I had taught myself many other hobbies in the past. “Practice makes perfect” was a motivational phrase I often told myself. It wasn’t till a failed audition at my local church that I realized my practicing wasn’t producing the results I had wanted/expected. I started working with Gene and immediately identified that a majority of my current abilities were based upon improper techniques. I didn’t fully appreciate or understand proper technique as its affects were not always apparent in my playing. As my lessons progressed and technique improved, I realized that my motivational slogan wasn’t complete. I now say; “proper practice makes perfect”. Working with Gene got me back on track with learning to play guitar. I have confidence when practicing knowing that the time I’m investing is not being wasted on bad habits. A lot has changed since starting lessons with Gene. I re-auditioned at church and made the worship team! I regularly played lead guitar at my church and was content with my playing ability. I decided to stop lessons as I now had a solid foundation and figured that I could pick up anything I didn’t know from online videos. This was one of biggest mistakes I’ve made. Quickly after being on my own, I began to realize the lacking quality and musicianship in the countless “tutorial” videos found on YouTube. It’s easy finding online song lesson, however, it’s very rare to find someone teaching it correctly or true to the album. I remembered working with Gene and not only learning the EXACT riffs and leads to a song, but also the artist’s style, tone and effects used. Over the years I became accustom to learning and sounding just like the artist I was trying to replicate. This quality of instruction I have only been able to find while working with Gene. I noticed that my interested in playing guitar faded after I ended lessons. I just didn’t have the excitement to learn new songs or challenge myself to play better on the ones I did know. After a long sabbatical I decided to start back up lessons with Gene. Fast forward a few years; I now look forward to practicing nightly and regularly play with multiple churches within the Denver Metro area. I would not be where I am musically today without Gene’s guidance and inspiration. He’s a great mentor and continues to challenge me to be a better musician. Looking back, if I could change anything about my experience with Gene, it would be starting lessons with him sooner and never taken a break.

Denver Music Institute
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Chip M.
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I have been taking guitar lessons from Calvin at the Denver Music Institute. As an adult learner, I really appreciate his pacing and passion. His flexibility in dealing with an adult student who has a full-time job and kids has been exceptional. I would recommend him to anyone.

dB's Sound Education
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Richard D.
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If you are seeking guitar lessons take this into account: You're going to learn the chords and strum patterns regardless of who teaches you. The trick is finding someone who is passionate about music and teaching it to others. Outstanding is not a word I sling around haphazardly, but Dave has earned it. Dave is very passionate about his music, is a very talented musician and he sincerely enjoys passing along his knowledge to others. If you chose Dave as your instructor, you will not be disappointed in any way. His price is a great value.

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Sollohub School Of Music
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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Roxanne L.
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Great school! Had been learning guitar on my own for a while and got stuck in a rut so I decided to try out lessons. Russ has been a great teacher and I've learned a ton of new techniques that I never would have tried on my own. Very laid back and flexible. Would recommend to anyone.

Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
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Great guy! Relaxed atmosphere. I call it Guitar Therapy.

  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Megan H.
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I’ve been taking guitar lessons with Nicholas Keith for a few weeks now. He is such a great instructor, very nice, and is very patient with newbies like me! I highly recommend him for anyone looking to take guitar lessons in the Denver area!

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jana B.
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My 2 teenage sons took guitar lessons from Ronnie for 1 year. He did an awesome job! We were referred to him by a friend who has been taking lessons from him for years. Ronnie was a much better teacher than their previous teacher and for the same price. We were very pleased with Ronnie! My sons both said that they liked Ronnie as a guitar teacher, and that, "he really knew his stuff!" Ronnie chose good/fun songs for them to play and he challenged them to be better guitar players. As a parent I found Ronnie to be very personable, professional and educated. He is a true musician! Thank you Ronnie for all that you taught my sons!

Modern Music Studio
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kim M.
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We love Jeremy and Modern Music Studio! Our boys have been taking guitar lessons from Jeremy for two years, and he makes it fun. They love going, and Jeremy goes out of his way to get them excited about music and customize their lessons. Highly recommend.

South Metro Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Keoni D.
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Throughout my time taking lessons from Jason, I've learned not only how to play guitar in the sense of reading sheet music and tablature, but have also learned about the deeper aspects of guitar like how to choose a guitar that's best for you and how to properly care for that guitar. Subjects like music writing, improvising, scales, and even singing exercises are taught with ease and in a way that makes understanding them even easier. Overall, working with South Metro Guitar has proved to be a great experience and I would definitely recommend it for anyone who is serious about taking their guitar skills to the next level.

  • 27 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sergio V.
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Brett is accomplished professional, who is patient and encouraging using modern technology effectively to help his students have fun playing and learning guitar & music. Highly recommended! - SV

Musicians' Services
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Shawn S.
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Michael has been a great guitar instructor, he tailors each lesson to my abilities and the genres of music I enjoy most. The lessons are an excellent balance between theory and practical application that keep me challenged and excited for the chance to learn more. I would highly recommend him to guitarists of any level that want to quickly improve their skills.

Alan Skowron
4.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Josephine H.
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I contacted Alan about guitar lessons for my dad for father's day - he was very prompt, polite & professional in his response. My dad is going to wait until the fall to start lessons, but I will definitely be contacting Alan again!

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I offer guitar lessons. I am an experienced live musician and studio session player. I play bass, guitar, drums, mandolin and hammered dulcimer.

GuitarGal Music School

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I teach kids ages 8 to 18 and also adults of any age to play the guitar and/or sing. I began playing guitar at age 8, it changed my life and I want to help give the gift of music to others! My method of teaching is different than some. I do some traditional scales, warm ups and all. But I let the student decide what type of music they would most like to learn. I find that this keeps everyone engaged and motivated to put in the practice hours it takes to become a great guitarist or singer!

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