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  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min
  • New York, NY

Ian A.

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I have been taking jazz guitar lessons from Dom for almost a year and a half now. His particular approach to teaching music is very refreshing from all others I've encountered before. Dom has a certain way of finding a student's particular sound on their instrument and personalizing each lesson to better bring out this sound. My experience so far has been completely positive and I look forward to more lessons.

Yani I.

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I find the guitar lessons I have with Dom are very comprehensive and personable. He is very in detail and thorough. He makes sure that I know everything there is to know about playing guitar, before I attempt to play anything that's too advanced for my level. Location is relatively easy to get to, venue is comfy and classes are affordable.

Melody H.

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Learning guitar with Dom is something that I enjoy doing the most. He is very passionate about music, patient, and sweet; and all of these are contagious. If you are looking for a guitar teacher who teaches you to be a musician, Dom is the teacher you are looking for.

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  • 32 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 28 min

Nora W.

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Phenomenal musician, great teacher, cool cat - I rate David First INFINITY STARS. I've studied music here and there, but it wasn't until I started taking bass lessons with David a few years ago that it all came together for me. He explains music theory in a way I can understand and translate to actual practice that is not a chore, it is fun and addictive! Besides developing technical skill, Dave also helped me grow as a musician by getting over feeling awkward jamming with other people. I eventually felt comfortable enough to audition for bands and ended up in a fun one, playing out in the city even! David was there for my first gig, too. My husband was so impressed with my progress, he started guitar lessons last year and has come so far, it is amazing. We feel like Grasshoppers to David's Master Po. He is the best, ok I'll stop now, you get it.

William S.

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David First is an awesome teacher. He has saved me by helping me prepare for auditions. He has helped me progress my guitar skills faster than I thought was possible. He also gave me great advice for making songs. All around, no matter what you're searching for, David First is a great person to work with.

Danielle H.

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Learning guitar with David has been a pleasure. He caters the lessons to your exact experience level and has a very vast knowledge of guitar and music as a whole. Looking forward to continuing our lessons!

TOP PRO
  • 12 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 35 min

Sara M.

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Michelle is the piano teacher I wished for when I was a kid! Michelle is patient, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. One of the things my 7-year-old loves most about Michelle is that she lets her explore her musical creative side. Michelle has guided my daughter in composing her own music, tackling tough songs of her own choosing and in introducing instruments like the harmonica into her selections. Michelle is always upbeat and full of positive energy and as a result my daughter loves her music lessons.

Carolina N.

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Michelle is great with kids. Our 7-year old daughter loves her piano lessons and always looks forward to them. More important, we can hear that she is really learning and making great progress. Two of her school friends have started lessons with Michelle after we recommended her.

Thumbtack Customer

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My daughter had a terrific guitar lesson with Diana who was very patient with great attention to the fundamentals and we look forward to working with her again.

  • 23 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Dan D.

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I started taking guitar lessons from Sandi Mascola when I was entering my freshman year of high school in 2004. I had zero musical experience beforehand but was interested, and she was one my best friend's aunts and I had heard great things. I fell in love with music, her teaching style, and the way I would leave each lesson learning something new. I ended up taking lessons for about 4 years, and I can honestly say Sandi taught me everything I knew about guitar, as well as life lessons along the way. I haven't taken a lesson since 2008, and still to this day refer to her as my aunt. She was an amazing mentor and role model and helped me grow as a guitar player and person. I don't have a bad word to say about her teaching style, and can truthfully say that it was the best money I've ever spent!

Adam R.

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Sandi is an excellent teacher and a talented guitarist. I haven't taken music lessons since I was a kid, and her approach to teaching music is drastically different from what I remember. She keeps me interested, challenged, and enjoying playing more than I have in a long time.

Carol C.

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Sandi has a heart that is beautiful and refreshing- is able to teach my 7 yr old and has mature adults also. Full of personality fixes his guitar and restrings it and cleans it as part of his lesson, kindess person I know is honest upbeat and funny-DOES NOT CHARGE ENOUGH

  • 35 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min

Matt L.

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I have been taking guitar lessons from Pete for about 5 years now. The 5 years that I have been getting lessons have been a really good and I have learned so much about the guitar. Firstly, when I first started I was starting from scratch and had absolutely no idea on how to play. But now im able to play with pretty good speed and keep up with the fast songs. His teaching style I believe is very good and easy to understand, helping you excell in whatever you are doing. And it' not boring at all. Each lesson I have had, I have at least laughed a couple of times. So overall he is a great teacher who I would recommend to anyone if they were looking to learn the guitar or any other instrument he teaches.

Matt L.

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Very knowledgable and patient instructor. Teaches using music types and styles my 8 year old son is interested in. Also creative in the way he works to individually cater teaching methods in order to encourage success in learning guitar, and keep the student genuinely interested

Govind G.

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A wonderful person and a great pleasure working with him. My kids have been learning guitar and they absolutely love the experience.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Sophia S.

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I am having a wonderful singing lesson experience with Ms B. Alexander. I have learned so much is 3 wks such as voice control, voice Thai Chi, and most importantly voice control. I look forward to continuing my lessons with Ms. Alexander. I believe that she will successful help me achieve my goals as a singer.

Scarlett A.

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Barbara is an excellent music instructor. I have had 3 sessions so far and feel like I have learned so much from her. I can't wait to see how much more I will improve in the next 3 sessions. I'm glad I signed up for singing lessons at the Alexander Music Studio!

Tia S.

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My child has just started taking singing lessons. Due to Barbara understanding and knowledge she's making it a very good experience.

  • 39 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min

Carrie F.

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I love learning from Joey. I have never played a guitar before and have no musical talent what so ever. :) He gave me great recommendations as to where to buy a guitar and was even willing to come down and help pick out a guitar that was suited best for me. In our lessons, Joey breaks the chords down for me so that I can understand them easily. He goes over things from the lesson before so that I get it down pat. He is extremely understanding, flexible and a fun guy to learn from. While we are still going through different chords, (I am on my 4th lesson), I look forward to learning how to play songs with him in the near future. I would definitely recommend him to any one who would like to learn how to play.

Roberta B.

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Great guitar teacher - my 16 year old son likes him and is enjoying learning to play the guitar (two big wins!). Focuses on getting the child 'making music' right from the start so that they start having fun right away and stay thus engaged and interested. Really flexible with scheduling lessons for those of us who are 'calendar-challenged'. I'd highly recommend Joey to others.

Nadhia P.

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So far I only had 2 lessons but already can tell that Joey is an excellent professional , glad I found him, I'm very happy and excited about my learning journey .

  • 23 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 min

Colette G.

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Barb's Continuo Home Music Lessons provided home lessons to my son. Not only was the instructor very talented, but they knew exactly how to interact with a young person to keep his interest throughout the lesson and encouraged practicing beyond the lesson. Barb is always prompt and goes out of her way to accomodate scheduling issues.

Michael J.

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I can't say enough good things about Barbara Wyton at Continuo. She matched my daughter with a Trumpet teacher that was perfect for her and my daughter is still taking lessons from him two years later. Home lessons have worked out very well for us. I recommend Continuo to everyone I know.

Libby R.

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Barbara Wyton of Continuo Music is kind, knowledgeable and well-organized. She is communicative and sends out regular updates on our account and calendar status. We love the convenience of a home trumpet lesson, and the teacher is spectacular.

  • 24 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 min

Dexter W.

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Tommy has been an amazing guitar, bass, and audio engineering teacher. Recently, we've been working together on some college auditions involving jazz bass, which I knew little of in terms of techniques and terminology. With Tommy's help, I've learned what would have taken me forever, and I feel a lot better about the audition process.

George R.

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Tommy has been an excellent teacher. He mixes just the right amount of theory into the lessons when it is appropriate to explain what we are working on. He is also very personable and easy to work with. I can honestly say it was a great find when I found Tommy.

Andy C.

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Thoroughly enjoying my lessons with Tom! Sometimes, they are free-flow; sometimes, they are focused. He has a good idea of how much to give me to work on each week, and the structure of the lessons works well.

TOP PRO
  • 15 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Daniel D.

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Josh is clearly very skilled with a guitar and has taught many students before. He will tailor the lessons towards what you would most want to learn, and in that sense he is very flexible. He is extremely friendly and punctual. Even in my first lesson he was able to help my technical ability improve dramatically, and I'm much more confident of being able to pick up new songs quickly. I look forward every week to the lessons.

Nadira F.

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Guitar is a self-starting thing, but playing with Josh is like having a small conversation with an actual guitar sometimes. Nice way to motivate your self-starting with solid chord and technical lessons. Also, no shortage on positive reinforcement but not in a Zip-a-dee-doo-da Disney screwed up way.

Kevin D.

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Great teacher! Was a brand new guitar player.

TOP PRO
  • 32 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min

Virginia H.

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What can I say, I am proud to be part of the Rock House family and music community John and Cathy McCarthy have established. Our 6-year-old daughter joined the “Little Rockers” group in September 2016 exploring the basics of vocals, drums, and guitar. Not a full year has gone by and I can’t get over how much she has already learned; and the best part is, she is having fun! In addition to the weekly lessons, we love attending Open Mic Nights at the West Haven Community House. The entire Rock House team provides an opportunity for amazing talent to shine front and center. The monthly event is a great way for kids to be with their peers and share their love of music with the community. The future of music is right here in our own backyard at Rock House School of Music!!

Jimmy R.

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Excellent staff and instructors. I have been affiliated with the Rockhouse school for over a decade and the school has done nothing short of pushing it's own boundaries everyday to perfect a learning system that is concise, unique and second to none. Highly recommended for lessons of all instruments.

Jason R.

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They have a lot of experience teaching guitar lessons to people with all levels of musical ability. I really enjoyed working with them.

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 53 min
  • Northport, NY

George G.

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I have had the honor of taking guitar lessons with Larry Meyer for about 3 years. Larry introduced me to the world of JAZZ and the concept of musical freedom through improvisation. Larry has truly inspired me to be a musician, and to think beyond my original guitar mind set. If you ask him a question, you will get an answer backed by a lifetime of musical exploration and experience, not to mention the serious undeniable pure talent. It is impossible to get a lesson from Larry and not be infected by his excitement of the music and the joy of revealing that infinite world to an aspiring player. I thank you Larry for your friendship and patience as you helped direct me through each musical stepping stone.

Holly S.

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After just my first lesson with Larry, I know that under his instruction my guitar playing will develop significantly. I am an intermediate player that feels stuck, needing help to get to the next level. Larry listened to my playing, listened to my goals, and in just that first lesson, convinced me that he could help me. He is an amazing musician, with an incredible amount of both performing and teaching experience. He can help all levels of musicians, and can explain theory and technique in a way that is not too much for you to absorb. I cannot wait to get a few months of lessons under my belt with him!

Thumbtack Customer

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Larry gave a good first lesson, filled with info, and opportunities to play music on my 1st ever piano lesson. Highly recommended for beginners!

  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Kyle V.

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I had attempted to learn the guitar via YouTube for about 6 months and continued to struggle. Decided to give Josh a shot and have been thoroughly impressed. He is a young, down-to-earth normal guy with tons knowledge and enthusiasm. He actually listens to what I want to learn and structures his lessons and materials around this. He always comes well prepared and teaching comes natural to him. Overall extremely happy with Josh as a guitar coach (contrary to all the others I've tried!)

Nick B.

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Josh is quick to respond and easy to schedule lessons with. His lessons themselves are super efficient and he truly takes his students' goals into account to help design practice sessions for them that will get them playing quickly and well. He's knowledgeable and knows how to infuse some basic music theory into his teaching.

Ofira J.

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Josh is a wonderful beginners guitar teacher! Very patient, enthusiastic, and encouraging. He was very willing to listen to what I was hoping to get out of the lessons each week and was very invested in my improvement. Highly recommend!!

  • 10 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Emma B.

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My sister and I both took lessons from Sky. Because we were on different levels, he taught us each at whatever pace we needed. Always on time, always bringing new songs and exercises for us to learn, I would recommend him to anyone! Best guitar teacher I have ever had!

Andrew B.

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Sky is incredibly talented and knows how to teach any student very well. I highly recommend anyone interested in learning guitar to go to Sky for lessons!

Yueran Z.

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Sky is a very good guitar teacher. He is very patient and knowledgeable. I am sure I will have great improvement with my guitar skill with him.

  • 35 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 min

Marcia S.

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My son is a high school senior and has studied guitar with Alex since kindergarten! That's surely a long time and there have been plenty of opportunities to change teachers, but my son has developed a connection with Alex who is always encouraging, always challenging my son to do more, always finding new exciting pieces to learn, and any time my son has wanted to learn a certain song or style, Alex knew it, excelled in it and helped my son do the same. Their duets and improvizations are awesome!

Bob F.

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Alex has taught my son classical guitar for the past 7 years. With Alex's expert instruction, his remarkable ability to maintain and channel enthusiasm, and his gentle prodding, my son has gone from the very basics to advanced concert repertoire, and has had a great time doing so. Bravo, Alex!

Mehdi Z.

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I started playing music at a late age and I honestly thought there's no hope for me. Alex changed that and helped me find my path in the guitar world and slowly but surely improve my skills. He is Well versed in theory and in all sorts of guitar techniques. Thank you Alex.

  • 14 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Brian F.

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Erik has been my piano/guitar teacher for about 6 years and the experience has been excellent. His knowledge of instruments and music as well as his ability to teach made learning very simple and entertaining. He's always been patient with my brother and I and every lessons ends with us learning something new about music. I highly recommend him as a teacher.

Rowena V.

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Erik is an excellent piano teacher. He keeps my teenage son motivated. He teaches him the theory and suggests piano pieces that will encourage my son to practice.

Sherrye M.

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Piano lessons, just two lessons occurred so far, but so far, so good.

  • 26 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 28 min

Larry Z.

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I met Howie just about a year ago as 48 year old who never played guitar before but was always curious.We talked on the phone about his free lesson and when I said I only need 10-15 minutes to see if im comfortable with him, he quickly disagreed stating I need the whole hour to evaluate.Well, I left his house after not an hour but an hour and a half already learning some chords and feeling anxious to learn more. Howie has a great way about him in teaching,calmly pushing you at your pace to get better.Yes, he clearly is an excellent guitar player but not all great musicians can be great teachers.Howie has that quality.After a years time I enjoy coming each week for my lesson to learn and play more.I now can see the method in him teaching certain songs as each selection broadens the players ability. I would recommend Howie to any beginner,novice or even an experienced player as he has the ability to adjust to all levels.I just wish I met him a lot earlier....

Joan B.

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I decided to resume learning to play the acoustic guitar, an endeavor I began as a teenager. My daughters bought me a lesson from Howie as a Mother's Day gift. It was such a wonderful experience that I have continued to take lessons from him for several years now! He is patient, talented and skilled and has an excellent technique for imparting these abilities to his students. Howie is a great teacher and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone of any age. You will not be disappointed!

Linda S.

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I've been a guitar student of Howie's for the past two years. I have learned so much. Howie is an excellent teacher. He has you playing cool songs from the first or second lesson. Howie is a great guitarist, himself, and is able to demonstrate superb guitar-playing. He is also able to explain music theory in a way that is easy to understand. I would highly recommend Howie as a guitar instructor.

  • 29 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Claude M.

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WHAT A TERRIFIC TEACHER. Sometimes, educators who have been teaching for a while forget what it's like to be the "learner" and can in turn be condescending, impatient, and unwilling to simplify difficult concepts for their students. JOE, on the other hand, was PROFESSIONAL, PATIENT, and PLEASANT. When explaining certain musical concepts to me, he explained it in my language. He encouraged me to ask as many questions as i could come up with; no question was off limits. He tailored the music lesson to my skill set, and even provided study material for me to work with in between our one-on-one lessons. I am excited again about playing piano and learning how to read music!!!!

Shana C.

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Joe was responsive to my requests and met every expectation and beyond. Thank you so much.

  • 23 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 hours

Carmen M.

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Chris is a great music teacher and his rates are affordable. My nine year old really likes him and looks forward to the lessons.

Yueran Z.

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Chris is a good guitar teacher! He is very knowledgeable about guitar and gave me some nice tips!

Annette W.

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Chris is so inspiring. A truly awesome teacher.

  • 34 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 9 hours

David M.

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Rob is an excellent instructor and takes a personal interest in honing both your technical skills and your understanding and appreciation of what transforms a sequence of notes and chords into music. In addition to lessons, Rob is extremely generous with his time and goes out of his way to organize jams that allow students to learn to play in a band setting.

Peter R.

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Rob is a great teacher - coach. He will identify areas to work on and knows how to get results.. He has lots of teaching and playing experience. Keeps it fun too.

Doug S.

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Rob is a brilliant player and brilliant teacher. His knowledge of guitar playing and the music industry is truly impressive. Great guy too!

  • 46 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Grace L.

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My daughter has been taking violin lessons with David since she was 9 years old; and more recently, she has started classical, acoustic guitar lessons the summer before entering college. He is a dedicated professional and diligent in making sure his students learn correct technique and become more musical in their own personal way. More importantly, David has the ability to keep his lessons fun and varied! Her lessons have always been highlights of my daughter's week! I recommend David without hesitation.

Moshira A.

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we had one lesson with Dave and he was beyond my expectations, he was very patient , personal and fun to deal with. given the fact that my son is only 5 years old. he was able to keep him focused. very honest and professional. highly recommend him

Kenneth S.

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Very knowledgeable instructor who will help achieve your goals.

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“Need a Guitar Teacher”

Milford, CT

Frequency of lessons
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Electric
Experience
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My boyfriend played in college but it has been several years since he played often so I want to buy him a few classes to refresh his memory.
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“Need A Guitar Teacher”

Brooklyn, NY

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I am a music producer and know what I want to hear, just could never create the sound myself with the guitar.
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“Need an Acoustic Guitar Teacher”

West Haven, CT

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I've tried teaching myself. Only get so far that way. Probably have some bad habits already.
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