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Broderson Music Studios
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rachel V.
Verified review

Gary is so very patient, and professional, with a great sense of humor and style! My daughter had a great 1st guitar lesson & can't wait for next week. Thanks so much Gary!

Sandi Mascola
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Dan D.
Verified review

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!

Joe Belmont
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Bill G.
Verified review

I took guitar lessons from Joe Belmont for several years. Joe is insightful, super talented and cared about my progress as a student. I am now playing electric guitar on a gospel church, and using many of the techniques that Joe taught me. Thank you Joe Belmont!

Guitar Star Instruction
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
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.

Arts in CT
4.7
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Scarlett A.
Verified review

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!

Guitar & Bass Lessons by J&R
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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.

Continuo Music At Home
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Colette G.
Verified review

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.

Tommy Furdon
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Dexter W.
Verified review

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.

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Rock House School of Music
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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.

  • 35 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mehdi Z.
Verified review

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.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Brian P.
Verified review

My 13 year-old daughter has been taking Songwriting and Lyrics Immersion with Zoe for a year, and has loved every minute of it. She has also learned a lot from Zoe, and it shows in the songs she writes. She has been writing songs in one form or another for the past 7 years, but in the last year the wording has improved dramatically, and she is also putting music to them. I’m very impressed that Zoe was able to get her to write a happy song, unlike her usual sad heart wrenching ones. I will add that my daughter has also been taking private lessons (guitar and voice) with Zoe since she focuses on pop music singing rather than the usual theater or opera styles I was able to find, and I have noticed a great improvement in her skills this past year. Thanks Zoe!

  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mikayla C.
Verified review

I love working with Lynn. I am just starting to learn the guitar and she has been a great instructor. She is very patient but also makes sure to encourage you when you are doing well! I have enjoyed every lesson and am excited to keep learning!

  • 21 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah L.
Verified review

He is awesome and personable!

Guitar Lessons by Rob Russo
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Doug S.
Verified review

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

Dave's Guitar Instruction
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rob H.
Verified review

Dave has been my guitar instructor for the past 8 years, since I first began playing at age 60. He has a most effective teaching technique which allows skill building while permitting musical interest and direction to evolve. He is strongly suited to instruction in many genres including Classical/Flamenco, Jazz, Folk and Acoustic Rock.I have seen him work well with quite young students and those considerably older than my age of 68. Quite honestly, it is nearly impossible to request a song that Dave cannot play, transcribe, and find a key in which to play the song comfortably. He writes the charts for his latin jazz band, so my occasional forays into the world of music theory have also been well supported by Dave.

Reprise Music
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Diana R.
Verified review

Adam is a phenomenal teacher . His attitude was great and I appreciate all the knowledge he can provide. He is fun and personable and I loved the aura and professionalism, definitely going to continue my guitar lessons. He is passionate about music which I consider extremely important. Looking forward to my next guitar lesson .

Guitar Hangar, Inc.
4.5
from 12 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jay C.
Verified review

Guitar Hangar is a full-service music store, with a wide selection of instruments from beginner to high-end instruments at competitive prices. More importantly, they focus on service after the sale -- including repairs, maintenance, accessories and perhaps most importantly for new and intermediate musicians, lessons. Rick has been my go-to guy for more than 10 years, and I give him and Guitar Hangar my highest recommendation.

Mike Haas - Guitar Lessons
3.0
from 3 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Leni B.
Verified review

My son was bored with guitar because his previous teacher only did "book work." Mike asked my son what type of music and songs he liked, and used them to teach him his chords and eventually apply what he learned to any song. My son has learned to read music as well as pick up the song just by listening. Mike is a patient and passionate music teacher!

Eddy Bakhash
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Doug J.
Verified review

Awesome experience

Voice Lessons

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I am into vocal production. It's not the song that makes the singer, but the singer makes the song. I have a full-scale studio to teach voice, piano, acting and performance. My name is Cathryn Kenzel. I have been teaching for 30 years and have had a successful singing career. Please check my website for my educational and professional background. I have many other professional teachers on staff.

riffdoctor

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I'm a guitarist, educator and composer. I have 40 years' experience teaching, playing and composing music. I have performed with many well-known musicians and those who have been in the bands of Madonna, Sting, Prince and Bruce Springsteen, to name a few. I have also composed music for films and commercials.

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Need Guitar Teacher

Brooklyn, NY

  • Guitar type
    Acoustic, Electric
  • Experience
    Beginner
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Details
    Played casually for several years and am now looking to truly learn the instrument and the theory behind the music. Mostly play folk, country, blues, and rock but always loved jazz and would love to learn. Willing to travel wherever you are located.
  • $42
    Average price
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