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Guitar Star Instruction
from 24 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 87 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.

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Rock House School of Music
from 18 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

Continuo Music At Home
from 16 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
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.

Tommy Furdon
from 13 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
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.

Joe Belmont
from 10 reviews
  • 36 years in business
Bill G.
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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!

Andy Daps Music Lessons
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey R.
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I had always wanted to learn how to play guitar ever since I could remember. I was a late starter- 23- before I finally decided to really give it an honest try. Andy convinced me at the very beginning that it's never too late to start and his students were of all ages- children to adult, so I had nothing to worry about. His continuous encouragement was one of the reasons I stuck through the harder beginning lessons when I was struggling. He was extremely patient and would make sure to keep the classes entertaining and upbeat, so that even learning the basics was fun. It's easy to get the "beginner's blues" and quit early if you don't catch on right away, but he pushed me through it until I got the hang of it- and had me laughing the whole way. As I began to improve and could start to experiment more, Andy was great about changing the curriculum to meet my wants and needs. He always made sure to make me practice the basics of course, but we made sure to balance it with songs and music that I personally loved and wanted to play. I would choose the 'extra' books to bring in and often even brought in sheet music of popular songs. If the song was too complicated for my musical level, he would find a way to make it work and break it down for me to learn. Overall, Andy was the best music teacher I've ever had and I've played a variety of instruments over the years. His positive attitude and genuine love of music makes the experience that much better. I would highly recommend him for anyone in any range because he's very good at what he does. If you want to learn how to play guitar, he'll make it happen.

George Lesiw Music
from 6 reviews
  • 63 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sanantha G.
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Really great guitar player and teacher

Jeff Snow
from 5 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Bonnie B.
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Jeff is a focused and professional teacher. After only our first meeting, I had a clear understanding of the path I would be taking toward my goal of guitar proficiency. I was impressed by the many stringed instruments surrounding me and even more impressed by the videos of Jeff playing them on his website. Even at this early stage of my musical journey, I would not hesitate to recommend Jeff as a music teacher.

Guitar Lessons by Rob Russo
from 5 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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!

Blackledge Guitar Institute
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Howard S.
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When I struggled to get the technique right, he not only showed a lot of patience, but he tried various methods of explaining/demonstrating the lesson until I got it. After a little bit of practice, the piece that I struggled with through the first half of my lesson feels like second nature to play. I highly recommend Blackledge Guitar Institute for guitar lessons, no matter what level you're at.

Mike Haas - Guitar Lessons
from 3 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Leni B.
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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!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Connor D.
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I hired Preston for guitar lessons this summer and met with him for three lessons before having to go back to school. Preston is a real chill guy, with an incredible beard and even greater passion for music. He'll listen to your questions patiently (I had thousands) and enthusiastically give incredibly thorough answers that, although sometimes may circle around to a few different topics, always come back around with really interesting insight to boot. Although he's a talented guitarist, probably the best things about Preston are his personality and availability. He and I texted about problems I was having with learning a song or scale, and he would (and still does, actually) email me with exercise suggestions. Great guitarist, better guy. Definitely check him out no matter what you're interested in learning on guitar!

Eli Catlin
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alexander S.
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Eli is the best guitar teacher I have ever come across. Outside of his one of a kind performance style he has a teaching style that has helped me TREMENDOUSLY by catering the lessons to EXACTLY where I am "at" on the instrument. His demeanor is warm, thoughtful, and engaging. I can't recommend him enough!!!

Suzanne C.
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Both my daughters took guitar lessons with Wes. Hands down he is the one of best in the area. Wes has the ability to reach anyone at any level and brings out the absolute best in them. He listens to the individual student and understands their needs and desires to help bring out their personal best. Wes is versatile and talented and we were fortunate to know Wes and be taught by such a consummate professional. He relates well to any age level and doesn't push his music repertoire/agenda onto his students but gives them the opportunity to explore their style and genre of music freely. I highly recommend this fine and talented musician and teacher!!


I am looking to teach people how to get started up to some more advanced topic by making the material easy to understand .


For the past few decades, I have evolved into an experienced guitar professional motivated to inspire young minds in the art of music.

  • 28 years in business

My works stands out from others who teach guitar lessons because I not only know how to play, I also know how to teach.

  • 16 years in business

with over 30 years teaching hundreds of future musicians to play guitar a method is in place for your success.offering two locations Bethel and Brookfield for lessons..start playing today


I provide in-home guitar lessons for the beginner guitarist. My lessons include tab explanation, songs transcription and explanation, strumming patterns, and fingerpicking. I hope to hear from you


I provide guitar lessons in rock, blues, jazz and more. I am an experienced musician and performer with low rates. I teach rhythm, improvisation, performance, and more in a variety of styles to students of all ages and musical backgrounds.


If you want to learn guitar but can't be bothered with classical technique but still have a firm appreciation for the bits and bolts of the craft (music theory), this is for you. We will start with chords and songs immediately and then begin to integrate theory and scales. Beginners and advanced alike are welcome.

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