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  • 5 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Baltimore, MD 21230

Nikki N.

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Met Steve when he was playing a show at a local pub- got to talking and shared with him my 11 year old son's passion for music and learned that Steve gave guitar lessons. Met him on a Thursday. By the following Monday, he was sitting in my home teaching my son to play Everlong- Steve is passionate, enthusiastic, and professional- he's a full time musician- this IS his thing!! Communication with him re: lessons, etc is very easy- and my son thinks he's super-awesome- which bodes well for his own enthusiasm regarding pursing guitar. Highly, highly recommend.

  • 19 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
  • Washington, DC 20024

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Gregg is an excellent guitar instructor, who excels at providing guitar lessons catered to your preference and in a way that will allow continued growth. He effectively explains the lesson and works to ensure that you have a substantial enough understanding to enhance your abilities at home. As with anything, your improvement depends on the time you put in outside of the classroom, but Gregg will ensure that his time with you gives you the understanding, as well as insider tips, on how to improve your guitar playing, and in a way that will allow you to continue to grow the most effectively and avoid hitting a ceiling, from holding the guitar properly, to understanding chord progressions.

  • 15 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Alexandria, VA 22312

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Morgan tailored my music lessons to meet my playing style, level of play and desire achievement. His easy going demeanor made my lessons relaxed and enjoyable. Highly recommend him. John

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  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fairfax, VA 22033

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I hired Bill for electric guitar lessons. I actually shopped for an instructor who would fit my learning style best. I learn by doing things hands-on, not so much auditory learning. After trying 4 different instructors, I decided Bill was the best fit for me. Other instructors were good but did not have what I was looking for such as: not teaching according to my learning style, not understanding my goals, or making me feel like I learned nothing after the first lesson. I felt none of these will Bill. After my first lesson with him, I knew he would be a great fit for me. You can just tell he has experience by interacting with him. I left the lesson feeling satisfied with the information I learned and that I am capable of reaching my goals. He takes his time with each lesson, does not rush, and welcomes all questions. He is patient with newbies like me and adept at explaining things in a manner that I will understand. I never feel overwhelmed with the information he gives. I like that he gives positive encouragement when you do something correctly. He will also help you correct you if you have bad form/technique. Bill is very professional, he responds to inquiries quickly. He has the knowledge, experience, and background to help you reach your goals. He has a great personality and is willing to work with your schedule. I highly recommend Bill as an instructor!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Mount Rainier, MD 20712

Janet J.

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Mr Stephen is such an amazing teacher. I really like his teaching method which works perfectly for our 6 yr old, Jayden. He's incredibly patient, understanding, flexible and wonderfully skilled at what he does. He is very encouraging and his teaching motivates our son to keep practicing .Our son has now learnt a variety of basic techniques and gained a lot of confidence in handling the instrument.He has an innate ability in making complicated things look easy ,approachable and fun for beginners. Our son looks forward to his guitar lessons every week. We would highly recommend Mr Stephen to anyone who would love to learn to play the guitar at the beginner or advanced level.

  • 22 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Columbia, MD 21044

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My 16 year old son has been taking guitar lessons from Tom for so many years I can't remember exactly how many it's been. Maybe five. Tom was born to teach (oh yes- and also be a musician!) He is kind and patient and really cares about his students as people, not just as musicians. In our heavily scheduled life, Tom never watches the clock. The lesson is over when it is complete, not when the timer beeps that 30 minutes is up. My husband and I would highly recommend Tom to anyone wanting to learn guitar - from beginner to expert, young to old. He's the best.

  • 33 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

Justin H.

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Clint is a great dude! His guitar teaching and playing skills are amazing, he lives music! I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting or looking to learn an instrument, this guy can teach you!

  • 24 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Bethesda, MD 20814

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I have been very happy with the guitar instruction that my son has received from Brain. He is a creative and patient teacher that really takes an individual interest in the student. Highly recommended !

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Olney, MD 20832

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We are teachers with experience teaching in many area centers. We are more affordable, are more flexible and have consumer-oriented policies and hours. We teach violin, viola, cello, and guitar lessons in downtown Olney. Now, come in and try a free lesson! For guitar lessons of all styles, please contact Victor Crisen, and for violin, viola, and cello lessons, Jeff Issokson. We are also offering rock band lessons for groups! Please send a message to our email. Thank you. Please call as well.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Washington, DC 20011

Rebecca M.

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Wadih has performed at GALA Hispanic Theatre on several occasions. I have always been impressed by his passion, creativity, and excellent technique. He has a way of creating new sounds out of traditional rhythms and songs, and he always engages the audience. His voice has a wonderful range from romantic to upbeat dance rhythms. I would certainly hire Wadih for solo concerts and for accompaniment that adds lush melodies and contagious beat to any event.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Hyattsville, MD 20783

Eric H.

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Tom Newman is the consummate musician. As a performer, he is excellent. His presentation and skill is among the best in the world. He is beyond limits in knowledge and execution. As a teacher, he really cares. He gives and gives and gives knowledge, instruction, insight and time toward student development. I highly recommend him, studying guitar with him immediately elevated my skill several levels up.

  • 12 years in business
  • Clinton, MD 20735

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Music Lessons -Piano/Keyboard -Bass -Guitar -Voice -Lessons can be recorded using our fully equipped recording studio upon request Production services: -We produce projects from start to finish -We work extensively on the arrangement of music and vocals to ensure successful recordings Recording Studio: -Professional recording studio for any genre -high quality engineers -good comfortable environment for recording music. Additional services: - We lease beats and songs - We offer live sound at any and all events - We offer classes in engineering and production

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fairfax Station, VA 22039

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We provide private and group instruction for students of all ages and levels. We invite the best artists, musicians, and choreographers from the area to teach on a regular basis. Guests are also invited for workshops. Scheduling is convenient, and our location is close to Braddock Rd. and Fairfax County Pkwy. We offer piano, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, flute, guitar, drums, and voice private lessons, as well as lessons on ballet, belly dance, Bollywood, hip hop, jazz, modern, tango, salsa, and more!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Fairfax, VA 22033

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Mark Osborne made learning playing the guitar easy and exciting. He is patient, helps you get the basics down quckly and moves you on to play whatever typeof music you want to learn...it was worth the time and money to be able to play well....sign up while he is available, you will never regret it!

  • Alexandria, VA 22302

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Classical guitar lessons available, offered by an experienced instructor. Providing beginners-advanced and all age groups. Learn how to play fingerstyle on a nylon string guitar. Quality classical guitar lessons in the DC metropolitan area since 1972. My goal with each student is to give them the tools to become life-long learners while making the learning experience rewarding and fun. By tailoring my teaching style to fit each student’s needs and goals, I have successfully taught all experience levels and age groups.

  • Arlington, VA 22207

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I teach private guitar lessons in Northern VA, MD and DC. Call today to get a free consultation. I teach any age or experience level. No reading or previous experience is necessary. I teach styles ranging from jazz, blues, rock, bluegrass, classical and more! Check out my website today.

  • Alexandria, VA 22308

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I'm an experienced guitarist in Northern VA who can teach you almost any song or just the basics. I can show you how to write your own song, too! I have plenty of equipment and guitars. I have many of my own songs written, so I can show you the keys to writing a good song. People tell me they love my passion and honesty in my songs.

  • Herndon, VA 20171

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Hello all! My name is Ammar Malik, and I'm an experienced multi-instrumentalist who plays professionally in the DC Metro area. I am a trained and experienced instructor who is currently offering contemporary, modern and multi-genre music lessons. My lessons include the following: * Private tutoring with competitive and flexible rates * Lessons on electric and acoustic guitar, electric bass, singing/songwriting, ukulele, harmonica, piano keyboard, music theory and more I'm experienced in an array of genres, including contemporary, rock, pop, jazz, classical, folk, country, world music, hip-hop, funk, reggae, Indie rock and more! I can offer you a specialized curriculum to fit your interests, experience, ambitions, and taste. You'll learn what you want to learn, and you won't have to filter through the boring stuff. My lesson are available for kids, adults, and anywhere in between. Both music and teaching have been lifelong passions of mine. I look forward to meeting you!

  • Alexandria, VA 22307

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Do you want to learn how to play Blues Guitar and/or other Americana genres? You can't ask books and DVDs questions. You need hands on instructions by a PRO who can guide and play along with you. Let Billy teach you right. With over 40 years experience, 20 albums and 5 Hall of Fame Inductions, let him make a pro out of you!

  • Washington, DC 20016

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Guitar lessons for the hopeless? I teach beginner and intermediate guitar lessons to both children and adults. I am a singer/songwriter with 25 years of stage experience, and over the past 7 years, I have taught more than 100 people from ages 6 to74 how to play guitar. My lessons focus on learning how to play songs, as the goal for all of my students is to be able to share songs with other players both as a leader and a follower. I'll have you playing a song in the first lesson, and introduce essential music theory as you progress. Please visit my website for more information.

  • Rockville, MD 20852

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Enjoy life more. Teaching hours by appointment are: * Monday to Friday: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. * Saturday: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. * Sunday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. We offer classes for all ages, levels, and genres for: * Saxophone * Clarinet * Flute * Guitar * Bass * Vocals * Piano * Violin * Viola * Cello * Percussion * Ukulele * Mandolin * Banjo * Harmonica * Theory We offer special youth education for: * recorder * piano * tin whistle * harmonica * ukulele * drum classes These are designed for the young ones! Class Options: * Private * Group * Workshops * Standard * Solfege * Suzuki-method lessons Our Success: Our students are accepted to Duke Ellington, Berklee College of Music, and Peabody. Many have also had successful music careers; thanks to the education they've received here. Other Services: * sales * rentals * repairs * free practice rooms for students * free WiFi and fresh coffee in the lobby

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Daniel Magnolia teaches guitar and music lessons to adults and children ages 9 and up. He is a music motivator who specializes in teaching beginners to become aspiring musicians who want to play rock, folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter, alt-country music and more. These are guitar lessons to be sure, but the emphasis is on performing music and having fun! Following are Magnolia Guitar Highlights: * Personalized Lessons * Individual and Group Lessons * Customized Worksheets * Flexible Scheduling * Pre-Paid Lesson Discount * Free Digital Lesson Recordings * Personalized Gift Certificates * Free Attendance To The Musicians Workshop Cash, check and credit card are accepted. It's easy to find a teacher who's a good guitar player. It's harder to find a guitar player that's a good teacher. Thank you for visiting. Remember to have fun, and practice with a purpose!

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ShredMentor Rock Guitar Academy offers premium-quality rock guitar lessons with professional guitarist and composer Jason Aaron Wood. In stark contrast to the one-size-fits-all guitar lessons, generic DVDs and method books that flood the market, the ShredMentor lesson programs are designed to teach, train and coach you in developing real-life musical skills at the fastest rate possible while having the most amount of fun! You're invited to meet with Jason for a free 30-minute Guitar Playing Transformation Coaching Session, where Jason will evaluate your personal goals, get you on track to overcome the biggest obstacles you're facing now, and help you decide which training program is the right choice for your playing style, goals, schedule and budget. Call now to schedule your free Guitar Playing Transformation Coaching Session, and take the first step toward playing the guitar the way you want to play, or visit the ShredMentor website for more information, free guitar and music resources, articles, video lessons and more.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Silver Spring, MD 20905

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Travelling Music Teachers Inc. We offer home music instruction on a variety of instruments, including: * Piano * Guitar * Violin * Viola * Cello * Drums * Flute * Saxophone * Clarinet * Trumpet * Voice Our patient teachers serve MD, DC, and VA. All teachers are interviewed and auditioned to maximize the best of a student-teacher relationship. We also offer optional, free student recitals. We also provide piano tuning and repair. Let our teachers do the traveling. Wouldn't you rather not have to battle today's traffic to get to a music lesson? Travelling Music Teachers -- Now in its 29th year of serving the public.

  • Washington, DC 20018

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Mousai House is an organization that provides free music lessons for kids and adults in the DMV area. All of our teachers are skilled musicians who volunteer their time to provide lessons for our students. We are currently offering instruction in the guitar, bass and vocals. Visit our website or Facebook (Mousai House) for more information. Donations are accepted ($1-3 per lesson).

  • Silver Spring, MD 20901

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Guitar Lessons Done Right. A unique method which blends theory and practice guarantees you will get everything you need to be the musician you want to be. A diverse and balanced lesson plan keeps it interesting while learning the fundamentals. The method was developed and fine-tuned during many years of teaching students worldwide. * Lessons suitable for learners of all levels, from absolute beginners to experienced players * All genres, your style. from heavy metal guitar shredding to classical finger picking. All the skills, any genre - all while developing and honing your own style. * Be a complete musician: player, composer, or stage performer. your choice. * Theory in practice. Learn to read music the right way: always relevant, never boring. Meet with a teacher for a free orientation meeting and a sample lesson.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Washington, DC 20011

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Playing guitar, writing songs and singing are joys that have changed my life. Making music is how I met my husband, how I've made friends around the world (even when I didn't speak their language) and I'm grateful to my students for their inspiration. I have a master's degree in education and have taught guitar lessons for over a decade. I also teach song writing and beginning voice. My teaching is unique because it's all about you! We discuss everything from your musical background growing up to what songs you want to play to why you want to play guitar and how will we measure your success? Rather than buying a methods book, I'll create one just for you based on your song choices and the skills you need and want to learn to play. You may purchase one lesson at a time or receive discounts by making a commitment of 8 or more lessons to be used within 3 months. PLUS you may play in the comfort of your own home: I can come to you in person or via SKYPE. Sound interesting? Visit my website (for student testimonials and songs). Then CALL ME and let's chat. Looking forward to playing with you! Peace through Music Mary

  • College Park, MD 20740

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Wanna learn guitar, but have limited time and energy? I can help you out! My name is Dominic. I've been a musician for more than 13 years, and I'm just 26. I'm looking for students who want to learn songs, chords, etc. I do in-home lessons, and I teach you how to strum, how to learn songs, how to play riffs, and scales. I also teach you how to get going and how to improve. Whatever you are interested in learning, I can help you. Not only do I teach, but I also play out in the area, doing solo acoustic sessions. I also manage a few bands, so I am very involved in playing, as well as teaching. Respond to my email or give me a buzz if you are interested in having some fun and learning to play an awesome instrument! References are available upon request.

  • Takoma Park, MD 20912

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We offer guitar lessons in the convenience of your own home. Zach Parkman is a songwriter, performer and teacher, living and working in Southeast Ohio. He has been writing and performing music for over 20 years, and has taught students guitar technique and music theory since 2000. Lessons are 30 minutes to an hour long, and are given in the student's home. Zach teaches many different musical styles, and lesson plans are customized for each student. He is currently enrolling students living in Takoma Park/Silver Spring, MD. More information about lessons along with music, bio, photos and show times can be found at the websites listed below.

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