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Top String Guitar
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brian N.
Verified review

I spoke with Dennis extensively before my first lesson and he assured me that he would be able to teach me how to play guitar. Dennis informed me that I would know the fret board and would know a song by the end of my first lesson. He asked me to give him eight lessons and he would prove to me that he can teach me to play the guitar. I was very hesitant in hiring Dennis because of all the past experiences I have had with other instructors. So, I decided to give Dennis a shot at this challenge. Dennis will be my final guitar instructor. If he can't teach me no one can. I have had 6+ guitar instructors since I started playing and taking guitar lessons as a New Year's resolution in 2016. I have struggled in this journey and I started to think that maybe playing guitar just wasn't for me. The time and money I was spending with other instructors and saw no progression was making me think this way. I have been playing and taking lessons for over a year now and still do not know one complete song from beginning to end. I have always wanted to play the guitar and want to possibly make this a second income source by playing for the public. Dennis arrived at my home for my first lesson this past Tuesday. He introduced himself and is very laid back and friendly but professional. We immediately went to work and he informed me again of what we were going to accomplish in that first lesson. That is exactly what happened! By the end of my first lesson I knew the fret board and learned how to play the song Knockin on Heaven's Door. He taught me more in the first hour than other instructors did in several lessons. I felt like a weight had been lifted off of me, because he made me feel like I can accomplish this journey of learning to play the guitar. Dennis does charge a higher price per lesson then any of my other instructors and his technique is wellworth it! Especially when you are in the comfort of your own home and who doesn't already feel comfortable with where they live? I know that I have only had one lesson with Dennis but he is encouraging and has excited me again about playing the guitar. Dennis delivered what he said he was going to do and that means a lot to me! As I told Dennis in one of our initial conversations, he will be my last guitar instructor. Because he will either teach me or guitar really isnt for me...

  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Emily A.
Verified review

My 9 year old daughter had never picked up a guitar before taking lessons with Brenden. She's doing great and is falling in love with it already. I'm so impressed that he's not just teaching her how to play the notes but everything from good posture to proper positioning to reading music. Brenden is personable, patient and professional (alliteration not intended). I would recommend him to anyone wanted to learn from scratch or hone your craft. He's a great teacher.

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In-Home Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kevin B.
Verified review

Ryan is easy to work with, very personable and has an extensive background knowledge of guitar. The lessons are fun.

Music Lessons
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Alexis Y.
Verified review

Rob does a great job making my bass lessons fun and engaging, and is great at matching the material to the individual student. I really like that he writes things down for you to reference later and answers questions well. He's definitely taken the intimidation out of learning an instrument. Overall, he's very professional and is a teacher I'd recommend to anyone.

Tampa Music School
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer B.
Verified review

We are thrilled with our son's music lessons at Maestro Maines Studio! Our son has had both drum lessons and steel pans lessons, and he has enjoyed both! In fact, he loves the steel pans class so much that he looks forward to that class all week. As a homeschool family, I am thrilled that homeschool classes will be added starting in January, along with a group steel pans class. Yippee! It's businesses like this that make me love our community. Give it a try! Your kiddo(s) will probably love it!

  • 36 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Sandy K.
Verified review

Couldn't be happier with my first guitar lesson. He based the lesson on my skills and song wishes not some pre made curriculum! Really enjoyed it!

Carl Rutenberg
4.4
from 8 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tim H.
Verified review

carl is a nice guy. He plays verbatim his resume. He comes from a place of classical study and this is his offer to any student who desires the ability to play guitar. I think his genius playing ability built through laborious years of technique and nuance are also his restriction for he only holds court in this arena. (i.e classical, flamenco, ragtime, jazz). These are abilities that are important and through the journey of attaining this sound in your resume, you may find yourself flourishing in other areas in life as well. You may also find yourself building a wall so insular that you can only relate to ghosts of strings past. Carl may not be for me because my journey on guitar, though littered with cob webs, is not paved in high society ethos and arduous hours of technique in pursuit of a classical idiom; however, Carl and his knowledge of the latter mentioned genres and means to attain them are very important. Not only am I happy he is out there, I went to bed last night wishing I was 10 again just so I could start all over and re-learn guitar with that basic development of European and South American guitar technique. So goto Carl, learn the history of guitar integrity and begin the journey of a lifetime.

Rob Rominger
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Mike W.
Verified review

I try to teach myself guitar through the internet... and I think it back fired. Rob was able to work with me with my odd mixed background. He has the great ability to work with you and utilize what you already know to help learning new material. We got started by reworking some foundational issue and some music theories. Then we added some finger exercises to build up strength and dexterity. We also set some short term and long term goals to work towards and look forward to. To top it off, he is able to work around my miserable schedule and is very flexible to accommodate my needs. I should have just saved myself the headaches and take some lessons right away instead of trusting the internet (never trust the internet). Highly recommend.

Sidewinder's Music Studio
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew M.
Verified review

Aaron was great to work with and my kids loved him. I have two kids that trained under him (boy and girl) early teenagers and did well under him. My daughter is tough to keep focused, but Aaron was great with her keeping her on track. My son has really taken off playing with Aaron and still does today on his own. Unfortunately Aaron had moved from our area out of state, but the kids still use what he’s taught them to improve their skills. If you’re looking for guitar lessons for yourself or your children, Aaron is your guy. Good value, great with kids and worked around our schedule if we needed to. A+ Matthew M.

Josh's Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Bryan E.
Verified review

Phenomenal guitarist and a great teacher, He will defiantly bring your skills to the next level … thanks Josh!

Shellsound Music
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Alicia A.
Verified review

Jason was simply amazing for my kids. He was so patient with them and taught them so much! I have recommended him to several of my friends for their kids and also for some adults I know as well! It was an amazing experience for my family! My kids love their guitars and have a profoundly deeper love of music. We are so grateful!

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I'm a self-taught guitar player. I do local performances around the university area. My main focus is to express the fun of playing music with others and to allow my students to become involved in the music-making process as early as possible. Knowledge of music theory is not necessary as I will teach you the ideas behind chords, melody, harmony, and rhythm. The purpose of these lessons is so that the student may feel at ease learning songs as well as jamming out with their friends and other musicians. Genres of interest include (but are not limited to) pop, folk, reggae, country, and jazz.

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The quality of my lessons to the money you pay is second-to-none. I am a college student, who loves playing guitar and learning about music. I bring that passion, and knowledge to my students in a way that they can APPLY IT. Time and time again , I see students quit their instruments because the teacher is basically lecturing the student on music theory, scales, genres, etc. Whenever I teach a topic I try to explain the students why it is important, and show the student what they can do with the information I am giving them. For example, teaching the student all of the major pentatonic scales in each key is great. However, if you do not learn how to phrase those scales together you can never write a solo. My hands on approach to teaching will leave your impressed with your knowledge about guitar and music in no time.

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I will teach my students the basic techniques of classical and normal guitar playing. They will also learn the basic elements of the acoustic and electric guitars.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I am a local music instructor in Wesley Chapel. I teach beginner, intermediate and advanced guitar and music theory education.

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I have a very strong background in music theory, and I play professionally for 2 bands as well as solo with a loop pedal. I can teach you whatever you would like to learn, and I have a very patient and descriptive teaching style.

  • 9 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I can teach a 10 year old the basics, a 20 year old how to solo, and any age how to write, craft, and create lyrics/songs of their own. I don't fall into the category "those who can't do...teach. I can and do make my living with music and CHOOSE to teach others willing to learn how to / and have the passion to create original music. Glenn Roberts

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I provide beginner guitar lessons. I've played with a few professional bands, but I enjoy teaching beginners. I teach out of my home.

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Learn to play your favorite songs, develop a deeper understanding of music theory, learn how to write songs, or take your playing to the next level.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I am teaching guitar and bass guitar by ear. I have been playing for over 40 years. I have been playing professionally since I was 11 year old.

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Do you want to get fast results in learning guitar the right way? Learn how to play anything you want on the guitar. Easily solve your guitar playing problems and frustrations. Get a personalized strategy to reach your musical goals. Learn with the geometrical approach that will allow you to make the most progress in the least amount of time.

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