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Guitar Lessons with Dr. T
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
James S.
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I started taking guitar lessons with Dr. T about two months ago. In this short period of time, I have been able to learn the fundamentals. Dr. T will teach you the proper technique, will be patient with you, and will modify lessons to fit your progress. I count that as a blessing because while I can pick up some stuff quite fast other stuff takes me longer. The Lessons are about 45 minutes; but if his and your schedule permit, he is willing to put extra time at no charge to make sure you are able to make progress consistently. One of the things that impressed me was that even on the first lesson we jumped right into it with no delays. He was very courteous and friendly, but at the same time very conscientious of your time since he understands that you want to get the most value for the price you're paying. Overall, Dr. T is a very good instructor. I had zero experience with the guitar before, and with his help I have noticed improvement already. The last thing I would have to say is that to learn to play the guitar you have to put the time, practice, be patient and committed and you will succeed.

Premiere Soundworks
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Katie H.
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Jake is a really knowledgeable guitar player and teacher. I started at an intermediate level and he really elevated my performance standards and gave me great finger strengthening exercises and assignments. I'm confident he could teach any level of guitar.

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The Place for Music
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris C.
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Really helpful! Takes the time to really get to know you which makes learning from him really comfortable. I will be recommending him to anyone who is looking for singing or piano lessons.

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Matt's Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tina L.
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I have really enjoyed my guitar lessons with Matt. I love that Matt allows students to start learning by focusing on their areas of interest. Matt is always flexible with my very busy schedule. Thanks for great lessons, Matt!

Alyssa Day
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Rodney S.
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Ive been trying for years to pick up learning guitar, with alyssa she treats learning as a wonderful experiance. I leave ready to practice what ive learned and see how the improvements i make progress as i come to each learning session. Highly recommended

Got Guitar ? Get Lessons...
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tom O.
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I have known and worked with Jeff for 10 years, he is always very professional and competent. Taking guitar lessons increased my understanding and use of jazz chords dramatically and moved my playing to another level. Great instructor.

Elite Music Instruction
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Alice B.
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The best music school in all of Orlando and I think we have tried them all. Two of my kids and my husband take Piano and Guitar lessons with Elite Music Instruction. Very professional teachers.

Guitar Lessons Orlando
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 22 years in business
Alexander C.
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I began my guitar lessons with Dave Garski initially knowing nothing at all about music theory or how to play the guitar. By the time that I ended my lessons with him three years later I was able to figure out and write my own music. I as well learned and became comfortable with many different scales. What I appreciated about Daves Teaching methods was the one and one teaching style. I think it allowed for a more personalized education plan that was custom tailored to my specific needs, in my areas of strength/difficulties in music. While a appreciated the free form teaching methods that he also practiced, I would have preferred teaching that was a bit more structured. Overall I have to say that I had an incredibley positive experience from Dave Garski's "guitar lessons orlando" and would, if I still had the financial means, continue my lessons with him if I could.

Wesley Chapel Guitar
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Rich S.
    Verified review

    Cameron is the "ultimate" professional! He is an incredible musician and an inspiring guitar instructor who has taught me virtually everything I know about playing the guitar. Cameron is truly a pleasure to work with!

    I Been Jammin'
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Denise T.
    Verified review

    I have only communicated with Mr. Toms to discuss my needs and to review his work. We have scheduled the first lesson. However, He has been very pleasant to work with thus far. Our first guitar lesson is scheduled for 5/9/15.

    Music Go Round - Lakeland
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Noah H.
      Verified review

      Emily Jones is the perfect teacher for guitar lessons. She cared about what I wanted to learn and how I wanted to learn. Emily is a genuinely kind and nonetheless a talented musician.

      Hank Weisman
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 71 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Tiffany T.
      Verified review

      patient and kind guy. very knowledgeable of his craft. Great motivator.

      • 22 years in business
      Sheryl K.
      Verified review

      Brian was a fantastic piano and guitar instructor for my daughter. He truly makes learning fun for a teenager. He was always on time, patient during lessons, and his amazing talent was inspirational. Plus he has a great personality and gets along well with parents. His fees are very fair, too. (My daughter stopped lessons because she went off to college.).....Additionally, Brian is a wonderful entertainer for parties. He recently played at my mother's 85th birthday bash. EVERYONE loved his beautiful classical guitar music.

      Bill S.
      Verified review

      Austin is very proficient on the instruments and very patent in teaching what is needed for my personal development.

      • 6 hires on Thumbtack
      About

      As a teacher, I focus equally on formal technique and personal expression. Mastering correct form provides the foundation, upon which a student's capacity for the latter may grow. I view our time together as an opportunity to encourage musical and personal growth. My goal is to encourage discipline while fostering creativity. Maintaining the student's interest by adapting my teaching methods to every individual is an important focus, as is engaging the student by allowing him/her choice in the material we learn in lessons. This not only facilitates a cooperative environment, but also allows me to tailor my teaching style to the student's interests, strengths, and learning preferences. My tuition for private instructions are as follows: * 30 minutes for $25 * 45 minutes for $37.50 * 60 minutes for $50 I believe music theory is an important focus for a student to understand how tones relate to each other in any piece of music. These relationships will be explored aurally, visually, and tactilely in all lessons. In teaching, my goal is to encourage students to learn and grow independently. In my studio (or your home), mistakes are opportunities for improvement. For the duration of our lesson, you (or your child) are in a nurturing zone of freedom of expression. Join me in an exploration of personal talent and creativity. Education and Experience A member of the Honors Program (top 2%) and one of nine Cornell Scholars in her graduating class, Nicole pursued concentrations in Violin and Vocal Performance, as well as Ethnomusicology. Nicole served as co-concertmaster of the Rollins College Orchestra and String Ensemble for three consecutive years under the direction of Dr. John V. Sinclair. She was selected to perform the Winter from The Four Seasons by Vivaldi with the Rollins College String Ensemble at the Christmas Vesper services to a capacity of audiences of community members, students and faculty at the Knowles Memorial Chapel. Nicole has studied violin with Joni Roos and Alvaro Gomez, protege of David Oistrakh. She has performed as a soloist with the Rollins College Gospel and Concert Choirs and studied vocal pedagogy and performance with Dr. Edmund Leroy and Dr. Lori Lovell. At Rollins, Nicole studied piano with Dr. Gloria Cook and has received training in classical, as well as Latin and jazz styles. Nicole has studied classical guitar for seven years and especially enjoys playing a repertoire of boleros and flamenco. Nicole's interest in world music led her to publish a senior honors thesis, "Cultural Fusion of Music Constructs: A Look at Hybrid World Styles", in analyzing the effects of globalization on traditional, ethnic musics. She has published research in the Rollins Undergraduate Research Journal, where she also served as music and anthropology editor for three years. Nicole has performed with the Rollins College Bach Festival Society Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. John V. Sinclair. She has also performed with the Florida Space Coast Philharmonic under the direction of Dr. Candler Schaffer and Richard Hayman. Niocle is experienced as a studio musician, recording vocals and violin at Wright Entertainment Group Studios (Justin Timberlake) with producer Will Baker (India Arie, Pink). She has performed as a soloist at the White House, Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, Amway Arena, and Hard Rock Live. As the grand prize scholarship winner of the Hard Rock Academy, Nicole performed at XL 106.7's "Red, Hot and Boom" at Crane's Roost Park for over 6,000 concertgoers. Nicole has an experience instructing elementary and middle school students in piano and guitar ensemble classes and currently teaches at Lakemont Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary and Orlando Science Middle School. She also instructs over 30 beginner and intermediate private-lesson students of all ages in violin, voice, piano and guitar. Her additional experience includes teaching private and group lessons in violin and piano at The Christ School and serving as a music instructor for the Rollins College Summer Day Camp. She is fluent in both Spanish and English. Nicole offers bilingual music education.

      • 11 years in business
      About

      I am self taught with my own views and ideas of music and how it works together :) I am inspired by many different genres of music and it gives me a very creative outlook

      About

      I give lessons/tutoring in guitar, chemistry, math (up to calculus 1 level), biology, philosophy and writing. I also love to take care of animals of any type; I have had them all! I am a student here in Orlando for the next three months until I go back up to UNF in Jacksonville to finish my biology degree. I am very friendly and get along great with people of all backgrounds and age groups. I will give you great methods that will help you teach yourself for the rest of your life! Science is my passion, and I will transfer that passion to you and try to make it as easy as possible. I have completed my college courses in these subjects with a B or above and still have all of the online and course notes to help you out! For my music lessons, I have been a guitarist for about five years, getting into many styles, including (but not limited to) jazz, funk, reggae, rock, oldies, psychedelic and acoustic finger style. I can help you develop your own style and master the techniques needed to get you sounding like you've always wanted! I love to have fun playing, and I know that I can get you to think about music in a completely different way. I can learn anything you'd like prior to our next lesson and teach it to you!

      About

      I have been playing guitar for 34 years, and have several years of experience in teaching beginning rock, blues, folk and have played professionally. I teach a combination of theory, and ear training using the musical style (and music) of your choice.

      About

      I am an experienced, passionate and friendly guitar teacher. If you have the interest and are willing to learn, I can teach you guitar. It's the best thing that's ever happened to me, and I can't wait to share it with you. My rates: * 30 minutes / $30 * 60 minutes / $50 * 90 minutes / $70

      About

      I am a professional player and touring musician with over 15 years of teaching experience who is hoping to share my vast knowledge of music that inspires me.

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      Providing private, in-home, one-on-one beginner, intermediate, and advanced piano and guitar lessons. All ages. Thank you for your interest! Contact me now to know more about my services.

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