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Rockford Classical Guitar Instructors

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SaltLightCity Studios
4.8
from 60 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 136 hires on Thumbtack
Laurie D.
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My 16 yr old is LOVING his guitar lessons with Scottie! I haven't seen him this passionate about something in a long time. Scottie is very personable & professional.

Jeremie Witz
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin L.
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Jeremie teaches my 10 year old son and his friend. They both love the guitar lessons and actually asked for longer sessions. They both look forward to the next lesson and are learning a lot.

Krusin' Music
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jim R.
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Pete taught our son James guitar lessons for about two years. James had never played guitar prior to meeting with Pete, and I was impressed by Pete's patience, optimism and professionalism at every lesson. James can now play several pop songs and even some beginner classical music. Thanks Pete!

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Dave M.
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I don't leave reviews very often, but I feel compelled to do so in this case. So here we go... In the past, I've taken guitar lessons from 8 or 9 different guitar teachers in this area throughout the years - some were ok, others were less than ok. I know the difference between a good teacher and an average one. So this time around I invested the time to do my homework because I didn't want to find another "pretty good" teacher. I wanted to find THE BEST guitar teacher. From the first moment I met Jacob at the American Academy of Guitar, it felt different... it just felt better. But first impressions don't tell the whole story, so I remained cautiously optimistic about how good these lessons with Jacob were really going to be... Well, the deeper we went, the better it got! This is exactly what I'd been looking for but never found until now! These lessons are a lot more fun and I'm learning more now than I ever have before! What makes Jacob better than all the other teachers I've ever had elsewhere? Here's the short list of observations I made: 1. It's very clear that his entire approach to teaching me is to help me reach my goals with the guitar. 2. The lessons are more fun than what I've had elsewhere. I've been thinking a lot about this and trying to put my finger on exactly what about Jacob makes the lessons more fun. It's his personality combined with his unique ability to instantly uncover bad habits I didn't even know I had in my playing... then he was able to help me fix them almost immediately and that led to... 3. I'm making big improvements in a very short period of time... not just because what he teaches me really works better than what I learned elsewhere in the past, but because he was able to help me quickly remove obstacles that had been holding my development back! That's all for now. I just want to say THANK YOU Jacob. I plan on continuing to learn from you for many years to come!!

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Aaron's Lessons
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chuck R.
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Aaron is great. Been taking mandolin lessons from him. I am an experienced guitarist and Aaron is adapting to how I want to learn well. He is very patient and flexible with grown up schedules.

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Edward H.
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She is a great teacher I met her a year ago her and her husband taught me a song in one lesson awesome pair would recommend them to everyone!!!

Ferbert Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 1 review
    Ryan L.
    Verified review

    All around, great experience. Very friendly dude and explains things very thoroughly if you don't get it. Know's A LOT about the guitar.

    Rock Star Music Academy
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Michael A.
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      The staff at Rockstar are easy to work with and friendly. I am an adult who takes guitar lessons. My son takes drum lessons and my daughter takes guitar lessons. Rockstar's instructors work well with kids and adults. The facility is clean and constantly updated. There is a clean bathroom and a comfortable waiting area. Their instructors are also working musicians so their lessons are applicable to real life experience.

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      I teach guitar lessons. I love blues, rock, folk, some other interesting styles in the independent and "cult-following" genres. I am not as comfortable with jazz. I would do an even exchange if someone wanted to learn something from me I would take jazz lessons. I believe 45 minutes for a guitar lesson is perfectly reasonable, but if someone wanted to go longer or shorter we can get into contact and figure that out.

      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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      I can teach you how to play acoustic guitar. From beginner to advanced or intermediate, that's not a problem. I can provide a book, so that when you don't want lessons anymore, you can teach yourself. My service includes free video lessons on websites.

      • 5 years in business
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      Effective and fast

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      I'm a professionally trained musician who loves to teach eager music students of all ages. Begin or continue a life with music with me, it may be hard at times but I promise we'll have a great time!

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      We provide online guitar tutoring, via email questions about all guitar stuffs including skills, theory, sounds, advices, etc. We also promote news, gigs and anything about guitar players and rock musicians. Whether you're renown or someone new and trying to reach world fame, we can help to introduce your works to the world. We are also preparing to endorse music instruments, so you should check any music companies that are interested. We're prepared to provide quality reviews for any musical products.

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      I have been playing drums and percussion for 12 years now and am very experienced reading and improvising. I have also been playing guitar for over 15 years now, and I have given lessons in the past.

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      Music Matters School of Music, located at 222 E. Wilson St. Batavia, IL, encourages our students to explore all areas of music. We offer piano lessons, drum lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons, violin lessons, cello lessons, saxophone lessons as well as lessons for any other percussion or orchestral instruments. We serve students from Batavia, St. Charles, Geneva, North Aurora, Elburn, West Chicago, Aurora, as well as many other cities within the Fox Valley and western suburbs of Chicago. The benefits of being a Music Matters' student are as follows: * Guitar, drums, piano, voice, violin and more in the same location * Save time by scheduling multiple instruments for the same day -- We offer the most popular instruments: drums, piano, voice, guitar, and violin, Monday-Saturday. * Over 20 university-trained teachers teach you what you want to learn -- Our teachers are university-trained or have the professional equivalent after years of playing on the road. Our teachers understand that everyone has different goals, and we customize your lessons to meet your needs. All of our teachers love teaching and sharing music with people of all ages and abilities. * No long-term commitments -- All of our private lessons' students are on a month-to-month basis. You can start lessons at any time and withdraw at any time. * Two optional, low-pressure recitals every December and May -- Our students have the opportunity to participate in our recitals. Here, they can share their music with the Music Matters community, friends and family. Students are not required to participate except those who do really want to have fun. By having recitals, students learn about goal setting and creating good practice habits. * Large parking lot, two lounges, and a children play area -- Music Matters has plenty of off-street parking for our community members. We also want you to be comfortable while you're with us. We have leather sofas and plenty of magazines in our lounges for you to relax and enjoy. * Office staff to assist you with your needs -- Our friendly office staff is here to answer any questions you may have. If you have billing questions, need to reschedule lessons, or just want to let us know how lessons are going, we are here to help. * Quality instruments, amplifiers, and professional teaching studios -- We have spared no expense in providing our students with professional teaching studios to assist them with their lessons. Each studio has stereos, amplifiers, and recording-studio-grade foam insulation. Music Matters has the largest collection of percussion instruments, so that our students can explore all that percussion has to offer. We are constantly renovating our studios to make sure they meet the needs of our students. * Student appreciation night -- Every May, we hold a large carnival in our parking lot for our students to enjoy. Free food, games, prizes, live music and the highlight of the night, the dunk tank, can all be enjoyed by the Music Matters community.

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      I give guitar and music lessons to beginner guitar students. I will teach guitar and music theory and provide an understanding of how music is constructed. I have experience in rock, blues, country, and folk.

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      I am not your typical guitar instructor. Besides the lack of the mandatory long hair, I think you will find me to be an encouraging and approachable individual. I really want you to succeed at guitar! I call it achieving the "aha moment"— that moment of clarity that comes when you achieve the next level of “guitar zen.” Best of all, if you are in the Greater Naperville, IL area, I come directly to you, saving you time and hassle. Please check out the site, and may I suggest to first check out my introductory video? You can get a glimpse of who I am, and then explore the rest of the site!

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      We offer beginner guitar lessons to all ages! It's never too late, or too early, to learn this wonderful instrument. Our reasonable rates and flexible scheduling can accommodate all. We even offer 30-minute half sessions for those with busy schedules.

      • 11 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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      I do not instruct on how to sight read music. I teach how to play guitar. Unless a person plans on being a Classical Musician, you do not need to be able to sight read music. I do teach music theory, notation and Tablature, which is a widely accepted way of learning songs and sharing ideas. Working with both adults and kids, I can taylor what a person needs to do to be successful.

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      Dave has been playing guitar for over 25 years. He's great with kids and will go out of his way to make sure he connects with them on a personal level, making it easier for his students to learn. I am also teaching adults!

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      My name is Terry Bowe, and I have been a guitar teacher for over 20 years. I teach from the heart and always with my student's best interest in mind. I have played with and have been taught by the best! My teaching style is very unique, and I have developed my own curriculum bringing together all forms of music. It is a simplified and very effective style that helps ensure individual achievement and creativity. If you or someone you know is interested in a free, initial 30-minute guitar lesson, just call or e-mail me. I offer lessons to you in your home and have excellent references and credentials!

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