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Top Rated Beginner Acoustic Guitar Instructors Around Ashburn, VA

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Jam Class
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gianfranco N.
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Dan's a fantastic teacher because he makes you want to be a better musician. He uses different ways of instructing that specifically cater to your tastes and interests. He's familiar with a wide range of music, genres, and instruments. I came to Dan for beginner guitar lessons, but ended up gaining much more musical knowledge than I could have ever imagined. Dan helped me with the technicalities of the guitar, and helped me refine and add to my skill as a drummer of 11 years. In Jam Class, we played everything from James Brown to Nirvana. Dan is able to foster a great community of musicians within Jam Class, and will not only teach you to play, but to perform and work with other musicians.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rob M.
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I have gotten a series of guitar lessons from Stevie. The progress I've made is amazing. If you're looking for a relaxed atmosphere to ask questions and learn to play guitar, Matthews is your guy. He is passionate about music and your ability to get better. I'm very excited to continue to learn more.

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Don Bruce
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vanessa G.
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Don was fantastic. I'm so excited to continue my violin and piano lessons! I definitely recommend him...he obviously has a lot of knowledge to offer his clients.

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DC Guitar Lessons
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel A.
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I've been taking beginner acoustic guitar lessons this summer with Gregg. He is patient, upbeat, and great at putting together a flexible program that will meet your particular goals. The studio is conveniently located in DC, and guitars available to use during lessons so you don't need to lug your instrument around town.

Sean's Music Lessons
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Allison S.
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Our boys are really enjoying their guitar and drum lessons so far, and are excited about practicing and playing their new instruments.

  • 48 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Alex R.
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When I started lessons with Larry, I had been taking guitar lessons for three years under a ‘learn by learning songs’ method. I didn’t know exactly what I needed, but I knew that I wanted get deeper into music, both theoretically and in my guitar work. I tend towards a combination approach of intellectual and emotional, and I value doing things well, and seeing its link to the larger picture of music. When I pursued Larry as a teacher, I realized I was taking a ‘next step’. What I found in Larry as a teacher and person is an expert in blues music and in how to teach music, particularly guitar. He has piqued my intellectual interest and challenges me to keep learning both the guitar techniques and theory. I didn’t know exactly what I was looking for, but this was it—a Peabody Institute-quality education mixed with blues experience, theory and then throw in endless stories about music from the sixties onward, because Larry was there. You can read his bio for all of the things he’s done, and they’re numerous, but I keep learning more. Most importantly, though, Larry is a great teacher. I trust Larry, and I know he sees something in me. He is a cheerleader-style coach, but an honest one. I know that when Larry tells me that I have potential or talent in a certain area, that he’s telling the truth. He’ll be just as honest when I’m not doing something well, also. Larry has a system that works, and he knows how to teach it and adapt it to my style of learning. My understanding of music, my ear especially, has grown leaps and bounds since taking lessons from him—I no longer feel frustrated, like I’m missing something. I know that if I continue to practice what he is teaching me, I am going to be an expert at guitar and will perform publicly. Larry is an amazing resource, a wonderful teacher, a composer, and a pretty funny guy. Most importantly he’s serious about, and seriously involved with and expert in music—he’s inspired me and he’ll inspire you.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

I am a university-trained guitarist specializing in classical and acoustic guitar for beginners to advanced players, including audition preparation for conservatories, colleges and schools of music

  • 6 years in business
About

I creat digital,3d representations of various things that are then used for 3d printing,indie video games and product prototyping. I have also been playing guitar since I was fifteen,participate in various music projects and would like to share my talents with others.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie M.
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Victor has been my guitar teacher for 2 years. He is not only a phenomenal musician versed in several styles, he is an excellent teacher. He is patient and makes learning the guitar fun. He teaches basics of technique and theory but also really listens to where I want to go with my guitar-playing. He has helped me find my own style and has also helped me become more confident in my abilities as a guitar player. I highly recommend his services.

Bernardo’s Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mirvat S.
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As a beginner, I was in search for a patient and dependable guitar instructor. Bernardo went above and beyond to ensure my learning experience was fun and productive. He did not bog me down with technicalities alone but rather instilled a sense of listening needed for aspiring musicians to succeed. Most importantly, he taught me the value of being responsible for my own learning experience, I took his advice seriously and excelled. Thank you Bernardo!

Alex Smolkin - Jazz guitar
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Alex A.
    Verified review

    guitar lessons with Alex for more than year and a half (stopped due to relocation.) He is a very talented guitarist with a great personality and experiences to teach adults (like me) and children. Alex is capable to focus on tailoring his teaching materials to target his students guitar's level from as basic as a beginner like me to a more advanced individual; as well as to target different age groups. After several lessons, he's motivated me and asked of my interest by introducing the knowledge of guitar styles, such as chords, finger styles and many more, from that on, he's organized a series of songs and evaluated the songs/styles that would be more effectively on me based on my guitar style. His incredibly patience and mellow personalities make his students feel comfortable and very flexible on scheduling. Alex's charisma, skillful guitar techniques and personality provide him with a great overall presentation as a guitar teacher, and not only with rich teaching experience but his qualification, knowledge and music degree to back him up. I strongly recommend him. Alex (student)

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    Blue Raccoon Tunes
    4.9
    from 12 reviews
    • 7 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    • Top Pro on Thumbtack
    Sam H.
    Verified review

    Carey’s talent as a teacher does wonders for bridging the gap between music theory and music performance. I went into lessons with only a very basic knowledge of music theory that I hardly was able to apply to guitar, but his lessons taught me how to play in a way where I can either explore the musical depth of the tune or simply jam, comfortable that what I’m playing will always sound good. It’s broadened my abilities as a musician without taking away the simple fun of playing guitar, something that is invaluable in any teacher.

    Damon Foreman Music Academy
    5.0
    from 10 reviews
    • 11 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Robert H.
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    I took beginner guitar lessons from Damon under auspices of Howard County Rec. & Parks; he is very straightforward and patient, while exhibiting fantastic skills. I have enjoyed his performances, whether at Pubs or outdoors @ Centennial Park pavilion.

    About

    I offer guitar lessons for beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners. I specialize in R&B, gospel and jazz guitar, and I have over 40 years of experience in teaching and playing. Music is my passion, and God is my inspiration.

    Lessons by Tom Hatcher
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Jenn L.
    Verified review

    My kids have taken rock guitar, bass and band lessons from Tom. He is a knowledgeable, engaging and dedicated music teacher. Tom has high expectations and his enthusiasm is contagious!

    Sky Music Instruction
    5.0
    from 10 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Peiran Y.
    Verified review

    I’m an absolute beginner with guitar playing and musical theory. I've been learning guitar playing with Lena for about 2 months and plus now. Lena has been a wonderful instructor for me. Her teaching materials are very organized and systematic, which is essential for a beginner like me. Her patience and very encouraging words along the way helped me become more confident as I practiced from when I couldn’t even play a cord to being able to play 10+ chords smoothly. She also lets me choose a list of songs I’d love to learn to 1) help me learn how to play my favorite songs; 2) practice the chords she teaches me. This makes my practices much more enjoyable as I love the songs I’m practicing. I’m also learning from her a bit about musical theory and song writing in the meantime. In addition to the teaching part itself, she’s also very flexible with scheduling. I was able to reschedule several times because some unexpected events came up. With a very reasonable price, what else could you ask for from a guitar instructor?

    About

    I play both electric and acoustic guitar and perform often for my high school. I play lead guitar and sing onstage regularly. My rates are very reasonable!

    Jason Bomani
    4.9
    from 14 reviews
    • 12 years in business
    • 13 hires on Thumbtack
    Robyn G.
    Verified review

    Jason taught my 11-year-old beginning and intermediate guitar. She really enjoyed the lessons and learned quickly. Jason is a fun and dedicated instructor and we plan to sign up again for lessons soon.

    About

    I can teach guitar to beginners. Also, I can teach Spanish. If you don't have any idea how to grab the guitar, how to press your finger on the guitar frets, or you don't have any elemental principle to tune your guitar, then contact me.

    Alex Maryol Music
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 19 years in business
    BJ M.
    Verified review

    I started with Alex and had some knowledge about the guitar already but it wasn't very smooth. He helped me really dial in some easy to fix details and then give me some great advanced tips to help make the me sound so much better. Alex knows how to play as well as how to teach. He is very good if you are a beginner, but if you are an intermediate or advanced player, I would suggest getting lessons as well. You can transform your playing to another level.

    • 17 hires on Thumbtack
    John C.
    Verified review

    When I started with Tempee, I knew a few chords and maybe two old folk rock songs—sort of. All I wanted to do was learn to play the folk music I wanted to play when I was a kid well over 40 years ago. About a month into lesson, Tempee asked if I’d be interested in studying jazz. I said something like, “Jazz? That’s hard, isn’t it?” He somehow convinced me otherwise. Tempee worked within my musical ability, patiently at my own pace. Now, about 18 months later, I am learning what it is to become a musician, which has become more important that just learning a few songs. I’ve taken guitar lessons before, but never stuck with it. Tempee makes learning the guitar as enjoyable as it is challenging. Tempee instills confidence. He believes that everyone who wants to learn music can do it. I won’t be the next Charlie Byrd, Charlie Christian, Pat Metheny or Joe Pass. Who cares? What matters is how much I enjoy playing and learning thanks to Tempee.