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Otis Read
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dorothy C.
Verified review

High praise for Otis Read. He is a talented musician, and shares his musical creativity and teaching skills with me every Friday morning. He has done so since September 2017. Otis is attentive, patient, congenial and enthusiastic. He has innovative answers for the numerous questions I have about chords, reading music, fingerpicking—anything that comes up during our lessons. He brings himself totally to these lessons, never preoccupied or rushing through them. I am always curious, and he takes the time to show me alternative keys for various songs, styles/methods of strumming/plucking as well as inventive “moves” on the guitar. I have learned so much in the nine months we’ve been working together. Otis is also honest, no false praise from him. He challenges me weekly, making me a better player. When I get discouraged about being unable to negotiate a complicated chord or frustrated with my lack of plucking agility, he’s always encouraging and supportive. One anecdote: Several of my musicians friends,—guitar, mandolin and stand-up bass —were playing at my house recently during a big party. They insisted I play with them—I was petrified, deer-in-the-headlights intimated. I got my guitar and sat in with this talented group, and while I’m not in their league at all, I was able to handle the material and sound good. The musicians complimented me and the rest of our friends applauded. Wow! Thank you, Otis!

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Bertrand' s Guitar Studio
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jake M.
Verified review

I have been taking classical guitar lessons from Bertrand for a few weeks and am pleased with the progress. Bertrand has a contagious music philosophy and a knack for intertwining genres. He emphasizes music theory beyond the guitar and is constantly interested in the structural foundations of the pieces I play.

Rizzotti's Studio of Music
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
RB L.
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Guitar Lessons : I had a good experience with Andy. I had to stop lessons for a long out of town trip. Plan on starting back in the spring 2014. I had a mixed bag of guitar skills and he was able to focus on what I needed to learn and show me how to do it. Thanks

  • 23 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Jill Q.
Verified review

My 9 year old daughter has been taking guitar lessons with Julie for a year. She has progressed nicely and really enjoys the lessons. The end of the year recital was wonderfully entertaining and a great goal for my daughter to work towards. Julie has been easy to communicate with and I have already recommended her to other mothers.

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Bradley B Stone
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karina V.
Verified review

Brad is such a wonderful teacher! I started sending my 10-year-old daughter to him in September for the classical guitar and she loves him and her guitar lessons. Brad has really instilled a passion for music in my daughter and I never have to hound her to practice. My son has been listening to his big sister practicing and now wants to play the guitar as well and will start lessons with Brad this September! Brad is a very caring and accommodating teacher! So glad to have found him

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The Music Room
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kim K.
Verified review

A perfect match for my 15 year old daughter taking singing lessons. Amanda's knowledge, talent, and enthusiasm are contagious. She has fostered my daughter's confidence and developed her singing skills. I highly recommend Amanda. You become part of her singing family and she gives more than 100% of herself each lesson. I wouldn't go anywhere else!

G4 Guitar Schools
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Julia C.
Verified review

Shane is an awesome guitar teacher! He is very laid back, fun, and pays attention to where you are as a student. He pushes you, but also makes sure you're still having fun because he knows that's what it's all about. I highly recommend him as a teacher - and the G4 method is easy to follow. Instead of grabbing your usual beer and a Lyft, spend the cash on guitar lessons you have always wanted to take!

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Music Wizard
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Derek W.
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Jeanne responded quickly to the request, was a very good communicator, and through the first two guitar lessons with my daughter, things seem to be going very well! I greatly appreciate her willingness to travel a fair distance to come to our home and conduct the guitar lessons. Highly recommended!

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Emily A.
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I am an adult piano student and I have simply had the most wonderful experience at TDS! I have had lessons with 2 different instructors, both of whom were wonderful! As an adult learner I am interested in playing for my own enjoyment, and I have found that I have learned so much more than I ever expected! Piano lesson evenings are my favorite night of the week! I highly recommend TDS for piano lessons.

Wolfman's School of Music
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Tyler S.
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I started private guitar lessons with Bob Wolfman a year and a half ago, with the hopes of getting past a guitar playing rut I’d been stuck in for a few years. I felt I had reached a plateau and that I wasn’t progressing much since I switched out of the music program at UMASS Lowell. Within my first few lessons with Bob I was already progressing more than I had with ten years of prior instruction! In my first three months of lessons with Bob, I was very impressed by his ability to simultaneously cater to my direct interests (music theory and improvisation) while exposing me to concepts I didn’t realize I needed to work on to get there (sight-reading, aural skills, chordal arrangements). We quickly set up a lesson plan and goals geared towards getting me where I wanted to be. I was so happy with the results that I eagerly enrolled into his year-long “Apprenticeship Program”. This program allowed us to plan my curriculum and keep me on track (and I had a realistic practice schedule that I could stick with). Last year, I progressed so much that I decided to start my second year in the program. I’m really glad that I did!! One of several things that separates Bob from a lot of other instructors is his focus on his students. He always sticks to his commitment to making me a better guitarist and musician, even if that means giving me extra time when he has it. And with his 30+ years of experience as a teacher, he knows how to personalize my lessons in a way that works for me. I highly recommend him for people just starting out on guitar, bass, etc., or for those like me who just need a kick start to get out of a rut. I am reaching my goals to becoming an accomplished pro guitarist very soon. Tyler Schmitt Apprenticeship Program Guitar student with Bob Wolfman

Jonas' Guitar Lessons
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Abigail S.
Verified review

If you are looking for a superior guitar instructor, go no further - Jonas Kublickas is that person! Our son has been taking lessons from Jonas for a little over two years. Even though our son is dyslexic and learns differently, Jonas understood the situation, connected with him, and has turned him into the second best guitarist in Salzburg smile emoticon Jonas will always have our thanks, and we are proud to recommend him to anyone who is considering taking guitar lessons.

Rob's Guitar School
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sue F.
Verified review

Guitar lessons for my grandson, are fun. Lots of community involvement!

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Jacob Sibi-Okumu
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kayla M.
Verified review

Really enjoying working with Jacob! He’s very talented, patient and fun to work with. Would recommend to anyone looking for a boost in their guitar abilities.

Music Lessons by Steve Latt
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Rik M.
Verified review

My first guitar instructor was my dad back when I was about ten years old. Fast forward about thirty years to 2003 when I started taking guitar lessons from Steve. You learn more than just playing a guitar with Steve. He teaches you how to read music and about music theory. You will appreciate other genres of music and maybe even a different instrument or two. I now have a mandolin and ukelele (along with a few guitars) that Steve is also teaching me how to play. I started lessons with Steve on a whime and am glad that I did. It has been a wonderful experience learning more about music and how to play an instrument. And I owe Steve a great deal of thanks and credit for making this experience fun.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Justin S.
Verified review

Frankie Price is an incredible music teacher. I have been learning guitar from him for a couple of years. Anything I want to learn he is able to provide. How to do guitar solos, how to write songs, etc. He can answer any question you have about music. He is always on time and is very friendly.

Carriage Town Music
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha C.
Verified review

Chris is very professional, responsive and friendly. My daughter can't wait for her next guitar lesson!

Fiona Dooley
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Heather M.
Verified review

My son took beginner piano lessons from Fiona last year. He is a very sensitive boy and was nervous about learning an instrument for the first time, but Fiona put him at ease right away. She has a sweet and earnest teaching style, and explains new concepts in a way that's welcoming and easy to understand. I know her willingness to teach him whatever music he wanted to learn went a long way towards keeping his attention on the piano and away from the iPad. We always looked forward to our lessons with her!

ROI Guitar Studio, LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Peter C.
Verified review

Matt is a wonderful teacher and person. He sincerely wants to help people reach their potential and goals for learning guitar. Not only does he spend the time to get to know your background and areas for improvement, but he also caters to your particular style (blues, folk, classical, metal) and is flexible schedule-wise. I completely recommend Matt as a teacher. I have tried many instructors before and none have come close to Matt's patience and willingness to adjust his explanation style to fit your needs.

New England Music Studio
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Robin G.
Verified review

I took piano lessons with Mary. She is a wonderful and professional teacher. I would highly recommend New England Music Studio - Great learning experience and a lot of fun

Funkifized Music Lessons
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Alberto G.
Verified review

Heavily experimented and greatly theoretically grounded guitarist delivers very interesting lessons for those who desire to go beyond the basic "pop song" playing

Aku guitar lessons
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Shivayogi B.
Verified review

I have been learning from Akshit for six months now and is an amazing teacher and guitarist to learn from His emphasis on guitar basics really push you to zone of being a professional guitar player

Actual Requests

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Need Guitar Teacher

Charlestown, MA

  • Student age
    18-25
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Years of experience
    5 or more
  • Last piece performed
    (Intentionally left blank)
  • Can read the following musical notation:
    Yes, I can read music staff, Yes, I can read guitar tabs
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Blues, Jazz, Rock, Folk, Country
  • Has instrument
    Yes, I have my own instrument
  • Short term goals
    Increase speed of learning and playing songs
  • Long term goals
    Learn how to learn songs on my own and write music
  • Amount of time student is interested in taking lessons
    Indefinitely
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Day preference
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Time preference
    Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    Just really eager to get back into lessons, I have had inconsistent lessons since the age of 11 and need someone to push me outside of my comfort zone. I also sing!
  • $47.5
    Average price

Need a Guitar Teacher

Boston, MA

  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Experience
    No experience
  • Frequency of lessons
    I'm not sure yet
  • Details
    I have not played any musical instrument ever. But, I am very interested to learn guitar now.
  • $55.8
    Average price
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