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J-RO School of Music
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Kate B.
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I recently started taking guitar lessons with Josh and it's been a great experience. He is flexible with both your learning style and schedule. In the past I have had difficulty finding a good teacher, but I would recommend Josh to anyone, and he's inspired me to start piano as well. Thanks!

Top Pro
  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christie F.
Verified review

We found a great fit for my daughter and her vocal lessons! She walked out of her first session with new enthusiasm! Thank you Brian and Vivianna!

Gallagher's Music
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Steve S.
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I have a family of five and we all take lessons from Gallagher's music. My three boys and myself take guitar lessons and my wife and the three boys take piano as well. They are the best hands down. We been everywhere for music teachers and Gallagher's is fantastic.

Guitar & Piano Lessons
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Usha T.
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Tom Wolfe has been teaching my children (piano/guitar) for about 5 years now. He is friendly, calm and tries different songs depending on what their tastes are.Willing to accommodate different timings for summer. We recommend him for his fantastic work and amazing teaching skills for his clients.

John Bochnowski
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Devon A.
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I started taking guitar lessons with John and have been extremely satisfied with his services thus far. He teaches in such a way that is allowing me to quickly progress. Only comments for 4 stars is that the studio is currently based out of his house and could be a little cleaner, and for my first lesson he greeted me at the door with bare feet... just made for a slightly odd first impression. I am very impressed with his services and continue to go to him for lessons... he wears slippers or shoes now...

  • 29 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie F.
Verified review

My son had never had drum lessons before so he was pretty bad at first. We can definitely tell the difference over the past 2 months when he is down stairs practicing. Scott is very patient and my son really enjoys his lessons.

Adam's Guitar
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Abhi T.
Verified review

Taught me the basics of guitar playing and helped me work up to Van Halen. Love ya Deakster!

Alexander Harvey
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Christina H.
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Our daughter loves the guitar again thanks to Alexander! He has a great teaching style. We used to push her to practice before, but now she picks up the guitar on her own and can't wait for her next lesson because of her instructor. Glad we found him!

The Guitar Guild
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Brei H.
Verified review

Travis has been giving our 2 boys, age 9 & 12, guitar and base lessons for 8 months, and the results have been amazing! They have learned so much already, all while having fun. Travis is professional, punctual, and extremely reliable. We look forward to lessons every week, and would highly recommend him to anyone.

  • 25 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jim N.
Verified review

Mark is teaching my son to play guitar. He is patient with him and very open and flexible when scheduling issues arise. I would recommend him to anyone who asked.

Brian Ivan Guitar
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Margarita B.
Verified review

My 12-year-old daughter had been wanting a guitar for a while, so I got her one for her birthday. After a couple days of watching online videos about how to play, she seemed to lose interest. I guess it was too complicated, or boring, for her. I decided to try to find her a teacher, which is how Brian became my daughter’s guitar teacher. This has turned out to be the best decision. Brian’s teaching techniques are excellent. He knew right away how to keep my daughter interested in playing, without her getting bored. From the very beginning he started teaching her to play her favorite song. That made a big difference in my daughter’s motivation to practice. To my great surprise, she started to practice on her own at least one hour every day. Brian integrates guitar playing techniques (which can get boring) with playing songs, both at the same time. I think this is an excellent approach, especially for kids. My daughter now looks forward to every lesson. Communication with Brian is wonderful: he is never late, and if something does come up, he always notifies me well in advance. Lessons normally last 30 minutes, but if Brian sees that my daughter needs a little more time, he always stays longer to make sure that she understood everything in the lesson for that day. Margarita

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Chandrakant K.
Verified review

Keith is a very patient & wonderful teacher. He works at your pace to ensure that you are progressing and understand the basics. I have greatly benefited from his lessons and will continue to do so.

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I am a certified rocker who's well-versed in all kinds of styles and formats. I play both acoustic and electric. Contact me now to learn more!

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I will teach you guitar basics such as: - Finger placements - Chords - Guitar anatomy - Posture - Tuning - Re-stringing - Picking and strumming styles - Exercises - Tabs and more! Playing guitar is a great talent and fun hobby. I will teach you how to get started and I will share tips. I am available to teach all ages!

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I am a double bassist and bass guitarist in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area. I recently completed my MM in improvisation at the University of Michigan and received my BM in music performance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 2010. I have extensive experience in many styles, including classical, jazz, rock, folk, klezmer, Balkan, metal, and more. I have led many ensembles and have recorded and toured as a sideman for folk and indie artists. My primary areas of performance are contemporary classical music and improvised music that pushes the boundaries of what music can be. I have a passion for the history of music and am comfortable working within many idioms in order to give students a foundational basis to build from. As a teacher, I am excited to work with students to find the music they really love to play and help them delve into what matters most to them. The primary goal is to be able to make music that is as rewarding as possible. I am happy to work with students on orchestra repertoire, jazz standards, and any other prescribed material but would also work on composing original music, improvising, and expressing what is meaningful to them as individuals. The bass is an unlimited instrument -- no style is unavailable to you!

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I have a certificate of completion in multiple musical fields centered around guitar. I have been playing for 10 years and currently teach at another school here in Wayne. I am taking students of all ages and experience levels.

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I provide home-study music instruction. Learn to play piano and guitar. I also provide vocal and demo production for songwriters and starting artists. I have 40 years of experience in performing, songwriting and live performances as well as full-service recording.

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Are you interested in taking your music to the next level? Have you always wanted to write your own songs, but didn't know where to begin? Tackle those creative demons, and sign up for lessons today! I offer lessons in person or via Skype! No matter where you live, we can connect via the internet and help you reach your creative goals. Contact me today for a free trial lesson! I excel in helping people reach their creative potential and have particular expertise in songwriting. My approach is fun and interdisciplinary. Do you want to learn to sing, as well as play guitar? Do you need help with your lyrics or song structure? Well, I can help! Spencer Michaud: - Singer/songwriter/performer - Bachelors of arts in creative writing and music - Washtenaw Community College songwriting instructor - Day Jams National Music Workshop instructor - Regular performer at The Annual Jeff Buckley Tribute Concert in Chicago, IL - 12 years of professional teaching experience - 17 years of playing experience - Musical theater experience - Well-versed in rock, blues, jazz, r & b, funk, folk and finger-style guitar All ages and levels are welcome. I offer half-hour or hour lessons. Daytime hours are available for adults and home-schoolers. I also offer flexible after-school scheduling, an interdisciplinary approach and a fun and supportive atmosphere. Learn to write your own songs! Lessons are available in person or from home via Skype. Call today for a free trial lesson!

  • 8 years in business
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I have been teaching for more than 20 years. In the classroom and privately. I have students from 7 to 70 and I understand how to bring out what they do best while also pushing them in new directions with minimal frustration.

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We offer guitar lessons for all levels. We have over 30 years of experience playing all styles. Whether you want to learn to read music or just learn to shred, we are here to teach you.

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I teach guitar through methods of natural rhythm and the cognitive thinking process, allowing students to learn the way they naturally would. I am here to help guide students to their own path.

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