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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
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
P.t. L.
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I like the atmosphere at Harris Conservatory; it's casual, but professional. As an adult student, I pass teens and children and parents when going to/ coming from lessons. My instructor is a skilled musician. And I live in Plymouth, so it's all walking distance. Definitely a place you should check out for lessons!

Gallagher's Music
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Sadie N.
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I recently signed up for guitar lessons with Robert Gallagher. My goal is to read music and to play my favorite songs. After 3 weeks, I have already learned one of them! He is very encouraging, passionate, and cares about his students. I highly recommend Robert to anyone looking for guitar lessons. He is a wonderful teacher and a great guitarist. Hands down, the best guitar instructor in Michigan. Worth every penny!

John Bochnowski
4.3
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...

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!

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

Charlie's Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jerlee B.
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Charlie has a wonderful laid-back personality. My son likes Charlie and never dreaded going to lessons. Also, Charlie is just really skilled on the guitar! I have no hesitation in recommending Charlie to anyone needing a great guitar teacher.

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

Adam's Guitar
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shana S.
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My daughter has been taking lessons for six months with Adam and I can’t believe the leaps and bounds she has made in the lessons she received thus far. He is talented and also patient with my daughter. We enjoy having him.

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

Guitar Lessons Online
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
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  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Chandrakant K.
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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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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!

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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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Do you wanna learn a little guitar? I have knowledge of chord structure and techniques, ranging from blues to jazz. Also, I know a little on music theory!

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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.

  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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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 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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Ken began playing the guitar about 25 years ago. He has found himself in just about every musical situation conceivable. He maintains a busy schedule of teaching, recording and live dates. He performs and composes with his jazz/fusion trio, Slice of Pi, which is currently recording a follow-up to their debut CD. He also performs with rock group Merge. Over the years, Ken has performed with a wide range of artists and bands. He has also been involved in studio recording projects and commercial music and has written guitar method books, addressing improvisation and theory for the guitar. Ken frequently hosts clinics, demonstrating technique and theory. He studied jazz and classical guitar at Wayne State University and theory and composition at Oakland University. Ken studied under acclaimed guitar legends Joe Fava and Paul Abler. Currently, Ken teaches theory and guitar instruction privately. Some of his many influences include jazz, fusion, rock, funk, classical, progressive, and world music. Several notable musicians were key in Ken's development such as John Coltrane, J.S. Bach, Shawn Lane, Frank Zappa, Joe Satriani, Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, and Miles Davis. Ken is a reputable guitar instructor, college educated, and professional musician. He has made teaching and performing music not only as a passion, but also as a career.

  • 8 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I offer guitar lessons and basic maintenance (cleaning/polishing, restringing, and minor adjustments) at a reasonable price, on a flexible schedule. I work with beginner to intermediate students only, in their homes or mine!

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