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My son has been taking guitar lessons with Shane for several years. Shane is always very supportive and encouraging which has really motivated my son to stick with it and work to get better. Shane has used a good mix of traditional "book lessons" with examples of current and classic rock songs that my son has selected. This has helped him learn the fundamentals while playing songs he knows and enjoys and has selected for himself. Finally, Shane has been very flexible as far as scheduling; he keeps an up-to-date on-line calendar that helps when schedules change. I would highly recommend Shane for anyone looking for a guitar instructor.
My daughter has been taking piano lessons with Carly since May 2013, after taking a year-long break with another teacher. A happy parent referred us to Carly and I convinced my daughter to give piano another try, before giving it up altogether. I can honestly say that Carly brought the joy of learning and playing piano back to my daughter. My daughter can be very shy and Carly took the time to get to know her and they have formed a great teacher-student relationship. Carly motivates her with fun music, encouraging words and makes her eager to learn, rather than look at piano practice as a chore. I am very impressed with how far my daughter has come, in a short time, with her piano playing. I have gotten to see Carly play piano (and sing!) and she is an extremely talented young woman, that any child (or adult) would be lucky to learn from. She has always provided us with good communication, shown flexibility when needed and I highly recommend her to other parents.
We started working with Justin over the summer break and we have been very pleased. Communicating and scheduling with Justin has been easy and his guitar lessons have been very helpful for our 12 year-old son.
We brought our son to James in Aug of this year and have seen improvements in his playing within weeks. We highly recommend him for guitar lessons. A O’Hara
My daughter is a tough nut to crack. She loves her guitar lessons but is basically silent. I love that Kevin takes that, is still himself, and teaches her!
Paul is a great guitar teacher! He is always very friendly, patient, and encouraging during our lessons. He is also always available via text in case you have any guitar related questions, which is super helpful and generous. It’s evident that he truly cares about his students’ progress, and he does a great job planning each lesson to ensure his students get the most out of each week.
I've had the pleasure of working with Billy for the better part of 3 years. Billy has fulfilled and surpassed every goal and objective that we were looking for when we brought our young daughters to Progressive Music Center. My daughters take Piano, Drums and Vocal lessons at Progressive. From the outset, Billy has lived up to his excellent reputation as the Preeminent resource for Music education in the Triangle Area by providing individually catered lesson plans along with caring, relationship-based instructors. Not only have my girls progressed musically in every way imaginable, but the program(s) that Billy provides serve as an enriching part of our lives socially and have helped build their self-confidence. We enjoy his passion for music, his experienced direction and our relationship with him has provided limitless opportunity for our family...it continues to be a great ride!
First lesson; wife and I back to back. Kelli is very approachable, has a beautiful voice and is a good match for us regarding song/music styles. We're both happy about how we're starting out; seems like a good approach for us. I already play guitar and need vocal help for song/praise/worship scenarios as well as strength for public speaking; Kelli is focused on our needs and interest.
I have been one of Suzanne's guitar students for several years in an evening group lesson situation at a local high school. I like Suzanne's enthusiasm and creativity in a lesson environment. I also admire how quickly she can deconstruct a song and make it playable for the class. Suzanne does an excellent job of balancing learning new songs and teaching the theory behind them without slowing down the fun. Her students seem to quickly pick up the guitar and enjoy playing it almost from day one. I especially like that there is "no fault" if an adult student has trouble finding time to practice between lessons. Of course, without practice, it is hard to improve quickly. Sometimes we work on a song that isn't one I'd choose. But this exposes me to other music genres and provides new learning elements. Suzanne asks us for input of which songs we'd like to learn, so the occassional "dud" song isn't really a problem. As the skills of the class continue to improve, it might be interesting to have class members bring a song to discuss/improve with input from their peers and Suzanne - think of a writer's workshop. For a fun guitar lesson experience, I highly recommend Suzanne.
As a beginner who is interested in learning many different styles, I am so pleased to have a teacher like Brandon, who is always showing me how to play something new. He also paces the lessons well and eases his students into good technique. I've certainly had teachers in the past who could be preachy about their purist ways and insist on drills for much of the lesson, but Brandon is great at picking up on what moves his students. I bet he could be a little tougher on me, but I appreciate his patience! Looking forward to keeping this going in the coming years!
My boys love their guitar lessons with Adam. He tailors each lesson to their personalities / music likes and is very patient. He has really inspired them to become better guitar players. He has also been very flexible with lesson time/dates as the boys schedules are a bit hectic with sports / school, etc. So glad we found Adam!
I have taken a few guitar lessons and i am thoroughly enjoying
Nelson has been a wonderful teacher. He is a very talented guitarist with a deep knowledge of music of all kinds. His lessons have provided exactly what I needed to expand my musical vocabulary, improve my chops, and to make playing guitar more enjoyable than before. Highly recommended.
John is a very pleAsant, talented teacher. Also patient , on time and very reasonably priced. Taught me what I wanted to learn to play , not just his agenda.
Abanoub taught me how to play guitar, in his place. it took about 4 weeks for me to be good. Abanoub is very impressive he is professional and a real artist, he made from me a very good guitarist. I think he has nothing to do to improve himself.
I am an excellent teacher. Teaching over online, such as Skype, would be great. I am experienced with fingerstyle guitar such as Reverend Gary Davis and Blind Blake. I also play old-time fiddle and banjo. I teach beginner to advanced students.
Harmony Music Lessons provides quality personal lessons in the triangle area. We welcome ages 5-105. Specializing in foundational acoustic guitar and beginner piano.
I've taught many children including my child. I'm mainly classically trained. I'm working on a music degree. I will travel if needed. My home piano is available. I teach music theories and scales. I have been playing in recitals since age five. That was over 30 years ago. Music is my life.
I teach beginner to intermediate guitar lessons. I also teach singing, songwriting, recording and performance techniques. I have been singing and playing out for over 23 years. I have been writing songs for 20 years, and I have been recording for 23 years.
Learn how to play real guitar I teach all ages how to play guitar, read music, play from books, play with favorite CD, as well as use chords, notes, simple patterns to achieve results. I will help you choose and set up equipment, plan stage layout. I over 35 years of experience teaching and performing!
I've been playing music since age 4. I consider myself a semi-professional and have had numerous interactions playing with great musicians from all over the globe. I take a hands-on approach and can tailor my style to accompany yours.