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  • 21 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Karen G.
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My son has been taking Guitar lessons from Shane for several years. Shane has a very easy going encouraging approach to teaching that has really allowed my son to learn and develop confidence. Shane has followed my son's personal interests and allows him to play many different musical genres. Shane is very professional and always on time. Highly recommended.

Carolina Music School, LLC.
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole P.
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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.

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Easteppe Guitar Studio
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Annette O.
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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

HandyRec
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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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.

Tokyo Rosenthal Lessons
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen B.
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I was looking for someone who could teach my husband the guitar. Tokyo is a perfect match. Not only is he an excellent guitarist and singer, he is a wonderful teacher and person! And he looks like he enjoys what he does!

Paul Reece Music
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie D.
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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.

Reverb Lessons - Raleigh
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Jason. K.
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Charlie has been teaching acoustic guitar to my 13 year old son for 7 years. He is an excellent instructor that is very patient with beginners. My son has made great progress in these 7 years and has expanded his lessons to include piano and dobro which Charlie has supported and instructed him in also. I would recommend Charlie to instruct any beginners in guitar, piano or dobro.

Songbird Studios
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Jim P.
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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.

Adam Fenton
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer A.
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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!

Chris M.
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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.

da Capo al Coda
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Natasha C.
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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!

Samuel's Guitar Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Peter S.
Verified review

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.

  • 19 years in business
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Students, ranging in age from 5 to 50+ years old, from absolute beginner to accomplished musician, come in every day to learn a new chord, hone their skills and flourish under the patience and attentive ear each of our instructors provide.

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I provide music lessons with heart and soul. I do personalized instruction that is emphasizing skill development through learning to perform the music that you like.

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Harmony Music Lessons provides quality personal lessons in the triangle area. We welcome ages 5-105. Specializing in foundational acoustic guitar and beginner piano.

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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.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I have been playing guitar for more than 20 years. It is a hobby that has been like therapy for me. I enjoy sharing my musical knowledge with others as often as I can.

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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.

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I have 9 years of teaching experience, including additional training to work with special-needs students. I am currently accepting new students of all ages for lessons in guitar (all levels), percussion (all levels), and piano (beginner level). Lessons are $20/hour (plus mileage if more than 8 miles of travel is required). I can do lessons at your home, or in a studio space available near downtown Raleigh. Availability: Mon., Wed. and Fri. at 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. at 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sat. at 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Been playing guitar for 35 years and I'm patient, direct and easygoing with guitar students.

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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.

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