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Midtown East Classical Guitar Instructors

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Dom Minasi
5.0
from 54 reviews
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ian A.
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I have been taking jazz guitar lessons from Dom for almost a year and a half now. His particular approach to teaching music is very refreshing from all others I've encountered before. Dom has a certain way of finding a student's particular sound on their instrument and personalizing each lesson to better bring out this sound. My experience so far has been completely positive and I look forward to more lessons.

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David First
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
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Nora W.
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Phenomenal musician, great teacher, cool cat - I rate David First INFINITY STARS. I've studied music here and there, but it wasn't until I started taking bass lessons with David a few years ago that it all came together for me. He explains music theory in a way I can understand and translate to actual practice that is not a chore, it is fun and addictive! Besides developing technical skill, Dave also helped me grow as a musician by getting over feeling awkward jamming with other people. I eventually felt comfortable enough to audition for bands and ended up in a fun one, playing out in the city even! David was there for my first gig, too. My husband was so impressed with my progress, he started guitar lessons last year and has come so far, it is amazing. We feel like Grasshoppers to David's Master Po. He is the best, ok I'll stop now, you get it.

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NYC In-Home Guitar Lessons
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
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Tara Z.
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I can't say enough fantastic things about Christopher. He taught my daughter in home guitar lessons. He is professional, responsible, easy to work with and a genius on guitar. He taught my daughter so much and she plays beautifully. I would recommend him to anyone!

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Take Note Lessons
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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Carolina N.
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Michelle is great with kids. Our 7-year old daughter loves her piano lessons and always looks forward to them. More important, we can hear that she is really learning and making great progress. Two of her school friends have started lessons with Michelle after we recommended her.

Josh's Music Lessons
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Jen B.
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Josh has been teaching my 8-year-old son guitar lessons for the past several weeks. He has been very patient with my son, who is an absolute beginner, and has also done a great job conveying his enthusiasm for music to him. He is also punctual and has done a great job of keeping us apprised of his availability. We've been very happy working with Josh.

Michael Laster
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Shreya N.
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I take piano lessons from Michael. He is a great teacher, particularly because he customizes his lessons to suit the students' skill levels and musical goals. He prepares material ahead of class and has a nice structured approach that I find helpful in developing a good feel for the piano. It's great that he focuses on important technicals like tempo, playing technique and theory, and his lessons are well-rounded, with just the right amount of time spent on each aspect. I like that he is flexible with both scheduling and the curriculum, and willing to tailor material to what I am interested in. He also helped me pick out an excellent piano within my budget, which was very helpful. Overall, a great experience, and definitely recommended!

Prospect Music Studio
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Michael M.
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Stelios is the man! So let's start there. I have been taking guitar lessons with him for nearly two years now. He is patient with me and has helped take me from no knowledge of the guitar whatsoever, to now playing some of my favorite songs with ease. Watching him play guitar is also truly inspiring, and gives me something to strive for as a student. He is hands down the nicest guy ever, with a big warm smile that makes you feel at ease while you are learning. I have also taken lessons with him on the bass guitar, and electric guitar. He truly has in depth knowledge and talent across the board in many different genres and instruments. Hell, he even taught me some cool licks on the drum kit with all kinds of weird jazz / African beat time signatures. I also love going to watch him perform live!

Eugene's Music Studio
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Debra M.
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Jamie, my daughter, loves her piano lessons with Anneke Harger. Jamie cannot stop talking about how much she has learned from her lessons. She loves showing off her new piano skills!

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Drew Wesely
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Lena G.
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My son had his first guitar lesson last week. Drew is punctual, professional, friendly, and great with kids.. it was easy to set up a day and time that works best for us. Looking forward to our next lesson. Lena

Chris Schreiner
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Patrick F.
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I've worked with Chris for a couple years now and his instruction has improved my playing greatly. I started with a very weak understanding of music but through Chris, I now have a thorough understanding of various different styles of music and guitar playing. Having Chris as my guitar instructor enhanced immensely both my guitar playing ability and my musical knowledge and I would recommend him to anyone interested in pursuing guitar.

Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Jared S.
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I have always wanted to learn to play the guitar, so I decided to try to give it a go on my own last year. Watching youtube's, buying iphone apps but found myself not really gaining any momentum. My boyfriend bought me lessons for Christmas with Josh and I am so happy he did. Josh is incredibly thorough, insightful and taking classes with him has been a blast. He breaks it down and really helps you understand the fundamentals of playing the guitar. I'm several lessons in and I already feel like I'm miles ahead from when I started. I HIGHLY recommend Josh, he's a wonderful teacher and learning from him has been so seamless! - ALANA

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  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peter S.
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Inspiring jazz guitar lessons: technique, theory, chord melody, improvisation.

Lorusso Guitar Studio
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas F.
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I found the search for classical guitar instruction rather daunting until I discovered the website of James Lorusso (jameslorusso.com). My initial contact from several other entities and individuals proved far too commercially driven for my taste. I was interested in taking formal lessons and learning how to read music not just learning from tablature or playing by ear which I had done for over fifty years. A few hours following my e-mail inquiry I was surprised and gratified to receive a personal call from Mr. Lorusso and was in his studio the very next day. I was immediately impressed with this gentleman. His warmth and finely honed pedagogic approach were so apparent it was only a matter of minutes into that introductory lesson I became convinced I had found the quintessential teacher a true pedagogue and a man of such talent and encyclopedic musical knowledge I was drawn to him like a magnet. Seldom in life does one come across a resource as substantial and charismatic as this gentleman look no further, you have just found a genius who's also as warm as the day is long! My name is Tom I'm 67 years of age and feel like a kid when I'm in Jims studio. In three months he has given me gifts of learning and brought me to places I thought were unachievable. He will do the same for you!

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy L.
Verified review

Mr. Connor has been working with my children the last two years. He is an amazing teacher who is very patient and kind to my children. He is teaching them Chinese, singing, drum and guitar. Unlike other teacher we had in the past, Mr. Connor incorporate games and songs into all his lessons which makes language learning much more interest. My children adores Mr. Connor and looking forward to work with him every time.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Pop S.
Verified review

Awesome musical instructor. Luke knows a lot about guitar, piano, recording, and mixing vocals. Will use him again!

Erik DeGeorge
4.3
from 10 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Sherrye M.
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Piano lessons, just two lessons occurred so far, but so far, so good.

  • 25 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Richard W.
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Chris is hands down the best guitar teacher I have ever had (I have had six guitar teachers since I started playing 30 years ago). He has taken me further in two months than other instructors did in two years. In every lesson, Chris is constantly assessing where I am in my guitar journey, and plotting a course to get me to the next level. He listens to my every questions and gives succinct answers. His lessons leave me feeling inspired to practice and to just enjoy playing again. For anyone stuck in a pentatonic rut, or just needing inspiration, run, don't walk, to get a few lessons with Chris!

Jonathan Kalb
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Robert F.
Verified review

Jonathan teaches music, not technique, not songs. If you want to learn what it is to make music on the guitar, the bass or the harmonica, this is your guy. He brings excellent chops, excellent musicianship and real energy to the lesson. A musician's music teacher.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jonathan D.
Verified review

im in high school and i wanted to get better at jazz saxophone and improvisation and even though peter plays guitar and piano he taught me so much theory and technique for soloing and it changed my playin! he showed me so many classic albums to study and he is such an inspiring dude to hang with learn form peter!!!

Joe Pace/Pace Music
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Virginia P.
Verified review

Joe is the best! He gets right to the point and does not mind spending extra time to help. My husband and I would highly recommend him. He is flexible with his schedule which is a huge plus. As a guitar teach I feel that he is very knowledgeable and clearly has patience with my 8 yrs old. Joe travels to my home and is always on time. If your looking for a great teacher look no more!

  • 18 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Steve D.
Verified review

You can not get a better teacher. Anthony teaches basic guitar to advance levels. If your ready to improve your guitar skills then Anthony is a great choice to help you get there

Actual Requests

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Need guitar teaching

New York, NY

  • Student age
    26-55
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic, Electric
  • Can read the following musical notation:
    Yes, I can read guitar tabs
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Blues, Rock, Folk
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
  • Details
    Looking for a Saturday lesson for me and a friend. Somewhere near midtown east to the lower upper east side.
  • $50
    Average price

Need a Guitar Instructor

New York, NY

  • Student age
    18-25
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Can read the following musical notation:
    Other (I read music in high school for my trumpet. It's been years since I've seen sheet music but I bet I would recall it.)
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Blues, Rock, Folk
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Day preference
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Time preference
    Morning (9am-noon), Early afternoon (noon-3pm)
  • Details
    I've never picked up a guitar before, but I used to play the trumpet. I really miss expressing myself through music and would like to learn so that one day maybe I could write my own songs and join a band.
  • $69.4
    Average price

Need a Guitar Teacher

New York, NY

  • Student age
    26-55
  • Guitar type
    Electric
  • Can read the following musical notation:
    Yes, I can read guitar tabs
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Blues
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
  • Day preference
    Wednesday
  • Time preference
    Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    Looking for scales and technics
  • $70
    Average price
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