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Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Laurel B.
Verified review

It's hard to find the right piano teacher. But when I found Emily I knew I needed to look no further. I have been taking piano lessons on and off 20 years and within the first few lessons she taught me elements of theory and artistry that I had never seen from a teacher. She is patient, thoughtful and an expert in her craft. She listens and selects pieces that are inspirational to my taste and builds a curriculum to my skill level (intermediate) and pushes me just enough to help me feel confident while still learning new skills.

Portland Guitar Academy
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Shant'e H.
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My daughter started working with Sam about 7months ago. She came in with absolutely no knowledge of guitars, songwriting or reading music. Now my daughter is doing all of these things pretty well. She looks forward to guitar lessons every week. Samantha is thorough, patient and super sweet. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a great musical mentor.

Kyle Shipp's Music Studio
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Seika K.
Verified review

I started taking his piano lessons only about a month ago, but it''s been such a great joy to work with him. He constantly assesses my weaknesses and strengths, and plans my lessons accordingly. He also listens carefully to what I like and what I want to do, too. I live a bit far from his studio, but it's totally worth it. I highly recommend him!

  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Braden W.
Verified review

Great guitar teacher, not only gives great guitar lessons but also gives awesome insight on music and understanding it at a more complex level.

Maestro Music School
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Loletta L.
Verified review

When we arrived for the initial consultation for singing lessons and my daughter saw the piano, she asked if she could take piano lessons first. So, we're now taking piano lessons from Bonnie. I find her to work very well with kids, my daughter is 8, and my daughter likes her and is happy too. She explains things clearly, gives praise when earned, and is helpful and pleasant to work with.

Attila's Guitar Studio
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Balazs G.
Verified review

Well trained, experienced, friendly. Makes the guitar learning fun.

Beginning Piano Lessons
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Christine M.
Verified review

I took piano lessons from Geoff 2 years ago and unfortunately due to financial issues had to quit. For the months that I was able to be taught by him, I loved how patient he was with me as well as the materials he gave me. I would definitely return to him if I was able to do so in the future

Dr. Helen Pevzner
4.4
from 10 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sasha S.
Verified review

Helen, was AMAZING, she taught my 6 yr daughter her first piano lesson. We were going to try out a few different teachers, but after meeting her, I have no interest going anywhere else. Thank you for being so friendly and so talented! <3 A few things that were important to me were, 1. She could connect with my 6 year old. 2. That she could teach syllabus. 3. That she has opportunities for her students to perform during the year. She met all three of those. :)

  • 33 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
LeAnn M.
Verified review

Mr K is experienced and extremely knowledgeable in piano instruction. He brings an emphasis to technique for early learners, including scales and chords that builds a thorough knowledge base for students. As a former piano teacher, I have greatly valued having Mr K instruct my daughters. They have become proficient very quickly and love the piano!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
John G.
Verified review

I was given a gift certificate by my girlfriend for guitar lessons with Manny, and after 5 lessons I was able to play (and sing) a particular song that I wanted to learn so that I could serenade my girlfriend, and then propose to her. Thanks to Manny's style of teaching and his awareness of my learning style, it was a wonderful experience! Also, Manny is truly an amazing guitarist, and has the depth of experience to advance beginning guitarists, as well as those of you who are much further along than that. I am continuing with my lessons, and I HIGHLY recommend Manny to anyone looking to learn the guitar!

SongSmith Music
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Alice B.
Verified review

I highly recommend Tim Smith as a teacher in many areas of music. I am so elated to be taking cello lessons with this fine teacher! Tim is multi-talented and able to challenge me through every level of musical growth. I appreciate his individual teaching style which allows each student to progress at their own personal rate. He is flexible and accommodating with lesson times and his rates are right in line with the local teaching market.

Park Place Music Academy
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey H.
Verified review

When I was 16 I took guitar beginner guitar lessons with Elisa and absolutely loved it! I definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a music teacher. She was and is very supportive of my dream in music.

Geoff Arnold
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Jack D.
Verified review

My guitar lessons are the highlight of my week. Geoff is an amazing teacher who makes learning the guitar enjoyable and accessible .

Haley Johnsen Music
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jordan W.
Verified review

I’ve been seeing Haley for about 2 months now for vocal lessons. She is super professional and helps me so much with finding my voice. I have so much more confidence and skill after working with her. She is extremely talented and I feel so lucky to have her as a coach. She works really hard on helping me find my sound and making me feel comfortable and confident with my voice.

David Gauthier
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Dean C.
Verified review

I enjoy Davids approach. I am looking forward to working with him more.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

Music lessons for all ages in classical, blues, jazz, and popular music styles are offered by professional musicians with degrees in music and teaching experience. We have lessons for guitar, ukelele, piano, bass, and drums. Students have the opportunity to perform in student recitals, which are great for students to showcase their skills and gain confidence in themselves. Parents really love it!

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I charge $10 per half hour. The first session is always free. The idea is local education. This is an effort to share my talent and skills with the communities near Silverton. Please message me with any questions.

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

I am a Portland based guitar instructor. My teaching career began in NY, where I am originally from. I have had students from ages 6-60. I specialize in classical guitar, but I have plenty of experience in teaching and performing various styles, including rock, jazz, and folk. I believe that a good technique is essential, and an understanding of music theory is essential. However, these things are only one side of the coin. In addition to teaching you what to practice, I will teach you how to practice and how it ties in to what you love.

About

I am an extremely patient player who loves to share the great gift of music to all those who wish to learn.

About

I can teach skills for guitar and bass that will allow one to play music, bridging many genres. I can help people learn songs but specialize in teaching improvisational/computational skills.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

I'm approachable, personable and patient. Whereas other teachers take textbook approaches, and categorize the people they're teaching as purely 'students', I like to learn about the people I teach, ask questions, find out what they're into. This 2 way approach to teaching makes the lessons more enjoyable, and opens the doors of communication, making it a safe place to be.

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Need a Guitar Instructor

Portland, OR

  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Experience
    Beginner
  • Details
    needs to like working with kids
  • $25
    Average price

Need a Guitar Instructor for an Intermediate

Portland, OR

  • Frequency of lessons
    Once or twice a month
  • Guitar type
    Not sure
  • Experience
    Advanced
  • Details
    I want to learn to read music fluently.
  • $29
    Average price

Need Guitar Lessons for my 8 year old Daughter

Gresham, OR

  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Experience
    No experience
  • Details
    The Lessons are for our daughter Natalie who is 8 & has never played before. She would like the small group option if available.
  • $52.5
    Average price
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