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Providence Adult Guitar Instructors

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Otis Read
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Seth T.
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I was a relative beginner to the guitar when I started lessons with Otis. From the first lesson he was patient, encouraging and enthusiastic. He tailors the lessons to the types of music and songs you are interested in. He has a wide range of music knowledge and styles which make him an ideal teacher who can help any student take that first step toward becoming a guitar player or help a seasoned player hone their skills. Highly recommended!

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PVD Guitar
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Karen M.
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My son has been taking guitar lessons with Nick from PVD guitar for a few yrs now and it has been the best experience for him. He continues to grow as a musican and loves his lessons.

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Bertrand' s Guitar Studio
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jake M.
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I have been taking classical guitar lessons from Bertrand for a few weeks and am pleased with the progress. Bertrand has a contagious music philosophy and a knack for intertwining genres. He emphasizes music theory beyond the guitar and is constantly interested in the structural foundations of the pieces I play.

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Bradley B Stone
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lauren F.
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My husband is really enjoying his guitar lessons with Bradley!

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Jaime's Guitar Studio
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Heather L.
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My partner and I scheduled lessons together with Jaime to learn the guitar. We are both beginners, so we chose Jaime because of his several reviews of being very knowledgable about the guitar and patient with people, which proved to be true. Overall, our first experience with Jaime was great! We really enjoyed our lesson and look forward to many more.

  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Victor D.
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Russell not only has great technical skills and teaching methods, but he also makes you excited about learning the guitar. In my opinion, this is really important, because being excited is what motivates you to practice.

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G4 Guitar Schools
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Julia C.
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Shane is an awesome guitar teacher! He is very laid back, fun, and pays attention to where you are as a student. He pushes you, but also makes sure you're still having fun because he knows that's what it's all about. I highly recommend him as a teacher - and the G4 method is easy to follow. Instead of grabbing your usual beer and a Lyft, spend the cash on guitar lessons you have always wanted to take!

Hub Guitar Boston
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Sal D.
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I am so proud of all the great work my good friendGreg Arney has done in creating this awesome website of free guitar lessons. Hub guitar is simply the best material out there. Top notch stuff!

Evan Murphy Music
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Becky F.
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Evan is a fantastic music teacher! I took guitar lessons from him for a year, and was always impressed by his tailored approach to his students, his own playing ability, and his knowledge of music theory. Plus, the lessons were fun and introduced the basics of guitar in a fresh, memorable way. Highly recommended.

Alan's Private Music Lessons
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Robert K K.
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I have taken guitar lessons from Alan Donati for a number of years in order to better understand music. Being a weathered rock/blues drummer myself, I can attest that Alan is a very accomplished musician and seasoned music teacher who learned his craft via years of playing in rock, blues and jazz bands as well as attending Berklee as a solid foundation. Alan can teach a number of instruments well such as guitar, bass and piano alongside incorporating music theory with the practical applications. He is very adapt with technology as well as “old school”. I have seen Alan teach many students with great patience with tailored attention to the particular student’s interest. Some veteran musicians can only play well but not teach. However, Alan can obviously do both. And so I am giving Alan an outstanding review and rating.

David Moorhead
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle H.
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David has been teaching me guitar for a little over a month now. I have already seen great advances in my technique, rhythm, and understanding of music. I have been playing guitar for 9 years off and on, and I have never had professional lessons. I can say that after a month with David, I am playing better than I ever have and believe that my guitar playing skills will continue to progress rapidly with David's help. His teaching technique is very casual and fun, almost conversational, and his insights are spot on. He is exactly what I hoped for in an instructor when I started looking at guitar lessons and I would highly recommend him for anyone who loves guitar, regardless of their skill level. He is a 'must hire' professional!

Evan Carley Music Services
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah B.
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I have three guitar lessons with Evan and he has already given me so much great stuff to work on! I had been teaching myself for about six months, but Evan has done so much more for me and shown me so many ways to improve. I am really looking forward to continuing learning from him.

Fiona Dooley
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Theresa M.
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Fiona taught my daughter guitar and voice. She tailored lessons according her skills and interests. She is very experienced, patient and a great teacher. highly recommend Fiona for guitar or voice lessons!

Gary Gramolini Music
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Earl O.
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I was very happy with our first lesson. I look forwar to learning how to play my guitar from Gary.

Private Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ben F.
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After taking piano lessons from a traditional piano teacher for 6 years, I needed a change. Steve was the perfect choice. He played at a local piano bar at the time, and I wanted to hone my skills so I could play in bands, too. I assumed he would teach me the ins and outs of chords and then send me off to conquer the music scene, but it turned out he had a real mastery of musical theory, and he held it to a very high importance. He began each of our lessons with music theory - all the basics that make a solid foundation for any musician. Then, he introduced a new concept to something I had been doing all along. He gave me sheet music to learn - tough teaching songs - then after a time, began blocking my view of my hands with paper while playing. Eventually, he'd block my hands and take away the music, teaching me a very important part of playing anything in front of people. You have to know the music inside and out. You can't rely on the sheets in front of you. That's the only way you can truly immerse yourself in the song and let your fingers do the playing. His fees were reasonable and the time was very well-spent. You have to do the work between lessons to get the most out of them. Steve has a true mastery of live performance on every level, and it would behoove any musician, young or old, beginner or skilled, to spend a year in his teaching. We can all benefit from it. I certainly did. I've been in various bands, ever since, and I haven't looked back except to remember who helped me get here.

  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen Y.
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Lynn has taught my daughter guitar for 9 years . She has always managed to keep her engaged and provide an exceptional learning experience . She tailors the lesson specifically to the students interests and abilities . She provides many opportunities for students to showcase their talents outside of lessons . We love working with Lynn

Guitar lessons with John
4.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew W.
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I was a complete beginner at 50! John has been excellent at introducing me to guitar so I can play songs right away. After a couple of months, I searched online for what makes a good guitar teacher and John does them all.

Rob's Guitar School
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Todd D.
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Prior to taking formal lessons, I had tried some online lessons and guitar books with limited success and great frustration. I decided that I should give formal lessons a try and began taking lessons from Rob in February of 2016. It is safe to say that I have made great progress over the last 10 months. Rob is a patient teacher and always very encouraging. He knows when to push students out of their comfort zone so they keep progressing. Rob makes learning guitar really enjoyable....lessons are truly my favorite part of every week.

Music Lessons With Inigo
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
John K.
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Inigo is a great guitar instructor. He is very knowledgeable in multiple guitar styles and great at explaining music theory. He is easy going and encouraging. It is great making music with him!

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I provide private guitar lessons. I teach all styles, beginning and intermediate. I teach acoustic and electric. I am a professional educator and semi-pro musician. Let your music wash the dust from your soul.

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Brant knows the learning process and details of body mechanics as they apply to playing guitar and he has honed his teaching skills through over 15 years of offering private guitar lessons to students in the greater Boston area ranging in age from 10 to 70, from complete beginners to other professional guitarists. In short, he knows how to teach you what you want to learn. If you're looking for a guitar teacher in Boston, whether your dream is to strum your first chords, improvise like Wes Montgomery, write a great prog-rock tune, or be the next Segovia, the learning environment Brant provides at his studio in the South End is one that encourages you while stretching you to achieve more than you thought you could. He caters to all levels, from complete beginners to other performing musicians. Beginning guitarists, you will develop a solid foundation in technique and concepts while learning the tunes you want to play. If you're taking more advanced guitar lessons, you'll learn how to overcome roadblocks in development, deepen your understanding of the instrument and of music, and come to see the guitar as a beginner does - full of potential. Regardless of level, Brant focuses a good deal of attention on "how" to practice, not just what to practice, and on developing a unique curriculum for each student. Everyone also has access to a professional recording studio for any projects they may wish to share.

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