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Farr Guitar Studio
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Rev J.
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I enjoyed the guitar lesson. I believe I will be able to learn well from his instruction. I reconmmend him to anyone wanting lessons. God bless . Rev Joy

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Trevor Perrmann
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erica S.
Verified review

Trevor is a great teacher to my 13 year old son. He incorporates songs my son wants to learn and has a great demeanor. My son began electric guitar lessons with Trevor just 5 short months ago and his progress has been amazing! My son loves to practice the songs they choose together and already feels confident performing for friends and family. Trevor is the best!

  • 26 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Tali A.
Verified review

Amir teache my douther to play the guitar since the last year. My douter has a adhd problem, and amir with his spacial way found the right method to teach her to play. I want to mention that we try a few teacher before we get to amir, and the experience was not so good. For my douter the guitar lessons with amir are excellent experience.

Primeau Guitar Studio
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Betty S.
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My grandson, Grayson, had guitar lessons with Chris Primeau over six years. Chris is a graduate of Berklee College of Music-Boston. Our main goal was for Grayson to work with a guitar teacher who could prepare him for acceptance to Berklee. Indeed, that happened. Grayson looked forward to his twice weekly hour lessons and Chris took his talent to new heights constantly. Chris is a world class teacher, cares about his students and is a true professional. I highly recommend Chris. Betty Shindler

En Fuego School of Guitar
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Themike S.
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Steve is a charismatic, patient, listening, fair, and flexible teacher. His diverse musical genre background and his ability to take you into the vast world of music without overwhelming you is a rarity for teachers. I highly recommend his teachings to any level of guiarist/musician from "I don't know how to hold my guitar" to the "I eat Eddie Van Halen for snack cakes." My STORY: At first when I started beginner lessons with Steve, I really didn't know anything and was using a penny as a pick. Not to overwelm me, he got me started on some technique for picking (wth a real pick) and a few basic chord/progression from music I enjoy (from Metallica/Nirvana to Led Zepplin/Pink Floyd and random in betweens on request). I took those lessons and continued to grow as a guitarist. Then a plateu happened and writers block set in. After, a few years had gone by, I picked up the guitar and lessons with Steve again. This time being more advanced than I was previous, he got me head over heels in love with theory, composition and finger picking which is a whole 'nother world of playing!!! I play gigs at coffee houses, bonfires and house parties doing modified covers and original music. I'm hooked on daily playing now! I also used to be so apprehensive about jamming with other people better than me. But because Steve would free jam with me a little past the out time with what I learned, I began feel comfortable with playing with just about anyone. probably had a few dozen sessions with the guy over the years and I never remember him abrubtly stopping a lesson cause the time was up unless there was someone else waiting. My impression of him, was he was more interested in your discovery and elevation than what time it was for the class to end. Who does that??? This is what I know at least as far as formalities go, Steve has a killer guitar performance background from thrash to funk to rock to clasical-not limited to any of them. He also can provide some insight and technique in recording, drumming, and some digital sound creation programs. His credentials are a shining star as he went to Stetson University here in Florida for his music degree. If you don't know anything about Stetson, look it up-it's not an easy school to complete and only can be done with the best of dedications (12-18hours of music a day) I aspired to go, I couldn't cut it. He is diverse, well travelled, has been in arrays of bands, gigged solo, and currently in a somewhat duelling classical guitar thing called En Fuego (If you need a demo of his level of play, listen to that-WOW WOW WOW-I only dream....). I'm pretty sure he does some studio recording nowadays and more than likely has his own rig to record himself and students if requested. Anyway, yeah I'm a nerd cause I wrote a book of a review, but this guy deserves a good referrence as he has worked for it and brought me and many others up to a level not thought previously possible. So stop reading and call him, hire him, ENSLAVE him to your requests! You won't be disappointed!

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Private Music Coach
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Ann H.
Verified review

I have been taking guitar lessons from Nick recently, and he is great! Very patient and explains things in a way I can understand. Doesn't jump down your throat the way some instructors do. Know he also teaches voice and keyboard lessons, and believe they'd be a good bet too. I would definitely recommend him!!

Local Color Music
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Sara G.
Verified review

Steve has been teaching first time guitar lessons to my son. He feels so comfortable with Steve and is learning at a steady pace! Steve is so cool and incorporates a variety of music genres. A great experience!

Animal Abstrakt
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan L.
Verified review

I took guitar lessons with Tim a couple years ago before he moved away. I knew his skill and talent from his previous work in bands and it was a no-brainer for me to go to him. His ability to assess where you are at as a student and apply the proper curriculum to help advance you in your craft is what you would expect from a quality teacher such as Tim. If you're looking to open your creativity, you can't go wrong seeking guidance with him. He's got my recommendation 🖒👍

  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Geor M.
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I met Chris through a mutant friend when I was interested in learning guitar. From the very first lessons with Chris I learned firmly well how to play the guitar , finger and body positions,technic , music theory everything in a very disciplined manner. While he has a profound and stable classical background he was able to teach me almost every kind of music. I really enjoyed his lessons with him ,I would still be his pupil if had´nt to move for professional reasons.

Daniel Dyer
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Maria G.
Verified review

Mr. Daniel was professional and knowledgeable about teaching guitar lessons and his passion for teaching the guitar made playing it one of my favorite hobbies.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Carlos H.
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I recently started working with Jose on flamenco guitar lessons with almost no experience playing the guitar. Jose breaks everything down and begins with the basics and makes sure you understand the fundamentals. He's really flexible and accommodating with his schedule and makes it to where it is convenient for the both of you. I would highly recommend him for guitar lessons; he is an excellent instructor and passionate about teaching!

  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Selena A.
Verified review

Jose is extremely knowledgeable in many varieties of guitar styles. He is also very patient! He makes every class fun. Definitely one of the best guitar instructors I've encountered in a long time!

Guitar Sensei
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gary C.
Verified review

Learning the Guitar under David's tutelage has been a very enjoyable experience. I could not have found a better instructor. He makes learning theory fun. I'm looking forward to continue my work with David. So, if you're looking for an instructor, look no further. You will not be disappointed. He loves to teach and it comes through how much during each lesson.

Lessons with Nick
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Daniel M.
Verified review

Very patient, fun guy to take lessons from. Teaches both 3-finger and clawhammer. Plays in lots of bands in Austin, so it's also fun to hear stories of someone out there living the dream.

  • 11 years in business
Kevin P.
Verified review

Ulrich is probably the best guitar instructor I have taken lessons from ever and here is why. Guitarists especially ones that like to play rock love to go fast and tend to develop sloppy techniques. Ulrich teaches you expression and how to make the notes come alive with color and feeling. In just 2 lessons teaching me basic BB King and Santana styles made all the difference and opened a whole new world on guitar for me. Music on any instrument is a journey and to be approached as an explorer.Guys like Satriani and Vai are always exploring and going into deeper dimensions with the sound. Ulrich can help you explore like those guys. The possibilities are endless and Ulrich is a wonderful musician, that has the kindness and patience to get you there relatively quickly. I like that Ulrich makes a CD recording of the lessons for review which has helped me a whole lot. I plan on taking more lessons in 2016 and seeing more of his creations at concerts. Hes one of those musicians that just gets better and better and better and realizes that all the formal schooling and degrees was only the beginning. Definitely worthy of being called a Guitar Guru or Medicine man of the guitar. Yes some can amaze you with the guitar...Ulrich can amaze you and teach you how to do it as well. I'm honored I crossed paths with Ulrich and Sabine Ellison---2 wonderful people I'm blessed to know.

Guitar Lessons (Austin)
5.0
from 1 review
    Molly R.
    Verified review

    As a singer | songwriter, it was important to me to not only be able to have the ability to play fluidly, but in multiple styles. Bill is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to application and technique. He caters my lessons for me and what I need. In addition to teaching me guitar, he has taught me how to write charts. As a person, Bill is extremely kind, patient, and has a passion for teaching. He truly cares about your growth and development He loves what he does, and actually can walk the walk. He is as good of a teacher as he is a professional player and you can't get much better than that!

    About

    I offer elementary guitar lessons and alternative tuning methods. I have over 50 years of experience. I teach elementary guitar instruction lessons along with attention to note and chord variations.

    About

    I am a full-time student who teaches guitar and bass. Techniques, scales, knowledge of notes, and song dissection will be part of my program.

    About

    All my services are 100% customizable based on the needs and interests of the student or client. For Students: I offer lessons in Electric Guitar, Music Theory, Guitar Production. Learn how to record yourself, write your own songs, track your own progress as you learn your instrument. I like to cater my lessons based on the interests and skills of each student. My lessons are 100% personalized. I will cover all the basic elements that are important to develop great guitar playing, my method is geared to help you create your own personal playing style. We will work at your pace and build a good foundation. I'm friendly and open-minded. Playing guitar is an extension of you. It should be fun and a way to freely express yourself. For Clients: I'm your one stop service for all musical projects. I offer services as a session guitarist, songwriter, recording engineer and music producer. I also offer services for bands and artists such as: social media campaigns, pr, digital distribution, copyrighting, video production. I have experience working with world class producers and directors. Over the years I have built and developed a strong network with many key players in the music industry. If I can't do it, I definitely know someone that can. Whatever goal you have in mind, let's talk about it and let's create something awesome together. For any questions and inquiries feel free to contact me.

    About

    I've been giving guitar lessons to just beginning guitar players and intermediate level players for two years now. I studied in a jazz guitar program at YSU in Ohio for a year. I would love to help you or your kids grow in their passion for guitar and music!

    About

    I teach all styles of music, from beginners to advance. I have been teaching music for over 12 years and playing for over 25 years. To check out my bio and prices, go to my website.

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    Need guitar lessons

    Austin, TX

    • Student age
      18-25
    • Guitar type
      Acoustic, Electric
    • Can read the following musical notation:
      Yes, I can read guitar tabs
    • Interested in the following musical style(s)
      Blues, Jazz, Rock, Folk, Country
    • Frequency of lessons
    • Lesson length
    • Day preference
      Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    • Time preference
      Early morning (before 9am), Morning (9am-noon), Early afternoon (noon-3pm), Late afternoon (3-6pm), Evening (after 6pm)
    • Details
      Self taught for 5 years
    • $31
      Average price

    Need guitar lessons

    Austin, TX

    • Student age
      18-25
    • Guitar type
      Not sure
    • Can read the following musical notation:
      No, I cannot read music
    • Interested in the following musical style(s)
      Classical, Rock, Country
    • Frequency of lessons
      Once a week
    • Lesson length
      60 minutes
    • Day preference
      Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    • Time preference
      Evening (after 6pm)
    • Details
      I really want to learn how to play guitar my dad bought me a guitar recently and its a big interest i have . But i have no experience so that would make me a newbie and i go to work in the am so afternoon would be best for classes :)
    • $40
      Average price

    Need Guitar Lessons

    Austin, TX

    • Student age
      18-25
    • Guitar type
      Acoustic, Electric
    • Can read the following musical notation:
      No, I cannot read music
    • Interested in the following musical style(s)
      Rock
    • Frequency of lessons
    • Lesson length
    • Day preference
      Thursday, Sunday
    • Time preference
      Evening (after 6pm), Other (After 7)
    • Details
      Hey there! I played guitar as kid and I can generally play a few songs here and there. My good friend is trying out for the voice and would like for me to audition with her and support her! I need to perfect about three or four songs, after this is over I would like to continue lessons and perfect the instrument!
    • $25.2
      Average price
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