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Michael will not only teach you proper mechanics, he will teach you ways to improve upon the "typical" ways of playing to free those fingers up to do more! I have had a couple lessons with him and will have more! I am a musician but only a rough beginner at guitar. I had 15-20 lessons years ago with another master, Dick Gordon Jr. in Tulsa, OK and working with Michael will be a great way to follow those up and get back into learning. He also enjoys helping people to learn to play the songs they want to play in just about any style.
My 10 year old was getting bored with his previous instructor's teaching methods and had been begging us to drop guitar lessons. We thought we would try a different instructor. We've had only one meeting, but I saw a light reappear in my son's eyes and he is excited to start lessons with Jon. The video lessons and use of newer computer technology and has my son excited and motivated to keep learning to play.
We have enjoyed Vic's music for 23 years. When my son was around 8 years old we decided to have Vic give him guitar lessons to try and bring some of that magic home. He is now 16 and loves to entertain us on the back patio during family and friend gatherings. Vic is truly a professional with a plan. I'd recommend him to anyone with a desire to learn to play.
Willysage is teaching me how to play the guitar. I've had two lesson and I'm very pleased with him as a teacher. He's punctual yet laid back. He knows what he's doing and how to teach it very well. He makes what could be overwhelming very managable and I'm excited to practice and keep learning. He texts me the strings and fingering of chords and the strumming pattern after he leaves so I have reference notes for my homework. Best of all: he does not pressure me at all but I feel encouraged to sing when I want! Nothing could be better. He's exactly the teacher I need, and he's got a great voice!
I contacted Warren several months ago about having a special circumstance with timing as I was coming to visit family members in the Dallas area. I needed to have as many lessons as possible over a 1 month period that I could handle before returning to another state and city where good guitar teachers are few and far in-between. I had 10 years of piano as a child and young teen, and only three guitar lessons as a teen. I had no idea how to really apply piano theory to the guitar, and was at a point I wanted to do more only having about 95% efficiency in basic chords. After a month of Warren working my fingers off I actually have a much better understanding of where I need to continue to go in order to reach a higher level in my playing! I feel that his knowledge and ability to explain things has made that possible. Whenever I didnât understand, I never had a concern about asking him to re-explain, and he never acted as if that was any imposition. I would recommend Warren to anyone that was looking for someone to give them a solid base in guitar theory and application. I will be back for more help anytime I am able to make my way back to Dallas, hopefully building on the steps he has shown me in between. Warren is a good solid teacher and an all around really nice person. KC Hernandez
I contacted several competitors prior & they would take long to reply. Zera was not. They responded quickly, politely, & set things up very easily. No back & forth. They have a good interactive site. You can pay online. Very easy people to work with. As far as the lessons, my son is liking it, he looks forward to his lessons every week. I cant ask for more. He is learning bass guitar with Jordan.
Jon is a very patient guitar teacher. Our son, Nathanael is 13 and has been taking guitar lessons for five years and he has been through four guitar teachers. Jon has been able to take him to the next level. He is doing more than just learning how to play a song or two. He is learning to understand music with his guitar and technique when playing. Working with Jon has not only helped Nathanael excel as a guitar player but also in band as a clarinet player in middle school. Jon's studio is comfortable for his students and guests. He is always in a cheerful mood when he is teaching and we are always made to feel welcome. We appreciate what Jon has done for our son because music has helped him excel as a student, a musician, and as a person. We would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for an instructor.
Ben is one of the best guitar instructors I've had the pleasure of working with for over a year now. Not only is he an excellent instructor he's a first rate studio musician caliber talent as well. He received his degree in guitar from college in California. As his student I've benefited from his expertise and the skills he learned there. Ben brings patience and encouragement that is important for beginner students to have in an instructor. He's fun to work with and I always look forward to jamming and learning from him. If you are considering either beginning guitar lessons or furthering skills you may already have let Ben Hefley help you get to that next level.
I've been taking lessons with Michael for a little over a month now, and he's been great. I can't speak to how the lessons work for beginners, but I've played guitar for about 15 years, and am a pretty good rhythm player wanting to be a really good lead player. He's had great exercises for me to work on, and I'm already showing improvement. He has a good mix of exercises and tough practicing with learning tunes to put the theory into practice.
Richard was great! He will evaluate you on an individual basis to see how much you know, what you're looking for , etc. I highly recommend him from beginners to those who have a general knowledge of the piano and music in general.
I enjoyed my lessons with Marc Adams so much. He was very attentive and patient, making sure I had a skill down before moving on to the next, so I never felt nervous or rushed. His sense of humor and obvious passion for guitar made the lessons fun, and I felt his commitment to my progress. He was always ready and waiting when I arrived, and didn't let anything distract him from the lesson. I am grateful to have had the chance to work with him.
I have been taking adult beginner's piano lessons from Dr Tolosa for the last 6 months. He is an excellent instructor, having the patience of Job and always optimistic and encouraging (which is what is needed for someone like me who likes to do things right the first time and piano is something that, unless you're a prodigy, you are not going to get it right the first time...or the second time...or the third time...).
I have been taking acoustic guitar lessons on a weekly basis from Mark for several years. As a working student in my twenties, Mark has successfully transitioned the style and structure of my lessons to my practice schedule. As my schedule has shifted, I can honestly say that the more aspects of the program you are able to take part in, the faster you will achieve results. Overall, I am very pleased with my progress and growth and highly recommend Promethean Studios for music lessons in the Dallas area.
We love Zach He's on time, professional and extremely knowledgeable. Would highly recommend him to beginners or advanced guitar students
Best music instructor I've had! He's got the perfect combination of performance and teaching experience in different genres of music. Rock, jazz, classical, he can teach it all. What separates him from other instructors is that he makes your success a priority, no matter what your end goal is. Can't recommend him enough.
Dr. Bob Lawrence is an outstanding musician and teacher of music. I have been studing piano with Bob for two years. He is very good at teaching the technical aspects of playing the piano, but more importantly he teaches the theory behind what you are doing so you have a complete understanding of what you're learning and why you were learning it. I would highly recommend Dr. Bob Lawrence and the Dallas School of Music for anyone that wants to learn music whether they are a beginner or advanced.
Ken has been a great guitar teacher for me and my son. Me as a beginner and my son as a moderately advanced player. Ken understands how to communicate and teach at whatever level a student is playing. He gives fun and challenging practice assignments and does not give discouraging lectures. If a student feels discouraged, Ken has fun confidence building exercises and videos to help.
My 9 year old daughter has been taking acoustic and electric guitar lessons from Maxwell for the past 2 years. Maxwell is a wonderful teacher; he has taught our daughter all the basics and she is playing pretty good for only 2 years of lessons. Maxwell is patient and great working with kids! Highly recommend him!!
Senior Process Engineer at Finisar Corp I have been a guitar student of Mr. Mengers for 13+ years and I can tell you this guy is amazing and great at what he does. He is very organized, but will tailor your guitar class to your specific needs. I was an absolute beginner with no previous musical experience in 1998 when I started taking private lessons, but I knew what I wanted from the class before I started lessons, and Chris has helped me achieve that. He can teach you how to play music from any genre (jazz, pop, rock, Christian, etc.).
I offer guitar lessons for guitar people who are embarking on the spiritual journey of learning this glorious instrument!
If you want to learn guitar, Mike's Metal Militia are the guys to do it. They have over 15 years of playing experience and a year of teaching experience for both electric and acoustic guitars. Teaching is at the student's pace, and a custom lesson plan is created uniquely for each student so that all teachings are absorbed and none of your time is wasted. Custom lesson plans are for everyone, young and old. They teach fantastic practice habits, including practice exercises that improve everything from reach, dexterity and speed. You will learn scales, chords and even music theory with Mike's Metal Militia, and of course, songs that you've always wanted to learn. Lessons can be bought separately for $35 dollars an hour, or bought in blocks of 4 for $100. Payment is due a week prior to lessons, and refunds are not given for missed lessons. Lessons are an hour long each. Lessons are given weekly. As mentioned earlier, each student is unique, and custom schedules can be made for students who need them.