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McKinney Acoustic Guitar Instructors

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Grapevine Guitar School
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 125 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rita P.
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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.

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Play Guitar Now
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
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Bob E.
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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.

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Zera Music Company
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
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El M.
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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.

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  • 37 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tim T.
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First guitar lesson was fun and valuable. Looking forward to many more.

  • 38 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Kamila W.
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My son loves his piano lessons!

Music Lessons with Zach
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Alex G.
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Zach taught me bass guitar for almost two years and it went extremely well. The lessons I received from him were fast paste whether it was jazz or funk the music I learned was new and awesome to me. We covered some very fundamental rules and jazz standards that helped take me to the next step. Seems like Zach knows a lot about what he's doing.

Herod Enterprises
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Colleen D.
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Carl Herod has been an exceptional music teacher to my two sons for the past four years. Beginning with piano lessons and expanding into percussion and guitar lessons, we spend an hour a week with Carl and he packs our time with quality learning. He brings knowledge and expertise to MANY aspects of music. The boys learn rudiments and technical theory, but also improvisation and ear training. His teaching style is laid back and relaxed. He responds equally well to my older "by the book" son and my second "more eccentric" son and brings out their love of learning with varied methods of instruction.I anticipate continuing our teacher/student relationship with Carl for the next five years and I am confident that my boys will have a life-long love of music in large part because of Carl.

Pritchard's School of Music
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Charlie S.
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I began taking guitar lessons from Kenneth when I was 14, and right away, I noticed his ability to mold the lesson into an experience that fit 𝘮𝘺 musical interests and what I wanted to learn. Whether I wanted to learn theory, practice a certain technique or rudiment, or just have fun learning a song, Kenneth could always adapt and make the lesson interesting and enriching. This is a quality that many music teachers lack, and it’s the aspect of his teaching that kept me enticed for so long. In addition to being a great teacher, Kenneth is a passionate music fan of many different genres, and through taking lessons with him, I was exposed to many new musical concepts that opened my eyes to the world of music I was yet to discover. Though I no longer take lessons, I can say for sure that my time with Kenneth has made me a much more skilled, receptive and well rounded musician, and I am very thankful for all the things I learned.

The Sound Foundation
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dennylliam R.
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The Sound Foundation has been outstanding to us, especially my son. Norman has done everything possible to see that my son receives his guitar lessons. The Sound Foundation makes you feel at home. He is the most friendliest guy I have met and also, super understanding. My son has learned a lot from his instructor and has picked up some skills. Thank you The Sound Foundation!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kelli P.
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Very professional. My son enjoyed his first guitar lesson!

Juan Jimenez
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Laura T.
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    Juan does private guitar lessons for my 10 year old son and I'm happy to say all is going very well! My son enjoys every lesson and he has improved from the beginning of the sessions.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    GUITAR: Stephen teaches to a broad range of skill levels, from the first-time beginner needing a standard method approach to the experienced player desiring improvement in specific areas (including chord/scale theory, standard music notation, tablature, songwriting and ear-training). Lessons can be tailor made to fit the student's personal goals and musical tastes. PIANO: Stephen teaches piano to beginner to intermediate level students who need a standard method approach (including reading standard notation, chord/scale theory and ear-training and songwriting). Stephen holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies (minor - Music Theory) and a Master of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance (minor - Theory/Composition) from the University of North Texas. In addition to his eighteen years of private studio teaching, he has also served three years as a Graduate Teaching Fellow at UNT, seven years as Adjunct Instructor at Tarrant County College, and six years at Dallas County Community College District. He is available to teach in studio, or can travel to you.

    About

    I offer: * Guitar * Bass * Piano * And Songwriting Lessons I also teach all the aspects of music reading, theory, soloing, improvising, and in all the guitar styles such as classical, rock, jazz, flamenco, and how to compose in these styles.

    About

    I'm Nicolas Poni Hoax, a guitar player. I can teach you how to play songs and chords on the guitar or whatever to play on the guitar.

    • 3 years in business
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    Nearly 10 years in music starting with trombone in symphonic, marching and jazz band. Have performed as a guitarist in a jazz band, combo, show choir accompanist, regional touring pop-punk band, open mic nights. I am mostly self taught with training in music theory & instrument technique. Also play uke and piano. Deep knowledge of Chords, progressions, scales, exercises, improvisation, jazz/blues, rock/alternative, punk, metal, raggae

    About

    I am a professional musician that has toured around the world for over 2 decades: started as a drummer, now I write songs and play both acoustic & electric guitar. (I am also a graduate of Jesuit & SMU.) I am looking for a small group of beginners for one-on-one lessons. We can learn songs, practice fundamentals, or whatever other ideas you might have, as long as we are having fun making music!

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    Allison Snyder has been teaching piano, guitar, voice and brass instrument lessons in the North Dallas area for over 30 years. If you are looking for music lessons in North Dallas, Carrollton, Addison, Plano, Frisco, Coppell or Farmers Branch, call Allison today and set up a free introductory lesson.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    I am a Denton based guitar teacher. I have been teaching privately for more than five years. I have a master's degree in guitar performance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and currently working on my Doctorate Degree at the University of North Texas where I also work as a teaching fellow. I am currently available to give lessons in guitar, piano, music theory and composition. I focus on classical guitar, but I am available to teach any style. I will develop lessons to help you achieve your goals or help you create goals to help you improve your lessons. My rate is $40/hour.

    About

    I'm a private guitar tutor. My specialties are classical, rock, blues, metal, and learning new things. As a result of the fact that I still also consider myself a student, I can quickly discover your personal learning style, and foster rapid growth and a lifelong love of the instrument. Learn guitar now!

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    Music Maestro is a revolutionary way to learn music theory, primarily in guitar and keyboards. Music Maestro is a patented visual music tool system that makes learning basic music theory easy and fun to learn. Music Maestro will soon be released on the market, be the first in your area to learn guitar and music theory the Music Maestro way! System includes The Music Maestro wheel which is a device that shows you scale and chord formulas in any key instantly. The Music Maestro wheel will also show you all seven diatonic triads chords in any key instantly. This is great for those who would like to compose their own music and want to know what chords to play in any given key! There's also a chord leading chart on the other side that shows you what chords lead to other chords. You will learn scale and chord chemistry, so you will be able to know and understand how every chord in a chord book is constructed. Plus you will be able to play major and minor pentatonic scales on the entire guitar fretboard quicker than any other method. The whole Music Maestro system is based on color association which is great for recalling notes and the development of color hearing which is great for young students! My rates are very affordable. Contact me for more information.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    As a self-taught guitarist then later having private lessons. I feel that anyone wanting to learn to play already enjoys playing the guitar even just starting out. When I started, I learned the songs I liked that I listened to. I think most of us feel this same way about learning to play guitar. It should be fun and fulfilling to us as we learn the guitar as well the music that we so love to hear. If I can do it, I believe anyone can. So I allow the student to choose what they want to learn.

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