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Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rob M.
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I have gotten a series of guitar lessons from Stevie. The progress I've made is amazing. If you're looking for a relaxed atmosphere to ask questions and learn to play guitar, Matthews is your guy. He is passionate about music and your ability to get better. I'm very excited to continue to learn more.

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DC Guitar Lessons
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David J.
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Gregg has provided weekly guitar lessons to our son for the past 2 1/2 years. We have been very pleased with the results of our son's playing, not to mention his motivation and enjoyment while a student of Gregg's. Of special note is how Gregg has included our son in ensemble performances such as in fund-raisers and public service. This has not only further motivated Manuel but has helped grow his overall self confidence with the guitar and beyond.

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Morgan Henry
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matthew H.
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Thoughtful considerate and at your pace lessons -the instrument, the music, the theory - a full packge and hell just what you need to play what you wnat to play -- Morgan's great. He changed my playing and I should go back for more.

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Don Bruce
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vanessa G.
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Don was fantastic. I'm so excited to continue my violin and piano lessons! I definitely recommend him...he obviously has a lot of knowledge to offer his clients.

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Jam Class
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gianfranco N.
Verified review

Dan's a fantastic teacher because he makes you want to be a better musician. He uses different ways of instructing that specifically cater to your tastes and interests. He's familiar with a wide range of music, genres, and instruments. I came to Dan for beginner guitar lessons, but ended up gaining much more musical knowledge than I could have ever imagined. Dan helped me with the technicalities of the guitar, and helped me refine and add to my skill as a drummer of 11 years. In Jam Class, we played everything from James Brown to Nirvana. Dan is able to foster a great community of musicians within Jam Class, and will not only teach you to play, but to perform and work with other musicians.

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah C.
Verified review

Brian performed acoustic guitar for our wedding ceremony. He was extremely professional and everyone loved the music. Brian communicated great with us through the crazy wedding planning process and was able to learn new songs we requested. Thank you!

  • 14 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Jennefer H.
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I hired Bill for electric guitar lessons. I actually shopped for an instructor who would fit my learning style best. I learn by doing things hands-on, not so much auditory learning. After trying 4 different instructors, I decided Bill was the best fit for me. Other instructors were good but did not have what I was looking for such as: not teaching according to my learning style, not understanding my goals, or making me feel like I learned nothing after the first lesson. I felt none of these will Bill. After my first lesson with him, I knew he would be a great fit for me. You can just tell he has experience by interacting with him. I left the lesson feeling satisfied with the information I learned and that I am capable of reaching my goals. He takes his time with each lesson, does not rush, and welcomes all questions. He is patient with newbies like me and adept at explaining things in a manner that I will understand. I never feel overwhelmed with the information he gives. I like that he gives positive encouragement when you do something correctly. He will also help you correct you if you have bad form/technique. Bill is very professional, he responds to inquiries quickly. He has the knowledge, experience, and background to help you reach your goals. He has a great personality and is willing to work with your schedule. I highly recommend Bill as an instructor!

  • 22 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Paul L.
Verified review

if you take bass lessons from Dave, you won't be disappointed. Whatever style of bass you like, he's been there and done it, and he can take you there too.

American Music Studio
4.7
from 18 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Courtney S.
Verified review

Brett was extremely flexible in being able to provide us a timeframe for piano lessons for our daughter, responded back quickly to emailed questions, and my daughter adored her piano tutor. We're really excited to get her started in weekly lessons.

Sean's Music Lessons
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel B.
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Drum and guitar lessons--prompt, patient, and gave great exercises to use for practice.

Bliss Piano & Guitar Studio
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Caroline L.
Verified review

Teresa is a very talented musician and experienced piano/guitar teacher. She is kind and patient with all of her students and with everyone around her. Her lessons are affordable but also high quality—they cover music theory, technique, musicianship, repertoire, and even a bit of music history. I have had the pleasure of observing many of her music lessons and taking piano lessons myself. I would recommend her to anyone wanting to learn piano or guitar.

Eugene's Music Studio
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ori S.
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Eugene’s Music Studio is one of the most professional & kind music studios we had the honor to work with. My son is so excited and cannot wait for his piano lessons. The teacher was able to keep him busy and involved throughout the entire session (not an easy task) and she always comes up with new ways for him to stay involved. We are very happy that we found Eugene's Music Studio. Eugene was very attuned and helped us find the best fit for our child and we look forward to seeing the progress he will make with time.

SoundSmith Music Center
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Pat S.
Verified review

A friend's granddaughter told me about Jason Free with owner of SoundSmith Music Center. I decided to try to set up lessons with him. I have been a guitar student with Jason for three and a half years. My playing has definitely improved. He is generous with his time. The location of the store is convenient and the rates for lessons are reasonable. My lessons are structured to help me improve but we also play songs that I have worked on and Jason will help me overcome any problems I may have with the song. My granddaughter got a guitar for Christmas and I recommended my daughter contact SoundSmith Music Center for lessons. Sophie is now a student at SoundSmith Music Center. I would definitely recommend SouthSmith Music Center to friends and family.

G4 Guitar Frederick
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy C.
Verified review

My 11 year old son has been taking guitar lessons with Mike of G4 guitar in Frederick since September. Mike is an excellent teacher and guitar player. He has a lot of patience and experience. My son had very little experience playing the guitar, I am amazed by how much better he sounds and how much Mike has taught him. I highly recommend Mike at G4 Guitar!

Joanna Edwards Music Studio
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberley W.
Verified review

Our son has attended one violin lesson so far. Joanna determined a problem with his finger positioning on the strings immediately and showed him how to fix it right away. The homework she has given my son has kept his interest. He already seems more motivated. We will see how things go as we proceed, but we are pleased so far.

Max's Music Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nate W.
Verified review

Max Kuzmyak is a very knowledgeable musician with a large skill set that is useful in the music industry. He can teach trumpet, guitar, voice, and has extensive theory knowledge as well. He is also well versed in recording and audio engineering. Max is very friendly, easy to work with, and professional. I would highly recommend working with him if you are looking for a private teacher, or a recorder.

Andrew Grossman
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Denice R.
Verified review

Andrew has been my 9 year old son's guitar teacher for a year and a half now. Andrew's approach is very kid-friendly. In our case, my son picks the songs he wants to learn, and if Andrew doesn't know them, he will look up the song on the iPad and learn it along with him. I appreciate that he is not only teaching skills, but also modeling how to learn new things. My son has picked up on this, and works on new songs on his own now by looking them up in his chord songbook, finding online tutorials or figuring it out by ear. Along the way, Andrew weaves in the basics like scales and theory. My son says about Andrew: "He is really nice and keeps things at your skill level. If he thinks you're getting really good at one subject, he'll add something more challenging." My son's guitar playing has improved dramatically since he began taking lessons with Andrew, and he has a deeper appreciation for all kinds of music as a result.

Medley Music Lessons
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Shari G.
Verified review

Michael has been teaching my kids piano and guitar. He is patient and really connects with them. He teaches them current music to keep them interested but he also teaches theory and mechanics. Great experience for my kids.

Tom Newman
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Eric H.
Verified review

Tom Newman is the consummate musician. As a performer, he is excellent. His presentation and skill is among the best in the world. He is beyond limits in knowledge and execution. As a teacher, he really cares. He gives and gives and gives knowledge, instruction, insight and time toward student development. I highly recommend him, studying guitar with him immediately elevated my skill several levels up.

Zachary Grim
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jessy W.
Verified review

Always a great pleasure to work with! I've been taking guitar lessons with Zachary for about a year now, and there is really no better teacher around. He is a great classical talent and has so much to offer a student. Five stars!

HGI Music
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Talisha T.
Verified review

Jeff was very professional and great instructor to work with. Would highly recommend to anyone who is looking for an guitar teacher who is great teaching kids.

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Need Guitar Teacher

Fairfax, VA

  • Student age
    12
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Years of experience
    No experience
  • Last piece performed
    (Intentionally left blank)
  • Can read the following musical notation:
    No, I cannot read music
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Rock
  • Has instrument
    Yes, I have my own instrument
  • Short term goals
    to learn basics
  • Long term goals
    to master guitar
  • Amount of time student is interested in taking lessons
    As recommended by teacher
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
    As recommended by professional
  • Day preference
    Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference
    Late afternoon (3-6pm), Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    would like to get started asap
  • $36.5
    Average price
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