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EL Melody Vocal Studio
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Woojin J.
Verified review

I first met Sam at church, and I was so impressed by his solo singing. His voice was so soft and sweet and also somewhat powerful. I cannot sing very well, so I started admiring him and taking lessons from him. Sam knows what I am supposed to do, and what is my weakness. I feel very comfortable in his class. In addition to that, he is not only a good singer, but also a great musician who is very good piano and guitar player. Thank you very much Sam

Guitar Lessons with Tim
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Neil M.
Verified review

I've been working with Tim for almost 2 years now. Tim has a great, private, home studio in his basement with about a dozen different acoustic and electric guitars, a variety of bass and amps, and tons of other equipment like microphones, recording software, effect peddles, etc... You don't need to bring your own equipment if you don't want to. If you do, Tim also has a work bench and can help with repairs, maintenance, and fine tuning. His studio is in Canton and convenient for lessons. Plus, Tim is very flexible and able to accommodate me when my schedule changes suddenly. When I first started with Tim, I had been playing on my own for about a year. Tim is an amazing musician but didn't make me feel bad about my level (or lack there of) of skill. Tim first taught me the basics of foundational guitar theory (notes, scales, chords grips, chord theory, keys, etc) and focused on technique, picking, fingerstyle, and strumming patterns. However, he kept it light and fun and we worked in learning the songs I wanted to learn at the same time, making the experience enjoyable instead of a chore. Tim is always willing to help transcribe and tab out a song for me, or a solo I want to reproduce, or other melodies/chord progressions from other songs. He is even willing to send out videos or recordings to use for practice purposes. We are now delving more into music theory and more advance compositions and songs.

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Morgan Henry
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ori R.
Verified review

Finding a good guitar and bass tutor can be pretty fraught. Anyone who knows a few scales can potentially set up shop. I had the misfortune of visiting several such "instructors." Unlike most of the folks on craigslist, Morgan is a true teacher. He has deep musical knowledge that spans genres and play styles, and will adapt his lessons to the interests of the student. But more importantly, he's just a great person - kind, patient, and passionate about music. Over 2 years of lessons, Morgan helped me progress from simple pop songs to Jazz comps, and even indulged my interest in kooky prog metal rhythms. The lessons were fun, spontaneous, and challenging. Bonus: Morgan is an experienced guitar tech with a fully outfitted shop in his house. I cannot overstate how convenient it is to be able to get your instrument fixed in the same location where you take your lessons. Virtually no one else in the area can provide this dual service. In summary: I wouldn't write such a long review if he wasn't the real deal. I left each lesson with a smile on my face and I saw the same in every other student that walked out the door before my timeslot. If you want to learn and actually have fun doing it, give this guy a call.

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Don Bruce
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David R.
Verified review

Guitar lesson for me and drum lesson for my daughter. Don was well versed, switched teaching styles and instruments quickly and i found his rates reasonable.

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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.

Lessons In Your Home
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Tina W.
Verified review

Very professional, Andrew Pendergast is awesome. My daughter has had 3 voice lessons and now we are incorporating guitar with the lesson. I highly recommend Lessons In Your Home.

American Music Studio
4.7
from 18 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Blake H.
Verified review

I have taken over a years worth of guitar lessons from American Music Studio and will continue taking lessons into the future. Brett in co. cater lessons to your skill level and learning style, encouraging you to push the limits and learn more. The instructors are approachable, motivational, personable and experts in their craft. I cannot express how educational and enlightening my experience with American Music Studio has been.

Jack Philipoom
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jamesia G.
Verified review

Jack did a great job and the kids enjoyed his performance. My daughter now wants to take guitar lessons from him.

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.

Diego Retana
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Alida W.
Verified review

Diego is a natural teacher with a God-given talent. My daughter has only been taking guitar lessons for 4 1/2 months, but I am amazed by her progress and accomplishments. She learns something new each week and walks out of each lesson with a big smile on her face. He is very kind, encouraging and knowledgeable with a fun and diverse repertoire. I highly recommend Diego.

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.

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.

Brandon's Music Lessons
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Shantel K.
Verified review

It has been a joy working with Brandon! He is always on time and challenges my son, appropriately, with his guitar progress. Brandon is very warm and engaging, always keeping us parents update on how the sessions are going. We recommend Brandon!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

I am a university-trained guitarist specializing in classical and acoustic guitar for beginners to advanced players, including audition preparation for conservatories, colleges and schools of music

Joey Miller music lessons
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Julie G.
Verified review

Joey is an amazing guitar instructor, and my son always looks forward to their lessons! My 16 year old son started playing guitar about a year ago, and can play any music given to him now. If he has a new song he wants to learn, Joey will have him playing it by the end of the lesson! Joey shares his love of music with his students, and allows his students to explore the music they want to focus on. He also encourages his students to get creative and write their own songs, or just jam out and enjoy the music. Joey is not only an amazing instructor, he is also a great role model for my son. We are extremely happy with his instruction and highly recommend him.

About

I am happy to share my guitar knowledge with you. Please keep me in mind. I've toured internationally and have been teaching for over 5 years.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

I am a guitar and bass teacher looking for students close to me. I can teach you to play songs and how to improvise, so that you can jam with a group anytime you want!

  • 4 years in business
About

I'm an established, professional guitarist teaching lessons to beginners. Each student receives one-on-one instruction tailored to his/her needs and interests.

About

I teach guitar and music techniques that help students play rock, funk, jazz, Spanish, and pop music. I will show you how to become a guitar legend.

About

I am self taught so I'll teach you what you need to progress from chords to arpeggios to modes. Ear training and improv will also be provided.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

I teach guitar, bass, mandolin, and banjo. I have been teaching students of all ages for 30 years and have innovate methods to help students advance rapidly while having fun.

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Need guitar lessons

Alexandria, VA

  • Student age
    26-55
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic, Electric
  • Can read the following musical notation:
    Yes, I can read guitar tabs
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Classical, Blues, Jazz, Rock, Other (Alternative)
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
  • Day preference
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday
  • Time preference
    Morning (9am-noon), Early afternoon (noon-3pm), Late afternoon (3-6pm), Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    I've been playing an acoustic guitar off and on for many years but never got very good at it. I'm really interested in learning on an electric guitar.
  • $48
    Average price

Need a Bass Guitar Teacher

Springfield, VA

  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Details
    I've been taking upright bass lessons since 2007, & am looking for a new approach. I play in a roots band currently but want to apply jazz techniques to lines & soloing for rock & other styles.
  • $68.33
    Average price

Need Guitar Lessons

Fairfax, VA

  • Student age
    26-55
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic, Electric
  • Can read the following musical notation:
    Yes, I can read guitar tabs
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Classical, Blues, Jazz, Rock
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Day preference
    Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Time preference
    Early afternoon (noon-3pm), Late afternoon (3-6pm)
  • Details
    I am trying to improve my playing and style. I am currently in a church band and I can only play power chords. What I want to learn is the ability to play in a band. Maybe do a little improvisation. I also would like to learn some music theory so that I can look at a sheet of music and play it well. I also like to play finger style guitar. Like Sungha Jung on youtube. But my main concern is playing well in a band for Church. The music I play for the band varies from hymns to songs like Jesus Culture and Bethel Music. If you think you can help me out then I would be grateful.
  • $57.5
    Average price
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