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Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nikki N.
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Met Steve when he was playing a show at a local pub- got to talking and shared with him my 11 year old son's passion for music and learned that Steve gave guitar lessons. Met him on a Thursday. By the following Monday, he was sitting in my home teaching my son to play Everlong- Steve is passionate, enthusiastic, and professional- he's a full time musician- this IS his thing!! Communication with him re: lessons, etc is very easy- and my son thinks he's super-awesome- which bodes well for his own enthusiasm regarding pursing guitar. Highly, highly recommend.

DC Guitar Lessons
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel A.
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I've been taking beginner acoustic guitar lessons this summer with Gregg. He is patient, upbeat, and great at putting together a flexible program that will meet your particular goals. The studio is conveniently located in DC, and guitars available to use during lessons so you don't need to lug your instrument around town.

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Guitar Lessons with Tim
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Christian S.
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I've been taking guitar lessons with Tim for the better part of the year and I couldn't be happier with my experience. He's talented, patient, and super accommodating to my whacky schedule. We've worked on various styles such as Jazz, Folk, and Blues and thanks to Tim I've made significant progress in my guitar playing! I highly recommend Tim as a teacher.

Morgan Henry
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
John L.
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Morgan tailored my music lessons to meet my playing style, level of play and desire achievement. His easy going demeanor made my lessons relaxed and enjoyable. Highly recommend him. John

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Don Bruce
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
David R.
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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.
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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.
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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!

American Music Studio
4.5
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Blake H.
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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.

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

  • 48 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Alex R.
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When I started lessons with Larry, I had been taking guitar lessons for three years under a ‘learn by learning songs’ method. I didn’t know exactly what I needed, but I knew that I wanted get deeper into music, both theoretically and in my guitar work. I tend towards a combination approach of intellectual and emotional, and I value doing things well, and seeing its link to the larger picture of music. When I pursued Larry as a teacher, I realized I was taking a ‘next step’. What I found in Larry as a teacher and person is an expert in blues music and in how to teach music, particularly guitar. He has piqued my intellectual interest and challenges me to keep learning both the guitar techniques and theory. I didn’t know exactly what I was looking for, but this was it—a Peabody Institute-quality education mixed with blues experience, theory and then throw in endless stories about music from the sixties onward, because Larry was there. You can read his bio for all of the things he’s done, and they’re numerous, but I keep learning more. Most importantly, though, Larry is a great teacher. I trust Larry, and I know he sees something in me. He is a cheerleader-style coach, but an honest one. I know that when Larry tells me that I have potential or talent in a certain area, that he’s telling the truth. He’ll be just as honest when I’m not doing something well, also. Larry has a system that works, and he knows how to teach it and adapt it to my style of learning. My understanding of music, my ear especially, has grown leaps and bounds since taking lessons from him—I no longer feel frustrated, like I’m missing something. I know that if I continue to practice what he is teaching me, I am going to be an expert at guitar and will perform publicly. Larry is an amazing resource, a wonderful teacher, a composer, and a pretty funny guy. Most importantly he’s serious about, and seriously involved with and expert in music—he’s inspired me and he’ll inspire you.

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Brian G.
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I am only four lessons in with Bill, and in an extremely short period of time I'm happy to report I've learned more in four sessions than I could have ever imagined. His teaching style adapts immediately to the ability, skill level and goals of his students -- Bill also asks his students what they are most interested in learning as well to integrate those goals into each lesson. Bill provides exercises in between sessions to help keep practice consistent and ensure that students also achieve results. I personally can't wait for my next lesson and looking forward to many more with Bill! I would highly recommend Bill to anyone of all skill levels who are considering guitar lessons.

M Institute for the Arts
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Maree N.
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I have completed four lessons with Crystal at M Institute for the Arts. I found the online booking system works well, and my lessons begin promptly. The classes are hosted in a nice location in Georgetown, and I have found Crystal to be a very encouraging and patient teacher. Looking forward to continuing!

Glaize Avenue Studios, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jay G.
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Thumb tack put me in touch with a great guitar teacher nearby. Been thoroughly enjoying my experience. Jonathan is really excellent.

SoundSmith Music Center
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Brenden O.
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I've been going to Jason for guitar lessons for a few months now and it has been a great experience. Lessons tailored to what I want, friendly staff and nice venue. I've seen noticable improvement in just a short period of time. I highly recommend this place for lessons.

Bernardo’s Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mirvat S.
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As a beginner, I was in search for a patient and dependable guitar instructor. Bernardo went above and beyond to ensure my learning experience was fun and productive. He did not bog me down with technicalities alone but rather instilled a sense of listening needed for aspiring musicians to succeed. Most importantly, he taught me the value of being responsible for my own learning experience, I took his advice seriously and excelled. Thank you Bernardo!

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

Stephanie Kaiser
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jason H.
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Stephanie Kaiser is an amazing and compassionate artist and educator. She is knowledgeable, approachable, passionate, and patient. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn piano!

Truelove Productions
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Thomas D.
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Marcus is knowledgeable and adept at multiple music and guitar styles. A great person who will work with you to improve your playing.

Sexton Music Studio
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Brian P.
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Gosh, you simply can't do better. Where else are you going to find a classically trained bluegrass expert with a Masters degree, giving affordable private lessons? Chris is just amazing.

10 Fingers Music
5.0
from 1 review
  • 28 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Lisa A.
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My daughter has been taking piano lessons from Toni for several months. I love that Toni comes to my house to teach, so that I can stay home and work on other projects during her lessons. Toni is extremely reliable, prompt, and responsive. She is very kind and patient, my daughter loves having her come and looks forward to her lessons. She always leaves a clear practice plan, so that my daughter can practice on her own and knows exactly what to do. I highly recommend piano lessons with 10 Fingers Music!

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

Actual Requests

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Need a Guitar Teacher

Arlington, VA

  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Level of experience
    No experience
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once or twice a month
  • Details
    My daughter is 8 and wants to learn. We have a child size guitar and live in Pentagon City

Need a Guitar Instructor

Sterling, VA

  • Guitar type
    Acoustic, Electric
  • Level of experience
    Advanced
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Details
    Grew up playing in punk and metal bands, have been playing in a bluegrass band for the last 2 years, have begun learning Dixieland and Hot Jazz with my violinist lately and am searching for mainly an acoustic jazz teacher.

Need an Acoustic Guitar Teacher

Mechanicsville, VA

  • Frequency of lessons
    I'm not sure
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Experience
    No experience
  • Details
    These lessons would be for my husband. He received an acoustic guitar for Christmas about 7 years ago and has only picked it up a few times on his own. He would really enjoy lessons and is a quick learner.
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