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Lakewood Classical Guitar Instructors

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Scott Paul Johnson
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vincent V.
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I've just started taking my first guitar lessons ever, about 3 months now, with Scott, I really like his way of teaching, he is very professional and knowledgeable, I would definitely recommend him to anybody that is either a beginner or advanced guitar player, looking forward to be able to play the blues and I'm pretty sure that with his help I'll be rocking the house soon. Play on!!

  • 9 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle M.
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We went to Tara for guitar lessons for my 11 year old daughter. Tara makes it fun, very knowledgeable and easy to learn with. She's super sweet and the kids just love her. She's a good example and a beautiful person.

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Mary Lord
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yao Z.
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I have taken classical guitar course from Mary for about half a year. She is a very professional and friendly teacher. She teaches people not only playing guitar, but also understanding and enjoying the music. I personally really enjoy the experience learning classical guitar with her.

Seattle Guitar Mentor
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Beth D.
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I always wanted to learn to play guitar, and tried several times to teach myself without success. The idea of taking guitar lessons was super intimidating to me, but I decided to give it a shot, and I'm so glad I did. Ryan is an amazing instructor. His passion for teaching is obvious, and I feel like I learned so much from him in a short amount of time. He addresses all the things any new player faces such as a lack of confidence and bad habits. Right away I felt comfortable and encouraged, and I looked forward to lessons every week. The lessons motivated me to want to practice and work through everything I was learning, and they were always fun. Ryan has a great sense of humor and a knack for using pizza metaphors to explain music theory :) I can't say enough great things about my experience, and I encourage anyone considering lessons with Ryan to definitely go for it. You won't be disappointed.

Eastside Guitar
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Abid Z.
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Ed is talent and wonderful instructor. My son enjoys and looks forward to his guitar lessons with Ed. It's been easy to schedule lessons and Ed's responsiveness to all emails is quick and commendable.

Lessons In Your Home
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Jason W.
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Started guitar lessons a couple of months ago and couldn't be happier. I was self taught and played by ear. Didn't feel I had time for lessons. But, I was missing a lot of the fundamentals. The lessons have started to fill in the gaps and I'm learning a lot faster than before. I wish I started these lessons a couple of years ago. And way too easy taking these lessons at my place. Highly recommended!

Guitar Lessons
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Ofelia S.
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Ken is nice and responded very fast to my questions, I purchased guitar lessons for my son birthday, and he was very professional about it.

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Jacob Hessburg
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
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Irena Z.
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Jake is a versatile guitarist musician and can play and teach classical music as well as any other style. He has a wide variety of surprising practice exercises, never boring, always different and fun. He always includes some part of the theory to explain the piece, to make it easier to understand. Jake would come into our house, always on time, and he was very professional in the way he approached me as a student, and I am very sorry that I had to quit my lessons. He charges less than other teachers I have looked at.

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Match Anderson Guitars
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Tessa B.
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Taking guitar lessons with Matt was a great experience. He had extraordinary patience with me as I slowly learned, and had great advice to encourage me through the process. Matt recognized when I wasn’t grasping a concept, and used creative strategies to help me along. He is a very talented guitar player, and just as great of a teacher. I would highly recommend him.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erika J.
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Started taking singing lessons with Maddy as a complete beginner. She's been so kind, patient, and supportive and is wonderful about explaining how the voice works. I highly recommend her!!

bluehelixmusic LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mark K.
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Sami is a wonderful guitar player and teach, as well as songwriter and vocalist. He takes a great interest in his students and helps to motivate them to their full potential. He's a fantastic musician and performer and can bring that experience to his students to help them grow in their performance abilities. He's a teacher who can work with beginners to get them up and playing songs they enjoy quickly, or work with accomplished players to improve their skills. A very caring teacher / mentor for his students.

Benjamin Simonson
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Darcy M.
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Ben's been great at getting me over my trepidation with learning guitar. After my fourth lesson I've been able to pick up the basics. He's patient, helpful, good humored, and inspires me to keep going. Thanks, Ben.

Skyler Mehal
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ryan M.
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Took guitar and voice lessons with Skyler, I learned an incredible amount in a short time. He definitely knows his stuff and comes to lessons with a lot of enthusiasm and passion.

Guitar Lesssons
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn P.
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Benjamin has been wonderful to work with. Our child had been taking lessons with another instructor for a few months and was not progressing much. The other instructor, though well intentioned, was trying to teach multiple things at a time, which would probably have been helpful had our child had some prior guitar experience. Being that that was not the case and we were starting from scratch, it was more overwhelming than anything and resulted in little being absorbed by our child. Benjamin is very kind, patient, and understanding. He works really well with our child and makes things very relaxed and easy to understand. Our child learned one complete song after only one lesson!!! That had been our goal as after several months of lessons with our first instructor, our child unfortunately had not learned to play even one. It is so important to find the right type of teacher as our older child had a decline in patience and confidence due to being in the same lessons with the previous instructor (and wanted to quit). Now after seeing our younger child progress and actually enjoy the lessons with Benjamin, our older child is now expressing interest again in taking guitar lessons. Most things are not easy in the beginning and with the proper teaching and mentoring, along with a good attitude and self discipline, we can accomplish a lot more than perhaps we initially imagined. We think Bemjamin is very well versed in guitar and is an awesome teacher. We are very grateful for his help and his approach and style to teaching as he is a real confidence booster.

  • 23 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Liza M.
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I am pleasantly surprised that I found such a good teacher, Ken Jacobsen, who even lives close to me. I have complete confidence in his ability to take my classical guitar training to the next level.

Charlie F.
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Matt really knows his stuff! He made learning guitar easy and fun. And it was a lot easier that I thought it was going to be! Thx!

Bob Antolin
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Randy C.
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    Music teacher, woodwinds, guitar, keyboards, music theory, improvisation. First of all, Bob is one of THE most creative and energetic players in Seattle. His prowess on woodwinds, guitar, keyboards and other instruments is extraordinary! I have been studying music theory and improvisation from him for several years now. His instruction has literally taken me from beginner to a level of playing that far surpasses what I thought was possible. Not only is his instruction clear, intelligent and cogent, but he tailors his lessons for the individual at hand. He took the time to talk to me and see where I was musically.... He listened to me play and interacted with me and gave me confidence to move forward with ease... And it is this sense of confidence that I have achieved with Bob that has really made the difference for me. I highly recommend Mr. Antolin to anyone (beginner or seasoned pro)who is wanting to expand their knowledge of music, their instrument... to sharpen their chops and creative fire.

    Cole H.
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    I hired David to help me learn guitar. I've had others try to help me, but music never really "clicked" for me. He was very patient with me and helped me learn the fundamentals. For the first time I no longer feel lost and it's all thanks to David!

    Gilmore Guitar Lessons

    New To Thumbtack

    • 6 years in business
    About

    I let the students lead the lesson, I'll teach them the songs they want to learn and what you can take away from the song to make you a better musician.

    LLBC Guitar Lessons

    New To Thumbtack

    • 3 years in business
    About

    Our lesson plans allow the student to easily grasp techniques and concepts that are necessary for playing guitar in a fun and encouraging evironment.

    • 10 years in business
    About

    I aim to teach students how to be a relevant musician. My lessons are focused on the progress of music itself.

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