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University Place Classical Guitar Instructors

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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.

Eastside Guitar
4.8
from 27 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.

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.

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!

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Jacob Hessburg
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 8 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.

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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Match Anderson Guitars
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

bluehelixmusic LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 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.

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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!!

Skyler Mehal
5.0
from 9 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.

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Reni R.
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David teaches me classical guitar. He is kind, encouraging, and patient. He gently instructs me on the importance of finger positioning and rhythm. David is well-grounded in musical theory and can discuss the history of musicology. Each lesson has been a positive and enlightening experience. Thanks to my teacher, I have rediscovered my love of classical guitar!

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.

Mystro Music
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 48 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Caitlin B.
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Friendly and knowledgable, Larry was my piano teacher for over 5 years, but together we dabbled in voice, sax, guitar, and even a bit of drums. He tailored lessons to exactly what I wanted to do and how I wanted to do it. He can stick to the standard lesson plans, or adapt them to exactly what you want to learn. He's a good guy and a good teacher who gave me all the foundations to be confident in just about every aspect of music.

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.

Andrew Baron Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica G.
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Andrew is excellent. Very skilled musician and makes my daughter feel very comfortable while playing her guitar. She's learned so much just in two lessons! Has so much more confidence playing. We very much recommend him.

Eric Leberg
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 14 years in business
Robert L.
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I've had the distinct pleasure of both, playing music with and learning from Eric. Eric's kind, patient, and flexible manner make him a wonderful teacher, as well as, an asset as a bandmate. One of his many great talents is that he can take his knowledge of the fundamentals of learning music, and make the experience fun and motivating. He performs regularly around the greater Puget Sound area, check him out!

Practical Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Lessons with purpose, direction, and application With, Practical Guitar Lessons I aim to teach students concepts that are immediately applicable in real musical settings. Are you tired of running exercises and theory worksheets without really knowing why? Are you having a difficult time retaining things that you learn on the guitar? As a professional session guitarist, as well as an alumni of Berklee College of Music, I have spent years developing my playing in real life musical settings. I can show you how to not only learn the instrument, but learn the skills needed to succeed at the jam session, on stage, or in the studio. My teaching method centers around APPLICATION. I want to teach you big concepts and theory, but it will always come through the lens of music you know and love. Why study with Dylan?​ A) I'm not just a professional guitar teacher. I'm a real-life working guitarist that performs and does studio work for a living. I don't just teach for a paycheck (I don't need to) - I teach because I love it, and want to help make your journey on the guitar easier and more enjoyable. ​ B) Not only do I have years of real-world performance experience - I also have the training and degree to back it up. I've studied with some of the best guitarists around, at some of the world's top institutions. I know my stuff, and I know how to apply it in the real world. C) I starting teaching guitar to friends of my family as a teenager, and have never stopped! Between my real-world experience, academic training, and teaching experience, I'm confident that I can work with you to become the guitarist you want to be.

  • 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.

About

The gift of music is always a winner. If you've ever wanted to play the electric guitar, now is a perfect time to do so. Put down the plastic Guitar Hero guitar, and play the real thing! I offer guitar instruction, specializing in electric guitar styles such as blues, classic rock, and more. I can teach acoustic styles. I teach kids and adults. Lessons are $20 for a half hour. I also do complete repair of stringed instruments and custom-building of electric guitars.

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Do you want to learn the basics and all the way to the advanced steps of the guitar? I will be able to teach you how to play the guitar and many of its techniques. I am able to teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced students.

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I teach beginning to intermediate guitar lessons in the comfort of your home. It can be for 30 min., 45 min. or a full 60 min for afternoons and weekends only. Bring your own guitar or use the house guitar.

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