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I started taking lessons with Steve in April 2014. I wasn't brand new to guitar, but I was still a beginner. Steve is my first formal instructor and I couldn't be happier with his teaching style. Bottom line, guitar is a skilled discipline. It's a lot more than strumming chords or picking notes. It's time consuming and can be difficult at times. If it's something you just want to dabble in, Steve's probably not your guy. If you want to work hard on being a guitar player and learn music, Steve is your guy.
Working with Matt for our wedding ceremony was such an amazing experience. He was so open to my ideas and what I was looking for. He gave us such a great piece of mind that our ceremony would be wonderful. We were so lucky to have hired Matt to play guitar at our wedding. He is so talented, kind, and such a professional individual to work with. He helped create the perfect ceremony setting! We would recommend him to anyone looking for such a great person to work with. Every guest at our wedding thought he was fantastic and were so impressed! We loved working with Matt, I am so glad we hired him to make the best day of our lives even more magical! Thank you!
My 8 year old son and I have been taking piano lessons from Chris for the past 8 months. We are both seeing a great improvement in our playing! Chris has the ability to pinpoint just what needs to be worked on. He is very passionate about music and conveys that in his quiet but motivational demeanor. He also uses the technique of professionally recording pieces once they are mastered. Plus, he brings his guitar or violin to the lessons and plays duets with us. It makes me feel like a real musician. Without reservations, I can highly recommend Chris as a very patient and competent teacher.
I first contacted Reed in hopes of finding a guitarist that might be interested in accompanying me while I sang. I’m an adult who was never exposed to vocal or instrumental lessons growing up. Needless-to-say I was beyond green. I was focusing on singing, and it never crossed my mind to even try guitar. Reed’s love of music is contagious though and with his encouragement, we started formal guitar lessons. I warned him I didn’t want to dive into theory, read music, etc. I just wanted to be able to play current songs I could sing to. He tailored his lessons to my goals, but over time I realized he was not only teaching me those songs, he was teaching me the foundation of guitar and building up a chord & (I hate to admit it)- theory- library honestly without me even noticing. He is able to simplify the complex world of music and make it fun. If you’ve seen him play, you know he is an extremely versed guitarist, and despite his elite skill set he was more than patient, understanding and encouraging for a beginner like me. I have also seen him work with advanced guitarist, and he is beyond able to vary the curriculum to suit their needs. I highly recommend taking lessons with Reed no matter what level you’re at. I would have never imagined in less than a year of doing so, I would be hosting my own YouTube channel and writing original music. I have Reed to thank for that. I unfortunately don’t live in the same state as Reed anymore, but I still continue to do skype lessons with him as I want to continue to grow and improve, and well, he's the best! -Jessica Marie
Travis is really a great guitar instructor. I have been taking lessons with him for almost one year now and can really tell my guitar playing skills have improved a lot. He always tries to make lessons fun as well as challenging, during the past months i have learned new chords, scales, strumming patterns and a few great songs. Travis is very patient and always willing to help me learn how to play the music i am interested in (trust me, if he doesn't know the song or the music style he'll do the research!!). I highly recommend Travis Ziegler for both beginners and advanced guitar players.
My son loves taking lessons from Lyle and Lyle is very easy to work with when it comes to scheduling lessons.
I can't speak highly enough about my experience with Dave as a guitar instructor. He offers such a range of flexibility to what I am wanting to learn, and in my desired genre, at a pace I am comfortable with. He works scheduled lessons within the hours I have available and offers his input on what to work on in between lessons to better my skills in areas that are more challenging. While listening to his own original songs I also found him to be the perfect fit for playing at our wedding reception. He offered to play specific requests but we felt completely comfortable leaving it up to him. He played beautifully and instinctively knew what suited the occasion. If anyone is looking for a great guitar instructor I highly suggest Dave!
Patty and Jestin are very friendly and have opened their musical home to my 10 yr old daughter who is quite shy. She loves her weekly lessons and they are both extremely educated in music. They both play multiple instruments. She has learned a lot in the last 4 months plus. This couple, which I would highly recommend, are very hip and take onto kids as if they were their own. I love how they teach and how easily my child retains the information. They also are very easy going on missed lessons (sorry) and rescheduling! Thanks Patty & Jestin for spreading your musical talents!
My daughter took piano lessons for 2+ years, and takes guitar lessons now going on 8mos+. Excellent teachers, recitals to look forward to. Owners very good at communicating.
Paul is really an amazing teacher. He has a lot of knowledge and expertise and is a great at helping me with the struggles of being a beginner guitarist. I would highly recommend his services and since he runs a studio if you want to record he is your guy!
My son has been taking guitar lessons with Mr. Ross for two years. Not only has he enjoyed learning jazz and rock, but his playing has greatly improved. I would highly recommend him as a teacher.
I give guitar and music lessons to beginner guitar students. I will teach guitar and music theory and provide an understanding of how music is constructed. I have experience in rock, blues, country, and folk.
I teach classical, electric and acoustic guitar, with more than 15 years of experience. I have taught also counterpoint and musical forms in a music conservatory.
I've been playing the guitar for over 20 years. Let me teach you the basics on becoming a great guitarist.
My flexibility, my ability to zero in on what the student needs most to both improve and enjoy themselves more, my interpersonal skills, communication, and ability to listen to a song and understand both how they're doing it and how to teach it very quickly.
I have been playing drums and percussion for 12 years now and am very experienced reading and improvising. I have also been playing guitar for over 15 years now, and I have given lessons in the past.
I teach guitar. I've been playing guitar for 20 years. I'm 33 years old and have taught guitar to friends and family in the past. Then someone in the songwriters' group I lead, here in Beaver Dam, asked if I would teach her daughter, and I did. So now I'm expanding.
I teach guitar, music performance and custom craftwork. I also do custom design and construction of adaptive equipment.
I teach guitar and music to those who want to learn. Nothing in life worth doing is easy; this is true for the guitar. It takes time, patience, and a sense of wonder. Music is a beautiful thing. It is one of the best things, and it will stay with you forever.
I teach guitar lessons. I love blues, rock, folk, some other interesting styles in the independent and "cult-following" genres. I am not as comfortable with jazz. I would do an even exchange if someone wanted to learn something from me I would take jazz lessons. I believe 45 minutes for a guitar lesson is perfectly reasonable, but if someone wanted to go longer or shorter we can get into contact and figure that out.
We offer beginner guitar lessons to all ages! It's never too late, or too early, to learn this wonderful instrument. Our reasonable rates and flexible scheduling can accommodate all. We even offer 30-minute half sessions for those with busy schedules.