Brent Rothenberg Guitar Lessons

Brent Rothenberg Guitar Lessons


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My name is Brent. I am a 28 year old musician and guitar teacher. I have been playing guitar for approximately 15 years, have played in working bands and would like to start teaching more. I am hoping to work with beginners primarily as these are tyically the students i have worked with in the past. Given the obvious restrictions and obsticles that the pandemic has presented, video call lessons would be optimal, however, I'm sure I can accomidate in some circumstances. I am very reasonably priced and although this is a job, I genuineely do love getting others to have the same excitment for the instrument that i did, and still have. 

I am passionate about guitar and music in genreral, so I enjoy all fascets of music including teaching. I am also a student of the instrument (as is everyone) so I am contantly learning as well to betteer my teaching skills. It truly is an honor to get someone excited to play after learning something new and that gives me genuine joy.

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Boca Raton, FL 33498
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I like to get to know my new students and gauge their knowledge of the instrument before overwhelming them with information. Once I have an idea of where their limits are, I try to create a plan that best suits said student.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have no formal education of the guitar, but I do have over 5 years of performance experience, as well as a couple years of recording experience.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

I charge by the hour. Prices vary, depending on location primarily (if I am traveling to the student).

How did you get started teaching?

I started teaching friends who wanted to learn how to play. Naturally I eventually wanted to expand and teach others.

What types of students have you worked with?

Mostly college students, but age range from 17-30.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I got to see the Rolling Stones in Orlando. They are my favorite!

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Pick a teacher who you believe is a good fit for you. Know what it is you want to learn, and find a teacher who you think can help facilitate that. Most importantly find a teacher who will make learning fun. I find that enjoyment makes the learning process easier, and people are more likely to retain information if they are enjoying themselves.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

- do I really want to learn this instrument?

- what is it that I wish to learn?

- do I have any knowledge of this instrument?

- do I believe I will stick with this?

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