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  • Virgil Mandanici's Guitar Lessons

    Virgil Mandanici's Guitar Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33613

    5.0 (13)

    I have amazing printed materials and digital files that help students attain their goals much more quickly on guitar. I also have a very well-organized and structured curriculum that has worked for so many guitarists here in Tampa Bay over the past 20 years. Although I have been playing guitar now for 40 years, teaching is a bit different than just being good on the guitar and I have a relationship with all of my students where I have a good understanding as to how they learn things. I build on this to push them as far and as fast as possible while keeping the fun in it. My excitement is there
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    Best of 2018
  • Dr. Jimmy Moore Guitar Studio

    Dr. Jimmy Moore Guitar Studio

    Saint Petersburg, FL 33704

    5.0 (12)

    I have Ph. D in Classical Guitar and bring 25 years of performance experience to my students. I currently teach on the college level, and have grade school level students as well. I perform over 100 performances a year at guitar festivals, colleges, live music venues and even the public library system. My students have won multiple awards on the state and regional levels. I am the Southern Division Representative and was a National Finalist in Guitar for the Music Teacher's National Association Artist Competition. I am currently on the faculty at St. Petersburg College. I have taught guitar at
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  • Koss Music And Cultural Arts Institute

    Koss Music And Cultural Arts Institute

    Lutz, FL 33559

    5.0 (6)

    Our mission goal is to provide life-changing music education to our current enrollment of students. Mr. Koss has performed with some of the greatest musicians in the world and his knowledge shows it! Students receive 30 or 60 minutes of individual instruction weekly chosen from a wide range of instruments. We provide mentoring and encouragement regarding music, home and school. Each semester we offer students the opportunity to increase their self-confidence by performing before an audience. Parents participate by sending regular reports documenting often remarkable progress observed in their
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  • CG Music

    CG Music

    Riverview, FL 33578

    5.0 (4)

    I teach the NATURAL way of learning music on your favorite instrument. Our curriculum is based practice that is FUN, learning to play, write, arrange, or record music. My name is Chet Gass, and I'm an avid musician of guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, saxophone, singing, and more.I also produce commerical music, performed all around the United States, played & involved with award-winning bands, produced and recorded albums and have written and recorded hundreds of songs.I've learned all of this by using a unique method of teaching myself, infused with the classical theory and s
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  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33601

    5.0 (4)

    Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuri
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  • Immaculate Heart Productions

    Immaculate Heart Productions

    Safety Harbor, FL 34695

    5.0 (3)

    Teaching professionally since 1972. All popular styles of American music for Guitar, Bass Guitar, Voice and Piano, Keyboards and Studio recording and production. I helped produced an co-wrote for Shaun Hopper's "Lower Case Letters" CD. Production for Nicole DesRoisiers obtained an artist management contract with Sony Records 2006. I am Music director at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pinellas Park. The Lifeteen Band at Espiritu Santo, Safety Harbor and the Deacon Blues Band.   I have a teaching Certificate in Evangelization studies from The University Of Stuebenville, Ohio. I have performe
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  • Thomas Coffey Guitar Lessons

    Thomas Coffey Guitar Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33624

    5.0 (2)

    My teaching approach: Thomas Coffey is the founder of and a former U.S.F. Guitar Professor who now offers private lessons exclusively. He has over thirty-four years experience teaching classical and acoustic guitar privately and at the university level. My guitar lessons take place in my guitar studio in NW Tampa. Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Guidance In Equipment Selection
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  • Jay Steele MidiBand

    Jay Steele MidiBand

    Brandon, FL 33511

    5.0 (2)

    I am a graduate of the Chicago Academy of the Arts (Fame School) I have studies at Berklee College of Music for Jazz Guitar, as well as University Of Miami School of Music with legendary Classical Guitarist Juan Mercadal. I specialize in Classical, Jazz, and Rock. I have been the Guitar Instructor at Gann Music in Chicago, and have taught privately for over 30 years. I have developed my own Instruction Manual that breaks down what I have learned in a salient and learnable manner for all levels. I am a professional Musician, and perform my "MidiBand" all around my community. I am #1 for Jazz in
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    Largo, FL 33778

    5.0 (1)

    I have played with Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, and BB King. I have played Guitar since I was Thirteen and played Bass since I was 15. I also performed in the Movie "Let the Good Times Roll" with many of the great 50's 60's Stars. I then joined Boyz Night Out Classic Rock band opening up concerts for Bands such as Starship, Survivor, KC & the Sunshine Band, and the Beach Boys. If I can play and make all these Stars happy, I am quite sure I can teach anyone how to play Guitar and Bass to your great satisfaction.I have taught both instruments in New York, and Orlando, then Largo until I was hire
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  • Stevie B's Guitars

    Stevie B's Guitars

    Clearwater, FL 33761

    5.0 (1)

    Here at Stevie B's, we all live and breathe music.  As such, our teachers are of a very high-caliber, all of whom are performers as well.  Though they all have their "specialities", our teachers are well-versed in many styles of music, everything from country, rock, and blues, to jazz, to extremely advanced classical.   Our "newest" teacher has been an instructor at the shop for around 8 years, and the others have been here for over a decade. The lessons are extraordinarily dynamic.  We cater our lessons to what each individual student's needs and desires are, and
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  • Brent Allamon; Instruction

    Brent Allamon; Instruction

    New Port Richey, FL 34655

    5.0 (1)

    I am passionate about equiping people to discover and pursue their passions. I have been working with children professionally for 5+ years and am passionate about helping them aquire the neccesary skills to discover and explore their passions.  

  • Top String Guitar Lessons

    Top String Guitar Lessons

    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

    5.0 (1)

    My teaching approach: Using an accelerated method the lessons are challenging yet fun. Have students from 6 to 68 My guitar lessons take place in: in the teacher's studio or student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Tampa area and All surrounding areas. Guitar Techniques: Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Reading Music, Music Theory, Jamming Skills, Vocal Accompaniment, Open tuning, Rhythm guitar, Lead guitar, Guidance In Equipment Selection
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    Best of 2018
  • Tampa Guitar Lessons

    Tampa Guitar Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33624

    Thomas Coffey is the Director of Education for The Tampa Bay Area Guitar Society and a former University of South Florida Professor of Guitar who now offers private guitar lessons exclusively. He currently has over twenty-nine years experience teaching Classical and Acoustic Guitar privately and at the University level. His students have won prizes in many international guitar competitions including the highly competitive Guitar Foundation of America and Christopher Parkening Competitions and have been accepted to and graduated from such renowned Classical Guitar Universities as The Ber
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  • Don Banks Music

    Don Banks Music

    Tampa, FL 33609

    Don Banks Music is a full line music store and have been offering private lessons on most instruments for 48 years. We have a staff of teachers that teach entry level to some of the most advanced students, in a variety of styles. Don Banks Music offers Private Instruction on most instruments. Our music instructors are highly competent and skilled musicians and performance artists. Don Banks Music focuses on the musical progression of the student. Regular attendance is crucial to their ongoing instruction and success as a musician Music students are assigned a specific teacher at a specific
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  • Musicology Tampa Bay

    Musicology Tampa Bay

    Clearwater, FL 33763

    lessons and workshops taught by some of Tampa bay’s finest musicians and instructors. We teach all the way from the beginner to the advanced musician longing for more skill and knowledge.We offer top quality instruction at a very reasonable price to any student coming through our doors. We have a great track record of equipping students to the highest levels of excellence. As a result Musicology alumni has gone one to to some of the music top schools in the world! Berklee School of Music, Boston, MA Belmont School of Music, Nashville, TN UCLA School of Music(studio guitar program) Los Angel
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  • Todd David Jazz Guitar

    Todd David Jazz Guitar

    Saint Petersburg, FL 33714

    With over 40 years experience and a veteran United States Navy Band jazz musician, American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Berklee College of Music & Devry Institute of Technology education, I still perform and believe connecting in life is vital for everyone. I have taught in the public & private school systems, college instructor and personal mentoring. There are four phases to life: 1. Gather as much information as possible 2. Make the information a part of you 3. Perform or Apply it 4. Mentor or Teach another not only to pass the baton, but to also reinforce what you've learned
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  • Joe Pollari Guitar Lessons

    Joe Pollari Guitar Lessons

    Clearwater, FL 33763

    I am a former guitarist for the Everly Brothers, Performed at the White House for president John F Kennedy. Guitar Study Institute instructor. I accept Homeschool students, beginners, advanced, all ages are welcome. My online one on one lessons are easy, and enjoyable for any level.

  • Clearwater Music Lessons, Inc.

    Clearwater Music Lessons, Inc.

    Clearwater, FL 33761

    Hi! My name is Mark Johnston and my passion is to help students fall in love with music. I teach a well-rounded curriculum which provides students with a solid music foundation. Kids and adults will learn how to read music, will learn proper technique and will understand the theory which supports the music they will learn how to play. Lesson materials are supplemented as quickly as possible with music the student wants to learn how to play whether it's classical, pop, country, jazz, etc. I am an enthusiastic and encouraging instructor with 25 years experience. I have a Masters Degree in Music
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  • The Studio Of South Tampa

    The Studio Of South Tampa

    Tampa, FL 33611

    The Studio of South Tampa offers piano and guitar lessons, musical theatre classes, vocal training, and clogging classes. This unique performance studio nestled in South Tampa is owned and operated by two of South Tampa's most sought after educators, Mrs. Chick and Mr. Barnhart. This power packed team fused their talents and skills together to form this one of a kind studio that will inspire any student. -Lessons taught by expert instructors -Studio Showcases -Student Recitals -Parades & Performance Opportunities -Community Enrichment Events Quality one on one piano instruction using print
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  • Teach-me-2play


    Seffner, FL 33584

    My passion is to help and empower others reach their goals. I have been playing music for over 28 years and I have been teaching for 12 years. I plays a number of instrument. Music is a life style for me and it's apart of us all. The way we breath the way our heart beat is all music, its a rhythmic motion of time and sequence. I have a BA Degree in music from Bethune Cookman University in Daytona Beach and I also have a Masters Degree in Entertainment from Fullsail University in Winter park Fl. I am current a music director at Mt. Olive AME Clearwater FL.
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  • Roy Kessler Guitar Lessons

    Roy Kessler Guitar Lessons

    Saint Petersburg, FL 33702

    My teaching approach: I consider every student as a unique individual with their own goals, desires and capabilities. Then I design a lesson plan to enable the student to enjoyably progress toward their particular program. I always consider how I would like to have lessons presented to me if I were the one who was receiving them and trying to achieve my own ambitions. By doing this, I can keep a good perspective on how to precisely tailor a lesson to accommodate the unique direction of each students instruction. My influences are: A very diverse array of many outstanding artists: Jimi Hendrix
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  • Sulynn Hago - Guitar Lessons

    Sulynn Hago - Guitar Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33609

    Sulynn is a well-rounded performing guitarist who enjoys sharing her guitar knowledge and experience to students with the goal to transform them into excellent players.  She works with students from a young age to adulthood, adapting to their different stages of learning and variety of interests and styles. One of her goals is to instill confidence and encourage musical independence in her students while making sure they enjoy themselves in a welcoming learning environment. Through private lessons with Sulynn, students will learn and master skills and techniques to mak
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  • Paul Buzine Guitar Lessons

    Paul Buzine Guitar Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33601

    My teaching approach: I use a open and fun approach to my lessons. All material is geared to playing and understanding the concepts of music. I started teaching in New Jersey where I worked at many local music stores where I taught between 15-40 students weekly. Moving to Florida, I have taught guitar at the Musicians Exchang in Ft Lauderdale and Mars Music in Tampa and The Players School , the Calvery Baptist Church and the Sam Ash Music School in Clearwater. I also have maintained many private guitar and music students thru the years. My influences are: From JS Bach to John Coltrane to The
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  • John Demas Music  - Acoustic, Classical, Electric,  Bass Guitar & Greek Bouzouki Lessons

    John Demas Music - Acoustic, Classical, Electric, Bass Guitar & Greek Bouzouki Lessons

    Palm Harbor, FL 34684

    My teaching approach: I have nearly four decades of experience teaching at The University of Tampa and Hillsborough Community College.  John Demas has been a freelance musician in the state of Florida since 1979. Mr. Demas is an alumnus of Miami-Dade Community College, the University of Miami and earned his Degree with Honors in Classical Guitar Performance from University of South Florida. He has performed vocally and instrumentally playing guitar, mandolin and banjo with the Florida Orchestra, the Sarasota Opera Company and the Joffery Ballet Company. Mr. Demas has also performed throug
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  • Joe Bertolami Guitar Lessons

    Joe Bertolami Guitar Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33601

    My teaching approach: MY approach is tuning, fretboard, notes, chords..and student music choices.... My guitar lessons take place in: in the teacher's studio or student's home Guitar Techniques: Song Writing, Music Theory, Reading Music, Improvisation, Performance, Fingerstyle, Open tuning, Rhythm guitar.

  • Pete Mitchell Guitar Lessons

    Pete Mitchell Guitar Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33614

    My teaching approach: My approach has always been ONE 2 ONE. If you have the passion to play then I have the passion to teach. Please read my verifiable testimonials @ My influences are: Billy Gibbons, Budy Guy, Eric Clapton, Mark Knoffler, Willie Nelson, Gary Moore, Bob Dylan, Bob Segar, Johnny Winter Peter Green, Muddy Waters etc etc etc My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Fingerstyle, Rhythm guitar, L
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  • Cameron Schmitz Guitar Lessons

    Cameron Schmitz Guitar Lessons

    Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

    My teaching approach: Private one on one lessons are geared toward firing up and exposing the unique virtues of the student. I'm a music school graduate and have played guitar for 3 decades and taught for 2! Everyone has his or her own unique voice on the guitar. It's my job to help get that voice heard. All work and materials focus on strengthening technique in areas that are relevant to the student (I won't teach bebop elements to an R&B player - but I will expose jazz concepts to increase awareness, etc). All levels of most every style are offered and with a strong focus on technique and we
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  • Ian Hall Guitar Lessons

    Ian Hall Guitar Lessons

    Tampa, FL 33601

    My teaching approach: My approach to musical instruction revolves around the student and what they are looking to get out of their lessons. Some may want to improve primarily they're technical playing skill while others want to gain knowledge of theory to they can improve their song writing capabilities. I also teach music production, mixing and mastering. Mom my studio I have a MacBook Pro computer with several different digital audio workstations including Logic, GarageBand and Studio One Pro. I have a midi keyboard in which I also will supplement in place of the guitar at times to help show
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  • Damien Ward Instrumental Tuition

    Damien Ward Instrumental Tuition

    Tampa, FL 33603

    I am a professional bass player and guitarist that has played extensively throughout Europe and America, I grew up playing the classical guitar and gained many certificates and awards from my playing before deciding to take the plunge into bass aswell. I learned at an early age that learning to read music is an invaluable skill and as such, i have gotten gigs that many players can't. I can teach you to pick up a guitar and play that tricky new riff you've been learning all the way through to complex jazz chords and voicings and everything in between, even Smoke On The Water! I have taught b
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  • Tampa Bay Music Academy

    Tampa Bay Music Academy

    Odessa, FL 33556

    John Tracy is a music teacher, producer, performer, publisher, and recording artist. He teaches private piano, guitar, voice, and violin lessons and classes to students of all ages: preschoolers, children, teens, and adults. John works with a team of music faculty at Tampa Bay Music Academy. Together they offer private and group lessons in all instrument proficiency areas (piano, voice, guitar, violin, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion). The TBMA faculty can accommodate the first-year beginner, and also the most experienced student. All lessons are personalized with customized lesson cu
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Tampa Guitar Lessons

(50 reviews)

Have fun and learn music in Tampa!

Lisa Pearce · Brandon, FL

Hey Everybody: Lisa Pearce here and I have literally spent my entire life in the music industry.

You might think it’s absurd but I was inspired long ago at the age of seven and it was by a second grade substitute music teacher. It was thrilling to hear her play and the happiness she showed us. I decided right then and there that I was going to do music for the rest of my life. Then my brothers, sister and friends slowly came on board. Many of them play for fun and enjoyment still. They all certainly have fond memories of good times and laughter.

The best part of my job and I will be honest here is when the person wants to learn a song that is on You Tube or their favorite band. They either want to sing it or play it and to me it sounds like something fun to do.

We connect and the music takes a whole new life to itself. The happiness that we both experience is so worth the time and effort.

The songs in the method books are good and theory is fascinating yet we all do those exercises so we can play the songs that move our souls.

Since I have been in the industry for so long and worked in a top recording studio for one thing there have been many people I have met along the way.

Who knows what will come of this musical adventure?

I love the sparkle in people’s eyes when they know and I know they are going to dive in and learn how to play. Then they tell me about the fun they have with their friends, talent shows and school functions not to mention their families.

I have helped students get ready for performances, competitions, and contests, as well as events. You name it, I have done it.

When I judge events and see the time and effort that people put into getting ready, that inspires me. To me music is a universal love that opens the heart and the mind and then that person is forever changed.

Who knows what music has done for people all over the world? Music is ageless and timeless. Playing music settles the soul, invigorates the mind, and relaxes the body.

When teaching I see it as a comforting and fulfilling time together well worth the effort.

So my advice to those musical souls out there is this go through the process and enjoy the results. Six months with a good teacher can change your musical view for a lifetime.

Search until you find what sings to you and keeps you growing.

LA Pearce

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