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  • Mark Maggiolo Guitar Lessons

    Mark Maggiolo Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Almost 40 years of professional playing and teaching on guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, dobro, keyboard and fiddle. My influences are: Influences range from guitarists of the 1920s to the modern greats. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Studios in Warrenton, Culpeper and Hume Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing

  • Tony Greenfield Guitar Lessons

    Tony Greenfield Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Low Stress… No Pressure… Set Your Own Pace… Have Fun! I have no teaching degree, but I've taught many and they all Love it! If you REALLY Want To Play Guitar… I can help you achieve this goal in a very Fun and Relaxed way… Singing too! R E A D Y ? ? ? Let’s Go! Call Me: 703-407-8277 Hi! I’m Tony Greenfield. I’ve enjoyed playing acoustic guitar and singing for over 37 years. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My home studio - Sterling, VA 20164 Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar

  • Steve Killian Guitar Lessons

    Steve Killian Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I design lesson plans to fit the individual student. Please visit my website at www.stevekillian.net to hear audio samples, read student testimonials and more! My influences are: Joe Pass, George Benson, Chet Atkins, Barney Kessel My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: My teaching hours are very flexible and I am usually able to accomodate student's schedules. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Improvisation, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises Your first

  • Anthony Granata Guitar Lessons

    Anthony Granata Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Mr. Granata... is a Musician, Composer, Teacher, & Author,- with over 35 years with the Guitar. He offers private guitar instruction through his company Guitar-Instruction, Inc., when availability permits,: In 2003 he produced his first book “ An introduction to the Guitar” In 2007-2008 He published the the Guitar Instruction Magazine which can be picked up, while supplies last, at RCTV & HCTV. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: 1409 Northgate Square Reston, VA 20190 (703) 742-4240 Guitar

  • Alexander Rani Guitar Lessons

    Alexander Rani Guitar Lessons

    Best describes my music education organization: music school offering a guitar curriculum, guitar studio offering guitar lessons Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: A professional guitarist, composer and guitar instructor with 15 years plus experience. Lead performor on major stages. Prepares and organizes concerts for his students. Specializes in making the academic teaching of guitar a fun and interactive experience.

  • Michael Hill Guitar Lessons

    Michael Hill Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Student will learn blues basics and move into generic rock as we go. Blues is the basis for most modern music, so we start with the basic blues and rudimentary guitar skills, then move into learning full songs. My influences are: Anything good :) My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Home studio. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Jamming Skills, Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Performance

  • Tony Fazio Guitar Lessons

    Tony Fazio Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Tony Fazio has extensive experience in performing and teaching. He has a bachelors degree in music from Berklee College of Music, along with a musical family, whose dad got him interested in playing guitar since he was 7 years old. Tony Fazio has played at many major music festivals with bands such as Memphis Gold and Charlie Sayles . These festivals had many national performers also on the line up, such as James Brown, Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan, Shameka Copeland, Duke Robillard, Deanna Bogart, Bobby Parker, Spyro Gyra, Los Lobos, Jimmy Cliff, etc. Tony has also professio

  • Bill Mott Guitar Lessons

    Bill Mott Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Very laidback style of teaching. Degreed from University of Maryland. Past instructor at Bill's Music House and Music and Arts. Past students have been accepted into the Berklee College of Music and Peabody Conservatory. My influences are: Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltraine, BB King, Freddy King, Stevie Ray Vaughn My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Mike's Music House and at my home studio in Columbia, Maryland Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open t

  • Draper Carter Guitar Lessons

    Draper Carter Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I have been playing music (trumpet, guitar, bass) since I was 10 years old; I studied guitar, recording, music theory and performing arts at the University of Maryland. I am a professional recording engineer and have been teaching music for over 3 years. My influences are: Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Miley Cyrus (I teach a lot of 12 year olds) My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Rock Blocks Recording Studio 6790 Crain Hwy La Plata MD, 20646 Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Sele

  • The School Of Music LLC

    The School Of Music LLC

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Our staff has master degrees, recording contracts, and currently performs all over the world. We are the School that teachers other music teachers. Academic Oppotunities: private lessons, group lessons, ensemble classes, recitals/performance, composition/songwriting, harmony, rhythm, music reading, theory Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Music Styles Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, Folk Guitar, Country Guitar, Alternative Guitar, R & B

  • Jamin Kuhn Guitar Lessons

    Jamin Kuhn Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I try to balance the personal goals of the student with what can help them achieve those goals. I also try to balance curiculum with free inquiry and improvisation. My influences are: John Standeffer, Joe Satriani, Switchfoot, dc Talk, Israel Houghton, Kirk Franklin, Caleb, U2, Coldplay, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, John Mark Mcmillan, Phil Keaggy, Steven Curtis Chapman My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Bowie, MD 20716 Guitar Techniques: Scales and Exercises, Music Theory,

  • Jason Wood Guitar Lessons

    Jason Wood Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I develop a strategy for each student to reach his or her specific goals as a musician. I have been playing since early 1992, and am currently recording/performing with my band, Todesbonden, signed to Prophecy Productions. I pass on my years of knowledge & experience to my students who wish to launch their own music careers. I am most concerned with helping you get the RESULTS you desire - not with following every step in a pre-determined process. You want to PLAY the guitar, not struggle with it or recite exercises. I want you to experience those results as quickly & dir

  • Victor Crisen Guitar Lessons

    Victor Crisen Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Lessons are taught and tailored to the individual. Using years of experience teaching and performing, plus special interests of the student. My influences are: My influences range from just about anywhere. I have played jazz, funk, rock, and many other styles, professionally. I am a member of Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band. A band that has released two WAMMIE winning albums, played at top venues, and collaborated with international musicians. www.chopteeth.com My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: S

  • Suzanne Brindamour Guitar Lessons

    Suzanne Brindamour Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I have been a performing singer/songwriter/guitarist for 15 years, as well as a composer for film & television. I have taught lessons to all ages for over 3 years. Lessons are tailored to the student and taught holistically. We go at the student's pace and take the appropriate direction to inspire the student to continue. Learn to train your ear, chords, songs, rhythm, finger picking, basic theory & understanding of music. Lastly, I have a great love of music and will do my best to cheer you on! My influences are: My influences include: Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Patty

  • Mark Koons Guitar Lessons

    Mark Koons Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Benefits of Studying with Mark: Lessons are offered in a variety of styles: classical, jazz, blues, rock, pop, country, fingerstyle, and more Lessons are offered in person and ONLINE He utilizes current technologies to enhance your education Mark has experience with all age groups, including younger children He has experience with group guitar lessons Learn in a friendly environment Have fun, achieve your goals, and learn the fundamentals of music My influences are: To name a few: Wes Montgomery, Albert King, The Beatles, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Kenny Burrell, Chet Atkins,

  • Michelle Webb Guitar Lessons

    Michelle Webb Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Guitarist Michelle Webb is is recognized as a incredibly creative and innovative guitarists and a restless collaborator who is engaged in exploring and extending the boundaries of her instrument. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My guitar studio in Brentwood/Mt. Rainier MD Music & Arts (Oxen Hill, MD) Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Vocal

  • Ignacio Hernandez Guitar Lessons

    Ignacio Hernandez Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I have studied music in argentina and continued my studies at Berklee College of Music, in Boston. I have been a very active musician in New York, Greece, Washington DC and Buenos Aires, Argentina. I love all music styles and I have been working on many of them for several years My influences are: All the music in the world influences me, for bad or good, it's a constant discovery My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: In the Metro area or bus accesible Guitar Techniques: Ja

  • Bill's Music

    Bill's Music

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Please visit our individual instructor's bios by clicking on Lessons and then clicking on Meet the Instructors on our billsmusic.com website. Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection

  • Frank Grocholski Guitar Lessons

    Frank Grocholski Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I have been teaching and performing professionally for 13 years. Over that time I have been lucky to travel all around the world to entertain. When it comes to teaching, I like to keep a very fun and relaxed environment and have my students perform! I was the head guitar teacher at The School of Rock for 2 years. Check out my site for full bio!!! My influences are: The Beatles, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, SRV, Led Zepelin, Steve Vai, Dream Theater, Rush, Yes, Zappa (All), Chet Atkins, Brad Paisley, Iron Maiden, Warren DiMartini(RATT), Michael Ripoll, Peter Thorn, and many m

  • Gary Slavinsky Guitar Lessons

    Gary Slavinsky Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I have been gigging since 1973 and recently opened up for Josh Groban. I am a conservatory grad and a board-certified music therapist. My job as a teacher is to assess how you learn and to use the teaching methods that work for you. If you are a beginner or a working musician, I can move you along toward your goal, using the music that you love. I teach Piano and Bass as well. Special needs? Yes! My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, M

  • Eric Balli Guitar Lessons

    Eric Balli Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I have played guitar for 22 years and have taught for 8. I play hard rock/heavy metal, church/praise music, and classical guitar. I communicate well with students and work great with kids (suggested age of 12 and older). My influences are: My guitar heros are diverse and include Hendrix, Steve Vai, Andy McKee, Julian Bream, David Russell, and Perf de Castro. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Ramstein AB, Germany. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Song Writing, Music Theory,

  • Ryan Raines Guitar Lessons

    Ryan Raines Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Practical skills and understanding. This is a careful balance of technique and music theory. I sum up years of theory class into three easy steps and combine that with practical examples. I enjoy teaching all ages of students, children as well as older adults, and try to cater each lesson to the student’s goals using recording technology and various instruments to simulate real situations. My influences are: All the music I have ever heard has influenced me in some ways. I am a lover and student of all genres of music, from Pop to Heavy Metal to Reggae. My guitar lesso

  • Michael Cassidy Guitar Lessons

    Michael Cassidy Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Self Expression By giving a clear understanding of music to my students and expanding their technical ability, I have helped many of them achieve freedom of expression, and IÕm sure I can help you. Michael Cassidy My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection

  • Jasons Music Center

    Jasons Music Center

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Great teachers make great players! Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Music Styles Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, R & B Guitar, Metal Guitar, Pop Guitar, Jazz Guitar

  • Music & Arts

    Music & Arts

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: At Music & Arts, we believe that private lessons are the building blocks to a lifelong relationship with music. Our strong commitment to music education is fundamental to our business, and we work hard to find instructors who are experts in their field/instrument. Today we teach over one million lessons each year at Music & Arts. Lessons are customized to each student’s interest and abilities. Instructors are pre-screened for your safety and undergo a thorough background check Lesson

  • Mark Beauchemin Guitar Lessons

    Mark Beauchemin Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Getting his start in the power-pop band SR-71, Mark Beauchemin made a name for himself with his melodic ear and intense stage presence. Their debut album Now You See Inside (RCA) produced by Gil Norton (Pixies, Foo Fighters) went gold on the legs of the first single 'Right Now.' After two years of touring capped off by opening for Bon Jovi, and a second release, the band dismantled. Taking some time off and concentrating on writing and recording Mark got the call to audition for Vanessa Carlton. It was immediately obvious that he was the perfect choice for the Grammy nomi

  • Daniel Amodio Guitar Lessons

    Daniel Amodio Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Learning is supposed to be fun. I employ a teaching philosophy to keep students interested and motivated! No matter how old or young. I have over 6 years of working and teaching experience in the music industry. My experience ranges from playing and teaching, to recording and music business. I have operated a recording studio as an engineer, and been on the opposite side; as a recording musician. I have worked in music retail and management; but have also been in bands and done marketing. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take

  • Guitar Lessons With Karen Goldberg

    Guitar Lessons With Karen Goldberg

    GUITAR LESSONS WITH KAREN GOLDBERG Since 2000, I've taught both electric and acoustic guitar, Mondays-Saturdays at my home in Reisterstown. I have a Bachelor's degree in Teaching from Towson University. I ask folks to set up and pay for lessons by the month (minimum of 4 per month,) I teach what I call recreational guitar; learning to play the songs and styles you like, and incorporating some music theory as we go. I make sure that our lessons retain the joy and fun that music can inspire, while learning to play an instrument.

  • Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy

    Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: The goal for us at Maurice Arenas Guitar Academy is to give the best possible quality instruction to students at an affordable price and to propagate the art of music to people of all backgrounds and ages in our community. The students and faculty at MAGA give many recitals throughout the year as well as donate money back into the community with charity donations as well as the MAGA Music Scholarships to students that have shown their dedication, talents and hard work in the art of m

  • Brent Progecene Guitar Lessons

    Brent Progecene Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: My approach is to tailor the lessons to each individual student with an emphasis on getting the student to play music as quickly as possible. If the student opts for a more scholastic approach that path can be taken also with an emphasis on sight reading and scales My influences are: Jerry Garcia, Leslie West, Pat Martino, Eric Clapton, Jack White, Joe Pass, Herb Elllis, B.B. King, Albert King, Freddie King, Mississippi John Hurt, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Tony Rice, Doc Watson, My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the

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