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  • Billy Hancock Guitar Lessons

    Billy Hancock Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I prefer my students to read music, but do not insist on it. I teach reading on all levels but also tablature. My approach is to make each student feel comfortable with custom made lessons. I do not believe in a one size fits all program. I am an expert at chord-melody. I also excel in blues, ragtime, rockabilly and all other roots music. My influences are: James Burton, Les Paul, Curtis Mayfield, Jimi Hendrix and Dave Van Ronk just to name a few. My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: 7 Day

  • Morgan Henry Guitar Lessons

    Morgan Henry Guitar Lessons

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    My teaching approach: I teach popular styles except classical, hiphop, ethnic and flamenco. Guitar playing is FUN. My teaching style is to find songs you want to play, and inject necessary concepts into the process of learning it. Includes music theory and technique. I use ear training, chord diagrams, tab, even standard notation. Bring songs or use my library. My background is in bands, in living rooms, and in the studio. So I can teach you to play by yourself, with others or in bands. My influences are: The British Invasion and folkies got me going in the last 60's - but I've been in ban

  • ROCKmeGUITARS

    ROCKmeGUITARS

    ROCKmeGUITARS is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. Our desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 & Up) music as languange skills using technology, Rock, Blues and Worship and this to serve as foundation for their musical growth and performances in their lives. The Method 1) Music is a language...... By: Victor Wooten. Both music and verbal languages serve the same purpose. They are both forms of expression. They can be used as a way to communicate with others, they can be r

  • Larry Rice Guitar Lessons

    Larry Rice Guitar Lessons

    My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Sunday 9am - 10pm Monday - Wednesday 8am - 10pm Thursday 8am - 7pm 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, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection

  • Robert Adams Guitar Lessons

    Robert Adams Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I like to ensure that the student has a firm grasp on the guitar's tuning system and how that works out in patterns on the guitar and then based upon the students goals and objectives begin to work out how they want to best express themselves. I own a variety of electric and acoustic guitars; Fender, PRS, Takamine and amps as well Roland, Fender, Line 6, Peavey, Crate. I generally let the students try to find what THEY like and how we can develop the sound they hear in THEIR heads. My influences are: Prince, Jesse Johnson, Jimmy Nolan, Freddie Stone, Leo Nocentelli, Dez

  • 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

  • Sean Borja Guitar Lessons

    Sean Borja Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: My lessons for beginners start with the very basics of the guitar's anatomy as well as the fundamental musical road map of the fretboard, all of which are meant to instill an understanding of the guitar that renders figuring out and playing your favorite songs a cinch. At the core of my approach to teaching is the love and passion of music as a means of personal creativity, expression and all around enjoyment. Our lessons will be mutually designed to fit the needs and skills of each student respectively. I have only three rules: 1) Relax!, 2) Stay in Tune, and 3) Stay in

  • Greggory Hammond Guitar Lessons

    Greggory Hammond Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Each student has their own way of learning. My experience as a teacher and player helps me determine the best way for each student to learn, resulting in the most progress in the least amount of time. I blend many methods to custom fit the needs and desires of each student. Students leave each lesson with a set of exercises to practice until the next lesson -- the amount of time the student dedicates at home is directly related to their progress. My influences are: Eric Clapton, Alex Lifeson, Jack Johnson, Tony Iommi, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Joe Satriani, Trey Anastasio,

  • Tom Lawrence Guitar Lessons

    Tom Lawrence Guitar Lessons

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    My teaching approach: First it has to be fun and interesting, not just a boring method book one, two or three experience. I have done this long enough to know how to get people excited about making a commitment to the guitar and give you the things that will get you playing sooner then later. My influences are: Everything from surf guitar, country, classic rock & blues. I love jazz guitar and classical as well. So many nice players I enjoy, just too many to list. Think of playing the guitar as a buffet of food with lots of good things to try. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Randy Austin Jr. Guitar Lessons

    Randy Austin Jr. Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Experience has taught me that students "take it in" many different ways. I hone my approach to the student in front of me. I do encourage all to read some, be it tab. or trad. notation. I've played rock.C&W, jazz & show gigs and currently lead a church band. I also run a project studio. Also teach lap-steel guitar, songwriting, & keyboard for ham-fisted guitar players! My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: at home in Baltimore (near Loyola) at studio in Towson at Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Eq

  • Dave DeMarco Guitar Lessons

    Dave DeMarco Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: I want to clarify that I only teach BASS guitar. Whether you are a beginner, a weekend warrior looking to step up your game or a full-time bassist wanting to fill in your knowledge gaps, I will create a lesson plan geared towards fulfilling your goals. I blend tried and true musical concepts and teaching practices with 25+ years of personal stage and studio experience. You will leave each lesson feeling challenged but not overwhelmed. My influences are: As a bassist - Entwistle, JPJ, McCartney, Geddy, Squire, Anthony Jackson, Dee Murray, John Deacon...and many more. My

  • Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe

    Appalachian Bluegrass Shoppe

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: we offer half hour private lessons once a week. we tailor the music instruction to the desires of the student. if you want to learn lead, then we teach you lead. if you want to learn rhythm, then we teach you rhythm. all of our instructors are professional music instructors who also perform music live in the baltimore area. Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar Music Styles Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, Folk Guitar, Country Guitar, Alternative Guitar, Blu

  • 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

  • Roman Gordon Piano Lessons

    Roman Gordon Piano Lessons

    For more than 35 years I have been teaching music to children and adults in Russia and USA. I worked at Music College as a composition, theory, piano, guitar and accordion teacher and performed on stage as a composer. My works were broadcast on the radio and television. In Baltimore I worked as the Director of the JCC Choral and music instructor. I also taught composition, theory, piano, guitar and accordion at the Baltimore Music School. I hold a Master's Degree in Music Education

  • 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.

  • Eric Hunter Guitar Lessons

    Eric Hunter Guitar Lessons

    I am a full-time guitar and bass teacher located in Baltimore. I specialize in technique, music theory, improvisation, alternate tunings, slide, note-for-note solos, and, of course,songs,songs and more songs . I also have separate methods for children and for adult beginners. Students stay with me for an average of two years, continually learning, improving, and expanding their level of understanding of guitar and music in general.. I also help high school students prepare for AP music theory courses and college auditions ( Classical technique, repertoire, and sight reading). I teach all ages,

  • EW Guitar Lessons

    EW Guitar Lessons

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    My name is Earle Wood and I give private guitar lessons to people of all ages in the Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Fort Meade and Annapolis area.  If you’re a beginner, I can help you get started and teach you how to play the songs you love. If you’ve already been playing guitar a bit but want to hone your skills, I can do that too! I’m here to help you become a better guitar player. I can teach at your home or you can come to my studio. My studio is centrally located in Glen Burnie, a town in northern Anne Arundel County, just south ofBalti

  • Larry Hoffman Music

    Larry Hoffman Music

    I teach all Levels and Styles of folk, blues, and jazz guitar as well as all levels of music theory. My fees are $60 an hour / $35 a half-hour Details of my program: I teach students to understand the instrument --and music --in such a way as to prepare them for whatever styles of music they choose to play. I will teach you how to play and improvise over songs of all styles, as well as how to create your own arrangements of songs that you choose, in any idiom, as well as creating your own songs. SONGS -- students choose the songs that they most want to play, and I coach them as they create ind

  • Alex Layne Guitar Lessons

    Alex Layne Guitar Lessons

    My teaching approach: Acoustic and/or electric. 1. Chords in the open position 2. Songs featuring open chords 3. Melodies and their relation to chords 4. Bar chords, picking / strumming techniques 5. Guitar solos using pentatonic and other scales 6. How the scales relate to chord progressions 7. Beginner to advanced theory 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: My studio in Westminster MD. Carroll County, Howard County, Frederick and Baltimore Maryland. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Sel

  • 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

  • Lutherville Music School

    Lutherville Music School

    Bruce Anderson has over 30 years experience in music education, management and performance. Bruce graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Theory and Composition. Bruce was a product specialist and education consultant for the Education and Keyboard Divisions of Yamaha.  Bruce was a Vice Prsident and Director of Education for Jordan Kitt's Music and managed their music education programs from 1995 to 2011.    Currently as owner/director of Lutherville Music School, Bruce will teaches the Yamaha Music Education System classes and other

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