Phil Barrile Guitar Coach

Phil Barrile Guitar Coach

5.0 (2)
4 hires on
1 employee
43 years in business

About this pro

coaching students who have a passion for discovering the "secrets" of guitar mastery.

I have a life long professional career in all facets of the music business.  I enjoy sharing this experience with beginning to advanced music artists.

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  • William Keiser

    Phil is a great teacher. We discussed what kind of guitar music I wanted to learn and we started from there. I’ve have taken 7 lessons so far and he has taught me so much. He is very patient and accommodating with scheduling. I am planning to take more lessons. Bill K

  • Pete Hunt

    Very knowledgeable and patient. Willing to adjust his plan to accommodate the student's interests.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

discover why they want to take lessons

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

Masters degree in Guitar and also Education, life long career experience

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

$60 per hour

$45 per 45 minute lesson

$30 per 30 minute lesson

Discounts when you purchase a package of 4 lessons at a time.

How did you get started teaching?

I was a popular Chicago Pop Rock guitarist and I was approached by a local music studio.

What types of students have you worked with?

from very beginner to professional level

all styles Pop, Rock, Classical, Jazz, Country

all ages from 7 yrs old to senior citizens and everyone in between.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Recording with my rock band across the nation.

I have Multiple Movies, radio and TV music on the air.

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

No matter what genre interests you the information on the guitar neck is the same.  We typically study the matrix and theory of notes found on the guitar in a very simple method.

I guarantee results first lesson!

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

What are your goals in music?

Hobby, advocation, professional, etc

Lessons offered