Daniel Martinez Music / Www.danielmartinezmusic.com

Daniel Martinez Music / Www.danielmartinezmusic.com

5.0 (6)
18 hires on Lessons.com
2 employees
18 years in business

About this pro

I have played guitar for almost 30 years and I've done concerts, performances and lectures in different states and also internationally. My biggest influences are Paco de Lucia and Tommy Emmanuel and I enjoy teaching guitar to any levels, ages and styles. My goal is to make sure my student will enjoy guitar lessons not matter how long it takes.

I am also the current guitar professor at Union College, Music Art Ambassador for Nebraska Arts Council, Guest teaching artist for John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Teaching Artist in Residence for The Lied Center. 

I love sharing my knowledge and experience with my students. I like to see the progress of my students and how they grow into their music skills no matter the age. 

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Lincoln, NE 68516
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6 Reviews


  • Kristi Einspahr

    Daniel is an amazing guitar teacher! He is patient and met me where I was at in my knowledge of the guitar. It is clear how passionate he is about both playing and teaching, and I would highly recommend him to anyone whether they are a beginner or further along in their skills!

  • Seth Garnett

    Fantastic guy who makes learning theory simple and understandable. Highly recommend to anyone.

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  • Katie Whyrick

    A wonderful, talented instructor who teaches to all levels and musical tastes! Highly recommend.

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

Student learn the foundation of music through theory, then we apply what we have learned into practice. Theory is the secret to go beyond in any technique, style or level. 

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

I've being playing guitar for 25 years and teaching for almost 15 years and I am currently the guitar teacher at Union College here in Lincoln, NE. I'm also a teacher in residence for The Lied Center for Performing Arts and a teaching artist for Nebraska Arts Council. 

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

$100.00 monthy for 30 minutes each week.

$150.00 monthly for 45 minutes each week.

$200.00 monthly for 60 minutes each week.

lessons are paid in a monthly basis, quarterly with 5% discount and 10% bianual.

How did you get started teaching?

People asked me after performing if I teach, so I thought about it and now I share all my knowledge and experience to my students. 

What types of students have you worked with?

All ages from 4-80 years old. Students with disabilities, different races, languages and levels from beginners to professional. 

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

Look at the teacher's performance job, composition, arrangement. 

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

Goals, experience.