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  • Wanamaker Lewis Guitar Lessons

    Wanamaker Lewis Guitar Lessons

    Philadelphia, PA 19126

    5.0 (5)

    My teaching approach: I am a veteran performer/teacher. I've played the Keswick and Sellersville Theatres and even Carnegie Hall. I have 3 albums out. I've taught many guitar and banjo classes. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Fingerpicking, Improvisation, Scales and Exercises

  • Marshall Biever Music

    Marshall Biever Music

    Philadelphia, PA 19145

    5.0 (4)

    I have been teaching guitar for eight years. I've been performing in bands of various genres since the age of thirteen, and in addition to taking private lessons throughout high school, I studied guitar for two years at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Currently, I'm on and off the road with my own band Manic Pixi, and I play shows with a band from CT called Bonsai Trees. Generally speaking my approach to teaching begins with a focus on rhythm and technical ability before moving on to theory. I prefer to work on music that my students are already familiar with and have a passio
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  • A&G Music Center

    A&G Music Center

    Drexel Hill, PA 19026

    5.0 (1)

    Our accomplished staff has over 20 years of professional experience in the music industry and they are sure to help you find the right instructor for you! We staff experienced, professional teachers, offering music lessons for guitar, bass, piano, brass, woodwinds, music theory, composition, drums, & percussion for beginners to professionals. Here at A&G, you will learn in a private, comfortable environment.

  • Mount Laurel School Of Music

    Mount Laurel School Of Music

    Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

    5.0 (1)

    The Mount Laurel School of Music is South Jersey's BEST choice for private lessons! We cater to all ages, styles, and levels of experience, offering instructional programs for the following: voice and performance, piano, guitar, bass guitar, brass and woodwinds, violin and viola, as well as studio recording workshops!

  • Guitar Lessons With Pat McMahon

    Guitar Lessons With Pat McMahon

    Philadelphia, PA 19125

    5.0 (1)

    Guitar lessons with Pat McMahon are for New & Beginner, to Intermediate Level guitarists.  Lessons provide an open minded approach That allows the student to learn what they want to learn, weather it be their favorite song, or a structured lesson plan to progress skill level. I want my students to be inspired to play and get started on what gives them that inspiration right away. 

  • Nathaniel Twer Guitar Lessons

    Nathaniel Twer Guitar Lessons

    Philadelphia, PA 19127

    5.0 (1)

    Learning guitar is one of the best things I've ever done and sharing that experience with others is just pure fun for me. I've been teaching for several years and I'd love to do it as much as possible.  My teaching theory revolves around SONGS picked out by the student and making sure they stay engaged and have FUN. The most important thing about learning guitar is that the student is still playing a year from now, not that they know every scale and chord in existence.  So if you want to become a musician quickly and learn to play your favorite songs I would love to be your teacher!
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  • Georgia E Gregory Interdenominational School Of Music

    Georgia E Gregory Interdenominational School Of Music

    Philadelphia, PA 19132

    5.0 (1)

    Our music school provides music instructions in piano, keyboard, organ, voice, guitar , percussion and dance for ages 2 yrs and up. Our classes are held Tuesdays 2-8 pm, Wednesday's 2-8 pm, Thursday's 2-8 pm and Saturdays, 9am-3 pm. We welcome new students and offer many special discounted packages or scholarships with proof of the free lunch program. We have been in our community 18 1/2 years and served over 2000 students. 

  • Fox Chase Music School

    Fox Chase Music School

    Philadelphia, PA 19111

    5.0 (1)

    We only have degreed profesinal full time musicians. They are dedicated to teaching students on the highest profesinal level possible. Our students get to perform in public at many veneues such as: local restaurants, retirement homes and hospitals.  This experience of performing helps to build confendence in our students. With each new performance parents and family can see the progress of their children. 

  • Chris Jackowski Guitar Lessons

    Chris Jackowski Guitar Lessons

    Philadelphia, PA 19131

    5.0 (1)

    My name is Chris, I live in Philadelphia and have a lifelong passion for playing guitar. I have been playing for 12 years and teaching lessons for the past 5 years. I will help students acquire a wide vaiety of musical knowledge and touch upon various genres. From rock, blues, country, or jazz, I can help you learn the style of music you most desire! Please dont hesitate to contact me. I look forward to getting started!

  • Muzic4all Music Lessons

    Muzic4all Music Lessons

    Aston, PA 19014

    Professional musician with over thirty years experience in the instruction and performance of vocal-choral, instrumental, worship, and popular music. • Skilled Multi- Instrumentalist (guitar, bass, piano/keyboard) . Lessons Provided at student's location • Experienced Choral and Instrumental Conductor • Experienced in Vocal Pedagogy and voice problems • Extensive training in theater and drama • Skilled in sound design and equipment • Retail experience with music store management * PA clearances for criminal history and child abuse
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  • John Gorbe's Guitar System

    John Gorbe's Guitar System

    Philadelphia, PA 19154

    Hi, My name is John Gorbe. I'm an endorsed, professional guitarist in Northeast Philly. I have over 20 years experience teaching guitar to students of all levels, ages and styles. I'm flexible in my approach and will work with your schedule to make you the best guitarist you can be! I also have a unique ranking system I developed to give you goals to reach along your musical journey. If you have any questions please contact me. Also check out my youtube channel to learn a little more about what I do: http://www.youtube.com/johngorbe
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  • Top Tier Guitar Studio

    Top Tier Guitar Studio

    Merchantville, NJ 08109

    Nick has been teaching in the South Jersey area for 14 years and opened Top Tier Guitar Studio in 2008. Education includes a B.A. in Music with majors in Classical Guitar and Music Theory. All ages and styles are welcome to come learn. Nick has been teaching guitar lessons to students of all ages and skill levels for several years, and holds a B.A. in Music for Classical Guitar Performance as well as in Music Composition. Nick has taken several of his students from complete beginners to college-level performance ability in little more than a year of study, and has never had a student leave
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  • Medford School Of Music

    Medford School Of Music

    Medford, NJ 08055

    Hello everyone. My name is Jim and my wife is Michele. We are the owners of Medford School of Music. With more than 33 years of musical experience, the staff at Medford School of Music are qualified to teach you all about the instruments you've always wanted to learn about through our music lessons. Medford School of Music is not cold and stuffy like most music institutes are believed to be. We are able to be much more casual, laid back, and just plain fun, so that your music can come naturally. Music should always be an uplifting and positive experience, which is the atmosphere we try to cr
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  • Resonant Recording

    Resonant Recording

    Philadelphia, PA 19119

    I have been so fortunate to be involved in the music industry for the past 28 years. I spent the majority of the 2000's touring in a rock band and am very grateful for that experience. I have been teaching since 1995 and love to share my knowledge with students. I am equally comfortable teaching either guitar/music theory or audio production as they have been my two focuses since I began my journey in music at age 14. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals in music and sharing everything I have learned over the course of my journey.
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  • Lawrence's Guitar Lessons

    Lawrence's Guitar Lessons

    Marcus Hook, PA 19061

    I recorded 3 full length solo albums "Drop zone" "Grand symphonies of the void" and "Timeless universe". I have all of my music on Google, band camp and youtube.com under "Lawrence Wallace" or "Lawrence's creation". I teach rhythm, lead guitar, music theory, technique, blues rock, metal, alternative etc. I have taught for 10 years, and worked with Chris Gordon at the grand opera house in wilmington DE.

  • John Lilley Guitar Lessons

    John Lilley Guitar Lessons

    Somerton, PA 19019

    My teaching approach: Students contact me when they’ve reached a point where they’re blocked from further progress. They’ve hit a wall and are repeating the same tired old things in their playing over and over again. I have several core concepts in my teaching to help you understand the mechanics of music theory, guitar technique, and teach you all the tricks n' licks of the trade. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: West Chester, PA area 19380 Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Pro
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  • Ira Strum Guitar Lessons

    Ira Strum Guitar Lessons

    Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

    My teaching approach: I teach guitar lessons with a method that is more geared towards fun and being able to socialize with music than with theory (at least in the beginning). I find that most of my students appreciate this more than having to go through entire guitar lessons devoted to theory.Once the music bug has bitten everything else falls into place when explained. 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: Burlington County New Jersey - Ramblewood, Greentree, Mount Laurel, Cherry Hill, Moorestown,
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  • Frank Butrey Guitar Lessons

    Frank Butrey Guitar Lessons

    Audubon, NJ 08106

    My teaching approach: To help the student develop the ability to perform, compose, improvise, enjoy and understand music. I will tailor the lessons to the student’s desired style/interests but will also introduce them to other styles/genres. A strong foundation in the basics (good technique, some reading skills, basic theory, and song form) is necessary for a student of any level. This quickens the learning process and gives the student the ability to interact and communicate with other musicians as well as learn songs on their own. These skills would be worked on. If the student is interest
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  • Ian Macaulay Guitar Lessons

    Ian Macaulay Guitar Lessons

    Collingswood, NJ 08108

    My teaching approach: I try to strike a good balance between note reading/theory and ear training. Having toured with multiple international artists (Estelle, John Legend, Eric Roberson) I use my own personal experience to show my students just what it takes to become proficient on the guitar. I also have a BM in Jazz Performances. I think my diverse influences and strong educational background are very important. 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: Students' homes in or near Camden County (Hadd
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  • Greg Snyder Guitar Lessons

    Greg Snyder Guitar Lessons

    Collingswood, NJ 08108

    My teaching approach: I want to equip all of my students with the necessary skills to perform. This means the student will learn theory, sight reading skills, scales, improvisation skills, keys, they will learn how to use their ears, build a repertoire of music... The student can choose any genre to explore, but they will learn the material thoroughly. It is not good enough to just learn how to play a song from TAB. If you want to be a better player, you have to understand music. I try to do all of this while making the lessons fun. We crack a lot of jokes, but then spend time on some mind twi
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  • Jeff Skull Guitar Lessons

    Jeff Skull Guitar Lessons

    Collingswood, NJ 08108

    My teaching approach: I try to strike a balance between the students' interests and what they need to know to be a reasonably well-rounded player. I love helping people figure out and play their favorite music, and seeing them smile the first time they see they can really play! I know for some people the guitar is simply a hobby while for others it's a career, so I tailor my approach to the individual. I've noticed some people enjoy a very structured approach while others like things to be more relaxed. I happy teacher either style. My influences are: Jimmy Hendrix, Pat Martino, Wes Montgomer
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  • Gabe Cifuni Guitar Lessons

    Gabe Cifuni Guitar Lessons

    Collingswood, NJ 08108

    My teaching approach: I've taught students of all ages and have played in many local groups throughout the years. Also a graduate from the University of the Arts with a Bachelor of Music. I teach bass from beginning-advanced and guitar from beginning-intermediate. My influences are: Too many to mention. My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: In and around Glocester County Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exerc
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  • Kevin Cooley Guitar Lessons

    Kevin Cooley Guitar Lessons

    Collingswood, NJ 08108

    My teaching approach: Lesson plans are individually taylored to each students interests and needs.... My influences are: Jeff Beck 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: Burlington County NJ and surrounding areas... Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Slide Guitar, Performance, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Scales and Exercises, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection Your first guitar lesson with me might include the following: Introductory lessons wil
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  • NJ School Of Music

    NJ School Of Music

    Camden, NJ 08103

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Established in 1958, the New Jersey School of Music is South Jersey's oldest Music School. Our expert, degreed, and professional staff instructs students of all ages and levels as well as all instruments including: Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Bass, Voice, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo, Recorder, Drums, Trumpet, Banjo, Mandolin and Harmonica to name a few. Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: We have various days and times available Monday throu
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  • Dave Justo Guitar Lessons

    Dave Justo Guitar Lessons

    Somerton, PA 19019

    My teaching approach: Education / Awards - Open several shows for Bon Jovi for crowds of 25,000 including Summerfest 2009 - 3+ years experience in the studio (Jon Bon Jovi's studio, Sine Studio, Studio 4) - 4+ years experience touring the US and parts of England - 9+ years guitar - 11+ years drums I have tons of experience touring & with arena shows. I can teach you how to professionally play guitar, as well as be a professional performer. More importantly, the philosophy & way of thinking behind playing to whatever your goals are. My influences are: Randy Rhoads, Marty Friedman, Greg Howe, J
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  • David Hubbard Guitar Lessons

    David Hubbard Guitar Lessons

    Somerton, PA 19019

    My teaching approach: I vary the curriculum based on student's strengths and interests. Will not teach the same thing to everyone. I am very laid back and believe that guitar lessons should be fun, with emphasis on interaction between musicians, experimentation, and critical thinking. I have too many influences to name, which I consider to be advantageous because I can teach to people with different musical tastes. 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: Chester Springs, West Chester, Exton, Down
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  • Hunts Annex Studios School Of Music

    Hunts Annex Studios School Of Music

    Somerton, PA 19019

    My teaching approach: Hunts Annex Studios is Delaware County's premier school of music for practicing musicians. The school offer professional instruction on most instruments, but focuses mainly on Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, and Recording Engineering. All of the instructors at Hunts are experienced full tiime professional instructors. See our students in action on our YouTube Channel, and see what we can do for you!! My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Perfo
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  • Ron Bennett Guitar Lessons

    Ron Bennett Guitar Lessons

    Somerton, PA 19019

    My teaching approach: I have been playing, performing, and writing songs for 30 years. I play bottleneck slide guitar blues, rock and folk (fingerstyle). Learning songs is one of the best ways to improve playing and develop a personal style. I will teach you to play the songs that you want to learn and if the level of technique has not yet been reached, you will learn the techniques that will make it possible. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, I
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  • Rich Zerbey Guitar Lessons

    Rich Zerbey Guitar Lessons

    Somerton, PA 19019

    My teaching approach: I've been playing guitar since I was 6 yrs old. I played my first bar/gig when I was 12 and I began teaching guitar when I was 16. I teach my students the songs and styles of music they enjoy the most and I include the theory and technique skills they will need to become excellent guitarists. Some students just want to have light fun while others are destined to become a pro. It is all good. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: West Chester, Pa Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selecti
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  • Samwise Guitar Lessons

    Samwise Guitar Lessons

    Philadelphia, PA 19130

    Hi my name is Samuel (Sam). I've been playing guitar since I was 12 years old. I have always been passionate about music, and the arts in in general. I love teaching and passing on the knowledge that I have learned throughout my years of playing a whole range of genres and styles. Blues, Hard Rock, Folk, Flamenco, Alternative, Modern, Some classical. My philosophy when it comes to teaching is to be fun, flexible, enthusiastic, and patient as well with my students. Whether a beginner or years of experience playing the instrument. My aim is always to help my students improve their playing and re
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Philadelphia Guitar Instruction

Don Kimenker · Philadelphia, PA


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Don Kimenker is teaching electric, acoustic, classical, and bass guitar to all levels of students in the Philadelphia, and on his profile Don clearly demonstrates his experience and thoughtfulness inherent in his guitar teaching by describing what a guitar lesson with him might entail. I concentrate on a few things:

a.) agreed direction and check in with you
b.) enjoyment level, especially for kids
c.) good mix of songs to technique material


A 30 minute lesson is made up of reviewing the previous week’s materials and moving on to new and satisfying stuff for the student. I try to mix theory with specific ways to apply the theory so it’s less confusing. Lesson culminate into optional annual recital.”

Don Kimenker Gives Guitar Lessons That Broaden His Students' Knowledge and Perspective in Philadelphia

The team at Lessons.com is often gratified that our site attracts guitar teachers who take their music, their guitar playing, and their guitar teaching so seriously, and what we see on Don’s profile certainly fortifies our feelings. Taking a close look at how much care he’s put into describing his guitar lessons is sure to give you the same feeling we have. What he says about the positive effects of learning music, particularly guitar, is another example of his sincerity and dedication:

“I think all students are ideal. Everyone is different and has different time available for practicing and lessons. My opinion is that any exposure to music is good for a person – any person. I believe strongly that music advances a person’s ability to think in life as it opens up pathways in the brain that might have otherwise been closed or diminished.”

Every guitar student, or his or her parents, have the right to expect nothing less from a guitar teacher than what Don Kimeneker brings to his guitar teaching, and we hope you’ll check out his profile to find out more.