Matthew Stokes Guitar Lessons

Matthew Stokes Guitar Lessons

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My teaching approach:I will help you learn exactly how to practice. If you haven't practiced, we will practice and I will try everything to get you motivated for a better week. I use proven, unique methods to make learning to read music fun and exciting. Call me and we can set up a consultation in my conveniently located studio. I have helped many people play great guitar over the years and can provide references. My studio is in the old Phil's music location in Greer. I have convenient time slots available right away so let's get started!My influences are:Rush, Dave Matthews, John Mayer, Wes Montgomery, Charlie Parker, Paul Simon , Chingon, Darrell Scott, Jonathan Adams, Amos Lee, The Clark Sisters , Mr. Bungle, Matt Maher, Big Daddy WeaveMy guitar lessons take place in:The teacher's studioGuitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas:1310 W. Wade Hampton Blvd greer, sc 29651Guitar Techniques:Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Guidance In Equipment SelectionYour first guitar lesson with me might include the following:My goal is to get them holding it properly and having some fun immediately by playing some easy chords. I Also make sure to go over the musical alphabet and I have a unique method for helping anyone understand the notes on the fretboard in just one lesson.A guitar lesson with me might entail the following:After a warm up, we will review everything on the last assignment. I will make written notes and usually we will move forward in a book. I usually complete this part of the lesson with some time left to go over any other songs the student is trying to perform. My students often bring song ideas they want to play an I encourage this!The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following:My students must show a willingness to learn and a desire to get better on guitar. This is demonstrated by practicing. I have a very good success rate of motivating people to practice. I do this by genuinely caring about your success. I take my commitments very seriously. My ideal student does the same.

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Greenville, SC 29601
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