JJ Poyatos Flamenco Guitar Lessons

JJ Poyatos Flamenco Guitar Lessons

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21 years in business

About this pro

Native Spanish Flamenco guitar player with over 18 years of teaching experience and 6 living in Austin, TX.

Teaching from Flamenco guitar, Brazilian BossaNova, Latinoamerican music (like Boleros, Puerto Rican music...)

I truly enjoy teaching the amazing hand's technique that Flamenco guitar has developed.

Also showing the beautiful music of the different countries where I have been.

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Austin, TX 78759
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FAQs


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

First class is always special, where I can see who the student is, what he/she wants to achieve and more important, what makes the student happy and eager to play and practice.

Asking for some specific aspects of guitar/music to see how open and interested the student is in them.

Discuss and design the path that I think the student should follow.


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

I have been playing guitar since very early age, and despite an old school flamenco guitar teacher, all I know is self-taught and after playing with musicians from many different countries and styles and being involved in many musical proyects for the last 20 years.


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

Lessons cost 50$ and they tipically last an hour.


How did you get started teaching?

I was living in Granada, Spain, when I started teaching guitar (around 1999).


What types of students have you worked with?

After 18 years teaching...all types! Students coming to me usually have a specific goal or interest. I also love listening the reason why Flamenco music has caught their attention :)


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

All the top Flamenco guitar players that are coming to perform in Austin!


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

Find someone you feel relaxed with and makes you learn stuff that really interests you and make you happy.


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

What do I really want to learn?

What concepts or ideas sound interesting to me?

Do I have a bunch of hours per week to practice?


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