Shane's Guitar Lessons

Shane's Guitar Lessons

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Current Top Pro
Hired 1 time
1 employee
24 years in business
Serves Williamsburg , VA
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Alexander P.

I’ve been getting lessons from Shane for almost three years now, and I’ve really enjoyed his easy-going personality and the numerous things I’ve learned about both the guitar and music theory as a whole. I also enjoy his teaching style, as he asks you what you want to learn instead of going off of a book for the whole duration of the lesson. I’ve found that this has really helped me become the musician that I want to be, as it helps me focus on what I need help with rather than what I already feel strong with. All in all, I feel that every lesson I’ve had has been well worth it, and I would definitely recommend him to both people wanting to learn the guitar as well as more experienced musicians who want to improve their playing theory.
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February 26, 2020

Frequently asked questions

We make contact, and discuss your goals. Next, I will explain my instruction method, and ask how you feel about it. Once we agree on the best approach for you, we can schedule your lesson time. During the lesson, I will present the material clearly, give you an opportunity to work on the concepts, and encourage you to practice. 

Shenandoah University's Conservatory of Music

Teaching at Authentic Guitars since 2003

Private lessons with many teachers

30.00 per half hour lesson in store or online.

In home lesson and group lesson cost is based on location and length of the lesson.

Please call 757-332-4711 for in home and group lesson details.

After college, I began teaching many of my friends and their children. In 2003, I joined with Authentic Guitars and have been teaching there since then. Mike Hansen, the owner, was my guitar teacher when I was a teenager learning to play guitar.

Ages 2 and up. Autistic, ADD, ADHD, and many others, from novice to advanced experience in many genres of music.

I conducted the Virginia Symphony a while back, but more recently a former student came by the store and said she was now at UVA studying music and and on her college application she stated that learning to play guitar had been the biggest influence in her career choice. A couple days ago I was teaching an eight year old boy to count out loud and subdivide the beat. He got very excited, and it is a high reward for me to see someone enjoy learning!

Find someone with Classical Guitar and Jazz Theory education that makes learning enjoyable. 

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Music Theory