Playing the electric guitar can seem very intimidating and fancy. Either beginner or intermediate, It is important for musicians to have a good bag of tricks to whip out at any time. In this course you will become a well rounded guitar player. You will learn foundational concepts, rhythm patterns and fun soloing techniques. We will visit guitarists such as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Keith Richards, B.B King, John Mayor and many other greats. This is an especially great course for girls because it's rare to find a female guitar teacher.
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Trusted teacher: Folk or classical acoustic guitar. The teaching philosophy is adapted to the level of each individual, according to the pace of work and motivation. For example, for beginners: Technique of the plectrum or fingers, coordination and correction of the right and left hand. Learning basic chords, simple themes, simple rhythms, reading tablatures (…). For intermediaries: development of rhythm, construction of chords, writing of tablatures, basic notions of harmony (…). Depending on your goals, you can learn, if you wish, to play 60 to 80% of current music from the first lessons, which often use the same chords and the same techniques. The objectives take into consideration the following points: -Study of various playing techniques, chords, harmony, music of your choice, rhythm, with reading of tablature, teaching structured around the repertoire you like, technique of developing the musical ear - Discovery of the neck, notes and basic positions of open chords - Left / right hand coordination and rhythm exercises for the right hand - Learning of different pieces of your choice - Left hand control exercises, speed and precision - Learning arpeggios - Work around muscle memory - Learning improvisation, musical play with others - Ear training: use your ears to find chords, melodies, sounds and techniques used -Spend a pleasant moment of exchange, without unnecessary institutional pressure, while obtaining concrete results -Understand and discover the many facets of an exciting and user-friendly instrument - Benefit from personalized advice on your posture and certain pitfalls to avoid when starting alone -Adjust and clarify your self-taught knowledge - Learn tablatures / tabs & in English. Note : - Possibility to use the guitar available on site, during the test phase. - As our teacher is also a singing teacher, it is possible to combine the two disciplines: guitar + vocal instrument, and to work on synchronization, style and accuracy. - Possibility of offering this course (birthday, party, Christmas, event ...) to the person of your choice. THE TEACHER : Trained in Grande Ecole post-preparatory classes & Ivy League university in the United States, our teacher has specialized and has worked for more than 15 years, in Europe and North America, in the field, in renowned international public and private establishments, with careful pedagogy and methodology as the watchwords. PLACES : - Locations: Geneva-Lausanne-Friborg-Neuchâtel-Montreux-Bâle-Sion-Sierre-Morges-Bienne. But currently, only by videoconference in accordance with national recommendations on Covid. These sessions also seem to be perfectly unanimous since they have the advantages of direct (example: quality of the interaction), without its disadvantages (ex: loss of travel time), with additional advantages (ex: of notes on the chat, which can be reread afterwards). In this context, these videoconference sessions for which you have requested me, seem to arouse a certain enthusiasm (and a certain enthusiasm). At your request, I therefore continue to offer them.
Guitar · Sound (music)
!!LOOKING FOR NEW GUITAR HEROES!!! "As one of the most popular and accessible instruments in today's musical landscape, the guitar spans a wide range of genres and its incredible sonic possibilities have made it a key instrument over the past 60 years. ." Eh?! What?!! Let's stop the blabla... Guitar is killing! Everyone loves it (that's probably why you're here) and I'm guessing you're like "How can I learn some of this crazy guitar stuff without selling one of my kidneys to some creepy guy on Youtube". Well... I'm not offering you the rock 'n' roll lifestyle, sprinkled with angel dust and full of groupies languidly waiting for you backstage, but I can at least offer you an organized guitar lesson based on a comprehensive approach to the instrument, targeted to your musical aspirations... In other words: what YOU like! I sincerely believe that the most effective way to learn music is to delve into what you love and explore it with passion and dedication. We will always start from the songs you like, step by step, following your workflow. My goal is simply to give you the best tips and tricks so that you can enjoy playing the songs you love or, if you wish, organize your guitar practice in the most efficient way. MOST IMPORTANT: I love to jam so be prepare to play some music :-). Together we will tackle various topics, we can also focus on: - Learn a song and be able to do it by yourself later. - Explore different musical styles: Pop, Rock, Blues, Funk, Jazz... - Guitar techniques using scales, triads and arpeggios. - Understand harmony and how to build chords. - Use your ear as a tool to find new ideas. - Being able to provide a nice and steady groove by studying rhythmic figures. - Immerse yourself in the beautiful world of improvisation. - Develop your intuition and your creativity as an improviser and apply it to the material you already know. !!!Only for the brave: we could also do a little music theory -> If you want!!! For more than 10 years now, I have been teaching students of different ages and levels, all very satisfied with the lessons. We could also do it online if that is more convenient for you. I look forward to hearing from you!
Guitar · Jazz music · Music theory
David - Amsterdam, NetherlandsC$57
Trusted teacher: It´s important to me to plan the guitar lessons based on your likings, goals and skills to make the learning as enjoyable and lasting as possible. Which genre do you like the most? Where are you making great progress and where are you still struggling? Based on your interests I teach acoustic/ electric guitar, pop, rock, blues and fingerpicking and if you want, I can teach you some classical/Jazz pieces as well, I´m not an expert at the last two genres though. Furthermore I will teach you the reading of tabs and sheet music. How are chords built and how do I write a song? With more advanced players I will dive right in to the wide field of improvisation. In a typical lesson we will play the guitar together (I will always have my own with me), put the song you´re playing on a speaker and play along, jam together, sing together (only if you want) and you will get a copy of the sheets so you can practice at home. If that sounds good, write me a message! I´m looking forward to hearing from you!
Guitar · Music theory
Jappe - Kapellen, BelgiumC$71
Trusted teacher: Hi I'm Jappe, a 30 year old man with a huge passion for music and teaching. After my studies at the Jazz/Popsoul studio in Antwerp, I started teaching in the region. Soon I noticed that many people who have played guitar for years (sometimes 20 to 30 years) still lack a fundamental basis. This basis is essential for understanding the instrument. The guitar is a logical tool, if you follow some steps to see the "bigger picture". I have 15 years of experience and performed on various stages, including Street parties, Permeke Festival, Easywood Festival, Antwerp Tower and at the Mas in Antwerp. I also had the opportunity to study with some top guitarists from Belgium and the Netherlands, such as Frank Peeters, Ruben Machtelinckx, Peter Verbraecken, Koen Wauters and Paolo Loveri. The genres in which I have a lot of experience are: Pop, Rock, Blues, Boogie Woogie, Ragtime, Country, Funk, Jazz, Classical, Flamenco, Reggae and Latin. Both fingerstyle and traditional with the pick.
Bass guitar · Music teacher training · Guitar
Timur - TurkeyC$81
My name is Timur. I am a professional musician and teacher. Over 20 years of playing guitar and have huge experience in performing on stage with different bands. My production experience is more than ten years. I'm passionate about making music and would gladly help anyone to enter the world of music production, arrangement and electric guitar (my main instrument). Depending on your goals I will tailor your music production lessons aiming to cover all the creative and technical aspects you are interested in learning and exploring, providing you with feedbacks as well as showing you the necessary tools you might need to improve your work and widen your musical competences. My lessons are suitable for: - beginners who want to play and to make music but don’t know where to start; - beginner guitarists who decided to improve their technique, improvising skills; - beginner producers who compose, arrange, record music in ableton live; - experienced musicians who just start using DAW and choose Ableton Live. I will help you: Electric guitar - to work out a technique - to become a performer, a band member - to develop your own improvising style - to learn how to record and mix your guitar; Production, composition, arrangement - to find the most comfortable way to making music; - to become confident using Ableton Live in music production; - to improve your skills in composition and arrangement; I started making music in 2006, I’ve been using Ableton Live since 2013 and keep developing my composing and production skills. A member of Djinn City and russian-german experimental Vatannar band. Education: – 2004 – 2008 classical guitar lessons; – 2013 – 2015 jazz guitar lessons; – 2010 – 2014 – Kazan Music College (music theory, composition); – 2015 – 2020 – Kazan State Conservatoire (music theory); – 2001 – present – continuing taking guitar lessons, self-education, performing on stage.
Guitar · Music composition · Audio production
Tania - Bettens, SwitzerlandC$80
Trusted teacher: With 16 years of learning and 6 years of teaching this magnificent instrument, I am available to teach it to you (in a group or solo). I invite you to come to my place (Bettens), where music resonates from every corner! I remain available by message, do not hesitate to contact me for any questions. Learning the art of music is ageless, get started!
Jasper - Ghent, BelgiumC$67
Trusted teacher: Hey, My name is Jasper and I am a guitar teacher looking for new students. For me it is important that you can develop your guitar skills in a motivational private lesson where the focus is on your interests. During the lessons we can cover the genres rock, pop, funk, jazz, blues and everything in between. The lessons are for students of all ages and levels. Knowledge of solfège is not required. I myself studied at the conservatory in Rotterdam and in Ghent and have been active as a professional musician for several years. I have 10 years of experience as a guitar teacher. Lessons take place in Gentbrugge near the Keizerpark. We can determine the exact time of the lesson together. All very flexible. Does this seem like something for you? Don't hesitate to send me a message. Hope to see you soon! Jasper
Rock · Guitar
Want some help with your guitar playing? I offer guitar lessons via Zoom (or other platforms) About me Studies: National Conservatory of Athens / Conservatory of Amsterdam Experience: 14 years of teaching / 25 years of playing Languages: Dutch, English, Greek Instruments: Acoustic / Classical / Electric Guitar All styles of music and levels of playing are welcome Do you need help with your guitar playing? I offer guitar lessons via Zoom (or other platforms). About me Education: Conservatory of Athens & Conservatory of Amsterdam Experience: 12 years of teaching / 25 years of playing guitar Languages: Dutch, English, Greek Instruments: Acoustic / Classical / Electric Guitar All music genres and levels are welcome
Guitar · Music theory · Music composition
Alex - Rotterdam, NetherlandsC$73
Trusted teacher: Alex has a bachelor's degree from the Rotterdam Codarts conservatory. Besides that he also obtained a diploma in pedagogy at the Amsterdam conservatory. This combination makes it possible for Alex to convey his knowledge of music to his students in a pleasant way. Alex has enough experience, he has more than 10 years of experience in teaching music in music in Rotterdam and its surroundings. He has gained this experience by giving private lessons and classes at various music schools. Alex excels in providing acoustic guitar lessons and music theory lessons. If you are looking for the best guitar lessons in the Rotterdam area, then Alex is the right address. Read more on his website to get an impression of the lessons and the teacher. Alex's priorities through the lessons are development, motivation and interest. It's very important that there is a constructive evolution in the pupil's playing, a constant will to move forward, as well as pieces/songs that inspire him or her. It's important that the pupils learn through an efficient and personal method, but also through their own interest and repertoire (wishlist). In a teaching lesson the focus is put on : - guitar posture, technique and sound - timing and rhythmic feel - strumming and grooves - interpretation - theory and knowledge of music - improvisation - repertoire (on student's wishlist) There are three dimensions to a student's programme : scores, tutorials and coaching. Having a Master's degree in Jazz composition (Rotterdam), Alex designs the scores himself, making arrangements of pieces / songs in an accessible way, along with his method and exercises for guitar technique. The scores are written with a hybrid notation (music notation and tab notation), and with all the information necessary about the right and left hand. After having agreed on the pieces / songs to be worked on, the relevant score is shared and given at the lesson. The teacher goes through it, while he also plays it live to the pupil for even more reach. He then explains what needs to be clarified in order to prepare any homework. Finally, Alex creates a video tutorial about the piece or song that needs to be learned for the next lesson. This gives extra support when practising at home, in order to avoid any doubt and keep motivation up. A report is then created to keep track of what has been done as well as what needs to be worked on, in order to unlock technical requirements and complete a specific repertoire in a constructive and efficient way. Alex teaches in Rotterdam at home or at the pupil's own location ; lessons are in Dutch, English or French, for all ages and levels. The teacher mainly gives live lessons, where he works with his pupils on specific material (technique and repertoire). If for any reason a live lesson can't take place, it is of course possible to follow an online lesson. Lessons last 30 minutes or 45 minutes, weekly or biweekly.
Guitar · Music theory · Ukulele
Ashlin - Thrissur, IndiaC$11
Trusted teacher: Guitar is a world of fun. Join with me to experience I have 8 years of experience in guitar, and I have 3 years experience in teaching. I can make you guitar learning in an easier way. The method I follow is easier to understand. And also for the violin and ukulele Let's see in class.
Guitar · Ukulele · Violin
Trumpet, guitar or musical language classes are taught at all levels. I have several years of experience and a great motivation for teaching at an early age. I provide support material and a specific routine for each student depending on their shortcomings and what they want to improve.
Music theory · Guitar · Trumpet
Ryo - Friedrichsfelde, GermanyC$26
Trusted teacher: Hello, Electric & Acoustic Guitar tuition from complete beginners to advanced. (Also Ukulele lessons would be available if fancy) I'm an experienced live and session musician and graduated from Tech music school in London UK. I have recently moved into Berlin. I've been a member of RGT(Registry Of The Guitar Tutor in UK and now in Germany). As well as I currently hold the Electric Guitar Exam Grade 8, RGT Teaching diplomas DipLCM(TD) and RGT ACLM(TD). RGT is an UK-based music teaching organisation and offers a wide range of internationally recognized exams, in partnership with London College of Music Exams (one of the world's most respected music examination boards, established since 1887) and certificated by the University of West London. If anyone considers taking up the guitar exams and become a qualified guitarist, I can back you up. Any styles, pop/rock/blues/jazz/funk/classical guitar etc. Whatever songs/riffs/comps/(16th note) strumming patterns (lead guitar/rhythm guitar) harmony and music theory, solfeggio(aural) and so on. Lessons will be tailored to you. it's not brain surgery. it's going to be a lot of fun! I can travel to your house or you come to my place. Also Skype lesson would be available. Lessons are always for students. So enjoy playing the guitar and lessons to move up to next level. Any further questions, please feel free to ask. Thanks for reading and look forward to working with you. You can't afford to miss it!! cheers Ryo
Guitar · Music theory lessons · Music composition
Pedro - Adliswil, SwitzerlandC$114
Trusted teacher: The program will be tailored according to the student goals. (leisure, professional development) focusing on; basic knowledge of the guitar, basic chords and more advanced chords, scales and modes, theory and practice of improvisation, study of a repertoire, right hand technique (fingers or pick), music theory and rhythm, Logic Pro X, basic sound engineering and music production techniques and songwriting skills. An understanding of what are the goals and interests of student, as well as their skills is the most effective way to pass on knowledge.
Guitar · Song writing · Audio recording
Hello, I give guitar or music theory lessons for everyone and especially for those who want to discover music and be able to play any classical or modern music. I am very involved and I will do everything to ensure that you are fulfilled during my classes.
Guitar · Music theory
Lou-Indigo - Brussels, BelgiumC$48
Trusted teacher: The course that I propose is BILINGUAL FRENCH / ENGLISH, as well as 2 BOOKS. Age and musical taste are not restrictive when in the program, you can with qualitative daily work (not quantitative) quickly observe your progress. Here the pleasure of playing music is put forward. The kind of music you love most will be the focus of the course, their codes and secrets will be the focus of our study, that's what I want to share with you. We can do technical lessons and simply learn together how to play one or more songs of your choice or mine, enrich your game with this approach and your repertoire! (For example, We can re-arrange the pieces and make them more original by approaching the system (CAGED), and enriching their chords, resulting in new positions, new techniques and new sounds, using arpeggio techniques rather than strumming for 4-chord pieces, voicing and fingerstyle techniques, in short, expanding the instrument's playing fields and playing skills to keep progressing in your game and improve your rehearsals ...) If you make a request, this program is obviously accompanied by the pleasure of learning more in theory and being able to directly apply new knowledge on its instrument and identify its common or rare use in the pieces discussed in class. In this case, the theory is translated to be accessible to anyone, both for those who are connoisseurs and for those who discover everything from absolute zero. The exercises, songs, and theoretical explanations offered throughout the program are organized in an order of progressive difficulty. I wrote and produced 2 books of my method to learn the guitar and the music, that I sell to accompany my course and your apprenticeship in the best conditions and so that you can continue the course even at home and to review etc ... . There is ONE BOOK OF COURSES containing all the theoretical and practical program of the year, as well as a BOOK OF EXERCISE on the ranges and the modes that you can obtain directly. You can find here an indicative list of objectives that I propose in my theoretical program, which can of course adapt to your request. The general theoretical objectives of the course: --- Tuning / tuning and knowing his guitar: * Standard Tuning * Drop Tuning * Open Tuning * Adjust the optimal tension of the strings * Adjust the shaft axis * Adjust the action of the strings * Choose the strings adapted to the style of play / tuning * Change his strings -Know his chords: * Triads: Fundamental State & Inversions * Tetrads: Fundamental State & Inversions * The chord progressions of the Range * Arpeggio techniques (tapping, sweep, 1/2/4 fing.shape, etc ...) --- Know his scales and his modes * The Mode of the Major scale * 3 Modes of the Minor scale: Natural / Melodic / Harmonic * Modes of the Pentatonic range: 5 positions * Modes of the Blues range: 5 positions Etc ... --- Technique to the Pick / Plectrum / Tab / Pick (Electric Guitar): * Alternate Picking * Fast Picking / Tremolo Picking * Hybrid Picking * Palm Mute * Natural Harmonics * Pinch Harmonics * Artificial Harmonics * Shredding * Tapping * Sweep Picking * Legato Picking --- Strumming / Hand Picking (Acoustic Guitar) * "SnareDrum" percussion on the guitar * Arpeggios pinched with 4 fingers + thumb * Rasgueado (Flamenco Technique) * Generic Strumming * Fingerstyle Picking * Two-finger picking + Legato for fast melodies (eg a solo) -Play the metronome * exercises on click * practice on song riffs -Learn his favorite songs * without thinking about the difficulty, nothing is impossible with the right methodology -Improvise * choose ranges and positions * to place oneself rhythmically, to finish on the judicious notes -Theory of Harmony * Understand harmonization and its practice -Theory on the Melody -Theory of Rhythm
Guitar · Music composition
Olivier - Le Havre, FranceC$52
Trusted teacher: Half-hour lesson for advanced guitarists. Fill in the gaps, answer questions, give tips etc... Find the right chords to simplify the task and make the song sound. Scales and tonality in order to improvise more easily.
The guitar is a wonderful instrument with a vastly documented history of providing a creative outlet for rockstars, bluesmen, jazz cats and purveyors of funk, singers and songwriters the world over. I believe through learning and understanding this ubiquitous instrument, one can unlock a creative flow which truly enriches ones life and ability to interact and communicate with people in a universal, non-verbal, and deeply soulful manner. In this course, I aim to work with you to find your voice and give you techniques to learn the language of music through understanding your musical tastes and using various approaches to try and work out how some of your favourite songs can be played and why they resonate with you in the way they do.
Guitar · Bass guitar · Music theory
Hernan - Utrecht, NetherlandsC$73
Trusted teacher: The way I teach actually depends entirely on the student. The way I explain the concepts, plan and structure the lessons and approach each subject all depends on whether the student is a beginner, intermediate or advanced, and whether he or she has some experience on the subject. Each student has different needs and different abilities. It's just a matter of getting to know the student, in order to identify both the weaknesses and strengths on which to work.
Music composition · Guitar
Aurélien - Paris, FranceC$51
Trusted teacher: Do you worship Django Reinhardt and whisker guitars? You vibrate on the 200-an-hour phrases that never end and the agreements that make you shudder? Do you love Thomas Dutronc, Bireli Lagrene and all the clique? Gypsy Jazz, Gypsy Swing, Jazz musette, nobody agrees but the music is the same! So just come learn the gypsy guitar in individual lessons with a passionate and experienced teacher (10 years of cafes concerts and festivals). In the program : -Learning standards: Minor Swing, Black Eyes, Clouds, All of me ... -Accompanement and gypsy pump with all the chords of the style (Swing, Bossa Nova, Bolero, Waltzes ...) -Improvisation and chorus
Erick - MexicoC$33
Recommended for school beginners or interested *I am a musician with more than 10 verifiable years of experience If you are interested in learning the violin, guitar or any stringed instrument, playing covers, participating in mariachis, guitar trios, orchestras and rondallas, I am your ideal teacher. I guarantee you will learn to play multiple songs in 1 month and with the passage of time develop perfect pitch, which changes your perspective on life.
Violin · Guitar
Panagiotis - Utrecht, NetherlandsC$73
Trusted teacher: My name is Panagiotis and I am a guitar teacher/player. I have two bachelor degrees: Classical Guitar (Philippos Nakas Conservatory), Jazz&Pop Guitar (HKU Utrecht Conservatory). I have been teaching in music schools and giving individual lessons for the last 14 years. In 2017 I moved to Utrecht to continue my studies in jazz guitar at the Utrecht Conservatory and explore the Dutch music scene.I teach electric, acoustic, classical guitar and music theory. Besides the basic technique and theory knowledge, which Ι make sure to provide to each of my students , I individually prepare their study line, according to their taste and abilities. My goal is to help my students to find their own musicality and reveal their inner voice by giving them the most appropriate tools. Besides teaching I have two bands which I give lots of concerts with , at several venues and festivals.
Guitar · Music theory lessons
Hi everyone, Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Mischa and I have been very passionate about playing guitar for 15 years now and decided to follow my dream and become a guitar teacher. With me you can learn the basics all the way up to complex solos. I will not only teach you how to play guitar but also how to learn to play guitar and any song or solo by ear. Ready to have some fun guitar lessons with an enthusiastic and patient teacher?
Guitar · Sound (music)
John - Drogheda, IrelandC$51
Trusted teacher: I teach Entry level/Beginner/ Intermediate Piano and Guitar lessons with a focus on different styles, techniques, and rhythms from a broad base of musical genres. Classes are designed for aspiring musicians with some musical background and also those with little or none. Each lesson is designed to keep the student at the peak of their abilities by giving both challenging new pieces and reinforcing their own technical skill. I also put some emphasis on incorporating students' own personal musical tastes and styles to bring their passion to the music they want to play. In the first lesson, we can get to know each other and you can get an idea for how the lessons will be taught while letting me know what elements you'd like to focus on in the future.
Piano · Guitar
I offer classical guitar lessons for all levels. Already graduated with a bachelor's and master's degree in Italy, I am currently pursuing my second master's degree at Maastricht conservatorium. I have gained a lot of teaching experience by teaching in various schools and conservatories. I have had the opportunity to give lessons to students ranging from 4 to 60 years old with excellent results!
Guitar · Children's music · Music theory lessons