Trusted teacher: I teach Entry level, Beginner, and Intermediate Piano and Guitar lessons. I focus on different styles, techniques, and rhythms, with a broad base of musical genre. These classes are designed for aspiring musicians with some musical background and also those with little or none. The aim of each lesson is to keep the student at the peak of each of their abilities by giving both challenging new pieces and reinforcing and expanding their own knowledge. I also put some emphasis on incorporating students' own personal musical tastes and styles to bring their own passion to the music they want to play.
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Ivan - The Hague$46
Trusted teacher: I teach electric and acoustic guitar in many guitar based genres of music, including every type of rock music and pop music, blues and funk, etc. Lessons I offer are tailored to the specific needs and abilities of each individual student. If you are a beginner and don't have all the equipment, don't worry, I own several guitars, two guitar amplifiers and many effect pedals, so even if you don't have all the equipment yourself we can have a fully productive lesson at my home. I have almost 20 years of experience in playing the guitar and great knowledge of the specifics of guitar playing in each individual genre that I am teaching. Whatever you wish to play, you will be able to master during lessons with me.
Ashlin - Thrissur$9
Trusted teacher: Guitar is a world of fun. Join with me to experience I have 7 years of experience in guitar, and I have 2 years experience in teaching. I can make you guitar learning in an easier way. The method I follow is easier to understand. Let's see in class.
Guitar · Ukulele · Violin
Eleni - Enschede$32
Trusted teacher: Dear prospective student, I offer lessons on classical and acoustic guitar, and on piano! The most important thing for me in my lessons is to give the possibility to my students to find theirselves through music. We will talk about what you like and we will adapt songs and styles to your preferences. It is important to enjoy what you’re learning! Then the lesson becomes more fun! In the lessons we can practice different skills based on what interests you. For example songwriting and improvisation. In this way you can emotionally connect with the material you play and find emotional growth! We can also practice your music theory skills so you know basic rules of music and understand a piece better! Or simply and nicely, play music together and improve your skills on your chosen instrument! If you are interested, contact me and we can set together goals based on your level and achieve great results!
Guitar · Piano
Bleys - Groningen$21
Trusted teacher: I am a guitar teacher from Edinburgh, Scotland with a strong focus on developing practical musicianship and enjoyment of playing the guitar. I can help you from the beginner level into finding your own style and relationship to music. The lessons heavily revolve around the musical areas that you are interested in, we will do things like look at your favourite guitarists and songs, breaking them down into their fundamental parts, and developing the class on how to understand what you are playing. I have many years experience playing in live bands and can help you in many ways with developing your playing for groups and performances. I can also help with the recording aspect of playing music, both solo and with groups. Here are some of the genres that I love to teach: Alternative and Classic Rock Air tapping, Opening Tunings Classical and Spanish Classical Heavier and Experimental Genres Ambient and Psychedelic with effects pedals Playing with Fretless/ 7 & 8 string guitar I like our lessons to be structured and goal orientated, we often have an online lesson diary together where I keep notes of everything we are doing in the lessons, where you can add your own notes and things you would like to work on. I find this is very useful to keep you progressing with the guitar at a good pace. Please just ask for more information :)
Guitar · Music composition
Vasyl - Józefosław$23
Trusted teacher: Guitar lessons for beginners and not only. I will teach the basics, theory and improvisation in various styles. In a month I will teach you to play your favorite song. Dont worry if you never played before and everyone says that its very difficult, I will show you the other side. Or maybe you already know something, but you want to play better and dont know how to start? or maybe you want to sing and play? I have an individual approach to each student :) follow your passion!
Antonio - The Hague$39
Trusted teacher: Enthusiastic guitar tutor and performer. I started playing classical guitar at the age of 6, and my formal musical education begun at the age of 9 when I started attending a music school in Croatia. After 6 years of primary school I continued studying classical guitar at secondary music school in Varazdin, Croatia. During that period I received training in classical harmony, Counterpoint (polyphony), Solfeggio, Music history and gained plenty experience at orchestral playing and choral singing. I decided to continue my musical education in Manchester where I was studying undergraduate degree at the Royal Northern College of Music and currently I am studying at the Royal Conservatoire in the Hague. As a performing guitarist, I have successfully participated and won prizes in a number of international competitions in the UK, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Hercegovina. Although my studies are primarily related to classical music, I am comfortable playing and performing music in a range of other styles and genres. I am also experienced with mandolin and Croatian folk instrument called tamburitza.
Guitar · Mandolin · Music theory lessons
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. 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.
Bass guitar · Guitar · Sound (music)
Ryo - Berlin$18
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
Yalcin - Versoix$81
Trusted teacher: Hi everyone, I can give you and your kids lessons of guitar (classic, bass, rock) or ukulele at any time or day of your convenience. I am a professional musician with master degree and have over 18 years of teaching guitar experience for beginning and advanced students, children and adults in the university and private schools (including in Switzerland). I can also teach the theory and practice of music composition (jazz included). References are available. Online classes are possible as well. Contact me for more information or convenient timing of the classes. Lets play some nice music together! The languages spoken are English, German and Turkish.
Lou-Indigo - Brussels$34
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
Adrian - Amsterdam$39
Trusted teacher: Adrian is the co-winner of the prestigious Erasmus Jazz Prize 2019, having the opportunity to play at festivals such as NN North Sea Jazz Fest, Jazz International Rotterdam, Otis Park Festival, Jazz Night Express to Berlin and many other. Only at 23 years of age, he has experience from all sort of places: Latin America, US, Spain and The Netherlands; offering a wide view about not only Jazz but music in general. Adrian has studied with some the top jazz musicians from the Dutch scene: Jesse van Ruller, Reinier Baas, Martijn van Iterson, Maarten van der Grinten, Benjamin Herman, Simon Rigter and many more. As well as participated in countless lessons, workshops and masterclasses with renowned musicians such as Peter Bernstein, Lage Lund, Kendrick Scott, Becca Stevens, Mark Turner and many more. ..................................................................................................................... Guitar, Solfege, Ear Training, Rhythmic Training, Theory, Harmony, what you need. Learning Guitar starting in any level or preparing for Auditions. The lesson will be focused on: -Technique -Ear Training -Rhythm -Music Theory -Harmony -Repertoire If you are not a guitar player don't worry, I can teach all these subjects to any kind of instrumentalist! I will always adapt to the student's needs.
Guitar · Music theory lessons · Jazz music
Trusted teacher: Hello everyone I'm Giorgos and i teach classical guitar! I the past, the guitar was considered a very royal instrument and is still considered one of the most widely used instruments to accompany with. The repertoire and possibilities are huge, and i like to structure my lessons based on what you like to listen to and to play. I've been teaching for a long time and i'm very comfortable with it, and i enjoy seeing people get passionate about the instrument. It's a great hobby and a great calling to follow! Depending on your knowledge level, you will learn how to play chords, basic pieces, technique exercises and etudes to forward your technique, right hand technique and rasgueados (special spanish flamenco "fan" strumming), and also you'll learn how to correctly read a score, we'll talk about scales and music theory, so as to not only learn to play the pieces, but also hear music in a different way with deeper understanding. I teach at my place, at yours, or via Skype and Zoom! I'll be happy to meet you ^^
Guitar · Music theory lessons · Sound (music)
Sebastião - Lund$16
Trusted teacher: If you love music and want to learn violin, guitar, or both, this course offers you the possibility to do it at your own pace, and in a fun way. The lessons will be adapted to you, if you have no previous experience, you will also learn how to read scores and tabs and the basics of music theory, so that you can progress in a consistent way through your musical path. Above all, I want you to enjoy playing and that you have a good time!
Violin · Guitar
Pablo - Amsterdam$45
Trusted teacher: My whole life has been dedicated to the guitar. You can see my performances in the social medias, in different stages around the world. I love to share knowledge about art and music. What is to play an instrument, to feel good about it, and of course all different technical skills that you can improve. In flamenco I have the experience of growing up sorrounded by many different artists of the genre. I usually accompany them and also play solo. In classical music I play and teach for a soloist and repertory with flutist, cellist and singers. I graduated in classical guitar and in flamenco guitar in Granada and Córdoba, Spain.
Guitar · Flamenco music · Music theory
Sam - Berlin$32
Trusted teacher: The Guitar is undoubtedly one of the most popular instruments of the modern age. It is so versatile and used in many genres ranging from Classical music, to Death Metal and even Electronic Music. I will teach you the basics of playing the guitar, and I'll spice it up later with my experience on composition and song-writing. We will learn by example through the famous songs that shaped our understanding of the guitar. Whether you prefer singer-songwriter style songs, or thrash metal we'll get there together. I will teach mainly using the guitar tablature format, we can do sheet music which is generally unneeded for anything besides classical, but I will need to refresh my music sheet reading skills as I haven't had to read any in the last 10 years.
Guitar · Music composition
Trusted teacher: Guitar Technique – From scales, chords, arpeggios, sight-reading to fingerings, picking/plugging methods, speed, and accuracy. Rhythm – Timing precision/freedom, polyrhythms, odd meters, and coordination. Theory, Harmony, and Composition – Using examples from Classical to Pop and Jazz music to learn how to use harmony in a functional but yet free and creative way. Improvisation – How to improvise melodically over different chord schemes but also broader aspects such as building and breaking tension waves and telling an artistic story. Song Learning - Just learn how to play your favorite song and jam with your favorite bands.
Guitar · Jazz music · Music theory lessons
Santiago - Vreeland$45
Trusted teacher: Learning to play the guitar can be an amazing experience at every stage of the process! My ultimate goal is to help my students to develop their skills and musical understanding by learning and playing music that they like. Therefore I adapt my teaching methodologies to the taste and needs of every student. Throughout every lesson, we will work on three main courses of development: technical aspects, theoretical knowledge, and performative practice. My classes are open for anyone who would like to enjoy exploring the universe of music: beginners and advanced, children and adults, you are all welcome to book the first lesson.
Music theory lessons · Guitar · Sound (music)
Gabriele - Brussels$50
Trusted teacher: Ciao a tutti! Graduated in Jazz Guitar in Italy, having studied one year at the Vienna Konservatorium Privatuniversität, and holding a Master in Jazz Composition (KCB - Brussels). I propose Guitar Jazz, Blues, Funk, Rock, etc. and Composition courses. Do you wonder what I can offer more? Classes in Italian, English or French! Hope to meet you! The courses are open to all, without limits or age level. Each course is tailored to the tastes, needs and aspirations of the students. An individual approach will be developed to make learning fast, but not forced. Proposed topics for the Guitar class: - Instrumental Technique; - Theory and harmony; - Improvisation techniques; - Repertoire. Proposed topics for the Composition class: - Theory and harmony; - Composition techniques; - Analysis of musical forms; - Arrangement ( from duo to Big Band).
Guitar · Jazz music · Music theory lessons
Jasper - Ghent$39
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
Julian - Namur$65
Trusted teacher: Studio musician, I propose to give you at my home lessons of classical guitar, acoustic and electric. I favor novice to advanced students. Your course will be personalized according to your desideratas (technical, Harmony, reading, learning of pieces,.). In order to design my scores, I use the software guitar pro 7. For recording, I use the Daw Reason 9.5 or Reaper 5.
Alex - Rotterdam$54
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
Vincenzo - Frankfurt am Main$63
Trusted teacher: I know what it means to feel like an eternal beginner. You learn new songs but you struggle each time there’s a new chord or a different strumming pattern. You would like to improve faster and you are not really sure if you are learning right. Although you are playing, you don’t get the results that you want. This was the exact same thing that happened to me many years ago. I was playing but I didn’t really have a clear understanding of what I was doing. It took me a while to understand that I had to invest in a high-quality teacher, not only someone who could play but also someone who had a background in teaching. My guitar lessons are designed so that you acquire a solid music foundation from the beginning! I see too many new musicians simply copying from youtube tutorials! I am afraid- that's not enough! Whether you are a beginner or advance player, you deserve to progress in your musical journey at the right place and in the right way. Get in touch if you want to: · Acquire a solid music foundation; · Learn how to play iconic rock/alt-rock/blues/pop songs; · Learn new groovy strumming patterns; · Learn how to improvise; · Experiment with new techniques; · Understand and apply music theory concepts.
Guitar · Ukulele
Joseph - Berlin$38
Trusted teacher: Have you ever wanted to Learn Guitar? Interested in learning more about how you can write music? Maybe you already play an instrument, but want to Improve your understanding of Music Theory? Whether you are completely new to music or have been playing for a few years I can help guide you to improve, with structured lessons built around your individual interests. I’m Joseph, an English speaking Multi-Instrumentalist from Brighton, UK who has been lucky enough to have been playing music for nearly 20 years. Primarily as a guitarist, I have spent years writing, recording and performing music with various bands at venues ranging from International music festivals to coffee shops! Having studied Professional Musicianship at the British Institute of Modern Music, my understanding of music is both professional and practical, and this is the approach I take when teaching. Previously I have taught at the London Guitar Academy and I am now involved with BIMM Berlin. Music should always be enjoyable and fun, so if you just want to work on a few songs to strum out at a BBQ then we can work through them! Lessons are built around students needs, creating realistic and rewarding goals to measure progress regardless of where you want to end up. Maybe you want to work on your technique? Rhythm playing? Learn to write songs? Improvisation? I also offer dedicated music theory classes and Lessons via Skype/Zoom if required
Guitar · Music theory lessons · Music composition
Ryan - Tokyo$53
Trusted teacher: Hi there! My name is Ryan, and I am a Canadian guitar instructor living in Tokyo, Japan since 2013. I have taught guitar for nearly 20 years, and have taught hundreds of students, from the casual hobbiest, to the aspiring professional. With my experience as a working international musician, I like to tap into my student's potential to find the perfect balance of structure and freedom. Each lesson is customized to your needs, and you will receive written notation and homework, as well as feedback after each lesson.
Guitar · Jazz music