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Professional and Top Quality Guitar Lessons in Tokyo (in studio or online).

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.

Extra information

Lessons can be taught in person at a lesson studio in west Tokyo (Nakako), or online.

Students are encouraged to bring their own guitar, however, I do have guitars available for the first lessons.

Location

At teacher's location: Nakanoeki Bus Stop, Nakano, Tokyo, Japan
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Blues, Electric, Funk, Heavy metal, Indie & alternative, Jazz, Pop, Punk, Rnb, Rock
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Japanese

About Me

I was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At 16, after receiving the Maestro Please Musicians Award in New York, I entered the Humber College Music program, acquiring a Bachelor of Arts in Jazz.

After graduating, I continued working as a professional guitarist, working as a sideman for several esteemed artists, while teaching several guitar students.

Moving to Tokyo, Japan in 2013 to complete my studies in Japanese, after graduating from ARC Academy Japanese School, and achieving N2 on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, I am is happy to teach students in another language, as well as perform for new audiences at several of Tokyo's finest clubs such as The Billboard Live.




Education

As I hold a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Performance and have acquired several thousand hours of practical experience, I feel this greatly benefits me towards giving you the best lessons you can experience.

Experience / Qualifications

I have taught guitar for 20 years worldwide, teaching students from here in Japan, Morocco, France, the USA, as well as my home country of Canada. I have taught casual learners, as well as aspiring professionals.

Reviews (1)

Ryan was pleasant and well-prepared. He understood what I was looking for and provided a lesson that fit my needs very well. I feel like I learned a lot.

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