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Guitar Lessons Issaquah, WA

Guitar Lessons in
Issaquah, WA

Musika has been offering Issaquah Guitar Lessons since 2001. Our guitar teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

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Featured Issaquah Guitar Teachers

Morgan W

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Morgan began playing Guitar at the age of 12.  In 2010, he graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Guitar Performance.  In his time there he studied under Professor James Reid, as well as working heavily with Vern Sielert, Professor of Jazz Studies, and Daniel Bukvich, Professor of Percussion and Composition.  Having performed in a variety of ensembles and bands ranging from Rock, Metal, Blues, Funk, Fusion, Small Combo and Big Band Jazz, Classical Guitar ensembles, Jazz choirs, and concert choirs, Morgan has a diverse number of styles at his disposal.  Morgan’s most notable influences are Progressive Rock and Metal bands such as Dream Theater, Porcupine Tree and Rush as well as Modern Jazz Fusion and Guitar instrumental music.  Primarily an Electric Guitarist, Morgan is known for his technical proficiency on the instrument and his ability to combine his technique with the soulfulness of Blues and Jazz, and the sophistication of Classical music.  As well as performing with dozens of ensembles across the Northwest, Morgan is also an aspiring composer having written dozens of compositions for Rock Bands, Jazz combos, Choirs, and Strings.  Morgan has been playing guitar for 12 years.

Michael M

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I am a composer, songwriter, piano player, recording artist, and producer.  I have released ten CDs since the year 2000.  Two of the releases are with the Monroe Institute which makes Hemi-Sync music to balance brain wave patterns and assist with learning, focus, creativity, and ADD.    I also play piano for dance classes, both modern and ballet, at the University of Washington, and other dance schools in the Puget Sound Area.   

Matthew B

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I am a 24 year old bassist who enjoys sharing my musical passion with others. I have studied the electric bass and the upright bass while attending Whitman college, focusing mostly on Jazz. I currently live in Brooklyn and play with my band, The Dogs. I've played on six records over the last two years including one that was named the fourth best free album of 2011.

Andrew L

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I am a recent graduate of Northwest University, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Contemporary Music Industry.  I have played guitar for over 10 years and have taught for over 5 years, while teaching over 10 students.  Since beginning to play guitar, I have done a lot of writing and learning about music.  I have studied music theory for over 4 years and work as a sound tech in a few different venues.  I have also performed in multiple venues and still perform from time to time.

Geoffrey W

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I'm a passionate and enthusiatic instructor that loves sharing the gift of music with my students. I have been working professionally as a musician since I was thirteen years old playing in acoustic acts, jazz big bands, cover bands, original rock acts, jazz combos and doing solo classical guitar performances. I've toured, done countless studio sessions and have played in orchestra pits for musicals. One of my favorite performances was with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute Orchestra in 1987 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.  My other passion is composing and producing in every style imaginable and I have music in shows with NBC Universal and A&E as well as countless corporate and industrial projects. I love integrating my compositional backhround into my intrument lessons when appropriate to give my students a broader knowledge of how to use their instrument(s) and possibly compose themselves. I'm very patient and comfortable working with the novice to the most advanced players.
 
 

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Convenient

People are busy these days, we get that. So we work around your schedule, giving you the option of taking lessons right in the comfort of your own home.

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Risk-Free Trial Lesson

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Musika Qualified Teachers

Our instructors have been hand-picked for their high standard of musical excellence & love of teaching.

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No Hidden Fees

We are straightforward folks here at Musika. You pay for lessons, that's it. Choose from our pay as you go monthly billing or opt for a set of lessons.

 

More Information About Guitar Lessons

As a preference, younger students should start off by learning on a half size or three-quarter sized acoustic guitar. If they are able to hold it comfortably, older students could start off using an electric guitar. A brand new student model guitar can be purchased for about $150 to $200. An electric guitar will also need accompanying amplification as well as guitar cables, which will incur additional costs. It is important a student enjoys playing their instrument - so higher quality guitars are recommended as they are easier to play.
Musika offers customized one-on-one music lessons at your home - a time saving solution for busy parents and students. The convenience of in-home guitar lessons allows you to save time without having to transport your child to class, allows your child to maximize their busy schedule, and provides a safe and familiar environment in which to learn.
Our guitar students will learn how to hold, tune, and familiarize themselves with the components and notes of the guitar, basic playing techniques such as fretting, fingering and strumming, and learning the various chord-types that they will need in order to play their favourite songs, such as power chords, open chords and barre chords. Students will also get to learn music theory, and will cover such aspects as; reading music, learning different scales, and how to apply these different elements together as part of a full composition. Students will learn the theory and techniques that underlie a wide range of musical genres, and will have fun developing their guitar playing during their lessons. Eventually, students will get to enjoy learning and playing along to their favorite songs!
For students looking to start learning to play the guitar, we recommend that they do so with a particular goal in mind. You may wish to learn how to play your favorite songs, develop your compositional abilities or music theory. Maybe you are an advanced player wanting to take their playing to the next level? Whatever the goal, our experienced teachers can help bring these wishes to life. It takes time to learn and develop your guitar playing, and may take a couple of months before you start to achieve your aims. The best way to guarantee you meet your goals is through regular practice and lesson time.
Students are able to start taking guitar lessons with Musika at age 6. For students this young, we recommend that they start off by using a half-sized classical guitar with nylon strings. Students in this age group will start by learning to play simple melodies using the top strings of the guitar, as will be able to progress on to forming chords and playing more advanced songs by the ages of 7-8 years old. Students are able to graduate to using a full sized guitar by ages 10-12, and will likely want to learn to play rock on an electric guitar.

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