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Adam C

Adam C

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For young beginners, I usually start with simple note reading so that they can begin playing tunes right away.  When children realize that they can play "Happy Birthday" or "Jingle Bells" after just a couple of lessons, their interest level increases.  For older students, I tend to ask "What does playing the guitar look like to you?  What do you imagine yourself doing when you ponder it?"  This gives me the best idea of what direction we can plan for.

Jeff P

Jeff P

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  I like to keep the guitar lessons fun. Because my first experience with learning guitar/guitar lessons (when I was  9 years old) was very boring (just learning from a guitar method) I work at trying to make music fun. I'm an expert at learning songs from the original recordings so I show the student the songs and music they want to learn/play.   Right from the first lesson I show real music examples and songs the student loves. The student will be playing guitar right away and after a short time will be prepared to study theory, reading and any style they love. For more advanced students I teach blues, classical, acoustic styles and help with songwriting. I also can give crash courses in music reading to a student who already knows how to play but doesn't read music. My main objective is to make learning music fun and exciting.

Steve P

Steve P

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I have been playing and studying guitar for 23 years and teaching for 5 years. The online courses I am currently taking are the first formal lessons of my life. I think this has given me a really patient teaching style that involves no stress. I have used various tools such as books and videos. Hundreds of which I still use today. I continue to learn as a musician every time I play. 

Andrew Z

Andrew Z

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I began teaching while I attended Baldwin-Wallace College and have enjoyed it since. It is a very unique experience to see someone you've taught excell and succeed on stage. This is what has always kept me teaching.

Josh F

Josh F

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I work at Kent State University as an academic advisor. I also work as a music instructor in my spare time. Music is my biggest passion and hobby that I have. I have been teaching guitar for over 10 years in a number of places around the world. I have studios in Ohio, Istanbul, and Macedonia. I also love to travel and learn about new cultures and music.

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