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Ryan M

Ryan M

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I have been teaching private lessons for the better part of a decade now and it has brought me to the far ends of our country. I've taught many different instruments which include, bass, guitar, piano, drums, production and even more! I've taught many different age ranges as well from 5 to 95 although I happily can meet you somewhere in the middle. I enjoy teaching in the styles that I grew up on which include rock, funk, soul, and other really fun types of live music. I hope we get to chat further about potentially working together! 

Jon C

Jon C

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I'm a fun loving musician who enjoys sharing my passion for music with my students. I graduated from the College of Wooster with a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance and then Florida State University with a Masters of Music in Choral Conducting.  Music has opened many doors both professionally and personally.  I have had the opportunity to tour up and down the east coast while performing with 16 voice professional choir and met my wife through a choir we both were singing in.

Jared C

Jared C

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I taught guitar on and off through high school and college and have been teaching full time at The Guitar Store in Greenwood for 3 1/2 years.  I play guitar professionally in the Seattle area and my main genre is progressive rock, although I love Jazz, Pop, and almost all forms of rock music! I also teach songwriting and theory as well as guitar and ukululele.  

Noble M

Noble M

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I have 15 years in child age education. Classical guitar student UC Santa Cruz minor in Jazz Studies. Played, recorded written produced music for over 10 years.

Max B

Max B

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Guitar is my main focus, but I am also comfortable teaching bass and some basic drumming. I specialize in rock, blues, pop, metal, reggae, r&b, and acid jazz. I have taught and created curriculums for students (ages 7-12) in an afterschool program called PRIDE. I also have been giving private lessons in guitar and bass for about 12 years now. I love sharing my love for music and genuinely enjoy seeing the growth in knowledge and skill of my students!  

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